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67 ties;” also by striking out the word “he,” and sub68 stituting therefor the word “it.” Sections one and 69 two of chapter one hundred and thirty-six of the 70 acts of the year one thousand eight hundred and 71 seventy are hereby amended by striking out the 72 words “ Board of State Charities” where they occur 73 therein, and substituting therefor the words “ State 74 Board of Charities.” Section six of chapter three 75 hundred and twenty-one of the acts of the year one .76 thousand cight hundred and seventy-one is hereby 77 amended by striking out the words “ General Agent 78 Board of State Charities," and substituting therefor 79 the words - State Board of Charities.” Section two 80 of chapter one hundred and twenty-one, and section Sl one of chapter one hundred and seventy, of the acts 82 of the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy83 four, are hereby amended by striking out the words 84 - Board of State Charities” where they occur there8.) in, and substituting therefor the words “ State Board 86 of Charities." Chapter seventy of the acts of the year 87 one thousand cight hundred and seventy-five is here88 by amended by striking out all after the word “ vaga 89 bonds." Section one of chapter three hundred and 90 twenty-one of the acts of the year one thousand eight 91 hundred and seventy-one is hereby amended by 92 striking out the words - of either."

1 SECT. 36. Sections thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty2 four, forty-five, forty-cight, fifty-four, and fifty-five, 3 chapter seventy-one ; sections one, two, three, four, 4 five, six, seven, and twenty-six, chapter seventy5 three; sections one, two, three, four, fifteen, twenty,

6 twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-five, 7 and twenty-six, chapter seventy-five; sections one, 8 two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, 9 eleven, and twenty-eight, chapter seventy-six; of Gen10 eral Statutes, chapter two hundred and forty, - of 11 the acts of the year one thousand eight hundred and 12 sixty-three: sections seven and twelve, chapter two 13 hundred and eighty-eight; chapter one hundred and 14 ninety-eight; and sections two, three, four, five, six, 15 seven, eight, and nine, chapter two hundred and nine, 16 — of the acts of the year one thousand eight hundred 17 and sixty-six: chapters twelve and two hundred and 18 fifty-eight of the acts of the year one thousand eight 19 hundred and sixty-nine: chapter nineteen; chapter 20 one hundred and five; chapter two hundred and 21 eighty-eight; section one, chapter three hundred and 22 fifty-nine; and chapter three hundred and eighty23 four, — of the acts of the year one thousand eight 24 hundred and seventy: sections two, three, and four, 25 chapter forty-five; and section six, chapter sixty26 eight, -of the acts of the year one thousand eight 27 hundred and seventy-two: chapter one hundred and 28 sixty-six, of the acts of the year one thousand eight 29 hundred and seventy-three: chapter fourteen; chap30 ter ninety-six ; section two, chapter one hundred and 31 twenty-one; and chapter one hundred and seventy32 nine, — of the acts of the year one thousand eight hun33 dred and seventy-six: chapter one hundred and nine34 ty-five; and section one, chapter two hundred and fifty35 two, — of the acts of the year one thousand eight 36 hundred and seventy-seven: and all acts, or parts of 37 acts, inconsistent with this act, - are hereby repealed. 1 Sect. 37. This act shall take effect, so far as re2 lates to the appointment and qualification of trus3 tees, upon its passage; and for all other purposes, on 4 the first day of July next, on which day the terms • of office of the several boards named in section one 6 shail cease and determine,

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, April 8, 1878.

Passed to be engrossed.

Sent up for concurrence.

GEO. A. MARDEN, Clerk.

IN SENATE, April 25, 1878.

Passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the following amendments"; to wit:

At [A], at the end of Sect. 4, add the following words :

1 “ provided that they shall place in the asylum at 2 Worcester none but state, city, or town patients of 3 the chronic insane class.”

At [B], Sect. 29, strike out the words “and shall make a full report of its doings in manuscript to the governor and council on or before October fifteenth of each year. Said report shall be made up to the thirtieth day of September inclusive,” and insert in place thereof the following:

1 “ The board shall annually, in the month of Janu2 ary, submit in print to the legislature a full report of 3 its doings and expenses for the calendar year pre4 ceding. It shall also embody in its report a properly 5 classified and tabulated statement of the receipts and 6 expenses of each of the several institutions named in 7 this act for the said year, and a corresponding classi8 fied and tabulated statement of their estimates for 9 the year ensuing, with its opinion as to the necessity 10 or expediency of appropriations in accordance with 11 said estimates. Said report shall also present a con12 cise review of the work of the several institutions 13 herein named for the year preceding, with such sug14 gestions and recommendations as to said institutions 15 and the charitable and reformatory interests of the 16 state as may be deemed expedient.

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At [C], Sect. 30, line 17, insert the following:

1 “ Said board may authorize its general agent to 2 perform any and all the duties prescribed by sections 3 forty-nine and fifty of chapter seventy-one of the 4 General Statutes, and any act amendatory thereof, 5 give the written notice mentioned in chapters one 6 hundred and twenty-one and one hundred and sixty7 nine of the acts of the year one thousand eight 8 hundred and seventy-six, and approve all bills against 9 the Commonwealth on account of state paupers ; 10 provided that bills for the sickness and burial of the 11 same may be audited by a medical officer to be ap12 pointed by the board.”

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At [D] strike out Sect. 34, and substitute

1 SECT. 34. Except as otherwise provided in this 2 act, all the reports and returns heretofore required 3 by law to be made to the Board of State Chari4 ties or the secretary of said board shall hereafter 5 be made to the State Board of Charities; provided 6 that said board may discontinue any of said reports 7 and returns, and require from the institutions named 8 in this act such other reports and returns as are 9 found necessary to the proper transaction of its busi10 ness.

At [E] strike out Sects. 35 and 36, and substitute the following:

1 SECT. 35. Section sixteen of chapter seventy-five 2 of the General Statutes is hereby amended by add3 ing after the word “ chapter ” the words or subse+ quent acts.” Section one of chapter eighty-three of 5 the acts of the year one thousand eight hundred and 6 sixty is hereby amended by striking out all after the ī word “year.” Section one of chapter one hundred 8 and sixty-two of the acts of the year one thousand 9 cight hundred and sixty-five is hereby amended by 10 striking out the words “ Board of State Charities," 11 and substituting therefor the words “ State Board of 12 Charities.” Section two of the same act is hereby 13 amended by striking out the words “ Agent of the 14 Board of State Charities," and substituting therefor 15 the words “ State Board of Charities;” also by strik16 ing out all after the word “rate,” and substituting 17 therefor the words of twenty-five dollars per week

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