Home Rule and Reorganization in the District of Columbia: Hearings Before the Judiciary Subcommittee of the Committee on the District of Columbia, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First Session, on H. R. 28, H. R. 2505, H. R. 4981, and S. 1527, to Provide for Home Rule and Reorganziation in the District of Columbia. June 28, 29, July 7, 14, 15, 20, 22, 25, and 27, 1949
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia. Judiciary Subcommittee
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Página 337 - One of the settled maxims In constitutional law Is that the power conferred upon the Legislature to make laws cannot be delegated by that department to any other body or authority. Where the sovereign power of the state has located the authority, there It must remain, and by the constitutional agency alone the laws must be made until the Constitution itself Is changed. The power to whose Judgment, wisdom, and patriotism this high prerogative has been...