CHAPTER 39

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 180

AN ACT AGREEING TO A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 4A. OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO PERMIT A REGISTERED VOTER TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IF THE VOTER IS ON VACATION.

WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed to the 128th General Assembly as follows:

"AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 4A. OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO PERMIT A REGISTERED VOTER TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IF THE VOTER IS ON VACATION.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of the members elected to each branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Article 5, Section 4A. of the Constitution of the State of Delaware of 1897 is amended by inserting after the words 'physical disability,' and before the words, 'may cast a ballot,' the following words: 'or because of his or her absence from the district while on vacation,"; and

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was agreed to by two-thirds of all of the members elected to each branch in the said 128th General Assembly.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. The said proposed amendment is agreed to and adopted and shall forthwith become a part of the Constitution.

Approved April 28, 1977.