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of not less than one year, shall be exempt from the provisions
of this section as to the examination of teachers. Any board
of education that shall violate the provisions of this act by
employing a teacher who is not legally qualified, shall forfeit
such a proportion of the primary school interest fund as the
number of unqualified teachers employed bears to the whole
number of teachers employed in the district. All school dis-
tricts organized by special enactments shall, through their
proper oflicers, make such reports as the Superintendent of
Public Instruction may require.
Approved April 26, 1911.

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AN ACT to amend section one of act number one hundred forty-nine of the public acts of eighteen hundred seventythree, entitled “An act to define and establish a reinsurance reserve for fire and marine insurance companies doing business in this State,” the same being section five thousand one hundred sixty-nine of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. Section one of act number one hundred fortynine of the public acts of eighteen hundred seventy-three, entitled “An act to define and establish a reinsurance reserve for fire and marine insurance companies doing business in this State,” being section five thousand one hundred sixtynine of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, is hereby amended to read as follows:

SEC. 1. It is hereby made the duty of the Commissioner of Insurance to calculate the reinsurance reserve for every fire and fire-marine insurance company organized under the laws of this State or doing business therein, by taking fifty per cent of the premiums received on all- unexpired risks that have less than one year to run, and a pro rata of all premiums received on risks that have more than one year to run: Provided, That when the reinsurance reserve, calculated as above, is less than forty per cent of all premiums received during the year, the reinsurance reserve in such case shall be the whole of the premiums received on all unexpired risks: Provided further, That in the case of perpetual risks or policies, the whole amount of the deposit or premium paid by the assured shall be deducted: And provided further, That no installment, part paid, or other notes shall be accepted or allowed as assets in calculating the reinsurance reserve of any fire insurance company organized or doing business upon the stock plan; and in marine and inland trip risk insurance he shall charge all the premiums received on unexpired risks; on all unexpired time risks having not more than one year to run he shall charge not less than fifty per cent of the premiums received, and pro rata of all premiums received on time risks having more than one year to run.

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Approved April 26, 1911.

[No.148.]

AN ACT to amend sections six, eight and twenty-four of chapter four, sections ten and eleven of chapter five, and section seven of chapter fourteen of act number two hundred eighty-three of the public acts of nineteen hundred nine, entitled “An act

to revise, consolidate and add to the laws relating to the establishment, opening, improvement, maintenance and use

of the public highways and private roads, the condemn?“ '

tion of property and gravel therefor; the building, repairing and preservation of bridges, setting and protecting shade trees, drainage, cutting weeds and brush within this State, and providing for the election and defining the powers, duties and compensation of State, county, township and district highway officials,” and to repeal all acts and parts Of acts contravening the provisions of this act.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. Section six, eight and twenty-four of chapter four, sections ten and eleven of chapter five, and section seven of chapter fourteen of act number two hundred eighty-three of the public acts of nineteen hundred nine, entitled “An act to revise, consolidate and add to the laws relating to the establishment, opening, improvement, maintenance and use of the public highways and private roads. the condemnation of property and gravel therefor; the building, repairing and preservation of bridges, setting and protecting shade trees, drainage, cutting weeds and brush within this State, and providing for the election and defining the powers, duties and compensation of State, county, township and district highway officials,” are hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER IV.

SEC. 6. In any county where the county road system shall hereafter be adopted, a board of county road commissioners, not exceeding three in number shall be elected by the people

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of such county. In the first instance such commissioners shall be appointed by the board of supervisors or elected at a. general or special election called for that purpose, as shall be ordered by the board of supervisors. If such commissioners are appointed they shall hold office only until the first day of May following in the year in which a regular session of the legislature is held. If such commissioners are to be elected at a general election, notice thereof, embodying a copy of the resolution of the board of supervisors, giving the number and terms of office of the commissioners to be elected, shall be published by the clerk in the newspaper or newspapers selected by the board of supervisors, as required by section three of this chapter and act; if a special election is called for the election of such commissioners, a like notice shall be given by the clerk, which notice shall be posted and published in such newspapers as required by said section tlrree of this chapter and act. In the month of March in each year thereafter in which a county road commissioner is to be elected, the county 'clerk shall give notice that a county road commissioner is to be elected at the following election to be held on thefirst Monday in April, and shall publish thesamin’i newspaper or newspapers in manner aforesaid: Provided, That in the counties of Wayne and Mason the election of county road commissioners shall be held at the general election on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, and the term of office of such county road commissioners shall commence on the first day of May in the year following their election, the notice of election of said county road commissioners in the counties of Wayne and Mason shall be given at the same time notice is given of the general election: Provided further, That the election of county road commissioners, as herein provided, shall not be mandatory in any county which contains more than thirty surveyed townships, either entire or fractional, as determined by the government survey thereof. In such county or counties the board of supervisors, may, by a majority of its members-elect, appoint such county road commissioners.

