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AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMPLOYING A LEGAL ADVISOR AND THE NECESSARY SECRETARIAL HELP.

WHEREAS, the Executive Director of the Legislative Reference Bureau is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Governor; and

WHEREAS, members of the General Assembly from time to time have occasion to call upon the Executive Director; and

WHEREAS, the Executive Director cannot serve two masters simultaneously; and

WHEREAS, it is desirous that the Executive Director be responsive only to the members of the General Assembly; and

WHEREAS, the Executive Director has heretofore provided the legal services necessary to the Governor of the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, it is the intention of the General Assembly to place the Executive Director and the Legislative Reference Bureau under the General Assembly, thereby taking away from the Governor his legal advisor; and

WHEREAS, it is desirable that the Governor have his own legal advisor to serve upon his request and at his pleasure;

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $13,500 is hereby appropriated to the Governor of the State of Delaware for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969 to authorize and permit the Governor to appoint a legal advisor and the necessary secretarial help, to be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Governor. Said supplementary appropriation shall also cover the acquisition of necessary equipment and supplies for said legal advisor and the secretarial help.

Section 2. 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 3. Any money appropriated herein and unexpended shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware on June 30, 1969.

Approved January 23, 1969.