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Ninety-seventh. To acquire, in the manner now or hereafter proolded by law for the taking of private property for public use, private ords bordering upon the public or navigable waters, useful, desirable to advantageous for bathing beaches and recreation piers.

Ninety-eighth. To pass all ordinances, rules, and make all regularuns, proper or necessary, to carry into effect the powers granted to rities or villages, with such fines or penalties as the city council or and of trustees shall deem proper: Provided, no fine or penalty shall *\ceed $200.00, and no imprisonment shall exceed six months for one offense.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

("I WIL SERVICE.

CITIES. § 1. Amends section 10 14. Act of 1895. § 2. Emergency.

§ 1 0 14. Persons preferred for
appointments.

(Hot's E BILL No. 6. APPRovED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 10.1% of an Act entitled: “An Act to regulate the civil service of cities,” approved and in force March 20, 1895, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, to presented in the General Assembly: That section 1012 of an Act entitled: “An Act to regulate the civil service of cities,” approved and in force March 20, 1895, as amended, is hereby amended to read as Iollows: § 10%. Persons who were engaged in the military, or naval service of the United States during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, lso, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 19s 1, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918 or 1919, and who were honorably discharged there from, and all persons who were engaged in such military or naval service during any of said years, who are now or may hereafter be on inactive or reserve duty in •uch military or naval service, not including, however, persons who were "I'victed by court-martial of disobedience of orders, where such dis*dience consisted in the refusal to perform military service on the -found of alleged religious or conscientious objections against war, shall * Preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to Ross the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such office, and it shall be the duty of the examiner or commissioner certifying the list of eligibles who have taken the examinations Provided for in this Act, to place the name or names of such persons at the head of the list of eligibles certified for appointment, provided. **ter, that this shall not apply to promotions provided for in section * hereof, but in such promotions such person or persons shall be given *Additional credit in the promotional examination of one per cent 1%) (on the basis of 100%) for each six months or fraction thereof of such military or naval service; and, provided, further that such additional credit shall not be computed so as to increase or decrease the rating allotted to any person competing in such examination for ascer. tained merits (efficiency) or seniority in service. And provided further, that no person shall be given such additional credits in the promotional examination for more than eighteen months of such military or naval service.) § 2. Because of an emergency, this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

CITIES-ACT OF 1915 AMENDED.

§ 1. Amends section 18, Act of 1915. § 18. S a lar i e s of commissioners.

(House BILL No. 699. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 18 of an Act entitled, “An Act to regulate the civil service of cities,” approved and in force March 20, 1895, as amended by an Act approved June 13, 1895, and in force July 1, 1895, as amended by an Act approved June 22, 1915, and in force July 1, 1915. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 18 of an Act entitled, “An Act to regulate the civil service of cities,” approved and in force March 20, 1895, as amended by an Act approved June 13, 1895, and in force July 1, 1895, as amended by an Act approved June 23, 1915, and in force July 1, 1915, be amended to read as follows: § 18. In cities having a population of one hundred thousand inhabitants or more, the president of said commission shall receive a salary of seven thousand five hundred dollars a year, each of the other members of said commission shall receive a salary of five thousand dollars a year, and the chief examiner of said commission shall receive a salary of four thousand five hundred dollars a year. Any person not at the time in the official service of the city, serving as a member of the board of examiners or of a trial board, shall receive compensation for every day actually and necessarily spent in the discharge of his duty as an examiner or a member of the trial board at the rate of not exceeding seven dollars per day, and said commission may, in such city, also incur expenses not exceeding the amount appropriated therefor by the city council of the city wherein said commission exists. In cities having a population of less than one hundred thousand inhabitants such commissioners shall receive an annual salary, and the chief examiner shall receive an annual salary to be fixed by the city council of such cities. In cities having a population of less than one hundred thousand inhabitants, any person not at the time in the official service of the city, serving as a member of the board of examiners or of a trial board shall receive compensation for every day actually and necessarily spent in the discharge of his duty as an examiner or member of the trial board at the rate per day to be fixed by the city council of such cities, and said commission may, in such cities also incur expenses not exceeding the amount appropriated there: for by the city council wherein said commission exists.

Provided, that in cities having the commission form of government the appointment of civil service commissioners shall be made by the city ouncil. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

COOK COUNTY –AMENDS ACT OF 1893.

1. Amends subdivisions 10, 27 and (27) Salaries and expenses. 28 of section 6, Act of 1893. (28) Appropriations. (10) Civil service commission.

(SENATE BILL No. 193. FILED JUNE 20, 1919.)

As ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to the election of county commissioners in Cook County and to fir their term of office,” approved ''', 15, 1893, in force July 1, 1893, is subsequently amended, by amending the sections designated in the law as “Tenth—Civil Service Commission,” and “Twenty-seventh— Salaries and Wages,” and “Twenty-eighth—Appropriation,” being the tenth, twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth subdivisions of the section designated as 61, but which is the 6th section of the Act. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, ripresented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to the election of county commissioners in Cook County and to fix their term of office,” approved June 15, 1893, in force July 1, 1893, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereby illended by amending the sections designated in the law as “Tenth— Civil Service Commission,” and “Twenty-seventh—Salaries and Wages,” and “Twenty-eighth—Appropriation,” being the tenth and twentyseventh and twenty-eighth subdivisions of the section designated as 61, but which is the 6th section of the Act, to read as follows: Tenth–CIVIL SERVICE com MISSION.] The president of the county board shall, at the first regular meeting after the first day of July, A. D. 1919, appoint three persons, who shall constitute and be known as the civil service commission of said county; one for a term ending on June 30, !"); one for a term ending on June 30, 1921, and one ending on June * 1932, and until their respective successors are appointed and qualitod. And at the respective dates above named, or soon thereafter, the President shall in like manner appoint one person as the successor, or a ommissioner whose term shall then expire, to serve as a commissioner of three years, and until his successor is in like manner appointed and olified. Two commissioners shall constitute a quorum. All appoint*Its to such commission, both original and to fill vacancies, shall be * made that not more than two members shall at the time of appoint*ht be members of the same political party. Said commissioners shall old no other salaried office or employment under the United States, the * of Illinois, or any municipal corporation or political division ofeof. Each commissioner, before entering upon the duties of his * shall take the oath prescribed by the Constitution of this State.

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Twenty-seventh—SALARIES AND EXPENSEs.] Each of said civil service commissioners shall receive a salary of not to exceed three thousand ($3,000) dollars a year, and to be fixed by the county board, and said commission may also incur necessary expenses for printing, stationery and other incidental matters.

Twenty-eighth—APPROPRIATIONs.] A sufficient sum of money shall be appropriated each year by said board to carry out the provisions of this Act in said county. If the board shall have already made the annual appropriation for county purposes for the fiscal year current with this amendment, the board is authorized and required to pay the salaries and expenses of the civil service commission for such fiscal year out of the moneys appropriated for contingent purposes by said board.

FILED June 30, 1919.

This bill having remained with the Governor ten days, Sundays excepted, the General Assembly being in session, it has thereby become a law. Witness my hand this thirtieth day of June, A. D. 1919. Louis L. EMMERson, Secretary of State.

PARKS-ACT OF 1911 AMENDED.

§ 1. Amends section 29a, Act of 1911. § 29a. Preference given certain persons.

(SENATE BILL No. 4. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 29a of an Act entitled, “An Act relating to the civil service in park systems,” approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 29a of an Act entitled, “An Act relating to the civil service in park systems,” approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: § 29a. Persons who were engaged in the military or naval service of the United States during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918 or 1919, and who were honorably discharged therefrom, and all persons who were engaged in such military or naval service during any of said years, who are now or may hereafter be on inactive or reserve duty in such military or naval service, and also all persons who are citizens of Illinois, who, during the World War, were engaged in the military or naval service of the allies of the United States, who were honorably discharged therefrom, not including, however, persons who were convicted by court-martial of disobedience of orders, where such disobedience consisted in the refusal to perform military service on the ground of alleged religious or conscientious objections against war, shall be preferred for appointment to civil offices provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such office, and it shall be the duty of the examiner or commissioner certifying the list of eligibles, who have taken the examinations provided for in this Act, to place the name or names of such persons at the head of the list of eligibles certified for appointment. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

STATE–ACT OF 1905 AMENDED.

i 1. Amends section 11, Act of 1905. § 11. Classified service—what officers and employees exempt.

(SENATE BILL No. 495. APPROVED JUNE 23, 1919.)

As ACT to amend section 11 of an Act entitled, “An Act to regulate the civil service of the State of Illinois,” approved May 11, 1905, in force July 1, 1905, as subsequently amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, foresented in the General Assembly: That section 11 of an Act entitled, “An Act to regulate the civil service of the State of Illinois,” A proved May 11, 1905, in force July 1, 1905, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 11. The following officers, positions, and places of employment shall be exempt from the classified civil service of the State: (1) All officers elected by the people. (?) All judges and officers appointed by judges of any court, orks of court, all officers and employees of the General Assembly or other house thereof, and notaries public. (3) All offices, positions and places of employment in the military - Ivice of the State. (4) All notaries public. (5) All officers appointed by the Governor by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (6) One private secretary and one stenographer for each elective ofter in the executive department, and one private secretary for each director of a department created by the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, for the president of each State normal school and for the President and each dean of the University of Illinois. (?) All regular and special Assistants Attorneys General, all law orks, special investigators and all special attorneys employed by the Attorney General, including the inheritance tax attorney of Cook "ounty and assistant inheritance tax attorneys of Cook County. (S) All presidents, deans, principals, professors, instructors, scientific staff and other teachers of the University of Illinois and of the State normal schools. (9) All employees at the executive mansion. (10) The superintendent and assistant superintendent of capitol Willing and grounds. (1) All bank examiners, examiners of building and loan associa"Is, insurance actuaries and examiners of insurance companies. (13) All superintendents, wardens and chaplains in the State tharitable, penal and correctional institutions. (1%) All regularly licensed veterinary surgeons employed by or of the supervision of the Department of Agriculture. (1) All clerks, watchmen and policemen employed in the offices o the elective officers in the executive department and the office of the Work of the Supreme Court.

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