Journal of the Senate

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Page 189 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United States; nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this State, or of the United States, or of the high seas; nor while a student of any seminary of learning; nor while kept at any almshouse, or other asylum, at public expense; nor while confined in any public prison.
Page 192 - The legislature shall, within five years from the adoption of this constitution, provide for and establish a system of primary schools, whereby a school shall be kept without charge for tuition* at least three months in each year, in every school district in the State ; and all instruction in said schools shall be conducted in the English language.
Page 167 - That the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the States, and especially the right of each State to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively, is essential to that balance of power on which the perfection and endurance of our political fabric depend, and we denounce the lawless invasion by armed force of the soil of any State or Territory, no matter under what pretext, as among the gravest of crimes.
Page 429 - No elector shall be obliged to perform militia duty on the day of election, except in time of war or public danger.
Page 189 - States and not a member of any tribe, shall be an elector and entitled to vote ; but no citizen or inhabitant shall be an elector or entitled to vote at any election, unless he shall be above the age of twenty-one years, and has resided in this State three months, and in the township or ward in which he offers to vote ten days, next preceding such election...
Page 91 - An act to define the powers and duties of the boards of supervisors of the several counties, and to confer upon them certain local, administrative and legislative powers ; and to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act,
Page 10 - Resolved, (the Senate concurring) That a committee of three from the House, and two from the Senate, be appointed...
Page 275 - An act for the re-organization of the military forces of the State of Michigan, approved January 18.
Page 188 - Governor be requested to forward a copy of the foregoing preamble and joint resolutions to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, and to the Governors of the several loyal States.
Page 528 - ... thousand dollars, which when collected shall be credited to the general fund to reimburse the same for the money hereby appropriated.

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