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BEN. H. CROWLY, delegate from the county of Greene.
R. P. POLK, delegate from Phillips county.
CONSTITUTION OF STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Articles 1. Declaration of rights. 2. Rights of suffrage. 3. Distribution of powers. 4. Legislative department. 5. Executive department. 6. Judicial department. 7. Pardoning power. 8. Militia. 9. Education. 10. State institutions and public
buildings. 11. Counties, cities and towns. 12. Corporations. 13. Revenue and taxation. 14. Water and water rights. 15. Harbor frontage, etc. 16. State indebtedness. 17. Land and homestead exemp
tion. 18. Amending and revising the Con
stitution. 19. Chinese. 20. Miscellaneous subjects. 21. Boundary. 22. Schedule.
Section 7. Jury, trial by. 8. Prosecution by information af
ter examination and commit. ment by magistrate. - Grand
jury summoned once a year. 9. Freedom of speech and of the
press. 10. The people have the right to
petition the Legislature. 11. General laws to have uniform
operation. 12. Military subordinate to civil
power.-No standing army. 13. No right to be put in jeopardy
twice for same offense.-Right
of speedy and public trial. 14. Private property, rights of. 15. Imprisonment for debt. 16. Obligations of contracts not to
be impaired by the passing of
any law. 17. Naturalized foreigners, rights of. 18. Slavery not legal. 19. Personal and property rights
against unreasonable seizures
and searches. 20. Treason against the State. 21. Legislature has right to revoke
all privileges granted. 22. Provisions of this Constitution
are mandatory and prohibi
tory. 23. This enumeration of rights not
to impair others held by the
people. 24. No property qualification for
right to vote.
Declaration of Rights. 1. Personal rights and protection
of property. 2. Government in the hands of the
people. 3. The State inseparable from the
Union. 4. Freedom of religious thought
and worship. 5. Privilege of writ of habeas cor
pus. 6. Bail shall not be excessive, nor
witnesses unreasonably detained.
Right of Suffrage. 1. Vote, requirements to. 2. Electors exempt from arrest on
day of election.