House Bill 189
152nd General Assembly (Present)
House Administration 6/2/23
Committee Hearing takes place within twelve legislative days.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15 AND TITLE 22 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.
This Act makes clear that corporations and other artificial entities may not be given a vote in municipal elections. Section 1 of this Act prohibits a municipality from giving corporations and other artificial entities the right to vote within the municipality's charter. Section 2 amends the language that prohibits municipalities from amending charters that permit nonresident persons to vote to take away such rights under the provisions of Title 22, Chapter 8 applies only to the rights of nonresident natural persons, not to corporations or other artificial entities.
Takes effect upon being signed into law