Index Digest of State Constitutions

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INDEX DIGEST of STATE CONSTITUTIONS

SECOND EDITION

LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING RESEARCH FUND OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

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Index Digest of State Constitutions
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xi
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS xvii
  • Actions 1
  • Administration of Justice 1
  • Administrative Agencies 1
  • Advertising 1
  • Age 1
  • Agriculture 2
  • Airports 6
  • Aliens 7
  • AMENDMENT OR REVISION OF CONSTITUTION 9
  • ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY 23
  • APPEALS 23
  • APPRENTICES 23
  • APPROPRIATIONS AND APPROPRIATION BILLS 23
  • ARBITRATION 33
  • ARMS 33
  • ARMY 33
  • Arrests 34
  • Assembly, Right Of 34
  • Assessment 34
  • Assumption of Risk 34
  • Attainder 35
  • Attorney General 35
  • ATTORNEYS 42
  • AUDITOR 42
  • AUDITORS, STATE BOARD OF 48
  • AUTHORITIES 48
  • BAIL 48
  • BANKS 49
  • BIGAMY 54
  • BILL OF RIGHTS 54
  • Blind 55
  • Blood, Corruption Of 55
  • Bondage for Debt 55
  • Boroughs 55
  • BOUNDARIES OF STATE 56
  • BRIBERY 56
  • BRIDGES 56
  • BUDGET 57
  • BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS 57
  • CANALS 57
  • CAPITAL 60
  • CAPITAL PUNISHMENT 60
  • CAR COMPANIES 60
  • CEMETERIES 60
  • CENSUS 60
  • CHANCERY COURTS 60
  • CHARITIES 60
  • CHILDREN 60
  • CIRCUIT COURTS 61
  • CITIES 61
  • CITIZENSHIP 92
  • CIVIL RIGHTS 93
  • CIVIL SERVICE 100
  • CIVIL WAR 100
  • COLORED PERSONS 100
  • COMMISSIONERS 100
  • COMMISSIONERS' COURTS 100
  • COMMISSIONERS' COURTS OF APPEAL 100
  • COMMISSIONS TO PUBLIC OFFICERS 100
  • COMMON CARRIERS 100
  • COMPTROLLER 103
  • CONCEALED WEAPONS 103
  • CONCILIATION COURTS 103
  • CONGRESS OF UNITED STATES 103
  • CONSERVATION 104
  • CONSTABLES 104
  • CONSTITUTION OF STATE 106
  • CONSTITUTION OF UNITED STATES 107
  • CONTEMPTS 108
  • CONTRACTS 108
  • CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE 108
  • CONVICT LABOR 108
  • CO-OPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS 110
  • CORONERS 110
  • CORPORATION COMMISSIONS 112
  • CORPORATION COURTS 112
  • CORPORATIONS 112
  • CORRUPT PRACTICES 128
  • COUNTIES 128
  • COURTS 191
  • Credit Unions 261
  • Crimes 330
  • CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT 349
  • DEAF-MUTES 349
  • Death 350
  • Debt 350
  • DECEDENTS' ESTATES 351
  • DEEDS 352
  • DENTISTS 352
  • DEPARTMENTS OF GOVERNMENT 352
  • DEPOSITIONS 352
  • DESCENT 352
  • Distribution of Powers of Government 353
  • District Attorneys 354
  • District Courts 354
  • Districts 354
  • DITCHES 358
  • Divorce 359
  • Double Jeopardy 359
  • Drainage 359
  • DUE PROCESS OF LAW 361
  • DUELING 361
  • EDUCATION 361
  • ELECTIONS 419
  • ELECTRIC COMPANIES 459
  • ELECTRIC POWER 459
  • ELEVATORS 459
  • EMIGRATION 459
  • EMINENT DOMAIN 459
  • EMPLOYER'S LIABILITY 467
  • ENGINEER, STATE 467
  • ENTAIL 467
  • EQUAL PROTECTION OF LAW 467
  • EQUALIZATION, STATE BOARD OF 467
  • ESCHEATS 467
  • EVIDENCE 467
  • Ex Post Facto Laws 470
  • Examiner, State 470
  • Examiners, Board Of 470
  • Executive Council 470
  • Executive Department 471
  • Executive Power 473
  • Exemptions from Arrest 474
  • Exemptions from Forced Sale 474
  • EXEMPTIONS FROM TAXATION 481
  • EXILE 481
  • EXPRESS COMPANIES 481
  • FAIRS AND FAIRGROUNDS 481
  • FEDERAL CONSTITUTION 481
  • FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 481
  • FEEBLE-MINDED 481
