Article 10

Article X.  Additional Provisions.

Section 1.     (See Section 7 and Note.)
Section 2.     (See Section 7 and Note.)
Section 3.     Laws now in force continue until repealed.
Section 4.     Amendments to Constitution.

Section 5.     (See Section 7 and Note.)
Section 6.     Constitution to be arranged by Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court;
                      Constitution to be enrolled and printed with laws; supreme law of the State.
Section 7.     Original sections 1, 2, 5, of Article X not to be printed; section 5 in full force.


Article X.    Additional Provisions.

 Section 1.   (See Section 7 and Note.)

 Section 2.   (See Section 7 and Note.)

 Section 3.   Laws now in force continue until repealed.  All
laws now in force  in this State, and not repugnant to this
Constitution, shall remain, and be in force, until  altered or
repealed by the Legislature, repeal or shall expire by their own
limitation.

 Section 4.   Amendments to Constitution.  The Legislature,
whenever 2/3 of both  Houses shall deem it necessary, may propose
amendments to this Constitution; and when  any amendments shall
be so agreed upon, a resolution shall be passed and sent to the
selectmen of the several towns, and the assessors of the several
plantations, empowering  and directing them to notify the
inhabitants of their respective towns and plantations, in  the
manner prescribed by law, at the next biennial meetings in the
month of November,  or to meet in the manner prescribed by law
for calling and holding biennial meetings of  said inhabitants
for the election of Senators and Representatives, on the Tuesday
following the first Monday of November following the passage of
said resolve, to give  in their votes on the question, whether
such amendment shall be made; and if it shall  appear that a
majority of the inhabitants voting on the question are in favor
of such  amendment, it shall be come a part of this Constitution.

 Section 5.   (See Section 7 and Note.)

 Section 6.   Constitution to be arranged by Chief Justice of the
Supreme  Judicial Court; Constitution to be enrolled and printed
with laws; supreme law of  the State.  The Chief Justice of the
Supreme Judicial Court shall arrange the  Constitution, as
amended, under appropriate titles and in proper articles, parts
and  sections, omitting all sections, clauses and words not in
force and making no other  changes in the provisions or language
thereof, and shall submit the same to the  Legislature; and such
arrangement of the Constitution shall be made and submitted to
the  regular session of the Legislature in 1973 and every 10
years thereafter unless sooner  authorized by the Legislature;
and the draft and arrangement, when approved by the  Legislature,
shall be enrolled on parchment and deposited in the office of the
Secretary  of State; and printed copies thereof shall be prefixed
to the books containing the Revised  Statutes of the State.  And
the Constitution, with the amendments made thereto, in
accordance with the provisions thereof, shall be the supreme law
of the State.

 Section 7.   Original sections 1, 2, 5, of Article X not to be
printed; section 5  in full force.  Sections 1, 2 and 5, of
Article 10 of the Constitution, shall hereafter be  omitted in
any printed copies thereof prefixed to the laws of the State; but
this shall not  impair the validity of acts under those sections;
and said section 5 shall remain in full  force, as part of the
Constitution, according to the stipulations of said section, with
the  same effect as if contained in said printed copies.    Note:
The omitted sections may be found in the text of the Constitution
prefixed to the  official publication of the laws passed by the
first Legislature of the State, which  convened May 31, 1820,
pages xxiv-xxvii, and pages xxviii-xxxi; in the text of the
Constitution prefixed to the publication of the Laws of Maine,
authorized by Resolve of  March 8, 1821, Volume 1, pages 41-50,
and in such text prefixed to the Revised Statutes  of 1841, 1857
and 1871.