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signed by the president and attested by the secretary of the said commission: Provided, said order shall be accompanied by a detailed statement showing the amounts expended, specifying the purpose of such expenditure and clearly distinguishing amounts expended for the building from those of maintaining State aid roads and showing location as to county and particular section or division, in such county, of roads on which such expenditures are made. APPROVED June 23d, 1915.

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the road fund for the building and maintaining of State aid roads in the several counties of the State. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby appropriated from the road fund to the State Highway Commission for the purpose of building and maintaining State aid roads in the several counties of the State for the year beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1916, the sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00), and for the year beginning July 1, 1916, and ending June 30, 1917, the sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00), or so much of such sums as may be required: Provided, that any unexpended balance which may remain to the credit of the State Highway Commission at the close of the year ending June 30, 1916, shall extend over and be subject to the order of the State Highway Commission for the purpose of building and maintaining State aid roads in the several counties of the State during the year beginning July 1, 1916; and also that any unexpended balance which may remain to the credit of the State Highway Commission at the close of the year ending June 30, 1917, shall extend over and be subject to the order of the State Highway Commission for the purpose of building and maintaining State aid roads in the several counties of the State during the period beginning July 1, 1917, and ending with the close of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the Fiftieth General Assembly. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and required to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the aforesaid sums of money upon the order of the State Highway Commission signed by the president and attested by the secretary of said commission, and approved by the Governor: Provided, said order shall be accompanied by a detailed statement showing the amounts expended, specifying the purpose of such expenditure and clearly distinguishing amounts expended for the building from those of maintaining State aid roads and showing location as to county and particular section or division, in such county, of roads on which such expenditures are made. APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

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AN ACT making an appropriation for the building and maintaining of State aid roads in the several counties of the State. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby appropriated to the State Highway Commission for the purpose of building and maintaining State aid roads in the several counties of the State the sum of *two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00) for the year beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1916 [vetoed]; and the sum of *five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00) for the year beginning July 1, 1916, and ending June 30, 1917 [vetoed], or so much of such sums as may be required: Provided, that any unexpended balance which may remain to the credit of the State Highway Commission at the close of the year ending June 30, 1916, shall extend over and be subject to the order of the said State Highway Commission for the purpose of building and maintaining State aid roads in the several counties of the State during the year beginning July 1, 1916; and also that any unexpended balance which may remain to the credit of the State Highway Commission at the close of the year ending June 30, 1917, shall extend over and be subject to the order of the said State Highway Commission for the purpose of building and maintaining State aid roads in the several counties of the State during the period beginning July 1, 1917, and ending with the close of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the Fiftieth General Assembly. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and required to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the aforesaid sums of money upon the order of the State Highway Commission signed by the president and attested by the secretary of said commission and approved by the Governor: Provided, said order shall be accompanied by a detailed statement showing the amounts expended, specifying the purpose of such expenditure and clearly distinguishing amounts expended for the building from those of maintaining State aid roads and showing location as to county and particular section or division, in such county, of roads on which such expenditures are made. APPROVED (except as to the items and amounts vetoed in my veto message of this date), June 29th, 1915. * I hereby certify that the foregoing Act as printed above, except the words in brackets, is a correct §o. o,833.asonrol ed and Subm tted to the Governor for his approval, The items marked with a star (*), to wit: “Two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00) for the year, beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1916;” and “Five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00) for the year beginning July 1, 1916, and ending June 30, 1917,” were vetoed by the Governor, by which action, the *::::::::: for the #. stated in this Act, is reduced to the unexpended balances remaining to

credit of the State Highway Commission, at the close of the years mentioned in the Act. LEwis G. Stevenson, Secretary of State.

GOVERNOR'S VETO MESSAGE. StATE of ILLINois, Ex Ecutive DEPARTMENT, SPRINGFIELD, June 29, 1915. To the Honorable, the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of Illinois: I return herewith House Bill No. 836, “An Act making an appropriation for the building and maintaining of State Aid Roads in the several counties of the State.’ I *:::::::::: and veto in this bill, the item of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00) appropriated for the year beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1916.

I disapprove and veto in this bill, the item of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00) appropriated

for the year beginning July 1, 1916, and ending June 30, 1917. fvéto the above items becausei am informed by the State Auditor that there is in the neighborhood of $600,000.00 now in the State treasury appropriated by the Forty-eighth General Assembly for State Aid Roads for the year ending June 30, 1915, unexpended, which said sum has been reappropriated by the Forty-ninth General Assembly for the same purpose.

Respectfully submitted,

E. F. DUNNE, Governor.

ILLINOIS WATERWAY COMMISSION–INTEREST ON BONDS.

§ 1. A. riates $250,000 to pay interest on State $ 2. How drawn.
onds to be issued for construction of Illi-
nois Waterway.

