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Legislative Body to Meet Frequently

The legislature ought frequently to assemble for the redress of grievances, for correcting, strengthening and confirming the laws, and for making new laws, as the common good may require.

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English Bill of Rights (1689):

[T]hat for redress of all grievances, and for the amending, strengthening and preserving of the laws, Parliaments ought to be held frequently.

 

Article 10, Maryland Declaration of Rights , Adopted November 11, 1776, Delegates of Maryland in Free and Full Convention Assembled:

That, for redress of grievances, and for amending, strengthening and preserving the laws, the Legislature ought to be frequently convened.

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