CHAPTER 515

FORMERLY

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

FOR SENATE BILL NO. 645

AN ACT TO FURTHER AMEND CHAPTER 92, VOLUME 23, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BEING AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF 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 thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Volume 23, Chapter 92, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Volume 59, Chapter 249, Laws of Delaware, by striking the phrase "January 15 of each year" as it appears in the unnumbered paragraph added by Section 4 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, Chapter 249, and inserting in lieu thereof the following language: "February 1 of each year."

Section 2. Amend Section 11, Chapter 367, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Volume 58, Chapter 271, Laws of Delaware, by striking paragraph 3 in the same section and inserting in lieu thereof the following new paragraph:

" 'The Wilmington School Tax Commission', after receiving the estimate of probable revenue and expenses from the Board of Education, shall hold public hearings on the same to determine the limit of taxing authority of the City Council within the last ten days of February and within the first ten days of March each year after giving ten days notice of the time and place of such public hearings. The 'Wilmington School Tax Commission' shall, on or before March 31 of each year, establish the limit on the taxing authority of the Council."

Approved July 22, 1974.