CHAPTER 71

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 48

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

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

Section 1. Amend § 1302, Title 15 of the Delaware Code, by renumbering paragraphs (5) through (13) as (6) through (14), and by adding a new paragraph (5) to read as follows:

“(5) The applicant’s home telephone number; provided, however, that the provision of a telephone number shall be annotated on the form as being optional, and no application shall be rejected for lack thereof. Any registered voter may have his/her telephone number removed from the electronic voter registration files by making the request of his/her local Department of Elections, either by telephone or in writing.”

Section 2. Amend § 1305, Title 15 of the Delaware Code, by adding the following new paragraph at the end thereof:

“The department shall, upon request, provide lists of registered voters, as determined by the Commissioner of Elections, at no cost, that shall include relevant voter registration information, including phone numbers previously obtained through the voter registration process, to (1) any candidate for election who has qualified to appear on the upcoming primary or general election ballot and/or (2) any member of his or her candidate committee. Any registered voter may have his/her telephone number removed from the electronic voter registration files by making the request of his/her local Department of Elections, either by telephone or in writing.”

Approved June 28,1999