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mitted from the county for which each such judge of probate is acting, and to state therein the date of admission, the parents, guardians, or other relatives or persons with whom such inmates resided at the time of admission or who have subsequent thereto been substituted therefor; the principal reasons why each such inmate was originally admitted to said home, and his or her present condition; whether such inmate was admitted as a public or a private charge, and whether such inmate is now a public or a private charge; and if a private charge, the name of the person or persons re sponsible for his or her support in said home. Upon the re- Hearing, ceipt of such application it shall be the duty of the judge of notice, etc. probate to set a day of hearing thereon and to give notice thereof to the next of kin of said person if they can be found in the county, and to the person or persons who are providing for the support of such inmate, if any; and if upon the hearing the court shall find such person to be feeble-minded or epileptic, the court shall enter an order committing said person to the Michigan Home for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic as a public or private charge, as the case may be. Upon the entry of such order, a certified copy thereof shall forth with be sent by mail to the superintendent of said home, who shall file the same, and make a report thereof at the next meeting of the board of control of said home. Approved March 26, 1913.

[No. 28.] AN ACT to amend section fifty-two of act number two hundred five of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred eightyseven, entitled "An act to revise the laws authorizing the business of banking and to establish a Banking Department for the supervision of such business," being section six thousand one hundred forty-one of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as amended by act number two hundred sixty-five of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred ninety-nine and act number two hundred sixty-two of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred five and act number three hundred twenty-two of the Public Acts of nineteen

hundred seven.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. Section fifty-two of act number two hundred Section five of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred eighty-seven, en

amended. titled “An act to revise the laws authorizing the business of banking and to establish a Banking Department for the supervision of such business," being section six thousand one hun

amount

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dred forty-one of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as amended by act number two hundred sixty. five of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred ninety-nine and act number two hundred sixty-two of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred five and act number three hundred twenty-two of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred seven, is hereby

amended to read as follows: Borrower's Sec. 52. The total liabilities to any bank of any person or llability,

of any company, corporation or firm for moneys advanced, inlimited.

cluding in the liabilities of the company or firm the liabilities of the several members thereof, except special partners, shall at no time exceed one-tenth part of the amount of capital and surplus of such bank, but the discount of bills of exchange drawn in good faith against actually existing val. ues and the discount of commercial or business paper actually

owned by the person negotiating the same shall not be conProviso, when sidered as money borrowed : Provided, however, That the forenot applicable. going limitations shall not apply to loans on real estate or

other collateral securities authorized by this act, and deposited with the bank, or a trust company organized under

the laws of this State: Provided further, That by a two-thirds proviso, when liabilities may

vote of directors, the liabilities to any bank of any person be increased. or company, or corporation or firm may be increased to a

sum not exceeding one-fifth of the capital and surplus of the bank; but such additional one-tenth of such capital and surplus shall not be loaned to any officer or director, or to any partnership in which such officer or director is a partner, or to any corporation in which such officer or director owns a majority of the capital stock, until such officer, director, partnership or corporation furnishes collateral or endorsements satisfactory to the directors, or files with the bank a sworn statement of assets and liabilities showing a net worth of sufficient amount to be entitled to such credit:

Provided further, That before any bank under the supervision proviso, di

of the laws of this State shall loan any of its funds to its proval.

officers or its employes, such loans shall be first submitted to the directors of such bank for their approval. Not more than one-fourth of the assets of any bank shall be loaned or invested in steam railroad bonds, and not more than onetenth of the assets of any bank shall be invested in the bonds of any one railroad corporation described in paragraph (c) or (d) of section twenty-seven, and not more than one-twentieth of such assets in the bonds of any company or corporation described in paragraphs (e), (f) or (g) of said section, and not more than one-tenth of the assets of any bank shall be loaned to any one person, corporation or firm on the collateral pledges described in paragraph (h) of same section.

Approved March 26, 1913.

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[No. 29.]

AN ACT to amend sections fifteen, twenty-three and twenty

four of act number one hundred one of the Public Acts of
nineteen hundred nine, entitled "An act to revise the law
relative to the care of the feeble-minded and epileptic.”

contain,

examination.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. Sections fifteen, twenty-three and twenty-four Sections

amended.
of act number one hundred one of the Public Acts of nineteen
hundred nine, entitled “An act to revise the law relative to
the care of the feeble-minded and epileptic,” are hereby
amended to read as follows:

