CHAPTER 284

STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

EMPOWERING GOVERNOR TO FILL VACANCIES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 166 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, BY PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO FILL ANY VACANCY OCCURRING THEREIN BY THE GOVERNOR.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 166, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended by Chapter 172, Volume 42, Laws of Delaware, 1939, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing the second paragraph of 5721. Sec. 2.

Section 2. That Chapter 166, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended by Chapter 173, Volume 42, Laws of Delaware, 1939, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing the second paragraph of 5721. Sec. 2 and inserting in lieu thereof a new second paragraph, as follows:

"In case of a vacancy in the Department for any reason, the Governor shall fill said vacancy for the unexpired term."

Approved June 16, 1949