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Article 69.-Procedure upon receipt of veto.

Upon the receipt of a veto message from the President each House of the Legislature shall either the same at large 
upon its journal and proceed to reconsider such bill, or part of a bill, and again vote upon it by ayes and noes, which 
shall be entered upon its journal.
If, after such reconsideration, such bill, or part of a bill, shall be approved by a two-thirds vote of all the elective 
members to which each House is entitled, it shall thereby become law.

Article 70.-Appropriations.

Section 1. Appropriations, except as otherwise heroin provided, shall be made biennially by the Legislature.
Sec. 2. The minister of finance shall submit to the Senate, at each regular session of the Legislature, appropriation 
bills for the succeeding biennial period.
Sec. 3. No appropriation bill or bill providing for a national loan shall be introduced by anyone except a member of 
the cabinet.
Provided, however, That any member may introduce a bill amending the permament appropriation bill for salaries 
and pay rolls herein provided for.
Sec. 4. In ease of a failure of the Legislature to pass appropriation bills provided for payments of the necessary 
current expenses of carrying on the government, and meeting its legal obligations, the minister of finance may, with 
the advice of the executive council, make such payments for and during the new biennial period, for which purpose 
the sums appropriated in the last appropriation bill shall be deemed to have been reappropriated.
Sec. 5. The appropriation bill for " salaries and pay rolls" shall be a permanent one, and the items and amounts 
therein enumerated, and such salaries and pay rolls as may hereafter be incorporated therein, shall continue, until 
stricken out or amended, to be the basis for payment in future, and shall not be required to be reappropriated from 
time to time.
Sec. 6. The appropriation bill for "salaries and pay rolls" passed on the -- day of April, 1894, shall continue in 
force, and be the permanent appropriation bill for the purposes therein set forth, subject to such amendments and 
additions thereto as may from time to time be made by the Legislature.


Article 71.

Section 1. The first regular session of the Legislature shall be held on the third Wednesday in February, A. D. 1896, 
and biennially thereafter, in Honolulu.
Sec. 2. Neither House shall adjourn during any session for more than three days or sine die without the consent of 
the other.
Sec. 3. If either House shall so adjourn without the consent of the other, the other House may proceed to legislate as 
though it were the sole legislative body, and may exercise the full powers of the Legislature.
Sec. 4. Each session of the Legislature shall continue not longer than ninety working days;
Provided, however, That the President, with the approval of the cabinet, may prolong such session to not to exceed 
one hundred and twenty days.
Sec. 5. Special sessions of the Legislature shall be held at such times as may be indicated by the President in manner 
herein provided, or art such other times as are herein specially provided.


Article 72.-Exemption of electors on election day.

Every elector shall be privileged from arrest on election day during his attendance at election and in going to and 
returning therefrom, except in case of breach of the peace then committed or in case of treason or felony.
No elector shall be so obliged to perform military duty on the day of election as to prevent his voting, except in time 
of war, or public danger, or absence from his place of residence in actual military service, in which case provision 
may be made by law for taking his vote.

Article 73.-Method of voting for representatives.

Each voter for representatives may cast as many votes as there are representatives to be elected from the 
representative district in which he is entitled to vote He may cast them all for one representative, or may apportion 
them among the

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