CHAPTER 2 - AMENDMENT TO CONSTITUTION

AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL TRUST FUND.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each House agreeing thereto):

1. That Article X of the Constitution of the State of Delaware be, and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto a new Section to be known as Section 5 thereof, in the following language, viz:

"Section 5. There shall be created a Public School Trust 'Fund from moneys collected by the State from estate taxes, and from moneys in excess of One Million Dollars collected in any fiscal year from inheritance taxes, and from moneys and property donated, devised or bequeathed to said Fund, the from said Fund to be used for the purpose of maintaining the free public schools of the State and for the emergency rebuilding of public school buildings. The General Assembly shall enforce this Section by appropriate legislation."