CHAPTER 239

AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPUTY ATTORNEYS GENERAL, CREATING THE POSITION OF ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, RAISING THE SALARY OF SOME DEPUTIES AND MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.

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

Section 1. Section 2502, Title 29, Delaware Code, is amended to read:

§ 2502. Deputy Attorneys General; appointment, compensation, powers, duties

(a) The Attorney General may appoint from the practicing members of the bar of the State who are residents of this State the following deputies:

1. A Chief Deputy who shall receive an annual salary of $8,500.

2. A Deputy Attorney General for New Castle County who shall reside therein and shall receive an annual salary of $7,500.

3. Three Assistant Deputy Attorneys General for New Castle County who shall reside therein and shall receive an annual salary of $7,000.

4. A Deputy Attorney General for Kent County who shall reside therein and shall receive an annual salary of $7,500.

5. An Assistant Deputy Attorney General for Kent County who shall reside therein and shall receive an annual salary of $7,000.

6. A Deputy Attorney General for Sussex County who shall reside therein and shall receive an annual salary of $7,500.

7. An Assistant Deputy Attorney General for Sussex County who shall reside therein and shall receive an annual salary of $7,000.

8. Two Assistant Deputy Attorneys General to serve at large and who shall receive an annual salary of $7,000.

(b) 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 2. § 2503, Title 29, Delaware Code, is hereby amended to read:

§ 2503. Administrative Assistant

The Attorney General may appoint an Administrative Assistant to serve full time. He shall serve at the pleasure of the Attorney General and shall have such powers and perform such duties as the Attorney General may assign to him. He shall receive a salary not exceeding $15,000 per year.

Section 3. The two Deputy Attorneys General appointed and serving at the time of the effective date of this act pursuant to § 2502 (b) and § 2503 (b), Title 29, Delaware Code, relating to deputies to give assistance to the State Tax Department, shall become the Assistant Deputy Attorneys General at large pursuant to § 2502 (a) (8), Title 29, Delaware Code, enacted herein, and their salary increase from $6,000 to $7,000 per annum authorized by this act shall be retroactive to July 1, 1963.

Section 6. The sum of $17,000 is appropriated to the Attorney General for salaries and wages for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1963, and ending June 30, 1964.

Section 7. This act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved March 2, 1964.