clear space clear space clear space white space
A
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e

PLEASE NOTE: The searchable text below was computer generated and may contain typographical errors. Numerical typos are particularly troubling. Click “View pdf” to see the original document.

  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search
search for:
clear space
white space
Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
Volume 380, Page 152   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>
clear space clear space clear space white space
CHAPTER 390.
AN ACT to amend Article XV of the Declaration of Rights of
the Constitution of the State of Maryland, and to provide
for the submission of such amendment to the qualified voters
of this State for their 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 Article be and the same is
hereby proposed in the place and stead of Article XV of the
Declaration of Rights of the Constitution of the State of Mary-
land, as at present existing, and if adopted by the legal and
qualified voters thereof, as herein provided, it shall supersede
and stand in place and stead of said Article.
Article XV. That the levying of taxes by the poll is griev-
ous and oppressive and ought to be prohibited; that paupers
ought not to be assessed for the support of the government; that
the General Assembly shall, by uniform rules, provide for sepa-
rate assessment of land and classification and sub-classifications
of improvements on land and personal property, as it may
deem proper; and all taxes thereafter provided to be levied by
the State for the support of the general State Government, and
by the Counties and by the City of Baltimore for their re-
spective purposes, shall be uniform as to land within the tax-


 
clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
Volume 380, Page 152   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>


This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!



An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact mdlegal@mdarchives.state.md.us.

©Copyright  August 01, 2018
Maryland State Archives