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38681 -Printed from the original manuscript records as preserved in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Iowa.
THE AMENDMENTS OF 1868.
A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE
Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That the following amendments to the Constitution of the State of Iowa are hereby proposed:
Ist. Strike the word " white” from Section I of Article 2 thereof.
2d. Strike the word " white” from Section 33 of Article 3 thereof.
3d. Strike the word " white” from Section 34 of Article 3 thereof.
4th. Strike the word "white" from Section 35 of Article 3 thereof.
5th. Strike the word " white” from Section 1 of Article 6 thereof.
6th. Add to Section 5 of Article 2, the following words: Nor shall any person who has committed or may hereafter commit the crime of treason against the United States, nor any person who has absconded for the purpose of avoiding any military conscription or draft, ordered by the authority of the United States or this State, be entitled to the privilege of an elector, or qualified to hold any office under the constitution and laws of this State. In order that the provisions of this section may be effectually enforced, the Legislature may by law prescribe a suitable Oath to be taken under such limitations as it may deem proper, by persons offering to qualify for office or to vote, to the effect that they are not subject to the disabilities of this section.
Approved April 2d, 1866. Note-This resolution being considered of importance was numbered with the laws in order of its filing, and is accordingly chaptered and pub
lished as a law.
James Wright, Secretary of State. -Reprinted from Acts of the Eleventh General Assembly of the State of Iowa, p. 106.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR DUE REFERENCE AND PUBLICA
TION OF PROPOSALS TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF
That the Resolutions proposing to amend the Constitution of the State of Iowa, which have been passed at the present session of the General Assembly of the said State, are hereby referred to the Legislature to be chosen at the next general election.
The Secretary of State shall cause the same to be published for three months previous to the time of the next general election of members of the Legislature, in one newspaper in each Congressional District.
Approved April 2d, 1866.
-Reprinted from Acts of the Eleventh General Assembly of the State of Iowa, p. 108.
JOINT RESOLUTION AGREEING TO, RATIFYING, AND CON
FIRMING AMENDMENTS TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION. WHEREAS, The Eleventh General Assembly of the State of Iowa did, in due form, by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, agree to proposed amendments to the constitution as follows:
Ist. Strike the word “ White" from section I of article 2 thereof;
2d. Strike the word “ White " from section 33 of article 3 thereof;
3d. Strike the word “ White” from section 34 of article 3 thereof;
4th. Strike the word "White" from section 35 of article 3 thereof;
5th. Strike the word “White" from section I of article 6 thereof; and entered the same on the Journals thereof, and referred the same to the legislature to be chosen at the next general election, and the same having been published, as provided by law, for three months previous to the time of making the choice of this the Twelfth General Assembly: therefore,
Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That the said amendments aforesaid, and each of them, are hereby ratified, agreed to, and confirmed, and the same shall be submitted to the people for their approval, as this General Assembly shall provide.
Approved March 31, 1868.
-Reprinted from Acts of the Twelfth General Assembly of the State of Iowa, p. 290.
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CERTAIN PRO
POSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION THEREIN.
, of Iowa did propose certain amendments to the constitution of said State, and did, by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses thereof, agree to the same; and did