Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: To Propose Amendments to the Constitution, Commenced ... at Harrisburg, on the Second Day of May, 1837
Packer, Barrett, and Parke, 1837
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Seite 524 - Senate, who shall open and publish them in the presence of the members of both houses of the General Assembly. The person having the highest number of votes shall be Governor ; but if two or more...
Seite 525 - He shall keep a fair register of all the official acts and proceedings of the governor, and shall, when required, lay the same, and all papers, minutes, and vouchers, relative thereto, before either branch of the legislature ; and shall perform such other duties as -shall be assigned him by law.
Seite 65 - That the printing presses shall be free to every person, who undertakes to examine the proceedings of the legislature or any branch of government: and no law shall ever be made to restrain the right thereof. The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man; and every citizen may freely speak, write and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Seite 524 - The returns of every election for Governor shall be sealed up and transmitted to the seat of Government, directed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, who shall open and publish them in the presence of both Houses of the General Assembly.
Seite 527 - ... all rights, actions, prosecutions, claims and contracts, as well of individuals as of bodies corporate, shall continue as if the said alterations and amendments had not been made.
Seite 35 - State one year, and in the election district where he offers to vote, ten days immediately preceding such election, and within two years paid a State or county tax, which shall have been assessed at least ten days before the election, shall enjoy the rights of an elector.
Seite 526 - ... aforesaid such proposed amendment or amendments shall be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each house, 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...
Seite 526 - ... by the governor. They shall hold their offices for three years if they shall so long behave themselves well, and until their successors shall be duly qualified.
Seite 524 - ... shall not have been so long erected, then within the limits' of the county or counties out of which it shall have been taken.
Seite 526 - Any amendment or amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in the Senate and 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, and the yeas and nays taken thereon, and referred to the Legislature to be chosen at the next general election of senators...