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Proceedings and Debates of the 1867 Constitutional Convention
Volume 74, Volume 1, Debates 582   View pdf image (33K)
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SEC. 2. The qualified voters of each county, and of the
City of Baltimore, shall, on the Tuesday next after the
first Monday in the month of November, in the year
eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and on the same day
in every second year thereafter, elect a Surveyor for each
county and the City of Baltimore, respectively, whose
term of office, shall commence on the first Monday of Jan-
uary next ensuing their election; and whose duties and
compensation shall be the same as are now, or may here-
after be prescribed by law. And any vacancy in the office
of Surveyor shall be filled by the Commissioners of the
counties, or by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore,
respectively, for the residue of the term.
SEC. 3. The State Librarian shall be appointed by the
Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Sen-
ate, and shall hold his office during the term of the Gov-
ernor by whom he shall have been appointed, and until his
successor shall be appointed and qualified. His salary
shall be fifteen hundred dollars a year; and he shall per-
form such duties as are now, or may hereafter be pre-
scribed by law; and no appropriation shall be made by
law to pay for any clerk, or assistant to the Librarian;
and it shall be the duty of the Legislature, at its first ses-
sion after the adoption of this Constitution, to pass a law
regulating the mode and manner in which the books in the
library shall be kept and accounted for by the Librarian,
and requiring the Librarian to give a bond, in such pen-
alty as the Legislature may prescribe, for the proper dis-
charge of his duties.
SEC. 4. There shall be a Commissioner of the Land
Office, who shall be appointed by the Governor, by and
with the advice of and consent of the Senate, who shall
hold his office during the term of the Governor by whom
he shall have been appointed, and until his successor shall
be appointed and qualified. He shall perform such duties
as are now required of the Commissioner of the Land
Office, or such as may hereafter be prescribed by law, and
shall also be the Keeper of the Chancery Records. He
shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars
per annum, to be paid out of the Treasury, and shall
charge such fees as are now, or may be hereafter fixed
by law. He shall make a semi-annual report of all the
fees of his office, both as Commissioner of the Land Office,
and as Keeper of the Chancery Records, to the Comp-
troller of the Treasury, and shall pay the same semi-
annually into the Treasury.
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