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

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C. Scribner, 1911 - 533 páginas

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Página 146 - ... then it shall be the duty of the legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people in such manner and at such time...
Página 203 - Federal constitution providing for the election of United States Senators by direct vo.te of the people, and we favor direct legislation wherever practicable.
Página 146 - 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 or amendments shall be entered on their journals, with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and referred to the legislature then next to be chosen, and shall be published for three months next preceding the time of making such choice.
Página 341 - ... in harmony with and subject to the Constitution and laws of the State.
Página 439 - Under such general laws, the electors of each city and village shall have power and authority to frame, adopt and amend its charter...
Página 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.
Página 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.
Página 190 - 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 enumerated ; 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...
Página 138 - No convention of the people shall be called by the General Assembly to revise, amend or change this Constitution, unless by the concurrence of two-thirds of all the members of each House of the General Assembly. The representation in said convention shall be based on population as near as practicable.
Página 205 - One of the settled maxims in constitutional law is that the power conferred upon the legislature to make laws cannot be delegated by that department to any other body or authority. Where the sovereign power of the state has located the authority, there it must remain; and by the constitutional agency alone the laws must be made until the Constitution itself is changed.

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