The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin for ... (Google eBook)

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1882 - Wisconsin
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Page 51 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and in contracting debt by such municipal corporations...
Page 28 - The Governor shall have the power to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons after conviction, for all offenses except treason and cases of impeachment, upon such conditions and with such restrictions and limitations, as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.
Page 29 - Every bill which shall have passed the legislature shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the governor. If he approve, he shall sign it ; but if not, he shall return it, with his objections, to that house in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the objections at large upon the journal, and proceed to reconsider it. If, after such reconsideration, two-thirds...
Page 37 - Corporations may be formed under general laws; but shall not be created by special act, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where, in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time or repealed.
Page 38 - ... 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...
Page 12 - The trial of all crimes, except in cases of impeachment, shall be by jury; and such trial shall be held in the State where the said crime shall have been committed ; but when not committed within any State, the trial shall be at such place or places as the Congress may by law have directed. SECTION 3. Treason against the United States shall consist only In levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the...
Page 10 - No person except a natural-born citizen, or a citizen of the United States at the time of the adoption of this Constitution shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.
Page 30 - They may be required by law to renew their security, from time to time ; and in default of giving such new security, their offices shall be deemed vacant. But the county shall never be made responsible for the acts of the Sheriff.
Page 137 - ... amend, to postpone indefinitely; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are arranged...
Page 22 - All persons shall, before conviction, be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses when the proof is evident or the presumption great...

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