DE HB34 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on January 22 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-01-22 - Assigned to Elections, Govt. & Community Affairs Committee in Senate
Pending: Senate Elections, Government & Community Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This Act amends the Charter of the City of Rehoboth Beach to make Sections 3 through 7 gender-neutral, to provide travel reimbursement at the Internal Revenue Service rate rather than the Sussex County Sheriffs rate, to reduce the ownership requirement for non-resident freeholders for voter eligibility from six months to thirty days, to make the Citys process to purge individuals from the Books of Registered Voters consistent with the States process at 15 Del. C ยง1704(g), to allow for voter registration up to thirty days prior to the Annual Municipal Election, to amend the definition of real property to include condominiums created under the Delaware Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act, to reduce the durational residency requirement for voter eligibility from six months to thirty days, to define domicile, and to clarify that all voting provisions in the City Charter (including annual municipal elections, annexation elections and borrowing and bond issuance elections) shall be construed in accordance with the principle of one person, one vote, and removes any form of artificial entity voting from annexation elections and borrowing and bond issuance elections.

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Title

An Act To Amend The Charter Of The City Of Rehoboth Beach Relating To Municipal Elections And Voting.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-01-22 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-22 Assigned to Elections, Govt. & Community Affairs Committee in Senate
2019-01-22 Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2019-01-16 Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
2019-01-07 Introduced and Assigned to Administration Committee in House

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