CHAPTER 242

NEWPORT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 195, VOLUME 24, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BEING AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF 'NEWPORT, BY AMENDING SECTION 12 OF THE SAID CHAPTER 195, VOLUME 24, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BY AMENDING THE PROVISIONS AS TO THE AMOUNT OF TAX LEVIED IN EACH AND EVERY YEAR BY THE TOWN COMMISSIONERS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each Branch of the Legislature concurring therein):

Section 1. That Chapter 195, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is amended by striking out therefrom the last paragraph of Section 12 thereof, and inserting in lieu thereof the following paragraph to be known as Section 12A, Chapter 195, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware.

The said Tax Collector shall render an account, and pay unto the Town Treasurer all money in his hands, on the first Monday of every month and upon the expiration of his term of office and at such other time or times as the commissioners, or a majority of them, shall require. The Commissioners may allow such delinquents as they, or a majority of them, may think proper. The amount of tax levied in each and every year by said Commissioners shall not exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars. The citizens of the Town of Newport are hereby exempted from the payment of all Hundred and Road Taxes. The compensation of the Tax Collector shall be fixed by the Commissioners.

Approved April 9, 1947.