CHAPTER 300

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 295

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN GRANTS-IN-AID FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2017; SPECIFYING CERTAIN PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS AND AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2017 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 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) $885,080

(35-05-30) Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic Program Operations $8,410,073 $10,810,131

Accounting Code Services for Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities - Senior Centers

(35-14-01) 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

West Center City $103,585

Wilmington $191,157

Totals $1,438,681

STATE TOTAL $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 $20,828,628 $23,228,686

Category/Description

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

One- Times

Adult Basic Education $30,000

Claymont Community Center $30,000

DSAMH – Brandywine Counseling $270,000

Wilmington Senior Center $100,000

Camden-Wyoming Fire Company (Ladder Truck) $882

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company (Ladder Truck) $3,969

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company (Ladder Truck) $4,410

One Times Total $9,261 $430,000

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

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 $92,965

Modern Maturity Center - Meals on Wheels $50,000

Modern Maturity Center – Wellness $16,365

Modern Maturity Center – RSVP Program $6,600

Nanticoke Senior Center- Physical Fitness $4,896

Nanticoke Senior Center-Homebound $7,222

Newark Senior Center - Homebound $12,730 17,730

Roxana CHEER Senior Services-Homebound $12,730

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

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 $794,084 $810,149

Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism

African American Heritage Center of Delaware $10,000

Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism Continued

Archaeological Society of Delaware, Inc. $8,000

August Quarterly Festival $12,000

Challenge Program $20,400

Chinese American Community Center $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 $32,000

Claymont Historical Society, Inc. $7,500

Claymont Renaissance Development Corporation $68,000

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 $76,000

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 $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 African Union Church Cemetery $10,000 $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 Harrington Historical Society $16,157

Historic Red Clay Valley, Inc. $17,748

Historical Society of Delaware $130,000

Inner City Cultural League $12,200 15,000

Kent County Tourism Corporation $12,000

Lewes Historical Society $12,259 $30,000

Light Up the Queen Foundation $4,000

Marine Education. Research and Rehabilitation $5,000

Milford Historical Society $4,162

Nanticoke Indians Association $21,331

New Castle Historical Society $7,650

New Castle Separation Day $33,000

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

Old Brandywine Village $17,136

Overfalls Foundation $2,203

Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation $5,000

Redding House Foundation $5,000

Rehoboth Beach Historical Society $6,000

Rehoboth Beach Main Street $11,995

Schwartz Center for the Arts $12,500

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

Sister Cities of Wilmington $7,099

Smyrna-Clayton Heritage Association/Smyrna Opera House $6,000

Sussex County Return Day, Inc. $10,853

Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism Continued

WHYY $175,000

WSCL FM - Salisbury St. University $5,508

Total - Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism $1,575,362 $1,606,903

Disabled/Health/Labor

321 Foundation $15,000

Adult Special Education Program. Inc. $48,960

AIDS Delaware $65,000

Alzheimer's Association – Delaware Chapter $26,157

American Diabetes Association $17,136

American Lung Association $10,000 $12,000

ARC of Delaware $12,730

Autism Delaware $10,100

Best Buddies $25,000 $35,000

Delaware Association for the Blind Blindsight Delaware $57,283

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

Cancer Care Connection $5,100

Cancer Support Community $12,118

Center for Therapeutic and Educational Riding $16,034

Children & Families First - Resource Mothers $47,400

Delaware Association for Blind Athletes $7,466

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition $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 $8,000

