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LAWS OF UTAH.

PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE STATE

LEGISLATURE, 1896.

CHAPTER I.

DISTRICT COURTS.

AN ACT to provide for the fixing of Terms of District Courts, the places of

holding said Courts, and the summoning of Jurors therein.

at county seats.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. Until it shall be otherwise provided District courts by law, the district courts of the several judicial dis- court to be held tricts in this State are hereby authorized to fix the terms of court to be held in each of the counties of their respective districts, and such courts shall be held at the county seats of the respective counties.

Sec. 2. Until otherwise provided by law, the dis- District courte trict courts are authorized to issue to the sheriffs of the ventres for several counties open venires for the summoning of jurors for the trial of all civil and criminal cases pending or triable in their respective counties.

Sec. 3. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with Conflicting acts the provisions hereof are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved January 14, 1896, at 9:45 a.m.

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CHAPTER II.

STATE PRISON.

AN ACT providing for the management of the State Prison and the appoint

ment of a Warden and Guards thereof.

missioners to control and

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. That the Board of State Prison ComBoard of State missioners as provided by section 13, Article VII of the

Constitution, shall have the control and management manage prison of the State Prison and the prisoners confined therein, and prisoners and may make such rules as they may deem necessary

for the management and regulation of the same, and the conduct of the prisoners therein, and may contract for the necessary supplies and appliances.

Sec. 2. The board shall appoint a Warden of the Board may ap- State Prison and such guards and other employes as in and other em- their judgment they may deem necessary, all of whom

shall serve during the pleasure of the board.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect immediately upon approval.

Approved January 24, 1896.

CHAPTER III.

PRIVATE CORPORATIONS.

AN ACT authorizing County Clerks and Notaries Public to take acknowl.

edgments of Articles of Incorporation of Private Corporations organized under the provisions of Chapter I, Part 4, of the Compiled Laws of Utah. 1888, providing for filing and recording the same, and validating and con. firming the acknowledgment, filing, depositing and recording of Articles of Incorporation made since the adınission of this State by Probate Judges and Clerks, and repealing all inconsistent acts.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. That articles of incorporation of any County clerks private corporation hereafter organized under the propublic may take visions of Chapter I, Part 1, being sections 2267-22:33,

both inclusive, Compiled Laws of Utah, 1888, may be acknowledged before the (ounty clerk or any notary

acknowledge ments of arti. cles of incor. poration,

public of the county in which it has established or intends to establish its principal place of business. And the said articles of incorporation, when so acknowledged, together with the oath or affirmation thereto, shall be filed with the county clerk of the county in which the general business is to be carried on, and shall be by him recorded in a book to be prepared for that purpose and kept in his office, the expense of which recording shall be paid by the corporation.

Sec. 2. That the acknowledgment, filing, deposit- Certain acknowing and recording of all articles of incorporation here-dated. tofore made before acting probate judges, or filed, deposited or recorded by acting clerks of the probate courts, since the admission of this State to the Union, are hereby validated and confirmed.

Sec. 3. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect immediately on its approval by the Governor.

Approved January 24, 1896.

CHAPTER IV.

CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE.

AN ACT to Provide for the payment of regular and contingent Expenses of

the Special and First Session of the Legislature of the State of Utah.

for contingent

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. That the sum of fifteen thousand Appropriation ($15,000.00) dollars, or so much thereof as may be nec- expenses of essary, be and the same is hereby appropriated out of

Legislature. the funds of the State treasury, for the purpose of defraying the regular and contingent expenses of the special and first session of the Legislature; and the State Auditor shall draw his warrant on the Treasurer for such money, or any portion thereof, upon the request, in writing, of the President and Secretary of the Senate, and the Speaker and Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its approval.

Approved January 30, 1896.

CHAPTER V.

NOTARIES PUBLIC.

AN ACT authorizing the Governor to appoint Notaries Public, confirming

appointments heretofore made and validating official acts under such ap. pointments.

appoint

Previous appointments confirmed.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. That the Governor may appoint one or Tas Governor more notaries public in each of the counties of this notarles public. State whose terms of office shall be four years from

the date of their commissions.

Sec. 2. That all appointments of notaries public heretofore made by the Governor of this State are hereby confirmed and validated and all official acts performed under and by virtue of such appointments are hereby made valid.

Sec. 3. That all notaries public heretofore apAppointments pointed by the Governor of Utah Territory, whose

terms of office have not expired, are hereby continued in office until the expiration of the terms for which they were appointed respectively; and all official acts performed by them since the admission of the State into the Union are hereby validated and confirmed.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect immediately upon its approval.

Approved January 31, 1896.

Territory continued.

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CHAPTER VI.

BLACKLISTING.

AN ACT to prohibit Blacklisting.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. No company, corporation or individual shall blacklist or publish, or cause to be published or

Blacklisting prohibited.

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