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Session Laws, 1973
Volume 709, Page 1813   View pdf image
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MARVIN MANDEL. Governor                              1813

beginning with the primary and general elections of 1974 and shall, for purposes
of representation, be applicable beginning with the second Wednesday of
January, 1975; repealing all laws or parts of laws inconsistent with the
districting plan contained herein; declaring that this plan is severable; and
relating generally to legislative districting in accordance with the provisions of
Article III of the Constitution of Maryland.

SECTION 1. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
MARYLAND, That Sections 46, 46A, 46B, 46C, 47, 47A, 47B and 47C of Article
40 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1971 Replacement Volume), title
"General Assembly," subtitles "Subdistricts for the Senate," and "Subdistricts for
the House of Delegates," be and they are hereby repealed in their entirety, and
that new Sections 46, 47, 47A, 47B and 47C be and they are hereby enacted in lieu
thereof, to stand in the place of the sections so repealed, and to be under the new
subtitle "Legislative Districting Plan of 1973," said repeals and enactments to
constitute adoption of a plan presented by the Governor setting forth the
boundaries of the legislative districts for electing of the members of the Senate and
the House of Delegates, pursuant to Article III, Section 5 of the Constitution of
Maryland, all to read as follows:

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTING PLAN OF 1973
46.
GENERAL PROVISIONS.

(A)  THE STATE OF MARYLAND IS DIVIDED INTO FORTY-SEVEN
DISTRICTS FOR THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY OF MARYLAND.

(B)   EACH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT SHALL ELECT ONE SENATOR
AND THREE DELEGATES.

(C)   EACH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT MAY BE SUBDIVIDED INTO
THREE WHOLE DELEGATE SUBDISTRICTS OR ONE WHOLE
DELEGATE SUBDISTRICT AND ONE MULTI-MEMBER DELEGATE
SUBDISTRICT.

(D)   IN ANY LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT WHICH CONTAINS MORE
THAN TWO COUNTIES OR PARTS OF MORE THAN TWO COUNTIES,
AND WHERE DELEGATES ARE TO BE ELECTED AT LARGE BY THE
VOTERS OF THE ENTIRE DISTRICT, NO COUNTY, OR PART OF A
COUNTY, SHALL HAVE MORE THAN ONE DELEGATE RESIDING IN
IT.

(E)   THE DESCRIPTIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS SET
FORTH IN THIS SUBTITLE, INCLUDING ALL REFERENCES TO
ELECTION DISTRICTS, WARDS, PRECINCTS, STREETS, HIGHWAYS
AND OTHER DESIGNATIONS, ARE TO THE GEOGRAPHICAL
BOUNDARIES THEREOF AS THEY EXISTED ON DECEMBER 5, 1972.

47.

THE COMPOSITION OF THE FORTY-SEVEN LEGISLATIVE
DISTRICTS SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:

(A) LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 1 SHALL CONSIST OF THE
FOLLOWING AREAS: ALL OF GARRETT COUNTY, AND ELECTION
DISTRICTS 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26,

 

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