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Vacancies in either house .

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Privileges of members of the Legislature.

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Criminal cases

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Civil cases.

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Quorum

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Powers of a minority

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Process of law-making.

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A bill introduced

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Referred to appropriate committee

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Reported back to house

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Printed, and read three times

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Amended . .

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Sent to other house, going through like process

there

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Having passed both houses, sent to Governor

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If he signs it, a law.

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If he disapproves it, “vetoed

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Sent back to house in which it originated

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If passed by two-thirds vote.

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Sent to other house

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Passed there by two-thirds vote becomes a law

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If it fails of a two-thirds vote in either house,

it is “lost"

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If within ten days, during session of Legislature, Gov-

ernor neither signs nor vetoes, becomes a law

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Pocket veto"

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Meetings of the Legislature: when, and how often

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Length of session

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Special meetings

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CHAP. VII.--THE STATE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

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Officers composing the executive department

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Election

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Term of office

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Character of the executive department.

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The Governor: qualifications

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Powers and duties of the Governor

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(1) As chief executive-

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(a) To execute the laws

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(6) To transact executive business with other officers . 35

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(2) To issue papers of “extradition"

In his relation to the Legislature-

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(a) To sign or veto bills . .

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(6) To call special meetings of the Legislature

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(c) To adjourn Legislature, in certain cases

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(d) To send messages to the Legislature .

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(3) As commander-in-chief of the forces of the State . 35

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