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shall be again nominated for the same office at the same ses-
sion, unless at the request of the Senate; or be appointed to
the same office during the recess of the Legislature.
Townaend vs. Kurtz, 83 Md., 331.

SEC. 13. All civil officers appointed by the Governor and
Senate, shall be nominated to the Senate within fifty days
from the commencement of each regular session of the Legis-
lature ; and tlieir term of office, except in cases otherwise pro-
vided for in this Constitution, shall commence on the first
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 commence
on the first Monday of March next ensuing their appointment.

Dyer vs. Bayne, 54 Md., 87, Smoot vs. Sommerville, 59 Md., 84. Mer-
rill vs. School Commrs. Garrett Co., 70 Md., 269. Commrs. Calvert Co.
vs. Hellen, 72 Md., 603. Sappington vs. Slade, 91 Md., 645. Clark vs.
Wayson, 118 Md. Levin vs. Hewes, 118 Md.

SEC. 14. If a vacancy 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, be-
fore its final adjournment, a proper person to fill said va-
cancy, unless such vacancy occurs within ten days before said
final adjournment.
Smoot vs. Sommerville, 59 Md., 84. Ash vs. McVey, 85 Md., 119.

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.

Cantwell vs. Owens, 14 Md., 215. Harman vs. Harwood, 58 Md., 1.
Townsend vs. Kurtz, 83 Md., 331. School Commrs. va. Goldsborough,
90 Md., 195. Cull vs. Wheltle, 114 Md.

SEC. 16. The Governor shall convene the Legislature, or
the Senate alone, on extraordinary occasions; and whenever
from the presence of any 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 Sen-
ate shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the Gov-
ernor of the State; if he approves he shall sign it, but if not
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


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