HOUSE BILL NO. 323
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 189, VOLUME 43 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TOWN OF WYOMING.
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 paragraph 13, Section 15, Chapter 189, Volume 43 of the Laws of Delaware, as amended, by striking the figure "$125,000" as said figure appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the figure 1250,000".
Section 2. Amend Section 16, Chapter 189, Volume 43 of the Laws of Delaware, as amended, by adding the following paragraph at the end of said section:
"In the event that the Town Solicitor is employed to bring any legal action in any court of law or equity on behalf of the Town for the collection of any taxes due to the Town, and if the Town in said action shall recover judgment in any sum, then the Town shall also recover in said action its reasonable attorneys' fees incurred, not to exceed fifiy dollars ($50.00) or twenty percent (20%) of the said taxes due, whichever sum is greater. Said reasonable attorneys' fees incurred shall be entered, allowed and paid as a part of the decree of judgment in said action, and shall constitute a lien upon all the real estate of the taxable situate in the Town of Wyoming, becoming a part of, relating back to and having the same preference and priority as the lien of said taxes due."
Section 3. If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any situation or circumstance shall be held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect any of the other provisions of this Act or the application thereof which may be given force and effect, and to this end, the provisions of this Act are hereby declared to be severable.
Section 4. This Act shall become effective upon its enactment into law.
Approved July 10, 1995