CHAPTER 325

AMENDMENT TO CONSTITUTION

AN ACT AGREEING TO THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO * ARTICLE V 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 House in the One Hundred and Tenth Session of the General Assembly, as follows:

"AN ACT PROPOSING AN 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 I. That Article V of the Constitution of the State of Delaware be amended by adding immediately after Section 4A thereof a new section to be styled Section 4B as follows:

"Section 4B. The General Assembly shall enact uniform laws for the registration of voters of this State entitled to vote under this Article who are temporarily absent therefrom and in the Armed Forces or Merchant Marine of the 'United States, or retainers or persons accompanying or serving therewith, or who are absent from the State because of illness or injury received while serving in any such capacity, upon application in person or in writing."

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 Tenth 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 1946, in three newspapers in each County in the State of Delaware, Now, Therefore,

Be it enacted by the Senate and the 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.