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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 337

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 42, VOLUME 53, LAWS OF DELAWARE AS AMENDED, ENT1TLED"AN ACT AMENDING, REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD" RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR MAYOR AND CITY COUNCILPERSONS.

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 5, Chapter 42, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware as amended by deleting said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"QUALIFICATIONS FOR MAYOR AND CITY COUNCILPERSONS.

Section 5. Qualifications for Mayor and for City CouncUpersons shall be as follows:

(I) A bona fide citizen of the United States and of the State of Delaware and a resident of the City of Seaford for at least one (1) year next preceding the annual election; provided, however, that no full-time employee of the City of Seaford shall serve as Mayor or City Councilperson during such time as he/she is a full- time employee of the City of Seaford; and

(2) At least eighteen (18) years of age; and

(3) A non-delinquent taxpayer of all capitation and property taxes of the City of Seaford for at least one (1) year next preceding the annual election."

Approved February 21, 1986.