Index: R-Z

Index to the Maine Constitution - R through Z


RATIFICATION BY THE ELECTORS (STATE DEBT) Article IX, Section 14 RATIFIED BY VOTE OF A MAJORITY (MUNICIPAL INITIATIVE AND PEOPLE'S VETO) Article IV, Part Third, Section 21 REAL ESTATE Assessment Article IX, Section 8 Emergency bills Article IV, Part Third, Section 16 Legislature can insure mortgage loans Article IX, Section 14-A REAL, PERSONAL AND INTANGIBLE PROPERTY (SCHOOL TAXES) Article IX, Section 8 REAPPORTIONMENT (HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES) Article IV, Part First, Section 2 Article IV, Part First, Section 3 REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION (SENATE) Article IV, Part Second, Section 2 REAPPORTIONMENT PLAN (SENATE) Article IV, Part Second, Section 2 REBELLION OR INVASION Article I, Section 10 RECESS OF LEGISLATURE (DEFINITION OF) Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 RECORDS OF DEPARTMENTS Article V, Part Second, Section 4 RECORDS OF STATE Article V, Part Second, Section 2 RECREATION Article IX, Section 8 RECREATIONAL ENTERPRISES (MORTGAGE LOANS) Article IX, Section 14-A REDISTRICTING (HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES) Article IV, Part First, Section 2 REDRESS FOR INJURIES. Article I, Section 19 REDRESS OF THEIR WRONGS AND GRIEVANCES Article I, Section 15 REELECTION ELIGIBILITY (GOVERNOR) Article V, Part First, Section 2 REFERENDUM Direct initiative of legislation) Article IV, Part Third, Section 18 Effective date Article IV, Part Third, Section 19 Municipal affairs Article IV, Part Third, Section 21 People's veto Article IV, Part Third, Section 17 Petition timetable Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 REGISTER OF DEEDS (INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES) Article IX, Section 2 REGISTER OF PROBATE Election, tenure, vacancies Article VI, Section 6 Incompatible offices Article IX, Section 2 Sheriffs removed in same manner as Article IX, Section 10 REGULAR SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE Article IV, Part Third, Section 1 REGULATIONS (PARDONS) Article V, Part First, Section 11 RELIGIOUS DEFERMENTS Article VII, Section 5 RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Article I, Section 3 RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES Article I, Section 3 RELIGIOUS TEACHERS Article I, Section 3 RELIGIOUS TEST Article I, Section 3 RELIGIOUS TESTS PROHIBITED Article I, Section 3 REMEDY BY DUE COURSE OF LAW Article I, Section 19 REMONSTRANCE Article I, Section 15 REMOVAL (GOVERNOR) Article V, Part First, Section 14 REMOVAL BY IMPEACHMENT OR ADDRESS Article IX, Section 5 REMOVAL FROM THE STATE (SENATORS) Article IV, Part Second, Section 5 REMOVAL OF SHERIFFS Article IX, Section 10 REPEAL (LAWS IN FORCE UNTIL) Article X, Section 3 REPRESENTATIVES Age requirement Article IV, Part First, Section 4 Apportionment commission Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A Attorney general election Article IX, Section 11 Choose own officers Article IV, Part First, Section 3 Compensation and expenses Article IV, Part Third, Section 7 Election and constitutional amendments Article X, Section 4 Election of secretary of state Article V, Part Second, Section 1 Election of treasurer Article V, Part Third, Section 1 Exempt from arrest Article IV, Part Third, Section 8 Impeachment Article IV, Part First, Section 8 Incompatible offices Article IV, Part Third, Section 10 Number of Article IV, Part First, Section 2 Oath of office Article IX, Section 1 Time of election Article II, Section 4 Vacancies Article IV, Part First, Section 6 REPRIEVES Article V, Part First, Section 11 REPUGNANT TO THIS CONSTITUTION Article X, Section 3 REPUTATION, PROPERTY OR IMMUNITIES Article I, Section 19 