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AN ACT to amend section fourteen of act number two hundred seventeen of the public acts of nineteen hundred three, as amended by act number three hundred thirty-five of the public acts of nineteen hundred seven, entitled “An act to revise and consolidate the laws organizing asylums for the insane, and to regulate the care, management and use thereof, and to provide for the apprehension of persons believed to be insane, and for their care and custody.”

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. Section fourteen of act number two hundred seventeen of the public acts of nineteen hundred three, as amended by act number three hundred thirty-five of the public acts of nineteen hundred seven, entitled “An act to revise and consolidate the laws organizing asylums for the insane, and to regulate the care, management and use thereof, and to provide for the apprehension of persons believed to be insane, and for their care and custody,” is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 14. No person who is a resident of this State shall be held as a public or private patient in any asylum, public or private, or in any institution, home or retreat for the care or treatment of the insane, except upon certificates of insanity and an order f r admission as hereinafter provided: Provided, That such persons as may have been or may hereafter be adjudged to be so addicted to the excessive use of intoxicating liquors, or narcotic or noxious drugs, as to be in need of medical and sanitary treatment and care, for whose person a guardian has or may be appointed with power to restrain his said ward in some suitable hospital or asylum for treatment: Provided further, Whenever it shall appear to a judge of any court of record or a police justice of any city or county where such person may be, from. a certificate of two legally qualified physicians, to be necessary and essential so to do, said judge or police justice may authorize any superintendent of the poor or peace officer of said city or county to take into custody and cause to be removed to any hospital or other place of detention, any person believed to be insane against whom no proceedings have been instituted under this act, and such person may be detained until such proceedings as hereinafter provided shall be instituted in the probate court: Provided further, That the period of such temporary detention shall not exceed five days, unless the probate court shall by special order enlarge the time.

Approved April 25, 1911.

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AN ACT to amend section forty-three of act number two hundred six of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-three, entitled “An act to provide for the assessment of property and the levy and collection of taxes thereon, and for the collection of taxes heretofore and hereafter levied; making such taxes a lien on the lands taxed, establishing and continuing such lien, providing for the sale and conveyance of lands delinquent for taxes, and for the inspection and disposition of lands bid off to the State and not redeemed or purchased; and to repeal act number two hundred of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one. and all other acts and parts of acts in anywise contravening any of the provisions of this act,” being section three thousand eight hundred sixty-six of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as amended by act number twentyeight of the public acts of nineteen hundred three.

The Pebple of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. Section forty-three of act number two hundred Section six of the public acts of_ eighteen hundred ninety-three, en- ammded' titled “An act to provide for the assessment of property and the levy and collection of taxes thereon, and for the collection of taxes heretofore and hereafter levied; making such taxes a lien on the lands taxed, establishing and continuing such lien, providing for the sale and conveyance of lands delinquent for taxes, and for the inspection and disposition of lands bid off to the State and not redeemed or purchased; and to repeal act number two hundred of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one, and all other acts and parts of acts in anywise contraveningany of the provisions of this act,” being section three thousand eight hundred sixty-six of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as amended by act number twenty-eight of the public acts of nineteen hundred three, is hereby amended to read as follows:

SEC. 43. The supervisor of each township, on or before the fifth day of November in each year, shall notify the township treasurer of the amount of theState and county taxes as apportioned to his township, and such treasurer, on or before the twenty-eighth day of November, shall give to the county treasurer a bond running to the county in double the amount of State and county taxes, with sufficient sureties to be approved by the supervisor of the township and the county treasurer, conditioned that he will pay over to the county treasurer as required by law all State and county taxes which he shall collect during his term of office and duly and faithfully perform all the other duties Of his office: Provided, That when said bond is furnished by a surety company authorized to transact business under the laws of this State

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it shall be sumcient that said bond be equal to the amount
of State and county taxes, plus ten per cent thereof. The
county treasurer shall file and safely keep such bond in his
oflice, and shall give to the township treasurer a receipt stat-
ing that he has received the bond required, which receipt
the township treasurer shall deliver to the supervisor on or
before the first day of December.‘ The supervisor after the
delivery of such receipt and on or before the first day of
December, shall deliver to the township treasurer the tax
roll of his township.
Approved April 25, 1911.

