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thereto. The Governor may also by proclamation convene the Senate in extraordinary session for the transaction of executive business.

Sec. 7. In case of a disagreement between the May adjourn two houses of the Legislature at any special session, when. with respect to the time of adjournment, the Governor shall have power to adjourn the Legislature to such time as he may think proper: Provided, It be not beyond the time fixed for the convening of the next

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Sec. 8. Every bill passed by the Legislature, be- Every bill must fore it becomes a law, shall be presented to the ble pres Governor; if he approve, he shall sign it, and thereupon it shall become a law; but if he do not approve, he shall return it with his objections to the house in which it originated, which house shall enter the objections at large upon its journal and proceed to reconsider the bill. If, after such reconsideration, it again passes both houses by a yea, and nay vote of twothirds of the members elected to each house, it shall over Governor's become a law, notwithstanding the Governor's objections. If any bill be not returned within five days after it shall have been presented to him, (Sunday, and turned within the day on which he received it excepted,) the same shall be a law in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the Legislature by its final adjournment, prevent such return, in which case it shall be filed with his objections in the office of the Secretary of State within ten days after such adjournment (Sundays excepted) or become a law. If any bill presented to the Governor contain several items of appropriations of mney, he may object to one or more such items, while Governor may approving other portions of the bill; in such case he items of approshall append to the bill at the time of signing it, a statement of the item or items which he declines to approve, together with his reasons therefor, and such item or items shall not take effect unless passed over the Governor's objection as in this section provided.

Sec. 9. When any State or district office shall become vacant, and no mode is provided by the Constitu- All certain tion and laws for filling such vacancy, the Governor shall have the power to fill the same by granting a commission, which shall expire at the next election, and upon qualification of the person elected to such office.

Sec. 10. The Governor shall nominate and, by and certain officers.

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with the consent of the Senate, appoint all State and district officers whose offices are established by this Constitution, or which may be created by law, and whose appointment or election is not otherwise provided for. If, during- the recess of the Senate, a vacancy occur in any State or district office, the Governor shall appoint some fit person to discharge the duties thereof until the next meeting of the Senate, when he shall nominate some person to fill such office. If the office of Justice of the supreme or district court, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Attorney General, or Superintendent of Public Instruction be vacated by death, resignation, or otherwise, it shall be the duty of the Governor to fill the same by appointment, and the appointee shall hold his office until his successor shall be elected and qualified as may be by law provided.

Sec. 11. In case of the death of the Governor, or v»<S^y°iD bis impeachment, removal from office, inability to disn?r du°MM de-r' charge the duties of his office, resignation, or absence voweontbe from the State, the powers and duties of said office state. ry ° shall devolve upon the Secretary of State, until the disability shall cease, or until the next general election, when the vacancy shall be filled by election. If, during a vacancy in the office of Governor, the Secreretary of State resign, die or become incapable of performing the duties of the office, or be displaced, or be absent from the State, the president pro tempore of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy be filled or the disability cease. While performing the duties of the Governor as in this section provided, the Secretary of State, or the president pro tempore of the Senate, as the case may be, except in cases of temporary disability, or absence from the State, shall be entitled to the salary and emoluments of the Governor. Sec. 12. Until otherwise provided by law, the Sm"'nf Par" Governor, Justices of the supreme court and Attorney General shall constitute a Board of Pardons, a majority of whom, including the Governor, upon such conditions, and with such limitations and restrictions as they deem proper, may remit fines and forfeitures, commute punishments, and grant pardons after convictions, in all cases except treason and impeachments, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law, relative to the manner of applying for pardons; but no fine or forfeiture shall be remitted, and no commutation or pardon granted, except after a full hearing before the board, in open session, after previous notice of the time and place of such hearing has been given. The proceedings and decisions of the board, with the reasons therefore in each case, together with the dissent of any member who may disagree, shall be reduced to writing and hied with all papers used upon the hearing, in the office of the Secretary of State.

The Governor shall have power to grant respites or reprieves in all cases of convictions for offenses may granl reagainst the State, except treason or conviction on im- prl^eT TM" peachment: but such respites or reprieves shall not extend beyond the next session of the Board of Pardons; and such board, at such session, shall continue or determine such respite or reprieve, or they may commute the punishment or pardon the offense as herein provided. In case of conviction for treason, the Governor shall have the power to suspend execution of the sentence, until the case shall be reported to the Legislature at its next regular session, when the Legislature shall either pardon, or commute the sentence, or direct its execution: he shall communicate to the Legislature at each regular session, each case of remission of fine or forfeiture, reprieve, commutation or pardon granted since the last previous report, stating the name of the convict, the crime for which he was convicted, the sentence and its date, the date of remission, commutation, pardon or reprieve, with the reasons for granting the same, and the objections, if any. of any member of the board made thereto.

