CHAPTER 158

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 215

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE IN ORDER TO PERMIT THE PROTHONOTARY OF EACH COUNTY TO EARN MAXIMUM INTEREST ON CERTAIN FUNDS BY PURCHASING CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT.

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

Section 1. Amend §2324(a), Chapter 23, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by adding the following sentence thereto:

"A portion of those sums held by him for costs or fees may also be converted to short term certificates of deposit purchased in the name of The County - Office of the Prothonotary."

Section 2. The provisions of this Act shall apply to sums of money held by the Prothonotaries whether on deposit before or after the effective date of this Act.

Approved July 14, 1981.