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incorporate the city of Kingston," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 13. The office of police justice of the town of Kingston is hereby Office of abolished, and all acts in relation to the office of police justice in said police town are hereby rescinded, to take effect as soon as the recorder shall abolished. have been elected, and shall have qualified and entered upon his office. At the first election, and every third year thereafter, a re- Recorder corder shall be elected, who shall hold his office for the term of three debe years, aud until his successor shall qualify and enter upon his office. The salary of the recorder shall be fixed by the common council, and shall not exceed one thousand dollars a year.

elected.

CHAP 160.

AN ACT to amend chapter six hundred and seventy-one of

the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, entitled “ An act to establish regulations for the port of New York,” as amended by chapter four hundred and fourteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-six.

Passed May 15, 1882; three fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section seren of chapter six hundred and seventy-one of the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, entitled “An act to establish regulations for the port of New York," as amended by chapter four hundred and fourteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-six, is hereby amended so as to read as follows : 8 %. It shall not be lawful to place or deposit in the waters of the

Dredgings, port of New York any dredgings, sand, mud, refuse, or other material etc. not to of any kind or description whatever. When any slip, basin, or shoal ited in wain the port of New York shall be dredged or excavated, all dredgings, ters of the sand, mud, or other material taken therefrom shall be removed, or New York. caused to be removed, by the owner or lessee of such slip, basin or shoal, and deposited in some place above high-water mark, or behind a bulk-head for filling in the city of New York, or towed to sea to a point outside of Sandy Hook, and not less than one mile beyond the outer bar, so that the same shall be deposited in deep water. And whenever any slip, basin or shoal not in the port of New York shall be dredged or excavated, all dredgings, sand, mud or other material taken therefrom shall, when taken or towed therefrom, upon the waters of the port of New York for deposit in the water, be deposited in some place abore high-water mark, or behind a bulk-head for filling in the city of New York, or shall be towed to a point outside of Sandy Hook, and not less than one mile beyond the outer bar, so that the same shall be deposited in deep water. And for every violation of the provisions Penalty of this section in respect to the remoral and deposit of dredgings of for violaslirs, basins and shoals, the owner or lessec of such slip, basin, or shoal, act. and all persons engaged in removing or transporting such dredgings, sand, mud, or other material, shall jointly and severally forfeit and pay the sum of five dollars for erery cubic yard of material remioved from such slip, basin, or shoal, 1.0t disposed of as required by this section; to be recovered in the name of and by the said board of

commissioners of pilots. One half of all sums so recovered shall be retained by the said commissioners.

82. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP 161.

AN ACT to amend section eight of chapter three huudred and

seventy-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty, entitled "An act for the incorporation of the Trustees of the Parochial Fund of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New York."

PASSED May 15, 1881 ; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The eighth section of chapter three hundred and seventysix of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty, entitled “ An act for the incorporation of the Trustees of the Parochial Fund of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New York,” is hereby amended so as to read as follows :

$ 8. The said trustees are further authorized to receive, by donation or devise, moneys and land devoted by the giver to the purposes of clerical support and parsonage aid in particular parishes within the said diocese, and they shall hold and apply the same in strict accordance with the condition attached to any such donation or devise, *Subject, however, to any modification in such condition, by the supreme court, should the same be found by the said court to be, for any reason, unreasonable or impracticablo, having regard, as far as possible, to the intention of the giver.

8 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Trustees May receive property hy gift, etc.

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Corpora tors.

AN ACT to incorporate the committee on church extension of the classis of New York.

Passed May 15, 1882. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. James Anderson, Julius W. Geyer, John H. Hankinson, William Maul, and Henry Camerden, Jr., composing the committee on charch extension of the classis of New York, and their successors in said committee, are hereby constituted a body corporate by the name of The Committee on Church Extension of the Classis of New York.

$ 2. The said committee shall consist of five members, to be appointed by said classis, to hold office for the term of five years, to be arranged in classes, so that one member shall retire every year and a successor be elected in his place.

