HOUSE BILL NO. 358
AS AMENDED BY
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :
Section 1. Amend § 4937(e), Chapter 49, Title 15, Delaware Code by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"(e) The rest of this Title notwithstanding, any parent, guardian or caregiver may be accompanied in the voting area and voting machine by their children or by children for whom they are providing care who are 17 years of age or younger. Any challenge to the age of any child shall be resolved by the voter affirming to the Inspector that the child or children being challenged are 17 years of age or younger.".
Section 2. Amend § 4948(h)(1), Chapter 49, Title 15, Delaware Code by striking the words "At 12 Noon the" and substituting in lieu thereof the word "The".
Section 3. Amend § 5502(4), Chapter 55, Title 15, Delaware Code by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"(4) Because such person is sick, physically disabled or providing care to a parent, spouse or his/her child who is living at home and requires constant care due to illness or injury; or".
Section 4. Amend § 5503(d)(3), Chapter 55, Title 15, Delaware Code by inserting following the word "true" and before the ";" the words:
"except that the affidavit for a person voting in person at a Department of Elections shall not be notarized but shall be accepted upon the voter presenting a form of ID acceptable by a notary".
Approved June 15,2006