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an Act of Congress entitled, “An Act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven (June 30, 1907),” approved June 30, 1906, or any amendment thereof; nor shall any other of the provisions of this Act so apply respecting matters and conditions over which the federal government now exercises or shall hereafter exercise jurisdiction. § 29. The following terms used in this Act shall have the following meaning: The term “factory” means any premises wherein electricity, steam, water or other mechanical power is. used to move or work any machinery employed in preparing, manufacturing or finishing, or any process incident to the manufacturing of any article or part of any article; or the altering, repairing, ornamenting or the adapting for sale of any article. The term “mill or workshop” shall include any premises, room or apartment not being a factory as above defined, wherein any labor is exercised by way of trade or for the purpose of gain in or incidental to any process of making, altering, preparing, cleaning, repairing, ornamenting, finishing or adopting for sale any article or part of any article, and to which or over which building, premises, room or apartment, the employer of the person employed or working therein has the right of access or control: Provided, however, that a private house or private room in which manual or other labor is performed by a family dwelling therein, or by any of them for the exclusive use of the members of such family is not a factory, mill or workshop, within this definition. The term “mercantile establishment” shall include all concerns or places where goods, wares or merchandise are purchased or sold, either at wholesale or retail. § 30. Copies of this Act shall be printed in English and such other languages as may be necessary to disseminate a general knowledge of the provisions herein set forth and shall be supplied by the Chief State Factory Inspector on application. § 31. For the purpose of disseminating a general knowledge of the provisions of this Act among employees, the Chief State Factory Inspector shall have prepared a notice covering the salient features of this Act, which may be in the following form:

Notic E To Own ERs AND EMPLOYEEs of MERCANTILE ESTABLISHMENTs, FACTORIES, MILLS AND Works HoPs.

This notice must be posted in a conspicuous place, in every office and workroom of this establishment. The object of this notice is to promote the health, comfort and safety of employees, and requires their attention and co-operation.

1. All machinery when in operation is dangerous, and should be considered so by the operator. It should be so protected as to offer the least possible chance for injury to those who operate it.

2. All machinery must be daily inspected by the operator, and upon

discovery of any defects, notice of the same shall be given at once to any one in authority, and the machine not used until repaired.

3. All set screws or other dangerous projections on revolving machinery shall be countersunk or otherwise guarded when possible.

4. Means shall be provided and placed within convenient reach for promtply stopping any machine, group of machines, shafting or other power transmitting machinery. 5. Machines must not be placed so closely together as to be a serious menace to those who have to pass between them. Passageways must be of ample width and head room, and must be kept well lighted and free from obstructions. 6. All hatchways, elevator wells or "other openings in floors shall be properly enclosed or guarded. 7. The premises must be kept in clean and sanitary condition. 8. Ample and separate toilet facilities for each sex shall be proo,” toilet rooms must be kept clean, well ventilated and well ignted. 9. Food must not be taken into any work room where white lead, arsenic or other poisonous substances or gases are present under harmful conditions. 10. Proper and sufficient means of escape, in case of fire, shall be provided, and shall be kept free from obstructions. 11. Poisonous and noxious fumes or gases, and dust injurious to health, arising from any process, shall be removed, as far as practicable. 12. All employees are strictly prohibited from attempting to operate, experiment or tamper with machines or appliances with which they are not familiar and which are in no way connected with their regular duties. All employees are prohibited from jumping on or off moving cars, elevators, machines or appliances not under their immediate charge or control. All employees are prohibited from carrying to their place of work acids, chemicals or explosives of any kind which are liable to endanger life or property. 13. Reports must be sent to the office of the State Factory Inspector, as provided by law, and immediate notice of the death of any employee resulting from accident or injuries must be sent to the same office. The notice shall be printed on card board of suitable character, and the type used shall be such as to make it easily legible. In addition to English, this notice shall be printed in such other languages as may be necessary to make it intelligible to employees. Copies shall be supplied by the Chief State Factory Inspector on application, and must be posted in a conspicuous place in every office and work room of every establishment covered by the provisions of this Act. § 32. “An Act to provide for the health, safety and comfort of employees in factories, mercantile establishments, mills and workshops. in this State, and to provide for the enforcement thereof,” approved June 4, 1909, in force January 1, 1910, be and the same is hereby repealed. A PProved June 29th, 1915.

HORSESHOERS–STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS.

§ 1. Unlawful to follow occupation of horseshoer § 8. Treasurer—annual statement.
without certificate of registration. -
$ 9. Who must register certificate see.

§ 2. Board of Examiners of Horseshoers created—

appointment—term—oath. § 10. Examination see—qualifications of appli- CantS. § 3. Officers—seal—secretary's bond — duties — treasurer's bond. § 11. Term of certificate—renewal.

§ 4. Salary and expenses of board. - § 12. Apprentices.

§ 5. Stationery and expenses. § 13. Register of certificates.

§ 6. When examinations held—record of proceed- $ 14. Offenses and penalties.
1ngs.
. Annual statement—expenses—how paid.
(House BIll No. 15. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT for the regulation of the business of horseshoeing.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in he General Assembly: That it shall be unlawful for any person to follow the occupation of a horseshoer in this State unless he shall first have obtained a certificate of registration as provided in this Act: Provided, however, that nothing in this Act shall apply to or effect any person who is now actually engaged in such occupation; except as hereinafter provided.

