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§ 3. Whereas, the sums hereby appropriated are immediately reshired, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall take effect oum and after its passage and approval.

APPRoved April 18, 1919.

ATTORNEY GENERAL–DEFICIENCY,

Appropriates $10,000 for certain § 2. How drawn.
purposes.
§ 3. Emergency.

(SENATE BILL No. 97. APPROVED MARCH 19, 1919.)

AN ACT making additional appropriations to the Attorney General. WHEREAs, On July 2, 1917, a race riot occurred in East St. Louis on St. Clair County causing great loss of human life and great destruction of property, and that the Attorney General was required to make large expenditures of money in assisting the local authorities to prosetute participants in said riot for commissions of crime and that there are other prosecutions connected with said race riot still pending in the tourts, and that the expenditures so made from the appropriation made by the Fiftieth General Assembly did not contemplate these expenses of prosecutions in St. Clair County, and WHEREAs, The appropriation made by the Fiftieth General As*mbly for traveling expenses of the assistants and other persons emo in the Department of the Attorney General has been exhausted, WHEREAs, There are numerous cases now pending in the courts *hich require prompt prosecution or defense and urgent necessity for the investigation and commencement of additional cases and prosecutons arising out of the administration of said departments, commissons, boards, and other State agencies, and no funds available for the said named purposes. Now, therefore: SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That the following named sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, for the purpose hereinafter named, be, and the same are hereby appropriated to the Attorney General, additional to the appropriation heretofore made to the Attorney General. for the employment and payment of special assistants, special attorneys, investigators, and their help, preparation and trial of suits and appeals in the courts of this State of cases growing out of the race riot of East St. Louis on July 2, 1917, for the

Period ending July 1, 1919. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7,000 For traveling expenses of assistants or other persons employed in the Department by the Attorney General. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,000

§ 2. Upon presentation to the Auditor of Public Accounts of oper youchers certified by the Attorney General, said Auditor is auorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer in *"unts not exceeding in the aggregate the sums herein appropriated, and the State Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay the same

out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. § 3. Whereas, an emergency exists, therefore this Act shall take

effect and be in full force from and after its passage. APPROVED March 19, 1919.

ATTORNEY GENERAL.

§ 1. Appropriates $70,000. § 3. Emergency. § 2. How drawn.

(SENATE BiLL No. 86. APPROVED MAY 15, 1919.)

AN ACT to provide for the earpense of paper, printing, postage, cost of publication notices, dockets and salary of employees of the State of Illinois, working under the direction of the Attorney General in carrying out the provisions of 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 the 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, by amending section 7 thereof and adding thereto sections 7a, 7b, 7c, 7 d, Ye, if, g, 7 h and 7 i. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That there be, and is hereby appropriated the sum of seventy thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the expenses of paper, printing, postage, cost of publication notices, dockets and salary of employees of the State of Illinois, working under the direction of the Attorney General in carrying out the provisions of 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 the 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, by amending section 7 thereof and adding thereto sections 7a, b, c, d, Ye, 7 f, g, oh and oi. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the sum herein specified, upon presentation of proper vouchers certified by the Attorney General of the State of Illinois. § 3. The appropriation above recited is necessary for the payment of the expenses of dissolving corporations which have failed to make reports as provided by statute, and it is deemed necessary that said proceedings be instituted without delay. Therefore, an emergency exists, and this Act shall take effect from and after its passage. Approvid May 15, 1919.

CITY OF JACKSON VILLE. ; 1 Appropriates $27,680.62. § 2. How drawn. (House, BILL No. 713. APPROVED JUNH 28, 1919.) As Act making an appropriation to pay the State's portion of assessmen's for local improvements in and along certain streets in the City of Jacksonville. WHEREAs. Proceedings have been instituted by the City of Jackson

ille to levy a special assessment to pay the cost of paving certain streets

in the City of Jacksonville upon which property of the State abuts, and WHEREAs. The city engineer of the City of Jacksonville has estilated that the State's proportionate share of the cost of said improvements is in substance as follows: For paving with sheet asphalt: South one-half of West State Street; North one-half of West College Avenue; North one-half of East State Street; South one-half of West Morton Avenue; together with court costs, the cost of levying and spreading assessments, lootion fees, and all necessary and legal expenses attending the same Pursllant to law:

* Suare yards of sheet asphalt, complete in place. . . . . . $20,620.60 * lineal feet of concrete curbing, complete in place. . . . . 3,318.90 !o lineal feet of concrete headers, complete in place. . . . . . 72.50 !" Tuare yards of excavation, grading and rolling...... 958.00 o square yards of brooming and flushing. . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:08.20 ** tons of binder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 280.00 "square yards of concrete foundation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89.00 "manholes and valve boxes........................ 30.00 * catch basin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.00 **st iron storm water inlets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32.00 " * . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,497.42 "al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $27,680.62

AND, WHEREAs, The State of Illinois desires to pay its propor* share of the cost of said improvements upon the completion and * of the same by the City of Jacksonville, now, therefore re Sos 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, o in the General Assembly: That there is hereby appropridred othe Secretary of State the sum of twenty-seven thousand six huno and sixty-two one hundredths dollars ($27,680.62), or so Ös S o as may be necessary to pay the State's proportionate share i. Assessments for local improvements to be made by the City of o in, upon and along certain streets upon which property of * abuts, viz: " onstructing sheet asphalt pavement in and along South one-half of West State Street; North one-half of West College Avenue; North one-half of East state Street: South one-half of west Morton Avenue.

