CHAPTER 178

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 94

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE TERM OF OFFICE OF SHERIFF FOR KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES.

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 Section 22 of Article III of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 22 to read as follows:

"Section 22. The terms of office of Prothonotaries, Clerks of the Peace, Registers of Wills, Recorders, Registers in Chancery, Clerks of the Orphans' Court and Sheriffs shall be tour years. These officers shall be chosen by the qualified electors of the respective counties at general elections, and be commissioned by the Governor."

Approved June 29, 1983.