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sentatives of all agencies, and for all in-

stitutions applying for State moneys. After

such public hearings he may, in his discre-

tion, revise all estimates except those for

the legislative and judiciary departments,

and for the public schools, as provided by



Section 4.34. Executive Clemency.

Art. II, sec. 20. He shall have power to

The governor shall have power to grant

grant reprieves and pardons, except in

reprieves, commutations, and pardons, except

cases of impeachment, and in cases, in which

in cases of conviction upon impeachment,

he is prohibited by other Articles of this

and to remit fines and forfeitures for offenses

Constitution; and to remit fines and for-

against the State. At least annually he shall

feitures for offences against the State; but

file with the Court of Appeals a public re-

shall not remit the principal or interest of

port of the instances of the exercise of this

any debt due the State, except in eases of


fines and forfeitures; and before granting a

nolle prosequi, or pardon, he shall give

notice, in one or more newspapers, of the

application made for it, and of the day

on, or after which, his decision will be

given; and in every case, in which he

exercises this power, he shall report to

either Branch of the Legislature, whenever

required, the petitions, recommendations

and reasons, which influenced his decision.

State's Attorney

The State's Attorneys.

Section 4.35. State's Attorney.
There shall be a state's attorney in each
county or district which may be prescribed
by the General Assembly by law. He shall be
elected by the voters of the county or district
in which he seeks office. The term of office,

Art. V, sec. 7. There shall be an At-
torney for the State in each county, and
the City of Baltimore, to be styled "The
State's Attorney," who shall be elected by
the voters thereof, respectively, on the
Tuesday next after the first Monday of

functions, powers, duties, method of filling
vacancies, and all other matters relating to
the office shall be prescribed by the General
Assembly by law.

November, in the year, nineteen hundred
and fifty-eight, and on the same day every
fourth year thereafter; and shall hold his
office for four years from the first Monday
in January next ensuing his election, and

until his successor shall be elected and

qualified; and shall be re-eligible thereto,

and be subject to removal therefrom, for

incompetency, willful neglect of duty, or

misdemeanor in office, on conviction in a

Court of Law, or by a vote of two-thirds

of the Senate, on the recommendation of

the Attorney General.

Sec. 8. All elections for the State's

Attorney shall be certified to, and Returns

made thereof, by the Clerks of the said

counties and city, to the Judges thereof,

having criminal jurisdiction, respectively,

whose duty it shall be to decide upon the

elections and qualifications of the Persons

returned; and, in case of a tie between two

or more Persons, to designate which of said



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