CHAPTER 102

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 401

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN GRANTS-IN-AID FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2000; SPECIFYING CERTAIN PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2000 APPROPRIATIONS ACT; AND AMENDING 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. Funds are hereby appropriated to the following grants-in-aid in the amounts listed:

Accounting

Code Organization/Description Amount

Dept. of Health & Social Services

(35-01-10) Office of Secretary

Adolescent Program $ 623,520

(35-05-30) Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic Program Operations $ 7,174,400

Accounting

Code Organization/Description Amount

(35-14-01) Services for Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities

Senior Center

Absolom Jones Senior Center $ 161,621

Brandywine Senior Center 174,650

Bridgeville Senior Center 98,179

Cape Henlopen Senior Center 158,754

Chesapeake and Delaware Senior Center 104,220

Clarence Fraim Senior Center of Delaware, Inc. 146,745

Claymore Senior Center

(formerly St. Hedwig's Senior Center, Inc.) 187,977

Cornerstone Senior & Elder Care Center, Inc. 78,391

DeLaWarr Senior Center 175,650

Frederica Adult Center, Inc. 140,773

Georgetown CHEER Center 57,864

Graham Senior Center., Inc.

(formerly St. Ann's Neighborhood Services, Inc.) 99,093

Greenwood CHEER Senior Center 68,655

Harrington Senior Center, Inc. 81,615

Harvest Years Senior Center, Inc. 69,591

Howard J. Weston Community & Senior Center, Inc. 288,711

Huling Cove CHEER Center 130,828

Indian River Senior Center, Inc. 121,272

Jewish Community Center, Senior Center 86,784

Jimmy Jenkins Senior Center 79,266

Laurel Senior Center, Inc. 169,698

Lewes Senior Citizens Center, Inc. 59,447

Lillian Smith Senior Center 55,246

Los Abuelos Center 43,939

M.O.T. Senior Citizen Center, Inc. 172,280

Mamie A. Warren Maturity Center, Inc. 138,816

Mid-County Senior Center, Inc. 174,013

Milford Senior Center, Inc. 122,114

The Modern Maturity Center, Inc. 290,737

Nanticoke Indian Elder CHEER Center 66,713

Nanticoke Senior Center, Inc. 143,703

New Castle Senior Center 106,693

Newark Senior Center, Inc. 224,667

Northeast Senior Center, Inc. 75,983

Oak Grove Senior Center, Inc. 171,786

Oak Orchard CHEER Center 96,411

Ocean View Leisure Center 64,365

Peoples Settlement - Senior Citizens Program 66,910

Roxana CHEER Senior Center 68,655

St. Anthony's Senior Center 113,874

St. Patrick's Center, Inc. 128,213

St. Peter's Adult Center, Inc. 99,433

St. Thomas Senior Center, Inc. 114,464

The Salvation Army Senior Center

(formerly Julia Tallman Golden Age Center) 72,831

Sellers Senior Center, Inc. 116,653

Slaughter Neck CHEER Center 68,655

South Wilmington Senior Adult Center 37,246

Senior Center (continued)

West Center City Adult Center, Inc. $ 85,031

Wilmington Senior Center, Inc. 161,659

Department of Public Safety

(45-01-01) Office of Secretary - Administration

Local Police Coordination $ 62,000

Aid to Local Law Enforcement 625,000

TOTAL - Section 1 $ 14,305,794

Section 2. Funds are hereby appropriated to the following grants-in-aid in the amounts listed:

Category/Description Amount

One-Time Items:

Delaware Humanities Council, Inc. $ 18,000

Delaware Volunteers for Adolescent Pregnancy 5,000

Department of Public Safety -

Aid to Local Law Enforcement 1,400,000

Latin American Community Center – Jubilee Celebration 15,000

Millville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. 4,290

Richardson Park Community Action Program, Inc. – Van 16,000

Slam Dunk To The Beach 45,000

State Fire Prevention Commission 82,500

Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism

Afro-American Historical Society of Delaware, Inc. $ 26,250

Associated Community Talents, Inc. 20,000

City of New Castle - Separation Day 18,900

Delaware Academy of Science, Inc. - Iron Hill Museum 16,800

Delaware Agricultural Museum Assoc., Inc. 45,000

Delaware Center for Horticulture, Inc. 32,000

Delaware Children’s Museum 5,000

Delaware City Day Committee 26,775

Delaware Greenways, Inc.

(formerly Northern Delaware Greenway Council, Inc.) 22,000

Delaware Humanities Council, Inc. 52,500

Delaware Museum of Natural History 10,000

Delaware Nature Society, Inc. 38,850

Delaware Sports Hall of Fame 5,000

Delaware State Fair, Inc. 150,000

Delaware State Police Museum, Inc. 21,000

Duck Creek Historical Society, Inc. 6,500

First Night Dover, Inc. 5,000

First Night Wilmington, Inc. 7,500

Fort Delaware Society 10,500

Friends of Wilmington Parks

(formerly Friends Society of Brandywine Park) 11,500

Georgetown Historical Society 17,325

Greater Harrington Historical Society 20,720

Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism (continued)

Historic Red Clay Valley, Inc.

