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The state board of health, or its secretary, upon being informed of any such contagious or infectious disease, may thereupon take such measures as may be necessary to ascertain the nature of such disease and prevent the spread of such contagion, and to that end, said state board of health, or its secretary, may, if deemed proper, take possession or control of the body of any living person, or the corpse of any deceased person, and may direct and take such means as may be deemed expedient to or prevent the further spread of such disease. [Amendment approved 1911; Stats. 1911, p. 430.]

Legislation & 2979a. 1. Added by Stats. 1901, p. 99. 2. Amended by Stats. 1907, p. 105. 3. By Stats. 1911, p. 430.

$ 2980. To report as to the effect of intoxicating liquors. The board must examine into and report what, in their best judgment, is the effect of the use of intoxicating liquor as a beverage upon the industry, prosperity, happiness, health, and lives of the citizens of the state; also, what legislation, if any, is necessary in the premises.

Legislation & 2980. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats. 186970, p. 329, $ 3.

$ 2981. Meetings of state board of health. Secretary. Expenses. The board must meet at least once in every three months, at Sacramento, unless otherwise hereafter provided by law. Four members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business. Special meetings may be held upon the call of the president or secretary. Notice of all meetings must be given by the secretary, hy mailing such notice to the members of the board at least three days prior to the date of such meetings. The members must elect from their own number a president, a vice-president and a permanent secrotary. In the absence of the secretary, or a vacancy in his office, the vice-president shall perform the duties of and exercise the powers of the secretary. The secretary shall be a civil executive officer and shall also be the executive officer of the board. He must devote his entire time to the duties of the office, and his office shall be kept at the same place where the meetings of the state board of health are required by law to be held. The members of the board shall receive their actual and necessary traveling expenses while in the service of the board. Such expenses shall be paid out of the general fund of the state treasury. [Amendment approved 1913; Stats. 1913, p. 208.]

Legislation § 2981. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872; based Stats. 1869-70, p. 330, $ 4. 2. Amended by Stats. 1909, p. 516. 3. By Stats.

208. § 2982. Secretary of state board of health, salary, duties. Assistant. The secretary of the state board of health shall receive an annual salary of four thousand five hundred dollars and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his duties. He shall enforce all orders and regulations of the state board of health, and shall vigilantly observe sanitary conditions throughout the state, and take all necessary precautions to proteet it in its sanitary relations with other states and countries

. He an accurate record of the proceedings of the state board of health and of his own acts, and shall file a written report of the same at each regular meeting of the board. There shall be an assistant to

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the secretary of the state board of health, who shall be appointed by and hold office at the pleasure of, and perform such duties as shall be prescribed by said board. The assistant to the secretary of the state board of health shall receive an annual salary of twenty-four hundred dollars. The salaries of the secretary and assistant to the secretary shall be paid out of the general fund at the times and in the manner in which state officers are paid. [Amendment approved 1915; Stats. 1915, p. 574.]

Duties of secretary: See post, $ 3074.

Legislation § 2982. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats. 1869–70, p. 330, $ 5. 2. Amended by Stats. 1905, p. 399. 3. By Stats. 1909, p. 547. 4. By Stats. 1911, p. 1260. 5. By Stats. 1915, p. 574. § 2983. Expenses of, limited. [Repealed 1905; Stats. 1905, p. 399.]

Legislation & 2983. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats. 1869–70, p. 330, $ 6. 2. Repealed by Stats. 1905. p. 399.

