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Illinois. Laves, statunitensete, t'ackroad law
LAWS

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RELATING TO

Railroads and Warehouses

Parts of Statutes Concerning Railroads

and Street Railways

AND

Rules of Practice Before the Railroad and

Warehouse Commission

OF THE

State of Illinois

Compiled by
WM. KILPATRICK, Secretary

TRADES CON COUNCIL

SPRINGFIELD, ILL.:
ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL CO., STATE PRINTERI

1911

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LAWS RELATING SPECIFICALLY TO RAILROADS, INSPEC

TION OF GRAIN AND PUBLIC WAREHOUSES.

CHAPTER 114 OF THE REVISED STATUTES, 1899.

SECTION. 30. Shall have public office-book with

transfer of stock registered. 31. Fine for failure to comply. 32.

Fines recovered in action of debt. 33. Duty of commissioners. 34. Fines to be used for county pur

poses. 35. Borrowing money by companies

formed before March, 1872. 36. How concurrence of stockholders

expressed. 37. Notice of meeting. 38. Resolution, etc., recorded. 39. What railroads may consolidate

and how. 40. Consolidation-when to take ef

fect. 41. List of stockholders rights

saved. 42. Agreement for consolidation. 43. Emergency. 44. Operative contracts-property. 45. Connections. 46. Use of bridges. 47. Railroads in this State may pur

chase leased roads in adjoining

states. 48. Repeal. 49. Power to own and use water

craft. 50. Required to build and maintain

depots. 51. Penalty.

RAILROADS AND WAREHOUSES.

INCORPORATION OF

COMPANIES.

RAILROAD

SECTION

1. Corporators.
2. Articles of incorporation--record

of same.
3. Form of articles.
4. Corporate powers-seal-copy of

articles-evidence. 5. Limit of charter-renewal. 6. By-Laws recorded. 7. Office in this State. 8. Directors--their election, etc.

classification vacancy. 9. Called meetings. 10. Annual or other statements-rate

of interest-loans-removal of

officers-access to books. 11. When directors not elected on the

day, etc. 12. Officers—their duties. 13. Payment of subscriptions to

capital stock. 14. Stock personality-transfer of

use of funds. 15. Increase of capital stock-meet

ings-other business-record. 16. Liability of executor, etc. 17. Liability of stockholder. 18.

Condemnation of property. 19. Acquiring material. 20. Laying out, constructing and

using road-fix rates-borrow

money.
What personal property.

Issue of stock and bonds limited.
23. Consolidation.
24.

Annual report. 25. Power of legislature. 26. Cumulative voting. 27. Rates when aid induced. 28. Limitation. 29. Repeal-saving-benefit of this

act, etc.

21. 22.

CONTRACTS FOR SALE OR LEASE OF RAILROADS OR STREET CAR EQUIPMENT STOCK.

52. Contracts to be in writing. 53. Contract not to invalidate prior

contract. 54. Repeal.

RESIDENCE OF DIRECTORS.

55.

Defines director's residence.

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UNION DEPOTS.

SECTION 56. Who may form corporations. 57. Articles of association. 58. Certificates of incorporation. 59. Corporate powers defined. 60. Election of directors-term

office. 61. No discrimination against or

of

in

SECTION. 97. To furnish ax, saw, sledge, etc.,

for each car. 98. Couplings. 99. Flagmen-shelter. 100. Penalties. 101. "Corporation" defined. 102. Not to apply to street railroads. 103. Fires by locomotives. 104. Act takes effect. 105.

Conductors to have police powers. 106. Ejection of passengers from train. 107. When pasengers may be arrested. 108. Engineer not to abandon engine. 109. Persons obstructing business of

railway punished by fine. 110. Conspiracy to impede business

punished by fine. 111. Construction of act. 112. Railroad, steamboat, etc., owner to

furnish certificate of authority

to ticket agents. 113.

Other persons not to sell tickets. 114. Penalty for violating. 115.

Agents to exhibit certificate

authority. 116. Railroad, etc., owner to provide for

redemption of tickets. 117. Penalty for failure to

redeem tickets.

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RECEIVING. CARRYING AND

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favor of roads.

FENCING AND OPERATING.

LIVERING GRAIN.

62. Fencing track. 63. Right of

way clear of combustibles. G4. Allowing, etc. animals on right

of way-breaking fence, etc. 65. When company neglects to build

or repair fences. 66 Adjoining owner may build and

recover. 67. Boards at crossings. 69. Bell and whistle-crossings. 69. Killing stock-frightening team. 70.

