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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book
(1956)

The Wisconsin Constitution,   pp. [221]-[252] PDF (11.1 MB)


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WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
           ARTICLE VII
              JUDICIARY
 Section
 1. Impeachment; trial.
 2. Judicial power, where vested.
 3. Supreme court, jurisdiction.
 4. Supreme court justices; term;
       election; quorum.
  5. Judicial circuits.
  6. Alteration of circuits.
  7. Circuit judges; number; elec-
       tion; eligibility; term; salary.
  8. Circuit court, jurisdiction.
  9. Vacancies, how filled.
  10. Compensation   and  qualifica-
       tions of judges.
 11. Terms of courts; change of
       judges.
 12. Clerks of circuit and supreme
       courts.
 13. Removal of judges.
 14. Judges of probate.
 15. Justices of the peace.
 16. Tribunals of conciliation.
 17. Style of writs; indictments.
 18. Suit tax.
 19. Testimony in equity suits.
 20. Rights of suitors.
 21. Publication of laws and deci-
      sions.
 22. Commissioners to revise code
      of practice.
23. Court commissioners.
24. Retirement and eligibility for
      office of justices and circuit
      judges.
          ARTICLE VIII
              FINANCE
Section
1. Rule of taxation uniform; in-
      come, privilege and occupa-
      tion taxes.
 2. Appropriation; limitation.
 3. Credit of state.
 4. Contracting state debts.
 5. Annual tax to equal expenses.
 6. Public debt for extraordinary
      expense; taxation.
 7. Public debt for public defense.
 8. Vote on fiscal bills; quorum.
 9. Evidences of public debt.
 10. Internal improvements.
           ARTICLE IX
    EMINENT DOMAIN AND PROPERTY
           OF THE STATE
Section
1. Jurisdiction  on    rivers  and
      lakes; navigable waters.
 2. Territorial property.
 3. Ultimate property in lands;
      escheats.
           ARTICLE X
             EDUCATION
Section
1. Superintendent of public in-
      struction.
 2. School fund created; income
      applied.
 3. District schools; tuition; sec-
      tarian instruction.
Section
  4. Annual school tax.
  5. Income of school fund.
  6. State university; support.
  7. Land commissioners.
  8. Lands, how sold; payment.
           ARTICLE XI
           CORPORATIONS
 Section
 1. Corporations, how     formed.
 2. Property taken by municipali-
       ty.
  3. Municipal home     rule;  debt
       limit; tax to pay debt.
  3a. Acquisition of lands by state
        and cities.
  4. General banking law.
           ARTICLE XII
           AMENDMENTS
Section
  1. Constitutional amendment.
  2. Constitutional conventions.
          ARTICLE XIII
      MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Section
1. Political year; elections.
2. Dueling.
3. Eligibility to office.
4. Great Seal.
5. Residents     on  Indian   lands,
      where may vote.
 6. Legislative officers.
 7. Division of counties.
 8. County seats removed.
 9. Election   or appointment of
      statutory officers.
10. Vacancies in offices.
11. Passes, franks and privileges.
12. Recall of elective officers.
          ARTICLE XIV
              SCHEDULE
Section
1. Effect of change of govern-
      ment.
 2. Existing laws continued.
 3. Territorial   fines accrue   to
      state.
 4. Rights of action and prosecu-
      tions saved.
 5. Existing officers hold over.
 6. Seat of government.
 7. Local officers hold over.
 8. Copy of constitution for presi-
      dent.
 9. Ratification   of constitution;
      election of officers.
10. Congressional apportionment.
      Obsolete.
11. First elections.
12. Legislative apportionment. Ob-
      solete.
13. Common     law   continued   in
      force.
14. Officers, when to enter on du-
      ties.
15. Oath of office.
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