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shall, willfully or corruptly, accept or receive any consideration, valuable or otherwise, to influence him in any official act or vote, or who shall willfully or corruptly, make any false report, record, certificate, or estimate, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and shall be punished by imprisonment in the State Prison for a period of not less than one year nor more than five years, and such conviction shall work a forfeiture of his office. The provisions of sections twenty-six and one hundred and seventy-six of the Penal Code are hereby made applicable to the persons mentioned in this section.
SEC. 17. Immediately after the passage of this Act, the Secretary of State shall cause to be printed two hundred copies thereof, and shall deliver to the Governor and Surveyor-General, and to the Auditors and Tax Collectors of each of the counties herein mentioned, ten copies each, and the balance of such copies to the Board of Commissioners, upon their appointment and qualification.
SEC. 18. This Act shall take effect immediately.
CHAP. DCLXXI.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]
Issuance of bonds.
CHAP. DCLXXII.-An Act for the funding of the bonded indebtedness of the County of El Dorado.
[Approved April 1, 1878.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
SECTION 1. The Board of Auditors of the County of El Dorado is hereby authorized and empowered to refund the bonded indebtedness of said county, and to issue new bonds therefor. The said Board shall cause to be prepared bonds of the County of El Dorado, in the sum of five hundred dollars each, and payable, both principal and interest, in gold coin. Said bonds shall bear interest at the rate of three per cent. from and after the first day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, and the principal thereof shall be made payable on a day certain, to be specified in said bonds, which shall not be less than ten, nor more than twenty years from their date, as the Board of Auditors may, by an order entered upon their journal, direct. The interest shall become due and payable upon said bonds annually on the first day of July, to be specified in coupons attached to said bonds. Said bonds and coupons shall be signed by the Board of Auditors, and the bonds shall be countersigned by the County Clerk of said county, in the presence of a majority of said
Board. And it shall be the duty of said Board of Auditors. to cause the fact of such countersigning of said bonds to be entered upon their journal, together with the number, date, and amount of each bond so countersigned by said Clerk, and upon the countersigning of said bonds said Board of Auditors shall cause the seal of said county to be affixed to each bond.
SEC. 2. Said bonds shall be issued in redemption of, and Bonds issued in exchange for, the outstanding bonds and coupons of the exchange County of El Dorado, and shall be delivered by the said ing bonds. Board of Auditors to the holders of any of said bonds or coupons, dollar for dollar, upon the surrender thereof. And the faith and credit of the County of El Dorado are pledged for the payment of the principal and interest of any bonds issued under this Act.
SEC. 3. The County Clerk, County Treasurer, and Dis- Bond Comtrict Attorney, of said county, and their successors in office, shall constitute a Board of Commissioners, to be styled "Bond Commissioners of El Dorado County." All moneys collected under the tax designated in this Act shall be set apart and placed in a fund to be known as the "Bond. Redemption Fund" of the County of El Dorado. Whenever Redemption at any time there shall be in said Bond Redemption Fund of bonds. a sum of money amounting to two thousand dollars or upwards, the said Bond Commissioners shall advertise in the public newspaper published in said county, in which the county advertising is done, and one newspaper published in the City and County of San Francisco, for the space of four weeks, for sealed proposals for the redemption of any bonds of said county, and ten days from the expiration of the time for such publication said Commissioners shall open said proposals, and shall pay and liquidate, as far as the Bond Redemption Fund then in hand shall extend, such bonds, presented under said proposals, as shall have the lowest value proposed at which they may be redeemed and liquidated; provided, that the same shall not be more than the par value thereof; and provided, that should there be no proposals made for less than par value, the payment of said Bond Redemption Fund on hand shall be made on said bonds according to the number of the same; and provided, that the Bond Commissioners are authorized, empowered, and directed to set apart, out of said Bond Redemption Fund, each year, sufficient money to pay all interest coupons that will become due during the year, and the Treasurer of said county shall pay said coupons, when due, out of said fund; and provided further, that no bid or proposal for redemption made prior to the first day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, shall be accepted for more than fifty cents. upon the dollar of the face value of said bonds, exclusive of coupons. No coupons detached from bonds, issued under this Act, shall be redeemed, except when detached by the Board of Commissioners. Áll unaccepted bids, and the accompanying bonds, shall be returned to the owner. The Board of Commissioners shall cause to be written across the face of each bond and interest coupon as may be paid, sur
Legislature to levy redemption
Notice of submission to be published.
Style of ballots.
rendered, and redeemed, the rate at which the same was redeemed, and the amount to be paid, which shall be signed by each member of the Board. The Treasurer of said county shall pay the amount written and specified on the face of such bonds, from the said "Bond Redemption Fund" of said county, and shall mark or stamp the same as paid, giving the date of payment.
SEC. 4. Whenever any bonds now outstanding shall have been surrendered and exchanged, under this Act, the Board of Auditors shall mark the same "canceled," over their signatures, and shall immediately deliver the same to the County Clerk, taking his receipt therefor, and the said Clerk shall file said canceled bonds in his office. All bonds redeemed under this Act shall be filed in the Clerk's office, and the Commissioners shall take the Clerk's receipt therefor. SEC. 5. Bonds shall not be issued under this Act after the first day of October, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventyeight, or prior to the first day of July, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight.
SEC. 6. For the redemption of the bonds and payment of the coupons issued under this Act, the Legislature of said State shall, at the first session thereof after the issuance of the bonds herein provided for, and every session thereafter, until all of said bonds and coupons are redeemed, levy an annual tax of fifty cents on each one hundred dollars of the taxable property in said county, which tax so levied shall be collected by the officers of said county, and paid into the "Bond Redemption Fund." The Legislature shall never, at any time, levy, or authorize to be levied, for the redemption of the bonds issued under this Act, any greater or less tax than fifty cents on the one hundred dollars of taxable property; provided, that should said tax not be levied for any one year, then the whole of said bonds shall become due and payable, and the holders of said bonds may enforce the payment of the same.
