CHAPTER 418

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 587

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND VOLUME 64, CHAPTER 215, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF HARRINGTON.

WHEREAS it is deemed advisable that the Charter of the City of Harrington, contained In Chapter 215, Volume 64, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be in certain respects further amended and revised.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ENACTEO BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend subsections (d) and (e), Section 7, Chapter 215, Volume 64, Laws of

Delaware, as amended, by striking said subsections in their entirety and substituting In lieu thereof the following:

"(d) Every resident of the City of Harrington who shall have reached the age of eighteen (18) years by the date of the election and who Is properly registered to vote as required in subsection (e) hereinafter shall be entitled to vote at the regular or any special municipal elections. Any qualified voter, duly registered, who shall be unable to appear to cast a ballot at any election either because of being in the public service of the United States or of the State of Delaware, or because the voter will be unavoidably absent from the City of Harrington on the date of the election, or because of the voter's sickness or physical disability, may cast a ballot by means of absentee voting in advance of the election.

(d) For the regular municipal election to be held in the City of Harrington In January of )989, and for each year thereafter, a voter will be considered properly registered to vote If the voter Is properly registered to vote for State of Delaware elections in accordance with the provisions of Title 15 of the Delaware Code, as amended. For the regular municipal election In January of 1989, and any regular or special election In the City of Harrington thereafter, a voter must be properly registered to vote at least twenty-one (21) calendar days In advance of the municipal election In order to vote."

Approved July 19, 1988