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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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An act to amend the Constitution and Form of Government
of the State of Maryland.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of
Maryland, That the term of office of the members of
the present senate shall end and be determined whenever,
and as soon as a new senate shall be elected as
hereinafter provided, and a quorum of its members shall
have qualified as directed by the constitution and laws
of this State.
SEC. 2. And be it enacted, That at the December session
of the General Assembly for the year of our Lord,
eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, and forever thereafter,
the senate shall be composed of twenty-one members,
to be chosen as hereinafter provided, a majority
of whom shall be a quorum for the transaction of business.
SEC. 3. And be it enacted, That at the time and place
of holding elections in the several counties of this
State, and in the city of Baltimore, for delegates to
the General Assembly for the December session of the
year eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, and under the
direction of the same judges by whom such elections for
delegates shall be held, and election shall also be held
in each of the several counties of this State and in the
city of Baltimore respectively, for the purpose of choosing
a senator of the State of Maryland for and from
such county or said city, as the case may be, whose
term of office shall commence on the day fixed by law
for the commencement of the regular session of the
General Assembly, next succeeding such election, and
continue for two, four or six years according to the
classification of a quorum of its members; and at every
such election of senators, every person qualified to
vote at the place at which he shall offer to vote for delegates
to the General Assembly, shall be entitled to
vote for one person as senator; and of the persons voted

 
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