CHAPTER 370

INCREASING SALARIES OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

AND STAFF

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29, CHAPTER 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ATTORNEY GENERAL BY INCREASING THE SALARIES OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, CHIEF DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERALS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL DEPUTIES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Section 2501, Title 29 of the Delaware Code is amended by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:

(a) The salary of the Attorney General shall be $10,000.00 per annum.

Section 2. Section 2502 (a), Title 29 of the Delaware Code is amended to read as follows:

(a) (1) The Attorney General may appoint from the practicing members of the Bar of this State a lawyer resident in this State who shall be his Chief Deputy.

(2) The Attorney General may appoint from the practicing members of the Bar of this State two lawyers resident in New Castle County to be his deputies for New Castle County. One of these shall be Deputy Attorney General for New Castle County and the other shall be Assistant Deputy Attorney General for New Castle County.

(3) The Attorney General may appoint from the practicing members of the Bar of this State a lawyer resident in Kent County to be his Deputy Attorney General for Kent County.

(4) The Attorney General may appoint from the practicing members of the Bar of this State two lawyers resident

in Sussex County to be his deputies for Sussex County, one of these shall be Deputy Attorney General for Sussex County and the other shall be Assistant Deputy Attorney General for Sussex County.

(5) The powers of all deputies shall be statewide and the term of office and the duties to be performed, by them shall be determined and fixed from time to time by general or special appointments, regulations and orders made by the Attorney General.

Section 3. Section 2503, Title 29 of the Delaware Code is amended to read as follows:

(a) The salary of the Chief Deputy Attorney General shall be $7,500.00 per annum; the salary of the Deputy Attorney General for New Castle County shall be $6,500.00 per annum; the salary of the Assistant Deputy Attorney General for New Castle County shall be $6,000.00 per annum; the salary of the Deputy Attorney General for Kent County shall be $6,000.00 per annum; the salary of the Deputy Attorney General for Sussex County shall be $6,000.00 per annum and the salary of the Assistant Deputy Attorney General for Sussex County shall be $4,000.00 per annum.

(b) The two deputies appointed by the Attorney General by authority of law to give assistance to the State Tax Department and to perform other duties shall each receive a salary of $6,000.00 per annum.

Approved July 1, 1955.