(House BILL No. 973. APPRoved JUNE 23, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation of the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars to pay interest upon bonds issued for the construction of the Illinois Waterway. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00), or so much thereof as may be necessary, be, and the same is hereby, appropriated to the Illinois Waterway Commission for the purpose of paying interest upon the bonds of this State to be issued for the construction of the Illinois Waterway in accordance with the provisions of the Act authorizing the construction of such waterway. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the payment of the sum herein named, upon the presentation to said Auditor of matured interest coupons of said bonds. APPROVED June 23d, 1915.

INDUSTRIAL BOARD-DEFICIENCY.

§ 1. Aopriates $29,865 for expenses to July 1, § 2. How drawn.
1915.
§ 3. Emergency.
(House Bill No. 102. APPRoved APRIL 9, 1915.)

AN ACT to provide for a deficiency in office and other expenses of the Industrial Board for the period beginning January 1st and ending June 30th, 1915. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following sums be and are hereby appropriated for the purpose of meeting the office and other expenses of the Industrial Board for the period ending June 30th, 1915:

One chief examiner, at $2,500.00 per annum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,250.00 One security supervisor, at $2,500.00 [per annum] . . . . . . . . 1,250.00 Two clerks at $1,440.00 per annum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,440.00 Four clerks at $1,080.00 per annum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,160.00 Six stenographers at $1,200.00 per annum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,600.00 Six stenographers at $840.00 per annum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,520.00 Two messengers at 960.00 per annum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 960.00 Fees of arbitration agents, medical examiner and attorney ... 6,000.00 Miscellaneous help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,000.00 - 4,185.00

Printing, postage and express . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Furniture and office supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,600.00 Office rent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,400.00 Telephone, telegraph and miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500.00

Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $29,865.00

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer for the sum herein appropriated upon presentation of proper vouchers certified by the chairman and secretary of the Industrial Board, and approved by the Governor, which warrants shall be payable out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 3. WHEREAs, Said sum of money is immediately required, therefore an emergency exists, and this Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

APPRoved April 9th, 1915.

INSURANCE SUPERINTENDENT—DEFICIENCY. § 1. Appropriates $26,000 for purpose named. § 3. Emergency. § 2. How drawn.

(House BILL No. 79. Approved JUNE 14, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation to meet the deficiencies in the appropriations to the Insurance Superintendent for erpenses in the prosecution of violations of the insurance laws; for all eraminations and investigations such amount for expenses incurred and services of assistants employed as shall be collected from the companies or associations examined; for additional office help; for printing reports of eramination; and for office expenses. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of meeting the deficiencies in the appropriation to the Insurance Superintendent for expenses in the prosecution of violations of the insurance laws; for all examinations and investigations, such amount for expenses incurred and services of assistants employed as shall be collected from the companies or associations examined; for additional office help; for printing reports of examination; and for office expenses, and to provide the necessary funds for said purposes for the period ending September 30, 1915, there be and is hereby appropriated to the Insurance Superintendent the following: For prosecution of violations of the insurance laws, the sum of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11,000.00 For all examinations and investigations, such amount for expenses incurred and services of assistants employed as shall be collected from the companies or associations examined,

the sum of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,000.00 For additional office help, the sum of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,000.00 For printing reports of examination, the sum of . . . . . . . . . . . 1,500.00 For office expenses, the sum of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,500.00

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the sums

herein appropriated, said warrants to be drawn only on itemized bills,

signed by said Insurance Superintendent, and approved by the Governor,

and the State Treasurer is directed to pay said warrants, drawn as

aforesaid, out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appro

priated. § 3. WHEREAs, an emergency exists, therefore, this Act shall be

in force from and after its passage and approval. APPROVED June 14, 1915.

INVESTIGATIONS-MINING COMMISSION. § 1. Commission created—appointment. § 4. Report—terms of office.

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AN ACT to establish a Mining Investigation Commission of the State of Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That a commission be established to be known as the Mining Investigation Commission of the State of Illinois, consisting of three coal mine owners and three coal miners appointed by the Governor, together with three qualified men, no one of whom shall be identified or affiliated with the interests of either of the mine owners or coal miners or dependent upon the patronage or good will of either, nor. in political life who shall be appointed by the Governor. Each member of the said commission shall have equal authority, power and voting strength in considering and acting upon any matters which may be brought to the attention of the commission and on which the commission may act and the said commission shall have power and authority to investigate the methods and conditions of mining coal in the State of Illinois with special reference to the safety of human lives and property and the conservation of coal deposits. § 2. In making an investigation as contemplated in this Act, said commissioners shall have the power to issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses, which shall be under the seal of the commission and signed by the chairman or secretary of said commission. In case any person shall wilfully fail or refuse to obey such subpoena, it shall be the duty of the circuit court of any county, upon application of the said commissioners, to issue an attachment for such witness, and compel such witness to attend before the commissioners, and give his testimony upon such matters as shall be lawfully required by such commissioners; and the said court shall have the power to punish for contempt, as in other cases of refusal to obey the process and order of such court. The fees of witnesses shall be the same as in the courts of record and shall be paid out of the appropriation hereinafter made. And upon order duly entered of record by the said commission any one or more members of the said commission shall be empowered to take testimony touching the matters within the jurisdiction of the said commission and report the same to the said commission.

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