CHAPTER 293

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 266

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN GRANTS-IN-AID FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2015; SPECIFYING CERTAIN PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS, AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2015 APPROPRIATIONS ACT.

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

(25-01-01) County Seat Package $2,880,543

(35-05-10) Office of Director – Division of Public Health

Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc. (DAPI) $879,800 $885,080

(35-05-30) Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic Program Operations $9,132,560 $10,243,504

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

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Absalom Jones $205,375

Brandywine $246,850

Chesapeake & Delaware $154,564

Cornerstone $128,188

DeLaWarr $230,628

Howard Weston $433,422

Jewish Comm. Center $145,108

Mid-County $278,616

M.O.T. $274,131

New Castle $161,008

Newark $426,076

Oak Grove $220,826

Sellers $164,417

Totals $3,069,209

KENT COUNTY

Frederica $188,255

Harrington $128,978

Harvest Years $113,037

Lillian Smith $76,237

Mamie Warren $182,681

Milford $204,822

Modern Maturity Center $502,721

Totals $1,396,731

SUSSEX COUNTY

Bridgeville $153,893

Cape Henlopen $211,115

Coastal Leisure CHEER $126,006

Georgetown CHEER $118,818

Greenwood CHEER $127,024

Harbour Lights $209,354

Indian River $166,163

Laurel $247,692

Lewes $117,405

Long Neck Pelican Cove CHEER $156,134

Milton CHEER  $126,056

Nanticoke $227,299

Roxana CHEER $129,278

Totals $2,116,237

CITY OF WILMINGTON

Clarence Fraim $204,411

Claymore $237,036

Jimmy Jenkins $101,310

Los Abuelos $60,563

Peoples Settlement $95,849

Saint Anthony's $171,441

Saint Patrick's $175,262

Salvation Army $98,067

South Wilmington $52,610

West Center City $103,585

Wilmington $191,157

Totals $1,491,291 $1,438,681

STATE TOTAL $8,073,468 $8,020,858

(45-01-01) Department of Safety and Homeland Security - Office of Secretary

Aid to Local Law Enforcement $330,480

Emergency Illegal Drug Enforcement (EIDE) $220,320

Local Police Coordination $81,274

Total - Department of Safety and Homeland Security $632,074

TOTAL - Section 1 $21,598,445 $22,662,059

Category/Description

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

One- Times

Adult Basic Education $50,000 $30,000

Claymont Renaissance Development Corporation $65,000

Claymont Renaissance Special Assessment District Research $20,000

Curfew Center Program (Wilmington) $10,000

Elsmere Boxing Club $17,100

Houston Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. $2,268

Indian River Senior Center $7,500

Ministry of Caring $50,000

Nemours Child Health Services Study $50,000

Aquaculture $75,000

Brain Injury Trust Fund $15,000

Delaware Sports Commission $80,000

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Company – substation in service November 2012 $9,912

