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CHAP. 142. An act to ascertain the citizens of the several towns in any county of this

state having a population of over three hundred thousand according to the last census, who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage therein. Passed April 22, 1880; three

fifths being present. CHAP. 143. An act for the better security of mechanics, laborers and others who per

form labor or furnish materials for buildings and other inprovements on land in the

city of Buffalo. Passed April 22, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 144. An act to amend section five, title three of chapter two hundred and

ninety-one, laws of eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled “An act for the incorpo

ration of villages.” Passed April 22, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 145. An act to amend section one of chapter four hundred and ninety-eight of

the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-two, entitled “ An act for the protection of livery-stable keepers and other persons keeping horses at livery or pasture.” Passed

April 22, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 146. An act in relation to the indebtedness of the towns of Attica and Java, in

the county of Wyoming. Passed April 23, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 147. An act to provide for the relief of the city of Rochester and the New York

Central and Hudson River Railroad Company in said city. Passed April, 23, 1880;

three-fifths being present. CHAP. 148. An act to authorize the water commissioners of the city of Watertown to

borrow money for more fully supplying said city with water, and to issue bonds founded upon the credit of said city for the payment of such loan. Passed April 24,

1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 149. An act amending the Code of Civil Procedure. Passed April 26, 1880;

three-fifths being present. Chap. 150. An act to authorize the treasurer of Orleans county to sell property for

unpaid taxes. Passed April 26, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 151. An act to amend chapter four hundred and sixty-one of the laws of eigh

teen hundred and seventy-seven, entitled “An act to confer the powers of harbormasters on the police patrolmen detailed to certain docks and piers in said city, by the board of commissioners of police and excise of the city of Brooklyn.” Passed

April 26, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 152. An act to change the time of election of directors of the Germania Fire

Insurance Company, located in the city of New York. Passed April 26, 1880. CHAP. 153. An act extending the time for collecting taxes in the town of Moriah, county

of Essex. Passed April 27, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 154. An act in relation to the sheriff of the city and county of New York.

Passed April 27, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 155. An act to facilitate the carrying out of plans and agreements for the

reorganization of railroads. Passed April 27, 1880. CHAP. 156. An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Cort

land, in the county of Westchester. Passed April 27, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 157. An act in relation to assessments for taxes in the village of Ellenville.

Passed April 27, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 158. An act to authorize and direct the commissioner of highways of the town of

Kinderhook to protect and secure a certain highway in said town against the encroach

ments of the Kinderhook creek. Passed April 28, 1980; three-fifths being present. Char. 159. An act to facilitate the erection of a new building by the New York Pro

duce Exchange in the city of New York by authorizing the closing of Marketfield street, and the sale of a lot of land and building on Stone street ia said city, the property of the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of New York. Passed

April 28, 1880; by a two-third vote. CHAP. 160. An act to amend chapter twenty-nine of the laws of eighteen hundred

and sixty-four, entitled “An act to limit the term of office of notaries public." Passed May 3, 1880; three-fifths being present.

CHAP. 161. An act conferring upon the board of canal appraisers the power to allow

amendments to claims. Passed May 4, 1880; three-fifths being present. Cuap. 162. An act to authorize and direct the board of supervisors of Kings county to

make suitable provisions to reimburse Walter L. Livingston for all legitimate costs, counsel fees and expenses which have been incurred by him in and about a certain action of quo warranto brought against him to oust him from the office of surrogate

of the county of Kings. Passed May 4, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 163. An act to provide for the construction, care and maintenance of the bridges

over the Bronx river, between the city and county of New York and the county of

Westchester. Passed May 3, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 164. An act to amend chapter four hundred and forty-six of the laws of eigh

teen hundred and seventy-four, entitled “ An act to revise and consolidate the statutes of the State relating to the care and custody of the insane, the management of the asylums for their treatment and safe-keeping, and the duties of the State commis

sioner in lunacy.” Passed May 4, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 165. An act to enable the town of Newtown, in Queens county, to fund a portion

