Section: General rules of construction
1. Members of the Senate and General Assembly shall receive annually, during the term for which they shall have been elected and while they shall hold their office, compensation in the sum of $35,000.00 beginning with the 1990 legislative year and compensation in the sum of $49,000 beginning with the 2002 legislative year and thereafter. The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the General Assembly, each by virtue of his office, shall receive an additional allowance, equal to 1/3 of his compensation as a member. The compensation herein provided shall be paid to each member upon his qualifying into office as such member, and the additional allowance herein provided to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the General Assembly shall be paid upon his qualifying into office as such officer.
L.1948,c.16,s.1; amended 1954, c.204; 1965, c.113; 1969, c.180, s.1; 1977, c.315; 1981, c.472, s.1; 1987, c.448; 1999, c.380, s.12.
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