HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION No. 23
TO EXPRESS THANKS TO THE CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION FOR ITS INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTION IN STUDYING AND RECOMMENDING PROPOSED CHANGES IN THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION.
WHEREAS, the 124th General Assembly recognized the need for modification and updating of the Delaware Constitution adopted by Convention in 1897 and subsequently amended; and
WHEREAS, it was the consensus of the membership of the 124th General Assembly that in order to expedite long overdue change in the Delaware Constitution the most efficient method would be to create a Constitution Revision Commission in lieu of calling a Constitution Convention; and
WHEREAS, the 124th General Assembly created the Constitution Revision Commission in December, 1967 by authority of 56 Laws of Delaware, Chapter 189; and
WHEREAS, the fifteen members of the Constitution Revision Commission served the State of Delaware in a distinguished manner without compensation; and
WHEREAS, the magnitude of their assignment warranted literally hundreds of hours of their invaluable time, talents and energies; and
WHEREAS, the House and Senate of the 125th General Assembly, the body to whom the Commission submitted its final report, are cognizant of the truly outstanding performance, particularly the Commission's dedication to the high concept of public service to the State of Delaware,
BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, that the members hereby commend and profoundly thank the Constitution Revision Commission for its indefatigable performance in rendering in behalf of all Delawareans their service, their talents and their energy.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the 125th General Assembly, hereby assembled, express in behalf of the 124th General Assembly, from which this Commission had its inception, its gratitude for the service rendered by this Commission.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be entered upon the Journals of the House and Senate, and that copies be forwarded to each member of the Constitution Revision Commission.
Approved July 19, 1970.