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CHAPTER I. Classification,
II. Legislative officers.
Ý 30. The public officers of the state are classi
1. Legislative; 2. Executive; 3. Judicial; 4. Ministerial officers and officers of the courts ;
But this classification shall not be construed as defining the legal powers of either class.
1 R. S., 304, $ 1.
ARTICLE I. Number, designation and mode of election.
II. General provisions relating to legislative officers.
V. Promulgation of statutes.
NUMBER, DESIGNATION AND MODE OF ELECTION.
SECTION 31. Number and designation,
32. Mode of election of senators.
$ 31. The legislative officers are:
Number and desig. nation.
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.
$ 32. The time and manner of election and Modo of
election of Feators.
term of office of the senators are prescribed by
1 R. S., 308, SS 1, 2.
election of members of
Ý 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
In the county of Albany, four.
In the county of Herkimer, two.
In the county of Steuben, three.
1 R. S., 308, § 2, amended; Laws of 1857, ch. 337,
appoint ment of
§ 34. The remaining legislative officers are Election or chosen by each house as prescribed by the other leglo 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 iç devolves upon such temporary president to act as governor, the senate must choose from its own body another person to preside.
1 R. S., 309, $8 6, 7.
GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE OFFICERS.
Section 35. Legislative officer's privilege from arrest.
36. Power of legislature to punish for offenses.