CHAPTER 339

EXTENSION OF AREA OF OPERATIONS OF HOUSING AUTHORITY

AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 160 KNOWN AS THE "HOUSING AUTHORITY LAW" BY PROVIDING FOR THE EXTENSION OF THE AREA OF OPERATIONS OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY BY THE STATE BOARD OF HOUSING.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 160 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding to Article 2. 5456. Sec. 33. two new paragraphs to read as follows:

"Whenever the State Board of Housing shall have determined that there is need for public housing in any part of a county, and there is in a municipality in that county an existing Housing Authority, then the State Board of Housing shall have the right to extend the area of operations of the Housing Authority of said municipality beyond the corporate limits.

"If the area of operations of any Housing Authority operating within the corporate limits of a municipality is extended into the adjoining county by the State Board of Housing then the Governor may appoint a non-resident of the municipality as a commissioner of the said Housing Authority upon any vacancy occurring among the commissioners of the Authority; provided, however, that at no time may the number of commissioners living beyond the corporate limits of the municipality exceed two. The two commissioners so appointed must be residents of the county in which the Housing Authority is located."

Section 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

Approved June 8, 1951.