Index: J- Q

Index to the Maine Constitution - J through Q


JEOPARDY OF LIFE OR LIMB
      Article I, Section 8
JOINT BALLOT
  Election of secretary of state
      Article V, Part Second, Section 1
  Election of treasurer
      Article V, Part Third, Section 1
JOINT RESOLUTION
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 16
  Governor vacancy
      Article V, Part First, Section 14
JOURNAL
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 5
JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE (REMOVAL OF CIVIL OFFICERS)
      Article IX, Section 5
JOURNALS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 2
JUDGE OF ITS ELECTIONS (EACH HOUSE)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 3
JUDGE OF PROBATE
  Incompatible offices
      Article IX, Section 2
  Manner of selection
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
JUDGES
  Compensation
      Article VI, Section 2
  Election, tenure, vacancies
      Article VI, Section 6
  Incompatible offices
      Article IX, Section 2
      Article VI, Section 5
  Sheriffs removed in same manner as
      Article IX, Section 10
JUDICIAL COUNCIL (INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES)
      Article VI, Section 5
JUDICIAL OFFICERS
  Governor appoints
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
  Impeachment
      Article VI, Section 4
  Removal
      Article VI, Section 4
  Retirement age
      Article VI, Section 4
  Tenure
      Article VI, Section 4
JUDICIAL OFFICIAL (OATHS)
      Article IX, Section 1
JUDICIAL POWER
      Article VI
JUDICIAL REVIEW (PETITION VALIDITY)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 22
JURIES
      Article I, Section 7
      Article I, Section 20
JURY DETERMINES LAW AND FACT
      Article I, Section 4
JURY OF THE VICINITY
      Article I, Section 6
JUST COMPENSATION
      Article I, Section 21
JUST VALUE
      Article IX, Section 8
JUSTICE
      Preamble
JUSTICE (SHALL BE ADMINISTERED FREELY)
      Article I, Section 19
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
      Article I, Section 7
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 11
  Incompatible offices
      Article VI, Section 5
  Manner of selection
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
  Removal of judicial officers
      Article VI, Section 4
JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT
  Attorney general vacancy
      Article IX, Section 11
  Compensation
      Article VI, Section 2
  Incompatible offices
      Article IX, Section 2
      Article VI, Section 5
  Military deferments
      Article VII, Section 5
  Oaths of office
      Article IX, Section 1
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY (PARDONS)
      Article V, Part First, Section 11
KEEP AND BEAR ARMS
      Article I, Section 16
LANDS (ASSESSMENT)
      Article IX, Section 2
      Article IX, Section 8
LAW ENFORCEMENT
      Article V, Part First, Section 12
LAW OF THE LAND
      Article I, Section 6
LAWS (PEOPLE'S RIGHT TO PROPOSE)
      Article IV, Part First, Section 1
LAWS AND ACTS (STYLE OF)
      Article IV, Part First, Section 1
LAWS NOW IN FORCE CONTINUE UNTIL REPEALED
      Article X, Section 3
LAWS SHALL NOT BE SUSPENDED
  BUT BY THE LEGISLATURE
      Article I, Section 13
LEARNING
      Article VIII, Part First, Section 2
LEGISLATION
  Citizen initiative
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 18
  Private and special
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 13
LEGISLATION BECOMES EFFECTIVE
  IN 90 DAYS AFTER RECESS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 16
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
  (CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE)
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT
      Article IV, Part First, Section 1
  Records
      Article V, Part Second, Section 4
LEGISLATIVE POWER
      Article IV, Part First, Section 1
      Article IV, Part Third
LEGISLATIVE PRIVILEGE
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 8
LEGISLATIVE REGULAR SESSION
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1
LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS (LENGTH)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1
LEGISLATURE
  Amendments to constitution
      Article X, Section 4
  Attorney general vacancy
      Article IX, Section 11
  Constitution printing
      Article X, Section 6
  Continuity of government
      Article IX, Section 17
  Convenes
