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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 277

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 92, VOLUME 23, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 572, VOLUME 57, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BEING "AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON", RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

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

Section 1. Section 3, Chapter 92, Volume 23, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby amended by adding a new paragraph at the end thereof to read as follows:

Upon the expiration occurring in the year 1974 of the terms of the members of the Board of Public Education in the City of Wilmington, appointed by the Mayor of the City of Wilmington, the said Mayor shall appoint one (1) person to serve for a term of four (4) years, one (1) person to serve for a term of three (3) years, and one (1) person to serve for a term of two (2) years. Upon the expiration occurring in the year 1975 of the terms of two (2) of the members of the Board of Public Education in the City of Wilmington, appointed by the Governor of the State of Delaware, the Governor shall appoint one (1) person to serve for a term of one (1) year, and one (1) person to serve for a term of four (4) years. Thereafter, all appointments made to the said Board for the purpose of filling a vacancy created by reason of the expiration of any term shall be for a term of four (4) years; any appointment made for the purpose of filling a vacancy not created by reason of the expiration of a term shall be for the remainder of the unexpired term only.

Section 2. Section 1, Chapter 92, Volume 23, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby amended by striking the word "five" where it appears in the first sentence thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the word "seven".

Approved July 3, 1978.