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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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CHAPTER 313.
AN ACT to add an additional section to article four of the
constitution of this State.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of
Maryland, Three-fifths of all the members of the two houses
concurring, that the following section, be, and the same is
hereby proposed as an amendment to the constitution of this
State, and if adopted by the legal and qualified voters
thereof, as herein provided, the same shall supercede and
stand in the place of section thirty-nine of article four of
said constitution.
SEC. 39. The General Assembly shall as often, as it may
think the same proper and expedient, provide by law for
the election of an additional judge of the Supreme Bench of
Baltimore City, and whenever provision is so made by the
General Assembly, there shall be elected by the voters of
said city another judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore
City, who shall be subject to the same constitutional pro-
visions, hold his office for the same term of years, receive
the same compensation and have the same persons as are, or
shall be provided by the constitution, or laws of this State,
for the judges of said Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, and
the General Assembly may provide by laws, or the Supreme
Bench by its rules, for requiring causes in any of the courts
of Baltimore City to be tried before the court without a jury,
unless the litigants or some one of them shall within such
reasonable time or times as may be proscribed, elect to have
their causes tried before a jury. And the General Assembly
may reapportion, change or enlarge the jurisdiction of the
several courts in said city.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, by the authority afore-
said, That the said foregoing section hereby proposed as an
amendment to the constitution shall be, at the next general
election to be held in this State submitted to the legal and
qualified voters thereof for their adoption or rejection in
pursuance of the directions contained in article fourteen of
the constitution of this State ; and at the said general elec-
tion the vote on said proposed amendment to the constitution
shall be by ballot, and upon each ballot there shall be writ-
ten or printed the words "For the Constitutional Amend-
ment," or " Against the Constitutional Amendment," as the
voter may elect, and immediately after said election due
return shall be made to the Governor of the vote for and
against said proposed amendment, as directed by the said
fourteenth article of the constitution.
Approved April 4th, 1892.


 
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