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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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By proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland
Article III - Legislative Department
Section 10
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 it he proposed that the Constitution of Maryland read as follows:
Declaration of Rights
Article 33.
That the independency and uprightness of Judges are essential to the impartial
administration of Justice, and a great security to the rights and liberties of the People:
Wherefore, the Judges shall not he removed, except in the manner, and for the causes
provided in this Constitution. No Judge shall hold any other office, civil or military, or
political trust, or employment of any kind, whatsoever, under the Constitution or Laws
of this State, or of the United States, or any of them; EXCEPT THAT A JUDGE MAY
BE A MEMBER OF A RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES OF
THE UNITED STATES OR A MEMBER OF THE MILITIA OF THE UNITED
STATES OR THIS STATE; or receive fees, or perquisites of any kind, for the
discharge of his official duties.
Article 35.
That no person shall hold, at the same time, more than one office of profit,
created by the Constitution or Laws of this State; nor shall any person in public trust
recieve any present from any foreign Prince or State, or from the United States, or any
of them, without the approbation of this State. The position of Notary Public shall not
be considered an office of profit within the meaning of this Article. MEMBERSHIP IN
THE MILITIA OF THIS STATE SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED AN OFFICE OF
PROFIT "WITHIN THE MEANING OF THIS ARTICLE; NOR SHALL ANY
REMUNERATION RECEIVED AS A CONSEQUENCE OF MEMBERSHIP IN A
RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES
OR OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE MILITIA OF THE UNITED STATES OR OF THIS
STATE BE" CONSIDERED A PRESENT WITHIN THE MEANING OF THIS
ARTICLE
Article III - Legislative Department
Section 10.
No member of Congress, or person holding any civil, or military office under the
United States, shall be eligible as a Senator, or Delegate; and if any person shall after
his election as Senator, or Delegate, be elected to Congress, or be appointed to any
office, civil, or military, under the Government of the United States, his acceptance
thereof, shall vacate his seat; EXCEPT THAT A SENATOR OR DELEGATE MAY
BE A MEMBER OF A RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES OF
THE UNITED STATES OR A MEMBER OF THE MILITIA OF THE UNITED
STATES OR THIS STATE.


 
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