Debates and Proceedings in the New-York State Convention: For the Revision of the Constitution

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Printed at the office of the Albany Argus, 1846 - Constitutional amendments - 948 pages
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Page 309 - Governor, or his removal from office, death, inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office, resignation or absence from the state, the powers and duties of the office shall devolve upon the Lieutenant-Governor, for the residue of the term, or until the
Page 309 - Upon conviction for treason, he shall have power to suspend the execution of the sentence, until the case shall be reported to the legislature at its next meeting, when the legislature shall either pardon, commute the sentence, direct
Page 378 - it shall, at a general election, have been submitted to the people and have received a majority of all the votes cast for or against it, at such election On the final passage of such bill in either house of the legislature,
Page 368 - the Governor : and no commissioned officer shall be removed from office, unless by the Senate on the recommendation of the Governor, stating the grounds on which such removal is recommended, or by the decision of a court martial, pursuant to law. The present officers of the militia shall hold
Page 160 - and the resolutions of the congress of the said colony, and of the convention of the state of NewYork, in force on the twentieth day of April, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, which have not since expired, or been repealed or altered ; and such acts of the legislature of this state as are now in force, shall he
Page 462 - Before the trial of an impeachment, the members of the court shall take an oath or affirmation truly and impartially to try the impeachment according to evidence, and no person shall be convicted without
Page 160 - Such parts of the common law, and of the acts of the legislature of the colony of New-York, as together did form the law of the said colony, on the nineteenth day of April, one thousand
Page 213 - 6. An enumeration of the inhabitants of the state shall be taken under the direction of the legislature, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and at the end of every ten years thereafter; and the said districts shall be so altered by the legislature at the first session after the return of every enumeration, that each Senate district shall
Page 66 - Vache, Cook, Nellis, Graham, J. Young 14. On the organization and powers of cities and incorporated villages, and especially their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their
Page 213 - of Assembly shall be apportioned among the several counties of the state, as nearly as may be, according to the number of their respective, inhabitants, excluding aliens, paupers, and persons of color not taxed;

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