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registered voters in each township, at the last general election preceding the fixing of this classification.

17. [Jurors.] Grand jurors and jurors in the superior court shall receive the following fees: for each day's attendance three dollars, and for each mile actually traveled in attending court as a juror, one way, fifteen cents.

18. [Incumbents.] When this law shall enter into effect it shall apply to and affect incumbents mentioned in sections seven, fourteen and fifteen hereof.

History: Enacted March 18, 1907, Stats, and Amdts. 1907, p. 533, Kerr's Stats, and Amdts. 1906-7, p. 370; amended March 10, 1909, Stats. and Amdts. 1909, p. 275; February 28, 1911, Stats, and Amdts. 1911, p. 239, and again April 5, 1911, Stats, and Amdts. 1911, p. 683 (which amendment is given in Biennial Supplement 1911, and Cumulative Supplement 1906-1913 as $ 4277[a]); amendment approved May 29, 1915, fails to indicate whether it is the Act of February 28, or that of April 5, 1911, which it is intended to amend, Stats, and Amdts. 1915, p. 994; May 28, 1917, Stats. and Amdts. 1917, p. 1258. In effect July 27, 1917.

ARTICLE XLIX.

COUNTIES OF THE FORTY-NINTH CLASS.

§ 4278. SALARIES AND FEES OF OFFICERS OF. Section 1. In counties of the forty-ninth class, the county officers shall receive as compensation for the services required of them by law or by virtue of their office, the following salaries, to wit:

1. The county clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class the county clerk shall be allowed a copyist, who shall be appointed by the county clerk and paid the salary of seventy-five dollars per month; said salary to be paid at the same time, in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the county clerk; and provided, further, that in counties of this class, during the years when the compilation of a great register is required by law, the county clerks of the county shall be allowed the sum of ten cents per name for each affidavit legally taken for registration; said sum to be allowed and paid to said county clerks by the board of supervisors as other county charges are allowed and paid.

2. The sheriff shall receive two thousand five hundred dollars per annum, and in counties of this class, there is hereby allowed to the sheriff, one deputy, to be appointed by him, who shall receive the salary of seventy-five dollars per month, which shall be paid by the county in monthly installments, at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the sheriff is paid.

3. The recorder, one thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and is hereby allowed to the recorder a copyist who shall be appointed by the recorder, and paid the salary of seventy-five dollars per month; said salary to be paid by the said county in monthly installments, at the time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the recorder is paid.

4. The auditor, eight hundred dollars per annum.
5. The treasurer, one thousand five hundred dollars per annum.

6. The tax-collector, one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, and ten per cent on all licenses collected by him as license-collector; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and is hereby allowed to the tax-collector an assistant for the months of April, October and November, who shall be appointed by the tax-collector and paid the salary of seventy-five dollars per month for said above-named months, said salary to be paid by the said county in monthly installments, at the time and in the same manner, and out of the same fund as the salary of the tax-collector is paid.

7. The assessor, one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and is hereby allowed to the assessor two deputies, to be appointed by him, who shall receive the salary of one hundred twenty-five dollars per month each, from the first day of March to July first of each year, said salaries to be paid by said county in monthly installments, at the same time and in the same manner, and out of the same fund as the salary of the assessor is paid.

8. The district attorney, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum.
9. The coroner, such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law.

10. The public administrator, such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law.

11. The superintendent of schools, one thousand five hundred dollars per annum and actual traveling expenses when visiting the schools of his county, and the sum of five dollars per day for each day's services on the board of education; said sum, together with the traveling expenses, to be allowed and paid the same as other county charges are allowed and paid.

12. The surveyor, such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law.

13. Justices of the peace in counties of this class shall receive the following monthly salaries to be paid each month in the same manner, at the same time and out of the same funds as the county officers are paid, which shall be in full for all services rendered by them: In townships having a population of more than one thousand, fifty dollars per month; in townships having a population of more than five hundred and less than one thousand, twenty-five dollars per month; in townships having a population of less than five hundred, ten dollars per month. The board of supervisors of such counties shall furnish and supply to the justices of the peace of the various townships in such counties the codes of the state and amendments thereto and all necessary stationery, legal blanks and forms for the proper conduct of business.

