Local, Special and Private Legislation, Municipal Charters, Gubernatorial Veto, Initiative and Referendum as Provided for and Regulated by the Constitutions of the Several States
Wynkoop, Hallenbeck, Crawford Company, state printers, 1907 - 24 pages
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Page 7 - The General Assembly shall not remit the forfeiture of the charter of any corporation now existing, or alter or amend the same, or pass any other general or special law for the benefit of such corporation, except upon the condition that such corporation shall thereafter hold its charter subject to the provisions of this Constitution.
Page 18 - ... but the people reserve to themselves power to propose laws and amendments to the constitution and to enact or reject the same at the polls, independent of the legislative assembly...
Page 18 - Referendum petitions shall be filed with the secretary of state not more than ninety days after the final adjournment of the session of the legislative assembly which passed the bill on which the referendum is demanded. The veto power of the governor shall not extend to measures referred to the people.
Page 15 - Any city containing a population of more than three thousand five hundred inhabitants may frame a charter for its own government, consistent with and subject to the Constitution and laws of this State...
Page 24 - Initiative petitions shall be filed with the secretary of state not less than four months before the election at which they are to be voted upon.
Page 14 - No local or special law shall be passed unless notice of the intention to apply therefor shall have been published in the locality where the matter or thing to be affected may be situated, which notice shall state the substance of the contemplated law, and shall be published at least thirty days prior to the introduction into the General Assembly of such bill, and in the manner to be provided by law. The evidence of such notice having been published shall be exhibited in the General Assembly before...
Page 8 - Eighth — Summoning and impaneling grand and petit juries, and providing for their compensation. Ninth — Regulating county and township business, or the election of county and township officers. Tenth — For the assessment or collection of taxes.
Page 18 - ... of the legislative assembly which passed the bill on which the referendum is demanded. The veto power of the governor shall not extend to measures referred to the people. All elections on measures referred to the people shall be had at the biennial regular general elections, except when the legislative assembly shall order a special election.
Page 19 - Any amendment or amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in either branch 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 or amendments, shall with the yeas and nays thereon, be entered on their journals, and referred to the General Assembly to be chosen at the next general election...
Page 17 - The Governor shall have power to disapprove of any item or items of any bill making appropriations of money, embracing distinct items, and the part or parts of the bill approved shall be the law, and the item or items of appropriations disapproved shall be void, unless repassed according to the rules and limitations prescribed for the passage of other bills over the executive veto.