CHAPTER 196

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 696

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO MAINTAIN AN ADEQUATE SERVICE LEVEL.

WHEREAS, the importance of the promotion in Delaware of minority business enterprise is recognized as necessary to the well being of the citizens of the State; and

WHEREAS, the loss to the Office of Minority Business Enterprise of most of their federal funds has placed this budget unit in an insolvent position for the remainder of Fiscal Year 1980; and

WHEREAS, the loss of technical and procurement services seriously impairs the development and growth of minority business; and

WHEREAS, the creation of new jobs, community revitalization and the economic well being of Delaware citizens directly results from small and minority business growth;

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The sum of Eighteen Thousand Dollars ($18,000) is hereby appropriated to the Department of Community Affairs and Economic Development, Budget Unit, Office of Minority Business Enterprise to be expended in the following manner:

Salaries and Wages (2 pos.)

14,800

Pension

1,900

Health

300

F.1.C.A.

1,000

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TOTAL:

$ 18,000

Section 2. This is a supplemental appropriation and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer from the General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. The funds so appropriated shall be used only for the purposes set forth in Section 1, herein, and any funds appropriated and not expended or encumbered by June 30, 1980, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved February 12, 1980.