CHAPTER 57

APPROPRIATION -

STATE SUPPORTED SALARY SCHEDULES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO STATE SUPPORTED SALARY SCHEDULES FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND MAKING APPROPRIATION.

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

Section 1. § 1314 (a), Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 1314 (a). Limitations on salary increases and decreases

(a) The salary paid from State Funds to any person employed by a district on June 14, 1956, shall not be increased more than $900.00 in any one year in addition to annual increment or change in professional training by reason of the application of any salary schedule in § 1305, § 1308, § 1309, § 1310, and § 1311, nor shall any salary be increased by more than $900.00 in any one year by reason of the application of any other salary schedule contained in this Chapter, such $900.00 to include any increases resulting from the application of § 1305, nor shall the amount of any salary paid from State Funds exceed the amount provided in the appropriate salary schedule, and it shall be the duty of each school board to certify upon request of the Auditor, Budget Commission, or State Board of Education that the schedules and rules and regulations of the State Board of Education and the Board of Education in the City of Wilmington as authorized in this Chapter regarding salary schedules are being fully complied with.

Section 2. § 1321, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by striking out subsection (c) of that section.

Section 3. § 1305 (a), Title 14, Delaware Code is amended effective July 1, 1957, by striking out the rows of salary figures set forth opposite years of experience "0 through 5" in the salary schedule and by enacting in lieu thereof new salary figures as follows:

Years of

Experience

No Degree

Bachelor's

Degree

Master's Degree

or Bacherlor's

Degree plus 30

Graduate Credits

Master's Degree

Plus 30 Graduate

Credits

Doctor's Degree

0

$3,200

$3,600

$4,000

$4,400

$4,800

1

3,300

3,700

4,100

4,500

4,900

2

3,400

3,800

4,200

4,600

5,000

3

3,550

3,950

4,350

4,750

5,150

4

3,700

4,100

4,500

4,900

5,300

5

3,850

4,250

4,650

5,050

5,450


Section 4. This Act shall become effective July 1, 1957 except as otherwise provided herein.

Section 5. To carry out the provisions of this Act, there is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education the sum of One million two hundred seventy-seven thousand five hundred and fifty-two dollars ($1,277,552) for the biennium ending June 30, 1959.

Section 6. This Act is a supplementary appropriation, and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved April 25, 1957.