The American Citizen's Manual: Governments (national, state, and local) The electorate. The civil service

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Worthington Chauncey Ford
G.P. Putnam's sons, 1882 - United States

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Page 34 - Granting to any corporation, association or individual any special or exclusive privilege or immunity, or to any corporation, association or individual the right to lay down a railroad track: Nor shall the General Assembly indirectly enact such special or local law by the partial repeal of a general law; but laws repealing local or special acts may be passed.
Page 98 - Senator, and the person who receives a majority of all the votes of the joint assembly, a majority of all the members elected to both houses being present and voting, shall be declared duly elected. If no person receives such majority on the first day, the joint assembly shall meet at twelve o'clock meridian of each succeeding day during the session of the legislature, and shall take at least one vote, until a Senator is elected.
Page 33 - ... roads, highways, streets or alleys; relating to ferries or bridges, or incorporating ferry or bridge companies, except for the erection of bridges crossing streams which form boundaries between this and any other State; vacating roads, town plats, streets or alleys ; relating to cemeteries, graveyards, or public grounds not of the State ; authorizing the adoption or legitimation of children ; locating or changing county seats ; erecting new counties or changing county lines...
Page 128 - All officers shall hold their offices on the condition that they behave themselves well while in office, and shall be removed on conviction of misbehavior in office or of any infamous crime.
Page 142 - The President is authorized to prescribe such regulations for the admission of persons into the civil service of ; the United States as may best promote the efficiency thereof, and ascertain the fitness of each candidate in R'-'s., sec.
Page 33 - ... providing or changing methods for the collection of debts, or the enforcing of judgments...
Page 32 - The General Assembly shall not pass any local or special law: Authorizing the creation, extension or impairing of liens: Regulating the affairs of counties, cities, townships, wards, boroughs or school districts : Changing the names of persons or places: Changing the venue in civil or criminal cases: Authorizing the laying out, opening, altering or maintaining, roads, highways, streets or alleys: Relating to ferries or bridges, or incorporating ferry or bridge companies...
Page 82 - 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 98 - At twelve o'clock meridian of the day following that on which proceedings are required to take place as aforesaid, the members of the two houses shall convene in joint assembly, and the journal of each house shall then be read, and if the same person has received a majority of all the votes in each house he shall be declared duly elected senator.
Page 108 - The courts of common pleas of the several counties of the Commonwealth shall have power, within their respective jurisdictions, to appoint overseers of election to supervise the proceedings of election officers, and to make report to the court as...

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