14. Constables shall receive the following salaries to be paid each month as salaries of county officers are paid, which shall be in full for all services rendered by them in criminal cases: (1) In townships having a population of five hundred or more, twenty dollars per month; (2) in townships, having a population of less than five hundred, ten dollars per month; provided, further, that in addition to the salary herein allowed, each constable shall be paid out of the treasury of the county for traveling expenses outside of his own township, for service of a warrant of arrest or any other paper in a criminal case, such fees as are now or may be hereafter allowed by law. For serving a coroner's subpæna the same fees and mileage as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law for the service of a subpoena issued out of a justice's court. For summoning a coroner's jury the same fees as are now or may be hereafter allowed for summoning a jury in a civil action in the justice's court. For transporting prisoners to the county jail, the expenses of such transportation. In addition to the monthly salaries allowed him herein, each constable may receive for his own use in civil cases the fee allowed by law. For transporting prisoners to the county jail, the actual expenses of such transportation. In addition to the monthly salaries allowed him herein, each constable may receive for his own use in civil cases the fees allowed by law. It is hereby declared that the salaries provided for in this subdivision do not constitute an increase and shall apply to present incumbents.

15. [Supervisors.] Each member of the board of supervisors to receive a flat rate of eight hundred dollars per annum, in full for all services.

16. (Reporter.] In counties of this class, the official reporter of the superior court shall receive, as full compensation for taking notes in civil and criminal cases tried in said courts, and for preliminary examinations in justices' courts, and at coroners' inquests, a per diem of ten dollars, and for transcription of said notes when required during the progress of a trial, he shall receive the sum of twenty-five cents per folio for the original and five cents per folio for one copy; but if such transcription is not required until after the conclusion of the trial, then he shall receive the sum of ten cents per folio for original, and five cents per folio for copies required; said compensation for transcription in criminal cases to be audited and allowed by the board of supervisors as other claims against the county, and paid out of the county treasury; and in civil cases, to be paid by the party ordering the same, or when ordered by the judge, by either party, or jointly by both parties, as the court may direct. He shall also be allowed his actual traveling expenses when reporting outside of the county seat.

17. [Jurors.] For attending as a grand juror or as a trial juror in the superior court, in criminal cases, four dollars per day for each day's attendance. For each mile actually traveled in attending upon the superior court, in going only, per mile, twenty-five cents; provided, that in counties of this class the grand jurors and trial jurors in criminal cases shall be paid warrants drawn by the county auditor, issued upon the order of the court, or judge thereof.

History: Enacted March 18, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 534, Kerr's Stats, and Amdts. 1906-7, p. 372, a codification of $ 206 County Government Act (Hen. G. L., p. 325); amended February 28, 1911, Stats. and Amdts. 1911, p. 240, again amended April 6, 1911, Stats. and Amdts. 1911, p. 696; amendment of June 16, 1913, fails to designate which of the Acts of 1911 is amended, Stats, and Amdts. 1913, p. 1216; amended May 29, 1915, Stats, and Amdts. 1915, p. 1008; May 28, 1917, Stats, and Amdts. 1917, p. 1149. In effect July 27, 1917.

ARTICLE L.

COUNTIES OF THE FIFTIETH CLASS.

§ 4279. SALARIES AND FEES OF OFFICERS OF. Section 1. In counties of the fiftieth class the county officers shall receive, as compensation for the services required of them by law or by virtue of their office, the following salaries, to wit:

1. The county clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum and such fees as he may be by law allowed to retain; and provided, that in any year when a new register of voters is required by law said county clerk may appoint such number of deputy clerks as may be necessary for the convenience of registration of voters, each of said deputies to receive the sum of ten cents per name for each elector registered by him whose name appears on the great register at the November election. Said sum to be paid out of the general county fund, on the presentation and filing with the board of supervisors of said county a duly verified claim therefor approved by the county clerk.

