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Illinois. Laves, statunitensete, t'ackroad law
Railroads and Warehouses
Parts of Statutes Concerning Railroads
and Street Railways
Rules of Practice Before the Railroad and
State of Illinois
TRADES CON COUNCIL
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.
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
Issue of stock and bonds limited.
Annual report. 25. Power of legislature. 26. Cumulative voting. 27. Rates when aid induced. 28. Limitation. 29. Repeal-saving-benefit of this
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.
Defines director's residence.
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
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
RECEIVING. CARRYING AND
favor of roads.
FENCING AND OPERATING.
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
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
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
sistant-chief's oath and bond-,
office-expenses, how paid.
150. Examination of grain and scales-
132. Assuming to act as inspector-
misconduct of inspector-in-
- his rights.
176. Report of commissioners-examin-
177a. When board to investigate cause
of accident to person or proper-
182. Penalty against common carriers
and owner's of warehouses.
193. Joint and through rates-classifi-