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[No. 23.]

AN ACT to provide for the transfer to the State fire marshal

fund from the retaliatory fees on deposit in the State
treasury such sum as may be necessary to meet any de-
ficiency that may occur in said State fire marshal fund for
the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred thir-
teen, said sum not to exceed ten thousand dollars.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Transfer of SECTION 1. The State Treasurer is hereby authorized to
funds.

transfer from funds received from the Commissioner of In-
surance for retaliatory fees to the State fire marshal fund
such sum as may be necessary to meet any deficiency that
may occur in said State fire marshal fund for the fiscal
year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred thirteen, said sum

not to exceed ten thousand dollars. How paid out.

Sec. 2. When the said sum is so transferred and made
available the same shall be expended in like manner as the
sum authorized to be expended under the provisions of sec-
tion thirteen of act number seventy-nine of the public acts
of nineteen hundred eleven.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 26, 1913.

[No. 24.]

AN ACT making appropriations for the Michigan Reforma

tory for building and special purposes, and to provide a
tax to meet the same.

Amounts and purposes.

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated for the Michi-
gan Reformatory the sum of seventy-five thousand, nine hun-
dred dollars for the purposes and in amounts as follows:
For building and equipping an industrial building, seventy-
two thousand dollars. For the building and equipping of a
carpenter shop, three thousand nine hundred dollars.

Sec. 2. If the amount designated in section one of this
act for any one of the purposes stated be insufficient to
complete the work or purchase, any surplus remaining after
the completion of other work or purchase specified in said
section may, by obtaining the consent in writing of the State
Board of Corrections and Charities and the Auditor General
before any expense in excess of the specified appropriation

Transfer of funds.

is incurred, be used in the account or accounts where such deficiency seems unavoidable, the intent of this provision being to make the entire seventy-five thousand nine hundred dollars available for the purposes stated in section one.

Sec. 3. The several sums appropriated by the provisions How paid out. of this act shall be paid out of the general fund in the State treasury to the treasurer of the Michigan Reformatory at such times and in such manner as the accounting laws of the State prescribe, and the disbursing officer shall render bis account to the Auditor General thereunder: Provided, Proviso. That the board of control of the Michigan Reformatory may obtain money under this section before July first, nineteen hundred thirteen, in such amounts as they may, by requisition, certify to the Auditor General for immediate use, which amounts thus advanced shall be deducted from the total amount when the appropriation becomes available.

Sec. 4. The Auditor General shall incorporate in the Tax clause. State tax for the year nineteen hundred thirteen the sum of seventy-five thousand, nine hundred dollars, which amount when collected shall be credited to the general fund to reimburse the same for the moneys hereby appropriated. This act is ordered to take immediate effect. Approved March 26, 1913.

[No. 25.]

AN ACT detaching certain territory from the counties of Presque Isle and Cheboygan, and organizing the said detached territory into a new county to be known as the county of Forest.

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The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. Surveyed townships thirty-three, thirty-four, Forest county, thirty-five, thirty-six and thirty-seven north, range two east, comprising.

surveyed townships thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five from the county of Presque Isle; surveyed townships thirty.

thirty-six north, range three east, are hereby detached three, thirty-four and thirty-five north, range one east; and surveyed townships thirty-three, thirty-four and thirty-five north, range one west, are hereby detached from the county of Cheboygan; the territory so detached is hereby organized into a new county to be known as the county of Forest.

The county of Forest is hereby created and de Creation of. clared a body corporate, with all the rights, powers and duties conferred upon or required of organized counties by

constitution and laws of the State of Michigan.

Sec. 2.

the

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Alteration of Sec. 3. Surveyed township thirty-three north, range one
townships.

west, is hereby attached to and made a part of the township
of Maple Grove in said county of Forest; the west half of
surveyed township thirty-five north, range one west, is here.
by attached to and made a part of the township of Walker

in said county of Forest. When vacancy

Sec. 4. In the event of a vacancy in any office in town-
created, how
filled. ship or townships erected or altered by the creation of said

county, said officer or officers, and all county officers of the
county of Forest, shall be appointed by the Governor.

On
and after the taking effect of this act the officers so appointed,
when duly qualified, shall enter upon and discharge the
duties of their respective offices, and each shall hold same,
subject to general law, until the next regular election of
county and township officers respectively, and until his suc-
cessor is elected and qualified. Any supervisor appointed
under the provisions of this act, or to whose township ter-
ritory is hereby attached, shall be entitled to a transcript of
the tax roll in so far as the same applies to the territory
Tying within his township, and it shall be the duty of the
supervisor in possession of said roll, or the State Tax Com-
mission, to furnish said transcript at least thirty days prior
to the October meeting of the board of supervisors. Said
transcript shall be treated as the assessment roll of said:
township for the year nineteen hundred thirteen, and shall

have all the force and effect of the original roll. County seat. Sec. 5. The county seat of the county of Forest is here

by located at the city of Onaway.
Board of Sec. 6. The board of supervisors of the county of Forest
supervisors,
meeting of.

