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their warrants, respectively, and to make returns to the respective county treasurers, on or before the first Monday in March next; and their warrants respectively are hereby continued in full force and virtue for the purpose aforesaid, until the said first Monday in March next: Provided, They shall first severally renew their official bonds, to the satisfaction of the treasurers of the said counties of Genesee and Monroe respectively.

Sec. 6. A transcript of all unpaid taxes returned to the county Returns, how made. treasurer in pursuance of the foregoing provisions, shall be returned

to the auditor general as soon as practicable, and such unpaid taxes
shall be collected in the same manner, and with interest computed
from the same time, as other taxes for the year eighteen hundred
and forty-six, duly returned to the auditor general for non-payment.

Sec. 7. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved January 30, 1847. .

Time exten. ded.

(No. 9.] AN ACT to extend the time for the collection and return of taxes

in the township of Marshall in the county of Calhoun. Section 1, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the time for the collection and return by the township treasurer, of the taxes assessed for the year eighteen hundred and forty-six, in the township of Marshall, in the county of Calhoun, be and it is hereby extended to the first day of April next.

Sec. 2. The time for the collection and return by the township treasurer aforesaid, of so much of the taxes in said township as are contained in the column of school taxes, in school district number one, of said township, and remain uncollected on the said first day of April, be and the same is hereby extended until the first Monday of September next.

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the township treasurer of said township, on or before the first day of Febrnary next, to renew his security to the county treasurer, and thereupon his warrant for the collection of said taxes shall be and continue in full force, for the purpose of collecting said taxes, until the said first day of April next.

Treas'r to give securi. ty.

how made.

Sec. 4. If any of the taxes specified in the second section of this act, remain nnpaid at the time of the election and qualification of a township treasurer for the next year, the said treasurer shall immediately give security to the county treasurer in the usual form, and for the balance so remaining uncollected, and thereupon the said county treasurer shall deliver him the tax roll aforesaid, with the warrant attached, and the warrant shall have thereafter the full force and effect of ar original warrant, so far as said uncollected school taxes are concerned, and shall continue in force until the first day of September next.

Sec. 5. The return of any non-resident taxes in said township Returns, shall be made in all respects, in manner and form now required by law, except as to time, which is hereby extended so as to correspond with the foregoing provisions; and when such returns are made they shall be equally binding and valid as if returned on the first day of February next. Sec. 6. The school inspectors of said township shall apportion

Duty of the money for primary school purposes, among the several districts school inap. of said township the same as if this law had not been passed, but shall not pay any part thereof to school district number one, until the other districts in said township are fully paid their apportionment.

Sec. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 30, 1847.

[No. 10.) AN ACT to change the name of Rhoda Zeolida Critchett. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the State of Michigan, That the name of Rhoda Zeolida Critchett, a minor, and daughter of John and Catharine Critchett, be and the same is hereby changed to Rhoda Zeolida White.

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

its passage.

Approved February 1, 1847.

Time to col. lect taxes

(No. 11.) AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of taxes for the

year eighteen hundred and forty-six, in the township of Pittsford, county of Hillsdale.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representaextended. tires of the State of Michigan, That the time for the collection of

taxes in the township of Pittsford in the county of Hillsdale, is

hereby extended to the first day of March next. Nanner of Sec. 2. The treasurer of the township of Pittsford, aforesaid, is collecting

hereby authorized and empowered to proceed and collect said taxes, in the same manner as during the life time of his warrant, and to make returns to the county treasurer, on or before the first Monday in March next; and his warrant is hereby continued in full force and virtue for the purpose aforesaid, until the said first Monday in March next: Provided, He shall first renew his official bond to the satisfaction of the treasurer of the said county of Hillsdale.

Sec. 3. A transcript of all unpaid taxes to the county treasurer, Unpaid tax. how return. in pursuance of the foregoing provisions, shall be returned to the

auditor general as soon as practicable, and such unpaid taxes shall
be collected in the same manner, and with interest computed from
the same time, as other taxes for the year eighteen hundred and
forty-six, duly returned to the auditor general for non-payment.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved February 1, 1847.

[No. 12.] AN ACT to authorize the Common Council of the village of

Adrian to confirm the appointment of certain firemen. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the State of Michigan, That the common council of the village of Adrian in the county of Lenawee, shall be and are hereby authorized to confirm the selections of firemen made by the several fire companies of said village, between the twelfth of December, eighteen hundred and forty-five, and the seventeenth of August, eighteen hundred and forty-six, as of the date of their selection and service, according to the rules and regulations of said village in reference to firemen.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from the day of its passage.
Approved February 3, 1817.

(No. 13.] AN ACT to change the name of the Village of Truago, in the

county of Wayne. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the name of the village of Truago, in the county of Wayne, be, and the same is hereby changed to “ Trenton," and by that name shall hereafter be lenown and designated.

Sec. 2. In all deeds of real estate in said village hereafter made, it shall be lawful to designate the same as situate in the village of Trenton; and such deeds shall have the same force and effect, as if the plat of said village had been acknowledged and recorded as the village of Trenton.

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

Approved February 5, 1947.

[No. 14.] AN ACT to provide for the payment of Samuel W. Hill, while

claiming a seat in the House of Representatives. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the State of Michigan, That the state treasurer be, and here. by is authorized to pay, upon the certificate of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, such sum as may be due Samuel W. Hill for travel to and from the capitol, at the rate of three dollars for every twenty miles, and three dollars for every day's attendance while claiming a seat as a member of the House of Representatives during the present session.

Sec. 2. That there be appropriated out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sum sufficient for the purpose aforesaid.

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

Approved February 5, 1847.

(No. 15.] AN ACT to give immediate effect to Chapter One Hundred and

Nineteen of the Revised Statutes of eighteen hundred and fortysix.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresentaChapter 119 of the hos tives of the State of Michigan, That chapter numbered one hundred mediate ef- and nineteen of the revised statutes of eighteen hundred and fortyfect.

six, entitled "of proceedings by and against public bodies having certain corporate powers, and by and against officers representing them," shall take effect and be in force from and after the

passage of this act : Prorided, howerer, That all proceedings which shall be commenced by or against any of the public bodies or officers mentioned in said chapter, before the first day of March next, may, at the option of the party commencing the same, be brought and conducted in accordance with existing laws.

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

its passage.

Approved February 5, 1847.

vacute cor.

[No. 16.] AN ACT to authorize the Highway Commissioners of the Town.

ship of Kalamazoo to vacate certain Streets.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresentaCom'rs to

tives of the State of Michigan, That the highway commissioners of tain street. the township of Kalamazoo shall have power, and they are hereby

authorized, in case they shall think the public good requires it, to vacate and discontinue Willard street, (so called) in the village of Kalamazoo, as laid out and designated upon the map or plan of said village, or as much thereof as the public good may, in their judgment, require to be discontinued; and in case the said highway commissioners shall discontinue said street, the space of ground occupied by the same shall cease to be public property, and may be

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