CHAPTER 63

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 228

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 15B, VOLUME 36, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE CITY OF DOVER AND CHANGING THE NAME THEREOF" AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 456, VOLUME 60, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AND CHAPTER 5, VOLUME 64, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AND CHAPTER 2B, VOLUME 65, LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES TO THE MAYOR, MEMBERS OF THE ELECTION BOARD, MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION, AND OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICIALS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Section 12, Chapter 15B, Volume 36, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 2B, Volume 65, Laws of Delaware, by striking the present Section 12 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 12 to read as follows:

"Section 12. REIMBURSEMENT OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL AND ELECTION BOARD; REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES.

The Mayor and each Council member shall receive per diem reimbursement for expenses to be paid quarterly for preparation and attendance at each regular or special meeting of City Council which he attends, the amount or amounts to be determined by Council. Any member of Council sitting to hear appeals from the municipal assessment shall be paid per diem in reimbursement for expenses for the preparation and attendance of each meeting of the Assessment Appeals Committee in an amount to be determined by Council. Each person, not a City employee, appointed to serve as an election judge for any City municipal election shall receive per diem reimbursement for expenses for each election attended in an amount to be determined by Council. Employees of the City appointed to serve as election judges or officials for any municipal election shall receive per diem reimbursement for expenses for each municipal election attended inaddition to their regular salary in an amount to be determined by Council. Each appointed member to any City Council committee not serving an elected term to any City office shall receive per diem reimbursement for expenses for preparation and attendance at each committee meeting to which said member is appointed in an amount to be determined by Council. Any City employee appointed to a Council committee shall be entitled to reimbursement for expenses per diem for each meeting attended which is held after 5:00 p.m. on a scheduled work day or at any time on a weekend or City approved holiday in an amount to be determined by Council. Any other elected or appointed officials or employees who serve Council appointments or perform functions for Council may be reimbursed for expenses for preparation and attendance at meetings and performing similar duties and functions in amounts determined by Council. The Mayor and members of Council shall be reimbursed for all expenses incurred in the execution of their official duties in amounts to be determined by Council."

Section 2. Amend Section 23, Chapter 15B, Volume 36, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 456, Volume 60, and Chapter 5, Volume 64, Laws of Delaware, by striking the last paragraph of Section 23 thereof in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

Each appointed member of the Commission shall receive per diem reimbursement for expenses to be paid quarterly for preparation and attendance at each meeting of the Planning Commission attended in an amount to be set by Council."

Section 3. This legislation shall become effective on July 1, 1988.

Approved June 29, 1987.