HOUSE BILL NO. 47
AS AMENDED BY
HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 & 2
AN ACT TO MAKE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING THE COST OF INMATE BOARDING, TRAVEL, LITIGATION EXPENSES, AND MEDICAL EXPENSES.
WHEREAS, the Department of Correction Incurred additional operating expenses beyond its control due to the increase of boarding inmates out-of-state, and other expenses incurred by the Department.
WHEREAS, a supplemental appropriation of $375,000 would provide adequate funds needed to permit payment of outstanding current year operating expenses.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
"Section 1. There is hereby appropriated to the Department of Correction, Office of the Commissioner and the Bureau of Adult Correction, the sum of $343,000 to cover the cost of boarding inmates out-of-state, their transportation to and from Delaware, legal fees, and medical catastrophe cases. Said sum shall be allocated in the following manner:
(38-00-000) DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION
(38-01-000) Office of the Commissioner
(38-01-000) Com missioner's Office
Contractual Services - Litigation Expenses $ 10,000
(38-01-004) Medical Services
Health Care Services 21,000
TOTAL - Office of the Commissioner $ 31,000
38-08-000) Bureau of Adult Correction
08-08-001) Office of Bureau Chief
Contractual Services - Inmate Boarding $ 302,000
(38-08-012Court and Transportation
Travel - Inmate Boarding 10,000
TOTAL - Bureau of Adult Correction $ 312,000
TOTAL - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION $ 343,000"
Section 2. The sums appropriated herein shall be considered supplemental appropriations and shall be paid by the State Treasurer from General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated. Any funds remaining unexpended and un-encumbered as of June 30,1979, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.
Approved February 22, 1979.