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Sec. 3. That an act entitled “an act providing for the better protection and care of the state house and grounds," passed April 16, 1883, be and the same is hereby repealed. Sev. 4.' This act shall take effect upon its passage.

L. A. BRUNNER,
Speaker pro tem. of the House of Representatives.

JOHN G. WARWICK,

President of the Senate. Passed February 5, 1884.

[House Bill No. 159.]

AN ACT

To amend section 700 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, as amended

March 18, 1881.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That section 700 of the revised statutes of Ohio, as

amended March 18, 1881, be amended to read as follows: Counties en Section 700. Each county is entitled to send patients to titled to send the asylum of the district in which such county is situated, patients in

in proportion to the population of such county; no person proportion to popula

shall be admitted into either of the asylums belonging to tion.

the state, except an inhabitant of the district in which the asylum is located, unless by joint resolution of the general

assembly, which joint resolution shall specifically name the How non

person to be admitted, and no person shall be considered an resident may

inhabitant within the meaning of this chapter who has not be admitted. resided within the state one year next preceding the date of

his or her application, and no person is entitled to the benefit of the provisions of this chapter except whose insanity has occurred during the time such person has resided in the state; all persons who have been or may hereafter be admitted into either of the asylums for the insane, belonging to the state, shall be maintained therein at the expense of the state, except as is provided in section six hundred and thirty-one of this title of the revised statutes o Ohio.

The trustees may direct the discharge of a patient when Medical superintend

they deem it expedient. The medical superintendent of ent to notify each of the asylums shall inform the probate judge of the probate different counties comprising the district monthly, of the judges of quota of patients to which each county is entitled, and the quota which number in the asylum from said county, and the probate county entitled.

judge may at any time forward an acute case if the quota is not full, and papers and clothing are in compliance with law.

SEC. 2. Said original section 700 of the revised statutes of Ohio, as amended March 18, 1881, is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

L. A. BRUNNER,
Speaker pro tem. of the House of Representatives.

JOHN G. WARWICK,

President of the Senate. Passed February 5, 1884.

[Senate Bill No. 27.]

AN ACT To provide for the better lighting of the state library. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the sum of one hundred and thirty five dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated from any funds in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of better lighting the state library room by electricity. SEC. 2. That on the completion of said works, machinery

Librarian to and lighting to the satisfaction of the state librarian, and

certify comaccording to the proposition and specifications on file with pletion of that official, he, the said librarian, shall certify that fact to work, etc. the auditor of state, who, on receipt of such certificate, shall be and is hereby authorized to draw his warrant upon the state treasury for the amount appropriated in this act, or so much thereof as by said certificate shall appear to be due and payable.

Sec. 3. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

A. D. MARSH,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN G. WARWICK,

President of the Senate. Passed February 7, 1884.

[Senate Bill No. 12.)

AN ACT

To protect all citizens in their civil and legal rights. WHEREAS, It is essential to just government that we recognize and protect all men as equal before the law, and that a democratic form of government should mete out equal and exact justice to all, of whaterer nativity, race, color, persuasion, religious or political; and it being the appropriate object of legislation to enact great fundamental principles into law, therefore,

Civil rights;

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State to protect all of Ohio, That all persons within the jurisdiction of said persons in.

state shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the accommodations, advantages, facilities and privilege of inns, public conveyances on land or water, theaters and other places of public amusement, subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law, and applicable alike to

citizens of every race and color. Penalty. Sec. 2. That any person who shall violate any of the

provisions of the foregoing section by denying to any citizen, except for reasons applicable alike to all citizens of every race and color, and regardless of color or race, the full enjoyment of any of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, or privileges in said section enumerated, or by aiding or inciting such denial, shall, for every such offense, forfeit and pay a sum not to exceed one hundred dollars to the person aggrieved thereby, to be recovered in any court of competent jurisdiction, in the county where said offense was committed; and shall also, for every such offense, be deemed guilty of a mis demeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100), or shall be imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both; and provided, further, that a judgment in favor of the party aggrieved, or punishment upon an indictment, shall be a bar to either

prosecution respectively. Race or color Sec. 3. That no citizen of the state of Ohio, possessing shall not dis- all other qualifications which are or may be prescribed by act as juror. law, shall be disqualified to serve as grand or petit juror in

any court of said state, on account of race or color, and any officer or other person charged with any duty in the selection or summoning of jurors, who shall exclude or fail to summon any citizen for the cause aforesaid, shall on conviction thereof be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and be fined not

more than one hundred dollars, or imprisoned not more than Penalty.

thirty days, or both.

