Congressional Representation for The District of Columbia: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments...90-1, on S.J. Res. 31 and 30, November 8, 9, 1967
1968 - 165 Seiten
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Seite 3 - A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State...
Seite 139 - Congress may by law direct, shall be, and the same is hereby forever ceded and relinquished to the Congress and Government of the United States, in full and absolute right, and exclusive jurisdiction, as well of soil as of persons residing or to reside thereon, pursuant to the tenor and effect of the eighth section of the first article of the Constitution of the government of the United States.
Seite 155 - There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions and accomplish the purposes of this Act.
Seite 88 - I know also, that laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths disclosed, and manners and opinions change with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also, and keep pace with the times.
Seite 100 - The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light : they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
Seite 156 - ... any regulation made pursuant to this act, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $500 or be imprisoned not more than six months, or both.
Seite 108 - To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever over such district (not exceeding 10 miles square) as may, by cession of particular States, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the Government of the United States...
Seite 73 - ... as they will have had their voice in the election of the government, which is to exercise authority over them ; as a municipal legislature for local purposes, derived from their own suffrages, will of course be allowed them...
Seite 132 - That the jurisdiction of the laws of this state over the persons and property of individuals, residing within the limits of the cession aforesaid, shall not cease, or determine, until Congress shall by law provide for the government thereof, under their jurisdiction, in manner provided by the article of the constitution before recited.
Seite 132 - That nothing herein contained shall be so construed to vest in the United States any right of property in the soil, as to affect the rights of individuals therein, otherwise than the same shall or may be transferred by such individuals to the United States...