CHAPTER 13

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF THE MEMBERS AND

PRESIDING OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

AN ACT AGREEING TO THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 15 OF ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF THE MEMBERS AND PRESIDING OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

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 concurring therein):

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

"AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 15 OF ARTICLE 2 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS AND PRESIDING OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

"Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all Members elected to each House concurring therein) :

"Section 1. That Section 15 of Article II of the Constitution of the State of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 15, Volume 30, Laws of Delaware, be amended by striking out all of the first paragraph of the said Section 15 of Article II, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"The President of the Senate and the members of the General Assembly shall receive an annual salary of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), payable quarterly. The members shall receive no other compensation for services as such members but shall be entitled to the usual expenses of transportation and the

stationery allowance as provided by the Constitution and Laws of the State."

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 Fourteenth 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 1948, 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.

Approved March 7, 1949.