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the following territory, to-wit: (Here insert the number and range of the township where the whole of the township is to be annexed, or where part of the township is to be annexed insert the said part of said township), to Township

Range Number...... (township having an established high school)

The polls of said election will open at......o'clock and close at......o'cleck of said day

A. B.

Treasurer. Where less than the whole of the township is to be annexed, only the voters in said territory in said township so to be annexed shall have the right to vote thereon in said township, and the trustees of schools of such township shall furnish and provide at said election a voting place for said territory, and shall provide for the judges and clerk of such election at said place.

§ 3. It shall also be the duty of the treasurer of the township having an established high school to notify the voters of said township that an election "For" or Against" annexing township (naming the same), or part of the township

(naming the same), as the case may be, will be held at the next regular election of trustees, by posting notices of such election in at least ten of the most public places throughout such township, for at least ten days before the date of such regular election, which notices may be in the following form:

HIGH SCHOOL ANNEXATION ELECTION.

Notice is hereby given that on Saturday, the.....day of April, A. D... an election will be held at.

for the purpose of voting “For” or “Against” the proposition to annex for township high school purposes the following territory, to-wit: (Here insert the number and range of the township where the whole of the township is to be annexed, or where part of the township is to be annexed insert the said part of said township), to Town. ship Number..... Range Number..... (township having an established high school).

The polls of said election will be open at. o'clock and close at...... o'clock of said day.

C. D.

Treasurer. 8. 4. If the petitioners' petitions referred to in section 1 of this Act 1 equest the township treasurers, respectively, to submit said question at a special election, then it shall be the duty of said township treasurers to call said respective elections as provided in the foregoing sections, for some day and hour not exceeding thirty days from the date of the filing of said petition; and to give at least ten days' notice of said election, in which event the polls of said election shall be open for at least four consecutive hours, and the polling places in said respective townships shall be designated and fixed by said treasurers, respectively: Provided, that there shall be at least two polling places in each of the townships.

§ 5. If a majority of the voters voting on said proposition in the township having an established high school, and also if a majority of the voters voting on said proposition in said township desiring to be annexed, or where part of the township is to be annexed, a majority of the voters voting in said territory on said proposition, shall vote in favor thereof, then said township or territory, as the case may be, shall be and become so annexed, and the property in said township or territory, as the case may be, shall thereafter be subject to taxation for the support and maintenance of said township high school, including the payment of any bonded indebtedness of said township high school, and interest thereon, thereafter falling due, after such annexation, as fully and to the same extent as is now, or may hereafter be provided by law for the levying of taxes upon property for the support and maintenance of township high schools. The taxes collected from said township or territory annexed for the support and maintenance of a township high school shall be paid by the officer collecting the same to the township treasurer of the township having the established high school.

8 6. Said election shall be held in the manner now or hereafter provided by law for the holding of elections for township trustees of schools, and the ballots of such election shall be received and canvassed, and the returns thereof made as in other school elections: Provided, however, that if said election shall be carried as provided by this Act, it shall be the duty of the township treasurer of the township which is annexed, or part thereof, as the case may be, to file a certificate with the county clerk of the county in which said township is located, or if said township is situated in more than one county, with the respective clerks of said counties, certifying to the territory so annexed, giving a description thereof.

8 7. WHEREAS, There are certain school townships in the State where the voters thereof are desirous of voting upon the matters in this Act set forth, at the next regular election for trustees, therefore an emergency exists, and this Act shall be and become in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED April 22, 1907.

STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.

( HOUSE BILL No. 468.

POWERS-PENALTIES-PROSECUTIONS. $ 1. Amends sections 2 and 7, Act of

$ 7. Penalties-how disposed of.
1877.
§ 2. Quarantine-transportation

of dead — investigation
of contagious diseases-
suppression-failure of
local board to act-
bacteriological labora-
tory.

FILED MAY 18, 1907.)
An Act to amend sections two and seven of an Act entitled, "An Act

to create and establish a Board of Health in the State of Illinois,' approved May 28, 1877, in force July 1, 1877.

SECTION I. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections two and seven of an Act entitled, "An Act to create and establish a Board of Health in the State of Illinois," approved May 28, 1877, in force July 1, 1877. are hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 2. The State Board of Health shall have the general supervision of the interests of the health and lives of the people of the State. They shall have supreme authority in matters of quarantine, and may declare and enforce quarantine when none exists, and may modify or relax quarantine when it has been established. The board shall have authority to make such rules and regulations and such sanitary investigations as they may from time to time deem necessary for the preservation and improvement of the public health, and they are empowered to regulate the transportation of the remains of deceased persons. It shall be the duty of all local boards of health, health authorities and officers, police officers, sheriffs, constables and all other officers and employés of the State or any county, village, city or township thereof, to enforce the rules and regulations that may be adopted by the State Board of Health.

It shall be the duty of the State Board of Health to investigate into the cause of dangerously contagious or infectious diseases, especially when existing in epidemic form, and to take means to restrict and suppress the same, and whenever any dangerously contagious or infectious disease shall become, or threaten to become epidemic, in any village or city, and the local board of health or local authorities shall neglect or refuse to enforce efficient measures for its restriction or suppression or to act with sufficient promptness or efficiency, or whenever the local board of health or local authorities shall neglect or refuse to promptly enforce efficient measures for the restriction or suppression of dangerously contagious or infectious diseases, the State Board of Health or their secretary, as their executive officer, when the board is not in session, may enforce such measures as the said board or their executive officer may deem necessary to protect the public health, and all necessary expenses so incurred shall be paid by the city or village for which services are rendered.

