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from as in this article provided, but only to be used and applied to the purposes herein authorized.
Legislation § 4191. Enacted by Stats. 1907, p. 408; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 430, c. 225, § 2. Original § 4191 enacted March 12, 1872; repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 354; embraced in present $ 4172, ante.
§ 4192. Trustees of, managers of board of. Any law library established under the provisions of this act shall be governed and managed by the "board of law library trustees” in this article provided.
Legislation § 4192. Enacted by Stats. 1907, p. 408; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 430, c. 225, § 3. Original $ 4192 enacted March 12, 1872; amended (1) by Code Amdts. 1880, p. 24; (2) by Code Amdts. 1880, p. 101; repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 35+; embraced in present 8 4173, ante.
§ 4193. Trustees of, how constituted. There shall be in every county of this state a board of law library trustees, consisting of five members, to be constituted as follows: In every county where there are only three superior court judges, the said judges shall be ex officio such library trustees; the chairman of the board of supervisors shall be ex officio such a trustee; and the board of supervisors shall appoint a member of the bar of the county to act as such trustee; such appointment shall be made at the first meeting of the board of supervisors after the establishment of a law library in such county, and the appointee shall serve until the first meeting of the board of supervisors in the succeeding January; and the said board shall, at any such meeting in each succeed. ing January, appoint such a trustee to serve for the term of one year. In every county where there are more than three judges of the superior court, the judges of such county shall elect three of their number to serve as such trustees, and otherwise said board shall be as provided in this section. In all counties where there are less than three judges of the superior court, the board shall be constituted as provided in this section, save that the board of supervisors shall appoint sufficient members of the bar to make up the requisite number of trustees.
Legislation § 4193. Enacted by Stats. 1907, p. 408; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 430, c. 225, § 4. Original § 4193 enacted March 12, 1872; repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 354; same as present § 4174, ante.
§ 4194. Trustees to serve without compensation. The office of trustee shall be honorary, and without salary or other compensation.
Legislation § 4194. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 408; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 431, c. 225, $ 5.
§ 4195. Trustees, duties and powers of. Such board of trustees, by a majority vote of all their members, to be recorded in the minutes, with the ayes and noes at length, shall nave power:
First-To make and enforce all rules, regulations, and by-laws necessary for the administration, government, and protection of such library, and all property belonging thereto, or that may be loaned, devised, bequeathed, or donated to the same.
Second-To remove any trustee, except an ex officio trustee, who may neglect to attend the meeting of the board of tri es, absent himself from such meetings, and fill all vacancies that may from any cause occur in the board.
Third-To define the powers and prescribe the duties of any and all officers, determine the number, and elect all necessary subordinate officers and assistants, and at their pleasure remove any officer or assistant.
Fourth-To purchase books, journals, publications, and other personal property
Fifth-To order the drawing and payment, upon properly authenticated vouchers, duly certified by the president and secretary, of money from out of the law library fund, for any liability or expenditure herein authorized, and generally do all that may be necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this article.
Sixth-To fix the salaries of the librarian, secretary, and other subordinate officers and assistants.
Seventh-To contract with any existing law library association to make use of its library for the purposes of a public law library, under proper rules and regulations to be prescibed by the board of trustees, either by lease or such other contract as may best carry the purposes of this article into effect.
Legislation § 4195. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 408; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 131, c. 225, § 6.
§ 4196. Duties of auditor and treasurer on demand of trustees. The orders and demands of the trustees of any such public law library, when duly made and authenticated as above provided, shall be verified and audited by the auditing officer, and paid by the treasurer of such county out of the library fund properly belonging thereto, of which full entry and record shall be kept as in other cases.
Legislation § 4196. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 409; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 431, c. 225, § 7.
§ 4197. Trustees of, annual report of. The said board of trustees, on or before the first Monday in December of each year, shall make an annual report to the board of supervisors of their county, giving the condition of their trust, with full statements of all their property and money received, whence derived, how used and expended, the number of books, periodicals, and other publications on hand; the number added by purchase, gift, or otherwise during the year; the number lost or missing, and such other information as might be of interest. A financial report, showing all receipts and disbursements of money, shall also at the same time be made by the secretary of the board of trustees, duly verified by his oath.
Legislation § 4197. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 409; a' codification of Stats. 1891, p. 432, c. 225, § 8.
§ 4198. Supervisors to furnish room for. The board of supervisors of any such county shall provide a library-room for the use of such library, whenever such room may be demanded by such board of trustees.
Legislation § 4198. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 409; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 432, c. 225, $ 9.
$ 4199. Trustees, meeting and officers of. The said board of trustees shall meet the first Tuesday of each month, and at such other times as hey may appoint, at a to be appointed for that purpose; and a majority of all their number shall constitute a quorum for business. They shall appoint one of their number as president of their board,
They shall elect a secretary, who shall keep a full statement and account of all property, money, receipts and expenditures, and a record and full minutes, in writing, of all their proceedings. They may appoint a librarian. The secretary may certify to such proceedings, or any part or portion thereof, under his hand, verified by an official seal, adopted and provided by the trustees for that purpose.
Legislation § 4199. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 109; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 432, c. 225, § 10.
§ 4200. Who entitled to privileges of. Said libraries shall be free to the judiciary, county officials, and members of the bar of said county, and to all inhabitants of said county; but the board of trustees may provide that no books shall be removed from said libraries, except by the judiciary, county officials, and members of the bar, without the pay. ment of such dues as the board of trustees may ordain, and under such rules or regulations as may be by them provided.
