CHAPTER 271

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 414

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 22, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES.

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 Chapter 8, Title 22, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subchapter to read as follows:

"Subchapter VII. Residency Requirements. §841. Referendum Requirement.

All municipal corporations with a population exceeding 50,000 and having a charter provision, ordinance or other provision requiring that, as a condition of employment, an employee of a municipality be, become, or remain a resident of the municipality shall be required to hold a binding referendum thereon at its next general election. Such referendum shall read as follows:

'Yes. As a condition of employment, employees of this municipality must be residents of this municipality.

No. As a condition of employment, employees of this municipality need not be residents of this municipality.''

Approved June 24, 1992.