Section 2. Section 2 of mentioned Article CI of stated Articles of Amendment is hereby amended by striking out the primary sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence: – Mentioned federal census shall likewise be the basis for determining the senatorial districts and likewise the councillor districts for the ten year interval starting with the primary Wednesday within the fifth January following the taking of such census.
No moneys shall be issued out of the treasury of this commonwealth, and disposed of (besides such sums as may be appropriated for the redemption of bills of credit or treasurer’s notes, or for the cost of interest arising thereon) however by warrant beneath the hand of the governor in the intervening time, with the advice and consent of the council, for the required defence and help of the commonwealth; and for the safety and preservation of the inhabitants thereof, agreeably to the acts and resolves of the general courtroom.
Article III of the Amendments to the Constitution, as amended, is hereby additional amended by putting out the phrase indicating the age at which a citizen shall have a proper to vote in an election of Governor and different public officers and inserting in place thereof the following word: – eighteen.
The fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth Articles of Amendment were adopted by the General Courtroom throughout the periods of the years 1854 and 1855, and had been authorised and ratified by the individuals Might 23d, 1855.