508 Laws of Maryland Ch. 233
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this Act is hereby de-
clared to be an emergency measure and necessary for the immediate
preservation of the public health and safety and having been passed
by a yea and nay vote supported by three-fifths of all the members
elected to each of the two Houses of the General Assembly, the same
shall take effect from the date of its passage.
Approved April 15, 1970
(House Bill 1439)
AN ACT to repeal and re-enact, with amendments, Section 40 (u)
of Article 10 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1969 Supple-
ment), title "Attorneys at Law and Attorneys in Fact," subtitle
"State's Attorney," relating to the salaries of the State's Attorney
and Assistant State's Attorney for Talbot County.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That Section 40 (u) of Article 10 of the Annotated Code of Maryland
(1969 Supplement), title "Attorneys at Law and Attorneys in Fact,"
subtitle "State's Attorney," be and it is hereby repealed and re-
enacted, with amendments, to read as follows:
(u) Talbot County.—In Talbot County, (1) the State's Attor-
ney's salary is six thousand five hundred dollars ($6,500.00) during
the term of the State's Attorney elected to that position in the month
of November 1966. At the beginning of the term of the State's
Attorney who is elected to that position in the month of November
1970 and thereafter, the State's Attorney's salary is [twelve thou-
sand five hundred dollars ($12,500.00)] eleven thousand five hun-
dred dollars ($11,500.00).
(2) The State's Attorney may appoint an assistant State's at-
torney and his salary shall be [five thousand dollars ($5,000.00)]
six thousand dollars ($6,000.00) per year. The County Commission-
ers of Talbot County shall provide an office in the courthouse or other
accessible public building of sufficient size to house the State's
Attorney and his staff and shall provide such secretarial and clerical
assistance as necessary from time to time.
(3) The State's Attorney for Talbot County and any assistant
State's attorneys in said county are herewith prohibited from repre-
senting any client in a civil matter either on behalf of the plaintiff
or the defendant in any case related to the obtention or defense of
divorce, support, custody or other civil matters of a domestic nature.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the provisions of this Act
shall not be construed to extend or apply to the State's Attorney and
Assistant State's Attorney in office on the effective date of this Act,
but the provisions of this Act shall take effect with the next term of