AN ACT to amend Section 2, Chapter 562, Vol. 14, Laws of Delaware.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

SECTION 1. That Section 2, Chapter 562, Vol. 14, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following: "Provided that this exemption shall not apply to goods or chattels of a merchantable character bought to be sold and trafficked in by the person or persons in the prosecution of his, her or their regular business or occupation. And provided further, that no person shall have exempt from execution or attachment process any personal property, excepting that which is expressly exempted by Section 1 of the act hereby amended, when such exemption would prevent the collection according to law of any debt or claim that may be due or growing due for labor or services (other than professional services) rendered by any clerk, mechanic, laborer, or other employee of any person or persons against whom such execution or attachment process may have been or may be issued."

Passed at Dover, February 15, 1853.