Journal of Proceedings, Volume 40

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Wisconsin Legislature, 1891
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Page 27 - No county, city, township school district or other municipal corporation shall be allowed to become indebted in any manner or for any purpose to an amount, including existing indebtedness in the aggregate exceeding five per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes previous to the incurring of such indebtedness.
Page 37 - They may be required by law to renew their security, from time to time ; and in default of giving such new security, their offices shall be deemed vacant. But the county shall never be made responsible for the acts of the Sheriff.
Page 451 - The Legislature shall establish but one system of town and county government, which shall be as nearly uniform as practicable.
Page 27 - Any county, city, school district or other municipal corporation, incurring any indebtedness as aforesaid, shall, before or at the time of doing so, provide for the collection of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on such debt as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal thereof within twenty years from the time of contracting the same.
Page 244 - Columbia, but no money shall be paid to any State or Territory until the Legislature thereof shall have accepted, by resolution,- the sum herein appropriated, and the trusts imposed, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States on account of the levy and collection of said tax, and shall have authorized the Governor to receive said money for the use and purposes aforesaid...
Page 27 - 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 47 - SECTION 1. The supervision of public instruction shall be vested in a state superintendent, and such other officers as the legislature shall direct.
Page 89 - Every parent or other person having under his control a child between the ages of seven and fourteen years, shall annually cause such child to attend some...
Page 3 - Pennsylvania," as the same remains on file in this office. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and caused the seal of the Secretary's office to be affixed, the day and year above written.
Page 549 - Chapter 500, of the private and locnl lawn of 1868, entitled an act to corwolidatf and amend an act to incorporate the city of Madison, and the several acts amendatory thereof, approved March 6th, 1868, and to declare the true intent and meaning of certain provisions therein contained.

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