CHAPTER 763

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29, SECTION 2506, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.

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

Section 1. Title 29, Delaware Code, Section 2506 (a), is hereby amended by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

(a) The salary of the Attorney General shall be $30,000 per annum. He shall devote full time to the office and shall not practice law for the term to which he is elected. The Attorney General shall fix the salaries of all of the members of the Department of Justice within the limits set forth in this Section.

Section 2. Title 29, Delaware Code, Section 2506 (d), is hereby amended by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

(d) The salaries of the full-time Deputy Attorneys General who have not attained tenure shall be not less than $10,000 nor more than $15,000 per annum. All other Deputy Attorneys General who have not attained tenure shall receive the salary as established by the Attorney General but not to exceed $10,000 per annum.

Section 3. The first two sentences of subsection (a) of Section 2506 as set forth above in Section 1 hereof shall become effective on January 7, 1975. The Attorney General who serves from 1971 through 1974 shall receive a salary of $20,000 per annum unless during said period he shall declare in writing to the Secretary of State his intention to thereafter perform the duties of the Office of the Attorney General full time, in which case he shall receive the salary of $30,000 per annum. If such declaration is filed with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General shall not practice law during the balance of the term to which he is elected.

Approved July 24, 1970.