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qualify by giving bond and taking the oath as required by law of the clerk, and thereupon such appointee shall perform all the duties required of a duly elected clerk of said court, and shall receive a like salary, and shall hold such office until some person is elected and qualified according to law to fill such vacancy. Whenever any such vacancy occurs, the Chief Justice shall forthwith notify the Governor thereof, who, upon receiving such notice, shall, as soon thereafter as may be practicable, issue a writ of election, as in other cases. When a vacancy occurs in the office of the clerk and the unexpired term is less than one year the judges shall appoint a clerk pro tempore, who shall qualify by giving bond and taking the oath as required by law of the clerk, and thereupon such appointee shall perform all the duties required of a duly elected clerk of said court and shall receive a like salary, and shall hold such office until some person is elected and qualified according to law to fill such vacancy. The salary of the clerk shall be nine thousand dollars ($9,000) per annum. Such salary shall be payable in monthly installments out of the city treasury, and that it shall be neither increased nor diminished during the term for which the clerk shall have been elected. The clerk may employ an attorney at the salary of not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5,000) per annum, which salary together with all expenses incurred by the clerk in prosecuting or defending suits brought by or against him in his official capacity and for legal services rendered to him in matters relating to his official duties, shall be paid in monthly installments out of the city treasury. § 16. That there shall be a bailiff of said Municipal Court whose term of office shall be six (6) years and until his successor shall be elected and qualified and who shall be elected on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, A. D. 1906, and every six years thereafter. He shall perform with respect to said Municipal Court the duties usually performed by sheriffs in respect to attendance upon, and service and execution of the process, and obedience of the lawful orders and directions of a Circuit Court. He shall give his personal attendance to the performance of the duties of his office. He shall maintain an office in each district and each office shall be kept open for the transaction of business from nine o'clock a. m. to five o’clock p. m. of each working day during the year, excepting that on Saturdavs, after the hour of twelve o’clock p. m. the bailiff may close such of his offices as he may deem proper at twelve o’clock p. m. Until otherwise provided by the rules which may be adopted under the provisions of this Act, the powers, duties and liabilities, the oath of office, and the bonds and conditions thereof, of such hailiff shall he the same, as near as may be, as those prescribed by law for sheriffs with respect to attendance upon, and service and execution of the process, and obedience of the lawful orders and directions, of a Circuit Court. He shall be commissioned by the Governor. When a vacancy occurs in the office of bailiff and the unexpired term exceeds one year, the judges shall appoint a bailiff pro tempore, who shall qualify by giving bond and taking the oath as required by law of the bailiff and thereupon such appointee shall perform all the duties required of a duly elected bailist of said court, and

shall receive a like salary, and shall hold such office until some person is elected and qualified according to law to fill such vacancy. Whenever any such vacancy occurs, the chief justice shall forthwith notify the Governor thereof, who, upon receiving such notice, shall, as soon thereafter as may be practicable, issue a writ of election as in other cases. When a vacancy occurs in the office of bailiff and the unexpired term is less than one year the judges shall appoint a bailiff pro tempore, who shall qualify by giving bond and taking the oath required by law of the bailiff and thereupon such appointee shall perform all the duties required of a duly elected bailiff of said court and shall receive a like salAry, and shall hold such office until some person is elected and qualified according to law to fill such vacancy. It shall be unnecessary to serve any process of summons upon the bailiff in any suit against him commenced in the Municipal Court. In lieu of the service of such process the clerk shall notify the bailiff of the commencement of such suit and the bailiff shall thereupon forthwith enter his appearance therein, such entry of appearance to be made without any advance payment of costs. The salary of the bailiff shall be nine thousands dollars ($9,000) per annum. Such salary shall be payable in monthly installments out of the city treasury, and that it shall be neither increased nor diminished during the term for which the bailiff shall have been elected. The hailiff may employ an attorney at the salary of not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5.000) per annum, which salary together with all expenses incurred by the bailiff in prosecuting or defending suits brought by or against him in his official capacity shall be paid in monthly installments out of the city treasury.

FILED July 11, 1919.

... The Governor having failed to return this bill to the General Assembly during to session, and having failed to file it in my office, with his objections, within ten days after the adjournment of the General Assembly, it has thereby become a law. Witness my hand this 11th day of July, A. D. 1919. Louis L. EMMERson, Secretary of State.

PENSIONING OF JUDGES. § 1. When entitled to receive pension. § 2. How paid. (Hot’s E BILL No. 31. APPROver JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT in relation to the retirement and pensioning of judges of courts of record in Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That any judge of a court of Toord in the State of Illinois, whether of the Supreme, Circuit, Superior, Probate, County, City or Municipal Court, who has served * a judge in any one or more of said courts for a period or periods aggregating twenty-four (24) years, shall, when he reaches the age of sixty-five (65) years, and shall by resignation or otherwise have ended such service, shall, after such service of twenty-four (24) years, and after reaching the age of sixty-five (65) years, be entitled to and shall receive annually a pension during the remainder of his life for * sum equal in amount to one half (1%) the sum annually received * Compensation for his judicial service during the last year thereof.

§ 2. The said pension of any such judge, after such retirement or end of service and reaching the age of sixty-five (65) years, shall be paid in the same manner as the salary of such judge was paid during his period of service from State, county or city respectively or out of moneys not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

PROBATION SYSTEM.

§ 1. Amends section 14, Act of 1911. § 14. Probation officers—compensation — receiving gifts or gratuities prohibited.

