CHAPTER 242

RELATING TO REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

AN ACT AMENDING CHAPTER 96, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, RELATING TO REPORTS BY RECORDERS OF REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 9614, Title 9, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended to read as follows:

§ 9614. Report of real estate transfers to Boards of Assessment and taxing authorities of incorporated towns and cities; to Wilmington Department of Surveys

(a) Each Recorder shall furnish to the Board of Assessment a proper description of each parcel of real estate which is conveyed by deed and, in addition, shall furnish to the taxing authorities of incorporated towns and cities, copies of the descriptions of such parcels of real estate conveyed which are located within the boundaries of such towns and cities. The Recorder shall also furnish to the Board of Assessment and to the taxing authorities of incorporated towns and cities, in proper cases, the date of conveyance, the names of the grantor and grantee and, if known to him, the address of the grantee. The information shall be furnished within a reasonable time after the deed is lodged with the Recorder. Such information need not be supplied to the Board of Assessment if it is noted on the deed by the Board of Assessment that the purchaser has supplied the required information to the Board of Assessment.

(b) When a deed conveys real estate within the City of Wilmington, the Recorder for New Castle County shall furnish certificates thereof to the Department of Surveys of that city.

(c)

Approved July 1, 1953.