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LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEVADA

PASSED AT THE

TWENTY-SEVENTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

1915

CHAPTER 1-An Act to create a legislative fund.

[Approved January 22, 1916) The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. For the purpose of paying the mileage and the Legislative per diem of members of the present legislature, the salaries of appropria the attachés and the incidental expenses of the respective houses thereof, the state treasurer is hereby authorized and required to set apart, from any money now in the general fund not otherwise especially appropriated, the sum of thirty thousand ($30,000) dollars, which shall constitute the legislative fund.

Sec. 2. The state controller is hereby authorized and Duties of required to draw his warrants on said fund in favor of the and members and attachés of the senate and assembly, for per diem, mileage, stationery allowance, compensation and incidental expenses of the respective houses, when properly certified to, in accordance with law, and the state treasurer is hereby authorized and required to pay the same.

Sec. 3. All moneys remaining in said fund, at the adjourn- Residue to ment of the legislature, shall revert to the general fund.

controller

treasurer

revert

CHAP. 2-An Act providing for the printing and enrolling

of legislative bills and resolutions, and other matters relating thereto.

(Approved January 27, 1915] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The state printer shall print as many copies of State printer every bill and resolution introduced in either house in the to print bills state legislature as shall be authorized by resolution of the resolutions; branch of the legislature in which said bill or resolution is fixed by introduced, and in printing such bills and resolutions the state printer is hereby authorized to correct in the copy furnished

resolution

on buff paper for

him all errors in spelling or punctuation, and to supply the enacting cause, if omitted; provided, that no change shall be made by: the state printer which shall in any way vary the apparent, meaning of said bill or resolution.

0 2. All bills and resolutions shall be introduced in Bills and triplicate, and one copy of each bill or resolution shall be resolutions; copy to be

miarked "original”; one shall be marked "duplicate"; one in triplicate shall be marked "triplicate” The copy marked "duplicate"

shall be sent to the state printer for the purpose of printing, and the copy marked "triplicate” shall be referred to the engrossing committee of the house in which such bill or resolution was introduced.

Sec. 3. The state printer shall immediately after receipt of Statė printer the copy of any bill or resolution print, in addition to the special copy regular number herein before authorized, one copy thereof upon

heavy buff paper, which copy shall be delivered to the engrossengrossing ing committee of the house in which the bill or resolution committee

originated. The said engrossing committee shall carefully compare the printed copy of said bill with the triplicate copy thereof and if said printed copy is found to be in all respects correct said engrossing committee shall cause the copy of said bill printed upon buff paper to be securely bound with a substantial cover on which the history of said bill shall be endorsed; the chairman of the engrossing committee of the house in which said bill or resolution originated shall then certify to the correctness

of said bound copy and deliver same to the chief clerk of the Printed bill assembly or secretary of the senate, as the case may be; wherebeigimes, upon said bound copy printed upon buff paper so compared and when

certified to, shall be substituted for the original copy introduced and thereafter be deemed the official copy of said bill or resolution.

Sec. 4. When any bill or resolution is ordered engrossed Engrossed the house ordering such engrossment may, as a part of such copy may be

resolution, if deemed advisable, order such bill or resolution reprinted by to be reprinted, one copy upon buff paper, for engrossment as

amended, before being transmitted to the other house.

Sec. 5. All legislative bills and resolutions shall be enrolled Size specified in typewriting on sheets of paper sixteen (16) inches by nine for enrolled bills and and one-half (992) inches in dimensions with a one and oneresolutions

half inch (12) margin on left-hand side and top and bottom of said sheet, and not more than a one-inch (1) margin on right-hand side, ruling to be on both sides of each sheet. The paper shall be the best quality of ledger paper and suitable for making one clear carbon copy. An original and carbon copy shall be made. If the bill embraces more than one of said sheets they shall be temporarily bound together by a Hotchkiss fastener in the upper left-hand corner of said sheet. All portions of sheets not covered by typewriting shall be ruled off in red ink to prevent insertion of other matter. The complete history of each bill and resolution shall be endorsed in typewriting upon the back of the last sheet of the original copy

ordered

thereof, and the same shall then be signed by the presiding officers of the respective houses and by the secretary of the senate and the chief clerk of the assembly. The original copy shall then be presented to the governor for his action. The duplicate copy thereof shall be deposited with the secretary of state for transmission to the state printer to be used by him in preparation of the volume of statutes enacted at the session of the legislature; provided, the printed bill may by resolution be Printed bill used as the enrolled bill in accordance with section 4124 of the enrolled bill, Revised Laws of Nevada, 1912.

