CHAPTER 136

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 174

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER 1 OF CHAPTER 17, TITLE 15, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PROCEDURES IN DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY OF VOTER TO REMAIN REGISTERED.

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

Section 1. Amend §1704 of Subchapter 1, Chapter 17, Title 15, Delaware Code, by striking the first sentence of the second paragraph of said section beginning with the words "In proceeding" and ending with the words "District Record" and substitute in lieu thereof a new sentence to read as follows:

"In preceding to determine the elibility of such voters to remain registered, the Department shall give a second notice of its intention to remove the name of each such voter from its Election District Record to all voters from which it received no reply or evidence of not residing at the address appearing on the Department's records. Said second notice shall state the reason therefor, date, time and place the Board will meet to hear and act upon such matter, which such notice shall be given by certified mail directed to the voter concerned at his post office address as same appears on the Election District Record."