CHAPTER 69

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15, DELAWARE CODE, BY TRANSFERRING THE FUNCTIONS PRESENTLY PERFORMED BY THE CLERK OF THE PEACE IN EACH COUNTY IN GENERAL ELECTIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS FOR EACH COUNTY.

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

Section 1. Title 15, Sections 4502, 4503, 4504 and 4910, Delaware Code, are amended by deleting the words "Clerk of the Peace" wherever they appear therein and substituting in lieu thereof the words "Department of Elections" and by deleting the words "his", "him", and "he" whenever they are used as pronouns referring to the Clerk of the Peace, and by substituting the words "it", or "its", as the case may be in lieu thereof.

Section 2. Title 15, Section 5008 (d), Delaware Code, is amended by deleting the words "Clerk of the Peace" and by inserting in lieu thereof the words "Department of Elections".

Section 3. Title 15, Section 5009, Delaware Code, is amended by deleting the words "Clerk of the Peace shall provide and furnish to the Department of Elections two sets of official ballots for each voting machine", and by inserting in lieu thereof the words "Department of Elections shall provide and furnish two sets of official ballots for each voting machine".

Section 4. Title 15, Section 5010, Delaware Code, is amended by deleting the words "Clerk of the Peace" and by inserting the words "Department of Elections" in lieu thereof.

Section 5. Title 15, Section 5011, Delaware Code, is amended by deleting the words "Clerk of the Peace" and by inserting the words "Department of Elections" in lieu thereof.

Approved June 21, 1963.