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Application for admission into the Union.

Sec. 12. The Senators and Representatives of the Congress of the United States elected by the Legislature and people of California, as herein directed, shall be furnished with certified copies of this Constitution, when ratified, which they shall lay before the Congress of the United States, requesting, in the name of the people of California, the admission of the State of California into the American Union.

Installation of officers.

SEC. 13. All officers of this State, other than members of the Legislature, shall be installed into office on the fifteenth day of December next, or as soon thereafter as practicable.

Apportionment of representation.

Sec. 14. Until the Legislature shall divide the State into counties and Senatorial and Assembly Districts, as directed by this Constitution, the following shall be the apportionment of the two Houses of the Legislature, viz: The Districts of San Diego and Los Angeles shall jointly elect two Senators; the Districts of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo shall jointly elect one Senator; the District of Monterey, one Senator; the District of San José, one Senator; the District of San Francisco, two Senators; the District of Sonoma, one Senator; the District of Sacramento, four Senators; and the District of San Joaquin, four Senators. And the District of San Diego shall elect one member of the Assembly; the District of Los Angeles, two members of Assemby; the District of Santa Barbara, two members of Assembly; the District of San Luis Obispo, one member of Assembly; the District of Monterey, two members of Assembly; the District of San José, three members of Assembly; the District of San Francisco, five members of Assembly; the District of Sonoma, two members of Assembly; the District of Sacramento, nine members of Assembly; and the District of San Joaquin, nine members of Assembly.

Salaries

SEC. 15. Until the Legislature shall otherwise direct, of State officers till in accordance with the provisions of this Constitution, fixed.

the salary of the Governor shall be ten thousand dollars per annum; and the salary of the Lieutenant Governor shall be double the pay of a State Senator; and the pay of members of the Legislature shall be sixteen dollars per diem while in attendance, and sixteen dollars for every twenty miles traveled by the usual route from their residences to the place of holding the session of the Legislature, and in returning therefrom. And the Legislature shall fix the salaries of all officers other than those elected by the people at the first election.

SEC. 16. The limitation of the powers of the Legisla. Article

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the first which is hereby authorized to negotiate for such amount Logislaas may be necessary to pay the expenses of the State Government.

R. SEMPLE, President, and Delegate from Benicia. WM. G. MARCY, Secretary.

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INDEX TO THE CONSTITUTION OF CALIFORNIA.

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Absence from State, of Governor, duties to devolve on Lieutenant

Governor......

on business of State, not to affect residence...... Admission into the Union, Senators and Representatives to request

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Schedule
Agriculture, to be encouraged...
Apportionment, of Senators and Assemblymen..

.... Schedule Appropriation, cannot be made for a longer time than two years......... Assembly, members of, when and how chosen ...................

term of office....
to be qualified electors.
must be citizens of the State one year and of the county six

months
Assembly, shall have sole power of impeachment......

number of........

districts, how formed..... Associations, for deposit of gold and silver may be formed..

not to issue paper to circulate as money.

to be prohibited by law from banking, etc........... Attainder, bill ot, prohibited....... Attorney General, liable to impeachment..

how chosen, term and eligibility.

how chosen ...... Bail, excessive, not to be required......

all persons entitled to exception...... Ballot, all elections to be by ..... Banks, no charter to be granted.

associations may be formed for deposits, etc......

such association not to issue paper to pass as money.. Boundary, of State ......... Bribery, person convicted disqualified for office...

laws shall be made disqualifying such persons ................

disqualification of persons convicted of..... Censu-s, to be taken in 1852 and 1855, and every ten years thereafter..... Cities and Villages, provisions to be made for incorporating, and restrict

ing taxation, debts, etc........ Clerks, of Supreme Courts, election of, to be provided for..........

County Clerk, election to be provided for.....

County Clerk' ex officio Cierk of District Court ......... Commissions, form of..........

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Controller of State, liable to impeachment......

hów chosen, term of office and eligibility.
how chosen and elected..

compensation of.........
Conciliation, tribunals for.......
Congressional Districts, how formed..
Constitution, mode of amending......

mode of revising and changing.....
effect of........

.Schedule
who entitled to vote on adoption of......

.Schedule when and how submitted to people.....

Schedule copy to be forwaded to the President of the United States,

Schedule certified copy to be furnished Senators and Representatives in Congress.

.Schedule
Contracts, obligation of, not to be impaired .......................
existing, not to be affected......

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Coroner, election of, to be provided for ...................
Corporations, how formed.

laws creating may be altered or repealed.
dues from, how secured...
definition of.......
right to sue, etc.
banking prohibited.
to be prohibited by law from banking and issuing paper

money...
liability of stockholders......
municipal, to be restricted in the power of taxation, contract-

ing debts, etc....

State shall not be stockholder in ......
County Court, election of Judge of, term of office, duties, etc.............

jurisdiction
compensation of Judge not to be increased or diminished

during term......
County Governments, system of, to be established.
Court of Sessions, how composed.....

jurisdiction, duties, etc....
Courts, causes to be removed to Courts created.

.Schedule
Credit of State, not to be loaned, etc.
Crime, rights of persons charged with .....

disqualifications of persons convicted of certain..........
existing prosecutions not affected..

.Schedule
Debts, State, limitation to creation of.........
not to extend to first Legislature........

Schedule
statement of receipts and expenditures to be published an-

nually with laws......
Defalcation. See Embezzlement.
District Attorney, election of, to be provided for....
District Court, Judges of, liable to impeachment.

Judges, how elected and term......
jurisdiction of (original)..
in criminal cases and issues of fact from Probate Court, un-

limited ....
County Clerk ex officio Clerk of...
time and place of holding to be provided for.....
compensation of Judge not to be increased or diminished dur-

ing term..

Judge ineligible to any other office during term ........
District, Congressional, Senatorial, etc., how formed..
Divorce, shall not be granted by the Legislature.....
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