2. The sheriff, two thousand four hundred dollars per annum, and the fees or commissions for the service of all papers issued by any court of the state outside of his county, and his actual and necessary traveling expenses while executing a warrant outside of his county issued by a magistrate or court within his county.

3. The recorder, one thousand six hundred dollars per annum; provided, that when the amount of fees collected by said recorder in any month shall exceed the sum of one hundred dollars, the recorder may receive and retain for his own use, in addition to his salary, one-half of all fees in excess of one hundred dollars collected by him in such month.

4. The auditor, one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, and a fee of one dollar for every redemption that is made under the provisions of section three thousand eight hundred seventeen of this code, and a commission of ten per cent on all money collected from the State of California on claims made out against the state under the provisions of section four thousand ninety-nine a of this code. Such fees and commissions as are herein mentioned shall be allowed the auditor by the board of supervisors out of the general county fund on claims properly presented; provided, that said fees and commissions shall not exceed the sum of three hundred dollars per annum.

5. The treasurer nine hundred dollars per annum.

6. The tax-collector six hundred dollars per annum, which shall be in full for all services as tax-collector and license-collector.

7. The assessor, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; provided, that the board of supervisors shall allow the traveling expenses of the assessor and his deputies, necessarily incurred in the performance of the duties of said office, not to exceed the sum of three hundred dollars per year, to be allowed and paid as other claims against the county are allowed and paid; provided, further, that the provisions herein contained for the expenses of the assessor shall apply to the incumbent.

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8. The district attorney, one thousand five hundred dollars per annum.
9. The coroner, such fees as are now or may be hereafter allowed by law.

10. The public administrator, such fees as are now or may be hereafter allowed by law.

11. The superintendent of schools, one thousand dollars per annum, and actual and necessary traveling expenses when visiting schools of his county. He shall also be allowed five dollars per day for acting as secretary of the board of education for each day said board is in session.

12. The surveyor, such fees as are now or may be hereafter allowed by law.

13. [Justices of the peace.] In counties of this class the justices of the peace shall receive the following compensation, to wit:

(a) In townships having a population of one thousand or over, the sum of three hundred dollars per annum, payable monthly.

(b) In townships having a population of less than one thousand, the sum of two hundred forty dollars per annum, payable monthly.

The above named salaries shall be in full compensation for all services of said justices of the peace in criminal and civil cases, and when acting as coroner said justices of the peace shall be allowed and paid actual expenses, which expenses shall be audited and allowed by the board of supervisors and paid out of the county treasury. The above compensation shall be in lieu of all other fees received for services and said fees shall be accounted for to the auditor and paid into the county treasury.

The salaries of justices of the peace as herein provided for shall be paid in the same manner, at the same time, and out of the same funds as county officers are paid.

For the purpose of this subdivision the population of the several judicial townships is hereby determined to be the population of the townships as shown by the federal census taken in the year A. D. one thousand nine hundred ten.

14. Constables, the sum of three hundred dollars per annum, which shall be paid, in the same manner and at the same time and out of the same funds as county officers are now paid. The above compensation shall be in lieu of all other fees received for services, and said fees shall be accounted for to the auditor and paid into the county treasury; provided, the provisions hereof and herein contained shall apply to the present incumbent.

15. [Supervisors.] Each member of the board of supervisors, five dollars a day when the board is in session, and ten cents a mile, in going only, for traveling from his residence to the county seat, and when serving as road commissioner three dollars per day, and actual and necessary expenses; provided, he shall not in any one year receive more than three hundred fifty dollars as supervisor, exclusive of mileage, nor more than two hundred dollars as road commissioner, exclusive of traveling expenses.

