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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 278

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 137, VOLUME 61, LAWS OF DELAWARE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF DELMAR" RELATING TO ELECTIONS AND TO THE ORGANIZATION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL.

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 7, (a), Chapter 137, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, by deleting that Section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

The municipal election shall be held biannually on the first Monday in October between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., prevailing time, at such place as designated by Town Council, the first municipal election to be held pursuant to this Charter to be held on the first Monday in October, A.D., 1988."

Section 2. Amend Section 8, Chapter 137, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, by deleting that Section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"On the first Monday in November after the municipal election, the Town Council shall meet at 8:00 p.m. prevailing time and the newly elected officers shall assume their duties. Before entering the duties of their office, the newly elected members shall be sworn by a Notary Public to perform faithfully and impartially the duties of their respective offices with fidelity."

Section 3. Those who presently hold elected office at the time of the passage of this Act shall continue to hold office until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified.

Approved June 30, 1987