of its bonded debt at a reduced rate of interest. Passed May 4, 1880; three-fifths

being present. CHAP. 166. An act to amend chapter seven hundred and seventy-seven of the laws of

eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled “An act to incorporate the village of Walden,

in the county of Orange.” Passed May 4, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 167. An act to amend section three of chapter one hundred and seventy-six,

entitled "An act supplementary to chapter sixty of the laws of eighteen hundred and thirteen, entitled An act to provide for the incorporation of religious societies,'

and the acts supplemental thereto. Passed May 4, 1880. CHAP. 168. An act to amend chapter nine hundred and two of the laws of eighteen

hundred and sixty-nine, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize life insurance companies to make special deposits of securities in the insurance department, and to authorize the superintendent of said department to require special reports of such companies, passed April twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and sixtyseven, and also to provide for the appointment of receivers of such depositing com

panies in certain cases. Passed May 5, 1880. CHAP. 169. An act to amend chapter eight hundred and seventy-three of the laws of

eighteen hundred and sixty-six, entitled “ An act to amend and reduce to one act the several acts relating to buildings, and the keeping and storage of combustible ma

terials in the city of New York." Passed May 5, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 170. An act to provide for the compilation and revision of the laws of the

State of New York affecting banks, banking and trust companies. Passed May 5,

1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 171. An act to establish the quorum of the local board of the Brockport normal

and training school. Passed May 5, 1880. CHAP. 172. An act to amend section ninety of chapter four hundred and forty-seven

of the laws of eighteen hundred and forty-seven, entitled “An act to provide for the

incorporation of villages.” Passed May 5, 1880; three fifths being present. CHAP. 173. An act conferring jurisdiction on the canal appraisers to determine the

amount of damages to which the Port Byron school district in the town of Mentz, in the county of Cayuga, is entitled to by reason of certain acts of this State. Passed

ay 5, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 174. An act in relation to the duties of the supervisor for the town of Saratoga

Springs. Passed May 5, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 175. An act conferring additional powers upon boards of supervisors for the

laying out highways through unoccupied and unimproved tracts of land. Passed

May 5, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 176, An act concerning tramps. Passed May 5, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 177. An act for the division of the town of Tompkins, in the county of Delaware,

and for the erection of a new town from the western portion thereof. Passed May 6, 1880; three-fifths being present.

CHAP. 178. An act supplemental to the Code of Civil Procedure. Passed May 6, 1880;

three-fifths being present. CHAP. 179. An act to authorize the comptroller to admit the unpaid taxes of the year

eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, assessed upon lands in the several counties of the state which were bid in by the State at the tax sale of eighteen hundred and seventyseven, and to which the State acquired title from said tax sale. Passed May 6, 1880;

by a two-third vote. CHAP. 180. An act to repeal section three of chapter three hundred and ninety-two of

the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three, entitled "An act for the relief of the

Corning library” and all acts amendatory thereof. Passed May 6, 1880. CHAP. 181. An act to authorize the reception and treatment in Bellevue hospital of per

sons who do not reside in the city of New York. Passed May 6, 1880; three-fifths

being present. CHAP. 182. An act to authorize corporations formed for the erection of buildings to

mortgage their property and franchises. Passed May 6, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 183. An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the county of Rich

mond. Passed May 6, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 184. An act to prevent the bribing and corrupting of officers of the Seneca

Nation of Indians. Passed May 6, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 185. An act to extend the time for the construction and completion of the Penn

Yan and New York Railway Company. Passed May 6, 1880; by a two-third vote. CHAP. 186. An act to repress and punish disorderly conduct on public conveyances.

