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  Enabling Act of 1802
This act called for the admittance of Ohio as a formal state within the United States as soon as possible.
The act also set the date for a constitutional convention, November 1802, and determined how delegates were to be elected to the convention.
Thanks to the United States government's intervention with the Enabling Act, Ohio formally became a state on February 19, 1803.
www.ohiohistorycentral.org /entry.php?rec=1490   (355 words)

 NARA - Center for Legislative Archives - Featured Document
The Ohio constitution was adopted on November 29, 1802, and it, along with a letter from Agent Thomas Worthington and the Address of the Convention, was sent to Congress as qualification for statehood.
An act to enable the People of the Eastern division of the territory Northwest of the river Ohio to form a Constitution and State Government, April 30, 1802.
On February 19, 1803, Congress passed an act stating that the citizens of Ohio had adopted a constitution in accordance with the 1802 enabling act and the said state had become one of the United States of America.
www.archives.gov /legislative/features/ohio-statehood/?template=print   (644 words)

 Constitutions of the Several states
Enabling Act (of the Congress of the United States): 18 March 1959 [recognized a State government already formed and set certain conditions for the Admission of Hawaii into the Union, all of which were approved by the voters of the Territory on 27 June 1959]
Enabling Act (of the Congress of the United States): 4 February 1791 [accepting the cession by Virginia- in legislation adopted by that State on 18 December 1789- of its "District of Kentucky" and authorizing the formation of a State government and Admission thereafter]
Enabling Act (of the Congress of the United States): 16 June 1906 [authorizing the formation of a State government with Admission thereafter (the State of Oklahoma was to be created by a merger of the incorporated Oklahoma Territory with the unincorpoarted Indian Territory)]
www.thegreenpapers.com /slg/constitution.phtml   (4778 words)

 Table of Statutes
Acts before 1963 are named by the year/s of the monarch's reign for the session of Parliament in which they were passed, plus the number of the Act.
The 1959 Mental Health Act is 7 + 8 Eliz, 2 c.72 because it was the 72nd Act in the session of parliament in the seventh and eighth year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth 2nd.
An Act to consolidate and amend the laws for the provision and regulation of lunatic asylums for counties and boroughs, and for the maintenance and care of pauper lunatics in England.
www.mdx.ac.uk /www/study/Law.htm   (6111 words)

Provisions of the act on public trading of securities shall apply in respect of the manner of acting and the tasks of the Commission which are not regulated in the act.
In cases where the validity of the acts performed by the company is dependent on a resolution of the general meeting of shareholders, ascertaining the invalidity of such resolution or its repeal will be of no effect towards third parties acting in good faith.
Whosoever commits the act specified in paragraph 1 acting on behalf of, or in the interest of, a legal person or organisational unit without legal personality shall be subject to the same penalty.
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 History of Lenawee County, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
When the convention that framed the Ohio state constitution was in session, in 1802, it was still the prevailing understanding that the old maps were correct, and that the line, as defined in the Ordinance and enabling act, -would terminate at some point on the Detroit River, far above the Maumee bay.
A further provision of the act of the legislature (passed February 23, 1835) provided for the appointment of three commissioners to run and re-mark the Harris line, and the 1st of April was named as the time to commence the survey.
The chief value to Ohio of the territory contended for was the harbor at Toledo, formed by the mouth of the Maumee-essential, as her public men believed, to enable her to reap the benefit of the commerce made by her canals to Cincinnati and Indiana.
www.lenaweehistory.com /lenawee-ch5.html   (5348 words)

 The Rambler's Innovative Financing Tips #2, #3, and #4
Congress, also in the spirit of what is today known as leveraged private sector investment, approved Colonel Zane's request in the Act of May 17, 1796, with the stipulation that he establish ferries to cross the three rivers and operate them at rates to be established by any two judges of the Northwest Territory.
The Ohio Statehood Enabling Act of 1802 provided that 5 percent of the funds from the sale of public land, which was owned by the Federal Government, would be set aside for roads.
A portion of the revenue, known as the "2 percent fund," was to be used under the direction of Congress for construction of roads "to and through" Ohio.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /infrastructure/zanestrace.htm   (1632 words)

 Freedom Of Information Act 2000
Paragraph 2 amends paragraph 3 of Schedule 6 to the Data Protection Act 1998 to provide that in appeals in national security cases the Tribunal shall consist of three members designated under paragraph 2(1), of whom the Lord Chancellor is to designate one to preside.
That discretionary provision is superseded by the statutory regime for access which is established by sections 1 and 2 of the Act and which is subject to the exemptions in Part II of the Act.
The provision made by sections 65 and 66 retains some of the 1958 Act's elements of consultation and consent as between the Public Record Office or Lord Chancellor on the one hand, and public authorities on the other, in the case of such disclosure of information as continues under the Act's regime to be discretionary.
www.opsi.gov.uk /acts/en2000/00en36-d.htm   (2206 words)

