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two hundred forty dollars; ten, three hundred dollars; eleven, three hundred eighty dollars; twelve, four hundred sixty dollars; thirteen to fifteen, five hundred twenty dollars; and sixteen to eighteen years, where not otherwise authorized by law, six hundred dollars. Medical examinations-Contributions.
§ 2. No benefit certificate as to any child shall take effect until after medical examination or inspection by a licensed medical practioner, in accordance with the laws of the society, nor shall any such benefit certificate be issued unless the society shall simultaneously put in force at least five hundred such certificates, on each of which at least one assessment has been paid, nor where the number of lives represented by such certificate falls below five hundred. The death benefit contributions to be made upon such certificate shall be based upon the “standard industrial mortality table” or the "English life table number six” and a rate of interest not greater than four per cent per annum, or upon a higher standard; provided, that contributions may be waived or returns may be made from any surplus held in excess of reserve and other liabilities as provided in the bylaws; and, provided further, that extra contributions shall be made if the reserves hereafter provided for become impaired. Reserve required.
§ 3. Any society entering into such insurance agreements shall maintain on all such contracts the reserve required by the standard of mortality and interest adopted by the society for computing contributions as provided in section two, and the funds representing the benefit contributions and all accretions thereon shall be kept as separate and distinct funds, independent of the other funds of the society, and shall not be liable for nor used for the payment of the debts and obligations of the society other than the benefits herein authorized; provided, that a society may provide that when a child reaches the minimum age for initiation into membership in such society, any benefit certificate issued hereunder may be surrendered for cancellation and exchanged for any other form of certificate issued by the society, provided that such surrender will not reduce the number of lives insured in the branch below five hundred, and upon the issuance of such new certificate any reserve upon the original certificate herein provided for shall be transferred to the credit of the new certificate. Neither the person who originally made application for benefits on account of such child, nor the beneficiary named in such original certificate, nor the person who paid the contributions, shall have any vested right in such new certificate, the free nomination of a beneficiary under the new certificate being left to the child so admitted to benefit membership. Separate financial statements.
$ 4. An entirely separate financial statement of the business transactions and of assets and liabilities arising therefrom shall be made in its annual report to the insurance commissioner by any society availing itself of the provisions hereof. The separation of assets, funds and liabilities
required hereby shall not be terminated, rescinded or modified, nor shall the funds be diverted for any use other than as specified in section three, as long as any certificates issued hereunder remain in force, and this requirement shall be recognized and enforced in any liquidation, reinsurance, merger or other change in the condition of the status of the society. Specified payments.
§ 5. Any society shall have the right to provide in its laws and the certificate issued hereunder for specified payments on account of the expense or general fund, which payments shall or shall not be mingled with the general fund of the society as its constitution and by-laws may provide. Continuation of certificate.
§ 6. In the event of the termination of membership in the society by the person responsible for the support of any child, on whose account a certificate may have been issued, as provided herein, the certificate may be continued for the benefit of the estate of the child, provided the contributions are continued, or for the benefit of any other person responsible for the support and maintenance of such child, who shall assume the payment of the required contributions.
BANK DEPOSITS OF MARRIED WOMEN AND MINORS.
[Amendment to Bank Act of 1909, approved June 3, 1915; Statutes
1915, p. 1139.) § 16. When any deposit with a bank shall be made by or in the name of any married woman or minor, the same shall be held for the exclusive right and benefit of such depositor, and free from the control or lien of all other persons, except creditors, and shall be paid, together with the dividends, if any, and interest, if any, thereon to the person in whose name deposits shall have been made, and the receipt or acquittance of such minor shall be a valid and sufficient release and discharge for such deposit, or any part thereof, to the bank. When any deposit with a bank shall be made by any person in trust for another, and no other or further notice of the existence and terms of a legal and valid trust shall have been given in writing to such bank, in the event of the death of the trustee, the same or any part thereof, together with the dividends or interest, if any, thereon, may be paid to the person for whom the deposit was made. When a deposit with a bank shall be made by any person in the names of such depositor and another person or persons, and in form to be paid to either or the survivor or survivors of them, such deposit thereupon and any additions thereto made by either of such persons upon the making thereof, shall become the property of such person as joint tenants, and the same, together with all interest thereon, shall be held for the exclusive use of the persons so named, and may be paid to either during the lifetime of all or any or to the survivor or survivors after the death of one or more of them, and such payments and the receipt or acquittance of the one to whom such payment is made shall be valid and sufficient release and discharge to said bank for all payments made on account of such deposit.
