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PART III.

TITLE I. Public officers.

II. General rights of the state.
III. Public ways.
IV. General police of the state.

TITLE I.

PUBLIC OFFICERS.

CHAPTER I. Classification.

II. Legislative officers.
III. Executive officers.
IV. Judicial officers.
V. Ministerial and other officers connected with the courts.
VI. General provisions relating to different classes of officers.

CHAPTER I.

CLASSIFICATION.

Ø 30. The public officers of the state are classiBut this classification shall not be construed as defining the legal powers of either class.

fied as:

1. Legislative; 2. Executive; 3. Judicial; 4. Ministerial officers and officers of the courts;

1 R. S., 304, § 1.

CHAPTER II.

LEGISLATIVE OFFICERS.

ARTICLE I. Number, designation and mode of election.

II. General provisions relating to legislative officers.
III. Taking testimony in legislative proceedings.
IV. Enactment of statutes.
V. Promulgation of statutes.
VI. Operation of statutes.

ARTICLE I.

NUMBER, DESIGNATION AND MODE OF ELECTION.

ECTION 31. Number and designation,

32. Mode of election of senators.
33. Mode of election of members of assembly.
34. Election or appointment of other legislative officers.

Number and desig. nation.

§ 31. The legislative officers are:
Thirty-two senators;

One hundred and twenty-eight members of assembly;

A speaker of the assembly, from its own body;

For each house, a clerk, a sergeant-at-arms, a doorkeeper and so many other subordinate officers as each house respectively may deem necessary.

. 1 R. S., 304, § 1.

election of senators.

$ 32. The time and manner of election and Modo of term of office of the senators are prescribed by the Constitution. Each senate district chooses one

senator.

1 R. S., 308, 83 1, 2.

election of members of

§ 33. The time and manner of election and Mode of term of office of the members of assembly are assembly. prescribed by the Constitution. The number of members to be chosen in the several counties is as

follows:

In the county of Albany, four.
In the county of Allegany, two.
In the county of Broome, one.
In the county of Cattaraugus, two.
In the county of Cayuga, two.
In the county of Chautauque, two.
In the county of Chemung, one.
In the county of Chenango, two.
In the county of Clinton, one.
In the county of Columbia, two.
In the county of Cortland, one.
In the county of Delaware, two.
In the county of Dutchess, two.
In the county of Erie, four.
In the county of Essex, one.
In the county of Franklin, one.
In the counties of Fulton and Hamilton, one.
In the county of Genesee, one.
In the county of Greene, one.

In the county of Herkimer, two.
In the county of Jefferson, three.
In the county of Kings, seven.
In the county of Lewis, one.
In the county of Livingston, two.
In the county of Madison, two.
In the county of Monroe, three.
In the county of Montgomery, one.
In the city and county of New York, seven-

teen.
In the county of Niagara, two.
In the county of Oneida, four.
In the county of Onondaga, three.
In the county of Ontario, two.
In the county of Orange, two.
In the county of Orléans, one,
In the county of Oswego, three.
In the county of Otsego, two.
In the county of Putnam, one.
In the county of Queens, two.
In the county of Rensselaer, three.
In the county of Richmond, one.
In the county of Rockland, one.
In the county of St. Lawrence, three.
In the county of Saratoga, two.
In the county of Schenectady, one.
In the county of Schoharie, one.
In the county of Schuyler, one.
In the county of Seneca, one.

In the county of Steuben, three.
In the county of Suffolk, two.
In the county of Sullivan, one.
In the county of Tioga, one.
In the county of Tompkins, one.
In the county of Ulster, three.
In the county of Warren, one.
In the county of Washington, two.
In the county of Wayne, two.
In the county of Westchester, three.
In the county of Wyoming, one.
In the county of Yates, one.

1 R. S., 308, § 2, amended; Laws of 1857, ch. 337,

$ 1.

ŷ 34. The remaining legislative officers are Election or chosen by each house as prescribed by the other lexia Constitution. When the lieutenant-governor acts as governor, or is absent from the senate, it must choose a temporary president from its own body, to serve during his disability or absence. In case iț devolves upon such temporary president to act as governor, the senate must choose from its own body another person to preside.

appointment of

cors.

1 R. S., 309, 88 6, 7.

ARTICLE II.

GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE OFFICERS.

SECTION 35. Legislative officer's privilege from arrest.

36. Power of legislature to punish for offenses.
37. Compensation of clerks, &c.

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