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Maryland Manual, 1885
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BRIBERY of, or the attempt to bribe any member or
officer of the Legislature, is punishable by a fine of not
less than $100, nor more than $5,000, or, in the discre-
tion of the court, by imprisonment in the penitentiary,
from two to twelve years, or both by fine or imprison-
ment, and any person so bribing shall also be forever
disfranchised and disqualified from holding any office
of trust or profit in the State. Acts of 1868, Oh. 369,
Sec. 1.
out of the Treasury for the payment of any private
claim by the State, exceeding the sum of three hun-
dred dollars unless said claim shall have been first pre-
sented to the Comptroller of the Treasury, together
with the proofs, upon which the same is founded, and
reported upon by him. Art. III, Sec. 52) Const.
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY has power to declare a wit-
ness incompetent on account of race, or color. Art. III,
Sec. 53, Const.
No COUNTY OF THE STATE can contract a debt or give
its credit to an organization or corporation, except with
the consent of the General Assembly; and after said
debt or credit is given, the General Assembly must ap-
prove by a majority of each house of members elected,
to make such debt or credit valid. Art. III, Sec. 54,
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY shall pass no law suspending
the writ of Babeas Corpus. Art. III, Sec. 55, Const.
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY has power to pass all such
Laws as are necessary for carrying into execution the
powers vested by the constitution. Art. III, Sec. 56,
THE LEGISLATURE has power to alter the legal vote of
interest. Art. III, Sec. 67, Const.
THE LEGISLATURE is prohibited from creating a State
Pension Commissioner, or establishing any general pen-
sion system in the State. Art. III, Sec. 59, Const.
It is DECLAED the duty of the General Assembly to
pass Laws to punish with fine and imprisonment any
persons who shall remove into any election districts Of
precints for. the purpose of voting illegally. Art. I,
Sec. 4, Const.

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