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the Constitutional Amendments," as now provided by law. Immediately after the
election, all returns shall be made to the Governor of the vote for and against the
proposed amendment, as directed by Article XIV of the Constitution, and further
proceedings had in accordance with Article XIV.
Enacted April 28, 1998.
CHAPTER 323
(House Bill 229)
AN ACT concerning
Montgomery and Harford Counties - Retired Judges - Assignment to
Orphans' Court
FOR the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution of Maryland
authorizing the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to assign under certain
conditions a retired judge of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County to do an
act that a judge of the Orphans' Court for Montgomery County is authorized to
perform; authorizing the Chief Judge to assign under certain conditions a
retired judge of the Circuit Court for Harford County to do an act that a judge of
the Orphans' Court for Harford County is authorized to perform; making
stylistic changes; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the
State of Maryland for their adoption or rejection.
BY proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland
Article IV - Judiciary Department
Section 3A and 18(b)
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 it be proposed that the Constitution of Maryland read as follows:
Article IV - Judiciary Department
3A.
(a) (1) [Any] EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (2) OF THIS
SUBSECTION, ANY former judge, except a former judge of the Orphans' Court, may be
assigned by the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, upon approval of a majority of
the court, to sit temporarily in any court of this State, except an Orphans* Court, as
provided by law.
(2) (I) A RETIRED JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONTGOMERY
COUNTY THAT SITS AS THE ORPHANS' COURT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY MAY BE
ASSIGNED BY THE CHIEF JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, UPON APPROVAL OF A
MAJORITY OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, TO DO AN ACT THAT A JUDGE OF THE
ORPHANS' COURT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY IS AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM.


 
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