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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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An act to alter and change all such parts of the constitution and form
of government as relate to the oaths to be taken by the members of the
senate and house of delegates and all other officers therein mentioned.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That
every member of the senate and house of delegates, before he shall
act as such, shall take and subscribe the following oath or
affirmation,
to wit: I, A. B. do swear, (or affirm as the case may be,) that I will
be faithful and bear true allegiance to the state of Maryland, and
that I will support the constitution and laws thereof; that I will not
directly or indirectly receive the profits, or any part of the profits
of
any other office during the time of my acting as senator (or member
of the house of delegates) and that I will faithfully discharge my
duty as senator (or member of the house of delegates) without prejudice
or partiality to the best of my skill and judgment. And that
electors of the senate and all executive and judicial officers, before
they
act as such, and all persons elected or appointed to any office of
profit
or trust, civil or military, before entering upon the duties thereof,
shall
respectively take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation, to
wit: I, A. B. do swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will
be
faithful and bear true allegiance to the state of Maryland, and that I
will support the constitution and laws thereof, and that I will to the
best of my skill and judgment, diligently and faithfully, without
partiality or prejudice execute the office of according to the
constitution and laws of this state.
2. And be it enacted, That all such parts of the constitution
and
form of government as relate to the oaths or affirmations to be taken
by the senate and members of the house of delegates, and by all persons
elected or appointed to any office of profit or trust, civil or
military,
before entering upon the duties thereof, be and the same are
hereby repealed.
3. And be it enacted, That this act shall be in force from and
after
the first day of July in the year eighteen hundred and twenty four,
and shall thereafter be taken and considered, and shall constitute a
part of the constitution and form of government; Provided, the same
be confirmed by the general assembly after the next election of
delegates
in the first session after such new election as the said constitution
and form of government directs.

 
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