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In the University of Illinois and in the State normal schools, students may be employed under the rules of the Civil Service Commission without examination or certification.

APPROVED June 23, 1919.

STATE–ACT OF 1905 AMENDED. § 1. Amends section 10, Act of 1905. § 2. Emergency.

§ 10. Preference given certain
persons.

(House BILL No. 674. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 10 of an Act entitled: “An Act to regulate the civil service of the State of Illinois,” approved May 11, 1905, in force November 1, 1905, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it anacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 10 of an Act entitled: “An Act to regulate the civil service of the State of Illinois,” approved May 11, 1905, in force November 1, 1905, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: § 10. Whenever a position classified under this Act is to be filled, the appointing officer shall make requisition upon said commission, and the commission shall certify to him the name and address of the candidate standing highest upon the register of eligibles for said position, except that in case of laborers, when a choice by competition is impracticable, said commission may provide by its rules that the selection shall be made by lot from among those candidates proved fit by examination. The appointing officer shall notify the commission of each position to be filled separately and shall fill such position by the appointment of the person certified to him by said commission therefor, which appointment shall be on probation for a period not more than three months, to be fixed by said rules. At any time during the period of probation, the appointing officer may discharge a person so certified and shall forthwith notify the commission, in writing, of such discharge. If such person is not thus discharged, his appointment shall be deemed complete. Persons who were engaged in the military or naval service of the United States during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864 and 1865, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901 and 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, not including, however, persons who were convicted by court-martial of disobedience of orders, where such disohedience 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 exam. inations provided for in this Act, to place the name or names of such

osons at the head of the list of eligibles to be certified for appointment. When there is no eligible list, the appointing officer may, with the authority of the commission, make temporary appointments to remain I force only until regular appointments under the provisions of this At can be made. In employment of an essentially temporary and transitory nature, the appointing officer may, with the authority of the commission, make temporary anpointments to fill a vacancy, but no such authority shall be granted for a period of more than thirty days, but it may be renewed from time to time by the commission. The commission shall Iclude in its annual report, and if thereto required by the Governor, in any special report, a statement of all temporary authorities granted or renewed during the year or period specified by the Governor, togother with a statement of the facts in each case because of which such authority was granted. The acceptance or refusal by an eligible person of a temporary appointment shall not affect the standing on the register for permanent inpointment. § 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.

CORONERS.

CORONERS. 1. Amends section 18. Act of 1874. § 18. Testimony of witnesses. (SENATE BILL No. 504. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

As ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to coroners,” approved February 6, 1874, in force July 1, 1874, and Arts amendatory thereof, by amending section eighteen (18) thereof. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, "resented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, “An Act * Revise the law in relation to coroners,” be and the same is hereby *nded by amending section eighteen (18) thereof to read as follows: § 18. The coroner shall cause the testimony of each witness who * be sworn and examined at any inquest to be written out and signed o said witness, together with his occupation and place of residence, *h testimony shall be filed with said coroner in his office and care. ully preserved: Provided, the coroner may cause the testimony of * witnesses to be taken in shorthand minutes and transcribed by a **tent person, who shall certify that the transcript of the evidence **on and transcribed by him is a true and correct copy of the original *ttes taken at said inquest and is a true and correct statement of **stimony of each of the several witnesses who have testified at said *st. Which said transcript shall be filed and carefully preserved in * office of the coroner: And, provided, further, that whenever the *imony of the several witnesses at such inquest shall have been taken **orthand minutes and transcribed as above provided for, the several witnesses shall not be required to sign such transcript or other state ment of his testimony. Provided, further, that in any suit or proceed ing hereafter commenced for the recovery of damages arising from o growing out of injuries caused by the negligence of any person, firm o corporation resulting in the death of any person or for the collection o a policy of insurance, neither the coroner's verdict returned upon th inquisition as provided herein, nor a copy thereof, shall be admissibl as evidence to prove or establish any of the facts in controversy in said civil suit or proceeding. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

CORPORATIONS.

ANNUAL REPORT TO SECRETARY OF STATE.

§ 1. Amends section 7, Act of 1901. § 7e. Publication on c e each week for three weeks. § 7. May be reinstated within

two years—fee—Attor- $ 7f. Practice in proceeding:

ney General to institute same as in cases in

proceedings. chancery. § 7a. Information to be filed in $ 7 g. Decree of dissolution of

Circuit Court. corporation. $ 7b. Process—how served. § 7h. Defendant corporation to

pay costs.

§ 7c. How publication notice

may be had—form of § 7 i. Emergency.

notice.

§ 7d. Not necessary for Attor-
ney General to file affi-
davit that process can-
not be served.

