ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland may soon be getting a new state song.

A spokesperson says Gov. Larry Hogan plans on signing a bill nixing the song.

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Earlier this year, state lawmakers successfully voted to repeal “Maryland, My Maryland,” after decades of failed attempts.

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The song is a Civil War-era call to arms for the Confederacy against then President Abraham Lincoln.

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The bill has been awaiting the governor’s signature since march.

CBS Baltimore Staff