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186

LAWS OF MARYLAND.

 

transact any business to which electricity may be applied

Work to be
completed

within Kent and Cecil Counties, State of Maryland. The rail-

within spec-
ified time.

road or railroads permitted to be constructed under the pro-

 

visions of this Act shall be completed within the time of four

 

years from the passage of this Act, otherwise the powers and

 

privileges conferred and granted under this Act are hereby

 

declared to be null and void and repealed.

 

SEC. 2. And be it enacted, That this Act shall take effect

 

from the date of its passage.

 

Approved March 18, 1904.

 

CHAPTER 109.

 

AN ACT to require all railroad companies and corporations,

 

and all persons running or operating cars or coaches by

 

steam on any railroad line or track in the State of Maryland,

 

for the transportation of passengers, to provide separate cars

 

or coaches for white and colored passengers, without any

 

difference or discrimination in quality or of convenience or

 

accommodation in such cars or coaches.

 

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-

Railroad Com-

land, That all railroad companies and corporations, and all per-

panies to pro-
vide separate

sons running or operating cars or coaches by steam on any

cars" for the
white and col-

railroad line or track in the State of Maryland, for the trans-

ored races.

portation of passengers, are hereby required to provide sep-

 

arate cars or coaches for the travel and transportation of the

 

white and colored passengers on their respective lines of rail-

 

road; and each compartment of a car or coach, divided by a

 

good and substantial partition, with a door or place of exit

 

from each division, shall be deemed a separate car or coach

 

within the meaning of this Act, and each separate car, coach

 

or compartment shall bear in some conspicuous place appro-

 

priate words, in plain letters, indicating whether it is set apart

 

for white or colored passengers.

 

SEC. 2. And be it enacted, That the railroad companies and

Cannot dis-
criminate.

corporations and persons aforesaid shall make no difference or

 

discrimination in quality of or convenience or accommodation

 

in the cars, coaches or compartments set apart for white and

 

colored passengers.

 

SEC. 3. And be it enacted, That any railroad company or

Violation of law
and penalty.

corporation or person that shall fail, refuse or neglect to comply

 

with the provisions of Sections 1 and 2 of this Act shall be



 
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