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Part Two The Connecticut Constitution and Commentary, Art.III Of the Legislative Department

From: The Connecticut State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Wesley W. Horton

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

Article Third of the 1818 constitution was the legislative article. In the U.S. Constitution, legislative powers, that is, the powers concerning the adoption of laws, are discussed in Article I. In 1965, there was an unsuccessful effort to give Connecticut voters legislative powers by initiative and referendum.45 The legislative power of this state shall be vested in two distinct houses or branches; the one to be styled the senate, the other the house of representatives, and both together the general assembly. The style of their laws shall be: Be it enacted by the...
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