CHAPTER 185

BUREAU OF REGISTRATION FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT TO CREATE A BUREAU OF REGISTRATION FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 144, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, 1945, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out of Section 1 thereof, the word "three members" and inserting in lieu thereof, the words "eleven members".

Section 2. That Chapter 144, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, 1945, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of Sections 2, 3, 4, and 5 thereof, and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section to be known as Section 2 thereof, as follows:

Section 2. Members; Organization; Salaries and Expenses; How. Paid:--The members of the Department of Elections for New Castle County as constituted from time to time after April 15, 1947, shall constitute from and after the effective date of this Act the Bureau of Registration for New Castle County. The president of the Department of Elections shall be the president of the Bureau of Registration. Within 10 days after April 15, 1947, and bi-annually thereafter, the Bureau of Registration shall elect a secretary who need not be a member of the Bureau of Registration. The members of the Bureau of Registration shall receive no compensation for their services as such other than their compensation as members of the Department of Elections. The secretary of the Bureau of Registration shall receive a salary to be fixed by the Bureau not to exceed $3600.00 per annum, which salary shall be paid by the Levy Court of New Castle County in the same manner as County Officers are paid. The expenses of the Bureau shall be paid by the Levy Court of New Castle County on vouchers signed by the president and secretary of the Bureau.

Section 3. All members of the Bureau of Registration and employees thereof prior to the effective date of this Act shall continue to be members and employees thereof, respectively, until the members of the Bureau of Registration shall organize as such.

Section 4. This Act shall become effective on April 15, 1947.

Approved April 4, 1947.