DFRC, Inc. $23,097

Down Syndrome Association of Delaware $30,000 $35,000

Easter Seals - Delaware & Maryland Eastern Shore $160,000 $180,000

Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware $39,168

Exceptional Care for Children $51,000

Goodwill of Delaware $15,300

Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association $25,000 $37,875

Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids, Inc. $5,000

Hope Medical Clinic, Inc. $25,000

Independent Resources, Inc. $3,794

Jobs for Delaware Graduates $1,395,197

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation $30,000

Kent-Sussex Industries $80,050

Krysti Bingham Cerebral Palsy Foundation $3,000

La Red $21,680

Mancus Foundation $36,720

March of Dimes Foundation Delaware Chapter $25,000 $30,000

Mary Campbell Center $428,066 $443,066

Mental Health Association In Delaware $35,000

Ministry of Caring - Dental Office $8,078

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill NAMI-DE $94,000 $99,000

National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Delaware $17,136

One Village Alliance, Inc. $12,589

Paralyzed Veterans of America – Colonial Chapter $40,000

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 $25,000

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware $34,027

Southbridge Medical Advisory Council (HJCC) $112,118

Special Olympics Delaware $50,000 $70,000

Disabled/Health/Labor Continued

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 $10,000

Total - Disabled/Health/Labor $3,736,973 $3,816,868

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

Because We Care - after school program $63,526

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Delaware $61,000 $66,000

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

Breaking Barriers $5,000

Camp Barnes, Inc. $31,946

Cathedral Choir School of Delaware $10,000

Catholic Charities - Casa San Francisco $63,158

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

Catholic Youth Organization $15,000

Child, Inc. $138,000 $155,000

Children & Families First $540,641

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

Children of the Delaware National Guard Youth Camp $5,000

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 $44,280 $50,000

Delaware Financial Literacy Institute $18,727

Delaware Futures, Inc. $47,198

Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth $261,977

Delaware Law Related Education Center $15,300

Delaware Teen Court $7,711

Delaware Volunteer Legal Services $82,112

Delaware Wrestling Alliance, Inc. $20,000

Diamond State Classic - IAABO $17,870

Duffy’s Hope $40,000 $65,000

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

Family Counseling Center of St. Paul’s $7,000 $12,000

Fleece for Keeps, Inc. $3,000

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

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

Girls, Inc. - Project Pride $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