Sec. 6. All legislative bills and resolutions deposited with Enrolled the secretary of state after approval by the governor shall be bound bound in a substantial volume as now provided by law, together with an index thereof.

SEC. 7. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this act Repeal are hereby repealed.

when

bills to be

CHAP. 3—An Act to repeal an act entitled An act authoriz

ing and directing the board of county commissioners of Humboldt County to pay from the county general fund the sum of five hundred dollars monthly, to cover expenses incurred by the Humboldt County chamber of commerce in promoting the public good, and matters properly connected therewith," approved March 24, 1913.

[Approved February 1, 1915] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. That certain act of the legislature of the State Repeal of of Nevada, entitled "An act authorizing and directing the certain act board of county commissioners of Humboldt County to pay Humboldt from the county general fund, the sum of five hundred dollars chamber of monthly, to cover expenses incurred by the Humboldt County commerce chamber of commerce in promoting the public good, and matters properly connected therewith approved March 24, 1913, is hereby repealed.

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

CHAP. 4 An Act repealing section thirteen of an act entitled

An act to create a board of county commissioners in the several counties of this state, and to define their duties and powers,approved March 8, 1865, as amended February 21, 1877, as amended March 8, 1879, being section 1513, Revised Laws of Nevada.

[Approved February 2, 1915] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section 13 of an act entitled "An act to create Repealing a board of county commissioners in the several counties of this making

state, and to define their duties and powersapproved March county.com- 8, 1865, as amended February 21, 1877, as amended March 8,

1879, being section 1513, Revised Laws of Nevada, is hereby of election

repealed.

section

canvassers

CHAP. 5—An Act concerning claims and accounts against

incorporated cities.

[Approved February 2, 1915]

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

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. All unaudited claims or accounts against any Claims must incorporated city in this state shall be presented to the city be presented council of said city, duly authenticated, within six months porated from the time such claims or accounts become due or payable; cities within six months provided, nothing contained in this act shall be construed so as

to prevent the presentation and auditing of any claim or account now due against any incorporated city in this state, at any time within six months from the passage and approval of this act.

Sec. 2. No claim or account against any incorporated city Claims not in this state shall be audited, allowed, or paid by the city paid unless above

council or any officer or officers of said incorporated city unless conditions the provisions of section 1 of this act shall have been strictly are observed

complied with.

Sec. 3. No claim or account which has once been preRejected

sented and rejected shall ever again be considered or allowed claims never by the same or any subsequently elected or appointed city CHAP. 6—An Act to repeal an act entitled "An act to prohibit

council of the same city.

to be reconsidered

gift enterprises, and to provide punishment for a violation of the same," approved March 13, 1913.

(Approved February 4, 1915] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. That said act entitled "An act to prohibit gift Repeal of act enterprises, and to provide punishment for the violation of the prohibiting same, approved March 13, 1913, be, and the same is, hereby enterprises repealed.

school

issued

CHAP. 7–An Act to authorize the board of county commis

sioners of the county of Mineral, State of Nevada, to issue bonds to provide for the maintenance of a county high school in the town of Hawthorne, Nevada.

(Approved February 8, 1915) The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The board of county commissioners of Mineral Bonds for County is hereby authorized, empowered, and directed to pre- County high pare and issue bonds of said county, for an amount not to exceed the sum of two thousand dollars, exclusive of interest, for the purpose of providing funds for the maintenance of a county high school in the town of Hawthorne.

SEC. 2. The board of county commissioners of said Mineral Bonds to be County shall cause said bonds to be prepared and made ready for issuance. Such bonds shall be signed by the chairman of the board, countersigned by the county treasurer, and authenticated with the seal of the county Coupons for interest shall be attached to each bond, so that the same may be removed without injury to the bonds, and each of said coupons shall be consecutively numbered, and signed by the chairman of said board and the county treasurer.

Sec. 3. The clerk of the board of county commissioners Record to be shall keep a record of all proceedings under the provisions of this act, showing the number and date of each bond and to whom issued.

Sec. 4. The board of county commissioners of Mineral Negotiation County is hereby authorized to negotiate the sale of said bonds or such number thereof as they may deem necessary, by advertising for sealed proposals or by private sales, as they deem for the best interests of the county, and may reject any and all bids; provided, that no bonds shall be sold for less than par value; and provided further, that all bonds shall be payable in Provisos gold coin of the United States, and the interest thereon shall be payable in like gold coin.

kept

Sec. 5. Said bonds shall be each for the sum of five hun- Denominadred dollars. They shall be numbered from one to four, con- bonds

of bonds

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