CHAPTER 111

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 302

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN GRANTS-IN-AID FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2004; SPECIFYING CERTAIN PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2004 APPROPRIATIONS ACT; AND AMENDING CERTAIN PERTINENT STATUTORY PROVISIONS.

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

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

Adolescent Program $ 688,977

(35-05-30) Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic Program Operations $ 10,255,657

Accounting Code Organization/Description Amount

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

Senior Center

Absolom Jones Senior Center $ 181,150

Brandywine Senior Center 210,179

Bridgeville Senior Center 114,335

Cape Henlopen Senior Center 176,670

Chesapeake and Delaware Senior Center 123,749

Clarence Fraim Senior Center of Delaware, Inc. 173,684

Claymore Senior Center 208,256

Cornerstone Senior & Elder Care Center, Inc. 97,920

DeLaWarr Senior Center 211,179

Frederica Adult Center, Inc. 167,663

Georgetown CHEER Center 74,020

Graham Senior Center., Inc. 110,929

Greenwood CHEER Senior Center 84,811

Harrington Senior Center, Inc. 97,679

Harvest Years Senior Center, Inc. 85,655

Howard J. Weston Community & Senior Center, Inc. 342,877

Huling Cove CHEER Center 163,899

Indian River Senior Center, Inc. 137,428

Jewish Community Center, Senior Center 108,948

Jimmy Jenkins Senior Center 89,806

Laurel Senior Center, Inc. 204,528

Lewes Senior Citizens Center, Inc. 75,603

Lillian Smith Senior Center 65,528

Los Abuelos Center 52,535

M.O.T. Senior Citizen Center, Inc. 210,444

Mamie A. Warren Maturity Center, Inc. 165,706

Mid-County Senior Center, Inc. 212,177

Milford Senior Center, Inc. 151,438

The Modern Maturity Center, Inc. 354,667

Nanticoke Senior Center, Inc. 178,533

New Castle Senior Center 126,222

Newark Senior Center, Inc. 281,138

Oak Grove Senior Center, Inc. 207,315

Oak Orchard CHEER Center 112,567

Ocean View Leisure Center 82,281

Peoples Settlement - Senior Citizens Program 77,450

Roxana CHEER Senior Center 84,811

St. Anthony's Senior Center 134,153

St. Patrick's Center, Inc. 138,753

St. Peter's Adult Center, Inc. 109,973

The Salvation Army Senior Center 81,427

Sellers Senior Center, Inc. 136,182

Slaughter Neck CHEER Center 84,811

South Wilmington Senior Adult Center 44,707

West Center City Adult Center, Inc. 95,571

Wilmington Senior Center, Inc. 174,630

Total – Senior Centers $ 6,603,987

Department of Safety and Homeland Security

(45-01-01) Office of Secretary - Administration

Local Police Coordination 67,700

Aid to Local Law Enforcement 850,000

Total - Department of Safety and Homeland Security $ 917,700

TOTAL - Section 1 $18,466,321

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

Category/Description Amount

One-Time Items:

AFRAM –African American Festival $ 3,000

Bowers Beach Fire Company – aerial truck 2,869

Claymont Christmas Parade 2,000

Darley Society – Dickens at Christmas 6,000

Delaware Blind Athletes 2,500

First State Critical Incident Stress Management Conference 2,000

Friends of the Milford Museum 6,000

Harrington Fire Company – aerial truck 2,459

Arthritis Foundation Senior Swim 2,000

Sussex County Animal Association 3,400

Total - One-Time Items $32,228

Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism

Afro-American Historical Society of DE, Inc. $ 30,090

Associated Community Talents 23,400

Challenge Prog. -Kalmar Nyckel 29,250

Cityfest, Inc. 5,000

Claymont Historical Society, Inc. 9,500

DE Academy of Science--Iron Hill 20,055

DE Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame 8,500

Delaware Agricultural Museum 48,000

Delaware Center for Horticulture 35,000

Delaware Children's Museum 18,000

Delaware City Day Committee 32,100

Delaware Greenways, Inc. 36,000

Delaware Humanities Council 59,160

Delaware Museum of Natural History 16,000

Delaware Nature Society, Inc. 43,260

Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame, Inc 12,000

Delaware State Fair 160,650

Delaware State Police Museum, Inc. 27,500

Duck Creek Historical Society 12,500

First Night Dover, Inc. 12,339

First Night Wilmington, Inc. 15,000

Fort Delaware Society 17,000

Friends of the Claymont Stone School 20,000

Friends Society of Brandywine Park 21,000

Georgetown Historical Society 18,564

Greater Brandywine Village Revitalization 5,600

Greater Harrington Historical Society 21,330

Harrington Parks & Recreation Comm. 12,000

Historic Red Clay Valley, Inc. 21,420

Historical Society of Delaware 85,000

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation 15,500

Milford Historical Society 5,387

Miss Delaware Scholarship Pageant 10,000

Nanticoke Indian Association 16,000

New Castle Historical Society 8,320

New Castle--Separation Day 27,000

New Sweden Center--Kalmar Nyckel 12,000

Old Brandywine Village 11,000

Preservation Delaware 15,000

Preservation Delaware – Revolving Fund 15,000

Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation 8,000

Seaford Historical Society, Inc./Seaford Museum 9,000

Sister Cities of Wilmington 10,000

Smyrna-Clayton Heritage Association 9,000

Sussex County Return Day, Inc. 11,000

WHYY 604,079

WSCL FM Salisbury St. University 20,400

Total - Arts/Historical/Cultural/Tourism $1,681,904

Aging - Other

Boys & Girls Club – Elder Swim $ 87,360

Catholic Charities/HERO 49,868

Creative Grandparenting, Inc. 35,000

Creative Grandparenting - Summer of Respect 110,000

Delaware Senior Olympics 37,000

Generations Home Care-Geriatrics 170,640

Georgetown CHEER Senior Services-Homebound 7,644

Graham Senior Center-Art for Life 2,500

Graham Senior Center-Fit for Life 15,600

Greenwood CHEER Senior Service-Homebound 7,644

Harvest Years Senior Center 13,104

Meals on Wheels Delaware 7,500

Meals on Wheels of Lewes and Rehoboth 60,060

Modern Maturity Center, Inc. - Meals on Wheels 36,400

Modern Maturity Center, Inc. - Wellness 5,000

Nanticoke Senior Center-Homebound Meals 7,644

Nanticoke Senior Center-Physical Fitness 5,734

Newark Senior Center 13,104

Oak Orchard CHEER Senior Services-Homebound 13,104

Roxana CHEER Senior Services-Homebound 13,104

Slaughter Neck CHEER Senior Services-Homebound 13,104

