Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Oregon: Held at Salem, Commencing August 17, 1857, Together with the Constitution Adopted by the People, November 9, 1857 (Google eBook)

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W.H. Byars, State Printer, 1882 - Constitutional conventions - 130 pages
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Page 115 - Every act shall embrace but one subject and matters properly connected therewith; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.
Page 109 - ... of the United States, or of this State ; nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this State, or of the United States, or of the high seas ; nor while a student of any seminary of learning; nor while kept at any alms-house, or other asylum, at public expense; nor while confined in any public prison.
Page 130 - ... and if, in the Legislature so next chosen as aforesaid, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each House, then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people...
Page 117 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of California: and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of , according to the best of my ability.
Page 124 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant pre-emption rights...
Page 118 - Upon conviction for treason, he shall have power to suspend the execution of the sentence, until the case shall be reported to the Legislature at its next meeting, when the Legislature shall either pardon, or commute the sentence, direct the execution of the sentence, or grant a further reprieve.
Page 118 - Governor shall be elected ; but in case two or more shall have an equal and the highest number of votes for Governor...
Page 116 - A majority of all the members elected to each house, shall be necessary to pass every bill or joint resolution ; and all bills and joint resolutions so passed, shall be signed by the presiding officers of the respective houses.
Page 119 - ... yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for or against the bill shall be entered on the journals of each house respectively : if any bill shall not be returned by the governor within five days, Sundays excepted, after it shall have been presented to him, the same shall be a law in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the...
Page 111 - The first power reserved by the people is the initiative, and not more than eight per cent. of the legal voters shall be required to propose any measure by such petition, and every such petition shall include the full text of the measure so proposed.

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