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SCHOOLS—Concluded.

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An Act to provide for the payment of high school tuition and to provide

free high school privileges for graduates of the eighth grade, and to

repeal an Act entitled, "An Act to provide high school privileges for

graduates of the eighth grade," approved June 26, 1913, in force

July 1, 1913

631

An Act to amend section thirteen of an Act, entitled, "An Act to provide

for the sale of the Kaskaskia Commons, upon the Island of Kaskaskia, in

the county of Randolph, and to create a permanent school fund for

the inhabitants of said island out of the proceeds of said sale, and to

punish any person failing to comply with the provisions thereof," filed

June 16, 1909, in force July 1, 1909.

632

An Act to provide for physical training in the public and all the normal

schools

.634

An Act to amend sections 3, 15, 35, 114 and 119 of an Act entitled, "An

Act to establish and maintain a system of free schools," approved and in

force June 12, 1909....

..635

An Act giving to the trustees of schools, board of school inspectors, board

of education or other corporate authority managing and controlling the

public schools of any school district existing by virtue of any special

charter and governed by any or all such special charters or special or

general school laws of this state and having a population of fewer than

500,000 inhabitants, the power to acquire property and to have the com-

pensation to be paid therefor determined by the exercise of the right

of eminent domain

640

An Act giving to the board of education of any school district having a

population of less than 100,000 inhabitants, and existing by virtue of any

special charter and governed by any or all such special charters, the

power to borrow money for certain purposes and issue negotiable coupon

bonds therefor, and providing that the proposition or question to borrow

money and issue such bonds shall be submitted to the voters of such

school district

640

An Act to amend section 115 of an Act entitled, "An Act to establish and

maintain a system of free schools," approved and in force June 12, 1909. .642

An Act to amend section 189 of an Act entitled, "An Act to establish and

maintain a system of free schools," approved and in force June 12, 1909,

as hereafter amended

644

An Act to amend section 6 of an Act entitled, "An Act to provide for the

certification of teachers," approved June 28, 1913, in force July 1, 1914..645

An Act to amend section 3 of an Act entitled, "An Act to enable any

board of school inspectors, or any body or board of officials, which

governs or has charge of the affairs of any school district having a

population of not fewer than 10,000 and not more than 100,000 inhabit-

ants, and governed by special Acts of the General Assembly of this State

and in such other districts as may hereafter be ascertained by any

special or general census to have such population and which school

districts are also governed by like special Acts, to establish and maintain

a teachers' pension and retirement fund,” approved June 27, 1913, in

force July 1, 1913

648

An Act in relation to an Illinois State Teachers' Pension and Retirement

Fund

649

An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to establish and maintain a

system of free schools," approved and in force June 12, 1909, as amended

by subsequent Acts. by amending section twenty-two (22) thereof.... 658

An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to provide for the appointment of

school directors, and members of the board of education in certain cases,

approved May 29, 1879, in force July 1, 1879, as amended by subsequent

Acts, by adding two (2) new sections to be known as sections five (5) and

six (6), empowering school directors and boards of education in certain

school districts to draw and issue warrants in anticipation of taxes levied

by the proper authorities for school purposes and validating warrants

theretofore issued by said school directors or boards of education in cer-

tain cases

659

STATE BOARD OF HEALTH :

An Act to provide for the registration of all births, stillbirths and deaths in

the State of Illinois, and to repeal an Act entitled, “An Act requiring re-

ports of births and deaths, and the recording of the same, and prescribing

a penalty for non-compliance with the provisions thereof, and repealing

certain Acts therein named," approved May 6, 1903, in force July 1, 1903..660

An Act to amend section 1 of an Act entitled “An Act providing for the regu-

lation of the embalming and disposal of dead bodies, for a system of ex-

amination, registration and licensing of embalmers, and imposing penalties

for the violation of any of its provisions" approved May 13th, 1905, in force

July 1st, 1905 ...

STATE CONTRACTS:

An Act to revise the law in relation to State contracts...

STATE BOARD OF OPTOMETRY:

An Act to regulate the practice of optometry in the State of Illinois, and

fixing penalties for the violation thereof.

.695

STATE FOOD COMMISSIONER:

An Act to amend sections 1, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 17, 21, 39, 39 A, (39B], 40 and

40A of an Act entitled, "An Act to prevent fraud in the sale of dairy

STATE FOOD COMMISSIONER--Concluded.

