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duct. The code of ethics as adopted by the American Medical Association shall apply to and govern all physicians and surgeons in this Territory heretofore licensed, or who shall hereafter be licensed, to practice medicine in New Mexico. Twenty days' notice shall be given in writing to the person accused of improper conduct, with a copy of the charge against him, requiring him on a day named to appear before the board and show cause why his license should not be revoked or cancelled. When any such license has been revoked or cancelled by said board, the said board shall send notice in writing under the hand of the secretary, which notice shall be filed for record and recorded in the book in which the physicians' license are recorded, in the office of the probate clerk of the county in which the person, whose license has been revoked, resides. Any person whose certificate has been revoked or cancelled by said board, under the provisions of this act, who shall thereafter practice or attempt or offer to practice medicine in New Mexico shall thereby become guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished as provided in Section 9 of this act.

Sec. 7. For the purposes of this act the words "practice of medicine” shall mean to open an office for such purpose or to announce to the public or any individual in any way, a desire or willingness or readiness to treat the sick or afflicted, or to investigate or to diagnose, or offer to investigate or diagnose any physical or mental ailment or disease of any person, or to suggest, recommend, prescribe or direct, for the use of any person, any drug, medicine, appliance or other agency, whether material or not material, for the cure, relief or palliation of any ailment or disease of the mind or body, or for the cure or relief of any wound, fracture or bodily injury or deformity, after having received, or with the intent of receiving therefor, either directly or indirectly, any bonus, gift or compensation. Provided, That nothing in this act shall be construed to prohibit gratuitous services in cases of emergency, or the domestic administration of family remedies, or women from practicing midwifery, and this act shall not apply to surgeons of the United States in the discharge of their official duties, and; Provided, further, that nothing in this act shall be construed so as to interfere with the practice of Osteopathy, Optometry, or Dentistry, as provided for by law.

Sec. 8. Each applicant for a license to practice medicine in New Mexico shall pay the secretary of this board a fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) at the time of making his application.

Sec. 9. Any person who shall practice medicine, or who shall attempt to practice, without first complying with the provisions of this law, and without being the holder of a license entitling him to practice medicine in New Mexico, shall be punished by a tine not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00), or imprisonment in the county jail not to exceed ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.

Sec. 10. One-half of every fine collected under the provisions of this act, shall be paid by the court in which conviction is had to the treasurer of the county in which the offense is committed, to be by him placed to the credit of the common school fund of such county. The other half of all such fines and all fees to be provided to be paid shall go to and be the property of said board, and shall be by the treasurer of said board kept in some bank designated by said board. He shall give bond to the board in the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties as treasurer, and that he shall pay over any and all sums of money received by him as such upon the proper order thereof. Such bond shall be given by some fidelity or surety company authorized to do business in this Territory, and the premiums therefor shall be paid by the board as one of its necessary expenses. All the expenses of the members of said board necessarily and properly incurred in attending the sessions of said board, and for necessary supplies, shall be paid out of the funds of said board upon the order of the president, countersigned by the secretary of the said board. The treasurer of the board shall keep a correct and itemized account of all moneys received and disbursed, and shall make a report to the board at each meeting. The secretary of said board is required to report the doings and proceedings of said board, together with the amount of all moneys by it received and disbursed and on what account, with items, on the first day of December in each year, to the governor of New Mexico.

Sec. 11. Said board is hereby authorized and empowered to make all necessary rules and regulations for carrying out the provisions of this act.

Sec. 12. An act of the 35th Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, approved March 12, 1903, entitled “An Act tu Regulate the Practice of Medicine in New Mexico,” and 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 35.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE INCORPORATED CITIES, TOWNS AND

VILLAGES, HAVING A BONA FIDE POPULATION OF NOT LESS
THAN ONE THOUSAND PERSONS TO ISSUE BONDS FOR
SANITARY AND HEALTH PURPOSES, THE CONSTRUCTION OF
SEWERS, WATER WORKS, AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF
STREETS. A. H. B. No. 2; Approved March 16, 1907.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1.

Towns of not less than 1,000 population may issue bonds amounting LO

$200,000.00. Proviso. Sec. 2. Method of calling elections. Sec. 3. Qualifications of voters.