The surviving husband or wife, or the guardian of the estate of any insane or incompetent husband or wife of any deceased person, or, if no husband or wife is living, then the children or the guardian of the estates of any minor or insane or incompetent children of said decedent, or, if no children are living, then the father or mother or guardian of the estate of any insane or incompetent father or mother of such decedent, and if neither the father or mother is living, then the brothers and sisters or the guardian of the estates of any minor or insane or incompetent brothers and sisters of such decedent, may, without procuring letters of administration, collect of any bank any sum which said deceased may have left on deposit in such bank at the time of his or her death; provided, such deposit shall not exceed the sum of one thousand dollars. Any bank, upon receiving an affidavit stating that said depositor is dead, and that afhant is the surviving husband or wife or the guardian of the estate of an insane or incompetent surviving husband or wife, as the case may be, of said decedent, or stating that decedent left no husband or wife, and that affiant is, or affiants are, the children, or the guardians of the estates of the minor, insane or incompetent children, as the case may be, of said decedent, or stating that decedent left neither husband, wife nor children, and that affiant is the father or mother, or the guardian of the estate of the insane or incompetent father or mother, as the case may be, of said decedent, or stating that the decedent left neither husband, wife, children, father nor mother, and that affiants are the brothers and sisters or the guardians of the estates of the minor, insane or incompetent brothers and sisters, as the case may be, of said decedent, and that the whole amount that decedent left on deposit in any and all banks of deposit of this state, does not exceed the sum of one thousand dollars, may pay to said affiant or affiants, any deposit of said decedent, if the same does not exceed the sum of one thousand dollars, and the receipt of such affiant is sufficient acquittance therefor; provided, however, that whenever the affidavit herein mentioned is made by any guardian it shall be accompanied by a certified copy of the letters of guardianship issued to such guardian attached to a certificate of the clerk of the court having appointed such guardian to the effect that the said letters of guardianship have not been revoked.
EXEMPTION OF WIDOW'S SHARE OF COMMUNITY PROP
ERTY FROM INHERITANCE TAX.
[Section 1, (2), of the Inheritance Tax Act of 1917, approved May 23,
1917; Statutes 1917, p. 880.] Exemption of community property.
(2) The words “estate” and “property” as used in this act shall be taken to mean the real and personal property or interest therein of the testator, intestate, grantor, bargainor, vendor, or donor passing or transferred to individual legatees, devisees, heir, next of kin, grantees, donees, vendees, or successors, and shall include all personal property within or without the state; provided, that for the purpose of this act the one-half of the community property which goes to the surviving wife on the death of the husband, under the provisions of section one thousand four hundred two of the Civil Code, shall not be deemed to pass to her as heir to her husband, but shall, for the purpose of this act, be deemed to go, pass, or be transferred to her for valuable and adequate consideration and her said one-half of the community shall not be subject to the provisions of this act; provided, further, that in case of a transfer of community property from the husband to the wife, within the meaning of subdivision (3) or (5) of section two of this act, one-half of the community property so transferred shall not be subject to the provisions of this act; and, provided, further, that the presumption that property acquired by either husband or wife after marriage is community property, shall not obtain for the purpose of this act as against any claim by the state for the tax hereby imposed; but the burden of proving such property to be community property shall rest upon the person claiming the same to be community property.
PROTECTION OF IMMIGRANTS.
[Sections from act creating a commission of immigration and housing.
approved June 12, 1913; amended, 1915; Statutes 1913, p. 608 ; 1915, p. 848.]
Enforcement of compulsory school attendance laws.
$ 6. The commission shall co-operate with the proper authorities and organizations, federal, state, county, municipal and private, with the object in view of bringing to the immigrant the best opportunties for acquiring education and citizenship. To that end it shall procure from, or with the consent of, the federal authorities, complete lists giving the names, ages and destination within the state of all immigrant children of school age, and such other facts as will tend to identify them, and shall forth with deliver copies of such lists to the superintendent of public instruction or the several boards of education and school boards in the respective localities within the state to which said children shall be destined, to aid in
the enforcement of the provisons of the educaton law relative to the compulsory attendance at school of children of school age. The commission shall further co-operate with the superintendent of public instruction and with the several boards of education in the state to ascertain the necessity for and the extent to which instruction should be imparted to immigrants within the state and to devise methods for the proper instruction of adult and minor aliens in the English language and other subjects; and in respect to the duties and rights of citizenship and the fundamental principles of the American system of government; and shall co-operate with the proper authorities and with private agencies to put into operation practical devices for training for citizenship and for encouraging naturalization. It shall be the aim to communicate this instruction to the immigrant as soon after his arrival as is practicable. The commission shall co-operate with the proper authorities to extend this education for both children and adults to labor camps and other localities from which the regular schools are not easily accessible. The commission in co-operation with the proper authorities and organizations shall encourage the establishment of playgrounds and other recreational activities, and also the establishment of settlements and social centers in cities and towns. Enforcement of child labor laws, etc.
$ 8. With the further object in view of bringing to the immigrant the best protection the state can afford, it shall be the duty of the commission to call to the attention of the proper authorities any violations it may discover of * the child labor laws, the employment of women, factory inspection laws, * laws pertaining to the white slave traffic.
RED-LIGHT ABATEMENT ACT.
An act declaring all buildings and places nuisances wherein or upon which
acts of lewdness, assignation or prostitution are held or occur or which are used for such purposes, and providing for the abatement and prevention of such nuisances by injunction and otherwise.
[Approved April 7, 1913; Statutes 1913, p. 20.] Definitions.
§ 1. The term “person” as used in this act shall be deemed and held to mean and include individuals, corporations, associations, partnerships, trustees, lessees, agents and assignees. The term "building” as used in this act shall be deemed and held to mean and include so much of any building or structure of any kind as is or may be entered through the same outside entrance.