The Political Code of the State of California, Part 1

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T. A. Springer, State Printer, 1872

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SOVEREIGNTY OF THE STATE
15
CHAPTER IV
17
OF THE CHIEF POLITICAL DIVISIONS SEAT OF GOVERNMENT
23
Contra Costa County Seat to Sacramento Stockton and
36
Siskiyou County Seat to Sacramento Stockton and
37
CLASSIFICATION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS
47
NUMBER DESIGNATION ELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYES
48
Officers of the Senate
52
Grounds of contest to be stated in petition
59
Distribution
64
ARTICLE II
72
General duties
86
ATTORNEY GENERAL
93
Duties
98
ARTICLE XIII
108
Seal
113
Residence
114
May issue subpoenas
117
Proceedings when this is not done
118
Must keep a record
119
Assessments for deficiency in salary and expenses
120
Same
121
Statements to be made by insurance companies
122
Form of
123
NAVIGATION
125
Same
126
Stock notes how computed
129
Deposits and dividends
130
Deposits receipts for
131
Retaliatory clause
132
Same
133
Securities
134
Official bond
135
Meetings
136
Depositions
137
Same as to claims provided for but for which there is no appro priation
138
Disqualifications
139
Certain claims exempted
140
Controller and Treasurer must permit examination and counting
141
Same
142
CHAPTER IV
149
CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT SECTION 749 Election and term of office
150
May appoint Deputy
151
Disposition of fees
151
Salary of Clerk
152
Same
153
Proof sheets
154
ARTICLE III
155
Term of office
156
Protests evidence of facts stated
157
Fees
158
ARTICLE IV
159
Appointments when not otherwise provided for
163
Bond of Secretary of State where filed
169
Approval must be indorsed on bond
170
Custody of official bonds
171
Suit on bonds
172
Form of additional bond
173
Separate judgments on bonds
174
Release of sureties
175
Same
176
Effect of discharge of sureties
177
Same
178
Notice of removal by and to whom given
180
CANVASS OF RETURNSDECLARATION OF RESULTCOMMISSIONS AND CERTIFICATES OF ELECTION
183
General provisions relating to elections
184
Santa Cruz County Seat to Sacramento Stockton and
187
Affidavits must be filed in Clerks office
190
Proclamation at opening the polls
195
CHAPTER VII
196
Election tickets and ballots
197
Ballot defined
198
Secretary of State to keep paper for tickets
199
Ballots not to be given to any person within certain limits
200
Tickets how to be folded
201
Printed tickets not to be erased but by lead pencil or ink
202
Ballots not rejected but objected to must be indorsed
203
Same
204
Proceedings on challenge for want of identity
205
Same on challenge for having before voted
206
Rules for the determination of questions of residence
207
Term of residence how computed
208
Same
209
Same
210
Certain papers to be sealed up
211
Canvass of returns declaration of result commissions and cer
212
Same
213
Certificates issued by Clerk
214
How transmitted
215
How transmitted
216
Messenger when Clerk may employ
217
Compensation of messenger
218
Voting by Electors and returns
219
CHAPTER I
223
GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY SECTION 1385 Object of University
224
Course of instruction
225
Fees and rates of tuition
226
Annual examination for degrees
227
System of manual labor in connection with Agricultural College
228
ARTICLE III
229
Funds may be drawn from State Treasury
231
Assembly organization
239
State Board of Education
240
Same for expenses and claims
245
Same
253
District Census Marshals
254
ARTICLE XVIII
269
Proceeds of tax to be paid into the County School Fund
270
Same
271
Maximum rate of
272
Vacancy in office of Assessor or Collector
273
ARTICLE I
279
GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD SECTION 1912 National Guard of what it consists
280
System of instruction
282
Rank of officer
283
Disobedience of orders unsoldierlike conductpenalty
284
Bylaws
285
List of persons so exempt to be given to Assessor
286
Board how constituted 240
287
Brigadier General to act upon certificate and transmit it
288
Person not to be member of two companies at the same time
289
Proceedings on approval of requisition
290
Inspection of arms etc
291
Same
292
Drills of
293
Chaplains
294
ARTICLE V
296
Schools for instruction
298
service
299
Call how made
300
Commander in Chief may assign volunteers to companies or battalions already in active service
301
Election of officers
302
Substitutes
303
Same for personal bravery in battle etc
304
Powers
305
Fines how collected
306
Who may order Courts of inquiry
307
Same
308
CHAPTER VI
309
Report of
310
Salary of Armorer
311
INSANE ASYLUMS
312
Member of Board not eligible
316
CHAPTER II
331
Who may use
338
ARTICLE I
341
Steamers meeting
345
The engine to be stopped
346
No recovery for collision in case of neglect
347
Steamboats to wear spark catchers
348
Penaltieshow recovered
349
Subsequent disposition of proceeds
350
Perishable property
352
Owner may sue although claim rejected
353
Wrecked property not claimed to be sold
354
Expense of notice
355
Pilots to take official oath and give bond
356
Pilots carried to sea or detained
357
Violating regulations
358
Powers of President
359
ARTICLE VI
360
Board may revoke license
362
Complaint against pilot to be verified and how disposed of
363
Rates of pilotage
364
ARTICLE VII
365
Pilot having priority
366
Compensation of Commissioners
367
Pilot losing vessel
368
ARTICLE VIII
372
Surveys and what same must set forth
373
Sales of wrecks vessels and merchandise for foreign under writers
374
Fees for surveys and certificates
375
San Francisco water front and duties of Commis sioners
376
Further duties of Commissioners
377
Secretary of the Board Bond and duties of
378
The Board to lease wharves Advertise terms
379
Provide for collecting revenue
380
Revenue to be paid into State Treasury and how drawn
381
Duty of State Treasurer
382
Commencement and extent of wharves
383
Not to use slips and must lay out street
384
Secretary to estimate surplus fund
386
Vacancies
387
Commissioners may employ counsel
388
ARTICLE X
390
Board to impose penalties
392
Accounts against seamen
393
Amount of license fees
394
No others to wear badges
395
To leave vessel when ordered
396
No seaman shipped while intoxicated
397
ARTICLE I
399
Enumeration of highways
400
Compensation of Commissioner of Highways
402
ARTICLE IV
406
Levy of road poll tax when and how made
407
Tax list made out tax collected and applied
408
Cities and towns not to pay tax
409
Penalty for neglect
410
Penalty for failure to report or pay over
411
Petitioners to give bonds for costs
412
Report of Viewers
413
Proceedings of Board in hearing report
414
Awards how and by whom paid
415
Roads crossing railroads canals or ditches
416
Construction of toll roads
423
CHAPTER IV
432
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
449
ARTICLE II
459
The standard of weights and measures
484
CHAPTER XI
490
Auctioneers
492

