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Section 4. The lieutenant governor and each member of the council shall be paid for his travel from his abode to the place of sitting of the governor and council, and return, such amounts as he certifies in writing that he has actually expended therefor in the performance of his official duties.

Notwithstanding other provisions of this section to the contrary, no lieutenant governor who has served, or but for resignation would have served, two consecutive terms in that office within the preceding eleven years and no member of the council who has served, or but for resignation would have served, four consecutive terms in that office within the preceding nine years shall receive any payment annually for expenses, mileage, meals, lodging or travel. For the purpose of this section, any person serving in one of the foregoing offices as of January 15, 1995 shall be deemed to be serving his first term in that office.

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