Starting train without signal. 71. Approaches at crossings. 72. Neglect to make, etc., crossings

-notice. 73. When company neglects-author

ities to construct. 74. Company to

pay expenses

and $100. 75. Draw-bridge, railroad crossing,

etc.---stop. 76. Penalty. 76a. Two or more railroads crossing

each other on same level--re

quirements. 76b. Civil engineer to examine system,

etc., compensation. 77. Not to obstruct highways-stoning,

etc., train. 78. Penalty. 79. Minors to keep off cars. SO. Railroad agent to make com

plaint. 81. Penalty. 82. Three preceding sections posted. 83. No freight, etc.; cars behind

passenger. 81. Must furnish cars, etc., and trans

port passengers and freight. S. Depots to be kept open-penalty. 86.

Texas cattle. 87. Speed through cities, etc.

da mages. S8. Time to stop at stations. 89. Brakemen, etc., on passenger cars. 90. Brakemen on freight cars. 91. Damages-penalty. 92. Checks or receipts for baggage. 93. Baggage smashing. 91. Putting off passenger. 95. Badge. 96. Common law liability not to be

limited.

118. Receive and carry grain without

distinction · weighing in — receipts weighing out — shrinkage damages evidence

shortage. 119. Scales-weighing-penalties. 120. Delivery--penalty. 121. Right to change consignment. 122. Receiving on track-rights of

owner's saved. 123. Receipt and delivery at crossings.

EXTORTION AND UNJUST DIS

CRIMINATION.

124. Extortion.
125. Unjust discrimination,
126. Evidence.
127. Penalties.
128. Proceedings to recover fine.
129. Damages.
130. Duties of railroad and warehouse

commissioners.
131. Schedules.
132. Evidence-fines-practice.
133. "Railroad corporation''-defined.

WAREHOUSES.

134.
135.
136.
137.

Classified.
"Classes"--defined.
License.
Bond.

SECTION.
138. Penalty for doing business with-

out license.
139. Not to discriminate-not to mix

grade-receipts.

140. Manner of issuing receipts.

141. Canceling receipts.

142. Further of issuing and canceling

receipts.

143. Not to limit liability.

144. Delivery of property.

145. Posting grain in store-statement

to registrar-daily publication-

canceled receipts.
146. Chief inspector-his duties-as-

sistant-chief's oath and bond-,
assistant's oath and bond
rules of inspection-charges-
pay of inspectors and empldyés
--appointment of registrar and
his assistants-general super-
vision--pay, etc.-removal from

office-expenses, how paid.

147. Rates of storage.

148. Loss by fire, heating-order of

delivery-grain out of condi-

tion.

119.

Tampering with grain stored-

private bins-drying, cleaning,

moving.

150. Examination of grain and scales-

incorrect scales.

151. Grain must be inspected.

132. Assuming to act as inspector-

misconduct of inspector-in-

fluencing.
133. Owner dissatisfied with inspection

- his rights.

154. Combination.

155. Suits.

156. Warehouse receipts negotiable.

157. False receipts-fraudulent removal

of grain.

138. Common law remedy saved.

159. Printed copy of act posted.

160. Repeal.

161. Commissioners to establish grades.

162. Committee of appeals.

163. Appeals-notices.

16 Fees.

165. Registered for collection-inspec-

tion fees.

166.

Repeal.

16612.Issuance and cancellation of

weights.

SECTION.

175. Statement by warehousemen.

176. Report of commissioners-examin-

ations.

177. Examination of common carriers

and warehouses-suits.

177a. When board to investigate cause

of accident to person or proper-
ty-bridge, etc., out of repair-
mandamus--proceedings by At-

torney General.

178. Cancellation of warehouse licenses.

179. Power to examine books, etc.

180. May examine witnesses, etc.

181. Penalty against witnesses.

182. Penalty against common carriers

and owner's of warehouses.

183. Attorney General and State's At-

torney to prosecute.

184. In name of People-pay qui tam

actions.

185. Rights of individuals saved.

186. Jurisdiction over all common car-

riers.

187. Term “common carrier" defined.

188. Term “railroad" defined.

189.

Term “transportation" defined.

190. Furnishing of transportation.

191, Short and long hauls-compensa-

tion.

192. Interstate transfers-joint rates,

fares.

193. Joint and through rates-classifi-

cation.

194. Rates and charges.

195. Physical connections between rail-

roads--switching rules and rates.

196. Business management of common

carriers.

197. Hearings and findings.

198. Schedule of maximum rates, etc.

199. Penalty.

200. Actions in the name of the People

- prosecutions by Attorney Gen-

eral.

201. Appeals to circuit court of San-

gamon county.

202. Repeal.

203. Seals-records—how authenticated.

201. Weighmaster--appointment of.

205, Duties of.

200. Fix fees.

207. Weighmaster qualifications

compensation.

208. May adopt rules.

209. Neglect of duty-penalty.

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