CHAPTER 84

FORMERLY SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

FOR SENATE BILL NO. 172

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE COURTS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, Section 103, Title 10, Delaware Code, was amended by House Bill 664, Second Session of the 125th General Assembly, to increase the salaries of the State Judiciary; and

WHEREAS, House Bill 664 did not provide funds for paying Judicial salary increases; and

WHEREAS, various Court expenses have increased at a rate greater than anticipated.

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $236,000 is appropriated to the Courts listed below; the sum to be allocated as follows:

Supreme Court

   

Salary of Chief Justice

$ 4,750

 

Salaries of Associate Justices

9,500

 
   

$ 14,250

Court of Chancery

   

Salary of Chancellor

$ 3,750

 

Salaries of Vice-Chancellors

7,500

 

Personal Services

350

 

Contractual Services

400

 
   

12,000

Superior Court

   

Salary of President Judge

$ 3,750

 

Salaries of Associate Judges

30,000

 

Contractual Services — Jury Duty

141,000

 
   

174,750

Common Pleas Court — Kent County

Salary of Judge $ 3,000

Contractual Services — Jury Duty 4,000

7,000

Common Pleas Court — Sussex County

Salary of Judge $ 3,000

Contractual Services — Jury Duty 1,300

4,300

Common Pleas Court — New Castle County

Salaries of Judges $ 6,000

6,000

Family Court — Kent & Sussex Counties

Salaries of Judges $ 6,000

6,000

Family Court — New Castle County

Salaries of Judges $ 9,000

9,000

New Castle County Law Library
Capital Outlay — Law Books

TOTAL

$ 2,700

2,700

$236,000

Section 2. The funds appropriated by this Act shall be paid by the State Treasurer from General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. This is a Supplementary Appropriation Act, and any money appropriated herein and unexpended shall revert to the General Fund on June 30, 1971.