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

A. D. MARSH,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN G. WARWICK,

President of the Senate. Passed February 7, 1884.

[Senate Bill No. 72.]

AN ACT

To authorize cities of the first grade, first class, to issue bonds for the relief of sufferers by the present floods therein.

[CINCINNATI.] SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the comptroller of any city of the first grade

of the first class, is hereby authorized to borrow in behalf Certain thereof a sum of money not exceeding fifty thousand dollars cities may to relieve the suffering only, in such city caused by the issue bondo floods therein, and to pay the same upon the order of the sufferers by board of tax commissioners of such city.

flood. SEC. 2. That the common council of any such city is

Bonds; hereby authorized to issue the bonds of said city for a sum when and! not exceeding fifty thousand dollars, with interest at not how paymore than four per centum per annum, payable in five

able.

years or sooner, in the discretion of said council, and to make such additional levy as is necessary to provide for the payment thereof. Said bonds shall be advertised for not exceeding three days, and in all other respects as provided by section 2709 of the revised statutes of Ohio.

EC. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

A. D. MARSH,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN G. WARWICK,

President of the Senate. Passed February 7, 1884.

[House Bill No. 31.]

AN ACT

To amend sections 4732 and 7001, of the revised statutes of Ohio.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That sections forty-seven hundred and thirty-two and seven thousand and one, of the revised statutes of Ohio, be so amended as to read as follows:

Section 4732. The trustees of any township, when notified in writing that any Canada thistles, teasels or wild carrots are about to go to seed on any land within their township, shall cause the same to be destroyed in time to prevent the seed from

To prevent spreading, and make return in writing to the board of county the spreadcommissioners of their county, with their bill of expenses ing of Canand charges therefor, which bill shall be paid from the ada thistle or county fund, the same having first been audited and allowed wild cariots. by the board, at the rate of compensation allowed by law to trustees for ordinary services, and the amount so paid shall be entered upon the duplicate against the land upon which the thistles, teasels or wild carrots were destroyed, and collected the same as other taxes, and returned to the county fund; but the owner, lessee, or agent of any land upon which Canada thistles, teasels or wild carrots are about going to seed, shall be first notified in writing by some person interested, at least five days previous to the cutting thereof by the trustees.

Section 7001. Whoever knowingly vends any grass or other seed, in or among which there is any seed of the

pure seed.

Penalty for Canada thistle, white or yellow daisy, or wild carrot, and vending im- whoever being the owner, occupier, or possessor of any land,

suffers any Canada thistle, teasels or wild carrot to grow and ripen seed thereon, or on the highway adjoining the same, shall be fined twenty dollars.

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage; and said original sections 4732 and 7001 be and the same are hereby repealed.

A. D. MARSH,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN G. WARWICK,

President of the Senate. Passed February 14, 1881.

[House Bill No. 37.]

AN ACT

To authorize the councils of certain cities to transfer funds tberein

named.

[SPRINGFIELD.] SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That when a deficiency is found to exist at any time prior to June 1, 1884, in the fire department fund or in the fund for lighting the corporation of any city of the third grade, second class, having a population not less than twenty thousand, nor greater than thirty thousand, so that the necessary expenses of maintaining the fire department or of lighting the corporation on the scale of respective expenditures therefor now fixed by the council of said city, as well

as the debts respectively chargeable against said funds Certain

cannot be fully paid therefrom, the council of said city is cities au

hereby authorized and required to transfer from any other thorized to fund or funds of the city, except the library fund and the transfer cer- debt and interest fund, any surplus over and above the tain funds,

amount respectively necessary to meet the expenses and obligations chargeable against the same prior to said date, and also to transfer to such deficient funds any amount which said city may receive from any judgment in a suit brought in the name of the state of Ohio against a defaulting treasurer of the county, in which said city is situate, and his bondsmen, to recover the amount of the treasurer's defalcation; provided, that no greater transfer of funds or money from any judgment shall be made in pursuance of this act, than may be found necessary to supply such deficiencies, and in making the transfer any such deficiency existing in the fire department fund must be fully provided for before any such transfer is made to the fund for lighting the corporation.

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