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Page 3 - Columbus day," twentyfifth day of December, every day on which an election is held throughout the state, and every day appointed by the President of the United States or by the governor of this state for a public fast, thanksgiving or holiday.
Page 199 - ... 2. A person must not be held to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence at or absence from a place...
Page 357 - 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.
Page 199 - That place shall be considered and held to be the residence of a person in which his habitation is fixed, and to which, whenever he is absent, he has the intention of returning.
Page 200 - The mere intention to acquire a new residence, without the fact of removal, avails nothing: neither does the fact of removal, without the intention.
Page 56 - A person sworn and examined before the Senate or Assembly, or any committee, can not be held to answer criminally or be subject to any penalty or forfeiture for any fact or act touching which he is required to testify.
Page 4 - Whenever the terms mentioned in this section are employed in this code they are employed in the senses hereafter affixed to them, except where a different sense plainly appears: 1. The term 'signature' includes any name, mark, or sign, written with intent to authenticate any instrument or writing. 2. The term 'writing' includes both printing and writing. 3. The term 'land,' and the phrases 'real estate' and 'real property,' include lands, tenements, and hereditaments, and all rights thereto, and...
Page 444 - They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics, and the sources of mortality, and the effects of localities, employments, conditions, and circumstances, on the public health...
Page 314 - There shall be a Judge of the Superior Courts for each Judicial Circuit, whose term of office shall be four years, and until his successor is qualified. He may act in other circuits when authorized by law.
Page 250 - No publication of a sectarian, partisan, or denominational character must be used or distributed in any school, or be made a part of any school library; nor must any sectarian or denominational doctrine be taught therein. Any school district, town, or city, the officers of which knowingly allow any schools to be taught in violation of these provisions, forfeits all right to any state or county apportionment of school moneys; and upon satisfactory evidence of such violation, the superintendent of...

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