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and the nomination of the person thus appointed during
the recess, or of some other person in his place, shall be
made to the Senate within thirty days after the next meet-
ing of the Legislature.
SEC. 12. No person, after being rejected by the Senate,
shall be again nominated for the same office at the same
session, unless at the request of the Senate; or be appointed
to the same office during the recess of the Legislature.
SEC. 13. All civil officers appointed by the Governor and
Senate, shall be nominated to the Senate within fifty days
from the commencement of each regular session of the Leg-
islature; and their term of office, except in cases otherwise
provided for in this Constitution, shall commence on the
first Monday of May next ensuing their appointment, and
continue for two years, (unless removed from office), and
until their successors, respectively, qualify according to
Law; but the term of office of the Inspectors of Tobacco
shall commence on the first Monday of March next ensuing
SEC. 14. if a vacancy shall occur during the session of
the Senate, in any office which the Governor and Senate
have the power to fill, the Governor shall nominate to the)
Senate, before its final adjournment, a proper person to fill
said vacancy, unless such vacancy occurs within ten days
before said final adjournment.
SEC. 15. The Governor may suspend or arrest any mili-
tary officer of the State for disobedience of orders or other
military offense; and may remove him in pursuance of the
sentence of a Court-Martial; and may remove for incompe-
tency or misconduct, all civil officers who received appoint-
ment from the Executive for a term of years.
SEC. 16. The Governor shall convene the Legislature, or
the Senate alone, on extraordinary occasions; and when-
ever from the presence of any enemy, or from any other
cause, the Seat of Government shall become an unsafe place
for the meeting of the Legislature, he may direct their ses-
sions to be held at some other convenient place.
SEC. 17. To guard against hasty or partial legislation
and encroachments of the Legislative Department, upon
the co-ordinate, Executive and Judicial Departments, every
Bill which shall have passed the House of Delegates, and
the Senate shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to
the Governor of the State; if he approves he shall sign it,
but if not he shall return it with his objections to the House
in which it originated, which House shall enter the objec-
tions at large on its Journal and proceed to reconsider the