Civil Government in California

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SECTION
26
The Voter at the Primary
28
The Result
29
Party Committees and Conventions
31
Special Provisions
32
Nonpartisan Direct Primaries
33
Nomination by Petition
35
The Election of Officers
36
Preprimary Conventions
38
The Short Ballot
39
National Conventions
40
Conclusion
43
THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF CALIFORNIA 16 Importance of State and Local Government
46
The Subdivisions of California Classified
47
SECTION PAGE 18 Road Districts and Permanent Road Divisions
49
Corporations
50
Charters of Corporations
51
Private and Public Corporations
52
Two kinds of Public Corporations
54
Corporations Classified
56
Local Selfgovernment
57
The Southern Plan
62
Rural Local Government in the Middle Atlantic States
63
Rural Local Government in the Middle North
64
RURAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN CALIFORNIA 31 The County Type in Use in California
66
Judicial Townships
67
The Formation of Counties
68
The Relation between a County and the State
70
COUNTY GOVERNMENT COUNTY OFFICERS SECTION 1 COUNTY OFFICERS TERMS OF OFFICE AND OTHER DETAILS 35 County Offic...
72
Terms of Office
73
Official Bonds
74
The Consolidation of County Offices
75
Organization
76
The Powers and Duties of the Board of Supervisors
77
The General Character of Supervisors Work
81
DUTIES OF OTHER COUNTY OFFICERS 44 Duties of the County Clerk
82
Duties of the Assessor
83
Duties of the Tax Collector
84
Duties of the Treasurer
86
Duties of the Auditor
87
Duties of the Recorder
88
Duties of the Coroner
89
Duties of the Surveyor
90
County School Officers
91
Duties of Constables
92
Duties of the District Attorney
93
Duties of the Public Administrator
94
Duties of the County Health Officer
95
Duties of the Live Stock Inspector
97
Duties of the Fish and Game Warden
98
The Health Department
99
The Work of City Health Departments
100
COUNTY GOVERNMENT FINANCES AND MISCELLANEOUS SECTION 1 COUNTY FINANCES 64 Introductory
101
County Bonds
102
The Spending of County Money
103
Suits against a County
104
MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS 69 The Removal of County Officers
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No Responsible Head to our County Government
107
SECTION PAGE 71 A Possible Remedy
108
The Initiative and the Referendum
109
CITY GOVERNMENT 73 The Meaning of the Word City
112
Three Kinds of City Charters
113
Class Charters
114
Freeholders Charters
115
Disincorporation
117
The Relation of Cities to the United States
118
The Relation of Cities to the State
119
The Relation of Cities to the Counties in which they are Located
122
Consolidated Cities and Counties
124
CITY GOVERNMENT GENERAL MUNICIPAL OFFICERS 83 The Contents of City Charters
128
The Secretary of State
129
The Principal Governing Board
130
Summary of State Revenues
131
The Recall Initiative and Referendum
132
The Mayor
133
OTHER MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENTS 102 Introductory 103 The Department of Public Works 104 The Department of Public Supplies 105 The De...
153
The State Dairy Bureau
156
The Labor Commissioner
157
Industrial Commissions
158
THE EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENTS
159
The Library Department 159
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MISCELLANEOUS DEPARTMENTS 110 The Civil Service Commission
161
State Hospitals
162
Other Governmental Agencies 112 The Unity of a City Government 161 163
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The Bureau of Criminal Identification
164
State Reform Schools
165
The Institution for the Deaf and the Blind
166
INTRODUCTION TO STATE GOVERN MENT
167
The Relations between the Nation and the States
168
The Commission of Immigration and Housing
169
The Sphere of State Activity
170
The Womens Relief Corps Home
171
State Constitutions
172
The First Constitution of California 119 The Second Constitution of California 167 167 168 170 172 173
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The Superintendent of the Capitol and Grounds
174
THE STATE LEGISLATURE 120 Composition Terms and Sessions of the Legislature
175
The Organization of the Legislature
176
The Passing of Laws
177
Conclusion
178
123 The Powers of the Legislature
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THE STATE EXECUTIVE APPOINTIVE OFFICERS AND BOARDS
209
The Superintendent of Banks
214
The Insurance Commissioner
217
The Building and Loan Commissioner
220
The Commissioner of Corporations
222
The Department of Engineering 146 Harbor Commissioners
223
Other Harbor Officials
227
The Department of Forestry
228
State Department of Weights and Measures
229
The State Water Commission
230
The State Mining Bureau and Mineral Cabinet 152 The Fish and Game Commission
232
The Horticultural Commissioner
234
The State Veterinarian
237
The State Board of Agriculture
238
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Union Districts
270
School Boards
271
Teachers 184 Pupils 185 High Schools
272
The County Superintendent of Schools
274
The County Board of Education
275
The State Superintendent of Public Instruction
276
The State Board of Education
277
School Finances
279
State Normal Schools 192 The State Polytechnic School
282
The State University
283
198 The Steps in a Civil Suit
289
Appeals in Criminal Cases
296
Court Commissioners
305
209
309
County Law Libraries
314
The Senate as a Court of Impeachment
320
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FORNIA
324
APPENDIX
340
A ACT FOR THE ADMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA INTO
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OUTLINE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY CHARTER OUTLINE
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Side 326 - ... no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state.
Side 387 - The exercise of the right of eminent domain shall never be so abridged or construed as to prevent the Legislature from taking the property and franchises of incorporated companies and subjecting them to public use the same as the property of individuals, and the exercise of the police power of the State shall never be so abridged or construed as to permit corporations to conduct their business in such manner as to infringe the rights of individuals or the general well-being of the State.
Side 406 - I do solemnly swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the constitution of the United States,, and the constitution of the State of California; and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of according to the best of my ability.
Side 326 - Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Side 386 - Each stockholder of a corporation, or joint-stock association, shall be individually and personally liable for such proportion of all its debts and liabilities contracted or incurred, during the time he was a stockholder, as the amount of stock or shares owned by him bears to the whole of the subscribed capital stock, or shares of the corporation or association.
Side 344 - Every act shall embrace but one subject and matters properly connected therewith; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.
Side 325 - All men are by nature free and independent, and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty ; acquiring, possessing, and protecting property ; and pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness.
Side 415 - ... that to the best of his knowledge and belief each signature to the section is the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be, and no other affidavit thereto shall be required.
Side 387 - No corporation shall issue stocks or bonds except for money, labor done, or money or property actually received, and all fictitious increase of stock or indebtedness shall be void.
Side 363 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.

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