CHAPTER 153

ELECTIONS RETURN OF REGISTRATION BOOKS BY INSPECTORS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 60 OF THE REVISED CODE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED, "GENERAL ELECTIONS", TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETURN OF REGISTRATION BOOKS AND OTHER PARAPHERNALIA BY INSPECTORS.

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

Section 1. That Section 62, Chapter 60, of the Revised Code of The State of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing the last paragraph of said Section.

Section 2. That Section 63, Chapter 60, of the Revised Code of The State of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding two new paragraphs at the end of the said Section, to be as follows:

Each inspector or other officer authorized by law to hold the election shall also on the day next after the General Election, deliver into the office of the said Department of Elections in his County, all unused paraphernalia and supplies not required by law to be destroyed including envelopes, rubber bands, pencils, rubber stamps, pads, blank forms, and Bibles, required to be furnished to him by law to be used in connection with such election, and the said Departments of Elections shall severally keep and preserve such paraphernalia and supplies so returned and all other unused paraphernalia and supplies in their hands and possession for use at the next or succeeding General Election or elections so far as the same shall be practicable and appropriate.

Each inspector or other person authorized by law to hold the election shall, not later than the day next after an election, deliver into the office of the Bureau or Department having custody of registration books in his County the two "Registers" and the two "Books of Registered Voters" delivered to him by the Registrar as provided in Section 22, Chapter 56 of the Revised Code of Delaware.

Section 3. That all Acts or parts of Acts, inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, are' hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Approved April 3, 1947.