« ForrigeFortsett »
Relief of securities in certain cases. Election of Superintendent of Road, Bridges, &c.
An Act for the relief of securities on recognizances in certain cases.
WHEREAS, Many persons have heretofore become security on recognizances for the personal appearance of parties at the Superior Courts of this State, who, after the execution of said bonds, Preamble, enlisted in the Confederate army and navy; and whereas, many of said recognizances either have been or are liable to be forfeited, to the great injury of said securities; for remedy whereof,
15. Sec. I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That in all cases in the Superior Courts of this State, where such recognizances have been forfeited, or are liable to be forfeited, and the principal did, before such forfeiture, enlist in the havingen. Confederate army or navy, and cannot now be found or produced, forfeiture, the the security, or securities, on such recognizances, may, in the dis- relieved. cretion of the Court, be and they are hereby, relieved from all pains, penalties, and liabilities of the same, upon full payment of all costs, which may have accrued up to the time of the release of paid. said securities; any law, usage, or castom to the contrary notwithstanding
Approved 5th February, 1966.
Principal listed before
Costs to be
ROADS AND BRIDGES.
Şec. 1. Office of Superintendent of Roads and (Sec. 4. Superintendent to collect fines,"[&c.
adopt provisions of
Act. 2. Must give bond and security., 3. To appoint overseers of Roads, &c.
An Act to provide for the election of a Superintendent of Public Roads
and Bridges in the counties of Wilkes, Muscogee and Lincoln, and such other counties as ňay adopt the provisions of this Act, and to define his rights and duties, and to repeal all laws inconsistent with this Act. 1. Sec. I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That all laws providing for the appointment of Road Commissioners for the counties of Wilkés, Muscogee and Lincoln, and such other counties as may adopt the provisions of this Act, and vesting any authority in them, be and the same are hereby re
Election of Superintendent of Roads and Bridges.
of roads bridges for
Justices may somoye.
pealed ; and that from and after the passage of this Act, the same authority, rights and duties vested in and obligatory on the Road
Commissioners in the counties of Wilkes, Muscogee and Lincoln, Office of sá be and the same are hereby vested in and conferred on one officer, perintendent to be styled “Superintendent of Roads and Bridges," to be elected bertan Coun- once in two years, at the same time and place as other county offitetection of cers, and by the same electors, (except that the first election for
this officer shall take place on the first Tuesday in April, 1866, and his term of office sball expire January 1st, 1868,) the returns of said elections to be made to the Justices of the Inferior Court of each of said counties, and a commission to be issued to the officer by them; said Justices to determine wbo is elected, and to order a new election where no one is elected, or where a vacancy occurs from any cause in said officer, and for sufficient cause made known to them, to remove said officer, and to have the same authority and control over said officer as over Road Commissioners. But
when any such Superintendent is so removed, he shall have the Bright to ap- right to appeal to the Superior Court of the county of which he is
Road Superintendent, and there have his case tried by a special
2. Sec. II. When such Superintendent is elected, he shall when Buried and se-commissioned give bond and security in the sum of one thousand
dollars, faithfully to discharge his duties, which bond shall be taken by said Justices of the Inferior Court, and shall be for the benefit of any citizen of the county or State who may be injured by the non performance of duty by said officer.
3. Sec. III. Said Superintendent shall have authority to apMayweappoint point overseers of the roads in the counties of. Wilkės, Muscogee
and Lincoln, who shall be obliged to serve for one year when so : appointed, and again be liable to reappointment after four years, and such overseer shall be obliged to work the roads with such hands or labor as may be appointed by said Superintendent, and said Superintendent shall have the right to work the public roads not only with the hands liable to do road daty, but also with such criminals as may be turned over to him, and such criminals when 80 employed shall be supported as the Justices of the Inferior Court, and under such regulations as the Judges of the Inferior Court may prescribe.
. 4. SEC. IV. It shall be the duty of said Superintendent to To collect all collect, as Road Commissioner, all fines and dues for failure to
work the roads, and faithfully account for the same with the Coun-.
ty Treasurer, and said Superintendent shall receive as his compenCompensa. sation annually from the County Treasurer of Wilkes and Musco
gee counties, the sum of four hundred dollars, and for the county of Lincoln the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars.
' 5. Sec. V. That the Justices of the Inferior Court of any othadopt provis er county in this State, upon the recommendation of the Grand the other this Jury of said county, may adopt the provisions of this Act, and the
Increase salary of Supt. of W. & A. R. R. Consolidation of offices of Sec. of State and Surveyor General.
Sec. VI. Repeals conflicting laws.
