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The Iowa State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Jack Stark ; foreword by Richard, Lord Acton
Format
Book
Published
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Language
English
Series
Reference Guides to the State Constitutions of the United States
ISBN
0313306249, 9780313306242
Contents
  • Series Foreword / G. Alan Tarr
  • Foreword / Richard, Lord Acton
  • Part I. Constitutional History of Iowa
  • Constitutional Conventions: Building a State
  • Early Years of Statehood: Freedom of the Press, Ending the Board of Education, Racial Issues
  • Remainder of the Nineteenth Century: Prohibition, Religion in the Schools, Elections
  • Early Twentieth Century: Elections and Suffrage Issues, Responses to the Depression
  • Modern Era: A Judicial Change of Heart, An Attempt at a Constitutional Convention, Grants of Power to the Three Branches, Reapportionment, Gambling
  • Part II. Iowa Constitution and Commentary
  • Preamble and Boundaries
  • Article I. Bill of Rights
  • Section 1. Rights of Persons
  • Section 2. Political Power
  • Section 3. Religion
  • Section 4. Religious Test
  • Witnesses
  • Section 6. Laws Uniform
  • Section 7. Liberty of Speech and Press
  • Section 8. Personal Security
  • Searches and Seizures
  • Section 9. Right of Trial by Jury
  • Due Process of Law
  • Section 10. Rights of Persons Accused
  • Section 11. When Indictment Necessary
  • Grand Jury
  • Section 12. Twice Tried
  • Bail
  • Section 13. Habeas Corpus
  • Section 14. Military
  • Section 15. Quartering Soldiers
  • Section 16. Treason
  • Section 17. Bail
  • Punishments
  • Section 18. Eminent Domain
  • Drainage Ditches and Levees
  • Section 19. Imprisonment for Debt
  • Section 20. Right of Assemblage
  • Petition
  • Section 21. Attainder
  • ex post facto Law
  • Obligation of Contract
  • Section 22. Resident Aliens
  • Section 23. Slavery
  • Penal Servitude
  • Section 24. Agricultural Leases
  • Section 25. Rights Reserved
  • Article II. Right of Suffrage
  • Section 1. Electors
  • Section 2. Privileged from Arrest
  • Section 3. From Military Duty
  • Section 4. Persons in Military Service
  • Section 5. Disqualified Persons
  • Section 6. Ballot
  • Section 7. General Elections
  • Article III. Of the Distribution of Powers
  • Section 1. Departments of Government
  • Division 2. Legislative Department
  • Section 1. General Assembly
  • Section 2. Annual Sessions of General Assembly
  • Special Sessions
  • Section 3. Representatives
  • Section 4. Qualifications
  • Section 5. Senators
  • Qualifications
  • Section 6. Senators
  • Number and Classification
  • Section 7. Officers
  • Elections Determined
  • Section 8. Quorum
  • Section 9. Authority of the Houses
  • Section 10. Protest
  • Record of Votes
  • Section 11. Privileged from Arrest
  • Section 12. Vacancies
  • Section 13. Doors Open
  • Section 14. Adjournments
  • Section 15. Bills
  • Section 16. Executive Approval
  • Veto
  • Item Veto by Governor
  • Section 17. Passage of Bills
  • Section 18. Receipts and Expenditures
  • Section 19. Impeachment
  • Section 20. Officers Subject to Impeachment
  • Judgment
  • Section 21. Members Not Appointed to Office
  • Section 22. Disqualification
  • Section 23. Failure to Account
  • Section 24. Appropriations
  • Section 25. Compensation and Expenses of General Assembly
  • Section 26. Time Laws to Take Effect
  • Section 27. Divorce
  • Section 29. Acts
  • One Subject
  • Expressed in Title
  • Section 30. Local or Special Laws
  • General and Uniform
  • Boundaries of Counties
  • Section 31. Extra Compensation
  • Payment of Claims
  • Appropriations for Local or Private Purposes
  • Section 32. Oath of Members
  • Section 34. Senate and House of Representatives
  • Limitation
  • Section 35. Senators and Representatives
  • Number and Districts
  • Section 36. Review by Supreme Court
