CHAPTER 228

FORMERLY

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1 FOR SENATE BILL NO. 500

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 8, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE STATE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 8, Title 29, §822, subsection (2) (Second Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code by striking the words "East Avenue, thence in a southerly direction along the center line of East Avenue to its intersection with Eleventh Street, thence in a westerly direction along the center line of Eleventh Street to its intersection with West Avenue, thence in a westerly direction along the center line of West Avenue to Its intersection with New Castle Avenue, thence in a southerly direction along the center line of New Castle Avenue" as the same appear in said subsection (2) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Pigeon Point Road, thence In an easterly direction along the center line of Pigeon Point Road to Its intersection with the Penn Central Railroad, thence in a southwesterly direction along the center line of the Penn Central Railroad".

Section 2. Amend Chapter 8, Title 29, §822, subsection (3) (Third Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code by striking the words "thence northeasterly along the center line of Lancaster Avenue to its intersection with the center line of Chestnut Run" as the same appear in said subsection (3) and substituting In lieu thereof the following

"thence northwesterly along the center line of Lancaster Avenue to Its intersection with the center line of Chestnut Run,".

Section 3. Amend Chapter 8, Title 29, §831 subsection (9) (Fourteenth Representative District) of the Delaware Code by adding after the words "thence In an easterly direction along Faulkland Road to its intersection with the center line of duPont Road" the following:

"thence In a northeasterly drection along the center line of duPont Road to its Intersection with the boundary of the City of Wilmington, which is the place of beginning."

Section 4. Amend Chapter 8, Title 29, §831, subsection (11) (Sixteenth Representative District) of the Delaware Code by striking the wards "thence in a southwesterly direction along the center line of Memorial Drive to its Intersection with the center line of New Castle Avenue," as the same appear In subsection (11) and substituting In lieu thereof the following:

"thence In a southeasterly direction along the center line of Memorial Drive to its Intersection with the center line of New Castle Avenue,".

Section 5. Amend Chapter 8, Title 29 §831, subsection (22) (Twenty-Seventh Representative District) of the Delaware Code by striking the words "Silver Lake, thence easterly along the middle of giggi• Lake to Its Intersection with the southeastern boundary of the town of Middletown, thence easterly along the center of said boundary to its intersection with the middle of Deep Creek, thence easterly along the middle of Deep Creek to Its intersection with the center line of County Route 10," as the same appear in subsection (22) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Silver Lake, thence westerly along the middle of Silver Lake to its intersection with the southeastern boundary of the town of Middletown, thence westerly along the center of said boundary to its intersection with the middle of Deep Creek, thence westerly along the middle of Deep Creek to its intersection with the center line of County Route 10,"

Section 6. Amend Chapter 8, Title 29, §831, subsection (23) (Twenty-Eighth Representative District) of the Delaware Code by striking the wards "and the boundary line between St. George's Hundred and Appoquinimink Hundred, in a general easterly direction along and with the boundary line between St. George's Hundred and Appoquinimink Hundred extended along an Imaginary line beginning at the mouth of the Appoquinimink River and extending to a point opposite the mouth of the Appoquinimink River in the center of the boundary between the States of New Jersey and Delaware," as the same appear In subsection (23) and substituting In lieu thereof the following:

"and the center line of County Route 445, thence southeasterly along County Route 445 to its Intersection with the center line of County Route 10, thence in a northeasterly direction along the center line of County Route 10 to Its Intersection with the middle of Deep Creek, thence easterly along the middle of Deep Creek to its intersection with the southwestern boundary of the town of Middletown, thence easterly along the center of said boundary to its intersection with the middle of Silver Lake, thence easterly along the center of Silver Lake to its intersection with the Appoquinimink River, thence easterly along the center of the Appoquinimink River and an imaginary extension of the Appoquinimink River to its intersection with the center line of the boundary between the States of New Jersey and Delaware."

Section 7. Amend Chapter 8, Title 29, §832, subsection (1) (Fourth Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code

(a) by striking the words "thence easterly and southeasterly along the center line of Fairfax Boulevard to its intersection with Sandra Road, thence southwesterly along the center line of Sandra Road to its intersection" as the same appear in subsection (1) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"thence westerly along the center line of Fairfax Boulevard to its intersection".

