CHAPTER 629

PERMITTING SPOUSES OF MEMBERS OF ARMED FORCES TO REGISTER BY ABSENTEE REGISTRATION

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15, SECTIONS 1901 AND 1907 OF THE DELAWARE CODE BY ADDING SPOUSES OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES TO THE CLASS OF PERSONS ALLOWED TO REGISTER BY ABSENTEE REGISTRATION.

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

Section 1. 15 Del. C. Section 1901 (a) is hereby amended by inserting the words, "or who is the spouse of any of the persons above enumerated", immediately after the words "or who has received official notice of induction or acceptance into any such services", and immediately preceding the words "and whose name does not already appear as a registered voter" as those words now appear in said section.

Section 2. 15 Del. C. Section 1901 (b) is hereby amended by inserting the words, "or is the spouse of such person, and in all other respects a qualified elector" immediately preceding the words "may also register in said election district under the provisions of section 1906 of this title" as those words presently appear in said section.

Section 3. 15 Del. C. Section 1901 (b) (2) is hereby amended by inserting the words "or is the spouse of such person" immediately after the word "registration".

Section 4. 15 Del. C. Section 1901 (b) (3) is hereby amended by inserting the words "or is the spouse of such person" immediately after the words "one year or more prior to such day".

Section 5. 15 Del. C. Section 1901 (b) (3) is hereby amended by inserting the words "or is the spouse of such person" immediately after the words "six months or more prior to such day".

Section 6. 15 Del. C. Section 1907 is amended by adding a new paragraph immediately before the words "that I was a resident of said election district", as follows:

"0 I am the spouse of a person in one of the above categories".

Approved July 13, 1956.