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AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "ELECTIONS" BY PROVIDING A VOTER WITH THE RIGHT TO VOTE IF HE MOVES HIS RESIDENCE TO ANOTHER ELECTION DISTRICT IN THE SAME HUNDRED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO A GENERAL ELECTION.

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

Section 1. Amend § 1701, Title 15, Delaware Code, by inserting and enacting the words "or Hundred" immediately after the word "district" as it appears in line seven of said section.

Section 2. Amend § 4947, Title 15, Delaware Code, by striking the period at the end of the last sentence of said section and by inserting and enacting in lieu thereof the following:

, provided, however, if a person shall have changed his residence to another election district in the same Hundred during the thirty days immediately preceding the date of the general election, said person shall be considered a resident of the election district from which he has moved for the purpose of voting in such general election if such person has had no opportunity to transfer his registration to the new election district.

Approved October 1, 1959.