CHAPTER 331

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, CHAPTER 83, RELATING TO SALARIES OF STATE POLICEMEN BY PROVIDING FOR AN INCREASE IN SALARIES FOR THE STATE POLICE AND PROVIDING FOR AN OVERTIME SUPPLEMENT.

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

Section 1. Title II, Delaware Code, Section 8303 is amended by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following new section:

§ 8303. Salaries

Each of the State Police shall receive a salary based on the following pay scale:

START

1 YEAR

2 YEARS

Trooper

7,310.00

7,632.50

7,847.50

Detective

Corporal

Sergeant

Lieutenant

3 YEARS

8,062.50

8,600.00

   

5 YEARS

8,277.50

8,815.00

9,245.00

9,675.00

8 YEARS

8,492.50

9,030.00

9,460.00

9,943.75

11 YEARS

8,707.50

9,245.00

9,675.00

10,212.50

14 YEARS

8,922.50

9,460.00

9,890.00

10,481.25

17 YEARS

9,137.00

9,675.00

10,105.00

10,642.50

   

Staff

 

Lieutenant

 

Captain

Captain

Major

Colonel

8 YEARS

10,320.00

10,642.50

   

11 YEARS

10,750.00

11,072.50

13,115.00

 

14 YEARS

11,180.00

11,610.00

14,190.00

16,000.00

17 YEARS

11,610.00

12,147.50

15,265.00

18,000.00

Years service—completed as of January 1, or July 1, of each year.

Longevity increases cease after 17 years have been completed.

Section 2. Title II, Delaware Code, Section 8306 is amended by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

The Department shall provide for an overtime supplement for all members of the State Police delineated in Section 8303, based upon 5% of the gross pay then being received; this overtime supplement shall be excluded from calculations of pension contributions and pensions and from salaries of trooper-recruits until they have completed recruit training school.

Section 3. Any payments authorized by this Act or by resolution of the State Highway Department shall be effective as of January 1, 1970.

Approved February 10, 1970.