  • Section 37. Congressional Districts
  • Section 38. Elections by General Assembly
  • Section 38A. Municipal Home Rule
  • Section 39. Legislative Districts
  • Section 39A. Counties Home Rule
  • Section 40. Nullification of Administrative Rules
  • Article IV. Executive Department
  • Section 1. Governor
  • Section 2. Election and Term
  • Section 3. Lieutenant Governor
  • Returns of Elections
  • Section 4. Election by General Assembly
  • Death of Governor-Elect or Failure to Qualify
  • Section 5. Contested Elections
  • Section 6. Eligibility
  • Section 7. Commander in Chief
  • Section 8. Duties of Governor
  • Section 9. Execution of Laws
  • Section 10. Vacancies
  • Section 11. Convening General Assembly
  • Section 12. Message
  • Section 13. Adjournment
  • Section 14. Disqualification
  • Section 15. Terms
  • Compensation of Lieutenant Governor
  • Section 16. Pardons
  • Reprieves
  • Commutations
  • Section 17. Lieutenant Governor to Act as Governor
  • Section 18. President of Senate
  • Section 19. Gubernatorial Succession
  • Section 20. Seal of State
  • Section 21. Grants and Commissions
  • Section 22. Secretary
  • Auditor
  • Treasurer
  • Article V. Judicial Department
  • Section 1. Courts
  • Section 2. Supreme Court
  • Section 4. Jurisdiction of Supreme Court
  • Section 6. Jurisdiction of District Court
  • Section 7. Conservators of the Peace
  • Section 8. Style of Process
  • Section 10. Judicial Districts
  • Section 12. Attorney General
  • Section 14. System of Court Practice
  • Section 15. Vacancies in Courts
  • Section 16. State and District Nominating Commissions
  • Section 17. Terms
  • Judicial Elections
  • Section 18. Salaries
  • Retirement
  • Section 19. Retirement and Discipline of Judges
  • Article VI. Militia
  • Section 1. Composition
  • Training
  • Section 2. Exemption
  • Section 3. Officers
  • Article VII. State Debts
  • Section 1. Credit Not to Be Loaned
  • Section 2. Limitation
  • Section 3. Losses to School Funds
  • Section 4. War Debts
  • Section 5. Contracting Debt
  • Submission to the People
  • Section 6. Legislature May Repeal
  • Section 7. Tax Imposed Distinctly Stated
  • Section 8. Motor Vehicle Fees and Fuel Taxes
  • Section 9. Fish and Wildlife Protection Funds
  • Article VIII. Corporations
  • Section 1. How Created
  • Section 2. Taxation of Corporations
  • Section 3. State Not to Be a Stockholder
  • Section 4. Municipal Corporations
  • Section 5. Banking Associations
  • Section 6. State Bank
  • Section 7. Specie Basis
  • Section 8. General Banking Law
  • Section 9. Stockholders' Responsibility
  • Section 10. Billholders Preferred
  • Section 11. Specie Payments
  • Suspension
  • Section 12. Amendment or Repeal of Laws
  • Exclusive Privileges
  • Article IX. Education and School Lands
  • Division 2. School Funds and School Lands
  • Section 1. Control
  • Management
  • Section 2. Permanent Fund
  • Section 3. Perpetual Support Fund
  • Section 5. Proceeds of Lands
  • Section 6. Agents of School Funds
  • Article X. Amendments to the Constitution
  • Section 1. How Proposed
  • Submission
  • Section 2. More than One Amendment
  • Section 3. Constitutional Convention
  • Article XI. Miscellaneous
  • Section 1. Justice of Peace
  • Jurisdiction
  • Section 2. Counties
  • Section 3. Indebtedness of Political or Municipal Corporations
  • Section 4. Boundaries of State
  • Section 5. Oath of Office
  • Section 6. How Vacancies Filled
  • Section 7. Land Grants Located
  • Section 8. Seat of Government Established
  • State University
  • Article XII. Schedule
  • Section 1. Supreme Law
  • Constitutionality of Acts
  • Section 2. Laws in Force.
Description
xviii, 181 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-165) and index.
Series Statement
Reference guides to the state constitutions of the United States ; no. 29
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