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CHAPTER 21.

AN ACT IN REFERENCE TO THE QUALIFICATIONS OF VOTERS. C.

B. No. 50; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Amending Section 1617, Laws of 1897, in reference to voting.
Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico : Section 1. That Section 1647 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: “Section 1647. No person prevented by the Organic Act of the Territory, no officer or soldier of the United States Army, no person who is an inmate or employe of any United States government sanitarium or hospital, except regular employes under the civil service laws of the United States, claiming such sanitarium or hospital as their legal domicile, and no person included in the term 'camp followers' of the United States Army, shall be entitled to vote or hold public office in this Territory."

Sec. 2. This act shall be in force and effect from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 22.

AN ACT EXTENDING ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS

2394, 2395, COMPILED LAWS OF 1897, OF SECTIONS 6 AND 7, CHAPTER 39. C. B. No. 53; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Extending provisions of Sections 2394 and 2393 Compiled Laws of 1897.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. That all the provisions of Sections 2394 and 2395 of the Compiled Laws of New Mexico, of 1897, being Sections 6 and 7 of Chapter 39 of the Session Laws of New Mexico of 1884, be and the same are hereby extended and made applicable to all municipal corporations in the Territory of New Mexico, whether the same be incorporated under general or special acts.

Sec. 2. That all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed, and this act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 23.

AN ACT A MENDING SECTIONS 6, 7, 8 AND 9 OF CHAPTER 54,

SESSION LAWS OF 1903. C. B. No. 54; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1

Sections 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Chapter 51. Laws 1903, amended by insertion of words

"Building and Loan Association." Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

New Mexico: Section 1. That Sections 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Chapter 54 of the Session Laws of 1903, be and hereby is amended by inserting the words, "Building and Loan Associations" after the word, "banking,” wherever the same appears in said sections.

Sec. 2. This act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage

CHAPTER 24.

AN ACT PLACING THE COUNTY OF SANDOVAL IN THE FIRST

DISTRICT AS ESTABLISHED FOR DISTRICT ATTONEY PUR-
POSES BY CHAPTER 33 OF THE SESSION LAWS OF 1905 AND
FIXING THE TIME FOR HOLDING COURT IN SANDOVAL
COUNTY. C. B. No. 56; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1.
Sec. 2.

Amending Section 1, Chapter 33, Laws of 1905.

Amending Section 1, Chapter 132, Laws of 1905. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. That Section 1 of Chapter 33 of the Session Laws of 1905 be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking out the word "Sandoval” in the sixteenth line thereof, and by adding after the words "Rio Arriba" in the fifth line thereof the words and adding thereto the county of Sandoval."

Sec. 2. That Section 1 of Chapter 132 of the Session Laws of 1905 be, and the same is hereby amended by striking out the words “in May and November" in the fifth line thereof, and inserting in lieu thereof the words "in July and February."

Sec. 3. That all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed, and this act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 25.

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 10 OF ARTICLE 4 OF AN ACT

ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF SILVER CITY, IN GRANT COUNTY. C. B. No. 59; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

Sec. !. Amending Section ;0, Article 4, of An Act entitled, "An Act to incorporate

the town of Silver City in the County of Grant." Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. That Section 10, of Article 4, of An Act entitled, "An Act to incorporate the town of Silver City, in the County of Grant," approved February 15, 1878, be and the same is hereby amended by striking therefrom the following words at the close of said section, to-wit: “But in no case shall the license as above exceed in amount one-half the licenses now levied by the Territory of New Mexico.'

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed, and this act shall be in full force and effect from and after its legal passage.

CHAPTER 26.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATION OF WITNESSES.

C. B. No. 64; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Repealing Chapter 58, Laws of 1901, and re-enacting Section 3016 of Compiled

Laws of 1897.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

New Mexico: Section 1. That Chapter 58 of the Laws of the 34th Legislative Assembly approved March 19th, 1901, be and the same is hereby repealed, and that Section 3016 of the Compiled Laws of 1897 is hereby re-enacted.

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith is hereby repealed, and this act shall be in force and effect from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 27.

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1 OF CHAPTER 9 OF THE LAWS

OF THE 34TH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, RELATING TO RAIL-
ROADS. C. B. No. 70; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Amending Section 1 of Chapter 9, Laws of 34th Legislative Assembly.
Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico Section 1. That Section 1 of Chapter 9, of the acts of the 34th Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following: "And any railroad company organized under the laws of this Territory shall also have the right to extend its line of railroad, to project and build branches, side tracks and switches, to improve the same and to exercise the right of eminent domain in acquiring lands, right-ofway and other privileges therefor to the same extent as provided by law for the main line of such railroad.”

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall be in force from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 28.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES IN NEW

COUNTIES. C. B. No. 106; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

counties.

Sec. 1. Expenses of new

Boards of county commissioners may levy special tax to pay. Sec. 2 Account of probate clerk & ex-officio recorder. What to consist of. Rate. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. In all cases where new counties have been, or may hereafter be, created by law, and the probate clerk and ex-officio recorder of the county of which any new county was formerly a part has as required by law, transcribed so much of the records of his office as affect property situated in the new county and the new county has been, or may be, unable to pay the expenses of such work out of the ordinary revenues for general county expenses, the board of county commissioners of such new county is hereby authorized a their discretion to levy a tax not exceeding three and onehalf mills, per annum, the proceeds of which should be de. voted exclusively to the payment of such expense.

Sec. 2. The account of such probate clerk and ex-officio recorder shall be presented to the board of county commissioners of the new county, said account to be itemized and verified, showing his expenses and services for such work, which sball consist of money, if any, actually expended by him for books of record in which the transcripts had been entered and a charge at the rate of fifteen cents per one hun. dred words for copying, comparing, indexing and certifying the transcripts of records and he shall be allowed interest on all deferred payments at six per cent. per annum.

Sec. 3. This act shall be in force and effect from and after its passage.

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