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Body corporate. Sec. 3. For the purpose of this act, the board of trustees

and their successors in office shall be a body corporate, with

all the powers necessary to carry into effect this act. Control of Sec. 4. Said board of trustees shall have the general conproperty.

trol of the property and affairs of the Sanatorium, and shall take such action as shall be necessary to carry out the pur

poses of this act. Medical

Sec. 5. The board of trustees shall appoint a medical susuperintendent, qualifications.

perintendent, not a member of said board, who shall be a legally qualified physician, of at least six years' experience in the practice of his profession, and who shall be chosen with a special view to his professional and executive ability. Such medical superintendent shall, in all matters pertaining to the Sanatorium, be under the general supervision of the board of trustees, who may remove him at any time and ap

point his successor. Officers of

Sec. 6. Said board of trustees shall elect*from the memboard.

bers a president, and shall appoint a secretary, and a treasBond of treasurer, urer. The treasurer shall give a bond to the people of the where filed, etc.

State of Michigan for the faithful performance of his trust, in the penal sum of twenty-five thousand dollars, to be ap

proved by the Governor and filed with the Secretary of State. Removal. Said secretary or treasurer may at any time be removed,

and his successor appointed, by the Governor on the recom

mendation of said board of trustees in its discretion. Assistants, etc.,

SEC. 7. The medical superintendent, with the consent of who to appoint. the board of trustees, shall appoint such other officers, as

sistants and employees in and for the Sanatorium as may be,

from time to time, necessary to carry into effect this act: Proviso as to Provided, however, that all medical officers shall be well medical officers. educated physicians. All such officers, assistants and em

ployees shall be under the direct supervision of the medical superintendent, and may be removed by him. In case of removal by the medical superintendent of any such officers, assistants or employees, said medical superintendent shall

forthwith report the same to the said board of trustees. Salaries, who to SEC. 8. The board of trustees shall, from time to time, dedetermine.

termine the salaries and allowances of the officers, assistants Proviso. and employees of said Sanatorium: Provided, That the sal

ary of said medical superintendent shall not exceed the sum

of two thousand dollars annually. By-laws, rules, Sec. 9. The board of trustees is hereby directed to establish etc., board to fix. such by-laws as it may deem necessary and expedient for de

fining the duties of officers, assistants and employees, for fixing the conditions of admission, support and discharge of patients, and for conducting in a proper manner the professional and business affairs, also to ordain and enforce a suitable system of rules and regulations for the internal govern

ment, discipline and management of the Sanatorium. Board may receive SEC. 10. The board of trustees shall have authority, and gift for site.

it is hereby made the duty of said board on behalf of the State to receive by gift or grant, real estate consisting of

Governor.

State tax homestead lands as a site for said Sanatorium:
Provided, That said lands are situated in some county of this proviso as to
State where the conditions are most favorable for the treat-

location. ment of persons afflicted with tuberculosis. Said board shall have power to receive and hold property or money as endowment or otherwise for said Sanatorium, or to purchase a site and to 'cause to be erected thereon suitable buildings for said Sanatorium and to provide for the equipment of said buildings. If the said board can find a suitable tract of State tax When land comhomestead land upon which to erect said institution, con- lands to trustees. sisting of any number of acres, the Commissioner of the State Land Office shall withdraw and withhold from said entry and sale said tract of lands subject to control and disposition of his department and to convey the same by deed of the Commissioner of the Land Office to said board of trustees as a site for said Sanatorium. The trustees shall have power to make all contracts and employ all agents necessary to carry into effect this act.

SEC. 11. Said board shall meet at the Sanatorium at least Meetings of board semi-annually, at which time a written report of the affairs and conditions of the Sanatorium and of the patients therein, to be prepared by the medical superintendent, shall be submitted to and carefully examined by the board. The board to inspect shall at such meetings personally inspect the Sanatorium, sanatorium,etc. and shall examine and audit all bills and accounts. At the Report to annual meeting, which shall be held in July, the board of trustees shall make a detailed report and shall examine the report and audit the accounts of the treasurer, which shall be presented at said annual meeting, and shall transmit it with their annual report to the Governor, for publication by the Board of State Auditors.

