AN ACT to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a general and efficient system of Free Public Schools."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a general and efficient system of Free Public Schools", being Chapter 160, Volume 32, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by adding to Section 54 of said Act an additional paragraph as follows:
"In addition to the powers in this Section conferred upon a Board of Education or a Board of School Trustees, the Board of Education of any Special School District or the Board of School Trustees of any School District which has for one year levied a local tax under the provisions of this Section, is authorized to continue annually, without a further referendum, to levy such local tax not exceeding in amount the tax originally authorized by referendum. Provided, that in any year not less than two months before the date of the regular school election a number of voters, not less than twenty-five per centum of the number of qualified voters of this district, may petition over their signatures that a referendum be held. In which case the Board of Education or the Board of School Trustees shall proceed to hold an election as heretofore provided in this Section and the result of such election shall be binding until another referendum."
Approved April 17, 1929.