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LAWS

OF THE

STATE OF ILLINOIS

ENACTED BY THE

Forty-ninth General Assembly

AT THE

REGULAR BIENNIAL SESSION

BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CAPITOL, IN THE CITY OF
SPRINGFIELD, ON THE SIXTH DAY OF JANUARY,
A. D. 1915, AND ADJOURNED SINE DIE ON THE

THIRTIETH DAY OF JUNE, A. D. 1915.

CONSIL

ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL Co., STATE PRINTERS

SPRINGFIELD, ILL.

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CONTENTS.

ADOPTION OF CHILDREN:

PAGE.

An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to revise the law in relation to the

adoption of children," approved February 27, 1874, in force July 1, 1874... 1

AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE :

An Act providing for the registration of farm names

2

ANIMALS AND BIRDS :

An Act entitled, “An Act to amend sections two (2) and eight (8) of an

Act entitled, 'An Act to revise the law in relation to the suppression and

prevention of the spread of contagious and infectious diseases among

domestic animals,'" approved June 14, 1909, in force July 1, 1909

3

An Act to amend an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to the

suppression and prevention of the spread of contagious and infectious dis-

eases among domestic animals," approved June 14, 1909, in force July 1,

1909

6

APPROPRIATIONS :

An Act making an appropriation for county fairs or other agricultural socie-

ties of the State of Illinois

9

An Act making an appropriation for the Illinois Farmers' Institute and

County Farmers' Institutes

10

An Act making an appropriation in aid of the State Board of Agriculture,

the State Bee-Keepers' Association, the Illinois Dairymen's Association, the

Illinois State Poultry Association, the Illinois Live-Stock Breeders' Associa-

tion, the Illinois State Academy of Science, and the Illinois State Horti-

cultural Society

12

An Act to reappropriate, for the use of the Illinois State Horticultural So-

ciety, the sum of $5,000 already appropriated by the 48th Gen. Assembly.. 16

An Act for an appropriation to meet a deficit in the appropriation for inci-

dental expenses of the office of Auditor of Public Accounts

16

An Act making an appropriation to provide for a deficiency appropriation for

the purchase of hogs necessary for producing serum, including labor, feed

and all other laboratory work and necessary supplies and to include all

bills incurred in connection with Biological Laboratory, until July 1, 1915. 17

An Act making an appropriation to meet the deficiencies in the appropriations

to the Board of Commissioners of State Contracts for the purchase of

printing paper and stationery, for public printing, and for public binding

under contract by the State of Illinois

17

An Act to provide for the construction of a deep waterway or canal to be

known as the Illinois Waterway, from the water power plant of the Sani-

tary District of Chicago, at or near Lockport, in Will County, Illinois, to a

point in the Illinois River at or near Utica, in La Salle County, Illinois, to

provide for the issuance of bonds to pay for said deep waterway, to provide

for the development and utilization of the water power that may be gen-

erated from the water flowing through said waterway, to create a commis-

sion to be known as the Illinois Waterway Commission and to make an

appropriation to carry out the provisions of this Act

18

An Act for an appropriation for the repair and re-arrangement of the in-

terior of the Capitol Building

35

An Act to create a commission to acquire for the use of the State certain

real estate to sell the buildings and materials now on said premises and to

erect a Centennial Memorial Building thereon and to make an appropria-

tion therefor

35

An Act making appropriations for the ordinary and other expenses of the

State charitable institutions herein named

37

An Act making appropriations for the State charitable institutions herein

named

39

An Act to provide for a deficiency in the office of the Chief Inspector of

Private Employment Agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1915.... 43

An Act for an emergency appropriation to meet a deficiency in the office ex-

penses of the clerk of the Supreme Court

43

An Act making appropriations for the five State Normal Schools of Illinois.. 44

An Act appropriating to the trustees of the University of Illinois the money

granted by an Act of Congress, approved August 30, 1890, entitled, "An

Act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more per-

fect endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture

and mechanic arts," established under the provisions of an Act of Congress,

approved July 2, 1862, and the money granted by an Act of Congress, ap-

proved March 4, 1907, entitled, "An Act making appropriations for the

Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1908"

58

An Act making appropriations for the University of Illinois

58
60

APPROPRIATIONS—Continued.

