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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
(Three-fifths of all Members elected to each of the two Houses con-
curring), That the following section be and the same is hereby pro-
posed as an amendment to Section 3 of Article 7 of the Constitution
of Maryland, title "Sundry Offices", the same if adopted by the legal
and qualified voters of the State as herein provided, to become Sec-
tion 3 of Article 7 of the Constitution of Maryland:
3. The State Librarian shall be appointed by the Governor, by
and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and shall hold his
office during the term of the Governor, by whom he shall have been
appointed, and until his successor shall be appointed and qualified.
His salary shall be fifteen hundred dollars a year; and he shall per-
form such duties as are now, or may hereafter be prescribed by
Law; and no appropriation shall be made by Law, to pay for any Clerk,
or assistant to the Librarian. And it shall be the duty of the Legisla-
ture, at its first Session after the adoption of this Constitution, to
pass a Law regulating the mode and manner in which the Books
in the Library shall be kept and accounted for by the Librarian, and
requiring the Librarian to give a Bond, in such penalty as the Legis-
lature may prescribe, for the proper discharge of his duties. The
office of the State Librarian shall be abolished as of the end of the
term of the present incumbent.
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 1958, 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 shall be by ballot,
and upon each ballot there shall be printed the words "For the Con-
stitutional Amendment" and "Against the Constitutional Amend-
ment", 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
Not signed by Governor.
April 4, 1958.

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