Civil Government in California

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SECTION
26
The Voter at the Primary
28
The Result
29
Party Committees and Conventions
31
Special Provisions
32
Nonpartisan Direct Primaries
33
Nomination by Petition
35
The Election of Officers
36
Preprimary Conventions
38
The Short Ballot
39
National Conventions
40
SECT ON 41 Organization
41
The Powers and Duties of the Board of Supervisors
42
Conclusion
43
Duties of the County Clerk
44
Duties of the Assessor
45
THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF CALIFORNIA 16 Importance of State and Local Government
46
The Subdivisions of California Classified
47
Duties of the Auditor
48
SECTION PAGE 18 Road Districts and Permanent Road Divisions
49
Corporations
50
Charters of Corporations
51
Private and Public Corporations
52
Superior Judges and Justices of the Peace
53
Two kinds of Public Corporations
54
Duties of Constables
55
Corporations Classified
56
Local Selfgovernment
57
Duties of the County Health Officer
58
Duties of the Horticultural Commissioner and of the County Board of Forestry
59
Duties of the Live Stock Inspector
60
The Southern Plan
62
Rural Local Government in the Middle Atlantic States
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Rural Local Government in the Middle North
64
RURAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN CALIFORNIA 31 The County Type in Use in California
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Judicial Townships
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The Formation of Counties
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The Relation between a County and the State
70
COUNTY GOVERNMENT COUNTY OFFICERS SECTION 1 COUNTY OFFICERS TERMS OF OFFICE AND OTHER DETAILS 35 County Offic...
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Terms of Office
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Official Bonds
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The Consolidation of County Offices
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FINANCES CHAPTER VI COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND MISCELLANEOUS SECTION 1 COUNTY FINANCES
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County Bonds
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The Spending of County Money
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Suits against a County 101 101 102 103
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MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS 69 The Removal of County Officers
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No Responsible Head to our County Government
107
SECTION PAGE 71 A Possible Remedy
108
The Initiative and the Referendum
109
CITY GOVERNMENT 73 The Meaning of the Word City
112
Three Kinds of City Charters
113
Class Charters
114
Freeholders Charters
115
Disincorporation
117
The Relation of Cities to the United States
118
The Relation of Cities to the State
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Consolidated Cities and Counties
124
CITY GOVERNMENT GENERAL MUNICIPAL OFFICERS 83 The Contents of City Charters
128
The Principal Governing Board
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The Recall Initiative and Referendum
132
The Mayor
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The City Clerk
134
Financial Officers and Finances
135
The City Attorney
136
The Selection of City Officers
137
The Removal of City Officers
139
The Features of a Progressive Charter
141
CITY GOVERNMENT THE MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENTS SECTION 1 THE DEPARTMENTS OF PUBLIC SAFETY 96 Introductory
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SECTION PAGE 98 The Fire Department
147
The Health Department
148
The Work of City Health Departments
150
Some Facts that should be Remembered
152
OTHER MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENTS 102 Introductory
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The Department of Public Supplies
155
The Departments of Public Utilities
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The Labor Commissioner
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The Park Department
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The Library Department
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MisceLLANEOUS DEPARTMENTS 110 The Civil Service Commission
161
The Sphere of State Activity
170
The Womens Relief Corps Home
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State Constitutions
172
The First Constitution of California 6
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The Superintendent of the Capitol and Grounds
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THE STATE LEGISLATURE 120 Composition Terms and Sessions of the Legislature
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The Organization of the Legislature
176
The Passing of Laws
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Conclusion
178
123 The Powers of the Legislature
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THE STATE EXECUTIVE ELECTIVE OFFICERS AND BOARDS SECTION
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The Legislative Powers of the Governor
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The Judicial Power of the Governor 128 The Lieutenant Governor 129 The Secretary of State
189
State Revenues
190
Summary of State Revenues
193
The State Board of Equalization
194
The Controller
197
The Treasurer
198
The State Board of Control
199
The Superintendent of Public Instruction
204
The SurveyorGeneral
205
The AttorneyGeneral
206
Salaries and Office Help
207
THE STATE EXECUTIVE APPOINTIVE OFFICERS AND BOARDS 140 The Railroad Commission
209
The Superintendent of Banks
214
The Insurance Commissioner
217
The Building and Loan Commissioner
220
The Commissioner of Corporations
222
The Department of Engineering 146 Harbor Commissioners
223
Other Harbor Officials
227
The Department of Forestry
228
State Department of Weights and Measures
229
The State Water Commission
230
The State Mining Bureau and Mineral Cabinet 152 The Fish and Game Commission
232
The Horticultural Commissioner
234
The State Veterinarian
237
The State Board of Agriculture
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THE STATE SCHOOL SYSTEM
269
Union Districts
270
School Boards
271
Teachers 184 Pupils 185 High Schools
272
The County Superintendent of Schools
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The County Board of Education
275
The State Superintendent of Public Instruction
276
The State Board of Education
277
School Finances
279
State Normal Schools 192 The State Polytechnic School
282
SECTION PAGE 193 The State University
283
THE STATE JUDICIAL SYSTEM 195 The Purpose of the Courts
285
The Difference between Civil and Criminal Cases
286
Kinds of Civil Cases
287
The Steps in a Civil Suit
289
Provisional Remedies
290
Judgment and Execution
291
Kinds of Criminal Cases
292
Steps in a Criminal Case
293
2b The Indictment
294
The Arraignment
295
Appeals in Criminal Cases
296
The State Courts
297
Municipal Courts
298
The Superior Courts
301
Court Commissioners
305
The Grand Jury
306
Trial Juries
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The Juvenile Court
310
County Law Libraries
314
The Higher State Courts
315
The Supreme Court
316
The Jurisdiction of the Higher Courts
319
The Senate as a Court of Impeachment
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COUNTIES OF CALIFORNIA
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Stran 326 - ... no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state.
Stran 387 - The exercise of the right of eminent domain shall never be so abridged or construed as to prevent the Legislature from taking the property and franchises of incorporated companies and subjecting them to public use the same as the property of individuals, and the exercise of the police power of the State shall never be so abridged or construed as to permit corporations to conduct their business in such manner as to infringe the rights of individuals or the general well-being of the State.
Stran 406 - I do solemnly swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the constitution of the United States,, and the constitution of the State of California; and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of according to the best of my ability.
Stran 326 - Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Stran 386 - Each stockholder of a corporation, or joint-stock association, shall be individually and personally liable for such proportion of all its debts and liabilities contracted or incurred, during the time he was a stockholder, as the amount of stock or shares owned by him bears to the whole of the subscribed capital stock, or shares of the corporation or association.
Stran 344 - Every act shall embrace but one subject and matters properly connected therewith; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.
Stran 325 - All men are by nature free and independent, and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty ; acquiring, possessing, and protecting property ; and pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness.
Stran 415 - ... that to the best of his knowledge and belief each signature to the section is the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be, and no other affidavit thereto shall be required.
Stran 387 - No corporation shall issue stocks or bonds except for money, labor done, or money or property actually received, and all fictitious increase of stock or indebtedness shall be void.
Stran 363 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.

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