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AN ACT concerning Apprentices.
In force Febru.
ary 111, 1559.
PREAMBLE.-- Whereas the commonwealth of Pennsylvania Preamble.
divl, on the twenty-third day of March, Anno Domini 1826, incorporate the House of Refuge, and did by the said act of incorporation empower the managers of the said Ilouse of Refuge to bind out the children committed to their care, as apprentices, during their minority, and with their consent: Provided, that in the case of females the power of the said managers should not extend beyond the
age of eighteen years; and whereas the said commonwealth of Pennsylvania did, by an act passed the eleventh day of April, Anno Domini, 1850, No. 311, extend the power and charge of the said managers of the said House of Refuge over females, who, on their admission, may be over sixteen years of age, to the age of twenty-one years; and whereas a number of the inmates of the said House of Refuge have, with their consent, been apprenticed by the managers of the said House of Refuge to citizens of this state; and whereas it is desirable that there should be no doubt as to the validity of the said indentures; therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That inden- Indentures tures of apprenticeship, by which inmates of the said made valid. House of Refuge have heretofore been or may be hereafter, with the consent of said inmates, bound as apprentices tó citizens of the state of Illinois, shall be as good and valid, to all intents and purposes whatever, as if said binding had been within the state of Illinois.
2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and
after its passage,
APPROVED February 16, 1859.
In force Jan- AN ACT making partial appropriations, for defraying the expenses of this Genera ary 13, 1859,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State o Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, "That the audi
tor of public accounts be and he is hereby authorized and draw warrants required to draw warrants on the treasury for the sum o
fifty dollars to each member of the senate and house o representatives, and warrants for a like sum to the speaker of each house, the secretary and assistant secretaries of the senate, the clerk and assistant clerks of the house of repre sentaiives, the enrolling and engrossing clerks, and the assistant enrolling and engrossing clerks of each house, ani the door-keepers and assistant door-keepers of each house postmasters and assistant postmasters of each house.
§ 2. That any money, now in the treasury or which may To he paid by be received into the treasury and not otherwise appropriate
by law, shall be applied to the payment of the aforesaid warrants.
$ 3. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED January 13, 1859.
In force Febru- AN ACT to defray certain expenses before the Finance Committee of the Senate ary 11, 1859.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of
Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum One thousand of one thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any dollars appro- moneys in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, tă priated.
defray the expenses of summoning witnesses and paying their fees, for attendance before the finance committee of the senate, in the matter of the investigation relating to the alleged improper funding of certain canal scrip; such fees to be two dollars per day for each days' attendance, and ten cents per mile, for necessary travel to and from the residence of the witnessess.
§ 2. The auditor is hereby authorized and required to Auditor to draw warrant. draw his warrant upon the treasurer, and the treasurer is
required to pay the same, to the amount of such fees and expenses, upon the certificate of the chairman of' said finance committee of their correctness, and also for all necessary
expenses incurred by said committee for telegraphing and Vouchers to be express, and also clerk hire; proper vouchers to be taken kept. and kept for all such expenses.
§ 3." This act to take effect from and after its passage. APPROVED February 11, 1859.
AN ACT to provide for the completion of the Supreme Court and Library Building In force Febru. in the Third Grand Division.
ary 11, 1-39.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Minois, represented in the General Assembly, That the suin of thirteen thousand six hundred and thirty dollars be and Appropriation, the same is hereby appropriated, for the completion of the third grand ourt and library room, for the use of the supreme court, in the third grand division, according to the plans and specitiations which have been furnished by the judge of said curt residing in said division. Said sum shall be subject to the order of the commissioners heretofore appointed by law to superintend the erection of buildings; upon the presentation of which order, the auditor of public accounts is directed to issue a warrant upon the treasurer, from time to Auditor to tine, in such sums as may be necessary, to be used in the issue warrant. construction of said building, in favor of said board of commissioners.
Said commissioners shall report to the governor of Report to xovthis state, at least once in every six months, a detailed statement of all moneys expended by them in the construction of said building; and the sum of four thousand dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated, for the purpose of erecting durable stone steps, completing the basement, putting on new roof, and other necessary improvements, to the supreme court room building of the first grand division, at Appropriation, Mount Vernon; to be expended under the direction of the distand
division. judge of the first grand division of the state of Illinois, who is hereby authorized to give orders on the auditor, as the turk may progress; and upon such orders the auditor shall Auditor beue his warrant on the treasurer, for payment thereof.
draw warrant. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 11, 1859.
