CHAPTER 264

REQUIRING OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES TO TAKE OATH TO SUPPORT CONSTITUTION

AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL PRESENT AND FUTURE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF TO TAKE AN OATH TO SUPPORT AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Home of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. All present and future officers and employees of the State of Delaware or any political subdivision thereof shall be required to take an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Delaware.

Section 2. All officers and employees of the State or political subdivision thereof presently employed thereby shall take such oath on or before the 31st day of July, 1951.

Section 3. All future officers and employees of the State or any political subdivision thereof shall take such oath before commencing his or her duties as such officer or employee.

Approved June 5, 1951.