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Maryland Manual, 1910-11
Volume 121, Preface 3   View pdf image (33K)
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Chapter 240 of the Acts of 1900.

AN ACT to provide for the annual compilation and publication of a
Manual of the State of Maryland.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to accurately pre-
pare and publish annually, on December thirty-first of each year, a
Manual of the State of Maryland.

SEC. 2. And be it enacted, That said Manual shall consist of not
less than fifteen hundred copies in each year, five hundred of which
shall be bound in cloth and shall contain a copy of the Charter and
Constitution of the State, a complete list of Members of the Legisla-
ture, with their postoffice addresses, the names and addresses of all
State and county officers elected by the people, as well as those ap-
pointed by the Governor and the Board of Public Works; a brief sum-
mary of the duties of the several State officers; the official returns of
the State election of each year; a list of State, educational, charit-
able, reformatory ana benevolent institutions, with the amounts ap-
propriated to each by the State; the amounts paid by counties to the
public schools of the State on account of public school tax; the gross
and net debt of the State at the close of each fiscal year; the- area,
population, assessable basis and tax rates in the several counties of
the State and city of Baltimore; the construction of the Judicial sys-
tem of this State; the official payroll of the State, and such other in-
formation as in his judgment may seem right and proper.

SEC. 3. And be it enacted, That the said Manual shall be distributed
as follows: Twenty-five copies, bound in cloth, to the Maryland State
Library; ten copies, two of which shall be bound In cloth, to each of
the Members of the Legislature; one copy to each of the Clerks of the
Circuit Courts of the State and the several courts in Baltimore city;
one copy to each of the Boards of County Commissioners of this State,
and the remaining number to the Executive Department, to be distrib-
uted by the Secretary of State to each of the several State* of the
Union, to the public libraries in this and other States, and to officials
and citizens of this State.

SEC. 4. And be It enacted, That for the purpose of carrying out the
provisions of this Act, compiling, printing and distributing said
Manual, the sum of fifteen hundred dollars, or so much thereof as
may be necessary, Is hereby annually appropriated; and the Comp-
troller of the Treasury Is hereby authorized and directed to draw his
warrant upon the State Treasurer, who is hereby directed to pay
same, in favor of the Secretary of State upon the presentation of
proper vouchers by him that the work above mentioned has been fully
done, which vouchers shall be filed in the office of the State Comp-

Approved April 5, 1900.


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