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FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 88

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 42, VOLUME 53, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT AMENDING, REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD" TO PERMIT VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF MAYOR OR COUNCILMAN TO BE FILLED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE UNEXPIRED TERM.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware ( two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 12, Chapter 42, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out all of said Section 12 and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

Section 12. If any vacancy shall occur in the office of Mayor or Councilman, by death, resignation, loss of residence in the City of Seaford, refusal to serve, failure to elect or otherwise, the same may be filled by a majority vote of the members of the City Council, the person or persons so chosen to fill such vacancy or vacancies shall be qualified as in the case of newly elected members and shall hold office for the balance of the unexpired term to which he is appointed or until his successor is duly elected and qualified.

Approved April 11, 1971