CHAPTER 298

INCREASING SALARIES OF EMPLOYEES OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY

AN ACT TO INCREASE THE SALARIES AND WAGES OF ALL ELECTIVE AND APPOINTIVE EMPLOYEES OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY WHO RECEIVE THEIR CHECKS OR PAY FROM THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY LEVY COURT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That the salaries and wages of all employees of New Castle County, both elective and appointive, who receive their checks or pay directly or indirectly from the New Castle County Levy Court, be and the same are hereby further increased in the amount of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) per annum per employee; provided, however, that this increase shall not apply to any such employee who is at present paid Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) or more per annum.

Section 2. In the event that the temporary increases in salaries provided by Chapter 109, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, shall cease prior to July 1, 1949, due to the termination of the war, then and in that event the salaries and wages of all employees of New Castle County who receive their checks or pay directly or indirectly from the New Castle County Levy Court, excepting elected officials, be and the same are hereby increased to the extent of ten per centum of the amount or sum of monies such employees shall be receiving at the date of expiration of the increases provided for under Chapter 109, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, exclusive of the per centum increase therein provided for.

Section 3. This Act shall become effective on the first day of the month following the month in which it has been approved by the Governor or otherwise been enacted into law.

Approved April 17, 1947.