OF STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.
AN ACT to provide for the distribution of Antitoxin by the State Board of Health of Delaware.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That the State Board of Health of Delaware is hereby authorized to procure and distribute Diphtheria Antitoxin to the people of the several counties of Delaware, when such person or persons are placed under quarantine for Diphtheria, and desire Diphtheria Antitoxin for the treatment thereof. The expense so incurred shall be paid by the person or persons quarantined, when able to make such payment, and when not, by the city, town or county in which he or they are quarantined. All of such Diphtheria Antitoxin thus distributed by the State Board of Health shall be furnished only after certification to the distributing agency, by the physician in attendance upon such case, and upon the forms adopted by the State Board of Health of Delaware.
Section 2. The State Board of Health of Delaware may make such rules and regulations governing the requisition and distribution of the above mentioned Diphtheria Antitoxin as they deem fit and proper, and said rules and regulations shall have the force of law.
Section 3. Any person making false certification for the securing of the above named Diphtheria Antitoxin shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a fine of not less than $5.00 nor more than $50.00, the same to be recovered before any Justice of the Peace of the State of Delaware, and from whose decision there shall be no appeal. That all fines recovered under this Act shall be paid to the Treasurer of the State, and applied to the General Fund of the State.
Section 4. That the State Board of Health shall furnish the above said Diphtheria Antitoxin, and have the same labelled "Delaware State Board of Health Diphtheria Antitoxin."
Section 5. That the sum of $1000 is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Health of Delaware for the carrying into effect the provisions of this Act, and the same is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the hands of the State Treasurer, not otherwise appropriated. The said appropriation shall be paid to the State Board of Health of Delaware, and shall be known as "Diphtheria Antitoxin Appropriation," and the State Board of Health shall keep the accounting for said appropriation as a distinct and separate account from other appropriations which they receive.