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ecutive reorganization. Any board or commis-

sion at the head of a principal department

shall have a chief administrative officer.



Section 1. The Legislature shall consist

See Section 3,01, Legislative Power, p. 2.

of two distinct branches: a Senate, and a

House of Delegates, and shall be styled

the General Assembly of Maryland.

Sec. 2. The City of Baltimore shall be

See Section 3.04, Legislative Districts, p. 10.

divided into six legislative districts as near

as may be of equal population and of

contiguous territory, and each of said

legislative districts of Baltimore City, as

they may from time to time be laid out,

in accordance with the provisions hereof,

and each county in the State, shall be

entitled to one Senator, who shall be elected

by the qualified voters of the said legislative

districts of Baltimore City and of the

counties of the State, respectively, and

shall serve for four years from the date of

his election.

Sec. 3. Vacant.

Sec. 4. The General Assembly shall have

the power to provide by Law, from time

to time, for altering and changing the

boundaries of the existing Legislative Dis-

tricts of the City of Baltimore, so as to

make them as near as may be of equal

population; but said district shall always

consist of contiguous territory.

Sec. 5. The membership of the House

Section 3.03. Composition of the General

of Delegates shall consist of one hundred


and twenty-three (123) Delegates, appor-

The number of members of each house of

tioned as follows: Calvert, Caroline, Charles,
Howard, Kent, Queen Anne's, and St.

the General Assembly shall be prescribed by
law, but the number of delegates shall not

Mary's Counties, two Delegates each; Cecil,

exceed one hundred twenty and the number

Garrett, Somerset, Talbot, and Worcester

of senators shall be one- third the number of

Counties, three Delegates each; Carroll,
Dorchester, Harford, and Wicomico Coun-

delegates. Only one delegate shall represent a
delegate district and only one senator shall

ties, four Delegates each; Allegany, Anne

represent a senate district. Each senate dis-

Arundel, Baltimore, Frederick, Montgomery,

trict shall consist of three whole delegate dis-

Prince George's, and Washington Counties,


and each of the six Legislative Districts of

Baltimore City, six Delegates each.

Sec. 6. The members of the House of

Section 3.10. Election and Term of Office.

Delegates shall be elected by the qualified

A member of the General Assembly shall

voters of the Counties, and the Legislative

be elected by the voters of the district in

Districts of Baltimore City, respectively,

which he seeks election, to serve for a term



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