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§ 12. Any court in this State exercising criminal jurisdiction may sentence to the reformatory any male person between the ages of twentyone and twenty-six years, upon the conviction in such court of such male person of a crime punishable under existing laws in the Penitentiary. And the said board of managers shall receive and take into said reformatory all male prisoners of the class aforesaid, who may be legally sentenced on conviction as aforesaid; and all existing laws requiring the courts of this State to sentence to the penitentiary male prisoners convicted of any criminal offense between the ages of twenty-one and twentysix years shall be applicable to the said reformatory so far as to enable the courts to sentence the class of prisoners so last defined to said refor: matory, and not to a penitentiary: Provided, if it shall be shown in said cause that the defendant has been previously sentenced to a penitentiary or reformatory in this or any other State or country, such defendant may, in the discretion of the court, be sentenced to the penitentiary: And provided further, that no person above the age of twenty-one years, who has been convicted and adjudged guilty of a capital offense shall be sentenced to the State Reformatory. § 14a. It shall be a part of every sentence to the reformatory that the person so sentenced to the reformatory shall be liable to be transferred to a penitentiary in the manner herein provided. If it shall appear to the board of managers of the reformatory that any prisoner confined therein was at the time of his conviction more than twenty-six years of age, or while in the reformatory is incorrigible or persistently violates the rules of the institution that his presence in the institution is seriously detrimental to the best interests of the institution and the inmates thereof, such board of managers may, by an order entered on its records, direct the general superintendent to make application to some court of record in this State exercising criminal jurisdiction for an order to transfer such prisoner to a penitentiary. Such application shall be made by written petition, subscribed and sworn to by the general superintendent, or by some officer or employee of the reformatory cognizant of the facts, and shall set forth a copy of the order of the board of managers directing such application to be made and shall further state the causes for seeking such transfer and praying for an order transferring the prisoner therein named to one of the penitentiaries of this State. The court shall thereupon set a date for a hearing of such petition. A copy. of such petition, together with notice of the time, and place of such hearing, shall be served upon the prisoner sought to be transferred at least ten days before the date of such hearing. The prisoner shall be Personally present at such hearing and may be represented by counsel. Any court of record in this State exercising criminal jurisdiction shall a We the power to hear such petition and, after hearing, may, if it finds the petition to be sustained by the evidence, and that a cause for transfer osts, enter an order for the transfer of such prisoner to the penitentiary of this State designated in such order. The order of the court hearing och petition shall be final: Provided, that if such petition should be *issed a new application may be made for causes arising since the

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filing of any other application. A prisoner so transferred shall be held in the penitentiary under an indeterminate sentence commencing with his imprisonment in the reformatory, and a maximum fixed by law for the crime of which the prisoner was convicted and sentenced, and may be released on parole or absolutely discharged as are other prisoners confined in the penitentiary under indeterminate sentence. Such prisoner may be returned at any time to the reformatory upon the written requisition of the general superintendent of the reformatory. § 14b. It shall be a part of the sentence to the penitentiary of every male prisoner under twenty-six years of age convicted of any crime, except a capital offense, that he shall be subject to transfer to the reformatory in the manner herein provided. The general superintendent of the reformatory and the warden of the penitentiary in which any male prisoner is confined subject to transfer to the reformatory, may jointly make application by petition to any court of record of this State exercising criminal jurisdiction, for an order transferring from the penitentiary to the reformatory any prisoner subject to transfer. The court shall thereupon set a date for a hearing of such petition. A copy of such petition, together with notice of the time and place of such hearing shall be served upon the prisoner sought to be transferred at least ten days before the date of such hearing. The prisoner shall be personally present at such hearing and may be represented by counsel. Any court of record in this State exercising criminal jurisdiction shall have the power to hear such petition, and, after hearing, may enter an order for the transfer of such prisoner to the reformatory. A prisoner so transferred shall be held in the reformatory during the term of his sentence to the penitentiary; and all laws applicable to prisoners in the penitentiary, so far as they relate to a diminution of their sentence for good conduct and the release and discharge therefrom on parole, shall be applicable to such prisoners when transferred under this Act. APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

REVENUE.

