CHAPTER 137

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 125

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION OF 1897 TO DELETE REFERENCES TO ASSOCIATE JUDGES IN SUPERIOR COURT AND FAMILY COURT.

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 III, Section 9 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Section 2. Amend Article IV, Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears in the second paragraph therein; by striking the phrase “Associate Judges” as it appears in the third paragraph therein; and by striking the phrase “or among the said Associate Judges” as it appears in the fourth paragraph therein.

Section 3. Amend Article IV, Section 3 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears in the first paragraph therein.

Section 4. Amend Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Section 5. Amend Article IV, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears in the first paragraph therein.

Section 6. Amend Article IV, Section 13 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the phrase “Associate Judge” as it appears in paragraph (2) therein.

Section 7. Amend Article IV, Section 14 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Section 8. Amend Article IV, Section 18 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Section 9. Amend Article IV, Section 34 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Section 10. Amend Article IV, Section 34A of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Section 11. Amend Article IV, Section 38 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Section 12. Amend Article V, Section 6 striking the phrase “resident Associate Judge” and replacing it with “resident Judge” and by striking the phrase “an Associate Judge” and replacing it with “a Judge” as those phrases appear therein.

Section 13. Amend Schedule, Section 11 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Section 14. Amend Article V, Section 4 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking the word “Associate” as it appears therein.

Approved June 29, 2005