Removal of civil officers - Constitution Of Pennsylvania § 7
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§ 7. Removal of civil officers.
All civil officers shall hold their offices on the condition
that they behave themselves well while in office, and shall be
removed on conviction of misbehavior in office or of any
infamous crime. Appointed civil officers, other than judges of
the courts of record, may be removed at the pleasure of the
power by which they shall have been appointed. All civil
officers elected by the people, except the Governor, the
Lieutenant Governor, members of the General Assembly and judges
of the courts of record, shall be removed by the Governor for
reasonable cause, after due notice and full hearing, on the
address of two-thirds of the Senate.
(May 17, 1966, 1965 P.L.1928, J.R.10)
1966 Amendment. Joint Resolution No.10 amended and
renumbered former section 4 to present section 7.
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Last modified: November 27, 2007