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" No debt shall be contracted by this State, except to meet casual deficits in the revenue, to redeem a previous liability of the State, to suppress insurrection, repel invasion or defend the State in time of war... "
Acts of the legislature of west virginia - Page 301
1887
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 206

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1921
...the following provisions: "By Section 5 of Article VIII, of said constitution it was provided: '"5. No debt shall be contracted by this State except to...casual deficits in the revenue, to redeem a previous Statement of the Case. 206 US liability to the State, to suppress insurrection, repel invasion or defend...
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Government and Politics in Virginia

Howard Lee McBain - 1922 - 322 pages
...184. l No debt shall be contracted by the State except to construct, or reconstruct, public roads, to meet casual deficits in the revenue, to redeem...repel invasion, or defend the State in time of war. No scrip, certificate, or other evidence of State indebtedness, shall be issued except for the transfer...
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Pollard's Supplement to the Code of Virginia, 1922: Containing All Statutes ...

Virginia - 1922 - 1273 pages
...amended). No debt shall be contracted by the State except to construct, or reconstruct, public roads, to meet casual deficits in the revenue, to redeem...repel invasion, or defend the State in time of war. No scrip, certificate, or other evidence of State indebtedness, shall be issued except for the transfer...
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History of West Virginia, Old and New, Volume 1

James Morton Callahan - 1923
...Virginia has no public debt of its own, its constitution forbidding that such debt should be contracted, except to meet casual deficits in the revenue, to...redeem a previous liability of the State, to suppress insurrections, to repel invasions, or defend the State in time of war. Fortunately, none of these conditions,...
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History of Virginia, Volume 3

1924
...Constitution of 1902, that they embodied in that document a prohibition of the creation of any debt by the State "except to meet casual deficits in the revenue,...repel invasion, or defend the State in time of war." This restriction, as far as it applied to a debt incurred in road building, was repealed by popular...
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The Federal and State Constitutions: Virginia-Wyoming

Francis Newton Thorpe - 1909
...this tax. 3. No money shall lie drawn from the treasury but in pursuance of an appropriation mack' by law, and on a warrant issued thereon by the Auditor;...defend the State in time of war; but the payment of any liabilty other than that for the ordinary expenses of the State, shall be equally distributed over...
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The Virginia State Constitution: A Reference Guide, Part 56

John J. Dinan - 2006 - 256 pages
...extensive series of provisions in the 1870 Constitution that, among other things, prohibited state debts "except to meet casual deficits in the revenue, to...liability of the State, to suppress insurrection, repeal invasion, or defend the State in time of war." A desire to permit state borrowing for the purpose...
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The Constitutionalism of American States

George E. Connor, Christopher W. Hammons - 2008 - 816 pages
...the necessary expenses of the government, or to pay the existing indebtedness of the State." Finally, "No debt shall be contracted by this State except...repel invasion, or defend the State in time of war" (Article X, Sections 7, 12, 14, 15, and 20). An additional step was taken along these lines in 1928...
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West Virginia Legislative Hand Book and Manual and Official Register, Volume 2

1917
...expenditures of the public moneys, shall be published annually. Limitation of Contraction of Stats Debt. 4. No debt shall be contracted by this State, except...war; but the payment of any liability other than that or the ordinary expenses of the State, shall be equally distributed over a period of at least twenty...
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Congressional Serial Set

1868
...: Provided, In making such assessment, no land shall be assessed above or below its value. SEC. 7. No debt shall be contracted by this State except to...repel invasion, or defend the State in time of war. SEC. 8. The general assembly shall provide, by law, a sinking fund, to be applied solely to the payment...
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