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Section 26. No person shall manufacture for sale, or sell, or keep for sale, as a beverage, any intoxicating liquors whatever, including ale, wine and beer. The General Assembly shall by law prescribe regulations for the enforcement of the prohibition herein contained, and shall thereby provide suitable penalties for the violation of the provisions hereof.
(The Supreme Court, April 21st, 1883, in the case of Koehler & Lange vs. Hill, reported in 60th Iowa, page 543, held that the amendment, Section 26, as submitted to the electors, did not become a part of the Constitution.)
By vote of the people, November 4th, 1884, and certificate of the Board of State Canvassers, December 10th, 1884:
Amendment 1. The general election for state, district, county and township officers, shall be held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.
Amendment 2. At any regular sesion of the General Assembly the State may be divided into the necessary judicial districts for district court purposes, or the said districts may be reorganized and the number of the districts and the judges of said courts increased or diminished; but no reorganization of the districts or diminution of the judges shall have the effect of removing a judge from office.
Amendment 3. The grand jury may consist of any number of members, not less than five, nor more than fifteen, as the General Assembly may by law provide, or the General Assembly may provide for holding persons to answer for any criminal offense without the intervention of a grand jury.
Amendment 4. That section 13 of article 5, of the Constitution be stricken therefrom, and the following adopted as such section:
Sec. 13. The qualified electors of each county shall, at the general election, in the year 1896, and every two years thereafter, elect a county attorney, who shall be a resident of the county for which he is elected, and shall hold his office for two years, and until the successor shall have been elected and qualified.
CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF KANSAS.
Bill of rights.
Bill of Rights. Section 1. All
equal.-Inalienable rights. 2. Origin of political power.-Ob.
Cruel punishments. 10. Rights of persons
accused of crime. Witnesses.--Counsel.Witness against ones-self.-
Twice in jeopardy. 11. Freedom of speech and of the
press.-Trials of libel. 12. Trial to be within the State.
Corruption of blood.-Forfeit
ure. 13. Treason defined.-How punished. 14. Quartering of soldiers. 15. Security against illegal seizures
and searches. 16. Imprisonment for debt not al
lowed except in case of fraud. 17. No distinction between citizens
and aliens as to property. 18. Right of justice. 19. Hereditary emoluments not al
lowed. 20. This enumeration of rights not
to impair others remaining with the people.
jects of governments.-No special privileges to be granted.-This power not to be exercised by any
tribunal or agency. 3. Right of assembling and peti
tioning. 4. Right of bearing arms.-Stand
ing armies.-Military to be
subordinate to civil power. 5. Right of trial by jury. 6. Slavery prohibited.
Executive 1. Executive department. - How composed.-Elected
for two years.-- Term, when to begin. 2. Elections, how returned.-State
canvassers.-Case of equal vote.
Section 3. Supreme executive powers vest
ed In Governor to see that laws
are executed. 4. May require information in
writing. 5. May convene Legislature on
sages.-Recommend measures. 6. May adjourn both houses in cer
tain cases. 7. Pardoning power. 8. State seal to be kept by Gov
ernor. 9. Commissions, how issued, signed
and sealed. 10. Certain officers not eligible as
Governor. 11. In case of vacancy, Lieutenant
Governor to act residue of
term. 12. Lieutenant-Governor to be Pres
ident of Senate.-Shall vote
when President pro tempore. 13. Case of vacancy in office of Lieu
tenant-Governor or acting as
Governor. 14. Vacancies in other offices of ex
ecutive department. 15. Pay of officers of executive de
nor diminished. 16. To report to Governor before
each session of Legislature.
Section 10. Journals.-Yeas and nays.-Ad
journments. 11. Right of protest.-To be entered
upon journals. 12. Origin of bills.--Amendments. 13. Majority elected necessary to
pass bills. 14. To be signed by Governor.-Veto
power. 15. To be read on three separate
days.-When this rule may be
suspended. 16. Bills to embrace but one subject,
-Laws.--How revived or
amended. 17. General laws.--To be uniform in
operation. 18. No divorces to be granted by
Legislature. 19. Limitation of laws.-Publication.
--Power to provide for elec
tions. 20. Enacting clause of laws.-NO
law to be passed except by
bill. 21. Local legislation
may be allowed. 22. Freedom of legislative debate.
Privilege of members. 23. Schools to be provided.-No dis
tinction between sexes to
Legislative. 1. Legislative power, how vested. 2. House of Representatives.-Sen
of representation 3. Pay members.--Mileage.
rights. 24. No money to be drawn from
treasury but by law.--Appro
priations limited to two years. 25. Sessions held at State capital.
When to commence. 26. Census once in ten years.-In 1865
and after. 27. Impeachments.-To be tried by
Senate. 28. Officers liable to impeachment.
Limit of judgment.-Further
trial. 29. General election in 1876.-There
after elect members of House for two years, Senate four years.
Limit. 4. Qualification of members. 5. Members of Congress, etc., not
eligible.-Acceptance to vacant
seat. 6. Embezzlement or misuse of pub
lic funds to forfeit seat. 7. Oath of office of State officers. 8. Quorum.-Rules.-Judges of elec.
tion of members. 9. Vacancies in both houses.
Judicial. 1. Judicial power, how vested.
All courts of record to have a seai.