CHAPTER 398

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 19, TITLE 15, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION BY MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 19, Title 15, Delaware Code, by striking the caption to Chapter 19 and inserting in lieu thereof a new caption to read as follows:

Chapter 19. Registration For Members Of Military Forces; Government Service And Related Organizations

Section 2. Amend § 1901 (a), Chapter 19, Title 15, Delaware Code by adding after the phrase "United States of America," and before the phrase "or who has received official notice" the following:

"or who is in the Government Service of the United States in a foreign country,"

Section 3. Amend § 1901 (b), Chapter 19, Title 15, Delaware Code by adding after the phrase "such capacity" and before the phrase ", and further" the following:

"or who is in the Government Service of the United States in a foreign country,"

Section 4. Amend § 1901 (b), Chapter 19, Title 15, Delaware Code by adding after the words "Merchant Marine" in subparagraphs (3) and (4) the words "or said foreign service of the United States."

Section 5. Amend § 1907, Chapter 19, Title 15, Delaware Code by adding after the phrase "I am serving with the United Service Organization attached to and serving with the Armed Services of the United States of America;" a new phrase to read as follows:

"I am serving with the United States Government Service in ___________;"

Section 6. Amend § 1921, Chapter 19, Title 15, Delaware Code by striking the existing section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 1921. Domicile of those in Military Service or Government Service not lost

(c) Every person enlisted in any military organization of this State or the United States who prior to enlistment was a resident of any election district of this State shall not lose his domicile in such election district by reason of such enlistment.

(d) Every person employed in any Government Service of the United States in a foreign country who prior to such employment was a resident of any election district in this State shall not lose his domicile in such election district by reason of such employment.

(e) As used in this Chapter, the term "Government Service" shall include, but shall not be limited to, the Peace Corps.

Section 7. Amend § 1922, Chapter 19, Title 15, Delaware Code by adding after the phrase "engaged in" and before the word "any" the following:

"any Government Service of the United States or"

Approved July 5, 1968.