HOUSE BILL NO. 204
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 170, VOLUME 57, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE CITY OF LEWES" AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 590, VOLUME 58, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AND CHAPTER 127, VOLUME 60, LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE ANNUAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION.
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 Subsection (a) Section 7, Chapter 170, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 127, Volume 60, Laws of Delaware, by striking the words "Twelve o'clock noon" and substituting in lieu thereof the words "Eight o'clock in the morning".
Section 2. Amend Subsection (g), Section 7, Chapter 170, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 590, Volume 58, Laws of Delaware, by adding to the end of said Subsection (g) a new sentence which shall read as follows:
"The City Council may provide by resolution for the office of the City Manager to be open on one (1) Saturday within the thirty (30) day period immediately preceding the date of the Annual Municipal Election for the purpose of permitting persons to register to vote in such Annual Municipal Election."
Section 3. Amend Subsection (h), Section 7, Chapter 170, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 127, Volume 60, Laws of Delaware, by striking the existing Subsection (h) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Subsection (h) to read as follows:
"(h) The City Council of the City of Lewes may by ordinance, provide for any qualified registered voter to cast an absentee ballot if such person is unable to appear and cast his or her ballot."
Approved June 29, 1987.