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dary to said State, and any other State or States now or hereafter to be formed or bounded by the same, such Rivers to be common to both: and that the said river Mississippi, and the navigable waters leading to the same, shall be common highways, and forever free as well to the inhabitants of said State, as to all other citizens of the United States, without any tax, duty, impost, or toll therefor, imposed by the said State of Iowa.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That it is made and declared to be a fundamental condition of the admission of said State of Iowa into the Union, that so much of this act as relates to the said State of Iowa shall be assented to by a majority of the qualified electors at their township elections, in the manner and at the time prescribed in the sixth section of the thirteenth article of the Constitution adopted at Iowa city the first day of November, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and forty-four, or by the Legislature of said State. And as soon as such assent shall be given, the President of the United States shall announce the same by proclamation: and therefrom and without further proceedings on the part of Congress, the admission of the said State of Iowa into the Union, on an equal footing, in all respects whatever, with the original States, shall be considered as complete.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That said State of Florida shall embrace the Territories of East and West Florida, which, by the treaty of amity, settlement, and limits beIween the United States and Spain, on the twenty-second . day of February, eighteen hundred and nineteen, were ceded to the United States.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That until the next census and apportionment shall be made, each of said States of Iowa and Florida shall be entitled to one Representative in the House of Representatives of the United States.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That said States of Iowa and Florida are admitted into the Union on the express condition that they shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the public lands lying within them, nor levy any rax on the same whilst remaining the property of the United States: Provided, that the ordinance of the convention that formed the Constitution of Iowa, and which is appended to the said Constitution, shall not be deemed or taken to have any effect or validity, or to be recognized as in any manner obligatory upon the Government of the United States.

Approved, March 3, 1845.






CATION THEREOF. (Note.- The section numbers referred to in sections 7, 8. 10 of the following Act are numbers contained in the edition of the Revision submitted to the Legislature of 1919.)

CHAPTER 7838.—(No. 56). AN ACT to Approve, Adopt and Enact the Revised Gen

eral Statutes of Florida, Prepared by James E. Calkins, Commissioner. Under Direction, and by Authority of the Legislature of Florida, with Certain Amendments Thereto; to Provide for Printing, Publication, Sale, and Distribution Thereof, and Making Appropriations for

the Printing, Publication and Distribution Thereof. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida :

Section 1. Revision Adopted.—That the accompanying compilation and revision of the public statutes of the State of Florida of a general and permanent nature, prepared by James E. Calkins, Commissioner, under the provisions of Chapted 6930, Acts of 1915, and Chapter 7347, Acts of 1917, except as otherwise provided herein, be and the same is hereby adopted and enacted as statute law under the title of "The Revised General Statutes of Florida."

Section 2. Statutes Repealed. —That every statute of a general and permanent nature enacted by the State of Florida, or by the Territory of Florida, and every part of such statute not included in said Revised General Statutes of Florida, or recognized and continued in force by reference therein, is hereby repealed.

Sction 3. Local Laws Not Repealed.—That no special or local statute is repealed hereby, and for the purpose of this saving from repeal, any statute of any of the following classes shall be taken to be included in such exception, namely:

(a). Any statute for or concerning only a certain County cr certain designated Counties.

(b) Any statute for, concerning, or operative in only a portion of the State.

(c) Any statute for or concerning only a certain municipal corporation.

(d) Any statute for or concerning only a designated individual corporation or designated individual corporations.

(e) Any statute incorporating a designated individual corporation, or making a grant thereto.

That the foregoing enumeration of classes of Statutes not repealed shall not be construed to imply a repeal of other statutes which are local or special in their nature.

Section 4. Statutes Passed in 1919 Not Repealed. That Statutes passed at this regular session of the Legislature of 1919, shall not be repealed or affected by the adoption of said Revised General Statutes of Florida, but shall have full effect as if passed after the enactment and adoption of said Revised General Statutes of Florida, except those Acts passed at this Session of the Legislature which are amendatory of laws omitted from the said Revised General Statutes of Florida.

Section 5. Rights Reserved Under Repealed Statutes.That the repeal of any Statute by said Revised General Statute of Florida, shall not affect any right accrued before any such repeal, nor any Civil Remedy where suit is pending.

Section 6. When Effective. That the said Revised General Statutes of Florida shall go into effect and be operative and in force on the thirtieth day after the date of the Governor's Proclamation announcing the publication thereof, which proclamation the Governor shall make immediately upon the report of the said Commissioner that the publication of said work is complete and ready for distribution.

Section 7. Certain Sections Excepted For Enactment.-That the following Sections, and parts of Sections, contained in the said draft or Revision of said Commissioner, and as numbered therein, are hereby excepted from enactment as a part of said Revision, and the said Sections, and parts of Sections, shall be omitted from said Revised General Statutes of Florida, to-wit:

Omit all of Section 87.
Omit all of Section 104.

In Section 195 omit the words “from and after the passage of this Act."

In Section 208 omit the words “from and after the pasof this Act.”

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