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1855 Excerpt: ...Repre-ing. "'"""'" sentatives the memorial shall
be referred to a committee, who shall be naired and appointed as in
other cases; the said committee after having examined the memorial
and the accompanying documents, shall cause the public officer
accused, as aforesaid, with the witnesses for the prosecution, to
be cited to be and appear at a subsequent period, either during the
same session of the Legislature, or any subsequent session thereof,
according as the said committee may deem expedient, taking into
consideration the time that the General Assembly still has to sit.
The accused may also, on his part, apply to the committee to obtain
the necessary citations for the appearance of the witnesses he may
wish to summon in his defence. Sec. 3. At the appointed time, the
committee shall proceed to iss---204--s y i., i. i t i Report to be
ruado swear and examine the witnesses both for and against the
accused, by committee, whose testimony shall be taken down in
writing; they shall then make their report to the House of
Representatives, and shall declare, in the conclusion, whether they
are of opinion that the charges are well founded; in which case the
House itself, after having obtained all necessary information,
shall decide whether it be expedient to proceed by means of
impeachment or by address, as established by Article 73 of the
Constitution. In case the committee shall make a report in favor of
the accused, the adoption of the report by the House shall be
sufficient, and the -ccused shall be discharged, and can never
after be brought before the Legislature for the same acts with
which he haa been already charged. 1826--206-4 Sec. 4. Whenever, in
the opinion of the committee, the witnesses to s'ia rcs'de at such
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