Debates of the Maryland Constitutional Convention of 1867: (as Reprinted from Articles Reported in the Baltimore Sun.)

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Page 113 - The .House of -Representatives shall have the sole power of impeaching, but a majority of all the members must concur in an impeachment; all impeachments shall be tried by the Senate; and when sitting...
Page 115 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases, that is to say : Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace and of constables; For the punishment of crimes and misdemeanors...
Page 115 - The Legislature shall pass general laws providing for the cases enumerated in this section, and for all other cases which in its judgment may be provided for by general laws.
Page 79 - That no man shall be taken or imprisoned, or disseized of his freehold, liberties, or privileges, or outlawed, or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, or deprived of his life, liberty, or property, but by the judgment of his peers or the law of the land.
Page 536 - Treasury to digest and prepare plans for the improvement and management of the revenue, and for the support of public credit...
Page 496 - That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed; nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
Page 113 - No Supplementary Appropriation Bill shall become a law unless it be passed...
Page 495 - Government, according to his actual worth in real or personal property ; yet fines, duties or taxes may properly and justly be imposed, or laid with a political view for the good government and benefit of the community Sanguinary laws Art.
Page 77 - That the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government ought to be. forever separate and distinct from each other ; and no person exercising the functions of one of said departments shall assume or discharge the duties of any other.
Page 117 - Corporations may be formed under general laws; but shall not be created by special act, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where, in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time or repealed.

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