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CHAPTER 71
(House Bill 117)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Section 54 of Article 3 of the
Constitution of Maryland, title "Legislative Department", modify-
ing the requirements for any county of this State to contract cer-
tain debts or obligations, and submit SUBMITTING this amend-
ment to the qualified voters of the State for adoption or rejection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
(Three-fifths of all Members elected to each of the two Houses con-
curring), That the following section be and the same is hereby pro-
posed as an amendment to Section 54 of Article 3 of the Constitution
of Maryland, title "Legislative Department", the same if adopted by
the legal and qualified voters of the State as herein provided, to be-
come Section 54 of Article 3 of the Constitution of Maryland:
54.
No County of this State shall contract any debt, or obligation, in
the construction of any Railroad, Canal, or other Work of Internal
Improvement, nor give, or loan its credit to, or in aid of any associa-
tion, or corporation, unless authorized by an Act of the General
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the aforegoing section
hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of this State
shall be, at the next general election, to be held in this State in the
year 1960, submitted to the legal and qualified voters thereof for their
adoption or rejection in pursuance of directions contained in Article
14 of the Constitution of this State, and at the said general election,
the vote on the said proposed amendment shall be by ballot, and upon
each ballot there shall be printed the words "For the Constitutional
Amendment" and "Against the Constitutional Amendment", as now
prescribed by law, and immediately after said election, due returns
shall be made to the Governor of the vote for and against said pro-
posed amendment, as directed by said Article 14 of the Constitution.
Approved March 23, 1960.


 
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