BILLS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF 1933 AND
VETOED BY GOVERNOR RITCHIE AND HIS
REASONS IN EACH CASE FOR THE SAME.
THE TOTAL NUMBER OF BILLS VETOED IS 42.
(All of these bills were vetoed by the Governor after the
adjournment of the Legislature, either having been pre-
sented to him after the adjournment of the Legislature
or not in sufficient time to require executive action be-
ALLEGANY COUNTY SALARIES.
The Legislature passed a number of bills introduced by
the Allegany County Delegation for the reduction of sal-
aries of various county officials. These are House Bills 268,
270, 271, 272, 298, 356, 358, 420, 421, 422, 491 and 537, and
they apply to the County Commissioners, the County Treas-
urer, the County Investigator, the Sheriff, the Deputy Sher-
iffs, the Court Stenographer, the Judges, Clerks and Bailiff
of the People's Court, the Justices of the Peace in Frostburg,
Midland, Lonaconing, Barton, Westernport and Mt. Savage,
the Coroner, the Judge of the Juvenile Court, the State's
Attorney and the Judges of the Orphans' Court.
There are also a number of county officials whose salaries
are fixed by the Legislature, but who are not covered by any
salary reduction bills. These are the County Clerk, the Su-
pervisor of Assessments and the Election Supervisors.
In addition, there are still other officials whose salaries
are not fixed by the Legislature, but who come under the
jurisdiction of the County Commissioners. These include
the County Health Officer, Inspector and Nurses, the County
Auditor, the Superintendent and Matrons at the Allegany
County Home, the attorneys of certain boards and a few