CHAPTER 10

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 30

AN ACT CONCURRING IN A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS FOR THE DEFENSE OF SELF, FAMILY, HOME AND STATE, AND FOR HUNTING AND RECREATIONAL USE.

WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed in the 133rd General Assembly, being Chapter 332, Vol. 65, Laws of Delaware, as follows;

"AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS FOR THE DEFENSE OF SELF, FAMILY, HOME AND STATE, AND FOR HUNTING AND RECREATIONAL USE.

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 I of the Delaware Constitution, by adding thereto a 'Section 20' to read as follows:

'Section 20. A person has the right to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home and state, and for hunting and recreational use.'"

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was adopted by two-thirds of all members elected to each House of the 133rd 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 hereby concurred in and adopted, and shall forthwith become a part of the Constitution of the State of Delaware.

Approved April 16, 1987.