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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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CHAPTER 607.
(Senate Bill 521)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Article III of the
Constitution of the State of Maryland title "Legislative
Department" by adding a new section to be known as
Section 40B, providing for the taking of property by
the State Roads Commission under certain circum-
stances; and to provide for the submission of said
amendment to the qualified voters of the State of
Maryland for adoption or rejection.
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 the following new
Section be and the same is hereby proposed as an amend-
ment to Article III, title "Legislative Department" of the
Constitution of the State of Maryland, the same to be
inserted after Section 40A and to be numbered 40B, and
if adopted by the legal and qualified voters of the State,
as herein provided, said section shall become a part of
Article III of the Constitution of Maryland.
40B. The General Assembly shall enact no law author-
izing private property to be taken for public use without
just compensation, to be agreed upon between the parties
or awarded by a jury, being first paid or tendered to the
party entitled to such compensation, except that where
such property in the judgment of the State Roads Com-


 
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