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ay; two enrolling clerks and two reading clerks, each at five dollars six stenographers for the senate and eight for the house, each at six day; and such subordinate employees in addition to the above as require, but the aggregate compensation of such additional employees exceed twenty dollars per day for the senate and thirty dollars per e house.

D. Each member of the legislature shall receive as compensation for s the sum of five dollars for each day's attendance during each d ten cents for each mile traveled in going to and returning from f government by the usual traveled route, once each session, and he ve no other compensation, perquisite, or allowance.

1. Each house may determine the rules of its procedure, punish s or others for contempt or disorderly behavior in its presence, and members against violence; and may, with the concurrence of twots members, expel a member, but not a second time for the same shment for contempt or disorderly behavior or by expulsion shall not b criminal prosecution.

2. All sessions of each house shall be public. Each house shall rnal of its proceedings, and the yeas and nays on any question shall, uest of one-fifth of the members present, be entered thereon. The ereof shall be filed with the secretary of state at the close of the d shall be printed and published under his authority.

3. Members of the legislature shall, in all cases except treason, breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attend→ sessions of their respective houses, and on going to and returning ame. And they shall not be questioned in any other place for any lebate or for any vote cast in either house.

1. Neither house shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn han three days, Sundays excepted; nor to any other place than that two houses are sitting; and on the day of the final adjournment adjourn at twelve o'clock, noon.

5. No law shall be passed except by bill, and no bill shall be so amended on its passage through either house as to change its rpose. The enacting clause of all bills shall be: "Be it enacted by ture of the State of New Mexico.” Any bill may originate in se. No bill, except bills to provide for the public peace, health,

and the codification or revision of the laws, shall become a law as been printed, and read three different times in each house, not two of which readings shall be on the same day, and the third of be in full.

3. The subject of every bill shall be clearly expressed in its title, embracing more than one subject shall be passed except general on bills and bills for the codification or revision of the laws; but ject is embraced in any act which is not expressed in its title, only f the act as is not so expressed shall be void. General appropriashall embrace nothing but appropriations for the expense of the legislative, and judiciary departments, interest, sinking fund, paybe public debt, public schools, and other expenses required by existbut if any such bilk contain any other matter, only so much therereby forbidden to be placed therein shall be void. All other ap s shall be made by separate bills.

. No bill shall be passed except by a vote of a majority of the resent in each house, nor unless on its final passage a Tote be pas and nays, and entered on the journal.

7. No law shall be revised or amended, or the provisions thereof y reference to its title only; but each section thereof as revised. r extended shall be set out in full,

No bill for the appropriation of money, except for the current f the government, and no bill for the increase of compensation of or for the creation of any lucrative office, shall be introduced after

the tenth day prior to the expiration of the session, as provided herein, except by unanimous consent of the house in which it is introduced. No bills shall be acted upon at any session unless introduced at that sessión.

SEC. 20. Immediately after the passage of any bill or resolution, it shall be enrolled and engrossed, and read publicly in full in each house, and there upon shall be signed by the presiding officers of each house in open session. and the fact of such reading and signing shall be entered on the journal. No interlineation or erasure in a signed bill shall be effective unless certified thereon in express terms by the presiding officer of each house quoting the words interlined or erased, nor unless the fact of the making of such interlineation or erasure be publicly - announced in each house and entered on the journal.

SEC. 21. Any person who shall, without lawful authority, materially change or alter, or make away with, any bill pending in or passed by the legislature. shall be deemed guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for not less than one year nor more than five years.

SEC. 22. Every bill passed by the legislature shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the governor for approval. If he approve, he shall sig it, and deposit it with the secretary of state; otherwise, he shall return it to the house in which it originated, with his objections, which shall be en tered at large upon the journal; and such bill shall not become a law unless thereafter approved by two-thirds of the members present and voting in each house by yea and hay vote entered upon its journal. Any bill not returned by the governor within three days, Sundays excepted, after being presented to him. shall become a law, whether signed by him or not, unless the legislature by adjournment prevent such return. Every bill presented to the governor during the las three days of the session shall be approved or disapproved by him within six days after the adjournment, and shall be by him immediately deposited with the secretary of state. Unless so approved and signed by him such bill shall not become a law. The governor may in like manner approve or disapprove any part or parts, item or items, of any bill appropriating money. and such parts or items approved shall become a law, and such as are dis approved shall be void, unless passed over his veto, as herein provided.

SEC. 23. Laws shall go into effect ninety days after the adjournment of the legislature enacting them, except general appropriation laws, which shall go into effect immediately upon their passage and approval. Any act necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, or safety shall take effect immediately upon its passage and approval, provided it be passed by two-thirds vote of each house and such necessity be stated in a separate section.

