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Part two The Rhode Island Constitution and Commentary, Art.VI Of the Legislative Power

From: The Rhode Island State Constitution

Patrick T. Conley, Robert G. Flanders, Jr.

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

This Constitution shall be the supreme law of the state, and any law inconsistent therewith shall be void. The general assembly shall pass all laws necessary to carry this Constitution into effect. This section appears exactly as it did in the 1843 constitution, except that it was then the first section of Article IV. Compare the language of this section to the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution, which reads: “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be...
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