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State Board Instruction, and the Principals of the State Normal Schools to compile shall constitute the State Board of Education, and shall text-books: compile, or cause to be compiled and adopt a uniform serie

of text-books for use in the common schools throughout the State. The State Board may cause such text-books, when adopted, to be printed and published by the Superintendent of State Printing at the State Printing Office, and when x printed and published, to be distributed and sold at the cost price of printing, publishing, and distributing the same. The text-books so adopted shall continue in use not less than four years; and said State Board shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by law. The Legislature shall provide for å Board of Education in each county in the State. The County Superintendents and the County Boards of Education shall have control of the examination of teachers and the granting of teachers' certificates within their respective jurisdictions.

CHAPTER LXXVII.

An Act entitled an Act to grant to Boards of Health in cities and

cities and counties, the power to regulate the plumbing and drainage of buildings.

[Approved March 15, 1883.)

Plumbers required to register.

Board of Health to approve plans.

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. Every master or journeyman plumber, carrying on his trade shåll, under such rules and regulations as the Board of Health of such county, or city and county, shall prescribe, register his name and address at the Health Office of such county, or city and county; and, after the said date, it shall not be lawful for any person to carry on the trade of plumbing in any county, or city and county, unless his name

and address be registered as above provided. Publication.

SEC. 2. A list of the registered plumbers shall be published in the yearly report of the Health Office.

Sec. 3. The drainage and plumbing of all buildings, both public and private, hereafter erected in any county, or city and county, shall be executed in accordance with plans previously approved, in writing, by the Board of Health of said county, or city and county; suitable drawings and description of the said drainage and plumbing shall, in each case, be submitted and placed on file in the Health Office. The said Board of Health are also authorized to receive and place on file drawings and descriptions of the drainage and plumbing

of buildings erected prior to the passage of this Act. Supervisors SEC. 4. The Boards of Supervisors, or other city or county ta .pportion officials, whose duty it is to make apportionments for the

Board of Health of such county, or city and county, shall make the necessary apportionments and shall insert the same

may

in the yearly tax levy, to provide for carrying out the provisions of this Act.

SEC. 5. Any Court of record in said county, or city and record of county, or any Judge or Justice thereof, shall have power at enjoin, any time after the service of notice of the violation of any of the provisions of this Act, and upon the affidavit of the Health Officer, or a member of the Board of Health of such county, or city and county, to restrain by injunction order the further violation named in this Act, or of any work upon or about the building or premises upon which the said violation exists, and no undertaking shall be required as a condition to the granting or issuing of such injunction, or by reason thereof.

SEC. 6. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

SEC. 7. This Act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER LXXVIII.

An Act to provide for the purchase of certain portraits by the

State Board of Examiners, and to appropriate money therefor.

[Approved March 15, 1883.]

Examiners to contract.

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. The State Board of Examiners are hereby Board of authorized to contract with Albert Jenks for the purchase of portraits of Governor George Stoneman and ex-Governors J. B. Weller, J. Neely Johnson, Romualdo Pacheco, William Irwin, and George C. Perkins, at a price not to exceed the sum of three thousand six hundred dollars; and upon the delivery of said portraits to the said Board of Examiners, the Controller shall draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of Albert Jenks for the amount of the contract price; and said Treasurer is hereby instructed to pay the same.

Sec. 2. The sum of three thousand six hundred dollars, Appropriaor so much as may be necessary to pay the Controller's warrant drawn under section one of this Act, is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose named in section one of this Act.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

tion.

CHAPTER LXXIX.

An Act to encourage the destruction of wild animals in the dif

ferent counties of the State, and authorizing the Board of Supervisors of each of said counties to fix and determine the bounty for the destruction of the same.

(Approved March 15, 1883.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Destruction bounty.

SECTION 1. It shall be lawful for the Board of Supervisors of each county in the State, in its discretion, to fix and determine the bounty, and such' bounties shall be paid out of the General County Fund, to be paid for the destruction of each coyote, wildcat, fox, lynx, bear, and lion, and to prescribe rules for making proof of such destruction, and obtaining such bounty.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAPTER LXXX.

An Act to add a new section to the Political Code, to be known as

section two thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine, relating to the auditing of the accounts of the Immigration Commissioner, and for the purpose of the prevention of frauds in the same.

[Approved March 15, 1883.)

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Leprosy Fund.

