AN ACT fixing an annual salary for the Secretary of State and disposing of the fees heretofore collectable by hint for his own use.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 54, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware; Section 18 of Chapter 166, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware; and Section 18 of Chapter 15, Volume 22, Laws of Delaware be, and the same are hereby repealed.
Section 2. That the Secretary of State shall receive as full compensation for all his services a salary of Four Thousand dollars per annum, payable in equal quarterly installments by the State Treasurer out of any funds in his hands not otherwise appropriated; which said salary shall be in lieu of all emoluments which the Secretary of State has been heretofore entitled by law to receive.
Section 3. That all fees which are now by law taxable by and payable to the Secretary of State for his own use shall continue to be taxed as heretofore, but the same shall be collected by the said Secretary of State and paid into the hands of the State Treasurer.
Section 4. That the Secretary of State shall make settlement for and pay over all moneys coming into his hands under and by virtue of section three of this Act in the manner and at the time or times now provided by law with respect to other moneys coming into his hands for the use of the State.
Section 5. That the provisions of this Act shall take effect upon the expiration of the term of office of the present incumbent of the office of Secretary of State.
Section 6. That all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this Act be, and the same are hereby repealed.