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CHAPTER 557
(Senate Bill 104)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland
by amending Article XIA, title "Local Legislation", Section 3, so
as to authorize County Councils of Counties which adopt a Charter
under this Article to sit for the enactment of legislation for not
exceeding forty-five days, which need not be consecutive,
and to provide for the submission of said amendment to the quali-
fied voters of the State of Maryland for adoption or rejection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland
(three-fifths of all the members of each of the two Houses concur-
ring) , That an amendment of Article XIA, title "Local Legislation",
Section 3, of the Constitution of Maryland, be and the same is hereby
proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland, which
amended Article, if adopted by the qualified voters of the State of
Maryland, as herein provided, shall thereby, by such adoption, be
and become a part of the Constitution of Maryland:
ARTICLE XIA
Local Legislation
SEC. 3. Every charter so formed shall provide for an elective
legislative body in which shall be vested the law-making power of
said City or County. Such legislative body in the City of Baltimore
shall be known as the City Council of the City of Baltimore, and in
any County shall be known as the County Council of the County. The
chief executive officer, if any such charter shall provide for the elec-
tion of such executive officer, or the presiding officer of said legislative
body, if such charter shall not provide for the election of a chief
executive officer, shall be known in the City of Baltimore as Mayor
of Baltimore, and in any County as the President of the County Coun-


 
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