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§ 11. All laws and parts of laws inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, or any provisions hereof, are hereby repealed. APPROVED June 29th, 1915.
TUBERCULOSIS SANITARIUMS AND AUXILIARY INSTITUTIONS-ESTABLISHMENT.
§ 1. County board may establish and maintain $ 7. Sanitarium to be free—regulations—consent
tuberculosis Sanitariums and auxiliary in- in writing by person entering—extension Stitutions—three-mill tax. of benefits into homes—persons outside of County.
§ 2. Petition for annual tax—submission to vote. $ 8. Board may receive contributions—report to
§ 3. Board of directors—how appointed. county board at each meeting—annual report. $ 4. Term of office—how determined—removal. § 9. Board special trustees of donations, be$ 5. Vacancies, how filled—compensation. quests, etc
$ 6. Organization of directors—by-laws, rules $ 10. Physicians, nurses, etc., subject to rules of and regulations—control of funds—powers §: board. of directors—visits—reports. - - § 11. Equal privilegessor all reputable physicians.
§ 12. Act not to be construed to amend or repeal part of former Act.
(SENATE BILL No. 305. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.)
AN ACT to authorize county authorities to establish and maintain a county tuberculosis sanitarium, and branches, dispensaries and other aua'iliary institutions connected with the same, and to levy and collect a tar to pay the cost of their establishment and maintenance. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the county board of each county of this State shall have the power, in the manner hereinafter provided, to establish and maintain a county tuberculosis sanitarium, and branches, dispensaries, and other auxiliary institutions connected with the same, within the limits of such county, for the use and benefit of the inhabitants thereof, for the treatment and care of persons afflicted with tuberculosis, and shall have the power to levy a tax not to exceed three mills on the dollar annually on all taxable property of such county, such tax to be levied and collected in like manner with the general taxes of such county, and to form, when collected, a fund to be known as the “Tuberculosis Sanitarium Fund,” which said tax shall be in addition to all other taxes which such county is now, or hereafter may be, authorized to levy on the aggregate valuation of all property within such county, and the county clerk, in reducing tax levies under the provisions of section 2 of an Act, entitled, “An Act to amend section 2 of an Act entitled, “An Act concerning the levy and extension of taxes,’ approved May 9, 1901, in force July 1, 1901, as amended by an Act approved March 29, 1905 in force July 1, 1905,” approved June 14, 1909, in force July 1, 1909, shall not consider the tax for said tuberculosis sanitarium fund, authorized by this Act, as a part of the general tax levy for county purposes, and shall not include the same in the limitation, of three (3) per cent of the assessed valuation upon which taxes are required to be extended. § 2. When one hundred legal voters of any county shall present a petition, to the county board of such county, asking that an annual tax may be levied for the establishment and maintenance of a county tuberculosis sanitarium in such county, such county board shall instruct the county clerk to, and the county clerk shall, in the next legal notice of a regular general election in such county, give notice that at such election every elector may vote “For the levy of a tax for a county tuberculosis sanitarium,” or “Against the levy of a tax for a county tuberculosis sanitarium,” and provision shall be made for voting on such proposition, in accordance with such notice, and if a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition shall be for the levy of a tax for a county tuberculosis sanitarium, the county board of such county shall hereafter annually levy a tax of not to exceed three mills on the dollar, which tax shall be collected in like manner with other general taxes in such county and shall be known as the “Tuberculosis Sanitarium Fund,” and thereafter the county board of such county shall, in the annual appropriation bill, appropriate from such fund such sum or sums of money as may be deemed necessary to defray all necessary expenses and liabilities of such county tuberculosis sanitarium. § 3. When in any county such a proposition for the levy of a tax for a county tuberculosis sanitarium has been adopted as aforesaid, the chairman or president, as the case may be, of the county board of such county, shall, with the approval of the county board, proceed to appoint a board of three directors, one at least of whom shall be a licensed physician, and all of whom shall be chosen with reference to their special fitness for such office. § 4. One of said directors shall hold office for one year, another for two years, and another for three years, from the first day of July following their appointment, but each until his successor is appointed, and at their first regular meeting they shall cast lots for the respective terms; and annualy thereafter the chairman or president, as the case may be, of the county board, shall, before the first day of July of each year, appoint as before one director, to take the place of the retiring director, who shall hold office for three years and until his successor is appointed. The chairman or president, as the case may be, of the county board may, by and with the consent of the county board, remove any