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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 181

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 237, VOLUME 51, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF BRIDGEVILLE PROVIDING FOR APPOINTMENTS OR ELECTIONS OF COMMISSIONERS TO FILL UNEXPIRED TERMS OF COMMISSIONERS WHO DIE IN OFFICE OR RESIGN FROM OFFICE.

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 Section 5, Chapter 237, Volume 51, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by inserting at the end thereof the following:

"In the event of the death or resignation of a Town Commissioner who has been elected to office and whose unexpired term is less than one year, the remaining Commissioners shall by majority vote elect a new Commissioner to fill such unexpired term. In the event of the death or resignation of a Town Commissioner who has been elected to office and whose unexpired term is more than one year, a special election shall be held within 60 days after such death or resignation to fill such unexpired term and the time and method of such election shall be determined by the Town Commissioners in substantial compliance with the provisions for elections provided for herein."

Approved June 27, 1980.