AN ACT RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF CERTAIN KEY EXECUTIVES OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. Title 29, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new chapter to read:
CHAPTER 60. CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION OF KEY EXECUTIVES
§ 6001. Compensation of key executives
The Salary of key public officials shall be classified as provided in this chapter.
§ 6002. Classification of salaries of key executives
(a) The following salaries shall be the minimum and maximum to be paid to the key executives as listed in their respective classes in subsection (b) of this section:
(i) Class A: $22,000 to $30,000 annually.
(ii) Class B: $16,000 to $23,000 annually.
(iii) Class C: $12,000 to $17,000 annually.
(iv) Class D: $ 9,000 to $13,000 annually.
(b) The following key executives shall be compensated within the salary range provided in subsection (a) of this section in accordance with their respective classification:
(v) Class A:
Director of Operations--Engineering Division--State Highway Department
Executive Secretary of the Board of Health
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
(ii) Class B:
Director--Department of Corrections
Medical Examiner--Board of Post-Mortem Examiners Director--State Personnel Commission
Director--Department of Public Welfare
Secretary of State
Executive Director--Water and Air Resources Commission
Executive Director--Youth Services Commission Chairman-Executive Director--Employment Security Commission
(iii) Class C:
Administrative Assistant to the Attorney General Director--Delaware Fish and Game Commission Deputy Administrator of Justices of the Peace State Librarian
Director--State Park Commission
Director of Operations--State Police
Commissioner--State Tax Department
(iv) Class D:
Director--State Development Department
State Fire Marshal
Deputy Insurance Commissioner
Assistant Deputy Administrator of Justices of Peace Assistant Director--State Park Commission
Assistant Public Defender
Assistant Secretary of State
Director--Soil and Water Conservation Commission Deputy Commissioner--State Tax Department Deputy Treasurer
Director--Executive Secretary--Department of Labor Secretary of State Board of Agriculture
§ 6003. Setting of compensation within the limits of this chapter
With due recognition to qualifications, experience and length of service, the salary of the public officials classified by this chapter shall be set within the ranges set in this chapter by:
(1) The Governor in the case of public officials appointed directly by him.
(2) The commission or board employing the public official in the case of public officials not appointed directly by the Governor.
(1) Such other elected State officeholder, when such public official is employed directly by such other elected State officeholder, and is not appointed or employed by the Governor or a commission or board.
§ 6004. Payment of compensation
(a) The State Treasurer shall pay from the General Fund the compensation provided for by this chapter upon vouchers presented by the agency involved notwithstanding any other law of this state.
Section 2. The provisions of any act or parts of acts or laws of this state which are inconsistent with this Act are repealed as to such inconsistency.
Section 3. This Act shall be effective July 1, 1968.
Approved June 28, 1968.