SB 191

  • Delaware Senate Bill
  • 151st General Assembly (2021-2022)
  • Introduced in Senate Jun 24, 2021
  • Passed Senate Jun 23, 2021
  • Passed House Jun 29, 2021
  • Governor

An Act To Amend The Charter Of The City Of Lewes Relating To The Manner And Method Of Conducting Annual Municipal Elections And Fishing Along The Delaware Bay Shore.

Abstract

This Act amends the Charter for the City of Lewes by doing all of the following: - Permitting the City of Lewes to utilize the State's Voter Registration System in connection with municipal elections, as authorized by Subchapters IV and V of Chapter 75 of Title 15 of the Delaware Code. - Updating and clarifying the appointment process for an incumbent Councilperson or the Mayor in the event there is no challenger at the time of the Lewes municipal elections. - Deleting provisions that are redundant or in conflict with provisions of State law relating to municipal elections, specifically Chapter 75 of Title 15. - Providing that, if a vacancy occurs in the Office of Mayor or City Councilperson, the person chosen to fill the vacancy is deemed to have been elected. - Permitting the City Council to restrict fishing on the Delaware Bay shore, northwest of the Ferry terminal. - Conforming existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual, including using gender-neutral language and using singular tense to include the plural, as provided in ยง 304, Title 1 of the Delaware Code.

Bill Sponsors (4)

Votes


Jun 23, 2021

Jun 29, 2021

Actions


Jun 29, 2021

House

Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES

Jun 25, 2021

House

Suspension of Rules in House

Jun 24, 2021

House

Assigned to Administration Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Administration

House

Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Administration

Jun 23, 2021

Senate

Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Elections & Government Affairs

Senate

Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES

Jun 21, 2021

Senate

Introduced and Assigned to Elections & Government Affairs Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Elections & Government Affairs

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