shall meet in regular session at the county seat on the sec-
ond Monday of October, nineteen hundred thirteen, and when
organized, may transact all business regularly to come before

it.
Suits pending. Sec. 7. All suits or proceedings now pending or which

might heretofore have been commenced in any of the courts
of said counties of Presque Isle or Cheboygan, may be com-

menced or prosecuted to final judgment or execution therein. Register of Sec. 8. The register of deeds of the county of Forest shall deeds, duty of transcribe, or cause to be transcribed, the records of deeds,

mortgages and other instruments and writings from the rec-
ords of other counties so far as the same relate to lands in
the county of Forest. The said register of deeds, and such
other person or persons as he may appoint, shall have access
to the books in the several offices of other counties for that
purpose. Such transcribed records shall be taken and re-
ceived in all cases with like effect as the original records. The
board of supervisors of the county of Forest shall make pro-
vision for the expense thereof and of all other transcripts as
herein provided.

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Sec. 9. All settlements and adjustments between the settlements, county of Forest and the counties of Presque Isle and Che etc., basis of. boygan shall be made on the basis of the last equalized valuation of the respective territories.

Sec. 10. The county of Forest shall be in the same con- How gressional, representative, senatorial and judicial districts districted. as the county of Cheboygan.

Sec. 11. This act shall not take effect until approved by Referendum. a majority of the electors voting thereon in the counties of Cheboygan and Presque Isle at the first general election held after the passage of this act. The question of such approval shall be submitted to the electors of said counties. The vote Ballot, upon such proposition shall be by ballot which shall be sub form of. stantially in the following form:

"Vote on proposition to detach certain territory from the counties of Cheboygan and Presque Isle and organize the same into a new county to be known as the county of Forest. Make a cross in the appropriate square below:

Shall the new county of Forest be organized ?-Yes. [ ] Shall the new county of Forest be organized ?-No." Such ballots shall be furnished by the county boards of elec. Who tó tion commissioners of said counties and shall be deposited in a ballot box provided for that purpose. Such ballots shall be cast, counted and canvassed in the same manner as is provided by law respecting ballots cast for the election of county officers. The result shall be certified to the boards of supervisors of the respective counties of Cheboygan and Presque Isle, and to the Secretary of State. If a majority of the electors voting upon such proposition when in said counties shall vote in favor of the organization of the

effective. new county of Forest, then this act shall be in full force and effect, and not otherwise. Approved March 26, 1913.

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[No. 26.] AN ACT to amend act number two hundred five of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred eighty-seven, entitled "An act

revise the laws authorizing the business of banking and to establish a Banking Department for the supervision of such business," by adding thereto a new section to be known as section twenty-two (a).

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. Act number two hundred five of the Public Act

amended. Acts of eighteen hundred eighty-seven, entitled "An act to revise the laws authorizing the business of banking and to establish a Banking Department for the supervision of such

business," is hereby amended by adding a new section thereto to be known as section twenty-two (a), which said section

shall read as follows: Reserve

SEC. 22 a. It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of the cities for state banks,

Banking Department to annually designate and approve cerapproval of tain cities as reserve cities for State banks coming within the

provisions of this act, and any incorporated bank or banks therein may become legal depositories for reserve funds here

inafter provided for in sections twenty-four and twenty-seven Reserve of this act. It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of the maneviene dally Banking Department to require all banks in reserve cities statement of

to furnish each depositing State bank a detailed daily state

ment of account of all reserve moneys so deposited on active Çertain banks, account. Any bank in any city in this State of less than one deposits on hand required. hundred thousand inhabitants, hereafter designated as a re

serve city, shall keep on hand at least twenty per centum of

deposits received from other banks, one-half of which shall Proviso. be lawful money in its own vault: Provided, however, That

should any bank in any reserve city not keep on hand the funds as above required, or otherwise should violate this act, the Commissioner of Banking may prohibit such bank from acting as a legal depository for reserve funds.

Approved March 26, 1913.

[No. 27.]

AN ACT relative to inmates of the Home for the Feeble-Mind

ed and Epileptic who became inmates prior to the eighteenth day of May, nineteen hundred nine; and to provide for giving such patients the same status as inmates committed to said home after said date.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: Certain in

SECTION 1. All inmates in the Michigan Home for the mates, status Feeble-Minded and Epileptic, upon the date of the taking

effect of this act, who were accepted or admitted into said home prior to May eighteenth, nineteen hundred nine, whether by direct application to the board of control or on the recommendation of the superintendents of the poor of the several counties of the State, shall be considered and deemed to have the same status in all respects as inmates admitted to said home after said date, upon the completion of the pro

cedure provided for hereinafter. Application of Sec. 2. Within twenty days after this act shall take effect superintendent, what to

it shall be the duty of the superintendent of said home to make application in writing to the judge of probate of each county in the case of any inmates in said home who were ad

state.

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