CHAPTER 253

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 399

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3

AN ACT RELATING TO DELAWARE CODE REVISION BY AMENDING SECTIONS 201, 202, 210, 211, 213 AND 220, TITLE 1, DELAWARE CODE, AND REPEALING SECTION 2504 (h), TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE.

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

Section 1, Amend Chapter 2, Section 201, Title 1, Delaware Code, by striking Section 201 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 201. Appointment; composition

The Delaware Code Revisors (the Revisors) shall consist of two attorneys at law licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware who shall be appointed by the Governor. At the time of appointment, the two attorneys shall not be members of the same political party. One shall be appointed for a period terminating with the 126th General Assembly and one shall be appointed for a period terminating with the 127th General Assembly. Thereafter all appointments shall be for a term of four years. In case of a vacancy the Governor shall make an appointment for the unexpired term.

Section 2. Amend Section 202, Title 1, Delaware Code, by striking Section 202 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 202. Compensation and expenses

Each Revisor shall be paid an annual salary of $5,000 and shall be reimbursed by the Legislative Council for necessary out-of-pocket and travel expenses incurred in performing his duties under this chapter.

Section 3. Amend Section 210, Title 1, Delaware Code, by

striking Section 210 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 210. General duty of Revisors

The Delaware Code Revisors shall prepare not later than the end of each regular session the necessary information for the biannual supplements to each volume of the Delaware Code of 1953, containing the amendments to the Code and all other general and permanent laws which have become law since the publication of the last supplements, noting the sections that have been repealed and generally bringing the Code up to date. Such supplements may also contain additional annotations based upon court decisions.

Section 4. Amend Sections 211, 212, 213 and 220, Title 1, Delaware Code, by striking the word "Commission" wherever the same appears and substituting in lieu thereof the word "Revisors".

Section 5. Amend Section 212, Title 1, Delaware Code, by inserting the following words between the word "shall" and the word "upon", as the same appear on line 1 of said section, the following:

"after consultation with the Legislative Council".

Section 6. Amend Section 213, Title 1, Delaware Code, by inserting the following words after the word "shall" and before the word "cause", as the same appear on line 1 of said section, the following:

"after consultation with the Legislative Council".

Section 7. Amend Section 220, Title 1, Delaware Code, by striking the words "Secretary of State" as the same appear in lines 1 and 2 of said section, and substituting in lieu thereof the words "Legislative Council".

Section 8. Amend Section 2504 (h), Title 29, Delaware Code, by striking said Section 2504 (h) in its entirety.

Approved July 9, 1971.