Wilmington & Western Railroad $ 18,900

The Historical Society of Delaware 82,000

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation 17,000

Milford Historical Society 2,500

Millsboro Historical Society 2,500

Milton Historical Society 1,000

Miss Delaware Scholarship Pageant, Inc. 7,900

Nanticoke Indian Association, Inc. 14,000

New Castle Historical Society 7,350

New Sweden Center 5,000

Preservation Delaware 25,000

Quaker Hill Historical Preservation Foundation 4,000

Seaford Historical Society, Inc./Seaford Museum 4,000

Sister Cities of Wilmington 6,000

Smyrna-Clayton Heritage Association 3,000

Sussex County Return Day, Inc. 9,000

WHYY, Inc. 550,148

Aging - Other

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, Inc. $ 80,000

Catholic Charities, Inc./HERO 45,500

Creative Grandparenting, Inc. 27,500

Summer of Respect – Year Round,

Creative Grandparenting, Inc. 100,000

Delaware Senior Olympics 30,000

Generations Home Care, Inc.

(formerly Geriatric Services of Delaware, Inc.) 170,000

Georgetown CHEER Senior Services - Homebound Meals 7,000

Greenwood CHEER Senior Services - Homebound Meals 7,000

Harvest Years Senior Center 12,000

Meals on Wheels Delaware 5,000

Meals on Wheels of Lewes and Rehoboth, Inc. 55,000

Modern Maturity Center, Inc. - Meals on Wheels 26,000

Nanticoke Senior Center 7,000

Nanticoke Senior Center - Physical Fitness 5,250

Newark Senior Center 12,000

Northeast Community Creative Grandparenting, Inc. 21,000

Oak Orchard CHEER Senior Services - Homebound Meals 12,000

Roxana CHEER Senior Services - Homebound Meals 12,000

St. Anthony’s Senior Center 25,000

St. Patrick’s Center - Grocery Distribution 6,000

Slaughter Neck CHEER Senior Services - Homebound Meals 12,000

Sussex County Senior Services, Inc. 55,000

Sussex County Senior Services - Cheermobile Mini Market 13,150

William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center

- Senior Physical Fitness Program 8,500

Handicapped/Health/Labor

Adult Special Education Program, Inc. $ 57,850

AHEDD, Inc. - Dover/Wilmington 59,220

AIDS Delaware 13,650

Handicapped/Health/Labor (continued)

Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Delaware $ 69,300

American Cancer Society, De. Division, Inc. 38,640

American Diabetes Assoc. - Delaware Affiliate, Inc. 11,650

American Heart Association, Delaware Affiliate, Inc. 2,205

Arthritis Foundation, Delaware Chapter 23,600

Association for the Rights of Citizens

with Mental Retardation in Delaware 13,125

Brain Injury Association of Delaware, Inc. 8,490

Career Exploration Program, Inc. 46,200

Center for Community Education 6,300

Connections CSP, Inc. 5,250

Delaware Association for Blind Athletes 7,720

Delaware Association for the Blind 59,850

Delaware Association for Rehabilitation Facilities 2,760

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition 13,125

Delaware Cancer Pain Initiative, Inc. 5,200

Delaware Center for Wellness, Inc. 62,510

Delaware Chapter Alzheimer's Association 15,750

Delaware Elwyn, Inc. 26,460

Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware 23,100

Delaware Foundation for Retarded Children 5,250

Delaware HIV Consortium 4,000

Delaware Hospice, Inc. 215,000

Delaware/Maryland Paralyzed Veterans Assoc., Inc. 42,000

Delaware Mental Health Consumer Coalition, Inc. 6,065

Delaware Special Olympics 26,705

Easter Seals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore 110,250

First State Project with Industry 2,750

Goodwill Industries of Delaware & Delaware Co., Inc. 9,000

Independent Resources, Inc. 2,625

Institute for Development of Human Resources 24,000

Jobs for Delaware Graduates, Inc. 242,250

Kent/Sussex Industries, Inc. 81,900

Mancus Foundation 44,765

Mary Campbell Center, Inc. 141,000

Mental Health Association in Delaware, Inc. 25,410

National Multiple Sclerosis Society 14,700

Opportunity Center, Inc. 17,325

Parent Information Center of Delaware, Inc. 8,505

Perinatal Association, Inc. 23,100

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware 37,000

Tressler Centers of Delaware 5,250

W. E. Tobin Foundation for the Visually Impaired 5,250

Westside Health, Inc.

(formerly Delaware Nursing Centers, Inc.) 31,500

Westside Health, Inc. 4,000

Wellness Community - Delaware 12,600

Wilmington Employment Corps 5,250

Family and Youth Services

Residential Treatment

Aid-in-Dover, Inc. $ 62,475

Children's Home, Inc. 58,810

Residential Treatment (continued)

Diamond State Youth, Inc. $ 123,300

Home for Aged Women - Minquadale Home, Inc. 24,000

Independent Living, Inc. 115,000

Layton Home for Aged Persons 205,000

Milton & Hattie Kutz Home, Inc. 6,000

The Shepherd Place, Inc. 42,000

Other

Because We Care, Inc. $ 53,000

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Delaware, Inc. 60,500

Boy Scouts of America, De-Mar-Va Council, Inc. 3,000

Boy Scouts of America, De-Mar-Va Council, Inc. – Sussex Co. 8,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, Inc. 108,100

