CHAPTER 295

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 483

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR THE TRANSPORTATION REIMBURSEMENT OF PUPILS ATTENDING NONPUBLIC AND NONPROFIT SCHOOLS.

WHEREAS, appropriations for the transportation of eligible elementary and secondary pupils to nonpublic and nonprofit schools are based on the number of pupils receiving reimbursement for transportation for the preceding school year; and

WHEREAS, there has been an increase this year in the cost of D.A.R.T. bus tickets for school pupils using public transportation and an increase in the number of pupils attending nonpublic, nonprofit schools who are entitled to a transportation reimbursement; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Instruction has determined the need for additional funds to comply with the mandate of 82905, Title 14 of the Delaware Code.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The sum of One Hundred and Forty-eight Thousand Dollars ($148,000) is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education for the purpose of providing a transportation reimbursement for eligible elementary and secondary pupils attending nonpublic and nonprofit schools during the 1979-80 school year.

Section 2. This Act shall be known as a supplementary appropriation and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State from funds not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. Any funds hereby appropriated which remain unexpended or unencumbered on June 30, 1980 shall revert to the General Fund of the State.

Approved June 30, 1980.