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An Act to Establish a Territorial Government for Utah_page 29

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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
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
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ARK ark:/87278/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title An Act to Establish a Territorial Government for Utah_page 29
Description a council and house of representatives. The i cil shall consist of thirteen members, having; .. ,. r r , . r 'it representatives qualifications oi voters as hereinafter prescribed, whose term of service shall continue two yearSiSS^of la'mem-The house of representatives shall consist of twen-^r^the house ty-six members, possessing the same qualifications as prescribed for members of the council,and whose term of service shall continue one year. NAn apportionment shall be made, as nearly equal as practicable, among the several counties or districts, for the election of the council and house~of representatives, giving to each section of the territory representation in the ratio of its population, Indians excepted, as nearly as may be. And the members of the council and of the house of representatives shall reside in, and be inhabitants of, the district for which they may be elected respectively. Previous to the first election, the governor shall ca a census or enumeration of the inhabitants of several counties and districts of the territory to be taken, and the first election shall be held at such time and places, and be conducted in such manner as the governor shall appoint and direct; and he shall, at the sime time, declare the number of members of the council and house of representatives to which each of the counties or districts^ shall be entitled under this act. The persons authorized to be elected having the highest number of votes in each of said council districts for members.of the council, shall be declared by the Governor to be duly elected to the council; and the person or persons authorized to be elected having the highest number of votes for the House of Representatives, equal to the number to which each county or district shall be entitled, shall be declared by the Governor to be duly elected members of the House of Representatives: That in case of a tie between two or more
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716711
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716711