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ACT 836.

Citations. App. 8/246. ACT 837.

Citations. Cal. 155/753, 756; 156/430, 431, 432; 157/155, 159. App. 8/22, 246; 9/28, 681, 707; 11/578; 12/546.

TITLE 124.

CRIMINAL LAW. ACT 865. An act in relation to pandering; to define and prohibit the same, to pro

vide for punishment thereof; for the competency of certain evidence at the trial therefor.

[Approved February 8, 1911. Stats. 1911, p. 9.] Pandering. Penalty.

§ 1. Any person who shall procure a female inmate for a house of prostitution, or who, by promises, threats, violence, or by any device or scheme, shall cause, induce, persuade or encourage a female person to become an inmate of a house of prostitution, or shall procure for a female person a place as inmate in a house of prostitution or as an inmate of any place in which prostitution is encouraged or allowed within this state, or any person who shall, by promises, threats, violence or by any device or scheme, cause, induce, persuade or encourage an inmate of a house of prostitution or any other place in which prostitution is encouraged or allowed to remain therein as such inmate, or any person who shall, by fraud or artifice, or by duress of person or goods, or by abuse of any position of confidence or authority, procure any female person to become an inmate of a house of ill-fame, or to enter any place in which prostitution is encouraged or allowed within this state, or to come into this state or leave this state for the purpose of prostitution, or who shall receive or give, or agree to receive or give, any money or thing of value for procuring, or attempting to procure, any female person to become an inmate of a house of ill-fame within this state, or to come into this state or leave this state for the purpose of prostitution, shall be guilty of a fel. ony, to wit: pandering, and upon conviction for an offense under this act shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a period of not less than one year nor more than ten years. Competent witness.

§ 2. Any such female person referred to in the foregoing section shall be a competent witness in any prosecution under this act to testify for or against the accused as to any transaction or as to any conversation with the accused or by him with another person or persons in her presence, notwithstanding her having married the accused hefore or after the violation of any of ihe provisions of this act, whether called as a witness during the existence of the marriage or after its dissolution.

ACT 866.
An act in relation to pimping; to define and prohibit the same, and pro-

viding for punishment thereof; and for the competency of certain
evidence at the trial therefor.

[Approved February 8, 1911. Stats. 1911, p. 10.] Pimping. Penalty.

§ 1. Any male person who, knowing a female person to be a prosti. tute, shall live or derive support or maintenance in whole or in part, from the earnings or proceeds of the prostitution of such prostitute, or from moneys loaned or advanced to or charged against such prostitute by any keeper or manager or inmate of a house or other place where prostitution is practiced or allowed, or who shall solicit or receive compensation for soliciting for such prostitute, shall be guilty of a felony, to wit: pimping, and upon conviction for an offense under this act shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a period of not less than one year nor more than three years. Competent witness.

§ 2. Any such female person referred to in the foregoing section shall be a competent witness in any prosecution under this act to testify for or against the accused as to any transaction or as to any conversation with the accused or by him with another person or persons in her presence, notwithstanding her having married the accused before or after the violation of any of the provisions of this act, whether called as a witness during the existence of the marriage or after its dissolution.

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ACT 878.
An act to establish a standard for evaporated milk and condensed milk.

[Approved April 24, 1911. Stats. 1911, p. 1101.] Standard of condensed milk.

§ 1. The standard of purity of condensed milk and evaporated milk shall be that proclaimed and established by the secretary of the United States department of agriculture.

§ 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

TITLE 129. DEAF, DUMB AND BLIND ASYLUM. ACT 894. An act to authorize certain improvements upon the grounds and streets

adjacent to the grounds of the California Institution for the Deaf and the Blind, at Berkeley, California, and making an appropriation therefor. [Approved April 10, 1911. Stats. 1911, p. 845.]

This act authorized the directors to move the fence on the southern boundary line so that certain property could be used as a public highway.

ACT 895.
An act to provide for the erection and equipment of a building at the

California Institution for the Deaf and the Blind at Berkeley, to be
used for instruction in manual and industrial arts, and to make an
appropriation therefor. [Approved May 1, 1911. Stats. 1911, p.
1256.]
The act appropriated sixty thousand dollars for the purpose indicated.

TITLE 130.

DEATHS. ACT 897. An act for the registration of deaths, the issuance and registration of

burial and disinterment permits and the establishment of registration districts in counties, cities and counties, cities and incorporated towns, under the superintendence of the state bureau of vital statisties, and prescribing the powers and duties of registrars, coroners, physicians, undertakers, sextons and other persons in relation to such registration and fixing penalties for the violation of this act.

