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Maryland Manual, 1971-72
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Lieutenant Governor, or the exercise of the powers and
duties of a successor to the office of Governor.
1 SEC. 7. The Legislature may provide by law, not in-
consistent with Section 26 of Article III of this Constitu-
tion, for the impeachment of the Governor and Lieutenant
" SEC. 7A. The person, if any, who in November, 1970,
is elected to the statutory position of Lieutenant Governor
shall assume and hold the constitutional office of Lieutenant
Governor for a regular four-year term which begins on the
same day as the term of the Governor-elect.
SEC. 8. The Governor shall be the Commander-in-Chief
of the land and naval forces of the State; and may call out
the Militia to repel invasions, suppress insurrections, and
enforce the execution of the Laws; but shall not take the
command in person, without the consent of the Legislature.
SEC. 9. He shall take care that the Laws are faithfully
SEC. 10. He shall nominate, and, by and with the advice
and consent of the Senate, appoint all civil and military
officers of the State, whose appointment, or election, is not
otherwise herein provided for, unless a different mode of
appointment be prescribed by the Law creating the office.
3 SEC. II. In case of any vacancy, during the recess of the
Senate, in any office which the Governor has power to fill.
he shall appoint some suitable person to said office, whose
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 on the first day of the next regular meeting
of the Senate.
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.
4 SEC. 13. All civil officers nominated by the Governor
and subject to confirmation by the Senate, shall be nomi-
nated to the Senate within forty days from the commence-
1 Thus amended by Chapter 532, Acts of 1970, ratified November 3, 1970.
2Added by Chapter 532, Acts of 1970, ratified November 3, 1970.
3 Thus amended. by Chapter 626, Acts of 1955, ratified November 6, 1956.
4 Thus amended by Chapter 576, Acts of 1970, ratified November 3, 1970.

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