The State Board of Health may establish and maintain a chemical and bacteriological laboratory for the examination of public water supplies, and for the diagnosis of diphtheria, typhoid fever, tuberculosis, malarial fever and such other diseases as they may deem necessary for the protection of the public health.

8 7. Any person who violates or refuses to obey any rule or regulation of said State Board of Health shall be liable to a fine not to exceed $200.00 for each offense or imprisonment in the county jail not exceed [exceeding] six months, or both, in the discretion of the court. All prosecutions and proceedings instituted by the State Board of Health for violation of their rules and regulations shall be instituted by the board or by their executive officer, and it shall be the duty of the State's attorney in each county to prosecute all persons in his county violating or refusing to obey the rules and regulations of the State Board of Health. All fines or judgments collected or received shall be paid over to the State Treasurer and credited to the fund created for the support of the State Board of Health.

FILED May 18, 1907.
This bill having remained with the Governor ten days, Sundays excepted, the Gen-
eral Assembly being in session, it has thereby become a law.
Witness my hand this 18th day of May, A. D. 1907.

JAMES A. ROSE,
Secretary of State.

STATE ENTOMOLOGIST.

SAN JOSE SCALE AND OTHER DANGEROUS INSECTS.
1. Duties of State entomologist-certi- $ 4. Application for inspection.

ficate of Inspection--precautions
-shipping nursery stock-official $ 6. Penalties-prosecutions.
inspectors.

$ 6. Office and laboratory of State en$ 2. Inspection of nurseries and orchards

tomologist.
-free access-cost of treatment,
etc.

§ 7. Repeal,
§ 3. Shinning trees, shrubs, etc.-certif-
cate of inspector.

(SENATE BILL No. 168. FILED JUNE 4, 1907.) An Act to prevent the introduction and spread in Illinois of the San

Jose scale and other dangerous insects and contagious diseases of fruits, and repealing a certain Act therein named.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That it shall be the duty of the State Entomologist of Illinois to inspect, or cause to be inspected by his duly appointed assistants, at least once each year between July í and September 15, all nurseries and nursery premises in the State of Illinois, as to whether they are infested by dangerous insects or infected by dangerous plant diseases. If upon the inspection of any nursery as above provided it shall appear that said nursery and its premises are free from dangerous insects and dangerous plant diseases, it shall be the duty of the State Entomologist upon payment of the expenses of inspection, and certified by him to give or to send to the owner of said nursery, or to the person in charge of the same, not later than October first, a certificate of inspection stating that said nursery and premises are apparently free from such insects and diseases, and such certificate shall be valid, unless revoked for cause as hereinafter provided, for one year from the date of inspection, and no longer.

The provisions of this section shall not apply to florists' greenhouse plants nor to flowers or cuttings commonly known as greenhouse stock, and no certificate shall be required for the shipment of native stock collected in the United States and not grown in nurseries.

If the State Entomologist shall find that part of a nursery is infested with dangerous insects or infected by contagious plant diseases and that the remainder of it is not so infested or infected, or if he shall have reason to believe that a nursery is liable, by reason of its proximity to infested or infected premises, to become so infested or infected before the next annual inspection, he may prescribe in writing such measures of precaution, or may make in writing such conditions as to the use of his certificate, as may in his judgment be necessary, and he may withhold his certificate until such conditions have been accepted in writing by the owner of said nursery; and the use of such certificate without taking such measures of precaution or observing such conditions shall subject the owner of said nursery to the penalties prescribed in section 5 for a violation of this Act.

Whenever any nurseryman or seller of trees, shrubs, vines, plants, buds, or cuttings commonly known as nursery stock, shall ship or deliver any such stock he shall place and send on each car, box, bale, bundle, package, or piece, a true copy of a valid certificate of inspection, signed by the State Entomologist of Illinois, or by another inspector duly approved by him, showing that the said stock has been carefully inspected and found apparently free from any dangerous insects or dangerous plant disease. Any person who shall deliver, ship, or consign for shipment nursery stock without such certificate attached, or who shall use such certificate in connection with nursery stock any and every part of which has not been inspected and certified as aforesaid, or who shall alter or deface such certificate, or who shall use an imperfect copy of such certificate, shall be liable to the penalties prescribed in section 5 for a violation of this Act.

If the State Entomologist shall find that his certificate of inspection has been used in violation of law, he shall have power to revoke and annul said certificate by written notice to the holder thereof, and such notice shall take effect forthwith, and the use of said certificate after it has been revoked and annulled, and before such revocation has been withdrawn by the State Entomologist, shall subject the holder of said certificate to the penalties provided in section 5 for a violation of this Act.

It shall be the privilege of the nurseryman to ship, under the certificate issued to him, nursery stock grown for him elsewhere or purchased by him from other states or countries : Provided, that all such stock be received under a certificate satisfactory to the State Ento

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