[Approved March 18, 1905. Stats. 1905, p. 115.]
Amended 1907, p. 296; 1911, p. 287.
The amendment of 1911 is as follows:
Certified copy of death record. Searching files.

§ 15. The state registrar or local registrar shall, upon request, furnish any person a certified copy of the record of any death registered under provisions of this act, for the making and certification of which he shall be entitled to a fee of fifty cents to be paid by the applicant. And any such copy of the record of a death, when certified by the state registrar, statistician or deputy statistician or chief clerk to the state board of health, and under the seal of said board, or by the local registrar, to be a true copy thereof, shall be prima facie evidence in all courts and places of the facts therein stated. For any search of the files and records, when no certified copy is made, the state registrar or local registrar shall be entitled to a fee of fifty cents, to be paid by the applicant, for each hour or fractional part of an hour employed in such search. And the state registrar and local registrar shall each keep a full and correct aecount of all fees received by him under these provisions. Such money so received by the state registrar shall be deposited with the state treasurer, who shall credit the amount to the fund provided and to be used for the payment of the traveling and contingent expenses of the state board of health. The money so collected by the local registrar shall be by him paid into the city, county, or city and county treasury, as the case may be. (Amendment approved March 7, 1911; Stats. 1911, p. 287.]

Citations. Cal. 158/534.
ACT 922.
Citations. App. 13/772, 775.

TITLE 145.

DRAINAGE. ACT 979. An act to create a drainage district to be called “Sacramento drainage

district,” to promote drainage therein; to provide for the election
and appointment of officers of said drainage district; defining the
powers, duties and compensation of such officers and providing for
the creation, division and management of reclamation, swamp land,
levee drainage and protection districts within said Sacramento drain-
age district, and providing for levying and collecting assessments
upon the lands within said drainage district. (Stats. 1905, p. 413.)

Amended 1907, p. 736; 1907, p. 903; repealed 1911, p. 5.
ACT 980.
Citations. Cal. 155/147.

TITLE 147.

ELECTIONS. ACT 1010. An act to provide for and regulate primary elections, and providing the

method whereby electors of political parties may express their choiee at such primary elections for United States senator, and to repeal an act entitled an act to provide for and regulate primary elections, and providing the method whereby electors of political parties may express their choice at such primary elections for United States senator, approved March 24, 1909. [Approved April 7, 1911. Stats. 1911,

p. 769.) Definitions.

§ 1. The words and phrases in this act shall, unless such construetion be inconsistent with the context, be construed as follows:

1. The words "primary election," any and every primary nominating election provided for by this act.

2. The words "September primary election," the primary election held in September to nominate candidates to be voted for at the ensuing November election.

3. The word “election,” a general or city or city and county election as distinguished from a primary election.

4. The words "November election,” the presidential election, the general state election, county, city or city and county election held in November.

5. The word or words “political party," "party,” “political organization,” or “organization,” a political party or organization of electors which at the last general election before the holding of the primary election, polled at least three per cent, of the entire vote of the state or of the county, city and county, district, or other political division for wbich nominations are to be made.

6. The words “judicial officer," any justice of the supreme court, justice of a district court of appeal, judge of the superior court, justice of the peace, or justice of such inferior court as the legislature may establish in any incorporated city or town, or city and county; and the words “judicial office," the office filled by any of the above judicial officers.

7. The words "school officer,” the superintendent of public instruction, any superintendent of schools of a county or city and county, or any sehool district officer or trustee; and the words "school office," the office filled by any of the above school officers.

This statute shall be liberally construed, so that the real will of the electors shall not be defeated by any informality or failure to comply with all the provisions of law in respect to either the giving of any notice or the conducting of the primary election or certifying the results thereof. In all counties and cities and counties in this state, having a registrar of voters and a board of election commissioners, the powers conferred and the duties imposed in this statute upon county clerks and their deputies, and other officers, in relation to matters of election and polling places, shall be exercised and performed by such registrar of voters or his deputies, and board of election commissioners; and all nominating papers, list of candidates, expenses, and oaths of office, required by this statute to be made to county clerks, shall be filed with the registrar of voters. Nominations of candidates. United States senator. Where not applic

able. § 2. All candidates for elective public offices shall be nominated as follows:

1. By direct vote at primary elections held in accordance with the provisions of this act, provided that electors of President and Vicepresident of the United States shall be nominated as provided in subdivision 2 of section 24 of this act; or,

2. By nominating petitions signed and filed as provided by existing laws.

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