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d. The county treasurer of the county of Westchester is authorized, empowered and directed, during the acquisition of the real estate and of the laying out and construction of said Parkway by the Bronx Parkway Commissioners, upon the demand of the said commissioners hereunder to make teinporary loans and issue temporary certificates for the purpose of paying the proportionate share due and owing from the county of Westchester for the acquisition of said real estate and the construction and laying out of said parkway, and all incidental expenses connected therewith, to carry out the provisions of this act; said certificates of indebtedness to be duly signed by the chairman of the board of supervisors and the county treasurer of said county.

e. Said certificates shall be payable from the proceeds of the sale of bonds prescribed and to be included within the amount of bonds herein prescribed; and said certificates shall not bear interest at a rate to exceed six per centum per annum. Said temporary certificates of indebtedness shall be payable only out of the proceeds of sale of bonds, or be payable only out of taxes levied and collected, or to be levied and collected as provided by this act.

f. To the end that the interest and principal of said bonds shall be promptly paid when due, it shall be the duty of the board of supervisors of said county to make the said annual levies, as in this act provided in an amount sufficient, making reasonable allowances for delinquencies and failures to collect, to meet the said interest and principal promptly when the same respectively fall due; and if when any installment of interest or principal falls due there shall not be sufficient moneys in the hands of the county treasurer from the said levies to pay such installment of interest or principal, then any amount necessary to make such payment and prevent any default shall be temporarily advanced by the said county treasurer out of any general funds of said county, or the board of supervisors of the county may issue temporary certificates of indebtedness.

g. Said certificate of indebtedness may be in such form and bear such rates of interest not exceeding six per centum as may be provided by the board of supervisors. Matured coupons of bonds issued under this act shall be receivable for any of the taxes levied under the provisions of this act.

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h. It shall be the duty of the city of New York to pay the balance of the amount of such damages, expenses and disbursements, to wit, three-fourths thereof, and in order to provide the funds therefor, the proper authorities of the said city of New York are hereby authorized to issue corporate stock of said city, in the manner provided by law.

§ 16. On or before the tenth day of September, following the approval of the board of estimate and apportionment provided for by section nineteen of this act, the said Bronx Parkway commissioners shall certify to the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester and to the board of estimate and apportionment of the city of New York, the amount necessary to pay the expenses incurred by them prior to such date, in procuring the surveys and preparing the maps and plans required by this act, and they shall at the same time submit an estimate of the expenses necessary to be incurred by them in the ensuing year, for the same purposes, and for the purpose of improving the lands acquired by them or to be acquired during the ensuing year, and shall annually thereafter submit to the same bodies an estimate of the expenses to be incurred by them, for the same purposes, for the next ensuing year, and thereupon the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester shall proceed to raise, either by tax levy assessed upon the taxable real and personal estate in said county, in the ratio hereinafter provided, or by an issue of bonds or certificates of indebtedness, in the form provided by section fifteen of this act, an amount necessary to pay one-fourth of the total amount of such expenses; and shall forthwith pay over such amount to the comptroller of the city of New York, to be by him applied to the payment of such expenses, and it shall be the duty of the proper officials of the city of New York to annually provide for the payment of the balance of such expenses, and for the comptroller of the city of New York to pay such expenses upon proper requisition from the commission.

17. The tax to be levied by the board of supervisors of Westchester county to pay its share of the bonds authorized by this act with the interest thereon or to pay the cost of acquiring the lands herein described together with the expense of acquiring such lands and the surveying and improvement thereof shall be assessed upon the taxable real and personal estate in said county in the following ratio; eighty-five per centum thereof upon the whole county and

fifteen per centum thereof upon the towns and cities of said county through which said proposed parkway runs.

