The Referendum in America: Together with Some Chapters on the Initiative and the Recall

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C. Scribner, 1911 - 533 Seiten

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Seite 146 - ... then it shall be the duty of the legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people...
Seite 203 - Federal constitution providing for the election of United States Senators by direct vote of the people, and we favor direct legislation wherever practicable.
Seite 494 - That perfect toleration of religious sentiment shall be secured, and that no Inhabitant of said State shall ever be molested in person, or property on account of his or her mode of religious worship: Provided, That polygamous or plural marriages are forever prohibited.
Seite 13 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs, has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Seite 341 - ... in harmony with and subject to the Constitution and laws of the State.
Seite 192 - Indian descent, not members of any tribe; provided, that the legislature may at any time extend by law the right of suffrage to persons not herein enumeraled ; but no such law shall be in force until the same shall have been submitted to a vote of the people at a general election, and approved by a majority of all the votes cast at such election...
Seite 439 - Under such general laws, the electors of each city and village shall have power and authority to frame, adopt and amend its charter...
Seite 438 - Corporations may be formed under general laws, but shall not be created by the Legislative Assembly by special laws. The Legislative Assembly shall not enact, amend or repeal any charter or act of incorporation for any municipality, city or town.
Seite 111 - ... election shall have voted for a convention, the legislature shall at the next session provide by law for calling the same; and such convention shall consist of a number of members, not less than double that of the most numerous branch of the legislature.
Seite 146 - Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in either house of the general assembly; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, such proposed amendment shall be entered on their journals, with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and referred to the legislature to be chosen at the next general election...

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