TITLE 29

State Government

The General Assembly

CHAPTER 8. COMPOSITION OF AND REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Subchapter IV. Effectuation


Maps of the several representative and senatorial districts shall be prepared by the respective departments of elections of each county. The maps shall be certified as to correctness by the president and director of the respective departments of elections and recorded in the offices of the recorder of deeds for the respective counties. Two true and correct copies of these maps shall also be filed, not later than January 1, 2012, in the respective county departments of elections, with the State Election Commissioner, the respective state chairpersons of the 2 major political parties and the State Archivist and Records Administrator.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 661; 54 Del. Laws, c. 361; 56 Del. Laws, c. 243; 58 Del. Laws, c. 280, § 20; 63 Del. Laws, c. 183, § 1; 68 Del. Laws, c. 188, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 72 Del. Laws, c. 382, § 3; 73 Del. Laws, c. 243, § 1; 78 Del. Laws, c. 105, § 5.;

When the maps referred to in this chapter are so recorded in the respective recorder of deeds' offices, they shall be prima facie evidence in all judicial proceedings as to the correctness of the boundaries shown thereon.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 662; 56 Del. Laws, c. 243; 63 Del. Laws, c. 183, § 1; 68 Del. Laws, c. 188, § 1; 73 Del. Laws, c. 243, § 1; 78 Del. Laws, c. 105, § 5.;

The State Election Commissioner and the separate departments of elections shall cause such additional copies of the maps to be prepared and distributed as they deem necessary to properly advise the public.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 663; 56 Del. Laws, c. 243; 63 Del. Laws, c. 183, § 1; 68 Del. Laws, c. 188, § 1; 73 Del. Laws, c. 243, § 1; 78 Del. Laws, c. 105, § 5.;

The term "avenue," "boulevard," "drive," "highway," "lane," "parkway," "place," "road," "route," "street," "turnpike" or any abbreviations thereof shall be used interchangeably so as to make the descriptions used in this chapter conform to maps currently in existence.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 664; 56 Del. Laws, c. 259, § 2; 63 Del. Laws, c. 183, § 1; 68 Del. Laws, c. 188, § 1; 73 Del. Laws, c. 243, § 1; 78 Del. Laws, c. 105, § 5.;

In the descriptions of the various House of Representatives districts, all references to a road, highway, street, drive, place, parkway, lane, avenue, boulevard, route, turnpike, river, stream, branch, gut, boundary line or other physical feature shall refer to the center line thereof unless otherwise specified.

68 Del. Laws, c. 188, § 1; 73 Del. Laws, c. 243, § 1; 78 Del. Laws, c. 105, § 5.;

In the descriptions of the various Senate districts, all references to a road, highway, street, drive, place, parkway, lane, avenue, boulevard, route, turnpike, river, stream, branch, gut, boundary line or other physical feature shall refer to the center line thereof unless otherwise specified.

78 Del. Laws, c. 105, § 6.;