An Act for the relief of the Courts of this State.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

SECTION I. That there shall be attached to the Superior Court, the Court of Oyer and Terminer and the Court of General Sessions of the Peace and Jail Delivery of this State, an additional officer, who shall be a skilled and competent stenographer, whose duty it shall be to attend the sessions of the said court in [the] several counties of this State, and under the orders and directions of the court to report all evidence, opinions and other matters as the court shall order. He shall be appointed by the court and subject to be removed at its pleasure, and another appointed in his place.

SECTION 2. Before entering upon his duties he shall be duly sworn as other court officers and shall give bond to the State of Delaware in the penal sum of two thousand dollars to be approved by the court for the faithful discharge of his duties. He shall receive as compensation for his services such sum as may be approved by the court, not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars per annum, the same to be paid by the State Treasurer on the draft of the Chief Justice How paid in equal quarterly installments.

Passed at Dover, May 7, 1891.