St. Anthony's Community Center, Inc. 52,000

St. Patrick's Center--Grocery Distribution 10,000

Sussex County Senior Services - Home Services 60,060

Sussex County Senior Services – CHEER Mobile Mini Market 14,360

Sussex County Senior Services - Community Center 75,000

Sussex County Senior Services - Fitness Program 15,600

Total - Aging - Other $938,134

Handicapped/Health/Labor

AIDS Delaware $ 18,000

Adult Special Education Program. Inc. 65,675

AHEDD, Inc.--Dover/Wilmington 64,670

Alliance for the Mentally Ill 77,680

American Cancer Society 44,720

American Diabetes Assoc. 20,000

Arthritis Foundation 32,000

Assoc. for Rights of Citizens with Mental Retardation 14,560

Brain Injury Association of Delaware, Inc. 9,275

Cancer Care Connection 5,000

Career Exploration Program 50,450

Center for Community Education 8,880

Communities Outreach and Prevention Education 5,460

Communities Outreach and Prevention Education - AIDS Prevention 1,000

Connections CSP, Inc 5,740

DE Association for Blind Athletes 8,430

Delaware Association for the Blind 65,360

Delaware Association of Rehabilitation Facilities 3,120

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition 21,500

DE Breast Cancer Coalition - Dover Center 6,540

Delaware Cancer Pain Initiative, Inc. 10,000

Delaware Chapter Alzheimer's Assn. 19,000

Delaware Elwyn Inc 30,000

Delaware Foundation for Retarded Children 15,000

Delaware HIV Consortium 4,370

Delaware Hospice, Inc. 215,000

DE/MD Paralyzed Veterans, Inc. 46,800

Delaware Special Olympics 32,000

Easter Seals - DE & MD Eastern Shore 125,000

Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware 40,000

First State Project With Industry 3,020

Goodwill Industries of Delaware 9,830

Independent Resources, Inc. 2,860

Institute for Dev. of Human Resources 24,000

Jobs for Delaware Graduates 260,000

Kent-Sussex Industries 90,480

Kinfolk Limited 5,000

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Patient Financial Aid 5,000

Mancus Foundation 50,000

Mary Campbell Center 141,000

Mental Health Association In Delaware 27,770

Ministry of Caring - Dental Office 6,000

National Multiple Sclerosis Society of DE 20,000

Opportunity Center, Inc. 20,000

Parent Information Center of Delaware 9,290

Perinatal Association, Inc. 26,000

Planned Parenthood of DE 10,000

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware 40,000

St. Francis Foundation 7,000

W.E. Tobin Foundation for the Visually Impaired, Inc. 15,000

VSA Arts of DE 1,000

Wellness Community--Delaware 13,760

Westside Health, Inc.--DE Nursing Centers, Inc. 34,400

Westside Health, Inc.--Dental Health 6,500

Wilmington Employment Corps 5,720

Total - Handicapped/Health/Labor $ 1,898,860

Family and Youth Services

Residential Treatment

Aid In Dover, Inc. $ 84,000

Children's Home, Inc. 65,444

Diamond State Youth 134,644

Diamond State Youth - Avalon 5,000

Home for Aged Women--Gilpin Hall 28,000

Independent Living – CareLink Community Support Services 126,776

Independent Living - Outpatient 5,200

Shepherd Place 45,720

Other

Because We Care $ 63,400

Because We Care Residential Facility 6,787

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Delaware 66,525

Boy Scouts of America, Delmarva Council 6,240

Boy Scouts of America, Sussex Council 3,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, Inc. 125,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, Inc. 295,000

