HOUSE BILL NO. 981
AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE SALARIES AND EMOLUMENTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Amend §4, Article XV, Constitution of the State of Delaware, by adding at the end thereof the following:
"The term 'salary or emoluments' as used herein refers to the actual salary or emoluments being provided an officer at any time during his tenure in office and shall not be construed to mean increases in salary or emoluments scheduled by statute for a future date and not yet received by the officer."
Approved June 22, 1978.