  • FELLOW-SERVANT RULE 481
  • FENCES 481
  • FERRIES 481
  • FINES 482
  • FIRE 482
  • FISH AND GAME 482
  • FLAG OF STATE 482
  • FORESTS 482
  • FORFEITURES 484
  • FORMER JEOPARDY 484
  • FRANCHISES 484
  • FRAUD 484
  • FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND PUBLICATION 484
  • FUND COMMISSIONERS, STATE BOARD OF 486
  • GAMBLING 486
  • GAME 488
  • GARBAGE DISTRICTS 488
  • GARNISHMENT 488
  • GAS COMPANIES 488
  • GOVERNMENT, THEORY OF 488
  • GOVERNOR 490
  • GRAND JURY 516
  • GRANTS 516
  • GRASSLANDS 517
  • HABEAS CORPUS, WRIT OF 517
  • Health and Welfare 518
  • HEREDITARY DISTINCTIONS 532
  • HIGHWAYS 532
  • HISTORY 532
  • HOLIDAYS 533
  • HOME RULE 533
  • HOMESTEADS 533
  • HOSPITALS AND HOSPITAL DIS- TRICTS 533
  • HOUSING 533
  • IMMIGRATION 533
  • IMMUNITIES 534
  • IMPAIRMENT OF CONTRACTS 534
  • IMPEACHMENT 534
  • IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT 540
  • INDEPENDENT REGULATORY COMMISSION 540
  • INDIANS 540
  • INDICTMENT 540
  • INDUSTRY 540
  • INFORMATION 541
  • INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM 541
  • INJURIES 568
  • INSANE PERSONS 568
  • INSPECTION 569
  • INSTRUMENTS 569
  • INSURANCE 569
  • INTEREST 571
  • INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS 572
  • Internal Improvements 573
  • Interposition and Nullification 574
  • Intoxicating Liquors 575
  • IRRIGATION 575
  • JEOPARDY 576
  • Joint Stook Associations 577
  • Judicial Council 577
  • Judicial Department 577
  • Judicial Power 577
  • Judicial Sales 577
  • Juries 577
  • JURISDICTION 586
  • JUSTICE, ADMINISTRATION OF 586
  • JUSTICES OF PEACE 587
  • LABOR 587
  • LAKES 594
  • LAWS 594
  • LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURE 599
  • Legislature 619
  • Levees 680
  • LIBEL AND SLANDER 682
  • LIBERTY, RIGHT TO 683
  • LIBRARIES 683
  • LICENSES 684
  • LIENS 684
  • LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR 684
  • LIFE, LIBERTY AND PROPERTY 691
  • LIMITATION OF ACTIONS 692
  • LIQUORS 692
  • LIVE STOCK 695
  • LOBBYING 695
  • LOCAL LAWS 695
  • LOCAL OPTION 695
  • LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT 695
  • LOTTERIES 695
  • LYNCHING 695
  • MAGISTRATES 695
  • MANUFACTURE 696
  • MARRIAGE 696
  • MARTIAL LAW 696
  • MASTERS IN CHANCERY 696
  • MATERIALMEN'S LIENS 696
  • MEASURES 696
  • Metropolitan Districts 697
  • Military Power, Subordination Of 697
  • Military Records, Banners and Relics 697
  • Militia 697
  • MINERALS 709
  • MINES 710
  • MINORS 711
  • MONEY 712
  • MONOPOLIES AND TRUSTS 712
  • MOTOR VEHICLES 713
  • MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS 714
  • MUNICIPAL HOME RULE 714
  • MUNICIPALITIES 736
  • MUSEUMS AND ART GALLERIES 765
  • NAMES 765
  • NATURAL RESOURCES 765
  • NEGROES 766
  • NOBILITY, TITLES OF 766
  • NOTARIES PUBLIC 766
  • OATHS 767
  • OBSCENITY 767
  • OIL 767
  • ORPHANS 767
  • OUTLAWRY 767
  • Over and Terminer 768
  • Pardons 768
  • Parishes 768
  • Parking Districts and Authorities 768
  • Parks and Recreation 769
  • PAUPERS 773
  • PENAL INSTITUTIONS 773
  • PENALTIES 775
  • PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT 775
  • Persons Under Legal Disability 776
  • Petition, Right Of 776
  • Pharmacists 776
  • Physicians 776
  • Pipe Lines 776
  • Police 776
  • POLICE COURTS AND MAGISTRATES 777
  • POLICE POWER 777
  • POLITICAL PARTIES 777
  • POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF STATE 777
  • POLITICAL YEAR 777
  • POLYGAMY 777
  • PORTS 777
  • PREAMBLES 777
  • PRECINCTS 781
  • PRESIDENT OF UNITED STATES 781
  • PRESS, FREEDOM OF 781