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT Electors Article II, Section 1 Governor Article V, Part First, Section 4 House of Representatives) Article IV, Part First, Section 4 Petition circulators Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 Senators Article IV, Part Second, Section 6 RESIDENT (DEFINED FOR REQUESTING PETITION FORMS) Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 RESIGNATION Governor Article V, Part First, Section 14 House members Article IV, Part First, Section 6 Judges and registers of probate Article VI, Section 6 Senators Article IV, Part Second, Section 5 RESOLUTION Article IV, Part Third, Section 9 Citizen initiative Article IV, Part Third, Section 18 Definition of "measure" Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 Effective date Article IV, Part Third, Section 16 People's veto Article IV, Part Third, Section 17 RESOLVE Definition of "measure" Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 Citizen initiative Article IV, Part Third, Section 18 Constitutional amendment Article X, Section 4 People's veto Article IV, Part Third, Section 17 RETIREMENT AGE (JUDICIAL OFFICERS) Article VI, Section 4 RETIREMENT SYSTEM Article IX, Section 18 REVENUE (FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE) Article IX, Section 22 REVENUE BILLS Article IV, Part Third, Section 9 REVENUES (AND BOND INTEREST) Article V, Part Third, Section 5 REVISED STATUTES OF THE STATE (CONSTITUTION PRINTING) Article X, Section 6 RIGHT AND JUSTICE SHALL BE ADMINISTERED FREELY Article I, Section 19 RIGHT OF HOME RULE FOR MUNICIPALITIES Article IV, Part Third, Section 16 RIGHT OF PETITION. Article I, Section 15 RIGHT OF REDRESS FOR INJURIES Article I, Section 19 RIGHT OF SECRET VOTING Article II, Section 5 RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE Article II, Section 1 Article IX, Section 13 RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY Article I, Section 20 RIGHT TO ASSEMBLE Article I, Section 15 RIGHT TO BE HEARD BY THE ACCUSED Article I, Section 6 RIGHT TO INSTITUTE GOVERNMENT Article I, Section 2 RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS Article I, Section 16 RIGHT TO WORSHIP ALMIGHTY GOD Article I, Section 3 RIGHTS Article I, Section 1 RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OF THE PEOPLE (AND EDUCATION) Article VIII, Part First, Section 1 RIGHTS NOT IMPAIRED Article I, Section 24 RIGHTS OF PERSONS ACCUSED. Article I, Section 6 RIGHTS RETAINED BY THE PEOPLE Article I, Section 24 RULES (OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE) Article IV, Part Third, Section 4 SAFETY Article I, Section 10 Emergency bills Article IV, Part Third, Section 16 SAFETY AND HAPPINESS Article I, Section 1 Article I, Section 2 SANGUINARY LAWS Article I, Section 9 SCENIC NATURAL BEAUTY Article IX, Section 8 SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY Article IX, Section 14-B SCHOOL DISTRICTS (TAX POWER) Article IX, Section 8 SCHOOLS Article VIII, Part First SEAL OF THE STATE Article IX, Section 3 SEARCHES Article I, Section 5 SEAT OF GOVERNMENT Article IX, Section 16 SECRECY (HOUSE AND SENATE) Article IV, Part Third, Section 5 SECRET VOTING Article II, Section 5 SECRETARY OF STATE Article V, Part Second Ballot language Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 Citizen initiative Article IV, Part Third, Section 18 Commissions Article IX, Section 3 Constitution printing Article X, Section 6 Election Article V, Part Second, Section 1 Governor vacancy Article V, Part First, Section 14 Gubernatorial election Article V, Part First, Section 3 House elections Article IV, Part First, Section 5 Judicial review of petitions Article IV, Part Third, Section 22 Official records Article V, Part Second, Section 4 People's