SEC. 7. It shall be the duty of the Board of Auditors of the County of El Dorado, at an election to be held in said county on the nineteenth day of June, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, to submit to the qualified electors of said county the proposition for the issuance of bonds under this Act.
SEC. 8. It shall be the duty of said Board of Auditors to cause a notice of the submission of said proposition to the electors of said county to be published at least fifteen days prior to said election, in some newspaper published in said county. Said notice shall state the proposition to be submitted to said electors, and the time and manner of voting thereon. Said Board of Auditors shall also cause ballots to be prepared and circulated at the several precincts in said county prior to said election, with the words "refund the debt" printed thereon. Every ballot in favor of said proposition and the issuance of bonds under this Act shall have the word "yes" written or printed thereon, and every ballot against said proposition and the issuance of bonds shall have the word "no" written or printed thereon. At said
election a separate ballot-box shall be provided at each polling place, in which all ballots voted or cast under this Act shall be deposited, and no other ballots shall be deposited therein.
SEC. 9. It shall be the duty of the officers of said election, Duty of elec at each and all the precincts in said county, to make a correct count of all the votes cast on said proposition, and make proper return, as provided by law for other elections; the returns so made shall be separate from any other votes cast on said day. It shall be the duty of said Board of Auditors Canvassing to meet on the first day of July, eighteen hundred and sev- of returns. enty-eight, to count and canvass said votes and declare the result. All the proceedings of said Board of Auditors shall be entered in the book of minutes of said Board.
SEC. 10. If, at said election, a majority of the electors of Action to be said county, voting upon said proposition, shall vote "yes," result of then, in that event, the said Board of Auditors shall proceed election. to issue bonds under this Act; but, should a majority of the electors of said county, voting upon said proposition, vote "no," then said Board of Auditors shall not issue any bonds under this Act.
SEC. 11. The said Board of Auditors, and all other officers officers herein mentioned, shall be liable, on their official bonds, for the faithful performance of all the duties required of them under the provisions of this Act, and shall, in all things required of them, be subject to all the liabilities and penalties to which they are subjected in the performance of the duties of their respective offices; and said Auditors and other officers shall receive no other fees or compensation for the services required of them, under the provisions of this Act, than such as are allowed by law for the performance of the duties of their respective offices.
SEC. 12. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to repeal an Act entitled an Act to levy taxes for county purposes, and to provide for the redemption of the bonded indebtedness of El Dorado County, approved February thirteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight.
SEC. 13. Nothing in this Act shall be construed or held Act shall not to legalize in any manner, or make more binding and oblig- to affect atory upon the County of El Dorado any bond or bonds what. issued under an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Board of Supervisors of the County of El Dorado to subscribe two. hundred thousand dollars to the capital stock of the Placerville and Saeramento Valley Railroad Company, and to provide for the payment of the same, and other matters relating thereto, approved March twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Nor shall this Act be construed to give any right of action against said county, or to give any remedy, or continue in force any remedy, or to prevent the statute of limitations from running as to any bond or bonds, or coupon or coupons, issued under the said Act of March twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three.
SEC. 14. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.
1917-36 CHAP. DCLXXIII.—An Act to protect public health from infec
tion caused by exhumation and removal of the remains of deceased persons.
[Approved April 1, 1878.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful to disinter or exhume from a grave, vault, or other burial place, the body or remains of any deceased person, unless the person or persons so doing shall first obtain, from the Board of Health, Health Officer, Mayor, or other head of the municipal government of the city, town, or city and county where the same are deposited, a permit for said purpose. Nor shall such body or remains disinterred, exhumed, or taken from any grave, vault, or other place of burial or deposit, be removed or transported in or through the streets or highways of any city, town, or city and county, unless the person or persons removing or transporting such body or remains shall first_obtain, from the Board of Health or Health Officer (if such Board or officer there be), and from the Mayor or other head of the municipal government of the city or town, or city and county, a permit, in writing, so to remove or transport such body or remains in and through such streets and highways.
SEC. 2. Permits to disinter or exhume the bodies or upon what. remains of deceased persons, as in the last section, may be granted, provided the person applying therefor shall produce a certificate from the Coroner, the physician who attended such deceased person, or other physician in good standing cognizant of the facts, which certificate shall state the cause of death or disease of which the person died, and also the age and sex of such deceased; and provided, further, that the body or remains of deceased shall be inclosed in a metalic case or coffin, sealed in such manner as to prevent, as far as practicable, any noxious or offensive odor or effluvia escaping therefrom, and that such case or coffin contains the body or remains of but one person, except where infant children, of the same parent or parents, or parent and children are Contents of contained in such case or coffin. And the permit shall contain the above conditions and the words "Permit to remove and transport the body of age, sex, and the name, age, and sex shall be written therein. The officer of the municipal government of the city or town, or city and county, granting such permit, shall require to be paid for each permit the sum of ten dollars, to be kept as a separate fund by the Treasurer, and which shall be used in defraying expenses of and in respect to such permits, and for the inspection of the metalic cases, coffins, and inclosing boxes herein required; and an account of such moneys shall be embraced in the accounts and statements of the Treasurer having the custody thereof.
SEC. 3. Any person or persons who shall disinter, exhume, or remove, or cause to be disinterred, exhumed, or removed from a grave, vault, or other receptacle or burial place, the