Section 1. The court for the trial of impeachments shall be composed of the senate. The assembly shall have the power of impeaching all civil officers of this state
for corrupt conduct in office, or for crimes and misdemeanors; but a majority of
all the members elected shall concur in an impeachment. On the trial of an impeachment against the governor, the lieutenant governor shall
not act as a member of the court. No judicial officer shall exercise his office, after he shall have been impeached,
until his acquittal. Before the trial of an impeachment the members of the court shall take an oath or
affirmation truly and impartially to try the impeachment according to evidence; and
no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members
present. Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office,
or removal from office and disqualification to hold any office of honor, profit or
trust under the state; but the party impeached shall be liable to indictment, trial
and punishment according to law.
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