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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
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
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
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ARK ark:/87278/s6w37x2b
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Constitution_page_014
Description 14 LAWS OF UTAH. xS"o person shall be a senator who shall not have attained to the age of thirty years, and been nine years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that state for which he shall be chosen. The vice-president of the United States shall be president of the senate, but shall have no vote, unless they be equally divided. The senate shall choose their other officers, and also a president j>ro tempore, in the absence of the vice-president, or when he shall exercise the office of president of the United States. The senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments; when sitting for that purpose, they shall be on oath or affirmation. When the president of the United States is tried, the chief justice shall preside; and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present. ^ Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust or profit under the United States; but the party convicted shall nevertheless be- liable and subject to indictment, trial, judgment and punishment, according to law. SECTION IV. The times; places and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives shall be'prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time'by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing senators. " ¦ The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. "•..•¦ ¦ • ¦ ¦ ' SECTION V. : ' Each house shall be the judge of the elections, returns and qualifications of its own members, and a majority of each shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day,*and may be authorized to compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner, and under such penalties as each 15 house may provide. . Ea.ch house may determine the rules of its.proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member. •. Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such parts *as may in their judgment require secresy; and the yeas and nays of the members of either house on any question shall, at the desire of one-fifth of those present,: be entered on the journal. .Neither,house, during the session of Congress, shall, without the consent of the othe^r,. adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place than that in which the: two houses shall be sitting. • . .'.' ¦; '")¦'¦¦' ; ¦ :- ' SECTION VI. ' :.¦¦•¦••..¦¦ The senators and representatives shall receive a compensation for their services, to .-be ascertained by law, and paid out of the treasury of the United States. They shall in all cases,'except'treason, felony and breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at the session of their respective houses, and in going to and returning from the same;'¦ and Tor any speech or debate in either house they stiall not be questioned in any other place. . ISTo senator or representative shall, during the time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time; and ho person holding any office under the United .States, shall be a member of either house during his continuance in office. ' section' vii. : -Airbills for raising revenue shall originate in the houseVof representatives; but th« senate'-may propose orcoricur with- amendments as on other bills. ¦ "•¦••• Every bill which shall have passed the house of representatives and the senate, shall, before" it becomes a law, be presented to the president of the United States; if he approve he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it, with his obj ections, to that house in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the objections at large on their journal, and proceed to reconsider it.: If after such reconsideration'two-thirds of that house shallmgree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, together-with' the objections, to the; other house,-'by which it shall likewise be reconsidered, and if approved by two-thirds' of that house, it shall become a law; But in all such.cases the-votes of. both houses' shall be determined by yeas and iiays, and the names of the persons voting for and
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 716975
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/716975