Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. § 1317, Title 14, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking said section and substituting the following § 1317 in lieu thereof:
§ 1317. Method of Salary Payments
Teachers, principals and other employees who are employed for ten months per year shall have the option of being paid in twenty (20) or twenty-four (24) equal payments, provided that such employees shall indicate their preference at the time of signing their contract for the ensuing school year, and that the method of salary payment so designated shall not be changed during the period of the aforementioned contract.