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§ 8. The proceedings of the convention shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State. The revision or alteration of, or the amendments to the Constitution, agreed to and adopted by the convention, shall be recorded in the office of the Secretary of State. The revision or alteration of, or the amendments to the Constitution, adopted by the convention, shall be submitted to the electors of this State for ratification or rejection, at an election appointed by the convention for that purpose, not less than two months, nor more than six months after the adjournment of the convention. The convention shak determine the manner in which such revision, alteration or amendments shall be submitted to the electors. The convention shall prescribe the manner and form in which such revision, alteration or amendments shall be published prior to the submission thereof to the electors. No such revision, alteration or amendments shall take effect unless app: oved by a majority of the electors voting at such election. The convention shall designate or fix the day or days upon which such revision, alteration or amendments, if adopted by the voters, shall become effective. § 9. Notices of the election to be called by the convention shal! be given in the manner and form prescribed by the convention. The convention shall prescribe the manner and form of voting at such election, and the ballots for use in such election shall be printed accordingly, by the officials charged with the duty of printing ballots for use in general elections. The votes cast at such election shall be tabulated, returned and canvassed in such manner as may be directed by the convention. § 10. Every person who, at the time of the holding of any primary or other election provided for in this Act, is a qualified elector under the Constitution and laws of this State, shall be entitled to vote in such election. The primary and other elections provided for in this Act shall be held at the places fixed by law for the holding of general elections and shall be conducted by the officials, judges and clerks charged with the duty of conducting general elections. All laws then in force in relation to the registration of voters in primary and general elections, and all laws then in force for the prevention of fraudulent and illegal voting, shall be applicable to the primary and other elections provided for in this Act. All laws in force governing elections and not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, or with powers exercised under the terms hereof. shall apply to and govern elections held under the terms of this Act. § 11. The convention shall have power to punish by imprisonment, any person, not a member, who shall be guilty of disrespect to the convention, by disorderly or contemptuous behavior in its presence. But no such imprisonment shall extend beyond twenty-four hours at any one time, unless the person shall persist in such disorderly or contemptuous behavior. Commitments for disorderly or contemptuous be: havior in the presence of the convention shall be made in the manner now provided by law for the commitment of persons guilty of disrespect to the General Assembly.

§ 12. It shall be the duty of all public officers to furnish the convention with any and all statements, papers, books, records and public documents that the convention shall require. The convention, and its committees, shall have the same power to compel the attendance of witnesses, or the production of papers, books, records and public documents, as is now exercised by the General Assembly, and its committees, under the provisions of an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to the General Assembly,” approved and in force February 25, 1874.

§ 13. The sum of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the payment of salaries and other expenses properly incident to the constitutional convention. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and direcetd to draw warrants on the State Treasurer for the foregoing amount or any part thereof, upon the presentation of itemized vouchers certified to as correct by the president of the constitutional convention or the acting president of the convention. All printing, binding, stationery and other similar supplies for the constitutional convention shall be furnished through the Department of Public Works and Buildings.

APPROVED June 21, 1919.

CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.

# 1. lootion and data to be com- § 3. How drawn. piled.

§ 4. Emergency. # 2. Appropriates $10,000.00.

(House. BILL No. 279. APPRoved JUNE 9, 1919. )

AN ACT to provide for the compilation of information and data for the use of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention, and making an appropriation therejor. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: The Joint Legislative Reference Bureau shall collect, classify and catalog such reports, books, periodicals, documents, digests, summaries of the laws and constitutions of other states, and such other printed or written matter as may be of assistance to the delegates in the performance of their official duties. The Joint Legislative Reference Bureau shall compile and publish in pamphlet form, or otherwise, for the use of the members of the convention such information and data as may be deemed necessary, and shall furnish or fender to the delegates, such other information or assistance as may be requested. § 2. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, hore is hereby appropriated the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.). o appropriation herein made shall not be available after June 30, 919. § 3. Upon the presentation of proper vouchers certified to as correct by the secretary of the Legislative Reference Bureau and approved by the Department of Finance, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrants on the State Treasurer against the sum herein appropriated. § 4. Because of an emergency this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage. APPROVED June 9, 1919.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE–STATE FAIRS. § 1. Appropriates $462,920. § 4. Traveling expense vouchers. § 2. Defines terms used. § 5. Emergency. § 3. How drawn. (House BILL No. 266. APPROVED APRIL 22, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for State Fairs. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: There is appropriated to the Department of Agriculture for conducting and holding State Fairs and for the maintenance and repair of the State Fair grounds, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly, the sum of four hundred sixty-two thousand nine hundred twenty dollars ($462,920), in the following items: FIRST YEAR SECOND YEAR For salaries and wages:

For chief clerk. . . . . . . . $2,400 per annum For statistical clerk. ... 1,320 per annum For stenographer . . . . . 1,200 per annum For receiving and shipping clerk . . . . . . . . . 1,200 per annum For filing clerk. . . . . . . 1,200 per annum For advertising clerk... 1,200 per annum For extra clerk hire. . . . 1,000 per annum Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,520 $ 9,520 For office expense. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,240 4,240 For travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,000 5,000 For operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173,700 173,700 For repairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25,000 25,000 For contingencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14,000 14,000

§ 2. The term “Salaries and Wages” as used in this Act shall mean and include salaries, wages and other compensation for personal service.

The term “Office Expense” as used in this Act shall mean and include postage, telephone, telegraph, rent, office supplies, express, freight and drayage.

The term “Travel” as used in this Act shall mean and include railroad fares, hotel bills, livery hire, street car fares and similar personal expenses incurred wholly in the State service.

The term “Operation” as used in this Act shall mean and include fuel, premiums, plant and departmental supplies and institutional operating expenses.

The term “Repairs” as used in this Act shall mean and include replacements, but not betterments. Such repairs may be made under contract in whole or in part, or may be by the direct use of labor, materials and service.

§ 3. Upon the presentation of proper vouchers certified to as correct by the Department of Agriculture and approved by the Department of Finance, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warIants on the State Treasurer for the sum herein appropriated, or any part thereof: Provided, that the vouchers drawn against the item for repairs shall be certified to by the Department of Public Works and Buildings and the Department of Agriculture and approved by the Department of Finance.

§ 4. Vouchers for traveling expenses shall be itemized and shall be accompanied by a certificate, signed by the person incurring such expense, certifying that the amount is correct and just; that the detailed items charged are taken and verified from a memorandum kept by such person; that the amounts charged for subsistence were actually paid; that the expenses were occasioned by official business or unavoidable delays requiring the stay of such person at hotels for the time specified; that the journey was performed with all practicable dispatch by the shortest route usually traveled in the customary reasonable manher; and that such person has not been furnished with transportation or money in lieu thereof, for any part of the journey therein charged for.

§ 5. Because of an emergency, this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

APPROVED April 22, 1919.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.

§ 1. To establish free employment offi- § 4. How drawn.
ces.
$ 5. Emergency.
# 2. Appropriates $10,000.00.

* 3. When Act in force.
(House, BILL No. 470. APPROVED MAY 28, 1919.)

AN ACT authorizing the Department of Labor to establish and maintain o free employment offices, and making an appropriation therefor. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: In view of the emergency created by the demobilization of the military and naval forces of the United State, the Department of Labor is hereby authorized to establish and maintain free employment offices in cities having a population exceeding 35,000, and to establish and maintain additional or branch offices, where, In the judgment of the Department of Labor, labor and employment "onditions warrant, in cities now having free employment offices.

§ 2. The sum of $10,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Labor for the support and maintenance of free employment offices and branches thereof, established under the provisions of this Act, such sum to be available for expenditures until June 30, 1919.

§ 3. This Act shall be in force from and after its passage and until the 30th day of June A. D., 1921, when the same shall cease to he of any force or virtue.

§ 4. The Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the sum herein appropriated, upon itemized vouchers, certified to as correct by the Department of Labor, and approved by the Department of Finance.

§ 5. Because of an emergency, this Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

APPROVED May 28, 1919.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR. § 1. Appropriates $10 000.00. § 2. How drawn. (SENATE BILL No. 535. APPRoved JUNH 24, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Labor.

SECTION 1. Be it enacled by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: The sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to the Department of Labor, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of an Act entitled: “An Act to authorize the Director of Labor to secure information for statistical purposes, and to promote the rehabilitation in industry of discharged sailors and soldiers,” approved and in force July 1, 1919.

§ 2. Upon the presentation of proper vouchers certified to by the Department of Labor and approved by the Department of Finance, the Auditor of Public Accounts is authorized to draw his warrants against the appropriation herein made, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 24, 1919.

EDUCATIONAL–STATE NORMAL SCHOOLS.
Appropriates $1,584,434.50. § 3. Subject to certain provisions.

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Expenses—school terms.
(House, BILL No. 455. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT making appropriations for the State Normal Schools.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of $1,584,434.50 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Registration and Education for the support, operation, maintenance and equipment of the State Normal Schools, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly for the following objects and purposes:

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