(b) FURTHER AMEND subsection (1) by inserting between the words "Thomas Road to its intersection with" and the words "Murphy Road" the following:

"Oakwood Road, thence easterly along the center line of Oakwood Road to its intersection with Bybrook Road, thence southerly along the center line of Bybrook Road to its intersection with".

(c) FURTHER AMEND subsection (1) by striking the words "highway, thence along the center line of the highway in a southwesterly direction to its intersection with the center line of Sherwood Road, thence in a northwesterly direction along the center line of Sherwood Road to its intersection with the center line of Hillside Road, thence in a southwesterly direction along the center line of Hillside Road to its intersection with the center line of Sherwood Road, thence in a northwesterly direction along the center line of Sherwood Road to its intersection with Grubb Road, thence northwesterly along the center line of Grubb Road," as the same appear in subsection (1) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"boundary of the Town of Arden, thence in a clockwise direction along said boundary."

Section 8. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §832, subsection (2) (Fifth Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code by striking the words, "Grubb Road, thence in an easterly direction along the center line of Grubb Road to its intersection with Sherwood Road, thence southeasterly along the center line of Sherwood Road to its intersection with Hillside Road, thence southerly along the center line of Hillside Road to its intersection with Sherwood Road, thence along the center line of Sherwood Road in a southeasterly direction to its intersection with the highway, thence northeasterly along the center line of the highway," as the same appear in subsection (2) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"the boundary of the Town of Arden, thence in a counter clockwise direction along said boundary."

Section 9. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29 §832, subsection (3) (Sixth Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code

(a) by striking the words "to its intersection with Red Mill Creek, thence southeasterly along the center line of Red Mill Creek," as the same appear in subsection (3) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"to its intersection with Red Clay Creek, thence southeasterly along the center line of Red Clay Creek,".

(b) FURTHER AMEND subsection (3) by striking the words "Sandra Road, thence in an easterly direction along the center line of Sandra Road to its intersection with the center line of Fairfax Road, thence in a northerly direction along the center line of Fairfax Road" as the same appear in subsection (3) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Fairfax Boulevard, thence in an easterly direction along the center line of Fairfax Boulevard".

(c) FURTHER AMEND subsection (3) by inserting between the words "Murphy Road to its intersection with the center line of and the words "Thomas Road, thence" the following:

"Bybrook Road, thence northerly along the center line of Bybrook Road to its intersection with Oakwood Road, thence westerly along the center line of Oakwood Road to its intersection with".

Section 10. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §832, subsection (4) (Seventh Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code

(a) by inserting between the words "Centre Road" and "to its intersection with the Reading Railroad" the following:

"to its intersection with the center line of Barley Mill Road, thence in an easterly direction along the center line of Barley Mill Road".

(b) FURTHER AMEND subsection (4) by inserting between the words "thence in a northeasterly direction along the center line of Little Mill Creek" and "to its intersection with the center line of the boundary of the City of Wilmington," the following:

"to its Intersection with the southern boundary of the town of Elsmere, thence in an easterly direction along said boundary".

Section 11. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §832, subsection (5) (Eighth Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code by inserting between the words "to its intersection with" and the words "the center line of White Clay Creek," the following:

"an imaginary line parallel to and above White Clay Drive, thence easterly along said line to its intersection with".

Section 12. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §832, subsection (8) (Eleventh Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code by inserting between the words "to its intersection with" and the words "the center line of North College Avenue" the following:

"an imaginary line parallel to and above White Clay Drive, thence westerly along said line to its intersection with".

Section 13. Amend Chapter 8, Title 29, §832, subsection (9) (Twelfth Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code by striking the words "Hazeldell Avenue, thence in a southerly direction along the center line of Hazeldell Avenue and along the extension of Hazeldell Avenue to its intersection with the center line of U. S. 1-295," as the same appear in said subsection (9) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"A point midway between Hazeldell Avenue and Karlyn Drive, which is one hundred and thirty feet northeast of Hazeldell Avenue, thence in a southerly direction along the center of an imaginary line drawn from said point to its intersection with the center of U. S. I-295,".

