CHAPTER 317

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

RELATING TO THE LEGISLATURE

AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 14, ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE "LEGISLATURE" PROVIDING THAT NO STATE, COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE SHALL BE A SENATOR OR REPRESENTATIVE.

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 branch thereof concurring therein:

Section 1. That Article II of the Constitution of the State of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of Section 14 and by inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 14, as follows:

Section 14. No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office under this State which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such time.

No member of Congress, nor any person holding any office, job or other employment for pay under this State or under any county or municipality in this State, or the United States, except officers usually appointed by the courts of justice respectively, Attorneys-at-law and officers of the militia, holding no disqualifying office, shall during his continuance in Congress or in said office, job or employment be a Senator or Representative; nor shall any person while concerned in any army or navy contract be a Senator or Representative.

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