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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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CHAPTER 714
(House Bill 325)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Section 17 of Article 2
of the Constitution of the State of Maryland, title "Execu-
ive Department", relating to the reconsideration of Bills
which are vetoed or which fail by reason of not being signed
following the adjournment of the General Assembly.
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 be and the same
is hereby proposed as an amendment to Section 17 of Article
2 of the Constitution of the State of Maryland, title "Execu-
tive Department", the same, if adoped by the legally qualified
voters of the State, as herein provided, to become Section 17
of Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of Maryland.
17. To guard against hasty or partial legislation and en-
croachments of the Legislative Department upon the co-
ordinate Executive and Judicial Departments, every Bill
which shall have passed the House of Delegates, and the
Senate shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the
Governor of the State; if he approves he shall sign it, but if
not he shall return it with his objections to the House in
which it originated, which House shall enter the objections at


 
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