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Article 10, Arkansas Constitution

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Arkansas Constitution
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Article 10 of the Arkansas Constitution is entitled Agriculture, Mining and Manufacture. It only has three sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Mining, Manufacturing and Agricultural Bureau - State Aid

The General Assembly shall pass such laws as will foster and aid the agricultural, mining and manufacturing interests of the State, and may create a bureau, to be known as the Mining, Manufacturing and Agricultural Bureau.[1]

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

State Geologist - Creation of Office - Appointment and Removal

The General Assembly, when deemed expedient, may create the office of State Geologist, to be appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall hold his office for such time, and perform such duties, and receive such compensation as may be prescribed by law; Provided: That he shall be at all times subject to removal by the Governor, for incompetency or gross neglect of duty.[2]

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Exemption of Mines and Manufactures from Taxation

The General Assembly may, by general law, exempt from taxation for the term of seven years from the ratification of this Constitution, the capital invested in any or all kinds of mining and manufacturing business in this State, under such regulations and restrictions as may be prescribed by law.[3]

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