Laurel Fire Department – substation in service April 2012 $18,400

Paramedic Instructional Program Expansion $350,000 $194,650

University of Delaware Transportation Study $40,000

One Times Total $598,312 $486,518

Aging

Boys and Girls Club - Elder Swim $76,500

Bridgeville CHEER $3,794

Bridgeville Senior Citizens Center- Homebound $4,774

Coastal Leisure CHEER Homebound $3,550

Creative Grandparenting-Connecting Generations-Central Office $30,600

Creative Grandparenting-Connecting Generations-Seasons of Respect $96,329

Creative Grandparenting-Connecting Generations-Creative Mentoring $226,300

Delaware Senior Olympics $32,558

Generations Home Care-Geriatrics $149,328

Generations Home Care- Medical Transportation $20,074

Georgetown CHEER Senior Services-Homebound $7,222

Greenwood CHEER Senior Services - Homebound $7,222

Harvest Years Senior Center Shopping Program $11,506

Laurel CHEER - Homebound $3,794

Long Neck CHEER SR Services-Homebound $12,730

Meals on Wheels Delaware $8,935

Meals on Wheels of Lewes and Rehoboth $58,262

Milton CHEER -Homebound $12,730

Ministry of Caring-Frances Norton Community Center $49,572

Modern Maturity Center - Meals on Wheels $50,000

Modern Maturity Center - Wellness $16,365

Nanticoke Senior Center- Physical Fitness $4,896

Nanticoke Senior Center-Homebound $7,222

Newark Senior Center - Homebound $12,730

Roxana CHEER Senior Services-Homebound $12,730

St. Anthony's Community Center, Inc. - City Fare $65,000 $67,500

Aging – Continued

St. Patrick's Center-Grocery Distribution $9,425

Sussex County Senior Services CHEER - Community Center $65,606

Sussex County Senior Services CHEER - Fitness Program $13,342

Sussex County Senior Services CHEER - Home Services $52,510

Sussex County Senior Services CHEER - Mobile Mini Market $12,607

Total - Aging $1,138,213 $787,484

Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism

African American Heritage Center of Delaware $10,000

Archaeological Society of Delaware, Inc. $8,000

August Quarterly Festival $12,000

Challenge Program $20,400

Chinese American Community Center $7,300 $10,000

Christina Cultural Arts Center $25,000

City of Delaware City for: Delaware City Day Committee $33,000

City of Harrington Parks & Recreation Department $33,000 $32,000

Claymont Historical Society, Inc. $7,500

Claymont Renaissance Development Corporation $65,000

Darley Society $4,500

Delaware Academy of Science--Iron Hill $31,320

Delaware Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame $6,000

Delaware Agricultural Museum $37,210

Delaware Center for Horticulture $28,519

Delaware Children's Museum $51,000 $76,000

Delaware City Day Committee $33,000

Delaware College of Art and Design $4,896

Delaware First Media Corporation $90,000

Delaware Greenways, Inc. $31,620

Delaware Humanities Forum $40,392

Delaware Military Heritage and Education Foundation $18,360

Delaware Museum of Natural History $12,485

Delaware Nature Society, Inc. $131,000

Delaware Preservation Fund $11,600

Delaware Sports Commission, Inc. $20,000

Delaware Sports Museum $15,096

Delaware State Fair $124,114 $121,614

Delaware State Police Museum, Inc. $22,032

Duck Creek Historical Society $9,670

Fort Delaware Society $13,219

Fort Miles Historical Association $15,000

Friends of the Claymont Stone School $16,279

Friends of the Milford Museum $3,060

Friends Society of Wilmington Parks- Brandywine Park $19,951

Georgetown Historical Society $14,443

Greater Brandywine Village Revitalization $17,136

Greater Harrington Historical Society $16,157

Historic Red Clay Valley, Inc. $17,748

Historical Society of Delaware $120,000 $130,000

Inner City Cultural League $5,000 $7,000

Kent County Tourism Corporation $10,000 $12,000

Lewes Historical Society $12,259

Light Up the Queen Foundation $4,000

Marine Education. Research and Rehabilitation $5,000

Milford Historical Society $4,162

Miss Delaware Scholarship Pageant $2,448

Nanticoke Indians Association $13,831 $21,331

New Castle Historical Society $7,650

New Castle Separation Day $33,000

Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism - Continued

New Sweden Center-Kalmar Nyckel Museum Institute $8,935

Old Brandywine Village $17,136

Overfalls Foundation $2,203

Preservation Delaware $11,995

Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation $5,000

Rehoboth Beach Historical Society $6,000

Rehoboth Beach Main Street $11,995

Schwartz Center for the Arts $10,000 $12,500

Seaford Historical Society, Inc./Seaford Museum $6,960

Sister Cities of Wilmington $7,099

Smyrna-Clayton Heritage Association $5,508

Sussex County Return Day, Inc. $10,853

The Everett $30,000

WHYY $175,000

WSCL FM - Salisbury St. University $5,508

Total - Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism $1,520,549 $1,497,170

Disabled/Health/Labor

Adult Special Education Program. Inc. $48,960

AHEDD, Inc.-Dover/Wilmington $48,960

AIDS Delaware $60,000 $65,000

Alzheimer's Association – Delaware Chapter $21,157 $26,157

American Diabetes Association $17,136

American Lung Association $9,500 $10,000

ARC of Delaware $12,730

Autism Delaware $10,100

Brain Injury Association of Delaware, Inc. $11,995

Cancer Care Connection $5,100

Cancer Support Community $12,118

Center for Community Education $7,589

Center for Therapeutic and Educational Riding $16,034

Children & Families First - Resource Mothers $46,879 $47,400

Colonial Chapter Paralyzed Veterans, Inc. $45,533

Delaware Association for Blind Athletes $7,466

Delaware Association for the Blind $57,283

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition $35,000 $36,000

Delaware Care Plan $5,630

Delaware Elwyn Inc. $75,000

Delaware HIV Consortium $5,630

Delaware Hospice, Inc. $177,358

Delaware Pain Initiative $8,078

Delaware Special Olympics $50,000

DFRC, Inc. $23,097

Down Syndrome Association of Delaware $30,000

Easter Seals - Delaware & Maryland Eastern Shore $160,000

Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware $39,168

Exceptional Care for Children $51,000

Goodwill of Delaware $15,300

Hope Medical Clinic, Inc. $25,000

Independent Resources, Inc. $3,794

Jobs for Delaware Graduates $1,406,942 $1,395,197

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation $15,000 $30,000

Kent-Sussex Industries $80,050

Krysti Bingham Cerebral Palsy Foundation $3,000

La Red $21,680

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Patient Financial Aid $4,896

Mancus Foundation $36,720

March of Dimes Foundation Delaware Chapter $25,000

Disabled/Health/Labor - Continued

Mary Campbell Center $428,066

Mental Health Association In Delaware $35,000

Ministry of Caring - Dental Office $8,078

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill NAMI-DE $81,600 $94,000

National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Delaware $17,136

One Village Alliance, Inc. $12,589

Opportunity Center, Inc. - Employment/Vocational Training $15,300

Paralyzed Veterans of America – Colonial Chapter $45,533

Parent Information Center of Delaware $8,201

Planned Parenthood of DE $30,600

Poison Control Center – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia $136,620

