CHAPTER 125

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 369

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT, BEING CHAPTER 277, VOLUME 49, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED: "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LAUREL", TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTS BY THE CHIEF OF POLICE, TO CHANGE THE FISCAL YEAR, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE BUDGET, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF TAXES AND A PENALTY FOR NON-PAYMENT.

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 30, Chapter 277, Volume 49,Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is further amended by striking out the words "First day of April" as they appear in said Section and substituting in lieu thereof the words "First regular meeting in July".

Section 2. Section 32, Chapter 277, Volume 49,Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is further amended by striking out the first paragraph of said Section 32 and substituting in lieu thereof a new first paragraph of Section 32 to read as follows:

"The fiscal year of the Town shall be from July 1 of one year to June 30 of the following year."

Section 3. Section 32, Chapter 277, Volume 49,Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out the words "First day of May" as they appear in the second paragraph of said Section 32, and substituting in lieu thereof the words "First regular meeting in May".

Section 4. Section 38, Chapter 277, Volume 49,Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out the words "First day of July" as they appear in said Section 38 and substituting in lieu thereof "First day of August".

Section 5. Section 38, Chapter 277, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out the second paragraph of said Section 38 and substituting in lieu thereof a new second paragraph to read as follows:

"No discounts shall be allowed on payments made after the first day of August. After the 30th day of September, taxes due for Town shall be deemed to be delinquent. And on all taxes paid after the 30th day of September next following the assessment, a penalty of one percent (1%) per month shall be added until the same shall be paid."

Approved June 26, 1975