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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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CHAPTER 100
(House Bill 124)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Section 40A of Article III
of the Constitution of Maryland, title "Legislative Department",
amending the procedure for the immediate taking of property in
Montgomery County, and providing for the submission of this
amendment to the legally qualified voters of the State for their
adoption or rejection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
(Three-fifths of all the members of each of the two houses con-
curring) , That the following amendment be and the same is hereby
proposed to Section 40A of Article III of the Constitution of the
State of Maryland, the same, if adopted by the legal and qualified
voters of the State, as herewith provided, to become a part of the
Constitution of Maryland.
40A.
The General Assembly shall enact no law authorizing private
property to be taken for public use without just Compensation, to
be agreed upon between the parties, or awarded by a Jury, being
first paid or tendered to the party entitled to such compensation,
but where such property is situated in Baltimore City and is
desired by this State or by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore,
the General Assembly may provide for the appointment of appraisers
by a Court of Record to value such properly, and that, upon pay-
ment of the amount of such valuation to the party entitled to


 
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