History and Government of West Virginia (Google eBook)

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American Book Company, 1904 - West Virginia - 408 pages
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Page 292 - 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 304 - 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 so expressed.
Page 307 - The general assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases, that is to say...
Page 290 - That no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place or ministry whatsoever, nor shall be enforced, restrained, molested, or burthened in his body or goods, nor shall otherwise suffer on account of his religious opinions or belief...
Page 316 - LieutenantGovernor shall be impeached, displaced, resign, die, or become incapable of performing the duties of his office, or be absent from the State, the President of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy be filled or the disability shall cease...
Page 314 - ... he shall return it with his objections to the House in which it originated, which House shall enter the objections at large upon its journal, and proceed to reconsider the bill.
Page 308 - Bills making appropriations for the pay of members and officers of the General Assembly, and for the salaries of the officers of the Government, shall contain no provision on any other subject.
Page 286 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection and security, of the people, nation, or community...
Page 287 - ... which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety, and is most effectually secured against the danger of maladministration; and...
Page 301 - The Legislature shall assemble at the seat of government biennially, and not oftener, unless convened by the Governor. The first session of the Legislature, after the adoption of this Constitution, shall commence on the third Tuesday of November, 1872; and the regular biennial session of the Legislature shall commence on the second Wednesday of January, 1875, and every two years thereafter on the same day.

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