(House BILL No. 53. APPROVED APRIL 18, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 14 of an Act providing for a system of probation, for the appointment and compensation of probation officers, and authorizing the suspension of final judgment and the imposition of sentence upon persons guilty of certain defined crimes and offenses, and legalizing their ultimate discharge without punishment, approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as subsequently amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 14 of an Act entitled, “An Act providing for a system of probation for the appointment and compensation of probation officers and authorizing the suspension of final judgment and the imposition of sentence upon persons found guilty of certain defined crimes and offenses, and legalizing their ultimate discharge without punishment,” approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as subsequently amended, so as to read as follows: § 14. The amount of compensation to be paid any probation officer or chief probation officer appointed by any Circuit Court shall be determined by the board of commissioners or supervisors of the several counties in which said officers respectively are appointed, and shall be paid by the county treasurer on the warrant of the county comptroller or other person authorized to issue warrants on the county treasurer; the amount of compensation to be paid to any probation officer appointed by any Municipal or City Court shall be determined by the city council of the city in which such Municipal or City Court is situated, and shall be paid out of the city treasurer streasury] on warrants drawn for that purpose; the compensation to be paid to any chief probation officer appointed jointly by the judges of the Circuit Court of any county, and the judges of any Municipal or City Court. as provided in section 9 of this Act, shall be equally apportioned between the county and the cities, the judges of whose courts made such appointment as aforesaid, and the amount thereof shall be fixed by said judges and approved by the board of county commissioners or supervisors of such county and by the city councils of the cities for which said chief probation officer is appointed as aforesaid: provided, hoverer. that the compensation paid any chief probation officer in counties of the third class shall not exceed five thousand ($5,000.00) dollars a year, the compensation of each of not more than three assistant probation officers in counties of said class shall not exceed twenty-four hun

dred dollars ($2,400) a year, and the compensation of any other probation officer in counties of said class shall in the case of probation officers of the Circuit Court be fixed by said court with the approval of the county board, and in case of probation officers appointed by a Municipal or City Court, by said Municipal or City Court with the approval of the city council, but shall not exceed two thousand dollars (S2,000.00) per annum. And provided, that the compensation of any chief probation officer in counties of the second class shall not exceed twelve hundred dollars ($1,200.00) a year, and the compensation of any other probation officer in counties of said class shall not exceed eight hundred ($800) dollars a year: And, provided, that in counties of the first class the compensation of any probation officer shall be limited to a per diem of not to exceed three dollars ($3.00) per day for such time only as said officer shall be actually engaged in the discharge of his official duties. Probation officers shall, in counties of said first class, be entitled to their necessary traveling and other expenses incurred in the discharge of their official duties, but in counties of the second and third classes no probation officer shall be entitled to be reimbursed for any traveling expenses unless such officer shall be called upon to go outside of his county, in which case such officer shall be reimbursed for his necessary traveling expenses, and the court having jurisdiction may, by special order duly entered, direct that a probation officer shall be reimbursed for other expenses, incurred in any case pending before said court. All such expenses after being certified by the presiding judge of the Circuit Court or the committee of judges provided for in section 9 of this Act and approved by the board of county commissioners or board of supervisors of such county, shall be paid by the county treasurer on warrant by the proper county officer. No probation officer receiving compensation from any public funds under the provisions of this Act shall receive any compensation, gift or gratuity whatsoever from any person, firm or corporation for doing or refraining from doing any official act in any way connected with any proceeding then pending or about to be instituted in any court with which said probation officer has to do. Any probation officer retriving compensation from any public funds under the provisions of this Act, who shall receive any compensation, gift or gratuity whator from any person, firm or corporation for doing or refraining from sdoing] any official act in any way connected with any proceeding then ending or about to be instituted in any court with which said prolation officer has to do, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished accordingly and shall be immediately removed by the court or judges having the power of removal. APPROVED April 18, 1919.

SHORTHAND REPORTERS.

§ 1. Amends section 2, Act of 1887. § 2. Appointment—d uties compensation.

(SENATE BILL No. 182. APPROVED MAY 21, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 2 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize the judges of the Circuit Courts to appoint shorth and reporters for the taking and preservation of evidence, and to provide for their compensation,” approved May 31, 1887, in force July 1, 1887, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Section 2 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize the judges of the Circuit Courts to appoint shorthand reporters for the taking and preservation of evidence, and to provide for their compensation,” approved May 31, 1887, in force July 1, 1887, as amended, is amended to read as follows: § 2. The said reporter shall cause full phonographic notes of the evidence in all trials in the court for which he is so appointed to be taken down, and one transcript of the same, if desired by either party of the suit or by their attorney or by the judge of the court, to be forthwith correctly made and furnished to the party desiring it. The compensation of the reporter for taking such phonographic notes, shall be ten dollars ($10.00) per day for each day court is in session. The presiding judge of the court shall furnish to said reporter at the close of each term of court a certificate showing the amount per diem due him, and upon presentation to the county treasurer of such county he shall pay the same out of any funds of such county in his hands. Said reporters shall be allowed to charge not to exceed fifteen cents per one hundred words for making transcripts of said shorthand notes, to be paid in the first instance by the party on whose behalf such transcript is ordered, and allowed and taxed as costs in the suit, and the transcript when so paid for by the party ordering it and the charges for the same is taxed as costs, the same shall be filed and remain with the papers in the case: Provided, however, that when the judge trying the cause shall, of his own motion, order a transcript of said shorthand notes as hereinbefore provided, he may direct the payment of the charges therefor and the taxation of the same as costs in such manner as to him may seem just: Provided, always, that the charges for making but one transcript may be taxed as costs, the party first ordering the transcript shall have the preference, unless it shall be otherwise ordered by the court. APPROVED May 21, 1919.

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