ASSESSMENT LIST_PUBLICATION. § 1. Amends section 29, Act of 1898. § 29. Publication of assessment—board of review.

(House BILL No. 530. APPRov ED JUNE 23, 1915.)

AN, ACT to amend section twenty-nine of an Act entitled “An Act for the assessment of property and providing the means therefor, and to repeal a certain Act therein named” approved February 25, 1898, and in force July 1, 1898, with Acts amendatory thereof. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That section twenty-nine of an Act entitled “An Act for the assessment of property and providing the means therefor, and to repeal a certain Act therein named”, approved February 25, 1898, and in force July 1, 1898, with Acts amendatory thereof, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: to-wit: § 29. As soon as the county assessor or supervisor of assessments shall have completed the assessment in the year A. D. 1907, he shall cause to be published a full and complete list of such assessment by township or assessment districts, which publication shall be made on or before July 10, of each year in some public newspaper or newspapers printed and published in said county: Provided, that in every township or assessment district in which there is published one or more newspapers of general circulation the list of such township or assessment district shall be published in one of said newspapers so printed and published in said township or assessment district: And provided, that said newspaper shall not receive for the publishing of said assessment list to exceed three (3) cents per name for each person or corporation so assessed and if impossible to secure publication at that price, that the publication be let to the lowest bidder at a price not exceeding five cents per tract, and shall furnish to the county assessor, the county supervisor of assessments and the board of review as many copies of said paper containing the assessment list as they may require, said papers so furnished not to cost to exceed five (5) cents per copy: Provided further, that after the year 1907, the publication shall only be of the assessment of personal property and the changes made, if any, in real estate, but the real estate assessment shall be published in full every four (4) years, beginning with the year 1907: Provided further, that in counties of 125,000 inhabitants or over, no assessment of real estate shall be published as herein provided until such assessment shall have been equalized, revised or affirmed by the board of review, and when the board of review shall have acted upon the assessment list of real property, as herein provided in the year 1907 and every four years thereafter, the assessors and board of review shall cause to be published a full and complete list of such assessment on real property, together with all changes made by the board of review under the authority of this Act, such changes to be indicated in a separate column, such publication to be in pamphlet form by election districts in lieu of publication in a newspaper: And provided, that the board of review shall cause to be mailed to each taxpayer in said election precinct a copy of the said list for his precinct: Pro- . vided further, that in case said assessment is not published in conformity with law and was not mailed in accordance with the provisions of this Act, the failure to so publish the same or mail the same shall not be considered as a valid objection to a judgment for tax sale in the county court. The expense of such printing and publication shall be paid out of the county treasury. APPROVED June 23d, 1915.

ASSESSMENT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.

§ 1. Amends section 13, Act of 1872, as amended § 13. Where property of banks and others in 1905. assessed-how taxable property computed—repeal—emergency.

(House Bill No. 106. Approv Ed MARch 31, 1915.)

AN ACT to amend section 13 of an Act entitled “An Act for the assessment of property and for the levy and collection of tares,” approved March 30th, 1872, in force July 1st, 1872, as amended by an Act in force July 1st, 1905. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 13 of an Act entitled

