CHAPTER 112

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 7

AN ACT CONCURRING IN A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I, SECTION 5 OF THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION OF 1897, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FREEDOM OF SPEECH.

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, §5 of the Delaware Constitution of 1897, as amended, by inserting in the title of §5 the words “and speech” after the phrase “Freedom of press” and before the semicolon.

Section 2. Amend Article I, §5 of the Delaware Constitution of 1897, as amended, by inserting the following sentence before the first sentence:

“The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man.”

Section 3. Amend Article I, §5 of the Delaware Constitution of 1897, as amended, by inserting the words “freely speak, write and” between the phrases “and any citizen may” and “print on any subject”.

Approved July 8, 2003