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have the same fees as are allowed sheriffs for like services in the district court.

Oath.

Section 14. Before the Senate shall proceed to consider the articles of impeachment, it shall organize itself into a court of impeachment, as provided herein, and every Senator present shall take the following oath or affirmation:

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully and impartially try the impeachment against A. B., and do justice according to the law and the evidence.”

Voting on Judgment-Absence During Trial.

Section 15. The Senate when sitting as a court of impeachment shall determine what amount of absence of a Senator during the trial shall exclude the Senator from voting in the final decision.

Costs-How Paid-Cost of Accused if Acquitted.

Section 16. If the accused is acquitted, he shall be entitled to his costs, to be taxed by the clerk and paid by the House of Representatives out of any funds available for paying the per diem and expenses of the members of the Legislature, and if convicted, he shall pay the costs, unless the Senate as a court of impeachment otherwise directs. Recess—Trial After Adjournment.

Section 17. The Senate when organized and sitting as a court of impeachment, shall have power to recess from time to time, and hold sessions after the adjournment of the Legislature. Trial After Adjournmnet-Per Diem of Senators-How Paid.

Section 18. In case the court of impeachment shall sit and hold its sessions after the Legislature has adjourned, the Senators composing such court and the managers representing the House of Representatives shall be paid the same per diem and mileage as is prescribed for members of the Legislature when convened in regular session. The clerk, marshal, stenographers, and other employees

shall receive the same compensation as is prescribed for like officers and employees in the Senate. The members, officers and employees of the court shall be paid upon certificates signed by the presiding Justice of the Court, attested by its clerk.

Managers of Trial-Powers of After-Adjournment Trial.

Section 19. If the Senate shall sit as a court of impeachment after the adjournment of the House of Representatives, the managers appointed by the House to present and prosecute any impeachment proceedings shall have full power and authority after such adjournment to carry on and conduct such prosecution, and may appoint such stenographic or clerical assistants as may be required. Expenses-How Paid.

Section 20. All expenses of any impeachment proceedings, after the Legislature shall have adjourned, shall be paid out of any legislative appropriation made for the payment of the per diem and expenses of any such Legislature, and shall be approved by the presiding Justice of the court and attested by its clerk; provided, that before any such claim shall be allowed against any said appropriation, the person making the claim must first make and submit an affidavit that such services have been actually rendered, or such expenses incurred, under the provisions of this act. Procedure_Vote-Records.

Section 21. The Senate, when sitting as a court of impeachment, shall have power to prescribe and adopt such rules of procedure as it may deem expedient for the orderly trial of the impeachment cases. When an accused person has been placed upon trial and the case is ready to be submitted to the Senators, sitting as members of a court of impeachment, for their decision, the roll of the members shall be called in open session upon each separate charge or count, contained in the articles of impeachment. Each Senator, when his name is called shall, if in his judgment the particular charge submitted has been proven, vote "yea"

otherwise he shall vote “nay' which yea and nay vote shall be recorded in the journal of the court. If two-thirds of the Senators present shall vote yea upon any charge or count contained in the article of impeachment, the accused shall be adjudged guilty, and the judgment of the court shall be that he be removed from office. The proceedings of the court of impeachment shall be recorded by the clerk in a record kept for such purpose, when any case is finally concluded the record shall be signed by the presiding Justice or presiding officer, attested by the clerk and by him filed in the office of the Secretary of State as a permanent record.

Emergency

Section 22. For, the preservation of the public peace, health and safety an emergency is hereby declared to exist, by reason whereof this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

Approved March 12, 1915.

CHAPTER 132.

APPROPRIATION STATE UNIVERSITY SCIENCE BUILDING.

AN ACT making an appropriation for the construction and equipment of a science

building at the University of Oklahoma.

Be It Enacted By the People of the State of Oklahoma: Appropriation Science Building.

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any money in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00), or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the purpose of constructing and equipping a building to be used as a science building at the University of Oklahoma, located at Norman.

Funds-How Paid Out.

Section 2. The State Auditor shall issue warrants upon the State Treasury for such portion of the amount appropriated by Section 1 hereof as may be found to be due upon auditing the respective claims in favor of the persons to whom such claims are allowed; provided, that all claims and accounts against the State shall be sworn to as correct before being audited.

Approved March 13, 1915.

CHAPTER 133.

APPROPRIATION_STATE TRAINING SCHOOL.

AN ACT making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the State

Training School located near Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, and for the repair and equipment of the buildings belonging to said school for the biennial period ending June 30, 1917.

Be It Enacted By the People of the State of Oklahoma: Appropriation-Maintenance-Equipment.

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury of the State of Oklahoma, not otherwise appropriated, the amounts hereinafter specified, for the support and maintenance of the State Training School, located near Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, and for the repair and equipment of the buildings belonging to said institution, said amounts to be apportioned to-wit:

Salaries 1915-1916
Salaries 1916-1917
Support and maintenance, 1915-1916.
Support and maintenance, 1916-1917.
Equipment 1915-1916

-$16,000.00

16,000.00 23,160.00 25,302.00 10,000.00

Claims Against Fund-How Paid.

Section 2. The State Auditor shall issue warrants upon the State Treasury for such portion of the amounts appropriated by Section 1 hereof as may be found to be due upon auditing the respective claims in favor of the persons to whom such claims are allowed; provided, that all claims shall be sworn to as true and correct before being audited.

Approved March 13, 1915.

CHAPTER 134.

COUNTY ATTORNEYS–STENOGRAPHER AND ASSISTANT.

AN ACT permitting the county attorney, who is now allowed a deputy by the

laws of this state, to employ a stenographer and assistant counsel in lieu of

such deputy; and declaring an emergency. Be It Enacted By the People of the State of Oklahoma: Stenographer and Assistant In Lieu of Deputy.

Section 1. In counties where the county attorney is allowed one or more deputy county attorneys, such county attorney may, with the approval of the board of county commissioners, in lieu of appointing such deputy, employ a stenographer and assistant counsel, to be employed and paid in the same manner as provided for such deputy county attorney; provided, however, that in no year shall the expense of such stenographer and assistant counsel exceed the amount which such county attorney is now allow

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