CHAPTER 255

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 418

AN ACT AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2000 APPROPRIATIONS ACT.

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

Section 1. Amend House Bill No. 400 of the 140th General Assembly by inserting the following line items and appropriation amounts to the Office of the Budget, Contingencies and One-Time Items, (10-02-04) as follows:

"Pension Plan Penalty Reduction 537.9

Prescription Drug Assistance - Administration 375.0

Private Placement 1,000.0

Elderly Property Tax Relief and Education Expense Fund 13,000.0

Property Tax Relief and Education Expense Fund 17,500.0"

Section 2. Further Amend House Bill No. 400 of the 140th General Assembly by inserting the following line item and Appropriated Special Fund amount to the Office of the Budget, Contingencies and One-Time Items, (10-02-04) as follows:

“Prescription Drug Assistance – Payments 2,322.4 ASF”

Section 3. Further Amend House Bill No. 400 of the 140th General Assembly by adjusting all sub-totals, totals, and grand totals to include the appropriations contained in Section 1 of this Act.

Section 4. Line item appropriations contained in Section 1 of this act shall be transferred to the appropriate budget units on signature of the Budget Director and the Controller General.

Section 5. Section 2 of this Act shall be effective thirty days after receipt of funds from the Master Settlement Agreement entered into by the State of Delaware and the Participating Tobacco Manufacturers into the Delaware Health Fund created by 72 Laws of Delaware Chapter 198.

Section 6. Further amend House Bill No. 400 of the 140th General Assembly by deleting the numbers “315”, “335” and “358” as they appear on line 6, page 99 and inserting in lieu thereof the numbers “319”, “339” and “362”.

Approved August 05,1999