Form of ballot. Two-thirds vote carry. Sec. 4. Rate of interest on bonds. Provisions for payment. No bonds to be sold for

less than par. Sec. 5. Tax to be levied by city council or board of trustees. Sec. 6. Proceeds of bonds to be used only for purposes under tbis act. Sec. 7. Amending Section 1533 of Compiled Laws of 1897. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. Any city, town or village incorporated under the laws of the Territory of New Mexico, having a bona fide population of not less than one thousand persons, as shown by the last school census taken before any election to be held under the provisions of this act, is hereby authorized and empowered to borrow money and issue the negotiable bunds of such city, town or village, from time to time, in an amount or amounts not exceeding in the aggregate two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000,) for sanitary and health purposes, for the construction of sewers, water works, or the improve. ment of streets in any such city, town or village, or for one or more of such purposes. Provided, however, That before any bonds shall be issued the city council, or board of town or village trustees, as the case may be, shall cause an election to be held in any such city, town or village, and shall cause to be published at least once each week for four consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation published in such city, town or village, or if no newspaper is published therein, shall cause to be posted in not less than eight public places within such city, town or village, a notice of the time, and place or places of holding such election, and the purpose or purposes, for which such bonds are to be issued. Such notice shall be given at least thirty days before said election.

Sec. 2. Such election, subject to the foregoing provisions, shall be called and held and the result thereof canvassed in like manner as in the case of other city, town and village elections, and full and plenary power is hereby conferred on the city council or board of town or village trustees to make any and all necessary ordinances, by-laws, or resolutions not inconsistent with the laws of this Territory for the purpose of calling and holding such election and declaring the result thereof.

Sec. 3. On the question of the issuance of said bonds no person shall be qualified to vote except he be in all respects a qualified elector of such city, town or village, and the owner of real or personal property subject to taxation within such city, town or village. The ballots at such election shall read "For the issuance of bonds", or “Against the issuance of bonds”. In case two-thirds of the qualified voters as above described voting at such election shall vote affirmatively for the issuance of said bonds, then the city council or board of town or village trustees shall issue the same and not otherwise. Such question may be submitted at either a general or special election.

Sec. 4. Said bonds shall bear a rate of interest not exceeding six per cent. per annum, payable semi-annually, shall become due and payable at such time or times not exceeding thirty years from their date, shall be of such denominations, be payable at such place or places within or without the Territory, and shall be disposed of in such manner as the city council or board of town or village trustees shall determine. Provided, The city council or board of town or village trustees shall have the right to pay any such bonds at any time after twenty years from their date, and they shall be signed by the mayor of any such city or chairman of the board of town or village trustees, as the case may be, and by the city, town or village clerk, and the coupons shall be signed by the treasurer of such city, town or village, Provided, however, That the fac-simile signature of such treasurer may be litho. graphed on the coupons. Provided, however, That none of said bonds shall be sold for less than par.

Sec. 5. The city council or board of town or village trustees is hereby authorized and required to levy and collect upon all the taxable property within such city, town or village subject to taxation, such taxes as may be necessary to pay the interest and principal of said bonds, and no limitation as to the rate of taxation in any such city, town or village shall operate to prevent the levy any collection of taxes necessary or provided for under this act. Such city, town or village shall provide a proper sinking fund for the redemption of said bonds at maturity.

Sec. 6. Such bonds or the proceeds thereof shall be used only for the purpose of constructing, acquiring, enlarging, improving or extending a system of sewer or water works for such city, town or village, the acquisition of water or water rights necessary, real estate, right of way, privileges and easements, and necessary appurtenances for such system or sewer or water works, or for the improvement of the streets of such city, town or village, or for one or more of such purposes, and the proceeds of the sale thereof shall be paid out only upon the order of the city council or board of town or village trustees, and upon a warrant signed by the mayor or chairman, countersigned by the clerk and drawn upon the treasurer. The treasurer of said city, town or village shall give an additional bond or undertaking to the city, town or village in an amount determined by the city council or board of town or village trustees to be adequate, condi. tioned for the safe keeping of such funds and the proper management and disposition thereof, which bond shall be ap. proved by the city council or board of town or village trustees of such city, town or village.

Sec. 7. That Section 1533 of the Compiled Laws of New Mexico of 1897 be amended by inserting after the words "within fifteen days thereafter” the following: Provided, That whenever a petition signed by one hundred qualified voters as defined in this act shall be presented to the board of education or school trustees of any incorporated city, town or village in this Territory praying therefor, any such board to which such petition is presented shall require the person appointed to make the school census required by this section, at the time of making such school census to also ascertain and enumerate the number of persons residing in any such city, town or village.

Sec. 8. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, and all acts and parts of acts in conflict here with are hereby repealed.

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