Family and Youth Services - Continued

Jewish Family Service of Delaware $74,000

Kind to Kids $12,500 $17,500

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

Parents Anonymous of Delaware $25,565 $30,000

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

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

Urban Youth Golf Program Association $55,570

YMCA of Delaware $106,935

Total - Family and Youth Services $4,270,499 $4,291,551

Alcohol/Drug Abuse

1212 Corporation $40,000

Addictions Coalition of Delaware, Inc. $53,720

Brandywine Counseling, Inc. $21,050 $20,504

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 $50,000

House of Pride $26,308 $13,000

Kent/Sussex County Counseling Services $12,240 $15,000

Limen House $52,510

Martin Luther King Center $45,000

Open Door, Inc. $155,888 $80,000

People's Settlement Association $38,000

SODAT $35,300

Sojourner's Place $20,000

Total- Alcohol/Drug Abuse $684,976 $524,014

Neighborhood/Community Services

A Center for Relational Living (Second Chances of Delaware) $37,000

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

Be Ready Community Development Corporation $6,800

Bellevue Community Center $224,400

Bernard and Ruth Siegel Jewish Community Center $15,130

Better Homes of Seaford, Inc. $23,460

Brandywine Community Resource Council $465,860

CAMP Rehoboth $10,000 $20,000

Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity $5,000

Civil Air Patrol-Cadet Program $12,340

Community Design Center $26,520

Community Legal Aid Society $169,172 $200,000

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 $80,464

Delaware Center for Justice $13,870

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

Delaware Crime Stoppers $20,000

Delaware Housing Coalition $38,800

Delaware Manufactured Homeowners Association $1,400

Neighborhood/Community Services - Continued

Delaware Mentor Program $19,270

Delaware Rural Water Association $15,700

Delaware Safety Council, Inc. $39,980

Delmarva Clergy In Action $7,140

Delmarva Safety Association $1,590

Dover Interfaith Housing $15,000

Faithful Friends $15,000 $25,000

Family Help, Inc. $5,000

Kent County SPCA First State Animal Center and SPCA $3,060

First State Community Action $75,000 $80,000

Food Bank of Delaware $205,620

Gateway House $5,100

Gumboro Community Center $32,800 $10,000

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 $5,000

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

Ingleside Homes, Inc. Senior Services $51,100

Inter-Neighborhood Foundation $9,280

Junior Achievement of Delaware $93,138 $103,138

Junior League of Wilmington $5,100

Kappa Mainstream Leadership $25,500

Kingswood Community Center $12,950

La Esperanza $50,000

Latin American Community Center $134,440 $150,000

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 $123,260

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

Nanticoke River Watershed Conservancy $5,000

National Veterans Assistance Coalition $20,000

NCALL Research, Inc. $44,720

Neighborhood House $77,200 $82,200

Neighborhood House/Southern New Castle County $67,400

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

People to People International $4,800

prAmere Events, Inc. $1,000

Project Reach Out $5,900

Read Aloud Delaware $219,550

Reading Assist Institute $330,000

Richardson Park Community Action $34,000

Rick Vanstory Resource Centers $1,000

River's Edge Association $49,500

Rosehill Community Center $240,640

Salvation Army- Statewide Crisis Alleviation $161,660

Service Corps of Retired Executives - SCORE $14,800

Slaughter Neck Community Action Committee $30,000 $40,000

Southern Delaware Horse Retirement $3,000

STEHM, Inc. $34,000

Sussex Community Crisis Housing Services $26,200

Neighborhood/Community Services Continued

Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research $42,800

USO Delaware Inc. $30,000 $40,000

Victims’ Voices Heard, Inc. $13,920 25,000

Way Home $33,200

West End Neighborhood House $66,080

West Side New Beginnings $3,000

YWCA Delaware – Sexual Abuse Response Center $20,000

YWCA of Delaware/Building Bridges $347,170

TOTAL - NEIGHBORHOOD/COMMUNITY SERVICES $4,910,724 $4,991,202

Total – Section 2 $15,981,879 $16,470,687

Section (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

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

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 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 $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

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 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

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 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

Frankford Volunteer Fire Company Frankford 4,536

Georgetown Fire Co. Georgetown 4,536

Greenwood Fire Co. No. 1 Greenwood 4,536

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 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

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

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 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

Frederica Fire Co. Frederica 5,292

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 5,292

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

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 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

Greenwood Fire Co. No. 1 Greenwood 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 $195,804

(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

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 $40,996

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 40,996

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 40,996

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 40,996

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

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 40,996

Dover Fire Department Dover 40,996

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 40,996

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 40,996

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 40,996

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 40,996

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 40,996

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 40,996

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 40,996

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 40,996

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 40,996

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

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 40,996

Sussex County

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

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

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 40,996

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 40,996

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 40,996

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 40,996

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 40,996

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 40,996

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 40,996

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

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 40,996

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 40,996

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 40,996

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 40,996

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 40,996

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 40,996

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 40,996

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 40,996

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

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

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 40,996

TOTAL $1,598,844

(2) For Fiscal Year 20162017 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 20142015 versus Calendar Year 20132014. 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 $5,889,906

Section (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 $53,184

   

(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 $305,287

Section 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;

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;

1. Attend one mandatory workshop; and

1. Submit an online application no later than December 1, 2016 or Senior Centers by March 1, 2017.

Section (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 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. During Fiscal Year 2016 the fiscal year, the Joint Finance Chairs and the Office of the Controller General shall conduct random, in depth assessments of agencies outlined in Section 2 of this Act. Said assessments shall include, but not be limited to, a review of the agency’s performance measures, program evaluation metrics, site visits, and meetings with agency Executive Directors and Board of Directors.

Section 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 2016 and 2017 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 29 Del. C. §6505(d) provides that monies appropriated for Grants-in-Aid in each Fiscal Year 2016 shall be paid in quarterly installments. For each Fiscal Year 2016 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) Owes Unemployment Insurance Taxes or Workers Compensation Taxes to the Department of Labor;

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

e (f) Agency is no longer in operation; and

(g) 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 (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 each Fiscal Year 2016:

(i) 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) 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 20172018.

Section It is the intent of the Joint Finance Committee to review the FY 2017 all 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.

Section 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 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 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 (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, 2016 2017 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, 2016 2017 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 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 (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 2016 2017 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

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 each Fiscal Year 2016 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 each Fiscal Year 2016.

(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 each Fiscal Year 2016.

(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 each Fiscal Year 2016.

Section Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Delaware State Fair. Of that amount, $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 each Fiscal Year 2015. The remainder of the appropriation shall be paid in quarterly allotments, as provided in Chapter 65, §6505 of Title 29, Delaware Code.

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

Section 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 For Fiscal Year 20162017, 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, 20162017.

Section 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 Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association. It is the intent of the General Assembly that these funds shall only support Delaware residents.

