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Tax levy.

Credit to counties.

Percentage for maintenance and repair.

each year thereafter. All moneys derived from such tax shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a fund to be known as the “Permanent Highway Fund." The amounts received from each county shall be credited to the county paying the same, until such time as the same shall be expended on contracts for permanent highways within such county or for the maintenance of the same under the provisions of this act, or for the payment of interest on or the redemption of bonds as provided herein. Five per cent of all moneys credited to each county under this act and which shall be derived from taxes levied for the year 1912 and subsequent years shall be set aside and expended by the board of county commissioners, upon vouchers approved by such board, for maintaining and repairing roads constructed under the provisions of this act and other roads of like character, and no part of such five per cent shall be expended for any other purpose. Whenever any county shall hereafter issue bonds of the county for the making or improving of permanent highways or roads equal in character within such county, the board of county commissioners of such county may, at the time of ascertaining and levying taxes to pay the interest on such bonds or at the time of ascertaining and levying taxes to accumulate a sinking fund for the redemption of such bonds, by resolution entered upon their minutes, apply the whole or any portion of the permanent highway fund, then standing to the credit of such county on the books of the state auditor in excess of the amount necessary to pay all contracts then outstanding for the payment of which such fund is or may become liable to the payment of such interest or to such sinking fund. There shall be set forth in such resolution statements showing, first, the amount of all taxes levied in such county for the permanent highway fund which have not been remitted to the

County bonds for road improvements.

Application of county's excess credits in permanent highway fund.

state auditor or which remain uncollected and, second, all contracts for the payment of which the permanent highway fund credited to such county is or may become liable. The commissioners may apply such amount to the payment of interest or into the sinking fund without levying the tax required by law to be levied for such purposes, or the commissioners may, in addition to the amount so applied, levy a tax in addition thereto either to raise funds for the payment of interest or for the redemption of such bonds. A certified copy of such resolution shall be transmitted to the state auditor and upon receipt thereof, he shall transmit the amount so applied to the county treasurer who shall credit the same to the proper accounts for the purposes stated in such resolution.

Passed the Senate, February 17, 1919.
Passed the House, February 27, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 4, 1919.

CHAPTER 74.

[S. B. 65.)

GRANT TO C. M. DURLAND OF STATE'S INTEREST IN

CERTAIN LOTS IN CITY OF COLVILLE.

An Act granting to C. M. Durland all right, title and interest of

the State of Washington in and to lots fifteen, sixteen, seventeen and eighteen (15, 16, 17 & 18) of block forty-two (42) of

Myers Addition to the City of Colville. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington: SECTION 1. WHEREAS lots fifteen, sixteen, seventeen and eighteen (15, 16, 17 & 18) of block fortytwo (42) of Myers Addition to the City of Colville were, by decree of the superior court of Stevens county dated September 25, 1903, escheated to the State of Washington; and whereas said lots were erroneously assessed by said Stevens county, and

the tax liens thereon were foreclosed and said lots
were sold under foreclosure proceedings in 1900 to
C. M. Durland; and whereas the said lots have since
been claimed by the said Durland and his succes-
sors in interest as private property, and the State
of Washington has made no attempt to assert title
thereto; the State of Washington hereby grants
unto the said C. M. Durland, his heirs, executors,
administrators, successors and assigns, all right,
title and interest of the State of Washington in and
to the said lots fifteen, sixteen, seventeen and eight-
een (15, 16, 17 & 18), block forty-two (42), Myers
Addition to the City of Colville.

Passed the Senate, February 10, 1919.
Passed the House, February 27, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 4, 1919.

CHAPTER 75.

[S. B. 108.]

GRANT OF SHORE LANDS TO CITY OF CLARKSTON.
AN ACT donating and granting to the City of Clarkston certain

shore lands now belonging to the State of Washington.

Donation for park and boulevard purposes.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington: SECTION 1. That all shore lands, now belonging to the State of Washington, on that part of Snake River lying in front of Lot One (1) of Section Twenty-eight (28) and Lot Five (5) of Section Twenty-one (21), of Township Eleven (11) North, of Range 46 East of the Willamette Meridian, in Asotin County, Washington, be, and the same are hereby donated to the City of Clarkston for park, parkway and boulevard purposes.

SEC. 2. The above grant shall never be used for any other than park, parkway or boulevard pur

Conditions of grant.

poses, including suitable street railway facilities.
The City of Clarkston shall commence the improve-
ment thereof within one year from the taking effect
of this act, and within five years from that time
shall expend at least twenty-five hundred dollars
($2,500.00) in such improvements. The title to said
lands shall revert to the State in case of failure of
the City to comply with any of the provisions of this Reversion.
section.

Passed the Senate, February 10, 1919.
Passed the House, February 27, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 4, 1919.

CHAPTER 76.

[S. B. 72.)

BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE IN JUSTICES' COURTS.

AN ACT relating to bail bonds and recognizances in Justice's

Courts, and providing for the acceptance of money in lieu of

other security. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington: SECTION 1. Justices of the Peace or Committing Money Magistrates may accept money as bail from persons accepted. charged with bailable offenses, and for the appearance of witnesses in all cases provided by law for the recognizance of witnesses. The amount of such bail or recognizance in each case shall be determined by the court in its discretion, and may from time to time be increased or decreased as circumstances may justify. The money to be received and accounted for in the same manner as provided by law for the Superior Courts.

Passed the Senate, February 14, 1919.
Passed the House, February 27, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 4, 1919.

CHAPTER 77.

[S. B. 53.]

SALARIES OF SUPREME AND SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES.

An Act relating to the salaries of the judges of the supreme and

superior courts and amending sections 1 and 2 of chapter 57 of Session Laws of 1907.

Salaries.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington:
SECTION 1. That section 1 of chapter 57 of the
Session Laws of 1907 be and the same is hereby
amended to read as follows:

Section 1. Each judge of the supreme.court shall receive an annual salary of seven thousand dollars ($7,000.00). Each judge of the superior court shall receive an annual salary of four thousand five hundred dollars ($4,500.00): Provided, that in counties of the first class each judge of the superior court shall receive an annual salary of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00).

SEC. 2. That section 2 of chapter 57 of the Session Laws of 1907 be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after the second Monday in January 1921: Provided, that the salary of all judges now elected shall remain during their present terms the same as at the time of their election.

Passed the Senate, January 29, 1919.
Passed the House, February 27, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 4, 1919.

Time of taking effect.

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