CHAPTER 69

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1912, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, BY REQUIRING A REFERENDUM BEFORE IMPOSITION OF A SCHOOL CAPITATION TAX.

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

Section 1. Section 1912, Title 14, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking out the period at the end thereof, and by enacting and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

", provided that such school capitation tax is approved by the voters of the district in the same manner as required by this Chapter for the levy of taxes upon the assessed value of real estate."

Section 2. Nothing contained herein shall affect the validity of any school capitation tax levied prior to the enactment of this Act and such school capitation tax may be continued at the same or a reduced rate without the approval of the voters, the provisions of this Act notwithstanding.

Approved May 14, 1965.