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devolve upon the Speaker of the House.

ILLINOIS. 18. V. The Lieutenant-Governor shall be

President of the Senate, and shall vote only when the Senate is equally divided. The Senate shall choose a president pro tempore, to preside in the case of the absence or impeachment of the Lieutenant-Governor, or when he shall hold the office of

Governor. 19. V. If there be no Lieutenant-Gov

ernor, or if the Lieutenant-Governor shall, for any cause specified in section seventeen of this article, become incapable of performing the duties of the office, the President of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy is filled or the disability removed; and if the President of the Senate, for any of the above named causes, shall become incapable of performing the duties of Governor, the same shall devolve upon the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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IOWA. 18. IV. The Lieutenant-Governor shall be

President of the Senate, but shall only vote when the Senate is equally divided; and in case of his absence or impeachment, or when he shall exercise the of. fice of Governor, the Senate shall

choose a President pro tempore. 19. IV. If the Lieutenant-Governor, while

acting as Governor, shall be im. peached, displaced, resign or die or otherwise become incapable of performing the duties of the office, the President pro tempore of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy is filled, or, the disability removed; and if the President of the Senate, for any of the above causes, shall be rendered incapable of performing the duties pertaining to the office of Gov. ernor, the same shall devolve upon the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

INDIANA. 21. V. The Lieutenant-Governor shall, by

virtue of his office, be President of the Senate; have a right, when in committee of the whole, to join in debate, and to vote on all subjects, and, whenever the Senate shall be equally divided,

he shall give the casting vote. 23. V. The Lieutenant-Governor, while

he shall act as president of the Senate, shall receive for his services the same compensation as the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and any person acting as Governor shall receive the compensation attached to the office of Governor.

KANSAS. 12. I. The Lieutenant-Governor shall be

president of the Senate, and shall vote only when the Sen. ate is equally divided. The Senate shall choose a president pro tempore, to preside in case of his absence or impeachment, or when he shall hold the office

of Governor. 13. I. If the Lieutenant-Governor, while

holding the office of Governor, shall be impeached or displaced, or shall resign or die, or otherwise become incapable of performing the duties of the office, the president of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy is filled, or the disability removed; and if the president of the Senate, for any of the Sec. Art.

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above causes, shall be rendered incapable of performing the duties pertaining to the office of Governor, the same shall devolve upon the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

KENTUCKY. 83. He shall, by virtue of his office,

be president of the Serate, have a right, when in the committee of the whole, to debate and vote on all subjects, and when the Senate is equally divided, to

give the casting vote. 85. A president pro tempore of the

Senate shall be elected by each Senate as soon after its organization as possible, the Lieutenant-Governor vacating his seat as president of the Senate until such election shall be made; and as often as there is a vacancy in the office of president pro tempore, another president pro tempore of the Senate shall be elected by the Senate, if in session. And if, during the vacancy of the office of Governor, the Lieutenant-Governor shall be Impeached and removed from ofice, refuse to qualify, resign, die or be absent from the State, the president pro tempore of the Senate shall in like manner administer the government: Provided, Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the office of Governor before the first two years of the term shall have expired, a new election for Governor shall

take place to fill such vacancy. 86. The Lieutenant-Governor, or presi

dent pro tempore of the Senate, while he acts as president of the Senate, shall receive for his services the same compensation which shall, for

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the same period, be allowed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and during the time he administers the government as Governor, he shall receive the same compensation which the Governor would have received had he been employed

in the duties of his office. 87. If the Lieutenant-Governor shall

be called upon to administer the government, and shall, while in such administration, resign, die, or be absent from the State during the recess of the General Assembly, if there be no president pro tempore of the Senate, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of State, for the time being, to convene the Senate for the purpose of choosing a president; and until a president is chosen, the Secretary of State shall administer the government. If there be no Secretary of State to perform the duties devolved upon him by this section, or in case that officer be absent from the State, then the Attorney-General, for the time being, shall convene the Senate for the purpose of choosing a president, and shall administer the government until a president is chosen.

LOUISIANA. 61. The Lieutenant-Governor shall,

by virtue of his office, be president of the Senate, but shall only have a casting vote therein. The Senate shall elect one of its members as president pro

tempore of the Senate. 65. "The Lieutenant-Governor shan

receive for his services a salary which shall be double that of a member of the General Assembly, and no more.

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compensation as the Speaker of the House of Representatives,

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MASSACHUSETTS. S. II. Whenever the office of Governor

and Lieutenant-Governor shall be vacant, by reason of death, absence, or otherwise, then the Council, or the major part of them, shall, during such vacancy, have full power and authority to do, and execute, all and every such acts, matters and things, as the Governor or the Lieutenant-Governor might or could, by virtue of this constitution, do or execute, if they, or either of them, were personally present.

MICHIGAN. 13. V. During a vacancy in the office

of Governor, if the LieutenantGovernor die, resign or be impeached, displaced, be inca pable of performing the duties of the office, or absent from the State, the President pro tempore of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy be Alled,

or the disa bility cease. 14. V. The Lieutenant-Governor shall, by

virtue of his office, be President of the Senate. In committee of the whole he may debate all questions; and when there is an equal division, he shall give the casting vote.

