CHAPTER 16

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 20, TITLE 15, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO ELECTIONS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION DAYS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS

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

Section 1. Chapter 20, Title 15, Delaware Code. is amended by deleting § 2001 (b) and inserting in lieu thereof a new § 2001 (b) to read as follows:

(b) The designated special days and the place and time for such special registration shall be set by the Department of Elections for each county.

Section 2. Chapter 20, Title 15, Delaware Code, is amended by deleting § 2002 and inserting in lieu thereof a new § 2002 to read as follows:

§ 2002. Registration of Qualified Voters on Special Registration Days

The Department of Elections for each county may designate one or more locations in each county, on the days designated pursuant to this chapter, at which locations the Auxiliary Registration Officers for each county shall have all powers and authority of local registration officers in their respective election districts, to register qualified electors who appear personally for the purpose of registering and whose names do not appear as qualified voters on the original permanent registration records for the proper election district, with the right of appeal and challenge in all cases, as in the case of local registration officers sitting in their respective local election districts during a supplementary registration as described in this title, and using the same registration records and supplies as are used by the local registration officers in their respective election districts in performing the like duties, provided, however, that in odd numbered years such registration shall be done only at the office of the Department of Elections.

Approved March 26, 1965.