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Proceedings and Debates of the 1850 Constitutional Convention
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in a constitution, for the State of Maryland, as are not embraced
in the aforegoing resolutions.
Resolved, That no original resolutions offered to the Conven
tion, proposing any feature to be engrafted on the new constitu-
tion, be discussed on its merits in Convention, until after it shall
have been referred.
Which was read, and
On motion of Mr. McHenry,
Referred to the select committee of twenty-one.
Mr. Randall, submitted the following order:
Ordered, That standing committees of this Convention be ap
pointed on the following subjects:
1. On the Declaration of Rights.
2. On the Legislative Department.
3. On the Executive Department.
4. On the Judiciary Department.
5. On the Election Franchise and on all Elections.
6. On Education, Primary Schools and their funds.
7. On the Colored Population.
8. On the Appointment or Election and Tenure of Office of nil
Officers, except those of the Legislative, Executive and Judiciary.
9. On all subjects not specially referred to any of the above
committees.
And that the first eight committees consist of eleven members,
and the last committee consist of fourteen members.
Which was read, and
On motion of Mr. Randall,
Referred to the select committee of twenty-one.
Mr. Jenifer submitted the following resolutions:
1st. Resolved, That a committee be appointed to take into consi-
deration the Declaration of Rights, and to report to this Conven
tion whether, in their opinion, any, and if any, what amendments
are necessary thereto.
2nd. Resolved, That a committee be appointerd to take into con-
sideration the Legislative Department of Government, and to report
to this Convention either a substitute for the same, or such amend
ments thereto as may be deemed necessary.
3rd. Resolved, That the Executive Department of time Govern-
ment be referred to a com mittee to inquire and report what amend
ments are necessary thereto.
4th. Resolved, That the Judicial Department of the Govern
ment be referred to a committee to enquire and report what amend
ments, substitutes, or alterations are necessary thereto.
5th. Resolved, That all such parts of the Constitution as are
not referred by the foregoing resolutions be referred to a committee
to enquire and report what amendments or substitute are necessary
thereto.
6th. Resolved, That no original resolution offered to the Con-
vention relative to the Constitution or Declaration of Rights be
discussed on its merits in the House till it shall have been referred.


 

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