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cancel the receipts given by W. A. January, as state treasurer, for school moneys left in his charge by the following named county treasurers, in the amounts set opposite their respective names, as follows, to wit:
4. January 24, 1884. J. Scott, treasurer Sierra County, $139.48. April 25, 1885.
13. February 28, 1884. 8. Turner, treasurer Humboldt County, $10,000. April 27, 1885.
16. Apríl 23, 1884. J. D. Skinner, treasurer El Dorado County, $2,100. April 29, 1885.
17. April 25, 1885. J. Scott, treasurer Sierra County, $1,686.02. April 28, 1885.
18. April 29, 1884. H. S. Turner, treasurer Humboldt County, $568.95. April 27, 1885.
20. June 14, 1884. U. Undart, treasurer Santa Barbara County, $936.08. June 29, 1885.
21. June 16, 1884. Z. B. Pinkham, treasurer Mono County, $996.93. February 1, 1886.
23. June 17, 1884. James Fowzer, treasurer Mendocino County, $17,054. January 28, 1886.
24. June 17, 1884. V. Harinett, treasurer Monterey County, $1,899.56. July 6, 1885.
26. August 19, 1884. U. Undart, treasurer Santa Barbara County, $5,553.24. June 29, 1885,
27. August 21, 1884, William Jorres, treasurer San Diego County, $3,769.92. July 6, 1885.
28. October 16, 1884. R. B. Hathway, treasurer Contra Costa County, $9,000. July 23, 1885.
416, January 18, 1884. John Cronkite, treasurer pine County, $18.59. January 27, 1886.
The whole amounting to fifty-three thousand seven hundred and fifty-two dollars and seventy-seven cents.
SEC. 2. The controller shall draw his warrants in favor of the state treasurer against each one of the funds affected by said treasurer's receipts, in the proportion that each fund, through its proper percentage, bears to the whole amount of said receipts; and the payment of such warrants shall be effected by the cancellation of said receipts.
SEC. 3. The aforesaid sum of fifty-three thousand seven hundred and fifty-two dollars and seventy-seven cents shall then be deducted from the amount of monev shown to be in the state treasury, and a record of such cancellation and deduction shall be made upon the books of the controller and treasurer, as well as upon those of the state board of examiners, setting forth compliance with the provisions of this act; and these records shall thereby have the effect of working a credit in behalf of the state treasurer to the amount of fiftythree thousand seven hundred and fifty-two dollars and seventy-seven cents from the amount standing charged against him as state treasurer.
SEC. 4. This act shall take effect immediately 470. Use of state name: 72 Cal. 289. Traveling expenses: 69 Cal. 223.
An act authorizing the attorney-general to dismiss those certain
actions pending in the superior court of the city and county of San Francisco, and numbered eleven thousand seven hundred and siz, eleven thousand nine hundred and twenty-five, and deven thousand nine hundred and twenty-six, upon payment to ker, for the use of the state, of certain moneys.
(Approved March 31, 1891; Stats. 1891, p. 268.) SECTION 1. The attorney-general is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to dismiss those certain actions now pending in the superior court of the city and county of San Francisco, state of California, wherein the people of the state of California are parties plaintiff, and W. A. Phillips and others are parties deSendant, number eleven thousand seven hundred and six, and William H. K night and others are parties defendant, number eleven thousand nine hundred and twenty-five, and William Blanding and others are parties defendant, number eleven tbousand nine hundred and twenty-six, upon the payment to him, for the use of the state, of such amounts as by the cashtooks kept by the secretary of the board of state harbor commissioners appear to have come into possession of said board, and which have not been paid into the state treasury, or to dismiss the same, in his discretion, as to any defendant therein, Epon payment by such defendant of his just proportion of said amounts. As act authoriting the attorney-general to settle and dismiss
certain action entitled "The People of the State of California, cu rel. John P. Dunn, State Controller, Plaintiff. v. Frank 5. Gross, John Martri, and John Landers, Defendants," wherein judgment was obtained against defendants in the superior court of the city and county of San Francisco, on the thirteenth day of Dreamber, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, which action is Rumbered treelre thousand nine hundred and two in said court (Now on appeal to the supreme court), upon payment to him, for the use of the state, of such moneys as he may deem advisable to deccpt.
(Approved March 31, 1891; Stats. 1891, p. 467.] SECTION 1. The attorney-general, upon payment to him of roch sun of money, for the use of the state, as he may deem sdrixable to accept, is hereby authorized and directed to sette and dismiss a certain action entitled “The People of the State of Californio, ex rel. John P. Dunn, State Controller, Plaintiff, r. Frank v. Gross, John Martin, and John Landers, Defendants," wherein judgment was recovered in favor of the *ate, against the defendants, in the superior court of the rity and county of San Francisco, on the thirteenth day of De
ember, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and which cause in bumbered in said court twelve thousand nine hundred and #99, and wherein John B. Martin and A. J. Martin are made defendants, as executors of the estate of John Martin, defeased, defendant therein, which cause has been appealed to the enpreme court of this state. The attorney-general is authorized to dismiss, upon the foregoing terms, said action as
to any or all of the defendants therein, or the executors or heirs of said defendants.
