History and Civil Government of Missouri, to which is Appended the Constitution of the United States

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Werner Company, 1895 - 224 páginas
 

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Página 157 - The tax which each individual is bound to pay ought to be certain, and not arbitrary. The time of payment, the manner of payment, the quantity to be paid, ought all to be clear and plain to the contributor, and to every other person.
Página 64 - The general assembly shall provide, by general laws, for the organization and classification of cities and towns. • The number of such classes shall not exceed four, and the powers of each class shall be defined by general laws, so that all municipal corporations of the same class shall possess the same powers, and be subject to the same restrictions.
Página vi - But he who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god: he is no part of a 30 state.
Página 156 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection 1 of the state.
Página 78 - Each house shall be the judge of the election,, returns, and qualifications of its own members...
Página 195 - No state shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any duty of tonnage, keep troops, or ships-of-war, in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another state, or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.
Página 80 - Council elected shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from time to time, and may compel the attendance of absentees under such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance.
Página 157 - Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the State.
Página 197 - ... in the following order: secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, secretary of war, attorney-general, postmaster-general, secretary of the navy, secretary of the interior, secretary of agriculture.] 608.
Página 94 - In case of the death, conviction on impeachment, failure to qualify, resignation, absence from the State, or other disability of the Governor, the powers, duties and emoluments of the office for the residue of the term, or until the disability shall be removed, shall devolve upon the Lieutenant Governor. § 18. The Lieutenant Governor shall be President of the Senate, and shall vote only when the Senate is equally divided.

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