New-York Code; First Report of the Commissioners of the Code

New-York Code; First Report of the Commissioners of the Code

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...1 No person except a citizen of the United States, who has attained the 2 age of thirty years, and been five years next preceding his election a 3 resident within this state, shall be eligible to the office of lieutenant 4 governor. Cons. Art. 4. Sec. 1, 7. Sec. 229. 1 If the office of lieutenant governor shall become vacant, before the 2 fifteenth day of October next after an annual general election, at which 3 a lieutenant governor shall have been chosen, a person shall be elected 4 at the next annual general election thereafter to supply such vacancy. Laws 1847. Ch. 303, Sec. 230. 1 The person having the highest number of votes at such election for 2 lieutenant governor shall be elected; but if two or more persons, shall 3 have an equal, and the highest number of votes for lieutenant governor, 4 the legislature at its next annual session, as directed in Sec. 227, shall 5 choose one of the persons so having an equal, and the highest number 6 of votes, for lieutenant governor. Laws 1847. Ch. 303, Sec 231. 1 When a person shall be elected to supply a vacancy in the office of 2 lieutenant governor, as provided in section 229 and 230, he shall im 3 mediately enter upon such office, and hold the same until the expira 4 tion of the term, in which such vacancy happened. Laws 1847, Ch 303. Note. If the election of a Governor or Lieutenant Governor is cast upon the Legislature, there is obvious propriety in proceeding at once to a choice. This duty is imposed in the Constitution by the insertion of the word " forthwith," in Sec. 3, Art. 4; and it seems proper to provide by law the place, where the legislature shall meet, which is done by inserting the words, " in the assembly chamber, whenever provision is made for the choice more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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