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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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CHAPTER 532
(House Bill 3)
AN ACT to withdraw and repeal Chapter 787 of the 1969 Acts of the
General Assembly and to propose amendments to Article II of
the Constitution of Maryland, title "Executive Department," by
repealing and re-enacting Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 thereof, and by
repealing Section 6 thereof, and enacting new Sections 1A, IB, 6
and 7A, amending the Constitutional provisions by changing the
qualifications for Governor and by creating the office of Lieutenant
Governor; providing for his qualifications and election; providing
for gubernatorial succession, and the manner of impeachment of
the Governor and Lieutenant Governor and relating generally to
the office of Lieutenant Governor in Maryland; enacting certain
procedural provisions and providing for the duties of certain State
officers in relation thereto; and providing for the submission of
this amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for
their 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 Chapter 787 of the Acts of the General Assembly
of 1969 be and it is hereby withdrawn and recalled for appropriate
legislative action.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That Chapter 787 of the Acts
of the General Assembly of 1969 be and it is hereby repealed.
SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That Sections 2, 3, 4, 5 and
7 of Article II of the Constitution of Maryland, title "Executive
Department/' be and they are hereby repealed and re-enacted, and
that Section 6 be and it is hereby repealed, and that new Sections 1A,
IB, 6 and 7A be and they are hereby enacted, the same, if adopted by
the legal and qualified voters of the State, as herein provided, to
become a part of the Constitution of Maryland, and to read as follows:
1A.
There shall be a Lieutenant Governor, who shall have only the
duties delegated to him by the Governor and shall have such com-
pensation as the General Assembly shall provide by law. No person
who is ineligible under this Constitution to be elected Governor shall
be eligible to hold the office of Lieutenant Governor.


 
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