CHAPTER 89

NEW CASTLE COUNTY LEVY COURT

PROVIDING FOR AN INCREASE IN THE LIMIT ON THE TOTAL TAX RATE IN SAID COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO THE LEVY COURT OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY AND PROVIDING FOR AN INCREASE IN THE LIMIT OF THE TOTAL TAX RATE IN SAID COUNTY.

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

Section 1. That 1155. Section 9 of Article 1 of Chapter 43 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing all of said Section and substituting therefor the following:

1155. Section 9. Taxes: How Laid; Maximum Rate:--The Levy Court of New Castle County shall annually calculate and settle the amount of the tax, which shall include all the sums necessary to be raised for the year, according to law, to discharge the demands upon the County accrued or which it shall be deemed expedient to provide for; and shall apportion and lay such taxes to and upon the assessments aforesaid in the several Districts or Hundreds as they shall stand upon the assessment lists of the said Districts or Hundreds respectively, at and according to a certain rate for each of said taxes upon every hundred dollars of the said assessment, and so pro rata; provided, nevertheless, that the total tax rate for all purposes, other than special assessments, taxes levied to pay principal of and interest on bonds, and taxes levied by the Levy Court of New Castle County for the benefit of local districts established in accordance with statutes authorizing such special taxation, shall not exceed the sum of sixty cents on each one hundred dollars of assessment; provided, however, that such rate of sixty cents shall apply only for the taxable years beginning on the first day of July, A. D. 1949, and the first day of July, A. D. 1950.