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SEC. 7. The term of the Treasurer elected by the General
Assembly at the regular session of nineteen hundred and
twenty-four shall be three years. Thereafter the term shall
be the same as elsewhere provided.
SEC. 8. The terms of the members of the Board of Super-
visors of Elections of Baltimore City and of the several
counties shall commence on the first Monday of June next
ensuing their appointment.
SEC. 9. The vote to be held under the provisions of Sec-
tion 2 of Article XIV of the Constitution for the purpose of
taking the sense of the people in regard to calling a Consti-
tutional Convention shall be held at the general election in
the year nineteen hundred and thirty, and every twenty
SEC. 10. The Governor shall submit three budgets to the
General Assembly at the regular session of nineteen hundred
and twenty-four, in accordance with the provisions of Sec-
tion 52 of Article III of the Constitution, for the three fiscal
years beginning October first, nineteen hundred and twenty-four,
and ending September thirtieth, nineteen hundred and
twenty-seven, and two budgets to the general Assembly at
the regular session of nineteen hundred and twenty-seven,
and thereafter as now provided by said section.
SEC. II. The purpose of this Article is to reduce the
number of elections, by providing that all State and county
elections shall be held only in every fourth year, and at the
time now provided by law for holding congressional elec-
tions ; and to bring all terms of appointive officers into har-
mony with the changes affected in the time of the beginning
of the terms of elective officers; and the administrative and
judicial officers of the State shall construe the provisions of
this Article so as to effectuate that purpose. For the purpose
of this Article only the word "officers" shall be construed to
include those holding positions and other places of employ-
ment in the State and county governments whose terms are
fixed by law, but it shall not include any appointments made
by the Board of Public Works, nor appointments by the
Governor for terms of three years.
SEC. 12. The General Assembly, at the regular session, of
the year nineteen hundred and twenty-four, shall make such
changes in the primary and general election laws, and other-
wise, as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this
Article. There shall be no election for State or county
officers in the year nineteen hundred and twenty-five.
SEC. 13. In the event of any inconsistency between the
provisions of this Article and any of the other provisions of
the Constitution, the provision of this Article shall prevail,
and all other provisions shall be repealed or abrogated to
the extent of such inconsistency.