CHAPTER 139

REGISTRATION OF VOTERS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VOTERS.

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

Section 1. Chapter 17, Title 15 of the Delaware Code is amended by adding thereto a new section, to be designated as section 1707, as follows:

§ 1707. Correction of clerical errors

The several Departments of Election may, by unanimous consent of those members present at any regular or special meeting, correct clerical errors in the name, address, birth date, or physical description on any registration record, provided however that there shall be representatives of the department from both major political parties at the meeting at which such correction is made.

Section 2. § 1741, Title 15 of the Delaware Code is amended by adding at the end of the second paragraph thereof an additional sentence, as follows:

No applications for transfer from or to any district in which a Special Election is to be held shall be received later than seven days before the date of the special election.

Section 3. § 1743, Title 15 of the Delaware Code is amended by adding the words "Filed in E D., R D." immediately above the double line on the form titled "Application for Transfer of Registration".

Approved June 13, 1957.