CHAPTER 9

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 27

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. I

AN ACT TO AMEND VOLUME 70, CHAPTER 473, LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE FISCAL YEAR 1997 BOND AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ACT, AND AMEND CERTAIN PERTINENT STATUTORY PROVISIONS.

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

Section 1, Amend Section 4 of Volume 70, Chapter 473, Jaws of Delaware by striking the following language as it appears therein:

"New Castle Vo-Tech

DE Skills Ctr. Renov. (60/40)

200.000

133.300

333.300

Subtotal

$2 308.400

$1.329.000

$3.637.400"

and by substituting in lieu thereof the following language:

"New Castle Vo-Tech

DE Skills Ctr. Renov. (100%)

200.000

_________0

200 000

Subtotal

$2.308.400

$1,.195.700

$3.504100

"

Section 2, (a) Of the Fourteen Million Dollars ($14,000,000) appropriated to Farmland Preservation in Section 14 of Volume 70, Chapter 473, Laws of Delaware, up to Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) may be used for the costs of mapping, legal services and other related costs required to create agricultural district agreements and shall be exempt from matching requirements of the program.

(b) The Department of Agriculture is hereby relieved of the requirement to repay an $80,000 advance from the Budget Office.

Approved February 14, 1997