Section 14. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §832, subsection (10) (Thirteenth Senatorial District) of the Delaware Code by

(a) striking the words "the center line of an imaginary extension of Hazeldell Avenue, thence In a northeasterly and northerly direction along the center line of the extension and the center line of Hazeldell Avenue" as the same appear in subsection (10) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"the point where an imaginary line running midway between Hazeldell Avenue and Karlyn Drive from a point on U.S. Route 13 one hundred and thirty feet northeast of Hazeldell Avenue meets U.S. Route 295, thence northerly along the center line of said imaginary line".

(b) FURTHER AMEND §832, subsection (10) by striking the words "thence in a northerly direction along the center line of New Castle Avenue to its intersection with West Avenue, thence in a southeasterly direction along the center line of West Avenue to its intersection with Eleventh Street, thence along the center line of Eleventh Street to its intersection with East Avenue, thence along the center line of East Avenue in a northeasterly direction to its intersection with" as the same appear in said subsection (10) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"thence in a southerly direction along the center line of New Castle Avenue to its intersection with U.S. Routes 295 and 40, thence in an easterly direction along the center line of U.S. Routes 295 and 40 to its intersection with the center line of the Penn Central Railroad, thence in a northeasterly direction along the center of the Penn Central Railroad to its Intersection with Pigeon Point Road, thence in a westerly direction along the center line of Pigeon Point Road to its intersection with".

(c) FURTHER AMEND §832, subsection (10) by striking the words "thence in a southerly direction along the center line of 2nd Avenue to its intersection with the center line of the boundary line of the Town of Newport," as the same appear in subsection (10) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"thence In a westerly direction along the center line of 2nd Avenue to its intersection with an extension of the northeastern boundary of the town of Newport, thence in a southerly direction along the center line of said extension and",

Section 15. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §841, subsection (2) (Thirtieth Representative District) of the Delaware Code:

(a) by inserting between the words "County Route 52 to its intersection with the center line and the words "County Route 125" the following:

"Almshouse Branch, which is also the northwest boundary of Enumeration District 262 (1980 U. S. Census Map), thence southerly along said boundary to its intersection with".

(b) FURTHER AMEND subsection (2) by inserting between the words "thence southerly along the center line of the southbound lane of U. S. Route 13 "and the words to its intersection with the center line of County Route 33" the following:

"to its intersection with an unnamed tributary of Double Run, said point being approximately 3,250 feet south of County Road 30, thence westerly along said tributary to its intersection with U. S. Route 13A, thence southerly along the center line of U. S. Route 13A to its intersection with U. S. Route 13, thence southerly along the center line of U. S. Route 13 to its intersection with the center line of County Route 371, thence northeasterly along the center line of County Route 371".

Section 16. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §841, subsection (4) (Thirty-Second Representative District) of the Delaware Code by striking the words to its intersection with the center line of County Route 67-South Little Creek Road, thence westerly along the center line of County Route 67-South Little Creek Road to its intersection with the center line of U.S. Route 113, thence southeasterly along the center line of U.S. Route 113 to its intersection with the center line of County Route 347-Lafferty Lane, thence northeasterly along the center line of County Route 347-Lafferty Lane" as the same appear in subsection (4) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

to its intersection with the center line of County Route 67-South Little Creek Road, thence easterly along the center line of County Route 67-South Little Creek Road".

Section 17. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §841, subsection (5) (Thirty-Third Representative District) of the Delaware Code

(a) by striking the words "to its intersection with the center line of the southbound lane of U. S. Route 13, thence northerly along the center line of the southbound lane of U. S. Route 13 to its intersection with the center line of County Route 370, thence northeasterly and northerly along the center line of County Route 370" as the same appear in subsection (5) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

to its intersection with County Route 371, thence southwesterly along the center line of County Route 371 to its intersection with the southbound lane of U. S. Route 13, thence northerly along the center line of the southbound lane of U. S. Route 13 to its intersection with U. S. Route 13A, thence northerly along the center line of U. S. Route 13A to its intersection with an unnamed tributary of Double Run, thence easterly along the middle of said unnamed tributary to its intersection with the southbound lane of U. S. Route 13 said point being approximately 3,250 feet south of County Route 30, thence in a northerly direction along the center line of the southbound lane of U. S. Route 13".

