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Engineers to assist inspector.

Certificate of fact.

Duty of engineers.

of this law, he shall immediately suspend or revoke his license, as the facts of the case may require. Section 4. Every engineer who receives a license shall, before entering upon his duties, make oath be. fore the inspector, to be recorded with the application, that he will faithfully and honestly, according to his best skill and judgment, without concealment or reservation, perform all the duties required of him by law. Section 5. Every engineer who shall receive a license shall, when employed about any steam-plant, place his certificate of license, which shall be framed under glass, in some conspicuous place about the engine or boiler, where it can be seen at all times; and any neglect to comply with this provision by any engineer shall be deemed a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, he shall be subject to a fine of not exceeding one hundred dollars, or the revocation of his license, or both, in the discretion of the court. Section 6. All engineers licensed under the provisions of this law shall assist the inspector in his examination of any boiler under his charge, and shall point out all defects and imperfections known to them in the boilers or machinery, and, in default thereof, the license of any such engineer or engineers, so neg. lecting or refraining, shall be revoked by the inspector. Section 7. Every person who has been employed as a steam engineer, in the city in which he applies for a license, for a period of four years next prior to the passage of this act, and who files with his application a certificate of said fact, under oath, accompanied by a statement from his employer or employers verifying the same, shall be entitled to a license without further examination. Section 8. It shall be the duty of an engineer, when he assumes charge of boilers and machinery, to forthwith thoroughly examine the same, and if he finds any part thereof in bad condition, caused by neglect or inattention on the part of his predecessor, he shall immediately report the facts to the inspector, who shall thereupon investigate the matter, and if the former engineer has been culpably derelict of duty he shall suspend or revoke his license. Section 9. It shall be the duty of every licensed engineer, when he vacates a position as engineer, to notify the boiler inspector of such fact, and any failure to comply with this provision shall be punishable by a suspension of the license for such period or periods as the boiler inspector may determine. Section 10. Every owner or lessee, or agent of the owner or lessee, of any steam-boiler or steam-engine over ten-horsepower, embraced within the provisions

of this act, or any appliances connected there with and
every person acting for such owner, lessee or agent,
is hereby forbidden to delegate or transfer, in any
manner whatever, the responsibility or liability for
the management or operation, or the maintenance in
good condition and repair, of any such steam-boiler
or steam-engine, or appliances connected therewith,
to any person or persons other than a licensed en-
gineer in charge thereof, as shown by compliance with
section two of this act; and any violation of the provi-
sions of this section shall be deemed to be a misde-
meanor, to be punished by a fine not exceeding five
hundred dollars ($500), or by imprisonment not ex-
ceeding three months, or both, at the discretion of the
Court: Provided, however, That on the purchase, or
agreement to purchase, a new steam-boiler or steam-
engine over ten-horsepower, or appliances connected
therewith, the builder or builders thereof may con-
tract or agree with the purchaser or purchasers to ac-
cept said responsibility for a period not to exceed
sixty days; provided that there is to be a licensed
engineer in attendance thereon.
Section 11. All fees received under this act shall
be paid into the treasury of the city wherein the li-
cense is granted.
Section 12. Any violation of the provisions of sec-
tion one of this act shall be deemed a misdemeanor,
to be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred
dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding three
months, or both, at the discretion of the court.
Section 13. Any officer charged with a duty under
the provisions of this act, who shall fail to discharge
the same or comply with the requirements thereof,
shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine not
exceeding five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment
not exceeding three months, or both, at the discretion
of the court.
Section 14. This act shall not affect any third class
city until the councils of said city shall, by ordinance,
provide for the creation of the office of boiler in-
spector therein.
Section 15. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent
with this act are hereby repealed.

APPROVED–The 4th day of April, A. D. 1905.
SAML. W. PENNYPACINER.

Responsibility and liability.

Misdemeanor.

Penalty.

Proviso.

Fees.

Violations.

Penalty.

Official dereliction.

Penalty.

Ordinance.

Repeal.

Domestic animals. health of.

Section 4. act of May 26, 1897, cited for amendment.

Violations of act.

Fine.

Jurisdiction.
Proviso.

Appeal.

Misdemeanor.

Costs and fine.

Penalty.

