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All land or property needed, or taken

by the exercise of the power of eminent

domain, by any county or any municipal

corporation for any of the aforementioned

purposes or in connection with the exercise

of any of the powers which may be granted

pursuant to this section is hereby declared

to be needed or taken for public uses and

purposes. Any or all of the activities au-

thorized pursuant to this section shall con-

stitute governmental functions undertaken

for public uses and purposes and the power

of taxation may be exercised, public funds

expended and public credit extended in

furtherance thereof.

(b) The General Assembly may grant

to any county or any municipal corporation,

by public local law, any and all additional

power and authority necessary or proper to

carry into full force and effect any and

all of the specific powers authorized by this

section and to fully accomplish any and all

of the purposes and objects contemplated by

the provisions of this section, provided such

additional power or authority is not incon-

sistent with the terms and provisions of this

section or with any other provision or pro-

visions of the Constitution of Maryland.

(c) The General Assembly of Maryland,

by public local law, may establish or

authorize the establishment of a public body

or agency to undertake in a county or

municipal corporation (other than Balti-

more City) the activities authorized by this

section, and may provide that any or all

of the powers, except the power of taxation,

herein authorized to be granted to such

county or municipal corporation shall be

vested in such public body or agency or

in any existing public body or agency.

(d) The General Assembly may place

such other and further restrictions or limi-

tations on the exercise of any of the powers

provided for in this section, as it may deem

proper and expedient.

(e) The provisions of this section are

independent of, and shall in no way affect,

the powers granted under Article XIB of

the Constitution of Maryland, title "City of

Baltimore — Land Development and Rede-

velopment." Also, the power provided in

this section for the General Assembly to

enact public local laws authorizing any

municipal corporation or any county to

carry out urban renewal projects prevails

over the restrictions contained in Article

11A "Local Legislation" and in Article 11E

"Municipal Corporations" of this Constitu-




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