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1
  Education
      Article VIII, Part First, Section 1
  Education funding
      Article VIII, Part First, Section 2
  Election bribery
      Article IX, Section 13
  Election of secretary of state
      Article V, Part Second, Section 1-A
  Election of treasurer
      Article V, Part Third, Section 1
  Establishes courts
      Article VI, Section 1
  Extraordinary occasions
      Article V, Part First, Section 13
  Fisheries and wildlife revenues
      Article IX, Section 22
  Indian housing, mortgage loans
      Article IX, Section 14-C
  Laws in force until repeal
      Article X, Section 3
  Local property tax relief
      Article IX, Section 21
  Maine school building authority
      Article IX, Section 14-B
  Maine state retirement system
      Article IX, Section 18
  May provide a uniform method for municipal referenda
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 21
  Militia officer qualifications
      Article VII, Section 2
  Mining tax trust fund
      Article IX, Section 20
  Mortgage loans
      Article IX, Section 14-A
  Municipal borrowing
      Article IX, Section 15
  Municipal charters
      Article VIII, Part Second, Section 1
  Power of taxation
      Article IX, Section 9
  Recess, definition
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
  Records kept by secretary
      Article V, Part Second, Section 4
  Removal of civil officers
      Article IX, Section 5
  Removal of judicial officers
      Article VI, Section 4
  Removal of justices of the peace
      Article VI, Section 4
  Sale of bonds
      Article V, Part Third, Section 5
  State debt
      Article IX, Section 14
  Taxation
      Article IX, Section 8
  Treasurer bond
      Article V, Part Third, Section 2
  Treasurer vacancy
      Article V, Part Third, Section 1-A
  Vote on Senate reapportionment
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 2
  Voting districts
      Article IX, Section 12
LEGISLATURE OF MAINE
      Article IV, Part First, Section 1
LENGTH OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1
LEVYING WAR AGAINST IT
      Article I, Section 12
LIBEL
      Article I, Section 4
LIBERTIES OF THE PEOPLE (AND EDUCATION)
      Article VIII, Part First, Section 1
LIBERTY
      Article I, Section 1
      Preamble
LIBERTY OR PROPERTY
      Article I, Section 6-A
LIBERTY, PROPERTY OR PRIVILEGES
      Article I, Section 6
LICENSE (EMERGENCY BILLS)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 16
LICENSE AND PERMIT FEES
  (FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE)
      Article IX, Section 22
LICENSE TAXES (HIGHWAY FUND)
      Article IX, Section 19
LIFE AND LIBERTY
      Article I, Section 1
LIFE, LIBERTY OR PROPERTY
      Article I, Section 6-A
LIFE, LIBERTY, PROPERTY OR PRIVILEGES
      Article I, Section 6
LISTS OF VOTES
  Election of Governor
      Article V, Part First, Section 3
  Election of Representatives
      Article IV, Part First, Section 5
  Election of Senators
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 3
  Election of Senators, Governor examines
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 4
LITERARY INSTITUTION
      Article VIII, Part First, Section 1
LOANS
  Indian housing
      Article IX, Section 14-C
  Maine students
      Article VIII, Part First, Section 2
  Mortgage
      Article IX, Section 14-A
  State debt
      Article IX, Section 14
  Veterans mortgage
      Article IX, Section 14-D
LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL CONTINUITY
  IN CASE OF ENEMY ATTACK
      Article IX, Section 17
LOCAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF
      Article IX, Section 21
MACHINES (FOR VOTING)
      Article II, Section 5
MAINE REVISED STATUTES
      Article X, Section 6
MAINE SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY
      Article IX, Section 14-B
MAINE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
      Article IX, Section 18
MAJORITY (HOUSE AND SENATE)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 3
MANDATES
      Article IX, Section 21
MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE
  (JUDICIAL OFFICERS)
      Article VI, Section 4
MANUFACTURING (MORTGAGE LOANS)
      Article IX, Section 14-A
MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES
      Article VIII, Part Second, Section 2
MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT
      Article IX, Section 22
MARINE SERVICE
      Article II, Section 1
MARTIAL LAW
      Article I, Section 6
