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either thereof, to make and file with the State Auditor, on or before the second Monday of each month, a verified report in writing showing the several sources, 'classes and amounts of money received by virtue or under color of office during the preceding calendar month, together with an itemized statement of the amount and purpose of each of the several vouchers issued in disbursement, distribution and transfer thereof.

Actions to Enforce Provisions of Act.

Section 8. It shall be the duty of the State Treasurer and he is hereby empowered to institute in the name of the state the necessary suits, actions and proceedings to enforce the provision of this act, and in the event of the neglect, failure or refusal of the State Treasurer to bring such suits, actions and proceedings, then the same may be instituted and maintained on the relation of any citizen of the state.

Penalty for Violation.

Section 9. Any official or employee thereof or any member or employee of any state board or state commission who shall fail, neglect or refuse to comply with the requirements of section two (2) hereof, or any other provision of this act, shall forfeit and pay to the use of the State of Oklahoma the sum of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per day for each and every day that he shall so fail, neglect or refuse to comply with requirements of said act, and shall forfeit and be removed from office; and any such official who shall issue, sign, attest or utter any false or illegal voucher against any moneys deposited, as in this act provided, shall be liable to the state or his official bond for a sum double in amount of any such illegal or frau dulent voucher, and shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine in the sum of not less than one hundred ($100) dollars nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and by imprisonm ent in the State Penitentiary for a term of not less than one nor more than five years.

Time of Taking Effect.

Section 10. This act shall take effect and be in force on and after July 1st, 1915.

Approved March 22, 1915.

CHAPTER 239.

COUNTY CLERKS-OFFICE HOURS.

AN ACT amending section 1582 of the Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910, relating

to county clerks, and declaring an emergency. Be It Enacted By The People Of The State Of Oklahoma :

Office Hours Fixed.

Section 1. Section 1582 of the Revised Laws of the State of Oklahoma is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 1582. The county clerk shall keep his office open from 8 o'clock A. M. to 5:00 P. M. of each secular day. Emergency.

Section 2. 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 22, 1915.

CHAPTER 240.

STATE EXAMINER AND INSPECTOR—STENOGRAPHER.

AN ACT creating the position of stenographer in the State Examiner and In

spector's department and fixing compensation therefor, and declaring wa

emergency. Be It Enacted By the People of the State of Oklahoma:

Position of Stenographer Created.

Section 1. The position of stenographer for the State Examiner and Inspector's department is hereby created and established and the salary and compensation therefor shall be $1,000.00 per annum.

Emergency.

Section 2. 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 22, 1915.

CHAPTER 241.

APPROPRIATION--STATE CAPITOL BUILDING.

AN ACT making an appropriation for the construction of the state capitol; and

declaring an emergency.

Be It Enacted By the People of the State of Oklahoma:
Public Building Funds Transferred-Provisions for Repayment.

Section 1. The Commissioners of the Land Office are hereby authorized and directed to transfer the sum of seyen hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) now in their

custody and known as public building funds, to the State Treasury; provided, that if the whole of said sum of seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) is not now available for transfer such sums as are available in the hands of said commissioners shall be transferred to said State Treasury, as provided herein; and provided further, that such additional funds known as public building funds, as may become available from time to time, shall be transferred to said State Treasury until the whole said amount of seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) shall have been transferred as provided herein. And all said funds transferred as herein authorized and directed, shall be by said State Treasurer deposited in the state capitol building fund; provided, that this transfer of funds from the custody of said commissioners of the land office to the State Treasury, as herein provided, shall be construed to be a loan from said Commissioners of the Land Office, and in the event sufficient funds do not accrue to said public building funds from the sale of public building lands heretofore pledged to secure the payment of public building bonds heretofore issued, to mature all of said public building bonds now outstanding and interest thereon as same may become due and payable, then the State of Oklahoma hereby pledges its credit to the extent of four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000) and agrees to provide by appropriation or otherwise sufficient funds to meet such public building bonds and the coupons thereto attached, to the amount as herein provided, with interest at the rate provided in said bonds, under the provisions of this act. The said sum herein authorized and directed to be transferred to the State Treasury and covered into the said state capitol building fund, being in the total sum of seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000.00) or so much thereof as may be available, and as much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated from said state capitol building fund for the purpose of constructing the state capitol and for purchasing or condemning additional land con

tiguous to the state capitol building site. The capitol commission shall also have power to purchase anything deemed necessary in the construction of the capitol. Provided the State Capitol Commission is hereby authorized to exchange any of the lands donated to the state for state capitol purposes for other lands adjacent or contiguous to the state capitol building site; provided, that no part of the appropriation made herein shall be paid out except upon claims approved by the Governor, and his acts in approving such claims shall be subject to review only by the Legislature; and provided further that when the capitol building lands as mentioned in Senate Joint Resolution No. 7, approved March 17, 1913, are sold, the proceeds of the sale of said public lands shall be returned to the funds known as the game protection funds and the public building funds in proportion to the amount borrowed from said funds for the completion of the state capitol building.

Section 2. It being immediately necessary 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 full force from and after its passage and approval.

Approved March 23, 1915.

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