HOUSE BILL NO. 325
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 196, VOLUME 22, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED, "AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONERS OF LEWES TO APPOINT A BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE TOWN OF LEWES, WHICH SHALL ESTABLISH, CONTROL AND REGULATE AN ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT, WATER WORKS AND A SEWER SYSTEM FOR SAID TOWN; PRESCRIBING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF SAID BOARD AND PROVIDING FOR THE ELECTION OF THEIR SUCCESSORS" TO REQUIRE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP OF ALL OTHERWISE QUALIFIED VOTERS IN ORDER TO VOTE.
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. Section 1, Chapter 196, Volume 22, Laws of Delaware as amended by Section 5, Chapter 218, Volume 51, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Section 5 Chapter 281, Volume 55, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Section 2, Chapter 126, Volume 60, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 440, Volume 70 Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding the words "and who shall be a citizen of the United States" after the phrase "who shall have attained the age of eighteen (18) years," and before the words "and who shall have been a freeholder or leaseholder" appearing in the first sentence thereof.
Approved July 16, 1997