CHAPTER 354

RELATING TO BINGO REFERENDUM

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER II, TITLE 28, DELAWARE CODE, ALSO KNOWN AS SECTION I, CHAPTER 65, VOLUME 51, LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF A BINGO REFERENDUM.

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

Section 1. § 1112, Title 28, Delaware Code, being a part of Section 1, Chapter 65, Volume 51, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking the last paragraph and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"The Department of Elections of each county shall constitute a Board of Canvass for the purpose of canvassing the vote in any referendum held under this chapter.

The provisions of Title 15 and the Constitution of this State relating to the certification and canvassing of the vote in general elections shall be followed insofar as those provisions are applicable.

The Governor shall certify and proclaim the results of any such referendum at the time he certifies and proclaims the results of the general election pursuant to the provision of Section 5711 of Title 15.

The State Election Commissioner is empowered to prescribe such procedure and to make such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with this section or any other law of this State, as he may deem necessary to insure uniformity of method in the three counties in certifying and canvassing the vote in any referendum held under this chapter.

Approved April 3, 1958.