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Maryland Manual, 1950
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[Art. 2, Sec. 12] MARYLAND MANUAL 307

commission shall continue in force until the end of the next
session of the Legislature, or until some other person is ap-
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 commence on the first Monday of March next ensuing
their appointment.

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 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 offense; 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
coordinate. Executive and Judicial Departments, every bill


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