CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR
AN ACT AGREEING TO THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 19 OF ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR.
WHEREAS, an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed to the Senate in the One Hundred and Fifteenth Session of the General Assembly as follows:
"An Act Proposing An Amendment To Section 19 Of Article Hi Of The Constitution Of The State Of Delaware, Relating To The Compensation Of The Lieutenant-Governor.
"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 thereof agreeing thereto):
"Section 1. That Section 19 of Article HI of the Constitution of the State of Delaware be amended by striking out the second paragraph' of said Section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
"The Lieutenant-Governor, for his services as President of the Senate, shall receive the same compensation as the Speaker of the House of Representatives; the Lieutenant-Governor, for his services as a member of the Board of Pardons and for all other duties of the said office which may be provided by law, shall receive such compensation as shall be fixed by the General Assembly."
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 Fifteenth 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 1950, 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 May 14, 1951.