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extended as provided in Section 3 (b) hereof. If]]
[before said first day of June] [[, WITHIN 30 DAYS OF
EITHER THE SIGNING BY THE GOVERNOR, OR THE OVERRIDING OF
THIS VETO. OR WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER THE BILL BECOMES LAW
WITHOUT THE SIGNATURE]] [[OF THE GOVERNOR, OR PRIOR TO
THE LATER EFFECTIVE DATE SPECIFIED IN THE BILL, there
shall have been filed with the Secretary of]] [the]
[[State a petition to refer to a vote of the people any
law or part of a law capable of referendum, as in this
Article provided, the saae shall be referred by the
Secretary of State to such vote, and shall not become a
law or take effect until thirty days after its approval
by a aajority of the electors voting thereon at the next
ensuing election held throughout the State for Members of
the House of Representatives of the United States. An
emergency law shall renain in force notwithstanding such
petition, but shall stand repealed thirty days after
having been rejected by a majority of the qualified
electors voting thereon; provided, however, that no
measure creating or abolishing any office, or changing
the salary, term or duty of any officer, or granting any
franchise or special privilege, or creating any vested
right or interest, shall be enacted as an emergency lav.
No law making any appropriation for maintaining the State
Government, or for maintaining or aiding any public
institution, not exceeding the next previous
appropriation for the saae purpose, shall be subject to
rejection or repeal under this Section. The increase in
any such appropriation for Maintaining or aiding any
public institution shall only take effect as in the case
of other lavs, and such increase or any part thereof
specified in the petition, may be referred to a vote of
the people upon petition. ]]
[[3.
(b) If more than one-half, but less than the full
number of signatures required to complete any referendum
petition against any law passed by the General Assembly,
be filed with THE Secretary of State]] [before the first
day of June,] [[WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER IT HAS EITHER BEEN
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR OR THE GOVERNOR'S VETO IS
OVERRIDDEN, OR WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER IT HAS BECOME LAW
WITHOUT THE GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE, the tile for the law to
take effect, and for filing the remamender of signatures
to complete the petition shall be extended]] [to the
thirtieth day of the same month,] [[FOR THIRTY DAYS
THEREAFTER, with like effect.]]
SECTION ([4]] 3. 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, 1974,


 
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