Passed May 6, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 187. An act to amend chapter six hundred and eleven of the laws of eighteen

hundred and seventy-five, entitled "An act to provide for the organization and

regulation of certain business corporations.” Passed May 6, 1880. CHAP. 188. An act to amend chapter one hundred and twenty-five of the laws of eigh

teen hundred and eighty, entitled “ An act to authorize the railroad commissioners of the town of Lowville in Lewis county, to take up certain bonds which, under chapter fourteen, section four, of laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-two, may be taken up, and to issue others in place of said bonds at a lower rate of interest.” Passed May 7,

1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 189. An act to amend chapter eight hundred and sixty-eight, of the laws of eigh

teen hundred and seventy-two, entitled “An act to incorporate the United States

Loan and Security Company.” Passed May 7, 1880. CHAP. 190. An act to amend chapter three hundred and ninety-one of the laws of eigh

teen hundred and seventy-eight, entitled “An act authorizing the city of Binghamton to use a portion of the Chenango canal for a public street.” Passed May 7, 1880;

by a two-third vote. CHAP. 191. An act to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a public mar

ket place for farmers and market gardeners, in the city of New York, for the acquisition of lands for this purpose, and for the regulation and management of the same.

Passed May 7, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 192. An act to incorporate “The German Masonic Temple Association of the

city of New York.” Passed May 7, 1880. CHAP. 193. An act to incorporate the board of trustees of the fire department of the city

of Troy. Passed May 7, 1880. CHAP. 194. An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Onondaga to

borrow money by issuing the bonds of said county, and to provide for the payment

of such bonds. Passed May 7, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 195. An act in relation to the payment of assessments for local improvements in

the city of New York. Passed May 7, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 196. An act relinquishing titie and jurisdiction to the United States over certain

lands covered with water in the harbor of New York' at Governor's, Bedloe's, Ellis'

and David's Islands, and Forts Lafayette, Hamilton, Wadsworth and Schuyler.

Passed May 7, 1880; by a two-third vote. CHAP. 197. An act to amend chapter seven of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty

seven, entitled “An act to establish a board of education in and for the village school district of the town of Malone, in the county of Franklin, and for other purposes."

Passed May 7, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 198. An act to legalize and confirm the election of officers for the village of

Macedon, in the county of Wayne. Passed May 7, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 199. An act to provide for the registration of certain bonds in the city and

county of New York. Passed May 7, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 200. An act to authorize the appropriation of the moneys raised by the town of

Otsego, in the county of Otsego, under chapter four hundred and eighty-two of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-five, to pay moneys borrowed by the supervisor of said town and used to secure to said town the use of the Otsego county court-house

building for town hall purposes. Passed May 7, 1880; three-fifths bing present. CHAP. 201. An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in and

to certain real estate in the city of Troy, in the county of Rensselaer, of which Arthur Mooney died seized, to Mary Jane Mooney, his widow. Passed May 7, 1880; by a

two-third vote. CHAP. 202. An act in relation to the deposit of stocks in the bank department. Passed

May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CAAP. 203. An act to amend chapter two hundred and ninety of the laws of eighteen

hundred and seventy-two, entitled “An act to authorize the Blossburg Coal Company, the successors and assigns of the Bloss Coal mining and Railroad Company, à corporation organized and existing uuder the laws of the commonwealth of Penn

sylvania, to hold real estate for the purposes of its business.” Passed May 8, 1880. CHAP. 204. An act to amend chapter seventy-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and

seventy-eight, entitled “An act in relation to the bonded indebtedness of villages,

cities, towns and counties.” Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 205. An act to provide for the navigation of the waters of the Walkill creek in

the county of Ulster by steamboats. Passed May 8, 1880. CHAP. 206. An act to authorize the city of Utica to borrow money to pay certain debts

therein. Passed May 8, 1800; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 207. An act to legalize the action of the annual town meeting of the town of

Johnstown, in the county of Fulton, held on the tenth and eleventh of February, eighteen hundred and eighty, in raising money for roads and bridges, and authorizing

the collection thereof. Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 208. An act to authorize the trustees of the Manlius Academy to transfer and

convey their academic property to the board of education of union free school number six, in the town of Manlius, of the county of Onondaga. Passed May 8, 1880; three

fifths being present. CHAP. 209. An act to prevent malicious annoyance. Passed May 8, 1880; three

fifths being present. CHAP. 210. An act to provide for the dissolution of union free school districts in cer

tain cases. Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 211. An act to transfer the town of Berlin, in the county of Rensselaer, from the

first to the second school commissioner district of said county, and the town of Brunswick in said county from the second to the first school commissioner district of said

county. Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 212. An act to provide for the election of a town treasurer in the town of Grave

send, in the county of Kings, and to regulate and prescribe the duties of said officer.

Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 213. An act to ratify and confirm the agreement in relation to the boundary

lines between the State of New York and State of Connecticut, entered into by commissioners on the part of said States. Passed May 8, 1880 ; three-fifths being present.

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CHAP. 214. An act to regulate voting in the Western New York Agricultural Society.

Passed May 8, 1880.
CHAP. 215. An act to amend chapter three hundred and seventy-six of the laws of

eighteen hundred and seventy-six, as amended by chapter four hundred and fifty-six
of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, entitled “An act to prevent the
deposit of mud, earth, soil, ashes, or refuse in the North or Hudson river, and to
prevent the filling up the navigable waters of said river, and to preserve the navi-

gation thereof." Passed May 8, 1880; three-fiftlis being present.
Chap. 216. An act to enable the Alanson Methodist Episcopal Church of the city of New

York to transfer and convey certain real property. Passed May 8, 1880.
CHAP. 217. An act to amend chapter one hundred and twenty-one of the laws of

eighteen hundred and thirty-five, entitled "An act to incorporate the Troy Young

Men's Association.” Passed May 8, 1880.
CHAP. 218. An act to amend chapter thirty-four of the laws of eighteen hundred and

seventy-six, entitled “An act to provide for the payment of a portion or the whole
of the bounty debt of the county of Greene, by issuing new bonds.” Passed May

8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 219. An act further defining and limiting the powers and duties of the commis

sioners of the road formerly known as the Buffalo plankroad, in the county of Erie,

and contracting said road. Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 220. An act to amend chapter four hundred and seven of the laws of eigh

teen hundred and seventy-six, entitled “An act extending the powers of the trus

tees of the village of Canandaigua.” Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 221. An act to legalize the official acts of certain justices of the peace, and

authorizing justices of the peace to execute and file official bonds. Passed May 8,

1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 222. An act to enable marine insurance companies incorporated under the

laws of this State to amend their charter. Passed May 8, 1880. CHAP. 223. An act for the better protection of the traveling public. Passed May

8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 224. An act to amend chapter three hundred and sixty-five of the laws of eigh

teen hundred and sixty-five, entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Lockport,

and the acts amendatory thereof. Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 225. An act to authorize the exchange of preferred stock for common stock of

corporations. Passed May 8, 1880. CHAP. 226. An act to amend chapter three hundred and thirty-one of the laws of one

thousand eight hundred and forty-six, entitled “An act to incorporate the Domestic
and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United

States of America.” Passed May 8, 1880; by a two-third vote.
CHAP. 227. An act to amend chapter two hundred and eighty-seven of the laws of

eighteen hundred and seventy-two, entitled “ An act to incorporate the Board of
Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America,” and
to enable the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions, formerly the Presbyterian Com-
mittee of Home Missions, to transfer its property to said new corporation, and to
vest in such new corporation the corporate rights, franchises and privileges of the
former body, and also to enable said new corporation to accept a transfer of the
property of the Trustees of the Board of Domestic Missions of the General Assembly
of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, and to become the
legal successor of the said last-mentioned corporation.” Passed May 8, 1880; three-

fifths being present. CHAP. 228. An act to amend chapter three hundred and sixty-five of the laws of eigh

teen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “An act to incorporate the New York Cotton

Exchange." Passed May 8, 1880.
CHAP. 229. An act to amend section three of chapier three hundred and twelve of the

laws of eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, entitled “An act to appoint trustees of
the Jones fund for the support of the poor of the towns of Oyster Bay and North
Hempstead, in the county of Queens.” Passed May 8, 1880; three-fifths being present.

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