 Public Law 107-273
Each agency shall maintain such records and report such information, including the number and size of incentive offers made and accepted or declined by geographic location and occupation, in such format and at such times as the Office of Personnel Management may prescribe, for use in preparing the report.
Reports.>> after the date of enactment of this Act, the Attorney General shall conduct a study to assess and report to Congress the number of untested rape examination kits [[Page 116 STAT.
1802]] of the program, including existing community corrections and parole; and ``(4) describe the methodology and outcome measures that will be used in evaluating the program.
www.copyright.gov /legislation/pl107-273.html   (6351 words)

 History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It was not the act of the Territorial Legislature or of the people, as in other like cases; but solely that of Congress, not only without suggestion by the local authorities, but against their known will, and upon the petition of a few individuals speaking only for themselves.
The most important action of that session, however, was the erection of the County of Lucas, from territory taken from the North part of Wood County, with the disputed territory North of it, and a portion of the Northwest corner of Sandusky County.
Acting Governor Mason was said to have been at Monroe at the time of this visitation, and directed the same.
www.heritagepursuit.com /Lucas/LucasGovermentalChapIII-289.htm   (17283 words)

 US Attorneys' Bulletin: Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA)
Section 605 of the Communications Act of 1934 was amended to provide that "no person not being authorized by the sender shall intercept any communication and divulge or publish [its] existence, contents.
The Omnibus Act not only established a judicial process by which law enforcement officials could obtain lawful authorization to conduct electronic surveillance, but also prohibited the use of electronic surveillance by private individuals.
Telecommunications carriers must ensure that they are capable of expeditiously isolating, and enabling the government to intercept pursuant to appropriate legal authorization, all wire and electronic communications to or from a particular subscriber within that carrier's network.
www.usdoj.gov /criminal/cybercrime/usamay2001_4.htm   (5021 words)

 Indiana Territory Boundary Line
A bill passed provided for surveying the boundary as established by the enabling act of 1802, the ordinance line.
Congress had not sufficient knowledge of the country to venture to change the line, and it is probable that the line prescribed in the Ordinance of 1787 was regarded as inviolable.
Michigan, however, allowed the act to pass, probably because she was engaged in her contention with Ohio and because the strip taken away from her was sparsely settled and little known.
www.laportecountyhistory.org /indterr.htm   (1032 words)

 Ohio information, facts, and website links about the state of OH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Although Ohio's population numbered only 45,000 in December 1801, Congress determined that the population was growing rapidly and Ohio could begin the path to statehood with the assumption that it would exceed 60,000 residents by the time it would become a state.
On April 30, 1802, President Jefferson signed the Enabling Act of 1802 that outlined the process for Ohio to seek statehood.
So, on August 7, 1953 (the year of Ohio's 150th anniversary), President Eisenhower signed an act that officially declared March 1, 1803 the date of Ohio's admittance into the Union.
ohioontheweb.com   (240 words)

 Appendix C:  Part 3 - Timeline of Events, 1801 - 1936   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Act is part of a controversial congressional restructuring of the federal judicial system, which eliminates several Article I courts [and judgeships] and forces the Supreme Court's Justices to ride circuit.
Note: Under the Act, "A widow can have her Dower, even though her husband was not seized of the land during Coverture." Translation: Widow get at least 1/3 of every piece of land that their husband(s) owned during his entire lifetime i.e., even land he owned before he met her.
A lawsuit against a state officer acting unconstitutionally [Federal] is not a lawsuit against a state; thus such suits are not forbidden by the 11th Amendment's grant of immunity to states.
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 Braille History
Its existing floor plan enabled strict and total segregation of the sexes, which was of great importance to him.
Barbier and the students of the Institution for Blind Children probably first encountered each other when both were exhibiting their communication methods at the Museum of Science and Industry, then located in the Louvre.
Barbier had a device that enabled the writer to create messages in the dark; the students were reading, with the usual painful slowness, HaĆ¼y's books of embossed print letters.
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 Wood County, Ohio 1895 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Until her admission as a State, or rather, at the time of her admission, Ohio was simply the eastern division of the Northwest Territory], after the great river which forms its southern border, with metes and bounds, substantially, as they are to-day, except the strip on the north taken later on from Michigan.
This constitution, with the name of the State, boundary lines and other proceedings of the convention, was submitted to Congress, and by that body approved, and on February 19, 1803, an Act was passed admitting Ohio to the sisterhood of States.
The constitution was completed, and all the requirements of the Enabling Act complied with by the people, in November, 1802.
www.heritagepursuit.com /Wood/WoodChapV.htm   (1780 words)

 Illinois State Historical Markers: National Road in Illinois, The   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The National Road was the result of the project of Albert Gallatin to unite the East and West.
His plan to allocate money from public land sales for this purpose was incorporated into the Ohio Enabling Act in 1802.
The original road, as proposed in 1805 and authorized by Thomas Jefferson in 1806, was to extend from the Potomac to the Ohio.
www.historyillinois.org /frames/markers/235.htm   (289 words)

