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qualified voters of the State of Maryland for their
adoption or rejection.
BY proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland
Article XIV - Amendments to the Constitution
Section 1
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 1 of Article XIV - Amendments to the
Constitution, of the Constitution of Maryland, the same,
if adopted by the legally qualified voters of the State,
as herein provided, to become a part of the Constitution
of Maryland:
Article XIV - Amendments to the Constitution
1.
The General Assembly may propose Amendments to this
Constitution; provided that each Amendment shall be
embraced in a separate bill, embodying the Article or
Section, as the same will stand when amended and passed
by three—fifths of all the members elected to each of the
two Houses, by yeas and nays, to he entered on the
Journals with the proposed Amendment. The requirement in
this section that an amendment proposed by the General
Assembly shall be embraced in a separate bill shall not
be construed or applied to prevent the General Assembly
from (1) proposing in one till a series of amendments to
the Constitution of Maryland for the general purpose of
removing or correcting constitutional provisions which
are obsolete, inaccurate, invalid, unconstitutional, or
duplicative; or (2) embodying in a single Constitutional
amendment one or more Articles of the Constitution so
long as that Constitutional amendment embraces only a
single subject. The bill or bills proposing amendment or
amendments shall be published by order of the Governor,
in at least two newspapers, in each County, where so many
may be published, and where not more than one may be
published, then in that newspaper, and in three
newspapers published in the City of Baltimore, once a
week for four weeks immediately preceding the next
ensuing general election, at which the proposed amendment
or amendments shall be submitted, in a form to be
prescribed by the General Assembly, to the qualified
voters of the State for adoption or rejection. The votes
cast for and against said proposed amendment or
amendments, severally, shall be returned to the Governor,
in the manner prescribed in ether 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


 
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