Journal of the Constitutional Convention of Connecticut, 1902

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Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1902 - Connecticut - 493 pages
 

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Page 50 - Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the State, and of all the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall be made according to merit and fitness to be ascertained, so far as practicable, by examinations, which, so far as practicable, shall be competitive...
Page 448 - The fund called the SCHOOL FUND shall remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated to the support and encouragement of the public or common schools throughout the State, and for the equal benefit of all the people thereof.
Page 245 - If any bill shall not be returned by the governor within six days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the same shall be a law, in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the general assembly, by their adjournment, prevent its return, in which case it shall not be a law.
Page 151 - All power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness.
Page 432 - ... in prosecutions by indictment or information, a speedy public trial, by an impartial jury of the vicinage...
Page 336 - You do solemnly swear, or affirm (as the case may be), that you will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Connecticut, so long as you continue a citizen thereof; and that you will faithfully discharge, according to law, the duties of the office of to the best of your abilities. So help you God.
Page 440 - ... and the names of the members voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the...
Page 156 - All persons shall, before conviction, be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses when the proof is evident or the presumption great...
Page 189 - Senators and Representatives shall, in all cases, except treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during the session of the General Assembly, and in going to and returning from the same; and for any speech or debate in either house, they shall not be questioned in any other place.
Page 150 - DECLARATION OF RIGHTS. That the great and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized and established, WE DECLARE, SEC.

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