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CHAPTER 124
(House Bill 68)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Section 40 of Article 4 of the
Constitution of Maryland, title "Judiciary Department/' sub-title
"Part V—Orphans' Courts," providing that Judges of the several
Orphans' Courts shall be paid suchcompensation as may be
regulated by law and to submit this amendment to the qualified
voters of the State for adoption or rejection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
(three-fifths of all the members elected to each of the two Houses
concurring), That the following be and it is hereby proposed as an
amendment to Section 40 of Article 4 of the Constitution of Mary-
land, title "Judiciary Department," sub-title "Part V—Orphans'
Courts," the same, if adopted by the legally qualified voters of the
State, as herein provided, to become Section 40 of Article 4 of the
Constitution of Maryland.
40. The qualified voters of the City of Baltimore, and of the several
counties, shall on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in Novem-
ber next, and on the same day in every fourth year thereafter, elect
three men to be Judges of the Orphans' Courts of said city and coun-
ties, respectively, who shall be citizens of the State, and residents for
the twelve months preceding, in the city, or county, for which they
may be elected. They shall have all the powers now vested in the
Orphans' Courts of the State, subject to such changes as the Legis-
lature may prescribe. Each of said Judges shall be paid [a per diem
for the time they are actually in session, to] such compensa-
tion as may be regulated by Law, and to be paid by the said city, or
counties, respectively. In case of a vacancy in the office of Judge of
the Orphans' Court, the Governor shall appoint, subject to confirma-
tion, or rejection by the Senate, some suitable person to fill the same
for the residue of the term.


 
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