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AN ACT to amend section four of act number two hundred thirty-five of the laws of Michigan for the year eighteen hundred forty-nine, entitled" “An act to incorporate the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Michigan,” as amended by act number three hundred forty-two 0f the Laws of Michigan for the year eighteen hundred seventy-one, and by act number one of the public acts of the State of Michigan for the year nineteen hundred five.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. Section four of act number two hundred thirtyfive. of the laws of Michigan for the year eighteen hundred forty-nine, entitled “An act to incorporate the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Michigan,” as amended by act number three hundredforty-two of the session laws of Michigan for the year eighteen hundred seventy-one, and by act number one of the public acts of the State of Michigan for the year nineteen hundred five, is amended to read as follows:

SEC. 4. Said corporation may make, under direction of the grand lodge, when assembled and established, all by-laws and rules for its governance and the governance of all subordinate lodges under the jurisdiction of the grand lodge relating to the business and property authorized to be done, held and conveyed by this act; and said corporation may take, hold and convey, as may be required from time to time, any _ real or personal estate for the purposes of 'its organization; and not at any time exceeding of personal estate two hundred fifty thousand dollars and of real estate five hundred thousand dollars, and may also take and hold such other property in any amount or value, whether real or personal, as may be conveyed, devised or bequeathed to said corporation

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in trust for any masonic use, purpose, organization or insti-
tution, and all real and personal estate so held may be con-
veyed by deed or bill of sale in the name of the corporation,
executed by the grand master for the time being, and in
case of real estate, acknowledged by him to be the act and
deed of the corporation, or by such other person as the board
of directors may appoint for that'purpose, with the seal of
the grand lodge attached, and such conveyance so executed
shall be valid and binding for all intents and purposes what-
soever: Provided, however, That all property, real or per
sonal, conveyed, devised or bequeathed to said corporation
in trust for any masonic use, purpose, organization or in-
stitution shall be held by such corporation and used by it
in accordance with the terms of the instrument by which the
same is conveyed, devised or bequeathed.
Approved April 25, 1911.

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' AN ACT to amend section nine of act number one hundred

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ninety of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one, entitled “An act to prescribe the manner of conducting and to prevent fraud and deception at elections in this State,” being compiler’s section three thousand six hundred twenty of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as amended by act number one hundred eighty-nine of the public acts of nineteen hundred seven.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. Section nine of act number one hundred ninety of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one, entitled “An act to prescribe the manner of conducting and tolprevent fraud and deception at elections in this State,” being compiler’s section three thousand six hundred twenty of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as amended by act number one hundred eighty-nine of the public acts of nineteen hundred seven, is hereby amended‘to read as follows:

Sec. 9. In each county of the State the judge of probate, county clerk and county treasurer shall constitute a board of election commissioners, two of whom shall constitute a quorum and of which board. the judge of probate shall be chairman and the county clerk shall be secretary: Provided. That in the counties of Kent and Wayne, the board of county canvassers, together with the county clerk, who shall not be entitled to vote on said board, shall constitute a board of election commissioners, two of whom shall constitute a

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quorum. In the counties last above specifically mentioned,
the chairman of said board of county canvassers shall be
chairman of the board of election commissioners, and the
county clerk shall act as clerk of said board, but in the event
of his unavoidable absence the board may select one of his
deputies to act in his stead, and in case of a vacancy in said
board of county canvassers, acting as a board of election com-
missioners, the members of the board who are present may
fill said vacancy. When the said board of election commis-
sioners is made up of the board of county canvassers the
members of said board shall receive the same compensation as
they are entitled to by law for their services when acting as
a board 'of county canvassers. It shall be the duty of said
board to prepare a sufficient number of ballots, at least two
to each elector, according to the vote at the last preceding
general election, for election of all officers for whom the elec-
tors are entitled to vote, and for all proposed constitutional
amendments or other questions to be submitted to the elec-
tors for popular vote in compliance with the provisions of
law. .
Approved April 25, 1911.

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AN ACT to amend section two of act number eight of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, entitled “An act to provide permanent headquarters in the capitol building for the Grand Army of the Republic, to designate the purposes for which the same shall be used, and to provide for an annual report by the commander.”

The Pe0ple of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. Section two of act number eight of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, entitled “An act to provide permanent headquarters in the capitol building for the Grand Army of the Republic, to designate the purposes for which the same shall be used, and to provide for an annual report by the commander,” is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 2. The commander of the department of the Michigan Grand Army of the Republic shall annually report to the Governor on or before the first day of June of each year, such portions of the transactions of the Grand Army of the Republic as he may deem to be of interest to that organization and to the people of the State. Said report shall include the names of the deceased members within the year, date of death, the company, regiment and post of which he was a

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