PAGE,

An Act making an appropriation for completing the installation of two (2)

electric passenger elevators in the Capitol building at Springfield..

An Act making an appropriation of the sum of seventeen hundred (1,700)

dollars to reimburse Cornelius Donovan for money expended and to be ex-

pended in the management and maintenance of the Rock Island-Moline

Free Employment office during the biennium ending with June 30, 1915 60

An Act to make an appropriation for the benefit, aid and maintenance of the

Illinois Firemen's Association

61

An Act to provide for the return of a flag of the Eighteenth Confederate Regi-

ment of Tennessee, together with the field and staff of said regiment, and

appropriating two hundred (200) dollars to defray the expense thereof... 62

An Act making an appropriation to meet the deficiency in the appropriation

for the payment of expenses for the apprehension and delivery of fugitives

from justice

63

An Act making an appropriation to pay the expenses of the committees of

the Forty-ninth General Assembly

64

An Act making an appropriation to pay the election committee expenses of

the Forty-ninth General Assembly

64

An Act making appropriations for the payment of employees of the Forty-

ninth General Assembly

67

An Act making appropriations for the payment of employees of the Forty-

ninth General Assembly

68

An Act to provide for the incidental expenses of the Forty-ninth General

Assembly for the State of Illinois

68

An Act to provide for the incidental expenses of the Forty-ninth General

Assembly of the State of Illinois

69

An Act to provide for the incidental expenses of the Forty-ninth General

Assembly of the State of Illinois to be incurred by the Secretary of State,

and for the care and custody of the State house and grounds, to be incurred

and now unprovided for

69

An Act making an appropriation to meet a deficiency in the office and other

expenses of the Legislative Reference Bureau

70

An Act making an appropriation for the payment of the officers and mem-

bers of the next General Assembly, and for the salaries of certain officers

and employees of the State government

70

An Act making an appropriation for the building and maintaining of State

aid roads in the several counties of the State

75

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. 76

An Act making an appropriation for the building and maintaining of State

aid roads in the several counties of the State

77

An Act making an appropriation of the sum of two hundred and fifty thou-

sand dollars to pay interest upon bonds issued for the construction of the

Illinois Waterway

78

An Act to provide for a deficiency in office and other expenses of the Indus-

trial Board for the period beginning January 1st and ending June 30, 1915. 78

An Act making an appropriation to meet the deficiencies in the appropria-

tions 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

79

An Act to establish a mining investigation commission of the State of Illinois 80

An Act to make an appropriation for the expenses of the commission author-

ized by 'joint resolution to be appointed to investigate pension legislation

heretofore enacted in the State of Illinois

82

An Act to amend an Act entitled, “An Act for an appropriation to pay the

expenses of the commission on unemployment" as provided for by joint

resolution of the 49th General Assembly

82

An Act entitled, “An Act making an appropriation to the Rivers and Lakes

Commission of Illinois for the purpose of completing the widening: raising,

strengthening, improving, repairing, building and constructing of levees in

and around certain cities in the State of Illinois

83

An Act for the reappropriation of the unexpended balance of an appropriation

for the construction ard erection of a monument in memory of John P.

Altgeld in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

84

An Act for the appropriation of five thousand (5,000) dollars to the com-

missioners appointed under an Act entitled, "An Act for the appointment

of commissioners and making an appropriation for the construction and

erection of a monument in memory of a former Governor, Thomas Carlin,

at Carrollton, Illinois," approved June 26, 1913, to complete such monu-

ment

85

An Act to provide for the erection of statues, or other monumental com-

memoration, to General Ulysses S. Grant and other generals from Illinois

who commanded the army, a corps, or divisions during the campaign and

siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to make appropriation therefor

86

An Act making a reappropriation of an unexpended part of an appropria-

tion made by the Forty-eighth General Assembly for the erection of a mon-

ument on the battlefield of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia

87

APPROPRIATIONS-Continued.

PAGE.

