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Barish, Lawrence S. (ed.) / State of Wisconsin 1995-1996 Blue Book
(1995-1996)

Wisconsin Constitution,   pp. [195]-244 PDF (20.9 MB)


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                          ARTICLE I.
                    DECLARATION OF RIGHTS
 Section
     1.   Equality; inherent rights.
     2.   Slavery prohibited.
     3.   Free speech; libel.
     4.   Right to assemble and petition.
     5.   Trial by jury; verdict in civil cases.
     6.   Excessive bail; cruel punishments.
     7.   Rights of accused.
     8.   Prosecutions; double jeopardy; self-incrimina-
            tion; bail; habeas corpus.
    9.    Remedy for wrongs.
    9m. Victims of crime.
    10.   Treason.
    11.   Searches and seizures.
    12.  Attainder; ex post facto; contracts.
    13.  Private property for public use.
    14.  Feudal tenures; leases; alienation.
    15.  Equal property rights for aliens and citizens.
    16.  Imprisonment for debt.
    17.  Exemption of property of debtors.
    18.  Freedom   of worship; liberty of conscience;
            state religion; public funds.
  -19.   Religious tests prohibited.
  20.    Military subordinate to civil power.
  21.    Rights of suitors.
  22.    Maintenance of free government.
  23.    Transportation of school children.
  24.    Use of school buildings.
                         ARTICLE II.
                         BOUNDARIES
Section
    1.   State boundary.
    2.   Enabling act accepted.
                        ARTICLE III.
                        SUFFRAGE
Section
    1.   Electors.
    2.   Implementation.
    3.   Secret ballot.
    4.   [Repealed]
    5.   [Repealed]
    6.   [Repealed]
                        ARTICLE IV.
                        LEGISLATIVE
Section
   1.   Legislative power.
   2.   Legislature, how constituted.
   3.   Apportionment.
   4.   Representatives to the assembly, how chosen.
   5.   Senators, how chosen.
   6.   Qualifications of legislators.
   7.   Organization of legislature; quorum; compul-
           sory attendance.
   8.   Rules; contempts; expulsion.
  9.
  10.
  11.
  12.
  13.
  14.
  15.
  16.
  17.
  18.
  19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
23a.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
Officers.
Journals; open doors; adjournments.
Meeting of legislature.
Ineligibility of legislators to office.
Ineligibility of federal officers.
Filling vacancies.
Exemption from arrest and civil process.
Privilege in debate.
Enactment of laws.
Title of private bills.
Origin of bills.
Yeas and nays.
[Repealed]
Powers of county boards.
Town and county government.
Chief executive officer to approve or veto reso-
   lutions or ordinances; proceedings on veto.
Gambling.
Stationery and printing.
Extra compensation; salary change.
Suits against state.
Oath of office.
Militia.
Elections by legislature.
Special and private laws prohibited.
General laws on enumerated subjects.
Auditing of state accounts.
Continuity of civil government.
                ARTICLE V.
                EXECurIVE
Section
    1.   Governor; lieutenant governor; term
    lm. [Repealed]
    In.  [Repealed]
    2.   Eligibility.
    3.   Election.
    4.   Powers and duties.
    5.   [Repealed]
    6.   Pardoning power.
    7.   Lieutenant governor, when governor.
    8.   Secretary of state, when governor.
    9.   [Repealed]
  10.    Governor to approve or veto bills; proceedings
           on veto.
                        ARTICLE VI.
                      ADMINISTRATIVE
Section
   1.   Election of secretary of state, treasurer and at-
           torney general; term.
   lm. [Repealed]
   In.  [Repealed]
   lp.  [Repealed]
   2.   Secretary of state; duties, compensation.
   3.   Treasurer and attorney general; duties, com-
           pensation.
   4.   County officers; election, terms, removal; va-
           cancies.
    WISCONSiN BLuE BOOK 1995 - 1996
WISCONSIN CONSTITUTION
    As amended through April 1995 *
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