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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 15

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF NOTARIES FOR POLICE AGENCIES.

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

Section 1. AMEND §4305, Chapter 43, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new inserting a new "subsection (d)" to read as follows:

"(d) The Governor shall, upon the request of the Chief of Police or acting Chief of Police of a unit of government whose personnel are full-time police officers and statutorily responsible for the prevention or investigation of crime involving injury to persons or property and who are authorized to execute search warrants and to make arrests, appoint a sufficient number of notaries public as may be requested by the Chief of Police or acting Chief of Police for the proper administration of their agencies. The appointments shall be for a term of four years, without charge to the appointee, Chief of Police or acting Chief of Police or police agency. Any such notary, so appointed, shall have no authority to perform any duties with respect to such office or to take affidavits or acknowledgments, except on documents and papers in connection with, and for the benefit of, their respective police agency. The notaries public appointed shall make no charge for any service rendered."

Approved February 1, 1995