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lic highway any other person riding or driving a horse or other draft animal, or any other vehicle, the person so operating such motor vehicle or vehicles, or riding or driving a horse or other draft animal, shall each seasonably turn to the right of the center of the beaten track of such highway so as to pass without interference. Any such person so operating a motor vehicle or motor bicycle shall, on overtaking any such horse, draft animal or other vehicle, pass on the left side thereof, and the rider or driver of such horse, draft animal or other vehicle shall, as soon as practicable, upon signal, turn to the right of the center of the beaten track of such highway so as to allow free passage on the left. Any such person so operating a motor vehicle shall, at the intersection of public highways, keep to the right of the center of such intersection of such highway when turning to the right and pass to the right of the center of such intersection when turning to the left. In approaching or passsing a street railway car, which has been stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging passengers, the operator of every motor vehicle or motor bicycle shall not drive such vehicle or bicycle within ten feet of the running board or lowest step of such car, except by the express direction of a traffic officer. § 41. Any person who shall drive or operate a motor vehicle or motor bicycle upon any public highway of this State while drunk or intoxicated, shall, upon conviction thereof, for each offense, be punished by a fine of not more than two hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding sixty days or by both such fine and imprisonment. § 42. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to curtail or abridge the right of any person to prosecute a civil action for damages by reason of injuries to person or property resulting from the negligent use of the highways by the driver or operator of a motor vehicle or motor bicycle or its owner or his employee or agent, and in any action brought to recover any damages for injury either to person or property caused by running any motor vehicle or motor bicycle at a rate of speed greater than is reasonable and proper having regard for the traffic and the use of the way, or so as to endanger the life or limb or injure the property of any person, the plaintiff or plaintiffs shall be deemed to have made out a prima facie case by showing the fact of such injury and that the person or persons driving such motor vehicle or motor bicycle was at the time of such injury running the same at a speed greater than was reasonable and proper having regard for the traffic and the use of the way or so as to endanger the life or limb or injure the property of any person. $ 43. Any person wilfully violating the provisions of this Act shall, except as otherwise provided herein, upon conviction, be fined in a sum not to exceed the amount hereinafter set forth. For the violation of sections 8, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 27, 28 and 40, or any of them, twenty-five dollars. For a violation of section 22, two hundred dollars ($200.00). For the violation of any section or provision for which no specific penalty is provided, one hundred dollars ($100.00). Provided, that any offender who shall have been found guilty of a violation of any section of this Act and fined therefoo, and who shall thereafter be convicted of a second violation of such section, may be fined in a sum not exceeding double the penalty herein provided for a first offense, and in addition thereto may have his certificate or license issued by the Secretary of State revoked for a period not exceeding three months. and for a third or subsequent violation of the same section of this Act the certificate or license may, in addition to the fine provided for the second offense, be revoked for a period not exceeding six months. Any person whose license shall have been revoked for a violation of any of the provisions of this Act and who shall drive or operate a motor vehicle or motor bicycle within the State of Illinois, during the period for which his said license shall have been revoked, or any person who, having once been convicted of a failure to comply with the provisions of this Act requiring a registration of motor ve. hicles or motor bicycles or the examination and licensing of chauffeurs shall fail or refuse to comply with said provisions, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction may be fined in a sum not to exceed two hundred dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail for a period not exceeding thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court. All fines imposed for violation of any of the provisions of this Act shall be paid to the treasurer of the highway commissioners of the township or road district in which the offense is committed by the justice of the peace, clerk of the court, or other officer to whom the amount of such fines shall be by law required to be paid by the constable, bailiff, sheriff, or other officer named in any execution, issued for the collection of the same, and all money so received by the treasurer of the highway commissioners, shall be used in repairing and improving the roads within such township or road district. And it shall be the duty of the Department of Public Works and Buildings, Chief Highway Engineer, county superintendent of highways and commissioners of highways to seasonably prosecute for all fines and penalties under this Act: Provided, however, that whenever any such violation shall occur within the limits of any city, village or incorporated town, or within the jurisdiction of any board of park commissioners, wherein no commissioners of highways exist or have jurisdiction, in such case all fines imposed for the violation of any of the provisions of this Act shall be paid to the treasurer of such city, village, or incorporated town or to the park commissioners within whose jurisdiction the offense is committed, by the justice of the peace, clerk of the court, or other of ficer to whom the amount of such fines shall be by law required to be paid by the constable, bailiff, sheriff, or other officer named in any execution issued for the collection of the same, and all money so received
by the treasurer of such city, village or incorporated town, or park
commissioners, shall be used in repairing and improving the roads or
streets, within such city, village, incorporated town or park; and in
such cases it shall be the duty of the police officers and officials of cities,
villages, incorporated towns and parks to prosecute for all fines and
penalties under this Act. The Secretary of State, for the purpose of
more effectively carrying out the provisions of this Act is hereby author
ized and empowered to appoint special representatives to act as automobile and motor bicycle investigators, in such numbers and for such localities as he may deem advisable, said investigators to serve without compensation. § 44. Public highways shall include any highway, county road, State road, public street, avenue, alley, parkway, driveway or public place in any county, city, village, incorporated town or towns. Local authorities shall include all officers of counties, cities, villages, incorporated towns, towns or road districts as well as all boards, committees and other public officials of such counties, cities, villages, incorporated towns, or road districts. § 45. The Secretary of State, or his authorized agent, may, at his discretion, dispose of, destroy, or cause to be destroyed, applications for licenses, examination papers, correspondence, or any other records which have been on file in the office of said Secretary of State for a period of five years or more. § 46. An Act entitled, “An Act defining motor vehicles and providing for the registration of the same, and of motor bicycles, and uniform rules regulating the use of speed thereof; prohibiting the use of motor vehicles without the consent of the owner, and the offer or acceptance of any bonus or discount, or other consideration, for the purchase of sunplies or parts for any such motor vehicle, or for work or repairs done thereon by others, and defining chauffeurs, and providing for the examination and licensing thereof, and to repeal certain Acts therein named,” approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as amended, is repealed. § 47. This Act shall take effect and be in force on and after the first day of January, 1920. APPROVED June 30, 1919.