§ 2. A board of examiners, to consist of five (5) persons, to be known as the Board of Examiners of Horseshoers, is hereby created to carry out and enforce the provisions of this Act. Said board shall be appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and shall consist of three practical master horseshoers, who have been for at least three years prior to their appointment engaged in the occupation of horseshoeing in this State. Two journeymen horseshoers, who have been for at least three years prior to their appointment, engaged in the occupation of horseshoeing as journeymen horseshoers in this State. Each member of said board shall serve for five (5) years, and until his successor is appointed and qualified, except in the case of the first board, whose members shall serve one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4) and five (5) years respectively. Every member before entering upon the duties of his office shall take the oath provided for public officers. Vacancies shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired portion of the term.

§ 3. Said board shall elect from its members a president, secretary and treasurer, shall provide for and have a common seal. The secretary and the president shall have the power to administer oaths for the purpose of carrying on the business of said board. Said board shall have power to make all necessary rules for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act. The secretary, before entering upon his duties, shall give bond in the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), with sureties to be approved by the Secretary of State, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duty. The secretary shall receive all moneys and keep a complete record from whom received and shall on the first day of each month turn over to the treasurer of said board all moneys collected or coming into his hands during the previous month and take a receipt from the treasurer for the amount. The secretary shall keep a record of the proceedings of the board and perform the duties required

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of secretaries. The treasurer shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, give a bond in the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00), with sureties to be approved by the Secretary of State. § 4. The members of said board shall receive the sum of three dollars and 50 cents ($3.50) per day for each day necessarily employed in the discharge of their duties, their necessary traveling expenses and other incidental expenses necessarily incurred in the performance of their duties under this Act. § 5. The board shall have power by a majority vote of its members to provide blanks, stationery and all necessary expenses of the said board to properly conduct its business. § 6. Said board shall hold examinations at least five times each year. At least two of examinations to be held in the city of Chicago, Illinois, and such other examinations at such times and places as they may by resolution from time to time determine. The board shall keep a record of all of its proceedings, which shall be open for public inspection, showing the names and addresses of all horseshoers that are registered under the provisions of this Act, and the result of their examination of applicants, and all matters pertaining to their proceedings. § 7. Said board shall file with the Governor on the first day of July of each year an itemized statement of all the receipts and expenses of the board for the year, and the names of all horseshoers and their places of business that are registered under the provisions of this Act, and such other facts as they may adopt deem necessary to call to his attention. The expenses of the board shall be paid out of the receipts of the board, and shall not exceed the receipts in any year. § 8. The treasurer of said board shall file with the Treasurer of the State of Illinois on the first day of July of each year an itemized statement of all receipts of said board for each year ending June 30, and shall pay into the State treasury all moneys so received monthly. § 9. All persons now actually engaged in the occupation of horseshoeing in this State shall within ninety days from the time this Act goes into effect file with said board an affidavit setting forth his name, residence and length of time and the place where he has practiced said occupation, and shall pay to the secretary of said board a fee of one dollar and a certificate of registration shall be granted to him, signed by the president and secretary of said board and under its seal, authorizing him to practice as a horseshoer in this State. § 10. Any person desiring to obtain a certificate of registration under this Act shall (except as provided in section nine (9) of this Act) make application to the board therefor, pay to the secretary of said board an examination fee of five dollars ($5.00), present himself at the next meeting of the board for the examination of applicants, and if he shows to the satisfaction of said board that he has a certificate from a reputable veterinary surgeon showing that he understands the anatomy of a horse’s limb and foot, that he has studied and practiced the trade of horseshoeing for a period of three years as a horseshoer under a practicing horseshoer, and that he is possessed of the requisite skill in said trade to properly perform the duties thereof, including a proper knowledge of the anatomy of the horse's foot, and of the most approved methods of shoeing horses, and of the practices pertaining to the trade, his name shall be entered by the board in the register of said board, and a certificate of registration shall be issued to him, signed by the president and secretary of said board, and under its seal authorizing him to practice as a horseshoer in this State. § 11. All certificates of registration issued as provided by sections nine (9) and ten (10) of the Act shall be for a period of one year, and any certificate of registration so issued may be renewed upon application of the holder thereof, and upon the payment to the secretary of the board of a fee of one dollar and all certificates of registrations and renewals thereof, shall be issued for one year. § 12. Nothing in this Act shall prohibit any person from serving as an apprentice in said trade under a horseshoer having a certificate of registration and authorized to practice under the provisions of this Act. § 13. Said board shall keep a register in which shall be entered the names of all persons to whom certificates of registration are issued under this Act, which shall at all times be open for public inspection. § 14. Any person practicing the occupation of a horseshoer in this State without having obtained a certificate of registration, as provided by this Act, except as provided in section ten (10) of this Act, or any person who shall have in his employ any persons practicing horseshoeing without such person employed having a certificate of registration as provided by this Act, except as provided in section ten (10) of this Act, or any person violating any of the provisions of this Act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00), nor more than two hundred dollars ($200.00), or by imprisonment in the county jail not less than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days, or both fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

MAsoN contRActors AND EMPLOYING MAsoNs–BoARD of ExAMINERs.

§ 1. Amends section 3, Act of 1913. § 3. As amended, provides all members of - board of examiners shall be practical masons.

(House Bill No. 84. Approved JUNE 29, 1915.)

AN Act to amend section three (3) of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the licensing of mason contractors and employing masons. and to regulate the safe and proper construction of buildings.” approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That section three (3) of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the licensing of mason contractors and employing masons, and to regulate the safe and proper construction of buildings,” approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 3. In every city of 150,000 inhabitants or over there shall be a board of examiners of mason contractors or employing masons consisting of three members, all of whom shall be practical masons, and who shall

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