Practice Without Pressure $13,000 $25,000

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware $34,027

Southbridge Medical Advisory Council (HJCC) $112,118

Special Olympics Delaware $50,000

St. Francis Foundation $6,120

VSA Arts of DE $857

Westside Health, Inc. - Dental Health $8,323

Westside Health, Inc.- Family Medical $58,957

Westside Health, Inc. - Mobile Medical Unit $13,220

Yes U Can Corporation $5,000

Total - Disabled/Health/Labor $3,723,106 $3,732,806

Family and Youth Services

Residential Treatment

Aid in Dover, Inc. $70,258

Gilpin Hall - Home for Aged Women $17,000

Shepherd Place $38,923

Other

American Mothers of Delaware $3,305

Bear - Glasgow YMCA $16,000

Because We Care - after school program $63,526

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Delaware $61,000

Boys & Girls Clubs $103,183

Boys & Girls Clubs - Expanded Statewide Teen Program $7,466

Boys & Girls Clubs - Building Safer Communities I $243,209

Boys & Girls Clubs - Building Safer Communities II $10,649

Boys & Girls Clubs - Smart Moves $182,160

Calvary Baptist Church Summer Camp $5,000

Camp Barnes, Inc. $31,946

Catholic Charities - Casa San Francisco $63,158

Catholic Charities - Home of Divine Province - Bayard House $48,838

Catholic Youth Organization $15,000

Central Delaware YMCA - Youth Program $2,203

Child, Inc. $132,000 $138,000

Children & Families First $540,641

Children and Families First - Family & Workplace Connection $175,032

Communities in School $205,790

Connecting Generations-Central Office $30,600

Connecting Generations-Seasons of Respect $96,329

Connecting Generations-Creative Mentoring $236,300

City of Delaware City for: Delaware City Youth Center $40,000

Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence $10,000

Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children & Families $25,000 $44,280