veto Article IV, Part Third, Section 17 Petition forms Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 Records of state Article V, Part Second, Section 2 Senate elections Article IV, Part Second, Section 3 Shall attend the Governor Article V, Part Second, Section 3 Shall attend the House Article V, Part Second, Section 3 Shall attend the Senate Article V, Part Second, Section 3 Temporary disability of Governor Article V, Part First, Section 15 Vacancy Article V, Part Second, Section 1-A Written petitions for a people's veto Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 SECRETARY OF THE SENATE Article IV, Part Second, Section 8 Apportionment plan Article IV, Part Second, Section 2 SECTS EQUAL Article I, Section 3 SELECTMEN (AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION) Article X, Section 4 SEMINARIES Article VIII, Part First, Section 1 SEMINARY OF LEARNING Article II, Section 1 SENATE Article IV, Part Second Adjournments Article IV, Part Third, Section 12 Amendments to constitution Article X, Section 4 Apportionment commission Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A Call into session Article V, Part First, Section 8 Confirmation procedure for Governor appointees Article V, Part First, Section 8 Gubernatorial election Article V, Part First, Section 3 Journal Article IV, Part Third, Section 5 Judge of its elections Article IV, Part Third, Section 3 Majority Article IV, Part Third, Section 3 May originate bills Article IV, Part Third, Section 9 May punish and expel members Article IV, Part Third, Section 4 Members exempt from arrest Article IV, Part Third, Section 8 Quorum Article IV, Part Third, Section 3 Records kept by secretary Article V, Part Second, Section 4 Requires supreme judicial court opinion Article VI, Section 3 Rules Article IV, Part Third, Section 4 To fill Governor vacancy Article V, Part First, Section 14 Vacancies Article IX, Section 4 SENATORS Age requirement Article IV, Part Second, Section 6 Attorney general election Article IX, Section 11 Compensation and expenses Article IV, Part Third, Section 7 Districts Article IV, Part Second, Section 2 Election and constitutional amendments Article X, Section 4 Election of secretary of state Article V, Part Second, Section 1 Election of treasurer Article V, Part Third, Section 1 Election of Article IV, Part Second, Section 3 Incompatible offices Article IV, Part Third, Section 10 Number of Article IV, Part Second, Section 1 Oath of office Article IX, Section 1 Qualifications Article IV, Part Second, Section 6 Term Article IV, Part Second, Section 1 Time of election Article II, Section 4 SEPARATION OF POWERS Article III, Section 2 SERVICE IN TIME OF WAR OR PUBLIC DANGER Article I, Section 14 SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE Article IV, Part Third, Section 1 SHAKERS (MILITARY DEFERMENTS) Article VII, Section 5 SHERIFFS Incompatible offices Article IX, Section 2 Removal Article IX, Section 10 Tenure Article IX, Section 10 Vacancies Article IX, Section 10 SICKNESS (AND LEGISLATIVE ADJOURNMENT) Article V, Part First, Section 13 SIGNATURES FOR WRITTEN PETITIONS (DEFINITION OF "CIRCULATOR") Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 SIGNATURES NECESSARY ON DIRECT INITIATIVE PETITIONS Article IV, Part Third, Section 18 SOLDIERS Article I, Section 18 SOLEMN OCCASIONS Article VI, Section 3 SOVEREIGN RULER OF THE UNIVERSE Preamble SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE Article IV, Part First, Section 7 Apportionment commission Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A Convenes legislature Article IV, Part Third, Section 1 Governor vacancy Article V, Part First, Section 14 Temporary disability of Governor Article V, Part First, Section 15 SPECIAL ACTS