AN ACT to amend Chapter 46 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware in relation to the Comptroller and Deputy Comptroller of New Castle County.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
That Chapter 46 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by the repeal of 1275, See, 3, 1275, Section 3, and the insertion in lieu thereof of the following, which shall be styled 1275, Section 3:
1275. Section 3. A room in the County Court House shall be for the use of the County Comptroller.
The Levy Court Commissioners shall provide the County Comptroller with the necessary records, books, cases, stationery and seals for the use of his office.
The salary of the Comptroller for New Castle County shall be Three Thousand Dollars per annum, payable monthly, in installments of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars, by warrants duly drawn upon the County Treasurer of New Castle County. The Comptroller of New Castle County may select and employ one Deputy, at a salary of fifteen hundred dollars per annum, to be paid in monthly installments of one hundred and twenty-five dollars, by warrants drawn upon the County Treasurer of New Castle County. Such Deputy Comptroller shall be under the control of said Comptroller, who shall have the right to discharge him at any time. Such Deputy Comptroller shall have authority to sign or execute, in the name of the Comptroller, all checks, books, reports, bills or papers that the Comptroller is now or hereafter may be authorized, empowered or directed to sign or execute.
The annual salary of the County Comptroller for Kent County shall be fifteen hundred dollars, and for Sussex County one thousand dollars, and the said salaries shall be paid quarterly, by warrants duly drawn upon the County Treasurer of said respective Counties.
Whenever any County Comptroller in the Counties of New Castle or Sussex shall need additional clerical assistance in the performance of the duties of his office, he shall apply to the Levy Court Commissioners, and if they deem it necessary they may authorize such employment.
Approved April 18, A. D. 1917.