CHAPTER 184

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 148

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EDUCATION SCIENCE VANS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter I, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by adding a new § 132 as follows:

"§132(a) This section authorizes the creation of a special fund within the State

Treasurer's office, designated the Education Science in Motion Fund, hereinafter referred to as the Fund. The State Superintendent of Education shall authorize the expenditure of monies within the Fund, upon approval of the State Board of Education.

(b) The Fund shall be expended for two vans equipped with science equipment, one

for New Castle County and one for Kent and Sussex Counties, as well as for supplies, operating expenses and personnel.

(c) Receipts to the Fund shall include, but are not limited to:

(I) appropriations made at the discretion of the General Assembly;

(2) grant funds;

(3) donations and contributions;

(4) federal funds; and

(5) appropriations made by local governments.

(d) The Department of Public Instruction shall solicit matching funds from

organizations including, but not limited to, private foundations or alliances, public or nonpublic agencies, institutions, organizations or businesses.

(e) The State Board of Education may adopt rules and regulations necessary for the

implementation of this act.

Section 2. This at shall become effective July 1, 1995.

Approved July 10, 1995