Our Great West: A Study of the Present Conditions and Future Possibilities of the New Commonwealths and Capitals of the United States

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Harper & brothers, 1893 - 477 Seiten
Overview of America, from Chicago to the Pacific Coast.
 

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Seite 381 - The exercise of the right of eminent domain shall never be abridged or so construed as to prevent the legislature from taking the property and franchises of incorporated companies and subjecting them to public use, the same as the property of individuals...
Seite 381 - A member who has a personal or private interest in any measure or bill proposed or pending before the legislature shall disclose the fact to the house of which he is a member, and shall not vote thereon.
Seite 380 - That perpetuities and monopolies are contrary to the genius of a free State, and ought not to be allowed.
Seite 380 - No bill, except general appropriation bills, and bills for the codification and general revision of the laws, shall be passed containing more than one subject which shall be clearly expressed in its title ; but if any subject shall be embraced in any act which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be so expressed.
Seite 381 - Railways heretofore constructed or that may hereafter be constructed in* this State are hereby declared public highways, and shall be free to all persons for the transportation of their persons and property thereon, under such regulations as may be prescribed by law.
Seite 380 - Water being essential to industrial prosperity, of limited amount and easy of diversion from its natural channels, its control must be in the State, which, in providing for its use, shall equally guard all the various interests involved.
Seite 376 - The rights of citizens of the State of Wyoming to vote and hold office shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex. Both male and female citizens of this State shall equally enjoy all civil, political and religious rights and privileges.
Seite 380 - Every act shall embrace but one subject and matters properly connected therewith ; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.
Seite 380 - No distinction shall ever be made by law between resident aliens and citizens in regard to the possession, enjoyment or descent of property.
Seite 376 - No person shall have the right to vote who shall not be able to read the constitution of this state. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any person prevented by physical disability from complying with its requirements.

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