on the question is not less than one-fourth the number voting in
the election. A suspended law which is not repealed shall take
effect thirty days after the referendum or at a later time if
prescribed in the law.
Section 2.14. Laws Applicable in One County.
The General Assembly shall prescribe by law procedures by
which a law enacted by it and applicable in only one county may
be petitioned to referendum. The law shall be submitted to a vote
of the people of the county after a petition has been signed by a
number of qualified voters of the county equal to at least ten per
cent of the total votes cast for governor in that county in the
most recent gubernatorial election. No law empowering a county
to exercise a power or perform a function, nor any law pertain-
ing to appropriations, nor any law granting, limiting, or with-
drawing the taxing power of a county shall be subject to refer-
endum pursuant to this section.
ARTICLE 3. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
Section 3.01. Legislative Power.
The legislative power of the State shall be vested in the General
Assembly, which shall consist of two houses, the Senate and the
House of Delegates.
Section 3.02. State Capital.
The capital of the State and the meeting place of the General
Assembly shall be at Annapolis.
Section 3.03. Composition of the General Assembly.
The number of members of each house of the General Assembly
shall be prescribed by law, but the number of delegates shall
not exceed one hundred twenty and the number of senators shall
be one-third the number of delegates. Only one delegate shall
represent a delegate district and only one senator shall represent
a senate district. Each senate district shall consist of three whole