SEC. 24. The legislature shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following cases: Regulating county, precinct, or district affairs; the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace, police magistrates, and constables: the practice in courts of justice; the rate of interest on money; the punishment for crimes and misdemeanors; the assessment or collection of taxes or extending the time of collection thereof; the summoning and impaneling of jurors; the management of public schools; the sale or mortgaging of real estate of minors or others under disability; the change of venue in civil or criminal cases. Nor in the following cases: Granting divorces; laying out, opening. altering, or working roads or highways, except as to State roads extending into more than one county, and military roads; vacating roads, town plats. streets, alleys, or public grounds; locating or changing county seats, or chang ing county lines, except in creating new counties; incorporating cities, towns. or villages, or changing or amending the charter of any city, town, or village: the opening or conducting of any election or designating the place of voting declaring any person of age; chartering or licensing ferries, toll bridges, tol roads, banks, insurance companies, or loan and trust companies; remitting fines, penalties, forfeitures, or taxes; or refunding money paid into the State treasury, or relinquishing, extending, or extinguishing, in whole or in part. any indebtedness or liability of any person or corporation to the State or any

therein; creating, increasing, or decreasing fees, percentages, or of public officers; changing the laws of descent; granting to any association, individual the right to lay down railroad tracks cial or exclusive privilege, immunity, or franchise, or amending rters for such, purpose; changing the rules of evidence in any trial the limitation of sections; giving effect to any informal or invalid or other instrument; exempting property from taxation; restornship any person convicted of an infamous crime; the adoption ng of children; changing the names of persons or places; and the tension, or impairment of liens. In every other case where a can be made applicable no special law shall be enacted.

No law shall be enacted legalizing the unauthorized or invalid fficer, remitting any fine, penalty, or judgment against any officer, any illegal use of public funds.

The legislature shall not grant to any corporation or person any hises, privileges, immunities, or exemptions, which shall not, upon rms and under like conditions, inure equally to all persons or

no exclusive right, franchise, privilege, or immunity shall be he legislature or any municipality in this State.

No law shall be enacted giving any extra compensation to any r, servant, agent, or contractor after services are rendered or de; nor shall the compensation of any officer be increased or luring his term of office, except as otherwise provided in this

No member of the legislature shall, during the term for which 1. be appointed to any civil office in the State. nor shall he withthereafter be appointed to any civil office created or the emoluich were increased during such term; nor shall any member of the Juring the term for which he was elected, nor within one year e interested directly or indirectly in any contract with the State icipality thereof, which was authorized by any law passed dur


No law authorizing indebtedness shall be enacted which does not evying a tax sufficient to pay the interest and for the payment at the principal.

Except interest or other payments on the public debt, money out of the treasury only upon appropriations made by the legismoney shall be paid therefrom except upon warrant drawn by fficer. Every law making an appropriation shall distinctly specify ropriated and the object to which it is to be applied.

No appropriation shall be made for charitable, educational, or lent purposes to any person, corporation, association, institution, y not under the absolute control of the State, but the legislature liscretion, make appropriations for the charitable institutions and the maintenance of which annual appropriations were made by e assembly of nineteen hundred and nine.

No obligation or liability of any person, association, or coror owned by or owing to the State, or any municipal corporashall ever be exchanged, transferred, remitted, released, postponed. y diminished by the legislature, nor shall any such obligation or xtinguished except by the payment thereof into the proper treasoper proceedings in court.

No person shall be exempt from prosecution and punishment for effenses against any law of this State by reason of the subseof such law.

No act of the legislature shall affect the right or remedy of or change the rules of evidence or procedure in any pending

The sole power of impeachment shall be vested in the house of es, and a concurrence of a majority of all the members elected

shall be necessary to the proper exercise thereof. All impeachments shall be tried by the senate. When sitting for that purpose the senators shall be under oath or affirmation to do justice according to the law and the evidence. When the governor or lieutenant governor is on trial, the chief justice of the supreme court shall preside. No person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the senators elected.

SEC. 36. All State officers and judges of the district court shall be liable to impeachment for crimes, misdemeanors, and malfeasance in office, but judg ment in such cases shall not extend further than removal from office and dis qualifications to hold any office of honor, trust, or profit, or to vote under the laws of this State; but such officer or judge, whether convicted or acquitted shall, nevertheless, be liable to prosecution, trial, judgment, punishment, or civil action according to law. No officer shall exercise any powers or duties of his office after notice of his impeachment is served upon him until he is acquitted.

SEC. 37. It shall not be lawful, for a member of the legislature to use a pass, or to purchase or receive transportation over any railroad upon terms not open to the general public; and the violation of this section shall work a forfeiture of the office.