OF THE LEGISLATURE Article IV, Part Third, Section 14 SPECIAL ELECTION Citizen initiative Article IV, Part Third, Section 18 People's veto Article IV, Part Third, Section 17 State debt Article IX, Section 14 SPECIAL LEGISLATION Article IV, Part Third, Section 13 SPECIAL SESSIONS OF THE LEGISLATURE Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A SPEEDY, PUBLIC AND IMPARTIAL TRIAL Article I, Section 6 STANDING ARMIES Article I, Section 17 STATE ELECTIONS (VOTING DISTRICTS) Article IX, Section 12 STATE EXCISE TAX Article IX, Section 8 STATE GOVERNMENT CONTINUITY IN CASE OF ENEMY ATTACK Article IX, Section 17 STATE MANDATES Article IX, Section 21 STATE OF MAINE Preamble STATE OF THE STATE Article V, Part First, Section 9 STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM Article IX, Section 18 STATEWIDE ELECTION (DEFINITION OF) Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 STUDENTS Article II, Section 1 Article VIII, Part First, Section 2 STYLE OF ACTS Article IV, Part First, Section 1 SUBSCRIPTIONS Article IX, Section 1 SUCCESSION Governor Article V, Part First, Section 14 Secretary of state Article V, Part Second, Section 1-A Treasurer Article V, Part Third, Section 1-A SUFFRAGE (ELECTION BRIBERY) Article IX, Section 13 SUITS Article I, Section 20 SUMMONS (GOVERNOR ISSUES TO ELECTED HOUSE MEMBERS) Article IV, Part First, Section 5 SUMMONS OF PERSONS WHO APPEAR TO BE ELECTED For House Article IV, Part First, Section 5 For Senate Article IV, Part Second, Section 4 SUNDAYS EXCEPTED Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT Article VI, Section 1 Article X, Section 6 Governor vacancy Article V, Part First, Section 14 Oaths of office Article IX, Section 1 Opinion to Governor, etc. Article VI, Section 3 Reapportionment of House Article IV, Part First, Section 3 Reapportionment plan, Senate Article IV, Part Second, Section 2 Temporary disability of Governor Article V, Part First, Section 15 SUPREME LAW OF THE STATE Article X, Section 6 SURETY BOND (TREASURER). Article V, Part Third, Section 2 SUSPENSION OF LAWS Article I, Section 13 TAX RELIEF (STATE MANDATES) Article IX, Section 21 TAX TRUST FUND (MINING) Article IX, Section 20 TAXATION Article IX, Section 8 Power of Article IX, Section 9 State debt Article IX, Section 14 Watercraft Article IX, Section 4 TAXES Article I, Section 22 Highway fund Article IX, Section 19 TENURE Judges Article VI, Section 6 Judicial officers Article VI, Section 4 Sheriffs Article IX, Section 10 TENURE OF OFFICE Article I, Section 23 Article IX, Section 6 TERM Governor Article V, Part First, Section 2 Representatives Article IV, Part First, Section 2 Senators Article IV, Part Second, Section 1 TERM LIMITS (GOVERNOR) Article V, Part First, Section 2 TERM OF OFFICE (JUDICIAL OFFICERS) Article VI, Section 4 TESTIMONY OF 2 WITNESSES Article I, Section 12 THREATENING (CONTEMPT OF THE HOUSE OR SENATE) Article IV, Part Third, Section 6 TIE (GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION) Article V, Part First, Section 3 TIMBERLANDS (ASSESSMENT) Article IX, Section 8 TIME OF STATE ELECTION Article II, Section 4 TIME OF WAR OR PUBLIC DANGER Article II, Section 3 TIMING OF ELECTIONS (CITIZEN INITIATIVE) Article IV, Part Third, Section 18 TITLE OF NOBILITY PROHIBITED Article I, Section 23 TOWN CLERKS House elections Article IV, Part First, Section 5 Senate elections Article IV, Part Second, Section 3 TOWN COUNCIL MAY ESTABLISH DIRECT INITIATIVE AND PEOPLE'S VETO Article IV, Part Third, Section 21 TOWNS And education Article VIII, Part First, Section 1 Voting districts Article IX, Section 12 TRAFFIC LAWS (HIGHWAY FUND) Article IX, Section 19 TRANQUILITY Preamble TRAVEL EXPENSES (APPORTIONMENT COMMISSION) Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A