clear space clear space clear space white space
A
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e
  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search search for:
clear space
white space
William Kilty et. al., (eds).The Laws of Maryland from the End of the Year 1799,...
Volume 192, Page 25   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>
clear space clear space clear space white space
                    ALTERATIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION.                    xxv.

qualified and duly appointed or elected to any office of profit or trust, on
making affirmation instead of taking the several oaths appointed by the constitution
and form of government, and the several acts of assembly of this
state now in force, or that hereafter may be made, such person may hold and
exercise any office of profit or trust to which he may be appointed or elected,
and may, by such affirmation, qualify himself to take a seat in the legislature,
and to act therein as a member of the same in all cases whatever, or to be an
elector of the senate, in as full and ample a manner, to all intents and purposes
whatever, as persons are now competent and qualified to act who are not
conscientiously scrupulous of taking such oaths.
    2.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That if this act shall be confirmed by the general assembly,
after the next election of delegates, in the first session after such new
election, as the constitution and form of government directs, that in such case
this act, and the alterations and amendment of the constitution and form of
government therein contained, shall be taken and considered, and shall constitute
and be valid, as a part of the said constitution and form of government, to
all intents and purposes, any thing in the said constitution and form of government
contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
    3.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the several clauses and sections of the constitution
and form of government contrary to the provisions of this act, so far as
they respect either of the sects or societies aforesaid, shall be and are hereby
declared to be repealed and annulled, on the confirmation hereof.

An Act (d) to confirm an act passed at November session, one thousand seven hundred
    and ninety-four, entitled, An act to alter such parts of the Constitution and
    Form of Government which prevent persons conscientiously scrupulous of taking
    an oath from being Members of the Legislature, Electors of the Senate, or to hold

    offices of profit and trust.  Lib. JG. N. 2, fol. 278.
                                                                    (d)  1795, ch. 11.

    BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That an act passed
at November session, seventeen hundred and ninety-four, entitled, An act to alter
such parts of the constitution and form of government which prevent persons
conscientiously scrupulous of taking an oath from being members of the
legislature, electors of the senate, or to hold offices of profit and trust, shall be
and the same is hereby confirmed.

                                                    _____

An Act (e) to alter and repeal those parts of the Constitution and Form of Government
    that make the Commissioners of Baltimore-Town Judges of the Elections for
    Delegates and for Elector of the Senate. 
Lib. JG. No. 2, fol. 647.
                                                                        (e)  1797, ch. 57.
                                    This act repealed by 1798, ch. 115, confirmed by 1799, ch. 48.

An Act (f) entitled, An act to confirm an act, entitled, An Act to alter and repeal
    those parts of the Constitution and Form of Government that make the Commissioners
    of Baltimore-Town Judges of the Elections for Delegates and for Elector
    of the Senate. 
Lib. JG No. 3, fol. 17.
                                                                        (f)  1798, ch. 2.
                                    This act repealed by 1798, ch. 115, confirmed by 1799, ch. 48.

                                                                      _____

An Act (g) to alter such parts of the Declaration of Rights, the Constitution and
    Form of Government, as present persons conscientiously scrupulous of taking an

    Oath from being Witnesses in all cases.  Lib. JG. No. 2, fol. 770.
                                                                        (g)  1797. ch. 118.

                        VOL. 1.                                        D

 

clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
William Kilty et. al., (eds).The Laws of Maryland from the End of the Year 1799,...
Volume 192, Page 25   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>


This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact mdlegal@mdarchives.state.md.us.

©Copyright  October 31, 2014
Maryland State Archives