CHAPTER 262

AN ACT TO AMEND § 5103, (b), TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.

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

Section 1. Section 5103 (b), Title 16, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking the last sentence thereof and substituting the following:

The Board may delegate such powers and responsibilities to the Commissioner as they see fit, and shall set the compensation to the Commissioner at a figure not less than $30,000 nor more than $35,000 per annum. Any new appointee may not be paid the maximum rate of compensation until such appointee has completed one year of service as Commissioner. The Commissioner shall devote full time to his duties and shall not engage in private medical practice.

Section 2. The sum of $3,600 is appropriated to the Department of Mental Health for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1968, for salary of Commissioner.

Section 3. 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.

Section 4. Any money appropriated herein and unexpended shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware on June 30, 1968.

Approved March 5, 1968.