Annual Reports of the Officers of State of the State of Indiana (Google eBook)

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Page 503 - Every bill shall be read by sections on three several days in each house, unless, in case of emergency, two-thirds of the house where such bill may be pending shall deem it expedient to dispense with this rule; but the reading of a bill by sections, on its final passage, shall in no case be dispensed with, and the vote on the final passage of every bill or joint resolution shall be taken by yeas and nays...
Page 561 - The General Assembly shall provide by law for a uniform and equal rate of assessment and taxation ; and shall prescribe such regulations as shall secure a just valuation for taxation of all property, both real and personal, excepting such only for municipal, educational, literary, scientific, religious or charitable purposes, as may be specially exempted by law.
Page 505 - The contract between Georgia and the purchasers was executed by the grant. A contract executed, as well as one which is executory, contains obligations binding on the parties. A grant, in its own nature, amounts to an extinguishment of the right of the grantor, and implies a contract not to reassert that right. A party is, therefore, always estopped by his own grant.
Page 505 - The objection to a law, on the ground of its impairing the obligation of a contract, can never depend upon the extent of the change which the law effects in it. Any deviation from its terms, by postponing or accelerating the period of performance which it prescribes, imposing conditions not expressed in the contract, or dispensing with the performance of those which are, however minute, or apparently immaterial, in their effect upon the contract of the parties, impairs its obligation.
Page 505 - It is perfectly clear, that any law, which enlarges, abridges, or in any manner changes the intention of the parties, resulting from the stipulations in the contract, necessarily impairs it. The manner or degree, in which this change is effected, can in no respect influence the conclusion ; for, whether the law affect the validity, the construction, the duration, the discharge, or the evidence of the contract, it impairs its obligation, although it may not do so, to the same extent, in all the supposed...
Page 50 - States are received at the rate of one hundred dollars per annum, for board and tuition. 3. The length of the course of instruction is five years ; and, that the pupils may become more proficient in their studies, they are allowed and advised to remain one year more. At the end of six years, the superintendent may select such pupils as he may consider would be particularly benefitted by continuing longer at school ; and, if approved of by the Board of Trustees, they shall be permitted to remain...
Page 581 - An act to provide for the funded debt of the State of Indiana, and for the completion of the Wabash and Erie Canal to Evansville...
Page 372 - ... such person or association of persons, shall be entitled to receive from the comptroller an equal amount of such circulating notes of different denominations, registered and countersigned...
Page 79 - The financial secretary shall receive all dues and moneys to be paid to the council and pay the same over to the treasurer, taking his receipt therefor.
Page 166 - He shall have the entire control of the medical, moral and dietetic treatment of the patients, and he shall see that the several officers of the institution faithfully and diligently discharge their respective duties.

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