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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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CHAPTER 185.
AN ACT to amend Section nine, of Article 5, of the Con-
stitution of this State, and to provide for the submission of
said amendment to the qualified voters of this State for
adoption or rejection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, Three-fifths of all the members elected to each of the
two Houses concurring, that the following section be and the
same is hereby proposed as an amendment to Article 5, of the
Constitution of this State, and if adopted by the legal and
qualified voters thereof, herein and as by law provided, it
shall supersede and stand in the place and stead of Section
nine of said Article.
Section 9. The State's Attorney shall perform such duties
and receive such fees and commissions or salary not exceeding
three thousand dollars, as are now or may hereafter be pre-
scribed by law; and if any State's Attorney shall receive any
other fee or reward than such as is or may be allowed by law,
he shall, on conviction thereof, be removed from office; provided
that the State's Attorney for Baltimore City shall receive an
annual salary of forty-five hundred dollars, and shall have
power to appoint one deputy, at an annual salary not exceeding
three thousand dollars, and such other assistants at such
annual salaries not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars each, as
the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City may authorize and
approve; all of said salaries to be paid out of the fees of the
said State's Attorney's office, as has heretofore been prac-
ticed.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the foregoing section,
hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of this-
State, shall be, at the next general election for members of
the General Assembly to be held in this State, submitted to
the legal and qualified voters thereof for their adoption or


 
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