A History of Louisiana (Google eBook)

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University Publishing Company, 1900 - Louisiana - 346 pages
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Page 274 - If, after such reconsideration, two-thirds of all the members elected to that House shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent with the objections to the other House by which likewise it shall be reconsidered, and if approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to that House it shall be a law: but in such cases the votes of both Houses shall be determined by yeas and nays...
Page 307 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United -States...
Page 272 - In case of the impeachment of the Governor, or his removal from office, death, inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office, resignation, or absence from the State, the powers and duties of the office shall devolve upon the Lieutenant Governor for the residue of the term, or until the disability shall cease.
Page 270 - That no money shall ever be taken from the public treasury, directly or indirectly, in aid of any church, sect or denomination of religion...
Page 321 - Every railroad corporation organized or doing business in this State, under the laws or authority thereof, shall have and maintain a public office or place in this State for the transaction of its business, where transfers of stock shall be made...
Page 277 - All judges, by virtue of their office, shall be conservators of the peace throughout the State. The style of all process shall be, "The State of Louisiana." All prosecutions shall be carried on in the name and by the authority of the State of Louisiana, and conclude : "Against the peace and dignity of the same.
Page 309 - The House of Representatives shall have the sole power of impeachment, and all impeachments shall be tried by the Senate. When sitting for that purpose, the Senators shall be upon oath or affirmation, and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of twothirds of the members present.
Page 267 - Every bill shall be read on three different days in each House, unless, in case of urgency, three-fourths of the House where such bill is so depending, shall deem it expedient to dispense with this rule : and every bill having passed both Houses, shall be signed by the Speakers of their respective Houses.
Page 266 - The legislative authority of this State shall be vested in a General Assembly, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives...
Page 261 - No law shall ever be passed to curtail or restrain the liberty of speech or of the press : any person may speak, write and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of.

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