The Procedure and Problems of the Constitutional Convention

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The Bureau, 1920 - 58 páginas
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Índice

ANALYSIS of Results
101
PROBLEMS AND CONCLUSIONS
110
RECALL OF JUDICIAL DECISIONS
119
APPENDIX No 2Concluded PAGE
156
APPENDIX No 3 Text of Public Policy Questions in Illinois
159
APPENDIX No 5 Text of California Recall Provisions
162
Bulletin No 3 The Amending Article of the Constitution
167
ILLINOIS EXPERIENCE
173
AMENDING METHODS IN OTHER States
183
REVISION OF CONSTITUTION THROUGH CONVENTION
190
Bulletin No 4 State and Local Finance
207
APPENDIX NO 3 CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS ON TAXATIONCon
213
SUMMARY
215
HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT IN ILLINOIS
220
JUDICIAL DECISIONS ON TAXATION IN ILLINOIS
226
CRITICISM OF PRESENT TAX SYSTEM IN ILLINOIS
232
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS ON TAXATION
245
Iowa
256
COMMENTS AND CONCLUSIONS ON TAXATION
263
CONSTITUTIONAL RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC DEBT
288
APPENDIX NO 1 REFERENCES
304
APPENDIX NO 4 CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS ON BUDGET
315
APPENDIX NO 5 BUDGET PROVISIONS OF CIVIL ADMINISTRA
322
Bulletin No 5 The Short Ballot
333
THE BALLOT IN ILLINOIS
339
THE BALLOT IN OTHER STATES AND COUNTRIES
348
SPECIFIC PROBLEMS
364
Bulletin No 6 Municipal Home Rule
371
SUMMARY
377
The STATE AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT IN ILLINOIS
382
STATUS OF MUNICIPALITIES IN OTHER States
399
MUNICIPAL HOME RULE
406
COMMENTS AND PROBLEMS
419
APPENDIX No 1 REFERENCES
429
APPENDIX No 2 HOME RULE PROVISIONSConcluded PAGE
438
Bulletin No 7 Eminent Domain and Excess Condemnation
449
SUMMARY
455
CONSTRUCTION OF THE EMINENT DOMAIN CLAUSES
461
EXTENSION OF THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN
478
EXCESS CONDEMNATION
488
CONCLUSION
499
APPENDIX No 1 REFERENCES
506
APPENDIX No 5 AMENDMENTS PROPOSED IN BUT NOT SUB
513
SUMMARY
519
III
528
LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURE
555
RELATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT TO OTHER
570
ANALYSIS OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL
681
LACK OF COORDINATION AND OVERLAPPING OF FUNCTIONS
696
APPENDIX No 2 TEXT OF ARTICLE V CONSTITUTION OF ILLINOIS
711
Bulletin No 10 The Judicial Department Jury Grand Jury
717
STRUCTURE OF THE PRESENT JUDICIAL ORGANIZATION
740
The supreme court
750
ANALYSIS OF THE WORKING OF THE JUDICIAL ORGANIZA
755
PROBLEMS OF JUDICIAL ORGANIZATION IN ILLINOIS
790
ELECTION AND TENURE OF JUDGES
814
INDICTMENT AND INFORMATION
828
TRIAL BY JURY
837
POWER OF THE COURTS TO DECLARE LAWS UNCONSTITU
847
APPENDIX NO 1 References
875
APPENDIX NO 3 Tables
885
APPENDIX No 3 TABLESConcluded PAGE
893
Bulletin No 11 Local Governments in Chicago and Cook County
897
PROPOSALS FOR UNIFICATIONconcluded PAGE
902
SUMMARY
905
LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN COOK COUNTY
911
PROPOSALS FOR UNIFICATION
937
CITY AND COUNTY CONSOLIDATION IN OTHER STATES
955
CONCLUSIONS
980
APPENDIX NO 3 Article 4 Section 34 of Constitution of 1870
994
Bulletin No 12 County and Local Government in Illinois
1001
SUMMARY
1007
PRESENT CONDITIONS IN ILLINOIS
1018
LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN OTHER STATES
1041
COMMENTS AND CONCLUSIONS
1056
APPENDIX NO 3 CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS
1064
SUMMARY
1081
FIRST MORTGAGE SYSTEMS FED
1089
banks
1096
Amortization Plan of the Federal System
1103
OTHER FIRST MORTGAGE SYSTEMS
1110
SYSTEMS BASED ON SECOND MORTGAGES
1118
IV
1121
MMARY
1129
HOUSING AND OWNERSHİP OF HOMES
1138
SOCIAL INSURANCE
1144
INJUNCTIONS IN LABOR CASES
1155
CORPORATIONS RAILROADS WAREHOUSES PUBLIC UTILITIES
1176
Bulletin No 15 Bill of Rights Education Militia Suffrage
1189
SUMMARY
1195
EDUCATION
1203
PREAMBLE BOUNDARIES
1209
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Página 289 - No county, city, township, school district or other municipal corporation shall be allowed to become indebted in any manner or for any purpose to an amount, including existing indebtedness, in the aggregate exceeding five per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes previous to the incurring of such indebtedness.
Página 449 - ... provide for the collection of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on such debt as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal thereof within twenty years from the time of contracting the same.
Página 223 - For all other corporate purposes, all municipal corporations may be vested with authority to assess and collect taxes; but such taxes shall be uniform in respect to persons and property, within the jurisdiction of the body imposing the same.
Página 228 - The General Assembly shall provide such revenue as may be needful, by levying a tax, by valuation, so that every person and corporation shall pay a tax in proportion to the value of his, her, or its property...
Página 607 - Creating, increasing, or decreasing fees, percentage or allowances of public officers, during the term for which said officers are elected or appointed...
Página 414 - Under such general laws, the electors of each city and village shall have power and authority to frame, adopt and amend its charter and to amend an existing charter of the city or village heretofore granted or passed by the legislature for the government of the city or village and, through its regularly constituted authority, to pass all laws and ordinances relating to its municipal concerns, subject to the constitution and general laws of this state.
Página 301 - ... but shall be secured only upon the property and revenues of such public utility, including a franchise stating the terms upon which, in case of foreclosure, the purchaser may operate the same, which franchise shall in no case extend for a longer period than twenty years from the date of the sale of such utility and franchise on foreclosure.
Página 138 - ... and that each signature to the paper appended is the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be. Within ten days from the date of filing such petition the city clerk shall examine and from the voters...
Página 440 - Corporations may be formed under general laws, but shall not be created by the Legislative Assembly by special laws. The Legislative Assembly shall not enact, amend or repeal any charter or act of incorporation for any municipality, city or town.
Página 403 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and in contracting debt by such municipal corporations...

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