Page images
PDF
EPUB

GENERAL LAWS

OF

THE STATE OF IDAHO

PASSED AT THE NINTH SESSION

OF THE

STATE LEGISLATURE

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE

SECRETARY OF STATE

BOISE, IDAHO
SYMS-YORK COMPANY
PRINTERS & BINDERS

1907

359864

GENERAL LAWS

OF

THE STATE OF IDAHO

HOUSE BILI, NO. 1.

AN ACT

TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF OFFICERS, MEMBERS

AND EMPLOYES AND FOR THE GENERAL EXPENSES OF THE NINTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY WHEREBY THIS ACT SHALL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY ON ITS APPROVAL.

Be It Enacted By the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

SECTION 1. That the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the general fund of the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the compensation due the officers, members and employes, and for the general expenses of the Ninth Session of the Legislature of the State of Idaho: Provided, That after all expenses of the Ninth Session of the Legislature of the State of Idaho, are paid, any and all money of this appropriation remaining as a surplus appropriation shall revert back to the general fund of the State Treasury.

Sec. 2. That the State Auditor is hereby authorized and required upon the presentation to him of the certificate of the presiding officer of the House, of which the person therein named is a member, officer, or employe, that the party mentioned in the certificate is entitled to compensation to the amount therein stated, to draw his warrant on the general fund of the State Treasury for the amount so certified as due; and also to draw his warrant on the general fund for the general expenses of each House of the Legislature during the Ninth Session, upon receipt from time to time of the certificate of the presiding officer thereof stating the amount due and to whom it is payable. Sec. 3.

Whereas; an emergency exists therefor, this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

Approveä on the 17th day of January, 1907.

HOUSE BILL NO. 4.

AN ACT

TO REGULATE LOBBYING OR THE ATTEMPTING TO INFLU

ENCE ANY MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE TO VOTE FOR OR AGAINST ANY MEASURE PENDING THEREIN, MAKING THE VIOLATION OF THIS ACT A MISDEMEANOR AND PRESCRIBING A PENALTY THEREFOR AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY WHEREBY THE ACT SHALL GO INTO EFFECT UPON ITS APPROVAL BY THE GOVERNOR.

Be It Enacted By the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person employed for a pecuniary consideration to attempt personally and directly to influence any member of the Legislature to vote for or against any measure pending therein, otherwise than by appearing before the regular committees thereof, when in session or by newspaper publication, by public addresses or by written or printed statements, arguments or briefs, two copies whereof shall first be deposited with the Secretary of State. No officer, agent, appointee or employee of the State of Idaho or of the United States shall attempt to influence any member of the Legislature, to vote for or against any measure pending therein, affecting the private interest of such person, except in the manner authorized herein.

Sec. 2 Any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by imprisonment in the County jail not to exceed six months and by fine not to exceed two hundred dollars: Provided, That this act shall not apply to persons representing or appearing for any municipality in this State.

Sec. 3. It is hereby declared that an emergency exists and the act shall be in effect immediately upon its approval by the Governor.

Approved on the 29th day of January, 1907.

« PreviousContinue »