CHAPTER 499

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 679

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE TRANSFER OF PACKAGED DISASTER HOSPITALS TO ORGANIZATIONS KNOWN AS AFRICARE AND PAN AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, FOR USE IN PROVIDING MEDICAL TREATMENT ON THE CONTINENTS OF AFRICA AND THE AMERICAS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. All Packaged Disaster Hospitals (P.D.H.) or any portions thereof which are not presently in use by the State of Delaware or which have not previously been transferred or distributed by the State to any other agency are hereby directed to be surplus property. Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter 70, Title 29 of the Delaware Code, the Department of Administrative Servies is hereby authorized and directed to transfer title and ownership of such Packaged Disaster Hospitals or portions thereof to Africare, a non-profit organization headquartered at 1601 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., and to the Pan American Development Foundation, a non-profit organization headquartered at 1625 I Street, N. W., Suite 622, Washington, D. C. This transfer is made so that the said property may be used by Africare and the Pan American Development Foundation in providing medical treatment facilities on the Continents of Africa and the Americas. Africare and the Pan American Development Foundation shall be solely responsible for the transportation of such property from the sites in which they are now stored. The Director of the Division of Public Health shall decide what portion of said surplus property shall be given and distributed to each organization.

Section 2. All Packaged Disaster Hospitals transferred to Africare or to the Pan American Development Foundation shall have a sign posted in a conspicuous place with the words "Donated by the State of Delaware".

Approved July 12, 1978.