Boys & Girls Clubs - Building Safer Communities 13,000

Bridgeville Community Action, Inc. 4,440

Camp Barnes, Inc 38,000

Catholic Youth –Organization - Youth Guidance 23,849

Child, Inc. 132,000

Children & Families First 554,000

Christina Educational Endowment 5,200

Delaware Children's Trust Fund 17,887

Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children & Families 4,160

Delaware Futures, Inc. 2,080

Delaware Guidance Service for Child. & Youth 228,800

DE Law Related Education Center 18,720

Delaware Parents Association 22,823

Delaware Volunteer Legal Services 47,800

Diamond State Classic 20,800

Dover Community YMCA 36,118

Family & Workplace (Child Care) Connection 180,000

Grassroots Citizens for Children 10,400

Harrison House Community Programs. Inc. 15,000

Interfaith Housing Delaware, Inc. 21,500

Jewish Family Service of Delaware 56,625

Lenape Indian Tribe of DE 12,000

LPGA Urban Youth Golf Program 68,000

Lutheran Community Services, Inc. 14,791

Lutheran Community Services, Inc.--Life Food Pantries 5,200

NCALL Research, Inc 49,600

New Hope Recreation and Development Center 12,940

Northern Delaware Youth for Christ 14,332

P A L of Delaware 62,400

P A L of Wilmington 5,000

People’s Place II 138,000

Prevent Child Abuse DE 53,399

Slam Dunk to the Beach 78,000

S.O.A.R., Inc. 20,800

Supporting K.I.D.D.S. 19,500

United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. 93,000

Volunteers for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention 15,600

Young Life Campaign 3,120

Total - Family and Youth Services $3,179,620

Alcohol/Drug Abuse

1212 Program $ 44,500

Addictions Coalition of Delaware, Inc. 50,000

ANKH, Inc. 26,000

Brandywine Counseling, Inc. 24,000

Catholic Charities - Substance Abuse Services 52,000

City of Dover – Substance Abuse 32,000

Delaware Assoc. for Children of Alcoholics 52,000

Hogar Crea International 12,000

House of Pride 30,000

Kent/Sussex County Counseling Services 14,000

Limen House 60,000

New Castle County Community Partnership, Inc. 12,000

Open Door, Inc 184,915

People's Settlement Assoc. 40,000

SODAT 42,000

Sojourners' Place, Inc. 47,750

YMCA Resource Center, Inc. 72,072

Total - Alcohol/Drug Abuse $795,237

Neighborhood/Community Services

American Red Cross--Emergency/Disaster Services $ 58,000

American Red Cross--Health & Safety 13,000

American Red Cross--Military/Social Services 12,875

American Red Cross--Transportation 18,000

American Red Cross--Youth Disaster Education 10,000

Better Homes of Seaford, Inc 26,000

Brandywine Comm. Resource Council 343,000

Browntown Community Center 8,000

Cab Calloway Foundation 18,035

Canis Lupis Wolf Foundation 1,000

Casa San Francisco 77,250

Churches Take a Corner 4,000

Churches Take a Corner-Back on Track 3,000

Churches Take a Corner- Restoration Through Spiritual Development 3,000

Civil Air Patrol--Cadet Program 24,000

Community Design Center 23,712

Community Legal Aid Society 142,000

CONTACT--Delaware 101,070

CONTACT - DE - SSAAV 11,000

Delaware Aerospace Education Foundation 17,500

Neighborhood/Community Services (continued)

