CHAPTER 535

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 1152

AN ACT AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1979, TO PROVIDE OPERATING FUNDS FOR A NEW FACILITY.

WHEREAS, the General Assembly is committed to guaranteeing a sufficient number of prison beds so as to enable the courts to incarcerate all persons determined to warrant such treatment; and

WHEREAS, the current lack of such facilities has created an emergency situation threatening the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the State of Delaware.

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

Section 1. The sum of four hundred and sixty-seven thousand and seven hundred dollars ($467,700) is hereby appropriated to the Department of Correction for the purposes and in the amounts set out below:

(38-00-000) DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

   

(38-01-000) Office of the Commissioner

(38-01-005) Facilities Maintenance

& Construction

Salaries and Wages of Employees (1)

5.9

 

Salaries - Hazardous Duty

.3

 

Other Employment Costs

1.2

 

TOTAL - Facilities Maintenance
& Construction

7.4

 

TOTAL - Office of the Commissioner

 

7.4

(38-08-000) Bureau of Adult Correction

   

(38-08-012) Court and Transportation

Salaries and Wages of Employees (2)

8.0

 

Salaries - Overtime

.7

 

Salaries - Hazardous Duty

.6

 

Other Employment Costs

1.8

 

Supplies and Materials

.7

 

TOTAL - Court and Transportation

 

11.8

(38-08-017) Delaware Correction Center Expansion

Salaries and Wages of Employees (33)

185.8

Salaries - Overtime

11.0

Salaries - Shift Differential

4.6

Salaries - Hazardous Duty

12.3

Salaries - Premium Pay

15.4

     

Other Employment Costs

43.6

Personal Services Payment to Inmates

2.0

Contractual Services

57.7

Supplies and Materials

78.4

Capital Outlay

57.7

TOTAL - Delaware Correction Center Expansion

448.5

TOTAL - Bureau of Adult Correction

460.3

TOTAL - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

467.7

Section 2. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the monies hereby appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. Any funds hereby appropriated and remaining unexpended or unencumbered as of June 30, 1979, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved September 7, 1978.