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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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CHAPTER 845.
AN ACT to amend Section 44, Part VII., of Article 4, title
"Sheriffs," of the Constitution of this State, and to provide
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 44, Part VII., of Article
4, title "Sheriffs," of the Constitution of this State, and if
adopted by legal and qualified voters thereof, as herein pro-
vided, it shall supersede and stand in the place and stead of
said Section 44, Part VII., of said Article 4.
SEC. 44. There shall be elected in each county in every second
year, one person, resident in said county, above the age of
twenty-five years, and at least five years preceding his election,
a citizen, of the State, to the office of Sheriff. He shall hold
office for two years, and until his successor is duly elected and
qualified; shall be ineligible for two years thereafter; shall give
such bond, exercise such powers and perform such duties as
now are or may hereafter be fixed by law. In case of a vacancy
by death, resignation, refusal to serve, of neglect to qualify, or
give bond, or by disqualification, or removal from the county,
the Governor shall appoint a person to be Sheriff for the re-
mamender of the official term.
In the City of Baltimore at the general election to be held in
the year 1915 and every four years thereafter, there shall be
elected in said City of Baltimore, one person who shall be a
resident of said city above the age of twenty-five years, and


 
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