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hereafter to be held in this State [; and in case any county, or
city shall be so divided as to form portions of different electoral
districts, for the election of Representatives in Congress, Senators,
Delegates or other officers, then, to entitle a person to vote for such
officer, he must have been a resident of that part of the county, or
city, which shall form a part of the electoral district, in which he
offers to vote, for six months next preceding the election; but a],
A person, who shall have acquired a residence in such county or city,
entitling him to vote at any such election, shall be entitled to vote
in the election district from which he removed, until he shall have
acquired a residence in the part of the county, or city, to which he
has removed. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION
OF THIS SECTION, FOR PURPOSES OF VOTING FOR PRESI-
DENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
OR FOR ELECTORS FOR THOSE OFFICES, THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY MAY PRESCRIBE BY LAW A LESSER RESIDENCE
REQUIREMENT FOR CITIZENS WHO HAVE RESIDED IN
THIS STATE FOR LESS THAN SIX MONTHS.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted. That the aforegoing section
hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland,
at the next general election to be held in this State in November 1970,
shall be submitted to the legal and qualified voters thereof for their
adoption or rejection in pursuance of directions contained in Article
XIV of the Constitution of this State, 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 Constitutional Amendment" and "Against the Con-
stitutional Amendment" as now prescribed by law, and, immediately
after said election, all returns shall be made to the Governor of the
vote for and against said proposed amendment, as directed by said
Article XTV of the Constitution, and further proceedings had in
accordance with said Article XIV.
Approved May 21, 1969.
CHAPTER 785
(House Bill 913)
AN ACT to propose amendments to Article III of the Constitution
of Maryland, title "Legislative Department," by repealing Sections
2, 4, 5 and 6 thereof and enacting new Sections 2, 4, 5 and 6, to
stand in place of the sections so repealed and by adding new Sec-
tion 3 to follow immediately after Section 2 thereof, establishing
the membership of the General Assembly; providing for the crea-
tion of legislative districts; providing for the election of members
to the General Assembly and relating generally to the General
Assembly of Maryland; and providing for the submission of this
amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for
their 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-


 
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