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

Section 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 Amend the Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Act of the 148th General Assembly (Senate Bill 285) by inserting a new Section 193 and by making insertions as shown by underlining and deletions as shown by strike through as follows:

Section 193. (a) Section 1 of this Act appropriates $2,225.0 to the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families, Prevention and Behavioral Health Services, Prevention/Early Intervention (37-04-20), for the purpose of providing statewide after-school programs focused on youth violence, and child suicide prevention and evidence-based summer reading instruction for students who are not beginning to read by age seven. Of this amount, up to $500.0 shall be allocated for the annual provision of regional evidence-based summer reading instructions for students who are not beginning to read by age seven. Any unallocated amount can be used for the purpose of after-school programs focused on youth violence and child suicide prevention. The Secretary of the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, supported by the Criminal Justice Council, may work with the Department of Education to determine allocation of said funding.

(b) Section 1 of this Act appropriates funds to the Department of Children, Youth and Their -Families, Prevention and Behavioral Health Services, Prevention/Early Intervention (37-04-20) in Middle School Behavioral Health for in school behavioral health services. Of this amount, $45.0 shall be allocated to the Mental Health Association for related consultation services. An annual report to the Joint Finance Committee, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and the Controller General by May 1 of each year, which will include but not be limited to the number of clients served and related expenditures.

Section To reduce State transportation costs and provide new mobility options for Delawareans, the general Assembly directs the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to explore implementing a program that would reallocate State spending on transportation supporting the paratransit program toward the purchase and operation of accessible and energy efficient taxi-style vehicles. This effort shall include designing and administering a Request for Information (RFI) for operating and managing a safe, affordable and reliable taxi-style service for paratransit customers, and populations who cannot drive. Responses to the RFI should address the cost and potential use of alternative fuel vehicles in providing this service. As part of the RFI, respondents will be asked to specify a measurable and time-sensitive goal for providing a substantial percentage of paratransit trips with this new service. All viable proposals must maintain compliance with existing eligibility standards for paratransit service in Delaware. The Secretary of the Department of Transportation will submit a draft RFI and progress report to the co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee and the Controller General by November 1, 20152016. A final RFI shall be issued by February 1, 20162017.

Section The International Baccalaureate Program at the John Dickinson High School in the Red Clay Consolidated School District, currently serving grades 9-12, and being expanded to a middle school program for grades 6-8, shall classify as a magnet program.

Section 34. This Act appropriates $75,000 to the Boys and Girls Club – Hedgeville/Browntown Communities Summer Program. Programming shall focus on three general areas of need for the community as follows 1) academic and artistic enrichment programming, 2) sports programming, and 3) job training/career development opportunities. Operating hours for this program shall be weekdays from approximately 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. for approximately six to eight weeks. Approximately 100 youth, including pre-teens and teens will be served.

Section 35. Section 2 of this Act appropriates $270,000 to the Department of Health and Social Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Substance Abuse (35-06-40) for Brandywine Counseling and Community Services, Inc. These funds shall be used to move Brandywine Counseling and Community Services’ methadone program from its current location on Lancaster Avenue to a new facility such as the one identified by the Department and Brandywine Counseling on Cherry Lane.

Section 36. Amend the Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Act of the 148th General Assembly (Senate Bill 285) by inserting a new Section 153 and by making insertions as shown by underlining and deletions as shown by strike through as follows:

Section 153. (a) Section 1 of this Act appropriates funds to the Department of Health and Social Services, Public Health, Community Health (35-05-20) for a sickle cell treatment center. An annual report is due to the Joint Finance Committee, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Director of Public Health and the Controller General by May 1 of each year, which will include but not be limited to the number of clients served, estimated savings and all financial statements.

(b) Any contracts for a sickle cell treatment center are required to demonstrate a payroll and accounting process and/or the employment of a payroll and accounting agent.

Section 37. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of 18 Del. C. C. 69, funds totaling $180,000 shall be allocated from the captive insurance regulatory and supervision fund to the Department of Health and Social Services, Administration, Office of the Secretary (35-01-10) for the Delaware Institute of Dental Education and Research (DIDER). This amount shall provide assistance to existing students and shall be allocated as follows:

Temple University School of Dentistry $ 162,500

Loan Repayment Program $ 17,500

(b) Of the allocation identified above, $17,500 shall be used to recruit and retain dentists and other practitioners eligible under the loan repayment program.

(c) $162,500 of the allocation identified above shall be used to support 13 dental slots at the Temple University School of Dentistry.