Delaware Financial Literacy Institute $18,727

Delaware Futures, Inc. $47,198

Family and Youth Services - Continued

Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth $261,977

Delaware Law Related Education Center $15,300

Delaware Community Foundation/Delaware Mentoring Council $50,000

Delaware Parents Association $18,727

Delaware Teen Court $7,711

Delaware Volunteer Legal Services $77,112 $82,112

Delaware Wrestling Alliance, Inc. $20,000

Diamond State Classic - IAABO $17,870

Dover YMCA $2,203

Duffy’s Hope $20,000

Elizabeth W. Murphy School, Inc. $14,443

Family Counseling Center of St. Paul’s $7,000

Fleece for Keeps, Inc. $3,000

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Inc. $37,811 $87,811

Girls, Inc. - Right Steps/Build It/SMART $35,496

Girls, Inc. - Project Pride $44,309 $30,000

Girls, Inc. - Youth Development Center $131,458

Girls, Inc. – Friendly PEERsuasion $13,544

Hugh O’Brian Youth Foundation of Delaware $3,000

Interfaith Community Housing Delaware, Inc. $17,626

Jewish Family Service of Delaware $74,000

Kind to Kids $10,000 $12,500

Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware $9,914

Lutheran Community Services, Inc.- Emergency Assistance $12,118

Lutheran Community Services, Inc.-Life Food Pantries $4,162

New Hope Recreation and Development Center $11,873

Newark Children's Center -Community Outreach Programs $2,203

Parents Anonymous of Delaware $20,000 $25,565

Peoples Place II $186,538

Police Athletic League of Delaware $183,600

Police Athletic League of Wilmington $153,269

Prevent Child Abuse Delaware $42,350

Safe Kids Delaware $8,201

SOAR $37,014

Supporting KIDDS $16,157

Sussex Family YMCA $25,582

United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. $77,479

Urban Youth Golf Program Association $55,570

Total - Family and Youth Services $3,857,082 $4,261,656

Alcohol/Drug Abuse

1212 Program $39,040

Addictions Coalition of Delaware, Inc. $53,720

Brandywine Counseling, Inc. $21,050

Catholic Charities - Substance Abuse & Outpatient Services $88,250

City of Dover Police Department-Substance Abuse $28,030

Delaware Association for Children of Alcoholics $45,530

Hogar Crea International $10,520

House of Pride $26,310 $26,308

Kent/Sussex County Counseling Services $12,240

Limen House $52,510

Martin Luther King Center $45,000

Open Door, Inc. $156,420 $155,888

People's Settlement Association $38,920 $38,000

SODAT $35,300

Sojourner's Place $20,000

YMCA Resource Center, Inc. $63,150

Total- Alcohol/Drug Abuse $735,990 $734,536

Neighborhood/Community Services

A Center for Relational Living $32,000 $37,000

American Red Cross - Emergency Response and Readiness $94,540

Be Ready Community Development Corporation $6,800

Bernard and Ruth Siegel Jewish Community Center $15,130

Best Buddies $15,000 $20,000

Better Homes of Seaford, Inc. $23,460

Brandywine Community Resource Council $465,860

Civil Air Patrol-Cadet Program $12,340

Community Design Center $26,520

Community Legal Aid Society $126,672 $136,672

Community Outreach and Prevention Education $5,000

Contactlifeline $98,020

Cornerstone - West Community Development Corporation $4,380

CSO, Inc. $30,000

Delaware Aerospace Education Foundation $70,000 $80,464

Delaware Center for Justice $13,870

Delaware Coalition for Literacy $6,420

Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council, Inc. $5,000

Delaware Crime Stoppers $20,000

Delaware Helpline $9,180

Delaware Housing Coalition $38,800

Delaware Manufactured Homeowners Association $1,400

Delaware Mentor Program $19,270

Delaware Rural Water Association. - Non-Transient Water $2,650

Delaware Rural Water Association - Transient Water $13,050

Delaware Rural Water Association $15,700

Delaware Safety Council, Inc. $39,980

Delmarva Clergy In Action $7,140

Delmarva Safety Association $1,590

Delaware Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals $10,200

Dover Interfaith Housing $15,000

Eastlawn Area Human Center, Inc. $84,450

Edgemoor Community Center, Inc. $224,400

Elsmere Recreation Inc. $173,400

Faithful Friends $15,000

Family Help, Inc. $5,000

First State Community Action $75,000

Food Bank of Delaware $205,620

Gateway House $5,100

Glory Hall Veteran’s Home $1,000

Gumboro Community Center $25,300 $32,800

Hilltop Lutheran Neighborhood Center $119,340

Hockessin Community Center $92,820

Home of the Brave Foundation $10,000

Homeless Planning Council of Delaware $10,000

Homeward Bound, Inc. $68,030

Hope Dining Room $1,590

Housing Opportunity of Northern DE. Inc. $8,770

Ingleside Homes, Inc. Senior Services $51,100

Inter-Neighborhood Foundation $9,280

Junior Achievement of Delaware $83,138 $93,138

Junior League of Wilmington $5,100

Kappa Mainstream Leadership $25,500

Kent County SPCA $3,060

Kingswood Community Center $12,950

La Esperanza $50,000

Neighborhood/Community Services - Continued

Latin American Community Center $134,440

Literacy Volunteers of America - Northern Delaware $5,200

Methodist Action Program $38,300

Milford Housing Development Corporation $76,900

Ministry of Caring - Emmanuel Dining Room $93,260

Ministry of Caring - House of Joseph I $49,560

Ministry of Caring - House of Joseph II $38,880

Ministry of Caring - Job Placement $33,400

Ministry of Caring - Mary Mother of Hope House I $82,000

Ministry of Caring - Mary Mother of Hope Houses II & III $80,800

NCALL Research, Inc. $49,720 $44,720

Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation $60,000

Neighborhood House $77,200

Neighborhood House/Southern New Castle County $67,400

New Knollwood Civic Association $24,600

Newark Area Welfare Committee $6,120

Pet-Assisted Visitation Volunteer Services, Inc. $5,000

Pencader Hundred Community Center, Inc. $4,320

People to People International $4,800

Project Reach Out $5,900

Read Aloud Delaware $209,550 $219,550

Reading Assist Institute $330,000

Richardson Park Community Action $34,000

River's Edge Association $49,500

Rosehill Community Center $240,640

Salvation Army- Statewide Crisis Alleviation $161,660

Seamen's Center, Inc. of Wilmington $4,800 $2,000

Service Corps of Retired Executives - SCORE $12,000 $14,800

Slaughter Neck Community Action Committee $37,300 $30,000

Southern Delaware Horse Retirement $3,500 $3,000

STEHM, Inc. $34,000

Sussex Community Crisis Housing Services $26,200

Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research $42,800

USO Delaware Inc. $25,000 $30,000

Victims’ Voices Heard, Inc. $10,000 $13,920

Way Home $33,200

West End Neighborhood House $61,080 $66,080

West Side New Beginnings $3,000

Wilmington Enterprise Community $3,000 $1,500

YWCA of Delaware/Building Bridges $337,170 $347,170

TOTAL - NEIGHBORHOOD/COMMUNITY SERVICES $5,160,420 $5,040,554

Total – Section 2 $16,733,672 $16,540,724

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 $26,787

Belvedere Volunteer Fire Company Belvedere 26,787

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co. No. 1 Bellefonte 26,787

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 26,787

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 26,787

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 26,787

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 26,787

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 26,787

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 26,787

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 26,787

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 26,787

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 26,787

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 26,787

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 26,787

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 26,787

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 26,787

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 26,787

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 26,787

Townsend Fire Co., Inc. Townsend 26,787

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 26,787

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 26,787

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers $26,787

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 26,787

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 26,787

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 26,787

Citizens Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 26,787

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 26,787

Dover Fire Department Dover 26,787

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 26,787

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 26,787

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 26,787

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 26,787

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 26,787

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 26,787

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 26,787

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 26,787

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 26,787

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 26,787

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 26,787

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $26,787

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 26,787

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 26,787

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 26,787

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 26,787

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 26,787

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 26,787

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 26,787

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 26,787

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 26,787

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 26,787

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 26,787

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 26,787

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 26,787

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 26,787

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 26,787

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 26,787

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 26,787

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 26,787

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 26,787

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 26,787

TOTAL $1,607,220

(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:

New Castle County

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $4,536

Belvedere Volunteer Fire Company Belvedere 4,536

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co., No. 1 Bellefonte 4,536

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 4,536

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 4,536

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 4,536

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 4,536

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 4,536

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 4,536

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 4,536

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 4,536

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 4,536

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 4,536

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 4,536

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 4,536

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 4,536

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co. Port Penn 4,536

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 4,536

Townsend Fire Company, Inc. Townsend 4,536

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 4,536

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 4,536

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers $4,536

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 4,536

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 4,536

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 4,536

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 4,536

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 4,536

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 4,536

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 4,536

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 4,536

Houston Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Houston 4,536

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 4,536

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 4,536

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 4,536

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company Bethany Beach $4,536

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 4,536

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 4,536

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 4,536

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 4,536

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 4,536

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 Frankford 4,536

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 4,536

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 4,536

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 4,536

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 4,536

Millville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Millville 4,536

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 4,536

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 4,536

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 4,536

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 4,536

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 4,536

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 4,536

TOTAL $231,336 $235,872

(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:

New Castle County

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $4,536

Belvedere Volunteer Fire Company Wilmington 4,536

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co. No. 1 Bellefonte 4,536

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 4,536

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 4,536

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 4,536

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 4,536

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 4,536

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 4,536

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 4,536

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 4,536

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 4,536

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 4,536

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 4,536

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 4,536

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 4,536

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 4,536

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 4,536

Townsend Fire Co., Inc. Townsend 4,536

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 4,536

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 4,536

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers $4,536

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 4,536

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 4,536

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 4,536

Citizens Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 4,536

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 4,536

Dover Fire Department Dover 4,536

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 4,536

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 4,536

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 4,536

Frankford Volunteer Fire Company Frankford 4,536

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 4,536

Georgetown Fire Co. Georgetown 4,536

Greenwood Fire Co. No. 1 Greenwood 4,536

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 4,536

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 4,536

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 4,536

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 4,536

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 4,536

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 4,536

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 4,536

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co. Marydel 4,536

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $4,536

Blades Volunteer Fire Co. Blades 4,536

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 4,536

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 4,536

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 4,536

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 4,536

Laurel Fire Dept., Inc. Laurel 4,536

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 4,536

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 4,536

Millville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Millville 4,536

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 4,536

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 4,536

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 4,536

Seaford Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. Seaford 4,536

Selbyville Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 4,536

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 4,536

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 4,536

TOTAL $272,160

(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 $5,292

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co., No. 1 Bellefonte 5,292

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 5,292

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 5,292

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 5,292

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 5,292

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 5,292

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 5,292

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 5,292

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 5,292

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 5,292

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 5,292

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co. Wilmington Manor 5,292

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co. Bowers $5,292

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 5,292

Citizens' Hose Co., No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 5,292

Clayton Fire Company Clayton 5,292

Dover Fire Department Dover 5,292

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 5,292

Frederica Fire Co. Frederica 5,292

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 5,292

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $5,292

Delmar Fire Department, Inc. Delmar 5,292

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 5,292

Indian River Fire Company Indian River 5,292

Laurel Fire Volunteer Fire Department Laurel 5,292

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 5,292

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 5,292

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 5,292

Milton Volunteer Fire Co, Inc. Milton 5,292

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 5,292

Roxanna Fire Company Roxanna 5,292

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 5,292

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 5,292

TOTAL $179,928

(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:

New Castle County

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City $3,276

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 3,276

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 3,276

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 3,276

Memorial Fire Company Slaughter Beach 3,276

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 3,276

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Company Bowers Beach $3,276

Dover Fire Department Dover 3,276

Citizens Hose Company Smyrna 3,276

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 3,276

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 3,276

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 3,276

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 3,276

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $3,276

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 3,276

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Company Dagsboro 3,276

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 3,276

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 3,276

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 3,276

Memorial Fire Company Slaughter Beach 3,276

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 3,276

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 3,276

Millsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Millsboro 3,276

Rehoboth Volunteer Fire Co., Inc Rehoboth 3,276

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 3,276

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 3,276

TOTAL $81,900

(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. $187,509

(ii) the maintenance of aerial or 2 platform trucks and for the

training of personnel in the techniques of extinguishing

high-rise fires throughout the City of Wilmington. $10,584

(iii) the maintenance and operation of a rescue boat in the public service. $3,276

TOTAL $201,369

(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:

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers $35,154

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 35,154

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 35,154

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 35,154

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 35,154

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 35,154

Dover Fire Department Dover 35,154

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 35,154

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 35,154

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 35,154

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 35,154

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 35,154

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 35,154

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 35,154

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 35,154

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 35,154

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 35,154

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 35,154

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $35,154

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 35,154

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 35,154

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 35,154

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 35,154

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 35,154

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 35,154

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 35,154

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 35,154

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 35,154

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 35,154

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 35,154

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 35,154

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 35,154

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 35,154

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 35,154

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 35,154

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 35,154

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 35,154

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 35,154

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 35,154

TOTAL $1,371,006

(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 $47,666 $40,996

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 47,666 40,996

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 47,666 40,996

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 47,666 40,996

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 47,666 40,996

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 47,666 40,996

Dover Fire Department Dover 47,666 40,996

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 47,666 40,996

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 47,666 40,996

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 47,666 40,996

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 47,666 40,996

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 47,666 40,996

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 47,666 40,996

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 47,666 40,996

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 47,666 40,996

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 47,666 40,996

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 47,666 40,996

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 47,666 40,996

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $47,666 $40,996

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 47,666 40,996

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 47,666 40,996

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 47,666 40,996

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 47,666 40,996

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 47,666 40,996

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 47,666 40,996

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 47,666 40,996

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 47,666 40,996

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 47,666 40,996

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 47,666 40,996

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 47,666 40,996

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 47,666 40,996

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 47,666 40,996

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 47,666 40,996

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 47,666 40,996

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 47,666 40,996

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 47,666 40,996

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 47,666 40,996

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 47,666 40,996

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 47,666 40,996

TOTAL $1,858,974 $1,598,844

(2) For Fiscal Year 20132014 a calculation was made to determine the increase that the New Castle County Volunteer Fire Companies received for the insurance premium tax in Calendar Year 20112012 versus Calendar Year 20102011. 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. – 3 substations Newark $44,589

Christiana Fire Co. – 2 substations Christiana 29,726

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 14,863

Mill Creek Fire Department Marshallton 14,863

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 14,863

Volunteer Hose Middletown 14,863

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 14,863

Kent County

Dover Fire Department Dover $14,863

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $14,863

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 14,863

Indian River Fire Co. Indian River 14,863

Laurel Fire Department Laurel 14,863

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 14,863

Lewes-Rehoboth Substation #3 Rehoboth 14,863

Millville Volunteer Fire Company Millville 14,863

Rehoboth Fire Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 14,863

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 14,863

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 14,863

TOTAL $312,123

(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 $4,536

American Legion, Sussex Post #8 Georgetown 4,536

Mid-Sussex Rescue Squad, Inc. Millsboro 4,536

TOTAL $13,608

TOTAL - Section 3 $6,129,624 $5,874,030

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 $44,064

Colonial Chapter Paralyzed Veterans $36,720

Disabled American Veterans $36,720

Military Order of the Purple Heart $4,162

Veterans of Foreign Wars $44,064

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 83 $50,184

   

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

American Legion $10,771

Colonial Chapter Paralyzed Veterans $9,180

Delaware Veterans, Post #2 $5,100

Disabled American Veterans $10,771

Jewish War Veterans $6,242

Veterans of Foreign Wars $10,771

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 83 $10,771

Other--American Legion, Dept. of Delaware

Boy's State $9,670

Girl's State $9,670

Trooper Youth Week $3,427

(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 $9,670 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 $9,670 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 $3,427 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.

TOTAL - Section 4 $302,287

Section 5. 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 an incorporated non-profit (or under the umbrella of a parent organization which is an

incorporated, non-profit) for two years prior to receiving funding;

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 by other state supported agencies and satisfy unmet human needs of the community; have personnel policies including job descriptions and classifications;

1. No agency shall use Grant-in-Aid funds to pay any part of an elected official’s salary or benefits;

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

7. Practice non-discrimination;

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

9. Use funds in accordance with the application;

10. Demonstrate community support;

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

Section 6. (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 7. The Controller General may from time to time contract for or conduct performance and/or financial audits of any non-state agency for which funds are appropriated in this Act.

Section 8. 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 20142015 and 20152016 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 9. 29 Del. C. §6505(d) provides that monies appropriated for Grants-in-Aid in Fiscal Year 20142015 shall be paid in quarterly installments. For Fiscal Year 20142015 such payments shall be paid in 4 equal installments, 1 each in July, October, January and April. 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:

(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 (d) Failure to pay Corporation Franchise Tax; and;

e (e) Agency is no longer in operation;

(f) In the case of a senior center closing during the fiscal year, any remaining quarterly payments will be retained in the Office of the Controller General. Disbursements from this account shall be made in consultation with the University of Delaware and with the approval of the co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee.

Section 10. (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 20142015:

(i) An audit prepared by a Certified Public Accountant covering the prior full fiscal year of the receiving agency, or; The most recent copy of the agency’s audit completed by either a Certified Public Accountant or a Public Accountant. The audit must have been issued within the past three years; 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. If the agency is not able to provide an audit, the agency must submit a detailed statement of the circumstances surrounding the reason. The lack of an audit may impact the ultimate funding decision of the Joint Finance Committee.

(b) Fire companies listed in this Act shall submit financial information on the form approved by the State Treasurer, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Controller General. The listed fire companies are exempt from the provisions of Subsection (a) of this Section. Financial forms will be submitted to the State Fire School and they will be responsible for forwarding copies of the forms to the Office of the Controller General.

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

(d) 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 20152016.

(e) For Fiscal Year 20142015, 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, 20132014. 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 (e) the funds appropriated by this Act to that recipient shall revert to the General Fund of the State.

Section 11. It is the intent of the Joint Finance Committee to review the FY 2016 Grant-in-Aid applications and give consideration to the diversity of an agency’s revenues; including the percentage of revenues that are from the State via pass thrus, agency grants, or contracts. The Joint Finance Committee will also consider the percentage of an agency’s budget that is allocated to salaries and benefits.

It is also the intent of the Joint Finance Committee that the FY 2017 Grant-in-Aid application will require that all agencies that apply for Grant-in-Aid must submit an audit prepared by a certified public accountant that had been issued within the past three years of the date the application is due.