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, Inc. – Building Safe Communities 250,000

Bridgeville Community Action, Inc. 3,150

Camp Barnes, Inc. 33,600

Central Delaware Branch of YMCA 33,075

Child, Inc. 103,855

Children & Families First 490,000

Community Outreach & Prevention Education 5,000

Dave Tiberi Youth Center 3,675

Delaware Children’s Trust Fund 16,380

Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children & Families 2,100

Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth, Inc. 206,700

Delaware Parents Association, Inc. 20,900

Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Inc. 25,000

Delawareans United To Prevent Child Abuse 48,900

Diamond State Classic 6,000

The Family & Workplace Connection 155,000

Harrison House Community Programs, Inc. 12,000

Interfaith Housing Delaware, Inc. 17,535

Jewish Family Service of Delaware, Inc. 51,365

LPGA Urban Youth Golf Program 65,000

Lutheran Community Services, Inc. 13,545

Lutheran Community Services, Inc. - Life Food Pantries 1,260

National Council on Agricultural Life

and Labor Research Fund, Inc. 44,500

New Hope Recreation and Development Center 17,555

Northern Delaware Youth for Christ, Inc. 13,125

PAL of Delaware 23,640

People's Place II, Inc. 122,850

"Slam Dunk to the Beach" - National Holiday

Basketball Invitational 75,000

SOAR, Inc. 18,750

Stormin’s Classic 100,000

Supporting K.I.D.D.S. 18,270

United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. 84,240

Volunteers for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention 12,600

Young Life Campaign 2,625

Youth Guidance Program 21,840

Alcohol/Drug Abuse

The 1212 Corporation $ 38,590

Addictions Coalition of Del., Inc. 30,870

ANKH, Inc. 34,650

Brandywine Counseling, Inc. 15,750

Center for Pastoral Care 48,825

City of Dover Police Department,

Substance Abuse Prevention Program 27,300

Delaware Association for Children of Alcoholics 30,450

House of Pride 23,100

Kent/Sussex County Counseling Services 1,000

Limen House, Inc. 57,000

New Castle County Community Partnership, Inc. 1,000

Open Door, Inc. 174,300

Peoples Settlement Association 33,600

Resource Center of the YMCA of Delaware 69,300

Sojourners' Place, Inc. 36,750

Neighborhood/Community Services

A Door of Hope, Inc. $ 37,500

American Chemical Society - SEEDelaware 5,250

American Red Cross in De. - Emergency/Disaster Services 52,500

American Red Cross in De. - Emergency Response Training 11,550

American Red Cross in De. - Military/Social Services 12,500

American Red Cross in De. - Transportation 16,800

Better Homes of Seaford, Inc. 19,950

Brandywine Community Resource Council, Inc.

(formerly Claymont Community Council, Inc.) 322,350

Cab Calloway Foundation 17,000

Casa San Francisco 71,400

Chesapeake Bay Girl Scout Council, Inc. 43,050

Civil Air Patrol, Delaware Wing 22,000

Claymont Community Center - Knollwood 31,150

Community Design Center 22,050

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. 131,250

CONTACT Delaware, Inc. 93,450

Delaware Aerospace Education Foundation 11,550

Delaware Center for Justice

(formerly Delaware Council on Crime and Justice) 12,600

Delaware Chapter - People to People International 4,200

Delaware Coalition for Literacy 1,000

Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council, Inc. 5,565

Delaware Crime Stoppers, Inc. 19,400

Delaware Crop Improvement Association 2,000

Delaware Housing Coalition 32,550

Delaware Humane Association, Inc. 14,175

Delaware Mentor Program 18,900

Delaware Partners of the Alliance 6,825

Delaware Rural Water Association 13,650

Delaware Safe Kids Coalition 8,400

Delaware Safety Council, Inc. 48,300

Delaware Teachers Academy for Service Learning 21,000

Delaware Wrestling Alliance, Inc. 6,825

Neighborhood/Community Services (continued)

