Article XIV, Wisconsin Constitution

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Wisconsin Constitution
Flag of Wisconsin.png
Preamble
Articles
IIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXIIXIIIXIV
Article XIV of the Wisconsin Constitution is entitled Schedule and consists of 16 sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Effect of Change from Territory to State

That no inconvenience may arise by reason of a change from a territorial to a permanent state government, it is declared that all rights, actions, prosecutions, judgments, claims and contracts, as well of individuals as of bodies corporate, shall continue as if no such change had taken place; and all process which may be issued under the authority of the territory of Wisconsin previous to its admission into the union of the United States shall be as valid as if issued in the name of the state.[1]

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Territorial Laws Continued

All laws now in force in the territory of Wisconsin which are not repugnant to this constitution shall remain in force until they expire by their own limitation or be altered or repealed by the legislature.[1]

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Territorial Fines Accrue to State

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

Rights of Action and Prosecutions Saved

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Existing Officers Hold over

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 6

Text of Section 6:

Seat of Government

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 7

Text of Section 7:

Local Officers Hold over

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 8

Text of Section 8:

Copy of Constitution for President

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 9

Text of Section 9:

Ratification of Constitution; Election of Officers

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 10

Text of Section 10:

Congressional Apportionment

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 11

Text of Section 11:

First Elections

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 12

Text of Section 12:

Legislative Apportionment

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 13

Text of Section 13:

Common Law Continued in Force

Such parts of the common law as are now in force in the territory of Wisconsin, not inconsistent with this constitution, shall be and continue part of the law of this state until altered or suspended by the legislature.[1]

Section 14

Text of Section 14:

Officers, When to Enter on Duties

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 15

Text of Section 15:

Oath of Office

Repealed Nov. 1982; see 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982.[1]

Section 16

Text of Section 16:

Implementing Revised Structure of Judicial Branch

(4) [Amended Nov. 1982] The terms of office of justices of the supreme court serving on August 1, 1978, shall expire on the July 31 next preceding the first Monday in January on which such terms would otherwise have expired, but such advancement of the date of term expiration shall not impair any retirement rights vested in any such justice if the term had expired on the first Monday in January. [1975 J.R. 13, 1977 J.R. 7, vote April 1977; 1979 J.R. 36, 1981 J.R. 29, vote Nov. 1982]

Created April 1977; as affected Nov. 1982, (1), (2), (3) and (5) repealed.[1]

See also

StateConstitutions Ballotpedia.jpg

External links

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Suggest a link

Additional reading


Cite error: <ref> tags exist, but no <references/> tag was found