HOUSE BILL NO. 356
AS AMENDED BY
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF FELTON TO CHANGE THE DURATION OF THE TERM OF A MEMBER OF THE TOWN COUNCIL AND TO IMPLEMENT USE OF THE STATE'S VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM.
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. Amend Section 4.3 of Chapter 91, Volume 70, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by deleting the current Section 4.3 and replacing it with a new Section 4.3 as follows:
"4.3 Term of Office. The term of office for each member of the Town Council shall be three (3) years beginning with Council members elected in 2011 and thereafter. At the annual Town election in 2011, three (3) persons shall be elected to the Town Council to fill vacancies created by the expiration of the terms of office of the three (3) then-outgoing council members; at the annual election in 2012, two (2) persons shall be elected to fill the vacancies created by the expiration of the terms of office of the two (2) then out-going council members; there shall be no annual election in 2013 as there will be no vacancies or out-going council members. Thereafter, three (3) members of the Town Council shall be elected in the next year, and two (2) members of the Town Council shall be elected in the following year, and every third year there shall be no annual Town election unless vacancies are created for reasons unrelated to this provision of the Charter.".
Section 2. Amend Section 6.2 of Chapter 91, Volume 70, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by deleting the current Section 6.2 and replacing it with a new section 6.2 as follows:
"6.2 Voter registration. The Town shall utilize the State’s voter registration system as the source of its list of registered voters.".
Approved May 18, 2010