director for misconduct or neglect of duty. § 5. Vacancies in the board of directors, occasioned by removal, resignation, or otherwise, shall be reported to the county board, and be filled in like manner as original appointments; and no director shall receive compensation as such, or be interested, either directly or indirectly, in the purchase or sale of any supplies for said sanitarium. § 6. Said directors shall, immediately after appointment, meet and organize, by the election of one of their number as president and one as secretary, and by the election of such other officers as they may deem necessary. They shall make and adopt such by-laws, rules, and regulations, for their own guidance and for the government of the sanitarium and the branches, dispensaries, and auxiliary institutions and activities connected therewith, as may be expedient, not inconsistent with this Act. They shall have the exclusive control of the expenditure of all moneys collected to the credit of the tuberculosis sanitarium fund, and of the Construction of any sanitarium building, or other buildings necessary for its branches, dispensaries, or other auxiliary institutions or activities in connection with said institution, and of the supervision, care, and custody of the grounds, rooms, or buildings constructed, leased, or set apart for that purpose: Provided, that all moneys received for such sanitarium with the exception of moneys the title to which rests in the board of directors in accordance with section 9 infra, shall be deposited in the treasury of said county to the credit of the tuberculosis sanitarium fund, and shall not be used for any other purpose, and shall be drawn upon by the proper officers of said county upon the properly authenticated vouchers of said board of directors. Said board of directors shall have the power to purchase or lease ground within the limits of such county, and to occupy, lease or erect an appropriate building or buildings for the use of said sanitarium, branches, dispensaries and other auxiliary institutions and activities connected therewith, by and with the approval of the county board: Provided, however, that no such building shall be constructed until detailed plans therefor shall have been submitted to the secretary of the State Board of Health, and shall have been approved by him: And, provided, further, that no building in which tuberculosis patients are to be housed shall be built on the grounds of a county poor farm, but shall have separate and distinct grounds of its own. Said board of directors shall have the power to appoint suitable superintendents or matrons, or both, and all necessary assistants, and to fix their compensation, and shall also have the power to remove such appointees, and shall in general carry out the spirit and intent of this Act in establishing and maintaining a county tuberculosis sanitarium: Provided, that no sanitarium or branch, or dispensary, or auxiliary institution, or activity, under this Act, for tuberculosis patients shall be under the same management as a county poor farm, or infirmary, but shall, on the contrary, be under a management separate and distinct in every particular. One or more of said directors shall visit and examine said sanitarium, and all branches, dispensaries, auxiliary institutions, and activities at least twice in each month, and shall make monthly reports of the condition thereof to the county board. § 7. Every sanitarium established under this Act shall be free for the benefit of such of the inhabitants of such county as may be afflicted with tuberculosis, and they shall be entitled to occupancy, nursing, care, medicines and attendance, according to the rules and regulations prescribed by said board of directors. Such sanitarium shall always be subject to such reasonable rules and regulations as said board of directors may adopt in order to render the use of said sanitarium of the greatest benefit to the greatest number, and said board of directors may exclude from the use of said sanitarium any and all persons who shall willfully violate such rules or regulations: Provided, however, that no person so afflicted shall be compelled to enter such sanitarium, or any of its branches, dispensaries, or other auxiliary institutions without his consent in writing first having been obtained, or, in case of a minor or one under a disability, the consent in writing of the parent or the parents, guardian or conservator, as the case may be. Said board of directors shall, upon request or by consent of the person afflicted, or of the parent or parents, guardian or conservator thereof, have the power to extend the benefits and privileges of such institution, under proper rules and regulations, into the homes of persons afflicted with tuberculosis, and to furnish nurses, instruction, medicines, attendance, and all other aid necessary to effect a cure, and to do all things in and about the treatment
