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Session Laws, 1952
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Theodore R. McKeldin, Governor       11

as reimbursement to the several counties for cases involv-
ing violation of Motor Vehicle Laws.

Whereas, all expenses for the maintenance of offices and
salaries of Trial Magistrates and Police Justices are paid
by the several counties; and

Whereas, the cost of providing these services has in-
creased; now therefore

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of
That Section 99 of Article 52 of the Annotated
Code of Maryland (1947 Supplement), title "Justices of the
Peace," sub-title "Trial Magistrates System," be and it is
hereby repealed and re-enacted, with amendments, to read
as follows:

99. (Reimbursement to Counties.) The Trial Magis-
trates shall promptly report and remit to the Commissioner
of Motor Vehicles, in accordance with the Motor Vehicle
Law, all fines, forfeitures, penalties and costs imposed and
collected by them in cases of violation of said law. The
Commissioner of Motor Vehicles shall keep separate ac-
counts for each of the Trial Magistrates in the State. Not
later than the fifteenth day of each month, the Commis-
sioner of Motor Vehicles shall remit to the County Commis-
sioners of each county the sum of [Two Dollars (2.00)]
Three Dollars ($3.00) for every case involving a charge of
violation of the Motor Vehicle Law in said county during
the preceding month, for which accounting or due report
has been made by said Magistrates, said sums so remitted
by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to be applied by the
county to the payment of the salaries and other expenses
specified in this sub-title.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall
take effect June 1, 1951.

This bill was passed at the 1951 session of the General
Assembly and was vetoed by the Governor on May 7, 1951.
Under Section 17, Article 2 of the State Constitution, as
amended by Chapter 714 of the Acts of 1949, bills vetoed
after adjournment of the Legislature must be returned by
the Governor to the next regular or special session of the
Legislature. This bill was passed by the Senate by a vote
of 19 to 10 on February 7, 1952, and by the House of Dele-
gates by a vote of 81 to 21 on February 12, 1952. Under
the State Constitution, this Act will become effective on
1, 1952.


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