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(1) File with the commission a sworn statement showing his financial ability to pay the compensation provided for in this Act, or (2) Furnish security, indemnity or a bond guaranteeing the payment by the employer of the compensation provided for in this Act, or (3) Insure to a reasonable amount his liability to pay such compensation in some corporation or organization authorized, licensed or permitted to do such insurance business in this State, or (4) Make some other provisions for the securing of the payment of compensation provided for in this Act, and (5) Upon becoming subject to this Act and thereafter as often as the commission may in writing demand, file with the Commission in form prescribed by it evidence of his compliance with the provisions of this paragraph. (b) The sworn statement of financial ability, or security, indemnity or bond, or amount of insurance, or other provision, filed, furnished, carried, or made by the employer, as the case may be, shall be subject to the approval of the commission, upon the approval of which, the commission shall send to the employer written notice of its approval thereof. The filing with the commission of evidence of compliance with paragraph (a) of this section as therein provided shall constitute such compliance until ten days after written notice to the employer of the disapproval by the commission. (c) Whenever the Industrial Commission shall find that any corporation, company, association, aggregation of individuals, or other insurer affecting workmen’s compensation insurance in this State shall be insolvent, financially unsound, or unable to fully meet all payments and liabilities assumed or to be assumed for compensation insurance in this State, or shall practice a policy of delay or unfairness toward employees in the adjustment, settlement, or payment of benefits due such employees, the said Industrial Commission may after reasonable notice and hearing order and direct that such corporation, company, association, aggregation of individuals, or insurer, shall from and after a date fixed in such order discontinue the writing of any such workmen's compensation insurance in this State. Subject to such modification of said order as the commission may later make on review of said order, as herein provided, it shall thereupon be unlawful for any such corporation, company, association, aggregation of individuals, or insurer to effect any workmen's compensation insurance in this State. Any such order made by said Industrial Commission shall be subject to review by the courts, as in the case of other orders of said Industrial Commission, provided that upon said review the Circuit Court shall have power to review all questions of fact as well as of law. (d) The failure or neglect of an employer to comply with the provisions of paragraph (a) of this section shall be deemed a misdemeanor punishable by a fine equal to ten cents per each employee of such employer, at the time of such failure or neglect, but not less than one dollar nor more than fifty dollars, for each day of such refusal or neglect until the same ceases. Each day of such refusal or neglect shall constitute a separate offense.

§ 28. In the event the employer does not pay the compensation for which he is liable, then an insurance company, association or insurer which may have insured such employer against such liability shall become primarily liable to pay to the employee, his personal representative or beneficiary the compensation required by the provisions of this Act to be paid by such employer. The insurance carrier may be made a party to the proceedings to which the employer is a party and an award may be entered jointly against the employer and the insurance carrier. § 31. Any one engaging in any business or enterprise referred to in sub-sections 1 and 2 of section 3 of this Act who undertakes to do any work enumerated therein, shall be liable to pay compensation to his own immediate employees in accordance with the provisions of this Act, and in addition thereto if he directly or indirectly engages any contractor whether principal or sub-contractor to do any such work, he shall be liable to pay compensation to the employees of any such contractor or sub-contractor unless such contractor or sub-contractor shall have insured, in any company or association authorized under the laws of this State to insure the liability to pay compensation under this Act, or guaranteed his liability to pay such compensation. In the event any such person shall pay compensation under this section he may recover the amount thereof from the contractor or subcontractor, if any, and in the event the contractor shall pay compensation under this section he may recover the amount thereof from the sub-contractor, if any. This section shall not apply in any case where the accident occurs elsewhere than on, in or about the immediate premises on which the principal has contracted that the work shall be done. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

FEES AND SALARIES.

CIRCUIT AND SUPERIOR JUDGES. § 1. Amends section 3, Act of 1872. § 3. Judges of Cook County to receive annual salary of $6,500.00.

(House, BILL No. 97. APPROVED JUNE 16, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 3 of an Act entitled, “An Act concerning fees and salaries and to classify the several counties of this State with reference thereto,” approved March 29, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, and as the same has been subsequently amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 3 of an Act entitled, “An Act concerning fees and salaries, and to classify the several counties of this State with reference thereto,” approved March 29, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as the same has been subsequently amended be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 3. That each judge of the Circuit Courts of this State and each judge of the Superior Court of Cook County, who shall be elected on or after the first Monday in June, A. D. 1919, shall receive and be paid out of the State treasury of this State an annual salary of six thousand five hundred dollars ($6,500): Provided, that such provision shall not apply to any judge elected or appointed to serve an unexpired term which began prior to said first Monday of June, A. D. 1919; and, provided, further, that the provisions of this Act shall not prevent the payment of such additional compensation to the judges of the Circuit and Superior Courts of Cook County out of the treasury of said county as is or may be provided by law. APPROVED June 16, 1919.

CORONERS.

§ 1. Amends section 26, Act of 1872. § 26. Coroner—inquests—when acting as sheriff.

