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organization of this State, or the insignia or emblem of such organization, for the purpose of advertising any public gathering or entertainment of any kind, without the consent of such organization, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
2. This act shall take effect immediately. Approved April 4, 1907.
An Act to authorize cities having a public water-supply
derived from sources beyond the city limits to protect the same from pollution by providing for any portion of the territory from which such water is derived or through which it flows a system of sewers or drains in order to take up, carry off and dispose of the sewage and other polluting matter, and providing also for the raising and expenditure of the money necessary for this purpose.
BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. In cities of this State having a public water-supply Protection of derived from sources beyond the city limits it shall be by sewerage lawful for the board or body having the control of such system. water-supply to construct, maintain and operate within the territory from which such water is derived or through which it flows, whenever it has become or may become necessary in order to protect such water from pollution, a system of drains and sewers for intercepting, taking off and disposing of all sewage or other polluting matter.
2. In no case shall the construction of such system of Proposed drains and sewers be commenced or entered upon unless approved by and until the State Sewerage Commission shall approve mission. the construction of such system of drains or sewers as
Disposition of sewage.
a sanitary measure, and shall define in a general way the limits of the district or territory within which and for which such system of drains and sewers shall be constructed.
3. Every system so constructed shall provide for the disposal of the sewage and other polluting matter taken up at a place and in a manner that shall render the same harmless, and before entering upon the construction of the same the plans prepared therefor shall have been presented to and approved by the State Sewerage Commission.
4. Whenever a sewer system shall be constructed as herein provided, the board or body having charge of the water-supply of such city shall have the power and authority at its own expense to connect such system with any outhouses or privy vaults along the line of the said sewer system or within the district indicated by the said State Sewerage Commission, and for this purpose may enter upon private or public lands and make the necessary excavations and connections and install proper appliances, at the expense of such city, for the flushing of outhouses and privy vaults. In all such cases the surface of the ground wherein such excavations are made shall be restored to its original condition as near as may be.
5. Whenever any building or buildings along the line of the said sewer system or within the said district may at the time of the construction of the said system have been provided with a private drainage sewer, the board or body having charge of the water-supply, under whose authority the sewer system hereby authorized is constructed, is hereby authorized to connect such private sewer with the sewer system hereby authorized, and in the construction of the said connection shall have the right to enter upon all such lands and make the necessary excavations and constructions,
6. If in any case the owners of property located along the line of said sewer system or within the district in and for which it is established shall desire to have water facilities for flushing and other purposes, and to have connections with the sewer system directly from their
Private sewers connected.
House con nections.
dwellings or places of abode, the board or body having charge of the construction of such sewer system is hereby authorized and empowered to enter into contracts with such owner or owners for the furnishing of such sewerage and water facilities at some reasonable price to be agreed upon, to be collected as in such contracts provided.
7. Whenever in the construction of the sewer system Flushing hereby authorized it becomes necessary to furnish a water-supply for the flushing of the said system, the board or body under whose direction the work is constructed may, as a part thereof, set hydrants, and may Hydrants. furnish surplus water for the extinguishment of fires and other public purposes, in order to provide in part for the expense incurred, and such board is hereby authorized to enter into contract with public bodies or private individuals for this purpose.
8. Whenever there shall be within the district desig- Sanitary nated and defined as aforesaid any outhouses, privy matter not vaults or private drainage sewers so located that they intch se ver. cannot be connected with the sewer system hereby authorized and provided for, then it shall be lawful for the board or body having charge of the water-supply of such city to enter upon such lands and at its own expense make some sanitary arrangements for the disposal of the sewage and polluting matter therefrom; and it shall have the right from time to time to inspect the operation of such constructions, and to maintain, regulate and repair the same, and after such provision shall have been made, it shall be the duty of the owner of such lands to use the facilities thus provided for the disposal of sewage and house-drainage.
9. Whenever any system shall have been installed Use of sewer under the provisions of this act within the district de- enforced. fined as herein provided, it shall be the duty of every person owning or occupying premises therein to use the facilities afforded for drainage and sewerage, and to cease using any other method for the disposal of housedrainage, sewage or other polluting matter, and the State Sewerage Commission is hereby authorized and directed to enforce the provisions of this act in this respect by appropriate proceedings at law or equity.
Acquire land for necessary purposes.
10. For the purpose of procuring the necessary property and rights of way for the construction of the sewer system herein provided for, the board or body having charge of the water-supply of such city under whose direction such sewer system is being built shall have the right to purchase or condemn lands and rights and interests in lands, to provide a right of way and necessary property for the construction of such sewer system, and it shall have the right to enter upon lands before such purchase or condemnation is made for the purpose of making necessary surveys and examinations; and shall also have the right, under proper regulations by local authorities, to construct such sewers under, over, across
or along any street or highway or public place. Bond issue. II. In order to provide the moneys necessary for the
construction of such sewer system, the common council or other governing body of such city having control of its finances may, at the request of the board or body having control of the water-supply, cause the bonds of such city to be issued to an amount not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars, and to negotiate and sell the
same at not less than their par value. Time; rate. Such bonds may run for a period not exceeding fifty
years from the date of their issue and be of such denomination and form, payable with interest not exceeding four per centum per annum, payable semi-annually, as the common council or other governing body may by resolution determine. Provision shall be made by the board having control of the water-supply in any city where such bonds are issued for the payment of the
semi-annual interest on the bonds issued, and for the Sinking fund. payment to the sinking fund commissioners of such city
of not less than one per centum of the face value of such
12. This act shall take effect immediately.
An Act to amend an act entitled “A further supplement
to an act entitled 'An act to enable counties which have no county hospital to assist in maintaining hospitals located in such county,' approved April twentysixth, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six,” which said supplement was approved March twentyeighth, one thousand nine hundred and four.
BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. Section one of the act to which this is an amend- Section ment be amended to read as follows:
amended. 1. It shall and may be lawful for the Board of Chosen Maintenance Freeholders of any county of this State which has no patients in hospital located therein maintained by such county,
hospitals. other than the hospital or sick ward of the county poorhouse, to make an appropriation of a sum of money, not exceeding twenty thousand dollars each year, in the same manner that appropriations for other county purposes are made, which sum so appropriated shall be included in the annual tax levy of such county, and collected in the same manner and at the same time as other county taxes, and shall be applied to the purpose of supporting and maintaining such patients as may be sent to any hospital or hospitals supported by private charity and located in such county; provided, that the sum so ap- Proviso. propriated be used and applied for the benefit, comfort and maintenance of such patients, inmates of such hospital, as are residents of said county at the time of being sent to said hospital.
2. This act shall take effect immediately. Approved April 5, 1907.