SENATE BILL NO. 13
AN ACT CONCURRING IN A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR A VOTE OF THE ELIGIBLE VOTERS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN IT IS PROPOSED TO DIVERT PROPERTY TAXES RAISED FOR ONE PURPOSE TO ANOTHER PURPOSE.
WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed in the 129th General Assembly, being Chapter 508, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as follows:
"AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO TFIE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE USE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY TAX RECEIPTS.
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 Article X of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by adding thereto a new section, to be designated as Section 6, which new Section shall read as follows:
'56. Property Tax; Use Limitations
Section 6. No property tax receipts received by a public school district as a result of a property tax levied for a particular purpose shall be used for any other purpose except upon the favorable vote of a majority of the eligible voters in the district voting on the question."'
Section I. The said proposed amendment is concurred in and adopted and shall forthwith become a part of the Constitution of the State of Delaware.