CHAPTER 289

AN ACT AGREEING TO A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II, SECTION 4 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE TIME AND FREQUENCY OF SESSIONS AND PROVIDING TERMINATION DATES.

WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed to the 124th General Assembly as follows:

An Act Proposing An Amendment To Article Ii, Section 4 Of The Constitution Of The State Of Delaware, Relating To The Time And Frequency Of Sessions And Providing Termination Dates.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all members elected to each branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 4, Article II, of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is amended by striking said section in its entirety and adding in lieu thereof the following new Section 4:

Section 4. The General Assembly shall convene on the second Tuesday of January of each calendar year unless otherwise convened by the Governor, or by mutual call of the presiding officers of both Houses.

The General Assembly may continue in session each calendar year so long as, in its judgment, the public interest may require; however, each session shall not extend beyond the last day of June unless the session is recalled by the Governor or the mutual call of the presiding officers of both Houses.

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was agreed to by two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch in the said 124th General Assembly,

NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. The said proposed amendment is agreed to and adopted and shall forthwith become a part of the Constitution.

Effective May 27, 1969.