Delaware Center for Justice 16,000

Delaware Chapter--People to People International 6,000

Delaware City--Riverfront Youth Center 33,000

Delaware Coalition for Literacy 7,500

Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council, Inc. 8,000

Delaware Crime Stoppers 21,700

Delaware Housing Coalition 35,000

Delaware Humane Association, Inc. 15,038

Delaware Mentor Program 22,000

DE Rural Water Association 15,000

DE Rural Water Association - Transient Water 3,000

Delaware Safe Kids Coalition 10,000

Delaware Safety Council, Inc. 51,500

Delaware Wrestling Alliance, Inc. 32,700

Delmarva Clergy in Action 8,200

Delmarva Rural Ministries, Inc. 40,273

Delmarva Rural Ministries, Inc - Kent Co. Health Ctr. 18,000

Dover Housing Development 7,000

Eastlawn Area Human Center, Inc. 79,500

Eastside Citizens, Inc. 31,500

Edgemoor Community Center, Inc. 267,000

Elizabeth W. Murphy School, Inc. 19,500

Elsmere Recreation Inc 204,455

F.A.I.T.H. Center 2,000

First Call for Help, Inc. 5,000

First State Community Action 62,000

First State Community Loan Fund 10,000

First State Resource Conservation & Dev. Council 39,000

Food Bank of DE 203,000

Food Bank of DE--Kent/Sussex Counties 32,000

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Inc. 49,000

Girls, Inc. Youth Development Center 161,000

Girls, Inc. - Jump Start 43,410

Girls, Inc - Project Pride 56,650

Gumboro Community Center 17,000

Hilltop Lutheran Neighborhood Center 123,000

Hockessin Community Center 113,300

Home of the Brave Foundation 8,500

Home of Divine Providence 61,500

Homeward Bound, Inc. 78,589

Housing Opportunity of Northern DE Inc 10,000

Ingleside Homes, Inc. Care Center 19,500

Ingleside Homes, Inc. Care Van 40,000

Interfaith Mission of Sussex County, Inc. 25,750

Inter-Neighborhood Foundation 10,500

Jewish Community Center 18,000

Junior Achievement of Delaware 48,000

Kingswood Community Center 12,000

Knollwood Civic Association, Inc. 33,368

La Esperanza, Inc. 20,000

Latin American Community Center 66,300

Literacy Volunteers of America/Wilmington Library 7,140

Methodist Action Program 53,581

Milford Housing Development Corporation 21,012

Ministry of Caring--Emmanuel Dining Room 85,099

Ministry of Caring--Frances Norton Community Center 15,000

Ministry of Caring--House of Joseph 52,215

Ministry of Caring--House of Joseph II 23,849

Ministry of Caring--I 87,620

Ministry of Caring--II & III 86,254

Ministry of Caring--Job Placement 32,884

Nature Conservancy 10,000

Neighborhood House 91,402

Neighborhood House/M O T Community Action 93,840

New Castle County Crisis Pregnancy Center - 39,398

O.A.Herring Community Services. 102,171

Project Reachout 8,160

Reading Assist Institute 20,000

Richardson Park Community Action 35,000

River's Edge Association 124,496

Rosehill Community Center 264,600

Salvation Army- Booth Social Service Center 133,875

Salvation Army--Kent County 46,275

Salvation Army--Sussex County 8,160

SBM Housing/Gateway House 5,100

Science, Math & Technology Alliance of Delaware, Inc. 27,311

Seamen's Center, Inc. of Wilmington 10,043

Slaughter Neck Community Action Committee 50,000

Southbridge Med. Adv. Council (HJCC) 131,871

Southern Delaware Horse Retirement Assoc. Inc. 3,570

STEHM, Inc. 21,420

Sussex Community Crisis Housing Services 34,700

Sussex Family YMCA 31,256

Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research 40,800

Urban Environmental Center, Inc. 4,080

USO Delaware Inc. 10,914

West End Neighborhood House 60,180

Whatcoat Social Service Agency 87,700

YWCA of New Castle County 314,150

Total - Neighborhood/Community Services $5,509,801

TOTAL - Section 2 $14,035,784

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 $ 24,088

Belvedere Volunteer Fire Company Belvedere 24,088

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co. No. 1 Bellefonte 24,088

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 24,088

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 24,088

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 24,088

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 24,088

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 24,088

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 24,088

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 24,088

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 24,088

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 24,088

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 24,088

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 24,088

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 24,088

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 24,088

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 24,088

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 24,088

Townsend Fire Co., Inc. Townsend 24,088

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 24,088

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 24,088

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers $ 24,088

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 24,088

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 24,088

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 24,088

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 24,088

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 24,088

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 24,088

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 24,088

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 24,088

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 24,088

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 24,088

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 24,088

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 24,088

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 24,088

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 24,088

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 24,088

Robbins Hose Co. (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 24,088

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 24,088

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 24,088

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 24,088

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 24,088

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 24,088

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 24,088

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 24,088

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 24,088

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 24,088

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 24,088

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 24,088

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 24,088

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 24,088

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 24,088

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 24,088

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 24,088

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 24,088

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 24,088

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 24,088

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 24,088

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 24,088

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 24,088

TOTAL $1,445,280

(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:

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $ 3,300

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 3,300

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 3,300

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers 3,300

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co., No. 1 Bellefonte 3,300

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 3,300

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 3,300

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 3,300

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 3,300

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 3,300

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 3,300

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 3,300

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 3,300

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 3,300

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 3,300

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 3,300

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 3,300

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 3,300

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 Frankford 3,300

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 3,300

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 3,300

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 3,300

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 3,300

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 3,300

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 3,300

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 3,300

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 3,300

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 3,300

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 3,300

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 3,300

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 3,300

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 3,300

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 3,300

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 3,300

Millville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Millville 3,300

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 3,300

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 3,300

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 3,300

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 3,300

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co. Port Penn 3,300

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 3,300

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 3,300

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 3,300

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 3,300

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 3,300

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 3,300

Townsend Fire Company, Inc. Townsend 3,300

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 3,300

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 3,300

TOTAL $161,700

(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:

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Newark $ 3,300

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach 3,300

Blades Volunteer Fire Co. Blades 3,300

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers 3,300

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co. No. 1 Bellefonte 3,300

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 3,300

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 3,300

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 3,300

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 3,300

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 3,300

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 3,300

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 3,300

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 3,300

Cranston Heights Fire Co. Cranston Heights 3,300

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 3,300

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 3,300

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 3,300

Robbins Hose Co. (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 3,300

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 3,300

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 3,300

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 3,300

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 3,300

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 3,300

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 3,300

Georgetown Fire Co. Georgetown 3,300

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 3,300

Greenwood Fire Co. No. 1 Greenwood 3,300

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 3,300

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 3,300

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 3,300

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 3,300

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 3,300

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 3,300

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 3,300

Laurel Fire Dept., Inc. Laurel 3,300

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 3,300

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 3,300

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 3,300

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 3,300

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co. Marydel 3,300

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 3,300

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 3,300

Millville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Millville 3,300

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 3,300

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquadale 3,300

Minquas Fire Co. No. 1 Newport 3,300

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 3,300

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 3,300

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 3,300

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 3,300

Seaford Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. Seaford 3,300

Selbyville Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 3,300

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 3,300

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 3,300

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 3,300

Townsend Fire Co., Inc. Townsend 3,300

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 3,300

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 3,300

TOTAL $191,400

(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 $ 4,919

Brandywine Hundred Fire Co., No. 1 Bellefonte 4,919

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 4,919

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 4,919

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 4,919

Elsmere Fire Co. Elsmere 4,919

Five Points Fire Co. No. 1 Richardson Park 4,919

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 4,919

Hockessin Fire Co. Hockessin 4,919

Mill Creek Fire Co. Marshallton 4,919

Talleyville Fire Co., Inc. Talleyville 4,919

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Middletown 4,919

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co. Wilmington Manor 4,919

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co. Bowers $ 4,919

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 4,919

Citizens' Hose Co., No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 4,919

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 4,919

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Hartly 4,919

Robbins Hose Co., (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 4,919

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 4,919

Delmar Fire Department, Inc. Delmar 4,919

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 4,919

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 4,919

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 4,919

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 4,919

Milton Volunteer Fire Co, Inc. Milton 4,919

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Rehoboth Beach 4,919

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 4,919

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 4,919

TOTAL $142,651

(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:

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 2,982

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 2,982

Delaware City Fire Co. Delaware City 2,982

Goodwill Fire Co. No. 1 New Castle 2,982

Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Holloway Terrace 2,982

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 2,982

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 2,982

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 2,982

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 2,982

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 2,982

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 2,982

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 2,982

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Port Penn 2,982

Rehoboth Volunteer Fire Co., Inc Rehoboth 2,982

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 2,982

Seaford Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Seaford 2,982

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 2,982

TOTAL $50,694

(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. $ 168,616

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

training of personnel in the techniques of extinguishing

high-rise fires throughout the City of Wilmington. $ 9,838

(iii) The maintenance and operation of rescue boats in the

public service. $ 2,982

TOTAL $ 181,436

(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:

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 31,592

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 31,592

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Bowers 31,592

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 31,592

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 31,592

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 31,592

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 31,592

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 31,592

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 31,592

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 31,592

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 31,592

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 31,592

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 31,592

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 31,592

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 31,592

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 31,592

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 31,592

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 31,592

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 31,592

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 31,592

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 31,592

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 31,592

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 31,592

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 31,592

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 31,592

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 31,592

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 31,592

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 31,592

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 31,592

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 31,592

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 31,592

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 31,592

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 31,592

Robbins Hose Co., (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 31,592

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 31,592

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 31,592

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 31,592

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 31,592

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 31,592

TOTAL $1,232,088

(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 $ 53,741

Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Camden 53,741

Carlisle Fire Co. Milford 53,741

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Cheswold 53,741

Citizens' Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. Smyrna 53,741

Clayton Fire Co. Clayton 53,741

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Farmington 53,741

Felton Community Fire Co. Felton 53,741

Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Frederica 53,741

Harrington Fire Co. Harrington 53,741

Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly 53,741

Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Houston 53,741

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic 53,741

Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek 53,741

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia 53,741

Marydel Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Marydel 53,741

Robbins Hose Co. (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover 53,741