§ 18. On or before the tenth day of September, following the approval of the board of estimate and apportionment provided for by section nineteen of this act, and annually thereafter, the com missioners appointed by this act shall certify to the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester, and to the board of estimate and apportionment of the city of New York, the amount necessary to pay the salaries of the commissioners, office employees of said commission, including the secretary and counsel, and the rent and other incidentai expenses of said office, for the ensuing year, and thereupon it shall become the duty of the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester to provide for one-fourth of the said expenses, and of the board of estimate and apportionment of the city of New York to provide for raising three-fourths of said expenses, by including the amount thereof in the annual budget, and to that end the said board of supervisors of the county of Westchester and the board of taxes and assessments in the city of New York are hereby authorized and empowered to annually assess the proportionate cost of maintenance of the said commission, as so certified by them, upon the taxable real and personal property within their respective jurisdictions, and the amount so raised by the said board of supervisors of the county of Westchester shall be paid over, as soon as raised, to the comptroller of the city of New York, and be placed by him to the credit of said commission, together with the funds provided by the board of estimate and apportionment of the city of New York, and the total fund shall be paid over by him to said commission upon its requisition.

19. Before any expense or obligation is incurred under the provisions of this act, the commission appointed hereby shall obtain the approval of the board of estimate and apportionment of the city of New York, to the acquisition of the lands herein described, for the purposes of this act.

20. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith or contrary hereto are hereby repealed.

§ 21. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 595.

AN ACT to authorize the city of Lockport to borrow money, by the issue of bonds, to rebuild, restore and refurnish the High street school building, and the heating, ventilating and closet. system therein.

Became a law, July 17, 1907, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, a majority being present.

Accepted by the city.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The city of Lockport, by its common council, shall have authority, and when requested so to do by the board of education of said city, it shall be its duty, to cause registered or coupon bonds of said city to be issued in the name and upon the faith and credit of said city, which said bonds shall be sealed by the city seal, and signed by the mayor and city clerk, in a sum not exceeding twelve thousand dollars, bearing annual interest at a rate not exceeding six per centum per annum. The principal of said bonds shall be payable in five equal, successive annual installments from the date thereof, at the office of the city treasurer.

§ 2. Upon the issue of said bonds, the said treasurer of the city of Lockport shall suitably advertise for proposals for the purchase of the same and he shall sell them to the party or parties offering to pay par therefor at the lowest rate of interest, but said bonds shall not be sold for less than their par value. The said treasurer shall keep in his office a record of all bonds sold hereunder, by number, date, amount and name of payee, subject at all reasonable times to the inspection of the mayor and common council, or any taxpayer of the school district hereinafter mentioned. The proceeds arising from such sale shall be, by said city treasurer forthwith paid over to the treasurer of the board of education of the said city of Lockport. Said board of education shall have the power and it shall be their duty to require their said treasurer to execute an additional bond, in form similar to his present official bond, in a sum and with sureties approved by said board, for the faithful holding, paying and accounting for such moneys,

§ 3. The moneys so realized from the sale of said bonds issued shall be used and applied by and under the direction of said board of education in rebuilding, restoring and refurnishing the High street school building in primary school district number two of said city, including the heating, ventilating and closet systems therein.

§ 4. The common council of the city of Lockport is hereby authorized to and shall include in the annual tax levy of said city in addition to other sums now or which may then be authorized to be raised therein in any one year, the amount necessary to pay. said bonds and the interest thereon, as the same shall become due, the same to be levied and collected of all the taxable property, real and personal, in primary school district number two of said city. The amount so levied for the payment of said bonds and interest shall not be applied to or used for any other purpose whatever.

§ 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 596.

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the publicity of contributions to, and expenditures of campaign funds, and providing for judicial inquiries relative thereto.

Became a law, July 17, 1907, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section two hundred and one of chapter five hundred and two of the laws of nineteen hundred and six is hereby amended to read as follows:

201. Any person, including a candidate, who to promote the success or defeat of a political party, or to aid or influence the election or defeat of a candidate or candidates for public office, directly or indirectly, himself or through another person, shall give, pay, expend or contribute, or shall promise to give, pay, expend or contribute, any money or other valuable thing except to the chairman, treasurer or a member of a political committee, or to an agent duly authorized thereto in writing by such committee, or

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