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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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27. Any bill may originate in either House of the General Assem-
bly and be altered, amended or rejected by the other, but no bill
shall orginate in either House during the last ten CALENDAR days
of [the] regular session in even years or during the last twenty
CALENDAR days of a regular session in odd years, 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 differ-
ent days of the session in each House, unless two-thirds of the mem-
bers elected to the House where such bill is pending shall so deter-
mine 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 reading.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the aforegoing section
hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of this State
shall be, at the next general election, to be held in this State in the
year 1956, submitted to the legal and qualified voters thereof for
their adoption or rejection in pursuance of directions contained in
Article 14 of the Constitution of this State, and at the said general
election, the vote on the said proposed-amendment to the Constitution
shall be by ballot, and upon each ballot there shall be printed the
words "For the Constitutional Amendment", and "Against the Consti-
tutional 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 said proposed amendment as directed by said
Article 14 of the Constitution.
Approved April 25, 1955.

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