Section 12. The sums appropriated to the various Senior Centers in Section 1 of this Act shall be made available to the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities 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 Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities a proposal for expenditure of State funds. The proposal submitted to the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities shall be prepared in accordance with the guidelines established for the administration of programs under the Older Americans Act. To be considered for funding, a senior center must meet the criteria established in Section 5. Funding will be determined by the Joint Finance Committee based upon its evaluation and with advice from the University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration.

Section 13. 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 14. Appropriations made in Section 1 of this Act to Emergency Medical Services and Aid to Local Law Enforcement shall not be subject to the provisions in Sections 8, 9 and 10. 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 15. (a) The funds appropriated in Section 1 for the Department of Safety and Homeland Security - Aid to Local Law Enforcement and EIDE shall be allocated according to the formula presently used by the SALLE Committee as revised from time to time. Expenditures from this fund must be approved by the Budget Director and the Controller General.

(b) 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.

(c) Each local law enforcement agency contracting for an allocation shall, not later than April 1, 20142015 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, 20142015 as to the agencies that were awarded grants from these funds, the amount of the grant, and the purpose of the grant.

(d) 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 16. Section 1 of this Act appropriates funds to Aid to Local Law Enforcement and EIDE. 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 17. (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 the Fiscal Year 20142015 for the agencies as follows:

The ARC of Delaware

August Quarterly

Camp Barnes

Delaware Academy of Science - Iron Hill Museum

Delaware Association for Blind Athletes

New Castle Separation Day

Delaware City Day Committee

Miss Delaware Scholarship Programs

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

New Castle Historical Society

(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 20142015 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 20142015.

(d) The State Treasurer is authorized to take the necessary steps to make a total payment of the appropriation to the fire companies listed in Section 3 of this Act at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 20142015.

(e) The State Treasurer is authorized to take the necessary steps to make a total payment of the appropriation to organizations funded on a one-time basis in Section 1 of this Act at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 20142015.

Section 18. Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Delaware State Fair. Of that amount, $124,114 $121,614 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 $5,000 shall be used for purses on Governor’s Day which shall be paid by the State Treasurer at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 20142015. The remainder of the appropriation shall be paid in quarterly allotments, as provided in Chapter 65, §6505 of Title 29, Delaware Code.

Section 19. 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 20. 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 21. Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Historical Society of Delaware. Of that amount, $10,000 shall be used for the development and/or operations of the African American Heritage Center.

Section 22. The Delaware Safety Council may not discriminate against similar programs offered by other non-profit or private agencies.

Section 23. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, continue funding the Alliance for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention at the Fiscal Year 2006 contract levels.

Section 24. For Fiscal Year 20142015, the remaining balance in the Fiscal Year 2006 account (25-01-01-21187) Delaware Volunteer Fire Service Revolving Loan Fund shall remain as a continuing appropriation and shall not be subject to reversion until June 30, 20142015.

Section 25. Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Christina Cultural Arts Center. It is the intent of the General Assembly that these funds shall support the Black Heritage Theater Ensemble and their efforts to educate Delawareans on the contributions of Black Americans to the State’s growth and development.

Section 26. Section 1 of this Act makes an appropriation to the County Seat Package, of the amount appropriated to the City of Wilmington up to $300,000 shall be used for public safety. 

Section 27. Section 1 of this Act makes an appropriation to the County Seat Package, of that amount $50,000 is appropriated to the City of Dover, $7,000 is appropriated to the City of Georgetown and the balance will appropriated by formula.

Section 28. Amend the Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Act of the 147th General Assembly (Senate Bill 255) by inserting a new Section 368 and by making insertions as shown by underlining and deletions as shown by strike through as follows:

Section 368. (a) Notwithstanding 14 Del. C. § 508 or any regulation to the contrary, a charter school may negotiate a contract (multi-year, if desired) for contractor payment for school transportation up to the maximum rate specified which is currently 70 percent of the average cost per student of transportation within the vocational district in which the charter school is located or the charter school may publicly bid the transportation routes. If the actual negotiated or bid costs are lower than the maximum rate specified above, the charter school may keep the difference for educational purposes. If the charter school includes a fuel adjustment contract provision, the charter school shall be responsible for increased payments to the contractor or it may keep funds taken back from the contractor.

(b) The Department of Education shall convene a working group to review the public school transportation formula, including transportation funding provided to charter schools, and provide recommendations, where appropriate, to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Co-Chairs of the Joint Finance Committee by May 1, 2015. Said review shall include, but not be limited to, the impact of environmental compliance and technological advancements in the maintenance and operation of school busses and whether such factors should become a component of the school transportation formula; the total state funding retained by charter schools pursuant to subsection (a) of this section and how said funding was expended by each charter school; a review of how charter schools transport students; and implementation of a school transportation funding model whereby school districts and vocational-technical school districts are allocated state transportation funding in a manner that would provide the opportunity for school districts to retain the difference between transportation costs and funding for educational purposes. The working group shall consist of the Secretary of Education (or designee), the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (or designee), the Controller General (or designee), a representative from the Charter School Network, two representatives from the School Bus Contractors Association, two school district transportation supervisors, and two representatives from the school business managers.

