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such signatures and the fact that the persons so signing are
registered voters shall be evidenced by the affidavit of one
or more registered voters of the City or County in which
said voters so signing are registered, and one affidavit may
apply to or cover any number of signatures to such
petition.) THERE SHALL BE ATTACHED TO EACH PAPER OF
SIGNATURES FILED WITH A PETITION AN AFFIDAVIT OF THE PERSON
PROCURING THOSE SIGNATURES THAT THE SIGNATURES WERE AFFIXED
IN HIS PRESENCE AND THAT, BASED UPON THE PERSON'S BEST
KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF, EVERY SIGNATURE ON THE PAPER IS
GENUINE AND BONA FIDE AND THAT THE SIGNERS ARE REGISTERED
VOTERS AT THE ADDRESS SET OPPOSITE OR BELOW THEIR NAMES.
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PRESCRIBE BY LAW THE FORM OF THE
PETITION, THE MANNER FOR VERIFYING ITS AUTHENTICITY, AND
OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES WHICH FACILITATE THE
PETITION PROCESS AND WHICH ARE NOT IN CONFLICT WITH THIS
ARTICLE. The false signing of any name, or the signing of
any fictitious name to said petition shall be forgery, and
the making of any false affidavit in connection with said
petition shall be perjury.
Article XVI - The Referendum
4.
A petition may consist of several papers, but each
paper shall contain the full text/ or an accurate summary
approved by the Attorney General, of the Act or part of Act
petitioned [upon. There shall be attached to each paper of
signatures filed with a petition an affidavit of the person
procuring the signatures on such paper that of the person's
best knowledge and belief every signature on it is genuine
and bona fide, and that the signers are registered voters of
the State of Maryland, and of the City of Baltimore, or
County, as the case may be, as set opposite their names. The
General Assembly shall prescribe by law the form of the
petition for referendum, the manner for verifying the
authenticity of petitions and other administrative
procedures necessary and not in conflict with this Article].

THERE SHALL BE
ATTACHED TO EACH PAPER OF SIGNATURES FILED WITH A PETITION


 
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