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must also write, or where unable to write, have written for him on such roster, opposite such name and address, the name of the political party for whose candidates he in good faith, intends to vote at the election for which the primary is held.

[Duty of ballot-clerk.] The ballot-clerk shall thereupon announce his name and address and the name of the political party for whose candidates he intends to vote.

[Challenge-Signing test.] Any voter may be challenged as to his right to vote for the candidates of the political party for whom he desires to vote, and when so challenged, his right to vote must be denied unless in addition to the challenges allowed by law he subscribes to the test required by the resolution of the committee of the political party for whose candidates he desires to vote.

[Duty of inspectors and judges.] It shall be the duty of the inspector or judge to tender such oath or affirmation to any voter challenged on the grounds aforesaid. The voter may likewise be challenged for any cause that might disqualify a voter at a general election. If not challenged, or if the challenge is overruled or withdrawn, he shall receive from the ballot-clerk a ballot having the designation or heading of the political party whose name was written on such roster by or for him, and he may be permitted to prepare and vote the same.

[Roster of voters, disposition of.] The roster of voters herein provided for, must be delivered to the county clerk or registrar of voters as provided for in section twelve hundred and sixty-four a of the Political Code, and kept as a public record for public inspection, for a period of at least two years.

History: Amended March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 641.
In effect from and after passage.

§ 1372. THIS CHAPTER MANDATORY, WHERE. This chapter and each and every provision thereof shall be obligatory and mandatory in cities, and cities and counties, having a population of over seven thousand five hundred, according to the last general census of the government of the United States, and for this chapter and its purposes the population of the cities, and the cities and counties, in which this act is hereby made obligatory and mandatory, is hereby declared to be as follows:

The city and county of San Francisco, three hundred and forty-two thousand seven hundred and eighty-two;

The city of Los Angeles, one hundred and two thousand four hundred and seventy-nine;

The city of Oakland, sixty-six thousand nine hundred and sixty;
The city of Sacramento, twenty-nine thousand two hundred and eighty-two;
The city of San José, twenty-one thousand five hundred;
The city of San Diego, seventeen thousand seven hundred ;
The city of Stockton, seventeen thousand five hundred six;
The city of Alameda, sixteen thousand four hundred sixty-four;
The town of Berkeley, thirteen thousand two hundred fourteen;
The city of Fresno, twelve thousand four hundred seventy;
The city of Pasadena, nine thousand one hundred seventeen;
The city of Vallejo, seven thousand nine hundred sixty-five.

[Where optional.] In all other portions of the respective counties in which the cities above named are respectively situate, and in all other cities, and cities and counties, and in all other counties of the state, and in all political subdivisions of a lesser population, this chapter shall be optional, and shall be in force therein only upon and after a majority vote thereof by the electors of such city, or city and county, or county, or political subdivision of lesser population, at a general or special election, at which the question shall have been submitted in manner as follows:

[Submission of question to electors.] When a petition signed by electors of such city, city and county, county, or political subdivision of lesser population. in number equal to one half of the total vote cast in such city, city and county, county, or political subdivision of lesser population, at the last preceding general election, is filed with the legislative body or council of a city, in case such election is to be held in such city, or in other case with the board of supervisors of the county wherein such election is to be held, asking th question be submitted to a vote of such electors, the said legislative body, council, or board of supervisors, shall by proclamation submit such question to the vote of such electors at the next general election; provided, that it be demanded in such petition that the question be submitted at a special election, it shall be so submitted, and such special election shall be held within thirty days after the first regular meeting of such legislative body, council, or board of supervisors, after the filing of such petition.

[Mandatory where.] This chapter and each and every provision thereof shall also be obligatory and mandatory in the thirteenth senatorial district, a political subdivision of the county of Alameda, and for such purpose it is hereby declared that the population of said thirteenth senatorial district, a political subdivision of the said county of Alameda, is twenty-three thousand four hundred and sixteen.

[Ballots to be used when question is submitted.] The ballots used at such general election or special election shall contain the words “For the Primary Law," and "Against the Primary Law.” Such election shall be conducted, and the notices thereof shall be given, and the returns canvassed in all respects as provided by law for the conducting of general elections and the canvassing the returns thereof. In case a majority of the votes cast at such election on such question shall be for the primary law, the provisions of this chapter shall take effect and be in force forthwith, in said city, city and county, county, or political subdivision of lesser population, and shall remain in force therein until rendered inapplicable thereto by a similar vote.

[Delegates, service of.] But all delegates elected under the provisions of this chapter before such last-mentioned vote, shall serve in the respective conventions to which they were elected, as if said last-mentioned vote had not been had.

[Copy of decisions to be filed with secretary of state.] Every board of supervisors or other legislative body or council acting under the provisions of this section shall forthwith send to the secretary of state a certified copy of all its decisions and declarations hereunder; the secretary of state shall file the same in his office, without charge, and he shall cause the same to be

published as an appendix to the statutes and amendments to the codes enacted at the succeeding session of the legislature.

[Repealing clause.) Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.

History: Amended March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 675.

[A new article is hereby added to chapter I of title III of part III of the Political Code, to be known as article VII, and to read as follows:]

ARTICLE VII.

HASTINGS COLLEGE OF LAW. $ 1478. Officers and their appointment. § 1484. Appropriations to be made. $ 1479. Affiliation of, with the university. $ 1485. Purposes of the college. $ 1480. Granting and issuing of diplomas. $ 1486. Founders-Professorships. $ 1481. Rooms and halls for use of the stu § 1486a. Powers and duties of directors. dents and directors.

$ 1486b. Use of law library. $ 1482. The dean.

§ 1486c. Payments to be made in case of fail$ 1483. Rights of students under their di

ure of appropriations, etc. plomas.

