Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: To Propose Amendments to the Constitution, Commenced ... at Harrisburg, on the Second Day of May, 1837, Volume 2

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Page 257 - The returns of every election for Governor shall be sealed up, and transmitted to the...
Page 240 - No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office of profit under this state, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such term, except such offices as may be filled by elections by the people.
Page 172 - Each House may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause ; and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the legislature of a free and independent State.
Page 194 - If any bill shall not be returned by the Governor within ten days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the same shall be a law...
Page 455 - Whenever the office of governor shall become vacant by death, resignation, removal from office or otherwise, the president of the senate shall exercise the office of governor until another governor shall be duly qualified...
Page 277 - No member of Congress, or person holding any office under the United States or this State, shall exercise the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor.
Page 172 - Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and publish them weekly, except such parts as may require secrecy: And the yeas and nays of the members, on any question, shall, at the desire of any two of them, be entered oti the journals.
Page 182 - Every bill which shall have passed both houses shall be presented to the Governor; if he approve he shall sign it, but if he shall not approve he shall return it with his objections to the house in which it shall have originated, which house shall enter the objections at large upon their journal, and proceed to reconsider it.
Page 349 - No person shall be appointed to any office within any county, who shall not have been a citizen and inhabitant therein, one year next before his appointment...
Page 170 - ... unless he shall have been absent on the public business of the United States or of this State, and shall have paid a State or county tax.

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