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§ 1. The sum of thirty thousand dollars is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be paid to the order of the board of managers of the Mendocino State Hospital for the purpose of repairing, erecting and equipping such buildings as may be deemeil expedient by the board of managers of said hospital and the state commission in lunacy.

§ 2. No moneys herein appropriated shall be expended, except by the authority and in the manner provided for the expenditure of moneys from the contingent fund of such state hospital, as provided in section two thousand one hundred and fifty-eight of the Political Code.

§ 3. The controller is hereby authorized to draw his warrant in favor of the board of managers of said Mendocino State Hospital for the moneys herein made payable and the treasurer is directed to pay the same.

§ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

STATE HOSPITAL-AT NAPA-REPAIRS TO. To provide for certain improvements and repairs at the Napa State Hospital

and making an appropriation therefor.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 27, ch. 22.) § 1. The sum of thirty-five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be paid to the order of the board of managers of the Napa State Hospital for the purpose of repairing, erecting and equipping such buildings as may be deemed expedient by the board of managers of said hospital and the state commission in lunacy.

§ 2. No moneys herein appropriated shall be expended, except by the authority and in the manner provided for the expenditure of moneys from the contingent fund of such state hospital, as provided in section two thou. sand one hundred and fifty-eight of the Political Code.

$ 3. The controller is hereby authorized to draw his warrant in favor of the board of managers of said Napa State Hospital for the moneys herein made payable and the treasurer is directed to pay the same.

§ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

STATE HOSPITAL-SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA-AUTHORITY TO SELL. To authorize and empower the board of managers of the Southern California

State Hospital for the Insane, near the city of San Bernardino, San Bernardino Connty, to sell and convey a strip or parcel of land situate in San Bernardino County, in the state of California, and belonging to said state, to the San Bernardino Valley Traction Company for the purposes of a right of way for an electric railroad thereon.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 911, ch. 497.) § 1. The board of managers of the Southern California State Hospital for the Insane, near the city of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, are hereby authorized and empowered, subject to the approval of the state com

mission in lunacy, to sell and convey to the San Bernardino Valley Traction Company, a corporation, for the purposes of a right of way for an electric railroad, a strip or parcel of land of the width of twenty-five feet, over, across and upon the lands of the Southern California State Hospital at Patton, in San Bernardino County, California.

§ 2. Such sale and conveyance shall be made subject to the conditions that such strip of land shall be used by said railroad corporation solely for the purposes of maintaining and operating an electric railroad thereon, and that in the event such corporation, its successors or assigns, shall at any time cease to use such strip of land for the purpose above designated or to operate a railroad thereon, or shall put such strip of land to any use other than that hereinabove provided for, the title and right to the possession thereof shall immediately revert to and be forfeited to the state.; and provided also, that such conveyance shall be upon the further condition that said corporation shall locate, establish and maintain, at such point adjacent to the land of said state hospital as shall be satisfactory to said board of managers and said state commission in lunacy, a suitable and convenient depot or station for receiving and discharging passengers and freight.

§ 3. A deed duly executed by the president or chairman of said board of managers and accompanied by a resolution of the state commission in lunacy showing that the terms thereof are satisfactory to such commission shall be sufficient to convey title to said property.

§ 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

STATE HOSPITAL-SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA-RATIFYING DEED BY To ratify a deed of conveyance made by the Southern California State Hos

pital to the Bear Valley Mutual Water Company.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 848, ch, 462.) § 1. That certain deed of conveyance, of date January twenty-seven, nineteen hundred and six, executed by the Southern California State Hospital, represented by its board of managers, to the Bear Valley Mutual Water Company, a corporation, conveying a certain water right (being the right to receive water from the Bear Valley system to the extent of a quantity of water known and designated as an aggregate of three thousand and twenty inches of water during each irrigating season, upon and subject to the payment of certain rentals or charges for the delivery of such water), in consideration of the issuance to said Southern California State Hospital of nine hundred and nineteen shares of the capital stock of said Bear Valley Mutual Water Company, is hereby ratified and confirmed.

§ 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

STATE HOSPITAL-AT STOCKTON-HYDROTHERAPY, ETC., WARD. To provide for the erection and equipment on the grounds of the Stockton

State Hospital, Stockton, California, of a building to be used as a receiving ward and for the treatment of acute cases by hydrotherapy anul electricity, and making an appropriation therefor.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 202, ch. 172.) Stats. and Amdts.-53

§ 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of fifty-five thousand dollars to be paid to the order of the board of managers of the Stockton State Hospital for the erection and equipment of a building on the grounds of the Stockton State Hospital, to be used as a receiving ward for male and female patients and the treatment of acute cases by hydrotherapy, electricity and all other modern methods. Said equipment includes an operating room, steam and electric light baths, and appliances for use of hydrotherapy and electricity. This building to accommodate between one hundred and fifty to two hundred patients.

§ 2. In calling for bids and awarding contracts under this act, said board of managers may, if in their judgment (they] think that such action would be for the best interests of the state, disregard the provisions of section three of the act entitled “An act to regulate contracts on behalf of the state in relation to erections and buildings approved March twenty-six, eighteen hundred and seventy-six," and amended March twenty, nineteen hundred and five, in so far as the section relates to a call for separate bids and to award of separate contracts for the furnishing of materials and performance of work thereunder.

$ 3. The controller of state is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant in favor of said board of managers for the amount herein made payable, and the state treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same.

§ 4. This act shall take effect July one, nineteen hundred and seven.

STATE MINING BUREAU.

