The Revised Statutes of the State of Illinois: Embracing All Laws of a General Nature in Force July 1, 1887, with Notes and References to Judicial Decisions Construing Their Provisions (Google eBook)

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E.B. Myers and Company, 1887 - Law - 1821 pages
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Page 28 - The general assembly shall provide, by law, that in alt elections for directors or managers of incorporated companies, every stockholder shall have the right to vote, in person or by proxy, for the number of shares of stock owned by him, for as many persons as there are directors or managers to be elected, or to cumulate said shares, and give one candidate as many votes as the number of directors multiplied by the number of his shares of stock shall equal, or to distribute them on the same principle...
Page 7 - 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 22 - The general assembly shall provide such revenue as may be needful by levying a tax, by valuation, so that every person and corporation shall pay a tax in proportion to the value of his, her or its property...
Page 24 - ... uniform in respect to persons and property, within the jurisdiction of the body imposing the same.
Page 10 - Creating, increasing, or decreasing fees, percentage or allowances of public officers, during the term for which said officers are elected or appointed...
Page 601 - Every husband, wife, child, parent, guardian, employer or other person, who shall be injured in person or property, or means of support, by any intoxicated person, or in consequence of the intoxication, habitual or otherwise, of any person...
Page 24 - ... provide for the collection of a direct annual tax, sufficient to pay the interest on such debt as it falls due, and, also to pay and discharge the principal thereof within twenty years from the time of contracting the same.
Page 29 - No railroad corporation shall consolidate its stock, property or franchises with any other railroad corporation owning a parallel or competing line; and in no case shall any consolidation take place except upon public notice given, of at least sixty days, to all stockholders, in such manner as may be provided by law.
Page 13 - SEC. 11. In case of a vacancy during the recess of the senate, in any office which is not elective, the governor shall make a temporary appointment until the next meeting of the senate, when he shall nominate some person to fill such office...
Page 23 - The property of the State, counties, and other municipal corporations, both real and personal, and such other property as may be used exclusively for agricultural and horticultural societies, for school, religious, cemetery and charitable purposes, may be exempted from taxation ; but such exemption shall be only by general law.

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