CHAPTER 350

RELATING TO PURCHASE OF VOTING MACHINES

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY COURT OF KENT COUNTY TO BORROW A SUM NOT EXCEEDING THE SUM OF $85,000.00 FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING VOTING MACHINES TO BE USED FOR ELECTIONS IN KENT COUNTY, DELAWARE AND PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF SAID MONEY SO BORROWED.

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

Section 1. Anything in the Delaware Code of 1953 notwithstanding the Levy Court of Kent County shall be authorized and empowered to borrow a sum not in excess of the sum of $85,000.00 for the purpose of purchasing voting machines to be used for elections in Kent County, Delaware; to exercise the power aforesaid, the Levy Court of Kent County shall adopt a resolution to that effect, which resolution shall require the affirmative vote of two members of said Levy Court.

The amount so borrowed shall be evidenced by the bond or bonds of the said Levy Court in such denomination or denominations due at such time or times and at such rate of interest and in such form as the said Levy Court may determine and the faith and credit of said County shall be pledged for the payment thereof.

All such bonds shall be signed by the President of the said Levy Court of Kent County, countersigned by the Clerk of the Peace and sealed with the official seal of the Levy Court.

The said bond or bonds of the Levy Court of Kent County shall be exempt from all state, county, and municipal taxes.

A Statement appearing in the bonds issued under the provisions of this Section to the effect that the bonds have been duly authorized shall be deemed and held to be conclusive evidence of the lawful holder of said bonds, that the terms and conditions of this section have been fully met and complied with.

Approved July 10, 1953.