Manual of Civics: A Text Book of Municipal Government for the City of New York: with an Exposition of the Principles of Government in New York State and the United States

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Chief Publishing Company, 1905 - 320 páginas
 

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Página 269 - improvements may be defrayed by the appropriation of funds from the state treasury, or by equitable annual tax. ARTICLE VIII. Section 1. Corporations may be formed under general laws; but shall not be created by special act, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where, in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the
Página 227 - law, or in the heads of Departments. 3. The President shall have power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session. Section 3.—He shall, from time to time, give to
Página 269 - All general laws ind special acts passed pursuant to this section may be altered from time to time or repealed. §2. Dues from corporations shall be secured by such individual liability of the corporators and other means as may be prescribed by law. §3. The term corporations as used in this article shall be construed
Página 234 - §2. The trial by jury in all cases in which it has been heretofore used shall remain inviolate forever; but a jury trial may be waived by the parties in all civil cases in the manner to be prescribed by law. §3. The free exercise and enjoyment of religious
Página 280 - year thereafter, and also at such times as the Legislature may by law provide, the question, "Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same?" shall be decided by the electors of the State; and in case a majority of the electors voting thereon shall decide in favor of a convention for
Página 238 - or partly supported at public expense or by charity; nor while confined in any public prison. §4. Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established, and for the registration of voters; which registration shall be completed at least ten days before
Página 235 - any trial in any court whatever the party accused shall be allowed to appear and defend in person and with counsel as in civil actions. No person shall be subject to be twice put in jeopardy for the same offense; nor shall he be compelled in any criminal case to
Página 225 - House during his continuance in office. Section 7.—1. All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments, as on other bills. 2. Every bill which shall have passed
Página 249 - No private or local bill, which may be passed by the Legislature, shall embrace more than one subject, and that shall be expressed in the title. §17. No act shall be passed which shall provide that any existing law, or part thereof, shall be made or deemed a part of said act, or which shall enact that any existing law,
Página 249 - part thereof, shall be made or deemed a part of said act, or which shall enact that any existing law, or part thereof, shall be applicable, except by inserting it in such act. §18. The Legislature shall not pass a private or local bill in any of the following cases: Changing the names of persons.

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