CHAPTER 139

FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 259

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 31, CHAPTER 43, DELAWARE CODE, KNOWN AS THE "HOUSING AUTHORITY LAW", BY PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ONE ADDITIONAL MEMBER OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 31, Chapter 43, Delaware Code, by adding a new section to be designated as Section 4303 A. to read as follows:

§4303 A. The Wilmington Housing Authority

The Wilmington Housing Authority shall consist of seven (7) Commissioners, the six (6) present Commissioners and one (1) additional Commissioner to be appointed as hereinafter provided. The terms of the six (6) present Commissioners shall continue for the balance of their terms and thereafter the appointments shall be as stated in § 4303 of this Title.

The additional Commissioner shall be appointed as follows: the Commissioner shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City of Wilmington, and he shall serve for a term of two (2) years and his successor shall be appointed to hold office in the case of a vacancy for the unexpired term, or in the case of expiration for a term of two (2) years or until his successor shall have been appointed.

Approved June 20, 1971.