CHAPTER 82

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 46

AN ACT AGREEING TO A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE SALARIES AND EMOLUMENTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS.

WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed to the 129th General Assembly as follows:

"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.'"

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was agreed to by two-thirds of all of the members elected to each House in the said 129th General Assembly.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Approved June 21,1979.