SEC. 12. The board of trustees shall receive no compensa- Compensation, tion for their services, but expenses incurred in the perform- expenses. ance of their duties shall be audited by the board of trustees, certified by the president and secretary, and paid by its treasurer.

Sec. 13. The medical superintendent' shall be chief ex- Medical ecutive officer of the Sanatorium. He shall have general super- duties, etc.

superintendent, intendence of the buildings, grounds, furniture, fixtures, and stock, and the direction and control of all persons therein, subject to the by-laws and regulations established by the board of trustees. He or his representative shall daily ascertain the cordition of each and all the patients, and prescribe or direct their treatment. He shall cause full and fair records of all Daily record. his official acts and the entire business and operation of the Sanatorium to be kept regularly, from day to day, in books provided for that purpose, in the manner and to the extent prescribed in the by-laws, and he shall see that all the accounts and records are fully made up to the last day of June and present the same to the board of trustees at their annual meeting. It shall be the duty of the medical superintendent to admit any of the board of trustees into every part of the

duties of.

Sanatorium, and to exhibit to him or them, on demand, all the books, papers, accounts, and writings belonging to the Sanatorium, or pertaining to its business, management, disci

pline, or government; also to furnish copies, abstracts, and Record of reports whenever required so to do by said board. The medpatients.

ical superintendent shall make, in a book kept for that purpose, at the time of reception, a record, with the date of the same, of the name, age, residence, occupation and such other statistics in regard to every patient admitted to the Sana

torium as the by-laws may require. Treasurer, SEC. 14. The treasurer shall have the custody of all

moneys, bonds, notes, mortgages, and other securities and obligations to the Sanatorium. Said moneys shall be disbursed only for the uses and purposes of the Sanatorium, and in the manner prescribed by the by-laws on itemized vouchers allowed by the board of trustees, and so certified by the president and secretary of the board. The treasurer shall keep full and accurate accounts of all receipts and pay. ments, in the manner directed in the by-laws, and such other accounts as the board of trustees shall prescribe. He shall render statements of accounts of the several books, and of the funds and other property in his custody, whenever required so to do by the board of trustees. He shall have all accounts and records pertaining to his office fully made to the last day of June and present the same to the board of trustees at their

annual meeting. Persons who may SEC. 15. There shall be received into said Sanatorium,

such persons as shall be proved by proper bacteriological or Two classes. clinical examination to be suffering from tuberculosis. Such

patients shall be of two classes, namely, first, persons resident of this State who on account of their poverty are unable to pay the necessary expenses for residence at said Sanatorium; and second, residents of this State who are able to pay such

fees as shall be fixed by the board of trustees. When board Sec. 16. In case of any person designated in section fifteen of patient.

under the first class, after such persons shall have furnished a certificate of the superintendent of the poor of their county or township, approved by the judge of probate of said county, that such person belongs in said first class, the board of trustees shall have discretionary power to pay their necessary expenses, not less than five dollars nor more than seven dollars per week, and may issue a voucher properly itemized and sworn to the Auditor General that such amount has been expended for the benefit of such person, whereupon the Auditor General shall draw his warrant on the State Treasurer therefor, and any such sums are hereby appropriated,

and shall be paid out of any moneys in the general fund not Auditor general to otherwise appropriated, and the Auditor General shall charge charge to county. all such money to the county of which such person is a resi

dent or to which he or she belongs, to be collected quarterly and returned to the general fund in the State treasury.

be admitted.

to pay expenses

ing, etc.

charged.

Sec. 17. Any superintendent of the poor, in any county of Superintendent of this State, may send, or cause to be sent, with the approval perro may send of the judge of probate of said county, to the Sanatorium any person who, under the rules of the Sanatorium, is entitled to admission therein, who is a charge upon the county. Be. To furnish clothifore sending any patient to the Sanatorium, under the provisions of this act, such superintendent of the poor shall cor. respond with the superintendent of the Sanatorium, and conform to the rules established by the board of trustees, and he: shall cause the patient to be comfortably clothed, and shall provide the patient with suitable clothing while the patient remains at the Sanatorium, and shall defray the necessary traveling expenses in going to and returning therefrom, and provide the patient with such articles of necessity and convenience as are required by the rules of the Sanatorium.

