LAWS OF MARYLAND 1964
At a Session of the General Assembly of Maryland, begun and held
in the City of Annapolis on the Fifth Day of February,
1964, and Ending on the Fifth Day of March, 1964, J.
Millard Tawes, being Governor of the State, the following
Laws were enacted, to wit:
(Senate Bill 16)
AN ACT to repeal and re-enact with amendments Section 43 of
Article 40 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1963 Supplement),
title "General Assembly," subtitle "Fiscal Notes in Bills," amend-
ing the law concerning fiscal notes for certain bills introduced into
the General Assembly in order to modify its provisions and to
specify the times and circumstances under which fiscal notes are
required for such bills introduced into the General Assembly.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That Section 43 of Article 40 of the Annotated Code of Maryland
(1963 Supplement), title "General Assembly," subtitle "Fiscal Notes
in Bills," be and it is hereby repealed and re-enacted with amend-
ments to read as follows:
(a) Any bill [introduced in the General Assembly increasing or
decreasing state revenue shall incorporate as a fiscal note an estimate
of the anticipated change in revenue under the provisions of such
bill.] which after its first reading is considered on the floor of either
House of the General Assembly and which if enacted would result in
an increase or decrease in state revenue, shall have attached thereto
as a separate paper, at the time of or prior to this consideration, an
estimate as a fiscal note of the anticipated increase or decrease in
annual revenues under the provisions of the bill. Copies of this esti-
mate shall be distributed to each member of the House of introduction
at the time of or prior to this consideration, and on any subsequent
printing or re-printing of the bill the estimates shall be printed at
the end of the bill.
(b) Any bill [introduced in the General Assembly requiring an
appropriation of state revenue by increasing or decreasing existing
appropriations or fiscal liability, shall incorporate as a fiscal note a
reliable estimate of the amount thereof.] which after its first read-
ing is considered on the floor of either House of the General Assem-
Explanation: [Brackets] indicate matter deleted.
Italics indicate matter added to existing text.
CAPITALS indicate amendments to bill.
Strike out indicates matter stricken out of bill.