CHAPTER 313

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 561

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS.

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. Article 15, Section 8 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is hereby amended by striking said Section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§8. Contracts for supplies or services for Government departments; interest of member or officer of department.

Section 8. No member or officer of any department of the government shall be in any way interested in any contract for the furnishing of stationery, printing, paper and fuel used in the Legislative and other departments of government; or for the printing, binding and distributing of the laws, journals, official reports, and all other printing and binding, and the repairing and furnishing the halls and rooms used for the meetings of the General Assembly and its committees, when such contract is awarded to or by any such member, officer or department.

Approved June 30, 1980.