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acting under the provisions of this act, or the act to which this is a supplement, shall hereafter be taxed upon their capital stock at its actual value, and accumulated surplus.

3. And be it enacted, That all acts or parts of acts, in- Repealer. consistent with the provisions of this act

, are hereby repealed, and that this act shall go into effect immediately.

Approved March 14, 1879.

CHAPTER CCVII.

An Act in relation to the compensation of president

judges of the courts of common pleas.

-1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Per diem allowthe State of New Jersey, That wherever an annual salary be paid into is now authorized, by law, to be paid to any law or presi-sounty treadent judge of any court of common pleas of any county in this state having less than one hundred thousand inhabitants, such judge shall receive no per diem allowance nor any fees, and any fees now allowed by law to be paid to such judge, shåll hereafter be paid into the county treasury.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 14, 1879.

CHAPTER CCVIII.

An Act relative to public printing.

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Printing, how executed.

1. BE IT ENACTED, by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the laws enacted at each session of the legislature shall hereafter be printed in the same general style in which the volume of laws was printed in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight, excepting that the laws shall be collated

and indexed under the two heads of general public acts, Senate journal, special public and private acts; also, the legislative docuass-mbly and

ments shall be hereafter printed in the same style in legislative docu- which the said work was done in the year one thousand

eight hundred and seventy-eight, omitting the index; the journal of the senate and minutes of the joint meetings, and executive sessions, and the minutes of the house of assembly shall be printed in the same compact and workmanlike style in which the said work was done in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two; also, that the public bills ordered by either branch of the legislature shall be printed on good writing paper, with

pica type, each page to contain thirty-one lines; and the Compensation prices to be paid for said printing shall be as follows: for

printing four thousand copies of the session laws, the sum of thirty-four dollars per sheet of sixteen pages; for printing one thousand copies of the journal of the senate with the minutes of the joint meetings, and one thousand copies of the minutes of the house of assembly, the sum of twenty dollars per sheet of sixteen pages; for printing one thousand copies of the legislative documents, at the rate of seventy cents per thousand ems for composition, and seventy cents per token of two hundred and fifty impressions of sixteen pages for press work; for printing two hundred copies of the public bills, ordered by either branch of the legislature, at the rate of five dollars per sheet of four foolscap pages; and for printing the pam

Public bills

to be paid.

completed; how done.

phlets and other papers ordered by the legislature, at the,
rate of seventy cents per thousand ems for composition,
and seventy cents per token of two hundred and fifty
impressions of sixteen pages for the press work; provided, Proviso.
that in all cases where rule and figure work is required,
the price for composition shall be double the rates above
stated; and where matter requires two justifications,
without rules, one price and a half shall be paid; and Proviso.
provided further, that seventy-five cents extra per page,
shall be paid for printing all indices and tables of con-
tents set in bourgeois type in the session laws, journal of
the senate, and minutes of the house of assembly.

2. And be it enacted, That the above prices shall include work to be all the expenses incident to the printing and delivery to the state treasurer of all documents ordered except folding and stitching, which shall be charged at the current prices for such work, and the paper, which shall be of

Paper, quality good quality and of the following description : for the and description. documents, journals and minutes, white calendered printing paper, twenty-four by thirty-eight inches in size, weighing not less than forty pounds to the ream of four hundred and eighty sheets; for the laws, the same size as for the journals, and to weigh not less than fifty pounds to the ream of four hundred and eighty sheets; for the bills, to be on good flatcap paper, weighing fourteen pounds to the ream; the price to be allowed for such Price of paper. paper shall be at the lowest rate per pound at which the same is sold by paper dealers in New York or Philadelphia during the first week in January; and satisfactory evidence of the price of such papers within the said period shall be submitted to the comptroller, before the allowance by him of any bill for paper on which any public printing shall be executed.

3. And be it enacted, That all messages, pamphlets, Joint commit. reports or other documents which are deemed of suffi- ter po printing cient public importance to be printed and bound for documents preservation, shall hereafter be embraced in one volume, printed in the under the title of “Legislative Documents;" and no documents ment or report shall be embraced in said volume, unless so ordered by the joint committee on printing; when said joint committee shall order any document to be printed in the said volume of documents, there shall be

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one thousand copies thereof printed, which documents shall be numbered in the order in which they are ordered to be printed, and the governor's annual and other messages shall be classed as document number one in said volume, and shall be preceded by a list of the documents contained in such volume, in the order in which they are arranged ; when any document shall be ordered to be printed more than once, at periods more than five days apart, the printer thereof shall be entitled to charge consideration as above provided for, each time the document shall be so printed, and in no other case shall more than one composition be paid for the printing of such reports or documents.

3. And be it enacted, That in conformity with the act approved April sixteenth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, it shall be the duty of the clerk of the general assembly and the secretary of the senate to deliver copies completed of the journals of their respective houses, to the persons employed to print the same, within thirty days after the close of the session of the legislature; and in the event of said clerk and secretary failing to deliver such copies as provided for in this section, they shall forfeit to the treasurer, for the use of the state, one hundred dollars of their salary, and the persons designated to print the said minutes and journal shall finish their work and deliver it to the state treasurer within four months from the time of receiving the copy therefor, under a penalty of five hundred dollars.

4. And be it enacted, That the indices to the pamphlet laws, to the journal of the senate, and to the minutes of the house of assembly, shall hereafter be made out by the person or persons respectively who may be empowered to execute said printing; and the sum of seventy-five dollars each shall be allowed the said printers for compiling said indices ; said indices to the pamphlet laws shall be printed in solid bourgeois type, and there shall be but two indices to the pamphlet laws, one following the general public laws, and one following the special public and private laws, the last-named to be a general index to the whole volume, and said indices shall be made out alphabetically, in the style of the indices of the pamphlet laws for the year one thousand eight hundred and sev

Indices and compensation therefor.

in

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enty-six; the indices to the senate journal, and to the assembly minutes, shall be set solid in bourgeois type, and shall be made out and printed in the same style as said indices in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two.

6. And be it enacted, That John L. Murphy, of Trenton, Current be employed to print the bills of the senate and assembly printer. and such other document printing as may be ordered by the two houses.

7. And be it enacted, That McCowan & Nichols, of Bridge-Senate journal ton, county of Cumberland, be employed to print one joint meeting, thousand copies of the senate journal and minutes of joint &c. meeting and executive session for the current year, compact form, as per journal of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two. 8. And be it enacted, That Z. K. Pangborn, of the city Minutes of the

house. of Jersey City, be employed to print one thousand copies of the minutes of the house of assembly for the current year, in compact form, as per minutes of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two.

9. And be it enacted, That Messrs. Vance & Stiles, of Laws, when to Morristown, be employed to print four thousand copies of the laws enacted at the present session of the legislature, which copies shall be delivered to the state treasurer within two months after the said Vance & Stiles shall have received the copies thereof, and on failure thereof, the said Vance & Stiles shall forfeit the sum of five hundred dollars, which the said treasurer is authorized to withhold and deduct from the amount due them for printing the said copies.

10. Ånd be it enacted, That Thomas T. Kinney, of New- Documents. ark, be employed to print one thousund copies of the legislative documents of the current year.

11. And be it enacted, That Josiah Ketcham, of Belyi- Certain reports. dere, be employed to print the reports of the state board of agriculture, the state prison, and the state normal school.

12. And be it enacted, That William S. Sharp, of the Annual reports city of Trenton, be employed to print the annual reports of state officers to the legislature.

13. And be it enacted, That Benedict Prieth, of the Reports printed city of Newark, be employed to print the usual number of the agricultural reports, geological reports, reports

of State officers.

in German,

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