MEASURE (DEFINITION OF)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
MECHANICAL DEVICES FOR VOTING
      Article II, Section 5
MEETINGS
  Amendments to constitution
      Article X, Section 4
  Election of Governor
      Article V, Part First, Section 3
  Election of Representatives
      Article IV, Part First, Section 5
  Election of Senators
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 3
MEMBER OF CONGRESS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 11
MEMBERS
  Exempt from arrest
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 8
  House of Representatives
      Article IV, Part First, Section 2
  Not to be appointed to certain offices
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 10
  Punish and expel
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 4
MENTAL ILLNESS
     Article II, Section 1
MENTAL OR PHYSICAL DISABILITY
  OF THE GOVERNOR
      Article V, Part First, Section 14
  Temporary
      Article V, Part First, Section 13
MILITARY
      Article I, Section 17
      Article II, Section 1
      Article VII
MILITARY (ORGANIZATION,
  ARMAMENT, DISCIPLINE)
      Article VII, Section 4
MILITARY DUTY
      Article II, Section 3
  Deferments
      Article VII, Section 5
MILITARY LAW
      Article I, Section 14
MILITARY OFFICER
      Article V, Part First, Section 10
  Manner of selection
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
MILITARY OFFICIAL (OATHS)
      Article IX, Section 1
MILITARY PLACE
      Article II, Section 1
MILITARY SERVICEMEN
      Article II, Section 1
MILITIA
      Article I, Section 14
      Article I, Section 7
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 11
  Armament
      Article VII, Section 4
  Commissioning of officers
      Article VII, Section 1
  Day of election
      Article II, Section 3
  Discipline
      Article VII, Section 4
  Governor is commander in chief
      Article V, Part First, Section 7
  Military deferments
      Article VII, Section 5
  Organization
      Article VII, Section 4
  Qualifications
      Article VII, Section 2
MINERALS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 23
  Assessment
      Article IX, Section 8
MINING
      Article IX, Section 8
MINING EXCISE TAX TRUST FUND
      Article IX, Section 20
MINISTERS OF THE GOSPEL
  (MILITARY DEFERMENTS)
      Article VII, Section 5
MISDEMEANOR IN OFFICE
      Article IX, Section 5
MORTGAGE LOANS
      Article IX, Section 14-A
  Indian housing
      Article IX, Section 14-C
  Veterans
      Article IX, Section 14-D
MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL REVENUES
      Article IX, Section 19
MOTOR VEHICLES (HIGHWAY FUND)
      Article IX, Section 19
MUNICIPAL BORROWING
      Article IX, Section 15
MUNICIPAL BOUNDARIES (HOUSE DISTRICTS)
      Article IV, Part First, Section 2
MUNICIPAL CHARTERS
      Article VIII, Part Second, Section 1
MUNICIPAL CLERKS (SENATE ELECTIONS)
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 3
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 14
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL MAY  ESTABLISH
  DIRECT INITIATIVE AND PEOPLE'S VETOES
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 21
MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTAL
  CONTINUITY IN CASE OF ENEMY ATTACK
      Article IX, Section 17
MUNICIPAL HOME RULE
      Article VIII, Part Second
MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS (AND HOUSE ELECTIONS)
      Article IV, Part First, Section 5
MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF
      Article IX, Section 21
MUNICIPALITIES
  Amendments to constitution
      Article X, Section 4
  Education
      Article VIII, Part First, Section 1
  Home rule
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 16
  Property tax revenue loss
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 23
  Voting districts
      Article IX, Section 12
  Watercraft, taxation
      Article IX, Section 8
NATIONAL ELECTIONS (VOTING DISTRICTS)
      Article IX, Section 12
NATURAL BEAUTY
      Article IX, Section 8
NATURAL RIGHTS
      Article I, Section 1
NAVAL OR MARINE SERVICE
      Article II, Section 1
NAVY
      Article I, Section 14
      Article I, Section 7
  Governor is commander in chief
      Article V, Part First, Section 7
  Organization, armament, discipline
      Article VII, Section 4
NOBILITY
      Article I, Section 23
NOMINATION BY GOVERNOR
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
NOTARIES PUBLIC
