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The Iowa state constitution : a reference guide

Author: Jack Stark; Iowa.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Series: Reference guides to the state constitutions of the United States, no. 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reference guide begins with a constitutional history of Iowa. The rest of Part I contains a discussion of the cases that had an effect beyond merely deciding constitutional issues and an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Constitutions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Stark; Iowa.
ISBN: 0313306249 9780313306242
OCLC Number: 37843700
Description: xviii, 181 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword / G. Alan Tarr --
Foreword / Richard, Lord Acton --
Part I. Constitutional History of Iowa --
Constitutional Conventions: Building a State --
Early Years of Statehood: Freedom of the Press, Ending the Board of Education, Racial Issues --
Remainder of the Nineteenth Century: Prohibition, Religion in the Schools, Elections --
Early Twentieth Century: Elections and Suffrage Issues, Responses to the Depression --
Modern Era: A Judicial Change of Heart, An Attempt at a Constitutional Convention, Grants of Power to the Three Branches, Reapportionment, Gambling --
Part II. Iowa Constitution and Commentary --
Preamble and Boundaries --
Article I. Bill of Rights --
Section 1. Rights of Persons --
Section 2. Political Power --
Section 3. Religion --
Section 4. Religious Test --
Witnesses --
Section 6. Laws Uniform --
Section 7. Liberty of Speech and Press --
Section 8. Personal Security --
Searches and Seizures --
Section 9. Right of Trial by Jury --
Due Process of Law --
Section 10. Rights of Persons Accused --
Section 11. When Indictment Necessary --
Grand Jury --
Section 12. Twice Tried --
Bail --
Section 13. Habeas Corpus --
Section 14. Military --
Section 15. Quartering Soldiers --
Section 16. Treason --
Section 17. Bail --
Punishments --
Section 18. Eminent Domain --
Drainage Ditches and Levees --
Section 19. Imprisonment for Debt --
Section 20. Right of Assemblage --
Petition --
Section 21. Attainder --
ex post facto Law --
Obligation of Contract --
Section 22. Resident Aliens --
Section 23. Slavery --
Penal Servitude --
Section 24. Agricultural Leases --
Section 25. Rights Reserved --
Article II. Right of Suffrage --
Section 1. Electors --
Section 2. Privileged from Arrest --
Section 3. From Military Duty --
Section 4. Persons in Military Service --
Section 5. Disqualified Persons --
Section 6. Ballot --
Section 7. General Elections --
Article III. Of the Distribution of Powers --
Section 1. Departments of Government --
Division 2. Legislative Department --
Section 1. General Assembly --
Section 2. Annual Sessions of General Assembly --
Special Sessions --
Section 3. Representatives --
Section 4. Qualifications --
Section 5. Senators --
Qualifications --
Section 6. Senators --
Number and Classification --
Section 7. Officers --
Elections Determined --
Section 8. Quorum --
Section 9. Authority of the Houses --
Section 10. Protest --
Record of Votes --
Section 11. Privileged from Arrest --
Section 12. Vacancies --
Section 13. Doors Open --
Section 14. Adjournments --
Section 15. Bills --
Section 16. Executive Approval --
Veto --
Item Veto by Governor --
Section 17. Passage of Bills --
Section 18. Receipts and Expenditures --
Section 19. Impeachment --
Section 20. Officers Subject to Impeachment --
Judgment --
Section 21. Members Not Appointed to Office --
Section 22. Disqualification --
Section 23. Failure to Account --
Section 24. Appropriations --
Section 25. Compensation and Expenses of General Assembly --
Section 26. Time Laws to Take Effect --
Section 27. Divorce --
Section 29. Acts --
One Subject --
Expressed in Title --
Section 30. Local or Special Laws --
General and Uniform --
Boundaries of Counties --
Section 31. Extra Compensation --
Payment of Claims --
Appropriations for Local or Private Purposes --