SEC. 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
(Approved March 20, 1891; Stats. 1891, p. 182.) SECTION 1. The attorney-general is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to enter full satisfaction and discharge of the judgment obtained by the state of California against the estate of Michael Curran, deceased, upon the payment, to the state, of costs, amounting to the sum of one hundred and forty-nine dollars.
472. Deputies for attorney-general. The attorney-general may appoint three deputies, who shall be civil executive officers. The annual salary of the first deputy shall be twenty-four hundred dollars. The annual salary of the second deputy shall be twenty-four hundred dollars. The annual salary of the third deputy shall be twentyfour hundred dollars. Said salaries shall be payable in the same manner as the salaries of other state officers.
Subdivision 1. The attorney-general shall not employ special counsel in any case, except those provided in section four hundred and seventy-four of the Political Code.
Subdivision 2. All acts in conflict with this are hereby repealed. (Amendment approved March 19, 1891; Stats. 1891, p. 135; in effect immediately. ]
474. Examination of books: 72 Cal. 21. Escheat, premature action: 70 Cal. 153.
475. Clerk and reporter for attorney-general. The attorney-general may appoint one clerk for his office, at an annual salary of sixteen hundred dollars, and one phonographic reporter, at an annual salary of eighteen hundred dollars, payable in the same manner as salaries of other state officers.
1. Said clerk and reporter shall be civil executive offi. cers.
2. All acts in conflict herewith are repealed. (Amend ment approved March 20, 1891; Stats. 1891, p. 181; in effect immediately.]
483. An act making an appropriation for the payment of an indebtedness created or lo be incurred by the surveyor-general, in transcribing records and plal-books in his office.
(Approved February 27, 1893; Stats. 1893, p. 43.] SECTION 1. The sum of fifteen hundred dollars is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the state treasury not otherrre appropriated, to provide for the payment of the indebtedDan created and incurred, or to be incurred, by the surveyorgeneral of California, in transcribing the records and platbooks in his office, as authorized by the state board of examisers on November nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety
SEC. 2. The state controller is hereby authorized to draw his warrants, from time to time, against this appropriation, upon claims' approved by the state board of examiners, and the state treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same. Ser. 3. This act shall take effect immediately. 494. Traveling expenses: 69 Cal. 223.
530. Superintendent of state printing to be evected. The saperintendent of state printing shall be elected at the same time and place and in the same inanner as the goverDor of the state, and his term of office and qualifications shall also be the same. He shall be a competent practical printer, and before entering upon the discharge of the daties of his office shall give a good and sufficient bond to the people of the state of California in the sum of ten thousand dollars, with two or more sufficient sureties, to be approved by the governor, for the faithful performance of his daties, wbich bond shall be filed in the office of secretary of state. [Amendment approved March 10, 1891; Stats. 1891, p. 59; in effect immediately.]
531. Duties of superintendent of state printing. The duties of the superintendent of state printing shall be as follows: He shall have the entire charge and superintendence of the state printing: He shall take charge of and be responsible on his bond for all manuscripts and other matter which may be placed in his hands to be printed, engraved, or lithographed, and shall cause the same to be promptly executed. He shall receive from the senate or assembly all inatter ordered by either house to be printed and bound, or either printed or bound, and shall keep a record of the same, and of the order in which it may be received, and when the work shall have been executed he shall deliver the finished sheets or volumes to the sergeant-at-arms of the senate or assembly or of any department authorized to receive them, whose receipts therefor shall be a sufficient voucher to the said superintendent of state printing for their delivery. He shall receive and promptly execute all orders for printing required to be done for the various state officers; provided, that all orders from the various state officers shall be first submitted to the state board of examiners, who shall examine the same, after which the secretary of the said board shall indorse on all requisitions for printing the allowance of the same by the said board, and the state printer shall execute no orders whatever unless first approved as herein provided. He shall employ such compositors, pressmen, and assistants as the exigency of the work from time to time requires, and may at any time discharge such employees; provided, that at no time shall he pay said compositors, pressmen, or assistants a higher rate of wages than is paid by those employing printers in Sacramenta for like work. He shall at no time employ more compositors or assistants than the absolute necessities of the state printing may demand, and he shall not permit any other than state work to be done in the state printing. office. The superintendent of state printing shall, on or before the fifteenth day of September of each year, make a report, in writing, to the governor, embracing a record of the complete transactions of his office for the preceding fiscal year, which report shall show in detail all the items of expense attending the state printing, and all the expenses of the office, including repairs and the purchase of materials of all kinds. Said report shall also state the number of reams and varions kinds of paper delivered to him, and the amount and quality remaining on band, which report shall be printed ior the use of the legislature. [Amendment approved March 10, 1891; Stats. 1891, p. 66.]
539. Printed copy of bill to be used for engrossed bill. All bills and other documents ordered engrossed by either house of the legislature shall be delivered by the secretary of the senate or chief clerk of the house, as the case may be, to the engrossing clerk of the house ordering the engrossment, who shall deliver such bills or other documents, without delay, in the order of their receipt, to