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reference to the election of members of the House of
Delegates, and duplicates thereof directly to the
Governor; and the several Clerks, aforesaid shall return
to the Governor, within ten days after said election, the
nuaber of ballots cast for or against the Constitution,
and the nuaber of blank ballots; and the Governor, upon
receiving the returns, from the Judges of Election or the
Clerks as aforesaid and ascertaining the aggregate vote
throughout the State, shall, by his Proclamation, make
known the same; and if a majority of the votes cast shall
be for the adoption of this Constitution, it shall go
into effect on Saturday, the Fifth day of October,
eighteen hundred and sixty-seven.
Done in Convention, the seventeenth day of August,
in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and
sixty-seven, and of the Independence of the United States
the ninety—second.
Richd. B. Carmichael,
President of the Convention
Attest:
Milton Y. Kidd,
Secretary]
SECTION 2. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That if any
provision of this Act is held invalid by a court of
competent jurisdiction BECAUSE THE PROVISION IS
NOT OBSOLETE. INACCURATE. INVALID, UNCONSTITUTIONAL. OR
DUPLICAIIVE AS REQUIRED BY Article XIV, Section 1 of the
Constitution of Maryland, such invalidity shall not
affect any other provisions of this Act which can be
given effect without the invalid provision, and for this
purpose the provisions of this Act are declared
severable.
SECTION 3. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That the
aforegoing section hereby proposed as an amendment to the
Constitution of Maryland, at the next general election to
be held in this State in Novesber, 1978, shall be
submitted to the legal and qualified voters thereof for
their adoption or rejection in pursuance of directions
contained J.D Article XIV of the Constitution of this
State. At that general election, the vote on this
proposed amendment to the Constitution shall te by
tallot, and upon each tallot there shall be printed the
words "For the Constitutional Amendments" and "Against
the Constitutional Amendments," as new provided by law.
Immediately after the election, all returns shall be made
to the Governor of the vote for and against the proposed
amendment, as directed by Article XIV of the
Constitution, and further proceedings had in accordance
with Article XIV.
Approved April 26, 1977.


 
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