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CHAPTER 315
(House Bill 184)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Section 21 of Article
2 of the Constitution of the State of Maryland, title
"Executive Department", increasing the annual salary
of the Governor from $4,500 to $15,000 and pro-
viding that this amendment shall be submitted to the
qualified voters of the State for their adoption or re-
jection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of
Maryland (Three-fifths of all the members elected to each
of the two Houses concurring), That the following amend-
ment be and it is hereby proposed as an amendment to
Section 21 of Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of
Maryland, title "Executive Department", the same, if
adopted by the qualified voters of the State, to become
Section 21 of Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of
Maryland:
21. The Governor shall reside at the seat of government,
and, from and after the second Wednesday in January,
1955, shall receive for his services an annual salary of
[four thousand five hundred dollars] FIF-
TEEN Thousand Dollars.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That said aforegoing
section hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitu-
tion of the State of Maryland shall, at the next general
election to be held in November, 1954, be submitted to the
legal and qualified voters of the State, for their adoption or
rejection, in pursuance of the directions contained in
Article 14 of the Constitution of the State of Maryland, and
at the said general election the vote on the said proposed
amendment to the Constitution shall be by ballot and upon
each ballot there shall be printed the words "For the Con-
stitutional Amendment", and "Against the Constitutional
Amendment", as now provided by law, and immediately
after said election due returns shall be made to the Gover-
nor of the vote for and against said proposed amendment,
as directed by said Fourteenth Article of the Constitution


 
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