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such additional power or authority is not inconsistent with the terms
and provisions of this Article or with any other provision or provi-
sions of the Constitution of Maryland, except as provided in this
Article. The General Assembly may place such other and further
restrictions or limitations on the exercise of any of the powers which
it may grant to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore under the
provisions of this Article as it may deem proper and expedient.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the aforegoing Article
hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of Mary-
land, shall, at the election to be held in November, 1972, be sub-
mitted to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for their
adoption or rejection in pursuance of the directions contained in
Article XIV of the Constitution of Maryland, and at the said gen-
eral election the vote on the proposed amendment to the Constitu-
tion shall be by ballot, and upon each ballot there shall be printed
the words "For Constitutional Amendment" and "Against Consti-
tutional Amendment," as now provided 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 Arti-
cle XIV of the Constitution and further proceedings had in accord-
ance with said Article XIV.
Approved May 26, 1972.
CHAPTER 376
(Senate Bill 705)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Article IV of the Constitu-
tion of Maryland, title "Judiciary Department," subtitle "Part
III. Circuit Courts," by amending Section 26 thereof, to provide
that in Washington County deputy clerks of court and other clerks
are appointed and may be removed according to the merit system
procedure established by law for these clerks in Washington
County, and submitting this amendment 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 it is hereby proposed as an
amendment to Section 26 of Article IV of the Constitution of Mary-
land, title "Judiciary Department," subtitle "Part III. Circuit
Courts," the same, if adopted by the legally qualified voters of the
State, as herein provided, to become a part of the Constitution of
Maryland and to read as follows:
26.
The said Clerks shall appoint, subject to the confirmation of the
Judges of their respective Courts, as many deputies under them, as
the said Judges shall deem necessary, to perform, together with
themselves, the duties of the said office, who shall be removable by
the said Judges for incompetency, or neglect of duty, and whose
compensation shall be according to existing, or future provisions of


 
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