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the Illinois Farmers' Institute: Provided, further, that if the necessary expenses of a County Farmers' Institute shall not equal the sum of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) as shown by receipted vouchers submitted with the aforesaid sworn statement, the said warrant shall be drawn only for the sum expended, and final report made to the Governor as provided by law.

§ 4. No officer or officers of a county farmers' institute shall be entitled as such officer or officers to receive any moneyed compensation for any service rendered the same.

$ 5. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the moneys herein appropriated, in favor of the respective boards, societies, associations and organizations hereinbefore mentioned (except the Illinois Farmers' Institute and County Farmers' Institutes) and the Illinois State Horticultural Society upon proper vouchers presented to him, signed by the president of such board (,) society, association or organization, and attested by the secretary of the same, and approved by the Governor; and the State Treasurer is hereby directed to pay said warrants, drawn as aforesaid, out of any funds in the State treasury appropriated for said purposes, respectively, or out of any funds not otherwise appropriated as the case may be. With reference to the sums hereinbefore appropriated to the Illinois Farmers' Institutes and the County Farmers' Institutes, and in accordance with the provisions of section 4 of an Act entitled, “An Act creating the Illinois Farmers' Institute," approved July 1, 1895, and subsequent amendments thereto, the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer for the sums herein appropriated to the Illinois Farmers' Institute and the County Farmers' Institute, in favor of the treasurer of the Illinois Farmers' Institute, and deliver the same to him upon requisition for same, signed by the president and the secretary of said Illinois Farmers' Institute; and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury appropriated for the purposes of said Act as amended.

With reference to the sums hereinbefore appropriated to the Illinois State Horticultural Society, and in accordance with the provisions of section 4 of an Act entitled, "An Act to reorganize the Illinois State Horticultural Society," approved March 24, 1874, the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for sums herein appropriated to the Illinois State Horticultural Society and deliver the same to him upon requisition for same signed by the president and secretary of said Illinois State Horticultural Society and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED (except for those items disapproved in my veto message June 28, 1917). * Indicates vetoed.

June 28, 1917. Honorable, the House of Representatives, General Assembly of Illinois.

GENTLEMEN: I return herewith House Bill 853, entitled, "An Act making an appropriation in aid of the State Board of Agriculture; the State Bee-Keepers Association; the Illinois Dairymen's Association; the Illinois State Poultry Association; the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Association ; the Illinois State Academy of

....$10,000.

Science; the Illinois State Horticultural Society; the Illinois Firemen's Association ; the Grand Army Hall and Memorial Association; the Grand Army of the Republic of the Department of Illinois, and the Illinois Farmers' Institute and County Farmers' Institutes."

The following items contained therein are disapproved :
Page 3, section 1, the second item from the top of the page, as follows:

Per Annum. Total. "For the expense of collecting, compiling and publishing live stock and agricultural statistics, the sum of.

$1,800 $3,600." For the reason that this work is to be done by the new Department of Agriculture.

Pages 3 and 4, section 1. I veto the last line at the bottom of page 3, and the first, second, third and fourth lines at the top of page 4, as follows: "For additions to Grand Stand, the sum of.. “For a Lincoln Log Cabin to house exhibits of relics, the sum of.

$ 5,000.” Pages 7 and 3, section 1. I veto the following item at the bottom of page 7 and the top of page 8:

"(F) To the Illinois State Academy of Science, the sum of two thousand ($2,000) dollars, for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Per Annum. Total. "For printing reports and other publications, the sum of.

$750 $1,500 *For postage, express, and stationery, the sum of...

250 500

$1,000 $2,000." Page 11, section 1 in Clause (K) for the Farmers' Institute. I veto the following item: Fifth line from the bottom of page 11 :

Per Annum. Total. “For printing, the sum of.

$450 $900." For the reason that the printing is taken care of in a general appropriation to the Director of Agriculture. Respectfully submitted,

FRANK O. LOWDEN, Governor. Filed July 3, 1917.

Louis L. EMMERSON, Secretary of State.

ATTORNEY GENERAL-DEFICIENCY.

Preamble.

8 2. How drawn. 1 1. Appropriates $85,250.00 for pur § 3. Emergency. poses enumerated.

(HOUSE BILL No. 95. APPROVED FEBRUARY 28, 1917.) An Act making additional appropriations to the Attorney General:

WHEREAS, the appropriations heretofore made to the Attorney General to pay assistants or other attorneys to be employed with reference to matters arising in the departments, commissions and boards hereinafter named, and other State agencies, are exhausted, and

WHEREAS, there are numerous cases now pending in the courts which require prompt prosecution or defense and urgent necessity for the investigation and commencement of additional cases and prosecutions arising out of the administration of said departments, commissions, boards and other State agencies, and no funds available for such purposes.

Now, therefore :

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following named sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, for the purposes hereinafter named, be, and the same are hereby appropriated to the Attorney General

, additional to the appropriations heretofore made to the Attorney General.

For the employment of special assistants, special attorneys, in

vestigators, brief writers and extra help, for court costs in United States courts and State courts, expenses of conducting investigations, preparation and trial of suits and appeals in the United States courts and courts in this and other states for the period ending July 1, 1917....

.$ 30,000 For special work in connection with submerged lands investigations for the period ending July 1, 1917.

.$ 7,500 For the employment of assistants and special attorneys for the

period ending July 1, 1917, to enable the Attorney General to render necessary legal services with reference to matters arising in departments, commissions, boards and other State

agencies, respectively, as follows: State Public Utilities Commission: Chief counsel..

