HOUSE BILL NO. 29
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 302, VOLUME 49, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, BEING "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF FENWICK ISLAND, DELAWARE".
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. Amend Chapter 30, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by striking Section 9 thereof in its entirety and substituting In lieu thereof a new Section 9 to read as follows:
",Section 9. Qualification of Voters
At any such election every person, male or female who was, on the first day of June prior to the election and is on the day of election, a freeholder, of the Town of Fenwick and the wife or husband of any such freeholder, although such wife or husband is not in Ms or her own right the owner of any real estate in said Town and whether or not the freeholder or his or her spouse is a resident or qualified voter of the State of Delaware, is entitled to vote. Also every person, male or female, who on a registration form to be completed by the last Friday before the last Saturday of January each year, declares that he or she is a resident in the Town of Fenwick Island, that he or she has no other voting residency for municipal elections, and that he or she is qualified to vote in the State of Delaware, and who is a resident of the Town of Fenwick Island on the day of the election is entitled to vote. Every person must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to be eligible to vote. The same qualifications as above shall apply to any person before he or she may be nominated and elected as a member of the Town Council."
Approved February 6, 1979.