(SENATE BILL No. 85. APPROVED APRIL 29, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act requiring corporations to make annual report to the Secretary of State, and providing for the cancellation of articles of incorporation for failure to do so, and to repeal a certain Act therein named,” appropwed May 10, 1901, in force July 1, 1901, and amendments thereto in force July 1, 1903, and July 1, 1917, by amending section seven thereof and adding thereto sections 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e, 7f, 7 g, 7h and 7 i. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, “An Act requiring corporations to make annual report to the Secretary of State, and providing for the cancellation of articles of incorporation for failure to do so, and to repeal a certain Act therein named,” approved May 10, 1901, in force July 1, 1901, and amendments thereto in force July 1, 1903, and July 1, 1917, be and the same is hereby amended, hy Amending section seven thereof and by adding thereto sections a, b, o, d. 78; if, g, oh and ii, which said section seven and added sections shall read as follows: § 3. It is further provided that any corporation which is pursuing in active business, under its charter, failing to make said report at the time provided by law, may at any time within two years from such

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"..f. so be reinstated upon the records in the office of the Secretary of no. o payment of a fee in the sum of $20 for such reinstateson ! filing in said office an affidavit stating all facts required in at the o o this Act, and in addition thereto the fact that it was 's chart o such default, and still is, engaged in active business under of each o Poided, further, that on or before the first day of July o Secretary of State shall certify the names of all Site on al o failed to file in the office of the Secretary of ofault o o for reinstatement within two years from date of o o er with the facts in relation thereto, to the Attorney (f the p.o. o duty it shall be to institute proceedings in the namo \gamon ! of the State of Illinois, either in the Circuit Court of State as to .." or in the Circuit Court of such other county in this t o Islay Seem best for the dissolution of said corporations old, that .." and non-user of their charter, and be it further proGeneral shai orificate from the Secretary of State to the Attorney * evidence o on and received in all courts and places as prima of suit the o the facts therein stated. Provided, that before institutos at last k "They General shall mail to the corporation or corporaoate, a o address of the corporation, as given in said cer"orporation 0 o fact that a suit will be instituted to dissolve he see her. o “s an application for reinstatement, accompanied the Secret. o mentioned in this section, is filed in the office * shall be the !" State within thirty days from the date of said notice. "ration for o of the Secretary of State upon filing of said ap\tertified by .."onent, accompanied by said fee, by any corpora"heral of shot." to the Attorney General, to notify said Attorney At the *xpiration of the filing of said application for reinstatement. oceed to dissolv of the said thirty days, the Attorney General shall on for rio. *ny such cornoration that has not filed an applica* if it shall d "nt, as provided by the provisions of this section. ong an ago.""", upon the hearing, that said corporation is purStor lve busin | ory of State o ess under its charter, then, upon payment to the o " the prose the sum of $50 and all costs that have accumu- orwise, a d ...usion of the suit, the charter shall ho restored. "in by an o of dissolution shall be entered against said corold "ouser of "opriate judgment of the court for abandonment | . . a. She * charter. ""ourt, in !"oceeding shall be commenced by filing in the Cir", sating the |ory, an information in the nature of a bill in chano the location Ame and date of the organization of such corporao trust..." its principal office, and the names of its directors, " or , , , or officers, if known: that it has failed to make its for its di. Secretary of State, as provided in this Act, and so." In pro.'''.ion.

"is in ch ... edings under this Act, process in the form of a "on o: may issue out of the court, unon the filing of o office of SU "ected to the sheriff of the county in which the

to ly dail.h corporation is, by its charter, located, and shall

'ng a copy thereof to the president of such cor

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poration, if he can be found in such county, and if he cannot be found therein, then by leaving such copy with the clerk, secretary, superin tendent or other agent of such corporation, and in case the sherif having such process shall make return thereon that such president clerk, secretary, superintendent, or other agent of such corporation can not be found in his county, then the Attorney General shall cause : notice to be published in some newspaper published in the county wher. the principal office of such corporation is located, (as shown by th records of the Secretary of State), as hereinafter in this Act provided § 7c. The publication notice required for service of process or said corporations sought to be dissolved, may be had by giving notic to all of said corporations which it is sought to have dissolved at thi same term of the court in one notice to all of the corporations which are sought to be dissolved in that term of said court, and which said notice shall be in the following form, as nearly as may be:

Notice of ACTION FoR Dissolution of CoRPORATIONs.

To the following named corporations, their officers and stockholders: Acme Bond Company, Brown Ink Company; New York Sand Company; (inserting names of all the corporations against whom bills have been filed :) You will hereby take notice that the Attorney General of Illinois has filed a bill in chancery in the name of the People of the State of Illinois against each of the above named corporations, in the Circuit Court of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . County to the . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . term: thereof, the said bill in chancery praying for the dissolution of each of the above named corporations, and that a summons has been issued by the clerk of said court and delivered to the sheriff of the county in which the principal office of each of said corporations is located for service, and that said sheriff has returned said summons to the clerk of said court with a return that he has been unable to obtain service on any of the above named corporations. You will therefore take notice that said information in chancery has been filed in said Circuit Court of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . County. Illinois, and is now pending in said court.

Clerk of the Circuit Court of . . . . . . . . . . . . County.

Attorney General of the State of Illinois. § 7d. It shall not be necessary for the Attorney General to file an affidavit showing such president, clerk, secretary, superintendent or other agent of such corporation resides or has gone out of the State, or on due inquiry cannot be found, or is concealed, so that process cannot be served upon them, or that upon diligent inquiry the places of residence of such officers or agents cannot be ascertained. S Te. Said publication shall be had at least once in each week for three successive weeks, and no default shall be taken upon such notice unless thirty (30) days shall have intervened between the date

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