Sec. 1: Salary of Supt. of W. & A.R R. Sec. 9. Secretaries Executive Dept. Messen-
* 10. Clerks of Comptroller General and
of Ioferior Court.
“ 14. Fees of County officers payable in cur-
rency 8. Solicitors and Attortey General.
An Act to increase the salary of the Superintendent of the Western and At
lantic Rail Road.
WHEREÅS, On account of the enhanced price of subsistence, la-
, That the salary of said Superintendent be five thousand dollars $5,060 per annum, the same to be paid as heretofore.
SEC. II. Repeals conflicting laws.
An Act to consolidate the offices of Secretary of State and Surveyor Gen
eral, and to provide salaries for the Comptroller General, State Treasu-
Secretary of of Secretary of State and Surveyor General be and the same are state and hereby consolidated; and that the Secretary of State be and he is General conhereby required to discharge the duties of both of said offices.
3. SEC. II. That hereafter the salary of Secretary of Staté,
Compensation of members of Generbl Assembly. Salaries of Judges, &c. State Home for the duties required of him in this Act to be performed, shall be the sum of two thousand dollars per annum; the salary of Comp
Sec. III. Repeals conflicting laws.
(No. 267. An Act to fix the amount of compensation the members and officers of the
General Assembly shall receive for their services, until otherwise altered by law.
4. Sec. I. The General Assembly of the State of Georgia do enuct, That until otherwise altered by law, the members and officers of
the General Assembly shall receive compensation for their serviPer diem and ces as follows: The President of the Senate and Speaker of the Pres. of Ben House of Representatives shall receive each the sum of twelve dolSpraker of lars per day, and the sum of five dollars for every twenty miles of
travel going to and returning from the Seat of Government, the dis
tance to be computed by the nearest route usually travelled; and of members. that each member of the General Assembly shall receive the sum of
nine dollars per day, and the sum of five dollars for every twenty: miles of travel going to and returning from the Seat of Government, the distance to be computed by the nearest route usually travelled.
Approved 17th March, 1866.
An Act to fic the 19 of the Judges and certain other officers of the
State of Georgia.
5. Sec. I. Be it enacted, 8c., That from and after the passage of Sulareo Su. this Act, the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court shall be preme Court. thirty five hundred dollars each per annum.
6. Sec., II. The salaries of the Judges of the Superior Courts shall be twenty-five hundred dollars each per annum.
7. SEC. III. The salary of the Reporter of the Supreme Court
shall be one thousand dollars per annum. Solicitors and" 8. Sec. IV. The salaries of the Solicitors General and of the
Attorney General shall be three hundred dollars each per annum.
9. SEC. V. The salaries of the Secretaries of the Executive Ex. Dept. Department shall be eighteen hundred dollars each per annum, Messenger. and of the Messenger of the Governor, nine hundred and fifty dole
lars per annum.
10. Sec. VI. That the salary of the Clerks of the Comptroller Comptroller and Treasu- General and Treasurer shall be sixteet hundred dollars' each, and
Increase pay of Compiler. Fees of Clerk of Supreme Court. that the salary of State Librarian shall be twelve hundred dollars. Librarian,
Sec. VII. Repeals conflicting laws.
of Inferior Court.
(No. 269.) An Act to increase the pay of the Compiler, and provide for the early dis
tribution of the laws.
WHEREAS, It is important that the laws should be printed and distributed as soon as possible, therefore,
11. Sec. I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That the Governor be and he is hereby authorized to pay the Compiler of the laws seven hundred and fifty dollars instead of compiler" five hundred dollars, as prescribed in the Code; Provided, the for Compiler shall employ such assistance as may be requisite to have the laws ready for distribution in the shortest possible time, to be judged of the Governor.
12. Şec. II. That so soon as the laws are ready, notice of the fact being given in the papers of Milledgeville, the number of copies assigned to any county shall be delivered to the order of the composto be de Clerk of the Inferior Court of said county, or sent as may be di- dem de Clerk rected by him, 'in advance of the distribution of the laws and journals as provided in the Code.
Sec. III. Repeals conflicting laws.
ting the fees of Ordinaries, Clerks, Sheriffs and other county officers.
13. Sec. I. The General Assembly do enact, That from and after. the passage of this Act, the fees of the Clerk of the Supreme Court Festa poftclk shall be as follows, to-wit: For entering and carrying case to judgment, six dollars; recording opinion, six dollars'; remitter, including certificate and seal, two dollars.
14. Sec. II. That the fees of Ordinaries, Clerks of the Superior FeetofeCounand Inferior Courts, and Sheriffs and other county officers, shall be payable in payable in currency, upon the rates of fees now provided by the Code.
Sec. III. Repeals conflicting laws.
of Snpreme Court.