CHAPTER 179

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 50

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 96, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE RECORDATION OF DEEDS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS BY THE KENT COUNTY RECORDER OF DEEDS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §9605, Chapter 96, Title 9, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection (k) to read as follows:

"(k) The Recorder of Deeds for Kent County shall not accept for recording any deed .7.r other instrument purporting to convey title to real estate until he has received payment of all State and municipal realty transfer tax due on the transfer, with the exception of the City of Dover realty transfer tax; provided, however, that any municipality which has imposed a realty transfer tax may continue to collect such tax upon written notification to the Recorder of such election."

Approved March 19, 1990.