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of holding elections for senators and delegates, and of
making returns thereof, and to divide the several counties
into election districts, for the more convenient
holding of elections, not affecting their terms or tenure
of office.
SEC. 13. And be it enacted, That so much of the
constitution and form of government, as relates to the
Council to the Governor, and to the clerk of the council,
be abrogated, abolished and annulled, and that the
whole executive power of the government of this State,
shall be vested exclusively in the Governor, subject
nevertheless to the checks, limitations and provisions
herein after specified and mentioned.
SEC. 14. And be it enacted, That the governor shall
nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of
the Senate, shall appoint all officers of the State whose
officers are or may be created by law, and whose appointment
shall not be otherwise provided for by the
constitution and form of government, or by any laws
consistent with the constitution and form of government;
provided, that this act shall not be deemed or
construed to impair in any manner, the validity of the
commissions of such persons as shall be in office under
previous executive appointment, when this act shall go
into operation, or alter, abridge, of change, the tenure,
quality, or duration of the same, or of any of them.
SEC. 15. And be it enacted, That the Governor shall
have power to fill any vacancy that may occur in any
such offices during the recess of the senate, by granting
commissions which shall expire upon the appointment
of the same person, or any other person, by and with
the advice and consent of the senate to the same office,
or at the expiration of one calendar month, ensuing the
commencement of the next regular session of the Senate,
whichever shall first occur.
SEC. 16. And be it enacted, That the same person,
shall in no case be nominated by the governor, a second
time during the same session, for the same office, in
case he shall have been rejected by the senate, unless
after such rejection, the senate shall inform the governor
by message, of their willingness to receive again
the nomination of such rejected person, for further consideration,
and in case any person nominated by the
governor for any office, shall have been rejected

 
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