Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado Volume 28

Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado Volume 28

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...the jurisdiction of the supremo court so as to require an opinion thereon under section 3, article 6 oi' the constitution. Original Proceeding. Questiiorns from the Senate-Mr. A. W. Aaamerou, Mr. J onu MURPHY and Mr. CHARLES E. GABT for the constitutionality of the bill. Mr. WILLARD TELLER and Mr. CALVIN E. REED against the constitutionality of the bill. Mr. Ormanas 0. Posr Attorney General and Mr.-CAESAR A. ROBERTS assistant attorney general amici curiw. Peer Curiam--Under the provisions of section 3 of article 6 of the constitution, the senate of the thirteenth general assembly, now in session, has asked the court for its opinion. as to the constitutionality of Senate Bill No. 27, as amended, which is a bill for "An act providing for the regulation of the payment of wages, in lawful money of the United States, and providing a penalty for the violation thereof." For the purposes of the opinion, it is sufiiciently exact to say that the general object of the bill is to require' all private corporations doing business within this state, exceptt railroad corporations and corporations exclusively operating ditches, canals or reservoirs, to pay to their employees the wages earned each and every fifteen days in lawful money of the United States, payable on the fifth and twentieth of each calendar month for all wages earned up to and within five days of such payment. Section 5 declares that any contract or agreement made between any corporation and any parties in its employ, whose provisions shall be in violation, evasion or circumvention of the act, shall be unlawful and void. In sections 2 and 7 penalties are prescribed for a violation of the provisions of the act, and attorneys' fees are awarded to the successful...show more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236974212
  • 9781236974211