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STATE CONSTITUTION (EXCERPT)
CONSTITUTION OF MICHIGAN OF 1963
Article IV
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

DocumentTypeDescription
Article IV § 1SectionLegislative power.
Article IV § 2SectionSenators, number, term.
Article IV § 3SectionRepresentatives, number, term; contiguity of districts.
Article IV § 4SectionAnnexation or merger with a city.
Article IV § 5SectionIsland areas, contiguity.
Article IV § 6SectionIndependent citizens redistricting commission for state legislative and congressional districts.
Article IV § 7SectionLegislators; qualifications, removal from district.
Article IV § 8SectionIneligibility of government officers and employees.
Article IV § 9SectionCivil appointments, ineligibility of legislators.
Article IV § 10SectionLegislators and state officers, government contracts, conflict of interest.
Article IV § 11SectionLegislators privileged from civil arrest and civil process; limitation; questioning for speech in either house prohibited.
Article IV § 12SectionState officers compensation commission.
Article IV § 13SectionLegislature; time of convening, sine die adjournment, measures carried over.
Article IV § 14SectionQuorum; powers of less than quorum.
Article IV § 15SectionLegislative council.
Article IV § 16SectionLegislature; officers, rules of procedure, expulsion of members.
Article IV § 17SectionCommittees; record of votes, public inspection, notice of hearings.
Article IV § 18SectionJournal of proceedings; record of votes, dissents.
Article IV § 19SectionRecord of votes on elections and advice and consent.
Article IV § 20SectionOpen meetings.
Article IV § 21SectionAdjournments, limitations.
Article IV § 22SectionBills.
Article IV § 23SectionStyle of laws.
Article IV § 24SectionLaws; object, title, amendments changing purpose.
Article IV § 25SectionRevision and amendment of laws; title references, publication of entire sections.
Article IV § 26SectionBills; printing, possession, reading, vote on passage.
Article IV § 27SectionLaws, effective date.
Article IV § 28SectionBills, subjects at special session.
Article IV § 29SectionLocal or special acts.
Article IV § 30SectionAppropriations; local or private purposes.
Article IV § 31SectionGeneral appropriation bills; priority, statement of estimated revenue.
Article IV § 32SectionLaws imposing taxes.
Article IV § 33SectionBills passed; approval by governor or veto, reconsideration by legislature.
Article IV § 34SectionBills, referendum.
Article IV § 35SectionPublication and distribution of laws and judicial decisions.
Article IV § 36SectionGeneral revision of laws; compilation of laws.
Article IV § 37SectionAdministrative rules, suspension by legislative committee.
Article IV § 38SectionVacancies in office.
Article IV § 39SectionContinuity of government in emergencies.
Article IV § 40SectionAlcoholic beverages; age requirement; liquor control commission; excise tax; local option.
Article IV § 41SectionLotteries.
Article IV § 42SectionPorts and port districts; incorporation, internal.
Article IV § 43SectionBank and trust company laws.
Article IV § 44SectionTrial by jury in civil cases.
Article IV § 45SectionIndeterminate sentences.
Article IV § 46SectionDeath penalty.
Article IV § 47SectionChaplains in state institutions.
Article IV § 48SectionDisputes concerning public employees.
Article IV § 49SectionHours and conditions of employment.
Article IV § 50SectionAtomic and new forms of energy.
Article IV § 51SectionPublic health and general welfare.
Article IV § 52SectionNatural resources; conservation, pollution, impairment, destruction.
Article IV § 53SectionAuditor general; appointment, qualifications, term, removal, post audits.
Article IV § 54SectionLimitations on terms of office of state legislators.
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