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JEFFERSON H. BROADY,
ISAAC POWERS, Jr.,
W. M. ROBERTSON,
M. R. HOPEWELL,
S. M. KIRKPATRICK,
GEORGE S. SMITH,
JOHN J. THOMPSON,
R. F. STEVENSON,
JACOB VALLERY, Sr.,
CHARLES F. WALTHER,
T. L. WARRINGTON,
CHARLES F. MANDERSON,
EDWIN N. GRENNELL,

WILLIAM A. GWYER.
Attest: GUY A. BROWN, Secretary.

C. L. MATHER, Assistant Secretary.

CONSTITUTION

OF THE

STATE OF NEVADA.

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Article 1. Deallaration of rights. 2. Right of suffrage. 3. Distribution of powers. 4. Legislative department. 5. Executive department. 6. Judicial department. 7. Impeachment and removal. 8. Municipal and other corpora

tions. 9. Finance and State department. 10. Taxation. 11. Education, 12. Militia. 13. Public institutions. 14. Boundary. 15. Miscellaneous provisions. 16. Amendments. 17. Schedule. 18. Right of suffrage.

Preamble

Section 12. Quartering of soldiers. 13. Apportionment. 14. Privileges of debtors. 15. No ex poste facto law. 16. Rights of residents. 17. Slavery prohibited. 18. Rights against seizures and

searches. 19. Treason against the State shall

consist only in levying war

against it. 20. Rights retained.

ARTICLE II.

ARTICLE I.

Declaration of Rights. Section 1. All men are by nature free and

equal and have certain inalien

able rights. 2. Paramount allegiance and pow

ers of Federal government. 3. Right of trial by jury. 4. Religious thought and worship. 6. Habeas corpus. 6. Excessive bail shall not be re

quired. 7. An persons shall be bailable for

capital offenses. 8. Capital or infamous crimes.

Property taken without com

pensation. 9. Freedom of speech and of the

press. 10. People have the right to assem

ble peaceably to consult for

the common good. 11. No standing army.

Right of Suffrage. 1. To be eligible as a voter. 2. No person shall be deemed to

have lost or gained a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the

service of the United States. 3. The right of suffrage shall be enjoyed by all

persons entitled to the same who may be in military or naval service of

of the United States. 4. Electors privileged from arrest. 5. Elections shall be by ballot. 6. Every voter shall be required to

register. 7. A poll tax of not less than two

nor exceeding four dollars may be required from each person

resident in the State. 8. All persons qualified by law to

vote for Representatives to the General Assembly shall be qualified to vote for or against this Constitution.

ARTICLE III.

Distribution of Powers. 1. Legislative, executive and judi.

cial.

Section

the following enumerated

cases. 21. All laws shall be general and of

uniform operation throughout

the State. 22. Provision may be made by gen

eral law for bringing suit

against the State. 23. The enacting clause of every law

shall be as follows. 24 Lotteries Illegal. 25. The Legislature shall estab ish

a system of county and town

ship government. 26. The Legislature shall provide by

law for the election of a board

of county commissioners. 27. Jury service. 28. Money drawn from the treasury,

when. 29. The first regular session of the

Legislature may extend

ninety days. 30. Homestead exempt from forced

sale. 31. In regard to the property of the

wife owned by her before mar.

riage. 32. Powers of the Legislature. 33. The compensation of the mem

bers of the Legislature shall be

fixed by law. 34. United States senators, how

elected. 35. When a bill shall become a law.

to

ARTICLE V.

ARTICLE IV.

Legislative Department. Section 1. Power vested in Senate and As

sembly. 2. The sessions of the Legislature

shall be biennial. 3. Members of the Assembly shall

be chosen biennially. 4. Senators shall be chosen at the

same time and place as mem

bers of the Assembly. 5. Senators and members of the As

sembly shall be duly qualified

electors. 6. Right to judge qualifications. 7. Either house may punish for

contempt 3. No senator or member of As

sembly shall hold any civil of

fice of profit during his term.
9. No person holding any lucrative

office under the government
shall be eligible to any civil of-

fice of profit.
10. Any person who shall be con-

victed of the embezzlement of
the public funds of the State
shall be disqualified from hold-

ing office
11. Members of the Legislature shall

be exempt from arrest. 12. The Governor has power to fill

vacancies in either house. 18. A majority of the members of

either house constitutes a quo

rum. 14. Each house shall keep a journal. 16. The doors of each house shall

be open during its session. 16. Bills may originate in either

house, 17. Each law shall embrace but one

subject. 18. Every bill shall be read by sec

tions on three several days in

each house. 19. No money shall be drawn from

the treasury except by appro

priation. 20. The Legislature shall not pass

local or special laws in any of

Executive Department. 1. The supreme power of the State

shall be vested in the Gov.

ernor. 2. The Governor shall be elected by

qualified electors. 3. No person shall be eligible to the

office of Governor who is not a

qualified elector. 4. The returns for every election

for Governor shall be sealed

up. 6. The Governor shall be comman

der-in-chief of the military.

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