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RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS

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ê1951 Statutes of Nevada, Page 581ê

 

Resolutions and Memorials

 

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NUMBER 1, AJR 1

Assembly Joint Resolution No. 1Messrs. Boak, Bastian, and Buol

NUMBER 1

ASSEMBLY JOINT RESOLUTIONProposing an amendment to section 19, article V, of the constitution of the State of Nevada.

 

      Resolved by the Assembly and Senate of the State of Nevada, jointly, That section 19 of article V of the constitution of the State of Nevada, be amended to read as follows:

      Section 19.  A secretary of state, a treasurer, a controller, and an attorney general, shall be elected at the same time and places, and in the same manner as the governor. The term of office of each shall be the same as is prescribed for the governor. Any elector shall be eligible to either of said offices.

 

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NUMBER 2, AJR 2

Assembly Joint Resolution No. 2–Messrs. Boak, Bastian, and Buol

NUMBER 2

ASSEMBLY JOINT RESOLUTION–Proposing an amendment to section 22, article V, of the constitution of the State of Nevada.

 

      Resolved by the Assembly and Senate of the State of Nevada, jointly, That section 22 of article V of the constitution of the State of Nevada, be amended to read as follows:

      Section 22.  The secretary of state, state treasurer, state controller, attorney general, and superintendent of public instruction shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by law.

 

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NUMBER 3, ACR 3

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 3–Messrs. Slattery and Crawford

NUMBER 3

ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Memorializing the county commissioners of Storey County and the state highway department to meet together for the purpose of having state highway 45 declared a secondary road and improving it as such.

 

      Whereas, Chapter 104 of the 1949 Statutes of Nevada, beginning at page 131, which is also section 5327, 1929 N. C. L. 1949 Supp., designates certain routes of our state as highways; and

      Whereas, One of the routes designated by that act is route 45, designated as follows: “Route 45.  Beginning at a point on route 17 approximately two miles north of Virginia City, thence in a northerly direction to a connection with route 1 approximately six miles east of Sparks.”; and


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      Whereas, The improvement of the above-described route would materially assist the residents of Storey County together with residents of surrounding areas; and

      Whereas, There is a procedure under the statutes of our state whereby the county commissioners of the county and the state highway department may act together for the purpose of setting forth plans and procedure and securing federal aid with the consent of the federal government; and

      Whereas, By virtue of the above-listed reasons and other good and proper reasons it is desirous that the county commissioners of Storey County and the state highway department shall join together to secure the improvement of the above-designated route 45; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Assembly of the State of Nevada, the Senate concurring, That the county commissioners of Storey County and the state highway department of the State of Nevada be memorialized to study the problems of improving route number 45 of our state highway system together with securing federal assistance for the improvement and maintenance of said highway.

 

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NUMBER 4, SCR 1

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 1–Senator Lovelock.

NUMBER 4

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Requesting the return of Senate Bill No. 17 from the governor’s office.

 

      Resolved by the Senate of the State of Nevada, the Assembly concurring, That the governor of the State of Nevada is hereby requested to return Senate Bill No. 17 to the senate for further consideration.

 

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NUMBER 5, AJR 6

Assembly Joint Resolution No. 6–Messrs. Boak, Buol, Fairchild, Perkins, Hendel, Hawes, and Francovich

NUMBER 5

ASSEMBLY JOINT RESOLUTION–Ratifying a proposed amendment to the constitution of the United States, relating to the terms of office of the president.

 

[Approved March 6, 1951]

 

      Whereas, Both houses of the eightieth congress of the United States of America, by a constitutional majority of two-thirds thereof, made the following proposition to amend the constitution of the United States of America, in the following words, to wit:

      Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution of the United States relating to the terms of office of the president.

      Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled (two-thirds of each house concurring therein), That the following article is hereby proposed as an amendment to the constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states:

 


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as an amendment to the constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states:

 

ARTICLE......

      Section 1.  No person shall be elected to the office of the president more than twice, and no person who has held the office of the president, or acted as president, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected president shall be elected to the office of the president more than once. But this article shall not apply to any person holding the office of president when this article was proposed by the congress, and shall not prevent any person who may be holding the office of president, or acting as president, during the term within which this article becomes operative from holding the office of president or acting as president during the remainder of such term.

