Wisconsin: Its State and Local Government with the Constitution as Amended

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Naynard, Merrill, & Company, 1896 - Constitutions - 84 pages
 

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Page 316 - ... 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 time as the Legislature shall prescribe...
Page 315 - 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 299 - In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to be heard by himself and counsel; to demand the nature and cause of the accusation against him; to meet the witnesses face to face; to have compulsory process to compel the attendance of witnesses in his behalf...
Page 304 - No member of the legislature shall, during the term for which he was elected, be appointed or elected to any civil office in the state which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during the term for which he was elected...
Page 307 - ... shall enter the objections at large upon the journal, and proceed to reconsider it. If, after such reconsideration, two-thirds of the members present shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, together with the...
Page 307 - Upon conviction for treason he shall have the power to suspend the execution of the sentence until the case shall be reported to the legislature at Its next meeting, when the legislature shall either pardon, or commute the sentence, direct the execution of the sentence, or grant a further reprieve. He shall...
Page 300 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences...
Page 299 - 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.
Page 300 - All persons shall, before conviction, be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses when the proof is evident or the presumption great...
Page 304 - No private or local bill, which may be passed by the Legislature, shall embrace more than one subject, and that shall be expressed in the title.

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