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" The general assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses and prevent unjust discrimination and extortion in the rates of freight and passenger tariffs on the different railroads in this state, and enforce such laws by adequate penalties, to the extent,... "
A Handbook of Politics for 1868 [to 1894] - Page 47
by Edward McPherson - 1872
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All the Railroad ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1833
...State, in such manner, however, that no injustice shall be done to the corporators. Art. I?, 6. " The general assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses and prevent unjust discrimination and excessive charges by railroad, canal and turnpike companies, for transporting freight and passengers,...
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Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volumes 18-29

Massachusetts - Massachusetts - 1874
...discrimination and extortion, with penalties for their violation on the part of the corporations, " to the extent, if necessary for that purpose, of forfeiture of their property and franchises." Acting under this constitutional authority the first legislature which assembled after the constitution...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 95

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1880
...the same article, it is provided that certain laws shall be enforced against railroad corporations, "by adequate penalties, to the extent, if necessary...purpose, of forfeiture of their property and franchises." It is not only the right to exist as a corporation that is recognized as a franchise, but the constitution...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 294

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1921
...General Assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses and to prevent unjust discriminations and extortions in the rates of freight and passenger tariffs on the different railroads in this State. These latter provisions of the statute and of the constitution clearly reserve and give to the State...
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The Constitution of the State of Illinois: As Adopted in Convention, May 13 ...

Illinois, Illinois. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional history - 1870 - 46 pages
...any incorporated company shall be interested either for or against the exercise of said right. 15. The General Assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses...purpose, of forfeiture of their property and franchises. ARTICLE XII. MILITIA. SECTION 1. The militia of the State of Illinois shall consist of all able-bodied...
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Journal of the Constitutional Convention, of the State of Illinois: Convened ...

Illinois. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1870 - 1022 pages
...manner as may be provided by law. 9. The General Assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses aud prevent unjust discrimination and extortion in the...tariffs on the different railroads in this State, and to enforce such laws by adequate penalties, to the extent, if necessary for that purpose, of forfeiture...
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Chapters of Erie: And Other Essays

Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams - Finance - 1871 - 429 pages
...fictitious increase of the capital stock or indebtedness of any such corporation shall be void " 15. " The General Assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses,...purpose, of forfeiture of their property and franchises." Now while it is conceded that special legislation is the bane of all government, it must also be conceded...
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J.S. Lothrop's Champaign County Directory, 1870-1: With History of the Same ...

Champaign County (Ill.) - 1871 - 456 pages
...company shall be interested either for or against the exercise of naid right. 15. The General Assemb'y shall pass laws to correct abuses and prevent unjust...adequate penalties to the extent, if necessary for that purp .so, of forfeiture of their property and franchises. ARTICLE Xn. Militia. SECTIOK 1. The militia...
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The New Constitution of the State of Illinois: Ratified by the People, July ...

Illinois - Illinois - 1870 - 34 pages
...any incorporated company shall be interested either for or against the exercise of said right. 15. The General Assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses...passenger tariffs on the different railroads in this Slate, and enforce such laws by adequate penalties to the extent, if necessary for that purpose, of...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of ..., Volume 10; Volume 1870

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1871
...incorporated company shall be interested either l'or or against the exercise of said right. SBC. 15. Tho General Assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses...and extortion in the rates of freight and passenger tarios on the different railroads in this State, and enforce such laws by adequate penalties to the...
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