SENATE BILL NO. 295
AN ACT WAIVING THE STATUTORY PROVISIONS OF §107(a) OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 13, DELAWARE CODE, AS IT RELATES TO LEE ROY TIBBETT, IV OF NEWARK, DELAWARE AND AMELIA DAWN LUTZ OF NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE, BOTH RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.
WHEREAS, under the provisions of §107(a), Chapter 1, Title 13, Delaware Code, persons intending to be married within this State, who are residents, shall obtain a marriage license at least 24 hours prior to the time of the ceremony; and
WHEREAS, Lee Roy Tibbett, IV, the groom, is a Lance Corporal with the U. S. Marine Corps, stationed in Millington, Tennessee; and
WHEREAS, Lance Corporal Tibbett is unable to get a leave of absence from his base in Tennessee before April 3, 1992, thus making it impossible to comply with the requirements of §107(a) of Title 13, Delaware Code; and
WHEREAS, arrangements have been made with the Clerk of the Peace of New Castle County to either issue a marriage license late Friday evening or early Saturday morning provided, however, a waiver is granted by the State Legislature exempting them from complying with the 24 hour provision.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Lee Roy Tibbett, IV of Newark, Delaware, presently stationed with the U. S. Marine Corps in Tennessee and Amelia Dawn Lutz of New Castle, Delaware are hereby exempted from the provisions of §107(a), Chapter 1, Title 13, Delaware Code, and are specifically authorized to marry on April 4, 1992. The Clerk of the Peace of New Castle County shall issue to Lee Roy Tibbett, IV and Amelia Dawn Lutz one official marriage license pursuant to this Act, the provisions of §107(a), Chapter 1, Title 13, Delaware Code, or any other law of this State to the contrary notwithstanding.
Approved April 1, 1992.