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Maryland Manual, 1939
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pointed to the same office, whichever shall first occur; and the
nomination of the person thus appointed during the recess, or
of some other person in his place, shall be made to the Senate
within thirty days after the next meeting of the Legislature.

SEC. 12. No person, after being rejected by the Senate,
shall be again nominated for the same office at the same
session, unless at the request of the Senate; or be appointed
to the same office during the recess of the Legislature.

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 Leg-
islature; and their term of office, except in cases otherwise
provided for in this Constitution, shall commence on the
first Monday of May, next ensuing their appointment, and
continue 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 appoint-

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 vacancy,
unless such vacancy occurs within ten days before said final ad-

SEC. 15. The Governor may suspend or arrest any mili-
tary officer of the State for disobedience of orders or other mili-
tary offense; and may remove him in pursuance of the sentence
of a Court-Martial; and may remove for incompetency or mis-
conduct, all civil officers who received appointment 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 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 Senate
shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the Governor
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 such reconsideration,
three-fifths of the members elected to that House shall pass


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