(SENATE BILL No. 151. APPROVED JUNE 24, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act concerning fees and salaries, and to classify the several counties of this State with reference thereto,” approved March 29, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended, by amending section 26 thereof. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, “An Act concerning fees and salaries, and to classify the several counties of this State with reference thereto,” approved March 29, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended, is hereby amended by amending section 26 thereof to read as follows: § 26. For holding an inquest over a dead body, when required by law, in counties of first and second class, fifteen dollars; in counties of third class, five dollars. For summoning the jury, one dollar, in all counties. For burial expenses, in counties of first class, fifteen dollars; in . of second class, twelve dollars; in counties of third class, ten dollars. All of which fees shall be certified by the court, and paid out of the treasury when the same cannot be collected out of the estate of the deceased. And whenever the coroner shall be required by law to perform any of the duties appertaining to the office of the sheriff, he shall be entitled to the like fees and compensation as shall be at the time being allowed by law to the sheriff for the performance of similar services. APPRoved June 24, 1919.

COUNTY OFFICERS. § 1. Amends section 14, Act of 1872. § 14. Fees of county officers. (House BILL No. 159. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 14 of an Act entitled, “An Act concerning

fees and salaries, and to classify the several counties of this State

lish reference thereto,” approved March 20, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended,

Section. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,

represented in the General Assembly: Section 14 of an Act entitled

“An Act concerning fees and salaries, and classify the several counties of this State with reference thereto” approved March 29, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended, is amended to read as follows: § 14. The fees of the clerk of the Circuit Court in counties of the first and second class shall be paid in advance, except as herein provided, and shall be as follows: For each judgment by confession in vacation or in term time, $5.00. In each case of appeal from or petition for a writ of certiorari to a justice of the peace or any court of record and in each case of a change of venue from a court of record, $5.00. In each case of transcript of a judgment from a justice of the peace or a court of record for the purpose of creating a lien, including one execution, $5.00. In each case for the exercise of eminent domain, $20.00; and also $10.00 for each and every lot or tract of land or right or interest therein subject to be condemned, the damages in respect to which shall require separate assessments by the jury. In each other civil action at common law, $10.00. In each cause in chancery for divorce or separate maintenance, including injunctions, $8.00. In each suit for partition, $15.00. In each other chancery case, $10.00. In each criminal case, but not in advance, $5.00. In each petition for a writ of habeas corpus, $5.00. If any cause shall be remanded to the Circuit Court from the Supreme Court or Appellate Court, the clerk shall be entitled to the same fee before the filing of the remanding order and the reinstating of the cause as if it were the commencement of a new suit. For issuing each execution after the first, $1.00. For issuing a procedendo, 25c. For each record of proceedings and judgment or decree, whether on appeal, error or change of venue, certified copies of orders and decrees, and all other instruments, 20c for each one hundred words. For comparing a bill of exceptions or a certificate of evidence, 3c for each one hundred words. For recording decrees, reports of a master, receivers, trustees, commissioners or a commissioner, or other like officers, 15c for each 100 words: Provided, however, there shall be no charge for recording the first 1,500 words of any decree. In all cases except criminal cases wherein the same are dismissed or settled without trial at the term to which process is made returnable, one-half the fees provided in foregoing shall be refunded. For taking deposition and certifying and sealing the same, 15c for each one hundred words. For taking the acknowledgement of a deed or other instrument in writing with seal, 25c. Any person desiring to bring a suit or to file papers upon an appeal or certiorari or change of venue, as a poor person, shall first file a motion for leave to do so, supported by an affidavit describing in detail all property, real and personal, which he owns. Such motion shall be heard by the court in term time or by a judge thereof in vacation, or by a master in chancery if no judge be present in the county, and the proposed plaintiff may be orally examined under oath, and if such court, judge or master finds that said proposed plaintiff is a poor person and unable to prosecute such suit and pay the costs and expenses thereof, an order shall be entered permitting him to begin and prosecute such suit without paying in advance the fee herein specified therefor. Such order shall be subject to review in term time on motion. If the defendant shall settle or compromise such suit, or pay or deliver to plaintiff or his counsel any money or valuable thing because of such suit, without causing such fee to be paid to the clerk of the court, the court may enter an order that the defendant pay such fee, and the same shall be collected from the defendant upon a fee bill to be issued by the clerk to the sheriff therefor. The fees of the clerk of the Circuit Court when he is also erofficio recorder of deeds of his county, shall be paid in advance and shall be as follows: For recording each deed or other instrument in writing, 15c for each hundred words. Each certificate by such recorder of the recording of the deed or other writing and of the date of recording the same signed by such clerk and er-officio recorder shall be sufficient evidence of the recording thereof, and for such certificate including the indexing of the record, the fee shall be 25c. For a certified copy of a record, the same fee as for recording. “For entering each tract in entry book of conveyances, in counties of the first class, 10c, and counties of the second class, 5c, and for entering each tract of land or town lot made in any one deed above five, in the entry book, 5c in counties of the first and second class.” For recording every city, town, or assessor's plat, for each lot or tract of land included in said plat, 10c, when the number of lots does not exceed twenty, and for each additional lot 5c, and for the certificates attached thereto the same fee as for recording other instruments. For each attestation of a release or an assignment of an instrument on the margin of the record thereof and for indexing the same in the book kept for that purpose, 25c. Approved June 24, 1919.

COUNTY OFFICERS.

§ 1. Amends section 3. Act of 1905. § 3. Fees — sheriff — recorder —county clerk.

(SENATE BILL No. 146. Approved JUNE 24, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend an Act entitled: “An Act to provide for the fees of Certain officers therein named in counties of the third class, to-irit: Sheriff, recorder and county clerk” approved May 16, 1905, in force July 1, 1905, by amending section three (3) thereof. SECTION 1... Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 3 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the fees of certain officers therein named

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