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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 206

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF COURT OF COMMON PLEAS JUDGES TO 9 TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL COURT OF COMMON PLEAS JUDGES FOR KENT COUNTY AND SUSSEX COUNTY.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 1302(a), Title 10, Delaware Code by striking the same in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“(a) The Court shall consist of 9 Judges.”

Section 2. Amend Section 1302(c), Title 10, Delaware Code by striking Section 1302(c) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“(c) Five judges shall be residents of New Castle County, 2 Judges shall be residents of Kent County, and 2 Judges shall be residents of Sussex County.”

Section 3. This Act shall become effective on July 1, 1999.

Approved July 27,1999