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 11
NOTARY PUBLIC AND PETITION
  CIRCULATOR OATHS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
NOTICE (REMOVAL OF SHERIFFS)
      Article IX, Section 10
OATH OF THE CIRCULATOR
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
OATH OR AFFIRMATION
      Article I, Section 5
  Impeachment
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 7
OATHS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS
      Article IX, Section 1
OBJECTS OF GOVERNMENT
      Preamble
OBSTRUCTING (CONTEMPT OF THE
  HOUSE OR SENATE)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 6
OFFICE (OATH OF)
      Article IX, Section 1
OFFICE OF PROFIT
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 11
OFFICERS
  Election officials
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 22
  Executive department
      Article V, Part First, Section 10
  Governor has power to appoint
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
  House of Representatives
      Article IV, Part First, Section 7
  Manner of selection
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
  Military
      Article V, Part First, Section 10
  Militia
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 11
      Article VII, Section 1
  Militia, military deferments
      Article VII, Section 5
  Militia, qualifications
      Article VII, Section 2
  Senate
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 8
OFFICES
  Oaths
      Article IX, Section 1
  Tenure of
      Article I, Section 23
  Tenure of sheriffs
      Article IX, Section 10
OFFICES INCOMPATIBLE WITH EACH OTHER
      Article IX, Section 2
OFFICIAL (OATHS)
      Article IX, Section 1
OFFICIAL ACTS (RECORDS KEPT BY SECRETARY)
      Article V, Part Second, Section 4
OFFICIAL AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO
  MAINTAIN THE VOTING LIST
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
OFFICIAL CONDUCT OF PEOPLE IN
  PUBLIC CAPACITY
      Article I, Section 4
OFFICIALS
  Election
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 22
  Municipal, House elections
      Article IV, Part First, Section 5
  Municipal, Senate elections
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 3
OPEN SPACE LANDS (ASSESSMENT)
      Article IX, Section 8
ORDERS OR RESOLUTIONS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 9
  Effective date
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 16
ORDINANCE (MUNICIPAL INITIATIVE
  AND PEOPLE'S VETO)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 21
OVERRIDES
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 2
PARDON
      Article V, Part First, Section 11
PARENTS
      Article VIII, Part First, Section 2
PARTIES (APPORTIONMENT COMMISSION).
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A
PAYMASTER GENERAL
      Article VII, Section 3
PEACE
      Article I, Section 17
PEACE, HEALTH OR SAFETY (EMERGENCY BILLS)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 16
PEERS
      Article I, Section 6
PENALTIES
  Fisheries and wildlife
      Article IX, Section 22
  For absent House and Senate members
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 3
  Pardon power
      Article V, Part First, Section 11
PENALTIES AND PUNISHMENTS
      Article I, Section 9
PENALTY (ASSESSMENT)
      Article IX, Section 8
PENALTY ON CHANGE TO HIGHER USE
      Article IX, Section 8
PEOPLE (DEFINITION OF)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
PEOPLE'S VETO
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 17
  Effective date
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 19
  Municipal
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 21
  Petition timetable
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
  Written petitions
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
PEOPLE'S VETO AND DIRECT  INITIATIVE,
  THE ELECTION OFFICERS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 22
PER DIEM (APPORTIONMENT COMMISSION)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A
PERMIT FEES (FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE)
      Article IX, Section 22
PERSONAL AND INTANGIBLE
  PROPERTY (SCHOOL TAXES)
      Article IX, Section 8
PERSONAL PROPERTY
  Legislature can insure mortgage loans
      Article IX, Section 14-A
  Watercraft, taxation
      Article IX, Section 8
PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX (HIGHWAY FUND)
      Article IX, Section 19
PERSONS DISQUALIFIED TO BE MEMBERS.
