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Maryland Manual, 1926
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nient, and receive for his services an annual salary of four
thousand five hundred dollars.

SEC. 22 . The Secretary of State shall be appointed by the
Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
who shall continue in office, unless sooner removed by the
Governor, till the end of the official term of the Governor
from whom he received his appointment, and receive an an-
nual salary of two thousand dollars, and shall reside at the
seat of government; and the office of Private Secretary shall
thenceforth cease.

SEC. 23. The Secretary of State shall carefully keep and
preserve a record of all official acts and proceedings, which
may at all times be inspected by a committee of either
branch of the Legislature; and he shall perform such other
duties as may be prescribed by law, or as may properly be-
long to his office, together with all clerical duty belonging to
the Executive Department.


SECTION 1. The Legislature shall consist of two distinct
branches—a Senate and a House of Delegates—and shall be
styled the General Assembly of Maryland.

SEC. 2. The city of Baltimore shall be divided into six
legislative districts, as near as may be, of equal population
and of contiguous territory, and' each of said legislative dis-
tricts of Baltimore city, as they may from time to time be
laid out, in accordance with the provisions hereof, and each
county in the State shall be entitled to one Senator, who
shall be elected by the qualified voters of the said legislative
districts of Baltimore city and of the counties of the State,
respectively, and shall serve for four years from the date of
his election, subject to the classification of Senators here-
after provided for.*

SEC. 3. Until the taking and publishing of the next Na-
tional Census, or until the enumeration of the population of
this State, under the authority thereof, the several counties
and the city of Baltimore, shall have a representation in the
House of Delegates, as follows: Allegany County, five Dele-
gates; Anne Arundel County, three Delegates; Baltimore
County, six Delegates; each of the four Legislative Districts
of the city of Baltimore, six Delegates; Calvert County, two
Delegates; Caroline County, two Delegates; Carroll County,
four Delegates; Cecil County, four Delegates; Charles Coun-

•Thus amended by Act of 1922, Chapter 7, ratified by the people at
November election, 1922.


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