CHAPTER 243

FORMERLY

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 361

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 AND TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS AND REGULATION THEREOF.

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

Section 3. Amend § 1906, Chapter 19, Title 14, Delaware Code by striking the first sentence in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"The election under 51903 of this Title shall be conducted by election officers appointed by the School Board of the district in which the election is held as set forth under §1073 of this Title.

Section 4. Amend §1908(a) and 51908(b), Chapter 19, Title 14 by striking in their entirety the last sentence of each subsection and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"The wording on the voting machine shall include a statement of the question which is being voted for and against."

Section 5. Amend §2122 (g) and §2122(h), Chapter 21, Title 14 by striking in their entirety the last sentence of each subsection and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"The wording on the voting machine shall include a statement of the question which accurately reflects the issue being voted for and against."

Section 6. Amend §1908(b), Chapter 19, Title )4, Delaware Code by inserting after the words "Chapter 21 of this title by the same amount" the words "or the transfer of tax funds for one purpose to another purpose".

Section 7. Amend §1054(0, Chapter 10, Title 14, Delaware Code by adding thereto the following:

" When a vacancy occurs prior to February 1, the remaining members of the school board shall appoint a person who has filed an application to fill the vacancy. No appointment shall be made until after public notice of the vacancy and the request for formal application from interested persons is made. Notice shall be by publication for once a week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the school district."

Section 8, Amend 51908, Title 14, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection to read as follows:

"(c) The State Election Commissioner shall provide a sufficient number of voting machines necessary to carry out the elections hereunder and the costs of transportation of the voting machines and other necessary charges for the use of the voting machines shall be borne by the local school district."

Section 9. Amend §2122, Title 14, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new Subsection to read as follows:

"(j) The State Election Commissioner shall provide a sufficient number of voting machines necessary to carry out the elections hereunder and the costs of transportation of the voting machines and other necessary charges for the use of the voting machines shall be borne by the local school district.

Section 10. Amend Chapter 51, Title 15, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new section to read as follows:

15105. Application to School Elections.

The provisions of this Chapter shall additionally be applicable to any local school elections held under Title 14 of this Code."

Approved June 25, 1990.