CHAPTER 67

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 219

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 55, PART IV, TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ABSENTEE VOTING.

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

Section 1. Amend §5502, Chapter 55, Part IV, Title 15 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "because of being" as the same appears in the first sentence of said section, and substituting the words "due to the following reasons" in lieu thereof.

Section 2. Amend §5502, Chapter 55, Part IV, Title 15 of the Delaware Code by adding the words "Because such person is" at the beginning of subsections (I) through (4) of said section.

Section 3. Amend §5502, Chapter 55, Part IV, Title 15 of the Delaware Code by striking subsection (5), and adding thereto the following new subsections;

"(5) Because such person is absent from the district while on vacation; or

(6) Because such person is unable to vote at a certain time or on a certain day due to the tenets or teachings of his religion."

Approved June 20, 1981.