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§ 9. Eligibility requirements for Senators and Delegates

West's Annotated Code of MarylandConstitution of Maryland Adopted by Convention of 1867

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Constitution of Maryland Adopted by Convention of 1867
Article III. Legislative Department
MD Constitution, Art. 3, § 9
§ 9. Eligibility requirements for Senators and Delegates
<Section effective until approval of amendments proposed by Acts 2021, c. 808, § 1. See, also, Art. 3, § 9 effective after approval of amendments proposed by Acts 2021, c. 808, § 1.>
A person is eligible to serve as a Senator or Delegate, who on the date of his election, (1) is a citizen of the State of Maryland, (2) has resided therein for at least one year next preceding that date, and (3) if the district which he has been chosen to represent has been established for at least six months prior to the date of his election, has resided in that district for six months next preceding that date.
If the district which the person has been chosen to represent has been established less than six months prior to the date of his election, then in addition to (1) and (2) above, he shall have resided in the district for as long as it has been established.
A person is eligible to serve as a Senator, if he has attained the age of twenty-five years, or as a Delegate, if he has attained the age of twenty-one years, on the date of his election.

Credits

Acts 1974, c. 880, ratified Nov. 5, 1974; Acts 1977, c. 681, ratified Nov. 7, 1978.
MD Constitution, Art. 3, § 9, MD CONST Art. 3, § 9
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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