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Supplement to the Maryland Code, Containing the Acts of the General Assembly Passed at the Session of 1864
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82 APPENDIX.

ARTICLE VII. —SUNDRY OFFICERS.

SECTION 1. Constitutes the Governor, the Comptroller and the Treasurer, the
Board of Public Works. Heretofore, a Board of four Commissioners was
elected by the people

SEC 2 Provides that these officers shall receive no additional salary as mem-
bers of the Board of Public Works

SEC 3. Gives a salary of $2, 000 to the Commissioner of the Land Office, and
requires him to pay over all fees to the Treasurer.

SEC. 4. Increases the salary of the State Librarian, from $1, 000 to $1, 500.

SEC 5. The County Commissioners hold office for four years instead of for
two years, as heretofore, and one-half of them go out of office biennially.

SEC. 6. The Road Supervisors are to be appointed by the County Commis-
sioners, instead of elected by the people, as heretofore.

ARTICLE VIII. —EDUCATION.

This Article is entirely new.

SECTION 1 Authorizes the appointment of a State Superintendent of Public
Instruction, at a salary of $2, 500.

SEC 2. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House and State
Superintendent, constitute the State Board of Education.

SEC. 3 The School Commissioners in the counties are appointed by the State
Superintendent, and hold office for four years r but Baltimore city is excepted.

SEC. 4 The Legislature is required to provide a uniform system of Free
Public Schools. '

SEC 5 An annual tax often cents on the hundred dollars is prescribed.

SEC 6 A School Fund of Six Millions is to bo accumulated.

ARTICLE IX. —MILITIA AND MILITARY AFFAIRS.

SECTION 1. Defines who constitute the Militia, viz. citizens between 18 and
45 years of age

SEC. 2 Omits the provision authorizing companies, battalions and regiments,
to elect their several officers.

ARTICLE X. —COUNTIES AND TOWNSHIPS.

SECTION 1. Provides for the organization of New Counties.
SEC. 2. Provides for Townships in the place of Election Districts, and for
t their organization as permanent corporations.

ARTICLE XI. —AMENDMENTS.

This Article provides three modes of Amendment.

SECTION 1' Authorizes 3-5 of both houses of the Legislature to propose amend-
ments to the people.


 

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