CHAPTER 210

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 182

AN ACT CONCURRING IN A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS.

WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed in the 130th General Assembly, being Chapter 313, Volume 62, Laws of Delaware, as follows:

"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."; and

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was agreed to by two-thirds of all members elected to each House in the said 130th 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 1. The said proposed amendment is agreed to and adopted and shall forthwith become a part of the Constitution of the State of Delaware.

Approved March 24, 1982.