Acts and Resolutions Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly of the State of Iowa

Front Cover
A.H. Palmer, Printer, 1847 - Session laws
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


An Act for laying out and establishing certain roads therein named 76
An Act for the relief of John Wilson 82
An Act concerning the Justices of the peace 89
An Act to complete the change from a territorial to a state government 94
An Act to change the name of Bellview in Jackson county 101
An Act to repeal an act authorizing the appointment of a county agent
An Act to provide for levying and collecting revenue for state and county
An act to repeal an act therein named 152
An Act authorizing the secretary of state to procure a state seal 164
An Act making an appropriation for the public buildings at Iowa City 173
An Act in relation to the penitentiary 147 125
An Act to provide for a term of the supreme court and to change the time
An Act to locate and establish a state university 188
Joint Resolution in relation to obtaining privilege from the state of Mis
Preamble and Joint Resolution relative to the improvement of the Iowa
Joint Resolution providing for a mail route from Fairfield to Oskaloosa 198 164
Joint Resolution relative to a certain mail route 199 165
Statement of receipts and expenditures 205 169
An act supplemental and amendatory to an act entitled an act to
An act to amend the charter of the city of Burlington 17
An act to amend an act defining the time of holding elections for state
An act regulating the fees of jurors in Lee county 60
A bill for an act making county orders bear interest 74
An act to authorize Josephus Beall and James Brierly their heirs
Joint resolution providing for a mail route from Tipton in Cedar county
Joint resolution to furnish Buchanan county with the laws 95
An act to restrain swine from running at large in Clinton county 58
An act supplemental and amendatory of an act entitled an act for
An act authorizing additional tax for state purposes 67
An act authorizing Robert Gower to keep a ferry across Cedar river 75
An act to amend an act to authorize general incorporations approved
An act to lay out and establish a state road from Dubuque city
An act to amend an act entitled an act regulating practice in the district
Secretarys Certificate 2 215
An act authorizing George L Davenport John Wilson A Davenport
Number Page lBe 20 Joint resolution for a mail route from Bellview in Jackson county to Independence in Buchanan county 186
Joint resolution for a mail route 187
Joint resolution for the appointment of a librarian 188
Joint resolution for a mail route 189
Joint resolution for a mail route 190
Joint resolution for a mall route 192
Joint resolution in relation to printing the acts and joint resolutions of the present session of the general assembly 193
Joint resolution for a mail route 194
Preamble and joint resolution asking congress for a donation of land to construct a military road from the Mississippi to the Missouri river 196
Memorial to congress for their construction of the act appropriating lands for the improvement of the Desmoines river and to grant additional lands 1...
Memorial to congress for an appropriation of lands to improve the naviga tion of the Iowa river 198
Memorial and joint resolution asking an increase of the pension of Isaac W Griffith 199
Chapter Psko Page
state and to pay the expenses of selecting and surveying
of the Des Moines river improvement and amendatory

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 20 - The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States .to this state, for the support of...
Page 13 - May, 1848, of the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a resident of the State six months next preceding the election, and the county or district in which he claims his vote thirty days, shall be entitled to vote at all elections...
Page 15 - 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 office as may be filled by elections by the people.
Page 402 - The legislatures of those districts or new states, shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the soil by the United States in Congress assembled, nor with any regulations Congress may find necessary for securing the title in such soil to the bona fide purchasers. No tax shall be imposed on lands the property of the United States; and in no case shall non-resident proprietors be taxed higher than residents.
Page 12 - The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable seizures and searches, shall not be violated; and no warrant shall issue but on probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons and things to be seized.
Page 18 - In case of the impeachment of the 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 disability shall cease.
Page 749 - Every white male citizen of the United States, of the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a resident of the state one year next preceding the election, and of the county, township, or ward, in which he resides, such time as may be provided by law, shall have the qualifications of an elector, and be entitled to vote at all elections.
Page 21 - University; and the funds accruing from the rents or sale of such lands, or from any other source, for the purpose aforesaid, shall be and remain a permanent fund, the interest of which shall be applied to the support of said university...
Page 20 - ... the general assembly shall provide, by general laws, for the organization of all corporations hereafter to be created.
Page 17 - The returns of every election for Governor shall be sealed up and transmitted to the seat of Government, directed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, who shall open and publish them in the presence of both Houses of the General Assembly.

Bibliographic information