CHAPTER 110

FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 263

AN ACT AGREEING TO A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLES III AND XV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO ABOLISH THE OFFICE OF CORONER.

WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed to the 125th General Assembly as follows:

AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLES III AND XV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO ABOLISH THE OFFICE OF CORONER.

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

Section 1. Section 11, Article III of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is amended by striking out the words "Sheriff or Coroner" and by inserting in lieu thereof the words "Or Sheriff".

Section 2. Section 22, Article III of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is amended by striking out the words "Terms of office of Sheriffs and Coroners shall be two years" and by inserting in lieu thereof the words "term of office of Sheriffs shall be two years."

Section 3. Section 1, Article XV of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is amended by striking out the words "and Coroners"."

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was agreed to by two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch in the said 125th 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 jj

thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. The said proposed amendment is agreed to and

adopted and shall forthwith become a part of the Constitution. 1

Effective June 2, 1971.