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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 296

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO REPEAL CHAPTER 233, VOLUME 51, LAWS OF DELAWARE AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 216, VOLUME 27, LAWS OF DELAWARE ENTITLED: "AN ACT AMENDING, REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE".

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all members elected to each house concurring therein):

Section 1. Chapter 233, Volume 51, Laws of Delaware is hereby repealed.

Section 2. Amend Chapter 216, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware by striking Section 18 thereof in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section 18. The Council shall have power and authority to appropriate out of the Treasury, by ordinance or resolution passed by a majority of all the members, all sums of money necessary to carry on the government of the City and defray the expenses thereof, and the said Council shall fix and determine the salary or compensation to be paid to the Mayor, Treasurer, Police Constables, and all other persons in the employ of the said City. The President of the Council shall receive as compensation or emolument for his or her services as President the sum of Eleven Hundred Dollars per year. Each member, other than the President of the said Council, shall receive One Thousand Dollars per year as compensation and employment for his or her services. The compensation of any officer elected by the people shall not be changed during the term for which they were elected."

Approved February 6, 1976