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people, but in the absence of such judicial determination only the new
proposed Constitutional amendment shall be put on the ballot.
SEC. 6. And be it further enacted, That if both proposed Con-
stitutional amendments are submitted to the voters at the general
election to be held in November of 1970, pursuant to Section 5, the
new proposed Constitutional amendment shall prevail over the
original proposed Constitutional amendment if both are ratified by
the voters, without regard to the respective margins by which each
of the Constitutional amendments is ratified, but if only one or
the other of the Constitutional amendments is ratified, the Con-
stitutional amendment which is approved shall be fully effective.
SEC. 7. And be it further enacted, That if the provisions that
are set forth in Sections 1, 2, or 4 of this Bill, or any combination
thereof less than all tw-e THREE provisions, are declared invalid by a
court of competent jurisdiction, that determination shall not affect the
validity of any other provision of this Bill, and that if the provisions
that are set forth in Sections 1, 2, and 4 are declared invalid by a
court of competent jurisdiction, that determination shall not affect
the validity of the provisions set forth in Sections 3, 5, and 6 of
this Bill.
SEC. 8. And be it further enacted, That the foregoing sections
hereby proposed as amendments to the Constitution of Maryland,
by Section 3 of this Act, at the next ensuing general election to be
held in this State, shall be submitted to the legal and qualified voters
thereof for their adoption or rejection in pursuance of directions con-
tained in Article 14 of the Constitution of this State, and at the said
general election, the vote on the said proposed amendments to the
Constitution shall be by ballot, and upon each ballot there shall be
printed the words "For the Constitutional Amendments" and
"Against the Constitutional Amendments" as now provided by law,
and immediately after said election, all returns shall be made to the
Governor of the vote for and against said proposed amendments,
as directed by said Article 14 of the Constitution, and further pro-
ceedings had in accordance with Article 14.
Approved May 5, 1970


 
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