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Page 6 - for a longer term than two years ; 1% To provide and maintain a navy; 14. To make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces; 15. To provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections and repel invasions; 16. To provide for organizing, arming and
Page 9 - law, or in the heads of departments. 3. The President shall have power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions, which shall expire at the end of their next session. Sec. III.—1. He shall from time to
Page 75 - He shall have a right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair; but such substitution shall not extend beyond one day after an adjournment. 6. All committees shall be appointed by the speaker, unless otherwise specially directed by the House; In which case they shall be appointed by
Page 20 - to do Justice according to law and evidence. No person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the Senators elected. Sec. 28. The Governor, and other civil officers under this State, shall be liable to impeachment for any misdemeanor in office; but judgment In such cases shall not extend further than removal
Page 70 - 22. When two or more members happen to rise at once, the speaker shall name the member who is first to speak. 23. No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the Senate; nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 11 - equal suffrage in the Senate; ARTICLE VI. MISCELLANEOUS. 1. All debts contracted and engagements entered Into before the adoption of this constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this constitution, as under the confederation. 2. This constitution, and the laws of
Page 14 - ARTICLE XIII. Sec. I. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Sec. 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. ARTICLE XIV. Section 1. All persons born or naturalized
Page 41 - 17. No ex post facto law, nor any law impairing the obligation of contracts, shall ever be made; and no conviction shall work corruption of blood or forfeiture of estate. Sec. 18. That no person shall be liable to be transported out of this state for any offense committed within the same.
Page 28 - shall be appointed or elected by the General Assembly. Sec. 13. In case of disagreement between the two houses with respect to the time of adjournment, the Governor shall have power to adjourn the General Assembly to such time as he thinks proper; provided it be not to a period beyond the
Page 76 - debate. 18. After a motion is stated by the speaker, or read by the clerk, it shall be considered in possession of the House, but may be withdrawn at any time before decision or amendment. 19. Every motion shall be reduced to writing, if the speaker or any member desire it.