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General Assembly, to the qualified voters of the State for adoption
or rejection. The votes cast for and against said proposed amend-
ment or amendments, severally, shall be returned to the Governor,
in the manner prescribed in other cases, and if it shall appear to the
Governor that a majority of the votes cast at said election on said
amendment or amendments, severally, were cast in favor thereof,
the Governor shall, by his proclamation, declare the said amendment
or amendments having received said majority of votes, to have been
adopted by the people of Maryland as part of the Constitution there-
of, and thenceforth said amendment or amendments shall be part
of the said Constitution. When two or more amendments shall be
submitted in manner aforesaid, to the voters of this State at the
same election, they shall be so submitted as that each amendment
shall be voted on separately.
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 1972,
shall be submitted to the legal and qualified voters thereof for their
adoption or rejection in pursuance of directions contained in Article
XIV of the Constitution of this State, and at the said general elec-
tion, the vote on the said proposed amendment to the Constitution
shall be by ballot, and upon each ballot there shall be printed the
words "For the Constitutional Amendment" and "Against the Con-
stitutional Amendment" as now prescribed by law, and, immediately
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 XIV of the Constitution, and further proceedings had in
accordance with said Article XIV.
Approved May 26, 1972.
CHAPTER 368
(Senate Bill 4)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Article I of the Constitution
of Maryland, title "Elective Franchise," by repealing Section 2 in
its entirety and enacting a new Section 2 in lieu thereof, to stand
in the place of the section repealed, revising the constitutional pro-
vision concerning the prohibition of the right to vote under certain
circumstances in order to authorize the General Assembly by law to
regulate or prohibit the right to vote of a person convicted of in-
famous or other serious crime or under care or guardianship for
mental disability, and providing for the submission of this amend-
ment to the qualified voters of the State 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 be and the same is hereby proposed
as an amendment to Section 2 of Article I of the Constitution of
Maryland, title "Elective Franchise," the same, if adopted by the
legally qualified voters of the State, as herein provided, to become a
part of the Constitution of Maryland:


 
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