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returns.

railroad company, any portion of whose road is in this state, or if such portion of said road is in the hands of a trustee or receiver, then such trustee or receiver, shall, on or before the tenth day of November, annually, deliver to the comptroller a sworn statement of the condition and affairs of said company or road as they existed on the thirtieth day of the preceding September, in the following particulars, namely: the number of shares of its stock, and if the same consists of different classes, then of those of each class, and the market value of each share, the dividends paid per share on each class of said stock during the year preceding such thirtieth day of September, and the dates of said payments, the amount of its funded and floating debt, and the market value of any of such indebtedness which is below par in value, the number, amount, and market value of any unpaid bonds secured by mortgage on the property of said company by any of its predecessors in title and legally convertible into the capital stock of such company, the amount of bonds issued by any town or city of the description mentioned in section 2315, when the avails of such bonds, or stock subscribed and paid for therewith, shall have been expended in such construction, the amount of money actually on hand in cash in the treasury or in the possession of the proper officers or agents of the company or of any such trustee or receiver, the amount paid for taxes in this state during the year ending on said thirtieth day of September upon any real estate owned by said company, trustee, or receiver, and not used for railroad purposes, the whole length of the road, and the length of those portions thereof lying without this state.

SEC. 2. Section 2441 of the general statutes is hereby ization to correct amended to read as follows: The board of equalization shall meet at the treasurer's office at the capitol in every year, on the secular day next succeeding each of the last days limited by the preceding sections of this chapter for making any of the annual returns to the comptroller for purposes of taxation required by either of said preceding sections, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, to examine and correct such returns and the valuations required thereon, and to hear any party making such return in regard to such valuations, and said board may adjourn from time to time within eight days next succeeding the first day of said meetings, respectively, except that in the case of returns by railroad companies said board may adjourn from time to time to within thirteen days next succeeding the first day of said meetings; and if any person shall not make such return as prescribed, or shall make erroneous returns said board shall, at said meeting hereinbefore fixed, or at some adjournment thereof as aforesaid, make out, upon the best informa

tion which it can obtain, the statement required to be made and returned by such person; and a true copy of such statement as corrected or made out by said board shall be returned to each cashier, treasurer, secretary, superintendent, manager, company, association, or partnership, and the valuation of the several items of money and estate, and the amount and number, contained in such statement shall be final, and the sums required shall be paid according to it.

Approved, June 13, 1907.

[House Bill No. 158.]

CHAPTER 116.

An Act amending an Act concerning Bounty on Wild Animals.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in
General Assembly convened:

Section 1936 of the general statutes is hereby amended by Penalty on animals. inserting after the word "wildcat" in the second line thereof the words "a bounty of not more than three dollars for killing each raccoon" and by striking out the word "raccoon" in the third line thereof, so that said section as amended shall read as follows: Any town may offer a bounty of not more than five dollars for killing each wildeat, a bounty of not more than three dollars for killing each raccoon, and a bounty of not more than one dollar for killing each skunk, weasel, or woodchuck within its limits, to be paid by its treasurer upon such evidence of killing as such town may require. Such bounty shall be paid out of the surplus remaining from the amount received for dog licenses during the previous year.

Approved, June 12, 1907.

[Substitute for House Bill No. 186.]

CHAPTER 117.

An Act concerning the Soliciting of Orders for Liquors in No-
License Towns.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in
General Assembly convened:

wild

liciting orders license town.

SO

Every person who, by himself or his agent, shall solicit or Penalty for procure any order for any spirituous and intoxicating liquors for liquor in noin any town which shall have voted that no licenses shall be granted for the sale of spirituous and intoxicating liquors within.

Proceedings for detention of witness.

Judge may order

said town and in which no such licenses are granted, or who shall engage in the business of soliciting or procuring orders for such liquors in such town, or shall advertise for or otherwise publicly solicit or invite such orders therein, shall be subject to the penalties of section 2712 of the general statutes. Approved, June 12, 1907.

[Substitute for House Bill No. 76.]

CHAPTER 118.

An Act concerning the Detention of Witnesses in Criminal
Cases.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in
General Assembly convened:

SECTION 1. Upon the written complaint of any state's attorney addressed to the clerk of the superior court of the county wherein such state's attorney resides, alleging that a person named therein is or will be a material witness in a criminal proceeding then pending before a justice of the peace, a city court, borough court, or town court in such county, or then pending before or returnable to the superior court having criminal jurisdiction then or thereafter to be held within and for said county, in which said proceeding any person is or may be charged with an offense punishable by death or imprisonment in the state prison, and alleging that such attorney believes that such witness is likely to disappear from the state, or secrete himself, or otherwise avoid the service of a subpoena upon him, or refuse or fail to appear and attend in and before such superior court as a witness when desired, such clerk, or any assistant clerk of such court, shall issue a warrant, addressed to any proper officer or indifferent person, for the arrest of such person named as a witness, and directing that such person be forthwith brought before any judge of the superior court in such county, or any judge of the court of common pleas in such county, or any judge of the district court of Waterbury if the proceeding is in New Haven county, for examination; and the person serving such warrant shall bring such person so arrested before such judge for examination as soon as he reasonably can, and hold him subject to further orders of such judge, and he shall also notify such state's attorney of such arrest, and of the time and place of such examination.

