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Houses concurring), That the following section be and the
same is hereby proposed as an amendment to Section 38 of
Article 3, title "Legislative Department", of the Constitution of
Maryland, the same, if adopted by the legal and qualified
voters of the State, as herein provided, to become Section 38
of Article 3 of the Constitution of Maryland:
38. No person shall be imprisoned for debt, but a valid
decree of a court of competent jurisdiction OR AGREEMENT
APPROVED BY DECREE OF SAID COURT for the sup-
port of a wife or dependent children, or for alimony, shall not
constitute a debt within the meaning of this section.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the aforegoing sec-
tion hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of
this State shall be, at the next general election, to be held in
this State in the year 1950, submitted to the legal and qualified
voters thereof for their adoption or rejection in pursuance of
directions contained in Article 14 of the Constitution of this
State, and at the said general election, the vote on the said
proposed amendment shall be by ballot, and upon each 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 said Article
14 of the Constitution.
Approved March 28, 1950.


 
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