Article XVII, Nebraska Constitution

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Article XVII of the Nebraska Constitution consists of 11 sections, most of which have been repealed.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Terms; Reference to Members of the Legislature to Include Appointed and Elected Members

Whenever they shall appear in this Constitution, the terms members of the Legislature, elected members of the Legislature, or similar terms referring to the members of the Legislature, shall include appointed and elected members of the Legislature.[1]

Amendments

  • Adopted in 1920 by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, No. 41.
  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. XVII, sec. 1.
  • Amended in 1972, Laws 1971, LB 504, sec. 1.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Repealed

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Repealed in 1972. Laws 1971, LB 504, sec. 1.

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Repealed

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Repealed in 1972. Laws 1971, LB 504, sec. 1.

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

General Election of State

The general election of this state shall be held on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of November in the year 1914 and every two years thereafter. All state, district, county, precinct, township and other officers, by the constitution or laws made elective by the people, except school district officers, and municipal officers in cities, villages and towns, shall be elected at a general election to be held as aforesaid. An incumbent of any office shall hold over until his successor is duly elected and qualified.[1]

Amendments

  • Amended in 1912, Laws 1911, c. 226, sec. 2, p. 679.
  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. XVII, sec. 4.
  • Amended in 1972, Laws 1971, LB 504, sec. 1.

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Terms of Office of All Elected Officers

Unless otherwise provided by this Constitution or by law the terms of all elected officers shall begin on the first Thursday after the first Tuesday in January next succeeding their election.[1]

Amendments

  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. XVII, sec. 5.
  • Amended in 1972, Laws 1971, LB 504, sec. 1.

Section 6

Text of Section 6:

Transferred to Article III, section 30, Constitution of Nebraska.[1]

Section 7

Text of Section 7:

Repealed

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Repealed in 1972. Laws 1971, LB 504, sec. 1.

Section 8

Text of Section 8:

Repealed

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Repealed in 1972. Laws 1971, LB 504, sec. 1.

Section 9

Text of Section 9:

Repealed

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Repealed in 1998, Laws 1997, LR 17CA, sec. 3.

Section 10

Text of Section 10:

Failed to carry at election.

Note: Legislative Bill 30, corresponding to Chapter 25 of the Session Laws of 1939 and consisting of three sections, proposed an amendment to the Constitution. Section 2 of the bill provided that an additional section should be inserted in Article XVII "to be known and numbered" as section 10. The amendment was rejected in the election of 1940. Legislative Bill 179, corresponding to Chapter 109 of the Session Laws for 1939, likewise proposed an amendment which was adopted. Section 2 of this bill provided that an additional section should be inserted in Article XVII "to be known and numbered" as section 11. For this reason there is no section 10 of Article XVII.

Section 11

Text of Section 11:

Repealed

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Repealed in 1972. Laws 1971, LB 504, sec. 1.

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