4 ACT to supply deficiencies in the appropriations to the Deaf and Dumb Insti. In force Fehru
ary 19, 1859.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That there is Eereby appropriated to the Illinois Institution for the Educa- Appropriation. tun of the Deaf and Dumb the following sums: Balance in For heating full for heating and lighting the institution, eight thousand and lighting. fonr hundred and fifty-eight dollars and twelve cents.
For deficiency in last appropriation, occasioned by using Deficiency. money for purposes not contemplated by the act, the sum of sixteen thousand dollars.
Ordinary To defray the ordinary expenses of the institution, from penses.
January 1st, 1859, to the 1st day of March, 1859, four thou
sand five hundred dollars. Auditor todraw The auditor shall draw his warrant on the treasurer for warrant,
said sums, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not Proviso. otherwise appropriated: Provided, that the auditor shall not
draw such warrant for the first two sums above named, or any part thereof, until there is a surplus in the treasury, sufficient to pay the same, over and above all other appropriations provided for by law, either at this or any former
session of the General Assembly. Accounts to be $ 3. That hereafter no account shall be paid by the certified.
treasurer of the Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb until the account upon which the same is paid shall have first been presented to the board of trustees, or the president thereof, and certified to be correct.
$ 4. The officers of said institution shall adopt the mankeeping ac- ner of keeping accounts now in use at the Hospital for the
Insane, in Jacksonville; and it shall be the duty of the trustees of said institution to take from their treasurer a bond, with good and sufficient sureties, in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars, for the faithful performance of his
duty. Moneys, how § 5. In no case shall the money appropriated for the applied.
ordinary expenses of the institution, or any part thereof, be used for the payments of any debt created prior to such appropriation; but all moneys appropriated at this or any subsequent session of the General Assembly shall be faithfully applied to the specific object for which the appropriation is made, and no other.
$ 6. This act shall be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED February 19, 1859.
in force Febru. AN ACT making provision for the support of the Institutions for the Deaf and ary 19, 1859.
Dumb and Blind.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the following sums be and are hereby appropriated for sustaining the Institutions for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb and
Blind, for the years eighteen hundred and fifty-nine and Deaf and Dumb eighteen hundred and sixty. To the Deaf and Dumb InstiInstitution.
tution, the sum of three hundred dollars per annum, for two years, to pay for insurance; and the sum of five hundred dollars per annun for two years, to pay for repairs about the premises; to pay the ordinary expense of the said institution, from the first of March, eighteen hundred and fifty
nine, to the first day of March, eighteen hundred and sixtyone, twenty-seven thousand dollars per annum, payable quarterly, as required for use. To pay the ordinary expenses of the Institution for the Blind, from the first of Decem- Institution for ber, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, to the first of March, the Blind, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, the sum of twelve thousand dollars per annum, is hereby appropriated, payable quarterly, as required for use.
$ 2. The aforesaid sums of money ard to be paid over Manner of pay and accounted for in the manner required by the act of the ment. last session of the General Assembly, in relation to the Public Institutions at Jacksonville. This act shall take effect on its passage.
APPROVED February 19, 1859.
AN ACT making appropriations for the completion of the Illinois State Hospital In force Febru.
for the Insane.
ary 19, 1859.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That, for the purpose of completing the additions to the Illinois State For completing Hospital for the Insane, including heating, ventilation, cisterns and pavements, the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars is appropriated, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated; one-half of which sum shall be payable immediately on the passage of this act, Wben payable. one-fourth of said sum payable on the 1st day of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, and the remaining fourth of said sum payable on the 1st day of December, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.
$ 2. That the sum of five thousand dollars is appropria- For furnishing ted for the furnishing of the patients' wards of the west patients' ward wing of the hospital not completed, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, immediately on the passage of this act.
$ 3. That the sum of twenty-three hundred dollars is For fire proof appropriated to replace the shingle roofs of the old hospital buildings with fire proof roofs, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, immediately on the passage of this act. The moneys appropriated by this How money to
be applied. act shall be applied only to the specific objects for which the same are hereby appropriated.
$ 4. This act shall be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED February 19, 1859.