Section 32. Oath of Members --
Section 34. Senate and House of Representatives --
Limitation --
Section 35. Senators and Representatives --
Number and Districts --
Section 36. Review by Supreme Court --
Section 37. Congressional Districts --
Section 38. Elections by General Assembly --
Section 38A. Municipal Home Rule --
Section 39. Legislative Districts --
Section 39A. Counties Home Rule --
Section 40. Nullification of Administrative Rules --
Article IV. Executive Department --
Section 1. Governor --
Section 2. Election and Term --
Section 3. Lieutenant Governor --
Returns of Elections --
Section 4. Election by General Assembly --
Death of Governor-Elect or Failure to Qualify --
Section 5. Contested Elections --
Section 6. Eligibility --
Section 7. Commander in Chief --
Section 8. Duties of Governor --
Section 9. Execution of Laws --
Section 10. Vacancies --
Section 11. Convening General Assembly --
Section 12. Message --
Section 13. Adjournment --
Section 14. Disqualification --
Section 15. Terms --
Compensation of Lieutenant Governor --
Section 16. Pardons --
Reprieves --
Commutations --
Section 17. Lieutenant Governor to Act as Governor --
Section 18. President of Senate --
Section 19. Gubernatorial Succession --
Section 20. Seal of State --
Section 21. Grants and Commissions --
Section 22. Secretary --
Auditor --
Treasurer --
Article V. Judicial Department --
Section 1. Courts --
Section 2. Supreme Court --
Section 4. Jurisdiction of Supreme Court --
Section 6. Jurisdiction of District Court --
Section 7. Conservators of the Peace --
Section 8. Style of Process --
Section 10. Judicial Districts --
Section 12. Attorney General --
Section 14. System of Court Practice --
Section 15. Vacancies in Courts --
Section 16. State and District Nominating Commissions --
Section 17. Terms --
Judicial Elections --
Section 18. Salaries --
Qualifications --
Retirement --
Section 19. Retirement and Discipline of Judges --
Article VI. Militia --
Section 1. Composition --
Training --
Section 2. Exemption --
Section 3. Officers --
Article VII. State Debts --
Section 1. Credit Not to Be Loaned --
Section 2. Limitation --
Section 3. Losses to School Funds --
Section 4. War Debts --
Section 5. Contracting Debt --
Submission to the People --
Section 6. Legislature May Repeal --
Section 7. Tax Imposed Distinctly Stated --
Section 8. Motor Vehicle Fees and Fuel Taxes --
Section 9. Fish and Wildlife Protection Funds --
Article VIII. Corporations --
Section 1. How Created --
Section 2. Taxation of Corporations --
Section 3. State Not to Be a Stockholder --
Section 4. Municipal Corporations --
Section 5. Banking Associations --
Section 6. State Bank --
Section 7. Specie Basis --
Section 8. General Banking Law --
Section 9. Stockholders' Responsibility --
Section 10. Billholders Preferred --
Section 11. Specie Payments --
Suspension --
Section 12. Amendment or Repeal of Laws --
Exclusive Privileges --
Article IX. Education and School Lands --
Division 2. School Funds and School Lands --
Section 1. Control --
Management --
Section 2. Permanent Fund --
Section 3. Perpetual Support Fund --
Section 5. Proceeds of Lands --
Section 6. Agents of School Funds --
Article X. Amendments to the Constitution --
Section 1. How Proposed --
Submission --
Section 2. More than One Amendment --
Section 3. Constitutional Convention --
Article XI. Miscellaneous --
Section 1. Justice of Peace --
Jurisdiction --
Section 2. Counties --
Section 3. Indebtedness of Political or Municipal Corporations --
Section 4. Boundaries of State --
Section 5. Oath of Office --
Section 6. How Vacancies Filled --
Section 7. Land Grants Located --
Section 8. Seat of Government Established --
State University --
Article XII. Schedule --
Section 1. Supreme Law --
Constitutionality of Acts --
Section 2. Laws in Force.
Series Title: Reference guides to the state constitutions of the United States, no. 29.
Responsibility: Jack Stark ; foreword by Richard, Lord Acton.

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