 Statutory Instrument 1998 No. 1802 (S. 94)
The text of this Internet version of the Statutory Instrument which is published by the Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament has been prepared to reflect the text as it was Made.
For the purposes of section 245C(3) of the Act the devices listed in Schedule 2 to these Regulations are specified and may be used for the purpose of remotely monitoring the compliance of an offender with the requirements of a restriction of liberty order.
These Regulations, which are made under sections 245A(8) and 245C(3) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 as inserted by section 5 of the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997, regulate aspects of the monitoring by electronic and radio devices the compliance of offenders with requirements of restriction of liberty orders.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1998/19981802.htm   (1105 words)

 Search Our Georgia History for act
Under the Treason and Confiscation Act of 1778, Bonaventure is sold to John Habersham.
The Judiciary Act of 1789 organizes the state of Georgia as a single judicial district.
This lottery, whose enabling act and drawing dates were different than the Sixth Georgia Land Lottery is, for some reason, frequently combined with the earlier lottery.
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 Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986
An Act to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise and reform the immigration laws, and for other purposes.
(B) Section 274A(a)(2) "8 USC 1324a note" of the Immigration and Nationality Act shall not apply to continuing employment of an alien who was hired before the date of the enactment of this Act.
For purposes of this subsection, an alien in the status of a Cuban and Haitian entrant described in paragraph (1) or (2)(A) of section 501(e) of Public Law 96-422 "8 USC 1522 note" shall be considered to have entered the United States and to be in an unlawful status in the United States.
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 ohio_history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
While Buchman enjoys telling this story of Ohio's botched statehood, he remains fascinated with the series of events which led to the acceptance of the first state constitution in 1803.
In 1800 Harrison secured the passage of a new land act that reduced the size of land that could be purchased and gave the buyer four years to pay for it.
In November of 1802, the constitutional convention convened in Chillicothe.
www.cityofdefiance.com /ohio_history.htm   (1173 words)

 Chronicles of Oklahoma
Until the election of a state superintendent and the organization of the state board of education and creation of state normal schools which supplied such function, he acted as examiner for the local school board.
His grandfather, in 1802, as preliminary to the admission of the State of Ohio into the Union performed a similar service in holding an election at which delegates to the Ohio Constitutional Convention were elected.
As a member and president of the board of freeholders of the city of Durant, elected May 15, 1912, he aided in preparing a special charter for the government of said city which was submitted to the electors thereof on August 12, 1912.
digital.library.okstate.edu /Chronicles/v018/v018p309.html   (840 words)

 Unit I Teachers' Guide
In 1802, the Enabling Act provided for Ohio's admittance into the Union and for a method to pay for a much needed road.
Provisions of the Enabling Act stated that public land in Ohio would be sold to settlers and that 5% of these moneys would be set aside for the construction of a road from the east through Ohio.
In 1806, President Thomas Jefferson signed an act to establish the National Road from Cumberland to Wheeling.
www.nps.gov /fone/classroom/nr1teacher.htm   (599 words)

 GeoFact No. 07, The Scioto Saline--Ohio's Early Salt Industry
On April 13, 1803, soon after Ohio became a state, the new legislature passed "An act regulating the public salt works." The provisions of the Enabling Act of 1802, which was passed to create the State of Ohio, forbade the State to sell the salt lands, which consisted of a full 6-mile-square township.
The state legislation provided for an agent to lease lots to be used for cultivation as well as to collect fees for manufacturing salt.
Have fractures extended upward from basement rocks into overlying Paleozoic rocks and acted as conduits for brine to flow to the surface at the Scioto Saline?
www.ohiodnr.com /geosurvey/geo_fact/geo_f07.htm   (2138 words)

 Revolutionary Players - 1792 - 1802   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Introduction of Mason's fly press into the lock making industry enabling the domestic worker to cut parts more easily.
He showed how the chemical action of light could be used to produce images.
The Health and Morals of Apprentices Act became law, the first example of factory legislation.
www.revolutionaryplayers.org.uk /time_period09.stm   (170 words)

 Ordinance No. 02-042 Agenda #1802
This Ordinance is enacted pursuant to the provisions of the Home Rule Enabling Act, as effectuated by vote of the electors in the adoption of the Home Rule Charter of the City and in accordance with the provisions of the Multifamily Rental Project Ordinance.
SYNOPSIS: This Ordinance will enable the City to increase the principal amount of revenue bonds for the financing of the construction of an 83 unit multifamily rental project to be located on the block bound by Second, Shipley, Third and Market Streets from $11,700,000 to $15,950,000.
The bonds are special revenue obligations of the City, payable exclusively from the revenues of the Project.
www.ci.wilmington.de.us /legislation/ordinances/1802.htm   (477 words)

 Georgia's Land Lottery -- 1805 - 1832
Many people, including the state of Georgia, combine the Land Lottery of 1832 and the Gold Lottery of 1832 and represent it as a single lottery; however, both the enabling legislation and the drawings themselves were independent, hence there were seven lotteries, not six.
According to the state archives, no record remains of the people who drew the blank tickets after the 1805 lottery.
This encompassed Creek Indian lands just west of the Oconee River ceded to the state in 1802 and a small strip of land in the southeast section of the state.
ngeorgia.com /history/lotteries.html   (646 words)

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