Delmarva Clergy United in Social Action, Inc. $ 7,875

Delmarva Rural Ministries, Inc. 33,075

Domestic Violence Project 11,000

Dover Housing Development Corp. 5,880

Eastlawn Area Human Services, Inc. 72,975

Eastside Citizens, Inc. 28,665

Edgemoor Community Center, Inc. 244,650

Elizabeth W. Murphy School, Inc. 15,750

Elsmere Recreation, Inc. 192,675

First State Community Action Agency, Inc. 52,500

First State Community Loan Fund 5,775

First State Resource Conservation & Dev. Council, Inc. 27,560

Food Bank of Delaware 182,175

Food Bank of Delaware – Kent & Sussex Counties 5,000

Girls Inc. of Delaware 50,400

Girl’s Inc. – Adolescent Program 148,000

Hilltop Lutheran Neighborhood Center, Inc. 71,600

Hockessin Community Center, Inc. 105,000

Home of the Brave Foundation 1,000

Home of Divine Providence, Inc./Bayard House 57,750

Homeward Bound, Inc. 74,000

Housing Opportunities of Northern Delaware, Inc. 1,000

Ingleside Homes, Inc. - Care Center 17,325

Ingleside Homes, Inc. - KAMIN 52,500

Ingleside Homes, Inc. - Project C.A.R.E. 36,750

Interfaith Mission of Sussex County 15,000

Jewish Community Center 15,900

Junior Achievement of Delaware 12,180

Kingswood Community Center 6,250

Latin American Community Center, Inc. 60,000

Literacy Volunteers of America - Wilmington Library 6,000

Methodist Action Program 51,000

Milford Housing Development Corporation 20,000

Ministry of Caring, Inc. - Emmanuel Dining Room 81,000

Ministry of Caring, Inc. - House of Joseph 49,700

Ministry of Caring, Inc. -- House of Joseph II 22,700

Ministry of Caring, Inc. - Job Placement Center 31,300

Ministry of Caring, Inc. - Phase I 83,400

Ministry of Caring, Inc. - Phases II and III 82,100

Montessori Resource Center of Delaware, Inc. 6,500

Neighborhood House, Inc. 87,000

Neighborhood House, Inc./MOT Community Action 84,900

O. A. Herring Community Services 97,250

Project Assist 12,000

Project Reachout 7,500

Richardson Park Community Action Program, Inc. 31,000

Rose Hill Community Center, Inc. 216,000

The Salvation Army, Inc. - Emergency Housing 125,000

The Salvation Army, Inc. - Kent Co. Crisis Alleviation 41,340

The Salvation Army, Inc. - Sussex Co. Crisis Alleviation 7,600

Science Alliance, Inc. 26,250

Seamen's Center of Wilmington, Inc. 9,500

Slaughter Neck Community Action Agency, Inc. 50,000

Southbridge Medical Advisory Council, Inc. (HJCC) 126,750

Neighborhood/Community Services (continued)

Southern Delaware Horse Retirement Assoc., Inc. $ 3,000

Southwest Wilmington Community Center, Inc. 118,500

STEHM, Inc. 20,000

Sussex Community Crisis Housing Services, Inc. 32,400

The Sussex Family YMCA 29,750

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research, Inc. 36,000

Urban Environmental Center, Inc. 3,800

USO Delaware, Inc. 10,300

West End Neighborhood House, Inc. 53,750

Whatcoat Social Service Agency 80,000

Wildlife Habitat, Inc. 5,400

YWCA of New Castle County, Delaware 285,000

TOTAL - Section 2 $ 13,778,808

Section 3. (a) There is appropriated to the listed fire companies the following sums to be used for the prevention and extinguishment of fires throughout the State and for the maintenance of apparatus and equipment:

New Castle County

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $ 22,059

Belvedere Volunteer Fire Company Belvedere 22,059

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co. No. 1 Bellefonte 22,059

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 22,059

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 22,059

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 22,059

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 22,059

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 22,059

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 22,059

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 22,059

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 22,059

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 22,059

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 22,059

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 22,059

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 22,059

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 22,059

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 22,059

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 22,059

Townsend Fire Co., Inc. Townsend 22,059

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 22,059

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 22,059

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers $ 22,059

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 22,059

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 22,059

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 22,059

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 22,059

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 22,059

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 22,059

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 22,059

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica $ 22,059

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 22,059

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 22,059

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 22,059

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 22,059

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 22,059

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 22,059

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 22,059

Robbins Hose Co. (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 22,059

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 22,059

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 22,059

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 22,059

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 22,059

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 22,059

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 22,059

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 22,059

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 22,059

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 22,059

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 22,059

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 22,059

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 22,059

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 22,059

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 22,059

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 22,059

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 22,059

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 22,059

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 22,059

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 22,059

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 22,059

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 22,059

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 22,059

TOTAL $ 1,323,540

(b) There is appropriated to the listed fire companies the following sums to be used for the maintenance and operation of ambulances in the public service:

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $ 3,022

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 3,022

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 3,022

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers 3,022

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co., No. 1 Bellefonte 3,022

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 3,022

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 3,022

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 3,022

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 3,022

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 3,022

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 3,022

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 3,022

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 3,022

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 3,022

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale $ 3,022

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 3,022

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 3,022

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 3,022

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 Frankford 3,022

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 3,022

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 3,022

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 3,022

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 3,022

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 3,022

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 3,022

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 3,022

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 3,022

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 3,022

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 3,022

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 3,022

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 3,022

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 3,022

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 3,022

Millville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Millville 3,022

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 3,022

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 3,022

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 3,022

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 3,022

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co. Port Penn 3,022

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 3,022

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 3,022

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 3,022

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 3,022

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 3,022

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 3,022

Townsend Fire Company, Inc. Townsend 3,022

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 3,022

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 3,022

TOTAL $ 145,056

(c) There is appropriated to the listed fire companies the following sums to be used for the maintenance and operation of rescue trucks in the public service:

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $ 3,022

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach 3,022

Blades Volunteer Fire Co. Blades 3,022

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers 3,022

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co. No. 1 Bellefonte 3,022

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 3,022

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 3,022

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 3,022

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 3,022

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 3,022

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 3,022

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 3,022

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 3,022

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 3,022

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 3,022

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City $ 3,022

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 3,022

Robbins Hose Co. (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 3,022

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 3,022

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 3,022

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 3,022

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 3,022

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 3,022

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 3,022

Georgetown Fire Co. Georgetown 3,022

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 3,022

Greenwood Fire Co. No. 1 Greenwood 3,022

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 3,022

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 3,022

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 3,022

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 3,022

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 3,022

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 3,022

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 3,022

Laurel Fire Dept., Inc. Laurel 3,022

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 3,022

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 3,022

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 3,022

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 3,022

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co. Marydel 3,022

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 3,022

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 3,022

Millville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Millville 3,022

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 3,022

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 3,022

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 3,022

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 3,022

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 3,022

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 3,022

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 3,022

Seaford Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. Seaford 3,022

Selbyville Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 3,022

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 3,022

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 3,022

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 3,022

Townsend Fire Co., Inc. Townsend 3,022

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 3,022

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 3,022

TOTAL $ 175,276

(d) There is appropriated to the listed fire companies the following sums to be used for the maintenance of aerial or platform trucks and for the training of personnel in the techniques of extinguishing high-rise fires throughout Delaware:

New Castle County

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $ 4,505

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co., No. 1 Bellefonte 4,505

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 4,505

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont $ 4,505

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 4,505

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 4,505

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 4,505

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 4,505

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 4,505

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 4,505

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 4,505

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 4,505

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co. Wilmington Manor 4,505

Kent County

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford $ 4,505

Citizens' Hose Co., No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 4,505

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 4,505

Robbins Hose Co., (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 4,505

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 4,505

Delmar Fire Department, Inc. Delmar 4,505

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 4,505

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 4,505

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 4,505

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 4,505

Milton Volunteer Fire Co, Inc. Milton 4,505

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 4,505

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 4,505

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 4,505

TOTAL $ 121,635

(e) There is appropriated to the listed fire companies the following sums to be used for the maintenance and operation of rescue boats in the public service:

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 2,730

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 2,730

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 2,730

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 2,730

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 2,730

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 2,730

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 2,730

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 2,730

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 2,730

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 2,730

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 2,730

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 2,730

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 2,730

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 2,730

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 2,730

TOTAL $ 40,950

(f) There is appropriated to the Mayor and Council of Wilmington the following sums to be used for:

(i) The prevention and extinguishment of fires throughout

the City of Wilmington and for the maintenance of the

apparatus and equipment of the 7 fire companies organized

and equipped in the City. $154,413

(ii) The maintenance of aerial or platform trucks and for the

training of personnel in the techniques of extinguishing

high-rise fires throughout the City of Wilmington. $ 9,010

(iii) The maintenance and operation of rescue boats in the

public service. $ 2,730

TOTAL $166,153

(g) There is appropriated to the listed fire companies the following sums to help level up the insurance premium tax revenues to be used for the maintenance of apparatus and equipment:

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 28,930

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 28,930

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers 28,930

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 28,930

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 28,930

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 28,930

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 28,930

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 28,930

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 28,930

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 28,930

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 28,930

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 28,930

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 28,930

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 28,930

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 28,930

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 28,930

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 28,930

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 28,930

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 28,930

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 28,930

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 28,930

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 28,930

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 28,930

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 28,930

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 28,930

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 28,930

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 28,930

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 28,930

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel $ 28,930

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 28,930

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 28,930

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 28,930

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 28,930

Robbins Hose Co., (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 28,930

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 28,930

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 28,930

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 28,930

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 28,930

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 28,930

TOTAL $ 1,128,270

(h) (1) There is appropriated to the listed fire companies the following sums to provide Insurance Rebate Equalization for operations of volunteer fire companies:

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers $ 36,923

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 36,923

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 36,923

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 36,923

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 36,923

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 36,923

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 36,923

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 36,923

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 36,923

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 36,923

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 36,923

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 36,923

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 36,923

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 36,923

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 36,923

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 36,923

Robbins Hose Co. (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 36,923

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 36,923

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 36,923

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 36,923

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 36,923

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 36,923

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 36,923

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 36,923

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 36,923

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 36,923

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 36,923

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 36,923

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 36,923

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 36,923

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 36,923

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 36,923

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville $ 36,923

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 36,923

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 36,923

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 36,923

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 36,923

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 36,923

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 36,923

TOTAL $ 1,439,997

(2) For Fiscal Year 2000 a calculation was made to determine the increase that the New Castle County Volunteer Fire Companies received for the insurance premium tax in FY 1998 vs FY 1997. That amount was added to the base allocation to each Volunteer Fire Company in Kent and Sussex Counties. (The base represents $22,401 included in the Fiscal Year 1999 Grant-in-Aid Appropriation Bill.) For each subsequent fiscal year, a similar calculation will be made and if there is an increase from one fiscal year to the next fiscal year, that amount will be added to the $22,401 base to become the amount to be paid for that fiscal year. At no time will the amount for Kent and Sussex Volunteer Fire Companies be less than the base amount of $22,401.

