CHAPTER 404

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 553

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO VOTING PROCEDURE.

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

Section 1. Amend § 4937, Title 15 of the Delaware Code, by striking subsection (e) thereof in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(e) The rest of this title notwithstanding, any voter permitted to enter the voting machine may be accompanied by a child of not more than 16 years of age. Any challenge as to the age of the child shall be resolved by the voter signing an affidavit (which shall be prepared by the Election Commissioner) that the child is not more than 16 years of age."

Approved July 09, 2002