Public Participation in the Legislative Process

The Declaration of Rights and Fundamental Rules of the Delaware State, enacted September 11, 1776, declared that “the right in the people to participate in the Legislature is the foundation of liberty and of all free government . . . “. To aid in the public’s participation in the legislative process, the Division of Research has prepared the following Public Participation Guide and infographic:

Public Participation Guide

Public Participation Infographic

For questions on the Guide or Infographic or on the legislative process, please contact the Division of Research by e-mail at or by calling (302) 744-4114.