(d) Any loan or scholarship program developed by the DIDER Board shall be repaid under terms and conditions coordinated with the Delaware Higher Education Commission, who shall be responsible for monitoring and enforcement. In designing either a scholarship or loan program, the DIDER Board shall consider the need to assure that there is a continuing supply of dentists for Delaware. Scholarships, loans and loan repayment programs shall be approved by the Delaware Health Care Commission, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Controller General.

Section 38. The General Assembly directs the Department of Health and Social Services, Office of the Secretary, Health Care Commission to require DIDER loan repayment recipients to agree to provide preventive dental care to eligible clients of the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services. The Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services shall work with the DIDER board to determine eligibility and the number of clients to be served.

Section 39. Notwithstanding the provisions of 18 Del. C. C. 69, funds totaling $1,578,605 shall be allocated from the captive insurance regulatory and supervision fund to the Department of Health and Social Services, Administration, Office of the Secretary (35-01-10) for the Delaware Institute of Medical Education and Research (DIMER). This amount shall provide assistance to existing students and shall be allocated as follows:

Sidney Kimmel Medical College $ 850,000

Philadelphia School of Osteopathic Medicine $ 250,000

Loan Repayment $ 198,405

Tuition Assistance $ 280,200

Any changes in this allocation must receive prior approval from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Controller General.

Any loan or scholarship program developed by the DIMER Board will be repaid under terms and conditions that will be coordinated with the Delaware Higher Education Commission, who shall be responsible for monitoring and enforcement. In designing either a scholarship or loan program, the DIMER Board will consider the need to assure that there is a continuing supply of physicians for Delaware. The loan repayment allocation of $198,405 shall be used to recruit physicians or other practitioners eligible under the loan repayment program and to recruit and retain practitioners in underserved areas of Delaware. Recruitment tools include, but are not limited to, loan repayment programs. Scholarships, loans and loan repayment programs will be approved by the Delaware Health Care Commission, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Controller General.

Section 40. Notwithstanding the provisions of 18 Del. C. C. 69, funds totaling $186,600 shall be allocated from the captive insurance regulatory and supervision fund to Higher Education, Delaware Institute of Veterinary Medical Education (DIVME) (90-07-01). Notwithstanding current laws of Delaware relating to the DIVME program, these funds shall be used to provide tuition support for five existing Delaware residents studying at the veterinary medicine program at the University of Georgia and one existing Delaware residents studying at the veterinary medicine program at Oklahoma State University.

Section 41. The University of Delaware is directed to convene a working group to outline the feasibility of establishing a Division I intercollegiate wrestling program, on its Newark campus, and submit its findings to the Joint Finance Committee, House Education Committee and Senate Education Committee no later than February 1, 2017. The working group shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

1. Executive Director of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA);

2. Director of Athletics at the University of Delaware, or designee;

3. A high school wrestling coach from each respective county representing public high schools;

4. A director of athletics from one district in each county appointed by the Chief School Officers Association;

5. The Director of the Economic Development Office, or designee;

6. The Controller General, or designee;

7. The Director of Office of Management and Budget, or designee;

8. A representative from the National Wrestling Coaches Association;

9. A member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House; and

10. A member of the Senate appointed by the President Pro Tempore.

The working group’s feasibility study shall include, but not be limited to, the landscape of high school wrestling in Delaware including where resident high school wrestlers attend college to continue wrestling, start-up costs associated with initiating a Division I wrestling program, projected ongoing costs with a wrestling program including the impact on female athletics at the University, and the potential for the University of Delaware hosting state high school wrestling tournaments and regional collegiate wrestling tournaments.

Section 42. Amend Section 31 of the Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Act of the 148th General Assembly (Senate Bill 285) by making deletions as shown by strikethrough and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

Section 31. Recognizing that the State has assumed programs that were once funded by the Counties, the General Assembly hereby establishes the State/County Finance and Revenue Committee. The Committee shall suggest efficiencies, improvements and cost savings to the State, including but not limited to, the Realty Transfer Tax, the Register of Wills, and the operations and training associated with the County Paramedics Program. The Committee shall include the following membership:

a. One public member appointed by the Co-Chairs of the Joint Finance Committee who shall serve as Chair;

b. Two members appointed by the Speaker of the House with one member from each caucus;

c. Two members appointed by the President Pro Tempore with one member from each caucus;

d. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget or their designee;

e. The Secretary of Finance or their designee;

f. The Controller General or their designee;

g. The County Executive of New Castle County or their designee;

h. The County Administrators for Kent and Sussex County or their designees; and

i. A representative of the League of Local Governments; and

j. A representative of the Delaware Association of Counties.

