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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1958
(1958)

The Wisconsin Constitution,   pp. [229]-[260] PDF (11.0 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; election, eligi-
       bility, term, salary.
 8. Circuit court, jurisdiction.
 9. Vacancies; judicial elections.
 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;
       master in chancery.
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 cir-
       cuit 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 levy to equal ex-
       penses.
 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.
Section
3. District schools; tuition; sec-
       tarian instruction.
 4. Annual school tax.
 5. Income of school fund.
 6. State university; support.
 7. Commissioners of public lands.
 8. Sale of public lands.
           ARTICLE XI.
           CORPORATIONS.
Section
1. Corporations, how formed.
2. Property taken by municipal-
       ity.
 3. Municipal   home    rule; debt
       limit; tax to pay debt.
3a. Acquisition of lands by state
       and subdivisions; sale of ex-
       cess.
 4. General banking law.
 5. Repealed.
          ARTICLE XII.
            AMENDMENTS.
Section
1. Constitutional amendments.
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 to vote.
 6. Legislative officers.
 7. Division of counties.
 8. Removal of county seats.
 9. Election   or appointment of
       statutory officers.
10. Vacancies in office.
11. Passes, franks and privileges.
12. Recall of elective officers.
          ARTICLE XIV.
             SCHEDULE.
Section
1. Effect of change from      terri-
       tory to state.
 2. Territorial 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. Omitted; obsolete.
11. First elections.
12. Omitted; obsolete.
13. Common      law  continued   in
       force.
14. Officers, when    to  enter  on
       duties.
15. Oath of office.
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