South Bowers Fire Co. South Bowers 53,741

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 53,741

Blades Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Blades 53,741

Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville 53,741

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro 53,741

Delmar Fire Department Delmar 53,741

Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Ellendale 53,741

Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford 53,741

Georgetown Fire Co., Inc. Georgetown 53,741

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Greenwood 53,741

Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Gumboro 53,741

Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River 53,741

Laurel Fire Department, Inc. Laurel 53,741

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 53,741

Millsboro Fire Co. Millsboro 53,741

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Millville 53,741

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Milton 53,741

Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 53,741

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 53,741

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Seaford 53,741

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Selbyville 53,741

Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Co. Slaughter Beach 53,741

TOTAL $2,095,899

(2) For Fiscal Year 2004 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 2001 versus Calendar Year 2000. 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. Newark $ 22,932

Christiana Fire Co. Christiana 22,932

Claymont Fire Co. Claymont 11,466

Mill Creek Fire Department Marshallton 11,466

Odessa Fire Co., Inc. Odessa 11,466

Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor 11,466

Kent County

Robbins Hose Co. (Dover Fire Dept.) Dover $ 11,466

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Bethany Beach $ 11,466

Indian River Fire Co. Indian River 11,466

Lewes Fire Department, Inc. Lewes 11,466

Rehoboth Fire Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Beach 11,466

Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. Roxana 11,466

TOTAL $160,524

(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 $ 3,300

American Legion, Sussex Post #8 Georgetown 3,300

Mid-Sussex Rescue Squad, Inc. Millsboro 3,300

TOTAL $ 9,900

TOTAL - Section 3 $5,671,572

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, Department of Delaware $ 41,294

Disabled American Veterans, Department of Delaware 34,405

Paralyzed Veterans of America, Department of Delaware 34,405

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Delaware 41,294

Vietnam Veterans of America, Department of Delaware 34,405

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

American Legion, Department of Delaware $ 10,041

Disabled American Veterans, Department of Delaware 10,041

Jewish War Veterans of the U.S., Department of Delaware 5,749

Paralyzed Veterans of America, Department of Delaware 8,609

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Delaware 10,041

Vietnam Veterans of America 10,041

(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 $8,116 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 $8,116 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 $3,242 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.

(g) The funds appropriated by this Section shall be paid to the Finance Officer of the respective veterans' organizations, upon warrants signed by the proper Finance Officer and approved by the Secretary, Department of Finance.

TOTAL - Section 4 $259,799

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.

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.

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 2004 and 2005 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 Paragraph 29 Del. C. (d), Chapter 65, Title 29, Delaware Code, provides that monies appropriated for grants-in-aid in Fiscal Year 2004 shall be paid in quarterly installments. For Fiscal Year 2004, such payments will be made on July 25, October 1, January 1, and April 1. 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 (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 2004:

(i) An audit prepared by a Certified Public Accountant covering the prior full fiscal year of the receiving agency, 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.

(b) Fire companies listed in this Act shall submit financial information on the form approved by the State Treasurer, the Budget Director 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 2004.

(e) For Fiscal Year 2004, 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, 2003. 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 This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the monies appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer from General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated. Any funds remaining unexpended or unencumbered by the State Treasurer as of June 30, 2004, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

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 For Fiscal Year 2004, the remaining balance in the Fiscal Year 2003 account (35-05-30-09-77) shall remain as a continuing appropriation and shall not be subject to reversion until June 30, 2004.

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 For Fiscal Year 2004, direct paramedic initial training, recertification training and testing for the Statewide paramedic program shall be offered at a single site.

