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Constitution of the State of Deseret_page 84

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Title (1852) Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1852) Session law for Utah from the second legislature, to which is appended Willard Richards' compilation of the reenacted laws of Deseret then in force. A limited photo-facsimile reprint was published in 1932
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1853
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716676
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581

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Title Constitution of the State of Deseret_page 84
Description 84 and have at his election, an actual -residence in the District he may be chosen to represent. Sec. 5. Senators shall be chosen for the term of four years, at the same time and place of Representatives; they shall be thirty years of age; and possess the qualifications of Representatives, as to residence and Citizenship. Sec. &. The number of Senators shall not be less than one third, nor more than one half of the Representatives; and, at the first Session of the General Assembly, after this Constitution takes effect, the Senate shall be divided by lot, as equally as may be, into two classes; the Seats of the Senators of the first class, shall be vacated at the expiration of two years, so that one half of the Senate shall be elected biennially. Sec. 7. Each house shall choose its own Officers; and judge of the qualification, election, and return of its own Members; and contested elections shallbe determined in such manner as shall hereafter be directed by law. Sec. 8. A. majority, in each house, shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller numbeF may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent Members, in. such manner, and under such penalty, as each house may provide. Sec. 9. Each house shall have all powers necessary for a Branch of the General Assembly, of a free and independent Government. Sec. 10. Each Member of the Assembly shall be privileged from civil arrest, during any Session, and in going to, and returning from the same. Sec. 11. Neither house shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days; nar to any other place, than that in which they may be sitting. Sec. 12. The Assembly shall, at its first Session, provide for an enumeration of the white Inhabitants, and an apportionment for the Senators and Representatives. Sec. 13. Each Member of the Assembly shall take an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of the United States, and of this State; and Members shall and are hereby empowered to administer said oath, or affirmation, to^each other. Sec. 14. The Veto power of the Governor, shall Be allowed by the Assembly, except on Bills, which when re-considered, shall be again passed by a maj6z-ity of two thirds of those present; and any Bill vetoed by the Governor, shall be returned within ten days. (Sundays except-ed,) with his objections; otherwise it shall become a law; unless the Assembly, by adjournment, prevent its return. Sec. 15. Every law passed by the Assembly, shall take effect -irx>m and after due publication by Authority.
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Source Original Book: Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716590
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581/716590