CHAPTER 272

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 478

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF SHERIFF.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Section 2101, Title 10, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking said section and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§2101. Compensation.

The Sheriffs in the respective counties shall receive annual salaries as listed below:

(1) In New Castle County, as fixed by the New Castle County government; provided that such salary shall not be less than the lowest of the salaries of the Prothonotary, Register in Chancery, Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds;

(1) In Kent County, $9,000;

(1) In Sussex County, $6,000."

Section 2. Section 2112, Title 10, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding a new sentence at the end to read as follows:

"This section shall not apply to the Sheriff of New Castle County."

Section 3. This Act will take effect on the first Tuesday in January in the year 1981. Any mileage fees taxable by law prior to the first Tuesday in January In 1981, which are unpaid on that date, payable to any sheriff under the provisions of §2112 of Title 10 of the Delaware Code shall be paid in accordance with that section.

Approved June 26, 1980.