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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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An act to provide for an alteration in the constitution, so as
to enlarge the number of Election Districts, in Baltimore
county, and fix the place of voting.
WHEREAS, it is represented to this General Assembly by
the petition of sundry citizens, residing in parts of the sixth
and ninth election districts in Baltimore county, that they
labour under great inconvenience in consequence of being
so distant from the respective polls as the districts are now
located, many of them being respectable mechanics and
manufacturers-Therefore,
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That so much of the constitution of the state, as relates
to the division of Baltimore county into election districts,
be, and the same is hereby altered and amended, so
far as to authorize the erection of an additional district in
said county, to be composed of parts of the sixth and ninth
election districts.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That if this act shall be confirmed
by the General Assembly of Maryland, after the next
election of delegates to the General Assembly, at the first
session after such new election, as the constitution and form
of government of this state directs, in such case this act and
the alterations of the constitution therein contained, shall
constitute and be valid as a part of said constitution and
form of government to all intents and purposes, any thing
therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That if this act shall be confirmed
according to the provisions of the constitution and
form of government in such case made provided; William
Dorsey, John Muray, junior, of (Coxe's Town) and
Thomas Lane, of Baltimore county, be, and they are hereby
appointed commissioners, and authorised forthwith after
the said confirmation, to review the sixth and ninth election
districts of said county, and to lay off, locate, and establish
an additional election district in said county as aforesaid;
and said commissioners shall make a return of all their proceedings
to Baltimore county court, to be there recorded at
the expense of the county, and paid as county charges are
levied and paid; and the governor and council are hereby
authorised directed to appoint commissioner, or commissioners
in place of any of the commissioners herein named
who may die, resign, or fail to act in said commission.
Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That the commissioners herein
authorised to be appointed, shall be entitled to receive such

 
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