      Sec. 2.  This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states within seven years from the date of its submission to the states by the congress. Therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Assembly and the Senate of the State of Nevada, jointly, That the said proposed amendment to the constitution of the United States of America be, and the same is hereby, ratified by the legislature of the State of Nevada; and that certified copies of this preamble and joint resolution be forwarded by the governor of this state to the president of the United States of America, to the presiding officer of the United States senate, and to the speaker of the house of representatives of the United States, and to the secretary of state of the United States.

 

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NUMBER 6, SCR 2

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 2–Senators Robbins and Tallman

NUMBER 6

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

 

      Whereas, On Monday, February 26, 1951, assembly joint resolution No. 6, of the forty-fifth session of the Nevada legislature was passed by the Nevada assembly, was sent to the Nevada senate, and,

      Whereas, Said assembly joint resolution No. 6 approved a proposed amendment to the constitution of the United States, and,

      Whereas, It was discovered that the legislature of the State of Utah was about to act on said proposed amendment to the United States constitution, and,

      Whereas, Since the State of Nevada was the thirty-sixth state admitted to the Union, and it seemed appropriate that Nevada should be the thirty-sixth state to ratify said proposed amendment, and,

      Whereas, On said day communication was had with the legislature of the State of Utah, and such legislature out of consideration for its sister State of Nevada, expedited its action on said proposed constitution amendment, approving the same and becoming the thirty-fifth state to ratify said proposed constitutional amendment, thus enabling the senate of the State of Nevada, to act immediately thereafter approving said assembly joint resolution No.


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thirty-fifth state to ratify said proposed constitutional amendment, thus enabling the senate of the State of Nevada, to act immediately thereafter approving said assembly joint resolution No. 6, whereby the State of Nevada became the thirty-sixth state in the Union to ratify the proposed constitutional amendment, making said amendment effective as the twenty-second amendment to the constitution of the United States; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved, By the senate of the forty-fifth session of the legislature of the State of Nevada, the assembly concurring, that the thanks and appreciation of the legislature and the people of the State of Nevada are hereby extended to the legislature of our sister State of Utah for the prompt and expeditious cooperation of said legislature with the State of Nevada; and be it further

      Resolved, That duly certified copies of this resolution be forwarded to both houses of the legislature of the State of Utah.

 

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NUMBER 7, SCR 3

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 3–Senator Johnson

NUMBER 7

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

 

      Whereas, Senate bill No. 82 has passed both houses of the forty-fifth session of the legislature and has been forwarded to the governor; and

      Whereas, The said bill is defective; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Senate of the State of Nevada, the Assembly concurring, That the governor of the State of Nevada is hereby requested to return to the senate for further consideration senate bill No. 82.

 

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NUMBER 8, ACR 6

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 6–Mr. Humphrey

NUMBER 8

ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Requesting the return of assembly bill No. 111 from the governor’s office.

 

      Resolved by the Assembly of the State of Nevada, the Senate concurring, That the governor of the State of Nevada is hereby requested to return assembly bill 111 to the assembly for further consideration.

 

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NUMBER 9, SJR 2

Senate Joint Resolution No. 2–Committee on Finance

NUMBER 9

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION–Proposing an amendment to section 19 of article IV of the constitution of the State of Nevada.

 

      Resolved by the Senate and Assembly of the State of Nevada, jointly,That section 19 of article IV of the constitution of the State of Nevada be amended to read as follows:

 


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ê1951 Statutes of Nevada, Page 585 (File Number 9, SJR 2)ê

 

That section 19 of article IV of the constitution of the State of Nevada be amended to read as follows:

      Section 19.  No money shall be drawn from the treasury but in consequence of appropriations made by law.

 

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NUMBER 10, SCR 5

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 5–Senator Johnson

NUMBER 10

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Providing for the compensation of certain persons for services rendered to the forty-fifth session of the Nevada legislature.

