CHAPTER 1

AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION

AN ACT AGREEING TO THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS OF ARTICLE 5 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

WHEREAS, an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed to the Senate in the One Hundred and Eighth Session of the General Assembly, as follows:

"An Act proposing a certain Amendment to Article V of the Constitution of the State of Delaware relating to Elections.

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):

Section 1. That Article V of the Constitution of the State of Delaware be amended by adding immediately after Section 4 thereof, a new Section to be styled Section 4A as follows:

Section 4A. The General Assembly shall enact general laws providing that any qualified elector of this State, duly registered, who shall be unable to appear to cast his or her ballot at any general election at the regular polling place of the election district in which he or she is registered, either because of being in the public service of the United States or of this State, or because of the nature of his or her business or occupation, or because of his or her sickness or physical disability, may cast a ballot at such general election to be counted in such election district."

AND WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was agreed to by two-thirds of all the members elected to each House in the said One Hundred and Eighth Session of the General Assembly; and

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was published by the Secretary of State three months before the then next general election, to wit : the general election of 1942, in three newspapers in each County in the State of Delaware, Now Therefore,

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 of the General Assembly agreeing thereto):

Section 1. That the said proposed Amendment be and it is hereby agreed to and adopted and that the same shall forthwith become and be a part of the Constitution.

Approval not required.

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