No. 76.
AN ACT

To amend the fourth section of an act, entitled “An act to protect the health of the domestic animals of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” approved the twenty-sixth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninetyseven, by prescribing penalties and methods of procedure for the enforcement of the provisions of said act.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That section four of the act, entitled “An act to protect the health of the domestic animals of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” approved the twenty-sixth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, which said section now reads as follows, to wit:

“Section 4. That any person, firm or corporate body violating the provisions of this act, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall, in the proper court of the county in which such cattle are sold, offered for sale, delivered to a purchaser, or in which such cattle may be 'detained in transit, for each offense, forfeit and pay a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or be punished by imprisonment for not less than ten days nor exceeding thirty days, either or both, at the discretion of the court. Such person, firm or corporate body shall be liable for the full amount of damages that may result from violation of this act,” be and the same is hereby amended so that the same shall read as follows, to wit:

Section 4. That if any person, firm or corporate body shall, by himself, herself or themselves, or by his, her, their or its agents or servants, violate any of the provisions of this act, every such person, firm or corporate body, and his, her, their or its agents or servant, shall forfeit and pay the sum of fifty dollars. which shall be recoverable, with costs, by any person suing in the name of the Commonwealth, as debts of like amount are by law recoverable; and justices of the peace and aldermen, throughout this Commonwealth, shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine all actions for the recovery of said penalties: Provided, however, That either or both parties shall have the right to appeal to the court of common pleas of the proper county, as provided by existing laws in suits for the recovery of penalties. In addition to the above penalty, every person, firm or corporation, and every officer, agent, servant and employe of such person, firm or corporation, who violates any of the provisions of this act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof in any court of quarter sessions of the peace of the proper county, shall be sentenced to pay the costs and a fine of not less than fifty dollars, and not more than one hundred

dollars, for each and every offense, or be imprisoned for not less than ten days nor more than thirty days, or both, or either, at the discretion of the court. In all prosecutions for a misdemeanor, under this section, the magistrate before whom the complaint is made shall have authority, in case the defendant admits the commission of the offense or requests the magistrate to hear and determine the complaint, to impose and receive the costs and fine, as provided herein. All penalties, fines and costs recovered for the violation of any of the provisions of this act shall be paid to the Secretary of the State Live Stock Sanitary Board, or to an authorized agent of the said Board, and by him be immediately covered into the State Treasury.

APPROVED–The 5th day of April, A. D. 1905.
SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 77.
AN ACT

To repeal an act, entitled “An act to incorporate the Coatesville. Mortonville and Doe Run Plank Road Company, relative to the repair of public roads in Birmingham township, Delaware county, and relative to the Darby and Upper Darby Plank Road Company,” approved the twenty-sixth day of March, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fiftythree.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That so much of the act of Assembly, approved the twenty-sixth day of March, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty- three, entitled “An act to incorporate the Coatesville, Mortonville and Doe Run Plank Road Company, and relative to the repair of the public roads in Birmingham township, Delaware county, and relative to the Darby and Upper Darby Plank Road Company,” is hereby repealed so far as relates to the repair of the public roads in Birmingham township, Delaware county.

APPROved—The 5th day of April, A. D. 1905.
SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Delaware county.

Public roads.

Repeal.

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No. 78.
AN ACT

To carry out the provisions of acts of Assembly relating to the care and treatment of the indigent insane, approved June thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, and June twenty-second, one thousand eight hundred and ninetytwo, and June twenty-sixth, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five, and May twenty-fifth, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, and May tenth, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine, and making an appropriation therefor; and providing for an additional appropriation for the care and detention of the chronic insane, under the provisions of the act approved June twenty-second, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one, during the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and five.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of two million dollars, or so much thereof as may be neces. sary, be and the same is hereby specifically appropriated for the care and treatment of the indigent insane, as prescribed by acts of Assembly approved June thirteenth, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, and June twenty-second, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one, and June twenty-sixth, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five, and May twenty-fifth, one thousand eight hundred and ninetyseven, and May tenth, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine, for the two fiscal years commencing June first, one thousand nine hundred and five; and the sum of fifty cents per week for each and every patient, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby specifically appropriated, in addition to the maximum amount provided, for the care and maintenance of inmates at the State Asylum for the Chronic Insane of Pennsylvania, under the provisions of the act approved June twenty-second, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one: Provided, That this additional appropriation of fifty cents per week, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is limited to the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and five.

The said appropriation to be paid on the warrant of the Auditor General, on a settlement made by him and the State Treasurer; but no warrant shall be drawn on settlement made until the directors or managers of the respective hospitals or asylums for the insane shall have made, under oath, to the Auditor General a quarterly report containing the actual number of indigent insane persons received and maintained in said hospitals or asylums for the insane during the quarter, with date of admission, date of discharge or death, and showing the actual time each indigent insane person was treated and cared for.

Such quarterly report or account shall be accom. panied by a specially itemized statement, made under oath by the directors or managers, of the receipts and

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