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products, their imitation or substitutes, to prohibit and prevent the manu-

facture and sale of unhealthful, adulterated or misbranded foods, liquors

or dairy products, to provide for the appointment of a State Food

Commissioner and his assistants, to define their powers and duties and

to repeal all Acts relating to the production, manufacture and sale of

dairy and food products and liquors in conflict herewith," approved

May 14, 1907, and in force July 1, 1907, as amended by subsequent Acts..700

An Act to amend section nine of an Act entitled, “An Act to prevent fraud

in the sale of dairy products, their imitation or substitutes, to prohibit

and prevent the manufacture or sale of unhealthful, adulterated or mis-

branded food, liquors or dairy products, to provide for the appointment

of a State Food Commissioner and his assistants, to define their powers

and duties and to repeal all Acts relating to the production, manufacture

and sale of dairy and food products and liquors in conflict herewith.

(Approved May 14, 1907; in force July 1, 1907); as amended by Act

approved June 6, 1911, in force July 1, 1911..

711

An Act to amend sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8 of an Act entitled, "An Act to

regulate the sale and analysis of concentrated feeding stuffs," approved

May 18, 1905, and in force July 1, 1905, as amended by subsequent Acts. .713

STATE INSPECTOR OF MASONRY:

An Act creating the office of State Inspector of Masonry, Public Buildings

and Works an prescribing qualifications, duties and compensation......715

STATE MILITARY AND NAVAL Code:

An Act to amend an Act entitled, “An Act to establish a military and

naval code for the State of Illinois, and to repeal all Acts in conflict

herewith," approved June 10, 1909, in force July 1, 1909, by amending

section one (1) of Article II thereof......

STATE LANDS :

An Act to grant and convey to the city of Chicago certain lands for

bathing beach, park, and recreation purposes.

717

An Act ratifying and confirming the sale and conveyance of all the right,

title and interest of the State of Illinois in and to the buildings and

land belonging to the State of Illinois and used as an armory by the

Second Regiment, Illinois National Guard.

..719

STREET RAILROADS :

An Act to amend section 3 of an Act entitled, "An Act entitled an Act in

regard to street railroads, and to repeal certain Acts herein referred to,"

approved and in force March 7, 1899..

721

TOWNSHIP ORGANIZATION:

An Act authorizing townships to issue bonds for park purposes, and pro-

viding for the payment thereof..

722

An Act authorizing townships to acquire and maintain lands for park purposes. 724

An Act to authorize townships to erect monuments or memorials in honor

of their soldiers and sailors..

725

An Act to provide for the election of supervisors in the county of Cook,

and to fix their term of office,

726

An Act to amend section 3 of Article IV of an Act entitled, "An Act to

revise the law in relation to township organization," approved and in

force March 4, 1874

.726

JOINT RESOLUTIONS :

Adjournment-February 18 to March 2.

729

March 5 to March 10

729

April 2 April 7

729

April 8 to April 13

729

April 16 to April 21

729

June 4 to June 8

729

Sine die

730

Building Laws- committee to prepare bill.

730

Canvass of Election Returns-joint assembly.

730

Centennial Anniversary of Admission of State- -commission to continue

arrangements

730

Committee Rooms-kept and preserved intact.

731

Constitutional Amendment-submission to vote

731

Co-operative Agricultural Extension Work-assent by Legislature

732

Earthquake in Italy-aid to suffering people..

732

Investigations-Efficiency and Economy Commission

733

Foot and mouth epidemic

733

Home-finding institutions

734

Operation of State pension laws.

735

Unemployment of State

736

Lincoln Memorial Exhibit-Panama-Pacific International Exposition 736

Mississippi River Floods--prevention

737

Portrait of Orville H. Browning-acceptance

737

Railroad Mileage-members of General Assembly.

738

Submerged and Shore Lands-report by Attorney General.

738

University of Illinois--visitation

739

Waterway Discussion--joint meeting

740

Certificate of Secretary of State.

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Index of Laws and Resolutions.

