CHAPTER 406

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

RELATIVE TO THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS OF ELECTORS.

WHEREAS, at the Second Session of the 87th Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday, the Tenth day of January, 1962, it was resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), that the following Article be proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which, when ratified by the Legislatures of three-fourths of the several states, within seven years from the date of its submission, shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the said Constitution, viz:--

ARTICLE ---

Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.

Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this Article by appropriate legislation,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 122nd General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein:

Section 1. That the said proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America be, and the same is hereby ratified by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware and shall be to all intents and purposes a part of the Constitution of the United States.

Section 2. That certified copies of this preamble and concurrent resolution shall be forwarded by the Governor of this State to the Secretary of State of the United States, to the presiding officer of the United States Senate, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States and to the Administrator of General Services, Washington, D. C.

Section 3. That the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives be, and they are hereby directed, to deliver to the said Governor certified copies of this resolution at their earliest convenience.

Approved May 8, 1963.