STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of All State Departments and Agencies
RE : Final Implementation of State Police Salary Increase
WHEREAS, the 126th General Assembly of the State of Delaware enacted into law House Bill No. 585, Chapter 332, 58 Laws of Delaware, giving the Delaware State Police a 16.5 percent salary increase; and
WHEREAS, approximately 15 percent of the pay raise has already been implemented thus leaving a balance of 1.5 percent retroactive to November, 1972; and
WHEREAS, there are no more restrictions being imposed by the Federal Pay Board upon the final phase of the State Police pay raise; and
WHEREAS, funds for said pay raise have already been appropriated; and
WHEREAS, executive action is now needed to implement the final phase of the State Police pay raise bill.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do order and declare that the compensation schedules established for active-duty State Police in Section 1, Chapter 322, 58 Delaware Laws (11 Delaware Code 8303) are hereby effectuated and the final phase of the 16.5 percent salary increase is herewith fully implemented by giving the active-duty State Police the remaining 1.5 percent of their salary increase retroactive to November, 1972.
Approved this 5th day of June, 1973.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT
ROBERT H. REED
Secretary of State