CHAPTER 202

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 245

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE BOND AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ACT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND CERTAIN OF ITS AUTHORITIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2016 AND SPECIFYING CERTAIN PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS FOR THE EXPENDITURES OF FUNDS OF THE JUDICIARY AND COMMUNITY TRANSPORTION FUND.

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

Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provisions of the Delaware Code, Delaware Law or any other Act to the contrary, the Judiciary may expend from unencumbered balances in Account 02-00-00-30004 for preliminary costs associated with land acquisition, planning and design related to downstate Family Court facilities in Georgetown and Dover. The expenditure of said funds shall be pursuant to Section 35 of the Fiscal Year 2016 Bond and Capital Improvements Act (SS1 for Senate Bill 160 of the 148th General Assembly) or consistent with similar language in future bond and capital improvement acts.

Section 2. Notwithstanding any other provisions of the Delaware Code, Delaware Law or any other Act to the contrary, the Judiciary, in coordination with the Division of Facilities Management, Office of Management and Budget, may expend from unencumbered balances in Account 02-02-10-20325 to make capital investments to address the long-term space needs associated with the New Castle County Courthouse, specifically related to the appraisal and purchase of property in the City of Wilmington.

Section 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of 29 Del. C. to the contrary, the Delaware Department of Transportation is hereby authorized to use Community Transportation Funds for a one-time reimbursement to the Citizens Hose Company #1, Incorporated and David C. Harrison American Legion Post #14 in the amount of $30,000.00 each for sign improvement projects.

Section 4. Amend Section 24, Chapter 78, Volume 80 of the Laws of Delaware by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by italicized double underline as follows:

Section 24. Jackson Street and H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club Clubs. Of the unencumbered balance in the prior fiscal year appropriations for the Community Redevelopment Fund, $400,000 shall be allocated for the Jackson Street Boys and Girls Club or for the H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club, or both, for renovation project projects to be administered by the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware. The Co-Chairs of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Capital Improvement Program shall determine the source of program funds to be allocated for said any renovation project under this Section. Upon transfer of funds, the any renovation project under this Section shall commence by September 15, 2015 March 15, 2016, or the funding shall revert to the Community Redevelopment Fund. Funds for the Jackson Street Boys and Girls Club or for the H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club shall not require a local match.

Approved March 03, 2016