The Proposed Constitution of Indiana (Google eBook)

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Sentinel Printing Company, 1911 - Constitutions - 55 pages
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Page 52 - 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 56 - 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...
Page 53 - If after such reconsideration a majority of all the members elected to that house shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, with the...
Page 56 - Assembly to submit such amendment or amendments to the electors of the State ; and if a majority of said electors shall ratify the same, such amendment or amendments shall become a part of this Constitution.
Page 52 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases, that is to say : Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace and of constables; For the punishment of crimes and misdemeanors; Regulating the practice in courts of justice...
Page 53 - In all such cases the votes of both houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for or against the bill shall be entered on the journal 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...
Page 21 - November next, which convention, when met, shall first determine, by a majority of the whole number elected, whether it be or be not expedient, at that time, to form a constitution and State Government for the people within the said Territory ; and if it be determined to be expedient...
Page 55 - Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in the senate and assembly ; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on their journals with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and referred to the legislature to be chosen at the next general election...
Page 51 - The number of Senators and Representatives shall, at the session next following each period of making such enumeration, be fixed by law, and apportioned among the several counties, according to the number of white male inhabitants, above twenty-one years of age, in each...
Page 53 - Every bill which shall have passed the General Assembly, shall be presented to the Governor; if he approve, he shall sign it; but if not, he shall return it, with his objections, to the house in which it shall have originated ; which house shall enter the objections, at large, upon its journals, and proceed to reconsider the bill.

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