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two Houses concurring). That it be proposed that the Constitution
of Maryland read as follows:
Article XI-A - Local Legislation
3A.
(a) The charter for the government of Anne Arundel,
Baltimore, Montgomery, Prince George's and Howard counties under
the provisions of this Article, either as adopted, or by
amendment, may provide for the election of members of the county
council by the voters of councilmanic districts therein
established, or by the voters of the entire county, or by a
combination of these methods of election.
(b) No amendment to the Montgomery County charter
authorized hereunder may affect the terms, powers, and duties of
members of the Montgomery County Council in office or elected at
the time of adoption of the charter amendment.
(c) Any proposed amendment to the Montgomery County charter
providing for the election of members of the county council by
voters of councilmanic districts and approved by the voters prior
to the 1984 general election shall be null and void.
(D) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION Of THIS
CONSTITUTION. THE CHARTER FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF HARFORD COUNTY
UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE, EITHER AS ADOPTED, OR BY
AMENDMENT, SHALL PROVIDE FORó--

THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL BY
THE VOTERS OF THE ENTIRE COUNTY.
SECTION 2. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That the General
Assembly determines that the amendment to the Constitution of
Maryland proposed by this Act affects only one county and that
the provisions of Article XIV, Section 1 of the Constitution
concerning local approval of constitutional amendments apply.
SECTION 3. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That the aforegoing
section proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland
shall be submitted to the legal and qualified voters of this
State at the next general election to be held in November, 1986
for their adoption or rejection in pursuance of directions
contained in Article XIV of the Constitution of this State. At
that general election, the vote on this proposed amendment to the
Constitution shall be by ballot, and upon each ballot there shall
be printed the words "For the Constitutional Amendments" and
"Against the Constitutional Amendments," as now provided by law.
Immediately after the election, all returns shall be made to the


 
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