TITLE 29

State Government

State Offices Created by Constitution

CHAPTER 22. GOVERNOR-ELECT TRANSITIONAL FUND


There is established in the General Fund a fund to be known and designated as the "Governor-elect Transitional Fund." All moneys in the Governor-elect Transitional Fund are perpetually appropriated and dedicated for the purposes set forth in this chapter.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 2201; 57 Del. Laws, c. 488, § 1.;

As soon as possible after every general election at which a Governor has been elected, the Commissioner of Elections shall certify to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the State Auditor the fact and results of such election.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 2202; 57 Del. Laws, c. 488, § 1; 75 Del. Laws, c. 88, § 21(13).;

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in cooperation with the Governor shall, upon request of the Governor-elect, furnish the following services and facilities to the Governor-elect from moneys set aside in the Governor-elect Transitional Fund:

(1) Suitable office space, furniture, fixtures and equipment;

(2) Payment of salaries and expenses of staff personnel designated by the Governor-elect;

(3) Payment of travel expenses for the Governor-elect and staff personnel;

(4) Payment of incidental office expenses, including postage, communications and supplies.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 2203; 57 Del. Laws, c. 488, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 75 Del. Laws, c. 88, § 21(13).;

The moneys authorized for use of the Governor-elect, as provided in this chapter, shall be available from the date of certification as provided in § 2202 of this title until the Governor-elect officially assumes the office of Governor.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 2204; 57 Del. Laws, c. 488, § 1.;

In the case where the Governor-elect is the incumbent Governor, there shall be no expenditures of funds for the provision of facilities to such incumbent pursuant to this chapter.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 2205; 57 Del. Laws, c. 488, § 1.;

The sum of $15,000 shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund and out of funds not otherwise appropriated in any year in which the provisions of this chapter are operative. These funds shall be considered as an automatic appropriation.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 2206; 57 Del. Laws, c. 488, § 2.;