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CHAP. VII.-An Act amendatory of an Act entitled an Act to

amend an Act entitled an Act to protect agriculture and to prerent the trespassing of animals upon private property, approved March twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, approved March thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

[Approved January 7, 1876.) The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section eleven of said Act is amended to read Where to as follows: Section 11. This Act shall only apply to the apply. Counties of Solano, Marin, and Sacramento, and the First Supervisor District in the County of Mono.

SEC. 2. This Act shall be in force from and after its passage.

CHAP. VIII. - [See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. IX.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. X.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XI.- An Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to fund

certain indebtedness of Sonoma County, approved February twelfth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

[Approved January 12, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Secţion 1., Section three of said Act is hereby amended Warrants to read as follows: Section 3. All persons holding any of presented. said warrants must present the same to said Commissioners, and shall receive in exchange said bonds for the full amount to receive of principal and interest due on the first day of March, one bonds in thousand eight hundred and seventy-four. The Commissioners must give to each person a certificate for any fractional amount less than the smallest denomination of bonds,

exchange.

To give certificates

amounts.

and such certificate must be received and funded in the same for fractional manner as the original warrants, when presented with other

certificates or warrants in sufficient amount to make up a Warrants to bond authorized by this Act. It shall be the duty of said be cancelled. Board to cause all such warrants for which bonds shall be

issued, as herein provided, to be canceled immediately after Certificates issuing bonds therefor. And all certificates of a less amount

than the smallest bond authorized by this Act to be bonded shall be paid out of the General Fund of the county, together with legal interest thereon; and the Board of Supervisors must direct the Auditor to draw his warrant on the Treasurer for the amount due on such warrant, and the Treasurer must pay the same.

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAP. XII.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XIII.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XIV.- [See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

To contract for keeping in repair.

CHAP. XV.-An Act in relation to roads in Plumas County.

[Approved January 20, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of Plumas County are authorized to contract for the keeping in repair any public road, or any portion of such road in said county, not less than five miles in length.

SEC. 2. Such contract shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder, after three weeks' published notice of their intention to let the same.

SEC. 3. The person taking such contract shall execute and deliver to said Board such bond for the faithful performance of his duties under the contract, as the said Board may require.

To be let to lowest bidder.

To execute bond.

renewed,

tolls.

SEC. 4. Such contract shall not be for a longer term than May be one year, but may be renewed in the same manner, from year to year, as the original contract was let.

Sec. 5. The Board may authorize the person taking such To collect contract to collect such toils on the road in his charge during the term of his contract as may pay the expense of keeping the same in repair; and upon the expiration of his contract he shall report to the said Board the full sum collected by To report to him from such tolls, and if there be any surplus in his hands after paying the sum contracted to be paid him by the Board, he shall pay the same over to the County Treasurer To pay over. for the benefit of the General Road Fund of the county. Sec. 6. This Act shall take effect

upon

its passage.

Board.

CHAP. XVI.--[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XVII.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XVIII.-See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XIX.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XX.- An Act to fund certain indebtedness of Plumas

County.

[Approved January 21, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The County of Plumas is authorized to fund to fund the warrants outstanding against the Road Fund of said warrants. county at the date of the passage of this Act.

SEC. 2. The Board of Supervisors of said county shall Bonds to be cause to be prepared bonds, payable in United States golu

prepared. coin, bearing interest at the rate of seven per cent. per

Treasurer.

signed and attested.

To have coupons attached and numbered.

to be canceled.

Warranty to be presented to Board,

given when funded.

annum from the first day of March, eighteen hundred and

seventy-six, of denominations not less than fifty nor more Payable to than five hundred dollars each, payable at the office of the

Treasurer of said county, on or before the first day of March, Binds to he eighteen hundred and eighty-six. Every bond must be

signed by the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, attested by the Clerk and seal of said Board, and countersigned by the Treasurer of said county, and purport that the County of Plumas owes the holder thereof the sum named in the bond, payable and bearing interest as aforesaid. Each bond shall have ten coupons attached, each coupon for the interest on the bond to which it is attached, for one year. The coupons shall be numbered consecutively, attached so as to be re

moved without mutilating the bond, and shall each be When paid signed by the Treasurer. When paid, or when the bonds to

which they are attached are canceled, the coupons shall be canceled in the same manner as herein provided for the cancellation of the bonds.

