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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 296

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 517, VOLUME 61, LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE TOWN OF HOUSTON TO PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURE TO ENFORCE PAYMENT OF DELINQUENT TAXES AND CHARGES.

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 27 (b) (4), Chapter 517, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware by inserting the words "trash collection service," after the words "gas service," and before the words "front footage assessment".

Section 2. Amend Section 28 (f), Chapter 517, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware by striking said subsection (f) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (f) to read as follows:

"(f) When any tax has become delinquent, the Council may direct the Mayor, treasurer, tax collector, or other council Member to, in the name of the Town of Ilouston, institute suit before any Justice of the Peace, or in the court of Common Pleas of the State of Delaware, or in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, for the recovery of the unpaid tax in an action of debt, and upon Judgment obtained, may sue out writs of execution as in other judgments recovered before n Justice of the Pence, or in the Court of Common Pleas, or in the Superior Court as the ease may be."

Section 3. Amend Section 33 (a), Chapter 517, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware by inserting the words "trash collection fees," after the words "gas bills," and before the words "license fees".

Section 4. Amend Section 33 (b), Chapter 517, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware by striking said subsection (b) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) When any fees and/or charges due the Town become delinquent, the Council may direct the Mayor, treasurer, tax collector, or other Council Member to, in the name of the Town of liouston, institute suit before any Justice of the Peace, or in the Court of Common Pleas of the State of Delaware, or in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, for the recovery of the unpaid fees and/or charges, and upon a Judgment obtained, may sue out writs of execution as in other Judgments recovered before a Justice ofthc Peace, or or in the Court of Common Pleas, or in the Superior Court as the case may be."

Approved July 19, 1983