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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 186

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 237, VOLUME 51, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLES "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF BRIDGEVILLE", TO PERMIT ABSENTEE VOTING IN ANNUAL ELECTIONS.

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 237, Volume 51, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 279, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware by adding thereto a new paragraph to read as follows:

"The Commissioners of Bridgeville may, by ordinance, provide for a qualified voter, duly registered, who shall be unable to appear to cast a ballot at any annual election either because of being in the public service of the United States or of this State, or because of the nature of hts or her business or occupation, or because of illness or physical disability, or because of being unavoidably absent on the day of the election, or because of being absent while on vacation, to vote by absentee ballot."

Approved July 10, 1987