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Page 47 - ... and if, in the Legislature so next chosen as 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...
Page 82 - Resolved by the House of Delegates (the Senate concurring) , That a committee of three on the part of the House...
Page 59 - Petitions, and shall be filed with the Secretary of State not less than four months preceding the date of the election at which the measures so proposed are to be voted upon.
Page 14 - Resolved, That our Senators and Representatives in Congress be requested to use their best efforts to secure such grant of public lands, for the purposes above set forth.
Page 23 - Agent's printed reports: therefore, be it Resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring, That a Committee of three on the part of the House...
Page 48 - ... certain requisitions are to be observed, before a change can be effected. But to what purpose are these acts required, or these requisitions enjoined, If the Legislature or any other department of the government can dispense with them? To do so would be to violate the instrument which they are sworn to support, and every principle of public law and sound constitutional policy requires the courts to pronounce against every amendment which Is shown not to have been made in accordance with the rules...
Page 12 - That a Committee of two on the part of the Senate, and three on the part of the...
Page 48 - We entertain no doubt that to change the constitution in any other mode than by a convention, every requisition which is demanded by the instrument itself must be observed, and the omission of any one is fatal to the amendment.
Page 47 - Any amendment or amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in either branch of the General 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 with the yeas and nays thereon, be entered on their journals, and referred to the General Assembly to be chosen at the next general election...
Page 148 - Representatives, the Senate concurring, That a committee of two from the House and one from the Senate be appointed to investigate the matter and report.

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