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Creating, increasing, and decreasing fees, percentage, or allowances of public officers during the term for which said officers are elected or appointed.

Changing the law of descent.

Granting to any corporation, association or individual, the right to lay down railroad tracks, or amending existing charters for such purpose.

Granting to any corporation, association, or individual, any special or exclusive privileges, immunity or franchise whatever. In all other cases where a general law can be made applicable, no special law shall be enacted. (4 Neb., 412; 5 Neb., 127; 8 Neb., 179, 518; 12 Neb., 94 )

Sec. 16. The legislature shall never grant any extra Extra compencompensation to any public officer, agent, servant, or contractor, after the services shall have been rendered, or the contract entered into. Nor shall the compensation of any public officer be increased or diminished during his term of office.

Sec. 17. The legislature shall never alienate the Salt springs, salt springs belonging to the state.

Sec. 18. Lands under the control of the state shall Donations of never be donated to railroad companies, private corporations, or individuals.

SEC. 19. Each legislature shall make appropria. Appropriations tions for the expenses of the government until the expi- goverament. ration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next regular session, and all appropriations shall end with such fiscal quarter. And whenever it is deemed necessary, to make further appropriations for deficiencies, the same shall require a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to each house, and shall not exceed the amount of revenue authorized by law to be raised in such time. Bills making appropriations for the pay of members and officers of the legislature, and for the salaries of the officers of the government, shall contain no provision on any other subject. (ö Neb., 566.)

land.

Vacancies in office.

Lotteries prohibited.

Money, how drawn from treasury.

SEC. 20. All offices created by this constitution shall become vacant by the death of the incumbent, by removal from the state, resignation, conviction of a felony, impeachment, or becoming of unsound mind. And the legislature shall provide by general law for the filling of such vacancy when no provision is made for that purpose in this constitution.

SEC. 21. The legislature shall not authorize any games of chance, lottery, or gift enterprise under any pretense, or for any purpose whatever.

SEC. 22. No allowance shall be made for the incidental expenses of any state officer except the same be made by general appropriation and upon an account specifying each item. No money shall be drawn from the treasury except in pursuance of a specific appropriation made by law, and on the presentation of a warrant issued by the auditor thereon, and no money shall be diverted from any appropriation made for any purpose, or taken from any fund whatever, either by joint or separate resolution. The auditor shall within sixty days after the adjournment of each session of the legislature, prepare and publish a full statement of all moneys expended at such session, specifying the amount of each item, and to whom and for what paid. (4 Neb., 216: 5 Neb., 566; 6 Neb., 17, 512; 9 Neb., 469; 12 Neb., 408.)

SEC. 23. No member of the legislature shall be liable in any civil or criminal action whatever for words spoken in debate.

SEO. 24. No act shall take effect until three calendar months after the adjournment of the session at which it passed, unless in case of emergency (to be expressed in the preamble or body of the act) the legislature shall, by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house otherwise direct. All laws shall

Members not liable for debate.

Acts shall take effect, when.

be published in book form within sixty days after the adjournment of each session, and distributed among the several counties in such manner as the legislature may provide. (8 Neb., 148.)

ARTICLE (iv.]-LEGISLATIVE APPORTIONMENT.* Until otherwise provided by law, senatorial and representative districts shall be formed, and senators and representatives apportioned, as follows:

SENATORIAL DISTRICTS. District No. 1. Shall consist of the county of Senatorial Richardson, and be entitled to two senators.

District No. 2. Shall consist of the county of Nemaha, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 3. Shall consist of the county of Otoe, and be entitled to two senators.

District No. 4. Shall consist of the county of Cass, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 5. Shall consist of the county of Donglas, and be entitled to two senators.

District No. 6. Shall consist of the counties of Donglas and Sarpy, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 7. Shall consist of the county of Washington, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 8. Shall consist of the county of Dodge, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 9. Shall consist of the county of Cuming, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 10. Shall consist of the counties of Burt and Dakota, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 11. Shall consist of the counties of Madison, Stanton, Wayne, Pierce, Antelope, and Boone, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 12. Shall consist of the counties of Dixon, Cedar, Knox, Holt, and the unorganized territory west of Holt, and be entitled to one senator.

* See chapter 5, apportionment, Compiled Statutes, 58.

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District No. 13. Shall consist of the counties of Hall, Howard, Merrick, Greeley, and the unorganized territory north of Greeley, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 14. Shall consist of the counties of Platte and Colfax, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 15. Shall consist of the counties of Butler and Polk, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 16. Shall consist of the county of Saunders, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 17. Shall consist of the county of Lancaster, and be entitled to two senators.

District No. 18. Shall consist of the counties of Johnson and Pawnee, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 19. Shall consist of the counties of Gage and Jefferson, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 20. Shall consist of the county of Saline, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 21. Shall consist of the county of Seward, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 22. Shall consist of the counties of York and Hamilton, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 23. Shall consist of the counties of Fillmore and Clay, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 24. Shall consist of the counties of Adams, Webster, Nuckolls, and Thayer, and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 25. Shall consist of the counties of Buffalo, Kearney, Franklin, Harlan, Phelps, Sherman, Valley, and the unorganized territory west of Sherman, Valley, and senatorial district number thirteen (13), and be entitled to one senator.

District No. 26. Shall consist of the connties of Lincoln, Dawson, Gosper, Furnas, Red Willow, Frontier, Hitchcock, Dundy, Chase, Keith, Cheyenne, and the anorganized territory west of frontier, and between Frontier and Chase, and be entitled to one senator.

REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS.

districts.

District No. 1. Shall consist of the county of

Representative Richardson, and be entitled to four representatives.

District No. 2. Shall consist of the county of Pawnee, and be entitled to two representatives.

District No. 3. Shall consist of the county of Gage, and be entitled to two representatives.

District No. 4. Shall consist of the county of Johnson, and be entitled to two representatives,

District No. 5. Shall consist of the county of Nemaha, and be entitled to three representatives.

District No. 6. Shall consist of the county of Otoe, and be entitled to four representatives.

District No. 7. Shall consist of the county of Lancaster, and be entitled to four representatives.

District No. 8. Shall consist of the county of Saunders, and be entitled to three representatives.

District No. 9. Shall consist of the county of Cass, and be entitled to three representatives.

District No. 10. Shall consist of the county of Sarpy, and be entitled to one representative.

District No. 11. Shall consist of the county of Douglas, and be entitled to eight representatives.

District No, 12. Shall consist of the county of Dodge, and be entitled to two representatives.

District No. 13. Shall consist of the county of Washington, and be entitled to two representatives.

District No. 14. Shall consist of the county of Burt, and be entitled to one representative.

District No. 15. Shall consist of the county of Cuming, and be entitled to two representatives.

District No. 16. Shall consist of the county of Dakota, and be entitled to one representative.

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