 

      Whereas, During the present session of the legislature the clergy of the city of Carson, representing four denominations, have rendered daily religious services to the legislature; and

      Whereas, A reasonable compensation for such services is the sum of eight hundred dollars ($800); now, therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Senate of the State of Nevada, the Assembly concurring, That the state controller be authorized and directed to issue his warrants, and that the state treasurer be authorized and directed to pay the same out of the legislative fund heretofore created, to the following-named individuals and in the respective amounts designated, as compensation for religious services rendered during the forty-fifth session of the Nevada legislature, to wit: Monsignor H. J. Wientjes, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200); Rev. A. S. Kean, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200); Rev. John L. Harvey, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200); and Rev. John E. Swineford, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200).

 

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NUMBER 11, ACR 7

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 7–Mr. Folsom

NUMBER 11

ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Requesting the return of assembly bill No. 79 from the governor’s office.

 

      Resolved by the Assembly of the State of Nevada, the Senate concurring, That the governor of the State of Nevada is hereby requested to return assembly bill No. 79 of the assembly for further consideration, and to correct a numbered error in the engrossed bill.

 

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ê1951 Statutes of Nevada, Page 586ê

 

NUMBER 12, ACR 8

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 8–Committee on Ways and Means

NUMBER 12

ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Requesting the return of assembly bill No. 173 from the governor’s office.

 

      Resolved, by the Assembly of the State of Nevada, the Senate concurring, That the governor of the State of Nevada is hereby requested to return assembly bill No. 173 to the assembly for further consideration.

 

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NUMBER 13, SJR 5

Senate Joint Resolution No. 5–Committee on Federal Affairs

NUMBER 13

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION–Memorializing the congress to propose an amendment to the constitution relative to taxes on incomes, inheritances, and gifts.

 

      Resolved by the Senate and Assembly of the State of Nevada, jointly, That the congress of the United States of America be and is hereby requested to propose the following article as an amendment to the constitution:

 

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      Section 1.  The sixteenth article of amendment to the constitution is hereby repealed.

      Sec. 2.  The congress shall have power to levy and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and without regard to any census or enumeration. The maximum aggregate rate of all taxes, duties, and excises which the congress may lay or collect on, with respect to, or measured by, income shall not exceed 25 per centum.

      Sec. 3.  The maximum rate of any tax, duty, or excise which congress may lay and collect with respect to the devolution of property, or any interest therein, upon or in contemplation of or intended to take effect in possession or enjoyment at or after death, or by way of gift, shall in no case exceed 25 per centum.

      Sec. 4.  In the event that the United States shall be engaged in a war which creates a national emergency so grave as to necessitate such action to avoid national disaster, the congress by vote of three-fourths of each house may, while the United States is so engaged, suspend, for periods, either successive or otherwise, not exceeding one year each, such limitation with respect to income subsequently accruing or received.

 

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ê1951 Statutes of Nevada, Page 587ê

 

NUMBER 14, SJR 6

Senate Joint Resolution No. 6–Committee on Livestock

NUMBER 14

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION–Memorializing congress to appropriate sufficient funds to combat the noxious halogeton weed in the western states.

 

[Approved March 19, 1951]

 

      Whereas, The livestock industry of Nevada is second to none in its importance to the economic welfare of this state; and

      Whereas, At this critical time of international emergency every stockman is being urged to increase production in view of the probability that food will be at a premium and demands for beef and wool will be greater; and

      Whereas, The noxious halogeton weed, known to grow on public domain lands in Nevada, has proved costly to sheep and cattle growers of the west, poisoning 1,300 sheep in one instance in a western state; and

      Whereas, The president of the United States has not requested in his 1952 budget as presented to the congress of the United States, any funds to combat this threat to the livestock industry, and more particularly, has not requested moneys whereby the department of agriculture and the department of interior could carry on jointly an oil spray program and a reseeding campaign; and

      Whereas, Local stockmen and county officials are being asked to contribute private funds to carry on this program on land of which the federal government is the landlord owner; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Senate and Assembly of the State of Nevada, jointly, That the president of the United States and the congress of the United States be memorialized to provide sufficient funds to carry on an effective program in the 1952 fiscal year to combat this threat to the west’s livestock industry; and be it further

      Resolved, That duty certified copies of these resolutions be transmitted by the secretary of the state to the president of the United States, to the presiding officer of the United States senate, to the speaker of the house of representatives, to each of the United States senators from Nevada, and to the Nevada representative in congress, to the secretary of interior, to the secretary of agriculture and to the director of the bureau of the budget.

