CHAPTER 584

AUTHORIZING SECRETARY OF STATE TO CORRECT TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS IN PRINTING SESSION LAWS

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "STATE GOVERNMENT" IN RESPECT TO THE CORRECTION OF TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRINTING OF SESSION LAWS.

WHEREAS, the Secretary of State is charged with the duty of printing the enactments of the General Assembly, AND

WHEREAS, the Secretary of State has previously been authorized to correct obvious typographical errors in connection with the printing of the Session Laws, AND

WHEREAS, an amendment to the statute governing the printing of the Session Laws enacted by the 118th General Assembly omitted the sentence which authorizes the Secretary of State to correct such errors, AND

WHEREAS, it was not the intention of the General Assembly to repeal this provision, AND

WHEREAS, the right to correct typographical errors before the publication of the Session Laws is in the public interest, NOW, THEREFORE

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

Section 1. § 907 (a), Title 29, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following sentence:

In the preparation of the Session Laws for printing, the Secretary of State may correct obvious typographical errors but if there is any doubt as to whether a typographical error exists, the Secretary of State shall print the laws as enacted without correction.

Approved February 29, 1956.