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CHAPTER 497.
AN ACT to amend section 27 of Article III, title "Legislative
Department" of the Constitution of this State, and to pro-
vide for the submission of said amendment to the qualified
voters of this State for adoption or rejection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land (three-fifths of all the members of each of the two houses
concurring), That the following section be and the same is
hereby proposed as an amendment to section 27 of Article III,
title "Legislative Department/' of the Constitution of this State,
and if adopted by the legal and qualified voters thereof as
herein provided, it shall supersede and stand in the place and
stead of section 27 of said Article III:
SEC. 27. Any bill may originate in either house of the Gen-
eral Assembly and be altered, amended or rejected by the other,
but no bill shall originate in either house during the last ten
days of the session, unless two-thirds of the members elected
thereto shall so determine by yeas and nays; nor shall any
bill become a law until it be read on three different days of the
session in each house, unless two-thirds of the members elected
to the house where such bill is pending shall so -determine by
yeas and nays, and no bill shall be read a third time until it
shall have been actually engrossed or printed for a third read-
ing.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted by. the authority afore-
said, That the aforegoing section hereby proposed as an amend-
ment to the Constitution of this State shall be at the next gen-
eral election for members of the General Assembly of Maryland,
to be held in this State, submitted to the legal and qualified
voters thereof for their adoption or rejection, in pursuance of
the directions contained in Article XIV of the Constitution of
this State, and at said general election the vote on the said
proposed amendment shall be by ballot, and upon each ballot
there shall be printed the words "For the Constitutional Amend-
ment" and "Against the Constitutional Amendment," as now
prescribed by law, and immediately after said election due
returns shall be made to the .Governor of the vote for and
against the proposed amendment, as directed by said Article
XIV of the Constitution.
Approved April 8, 1912.


 
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