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 11
PERSONS UNDER GUARDIANSHIP FOR REASONS
  OF MENTAL ILLNESS
      Article II, Section 1
PETITION FORMS SHALL BE FURNISHED
  OR APPROVED BY THE SECRETARY
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
PETITION OF THE ELECTORS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1
PETITION OR REMONSTRANCE
      Article I, Section 15
PETITION PROCEDURE (INITIATIVE)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 18
PETITIONS (TIMETABLES FOR INITIATIVE/
  REFERENDUM/PEOPLE'S VETO)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
PETITIONS (VALIDITY)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 22
PETITIONS FOR PEOPLE'S VETO
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 17
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 20
PHYSICAL DISABILITY OF THE GOVERNOR
      Article V, Part First, Section 14
  Temporary
      Article V, Part First, Section 15
POCKET VETO
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 2
POLITICAL PARTIES
  (APPRORTIONMENT COMMISSION)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A
POLITICAL SUBDIVISION LINES
  (HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES)
      Article IV, Part First, Section 2
POPULATION FIGURE FOR EACH
  REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT
      Article IV, Part First, Section 2
POST OFFICERS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 11
POSTERITY
      Preamble
POWER INHERENT IN PEOPLE
      Article I, Section 2
POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN
      Article IX, Section 8
POWER OF IMPEACHMENT (HOUSE)
      Article IV, Part First, Section 8
POWER OF TAXATION
      Article IX, Section 9
POWER TO CALL THE SENATE INTO SESSION
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
PRESENTMENT OR INDICTMENT OF
  A GRAND JURY
      Article I, Section 7
PRESERVATION OF THE PUBLIC PEACE,
  HEALTH OR SAFETY (EMERGENCY)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 16
PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 8
  Apportionment commission
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A
  Confirmation procedure for Governor appointment
      Article V, Part First, Section 8
  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
PRESS
      Article I, Section 4
PRIMARY ELECTION (GOVERNOR VACANCY)
      Article V, Part First, Section 14
PRINCIPAL (AND BONDS)
      Article V, Part Third, Section 5
PRIVATE AND SPECIAL LEGISLATION
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 13
PRIVATE PROPERTY, WHEN TO BE TAKEN
      Article I, Section 21
PRIVILEGE
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 8
PRIVILEGES
      Article I, Section 6
PROBABLE CAUSE
      Article I, Section 5
PROBATE COURT SYSTEM
      Article VI, Section 6
PROCEEDINGS (RECORDS KEPT BY SECRETARY)
      Article V, Part Second, Section 4
PROCESS FOR OBTAINING WITNESSES
      Article I, Section 6
PROCLAMATION
  By Governor, citizen initiative
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 18
  By secretary of state, citizen initiative
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 18
  Effective date of initiative/referendum/People's veto
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 19
  People's veto
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 17
  To fill Governor vacancy
      Article V, Part First, Section 14
PROPERTY
      Article I, Section 1
      Article I, Section 20
      Article I, Section 6-A
      Article IX, Section 8
  Legislature can insure mortgage loans
      Article IX, Section 14-A
  Or immunities
      Article I, Section 19
  Or privileges
      Article I, Section 6
  School taxes
      Article IX, Section 8
  Watercraft, taxation
      Article IX, Section 8
  When to be taken
      Article I, Section 21
PROPERTY TAX (WATERCRAFT)
      Article IX, Section 8
PROPERTY TAX RELIEF
      Article IX, Section 21
PROPERTY TAX REVENUE LOSS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 23
PUBLIC (APPORTIONMENT COMMISSION)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A
PUBLIC (BRIEFS REGARDING HOUSE
  REAPPORTIONMENT)
      Article IV, Part First, Section 3
PUBLIC AND IMPARTIAL TRIAL
      Article I, Section 6
PUBLIC DANGER
      Article I, Section 14
      Article I, Section 7
      Article II, Section 3
PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ANY PLAN
  FOR APPORTIONMENT
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A
PUBLIC INFORMATION
      Article I, Section 4
PUBLIC OFFICES (ENEMY ATTACK)
      Article IX, Section 17
PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH OR SAFETY
  (EMERGENCY BILLS)
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 16
PUBLIC SAFETY
      Article I, Section 10
PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS
      Article IX, Section 14-B
PUBLIC SCHOOLS
      Article VIII, Part First
PUBLIC TEACHERS
      Article I, Section 3
PUNISH AND EXPEL MEMBERS
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 4
PUNISHMENT UNDER MILITARY LAW.
      Article I, Section 14
QUAKERS (MILITARY DEFERMENTS)
      Article VII, Section 5
QUALIFICATION FOR ANY OFFICE OR TRUST
      Article I, Section 3
  Governor
      Article V, Part First, Section 4
  Militia officers
      Article VII, Section 2
  Senators
      Article IV, Part Second, Section 6
QUALIFICATIONS OF ELECTORS
      Article II, Section 1
QUALIFICATIONS OF THOSE WHO
  ARE CANDIDATES FOR THE SUFFRAGES
      Article I, Section 4
QUARTERING OF SOLDIERS ON CITIZENS
      Article I, Section 18
QUARTERMASTER GENERAL
      Article VII, Section 3
QUORUM
  Apportionment commission
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A
  House and Senate
      Article IV, Part Third, Section 3