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BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE
ON THE THIRTEENTH DAY OF MAY, 1918
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE STATE
Baton Rouge, La.
The General Assembly of the State of Louisiana
REGULAR SESSION OF 1918
ACT No. 1.
By Mr. Guthrie.
Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Louisiana, the
Be It Further Resolved, That a copy of this resolution be for-
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
R. G. PLEASANT,
A true copy :
JAMES J. BAILEY,
Secretary of State.
ACT NO. 2
By Mr. Hamley.
Assembly of the State of Louisiana, to pay the mileage and
commencing May 13th, 1918. Appropriating Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the $81.000 for expenses of General Assem State of Louisiana, That the sum of Eighty-One Thousand bly.
Dollars, ($81,000) or so much thereof as might be necessary, is hereby appropriated to pay the mileage and per diem of the members of the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, the salaries of officers and other employees, and other expenses thereof for the regular session commencing May 13th, 1918, and
to be obtained and disbursed as hereinafter provided. House of Repre Section 2. Be it further enacted, etc., That of the sum so sentatives, $55,000.
appropriated Fifty-Five Thousand Dollars ($55,000.00) is here
by set, apart for the use of the House of Representatives, and Senate, $26,000. Twenty-six Thousand Dollars ($26,000.00) for the Senate;
that the Chairman of the Disbursing Committee of the two houses shall, in disbursement of the sums herein appropriated, issue vouchers in favor of the persons entitled to be paid out of the sum and to take a receipt therefor, which vouchers shall be approved and signed by the presiding officers of the respective houses; and on presentation of such vouchers the Auditor of Public Accounts shall warrant on the Treasurer for the amount of such vouchers, respectively, in favor of the parties entitled
thereto. How paid.
Section 3. Be it further enacted, etc., That the aforesaid warrants shall be paid out of the moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the Treasurer is hereby required to pay said warrants out of the first sums paid into the Treasury on licenses due in the year 1918, by preference over all other warrants, except warrants for the salaries of constitutional officers of the State for the year 1918, which shall be concurrent with the warrants provided for in this Act.
HEWITT BOUANCHAUD, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
R. G. PLEASANT,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
Secretary of State.
ACT No. 3. k House Bill No. 3.
By Mr. Barrett. nley
adopted as a Constitutional Amendment; to provide for the
New Orleans, The Board of Levee Commissioners of Orleans the
Levee District, The City of New Orleans, The Public Belt and
Railroad thereof, and other corporations, in the construction
of works rendered necessary by said canal and other improvethe
ments and works of said Port; and to authorize said bodies the
to contract with reference thereto.
Whereas due notice of intention to apply for this Act has been nd published in the City of New Orleans, at least thirty days
prior to its introduction into the General Assembly, and due
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State Board of Comnd
of Louisiana: The power of the Board of Commissioners of the of New Orleans aue; Port of New Orleans to dig, build, erect and operate, or acquire thorized to dis,
and operate, the navigation canal in the City of New Orleans, tion canals to con2. together with necessary locks, slips, laterals, basins and appurte- Chartrain and Mis: of
nances thereof, and other structures necessary therefor, to con- sissippi River. be a nect Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River, in aid of
Commerce, under Act No. 244 of 1914, adopted as an amendment of
to the Constitution of this State at the election held in November, it 1914, and all the powers of the Board of Commissioners of said d
Port conferred by any other provision of the Constitution, are
hereby recognized, declared and affirmed, and nothing herein d contained shall be construed to in any manner limit, restrict or
qualify the powers of the Board of Commissioners of said Port 1 and the City of New Orleans by ordinance or otherwise to carry
said Act No. 244 of 1914, and any other grant of power con-
Authorized to sioners of the Port of New Orleans is hereby declared to be vested make contracts for with full power and authority by virtue of said Act No. 244 of tenance and opera: 1914, and by virtue of the other provisions of the Constitution of this State to enter into any and all contracts and agreements, which may be necessary for the construction, maintenance and operation of said navigation canal, with the Board of Levee Commissioners of Orleans Levee District, the City of New Orleans, the Public Belt Railroad thereof, and other corporations,
tion of canals.