CHAPTER 461

PROVIDING FOR SEMI-MONTHLY PAYMENT OF SALARIES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE "STATE TREASURER", BY PROVIDING THAT THE SALARIES OF STATE OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES BE PAID SEMI-MONTHLY.

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

Section 1. § 2713, Chapter 27, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows :

§ 2713. Method of payment of state officials and employees

The salaries of State officials and employees shall be paid semi-monthly, the first payment to be made on or before the fifteenth day of each calendar month by the payment of one-half of the statutory or stipulated monthly salary or one-twenty-fourth of the statutory or stipulated annual salary, for the period from the sixteenth day of the preceding calendar month to the last day of the preceding calendar month ; and the second payment to be made on or before the last day of each calendar month by the payment of the remaining one-half of statutory or stipulated monthly salary or one-twenty-fourth of the statutory or stipulated annual salary, for the period from the first day of each calendar month to the fifteenth day of each calendar month.

Section 2. There is hereby appropriated to the State Treasurer the sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) for each year of the biennium ending June 30th, 1957 for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of Section 1.

Section 3. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved July 18, 1955.