CHAPTER 104

REGISTRATION OF VOTERS

REGISTRATION OFFICERS, DUTIES; PLACES; HOURS; DAYS AND NOTICE OF SITTING

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 56, REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE 1935, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VOTERS, BY THE REPEAL OF 1712. SEC. 7, AND BY SUBSTITUTING IN LIEU THEREOF A NEW SECTION TO BE KNOWN AS 1712. SECTION 7.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 56, Revised Code of Delaware 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of 1712, Sec. 7, and by substituting in lieu thereof a new Sec. to be known as 1712 Sec. 7 as follows:

1712, Sec. 7. Registration Officers, Duties in Years of Supplementary Registrations; Hours and Days for Registration; Notices :--In those years in which a supplementary registration is had, as provided for in this Chapter, it shall be the duty of the Registrar and two Assistant Registrars appointed in each election district in this State to register the names of all qualified voters in each such election district, whose names do not appear as qualified voters on the books of registered voters, and to that end they shall sit for the purpose of ascertaining and registering the persons who are qualified to enjoy the right of an elector and who shall apply in person for registration, and whose names do not already appear as qualified voters on the books of registered voters, at such public and suitable places in their respective election districts as will, in the judgment of the Board of Registration of the respective Registration Department Districts in this State, be the most convenient for the voters thereof, from eight o'clock A. M. until seven o'clock P. M., with an intermission from twelve to one o'clock, on the second Thursday in August and on the third Saturday next preceding the day of election.

The Board of Registration of the respective Registration Department Districts in this State, as described in this Chapter, shall at least ten days prior to the first day set for the purpose of registration as aforesaid, give public notice by advertisement, posted in ten or more of the most public places in each election district, in their respective Registration Department Districts, of the places where the registration officers shall sit for registration of voters as aforesaid and the day or days when they will sit at each of said places.

Approved March 16, 1943.