83. In case of the death, resignation or removal of any member,

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his successor shall be elected at the next regular meeting of that classis, to fill the unexpired remainder of the term.

$ 4. The object of said corporation shall be the extension of the Re- Objects. formed (Dutch) Church of America.

$ 5. The said 'corporation shall be capable of suing and being sued, Powers. of taking for religious, charitable and educational purposes by gift, devise, bequest, grant or purchase, and of holding and disposing of any real estate or personal estate, and of the revenue thereof, for any of the aforesaid objects.

$ 6. It shall not be lawful for said corporation to direct any of the above property or funds to any other purpose than those above named.

8 7. The said corporation shall have power to take and hold, in trust, any real estate, deeds and liens on church, charitable or educational property connected with, or which shall hereafter be connected with said classis.

8 8. The said corporation shall have power to make by-laws for the By-laws. management of its affairs, not inconsistent with the constitution of this state, or of the United States.

$ 9. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP 168.

AN ACT to amend chapter sixty-five of the laws of eighteen

hundred and seventy-one, entitled “An act to revise and consolidate the laws in relation to the village of Geneva, in the county of Ontario,'' and amendments thereto, passed June ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

PASSED May 15, 1882; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembły, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Chapter sixty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “ An act to revise and consolidate the laws in relation to the village of Geneva, in the county of Ontario, and the acts amendatory thereof,” is hereby further amended by adding thereto as follows:

TITLE XI.

$ 1. Samuel H. Ver Planck, Francis 0. Mason and Philip N. Police Nicholas, resident tax payers of the village of Geneva, upon taking Scomendsthe constitutional oath of office, shall be and hereby are constituted a board of police commissioners of the village of Geneva, who shall serve without pay, for two, four and six years, respectively, said terms of office to be determined by said commissioners by lot within thirty days after the passage of this act, and each two years thereafter the board of trustees of the village of Geneva, shall appoint one commissioner, who shall be a resident tax payer of the village of Geneva, to serve for a full term of six years, and until his successor is appointed, and the said village board may at any time appoint to fill a vacancy occurring in said board of commissioners, for the unexpired term. 'Said commissioners, or any of them, or their successors, may be removed for neglect to perform their prescribed duties, or for official malfeasance of any kind by a two-thirds rote of said village board, but prior to such removal, written charges shall be perferred by at least a ma

Official oath.

Policemeni.

Chief of police.

jority of said village board, and an opportunity to answer in person shall be given. Said charges must be preferred against individual members of the board of police commissioners, and not against the board as a whole.

8 2. The said police commissioners shall take the constitutional oath of office, and sball elect their own presiding officer. They shall appoint from their own number, a clerk, whose duty it shall be to keep a record of all appointments and removals made by them under this act, as hereinafter contained, and also of the acts and regulations done or enacted by them as suid board of police commissioners, which said record shall at all times be open to the inspection of the board of trustees and of the town board.

3. The board of police commissioners shall appoint such number of policemen as shall be fixed by the board of trustees of the village of Geneva, not to exceed four, who shall constitute the police force of said village, who shall hold office during good behavior, except as hereinafter provided, and who shall take, and file with the clerk of the village of Genera the constitutional oath of office, before entering upon the duties of his office. A certificate of the appointment of such policeman shall be duly filed with the clerk of the village of Geneva, and a copy thereof, duly certified by said clerk, shall be filed in the office of the clerk of Ontario county.

$ 4. One of such policemen shall be designated by the board of police commissioners as “chief of police,” who shall perform such duties as shall be prescribed by law, or by the lawful rules and regula

tions of the board of police commissioners. Vacancy. $ 5. In case of a vacancy in said police force for any cause, the

said board of police commissioners shall appoint to fill the vacancy; and they may remove any of said policemen, upon being convinced of their incompetency, or of their being guilty of illegal, corrupt, or other

improper conduct. Powers of $ 6. The said policemen shall have the full power and duties of conpolicemen. stables of towns, in regard to criminal process and proceedings, and in

