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persons, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and shall be punished Art. XIII. hy a fine not exceeding three thousand dollars and imprisonment in the State prison not less than three nor more than seven years.
(See Penal Code, 8 591, ante, p. 274.)
L. 1869, Chap. 742 - An Act for the more effectual suppression and punishment of bribery.
Passed May 8, 1869.
cial acts deemed felony; punishment thereof.
6. Expenses of prosecution, to be a charge against the State. (Sec. 7 is the only one relating to corporations, and is as follows:) 8 7. Any officer, agent or director of any corporation who shall Liability of in any way, directly or indirectly, use, or cause to be used, any officers of money or other property belonging to such corporation, in viola- tions, for tion of any of the provisions of this act, or shall knowingly assent money in to or approve of such use, or knowingly audit or allow any account hereof. rendered for the money or other property of such corporation so used, shall be liable to any stockholder or stockholders of such corporation, in a civil action, for the amount, which shall bear the same proportion to the whole amount proved to be thus used, as the amount of stock held by such stockholder or stockholders at the time the action is brought, bears to the whole amount of the stock of such corporation. Such action shall be brought both for the benefit of the plaintiff therein and also for that of all stockholders, who may, at least ten days before the trial of said action, file in the office of the clerk of the county where such action is triable a petition that said action may be prosecuted for their benefit, and give notice thereof to the parties plaintiff and defendant, in said action. And when any such petition or petitions are so filed such petitioners shall be deemed, for the purpose of determining the amount of the recovery, plaintiffs in such action, and shall be jointly and severally liable to the defendant in said action for costs, in case costs shall be adjudged to the defendant. In case of the recovery by the plaintiff in such action, he shall be entitled to costs, without regard to the amount of such recovery.
No action brought in pursuance of this section shall be discontinued without the consent of all parties .who may have filed their petitions as
Art. XIII. hereinbefore provided. Judgment rendered in any such action
shall be no bar to any other action that may be brought for the
tions; testimony given not to be used against witness in any
action, civil or criminal.
L. 1870, Chap. 151 - An Act to regulate proceedings against corporations by injunction and otherwise.
PASSED April 7, 1870. [SECTIONS 1, 2 and 3 were repealed by Laws of 1880, chap. 245.] Punish
4. Any director or other officer of a corporation or joint-stock concealing association upon whom shall be served any notice of an applicainjunction notice. tion for an injunction restraining or affecting the business of such
corporation or joint-stock associotion, or for a receiver of its property and effects, or any part thereof, who shall conceal from or omit to disclose to the other directors, trustees, managers and officers thereof the fact of such service, and the time and place at which such application is to be made, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine or imprisonment, or both such fine and imprisonment, and shall be liable, in a civil action, to the corporation or joint-stock association for all damages which shall be sustained by it by reason of such proceedings.
(See Penal Code, 8 604, ante, p. 276, and $ 612, ante, p. 277.) (Section 5 was amended by Laws of 1875, chap. 428, and the latter act was repealed by Laws of 1880, chap. 245, whereby section 5 is absolutely repealed. People v. Supervisors of Montgomery, 67 N. Y. 109.)
LIST OF INSURANCE COMPANIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
AUTHORIZED TO TRANSACT BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK DURING THE YEAR 1883.
New York Joint Stock Fire and Fire- Marine Insurance Companies.
New York city.
Joint-Stock Fire and Fire Marine Insurance Companies of other Slates.
Newark, N. J
Charles Christensen..... St. Louis, Mo
Providence, R. I