CHAPTER 494

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

ESTABLISHING A LEGISLATIVE BUILDING COMMITTEE FOR THE PURPOSE OF STUDYING AND RECOMMENDING A PLAN FOR AN ADDITION TO LEGISLATIVE HALL.

WHEREAS, there is an evident need for adequate office and other facilities to house the members of the General Assembly and its staff; and

WHEREAS, such facilities are necessary for the proper performance of the legislative function; and

WHEREAS, the present facilities are inadequate and cannot be converted to meet this need in an efficient and economic manner;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED, by the House of Representatives of the 123rd General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that a committee to be known as the LEGISLATIVE BUILDING COMMITTEE is established; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Committee shall be composed of 3 members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker, 3 members of the Senate appointed by the President Pro-Tern, 3 citizens of this State to be appointed by the Governor, and the State Planner, who shall act as Secretary of the Committee; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Committee shall organize upon the call of the Secretary and select from their own members a Chairman and such other officers as the members may determine; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Committee shall study and determine the physical needs of the General Assembly

and of its members and staff, shall make, consistent therein such proposals and recommendations as shall be consonant with the architectural unity of Legislative Hall and its surroundings, and shall render its report and recommendations to the members of the General Assembly and to the Governor on or before April 1, 1966; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Committee may consult and employ such architects, engineers and other professional persons, and to expend such sums as may be reasonable and necessary to carry out its duties; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that warrants for the payment of expenditures authorized herein shall be paid by the State Treasurer upon presentment of vouchers signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the Committee.

Approved February 25, 1966.