AN ACT to amend An Act entitled, "An Act to Provide for a Stenographer for certain Courts of the State", approved June 10, A.D. 1898, as amended by Chapter 59, of Volume 23, Laws of Delaware, approved March 21, A. D. 1905, by making further provision for Typewriting and Stenographic work to be done in connection with the business of the said Courts and procuring supplies therefor.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That the Act entitled, "An Act to Provide for it Stenographer for certain courts of the State", being Chapter 115, Volume 21, Page 259, Laws of Delaware, approved June 16, A.. D. 1.898, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of Section 2, after the word, "Treasurer" in line seventeen thereof, and inserting in lieu of the part so stricken out, the following:
"When two of any of the lower courts mentioned in this Act shall be in session at the same time, or whenever the Court Stenographer shall in the opinion of any of said courts, require assistance in the Typewriting or Stenographic work necessary to be done in connection with the business of said courts, the Court Stenographer may designate, with the approval of the court, one or more suitable and competent typewriters or stenographers, or both, who shall be sworn as other court officers are sworn, and whose acts shall have the same force and effect as if done by the Official Court Stenographer. The said typewriters or stenographers so designated shall receive for his or their work such compensation as the court shall consider proper, provided that it shall not exceed the sum of One Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($1400.00) for any one year, and provided further that such sum shall cover also the supplies that may be necessary to be used in connection with the typewriting and stenographic work done by said courts. All payments from this appropriation to be made by the State Treasurer upon the presentation of a bill bearing on its face the approval in writing of some one of the judges of said Courts.
Approved March 26, A. D. 1913.