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Amend. Sec. Citizens, who regarded as...........

14 1 privileges or immunities of, not to be abridged...

14 1 not to be deprived of life, liberty or property, without due process of law

14 1 Debt, public, including debts for pensions and bounties, validity not to be questioned......

14 incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion against the United

States, or claim for loss or emancipation of slaves, to be
held illegal and void.........

14 4 Insurrection or rebellion against the government of the United

States: persons having engaged in, after taking oath to support constitution, disqualified from holding office ............

14 3 congress may remove disability..

14 3 Protection of the laws, not to be denied to any person within the

jurisdiction of the United States, by any state................... 14 1 Representation, how apportioned........

14 2 where right to vote is abridged (except for participation in re

bellion or other crime), basis of representation to be pro-
portionately reduced............

14 Slavery or involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime, abolished

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TO THE

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

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Art. Sec.
Acadamies, support of.........

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Actions or suits, not to be affected......

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by or against corporations...........

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Adjournment, neither house to adjourn without consent of
the other.....

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Adjutant-general, appointment and tenure of office

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Agricultural land, certain leases or grants to be void.....

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Alienation of lands, restraints upon, to be void........

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Amendments to constitution, when to go into effect............... 16
to bills, may be made in either house

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to the constitution (see Constitution..................................... 13
Appeals, court of (see court of Appeals)....

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Appropriation laws, to be passed within two years................ 7
to specify distinctly sum appropriated...

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bills, how to be passed...............

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Assembly, number of members.........

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members not to receive civil appointments...

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who ineligible to ................

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number, when and how apportioned and chosen................ 3
districts, how and when formed when reorganized..

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compensation of members............

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members not to receive state civil appointments.................. 3
accepting U. S. office, vacates seat of ineniber......................
election to be held in November..................

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to judge of qualifications, elections, etc............................... 3 10
to choose its own officers...........

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to keep a journal, and publish the same........

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to sit with open doors, except, etc

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not to adjourn without consent of the senate....

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members not to be questioned elsewhere for words said in
debate.......

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majority of, necessary to pass bille....................................

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has the power of impeachment.................

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Art. Sec.
Assistant vice-chancellor, office abolished .................................. 14 8
Attorney-general, election and tenure of office...

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compensation, not to receive fees...........

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commissioner of land office................ ......................

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commissioner of the canal fund

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member of the canal board..........................................

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when incumbent to go out of office....

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Attorney, district (see District attorney

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Ayes and noes, on final passage of bills..............

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to be entered on journal..

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on bills returned by governor with objections.........

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on removal of judicial officers

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on certain bills to create debt.........................................

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on tax and appropriation bills.......................................... 14
on amendments to the constitution

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Ball, excessive not to be required..
Ballot, elections to be by, except for town officers...
Banking, no special charter for, to be granted..

suspension of specie payments not to be sanctioned...........
stockholders to be individually liable............

bill-holders preferred in cases of insolvency ...........
Bank notes or bills, to be registered, and security given............

to be first paid in cases of insolvency.......
Betting on elections, persons to be excluded from voting........
Bills, laws to be passed by

private and local, title of.....
enacting clause of .........
question on final passage........
reported by commissioners to revise the statutes, sections 17

and 18 of this title not to apply to...........................
returned from governor with objections...
must be signed in thirty days after adjournment, or cannot

become a law..........
iz bill appropriating money, governor may object to one or

more items
to create debt......

for tax and appropriations, three-fifths quorum.............
Black River canal, to be completed.

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not to be sold or leased.
Borrowing money, state may borrow for deficit in sinking fund

not exceeding $1,000,000.............
to repel invasion..
with assent of the people..........

cities and villages to be restricted in...
Bribery, persons guilty of...............

attempt at.............
person attempting not privileged from testifying................

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Art. Sec.
Bribery, person accused of, may be witness in his own behalf... 15 3
expenses incurred in investigating charges of...................... 15 4

(See Officers.)
Bridges, providing for bullding of....

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Brooklyn city court ..........

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Judges, how chosen

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conipensation.........

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expenses, how defrayed.......................................... 6 14
official term of........

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to appoint chief judge......

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term of office of chief judge.....

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Vacancies in office of, how filled.

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Buffalo, superior court of city of...........

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Judges composing ................

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compensation of................................................................ 6 14
how chosen......

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term of office of

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to appoint chief judge from their uumber

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term of office of chief judge.................

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Vacancies, how filled..............

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Canal board, of whom It shall consist.....................................

its powers and duties........................................................
may cancel contract............
members of canal board

present, when to go out of office....
Canal find commissioners (see commissioners of canal fund).
Canals (see superintendent of public works)............................
Canals, revenues (see Revenues of canals).

to be completed
contractors, no extra compensation to be made to
expenditures for repairs, limited...
funds from sale of, how to be applied....

not to be sold, leased or disposed of....................
Census of the state, when to be taken................
Chancellor, office of, abolished...................

to hear causes till July, 1848.................................................
eligible at first election.......

vacancy in office supplied by governor and senate................
Chancery (see Court of chancery).
Circuit Judge, office of, abolished.....

eligible to office at first election.......
Cities may be created by special act.......

to be restrioted in their powers ...
oficers of, to be elected or appointed ..................................

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