North carolina state constitution preamble we, the people of the state of north carolina, grateful to almighty god, the sovereign ruler of nations, for the preservation of the american union and the existence of our civil, political and religious liberties, and acknowledging our dependence upon him for the continuance of those. How can the answer be improved. At the moment you may search by state, article number, and section number you may also view any schedules or preambles associated with a particular state constitution. Constitution of the state of georgia preamble to perpetuate the principles of free government, insure justice to all, preserve peace, promote the interest and happiness of the citizen and of the family, and transmit to posterity. State constitutions each state in the united states has its own constitution of course, all state constitutions are inferior (in a legal sense) to the united states constitution, and when reading state constitutions, this must be kept in mind — a state constitution, for example, cannot validly authorize a state religion. Section 213 creation of state debt after ratification of constitution temporary loans refunding bonds for existing indebtedness section 214 limitation on state. The constitution of the state of new york as revised, with amendments adopted by the constitutional convention of 1938 and approved by vote of the people on november 8, 1938.
The constitution of the united states of america is the supreme law of the united states empowered with the sovereign authority of the people by the framers and the consent of the legislatures of the states, it is the source of all government powers, and also provides important limitations on the government that protect the fundamental rights of united. The south carolina legislative council is offering access to the unannotated south carolina constitution on the internet as a service to the public. A state constitution is the governing document of a us state, comparable to the united states constitution which is the governing document of the united states some states have had multiple constitutions and since each state drafts its own, there is great diversity between them, though all have some basic concepts in common. The constitution of the state of florida as revised in 1968 consisted of certain revised articles as proposed by three joint resolutions which were adopted during the.
The new york constitution is the only state constitution that describes the constitutional convention process that specifically says what to do should a delegate to the convention die while the convention is still ongoing. The statutes available on this website are current through the 1st called session of the 85th legislature, august 2017 the texas constitution is current through the amendments approved by voters in november 2017. The constitution of the united states the bill of rights & all amendments a highly accessible, easy to use online version full text transcript including the bill of rights and the rest of the amendments with both sequential and subject indexes. Constitution of the state of connecticut preamble the people of connecticut acknowledging with gratitude, the good providence of god, in having permitted them to enjoy a free government do, in order more effectually to define, secure, and perpetuate the liberties, rights and privileges which they have derived.
The new jersey state constitution complete text of the new jersey state constitution : search the text of the new jersey state constitution. Table of contents for the constitution of california table of contents for the constitution of california. (arranged by the chief justice of the maine supreme judicial court and approved by the maine state legislature, resolve 2013, chapter 75, pursuant to the constitution of maine, article x, section 6.
California constitution - cons preamble: we, the people of the state of california, grateful to almighty god for our freedom, in order to. This constitution, and the laws of the united states which shall be made in pursuance thereof and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the united states, shall be the supreme law of the land and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, any thing in the constitution or laws of any state to the contrary. Texas constitution » click here to access the texas constitution the texas constitution establishes the structure and purpose of the texas government the current texas constitution took effect on february 15, 1876. We the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the united states of america.
This site is not the official publication of ohio's constitution for the official publication, please contact the secretary of state's office. Section 1the executive power shall be vested in a president of the united states of america he shall hold his office during the term of four years, and, together with the vice president, chosen for the same term, be elected, as follows. Preamble the end of the institution, maintenance, and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic, to protect it, and to furnish the individuals who compose it with the power of enjoying in safety and tranquility their natural rights, and the blessings of life: and whenever these great objects are not obtained, the.
Constitution of the state of washington this constitution was framed by a convention of seventy-five delegates, chosen by the. The united states constitution has been a notable model for governance around the world its international influence is found in similarities of phrasing and borrowed passages in other constitutions, as well as in the principles of the rule of law, separation of powers and recognition of individual rights. The constitution of north dakota contains the current provisions of the state constitution preamble article i declaration of rights article ii elective franchise article iii powers reserved to the people article iv legislative branch article v executive branch article vi judicial branch. Constitution of the state of illinois adopted at special election on december 15, 1970 preamble: article viii - finance: article i - bill of rights: article ix. Introduction written in 1787, ratified in 1788, and in operation since 1789, the united states constitution is the world’s longest surviving written charter of government.