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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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who shall have been at least five years preceding his election a
citizen of this State, to the office of Sheriff. He shall hold his
office for four years, and until his successor is duly elected and
qualified; shall be eligible for re-election; shall give such bond,
exercise such powers and perform such duties as now are or
may hereafter be fixed by law. The Sheriff elected in and for
the City of Baltimore in November, 1913, shall be eligible for
In case of vacancy by death, resignation, refusal to serve, or
neglect to qualify, or give bond, or by disqualification or re-
moval from said City, the Governor shall appoint a person to
be Sheriff for the remamender of the official term. The Sheriff
hereafter elected and the Sheriff elected in and for the City of
Baltimore on the 7th day of November, 1913. shall from the
date of his qualification receive such salary as may be fixed by
law, not to exceed six thousand dollars per year in any case,
and such expenses necessary to the conduct of his office, as may
be fixed by law, such salaries and expenses to be paid in such
manner and at such times as may be prescribed by law.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid,
That the aforegoing Section hereby proposed as an amendment
to the Constitution of this State shall be at the next general
election for members of Congress, the same being a general elec-
tion, to be held in this State, submitted to the legal and quali-
fied voters thereof for their adoption or rejection, in pursu-
ance of the directions contained in Article 14 of the Consti-
tution of this State, and at said general election the vote on the
said proposed amendment shall be by ballot, and upon such
ballot there shall be printed the words "For the Constitutional
Amendment" and "Against the Constitutional Amendment"
as now prescribed by law, and immediately after said election
due returns shall be made to the Governor of the vote for and
against said proposed Amendment, as directed by the said Ar-
ticle 14 of this Constitution, and if it shall appear to the Gover-
nor that the majority of the votes cast at said election on said
amendment were cast in favor thereof, the Governor shall by
his proclamation declare the said amendment, having received
the majority of votes, adopted by the people of Maryland as
part of the Constitution thereof, and thenceforth said amend-
ment shall be part of said Constitution.
Approved April 16th, 1914.

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