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powers and duties of said board, and to re-enact the same
with amendments.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, That sections 2, 5, 7, 8, 11 and 14 of chapter 160 of the
Acts of 1902, as amended by chapter 389 of the Acts of 1904,
entitled An Act to create and establish the State Board of
Undertakers of Maryland, and to prescribe the powers and
duties of said board, be and the same are hereby repealed
and re-enacted so as to read as follows:

SEC. 2. The Governor, by and with the advice and consent of
the Senate, shall bi-ennially appoint seven experienced under-
takers, residents of the State of Maryland, who shall have been
actively engaged in their profession for the last five years
immediately preceding their appointments; five of whom shall
be residents of Baltimore city and two residents of the coun-
ties, who, together with the Secretary of the State Board of
Health of Maryland and the Commissioner and the Assistant
Commissioner of Health of the city of Baltimore, who shall be
ex officio members, shall constitute the "State Board of Under-
takers of Maryland, " and they shall take the oath prescribed
by the Constitution of Maryland. The members of the said
board shall hold office until their successors are duly appointed
and qualified; any vacancy or vacancies occurring in the mem-
bership of the said board appointed by the Governor during a
recess of the Legislature shall be filled by the Governor, subject
to confirmation by the Senate at its next session.

SEC. 5. The members of the said board shall serve without
pay, but shall have the power to appoint a secretary at a salary
of not more than five hundred dollars per annum, and one or
more inspectors, whose compensation shall be fixed by said
board, which, together with the actual traveling, legal and other
necessary expenses of the board and its officers, shall be paid
out of the receipts as hereafter directed.

SEC. 7. It shall be the duty of any and all persons, co-part-
nerships and corporations engaged in the business of under-
taking outside of the city of Baltimore, in the State of Mary-
land, and all assistants and employes of any such persons, co-
partnerships or corporations and officers of such corporations,
whose duties involve him or her having charge of, the care,
preparation, disposition or burial of the dead, at the time of the
passage of this Act, to cause on or before the first day of July
next following the passage of this Act, his, her, their or its name
or names, residence and place of business and whether an em-
ployer or employe, to be registered with said board, whose secre-
tary shall keep a book for the purpose and enter such registra-


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