CHAPTER 107

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 152

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 277, VOLUME 49, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LAUREL" TO INCREASE THE SALARY OF THE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE TOWN COUNCIL AND TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE TO PERSONS WHOSE NAMES ARE REMOVED FROM THE BOOKS OF REGISTERED VOTERS.

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. Paragraph 10, Section 7, Chapter 277, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is amended by striking said Paragraph 10 in its entirety, and substituting in lieu thereof a new Paragraph 10 to read as follows:

"The Mayor shall receive Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for each meeting of the Town Council which he attends, whether such meeting be a regular meeting, special meeting or a workshop meeting, the time of payment to be determined by the Town Council but in no event shall such salary be paid less frequently than quarterly; provided, however, that he shall not be paid for more than 15 such special or workshop meetings in any calendar year."

Section 2. Paragraph II, Section 7, Chapter 277, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is amended by striking said Paragraph 11 in Its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Paragraph 11 to read as follows:

"Each member of the Town Council shall receive Twenty-Five dollars ($25.00) for each meeting of the Town Council which he attends whether such meeting be a regular meeting, special meeting or a workshop meeting, the time of payment to be determined by the Town Council and to be the same as the time of payment of the salary of the Mayor, but in no event shall such salary be paid less frequently than quarterly; provided, however, that he shall not be paid for more than 15 such special or workshop meetings in any calendar year."

Section 3. Section 18, Chapter 277, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is amended by striking the fifth sentence of the fourth paragraph as it appears in said Section and substitutuing in lieu thereof a new sentence to read as follows:

"A person shall only be required to register one time; provided however, that if a registered voter fails to vote in two (2) consecutive General Municipal Elections, his name shall be removed from the "Books of Registered Voters" and notice sent to the said registered voter at his last known address advising that his name has been removed from the list of registered voters and that it will be necessary to register again in order to vote in the General Municipal Election."

Approved July 7, 1981.