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CONTENTS.

PAGR.

1.-Concerning the office of Comptroller,...

72

2.-Concerning the office of State Treasurer, ..

75

3.-Concerning the office of Secretary of State,

77

4.-Fixing the time for Acts and Joint Resolutions to take effect,.

79

5.- Prescribing the mode of receiving, keeping, and paying out the Public Funds,. 80

6.- Concerning the office of Attorney General,

84

7.-Concerning the Revenue, Funds, Expenditure and Property of the Stato, and

Management thereof,..

86

8.-To establish Pilots and Pilot Regulations for the Port of San Francisco,.... 88

9.-In relation to the appointment of Pilots for the different Ports and Harbors of

California,

10.-Relating to San Diego Pilots,...

96

11.- Concerning the Official Bonds of Officers,

97

12.—To provide for the Incorporation of Cities,

101

13.-To regulate the Interest of Money,...

109

14.—Empowering the Governor to appoint Commissioners of Deeds and defining the

Duties of such Officers,.....

109

15.-Concerning the office of County Treasurer,

110

16.-To provide for the Incorporation of Towns,...

114

17.-To establish a Standard of Weights and Measures, .

119

18.-To authorize the formation of Limited Partnerships, ...

122

19.- Concerning Water Craft found adrift and Lost Money and Property,.

124

20.—Prescribing the Duties and fixing the Compensation of County Surveyors, .. 130

21.-Defining the Duties of the State Librarian, and prescribing Rules for the Gov.

ernment of the State Library,..

132

22.- Concerning Wrecks and Wrecked Property,.

134

23.-To provide for the Erection of Court Houses,.

139

24.-Concerning Wills,....

140

25.—To prevent Obstructions in Navigable Streams, .

144

26.-To provide for the Permanent Location of Seats of Justice of the several Counties, 145

27.-Relating to Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes,

146

28.-Concerning Volunteer or Independent Companies, ...

149

29.-To provide for the Appointment and Prescribe the Duties of Guardians,

154

30.- To provide for the Incorporation of Colleges, ...

162

31.- Relative to Bonds, Due Bills, and other Instruments in writing, and making

them Assignable,

164

PAGR.

32.-Concerning the Writ of Habeas Corpus,...

167

33.-To abolish all Laws now in force in this State, except such as have been passed

by the present Session of the Legislature,...

173

34.-Concerning Persons in Custody, under Sentence of Imprisonment,.

174

35.-Regulating Marriages,...

175

36.-Concerning Forciblo Entries and Unlawful Detainers,.

177

37.-In relation to Money of Accounts of this Stato, ..

182

38.–To exempt Vessels coasting within the Limits of this State from paying Pilot

Dues,

183

39.-To prevent the Importation of Convicts into this State,.

183

40.-Concerning the office of Reporter,

184

41.-Adopting the Common Law,..

186

42.-To regulate Descents and Distributions,

186

43.--Concerning tho office of Surveyor General,

189

44.–To define the Duties of County Clerk, ..

192

45.—To prescribe the Duty of Constables,.

194

46.--Concerning Coroners,....

195

47.-Concerning Fraudulent Conveyances and Contracts,

199

48.–For the Relief of Persons imprisoned on Civil Procoss,.

203

49.-Concerning Attorneys and Counsellors at Law,.

205

50.-To limit the Terms of Leases, ...

208

51.–To authorize the Keepers of Warehouses to sell Goods on Storage after a certain

Period,......

208

52.—To regulate the Coining of Money by Individuals,.

210

53.-To fix the Times of holding Court in the Eleventh Judicial District in this State, 211

54.–To authorize certain Officers and other persons to administer Oaths,.... 211

55.-Explanatory of the Duties of Sheriffs and Rights of Rodemptioners under

the thirty-seventh Section of the “ Act to provide for the levying, assessing

and collecting Public Revenue," passed April twonty-third, one thousand

eight hundred and fifty-two,

212

56.- To attach Signor, or Mare Island, to Solano County,.

213

57.-To prevent the Establishment of Pest Houses within tho Limits of any Town or

City in this State, ..

213

58.-Concerning Repealed Statutes, .

214

51.- To prevent Extortion in Office and to enforce Official Duty,.

214

60.-Relative to Port Wardens in San Francisco and Sacramento, and other Ports of

California,

215

61.–To provide for the Protection of Foreigners and to define their Liabilities and

Privileges,..

218

12--To provide for the Redemption of Comptroller's Warrants drawn payable out of

the General Fund,..

222

63.-To enforce the Payment of Licenses in this State, ....

224

64.-Concerning Passengers arriving in Ports of the State of California,

224

C5.—Respecting Fugitives from Labor, and Slaves brought to this State prior to her

Admission into the Union,...

231

66.—To prohibit Lotteries, ....

67.-To create a Board of Supervisors for the County of San Francisco and define

their Duties, ...

235

68. Concerning Marks and Brands,

236

69.-Concerning Offices,..

239

70.-For the Regulation of the Militia whilst in Actual Service, .

247

PAGE.

CHAP. 71.—Declaring certain Rivers and Creeks Navigable,....

247

72.–To amend an Act entitled “An Act to establish a Standard of Weights and

Measures," passed March thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty,.. 248

73.-Concerning Roads and Highways,.

249

74.-Concerning Roads and Highways,.

250

75.–To provide for the Incorporation of Railroad Companies, ..

255

76.–To provide for the Incorporation of Wagon-road Companies,

272

77.—To provide for the Formation of Corporations for certain purposes,

273

78.-Concerning Corporations, ....

