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the said court. Upon the filing of the report of the
Duty of county commissioners.
Election of offlcers.
Appointment of a commission.
State Live stock
Section 2, act of May 21, 1895, cited for amendment.
habitants of the said township, and to report the said enrollment, with the finding of the population of the said township, during the next ensuing term of the said court. Upon the filing of the report of the said commissioner the same shall be confirmed nisi; said confirmation to become absolute unless excepted to within twenty days thereafter, during which time notice of the said filing and confirmation shall be advertised in a newspaper of said county, once a week for three weeks. If exceptions are filed to the said report within the said period, the court, upon consideration thereof, shall confirm the said report or modify the said finding, and thereupon the clerk of the court shall certify to the county commissioners of the county the population of the said township, as shown by the said proceedings. The costs and expenses of the said proceedings, including a reasonable fee for the said commissioner, shall be paid by the said petitioner, or by the townships, or partly by each, as the court shall direct.
APPROVED–The 1st day of April, 1905.
To amend an act, entitled “An act to establish the State Live
ures relating to the movements and care of animals and their products, the disinfection of suspected localities and articles, and the destruction of animals, as it may deem necessary, and to adopt from time to time all such regulations as may be necessary and proper for carrying out the purposes of this act: Provided, however, In the case of any slowly contagious diseases, only suspected or diseased animals shall be quarantined,” be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows;
Section 2. That it shall be the duty of the State Live Stock Sanitary Board to protect the health of the domestic animals of the State; to determine and employ the most efficient and practical means for the prevention, suppression, control, or eradication of dangerous, contagious, or infectious diseases among the domestic animals; and for these purposes it is hereby authorized and empowered to conduct scientific investigations in relation to the causes, nature, and prevention of diseases of animals; to establish, maintain, enforce and regulate such quarantine and other measures relating to the movements and care of animals and their products, the disinfection of suspected localities and articles, and the destruction of animals, as it may deem necessary; and to adopt, from time to time, all such regulations as may be necessary and proper for carrying out the purposes of this act: Provided, however, In the case of any slowly contagious diseases, only suspected or diseased animals shall be quarantined.
APPROVED–The 1st day of April, A. D. 1905.
To enable city, county, poor, township, ward, school, and borough tax collectors to collect taxes, for the payment of which they have become liable, or for which they shall during the year one thousand nine hundred and five become personally liable, without having collected the same, by expiration of the authority of their respective warrants or by the expiration of their term of office, and to extend the time for the collection of the same for the period of one year from the passage of this act.
Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That in all cases in which the period of two years, the limitation of the warrants in the duplicate of county, poor, city, township, ward, school, and borough tax collectors, have expired, and in all cases where the power and authority of said tax collectors have expired, or shall expire during the year one thousand nine hundred and five, by virtue of the expiration of their terms of
Duties of the
Duplicates and warrants, and authority of collectors, extended for one year.
Cities of the second and third class.
Steam-boilers and stearn-engines.
Age limit of engineer.
office, and said collector or collectors have or shall become liable for the amount of tax on said duplicates without having collected the same, the said duplicates and warrants, and the powers and authority of said tax collectors, in all such cases, are hereby revived and extended for another period of one year from the passage of this act; and said collector or collectors are hereby authorized and empowered to proceed and collect said taxes from all persons who have not paid taxes assessed to them, residing in said district within which it may have been assessed, as well as from all persons who may remove or have removed from said city, ward, township or townships, or boroughs, and have neglected to pay taxes so as aforesaid assessed, with like effect as if said warrant had not expired by the limitation of two years, aforesaid, or the term of office of said collector had not expired: Provided, That the provisions of this act shall not apply to warrants issued prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-two, and that nothing in this act shall release any bondsmen or security: Provided, That this act shall not apply to cities having special laws upon this subject: Provided, further, That no collector, nor the sureties thereof, who take advantage of this act shall be permitted to plead the statute of limitations in any action brought to recover the amount of said duplicate, so extended and renewed.
APPROVED–The 1st day of April, A. D. 1905.
To provide for the better protection of life and property, by the examination and licensing of engineers having charge of steam-boilers, steam-engines, and appliances connected therewith, in cities of the second and third class of this Commonwealth, and providing penalties for violation.
Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That it shall be unlaw. ful for any person or persons to have charge of or to operate a steam-boiler or steam-engine over tenhorsepower, in cities of the second and third class of this Commonwealth, except locomotive boilers, used in transportation, and steam-engines and steamboilers, carrying less than fifteen pounds pressure per square inch, unless said person or persons are upwards of twenty-one years of age, and holds a license, as hereinafter provided for; and it shall be unlawful for any owner or owners, user or users, of any steamboiler or steam-engine over ten-horsepower, other
than those excepted above, to operate or cause to be
dollar, provided it is presented for renewal within
ten days after its expiration. Licenses so granted
Examination of applicant.
Character, experience, etc.
Grant of license.
Grade of license.
Eligibility for examination.
Investigation by inspector.
written notice to delinquent,