(i) There is hereby appropriated to the listed fire companies the following sums for operation of substations:

New Castle County

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $ 21,000

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 21,000

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 10,500

Mill Creek Fire Department Marshallton 10,500

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 10,500

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 10,500

Kent County

Robbins Hose Co. (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover $ 10,500

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 10,500

Indian River Fire Co. Indian River 10,500

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 10,500

Rehoboth Fire Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 10,500

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 10,500

TOTAL $ 147,000

(j) There is appropriated to the listed organizations the following sums to be used for the operation and maintenance of ambulances in the public service:

American Legion, Kent Post #14 Smyrna $ 3,022

American Legion, Sussex Post #8 Georgetown 3,022

Mid-Sussex Rescue Squad, Inc. Millsboro 3,022

TOTAL $ 9,066

TOTAL - Section 3 $ 4,696,943

Section 4. (a) Funds are hereby appropriated to the following grants-in-aid in the amounts listed and shall be used to furnish services through a duly selected service officer to Delaware Veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States, their widows and orphans, by providing contact services in Sussex, Kent and New Castle Counties:

American Legion, Department of Delaware $37,815

American Veterans of WW II, Korea and Vietnam 15,000

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Delaware 37,815

Disabled American Veterans, Department of Delaware 31,507

Paralyzed Veterans of America, Department of Delaware 31,507

Vietnam Veterans of America, Department of Delaware 31,507

(b) Funds are hereby appropriated to the following grants-in-aid in the amounts listed for operations expenses:

American Legion, Department of Delaware $ 9,195

Disabled American Veterans, Department of Delaware 9,195

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Delaware 9,195

Vietnam Veterans of America 9,195

American Veterans of World War II, Korea & Vietnam 8,104

Paralyzed Veterans of America, Department of Delaware 7,884

Jewish War Veterans of the U.S., Department of Delaware 5,265

Delaware Veterans of World War I 3,931

(c) Expenses for Memorial Day programs incurred by local Posts in Sussex, Kent and New Castle Counties shall be reimbursed out of operation expenses appropriated in subsection (b) of this Section on vouchers properly submitted to and approved by their representative veterans' organizations.

(d) The sum of $7,432 is hereby appropriated to the American Legion, Department of Delaware, for the bearing of expenses incident to the holding of Boys' State.

(e) The sum of $7,432 is hereby appropriated to the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Delaware, for the bearing of expenses incident to the holding of Girls' State.

(f) The sum of $2,969 is hereby appropriated to the American Legion, Department of Delaware, for the bearing of expenses incident to the holding of Trooper Youth Week in conjunction with the Delaware State Police.

(g) The funds appropriated by this Section shall be paid to the Finance Officer of the respective veterans' organizations, upon warrants signed by the proper Finance Officer and approved by the Secretary, Department of Finance.

TOTAL - Section 4 $ 264,948

Section 5. Section 2 of this Act appropriates $150,000 to the Delaware State Fair. Of that amount, $100,000 shall be used for prizes for achievements in agriculture, animal raising and in works of manual training and the domestic arts to be awarded at the annual State Fair and shall be paid by the State Treasurer at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2000. Of the remaining $50,000, $5,000 shall be used for purses on Governor’s Day and the remaining $45,000 shall be paid in quarterly allotments, as provided in Chapter 65, Section 6505 of Title 29, Delaware Code.

Section 6. The appropriation in Section 2 of this Act to Camp Barnes, Inc. shall be used for the purpose of maintaining and operating Camp Barnes for the recreation of deserving youths from throughout the State.

Section 7. The sums appropriated to the various Senior Centers in Section 1 of this Act shall be made available to the Division of Aging in order to meet the State's matching requirement for federal funds appropriated under the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended. Those senior centers receiving funds under the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended, shall present to the Division of Aging a proposal for expenditure of State funds. The proposal submitted to the Division of Aging shall be prepared in accordance with the guidelines established for the administration of programs under the Older Americans Act.

Section 8. In order to be considered for a Grant-in-Aid Appropriation under Section 1 or Section 2 of this Act, an agency must meet the following criteria:

1. Be incorporated, non-profit (or under umbrella of parent organization which is incorporated, non-profit);

1. Have By-laws that clearly state the purpose of the Corporation and include definition of duties of Board of Directors;

1.

Have an active, community-represented, volunteer Board of Directors that sets policies, goals and objectives, and maintains minutes of regularly scheduled meetings and any special meetings;

1. Have programs that are unduplicated and satisfy unmet human needs of the community;

1. Have personnel policies including job descriptions and classifications;

1. Employ no member of the General Assembly on a salaried basis or in exchange for any emolument. Any elected official who was employed by an organization which received a Grant-in-Aid prior to their election shall be exempt from this provision;

1. Have competent executives, competent staffing and reasonable facilities;

1. Practice non-discrimination;

1. Have accounting (budget) procedures and an annual audit;

1. Use funds in accordance with the application;

1. Demonstrate community support;

1. Request funds only for a program which does not receive full funding from other sources of revenue.

Section 9. (a) No funds appropriated in this Act shall be expended in a political campaign or for partisan political purposes.

(b) No funds appropriated in this Act may be used to hire lobbyists.

Section 10. The Controller General may from time to time conduct performance audits of any non-state agency for which funds are appropriated in this Act.

Section 11. Funds appropriated in this Act shall not be used by any agency to provide child day care. It is the intent of the General Assembly that no funds will be appropriated in Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001 in grants-in-aid to agencies for the purchase of capital equipment, relocation, rehabilitation, renovation or purchase of buildings. Organizations will not

be eligible for consideration of a grant-in-aid appropriation unless they have been incorporated and operating for a two-year period prior to June 30th of the fiscal year in which they apply for funding for the following fiscal year.