MISSOURI. 15. V. The Lieutenant-Governor shall possess the same qualifications as the Governor, and by virtue of his office shall be President of the Senate. In committee of the whole he may debate all questions; and when there is an equal division he shall give the casting vote in the Senate, and also in joint vote of both

houses. 17. V. The Senate shall choose a President pro tempore to preside in cases of the absence or impeachment of the Governor, or when

he

shall hold the office of Governor. If there be no Lieutenant-Governor, or the Lieutenant-Governor shall, for any of the causes specified in section sixteen of this article, become incapable of performing the duties of the office, the President of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy is filled or the disability removed; and if the President of the Senate, for any of the above-named causes, shalt become incapable of performing the duties of Governor, the same shall devolve upon the Speaker of the House of Representatives, in the same manner and with the

same powers and compensation as are prescribed in the case of the office devolving upon the Lieu

tenant-Governor. 18. V. 'The Lieutenant-Governor or the

President pro tempore of the Senate, while presiding in the Senate, shall receive the same compensation as shall be allowed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

MISSISSIPPI. 129. v. The Lieutenant-Governor shall, by

virtue of his office, be President of the Senate. In committee of the whole he may debate all questions, and when there is an equal division in the Senate, or on a joint vote of both houses,

he shall give the casting vote. 130. V. The Lieutenant-Governor shall re

ceive for his services the same

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MONTANA. 15. VII. The Lieutenant-Governor shall

be president of the Senate, but shall vote only when the Senate is equally divided. In case of the absence or disqualification of the Lieutenant-Governor, from any cause which applies to the Governor, or when he shall hold the office of Governor, then the president pro tempore of the Senate shall perform the duties of the Lieutenant-Governor until the vacancy is filled or the disability removed.

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Governor shall be impeached, displaced, resign, die or become incapable of performing the duties of the office, or be absent from the State, the President pro tempore of the Senate shall act as Governor, until the vacancy be filled or the disability cease.

NORTH CAROLINA. 19. III. The Lieutenant-Governor shall

preside in the Senate, but shall have no vote unless it may be

equally divided. 11. II. The Lieutenant-Governor shall be

President of the Senate, but shall have no vote unless the Senate be equally divided. He shall, whilst acting as president of the Senate, receive for his services the same

pay which shall, for the same period, be allowed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and he shall receive no other compensation except when he is acting as Governor.

NEBRASKA. 17. v. The Lieutenant-Governor shall be

President of the Senate, and shall vote only when the Senate

is equally divided. 18. V. If there be no Lieutenant-Gover

nor, or if the Lieutenant-Governor, for any of the causes specified in section sixteen of this article, become incapable of performing the duties of the office, the President of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy is filled, or the disability is removed; and if the President of the Senate, for any of the above named causes, shall become incapable of performing the duties of Governor, the same shall devolve upon the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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NORTH DAKOTA. 72. III. A Lieutenant-Governor shall be

elected at the same time and for the same term as the Governor. In case of the death, impeachment, resignation, failure to qualify, absence from the State, removal from office, or the disability of the Governor, the powers and duties of the office for

the residue of the term, or until he shall be acquitted, or the disability be removed, shall devolve upon the Lieutenant-Governor.

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fice of Lieutenant-Governor, or when the Lieutenant-Governor shall be impeached by the House of Representatives, or shall be unable to exercise the duties of his office, the powers, duties and emolument thereof for the remainder of the term, or until the disability be removed, shall devolve upon the President pro tempore of the Senate; and the President pro tempore of the Senate shall in like manner become Governor if a vacancy or disability shall occur in the office of Governor; his seat as Senator shall become vacant whenever he shall become Governor, and shall be filled by election as any other vacancy in the Senate.

OHIO. 16. III. The Lieutenant-Governor shall

be President of the Senate, but shall vote when the Senate is equally divided; and in case of his absence or impeachment, or when he shall exercise the office of Governor, the Senate shall

choose a president pro tempore. 17. III. If the Lieutenant-Governor, while

executing the office of Governor, shall be impeached, displaced, resign or die, or otherwise become incapable of performing the duties of the office, the President of the Senate shall act as Governor until the vacancy is filled or the disability removed; and if the President of the Senate, for any

of the above causes, shall be rendered incapable of performing the duties pertaining to the office of Governor, the same shall devolve

upon the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

RHODE ISLAND. 2. VI. The Governor, and in his absence

the Lieutenant-Governor, shall preside in the Senate and in grand committee. The presiding officer of the Senate and grand committee shall have a right to vote in case of equal division,

but not otherwise. 3. VI. If, by reason of death, resigna

tion, absence, or other cause, there be no Governor or Lieu. tenant-Governor present to preside in the Senate, the Senate shall elect one of their own members to preside during such absence or vacancy; and until such election is made by the Senate, the Secretary of State

shall preside. 10. VII. If the offices of Governor and

Lieutenant-Governor both vacant, by reason of death, resignation, impeachment, absence or otherwise, the person entitled to preside over the Senate for the time being shall in like manner fill the office of Gov.

PENNSYLVANIA. 4. IV. A Lieutenant-Governor shall be

chosen at the same time, in the same manner, for the same term, and subject to the same provisions as the Governor; he shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no vote unless

they be equally divided. 14. IV. In case of a vacancy in the of

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