The Constitution of the State of California: Adopted in Convention, at Sacramento, March 3, 1879 : Ratified by a Vote of the People May 7, 1879 ... : Containing All Citations in California Reports Vols. 1 to 132

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Governor to be commanderinchief of militia
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Religious freedom
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To see that laws are executed
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To fill vacancies in office
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9 When to convene special sessions
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Messages to legislature
10
When to adjourn legislature
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Vacancies how filled
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Open doors and secret sessions
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ARTICLE II
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ARTICLE III
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Adjournment how long and where to 15 Origin and passage of bills 16 Approval and return of billsPassage over veto 17 Impeachments presentme...
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Compensation not to be increased during term 24 Title of lawsRevision and amendment Publication of 25 Local and special laws prohibited 26 Lot...
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To sign and seal grants and commissions 15 LieutenantgovernorElection of etc 16 When powers of governor devolve on 17 State officersElection ...
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Clerks of courts and court commissioners 15 Judicial officers not to receive fees and per quisites 16 Supreme court opinions to be published 17 Co...
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ARTICLE VII
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ARTICLE VIII
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County superintendents of schools 4 School funds source and origin and how ap propriated 5 System of common schools to be provided 6 School ...
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Leland Stanford Junior University
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The California School of Mechanical Arts
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ARTICLE X
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New counties establishment of 4 County governments to be uniform under gen eral laws 5 Boards of supervisors election and appoint ment of 8 6 ...
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Street improvements
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tive votes 13 State not to loan its credit nor subscribe to stock of corporations 14 Corporations to have office for transaction of business in stocks 1...
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Fares and freights to be regulated by govern ment 21 Discrimination in charges by carriers forbid den 22 Railroad districts organization of 23 Tem...
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ARTICLE IV
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CORPORATIONS
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State board of equalization
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ARTICLE XIII
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HARBOR FRONTAGES
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Proposal of amendmentsSubmission to vote 2 RevisionConvention
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ARTICLE XIX
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ARTICLE XX
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ARTICLE XXI
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ARTICLE XXII
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Ballots to be printed
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Table of Contents of Constitution of 1879
372
Table of Parallel Sections in Constitutions
378
LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT
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Página 268 - The term corporations, as used in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and joint-stock companies having any of the powers or privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships. And all corporations shall have the right to sue, and shall be subject to be sued, in all courts in like cases as natural persons.
Página 478 - The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice-President, shall be the Vice-I resident, if such number be a majority of the whole number of Electors appointed, and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice- President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two-thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office...
Página 11 - Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Página 385 - No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime (except in cases of impeachment, and in cases of militia when in actual service, and the land and naval forces in time of war, or which this state may keep, with the consent of Congress, in time of peace, and in cases of petit larceny, under the regulation of the legislature) unless on presentment or indictment of a grand jury...
Página 256 - ... unless, before or at the time of incurring such indebtedness, provision shall be made for the collection of an annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on such indebtedness as it falls due, and also provision to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof on or before maturity, which shall not exceed forty years from the time of contracting the same.
Página 331 - I do solemnly swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the constitution of the United States,, and the constitution of the State of California; and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of according to the best of my ability.
Página 331 - Any citizen of this state who shall, after the adoption of this constitution, fight a duel with deadly weapons, or send or accept a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons, either within this state or out of it ; or who shall act as second, or knowingly aid or assist in any manner those thus offending, shall not be allowed to hold any office of profit or to enjoy the right of suffrage under this constitution.
Página 192 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Página 317 - The legislature may, at any time after the approval of such law by the people, if no debt shall have been contracted in pursuance thereof, repeal the same...
Página 464 - The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services a compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States, or any of them. Before he enter on the execution of his office he shall take the following oath or affirmation...

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