TRAVELING EXPENSES (SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES) Article IV, Part Third, Section 7 TREASON Article I, Section 12 Article IV, Part Third, Section 8 TREASON, FELONY OR BREACH OF THE PEACE Article II, Section 2 TREASURER Article V, Part Third Deputy Article V, Part Third, Section 1-A Election Article V, Part Third, Section 1 Incompatible offices Article IX, Section 2 Not to engage in trade Article V, Part Third, Section 3 Vacancy Article V, Part Third, Section 1-A TREASURY (NO MONEY DRAWN EXCEPT BY LAW) Article V, Part Third, Section 4 TRIAL BY JURY Article I, Section 20 TRIALS Article I, Section 6 TRIALS BY MARTIAL LAW OR IMPEACHMENT Article I, Section 6 TRIBAL RESERVATIONS Article II, between Sections 1 and 2 TRUST FUND (MINING) Article IX, Section 20 TRUTH GIVEN IN EVIDENCE Article I, Section 4 UNREASONABLE SEARCHES PROHIBITED Article I, Section 5 VACANCY Attorney general Article IX, Section 11 Governor Article V, Part First, Section 14 House members Article IV, Part First, Section 6 Judges Article VI, Section 6 Order of filling Article IX, Section 4 Secretary of state Article V, Part Second, Section 1-A Senate Article IV, Part Second, Section 5 Treasurer Article V, Part Third, Section 1-A VALUATION Article IX, Section 7 Article IX, Section 8 VALUATION OF THE STATE OF MAINE Article IX, Section 14 VEHICLE FUEL REVENUES Article IX, Section 19 VESSEL REGISTERED UNDER STATE LAW Article IX, Section 14-A VETERANS' MORTGAGE LOANS Article IX, Section 14-D VETO Of bills Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 Pocket Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 VETO POWER (OF GOVERNOR LIMITED IN INITIATIVE/ REFERENDUM/PEOPLE'S VETO) Article IV, Part Third, Section 19 VOTES Bonds for local industrial development Article VIII, Part Second, Section 2 Electing judges and registers of probate Article VI, Section 6 Examined by Governor, Senate elections Article IV, Part Second, Section 4 Gubernatorial election Article V, Part First, Section 3 Lists for election of Representatives Article IV, Part First, Section 5 Lists of, Senate elections Article IV, Part Second, Section 3 Received, sorted, counted and declared and recorded, gubernatorial elections Article V, Part First, Section 3 Received, sorted, counted and declared, House elections Article IV, Part First, Section 5 Received, sorted, counted, declared and recorded, Senate elections Article IV, Part Second, Section 3 Sheriff elections Article IX, Section 10 Tabulation method Article IX, Section 12 VOTING (ELECTION BRIBERY) Article IX, Section 13 VOTING DISTRICTS Article IX, Section 12 VOTING LIST OF THE CITY, TOWN OR PLANTATION Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 VOTING MACHINES Article II, Section 5 WAR Article I, Section 12 State debt Article IX, Section 14 WAR OR PUBLIC DANGER Article I, Section 14 Article I, Section 7 Article II, Section 3 WARRANT TO SEARCH Article I, Section 5 WATERCRAFT (TAXATION) Article IX, Section 8 WELFARE Preamble WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT REVENUES Article IX, Section 22 WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES (ASSESSMENT) Article IX, Section 8 WITNESSES AGAINST THE ACCUSED Article I, Section 6 WOODLANDS (ASSESSMENT) Article IX, Section 8 WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS Article I, Section 10 WRITTEN PETITION (DEFINITION OF) Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 WRITTEN PETITIONS FOR DIRECT INITIATIVE Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 WRITTEN PETITIONS FOR PEOPLE'S VETO Article IV, Part Third, Section 20 WRONGS AND GRIEVANCES Article I, Section 15 YEAS AND NAYS Article IV, Part Third, Section 5 YOUTH OF MAINE Article VIII, Part First, Section 2 Z - (no entries)