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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
Volume 380, Page 19   View pdf image (33K)
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An ACT to alter all such parts of the Declaration of Rights,
Constitution and Form of Government, as make it lawful to lay an equal
and a general Tax for the support of the Christian Religion.
BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That it shall not
be lawful for the general assembly of this state to lay an equal and
general tax, or any other tax, on the people of this state, for the
support of any religion.
II. AND BE IT ENACTED, That if this act shall be confirmed by the
general assembly, after the next election of delegates, in the first
session after such new election, as the constitution and form of
government directs, that in such case this act, and the alteration and
amendment of the constitution and form of government therein contained,
shall be taken and considered, and shall constitute and be valid, as
part of said constitution and form of government, to all intents and
purposes, any thing in the said declaration of rights, constitution and
form of government contained, to the contrary notwithstanding.
III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the several clauses and sections of the
IV. declaration of rights, constitution and form of government, so far
as they are contrary to the provisions of this act, shall be, and are
hereby declared to be, repealed and annulled on the confirmation
hereof.
 
 

 
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