Section 29. Amend Section 326 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Act of the 147th General Assembly (Senate Bill 255) by making insertions as shown by underlining and deletions as shown by strike through as follows:

Section 326. Section 1 of this Act makes an appropriation to Public Education, Block Grants and Other Pass Through Programs, Professional Accountability and Instructional Advancement Fund (95-03-10).

(a) The following allocations shall be provided:

(1) $275.0 for Alternative Routes programs. $200.0 is provided for the Alternative Routes to Certification program, to include an expansion for Special Education. The remaining $75.0 may be used for the Summer Institute program. ;. These allocations will be distributed through a competitive bid process, in accordance with 29 Del. C. c. 69 Effective Fiscal Year 2016, these allocations will be distributed through a competitive bid process, in accordance with 29 Del. C. c. 69;

Section 30. Recognizing that Delaware has an obligation to protect, support, and assist children in the foster care system, Section 2 of this Act appropriates $50,000 to Nemours which shall be used for the establishment and operation of a task force to study the health and receipt of health service for children in the custody of the State. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the Task Force conduct an analysis of the health and receipt of health services of these children using data supplied by Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance and other departments as necessary. The Task Force shall be chaired by a representative from the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families, Division of Family Services (37-06-10) and co-chaired by a representative from Nemours. The Task Force shall consist of ten members as appointed by the chair and co-chair, with administrative support provided by Nemours. The Task Force will report on its findings to the General Assembly no later than April 30, 2015.

Section 31. Amend Section 111 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Act (Senate Bill 255 of the 147th General Assembly) by deleting line 4 in its entirety on page 152 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “Two representatives of the Judicial Branch, as appointed by the Chief Justice;”.

Further amend Section 111 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Act (Senate Bill 255 of the 147th General Assembly) by inserting between lines 18 and 19 on page 152 the following: “The Committee shall work in consultation with other governmental committees and bodies which have overlapping authority in the criminal justice areas that it will be reviewing, in order to support coordination, and avoid duplication, of efforts. Those bodies include, but are not limited to, the Delaware Sentencing Accountability Commission, Delaware Justice Reinvestment Oversight Group, and the Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission. In recognition that many important criminal justice issues fall within overlapping jurisdictions of various commissions, task forces, and other bodies overseeing criminal justice areas, and that this overlap creates a strain on scarce staff resources, risks inefficiency and potential inconsistency in policies, the Committee shall also recommend steps to reduce the number of bodies dealing with common criminal justice issues, so that fewer, but more effective, bodies develop and help implement criminal justice policies.

Section 32. Amend Section 50 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Act (Senate Bill 255 of the 147th General Assembly), by inserting “, or other arrangements to meet the needs in both counties shall be made” after “Sussex County” and before the period therein.

Section 33. It is the intent of the General Assembly that beginning in Fiscal Year 2016 the State reimbursement for the county paramedic program pursuant to 16 Del. C. 98 will be based on each counties expenditures for the fiscal year two years prior to the fiscal year in which the paramedic program is to be funded.

Section 34. Amend 16 Del. C. § 9814 (i) by insertions shown as underlines as follows:

(i) The Delaware Paramedic Budget Review package shall be submitted by the counties to the Paramedic Administrator by September 1 of each year. Such request shall include, but not be limited to, a detailed plan of expenditure for each county's approved paramedic program for the subsequent fiscal year. The Paramedic Administrator shall forward copies of the counties' requests, along with the Department's funding recommendation to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of the Controller General by November 1.

Section 35. The Office of the Controller General and the University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration will assess the feasibility of combining the grant-in-aid appropriations in the “Aging” category in Section 2 with the Services for Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities – Senior Center appropriations in Section 1.

Section 36. The remaining balance of $105,350 in account 2014-12-05-04-08008 shall be used for the Paramedic Instructional Program Expansion for Fiscal Year 2015.

Section 37. Pursuant to Section 52 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Act, the Director of Office of Management and Budget and the Controller General are authorized to transfer 3.0 FTEs to the Department of Transportation, Motor Vehicle, Administration (55-11-10) to implement the DUI Ignition Interlock Program.

Section 38. (a) Amend Section 1 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Operating Budget Act of the 147th General Assembly (Senate Bill 255) by deleting line 32 of page 3 in its entirety.

(b) Amend Section 1 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Operating Budget Act of the 147th General Assembly (Senate Bill 255) page 54 by deleting the numbers “87,212.9” on line 7, “113,778.0” on line 18, and “115,633.0” on line 25, and inserting in lieu thereof the numbers “90,212.9”, “116,778.0” and “118,633.0”, respectively.

Section 39. (a) The Department of Insurance (“DOI”) is directed to examine whether health insurers and others who offer health benefit plans doing business in the State of Delaware offer higher allowable rates for ambulance services in other states. DOI shall report to the General Assembly and the Controller General on any differences discovered, and the reasons for such, by March 31, 2015.

(b) DOI, in conjunction with the State Fire Prevention Commission (“SFPC”), shall specify a method for establishing per run costs related to ambulance runs for basic life support (“BLS”) ambulance services. DOI, in conjunction with SFPC, shall certify and report the method for establishing per run costs for BLS ambulance services to the General Assembly and the Controller General for the purpose of creating legislation to enact such a method and prohibit below cost allowables by March 31, 2015.

Approved July 01, 2014