 

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NUMBER 15, SJR 7

Senate Joint Resolution No. 7–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.

NUMBER 15

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION–Authorizes appointment of committee to represent state on western states committee on highway policy problem.

 

      Whereas, Under the sponsorship of the council of state governments there has been created an eleven western states body known as the western interstate committee on highway policy problems to study and make recommendations concerning uniform action on matters affecting highway safety, motor vehicle regulation and control, and other problems such as allocation of highway costs between various classes of users; and,

 


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ê1951 Statutes of Nevada, Page 588 (File Number 15, SJR 7)ê

 

make recommendations concerning uniform action on matters affecting highway safety, motor vehicle regulation and control, and other problems such as allocation of highway costs between various classes of users; and,

      Whereas, It has been recommended by the council of state governments that this body be continued and that each state be represented at a series of interstate meetings by a three man board from each state consisting of one legislative representative from each legislative house, and one highway technician; and,

      Whereas, It appears in the public interest to have the State of Nevada represented on this important body; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Senate and Assembly of the State of Nevada, jointly, That the State of Nevada shall be represented on the western committee on highway policy problems by one member of the senate, to be appointed by the president of the senate, one member of the assembly, to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly, and a qualified engineer from the state highway department to be appointed by the governor; and be it further

      Resolved, That such members shall be permitted the regular per diem allowance and traveling expenses allowed by law, not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500) for each member in any one twelve-month period, such per diem allowance and travel expenses to be paid from the state highway fund in such manner as any other claims allowed by law.

 

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NUMBER 16, SJR 8

Senate Joint Resolution No. 8–Senator Settelmeyer

NUMBER 16

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION–Extends thanks and appreciation of the legislature and the people of the State of Nevada to the president, postmaster general and the congress for commemorative stamp issue.

 

      Whereas, Early in the forty-fifth session of the legislature it was brought to the attention of the legislature that the one hundredth anniversary of the original white settlement in the State of Nevada would occur during the year 1951; and

      Whereas, Subsequent thereto a resolution was introduced officially recognizing this centennial and memorializing the president, the postmaster general and the congress for a stamp issue commemorating the same; and

      Whereas, Immediately after the introduction of said resolution announcement was made that the postmaster general would issue a commemorative stamp in honor of the original settlement of white people in the State of Nevada in what is now the town of Genoa, then called Reese’s or Mormon’s Station; and

      Whereas, Such exceedingly prompt action demonstrates the esteem in which our state is held by the federal government; and

      Whereas, This commemorative stamp is to be issued initially June 9, 1951; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Senate and the Assembly of the State of Nevada, jointly, That the thanks and appreciation of the legislature and the people of the State of Nevada are hereby extended to the president, postmaster general, the congress of the United States and to the Nevada congressional delegation; and be it further

 


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ê1951 Statutes of Nevada, Page 589 (File Number 16, SJR 8)ê

 

people of the State of Nevada are hereby extended to the president, postmaster general, the congress of the United States and to the Nevada congressional delegation; and be it further

      Resolved, That this resolution be spread upon the journals of the senate and assembly and that duly certified copies thereof be forwarded to the president, the postmaster general, the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate of the United States and to each member of the Nevada delegation.

 

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NUMBER 17, ACR 9

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 9–Messrs. Chapman, Rowntree, Byers, Turner, and Boak.

NUMBER 17

ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Expresses gratitude to certain designated individuals sponsoring honorary birthday party for members of the senate and the assembly.