NATIONAL GUARD AND NAVAL RESERVE.
§ 1. Manufacture of sell—lease. § 4. Unlawful to bargain for sale or
lease. § 2. Who shall seize, etc.
§ 5. Declared nuisance—penalty—ex§ 3. Penalty for violation. ception.
(SENATE BILL No. 161. FILED JULY 11, 1919.)
AN ACT to protect all counties in the State of Illinois in which there are United States naval stations, and military posts of the first class from slot machines and other qambling devices. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, as owner, agent or otherwise, to manufacture, sell, lease, or hold, or offer for sale, or lease to another any clock, joker, punch board, tape or slot machine, or any other device upon which money is staked or hazarded, or into which money is paid or played upon chance, or upon the result of the action of which money
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in the State of Illinois in which there is a United States military post, or United States naval training station of the first class. § 2. Every such machine described in this Act is hereby declared a gambling device, and shall be subject to seizure, confiscation and destruction by any municipal, or other local authority, within whose jurisdiction the same may be found. § 3. Any person, firm or corporation, who, by himself or another, his principal, agent or otherwise, shall violate the provisions of this Act, shall be fined for the first offense not less than $100.00, and shall be imprisoned for thirty days in the county jail, and for the second offense not less than $500.00, and shall be confined in the county jail not less than six months, and for each subsequent offense shall be fined not less than $500.00 and imprisoned in the penitentiary for one year. § 4. It shall be unlawful to bargain for the sale or lease of any gambling machine described in this Act, or to collect money, or to take compensation for such sale, or lease, or to take or accept money from any person, or from any such machine as a share or royalty, or compensation for any such lease, or sale. Proof that such machine or device when seized has not been used, or is out of repair, shall not constitute a defense to a prosecution under this Act. § 5. All places where slot machines and other gambling devices are held or operated shall be taken and declared to be common and public nuisances, and whosoever shall keep any such place by himself or his agents or servant, shall, for each offense, be fined not less than $100.00, and shall be confined in the county jail for thirty days, and for each subsequent offense shall be fined $500.00 and confined in the county jail for six months. Exceptiox Vending machines by which full and adequate return is made for the money invested and in which there is no element of chance or hazard'shall not fall under the provisions of this Act. FILED July 11, 1919. The Governor having failed to return this hill to the General Assembly during its 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.
OIL AND GASOLINE.
§ 1. Amends sections 1, 7 and 8, Act $ 7. Penalty for neglect to of 1915. give notice of or for selling oil not inspec. § 1. Appointment of inspec- ted— counterfeit tors—term of office— brands, etc. fees—salary.
§ 8. Coal oil. etc., o: by refiner with in State to be inspected at receiving point.
(SriNATE BILL No. 493. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.) AN ACT to amend sections 1, 7 and 8 of an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to oil inspection,” approved June 29, 1915, in force July 1, 1915. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections 1, 7 and 8 of
an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to oil inspection,” approved June 29, 1915, in force July 1, 1915, be and the same are hereby amended so that said sections shall read respectively as follows: § 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the mayor of any city, with the approval of the city council, the president of the board of trustees of any village or incorporated town, with the approval of such board of trustees, may appoint one or more inspectors for the inspection of coal oil, petroleum, naptha, gasoline, benzine, mineral seal, benzol, signal and other mineral oils in fluids, fix the compensation of such inspectors and prescribe the fees to be paid by those for whom such inspectors render services. The county judge of any county may appoint such inspectors for territory not within city limits, village or incorporated town, fix their compensation and fees. Every such inspector shall hold office for one year, and until his successor is qualified, and with the approval of the power appointing him, may appoint deputies, for whom he shall be responsible, who shall take the same oath and be liable to the same penalties as the inspector. All fees collected by such inspector or deputy shall be paid by him into the county, city, village or town treasury and be the property of such county, city, village or town. The salary of such inspector shall not exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) per year: Provided, that any city having a population of less than one hundred thousand (100,000) or any village or town may by ordinance provide that such inspector or deputy shall receive in lieu of salary the fees collected by him. § 7. Any refiner or producer or any dealer in, or manufacturer, person, firm or corporation using, directly or in the manufacture of their product, coal oil, naptha, gasoline, benzine, mineral seal, benzol, signal or other mineral oil or fluid, in any city, village or town in which such inspector is appointed, who shall neglect to give notice to such inspector of any such oil or fluid in his possession, within two days after the same is made or refined by him or received into his possession, or shall offer any such oil or fluid for sale before the same has been so inspected, or shall sell or attempt to sell to any person, for illuminating purposes, any such oil which is below the approved standard— that is, having igniting point less than one hundred and fifty degrees Fahrenheit, as indicated and determined in the manner herein provided, or shall use any package, cask, barrel or other thing having the inspection brand thereon, the oil or fluid therein not having been inspected, or shall counterfeit anv brand, shall be fined not exceeding $200 and be liable to the party injured for all damages occasioned thereby, and all the casks, barrels or packages so falsely used, and their contents, shall be forfeited, and may be seized and sold. $ 8. All coal oil, naptha, gasoline, benzine, mineral seal, benzol, signal or other mineral oil or fluid, shipped by any refiner or producer within the State, must be inspected by the inspector at the receiving point. APPROVED June 28, 1919.