CHAPTER 780

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION No. 10

PROVIDING FOR A JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROCESS THE REPORT OF THE CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION.

WHEREAS, the Constitution Revision Commission is expected to submit its final report to the General Assembly in the fall of 1969; and

WHEREAS, the 125th General Assembly is desirous of giving its attention to said report; and

WHEREAS, the magnitude and uniqueness of the project would be better dealt with by an Ad-Hoc Committee.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that a Joint Constitution Revision Committee be and the same is hereby created to consist of ten (3.0) members, five (5) of whom shall be members of the Senate, and appointed by the President Pro-Tern, and five (5) of whom shall be members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House. Any vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority. The members of said Committee shall elect one (1) member to serve as its Chairman. The membership of the Committee shall, as nearly as possible, reflect the bi-partisan impetus and state-wide impact of this project in its membership.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said Constitution Revision Legislative Committee shall be authorized to receive the report of the Commission; to expedite the introduction of legislation based on this report; to hold hearings on said legislation; and to act as a legislative committee in their respective Houses on such legislation.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said Committee is authorized to employ such advisors, attorneys and clerical assistants as are reasonably required and to reimburse its legislative members for actual expenses incurred in attending the meetings of the Committee. Payment of such necessary expenses of the Committee shall be approved by Concurrent Resolution.

Approved July 10, 1969.