Section 12. Paragraph (d), Chapter 65, Title 29, Delaware Code, provides that monies appropriated for grants-in-aid in Fiscal Year 2000 shall be paid in quarterly installments. For Fiscal Year 2000, such payments will be made on July 25, October 1, January 1, and April 1. Upon notification by the Chairman of the Joint Finance Committee, the State Treasurer shall be directed to withhold such installment payment(s). An installment payment may be delayed or withheld if the grant-in-aid recipient because of, but not limited to, the following:

(a) Has not submitted a quarterly statement of expenditures if required to do so;

(b) Expended funds from the grant-in-aid for purposes not intended by the General Assembly;

(c) Expended funds for day care, purchase of capital equipment, relocation, renovation, rehabilitation or purchase of buildings;

(d) Failure to pay Corporation Franchise Tax; and

(e) Agency is no longer in operation.

Section 13. (a) It is the intent of the General Assembly that each Grant-in-Aid recipient shall submit one of the following with its application for a grant award in Fiscal Year 2001:

(i) An audit prepared by a Certified Public Accountant covering the prior full fiscal year of the receiving agency, or

(ii) Balance Sheet reflecting total Assets, Liabilities, and Fund Balances covering the prior fiscal year of the receiving agency; Statements of Support, Revenue and Expenses and Changes in Fund Balances covering the prior fiscal year of the receiving agency; and Statements of Functional Expenses covering the prior fiscal year of the receiving agency.

(b) Fire companies listed in this Act shall submit financial information on the form approved by the State Treasurer, the Budget Director and the Controller General. The listed fire companies are exempt from the provisions of Subsection (a) of this Section.

(c) Veterans' organizations in Subsection (4) of this Act are exempt from the provisions of this Section.

(d) Recipients of the appropriations for Aid to Local Law Enforcement shall be exempt from the provisions of this Section.

(e) Non-compliance by a Grant-in-Aid recipient with the provisions of this Section shall automatically disqualify the applicant for consideration of a Grant-in-Aid award in Fiscal Year 2000.

(f) For Fiscal Year 2000, it is the legislative intent that a Grant-in-Aid recipient listed in Sections 1 or 2 of this Act shall not be entitled to receive any of the funds appropriated by this Act unless certain financial information has been received by the Office of the Controller General on or before July 25, 1999. Such financial information shall be in the form as defined in Subsection (a)(i) or Subsection (a)(ii) of this Section covering full fiscal year of the receiving agency. If any Grant-in-Aid recipient fails to comply with this Subsection (f) the funds appropriated by this Act to that recipient shall revert to the General Fund of the State.

Section 14. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the monies appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer from General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated. Any funds remaining unexpended or unencumbered as of June 30, 2000, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Section 15. (a) The State Treasurer is authorized to take the necessary steps to make a total payment of the appropriation in Section 2 of this Act at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2000 for the agencies as follows:

Association for the Rights of Citizens with Mental

Retardation in Delaware

City of New Castle - Separation Day

Delaware Academy of Science, Inc. - Iron Hill Museum

Delaware Association for Blind Athletes

Camp Barnes, Inc.

Delaware City Day Committee

Harrison House Community Programs, Inc.

Latin American Community Center – Jubilee Celebration

Miss Delaware Scholarship Pageant, Inc.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

New Castle Historical Society

Sojourner's Place, Inc.

William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center -

Senior Physical Fitness Program

(b) The State Treasurer is authorized to take the necessary steps to make a total payment of the appropriation in Section 1 of this Act at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2000 for the municipalities which receive $6,000 or less from the line item Aid to Local Law Enforcement.

(c) The State Treasurer is authorized to take the necessary steps to make a total payment of the appropriation to any Grant-in-Aid recipient receiving an amount of $6,000 or less listed in Section 2 of this Act at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2000.

(d) The State Treasurer is authorized to take the necessary steps to make a total payment of the appropriation to fire companies listed in Section 3 of this Act at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2000.

Section 16. (a) Section 2 of this Act appropriates a one-time item to the Department of Public Safety - Aid to Local Law Enforcement in the amount of one million four hundred thousand dollars ($1,400,000) for the purpose of contracting with local law enforcement agencies for Emergency Illegal Drug Enforcement programs.

(b) There is hereby established a Drug Emergency Fund for Local Law Enforcement Agencies to be administered by the State Aid to Local Law Enforcement Committee (SALLE) and disbursed by the Department of Public Safety under authorized contracts.

(c) Local law enforcement agencies are encouraged to develop and maintain increased programs to combat illegal drug manufacturing, sale, and abuse. The Department of Public Safety may contract with any local law enforcement agency which qualifies under standards established by the SALLE Committee to establish and maintain emergency programs to increase their efforts to combat illegal drug use and abuse. No part of this appropriation may be used to supplant funds already committed by a local law enforcement agency to regular police operations, or to pay salaries of full-time police officers and supporting personnel authorized by said agency as of June 30, 1991.

(d) The funds appropriated in Section 2 for the Department of Public Safety - Aid to Local Law Enforcement shall be allocated according to the formula presently used by the SALLE Committee as revised from time to time.