“An Act for the assessment of property and for the levy and collection of taxes” approved March 30th, 1872, in force July 1st, 1872, as amended by an Act in force July 1st, 1905, be, and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 13. The personal property of banks or bankers, brokers, stockjobbers, insurance companies (except life insurance companies organized under the laws of this State), fraternal beneficiary societies (except those organized under the laws of this State), hotels, livery stables, saloons, eating houses, merchants and manufacturers, ferries, mining companies, and companies not specially provided for in this Act, shall be listed and assessed in the county, town, city, village or district where their business is carried on, except such property as shall be liable to assessment elsewhere in the hands of agents. All persons, companies and corporations in this State, owning steamboats, sailing vessels, wharf boats, barges and other water craft, shall be required to list the same for assessment and taxation in the county, town, city, village or district, in which the same may belong, or be enrolled, registered or licensed, or kept when not enrolled, registered or licensed. All property and assets of life insurance companies and fraternal beneficiary societies organized under the laws of this State shall be assessed to the corporation or society as to a natural person, in the name of the corporation or society, in the county, town, city, village or district of its residence as herein provided, and not otherwise. The place where its office is located in its articles of incorporation shall be deemed its residence; Provided its business is actually transacted at such office, but if it shall establish its principal office in any other place than the place named in its articles of incorporation, then the place where it transacts its principal business shall be deemed its residence for all the purposes of this Act. In computing the taxable property of life insurance companies organized under the laws of this State, the value of the real property on which the company pays taxes shall be deducted from its net admitted assets above liabilities as testified and shown by the latest report of the Insurance Superintendent, and the remainder shall be the amount of personal property for which the company shall be assessed. In computing the taxable property and funds of a fraternal beneficiary society, organized under the laws of this State, there shall be deducted from its gross assets the value of its real estate, furniture supplies and other personal property, otherwise taxed, the net value of its benefit certificates, and all other liabilities, as testified and shown by the latest report of the Insurance Superintendent, and the remainder shall be the property and funds for which the society shall be assessed. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed. WHEREAs an emergency exists, therefore this act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approved. APPROVED March 31st, 1915.

ASSESSMENT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY-LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES.

§ 1. Amends section 13, Act of 1872, as amended § 13. Personal property, of banks, and in 1905. others not especially provided for— deductions from gross assets of insurance companies—fraternal soci

eties—repeal.

(House BILL No. 954. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT to amend section 13 of an Act entitled, “An Act for the assessment of property and for the levy and collection of tares,” approved March 30, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended by an Act in force July 1, 1905, and further amended by an Act approved March 31, 1915. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 13 of an Act entitled, “An Act for the assessment of property and for the levy and collection of taxes,” approved March 30, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended by an Act in force July 1, 1905, and further amended by an Act approved March 31, 1915, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 13. The personal property of banks or bankers, brokers, stockjobbers, insurance companies (except life insurance companies organized under the laws of this State), fraternal beneficiary societies (except those organized under the laws of this State), hotels, livery stables, saloons, eating houses, merchants and manufacturers, ferries, mining companies, and companies not specially provided for in this Act, shall be listed and assessed in the county, town, city, village or district where their business is carried on, except such property as shall be liable to assessment elsewhere in the hands of agents. All persons, companies and corporations in this State, owning steamboats, sailing vessels, wharf boats, barges and other water craft, shall be required to list the same for assessment and taxation in the county, town, city, village or district, in which the same may belong, or be enrolled, registered or licensed, or kept when not enrolled, registered or licensed. All property and assets of life insurance companies and fraternal beneficiary societies organized under the laws of this State (except such property as is by statute liable to assessment elsewhere) shall be assessed to the corporation or society as to a natural person in the name of the corporation or society in the county, town, city, village or district of its residence as herein provided, and not otherwise. The place where its office is located in its article|[s] of incorporation shall be deemed its residence: Provided, its business is actually transacted at such office, but if it shall establish its principal office in any other place than the place named in its articles of incorporation, then the place where it transacts its principal business shall be deemed its residence for all the purposes of this Act. In computing the taxable property of a life insurance company organized under the laws of this State, there shall be deducted from its gross assets the value of its real estate and of its personal property otherwise taxed, the net value of its outstanding policy contracts calculated according to the mortality table and rate of interest fixed by law, and all its other liabilities (except capital stock) of the same kind and nature as those treated or required to be shown as liabilities in the last annual sworn statement of said company to the Insurance Superintendent and therein deducted from

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