Maryland 1956 ballot measures
- All seven of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- All seven of the measures were approved.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||Local gov't||Requires County Councils to sit to enact legislation for no more than 45 days|
|Amendment 2||Legislature||Limits when a bill can originate during the calendar year|
|Amendment 3||Admin of gov't||Provides that recess appointments of civil officers be returned on the first day of the next session of the Senate|
|Amendment 4||Gov't Finances||Requires the governor to submit the budget to the general assembly within 20 days after its convening|
|Amendment 5||Constitutions||Removes obsolete language from the Constitution|
|Amendment 6||Elections||Provides for absentee voting for persons unable to vote due to physical disability|
|Amendment 7||Judiciary||Provides compensation for judges of the Orphans' Courts|
State of Maryland
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Comptroller | Treasurer | Superintendent of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Secretary of Agriculture | Secretary of Natural Resources | Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation | Chairman of Public Service Commission |