To amend section two of an act entitled “An act to provide for the establishment,

maintenance and support of a bureau to be known as the state mining bureau, and for the appointment and duties of a board of trustees, to be known as the board of trustees of the state mining bureau, who shall have the direction, management and control of said state mining bureau, and to provide for the appointment, duties and compensation of a state mineralogist, who shall perform the duties of his office, under the control, direction and supervision of the board of trustees of the state mining bureau," approved March twenty-three, eighteen hundred and ninetythree, relating to the compensation of the board of trustees of the state mining bureau.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 935, ch. 509.) Section 1. Section two of an act entitled “An act to provide for the establishment, maintenance and support of a bureau, to be known as the state mining bureau, and for the appointment and duties of a board of trustees, to be known as the board of trustees of the state mining bureau, who shall have the direction, management and control of said state mining bureau, and to provide for the appointment, duties and compensation of a state mineralogist, who shall perform the duties of his office under the control, direction and supervision of the board of trustees of the state mining bureau," approved March twenty-three, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, relating to the com

pensation of the board of trustees of the state mining bureau, is hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 2. The appointees shall take the same oath of office as other state officers, and when duly qualified and assembled, shall constitute the board of trustees of the state mining bureau. They shall hold office for four years from the date of their appointment, or until the qualification of their successors, and shall receive no compensation for their services. They shall receive their necessary traveling expenses when attending regular meetings of said board, said traveling expenses to be approved and audited by the state board of examiners. The said expenses shall be paid out of the mining bureau fund and not otherwise.

They shall have control of all properties and funds of said bureau, and shall have the power by the name of said board to sue and defend. Three of them shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. They shall elect one of their number to be president of said board, and shall keep a record of their proceedings. They shall adopt rules and regulations for their government not in conflict with the laws of the state.

Sec. 2. This act takes 'effect and is in force from and after its passage.

STATE MONEYS-DEPOSIT IN BANKS. To authorize the deposit of state moneys in banks in this state, and to repeal

all acts or parts of acts in conflict with this act.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 67, ch. 50.) § 1. All moneys in the state treasury belonging to the state not imme-, diately required to meet current expenditures may be deposited by the state treasurer to the credit of the state in such state or national bank, or banks, in the state, as the treasurer, with the approval of the governor and state controller, shall select for the safe-keeping of such deposits, and any sum so deposited shall be deemed to be in the state treasury; provided, that the bank or banks in which such money is deposited shall furnish security as hereinafter provided, and provided further, that such depository bank or banks be selected from those agreeing to pay the highest rate of interest, not less than two per cent per annum, for such deposits, as may be determined by bids to be submitted at such times and in such manner, as the treasurer, with the approval of the governor and state controller, shall direct; provided, that not more than one tenth of the aggregate amount of state moneys available for deposit and on deposit shall be deposited in any one bank, and provided further, that such deposit shall not exceed twenty-five per cent of the paid-up capital, exclusive of reserve and surplus, of any depository bank. Any and all bids may be rejected by the treasurer, with the approval of the governor and state controller, and new bids asked for. The expense of transportation of moneys to and from the state treasury to such depositories shall be borne by such depositories. Said deposits, with interest thereon, shall be subject to withdrawal at any time upon the demand of the state treasurer, or upon presentation of a certificate of deposit properly indorsed.

$ 2. The interest to be paid by any such depositary bank shall be on the average daily balances of the state moneys kept on deposit therewith, and

shall be paid and credited to the state monthly on the first day of each and every month, and such interest shall accrue to the general fund of the state treasury; provided that if any moneys belonging to the state school fund or the state school-land fund shall at any time he deposited under the provisions of this act, the interest received thereon shall be paid into the state school fund.

$ 3. For the security of the funds deposited by the state treasurer under the provisions of this act, there shall be deposited with the treasurer bonds of the United States, or of this state, or of any county, municipality or school district within this state, which bonds shall be approved by the governor, controller and treasurer, to an amount in value at least ten per cent in excess of the amount of the deposit with such bank or banks; and if in any case, or at any time, such bonds are not deemed satisfactory security to the governor, controller and treasurer, they may require such additional security as may be satisfactory to them. Said bonds or any part thereof may be withdrawn on the written consent of the governor, controller and treasurer; provided, that a sufficient amount of said bonds to secure said deposits shall always be kept in the treasury; and in the event that said bank or banks of deposit shall fail to pay such deposits or any part thereof on the deman of the state treasurer, or upon any presentation of a certificate of deposit properly indorsed, then it shall be the duty of the state treasurer to forthwith convert said bonds into money and to disburse the same according to law: provided, however, that he shall sell no bonds for less than their face value except at public sale after ten days' printed notice in some newspaper of general circulation published in the county where the sale is to take place.

$ 4. The treasurer shall take from such depository or depositories a written contract, in duplicate setting forth the conditions and terms upon which the funds of the state are deposited therewith, one of which shall be filed with the controller. One provision of said contract shall be that each depository shall at the end of each month render to the treasurer a statement in duplicate showing the daily balances or amount of money of the state held by it during the month and the amount of the accrued interest thereon separately, one of which shall be filed by the treasurer with the controller. The treasurer shall annually on the first day of July furnish each depository bank with a statement showing the amount and description of the bonds on deposit with him by such bank to secure state deposits.

$ 5. The treasurer, with the approval of the governor and controller, shall, if in his judgment it shall appear necessary for the security of the state, require said banks of deposit to give an indemnity bond, the sureties on which shall not be interested as stockholders in said bank or banks, to be approved by the governor, controller and treasurer, to secure the state against loss by any depreciation in value that may occur in such bonds held by him as security for the safe-keeping and prompt payment of the state moneys in such depositories.

$ 6. The state treasurer shall not be responsible for any moneys deposited in a bank or in banks under the provisions of this act while the same remain there deposited with the consent of the governor and controller; but the treasurer shall be chargeable with the safe-keeping, management and disbursement of the

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