SEC. 8. - In case a vacancy shall occur in the office of county road commissioner, the board of supervisors may appoint a commissioner to fill such vacancy, who shall hold oflice until the first day of May following in the year in which a regular session of the legislature is held. At the general election to be held on the first Monday in April preceding such first day of May, a commissioner shall be elected for the unexpired term of such vacancy. Each commissioner shall hold his office until his successor is elected and qualified. The board of supervisors shall fix the compensation of such commissioners, except in the county of Wayne where the compensation shall be five dollars per diem, for such time as the commissioners shall serve the county in the capacity 'of county road commissioners.

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SEC. 24. In counties where the county road system is not adopted in manner aforesaid the provisions of this chapter shall not be operative, but in all such counties the acts and provisions of law mentioned and referred to in the last preceding section shall be operative, and shall have the same force and effect as though the provisions of this chapter had not been enacted.

CHAPTER V.

SEC. 10. The following described roads, when built, shall merit the reward attached to each description:

(a) Every mile of well graded road on which the steepest State reward incline. shall not exceed six per centum, and the width of wads" which shall not be less than twenty feet between and exclusive of side ditches, and which shall be properly drained, and have a wagon way or travel track not less than nine feet wide, made of a mixture of sand and clay or other material according to specifications furnished by the State Highway Commissioner, shall merit, if approved by the State Highway Commissioner, a. reward from the State of two hundred fifty dollars, and pro rata for extra miles and fractions there/ of in excess of the first mile;

(b) Every mile of well graded road on which the steepest Gravel roads. incline shall not exceed six per centum, and the width of ~ which shall not be less then twenty feet between side ditches, and which shall be properly drained, and have a wagon way or travel track not less than nine feet wide, and which shall consist of not less than eight inches of compacted gravel, or not less than twelve inches of compacted burnt shale, which must be applied in not less than two layers, each layer to be rolled separately: Provided, That both shoulders and Emma metaled track shall be properly crowned so as to shed water quickly to the side ditches, shall merit, if approved by the State Highway Commissioner, a reward from the State of five hundred dollars, and pro rata for extra miles and fractions thereof in excess of the first mile;

(c) Every mile of well graded road on which the steepest Crushed stone incline shall not exceed six per centum, and the width of “ads' which shall not be less than twenty feet between side ditches , and which _shall be properly drained, and have a wagon way or travel track not less than nine feet wide, made in two courses, the bottom course to be crushed stone, slag or other material, if approved by the State Highway Commissioner, and shall not be less than four inches thick after thorough rolling, and a top course consisting of a layer of gravel which shall not be less than three inches thick after being thoroughly

-rolled: Provided, That both shoulders and metaled track Proviso. shall be properly crowned so as to shed water quickly to the side'ditches, shall merit, if approved by the State Highway Commissioner, a reward from the State of seven hundred

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fifty dollars, and pro rata for extra miles and fractions there of in excess of the first mile;

(d) Every mile of well graded road on which the steepest incline shall not exceed six per centum, and the width of which shall not be less than twenty feet between side ditches, and which shall be properly drained and have a wagon way or travel track not less than nine feet wide, made in two courses, the bottom course to be of graVel, slag or other material, if approved by the State Highway Commissioner, and be not less than four inches thick after thorough rolling, and a top course consisting of a layer of crushed stone which shall be not less than three inches thick after being thoroughly rolled and properly bonded: Provided, That both shoulders and metaled track shall be properly crowned to shed water quickly to the side ditches, shall merit, if approved by the State Highway Commissioner, a reward from the State of seven hundred fifty dollars, and pro rata for extra miles and fractions thereof in excess of the first mile;

(e) Every mile of well graded road on which the steepest incline shall not exceed six per centum, and the width of which shall not be less than twenty feet between side ditches, amehictrshall be properly drained, and have a wagon way

“or travel track not less than nine feet wide of well com»

pacted macadam not less than six inches thick laid in two

- courses of crushed stone, each to be properly bonded with

stone screenings, asphaltic, bituminous or other cement approved by the State Highway Commissioner, and thoroughly rolled: Provided, That both shoulders and metaled track shall be properly crowned so as to shed water quickly to the side ditches, shall merit, if approved by the State Highway Commissioner, a reward from the State of one thousand dollars, and pro rata for extra miles and fractions thereof in excess of the first mile; ’

(f) Every mile of well graded road on which the steepest incline shall not exceed six per centum, and the width of which shall be not less than twenty feet between side ditches, and which shall be properly drained, and have a wagon way or travel track not less than nine feet wide in the clear between beveled edges and which shall consist of properly laid concrete not less than six inches in depth, composed of Port land cement and gravel, or sand and crushed stone, with or without a paving brick surface: Provided, however, That the cement shall be required to meet the standard tests then in force of the American Society for Testing Materials, and that the other ingredients, the manner of laying and the kind of inspection employed shall be made to Comply with specifications made by, or approved by the State Highway Commissioner, shall merit, if approved by the State Highway Commissioner, a reward from the State of one thousand dollars per mile and pro rata for extra miles and fractions thereof in excess of the first mile.

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