CHAPTER 10

FORMERLY

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.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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.