CHAPTER 30

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 10

AN ACT CONCURRING IN A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IV, SECTION 26 OF THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION OF 1897, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE PROTHONOTARY AND THE ENTRY OF TESTATUM FIERI FACIAS.

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 IV, Section 26 of the Delaware Constitution of 1897, as amended, by adding the following sentence at the end of the section:

'This section shall not be interpreted to prevent the transfer of a judgment from any court of one county to the Superior Court of another county pursuant to legislation enacted by the General Assembly, nor shall it be construed to require the issuance or entry into the record of a testatum fieri facias when a judgment is transferred from a court of one county to the Superior Court of another county pursuant to legislation enacted by the General Assembly.'"

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was adopted by two-thirds of all members elected to each House of the 138th 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.

Effective May 6, 1997