OF THE STATE TREASURER AND TRUSTEE OF THE SCHOOL FUND.
AN ACT DEFINING CERTAIN DUTIES OF THE STATE TREASURER AND PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION AND OFFICE HELP IN THE COLLECTION OF FRANCHISE TAXES.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State .of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Whereas, The work of the treasury department has been largely increased, growing out of the collection of franchise taxes, as provided in Section 5, Chapter 166, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware;
And, Whereas, Said Act has made no provision affording the State Treasurer any additional clerical help, or compensation for said work; now, therefore,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That the State Treasurer shall receive five per centum on all franchise centum on all franchise taxes collected by him from time to time for compensation and clerk hire in carrying out the provisions of Section 5, Chapter 166, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware, beginning with the fiscal year, A. D. 1903.
Provided, however, that if said commissions should, in any one year, aggregate a sum exceeding Three thousand dollars, then and in that case the said State Treasurer shall receive, in lieu of all commissions for said services, the sum of three thousand dollars and no more.
Section 2. The State Treasurer shall occupy the office room provided for him by the State, and shall keep it open daily, unless obliged to vacate by reason of insurrection, conflagration, or epidemic disease, and shall keep therein all books of account, records, vouchers, papers, and all things pertaining to the conduct of the affairs of his office, and shall take proper means to safeguard and preserve the same.
Approved March 17, A. D. 1903.