CHAPTER 25

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 267

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTERS 19 AND 20, TITLE 14, OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE USE OF VOTING MACHINES IN CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §1908, Title 14, of the Delaware Code, by striking said section in Its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§1908. Method of Voting; Referendum to Transfer Tax Funds

(a) For an election under this Chapter, the vote shall be by voting machine or by printed ballot. If the vote is by machine the phrases 'For additional tax' and 'Against additional tax' shall be placed next to the appropriate lever for the purposes of voting. If the vote is by printed ballot, the following shall appear thereon:

For additional tax]: Against additional tax

(b) Any school board authorizing a referendum to be held for the purpose of increasing the real estate tax rate under this Chapter, while simultaneously decreasing the real estate tax rate under Chapter 21 of this title by the same amount, shall conduct the election under this Chapter by voting machines or printed ballot. If the vote is by machine the phrases 'For additional tax' and 'Against additional tax' shall be placed next to the appropriate lever for the purposes of voting. If the vote is by printed ballot, the following shall appear thereon:

For tax transfer0 Against tax transfer[

(c) In any election or referendum where printed ballots are teed, the voter in said election or referendum shall place a mark in the squarer after the item for which the vote is to be cast."

Section 2. Amend §2122, Title 14, of the Delaware Code, by striking subsection (g) thereof in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the followings

"(g) For an election under the provisions of this Chapter, the vote shall be by voting machine or by printed ballot. If the vote is by machine the phrases 'For additional tax' and 'Against additional tax' shall be placed next to the appropriate lever for the purposes of voting. If the vote Is by printed ballot, the following shall appear thereon:

For the bond issue El Against the bond issue0

If the vote is by printed ballot, the voter in said election shall place a mark in the square after the item for which the vote Is to be cast."

Approved April 10,1979.

lease purchase agreements. The amounts appropriated shall be as set forth below:

snow removal and patching operations, making emergency repairs and short term Transportation, Division of Highways, for the purpose of paying for overtime incurred in Improvements to roads and bridges, and acquiring long life, heavy equipment through

(Three-quarters of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section I. The sum of $8,894,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of

AND TO THE STATE TREASURER.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE
PURCHASING CONTRACTS, FOR SALARIES AND WAGES OF EMPLOYEES, AND

MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO VARIOUS MUNICIPALITIES

Approved April 10, 1979