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SEC. 38. The legislature shall enact laws to prevent trusts, monopolies and combinations in restraint of trade.

SEC. 39. Any member of the legislature who shall vote or use his in fluence for or against any matter pending in either house in consideration of any money, thing of value, or promise thereof, shall be deemed guilty of bribery; and any member of the legislature or other person who shall dire or indirectly offer, give, or promise any money, thing of value, privilege, personal advantage to any member of the legislature to influence him to vote or work for or against any matter pending in either house; or any member of the legislature who shall solicit from any person or corporation any money, thing of value, or personal advantage for his vote or influence as such mem ber shall be deemed guilty of solicitation of bribery.

SEC. 40. Any person convicted of any of the offenses mentioned in se tions thirty-seven and thirty-nine hereof, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction shall be punished by fine of not more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the penitentiary for not less than one or more. than five years.

SEC. 41. Any person may be compelled to testify in any lawful investig tion or judicial proceeding against another charged with bribery or solicitation of bribery as defined herein, and shall not be permitted to withhold bis testimony on the ground that it might incriminate or subject him to public infamy but such testimony shall not be used against him in any judicial proceeding against him except for perjury in giving such testimony.


Until changed by law as hereinafter provided, the legislative districts of the State shall be constituted as follows:


First: The county of San Miguel, one senator.

Second: The counties of San Miguel and Mora, one senator to be a resident of Mora County, and to be elected by the electors of Mora and 85: Miguel Counties.

Third: The counties of Guadalupe and San Miguel, one senator.

Fourth: The county of Rio Arriba, one senator.

Fifth: The counties of Bernalillo, San Juan, and Sandoval, one senator
Sixth: The counties of Rio Arriba and Sandoval, one senator.

Seventh: The county of Bernalillo, one senator.

Eighth: The county of Colfax, one senator.

Ninth The counties of Union and Colfax, one senator, to be a resident

f Union County and to be elected by the qualified electors of Union and Colfax ounties.


Tenth: The county of Santa Fe, one senator.
Eleventh The county of Taos, one senator.
Twelfth: The county of Valencia, one senator.

Thirteenth; The counties of Sierra, Grant, Luna, and Socorro, one senator.
Fourteenth: The county of Socorro, one senator,

Fifteenth: The counties, of, Torrance, Otero, Lincoln, and Socorro, one




Sixteenth: The county of Dona Ana, one senator.
Seventeenth: The county of McKinley, one senator.
Eighteenth: The counties of Otero and Lincoln, one senator.
Nineteenth: The county of Chaves, one senator.
Twentieth; The county of Eddy, one senator,
Twenty-first: The county, of Roosevelt, one senator.
Twenty-second: The county of Quay, one senator.
Twenty-third: The county of Curry, one, senator.
Twenty-fourth: The county of Grant, one senator,

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First: The county of Valencia, two members.
Second: The county of Socorro, two members.,
Third: The county of Bernalillo, three members.
Fourth: The county of Santa Fe, two members.
Fifth The county of Rio Arriba, two members.
Sixth: The county of San Miguel, three members.
Seventh: The county of Mora, two members,›,
Eighth The county of Colfax, two, members,
Ninth The county of Taos, two members.
Tenth: The county of Sandoval, one member.,
Eleventh: The county of Union, two members.
Twelfth: The county of Torrence, one member.
Thirteenth: The county of Guadelupe, one member.
Fourteenth: The county of McKinley, two members..
Fifteenth: The county of Dona Ana, two members. ;
Sixteenth: The county of Lincoln, one member.
Seventeenth: The county of Otero, one member.
Eighteenth: The county of Chaves, three members.
Nineteenth: The county of Eddy, two members.
Twentieth: The county of Roosevelt, one member.
Twenty-first: The county of Luna, one member.
Twenty-second: The county, of Grant, two members.
Twenty-third: The county of Sierra, one member.
Twenty-fourth: The county of San Juan, one member.
Twenty-fifth: The county of Quay, two members.
Twenty-sixth: The county of Curry, one member.


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Twenty-seventh: The counties of Rio Arriba and Sandoval, one member. Twenty-eighth: The counties of Torrance, Santa Fe, and Guadalupe, one

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Twenty-nine: The counties of San Miguel and Guadalupe, one member.
Thirtieth : The counties Lincoln, Otero, and, Socorro, one member.
Upon the creation of any new county it shall be annexed to some contiguous
trict for legislative purposes.

At the first session after the publication of the census of the United States the year nineteen hundred and twenty and at the first session after each ited States census thereafter, the legislature may reapportion the legislative tricts of the State upon the basis of population; provided that each county luded in each district shall be contiguous to some other county therein.

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