Section (a) The funds appropriated in Section 1 for the Department of Safety and Homeland Security - Aid to Local Law Enforcement 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, 2004, 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, 2004, 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. 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 Of the total funds appropriated in Section 1 for the Department of Safety and Homeland Security – Aid to Local Law Enforcement, at least $300,000 must be used for drug enforcement programs.

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 Fiscal Year 2004 for the agencies as follows:

Association for the Rights of Citizens with Mental Retardation in Delaware

City of New Castle - Separation Day

Delaware Academy of Science, Inc. - Iron Hill Museum

Delaware Association for Blind Athletes

Camp Barnes, Inc.

Delaware City Day Committee

Harrison House Community Programs, Inc.

Miss Delaware Scholarship Pageant, Inc.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

New Castle Historical Society

Sojourner's Place, Inc.

(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 2004 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 2004.

(d) The State Treasurer is authorized to take the necessary steps to make a total payment of the appropriation to fire companies listed in Section 3 of this Act at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2004.

(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 2 of this Act at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2004.

Section Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Delaware State Fair. Of that amount, $100,000 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 shall be paid by the State Treasurer at the beginning of the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2004. Of the remaining $60,650, $5,000 shall be used for purses on Governor’s Day and the remaining $55,650 shall be paid in quarterly allotments, as provided in Chapter 65, Section 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 Eastlawn Area Human Services, Inc. None of these funds, nor any Federal, State or Local Government funds, shall be expended for the purchase of television, cable TV and/or radio broadcasting services.

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 For Fiscal Year 2004, the Bridgeville Senior Center shall submit to the Joint Finance Committee on September 15, 2003, December 15, 2003, and March 15, 2004, a report reflecting income and expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2004, and average daily attendance at the senior center or senior center activities.

Section Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Elsmere Recreation, Inc. Of this amount, $15,000 shall be used to support the Elsmere Boxing Club.

Section Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to “Slam Dunk to the Beach” – National Holiday Basketball Invitation. Of that amount, $500 in scholarships shall be made available to each team participating in the annual tournament and who makes application for such scholarships. A separate account shall be maintained for scholarship funds.

Section Slam Dunk to the Beach shall submit a report of actual scholarships provided during FY 2004 by March 1, 2004 to the Co-Chairs of the Joint Finance Committee and the Controller General.

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

Section Section 2 of this Act makes an appropriation to the Arthritis Foundation. Those funds will be released to the agency contingent upon approval of the Controller General and the co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee.

Section Amend 16 Del. C. §9814(b) and (c) by striking the numerals “60” and “40” where they appear replacing them with the numeral “50”. Further amend 16 Del. C. §9814(d) by striking the first sentence and deleting the phrase “June 30, 1991”, and replacing it with the phrase “June 30, 2004”, and replacing the numeral “60” after the word “and” with the numeral “50”.

Section It is the intent of the General Assembly that in Fiscal Year 2005 that the state share of the funding for paramedics will be reduced to 40%.

Section Amend 11 Del. C. §4116 by striking the phrase “exceeds $250,000” and by substituting in lieu thereof the phrase “exceeds $500,000”.

Section 34 Amend the Fiscal Year 2004 Appropriations Act (House Bill No. 300 of the 142nd General Assembly) by striking line 38 on page 8 of said bill as it appears in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“Personnel Costs – Salary Shortage $766.5”

Further amend the Fiscal Year 2004 Appropriations Act by re-calculating all sub-totals and totals accordingly.

Section 35 Amend House Joint Resolution No. 14 of the 142nd General Assembly by deleting the amount “$41.8” as it appears on line 12 and inserting the amount “137.1” in lieu thereof.

Section 36 Amend the Fiscal Year 2004 Appropriations Act ( House Bill 300 of the 142nd General Assembly) by striking “2000/01/02” as it appears on line 12 of page 93 and inserting in lieu thereof the following “2000/01/02/03”. Further amend the Fiscal Year 2004 Appropriations Act by adding the following to Section 27(a),“2003 01-08-06-01-50 Contractual”.

Approved June 30, 2003