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Title:
Constitutional Convention, 1951
Date:
1951
Description:
The 1951 convention was a limited convention held to consider eight proposals of amendment to the Rhode Island Constitution. 1 Repeal of poll tax; 2 Increasing compensation of members of General Assembly; 3 Home rule for cities & towns; 4 Permanent registration of voters of the state; 5 Providing for qualification of voters – veterans’ exemptions; 6 Providing for increase of borrowing power of State; 7 Life tenure for judges of supreme & superior courts & 8 Providing for off street parking in cities & towns.  Collection arranged within three series; resolutions, convention proceedings & various papers including correspondence received, newspaper articles, roll call votes, record of convention employees, etc.
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C#00583
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