CHAPTER 378

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 1054 AND 1061, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO VACANCIES ON SCHOOL BOARDS.

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

Section 1. Section 1054, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new subsection as follows:

(d) In the event of vacancies under this section which are to be filled at the next regular school board election, candidates shall file for the position vacant to fill the remainder of the unexpired term in accordance with the provisions of Section 1075 of this Chapter.

Section 2. Section 1061, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following sentence to this section:

In the event it becomes necessary to fill a vacancy for any reason other than the expiration of term, the new member must be selected from the residents of the previously existing school district and in accordance with Section 1054 of this Chapter.

Approved April 16, 1970.