$ 2984. Rules of state board of health: duty of local boards.' Reports to state board. Registration of deaths. It shall be the duty of the board of health of each municipality and incorporated town within this state, and of every chief executive health officer thereof, where there is no municipal or town board of health, to enforce within such municipality and incorporated town all orders, rules and regulations concerning health and quarantine, and the registration, certification, and reporting of births, marriages and deaths as prescribed or directed by the state board of health; and it shall be the duty of such board of health, or chief executive health-officer to report in writing to the state board of health on or before the fifth day of each month all infectious, contagious and communicable diseases in man or beast which shall come to their or his knowledge, upon blanks furnished by the state board of health. Said board of health or chief executive health-officer, where there is no board of health, in cases of local epidemic of disease shall report to the state board of health all facts concerning the disease and the measures taken to prevent or abate its spread, infection or contagion. Every such board of health or chief executive health-officer where there is no board of health, shall strictly observe and enforce within such municipality or incorporated town the provisions of “An Act for the registration of deaths, the issuance and registration of burial and disinterment permits and the establishment of registration districts in counties, cities and counties, cities and incorporated towns, under the superintendence of the state bureau of vital statistics and preseribing the powers and duties of registrars, coroners, physicians, undertakers, sextons and other persons in relation to such registration and fixing penalties for the violation of this act,” approved March eighteen, nineteen hundred and five, and also the provisions of chapter three, of title seven, of part three of the Political Code of the state of California relating to the registration, certification and reporting of marriages, births and deaths, and shall promptly report to the state board of health all violations of the state health laws and of the laws relating to the registration, certification and reporting of marriages, births and deaths which shall come to their or his knowledge. [Amendment approved 1907; Stats. 1907, p. 74.] Legisl on § 2984. 1. Added by Stats. 190

Amended by Stats. 1907, p. 74.

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ARTICLE II.

Vaccine Agent.
§ 2993. Agent to obtain genuine vaccine matter.

$ 2994. Compensation and duty of. $ 2993. Agent to obtain genuine vaccine matter. The vaccine agent must obtain a supply of the genuine vaccine matter, and preserve the same for the use and benefit of the citizens of this state.

Act to encourage general vaccination. See Gen. Laws, tit. "Public Health,” Act 2840.

Legislation & 2993. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats. 1852, p. 138, $ 1.

§ 2994. Compensation and duty of. Such agent must furnish genuine vaccine matter, approved by the state board of health, to any regular practicing physician in good standing in his profession in this state. He may charge and receive for every parcel of vaccine matter furnished the sum of five dollars, which is in full compensation for his services and expenses.

Legislation & 2994. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats. 1852, P. 138, $ 2.

ARTICLE III. Health and Quarantine Regulations for the City and Harbor of San

Francisco. $ 3004. Quarantine-grounds, location of. $ 3005. Board of health of San Francisco, how constituted. Term of

office. $ 3006. Mayor ex officio president. Time of meeting. $ 3007. Health-officer. His election, $ 3008. Powers of. $ 3009. Appointment of certain officers. $ 3010. Compensation of officers and employees. § 3011. Expenses of health-officer. § 3012. General powers of board of health. $ 3013. Shipmasters to report infected vessels. $ 3014. Passengers and freight not to be landed without permit. $ 3015. Duties of pilots. § 3016. Penalty for neglect of masters of vessels to comply with sani

tary regulations. $ 3017. Vessels from infected ports subject to quarantine. $ 3018. Examination and inspection of infected vessels. $ 3019. Passengers not to be landed without permit. $ 3020. Fees of quarantine-officer. $ 3021. Compulsory vaccination. $ 3022. Hospitals to be provided. 8 30221. Home for inebriates. $ 3023. Records of births, deaths, and interments to be kept. § 3024. Returns of births, deaths, and number of still-born children. $ 3025. No bodies to be interred without permit. § 3026. Return of interments to be made. $ 3027. Bodies not to be removed without permit. § 3028. Nuisances on premises of non-residents, how abated. $ 3029. Health-officer to keep fee-book, $ 3030. Bond of health-officer.

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§ 3031. Officers empowered to administer oaths.
§ 3032. Actions, in whose name maintained.
$ 3033. Vacation of infected and dangerous houses.
§ 3034. Physician to report infectious diseases.
$ 3035. Board of health to have charge of city cemetery.

§ 3004. Quarantine-grounds, location of. The quarantine-grounds of the bay and harbor of San Francisco are at the anchorage of Saucelito [Sausalito).

Legislation § 3004. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats. 186970, p. 716, § 1.

$ 3005. Board of health of San Francisco, how constituted. Term of office. The board of health for the city and county of San Francisco consists of the mayor of the city and county, and four physicians in good standing residing in the city and county of San Francisco, appointed by the governor and holding their office for the term of five years.

Legislation g 3005. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats. 186970, p. 716, $ 2.

$ 3006. Mayor ex officio president. Time of meeting. The mayor is ex officio president of the board. The board must meet monthly, and at such other times as the president may «irect. In the absence of the president, the board may elect a chairman, who is clothed with the same powers as the president.

