CHAPTER 490

FORMERLY

HOUSE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

FOR

HOUSE BILL NO. 484

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 15 OE THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF ELECTION OFFICERS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 4701(a), Title 15, Delaware Code, by striking the second sentence of subsection (a) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"The department shall appoint all election officers, including clerks, from these lists; provided, however, that if the lists are not tiled with the departments by February I or if the number of names submitted are not sufficient, the department shall select, notwithstanding subsections NW and (b)(2) of this section, some qualified person or persons shown on its records to be registered to vote in the election district (or in the absence of such persons, the representative district), provided that no more than a bare majority of such persons are members of the same political party."

Approved July 11, 1996