SENATE BILL NO. 77
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 137, VOLUME 61, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF DELMAR" TO SUBSTITUTE GENDER NEUTRAL TERMS FOR "COUNCILMAN" and "COUNCILMEN" AND TO PROVIDE FOR FEMALE PRONOUNS IN REFERENCES TO THE MAYOR, COUNCIL MEMBERS, TOWN MANAGER, TOWN SOLICITOR, TOWN ALDERMAN, ASSISTANT ALDERMAN and TOWN AUDITOR
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. CHAPTER 137, VOLUME 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is further amended as follows by deleting all references to "Councilman" or "Councilmen" and by substituting in lieu thereof "Councilperson" and Councilpersons," respectively and by inserting "or she" after the pronoun "he", by inserting "or her" after the pronoun "his" and by inserting "or her" after the pronoun "him" in all references to the Mayor, Council Members, Town Manager, Town Solicitor, Town Alderman, Assistant Alderman and Town Auditor.
Approved April 7, 1997