Staff assistance shall be provided by the Office of Management and Budget and the Controller General’s Office. The Committee shall recommend appropriate funding and policy changes to the General Assembly and the Office of the Governor by January 15, 2017.

Section 43. Amend Section 8 (j)(3)(i) of the Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Act of the 148th General Assembly (Senate Bill 285) by making deletions as shown by strikethrough and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

(3) To the extent or where an employee is covered by a collective bargaining agreement pursuant to 19 Del. C. § 1311A, the terms and conditions in said agreement shall supersede this subsection.

(i) Department of Transportation personnel responding to weather-related emergencies and who are not subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act shall be entitled to receive compensation at one-and-one-half times their normal rate of pay for all overtime services performed beyond 40 hours per week. This shall apply to employees classified through the Area Supervisor II level and the District Maintenance Superintendent position. All additional personnel assigned to assist the area yards during weather-related emergencies and who are above the level of Area Supervisor II shall be entitled to receive compensation at their straight time rate of pay for all overtime services performed beyond the normal work week.

Section 44. The pay plans in effect as of June 30, 2016, shall remain in effect through September 30, 2016, for all Merit and Merit comparable employees, including Delaware Technical and Community College employees under Plan B, education employees under 14 Del. C. c. 13 and Delaware Technical and Community College employees under Plans A and D. Selective Market Variation pay ranges in effect as of June 30, 2016, shall remain in effect through September 30, 2016. The salary matrix amounts in effect as of June 30, 2016, shall remain in effect through September 30, 2016, for Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control employees under the competency-based pay plan, attorneys covered under the Attorney Pay Plan in the Office of the Attorney General and Office of Defense Services, employees under the Capitol Police matrix, and employees under the Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement matrix, employees under the Probation and Parole matrix. Line item salaries in effect as of June 30, 2016, shall remain in effect through September 30, 2016. Notwithstanding this section, effective July 1, 2016, the line item salary for (02-18-05) Child Advocate shall be $119,264; the line item salary for (45-06-00) Superintendent - State Police shall be $172,157; and the line item salary for (45-06-00) Assistant Superintendent - State Police shall be $157, 942.

Effective October 1, 2016, for all such employees, pay plans, line item salaries, Selective Market Variation pay ranges and salary matrix amounts shall be paid in accordance with Section 8 and Section 10 of the Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Act. Steps shall remain effective July 1, 2016, for all eligible employees, with the exception of Department of Education employees. Notwithstanding this section, the collective bargaining agreements for the Uniformed State Police, Communication Workers of America and other agreements pursuant to 19 Del. C. § 1311A(b) shall remain in effect.

Section 45. (a) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, any sums remaining in any 2016 appropriation line for the General Assembly – House (01-01-01), General Assembly – Senate (01-02-01), Commission on Interstate Cooperation (01-05-01), Research (01-08-01), Office of the Controller General (01-08-02), Code Revisors (01-08-03) and Commission on Uniform State Laws (01-08-06) shall become a continuing appropriation and not be subject to reversion until June 30, 2017.

(b) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, any sums in Fiscal Year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 or 2016 School Improvement Funds (appropriation 05244) and Priority School Funds (appropriations 05292, 05293 or 05294) shall become a continuing appropriation in each local school district and charter school and not be subject to reversion until June 30, 2017.

Section 46. Unencumbered balances in Other Elective, State Treasurer, (12-05-04) 08008 and 08010 shall not revert on June 30, 2016. The remaining one-time funds will be used as follows:
1. Boys and Girls Club $75,000

2. Veterans of Foreign Wars $54,835

Section. 47. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Overtime Final Rule will take effect on December 1, 2016. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to implement the rule.

Section 48. Section 1 of the Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Act of the 148th General Assembly (Senate Bill 285) appropriates $30,000 in Contractual Services, Health and Social Services, Administration, Management Services (35-01-02) shall be allocated to Partners for Peace.

Section 49. Notwithstanding the provisions of any state law to the contrary, the Red Clay Consolidated School District is authorized to utilize state transportation dollars to fund students traveling from routes to and from the Brandywine Springs (6-8) program.

Approved July 01, 2016