CHAPTER 21

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 45

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO A DETERMINATION OF THE RESIDENCY OF CERTAIN PERSONS DESIRING TO BE MARRIED WITHIN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. Amend §l06, Chapter 1, Title 13 of the Delaware Code by re-designating present subsection (b) as new subsection (d).

Section 2. Amend§106, Chapter 1, Title 13 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection, designated as subsection (b), which new subsection shall read as follows:

"(b) For purposes of this section, the words "resident of this State" shall include the son or daughter of a person who has been domiciled within the State of Delaware for one year or more, notwithstanding the actual place of residence of the son or daughter immediately prior to the date of the marriage."

Section 3. Amend §107, Chapter 1, Title 13 of the Delaware Code by adding the following sentence to the end of subsection (a):

"For purposes of this section, the words "resident of this State" shall include the son Or daughter of a person who has been domiciled within the State of Delaware for one year or more, notwithstanding the actual place of residence of the son or daughter immediately prior to the date of the marriage."

Section 4. Amend §121, Chapter 1, Title 13 of the Delaware Code by adding at the end of said section, the following sentence:

"For purposes of this section, the words "resident of this State" shall include the son or daughter of a person who has been domiciled within the State of Delaware for one year or more, notwithstanding the actual place of residence of the son or daughter immediately prior to the date of the marriage."

Approved May 26, 1981.