4.000 One assistant..

2,500 One assistant..

2,500 One assistant..

2,500 One assistant.

.$ . 2,500 One assistant..

1,750 One assistant..

1,500 One assistant.

1,500 Insurance Department, one assistant..

2,000 Illinois Waterway Commission, one assistant.

1,500 Industrial Board, one assistant.

1,500 Illinois State Board of Dental Examiners, one assistant...

900 Illinois Department of Factory Inspection, one assistant.....$

900 State Food Commissioner, one assistant.

.$

900 Board of Pharmacy, one assistant...

900 State Board of Health, one assistant.

1,250 Board of Live Stock Commissioners, one assistant... State Board of Examiners of Architects, and State Board of Examiners of Structural Engineers, one assistant.....

1.250 For court reporting and stenographic work for attorneys as

signed by the Attorney General to departments, boards, commissions and other State agencies...

.$ 2,500 For the employment of inheritance tax attorneys, exclusive of Chicago

$ 12,000 For traveling expenses of said assistants or other persons emploved as above by the Attorney General...

..$ 2,500 The respective sums hereby appropriated for the employment of assistants shall constitute full compensation for all services rendered the State by them, respectively, under the directions of the Attorney General, whether for the particular department, commission, board or other State agency, to which they may be assigned, or otherwise. Provided. if the Attorney General shall deem it unnecessary or inexpedient to employ and assign an assistant to each of all of said departments, commissions, boards and State agencies, and shall require an assistant regularly assigned to any one of said departments, commissions, boards or agencies to perform services with reference to matters arising in any

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two or more of them, the sum of the amounts hereby appropriated for assistants for each of said departments, commissions, boards and agencies so served by one assistant, or so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be available to pay such assistant a reasonable compensation for all services performed by such assistant in matters arising in said departments, commissions, boards and agencies, or otherwise, under his employment by the Attorney General.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer for the pay of regular assistants on fixed salary, on monthly pay-rolls; for the pay of attorneys specially employed, and for court reporters, stenographers and other employees not on the office pay-rolls, or bills for services accompanied by vouchers duly certified by the Attorney General; for traveling expenses, on presentation of bills accompanied by vouchers certified by the Attorney General showing the expenditure of moneys named in said bills. As to railroad fares, the expense bills shall show from what point to what point traveled and the amount paid for the same.

The State Treasurer shall pay such warrants out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

$ 3. Whereas, an emergency exists, therefore this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED February 28, 1917.

AUDITOR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS-DEFICIENCY. | 1. Appropriates $17,650.00.

§ 3. Emergency. 12. How drawn.

(HOUSE BILL NO. 652. APPROVED APRIL 26, 1917.) Ax Act entitled, "An Act for an appropriation to meet expenses in the

office of the Auditor of Public Accounts to be incurred subsequent to March 1, 1917, and prior to July 1, 1917, and by declaring an emergency."

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Minois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following sums be and the same are hereby appropriated to the Auditor of Public Accounts: Traveling expenses bank examiners.....

.$ 5,000.00 Traveling expenses building and loan examiners.

2,000.00 Salaries of bank examiners.

.$ 3,000.00 Salaries of building and loan examiners.

.$ 2,000.00 Premium on employees' bonds....

650.00 For examination of books and accounts of State departments. $ 5,000.00

Total

$ 17,650.00 $ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is authorized to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the amounts above appropriated, and the Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

3. Whereas, the sums hereby appropriated are immediately required, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall take effect from and after its passage and approval.

APPROVED April 26, 1917.

BARBERS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS.

§ 1. Appropriates $1,000.00.

§ 3. Emergency. § 2. How drawn.

(HOUSE BILL No. 190. APPROVED JUNE 23, 1917.) An Act to make an appropriation for conducting business of the State, through the Barbers State Board of Examiners until July 1, 1917.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars be, and hereby is appropriated to the Barbers' State Board of Examiners, to conduct business of the State through such board, until July 1, 1917.

§ 2. Upon presentation of proper vouchers certified by the president and secretary of the Barbers' State Board of Examiners and approved by the Governor, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the sum herein appropriated, or so much thereof as shall be necessary, to conduct business of the State through the Barbers' State Board of Examiners, until July 1, 1917, and the State Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 3. Whereas, an emergency exists; therefore, this Act shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage and approval.

APPROVED June 23, 1917.

BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION FOR STATE CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. § 1. Appropriates $551,520.92 for ex § 2. How drawn. penses, repairs and improvements.

§ 3. Emergency. (HOUSE BILL NO. 654. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1917.) An Act making additional appropriations to the Board of Administra

tion for the State charitable institutions. WHEREAS, certain appropriations heretofore made to the Board of Administration for the State charitable institutions have been, or will be exhausted by July 1, 1917, and

WHEREAS, it is important that these institutions be provided with necessary funds for their ordinary operating expenses, ordinary repairs and improvements, and working capital up to July 1, 1917, and to pay bills covering work contracted for, now, therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five hundred fiftyone thousand, five hundred twenty and 92/100 dollars ($551,520.92), or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, for the purposes hereinafter named, be, and the same is hereby appropriated to the Board of Administration for the State charitable institutions, additional to the appropriations heretofore made to the Board of Administration as follows: For a deficiency in the appropriation for the ordi

nary operating expenses of the State charitable
institutions to and including June 30, 1917,....$471,500.00

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