CHAPTER 172

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 276

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENTS NO. 2 AND 3

AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, PART II, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE BOARD OF PAROLE.

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

Section 1. Title 11, Delaware Code, Chapter 43, Section 4341, is amended by striking paragraphs (a) and (b) of said section in their entirety, and substituting in lieu thereof new paragraphs (a) and (b) to read as follows:

(a) The Board of Parole shall consist of four members, one from each county plus one additional member from the City of Wilmington, who have a demonstrated interest in correctional treatment or social welfare, each of whom shall serve for a term of four years, and a Chairman who shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor, all to be appointed by the Governor and confirmed by a majority of the members elected to the Senate.

(b) The Chairman shall be paid a salary which shall be fixed by the Governor.

Section 2. Title 11, Delaware Code, Chapter 43, Section 4341, is further amended by striking the last sentence of subsection 4341 (c).

Section 3. Title 11, Delaware Code, Chapter 43, Section 4344 is amended by striking paragraph (a) of said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new paragraph (a) to read as follows:

(a) Each member of the Board except the chairman shall receive $60 per day, for services when attending a meeting of the Board. The meetings of the Board shall not exceed 50 in any year; however, the Governor may, in his discretion, give written authorization to the Board to hold as many meetings in excess of 50 in any year as the business of the Board may require.

Approved July 11, 1978.