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Value, to influence action]of public oflBcer, Offer or acceptance 'of, con-
stitutes felony

Venue in criminal, prosecutions

in criminal cases, not to be changed by.local'or.special law

Change of, in.criminal prosecutions

Feto of bills

of joint and concurrent orders and resolutions

of items of bills making appropriations

For full digest upon this subject, see under principal head
of General Assembly, sub-head oi Vetoes, special
paging (6.)
FioZe»ce,'Powor"of each house of General.Assembly 'to protect its mem-
bers against

Virtue a safeguard of liberty and bulwark^ of Lfree and good govern-
ment

Fmfg, Absence on, to cause no forfeiture ^of residence

Viva voce. All elections by persons acting.inlrepresentative capacity to

be

Elections of officers, in General Assembly, to be

Volunteer companies of militia

Volunteers, Privilege of. from arrest

Vote, Voters, and Voting— soe Elections'

Votes, in General Assembly, requiring other than a majority oe a

QUORUM, OF either OR BOTH HOUSES :

^J,, Propositions requirinu concurrence of less than a majority of a quorum
of either house:

«. Number of members of either house, 8ma?Ze>*.<Aa?i a aMorwOT,
may adjourn from day to day 5 11 11

6. Number of members of either house, smaller Jhan. a' quorum,
may compel the attendance of absent members, in such man-
ner and under such penalties, as each , house _shall. pro-
vide 5 11 11

c. The yeafS and nays, on any question, at the'dcsire of ^ue'mem-
bers, to be entered on the journals 5 12 12

2. Propositions requiring concurrenceZof a~ majority of all the members
elected to each house:

a. Passage, over veto, of bill returned by the Governor, with his
objections

b. Passage, over veto, of joint or concurrenforder or resolution,
returned by the Governor, with his objections

c. Passage, over veto, of item or items,^returned by the.Gover-
nor, with his objections, of appropriation bill embracing'dis-
tinct items

d. Proposed amendments to Constitution

3. Proposition requiring concurrence of a majority of all the members elected

to the two houses :
Election, in joint session of the two houses, of Governor, Sec-
ll ,. , retary of State, Treasurer of State, Auditor of State, or At-
torney General, in case of tie in popular vote 6 3 17

4. PropositionsZ requiring the concurrence of two-thirds of either house :

a. Expulsion of a ^member 5 12 11

6. Suspension of the rules in order to enable a'bill to be read a

second or third time on same'^day 5 22 13

c. Conviction, '.by the Senate sitting'as a court.of impeach-
l&^ menV* 15 2

5. Propositions requiring the concurrence of two-thirds of each house:

(1) Allowance of State tax, or (2) appropriation of money, except
to raise means (a) for the payment of the just debts of the
State, (6) for defraying the fiecessary expenses of.government,
(c) to sustain common schools, W) to repel invasion, 'and. (e)
suppress insurrection 5 31 15

-*The Editor does not undertake to decide whether, in this case, the affirmative vote of two-thirds of
the Senators present, only, or of two-thirds of all the memliers elected to the Senate, is required, in order
to conviction. The language of the Constitution is : "No person shall be'.convicted.without^.lte ccr.-
currence of two-thirds of the members thereof."



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6. Propositions requiring' the concurrence of two-thirds of all the" members
elected to each house :

a. Extension of biennial session ^beyond sixty da,ya' (except
(1) at first session under this Constitution, and.; (2) 'when' im-
peachments are pending)

b. Allowance of extra compensation to .any iofl&cer, agent, em-
. ploye, or contractor, after thelservice shalUhavo been ren-
dered, or the contract made

t' . c. Appropriation or payment of .money, on any'claim'thelsub-
ject-matter of which shall not have'been provided for by. pre-
existing laws

d. Extension of extraordinary session. (such .extension in no
case to exceed fifteen .days) after disposal of business set
forth in Governor's proclamation convening .the same

e. Joint address of the two houses, to the Governor, for the re-
moval of Auditor, Treasurer,.Sccretary of .State, I Attorney
General, Judges of the Supreme or Circuit Courts, Chancel-
lors, or Prosecuting Attorneys

Vouchers relating to official acts and proceedings of Governor, to be
laid, when so required, before either .branch of the General

W.

Wotperlof.trial byjury, by consent'of parties

War, Offences arising in militia in actual service in time of, or of public

danger

Levying of, againstthc, State, to constitute, treason

time of. Quartering of soldiers in

Ward, Competency, in certain actions, of testimony as to transac-
tions with or statements of.

WarratU for search or seizure. Conditions of issue of.

Warrants, treasury, Interest-bearing, tStatelnever.to issue

of counties, towns^and cities, receivable for ' taxes ,. thereof , re-
spectively

Watering of stock ot private>orporations,' prohibited ^^^

Wav, right of, Appropriation of. to use 'of corporations ^-^

Welfare, public. State may contract debts to provide 'for

Widow, Homestead exemption for benefit of.

Wills, Jurisdiction in matters relative to probate of, vested in Courts of

Probate 1

Witness against one's self in criminal eases. No person to be 'compelled

to be

No person to be rendered incompetent as," on' account' of his

religious belief

Wtt»essfi8 not to'be unreasonably detained

adverse, Right'of accused to be confronted' with I

Right'of accused to'compulsory.. process for

Two, requisite' to overt act, in cases of treason

Election officers summoned as, in judicial proceedings, or pro-
ceedings to contest an election, may bo "required to disclose

how an elector voted

in trials of contested elections, and proceedings "for'investiga-

tion of elections. Rule as to'self-crimination of, etc

Atheists disqualified to serve as ]

_^Competency of,'in civil actions ,.«..■-

Worship, Liberty of. .....^....7.!.....