SEC. 3. All persons holding any warrants against said fund must present the same to the said Board of Supervisors, and shall receive in exchange said bonds for the principal

and interest due on the first day of March, eighteen hundred Certificates and seventy-six. The Supervisors must give to each person

a certificate for any fractional amount less than the smallest denomination of bonds, and such certificates must be received and funded in the sane manner as the original warrants when presented with other certificates or warrants in suffi

cient amount to make up a bond authorized by this Act. It Warants to shall be the duty of said Board to cause all warrants for be canceled. which bonds shall be issued as herein provided, to be can

celed immediately after issuing bonds therefor.

SEC. 4. The Clerk of said Board and the Treasurer must to be kept." cach keep an account of the number, denomination, and

date of each bond, and to whom issued.

SEC. 5. Before the first day of March, eighteen hundred be published and seventy-six, the Board of Supervisors shall cause notice

to be given of their readiness to fund said indebtedness, in some newspaper published in said county, which notice must be published weekly for four weeks. No bonds herein provided for shall be issued after the first day of September, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and within ten days thereafter the officers above named shall deliver to the District

Attorney of said county all books and vouchers relating to delivered to their duties under this Act, except the records of said bonds

hereinbefore provided for; and it shall be his duty to preserve the same.

SEC. 6. There shall be levied and collected annually, by the proper officers, to meet the requirements of this Act, a tax not exceeding thirty cents on each one hundred dollars' worth of property in said county, to be called the “Funded Debt Tax." The manner of levying said tax shall be the same as that provided by law for levying and collecting other

county taxes. Interest, SEC. 7. On the first Monday of March, eighteen hundred

and seventy-seven, and annually thereafter, the interest upon

An account of each bond

Notice of

Books and vouchers

District
Attorney.

Tax to be levied.

when payable.

par

Interest to cease after notice.

said bonds shall be payable at the office of the Treasurer of said county, from the moneys raised by the said “Funded Debt Tax." If at any time, after paying said interest, there should be in said fund a sum equal to five hundred dollars, the Treasurer shall advertise in some newspaper published To advertise in said county, for two weeks, for sealed proposals for the foonredempredemption of said bonds. The Treasurer shall open said bonds. proposals in the presence of the County Judge of said county, and must accept only of such as are lowest ; but no bond shall be redeemed at a greater amount than the par value Redemption thereof, with the amount of interest which has accumulated not to exceed on such bond since the payment of the last coupon thereon. If no bids are made below par and interest added, the sum shall be applied to the payment of the outstanding bonds in the order of their number as recorded by the Treasurer. Interest shall cease from the time that notice is given of the Treasurer's readiness to pay any designated bond.

SEC. 8. Whenever the Treasurer shall pay any of said Bonds to be bonds he shall cancel the same, and preserve and keep a record thereof, giving the number, date, and denomination of each, and from whom received, and shall write across the face of the bond “ Canceled by me," and sign his name thereto as Treasurer.

SEC. 9. The Clerk of the Board of Supervisors and the Compensa Treasurer shall each receive for his services, under the pro- find visions of this Act, the sum of fifty dollars, which, together Treasurer. with the expense of preparing said bonds, shall be allowed by the Board of Supervisors and paid out of the General Fund of the county. The officers charged with carrying out officers

responsible. the provisions of this Act shall be individually and upon their official bonds respectively responsible for the performance of their several duties as herein specified.

SEC. 10. This Act shall take effect and be in force from its passage.

tion of Clerk

CHAP. XXI.-An Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to estab

lish and define the powers and duties of the Board of Education of Vallejo Township, in the County of Solano, approved February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

[Approved January 27, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. Section twenty-four of said Act is amended to read as follows: Section 24. The said Board of Education are hereby authorized and it shall be their duty to levy to levy annually, a special school tax upon all the taxable property special tax. in said township, for an amount which, together with the State and county money to be received, shall be sufficient to maintain the public schools in said township for ten months during the year. And said tax shall be levied, assessed

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