1160 LAWS OF MARYLAND [CH. 398
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall take
effect June 1, 1951.
Approved April 13, 1951.
(House Bill 513)
AN ACT to repeal and re-enact, with amendments, Section 56
of Article 33 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1947
Supplement), title "Elections, " sub-title "Nominations and
Primaries", providing that candidates entering the armed
services within a certain period shall be entitled to the
return of certain deposits.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, That Section 56 of Article 33 of the Annotated Code
of Maryland (1947 Supplement), title "Elections, " sub-title
"Nominations and Primaries, " be and it is hereby repealed
and re-enacted, with amendments, to read as follows:
56. (a) In the event that the name of any candidate who
shall have made a deposit with the Supervisors of Elections,
as hereinabove provided, shall not appear on the official ballot
at said primary election, by reason of there being no opposing
candidates, such candidate shall not be entitled to a return
of his deposit, but the same shall be retained by the Mayor
and City Council of Baltimore, or the County Commissioners
of the County to which the same shall have been paid by the
Supervisors of Elections, and used in defraying the expenses
of such primary election.
(b) In the event that any candidate who shall have made
a deposit with the Supervisors of Elections or the Secretary
of State at Annapolis, as hereinabove provided, enters into
active duty with the armed services of the United States in
the period between the last date allowed for withdrawal of
his name as a candidate and the printing of the ballots or the
voting machine ballot-labels, he shall be entitled, upon request,
to a return of said deposit.
EXPLANATION: Italics indicate new matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter stricken from existing law.
CAPITALS indicate amendments to bill.
Strike out indicates matter stricken out of bill.