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amended, by striking out of the twefth line the words "or without," between the words "with” and “surety," and the words “at his discretion," between the words “surety" and "from,” and by adding to the end of said section, to stand as a part thereof, the words and conditioned that said defendant will not meanwhile, secrete, destroy, dispose of or in any manner make way with or put out of his possession any of his property not exempt from sale on execution."
Sec 2. This act shall take effect within thirty days from the pas. sage of the same.
Approved February 13, 1849.
[ No. 31. ] AN ACT to provide for laying out a State road from Mason to
Dexter. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- Comm’rs to
lay out state tatives of the State of Michigan, That John Dunning, Franklin road from Larue and Robert Glenn, be, and are hereby authorized and Dexter. appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a state road from tha village of Mason in Ingham county, on the most eligible route through the villages of Stockbridge, and East Unadilla, to the vil. lage of Dexter in Washtenai county. Sec. 2. The above named cominissioners shall file so much of the Survey to be
filed in each survey of the above named road in the office of the township clerk town. of each township through which the said road shall pass as shall be laid out in such township, and it shall be the duty of the several town. ship clerks to record the same in their respective township books and post the notice required by law.
Sec. 3. That it shall be the duty of the commissioners of high- Duties of ways of the several townships through which said road may comm'rs. pass, to open and work said road in the same manner and by virtue of the same law, as township roads are required to be opened and worked.
Sec. 4. The state shall not be liable for any expense incurred, State not or damages sustained by reason of this act, and in case the road penses or
damages. mentioned in the preceding sections of this act, shall not be laid out and esjablished within two years from the passage of this act, the provisions thepein contained shall be void.
liable for en
Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Approved February 13, 1849.
New Buffato and La
road Co. in
Route of road.
[ No. 32. 1 AN ACT to incorporate the New Buffalo and Laporte plank road
company. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenporte plank tatives of the State of Michigan, That isane 0. Adams, George W. corporated. Allen, A. Bennell, L. N. Bowlsby and Edwi: Ballingee be and they
are hereby appointed commissioners, under a majority of whoin, subscriptions may be received 10 the capital stock of the New Buffalo and Laporte plank road company, and the subscribers thereto with such other persons as shall associate themselves with them for that purpose, their successors and assigns, shall be and they are hereby created a body corporale and politic by the name and style of the New Buffalo and Laporte plank road company, with corporate succession.
Sec. 2. Said company hereby created shall have the power 10 lay out, establish and construct a plank road and all necessary buildings, from the village of New Bufalo in the county of Berrien, on the most eligible route to some point on the southern line of the state of Michigan, the said road running in the direction of Laporte,
in the county of Laporte, state of Indiana. Capit'l st'ck Sec. 3. The capital stock of suid company shall be five thousand
dollars in one hundred shares of lify dollars each.
Sec. 4. This act shall be and remain in force for the term of sixty years from and after its passnge, but the legislature may at any time alter, amend or repeal this art by a vote of two-thirds of each branch thereof. but such alteration, amendment or repeal shall not be made within thirty years of the passage of this aci, unless it shall be made to appear to the legislature that there has heen a violation by the company of some of the provisions of this aci: Provided, That after said thirty years, no alteration or reduction of the tolls of said company shall be made during its existence, unless the yearly nett profits of said company over and above all expenses, shail ex. ceed ien per cent. on the capital stock invested: Provided, There be no violation of the charter of said company.
Sec. 5. The provisions of an act rela:ive to plank roads, appproved Ovisions.
Duration of charter, its amendmont, &c.
March thirteenth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight skall
Sec. 6. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
[No. 33.] AN ACT to amend chapter one hundred and fifty-five orihe Revised
Statutes of one thousand eight hundred and foriy-six, in relation 10 forgery and counterfeiting.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and liouse of Represen sec schap Tatires of the State of Michigan, That section four, of chapter one amended. hundred and fifty-five of the revised statutes of eighteen hundred and forty-six, be, and the same is hereby amended by inserting after the word "state,” in the fourth line of said section, the words following, 10 wit: "or in any of ile British provinces of Norih Amer. ica, or in any other state or country.”
Sec. 2. This acı shall take offect and be in force from and alie: its passage.
Approved February 13, 1819.