An Act for the appointment of commissioners for the construction and erec-

tion of a monument to the memory of former Governor Richard J. Oglesby

in Lincoln Park, Chicago, or other public park that the commissioners may

choose, and to appropriate twenty-five thousand ($25,000) dollars therefor. 88

An Act making an appropriation of an additional sum for the completion of

an armory for the use of the Second Regiment Infantry, Illinois National

Guard, at Chicago now under construction

89

An Act making appropriation of additional sums for the completion of

armories now under construction

90

An Act in relation to procuring of site and for the erection of an armory for

the use of the organization of the Illinois National Guard at Kankakee 91

An Act to reappropriate the unexpended balance of appropriations made

by an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to procuring of sites and for

the erection of armory buildings for the use of the Illinois National

Guard and Illinois Naval Reserve and making an appropriation there-

for," approved June 9, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, and a further Act

entitled, "An Act in relation to procuring of sites and for the erection

of armory buildings for the use of the Illinois National Guard and

making appropriation therefor, and for the purchase of sites and armory

buildings at Kewanee and Morrison, Illinois," approved June 28, 1913,

and in force July 1, 1913, and a further Act entitled, “An Act making

an appropriation of additional sums for the completion of armories now

under construction," approved June 25, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, and

a further Act entitled, "An Act making an appropriation of the proceeds

of the sale of the building and lands now owned by the State of Illinois

and used for an armory by the 2nd Regiment, Illinois National Guard,"

approved June 21, 1913, in force July 1, 1913..

92

An Act in relation to procuring of site and erection of armory for the use

of the Illinois National Guard and making an appropriation therefor... 93

An Act in relation to procuring of site and erection of armory building for

the use of the Illinois National Guard and Illinois Naval Reserve and

making appropriation therefor..

94

An Act to provide for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the Illinois

National Guard and Illinois Naval Reserve.

95

An Act for an appropriation to the Illinois Commission for the observance

of the half-century anniversary of negro freedom, as provided for by an

Act approved June 27, 1913.

96

An Act making appropriations for the Illinois State Penitentiary, the

Southern Illinois Penitentiary and the Illinois State Reformatory.

96

An Act making an appropriation to meet a deficiency in the appropriation

for the ordinary expenses of the Southern Illinois Penitentiary for the

two years ending July 1, 1915, and declaring an emergency.

103

An Act to make an appropriation to provide for emergency expenditures

at the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet; to cover deficit in ordinary

expenses caused by increase in population, and to rehabilitate industrial

plant and procure materials to take the place of those destroyed by fire ;

and declaring an emergency

104

An Act to provide for the installation and extension of equipment in the

light, heat and power plant and in the Capitol building at Springfield,

Illinois, and making an appropriation therefor.

105

An Act making an appropriation to meet a deficiency in appropriations for

the Illinois State Public Utilities Commission and to provide the neces-

sary funds to carry on the business of said commission, including the

amount necessary to carry on the business of the State Grain Inspection

Department, until the first day of July, 1915, and declaring

emergency

..105

An Act for an appropriation to pay and reimburse Henry C. Allen for the

use and value of a motor boat used and destroyed by fire in the service

of the State Fish and Game Commission...

. 106

An Act to make an appropriation to compensate Charles Alling, formerly

attorney for the Illinois State Board of Health, for the loss of his

right eye

..107

An Act for an appropriation for the relief of Mons Anderson; Catherine

Morrisey: Mollie Ramenofsky; Pearl D. Bowman; Margaret Woodbury;

Lillie Sumberg; Nels Munson; Catherine Payne; Norma Payne; Vivian

Kelley ; Joseph Herrick; Ida Ackerman; Isabelle Bennett ; Ethel Steele;

Nettie Steele and George Hanson.

. 107

An Act entitled, An Act making an appropriation for the payment of the

amounts awarded by the court of claims to certain persons and com-

panies named therein

109

An Act making an appropriation for the relief of Van Roy Barnes. 111

An Act making an appropriation for the relief of Hannah A. Bruce, mother

of Ethel Bruce..

112

An Act making an appropriation for the relief of Kathryn Culver, assignee

of the Culver Construction Company..

112

An Act for an appropriation for the payment of damages for the deaths,

respectively, of Rose H. Farmer, Verne Kelley and Inez Goodwin..... . 113

An Act to provide for the payment of fifty per cent of losses sustained on

account of the slaughter of live stock to suppress the foot-and-mouth

disease and to make an appropriation therefor.

.116

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