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Proceedings and Debates of the 1850 Constitutional Convention
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Referred to the select committee of twenty one.
Mr. Buchanan, submitted the following resolutions:
1st. Resolved, That a committee of thirteen be appointed to report
a proper basis of representation in the two Houses of the General
Assembly, and a proper apportioninent of representation.
2nd. Resolved, That a committee of thirteen be appointed up.
on the right of suffrage, the term of service and the qualifications
of persons to be elected to the Senate and House of Delegates of
Maryland.
3rd. Resolved, That a committee of thirteen be appointed up
on all such constitutional provisions as are not embraced by the
preceding resolution relating to the legislative department of the
government.
4th. Resolved, That a committee of thirteen be appointed upon
the mode of appointment, the tenure of office, and the distribution
of duties of the judiciary department of the State of Maryland.
5th. Resolved, Thata committee of thirteen be appointed upon
the mode of appointment, the qualifications, and tenure of office
of the Judges of the Orphans Courts, Justices of the Peace,
Sheriffs, and other county officers.
6th. Resolved, That a committee of thirteen be appointed upon
the election, powers and duties, and term of office of the Governor
and all other State officers, executive and ministerial.
7th. Resolved, That a committee of thirteen be appointed upon
amending the proceedings of the courts of justice, so as to simpli
iy, expedite, and reduce the expenses of the same.
8th. Resolved, That a committee of eleven be appointed upon
the sublect of a declaration of rights of the State of Maryland.
Which were read, and
On motion of Mr. Buchanan,
Said resolutions were referred to the select committee of twenty-
one.
Mr. McHenry, submitted the following resolutions:
Resolved, That the President appoint the following standing
committees on the constitution.
1st. A committee of twenty-five, to take into consideration and
report to this Convention, provisions for the organization of the
Executive Department of Government, proper to be embodied in
the constitution about to be framed.
2nd. A committee of twenty-six, to take into consideration and
report to this Convention, provisions for the organization of the
Judicial Department of Government, proper to be embodied in
the constitution about to be framed.
3rd. A committee of twenty-six, to take into consideration and
report to this Convention, provisions for the organization of the
Legislative Department of Government, proper to be embodied
in the new constitution about to be framed.
4th. A committee of twenty-five, to take into consideration and
report to this Convention, such provisions proper to be embodied


 

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