The State of Wisconsin Blue Book

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Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, distributed by Document Sales, 1977
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Privilege in debate 17 Enactment of laws 18 Title of private bills 19 Origin of bills
Yeas and nays 21 Repealed 22 Powers of county boards 23 Town and county government 23a Chief executive officer to approve or veto resolutions...
Lotteries and divorces 25 Stationery and printing
Extra compensation salary change 27 Suits against state 28 Oath of office 29 Militia 30 Elections by legislature 31 Special and private laws prohibited
General laws on enumerated subjects 33 Auditing of state accounts 34 Continuity of civil government ARTICLE V
Eligibility 3 Election 4 Powers and duties 5 Repealed 6 Pardoning power
proceedings on veto Section 1 State boundary 2 Enabling act accepted
Who not electors 3 Votes to be by ballot 4 Residence saved 5 Military stationing does not confer residence 6 Exclusion from suffrage ARTICLE IV
Legislative power
Legislature how constituted 3 Apportionment 4 Representatives to the assembly how chosen 5 Senators how chosen 6 Qualifications of legislators 7 ...
Rules contempts expulsion 9 Officers
Journals open doors adjournments 11 Meeting of legislature 12 Ineligibility of legislators to office 13 Ineligibility of federal officers 14 Filling vacan...
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Page 230 - ... 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 as the Legislature shall prescribe...
Page 229 - No county, city, town, village, school district, or other municipal corporation shall be allowed to become indebted in any manner or for any purpose to any amount, including existing indebtedness, in the aggregate exceeding five per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes previous to the incurring of such indebtedness.
Page 227 - ... provide for the collection of a direct annual tax to pay, and sufficient to pay the interest on such debt as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal of such debt within eighteen years from the time of the contracting thereof.
Page 213 - They may be required by law to renew their security, from time to time ; and in default of giving such new security, their offices shall be deemed vacant. But the county shall never be made responsible for the acts of the Sheriff.
Page 229 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and in contracting debt by such municipal corporations...
Page 225 - The legislature shall provide by law for the establishment of district schools, which shall be as nearly uniform as practicable; and such schools shall be free and without charge for tuition to all children between the ages of four and twenty years, and no sectarian instruction shall be allowed therein.
Page 201 - An act to enable the people of Wisconsin territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union...
Page 223 - The State shall never contract any debt for works of internal improvement, or be a party in carrying on such works; but whenever grants of land or other property shall have been made to the State, especially dedicated by the grant to particular works of internal...
Page 809 - Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett, Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Iron, Jackson...
Page 213 - Sheriffs shall hold no other office, and be ineligible for the next three years after the termination of their offices. They may be required by law, to renew their security, from time to time; and in default of giving such new security, their offices...

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