Philadelphia 1681-1887: A History of Municipal Development

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Allen, Lane & Scott, 1887 - 392 páginas
 

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Página 280 - No local or special law shall be passed unless notice of the intention to apply therefor shall have been published in the locality where the matter or thing to be affected may be situated, which notice shall state the...
Página 120 - Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same offence; and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the legislature of a free State.
Página 335 - The Governor shall have power to disapprove of any item or items of any bill making appropriations of money, embracing distinct items, and the part, or parts, of the bill approved, shall be the law, and the item or items of appropriation disapproved shall be void, unless repassed according to the rules and limitations prescribed for the passage of other bills over the Executive veto; and he shall, in writing state specifically the item or items he disapproves.
Página 280 - ... municipal improvement, money, property, or effects, whether held in trust or otherwise, or to levy taxes or assessments, or perform any municipal functions whatever."5 ... - "The general assembly shall not delegate to any special commission, private corporation or association...
Página 223 - No debt shall be contracted or liability incurred by any municipal commission, except in pursuance of an appropriation previously made therefor by the municipal government.
Página 336 - The head of each department is authorized to prescribe regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the government of his department, the conduct of its officers and clerks, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use, and preservation of the records, papers, and property appertaining to it.
Página xix - The mobs of great cities add just so much to the support of pure government, as sores do to the strength of the human body.
Página 280 - Regulating the practice or jurisdiction of, or changing the rules of evidence in, any judicial proceeding...
Página 280 - The General Assembly shall not authorize any county, city, borough, township or incorporated district to become a stockholder in any company, association or corporation, or to obtain or appropriate money for, or to loan its credit to, any corporation, association, institution or individual.
Página xlviii - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended, in all or any of the courts...

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