Legislation § 3006. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats. 186970, p. 716, $ 3.

§ 3007. Health-officer. His election. The health-officer for the city and county and port of San Francisco is elected by the board of health, and holds office at its pleasure. He must be a graduate of some medical college, in good standing, and must reside within the city limits of San Francisco.

Legislation § 3007. Enacted March 12, 1872; baseal on Stats. 186970, p. 716, § 4.

§ 3008. Powers of. The health-officer is the executive officer of the health department, and he may, in his discretion, cause the removal to a hospital of any and all persons, within the limits of the city and county of San Francisco, infected with variola. [Amendment approved 1878; Code Amdts. 1877–78, p. 52.]

Legislation § 3008. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872; based on Stats, 1869–70, p. 717, $ 5. 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1877-78, p. 52.

§ 3009. Appointment of certain officers. The board of health must appoint a quarantine-officer, who shall be a physician in good standing, a secretary, one assistant secretary, six health-inspectors, one marketinspector, and one messenger, whose duties must be fixed by the board of health. They must also appoint one superintendent physician, one resident physician, one steward, one matron, one apothecary, two visiting physicians, two visiting surgeons, as oflicers of the city and county hospital in and for the city and county of San Francisco, one each of said visiting physicians and surgeons to be nominated by the faculty of the medical department of the University of California, and one each of

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said visiting physicians and surgeons to be nominated by the medical college of the Pacific. Said board may also appoint one engineer for the city and county hospital. They may also appoint one superintendent, one resident physician, one matron, and such other employees as are now authorized by law to be employed in and for the almshouse of said city and county. They shall also have power to appoint and prescribe the duties of one city physician and one assistant city phy. sician, who shall be designated as police surgeons, and whose duty it shall be to make all autopsies required of them by the coroner of said city and county. And said board is also empowered to appoint such employees and such medical attendants as they may deem necessary in the health department, and in all the various institutions which are by law placed under their supervision; and the compensation of such employees and medical attendants shall be fixed by the board of health. The appointing power aforesaid is vested solely in said board of health, and said board shall have power to prescribe the duties of said appointees, and shall not remove the same without just cause. The heads of departments appointed by the board of health, to wit, the health-officer, resident physician of city and county hospital, and superintendent of almshouse, shall not be removed except by a concurrence of four members of said board of health. | Amendment approved 1878; Code Amdts. 1877–78, p. 53.]

Officers and employees, what to appoint: See post, $ 3012.
Powers of removal of officers and employees: See post, 8 3012.

Legislation & 3009. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872; based Stats. 1869–70, p. 717,8 6. 2. Amended by (ode Amdts. 1873–74, p. 132. 3. By Code Amdts. 1873–74, p. 135. 4. By :('ode Amdts. 1877–78, p. 53.

§ 3010. Compensation of officers and employees. The following annual salaries are hereby allowed to the officers of the health department, and such other officers and employees as are mentioned in the preceding section, viz.: Health-officer, three thousand dollars; quarantine-oflicer, eighteen hundred dollars; secretary, twenty-one hundred dollars; assistant secretary, twelve hundred dollars; health-inspectors, twelve hundred dollars each; market-inspector, twelve hundred dollars; messenger, nine hundred dollars; city physician, eighteen hundred dollars; assistant city physician, twelve hundred dollars; all of said salaries, together with the salaries of such other employees of the health department as may be appointed by the board of health, must be paid in equal monthly installments out of the general fund of the city and county of San Francisco, in the same manner as the salaries of the other officers of said city and county are paid. There shall be paid to the officers and employees of the city and county hospital and almshouse the following annual salariés, viz.: Superintendent physician, twenty-four hundred dollars; resident physician, fifteen hundred dollars; steward, fifteen hundred dollars; matron, seven hundred and twenty dollars; one apothecary, twelve hundred dollars; visiting physicians and surgeons, twelve hundred dollars each; engineer, twelve hundred dollars; superintendent of almshouse, twenty-four hundred dollars; resident physician of almshouse, fifteen hundred dollars; matron of almshouse, seven hundred and twenty dollars; and all other medical attendants and employees of said institutions are to be paid such sunis as may be authorized by law, and as provided in the preceding section; all to be paid in equal monthly in

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