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CHAPTER 695.
(House Bill 554)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Section 15 of Article 3
of the Constitution of the State of Maryland, title "Legis-
lative Department", regulating the period that the General
Assembly may continue its session and the compensation of
the members thereof, and to provide for the submission of
said amendment to the qualified voters of the State of
Maryland for adoption or rejection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land (three-fifths of all the members of each of the two
Houses concurring), That the following be and the same is
hereby proposed as an amendment to Section 15 of Article 3
of the Constitution of the State of Maryland, title "Legislative
Department", the same, if adopted by the legally qualified
voters of the State, as herein provided, to become Section 15
of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Maryland.
15. The General Assembly may continue its session so long
as in its judgment the public interest may require, for a period
not longer than ninety days; and each member thereof shall
receive a compensation of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) per
annum, payable quarterly, with a deduction of fifteen dollars
per diem for each day of unexcused absence from any session;
and he shall also receive such mileage as may be allowed by
law, not exceeding twenty cents per mile; and the presiding
officer of each House shall receive an additional compensation
of Two hundred and fifty ($250) dollars per annum. When the
General Assembly shall be convened by Proclamation of the
Governor, the session shall not continue longer than thirty
days, but no additional compensation other than mileage and
other alowances provided by law shall be paid members of
the General Assembly for Special Sessions.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That said aforegoing
section hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution


 
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