Articles of Amendment of the Constitution of Vermont

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C. Goodrich, 1842 - 20 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 4 - As soon as the senate shall meet after the first election to be held in pursuance of this constitution, they shall be divided as equally as may be into three classes. The seats of the senators of the first class shall be vacated at the expiration of the first year; of the second class at the expiration of the second year; and of the third class at the expiration of the third year ; so that one class may be elected every year : and if vacancies happen, by resignation or otherwise, the persons elected...
Σελίδα 9 - ... to inquire whether the Constitution has been preserved inviolate in every part during the last septenary, (including the year of their service,) and whether the legislative and executive branches of government have performed their duty as guardians of the people, or assumed to themselves, or exercised other or greater powers than they are entitled to by the Constitution.
Σελίδα 10 - Part ; and whether the legislative and executive Branches of Government have performed their Duty as Guardians of the People, or assumed to themselves, or exercised other or greater Powers than they are...
Σελίδα 8 - ... expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause, and shall have all other powers necessary for the Legislature of a free State.
Σελίδα 4 - County, one. The Legislature shall make a new apportionment of the Senators, to the several Counties, after the taking of each Census of the United States, or Census taken, for the purpose of such apportionment, by order of the Government of this State — always regarding the above provisions in this article.
Σελίδα 4 - ... and shall hold their offices for the term of one year and until their successors shall be elected.
Σελίδα 3 - ... or upwards, and to be annually elected by the freemen of each county respectively. Each county shall be entitled to one senator, at least, and the remainder of the senators shall be apportioned to the several counties according to...
Σελίδα 9 - Convention, in which two thirds of the whole number elected shall agree ; and whose duty it shall be to enquire whether the constitution has been preserved inviolate, in every part; and whether the legislative and executive branches of government have performed their duty as guardians of the people ; Or assumed to themselves, or exercised, other or greater powers, than they are entitled to by the constitution.
Σελίδα 8 - Clerk and other necessary officers of the house — sit on their own adjournments — prepare bills and enact them into laws — judge of the elections and qualifications of their own members — they may expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause...
Σελίδα 6 - But the articles to be amended, and the amendments proposed, and such articles as are proposed to be added or abolished, shall be promulgated at least six months before the day appointed for the election of such convention, for the previous consideration of the people, that they may have an opportunity of instructing their delegates on the subject.

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