The Resource The South Carolina state constitution, Cole Blease Graham, Jr

The South Carolina state constitution, Cole Blease Graham, Jr

The South Carolina state constitution
The South Carolina state constitution
Statement of responsibility
Cole Blease Graham, Jr
South Carolina's current constitution is a unique reflection of America's cultural and political history. It has roots dating back to the state's original colonial charter, comprising an uneasy alliance of post-Civil War history, late 19th century return to segregation, and post-1960s liberalizing reforms. In The South Carolina State Constitution, Cole Blease Graham illustrates the success of positive political forces pitted against the social norms of a Deep South state. His informed analysis challenges advocates of constitutional reform to continue revision efforts, making this volume an imp
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KFS2201 1895.A6
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G728 2011eb
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The Oxford commentaries on the state constitutions of the United States
The South Carolina state constitution, Cole Blease Graham, Jr
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-257) and index
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Note continued: Section 1 Regulation of common carriers, publicly owned utilities and privately owned utilities serving the public -- Section 2 Formation, organization and regulation, etc., of corporations -- Article X Finance, Taxation, and Bonded Debt -- Section 1 Taxation and assessment -- Section 2 Defining classes of property and values for property tax purposes thereof; transition to assessment ratios; continuance of existing statutes pertaining to assessment methods; changing assessment ratios -- Section 3 Property exempt from ad valorem taxation -- Section 4 One assessment for all taxes -- Section 5 No tax without consent; taxes shall be levied in pursuance of law -- Section 6 Assessment and collection of taxes in political subdivisions -- Section 7 Limitation on annual expenditures of state government and number of state employees; annual budgets and expenses of political subdivisions and school districts -- Section 8 Payments from treasuries -- Section 9 Statement of receipts and expenditures -- Section 10 Claims against State -- Section 11 Credit of State and political subdivisions -- Section 12 Counties not to incur bonded indebtedness for special services in certain areas without special tax or charge on area or persons benefitted -- Section 13 Bonded indebtedness of State -- Section 14 Bonded indebtedness of political subdivisions -- Section 15 Bonded indebtedness of school districts -- Section 16 Regulation of benefits, funding and membership contributions of state-operated retirement systems; investment of funds; State Retirement Systems Investment Panel -- Article XI Pubhc Education -- Section 1 State Board of Education -- Section 2 State Superintendent of Education -- Section 3 System of free public schools and other public institutions of learning -- Section 4 Direct aid to religious or other private educational institutions prohibited -- Article XII Functions of Government -- Section 1 Matters of public concern; General Assembly to provide appropriate agencies -- Section 2 Institutions for confinement of persons convicted of crimes -- Section 3 Separate confinement of juvenile offenders -- Section 4 to 8 (Reserved) -- Section 9 Control of convicts -- Article XIII Militia -- Section 1 Militia -- Section 2 When exempt from arrest -- Section 3 Governor may call out -- Section 4 Adjutant and Inspector General; staff officers -- Section 5 Confederate pensions -- Article XIV Eminent Domain -- Section 1 Boundary rivers -- Section 2 Title to certain lands -- Section 3 Ultimate property in lands -- Section 4 Navigable waters free; tax for use of wharf -- Section 5 Slum clearance and redevelopment; acquisition of air rights and subsurface rights -- Article XV Impeachment -- Section 1 Power of impeachment; vote required; suspension of officer impeached -- Section 2 Trial of impeachments; judgment; proceedings no bar to criminal prosecution; impeachment of Governor -- Section 3 Removal of officers by Governor on address of General Assembly -- Article XVI Amendment and Revision of the Constitution -- Section 1 Amendments -- Section 2 Two or more amendments -- Section 3 Constitutional convention -- Article XVII Miscellaneous Matters -- Section 1 Qualifications of officers -- Section 1A Qualification for office; two offices -- Section 1B Property qualifications; term of office; dueling -- Section 2 Claims against State -- Section 3 Divorces -- Section 4 Supreme Being -- Section 5 Public printing -- Section 6 Removal of causes -- Section 7 Lotteries -- Section 7B Special election for bonding municipality -- Section 8 Officers gambling and betting -- Section 9 Property of married women -- Section 10 Laws now of force -- Section 11 Schedule -- Section 12 Continuity of governmental operations in event of enemy attack -- Section 13 Use of funds realized by Greenwood County from sale of electric properties and system -- Section 14 Citizens deemed sui juris; restrictions as to sale of alcoholic beverages -- Article I of Amendments to the Constitution -- Article II of Amendments to the Constitution -- Article III of Amendments to the Constitution
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