(b) FURTHER AMEND subsection (5) by striking the words "thence southerly along the center line of U.S. Route 113 to its intersection with the center line of Route 9," as the same appear in subsection (5) and substituting In lieu thereof the following:

"thence northerly along the center line of U. S. Route 113 to its intersection with the center line of Route 9, ".

(c) FURTHER AMEND subsection (5) by striking the words "to its intersection with the center line of County Route 347 (Lafferty Lane), thence southwesterly along the center line of County Route 347 (Lafferty Lane) to its intersection with the center line of U.S. Route 113, thence northwesterly along the center of U.S. Route 113 to its intersection with the center line of South Little Creek Road (County Route 67), thence easterly along the center line of South Little Creek Road (County Route 67)" as the same appear in subsection (5) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"to its intersection with the center line of South Little Creek Road (County Route 67), thence westerly along the center line of South Little Creek Road (County Route 67)".

(d) FURTHER AMEND subsection (5) by striking the words "thence generally northwesterly along center line of County Route 388 to its intersection with the middle of a branch connecting McCauley Pond and the Murderkill River, thence northeasterly along the middle of said branch to its intersection with the middle of the Murderkill River," as the same appear In subsection (5) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"thence generally northwesterly along the center line of County Route 388 to its intersection with the middle of an unnamed stream, which is located about 1500 feet north of the dam at McCauley's Pond, thence generally in a southeasterly direction along the middle of said unnamed stream and its various courses to its intersection with the middle of Brown's Branch, thence in a northeasterly direction along the middle of Brawn's Branch to its intersection with the middle of the Murderkill River."

Section 18. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §841, subsection (8) (Thirty-Fourth Representative District) of the Delaware Code

(a) by striking the words "the center line of County Route 370, thence southerly and westerly along the center line of County Route 370 to its intersection with the center line of the southbound lane of U.S. Route 13, thence northerly along the center line of the southbound lane of U.S. Route 13 to its intersection with the center line of County Route 30, thence westerly along the center line of County Route 30 to its intersection with" as the same appear in subsection 00.

(b) FURTHER AMEND subsection 00 by inserting between the words "Route 125 to its Intersection with" and "the center line of County Route 52" the following:

"a power line, which is also the northwestern boundary of Enumeration District 282 (1980 U. S. Census Map), thence along said boundary to its intersection with".

Section 19. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §841, subsection (7) (Thirty-Fifth Representative District of the Delaware Code by striking the words "thence generally southwesterly along the middle of the Murderkill River and its various courses to its intersection with the center line of County Route 390, thence continuing across County Route 390 in a southwesterly direction along a stream connecting the Murderkill River with McCauley Pond and intersecting with the center line of County Route 388," as the same appear in subsection (7) and substituting M lieu thereof the following:

"thence generally southwesterly along the middle of the Murderkill River and its various courses to its intersection with the middle of Brown's Branch, thence in a generally southwesterly direction along the middle of Brown's Branch to its intersection with an unnamed stream which is located about 1500 feet north of the dam at McCauley's Pond, thence M a northwesterly direction along the middle of said unnamed stream and its various courses to its intersection with County Route 388,".

Section 20. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §842, subsection (1) (Fifteenth Senatorial District) by inserting between the words "in a northerly direction along the center line of County Road 125" and the words "to its intersection with the center line of County Road 52 the following:

"a power line, which is also the northwestern boundary of Enumeration District 282 (198 U. S. Census Map), thence along said boundary to its intersection with".

Section 21. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §842, subsection (2) (Sixteenth Senatorial District) by inserting between the words "County Route 52 to its intersection with the center line or' and the words "County Route 125," the following:

"Almshouse Branch, which is also the northwest boundary of Enumeration District 282 (1980 U. S. Census Map), thence southerly along said boundary to its intersection with".

Section 22. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §851, subsection (2) (Thirty-Seventh Representative District) of the Delaware Code by striking the words "County Route 298, thence generally southeasterly and southerly along the center line of County Route 298 to its intersection with the center line of ".

Section 23. AMEND Chapter 8, Title 29, §851, subsection (3) (Thirty Eighth Representative District) of the Delaware Code by striking the words "thence southeasterly along the center line of County Route 22 to its intersection with the center line of County Route 298, thence generally northerly and northwesterly along the center line of County Route 298 to its intersection with the center line of State Route 24".

Approved April 20,1982.