CHAPTER 309

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 520

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE BY CODIFYING CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2002 BUDGET ACT.

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

Section 1. Amend 16 Del. C. §9902, by adding a new subsection to read as follows:

“(c) The Commission is authorized to reimburse Commission members for mileage associated with Committee responsibilities.”

Section 2. Amend 16 Del. C. §6311 by adding a new subsection (f) to read as follows:

“(f) All revenue collected under the authority of § 301(c) [42 U.S.C. § 11001] of Title III, Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), for the SARA III Program shall be distributed to the local emergency planning committees.”

Section 3. Amend 16 Del. C. §6612 by adding a new subsection to read as follows:

“(d) The Commission shall be given the authority to reimburse volunteer fire companies which incur extraordinary expenses, an amount not to exceed the amount specified in the annual appropriations act, upon request from a volunteer fire company. An extraordinary expense under the provisions of this act shall be defined as an expense for which a volunteer fire company would not normally prepare for in its company budget and is not covered by said company’s own private insurance.”

Approved June 20, 2002