SÉC. 15. Petitions for the admission of a person to the Petitions for Michigan Home for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic may be how and by made by the father, mother, husband, wife, brother, sister,

whom made. child or guardian of a person alleged to be feeble-minded or epileptic, or by the sheriff or any superintendent of the poor, or supervisor of any township within the county in which the alleged feeble-minded or epileptic person resides, and directed to the probate court of said county. Such petition shall con- What to tain a statement of the facts upon which the allegation that such person is feeble-minded or epileptic is based, and because of which the application for the order is made. Upon Hearing and receiving such petition the court shall fix a day for the hearing thereof, and may in its discretion appoint two reputable physicians to make the required examination of the alleged feeble-minded or epileptic person, whose certificate shall be filed with the court on or before such hearing. Notice of such Notice, petition and of the time and place of hearing thereon shall be serving of. served personally, at least twenty-four hours before the hearing, upon the person alleged to be feeble-minded or epileptic

upon the prosecuting attorney, and if the petition is made by a sheriff, superintendent of the poor or supervisor, also upon the father, mother, husband, wife or some one of the next of kin of full age, of such alleged feeble-minded or epileptic person, if there be any such known to be residing with in the county, and upon such of said relatives or other persons within the State as may be ordered by the court, which said notice may be served in any part of the State. The Guardian, court may in its discretion appoint a guardian ad litem to represent such feeble-minded or epileptic person upon such hearing. The court shall also institute an inquest, and shall Inquest, what in all cases take proofs in writing as to the financial circumto determine! stances of the patient and his relatives legally liable for his support, and shall take proofs as to the alleged condition of such person and fully investigate the facts before making an order, and if no jury is required the probate court shall determine the question of whether such person is a feeble

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When jury minded or epileptic person or not. If the court shall deem may be summoned;

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son, or any relative or any person with whom he may reside or at whose house he may be, shall so demand, a jury of six freeholders having the qualifications of jurors in courts of record shall be summoned to determine the question of whether such person is feeble-minded or epileptic, and whenever a jury is required the court shall proceed to the selection of such jury in the same manner as is provided for the selection of a jury for the condemnation of land for railroad purposes, and

such jury shall determine the question of whether such person Jurors' fees, is feeble-minded or epileptic. The jurors shall receive the

same fees for attendance and mileage as are allowed by law to jurors in the circuit court. The alleged feeble-minded or epileptic person shall have the right to be present at such hearing, unless it shall be made to appear to the court by the certificate of two reputable physicians that his condition

is such as to render his removal for that purpose or his apOrder for pearing at such hearing improper and unsafe. If such peradmission, when court

son shall be found and adjudged to be feeble-minded or epito issue.

leptic, the court shall immediately issue an order for his ad

mission to the Home for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic. When ad- If at the time of or before the making of such order, a bond mitted as private in the penal sum of one thousand dollars, executed by a patient.

surety company authorized to do business in this State or by two or more sureties to be approved by the judge of probate, running to the people of the State of Michigan and conditioned for the payment of the support and maintenance of the patient in the manner prescribed by law, shall be delivered to the judge of probate, together with the sum of fifty dollars as an advance payment toward the support of such patient, admission shall be ordered as a private patient, otherwise as a public patient. Such bond and advance payment, together with the order of admission and bond, shall be trans

mitted by the probate court to the medical superintendent of Public patient. the home. Until such bond and advance payment are delivered

to the medical superintendent the person shall be admitted to Sureties, re- the home only as a public patient. At the request of the medisponsibility.

cal superintendent the court shall require the sureties upon such bond to justify their responsibility anew or order that a new bond be given in place of the original, which justification or new bond shall be transmitted to the medical superintendent, and unless such justification or new bond shall be delivered to the medical superintendent within thirty days the patient shall, from the time of such request, be regarded as a public patient. The court shall designate a proper person or persons to take such feeble-minded or epileptic person to the home, who shall each receive as pay for such services the sum of three dollars per day, together with necessary expenses, which together with all court expenses shall be borne by the county from which the patient is sent. The order for Order for

admission, admission shall be substantially in the following form:

form of.

State of Michigan
The Probate Court for the County of.....
At a session of said court held at the probate office in the
..of......

.in said county on
the....
.day of....

.A. D. 19....
Present, Honorable..

Judge of Probate.
In the matter of...
a feeble-minded person.

having been appointed for hearing the petition of..

.. praying that said

. be admitted to the Michigan Home for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic as a.... patient, and due notice of the hearing on said petition having been given as required by law and as directed by said court, the said petitioner appeared...

It appearing to the court upon filing the certificates of two legally qualified physicians, and after a full investigation of said matter, with...

...the verdict of a jury that said.... person and is in need of care and treatment at the Michigan Home for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic; It is ordered that said....

..... be admitted to the Michigan Home for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic as a......

.. patient. It is further ordered that....

be and is hereby designated and directed to remove said.

......to said Michigan Home for the FeebleMinded and Epileptic, with full power and authority for that purpose.

is a...

Judge of Probate. If the order for admission is as a public patient and it shall Maintenance. appear from the proofs taken in writing as aforesaid that the patient has an estate out of which the State may be reimbursed for his maintenance, the court shall direct in said order for admission, the payment out of such estate of the whole or such part of the cost of maintenance of said patient at said home as he shall deem just, regard being had to the needs of those having a legal right to support out of said estate, which said order shall remain in full force and effect until 'modified by proceedings under section seventeen of this act, or until the patient shall be discharged from said home, and the judge of probate committing such patient shall be notified of his discharge. Whenever an order is made committing any person to the home, a copy of such order together with the personal and family history of such person, upon blanks to be furnished the judge of probate by the medi

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