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Duty of owner to kill.

Penalty
for failure.

dog shall fail or neglect to comply with the provisions of this section, it shall be lawful for any person to kill such dog found running at large.

Sec. 7. It shall be the duty of any person owning or keeping any dog which shall be found killing any domestic animal to kill such dog within fortyeight hours after being notified of that fact and any person failing or neglecting to comply with the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) and of one dollar ($1.00) for each day that he shall fail and neglect to comply with the provisions of this section, and the costs of prosecution.

SEC. 8. This act shall not apply to cities of first or second class regulating the licensing of dogs by ordinance.

Passed the House March 5, 1917.
Passed the Senate March 7, 1917.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, vetoed by the Governor
March 16, 1917.

Sections 6, 7 and 8, approved by the Governor March 16, 1917.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 passed over the Governor's veto January 21, 1919.

City licensing regulations unaffected.

CHAPTER 7.

VETOED APPROPRIATIONS OF 1917 SESSION.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

STATE OF WASHINGTON
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

I, I. M. Howell, Secretary of State of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the following are full, true and correct copies of the items vetoed by the Governor in House bill No. 393, passed by

the Legislature of the State of Washington at its Fifteenth Biennial Session, and filed in the office of the Secretary of State on the 20th day of March, A. D. 1917.

Governor's mansion.

FOR THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION : Maintenance, furnishings, repairs, im

provements and entertainment, to be disbursed on vouchers approved by Governor

$9,000.00
FOR THE BUREAU OF INSPECTION AND

SUPERVISION OF PUBLIC OFFICES:
Salaries and wages :
Deputy inspectors, clerk hire and examin-

ing State institutions and depart-
ments

$31,400.00 Supplies, material and service.

12,000.00 Capital outlays

300.00

Bureau of
Inspection.

$43,700.00

FOR THE STATE LAW LIBRARIAN : Law Librarian

$6,000.00 Law

Librarian.

Bureau of
Labor.

FOR THE BUREAU OF LABOR: For factory inspection (expenditures for

factory inspection not to exceed the col

lections for same): Supplies, material and service.

$1,500.00

Spokane
Armory.

FROM THE MILITARY FUND. Cutter and Malmgren for preparing plans

and supervising alteration and reconstruction of a room for the G. A. R. and company rooms at the State Armory, Spokane

$250.00 IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed hereto the seal of the State of

Washington. Done at Olympia this 13th day of
January, A. D. 1919.

/s/

I. M. HOWELL, (SEAL)

Secretary of State. Passed over the Governor's veto January 24, 1919.

CHAPTER 8.

[S. B. 194, Session of 1917.]

VALIDATION OF INDEBTEDNESS OF THIRD

CLASS CITIES.

An Act relating to, and authorizing, the ratification and valida

tion of certain claims, contracts and obligations on the part of cities of the third class, contracted, allowed or otherwise incurred by the city councils thereof, and invalid or void because contracted, allowed or otherwise incurred in violation of the provisions of Section 7702 or Section 7694 of Reming. ton & Ballinger's Annotated Codes and Statutes of Washington.

ratify conferred on city council.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington:

SECTION 1. That from and after the passage of Authority to this act the city council of any city of the third class

in this state shall have the power, and it shall be lawful for it, by a unanimous vote of all the members thereof, to ratify and validate by resolution to that effect, all claims or obligations contracted or otherwise incurred by the city council of any such city at any time between the 1st day of January, 1913, and the 20th day of March, 1915, and invalid or void because contracted, allowed or otherwise incurred by the city council of any such city in violation of the provisions of Section 7702 or Section 7694 of Remington & Ballinger's Annotated Codes and Statutes of Washington, and order the same paid and direct the issuance of warrants therefor,

and it shall be lawful for, and the duty of, the treas-
urer of any such city to pay all warrants ordered
issued by the city council of any such city under the
terms and provisions of this act.

Passed the Senate February 19, 1917.
Passed the House March 5, 1917.
Vetoed by the Governor March 17, 1917.

Passed over the Governor's veto January 30, 1919.

CHAPTER 9.

(H. B. 122.]

VETERANS' WELFARE COMMISSION.
An Act for the welfare of the veterans and the soldiers, sailors

and marines of the war with Germany and her allies, making
an appropriation and declaring that this act shall take effect
immediately.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington:
SECTION 1. There is hereby created a commis- Appointment

of members. sion to be known as the "Veterans' Welfare Commission”, to consist of five members who shall be appointed by and removable at the pleasure of the Governor. Each commissioner shall serve without compensation, but shall be allowed his necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the duties created by this act. The commission shall organize as soon as possible after their appointment and select one of their number as chairman and one as secretary, and may employ such persons as necessary to assist them in their work, and expend such of the funds appropriated by this act as they may deem necessary for such purposes. Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the “Veterans'

Powers of Welfare Commission” to disburse the funds appro- commission.

priated by this act or any subsequent appropriation made for such purposes for the welfare of the veterans and the soldiers, sailors and marines of the United States in the war with Germany and her allies, preference being given to those veterans who at the time of their enlistment or induction were bona fide residents of this state. The commission may disburse such funds in such manner and for such purposes as in its judgment will best facilitate and promote the return of such veterans, soldiers, sailors and marines to civil life, and to that end may establish employment agencies to furnish employment, provide for institutions of any sort for aid of such persons, make grants or loans, or expend such funds in any manner whatsoever for such persons, and the enumeration of specific purposes shall not be construed to exclude other purposes but the manner in which such funds shall be expended shall be entirely in the discretion of the commission.

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of all state, county, Public

and municipal officers to render such aid to the Vetmission. erans' Welfare Commission as shall be within their

power and consistent with the duties of their respective offices.

SEC. 4. The Veterans' Welfare Commission shall

keep proper records of all expenditures which shall expenditures.

be audited by the bureau of inspection and supervision of public offices.

Sec. 5. For carrying out the purposes of this Appropria- act there is hereby appropriated the sum of Five

Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00).

SEC. 6. This act is necessary for the immediate Emergency preservation of the public peace, health and safety,

for the support of the state government, and shall
take effect immediately.

Passed the House January 31, 1919.
Passed the Senate January 31, 1919.
Approved by the Governor February 1, 1919.

officers to aid com

Audit of

tion,
$500,000.00.

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