HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 4
DELEGATING FULL POWERS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE 131ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN THE DETERMINATION OF THE COMPOSITION AND REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
WHEREAS, §807, Title 29, Del. C., requires the General Assembly, not later than June 30, 1981, to reapportion and redistrict the State, wherever necessary, for the general election of 1982.
BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 131st General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, that full powers be delegated exclusively to the Legislative Council for determination of and administration of the reapportionment preparation for the general election of 1982.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said Legislative Council may delegate such powers and employ such agencies and individuals as the Council deems necessary in order to accomplish their objective; and that the Legislative Council is hereby urged to begin immediately.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Legislative Council is hereby urged to make its reapportionment report to the General Assembly no later than May 15,1981.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the sum of $30,000 is hereby appropriated to Legislative Council from the General Fund to carry out the purpose of this Resolution, provided that any unused portion of this sum shall revert to the General Fund when the reapportionment is completed.
Approved February 7, 1981.