addition thereto all the powers and duties conferred by the charter of the village of Geneva upon the police constable; except in respect to civil process issued by any officer other than the police justice and they shall perform such other duties as shall be lawfully prescribed by the rules and regulations of the board of police commissioners, and it shall be the duty of said policemen to serve any and all process and papers issued by the police justice of the village of Geneva, and no other officer or person shall have the authority to serve such process and papers - except where in the opinion of the police justice the service can be more efficiently performed by a town constable; and this discretion shall apply only to those cases arising without the corporate limits of the village. And it shall not be competent for any constable or deputy sheriff to make arrest within the town without warrants, except in cases of breach of the peace, while actually occurring. But no limitation of the powers of constables or deputy sheriffs shall apply to any special police, or to those special deputy sheriffs appointed under an act passed April twelfth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. (Being chapter three hundred and seventy-five of the laws of eighteen.

hundred and sixty-seven.) Compensa $ 7. The pay of each of said policemen shall be at the rate of forty

five dollars per month, for such time as he shall actually serve, except that the policeman designated as “chief of police” shall be paid at the rate of fifty-five dollars per month. Such salaries shall be paid monthly, and the money to pay the same shall be taken from any unappropriated money in the treasury of the village of Geneva. "Such policemen shall not receive any other compensation, except when traveling in discharge of their duty, in conveying persons to prison, or by direction of the police commissioners in discharge of their duties, when their actual expense shall be paid upon a verified account of the items of such expense in detail, to bo certified by the board of police commissioners and audited and paid by the board of trustees of the village of Geneva, out of funds to be appropriated for that purpose.

tion.

$ 8. Each of the said policemen shall keep a correct account of such Account services rendered by him as have heretofore been a town or county to be kept: charge, and such accounts, duly verified and sworn to by such policemen, shall be presented by the police commissioners at least once 3 year to the proper town or county auditing boards -- which accounts shall be a charge against the town or county, as if made by a town constable as heretofore, and when audited by said town or county boards, shall be paid to the treasurer of the village of Geneva, for the use of said village. Except that no extra compensation shall be charged against the town for care of prisoners,” which said care shall be a part of the duty of said police - and only such drawback for meals for prisoners shall be allowed against the town as shall have been actually expended in furnishing such meals at the lowest attainable rate.

$ 2. Section one of title five of the act hereby amended is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 1. The police justice shall hold his office four years, unless sooner Police jusremoved. His salary shall be twelve hundred dollars, payable quar- tice juristerly, and he shall receive or retain no other fee or emolument etc. whatever. He shall, during his term of office, hold no town, county, or other village office. He shall have exclusive jurisdiction of all criminal matters within this corporation of which justices of the peace and courts of special sessions now have or shall have jurisdiction within the towns of this state. Ho shall also have exclusive jurisdiction of all violations of this charter, and all by-laws and ordinances of this village. He shall also have power to take affidavits and acknowledgments, subject to the same rules and in all cases where he could were he a justice of the peace of Ontario county. He shall proceed (without allowing bail to the grand jury) and try all person8 brought before bim accused of any crime of the grade of misdemeanor or of a less degree, but such persons shall have the right of trial by jury as provided in courts of special sessions, if he shall demand the same. He shall, in all things relating to the mode and manner of procedure in his court, or in the arraignment or trial of parties accused, be governed by the same laws as justices of peace, or courts of special sessions in towns to enforce the payment of any fine imposed by this charter, or the bylaws or ordinances of this village ; in addition to other powers, he shall have power to commit the person fined for a number of days certain, not exceeding the number of the dollars of the fine, to the Ontario county jail, or any jail or place of confinement that may hereafter be erected in this village, as hereinafter provided, but such commitment shall not exceed twenty days. He shall keep a record of all proceedings before him, in which shall be entered all judgments he may render, all fines imposed, and whether collected, and if so, when and how. He shall also make out an account against the town of Geneva, at least yearly, of all criminal matters and proceeding (not including any proceedings to enforce this charter or any by-laws or ordinances of this

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