4 LAWS OF MARYLAND [CH. 1
made at the office of the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.
Each County Treasurer shall remit to the Commissioner
of Motor Vehicles at the close of each week all fees col-
lected by him for the registration of motor vehicles, to-
gether with a complete record of such registration made by
him during each day, except the fifteen cent fee paid to him
by the applicant for his services in issuing the certificate
of registration and metal plates or markers. Each appli-
cant for registration of a motor vehicle shall, in addition to
the registration or license fees required by this Article, pay
a fee of fifteen cents for the services rendered by the
County Treasurer in connection with such registration,
this fee to be deducted each week before remitting to the
said Commissioner of Motor Vehicles. Each of the County
Treasurers so directed to issue tags shall first provide to
the State of Maryland a bond in such form and in such
amount as prescribed by the Comptroller.
(b) The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles shall furnish
each County Treasurer all the necessary forms or blanks,
including reports, as well as all metal plates or markers,
and all stationery necessary to enable the said County
Treasurer to perform the duties herein set forth; but each
County Treasurer shall pay for any additional clerks oc-
casioned in performing these duties out of the fees payable
to him. The provisions of this section shall not apply to
Baltimore, Cecil, Harford and Howard Counties.
(c) The following counties shall leave the decision as to
whether or not this section shall apply to the Board of
County Commissioners of the respective counties by appro-
priate resolution: Allegany, Carroll, Dorchester, Freder-
ick, Prince George's, Worcester, Washington and Wicomico.
The County Treasurers of Anne Arundel County, Somerset
County, Calvert County and Garrett County are hereby
mandatorily directed to act as the agent of the Commis-
sioner of Motor Vehicles in the registration of motor ve-
hicles of the Class A. passenger or pleasure type and to
issue metal plates or markers, as hereinabove prescribed.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That this Act is
hereby declared 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, sup-
ported by three-fifths of all the members elected to each of
the two Houses of the General Assembly of Maryland, the
same shall take effect from the date of its passage.
Approved January 29, 1951.