Senate Bill 190
148th General Assembly (2015 - 2016)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION RELATING TO EQUAL PROTECTION.
This Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal protection regardless of race, sex, age, religion, creed, color, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. This Act enshrines the value of equality in the Delaware Constitution and will cause any unequal treatment of or discrimination against members of the protected classes listed to be subject to the strictest scrutiny. This Act also enables the Delaware courts to establish their own rules for proof of equal protection violations under state law applying Delaware values.
Takes effect upon being signed into law