Legislation § 4200. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 409; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 432, c. 225, § 11, with additions.
§ 4201. Secretary of state to furnish publications to. The secretary of state is hereby authorized and directed to transmit to the county clerk of each county of the state, for the use of said library, a copy of each and every publication which may hereafter be made by this state, and especially a copy of each report of the decisions of the supreme court, district courts of appeal, and of the statutes of this state; and also a copy of all such reports and statutes heretofore published.
Legislation $ 4201. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 410; a codification of. Stats. 1891, p. 432, c. 225, § 12.
§ 4202. Librarian of supreme court library to furnish duplicates of books to. The librarian of the supreme court library is hereby authorized and directed to distribute among the law libraries herein provided for such duplicates of books as may be in state library, and not needed for its own purposes.
Legislation & 4202. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 410; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 432, c. 225, $ 13.
§ 4203. Repeal on certain laws. Limitations on effect of this article. Wherever a law library, and a board of trustees to govern the same, is in existence under the provisions of any law, in any county, or city and county, in this state, this article shall not considered a repeal of any legislation under which such library is established and now governed, but shall be deemed to confer upon such library the benefits of section forty-one hundred and ninety; provided, however, that it shall be discretionary with the board of supervisors of any county to provide by ordinance for the application of the provisions of this article to such county.
Legislation § 4203. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 410; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 432, c. 225, § 14.
§ 4204. May be discontinued, how. Whenever the board of supervisors in any county in this state which shall have adopted the provisions of this article and have established a law library, desire to discontinue such law library, they shall by ordinance declare their intention so to do, and shall provide in such ordinance that the books already in the library shall be transferred to and kept in the chambers of the judges of the superior court of such county; and all moneys on hand in the library fund of such county shall be by the same ordinance transferred to the school fund of such county, and the office of the board of trustees of such law library shall be abolished. After such an ordinance shall take effect, the county clerk of such county shall not collect the fees provided for in section four thousand one hundred and ninety.
Legislation & 4204. Enacted by Stats. 1907, p. 410; a codification of Stats. 1891, p. 432, § 142, added by Stats. 1895, p. 46, c. 41. Original § 4204 enacted March 12, 1872; amended by Code Amdts. 1880, p. 102; repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 354; embraced in present § 4178, ante. § 4205. Other duties. [Repealed 1907; Stats. 1907, p. 354.]
Legislation § 4205. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872. 2. Repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 354. Same as present § 4179, ante.
Department of Education.
I. The Board of Education. § 4209.
§ 4208. Duties of. § 4208. Duties of. The superintendent of schools must perform such duties as are prescribed in title three, part three, of this code, and shall perform such other duties as are required by law.
Duties of school superintendent: See ante, $8 1532, 1543–1553.
Legislation § 4208. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 410; substantially same as former County Gov. Act 1897, p. 491, $ 150, and old § 4302 (enacted March 12, 1872; repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 354).
$ 4209. Duties of.
§ 4209. Duties of. The board of education shall have the powers and perform the duties prescribed by law.
Legislation $ 4209. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 411.
The Schools. § 4210. School department, what constitutes, § 4210. School department, what constitutes. The school department shall comprise such public schools as are established and provided for in chapter three, title three, part three, of this code. Legislation & 4210. Adiled by Stats. 1907, p. 411.
Department of Public Works.
II. The Road Commissioners. $$ 4222.
The Surveyor. $ 4214. Duties of. $ 1215. Same. $ 1216. Other duties and fees of. $ 4217. Must assist surveyor-general, when. $ 4218. Ex officio deputy recorder, when, and duties of. $ 4219. Surveys of county roads by. 8 4220. Other duties of. 8 1221. Courses to be run by true meridian; variation to be noted.
8 4221a. Law library fund. [Repealed.] § 4214. Duties of. The surveyor must be a licensed land-surveyor of the state, and must make any survey that may be required by order of court or of the board of supervisors, or upon application of any person; keep a correct and fair record of all surveys made by him, number them in the order made, and preserve a copy of the field-notes and calculations of each survey, and indorse thereon its proper number; a copy of the same, and a fair and accurate plat, together with a certificate of survey, must, upon application, be furnished by him to any person, upon payment of the fees allowed by law.
Order of court for survey: See post, $ 4216.
Legislation § 4214. Added by Stats. 1907, p. 411; same as former County Gov. Act 1897, p. 489, $ 135, and embraces old § 4268 (enacted March 12, 1872; repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 354).
§ 4215. Same. Any person owning or claiming lands which are di. vided by county lines, and wishing to have the same surveyed, may apply to the surveyor of any county in which any part of such land is situated, and on such application being made, the surveyor must make the survey, which is as valid as though the lands were situated entirely within the county.
See next section.
Legislation § 4215. Enacted by Stats. 1907, p. 411; same as former County Gov. Act 1897, p. 489, $ 136, and old § 4269 (enacted March 12, 1872; repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 354). Original § 4215 enacted March 12, 1872; repealed by Stats. 1907, p. 354; substantially same as present $ 4091, ante.
§ 4216. Other duties and fees of. When land, the title of which is in dispute before any court is divided by a county line, the court making an order of survey may direct the order to the surveyor of any county in which any part of the land is situated. In all surveys the courses must be expressed according to the true meridian, and the variation of the magnetic meridian from the true meridian must be expressed on the plat, with the date of the survey.
See prior section.