Manual of the corporation of the city of new york

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1864
 

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Page 35 - I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law.
Page 18 - Each house shall be the judge of the election,, returns, and qualifications of its own members...
Page 34 - Every person, who shall promise, offer, or give, or cause, or aid, or abet, in causing to be promised, offered, or given, or furnish or agree to furnish, in whole or in part, to be promised, offered, or given to any member of the Common Council, or any officer of the Corporation, after...
Page 48 - All Committees shall be appointed by the President, unless otherwise ordered by the Board.
Page 20 - The city council of the city of Boston may establish by ordinance a water board to be known as the Boston Water Board, consisting of three able and discreet persons to be appointed by the mayor, with the advice and consent of the city council, and to receive such compensation as the city council may from time to time determine.
Page 46 - When a resolution shall be offered, or a motion made, to refer any subject, and different committees shall be proposed, the question shall be taken in the following order : The Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union ; the Committee of the Whole House; a Standing Committee; a Select Committee.
Page 104 - The Board of Police, for meritorious and extraordinary services rendered by any member of the police force, in the due discharge of his duty, may permit any member of the police. force to retain for his own benefit any reward or present tendered him therefor ; and it shall be cause of removal from...
Page 104 - Metropolitan police shall keep an account. The payments so made shall constitute and be deposited and kept as a fund, to be called the "police life insurance fund...
Page 34 - Every member of either of the houses composing the legislature of this state who asks, receives, or agrees to receive any bribe upon any understanding that his official vote, opinion, judgment, or action shall be influenced thereby, or shall be given in any particular manner, or upon any particular side of any question or matter upon which he may be required to act in his official capacity...
Page 34 - But the testimony so given shall not be used in any prosecution or proceeding, civil or criminal, against the person so testifying, except for perjury in giving such testimony.

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