Civil Government in California

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American book Company, 1916 - 477 páginas
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Índice

Attempts to overthrow Bossism in California
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The California Direct Primary Law 1 When Primaries are held
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The First Steps 3 Primary Election Ballots
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SECTION
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The Voter at the Primary
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The Result
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Party Committees and Conventions
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Special Provisions
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Nonpartisan Direct Primaries
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Nomination by Petition
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The Election of Officers
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Preprimary Conventions
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The Short Ballot
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National Conventions
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Conclusion
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THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF CALIFORNIA 16 Importance of State and Local Government
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The Subdivisions of California Classified
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Municipal Corporations
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Quasi Corporations
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Local Selfgovernment
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RURAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT 25 Introductory SECTION 1 RURAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES 26 The New England ...
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The Southern Plan
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Rural Local Government in the Middle Atlantic States 29 Rural Local Government in the Middle South and West
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Rural Local Government in the Middle North
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Judicial Townships
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The Formation of Counties
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The Relation between a County and the State
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A Possible Remedy
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COUNTY GOVERNMENT COUNTY
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THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SECTION PAGE 41 Organization
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The Powers and Duties of the Board of Supervisors
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DUTIES OF OTHER COUNTY OFFICERS 44 Duties of the County Clerk
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Duties of the Assessor
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Duties of the Tax Collector
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Duties of the Treasurer
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Duties of the Auditor
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Duties of Constables
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Duties of the County Health Officer
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Duties of the Live Stock Inspector
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MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS 69 The Removal of County Officers
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The Relation of Cities to the United States
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Consolidated Cities and Counties
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The Recall Initiative and Referendum
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The Removal of City Officers
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SECTION PAGE 98 The Fire Department
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The Health Department
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The Work of City Health Departments
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Some Facts that should be Remembered
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OTHER MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENTS 102 Introductory
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The Department of Public Supplies
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The Departments of Public Utilities
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The Park Department
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The Playground Department
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The Library Department
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MISCELLANEOUS DEPARTMENTS 110 The Civil Service Commission
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Other Governmental Agencies
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INTRODUCTION TO STATE GOVERN MENT 113 Relation of the State to Local Governments
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The Relations between the Nation and the States
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The Sphere of State Activity
170
State Constitutions
172
The First Constitution of California
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THE STATE LEGISLATURE 120 Composition Terms and Sessions of the Legislature
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The Organization of the Legislature
176
The Passing of Laws
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The Powers of the Legislature
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THE STATE EXECUTIVE ELECTIVE OFFICERS AND BOARDS SECTION 124 Introductory 125 Classification of State Executive Officers and B...
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Terms of Office Official Bonds and Vacancies 127 The Governor
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The Superintendent of Public Instruction
204
The SurveyorGeneral
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The AttorneyGeneral
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Salaries and Office Help
207
THE STATE EXECUTIVE APPOINTIVE OFFICERS AND BOARDS 140 The Railroad Commission
209
The Superintendent of Banks
214
The Insurance Commissioner
217
The Building and Loan Commissioner
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The Department of Engineering 146 Harbor Commissioners
223
Other Harbor Officials
227
The Department of Forestry
228
State Department of Weights and Measures
229
The State Water Commission
230
The State Mining Bureau and Mineral Cabinet 152 The Fish and Game Commission
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The Horticultural Commissioner
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The State Veterinarian
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The State Board of Agriculture PAGE
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The State Dairy Bureau
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The Labor Commissioner
240
M158 Industrial Commissions
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The State Board of Health
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The State Board of Pharmacy
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Boards of Examiners
247
State Hospitals
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State Prisons
250
The Bureau of Criminal Identification
251
State Reform Schools
252
The Institution for the Deaf and the Blind
253
The Industrial Home for the Adult Blind 168 The State Board of Charities and Corrections
254
The Commission of Immigration and Housing
256
The Veterans Home of California
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The Womens Relief Corps Home 172 The State Library
258
The Superintendent of State Printing 174 The Superintendent of the Capitol and Grounds 175 The Code Commission
259
State Landmarks
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The State Civil Service Commission
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Conclusion
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Introductory 180 School Districts
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Union Districts
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School Boards
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The County Superintendent of Schools
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The County Board of Education
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State Normal Schools 192 The State Polytechnic School
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THE STATE JUDICIAL SYSTEM 195 The Purpose of the Courts
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The Difference between Civil and Criminal Cases
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The Steps in a Civil Suit
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Provisional Remedies
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Judgment and Execution
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Kinds of Criminal Cases
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The Indictment
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The Arraignment
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Municipal Courts
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Trial Juries
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The Juvenile Court
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County Law Libraries
314
The Higher State Courts
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The Supreme Court
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The Jurisdiction of the Higher Courts
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The Senate as a Court of Impeachment
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FORNIA
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APPENDIX
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A ACT FOR THE ADMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA INTO
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OUTLINE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY CHARTER OUTLINE
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Página 328 - ... no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state.
Página 408 - I do solemnly swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the constitution of the United States,, and the constitution of the State of California; and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of according to the best of my ability.
Página 328 - Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Página 327 - All men are by nature free and independent, and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty ; acquiring, possessing, and protecting property ; and pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness.
Página 417 - ... that to the best of his knowledge and belief each signature to the section is the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be, and no other affidavit thereto shall be required.
Página 386 - ... before or at the time of incurring such indebtedness, provision shall be made for the collection of an annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on such indebtedness as it falls due, and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof within twenty years from the time of contracting the same.
Página 365 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Página 354 - The presence of three justices shall be necessary to transact any business in either of the departments, except such as may be done at chambers, and the concurrence of three justices shall be necessary to pronounce a judgment.
Página 406 - ... then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people, in such manner and at such...
Página 408 - All other officers whose election or appointment is not provided for by this Constitution, and all officers whose offices may hereafter be created by law, shall be elected by the people, or appointed, as the Legislature may direct.

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