(e) Local law enforcement agencies may combine their allocations, upon approval of the SALLE Committee, to support a pool arrangement to fund a contiguous area served by more than one local law enforcement agency.

(f) Each local law enforcement agency contracting for an allocation shall, not later than April 1, 2000, report in detail the plan under which such funds are being expended, and any other information requested by the SALLE Committee.

The SALLE Committee shall report to the General Assembly of the State of Delaware on or before May 1, 2000, as to the agencies that were awarded grants from these funds, the amount of the grant, and the purpose of the grant.

(g) Copies of the minutes of all regular meetings and any special meetings of the SALLE Committee shall be forwarded in a timely manner to the Office of the Controller General.

Section 17. Section 1 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Department of Health & Social Services, Public Health, Emergency Medical Services (35-05-30), for the state component of the operational costs associated with each county's paramedic service for Advanced Life Support. These funds shall be disbursed by Emergency Medical Services on a quarterly basis to counties that operate approved programs.

Emergency Medical Services shall have an audit performed by the State Auditor annually to insure that reimbursement to the counties for the State share of costs was for approved Advanced Life Support Services. Adjustments shall be made to the final quarterly reimbursement based on the audit results.

Section 18. For Fiscal Year 2000, the remaining balance in the Fiscal Year 1999 account (35-05-30-09-77) shall remain as a continuing appropriation and shall not be subject to reversion until June 30, 2000.

Section 19. Appropriations made in Section 1 of this Act to Emergency Medical Services and Aid to Local Law Enforcement and in Section 2 of this Act to One-time Items--Aid to Local Law Enforcement shall not be subject to the provisions in Sections 11, 12 and 13. Funds appropriated to Aid to Local Law Enforcement shall not be subject to reversion at the end of the fiscal year if unexpended or unencumbered, but shall be continued for a period of up to three years.

Section 20. For Fiscal Year 2000, direct paramedic initial training, recertification training and testing for the Statewide paramedic program shall be offered at a single site.

Section 21. Section 1 of this Act appropriates funds to Aid to Local Law Enforcement. These funds shall be distributed based on (a) $3,000 to each police agency; (b) any funds in excess of "(a)" based on the ratio of the number of police officers each police agency has to the total number of police in all agencies.

Section 22. Section 2 of this Act appropriates funds to Eastlawn Area Human Services, Inc. None of these funds, nor any Federal, State or Local Government funds, shall be expended for the purchase of television, cable T.V. and/or radio broadcasting services.

Section 23. Section 2 of this Act appropriates funds to the Delaware State Police Museum, Inc. These funds may not be used for capital/construction costs.

Section 24. Section 2 includes a one-time appropriation to the Latin American Community Center, Inc. – Jubilee Celebration, in the amount of $15.0. These funds shall be used for the 125th anniversary jubilee celebration in Wilmington.

Section 25. Section 2 of this Act appropriates one-time funding of $82,500 to the State Fire Prevention Commission for the reimbursement of EMT B training for new members of the volunteer EMS service. Any person receiving reimbursement and who does not remain active in the volunteer EMS service for at least one year will be required to return the cost of the tuition to the Fire Prevention Commission. The Fire Prevention Commission will provide a report on the number of providers, trained at the EMT B level, both the bridge level and the full EMT B, to the Controller General and the Budget Director no later than May 15, 2000.

Section 26. The Delaware Health Care Commission is authorized to spend returned DIMER loan funds to assure that DIMER is in compliance with Section 108 (f) of the federal Internal Revenue code.

Section 27. Section 2 of this Act contains an appropriation of $62,510 for the Delaware Center for Wellness, its successor, or assigned agency as approved by the co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee. This funding is to be used for a workplace wellness program comparable to that which has been operated by the Delaware Center for Wellness.

Section 28. For Fiscal Year 2000, the Bridgeville Senior Center shall submit to the Joint Finance Committee on September 15, 1999, December 15, 1999, and March 15, 2000, a report reflecting income and expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2000, and average daily attendance at the senior center or senior center activities.

Section 29. Section 1 of the Fiscal Year 2000 Appropriations Act (House Bill No. 400 of the 140th General Assembly) appropriates $50.0 to the Department of Education Block Grants and Pass Through Programs (95-03-10) for summer school tuition reimbursement. Districts shall report to the Department of Education by November 1, 1999, the amount of eligible reimbursement associated with summer courses. The Department of Education shall transfer an amount not to exceed the district allocations. If a district does not request its entire allocation, any remaining funds shall be distributed among the remaining districts based upon Division I units. Nothing contained in this section shall affect determining the entitlement to or level of reimbursement.

Section 30. Amend Section 82 of the Fiscal Year 2000 Appropriations Act (House Bill No. 400 of the 140th General Assembly) by deleting the last sentence therein and inserting in lieu thereof the following sentence:

“If any legislation is enacted during the first session of the 140th General Assembly that would require the adjustment of the above stipulated rates, the appropriate adjustments shall be made upon the authorization of the Controller General and the Budget Director.”

Section 31. Amend Section 83 of the Fiscal Year Appropriations Act (House Bill No. 400 of the 140th General Assembly) by deleting the words “and the pension rates contained in Section 82 shall remain unchanged” as they appear in the last sentence.

Approved July 01,1999