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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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legislative districting and apportionment of the State and may
grant appropriate relief, if it finds that the districting and appor-
tioning of the State is not consistent with requirements of either the
Constitution of the United States of America or the Constitution of
A member of the General Assembly shall be elected by the regis-
tered voters of the legislative district from which he seeks election,
to serve for a term of four years beginning on the second Wednesday
of January following his election.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the foregoing sections
hereby proposed as amendments to the Constitution of Maryland, at
the next ensuing general election to be held in this State, shall be
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 amendments to the Constitution shall be
by ballot, and upon each ballot there shall be printed the words
"For the Constitutional Amendments" and "Against the Constitu-
tional Amendments" as now provided by law, and immediately after
said election, all returns shall be made to the Governor of the vote
for and against said proposed amendments, as directed by said
Article 14 of the Constitution, and further proceedings had in ac-
cordance with said Article 14.
Approved May 21. 1969.
(House Bill 914)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland
by the addition of a new Section 1A to Article XI-A, title "Local
Legislation," to follow immediately after Section 1 thereof, es-
tablishing an alternate procedure for any county, to submit to
its voters the question of adopting charter form of government,
and providing for the submission of this amendment to the quali-
fied voters of the State of Maryland for their 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 section be and the same is hereby
proposed as an amendment to Article XI-A of the Constitution of
Maryland, title "Local Legislation," by adding new Section 1A
thereto, to follow immediately after Section 1 thereof, the same, if
adopted by the legally qualified voters of the State, to become a part
of the Constitution of Maryland:
Article XI-A
The procedure provided in this section for adoption of a charter
may be used in any county in lieu of the procedures provided in

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