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THE STATE OF OHIO.

GENERAL AND LOCAL ACTS

PASSED,

AND

JOINT RESOLUTIONS

ADOPTED

BY THE

SIXTY-SEVENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

AT ITS ADJOURNED SESSION,

BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF COLUMBUS, JANUARY 4, 1887.

VOLUME LXXXIV.

COLUMBUS:
PUBLISHED BY STATE AUTHORITY.

THE COLUMBIAN PRINTING CO.,

STATE PRINTERS.

1887.

GENERAL

LAWS.

[Senate Bill No. 261].

AN ACT

Authorizing

To cure defects in consolidation agreements. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That in all cases where the agreement, or certified the curing of copy thereof, for the consolidation of railroad companies, here- consolidation tofore filed in the office of the secretary of state, is defective, railwap in by reason of the omission of a statement of the place of panies. residence of the directors and the number and places of residence of the other officers, as required in such agreement by the laws of this state, but when in pursuance to such agreement an election of directors has been had, and other officers have been elected or appointed, all such defects in said agreement, and any defect in the certificates thereon, may be cured by filing in the office of the secretary of state a copy of the proceedings of said election, duly certified by the secretary of said company to be such copy under the corporate seal of such company, and a certificate signed by the president and secretary of the consolidated company named in such agreement under its corporate seal, setting out the places of residences respectively of the directors first elected, and of the officers first elected, or appointed, at the time they were so first elected or appointed, as well as their residences respectively at the time of the filing of the certificates last above mentioned, which shall thereupon be considered a part of the agreement of consolidation, the same as if originally incorporated therein; and upon filing said certified copy of said proceedings and certificate, all such defects existing prior to the filing of said certified copy of said proceedings and certificates shall be cured, and the several acts of said company shall be held valid, and the said agreement and all rights, remedies, powers, duties, and acts thereunder be construed accordingly, and the said agreement, proceedings and certificates and copies thereof, duly certified by the secretary of state, shall be held and received in all courts and other places as constituting the agreement of consolidation of such companies, to all intents and purposes as if no omission had ever existed in such agreement or the certificate thereto. Provided, that nothing in this act shall impair the rights of any person, firm or corporation acquired prior to the passage

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

JOHN C. ENTREKIN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

S. A. CONRAD.

President pro tem. of the Senate. Passed January 20, 1887.

of this act.

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