 

      Whereas, On the twelfth day of March 1951, certain thoughtful persons dedicated themselves to the courteous reminder that certain members of the senate and the assembly of the forty-fifth session of the legislature had birthday anniversaries to commemorate, and

      Whereas, During the busy and important considerations of the legislature many of the birthdays were forgotten or not observed, and

      Whereas, The refreshing respite of a few moments relaxation partaking of refreshments, furnished by the above-mentioned thoughtful persons was indeed enjoyable, and

      Whereas, Certain hereinafter named assemblymen and senators were remembered and desire to express their thanks for having been remembered, to wit: Senator Lovelock, Senator Strosnider, Mr. Don Chapman, Mr. Herbert Rowntree, Mr. Henry Byers, Mr. Dave Turner, and Mr. C. C. Boak, and

      Whereas, It is also the expression of the assembly and the senate that all of the thoughtful persons cannot be completely recalled but it is desired to forget no one; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Assembly of the State of Nevada, the Senate concurring, That the forty-fifth session of the Nevada legislature does hereby express its heartfelt gratitude to Katharine Kastris, Mrs. Kenneth Johnson, Mrs. J. F. McElroy and all other persons who contributed both materially and by their assistance in the success of the joint observance of the birthdays of the assemblymen and senators listed above.

 

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NUMBER 18, ACR 10

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 10–Messrs. Christensen and Anderson

NUMBER 18

ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Commending the press.

 

      Whereas, During all of the forty-fifth session of the legislature of the State of Nevada, the members of the press have conducted themselves in a manner to warrant commendation for their factual and accurate reports of all the proceedings in committees in the session of both houses and otherwise; and

 


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ê1951 Statutes of Nevada, Page 590 (File Number 18, ACR 10)ê

 

accurate reports of all the proceedings in committees in the session of both houses and otherwise; and

      Whereas, The representatives of the press have reported the said proceedings with an unbiased and unprejudiced air; and

      Whereas, It is the desire of the forty-fifth session of the legislature of the State of Nevada to express our gratitude to the said representatives of the press; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved, by the Assembly of the State of Nevada, the Senate concurring, That the forty-fifth session of the Nevada state legislature does hereby express its gratitude and commends all members of the press for their factual, accurate, unbiased, and unprejudiced reporting of the proceedings of this legislature.

 

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NUMBER 19, SCR 7

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 7–Committee on Judiciary

NUMBER 19

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION–Requesting return of Senate Bill No. 84 from the governor’s office.

 

      Whereas, Senate Bill No. 84 has passed both houses of the forty-fifth session of the legislature and has been forwarded to the governor; and

      Whereas, the said bill is defective; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved by the Senate of the State of Nevada, the Assembly concurring, That the governor of the State of Nevada is hereby requested to return to the senate for further consideration senate bill No. 84.

 

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NUMBER 20, SR 14

Senate Resolution No. 14–Committee on Finance

NUMBER 20

SENATE RESOLUTION–Expresses the opinion of the senate with respect to equalization of assessments.

 

[Approved March 22, 1951]

 

      Whereas, The valuation division of the Nevada tax commission was established by legislative enactment at the forty-third session of the legislature, for the purpose of equalizing assessed valuations in the state; and

      Whereas, There has been some progress toward equalization, but considerable resentment and resistance to the methods used by the said valuation division, which has resulted in passage of S. B. 180, abolishing said division; and

      Whereas, The Nevada tax commission now has, by law, certain powers in connection with general assessment; now, therefore, be it

      Resolved, That the attention of the Nevada tax commission is directed to subparagraphs “first” and “third” of section 3 of that certain act creating the Nevada tax commission, being section 6544, N. C. L. 1929; and be it further


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      Resolved, That it is the opinion of the senate that the powers of the Nevada tax commission therein specified should be utilized to the fullest to bring order from the chaos of seventeen methods of assessment in the State of Nevada; and be it further

      Resolved, That duly certified copies of this resolution be forwarded to each member of the Nevada tax commission.

 

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NUMBER 21, SJR 3

Senate Joint Resolution No. 3–Committee on Finance

NUMBER 21

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION–Proposing an amendment to section 6 of article XI of the constitution of the State of Nevada.

 

      Resolved by the Senate and Assembly of the State of Nevada, jointly, That section 6 of article XI of the constitution of the State of Nevada be amended to read as follows:

      Section 6.  In addition to other means provided for the support and maintenance of said university and common schools, the legislature shall provide for their support and maintenance by direct legislative appropriation from the general fund, upon the presentation of budgets in the manner required by law.

 

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