witness to give SEC. 2. If, upon such examination, said judge shall find bond or be com- or be of the opinion that the interests of justice so require, he

mitted to jail.

may order such person to enter into a recognizance with surety, to the state, conditioned that he shall appear before such justice of the peace, city, borough, or town court, before which such proceeding may be pending, or before such superior court, before or to which such proceeding may be pending or returnable, as the case may be; and in case such proceeding be pending before a justice of the peace, or a city, borough, or town court, then also conditioned that, in case such proceeding be. by such justice of the peace, city, borough, or town court, made returnable to or before the superior court having criminal jurisdiction to be held in and for such county, he shall also appear before such superior court and abide the order of said superior court in the premises; and on his failure to enter into such recognizance, with surety, said judge shall order him committed to jail in such county until the next superior court having criminal jurisdiction, to be holden in and for said county, or until he shall be discharged by due course of law; and such judge shall issue a proper warrant for his commitment in such case; provided, that no person so committed to jail shall be confined or associated in such jail, upon such commitment, with persons confined therein upon a conviction or charge of any criminal offense; and provided, further, that the state's attorney for the county wherein such person shall be so detained shall have power to release the bond and order the discharge of such person if, in his judgment, the requirements of justice so demand.

SEC. 3. Whenever any person shall be confined in jail under Costs and fees. the provisions of this act, said person shall receive two dollars per day for each day so confined in addition to his legal fees as a witness, and the costs, fees, and expenses incurred under the provisions of this act shall be taxed by the superior court, and paid as other costs in criminal proceedings.

SEC. 4. The words "state's attorney as used in this act shall be deemed to include assistant state's attorneys.

SEC. 5. Chapter 100 of the public acts of 1905 is hereby repealed.

Approved, June 13, 1907.

Assistant state's attorney.

[House Bill No. 193.]

CHAPTER 119.

An Act amending an Act concerning Death Certificates.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in
General Assembly convened:

Death certificates; conta

Section 1862 of the general statutes is hereby amended by gious diseases: inserting after the word "deceased" in the seventeenth line ed.

bodies disinfect

thereof the words "the date of death," so that said section, as amended by section two of chapter 21 of the public acts of 1905, and as hereby amended, shall read as follows: The physician last in attendance upon a person in his last sickness, within twenty-four hours after the death of such person, or a medical examiner, in cases of which he has cognizance after he is prepared to make his report, shall make out a certificate upon a blank furnished by the state board of health, stating therein the full name of the deceased, the cause or causes of death, and the duration of disease, if known; and said physician shall provide that such certificate may be obtained at his office upon application therefor. In case no physician attended such deceased person, or in case of the inability of the attending physician by reason of sickness, death, or absence, to make out such certificate, a near relative may procure such certificate from the health officer of the town in which such person died. Said certificate, together with the undertaker's certificate herein provided for, shall be deposited with the registrar of the town in which said person died, to obtain a permit for burial or removal as provided in sections 1864 and 1871. A certificate of death giving heart failure, paralysis of heart, cardiac incompetence, cardiac exhaustion, heart weakness, collapse of heart, cardiac syncope, cardiac paralysis, or any like term having the same meaning as heart failure, shall not be deemed sufficient upon which to issue a burial or removal permit, and such certificate must be returned to the physician who made it for the proper correction and definition. The undertaker or person in charge of the burial of the deceased person shall make out a certificate upon a blank furnished by the state board of health stating therein the full name of the deceased; the date of death; the place of death, including street and number and ward, if any; the number of families in the house, if tenement; residence at time of death; occupation; condition (single, married, divorced, or widowed, and if a wife or widow, of whom); date of birth; sex; color; birthplace; father's name in full; father's birthplace; mother's full maiden name; mother's birthplace; place of burial; and from whom he received the information. Every person having in charge and preparing for burial the body of any deceased person who shall have died from cholera, yellow fever, diphtheria, membranous croup, typhus fever, typhoid fever, scarlet fever, measles, leprosy, smallpox, or other pestilential disease, shall, where the same has not already been done, disinfect said body in accordance with the method which may be, from time to time, prescribed by the state board of health, or inclose it in an air-tight coffin or case hermetically sealed, and shall give to said registrar

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