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1889 Statutes of Nevada, Page 151

 

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS.

 

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AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, PROPOSED IN AND PASSED BY THE THIRTEENTH SESSION OF THE NEVADA LEGISLATURE 1887, AND AGREED TO BY THE NEVADA LEGISLATURE OF THE FOURTEENTH SESSION, 1889.

No. XIX.Assembly Joint Resolution No. 19, relative to amending Section three, Article XV., of the Constitution of the State of Nevada.

 

[Passed January 17, 1889.]

 

Resolved by the Assembly and the Senate conjointly, That Section three, Article XV., of the Constitution of the State of Nevada be amended so as to read as follows:

Section three.  No person shall be eligible to any office who is not a qualified elector under this Constitution. No person who, while a citizen of this State, has since the adoption of this Constitution, fought a duel with a deadly weapon, sent or accepted a challenge to fight a duel with a deadly weapon, either within or beyond the boundaries of this State, or who has acted as second, or knowingly conveyed a challenge, or aided or assisted in any manner in fighting a duel, shall be allowed to hold any office of honor, profit or trust, or enjoy the right of suffrage under this Constitution. The Legislature shall provide by law for giving force and effect to the foregoing provisions of this section; provided, that females over the age of twenty-one years, who have resided in this State one year, and in the county or district six months next preceding any election to fill either of said offices, shall be eligible to the offices of Superintendent of Public Schools and School Trustee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications of electors.

 

 

 

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No. IX.Assembly Joint Resolution relative to amending the Constitution of the State of Nevada.

 

[Passed January 17, 1889.]

 

Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Constitution of the State of Nevada be amended in the following manner:

 

 


1889 Statutes of Nevada, Page 152

 

 

Powers of the Legislature.

Amend Section thirty-two of Article IV. so that it shall read as follows:

Section thirty-two.  The Legislature shall have power to increase, diminish, consolidate or abolish the following county officers: County Clerks, County Recorders, Auditors, Sheriffs, District Attorneys, County Surveyors, Public Administrators and Superintendents of Schools. The Legislature shall provide for their election by the people, and fix by law their duties and compensation. County Clerks shall be ex-officio Clerks of the Courts of Record and of the Boards of County Commissioners in and for their respective counties.

 

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To provide for a lottery.

 

No. XXIIAssembly Concurrent Resolution, relative to amending the Constitution of the State of Nevada.

 

[Passed January 17, 1889.]

 

Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Constitution of the State of Nevada be amended as follows:

Amend Section twenty-four of Article IV. of the Constitution of the State of Nevada so as to read as follows:

Section twenty-four.  The Legislature is authorized to provide for the organization and incorporation of a lottery in the State of Nevada, and to designate the amount of revenue that shall be annually paid into the State Treasury by said corporation.