16. [Board of education.] Each member of the board of education shall receive five dollars per day as compensation for his services when in actual attendance upon said board, and mileage at the rate of ten cents per mile, one way only, from his residence to the place of meeting of said board. The secretary of said board of education shall receive five dollars per day for his services for the actual time that the board may be in session. Said compensation of the members of said board and of said secretary shall be paid out of the same fund as the salary of the superintendent of schools. Claims for such service and mileage shall be presented to the board of supervisors and shall be allowed at the rate above named and in the same manner as the claims against the county are allowed. The compensation of the members of the board of education herein provided is not in addition to that provided in section one thousand seven hundred seventy of this code.

17. [Jurors.] In counties of this class, for attending as a grand juror or as a trial' juror in a criminal case in the superior court, for each day's attendance, three dollars. Such jurors shall receive for each mile actually and necessarily traveled in attending as a juror, in going and coming, fifteen cents.

18. [Witnesses.] In counties of this class witnesses shall be allowed for each day's actual attendance, when legally required to attend upon the superior court in a criminal case, three dollars, and for each mile actually and necessarily traveled as such

witness, in going and coming, ten cents; provided, that such per diem and such mileage shall be allowed only upon such a showing to the court as is now or may be hereafter required by law,

19. [Compensation not changed.] The legislature hereby declares that the pro visions of this act are not intended to and do not increase or diminish the compensation of the officers herein mentioned, but are intended to change the same to a fixed salary basis wherever a salary is provided for compensation of such officers.

20. [In effect, when.] The provisions of this act shall take effect ninety days after the final adjournment of the session of the legislature which passed this act and said provisions shall be in force and apply to the present incumbent.

History: Enacted March 18, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 535, Kerr's Stats. and Amdts. 1906-7, p. 373; amended February 28, 1911, Stats, and Amdts. 1911, p. 241; June 9, 1915, Stats, and Amdts. 1915, p. 1361; May 29, 1917, Stats, and Amdts. 1917, p. 1284. In effect as provided in paragraph 20 of section.

ARTICLE LI.

COUNTIES OF THE FIFTY-FIRST CLASS.

8 4280. SALARIES AND FEES OF OFFICERS OF. In counties of the fifty-first class, the county officers shall receive as compensation for the services required of them by law or by virtue of their office, the following salaries, to wit:

1. The county clerk, two thousand dollars per annum, except in the years when a general election is held, and in such years he shall receive two thousand three hundred dollars per annum, and said clerk may appoint one deputy clerk, which office is hereby created, who shall receive a salary of nine hundred dollars per annum. The deputy herein provided for shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the clerk is paid.

2. The sheriff, four thousand dollars per annum.
3. The recorder, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum.
4. The auditor, four hundred dollars per annum.
5. The treasurer, one thousand six hundred dollars per annum.
6. The tax-collector, seven hundred fifty dollars per annum.

7. The assessor, two thousand six hundred dollars per annum; provided, however, that such compensation shall be in full for all services of every kind and description rendered by the assessor; and it is further provided, that in counties of this class, from and after the date upon which this act takes effect, the assessor shall pay into the county treasury for the use of the county all commissions and fees which would otherwise be allowed to him by the provisions of section four thousand two hundred ninety of the Political Code, as compensation for the services therein mentioned. The provisions of this subdivision are not intended to increase the compensation of the incumbent of such office, but are intended to change the compensation of the assessor from a mixed fee and salary system to a fixed salary basis and shall take effect ninety days after the final adjournment of the forty-second session of the legislature.

8. The district attorney, one thousand five hundred dollars per annum.
9. The coroner, such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law.

10. The public administrator, such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law.

11. The superintendent of schools, one thousand five hundred dollars per annum, and actual traveling expenses when visiting the schools of the county.

12. The surveyor, such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law.

13. [Classification of townships.] For the purpose of fixing the compensation of justices of the peace according to their duties, townships of this class of counties are hereby classified according to population. The population shall be determined by the board of supervisors upon the enactment of this act, and also at the time of forma

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