[ No. 31. ] AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of certain taxes in
the township of Burns, in the county of Shiawasscc. Section 1. Be it cnac'ed by the Senate and House of Represen- Supreviour tatives of the State of Michigan, That the supervisor of the town. make new ship of Burns, in the county of Shiawassee, be and he is hereby wseo di Las authorized and empowered to make out a new assessment roll and tax lists for taxes of the year eigh:een hundred and forty-eight, in said township, on or before the first day of Marchi nest.
Sec. 2. The township treasurer shall be notified by the supervisor within six days thereafter that said tax list is ready, and of the purvisor an i amount of state and county tax assessed therein, and upon bis giving uner. bonds as required by law in other cases for the collection and return of taxes, the supervisor shall deliver to said treasurer the assessment roll and tax list with a warrant commanding hinn 10 collect, account for and pay over the taxes in said list as is providod by law, except as to time, which shall be on or before the first day of April next.
Duties of town treasurer.'
Return of Sec. 3. A transcript of the unpaid taxes returned to the county unpaid tax
treasurer by the treasurer of said township of Burns, may be for. warded to the auditor geileral at any time on or before the first day of May next; and the same shall be collected and interest computed as is provided by law for other delinquent taxes of eighteen hundred and forty-eight.
Sec. 4. The treasurer of said township of Burns, upon the receipt of the tax list and warrant provided for in this act, shall give credit for all taxes which shall have been received on an informal tax list for the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight, to the several persons who shall have paid the same, and the remainder of said taxes shall be collected, returned and proceeded with, in all respects as other taxes for eighteen hundred and forty-eight, except as otherwise provided in this act.
Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after iis passsage.
Approved February 13, 1849.
port to issue
[ No. 35. ] AN ACT to authorize the supervisor of the township of Bridge
pori, in the county of Saginaw, to renew the warrant for the col.
lection of the taxes in said township. Supervisor
Seciion 1. Be il enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. of Bridge
tatives of the State of Michigan, That the supervisor of the town. for taxes of ship of Bridgepori, in the couniy of Saginaw, be and he is hereby
authorized and empowered 10 issue a new warrant to the township treasurer of said town for the collection of the balance of taxes remaining uncollected in said inwnship, which said warrant shall require the said treasurer forthwith 10 co!lect all such taxes as may remain unpaid 0:1 the tax lis's in his hands, and pay over all such portions thereof as were assessed for state and county purposes, to the treasurer of the said couniy of Saginaw, on or before the fil. teenth day of Marchi nest; and for that purpose, the said township treasurer shall be vested with all the powers, and subject to the same liabilities as upon the original warrant.
Sec. 2. Before the warrant above mentioned shall be delivered pervisor and
by the supervisor of said town of Bridgeport to the treasurer of said township, such treasurer sha:l execute and deliver to the coun
Tuties of su
ty treasurer of said county, a new bond, in double the amount of such taxes romaining unpaid, to be approved by such county treas. urer, and conditioned that the said township treasurer shall account for and pay over to such county treasurer, the amounts specified in the assessment roll and tax list annexed to the warrant in his hands, for state and county purposes, on or before the fifteenth day of March next.
Sec. 3. A transcript of all unpaid taxes returned to the county Return of 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 eight, duly returned to the auditor general for non-payment.
Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after
[ No. 36. ] AN ACT 10 extend ihe time for the collection of taxes in the town.
ship of Pontiac, in the county of Oakland. Section 1. Be it enact:d by the Senate and House of Bepresen- Time for tatives of the State of Michigan, That the time for the collection of tases extentoxes in the township of Pontiac, in the county of Oakland, for the year eighteen hundred and forty eight, is hereby extended until the first Monday of April next.
Sec. 2. The treasurer of said township of Pontiac is bereby au. Duties of thorized and empowered 10 proceed and collect said taxes as fully as he could do during the life time of his warrant, and make his return at any time on or before the first Monday of April next, and his said warrant is hereby coniinued in force for the purposes asoresaiduntil the first Monday of April next.
Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the treasurer aforesaid before he shall be entitled to the benefits of this act. to pay over all moneys collected in the life time of his warrant as is now provided by law, and to renew his official bond to the satisfaction of the treasurer of the county of Oakland.
Sec. 4. A transcript of all unpaid laxes reiurned to the county Return of