No preference ever to be given.'by law,. to any mode' of

None rightfully compellable to attend, erect, or support, any

f ' ' place of.

' ' public, Each religious denomination to be protected in peacea- Z3

ble:enjoyment-of its own mode of.

Writs of certiorari

of error .-.

of habeas corpus

of habeas corpus, Suspension'of.

of injunction

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Write of Quo-warranto

of prohibition

Remedial

of supersedeas

Style of.

of election to fill vacancies in General Assembly, Governor to
issue

Supreme Court, in aid of its appellate and supervisory jurisdic-
tion, may issue, of error, supersedeas, certiorari, habeas cor-
pus, prohibition, mandamus, quo-warranto, and others, of a
remedial nature, and may hear and determine the same

to be issued, heard, and determined by Circuit Courts

Power of County Judge to issue, in absence, from county, of

Circuit Judge

Writing, Liberty of.

Wrongs, Right to remedy for.....



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Yeas and Nays, at desire of five members of either house of General As-
sembly, to be entered on the journals 5 12 12

on final passage of bills, to be taken, and recorded on journ-
al 5 22 13

upon passage of bills returned, by Governor, disapproved, to be
entered on journals 6 15 19

Votes of both houses of General Assembly, on bills returned, by
Governor, disapproved, to be determined by 6 15 19

upon passage of joint and concurrent orders or resolutions,
returned by Governor, disapproved, to be entered on journ-
als 6 16 20

upon passage of items, returned by Governor, disapproved, of
appropriation bills, to be entered on journals 6 17 20

on proposed amendments to the Constitution, agreed to by a
majority of all members elected to each house, to be entered
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APPORTIONMENT TO SENATORIAL DISTRICTS.
APPORTIONMENT OF COUNTIES

TO

SENATORIAL DISTRICTS,

AS PRESCRIBED UNTII^ AFTER THE UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1880.*



COUNTY.


DISTRICT.


COUNTY.


DISTRICT.




13th.
17th.*
23d.
24th.

3d.
18th.
19th.

3d.
15th.
30th.

1st.
21st.
26th.

1st,
25th.

7th,

7th.
16th.
15th.
16th.
17th.
27th.
25th.
23d.

9th.

9th,

1st.
20th.

9th.
22d.

6th.
23d.
29th.

nth.

4th.
21st.
2d.


Lee




Ashley


Lincoln


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8th.
12th.
24th.
23d.
21st.]
29th.
13th.
30th.
20th.

3d.
19th.
10th.
14th.
30th.
29th.
22d.

4th.
12th.
10th.

2d.

9th.

7th.
26th.
28th.
22d.
28th.

2d.

6th.
18th,
26th






Boone . •




















Claek


Monroe






Conway


Newton










Ceittenden


Phillips...




Pike


Dallas


Poinsett




DOESEY


Pope


Deew


Praibie


Faulkner


Pulaski






Fulton


Saline


Gaeland


St. Francis






Greene


Sebastian


Hempstead . .


Sevier






Howaed .


Sharp


Independence


Stone






Jackson


Van Bueen ,




5th.




White


27th.






7th.




Yell


8th.









*For list of Senatorial Districts, reciting the counties composing each, see Constitution, Art. VIII,
Sec. 2, p. 35.

tName changed from that of Clayton County, by Act of General Assembly, approved December 6th,
1875.

JName changed from that of Sarber County, by Act of General Assembly, approved December 14th,
1875.

jCreated by Act of General Assembly, approved December 22d, 1874, and therein assigned to the
Twenty-firstlSenatorial District.



APPORTIONMENT TO JUDICIAL CIRCUITS.



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APPORTIONMENT OF COUNTIES

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JUDICIAL CIRCUITS,

AS PRESCRIBED UNTIL OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.*



COUNTY.


CIRCUIT.


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nth.

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3d.

4th.

4th.
10th.

9th.

4th.
10th.

8th.

2d.

9th.

7th.

2d.

5th.

2d.

2d.
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nth.

10th.
10th.

6th.

5th.

3d.

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7th.

2d.

9th.

7th.

8th.

3d.

3d.

3d.

nth.

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Lonoke




Madison


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Monroe .


CLAYt


Montgomery


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9th.

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7th.

1st.

8th.

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5th.

1st.

6th.

2d.

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1st.

4th.

5th:'

8th.

8th.

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3d.

9th.

6th.

4th.

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Crittenden


Phillips

PiKB


Cross


Dallas


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Desha


Polk


Dorset


Pope


Drew






Pulaski ,

Randolph


Franklin


Fulton


Saline


Garland




Grant


Searcy


Greene


Sebastian


Hempstead




Hot Spring


Scott


Howard




Independence




Izard




Jackson




Jefferson




Johnson


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Lafayette ;




Lawrence


Yell









*For list of Judicial Circuits, reciting the counties composing each, see Constitution, Art. XVIII,
P. 51.

tName changed from that of Clayton County; by Act of General Assembly, approved December 6th,
1875.

tName changed from that of Sarber County; by Act of General Assembly, approved December 14th,
1875.

JCreated.by Act of General Assembly, approved December 22d, 1874, and therein assigned to the Ninth
Judicial Circuit.



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