Constitution of the State of Maine, as amended. by Maine.

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Pagination24 p.
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CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF MAINE As Amended and Revised by the Chief Justice, PREAMBLE Objects of government. We the people of Maine, in order to establish justice, insure tranquility, provide for our mutual defense, promote our common welfare, and secure to.

As amended. book the Constitution of the State of Maine be Amended, as Proposed by Resolves of the Legislature, approved on the Ninth Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-seven, to wit: Electors and Municipal Indebtedness.

Art. IX, § N/A: N/A: N/A: Sept. 8, Res. c. Effective: Mar. 18, Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Maine. Constitution of the state of Maine. Augusta, Me., (DLC)   Constitution of the State of Maine formed in convention at Portland, October twenty-ninth, and adopted on the sixth day of December, A.D.

together with amendments subsequently made thereto This edition published in by Kennebec Journal Print in : If a proposed amendment is approved by a simple majority of those voting in a particular election, it becomes part of the constitution.

Throughthe Maine Constitution had been amended times. Records compiled by the Maine State Legislature provide a. Resolves Providing for Certain Amendments to the Constitution of the State of Maine.

(Shall the Constitution of the State of Maine be Amended, as Proposed by Resolves of the Legislature, approved on the ninth Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-seven, to wit: Electors and Municiapl Indebtedness).

Note: The omitted sections may be found in the text of the Constitution prefixed to the official publication of the laws passed by the first Legislature of the State, which convenedpages xxiv-xxvii, and pages xxviii-xxxi; in the text of the Constitution prefixed to the publication of the Laws of Maine, authorized by Resolve of.

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The next few decades produced amendments adjusting the structure and rules of the new state. As the th anniversary approached in the yearamendments had been approved. To understand the changes, one must refer to the articles of the constitution.

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ST ATE OF MAINE. RESOLVES providing for an amendment of the con­ stitution in relation to the election of governor, senators and members of the house of representatives. Resolved, Two thirds of both branches of the Iegis-2 lature concurring, that the constitution of this state 3 shall be amended in the fifth section of the first part.

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The Constitution is here published as it is in effect following the approval of amendments and revisions on November 6, The text of the original signed copy of the Constitution filed in the office of the Secretary of State is retained unless it has been repealed or superseded by amendment or revision.

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