Sec. 13. Until otherwise provided by law, the Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General Board of 8tate shall constitute a Board of State Prison Commissioners, ^TMComml5_ which board shall have such supervision of all matters connected with the State prison as may be provided by law. They shall, also, constitute a Board of Examiners Boardof Examwith power to examine all claims against the State ex-iomcept salaries or compensation of officers fixed by law, and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by law; and no claim against the State, except for salaries and compensation of officers fixed by law, shall be passed upon by the Legislature without having been considered and acted upon by the said Board of Examiners.

Sec. 14. Until otherwise provided by law, the Governor, State Treasurer and State Auditor shall Board of insane constitute a Board of Insane Asylum Commissioners. £&|£!e<rtm"

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Sec. 15. Until otherwise provided by law, the Form School Governor, Attorney General and Superintendent of

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School Commissioners. Said board shall have such supervision of all matters connected with the State reform school as may be provided by law.

Sec. 16. The Secretary of State shall keep a rectary of State. ord of the official acts of the Legislature and executive

department of the State, and, when required, shall lay the same and all matters relative thereto before either branch of the Legislature, and shall perform such other duties as may be provided by law.

Sec. 17. The Auditor shall be auditor of pubtor and "Treaslic accounts, and the Treasurer shall be the custodian

of public moneys, and each shall perform such other duties as may be provided by law.

Sec. 18. The Attorney General shall be the legal ney General. adviser of the State officers, and shall perform such

other duties as may be provided by law.

Sec. 19. The Superintendent of Public Instrucerintendent of tion shall perform such duties as may be provided by law.

Sec. 20. The Governor, Secretary of State, Audi

tor, Treasurer, Attorney General, Superintendent of Compensation Public Instruction and such other State and district

officers as may be provided for by law, shall receive for
their services quarterly, a compensation as fixed by law,
which shall not be diminished or increased so as to af-
fect the salary of any officer during his term, or the
term next ensuing after the adoption of this Constitu-
tion, unless a vacancy occur, in which case the succes-
sor of the former incumbent shall receive only such
salary as may be provided by law at the time of his
election or appointment. The compensation of the of-
ficers provided for by this article, until otherwise pro-
vided by law, is fixed as follows:

Governor, two thousand dollars per annum.
Secretary of State, two thousand dollars per annum.
State Auditor, fifteen hundred dollars per annum.
State Treasurer, one thousand dollars per annum.

Attorney General, fifteen hundred dollars per annum.

Superintendent of Public Instruction, fifteen hundred dollars per annum.

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The compensation for said officers as prescribed in this section, and in all laws enacted pm'suant to this Constitution, shall be in full for all services rendered by said officers, respectively, in any official capacity or employment during their respective terms of office. No such officer shall receive for the performance of any official duty any fee for his own use, but all fees fixed by law of the performance by either of p"Je8tTMt"^.e them of any official duty, shall be collected in ad-«T vance and deposited with the State Treasurer quarterly to the credit of the State. The Legislature may provide for the payment of actual and necessary expenses of said officers while traveling in the State in the performance of official duty.

Sec. 21. All grants and commissions shall be in „ the name and by the authority of the State of Utah, commission*, sealed with the great seal of the State, signed by the owexeci" Governor, and countersigned by the Secretary of State.

Sec. 22. There shall be a seal of the State, which shall be kept by the Secretary of State, and used by him officially. Said seal shall be called ''The The t ^ Great Seal of the State of Utah." The present seal of" the Territory of Utah shall be the seal of the State until otherwise provided by law.

Sec. 23. No person, while holding any office un- No U. S. oaciai der the United States government, shall hold any office SSJir'SSSSlS under the State government of Utah, and the Gover- 0oTernor not nor shall not be eligible for election to the Senate e'^^efor of the United States during the term for which he shall have been elected Governor.

ARTICLE VIII.

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.

Section 1. The judicial powers of the State shall be vested in the Senate sitting as a court of impeach- £1edn'tc"il defMTtment, in a supreme court, in district courts, in justices of the peace, and such other courts inferior to the supreme court as may be established by law.

Sec. 2. The supreme court shall consist of three judges: but after the year A. D. 1905 the Legislature Sapreme cnurt may increase the number thereof to five. A majority of the judges constituting the court shall be necessary to form a quorum to render a decision. If a justice of

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