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Printable Constitution of Pennsylvania - Transcription the representatives of the free- men of the same, and a president and council, in manner and form following-SECT.
The supreme legislative power shall be vested in a house of representatives of the freemen of the commonwealth or state of Pennsylvania. SECT. Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as Established by the general Convention.
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Expand sections by using the arrow icons. WE, the people of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, and humbly invoking His guidance, do ordain and establish this Constitution. ARTICLE I. DECLARATION OF RIGHTS.
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Provided, however, that nothing in this Constitution shall be construed to prohibit the General Assembly from authorizing the increase of retirement allowances or pensions of members of a retirement or pension system now in effect or hereafter legally constituted by the Commonwealth, its political subdivisions, agencies or instrumentalities.
Amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in the Senate or House of Representatives; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each House, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on their journals with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and the Secretary of the Commonwealth shall causes the.
The following amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proposed in accordance with the emergency provisions contained in subsections (a) and (b) of section 1 of the eleventh article thereof: That section 17 of Article VIII of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to be amended to read.
Pennsylvania Constitution of Images. Click images for larger versions. History. Record Group Records of the Department of State, Basic Documents. Iron gall ink on laid paper, 17 pages, bound. 18 3/4" x 15 1/2". InPennsylvania adopted a new constitution that has been described as the most democratic in America.
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter. An Anniversary Collection volume "Selsam's problem in this able monograph is to determine with exactness which of the conflicting social interests in Pennsylvania were responsible for the first state constitution drafted and adopted in The chairman shall be a citizen of the Commonwealth other than a local, State or Federal official holding an office to which compensation is attached.
If the four members fail to select the fifth member within the time prescribed, a majority of the entire membership of the Supreme Court within 30 days thereafter shall appoint the chairman as. Pennsylvania was settled in Philadelphia was the capital during the Revolution.
Adopted Original State Constitution: Septem Adopted U.S. Constitution: Decem Pennsylvania's Nickname is the Keystone State. The State Motto is "Virtue, Liberty and Independence". The State Fish is the Brook Trout. Pennsylvania had the. The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: as established by the general convention.: Carefully compared with the original.Printed by Daniel Humphreys, at the new printing-office, in Spruce-Street, near the drawbridge."The Constitution Party of Pennsylvania applauds the ruling in U.S.
District Court for the Easter District of Pennsylvania (on J ), in which two parts of the Commonwealth's Election Code was determined to be unconstitutional.The Disenfranchisement of Black Pennsylvanians in the State Constitution: Racism, Politics, or Economics In Pennsylvania voters approved a state constitution that restricted the right to vote to “white freemen”.
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