CHAPTER 47

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 100

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, PART I, TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ADDITION OF ONE ASSOCIATE JUDGE TO THE FAMILY COURT; AND PROVIDING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.

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

Section 1. Amend §906, Chapter 9, Part I, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking subsection (b) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(b) The court shall be composed of eleven judges of equal judicial authority. One judge shall be the Chief Judge, and the remainder shall be Associate Judges. No more than a majority of one judge shall be members of the same political party."

Section 2. Amend §906, Chapter 9, Part I, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the figure "6" as the same appears in the third sentence of subsection (e), and substituting the figure "7" in lieu thereof.

Section 3. The sum of twenty-nine thousand and five hundred dollars ($29,500.00) is hereby appropriated to the Family Court, which sum shall be used for the addition of one Associate Judge to the Family Court.

Section 4. The funds herein appropriated shall be paid from the General Fund of the State Treasury from moneys not otherwise appropriated.

Section 5. The funds herein appropriated shall be used only for the purpose specified in Section 3 of this Act, and any funds appropriated but unexpended by June 30, 1975, shall thereupon revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Section 6. This Act shall take effect immediately upon signature of the Governor.

Approved April 23, 1975.