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§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants against the appropriation herein made in ‘favor of the treasurer of the City of Jacksonville, or other officer entitled to receive the same, upon vouchers duly executed by the Secretary of State, accompanied by the certificate of the Attorney General that the amounts specified in said vouchers are legally due under the laws of the State, the ordinances of the City of Jacksonville authorizing said inprovements, and the legal proceedings pursuant thereto.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION,

§ 1. When and where convention to $ 8. Proceedings of convention to be

meet. filed—to be submitted to elec

tors for ratification.

§ 2. Number of delegates.

- § 9. Notices of election—votes to be § 3. Nomination of candidates—date canvassed.

of primary.
§ 10. Who may vote—who shall con-

§ 4. Date of election — votes to be duct elections. canvassed—certificates of election—contests. § 11. Disrespect to convention to be punished.

§ 5. Delegates to take oath—privil- eged from arrest. § 12. Public officers to furnish documents required, etc. § 6. Compensation. § 13. Appropriates $500,000.00 for sal§ 7. Governor to call convention to aries and expenses. order—officers.

(SENATE BILL No. 232. Approved JUNE 21, 1919.)

AN ACT to assemble a convention to revise, alter or amend the Constituion of the State of Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That at the hour of 12 o'clock noon, on the sixth day of January, 1920, a convention to revise, alter or amend the Constitution of the State of Illinois shall meet in the hall of the Representatives of the General Assembly in the capitol building, in the city of Springfield. The Secretary of State shall take such steps as may be necessary to prepare the hall of the Representatives for the meeting of the convention. § 2. The convention shall consist of one hundred and two delegates. Two delegates shall be elected in and from each district entitled by law to elect a senator to the General Assembly. Delegates shall possess the same qualifications as State senators. The Governor, or the person exercising the powers of Governor, shall issue writs of election to fill vacancies in the convention. § 3. A primary election for the nomination of candidates for the position of delegate shall be held on the tenth day of September, 1919. All provisions of law in force at such time, and applying to the nomination of candidates for the office of State senator, shall to the extent that they are not in conflict with the terms of this Act, apply to the primary election herein provided for. Vacancies created by the death of, or the declination of the nomination by any person nominated as a candidate for the position of delegate, shall be filled in the manner provided by law for the filling of similar vacancies occasioned by the death of, or declination of the remnation by any person nominated as a candidate for the office of Nlate Senator. Independent nominations for the position of delegate may be made in the manner now provided by law for the nomination of independent candidates by petition. § 4. The delegates shall be chosen at an election to be held on the fourth day of November, 1919. Such election shall be conducted in conformity with the laws then in force relating to elections for State senators, to the extent that such laws are applicable. All votes cast in the election for delegates shall be tabulated, returned and canvassed in the manner then provided by law for the tabulation, return and canvass of votes cast in elections for State senators. The official, or officials, charged with the duty of issuing certificates of election to persons elected to the office of State senator, shall issue certificates of election to all persons duly elected as delegates. Election contests for membership in the convention shall be heard and determined by the convention. § 5. Each delegate before entering upon his duties as a member of the convention, shall take an oath to support the Constitutions of the Thired States and of the State of Illinois, and to discharge faithfully his duties as a member of the convention. In going to and returning from the convention and during the sessions thereof the delegates shall, in all cases, except treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privileged ‘rom arrest; and they shall not be questioned in any other place for any ‘seech or debate in the convention. § 6. Each delegate shall receive for his services the sum of two housand dollars, payable at any time after the convention is organized. The delegates shall be entitled to the same mileage as is paid to the members of the General Assembly, to be computed by the Auditor of Public Accounts. The delegates shall receive no other allowance or "molument whatever, except the sum of fifty dollars to each delegate, which shall be in full for postage, stationery, newspapers, and all other Tridental expenses and perquisites. The pay and mileage allowed to och delegate shall be certified to by the president of the convention and entered on the journal of the convention. § 7. The convention shall determine the rules of its procedure, *all be the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its mem*Ts, and shall keep a journal of its proceedings. The Governor shall call the convention to order at its opening “sion and shall preside over it until a temporary or permanent preiding officer shall have been chosen by the delegates. The delegates shall elect one of their own number as president of the onention, and they shall have power to appoint a secretary and such "mploves as may be deemed necessary. The secretary shall receive a "mpensation of fifteen dollars ($15.00) per day. The employes of the onention shall receive such compensation as shall be determined upon * the convention.

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