SECTION 1. A new section is hereby added to the Political Code, to be designated as section two thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine:

2969. All moneys received by the State Controller from the office of Commissioner of Immigration shall constitute a special fund, to be designated as "The Leprosy Fund.” The Commissioner of Immigration is hereby authorized and required to pay into the State treasury, monthly, in the same manner as County Treasurers account, all per capita fees collected by him, and moneys derived from fines, penalties, and forfeitures. The State Controller is hereby authorized and required to audit the salary and office expenses of the Commissioner of Immigration monthly, the same to be paid in the Controller's warrants on said Special Fund; provided, however, that no such account of salary and office expenses shall be audited in excess of the amount of “leprosy funds' on hand, and no liability shall accrue to the State for any deficiency relating thereto.

SEC. 2. The Commissioner of Immigration shall not appoint more than one deputy, and the salary of said deputy Deputy. is hereby fixed at one hundred dollars per month; and furthermore, the Governor is hereby authorized to suspend the payment for said deputy whenever the employment of the same may be deemed in his judgment unnecessary.

SEC. 3. The Commissioner of Immigration shall hold Tenure. office during the Governor's pleasure.

SEC. 4. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict with this section are hereby repealed.

SEC. 5. This Act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER LXXXI.

An Act to establish a State Board of Silk Culture, and to pro

wide moneys for the expenses thereof.

[Approved March 15, 1883.]

and

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. There shall be established a State Board of Silk Board. Culture, consisting of nine persons appointed by the Governor from the State at large, five at least of whom shall be members of the Ladies' Silk Culture Society of California.

SEC. 2. The members so appointed shall be specially quali- Members. fied by practical experience and study of the silk industry. Each member shall hold office for the term of four years, except those first appointed, four of whom, to be determined by lot, shall retire at the end of two years, when their successors shall be appointed by the Governor.

SEC. 3. The Board may appoint and prescribe the duties Secretary of a Secretary, and elect one of their own number Treasurer, Treasurer. both to hold office at the pleasure of the Board. The Treasurer shall give a bond to the State, approved by the Board, in the sum of ten thousand dollars, for the faithful discharge of his or her duties.

SEC. 4. The Board may receive, manage, and use dona- Powers of tions or bequests for promoting silk culture in this State. The Board shall establish, as soon as practicable, a Filature or Silk Reeling School in San Francisco, Sacramento, or Stockton, wherein free instruction shall be given in silk reeling.

Sec. 5. The Secretary, in addition to performing such Duties of official duties as the Board may direct, shall collect statistics and other information showing the condition and progress of sericulture throughout the State; correspond with various societies and individuals, both at home and abroad, who are engaged in the promotion of silk culture, and shall prepare a full report thereof, to be made to the Board annually, for their publication; and shall receive for all such services a salary not to exceed one hundred dollars per month. Sec. 6. The Board shall biennially, in the month of Jan

Reports.

Duties of
Treasurer.

Appropriation.

uary, report to the Legislature a detailed statement of its work. The report so made shall, under the direction of the Controller, be printed in pamphlet form, not to exceed fifty printed pages, and not to exceed two thousand copies thereof, to be distributed as the Board may direct. All printing required to be done by the Board for their official use shall be done by the State Printer.

SEC. 7. The Treasurer shall hold all moneys of the Board, and pay out the same only on orders approved by the Board, and shall account therefor in his or her annual report.

SEC. 8. There is hereby appropriated for the use of the State Board of Silk Culture, as set forth in this Act, out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of five thousand dollars for the year commencing the first of April, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, and twentyfive hundred dollars for the year commencing the first of April, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, and the State Controller will draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer in favor of the Treasurer of the Board, as such officer, for the said sums, or any parts thereof, when they become available, upon the proper demand of said Board.

SEC. 9. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage, and all Acts or parts of Acts in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

CHAPTER LXXXII.

An Act to authorize the Common Council, Board of Trustees, or

other governing body of any incorporated city or town, other than cities of the first class, to re-fund its indebtedness, to issue bonds therefor, and provide for the payment of the same.

[Approved March 15, 1883.)

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Governing body may fund or refund,

SECTION 1. The Common Council, Board of Trustees, or other governing body of any incorporated city or town, other than cities of the first class, in this State, having an outstanding indebtedness evidenced by bonds or warrants thereof, are empowered, by a vote of four fifths of their number, to fund or re-fund the same, and issue bonds of such city or town therefor, in sums of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars, each having not more than twenty years to run, and bearing a rate of interest not er. ceeding seven per cent per annum, payable annually, which bonds shall be substantially in the following form:

No. The city (or town) of — in the State of California, for value received, promises to pay —-, or order, at the office of the Treasurer of said city (or town), on the day of or at any time before that date, at the pleasure of the city (or town), the sum of dollars, with interest at the rate of

per cent per annum, payable at the office of

Form of bond.

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