280

80.-For the Relief of Insolvent Debtors and Protection of Creditors,

314

81.-Concerning Escheated Estates,....

322

82.–To prohibit the Erection of Weirs, or other Obstructions to the Run of Salmon, 325

83.–To provide for the Obtainment, Preservation and Distribution of Vaccine Matter, 326

84.-Authorizing the Governor to offer Rewards for the Apprehension of Criminals,. 327

85.-Supplementary to an Act entitled “An Act concerning the Office of County

Treasurer,” passed March twenty-seventh, one thousand eight hundred and

fifty, ....

.... 328

86.—Prescribing the Amount of Compensation and Mode of Payment to Persons who

have performed Military Services for the State of California and Expenses

incurred therein,...

328

87.—To probibit Officers from being interested in Certain Contracts, ..

331

88.-To prevent certain Officers from dealing in certain Securities or Evidences of

Debt, ....

332

89.—To designate the Holidays to be observed in the Acceptance and Payment of

Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes,

334

90.—To provide for the Incorporation of Mutual Insurance Companies,

334

91.-Concerning the Fees of Public Administrator,

337

92.-—To Regulate Rodeos,

337

93.—To provide for the Punishment of Embezzlement of Public Money and other

purposes,

339

94.—To prevent certain Public Nuisances,

340

95.-Concerning the Administration of Oaths,

341

96. For the Authentication of Statutes without the Approval of the Governor, ... 341

97.—To provide for choosing Electors of President and Vice President of the United

States, ....

342

98.–Fixing the Times at which Representatives in Congress shall be elected, .... 344

99.-Prescribing the Manner of electing United States Senators,...

344

100.—To authorize Persons engaged in the United States Coast Survey upon the

Coast of California, to enter on Lands within this State, for the purposes of

said Survey; to protect the Operations of the same from Injury and Molest-

ation; to ascertain the Mode of assessing Damages caused to any property in

the progress of the same, and to provide for the Punishment of Offenders

against the Provisions of this Act, and for other purposes,..

345

101.--Giving the consent of the Legislature of the State of California to the Purchase,

by the United States, of Land within this State for public purposes,

347

102.—To grant the Right of Way to the United States for Railroad purposes,. 348

103.—To provide for tho Public Printing,.

348

104.-Concerning Jurors,.

352

105.- To exempt Firemen from Militia Service and Jury Duty,....

357

106.—To authorize the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Sacramento to con-

tract for supplying the City with Water,...

358

PAGR.

CHAP. 107.—Creating the Office of Clerk of the Recorder's Court of the City of Sacramento, 359

108.–To provide for the Construction of Telegraph Lines within the State of California, 369

109.-Concerning the Offices of Comptroller and Treasurer of State,....

361

110.-Authorizing the Comptroller of State to sue and prosecute County Treasurers

and other Officers charged with the Collection of State Revenue, who have

failed or refused to discharge their Duties, ...

361

111.--Regulating the Duties of Harbor Master of the Port of San Francisco, ....... 362

112.—To Fund the Floating Debt of the County of San Francisco,....

365

113.-Defining the Duties of the Clerk of the Superior Court of the City of San

Francisco,

367

114.--Concerning Toll Bridges,..

368

115.--Concerning the Costs of Criminal Actions removed before Trial,.

371

116.-Concerning Divorces, ...

371

117.—Concerning District Attorneys,

373

118.-Providing for the Disposition of certain Property,.

375

119.- Prescribing Duties to the Secretary of State,....

376

120.--To regulate the Settlement of the Estates of Deceased Persons,

377

121.- To regulate Proceedings in Criminal Cases,

423

122.-Concerning Conveyances, .

513

123.—To regulate Proceedings in Civil Cases in the Courts of Justice of this state,... 519

124.-Conocrning the Office of County Assessor, .

636

125.-Concerning Crimes and Punishments,

638

126. Supplementary to an Act concerning Crimes and Punishments, passed April

sixteenth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty,....

669

127.-To provide Revenue for the Support of the Government of this State,

669

128.-Prescribing the Mode of appointing Auctioneers, and defining their Duties, . 707

129.–Concerning Sheriffs,..

711

130.--To regulate Fees in Office,.

721

131.-Explanatory of the thirty-ninth Section of an Act entitled " An Act concerning

Sheriffs," passed April 29th, 1851,...

737

132.—To define the Fees to be charged by Clerks of Courts for the Naturalization of

Foreigners,

737

133.-Concerning the Courts of Justice of this State and Judicial Officers,

738

134.-Creating and regulating Publio Ferries,...

758

136.Supplementary to an Act creating and regulating Public Ferries, passed March

18, 1850,....

763

136.-To provide for the Disposition of certain Property of the State of California,.. 764

137.-To provide for the Sale of the Interest of the State of California, in the Property

within the Water Line front of the City of San Francisco, as defined in and

by the Act entitled “ An Act to provide for the Disposition of certain Pro-

perty of the State of California,” passed March twenty-sixth, one thousand

eight hundred and fifty-one,.

767

138.--Concerning Sureties on Official Bonds,.

772

139.- To provide for Security to be given by County Officers acting under Appoint-

ments, and to amend the 55th Section of the Act concerning Sheriffs, passed

April 29, 1851,

773

140.-To regulate Elections, .

141.- Supplemental to “An Act to regulate Elections,” passed March twenty-third,

one thousand eight hundred and fifty,....

792

142.-Concerning Lawful Fences, and Animals trespassing on Premises lawfully

enclosed,

793

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