Constitution of the State of California and Summary of Amendments ...

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California State Printing Office, 1915 - Constitutional law - 348 pages

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Page 150 - ARTICLE XII. CORPORATIONS. SECTION 1. Corporations may be formed under general laws, but shall not be created by special act. All laws now in force in the State concerning corporations, and all laws that may be hereafter passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time or repealed. [Constitution of 1849, Art. IV,
Page 185 - 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." „ And no other oath, declaration, or test shall be required as a qualification for any office or public trust. [Constitution of 1849, Art. XI, 3]
Page 344 - same manner as the quota of such state, unless the legislature of such state shall judge that such extra number cannot be safely spared out of the same, in which case they shall raise, officer, clothe, arm, and equip as many of such extra number as they judge can be safely spared. And the
Page 232 - SEC. 20. No Senator or member of Assembly shall, during the term for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office of profit under this State which shall have been created or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such term, except such offices as may be filled by election by the people.
Page 41 - If any bill presented to the Governor contains several items of appropriation of money, he may object to one or more items, while approving other portions of the bill. In such case he shall append to the bill at the time of signing it, a statement of the items to which he objects, and
Page 225 - ARTICLE I. DECLARATION OF RIGHTS. SECTION 1. All men are by nature free and independent, and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty ; acquiring, possessing, and protecting property; and pursuing .and obtaining safety and happiness.
Page 39 - Quorum—Compelling attendance. SEC. 8. A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner and under such penalties as each house may provide. [Constitution of 1849, Art. IV,'
Page 42 - Impeachment. SEC. 17. The Assembly shall have the sole power of impeachment, and all impeachments shall be tried by the Senate. When sitting for that purpose, the Senators shall be upon oath or affirmation, and no person shall be convicted without tha concurrence of two thirds of the members elected. [Constitution of 1849, Art. IV, 18]
Page 152 - in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and joint-stock companies having any of the powers or privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships, and all corporations shall have the right to sue and be subject to be sued, in all courts, in like cases as natural persons. [Constitution of 1849, Art. IV,

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