$ 1486d. The president of the board. $ 1478. OFFICERS AND THEIR APPOINTMENT. The law college founded and established by S. C. Hastings shall forever be known and designated as the Hastings College of Law. Its officers are a dean, registrar, and eight directors. Whenever any vacancy occurs in the board of directors, they must fill the same from the members of the Bar Association of San Francisco or otherwise; but such vacancies must be so filled that one of such directors shall be an heir or representative of said Hastings. The dean and registrar are appointed by the directors.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats, and Amdts. 1907, p. 629. $ 1479. AFFILIATION OF, WITH UNIVERSITY. Such college is affiliated with the university of the state, and is the law department thereof.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 629. $ 1480. GRANTING AND ISSUING OF DIPLOMAS. The faculty of the university must grant, and the president must sign and issue, diplomas to the students of the college.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 629. $ 1481. ROOMS AND HALLS FOR USE OF THE STUDENTS AND DIRECTORS. There must be set apart for the use of the students of the college, some room or suitable hall at the university, and the board of supervisors of the city and county of San Francisco is authorized to supply a suitable hall therein for the students and directors.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 629. $ 1482. THE DEAN. The dean of the college is ex officio of the faculty of the university, to be designated as such by the directors of the college.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 630. $ 1483. RIGHTS OF STUDENTS UNDER THEIR DIPLOMAS. A diploma entitles the student to whom it is issued to a license to practise in all the courts of the state, subject to the right of the chief justice of the supreme

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court of the state to order an examination as in ordinary cases of applicants without such diploma.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 630. $ 1484. APPROPRIATIONS TO BE MADE. The sum of seven per cent per annum upon one hundred thousand dollars must be appropriated by the state and paid in two semi-annual payments to the directors of the college.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 630. $ 1485. PURPOSES OF THE COLLEGE. The business of the college is to afford facilities for the acquisition of legal learning in all branches of the law, and to this end it must establish a curriculum of studies and must matrieulate students who may reside at the university of the state, as well as students residing in other parts thereof.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 630. § 1486. FOUNDERS-PROFESSORSHIPS. Professorships may be established in the name of any founder thereof, who pays to the directors the sum of thirty thousand dollars.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 630. § 1486a. POWERS AND DUTIES OF DIRECTORS. All the business of the college must be managed by the directors without compensation. The acting officers, including the dean and registrar, must be appointed and may be removed by the directors.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats, and Amdts. 1907, p. 630. $ 1486b. USE OF THE LAW LIBRARY. The Law Library Association of the city and county of San Francisco must grant to the students the use of its library upon such terms and conditions as it may agree upon with the directors of the college.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 630. $ 1486c. PAYMENTS TO BE MADE IN CASE OF FAILURE OF APPROPRIATIONS, ETC. If the state fails to pay to the directors of the college the sum of seven thousand dollars per annum, as stipulated in section fourteen hundred and eighty-four, or if the college ceases to exist, the state must pay to the said Hastings, his heirs or legal representatives, the sum of one hunCred thousand dollars, and all unexpended accumulated interest, unless such failure is caused by mistake or accident, or the omission of the legislature to make the appropriation at any one session.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 630. § 1486d. THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD. The chief justice of the supreme court of the state is president of the board of directors, five of whom constitute a quorum to transact all business.

History: Enacted March 19, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 630.

§ 1532. GENERAL DUTIES OF. It is the duty of the superintendent of public instruction:

1. To superintend the schools of the state.

2. [Biennial report to governor.] To report to the governor, on or before the fifteenth day of September preceding each regular session of the legislature, a statement of the condition of the state normal schools and other educational institutions supported by the state and of the public schools.

3. [What report to showSchool statistics.] To accompany his report with tabular statements, showing the number of school children in the state; the number attending public schools, and the average attendance; the number attending private schools, and the number not attending schools; the amount of state school fund apportioned, and the sources from which derived; the amount raised by county, city and county and district taxes, or from other sources of revenue, for school purposes; and the amount expended for salaries of teachers, for building schoolhouses, for district school libraries, and for incidental expenses.

4. [Apportion state school fund.] To apportion the state school fund; and to furnish an abstract of such apportionment to the state controller, the state board of examiners, and to the county and city and county auditors, county and city and county treasurers and to the county and city and county school superintendents of the several counties of the state. In apportioning said fund he shall apportion to every county and to every city and county two hundred fifty dollars for every teacher determined and assigned to it on school census by the county or city and county school superintendent for the next preceding school year, as required of the county or city and county school superintendent by the provisions of section eighteen hundred and fifty-eight of this code, and after thus apportioning two hundred fifty dollars on teacher or census basis, he shall apportion the balance of the state school fund to the several counties or cities and counties according to their average daily attendance as shown by the reports of the county or city and county school superintendents for the next preceding school year.

5. [Draw orders on controller, when.) To draw his order on the controller in favor of each county or city and county treasurer for school moneys apportioned to the county or city and county.

6. [Furnish blanks and books.] To prepare, have printed, and furnish all officers charged with the administration of the laws relating to the public schools, and to teachers, such blank forms and books as may be necessary to the discharge of their duties, including blank teachers' certificates to be used by county and city and county boards of education.

7. To have the laws relating to the public schools printed in phamphlet form, and to supply school officers and school libraries with one copy each.

8. To visit the several orphan asylums to which state appropriations are made, and examine into the course of instruction therein.

9. To visit the schools in the different counties and inquire into their condition; and the actual traveling expenses thus incurred [.] provided, that they do not exceed eighteen hundred dollars per annum shall be allowed, audited, and paid out of the general fund in the same manner as other claims are audited and paid.

10. To authenticate with his official seal all drafts or orders drawn by him, and all papers and writings issued from his office.

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