CHAPTER 472

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 1112

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CERTAIN JUDICIAL SALARIES.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 103, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 103 to read as follows:

"§103. Salaries of Justices

(a) Effective July 1, 1974, the Chief Justice shall receive annually the sum of $38,500.00 as compensation for his services. Thereafter, effective July 1, 1975, the Chief Justice shall receive annually the sum of $42,500.00 as compensation for his services.

(b) Effective July 1, 1974, the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court shall each receive annually the sum of $38,000.00 as compensation for their services. Thereafter, effective July 1, 1975, the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court shall receive annually the sum of $42,000.00 as compensation for their services."

Section 2. Amend Section 304, Title 10 of the Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 304 to read as follows:

§304. Salaries of Chancellor and Vice Chancellor

(a) Effective July 1, 1974, the Chancellor shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $35,500.00. Thereafter, effective July 1, 1975, the Chancellor shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $39,500.00.

(b) Effective July 1, 1974, each Vice Chancellor shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $35,000.00. Thereafter, effective July 1, 1975, each Vice Chancellor shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $39,500.00."

Section 3. Amend Section 503, Title 10 of the Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 503 to read as follows:

1503. Salaries of Superior Court. Judges

(a) Effective July 1, 1974, the President Judge of the Superior Court shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $35,500.00. Thereafter, effective July 1, 1975, the President Judge of the Superior Court shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $39,500.00.

(b) Effective July 1, 1974, each Associate Judge shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $35,000.00. Thereafter, effective July 1, 1975, each Associate Judge shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $39,000.00."

Section 4. Amend Section 906, Title 10 of the Delaware Code, by striking subsection (f) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (f) as follows:

"(f) Effective July 1, 1974, the Chief Judge of the Family Court shall receive annually as compensation for his services $34,500.00, payable by the State, and each Associate Family Court Judge shall receive annually as compensation for his services $34,000.00, payable by the State. Thereafter, effective July 1, 1975, the Chief Judge of the Family Court shall receive annually as compensation for his services $38,500.00, payable by the State, and each Associate Family Court Judge shall receive annually as compensation for his services $38,000.00, payable by the State."

Section 5. Amend Section 1303, Title 10 of the Delaware Code, by striking subsection (b) thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) Effective July 1, 1974, each Judge of the Court of Common Pleas shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $34,000.00, payable monthly in equal amounts by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State Treasury, and the Chief Judge shall receive an additional sum of $500.00 per annum. Thereafter, effective July 1, 1975, each Judge of the Court of Common Pleas shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $38.000.00, payable monthly in equal amounts by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State, and the Chief Judge shall receive an additional sum of $500.00 per annum."

Approved July 17, 1974.