SEC. 18. All persons entitled to admission to the Sana- Aid to persons not torium who are not a charge upon the county, but who, on county charge. account of their poverty, are unable to provide themselves with suitable clothing or other necessary articles, shall receive the same aid from the superintendent of the poor of their respective counties while attending the Sanatorium as is provided in this act for those who are a county charge. All Expenses, how proper expenses incurred by the superintendents of the poor under this or the preceding section shall be a charge against their respective counties, and shall be defrayed out of the poor fund of such county.

Sec. 19. The charges for the support of the patients in said Charges, to whom Sanatorium who are able to pay the same, or have persons or

paid, etc. kindred bound by law to maintain them, shall be paid to the medical superintendent by such patients, persons, or kindred, at a rate to be determined by the board of trustees of said Sanatorium.

Sec. 20. All moneys collected by the medical superintend- Moneys, ent shall be passed over to the treasurer of the Sanatorium disposition of. and his receipt taken therefor, such moneys to be disbursed by the treasurer under the provisions of section fourteen of this act.

SEC. 21. The sum of twenty thousand dollars is hereby Appropriation for appropriated for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen site, buildings, etc. hundred six, for the purpose of purchasing a site, of erecting, constructing and equipping the Sanatorium and buildings herein provided for, and to pay the necessary expenses of the members of the board of trustees and for the maintenance of the Sanatorium provided for in this act. The Treasurer of How paid. the State shall, on the warrant of the Auditor General and on the statement of the architect and of the board of trustees, pay over to the treasurer of the said Sanatorium the above named sum in such amounts as may from time to time in the judgment of the architect and board of trustees be deemed necessary.

Appropriation for 1907.

How paid.

SEC. 22. The sum of ten thousand dollars is hereby appropriated for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred seven, to pay the necessary expenses of the members of the board of trustees and for the maintenance of the Sanatorium provided for in this act. The Treasurer of the State shall, on the warrant of the Auditor General and of the board of trustees pay over to the treasurer of the said Sanatorium the above named sum in such amounts as may, from time to time, in the judgment of the board of trustees, be deemed necessary:

SEC. 23. The Auditor General shall add to and incorporate in the State tax for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred five, the sum of twenty thousand dollars, and for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred six, the sum of ten thousand dollars, which, when collected, shall be credited to the general fund to reimburse the same for the money hereby appropriated.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 16, 1905.

To be incorporated in state tax.

[No. 255.]

AN ACT to prescribe the qualifications, duties and compen

sation of the clerk of the judiciary committee and law clerk of the Senate and the Senate stenographer, and the clerk of the judiciary committee and law clerk and the speaker's messenger of the House.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Qualifications of SECTION 1. The clerk of the judiciary committee of the Senate judiciary clerk.

Senate shall be a lawyer of at least five years' actual experiDuties. ence in the practice of his profession in this State. Said clerk

shall be the law clerk of the Senate and shall be at the disposal of the Senate for legal advice and assistance when not

engaged with the work of the judiciary committee. Qualifications of

Sec. 2. The clerk of the judiciary committee of the House, House judiciary clerk.

from and after January first, nineteen hundred seven, shall

be a lawyer of at least five years' actual experience in the Duties. practice of his profession in this State. Said clerk shall be

the law clerk of the House and shall be at the disposal of the House for legal advice and assistance when not engaged with the work of the judiciary committee.

Sec. 3. The Senate stenographer shall be a stenographer stenographer.

of at least three years' actual experience as such. Compensation of SEC. 4. From and after the first day of January, nineteen Stenographer, etc. hundred five, the per diem compensation of such clerk of the

judiciary committee and law clerk of the Senate shall be six

Senate

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