CHAPTER 49

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 64

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF GEORGETOWN RELATING TO THE POWER TO IMPOSE AND COLLECT A LODGING TAX.

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 the Charter of Georgetown by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

2.4 Enumeration Of Powers

(a) The Town shall have and enjoy all the powers possible for a municipal corporation to have under the Constitution and laws of the State of Delaware, as fully and completely as though they were specifically enumerated in this Charter.

(b) Not by way of limitation upon the scope of the powers vested in the Town Council to exercise all powers delegated by this Charter or general law to the Town (except as may expressly appear herein to the contrary), but, rather by way of enumeration and example, the Town Council is vested by this Charter with (among others) the following Powers:

(44) To impose and collect a lodging tax of no more than 3% of the rent, in addition to the amount imposed by the State, for the occupancy of any room or rooms in a hotel, motel, or tourist home which is located within the boundaries of the Town of Georgetown, under Chapter 61 of Title 30 of the Delaware Code.

Approved June 19, 2019