  • PRIMOGENITURE 781
  • PRINTING 781
  • PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS 781
  • PRIVATE LAWS 781
  • PRIVILEGES 781
  • PRIZE-FIGHTING 783
  • PROBATE COURTS 783
  • PROCESS 783
  • PROHIBITION 783
  • PROPERTY 783
  • PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS 786
  • PROSECUTORS OF PLEAS 793
  • PUBLIC BUILDINGS 793
  • PUBLIC CONTRACTS, STATE 793
  • PUBLIC CORPORATIONS 795
  • PUBLIC DEBT 795
  • PUBLIC EMPLOYEES 795
  • PUBLIC FINANCES 795
  • PUBLIC GROUNDS 795
  • PUBLIC HEALTH 795
  • PUBLIC LANDS 807
  • PUBLIC MONUMENTS 807
  • PUBLIC PRINTING 850
  • PUBLIC PROPERTY 851
  • Public Property 856
  • Public Purposes 856
  • Public Records 857
  • PUBLIC SCHOOLS 857
  • PUBLIC UTILITIES 896
  • PUNISHMENTS 896
  • PURE FOOD 896
  • QUARTERING OF SOLDIERS 896
  • RAILROADS 896
  • RECALL OF PUBLIC OFFICERS 896
  • RECLAMATION DISTRICTS 903
  • RECREATION 903
  • Registers of Probate 904
  • Registers of Wills 904
  • Registration 904
  • Regulatory Commissions 904
  • Religion 904
  • REMISSION OF FINES, PENALTIES AND FORFEITURES 908
  • REPRIEVES 908
  • REPUTATION 908
  • RESIDENCE 908
  • RETROSPECTIVE LAWS 909
  • RIVERS 909
  • ROADS AND HIGHWAYS 909
  • SAILORS 920
  • SAVINGS BANKS 920
  • SCHOOL DISTRICTS 920
  • SCHOOLS 920
  • SEAL OF STATE 920
  • SEARCHES AND SEIZURES 921
  • SEAS 922
  • SEAT OF GOVERNMENT 922
  • SECRETARY OF CIVIL AND MILITARY AFFAIRS 923
  • SECRETARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS 923
  • SECRETARY OF STATE 923
  • SEGREGATION, RACIAL 930
  • SEIZURES 930
  • SENTENCES 930
  • SEPARATION OF POWERS 930
  • SEWERAGE DISTRICTS 930
  • SHERIFFS 931
  • SLANDER 936
  • Slavery, Peonage and Involuntary Servitude 937
  • Sleeping Car Companies 937
  • Slum Clearance 937
  • Social Security 937
  • Soldiers and Sailors 937
  • Solicitor-General 937
  • SOLICITORS 938
  • SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY 938
  • SPECIAL, LOCAL OR PRIVATE LAWS 938
  • SPECIAL SESSIONS, COURT OF 940
  • SPEECH, FREEDOM OF 940
  • SPORTS 940
  • STATE AUDITOR 940
  • STATE CAPITAL 940
  • STATE COMPTROLLER 940
  • STATE DEBT 940
  • STATE FINANCES 967
  • STATE INSTITUTIONS *
  • STATE LIBRARY *
  • STATE OR PUBLIC ENTERPRISE *
  • STATE PAPER *
  • STATE PRINTING *
  • STATE TREASURER *
  • STATE'S ATTORNEY *
  • STATISTICS *
  • STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS *
  • STEAMSHIP COMPANIES *
  • STREET RAILROADS *
  • STREETS *
  • SUBDIVISIONS OF STATE *
  • SUBVERSION *
  • SUITS AGAINST STATE *
  • SUPERIOR COURTS *
  • SUPPLIES FOR STATE *
  • SUPREME COURTS *
  • SURETY COMPANIES *
  • SURROGATES *
  • SURVEYOR-GENERAL *
  • TAX COMMISSION OR COMMISSIONER *
  • TAXATION *
  • TAXING DISTRICTS *
  • TELEGRAPH COMPANIES *
  • TELEPHONE COMPANIES *
  • TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION *
  • TITLES OF NOBILITY *
  • TOWNS *
  • TOWNSHIPS *
  • TRADE AND BUSINESS *
  • TRANSMISSION COMPANIES *
  • TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES *
  • TREASON *
  • TREASURER *
  • TRIALS *
  • TRUST COMPANIES *
  • TRUSTS *
  • UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION *
  • UNITED STATES *
  • URBAN REDEVELOPMENT *
  • VENUE *
  • VERDICTS *
  • VETERANS *
  • VETERINARIANS *
  • VILLAGES *
  • WARDS *
  • WAREHOUSES *
  • WATERS *
  • WEIGHTS *
  • Wildlife Conservation and Management 1124
  • Wills *
  • Wiretapping *
  • Witnesses *
  • WOMEN *
  • WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION *
  • WRITS *
  • ZONING AND PLANNING *
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