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fectious and contagious diseases; the sum hereby appropriated shall be payable by the treasurer, upon the warrant of the comptroller, drawn in favor of the health officer of the port of New York, as required.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 7.
AN ACT to provide for the representation of the state of New

York, at the Tennessee centennial and international exhibition

at Nashville, Tennessee, and making an appropriation therefor. Became a law February 9, 1897, 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. The appointment by the governor of commissioners Appointto represent the state of New York at the Tennessee centennial commis and international exhibition to be held at Nashville, pursuant to a concurrent resolution of the legislature of eighteen hundred and ninety-six is ratified and confirmed, and for the purposes of this act such commissioners are known as the “ Tennessee centennial commissioners.” Such commission shall encourage and promote Duty of a full and complete exhibit of the commercial, educational, indus- sion. trial, artistic and other interest of the state and its citizens at such exhibition, and, in its discretion, may provide, furnish and maintain, during the exhibition, a building or room for a state exhibit and for the official headquarters of the state, and for the comfort and convenience of its citizens and its exhibitors.

$ 2. The members of the commission shall receive no compensa- Expenses tion for their services, but shall be entitled to their actual, necessary salaries. expenses while in the discharge of duties imposed upon them by the commission. Such commission may provide such clerical assistance and office facilities as it deems necessary, but no salaries or expenses shall be incurred for a longer period than ninety days after the close of the exhibition.

$ 3. The sum of twelve thousand dollars, or so much thereof as Appropriamay be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purposes of this act.

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Such money shall be paid by the treasurer, on the warrant of the comptroller, issued upon a requisition signed by the president and secretary of the commission, accompanied by an estimate of the

expenses for the payment of which the money so drawn is to be Report to applied. Within ninety days after the close of the exhibition,

such commission shall make a verified report to the comptroller of all disbursements made by it, and shall return to the state treasury

the unexpended balance of money drawn in pursuance of this act. Report of $ 4. The commission shall make a report of its proceedings, from

time to time, to the governor, and within three months from the close of the exhibition, shall make a final, detailed report to him, to be transmitted by him to the legislature.

§ 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 8.
AN ACT to reappropriate the unexpended balance of a former

appropriation.
Became a law February 9, 1897, 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: Reappro- Section 1. The sum of one thousand four hundred and seventy. canal wall. one dollars, being the unexpended balance of the sum of two thou

sand five hundred dollars appropriated by chapter six hundred and fifty-three of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-four for repairing and extending the high retaining wall of the Erie canal on the west side of South St. Paul street, in the city of Rochester, New York, between the north line of Court street and the aqueduct crossing the Genesee river, is hereby reappropriated for the same purpose.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 9.
AN ACT making an appropriation for the payment of the con-

fidential clerks to the justices of the supreme court in the
second judicial district, not including the county of Kings,
pursuant to chapter eight hundred and ninety-two, laws of

eighteen hundred and ninety-six. Became a law February 10, 1897, 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. The sum of ten thousand nine hundred and fifty dol. Appro lars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropri- tentiahn ated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of confidential clerks appointed by the justices of the supreme court in the second judicial district, not including the county of Kings, in full compensation from June first, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, to September thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, to be refunded to the treasury, as provided by chapter eight hundred and ninety-two, laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-six

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 15.
AN ACT providing for the sale of certain lands belonging to the

state of New York.
Became a law February 11, 1897, 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. The commissioners of the land office are hereby author. Sale of ized and empowered to sell at public auction, and to convey to the thorized highest bidder, so much of the land belonging to the people of the state of New York, in the city of Utica and county of Oneida, and distinguished on a map of part of Schuyler farm, Utica, as being lot number four, part of lot number three, part of lot number five, in block six, fronting on Knox street. Also lots number nineteen and twenty, in said block six, fronting on Chestnut street. Also lot number eight, part of lot number seven, and part of lot number

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nine, in block seven, fronting on Chestnut street. Also lot number fifteen, part of lot number sixteen, and part of lot number fourteen, in said block seven, fronting on Walnut street. Also parts of lots numbers eleven and twelve, in block two, fronting on Schuyler and Walnut streets. Also that tract or parcel of land beginning at the intersection of the easterly line of Hicks street with the northerly line of Knox street, fronting on Hicks and Knox streets, as may be certified by the managers of the Utica state hospital as no longer necessary for hospital purposes.

$ 2. The moneys arising from the sale of said lands shall be de posited with the state treasurer.

$ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 17.
AN ACT to change the corporate name of the New York Casualty

Insurance Association.
Became a law February 13, 1897, with the approval of the Governor.

Passed, a majority being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate
and Assembly, do enact as follows :

Section 1. The corporate name of the New York Casualty Insurance Association is hereby changed to the New York Casualty Company.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 19.
AN ACT to amend the legislative law, and the acts amendatory

thereof, relative to the distribution of the session laws. Became a law February 18, 1897, 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. Subdivision three of section forty-six of chapter sis hundred and eighty-two of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninetytwo, entitled “ An act in relation to legislation, constituting chapter eight of the general laws," as amended by chapter two hundred and eighteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-four, is hereby amended to read as follows:

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3. One copy to each of the following officers: Each town clerk, Distribufor the use of the town, each district attorney, the clerk of each session board of supervisors, for the use of the board, each surrogate, except where the county judge acts as surrogate, for the use of the surrogate's court, to the county treasurer of each county, to the mayor of each city, for the use of the city, and to each village clerk. Every such officer shall deliver such copy of the session laws to his successor in office.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 21.
AN ACT to amend chapter three hundred and sixty-nine of the

laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, entitled "An act creat-
ing a commissioner of jurors for each county of the state, having
a certain population, and regulating and prescribing his duties;
also providing in what manner jury lists shall be made up and
jurors drawn and notified in the courts of record in such counties,
and how they may be exempt or excused, and the length of
service of such jurors," and the acts amendatory thereof, in
relation to the preparation of ballots, and correction of errors in

original act. Became a law February 18, 1897, 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 sixteen of chapter three hundred sixty-nine Act of the laws of eighteen hundred ninety-five as amended by chapter ninety-seven of the laws of eighteen hundred ninety-six is hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 16. When the annual jury list has been prepared and filed Destrucas prescribed in the last section, the ballots for jurors used in ballots the previous year shall be destroyed by the commissioner of jurors, except those which are required for the ensuing year. The ballots Preparafor the ensuing year shall be prepared by the commissioner, who ballots. may use for that purpose such of the ballots prepared for the previous year as shall be in condition to be used again. The ballots shall be uniform slips of paper, and the name of each person on the jury list who is qualified and liable for jury duty, with his residence, shall be written separately on one of said

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