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Maryland Manual, 1900
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Monday of May next ensuing their appointment, and con-
tinue for two years, (unless removed from office,) and until
their successors, respectively, qualify according to Law; but
the term of office of the Inspectors of Tobacco shall com-
mence on the first Monday of March next ensuing their

SEC. 14. If a vacanny shall occur, during the session of
the Senate, in any office which the Governor and Senate
have the power to fill, the Governor shall nominate to the
Senate, before its final adjournment, a proper person to fill
said vacancy, unless such vacancy occurs within ten days
before said final adjournment.

SEC. 15. The Governor may suspend or arrest any mili-
tary officer of the State for disobedience of orders or other
military offence; and may remove him in pursuance of the
sentence of a Court Martial; and may remove for incompe-
tency or misconduct all civil officers who received appoint-
ment from the Executive for a term of years.

SEC. 16. The Governor shall convene the Legislature, or
the Senate alone, on extraordinary occasions; and when-
ever from the presence of an enemy, or from any other cause,
the Seat of Government shall become an unsafe place for the
meeting of the Legislature, he may direct their sessions to
be held at some other convenient place.

SEC. 17. To guard against hasty or partial legislation and
encroachments of the Legislative Department upon the
co-ordinate, Executive and Judicial Departments, every Bill
which shall have passed the House of Delegates and the
Senate shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the
Governor of the State; if he approve, he shall sign it, but if
uot he shall return it with his objections to the House in
which it originated, which House shall enter the objections
at large on its Journal and proceed to reconsider the Bill; if,
after such reconsideration, three-fifths of the members elected
to that House shall pass the Bill, it shall be sent with the
objections to the other House, by which it shall likewise be
reconsidered, and if it pass by three-fifths of the members
elected to that House it shall become a law; but in all such
cases the votes of both Houses shall be determined by yeas
and nays, and the names of the persons voting for and against
the Bill shall be entered on the Journal of each House,
respectively. If any Bill shall not be returned by the Gov-
ernor within six days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have
been presented to him, the same shall be a law in like manner
as if he signed it, unless the General Assembly shall, by
adjournment, prevent its return, in which case it shall not be


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