Initiative and Referendum

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F. J. Heer Print. Company, 1911 - 79 pages

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Page 21 - Any person, or persons, violating any of the provisions of this article or wilfully failing to execute any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction be fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not less than thirty days nor more than six months, in the county jail, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.
Page 12 - The legislative authority of the state shall be vested in a legislative assembly, consisting of a senate and house of representatives, but the people reserve to themselves power to propose laws and amendments to the constitution and to enact or reject the same at the polls, independent of the legislative assembly...
Page 3 - ... petition, and every such petition shall include the full text of the measure so proposed. Initiative petitions shall be filed with the Secretary of State not less than four months before the election at which they are to be voted upon.
Page 13 - Petitions and orders for the initiative and for the referendum shall be filed with the secretary of state, and in submitting the same to the people he, and all other officers, shall be guided by the general laws and the act submitting this amendment, until legislation shall be especially provided therefor.
Page 12 - Referendum petitions shall be filed with the secretary of state not more than ninety days after the final adjournment of the session of the legislative assembly which passed the bill on which the referendum is demanded. The veto power of the governor shall not extend to measures referred to the people.
Page 28 - I have long been convinced that institutions purely democratic must, sooner or later, destroy liberty or civilization, or both. In Europe, where the population is dense, the effect of such institutions would be almost instantaneous.
Page 5 - SECTION 1. The legislative authority of this State shall be vested in a General Assembly, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives...
Page 21 - Any Initiative or Referendum petition may be presented in sections, but each section shall contain a full and correct copy of the title and text of the proposed measure.
Page 16 - The filing of a referendum petition against one or more items, sections, or parts of an Act shall not delay the remainder of that Act from becoming operative.
Page 6 - The legislative power shall be vested in a General Assembly, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives, both to be elected by the people.

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