CHAPTER 33

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 32

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO MAKE A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE DIVISION OF EMERGENCY PLANNING AND OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A WARNING SIREN AT PORT PENN.

WHEREAS, the completion of the nuclear-energy plant on Artificial Island, which impinges close to the Delaware side of the Delaware River at Port Penn, has caused considerable alarm among the residents of Port Penn and nearby communities; and

WHEREAS, a siren has been made available to the State through federal distribution and has been installed at a cost of $1,920 to the Port Penn Fire Company; and

WHEREAS, both the Port Penn Fire Company and the Port Penn Civic Association supported the installation as a means of providing a warning signal should there be an accident at the nuclear-energy plant; and

WHEREAS, the Port Penn Fire Company should be reimbursed for the funds it spent on the installation.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Three-fourths of all members elected to each Howe thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated to the Division of Emergency Planning and Operations of the Department of Public Safety the sum of $1,920 to be used for the installation of a warning siren at Port Penn.

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

Section 3. Any part of this appropriation not expended or encumbered on June 30, 1979, shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved May 9, 1979.