and care of persons so afflicted, which will have a tendency to effect a cure of the person or persons afflicted therewith and to stamp out tuberculosis in such county. And said board of directors may extend the privileges and use of such sanitarium and treatment to persons so afflicted, residing, outside of such county, in this State, upon such terms and conditions as said board of directors may from time to time by its rules and regulations prescribe. § 8. Said board of directors, in the name of the county, may receive from any person any contribution or donation of money or property, and shall pay over to the treasurer of such county all moneys thus received, as often as once in each month, and shall take the receipt of such treasurer therefor; and shall also at each regular meeting of the county board, report to such county, board the names of all persons from whom any such contribution or donation has been received, since the date of the last report, and the amount and nature of the property so received from each, and the date when the same was received. And said board of directors shall make, on or before the second Monday in June of each year, an annual report to the county board, stating the condition of their trust on the first day of June of that year, the various sums of money received from the tuberculosis sanitarium fund and from other sources, and how such moneys have been expended, and for what purpose, the number of patients, and such other statistics, information and suggestions as they may deem of general interest. § 9. Any person desiring to make any donation, bequest or devise, of any money, personal property, or real estate, for the benefit of such sanitarium, shall have the right to vest the title to the money, personal property or real estate so donated, in the board of directors created under this Act, to be held and controlled by such board of directors, when accepted, according to the terms of the deed, gift, devise, or bequest of such property, and as to such property, the said board of directors shall be held and considered to be special trustees. § 10. When any such sanitarium is established, the physicians, nurses, attendants, the persons sick therein, and all persons approaching or coming within the limits of the same or grounds thereof, and all furniture and other articles used or brought there, shall be subject to such rules and regulations as said board of directors may prescribe; and such rules and regulations shall extend to all branches, dispensaries, and other auxiliary institutions located within such county, and to all employees in the same, and to all employees sent, as herein provided for, to the homes of the afflicted. § 11. All reputable physicians shall have equal privileges in treating patients in any county tuberculosis sanitarium. § 12. Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to amend or repeal paragraph ninth of section 25 of an Act entitled, “An Act to amend sections 24 and 25 of an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to counties,’ approved and in force March 31, 1874,” approved April 26, 1909, in force July 1, 1909, but said paragraph ninth shall, on the contrary remain in full force and effect. APPROVED June 28th, 1915.
CITY COURTS-ACT OF 1901 AMENDED. § 1. Amends sections 1, 6, 21 and 23, Act of 1901. § 21. As amended, provides for election of
- additional judge, term of office, and § 1. As amended, provides city courts shall how number of inhabitants shall have concurrent jurisdiction with be determined. circuit courts in civil cases both law and chancery and in all criminal § 23. As amended, adds clause fixing salcases arising in said city. ary of judges in cities having more
than 50,000 inhabitants.
(House BILL No. 946. Approved JUNE 24, 1915.)
AN ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to courts of record in cities,” approved May 10, 1901, in force July 1, 1901, by amending sections one (1), six (6), twenty-one (21), and twenty-three (23) thereof. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to courts of record in cities,” approved May 10, 1901, in force July 1, 1901, be and the same is hereby amended by amending sections one (1), six (6), twenty-one (21) and twenty-three (23) thereof, so that said sections when amended shall read as inserted at length herein. § 1. That the several courts of record now existing in and for cities, and such as may hereafter be established in and for any city in this State, shall severally be styled “The city court of (name of city)” and shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit court within the city in which the same may be in all civil cases both law and chancery and in all criminal cases arising in said city, and in appeals from justices of the peace of said city, and the course of procedure and practice in such courts shall be the same as in the circuit courts, so far as may be. § 6. Such judges may, with like privileges as the judges of circuit and county courts, interchange with each other, and with the judges of circuit, superior, county and probate courts of Cook and other counties, and may hold court for each other, and for judges of circuit, superior, county and probate courts of Cook and other counties, and perform each others’ duties, and the duties of judges of circuit, superior, county and probate courts of Cook and other counties, when they find it necessary or convenient. § 21. A city court consisting of one or more judges not exceeding five, and not exceeding one judge for every fifty thousand inhabitants, or fraction of fifty thousand and not less than three thousand, may be organized and established under this Act, in any city which contains at least three thousand inhabitants, whenever the common or city council shall adopt an ordinance or resolution to submit the question whether such court shall be established consisting of one or more judges, not exceeding five, as may be specified in such ordinance or resolution, to the qualified voters of such city and two-thirds of the votes cast at such election shall be in favor of the establishment of such court. Where such court is established with more than one judge, each judge may hold a