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
STATE OF ILLINOIS.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE. 1, Lewis G. Stevenson, Secretary of State of the State of Illinois, do hereby certify that the following Acts and Joint Resolutions of the Forty-ninth General Assembly of the State of Illinois, passed and adopted at the regular biennial session thereof, are true and correct copies of the original Acts and Joint Resolutions now on file in the office of the Secretary of State, save and except such words, letters and figures as are printed in brackets, thus: [ ].

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereto set my hand and affix SEAL.] the Great Seal of the State of Illinois, at the city of

Springfield, this 17th day of August, A. D. 1915.

Leon & Stevenso

Secretary of State.

LAWS OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.

ADOPTION OF CHILDREN.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM. 1. Amends Act of 1874, by adding sections 9(a),

$9 (b). Where mother or parents are 9 (b) and 9 (c).

minors. $ 9 (a). Adoption of illegitimate child

$ 9(c). Adoption by husband or wife guardian ad litem.

change of name-joint application.

(HOUSE BILL No. 152. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1915.) An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to revise the law in relation

to the adoption of children," approved February 27th, 1874, in force July 1st, 1874.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to the adoption of children," approved February 27th, 1874, in force July 1st, 1874, be amended by adding to said Act the following sections:

§ 9 (a). If it shall appear to the court from the petition that the mother of an illegitimate child is dead or that the parents of a legitimate child are dead, and that the child has no guardian or near relative; or that there is a near relative or relatives who will neither contribute to the support of such child nor consent to its adoption; and the court shall find these facts to be as stated in the petition, the court may of its own motion or on the application of the parties petitioning for the adoption of the child, appoint a guardian ad litem to represent the child in the adoption proceedings; and it shall not be necessary to obtain the consent of any other person than such guardian ad litem in writing to authorize the court to enter a proper order or decree of adoption.

§ 9 (b). If it shall appear to the court from the petition that the mother of an illegitimate child or that either or both parents of a legitimate child are minors, and the court shall find these facts to be as stated in the petition and the mother of said illegitimate child or the parents of such legitimate child is or are desirous of having such child adopted and after having expressed such desire in writing, the court may, of its own motion or on the application of the parties petitioning for the adoption of the child, appoint a guardian ad litem to represent such minor parent or parents in the adoption proceedings; and it shall not be necessary to obtain the consent of any other person than of such guardian ad litem, in writing to authorize the court to enter a proper order or decree of adoption.

§ 9 (c). An inhabitant of this State, the husband of a woman who has a minor child or children by a former husband; or an inhabitant of this State the wife of a man who has a minor child or children by a former wife, or an inhabitant of this State whose wife is the mother of an illegitimate child or children, may petition the county or circuit court of his or her proper county for leave to adopt such minor child or children; and for a change of the name or names of such child or children. In all cases, including those where either or both husband and wife have such minor child or children, or where the wife has an illegitimate child or children, the application shall be made jointly by the husband and wife. A petition so filed shall be sufficient to authorize the court to hear said cause and to enter a proper order or decree of adoption.

APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE.

REGISTRATION OF FARM NAMES. § 1. Owner may register name and description of $ 3. Name, when farm transferred. farm with county recorder-certificate.

§ 4. When name cancelled-fee. $ 2. Recording fee.

(SENATE BILL No. 142. APPROVED JUNE 25, 1915.) An Act providing for the registration of farm names. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the owner of any farm in the State of Illinois desiring to name his farm may have the name of his farm, together with a description of his lands to which said name applies, recorded in a book of registry kept for that purpose in the office of the county recorder of the county in which said farm is located, and such recorder shall furnish to such land owner a proper certificate, setting forth the name and description of such lands; that when any name shall have been recorded as the name of any farm in such county, such name shall not be recorded as the name of any other farm in the same county.

§ 2. FEE.] Any person having the name of his farm recorded as provided in this Act, shall first pay to the county recorder a fee of one dollar.

§ 3. When the owner of any farm, the name of which has been recorded as provided in this Act, transfers by deed or otherwise the whole or portion of such farm, then and in that event the registered name shall not be transferred to the purchaser unless so stated in the deed of conveyance.

§ 4. When the owner of any farm having a registered name desires to cancel the registered name thereof, he shall do so on the margin of the record of the register of such name by stating, “This name is cancelled and I hereby release all rights thereunder," which shall be signed by the person owning the said farm and attested by the county recorder. That for such service a fee of twenty-five cents shall be paid to the said county recorder.

APPROVED June 25th, 1915.

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