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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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1.
There shall be a Treasury Department, consisting of a Comp-
troller chosen by the qualified electors of the State, at each general
election at which the Governor is chosen, who shall receive such
salary as may be fixed by law; and a Treasurer, to be appointed by
the two Houses of the Legislature, at each regular session thereof,
in which begins the term of the Governor, on joint ballot, who shall
receive [an annual salary of two thousand five hundred dollars] such
salary as may be fixed by law; and the terms of office of the said
Comptroller and Treasurer shall be for four years, and until their
successors shall qualify; and neither of the said officers shall be
allowed, or receive any fees, commissions or perquisites of any kind
in addition to his salary for the performance of any duty or services
whatsoever. In case of a vacancy in either of the offices by death
or otherwise, the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of
the Senate, shall fill such vacancy by appointment, to continue until
another election or a choice by the Legislature, as the case may be,
and until the Qualification of the successor. The Comptroller and the
Treasurer shall keep their offices at the seat of government, and
shall take such oaths, and enter into such bonds for the faithful
discharge of their duties as are now, or may hereafter be prescribed
by law.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted. That the aforegoing section
hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland,
at the next general election to be held in this State in November
1966, shall be 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 amendments to the Consti-
tution 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 provided by law, and, immedi-
ately after said election, all 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, and further proceedings had
in accordance with said Article 14.
Approved April 29, 1966.


 
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