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STATE OF MINNESOTA.

SIXTEENTH SESSION OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE.

COMMENCING JANUARY SIXTH, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FOUR, AND TERMINATING MARCH SIXTH, ONE

THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FOUR.

7,000 COPIES ORDERED PRINTED.

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GENERAL INDEX.

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AMENDMENT TO CONSTITUTION..
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I.-To provide for the assessment and collection of Taxes............
II.-To enforce the payment of taxes which became delinquent in and

prior to the year eighteen hundred and seventy-three............ 78 III.-To provide for the levy and collection of taxes upon property in

cases when such property has been subject by law to taxation but the levy of taxes thereon have been omitted....

..... 95 IV.-To amend section six (6) of chapter one hundred and four of the

general laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three,

providing for the collection of taxes against railroad companies.. 104 V.-To provide for the assessment and collection of a tax for state purposes ...........

................................................ 105 VI.-To extend the time for the payment of taxes on personal property,

for the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three, in the
counties of Jackson, Cottonwood, Murray, Nobles, Rock, Waton-

wan, Redwood, Lyon and Lac qui Parle........ ......... 106 VII.-In relation to the printing and distribution of laws and documents.. 107 VIII.-To provide for the purchase of paper and stationer's supplies for the

public printing, and for use in the legislature and state offices...... 121 IX.- Authorizing the state treasurer to make temporary use of the sinking or other funds ........

123 X.-To require the state treasurer to pay over certain moneys in his

hands to Sibley county........ XI.-To amend section 28 of title 4, of chapter six (6) of the general stat

utes of Minnesota, relating to the duties of the state treasurer and

the care of the public funds..................................... 124 XII.-To amend section twenty-four of title four, chapter six of the stat

utes at large, relating to state treasurer's bond.................. 127 XIII.-To provide for the issuance of duplicate state warrants in cases

where the original warrant is lost or destroyed................... 127 XIV.-To authorize the appointment of president of the state normal school

board in case of vacancy ......
xv.-To amend chapter one hundred and three of the general statutes of

the state of Minnesota, relating to demanding fugitives from
justice

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PAGE. XVI.—To amend section forty-two of chapter one hundred and twenty of

the general statutes of Minnesota, as the same is amended by chapter forty-seven of the general laws of 1871, relating to jails

and prisons........ XVII.-Allowing state prison convicts a portion of their earnings........ 132 XVIII.—To amend section 21 and 22 of title two of chapter 35 of the

general statutes of Minnesota, relating to state charitable institutions..... ...

.................. 134 XIX.-To abolish the distinction between “public” and “ private" pa.

tients in the hospital for the insane for the state of Minnesota.. 134 • XX.-To amend chapter ten of the general laws of eighteen hundred and

seventy-three, relating to an asylum for inebriates............. 135 XXI.-Relating to the management of the soldiers' orphans' home....... 136 XXII.-To provide for the appointment of county superintendents of

schools in the counties of Todd, Wadena, Otter Tail, Wilkin, Clay, Becker, Polk, Beltrami, Traverse and Pembina, and legal.

ize appointments already made......... .................... 137 XXIII.-To repeal a part of section fifty-five of an act to provide for the

management of common schools and school districts, of general

laws passed eighteen hundred and seventy-three............... 137 XXIV.-To fix the capital required of fire and marine insurance companies 138 XXV.-To amend section twelve of title three of chapter one of the gen.

eral laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-two, entitled an act to establish a reciprocal general insurance law for the state of Minnesota and to revise and amend the laws of said state

relating to home and foreign insurance companies............. 189 XXVI.-Creating a board of railroad commissioners, defining their daties,

and providing for the establishment of maximum rates for [the] transportation of passengers and freight upon the railroads of this state, and to prevent extortion and upjust discrimination of railroad corporations or their employees, and to prescribe &

mode of procedure and rules of evidence in relation thereto.... 140 XXVII.-To amend an act entitled “An act to establish the location of the

general omice of railway companies chartered under the laws of this state"..

.............. XXVIII.- Relative to the proceeding in condemning property for public use

on bedalf of railroad companies..... ....... XXIX.-Relating to railroad corporations and common carriers ........... XXX.-Entitled an act making railroad companies or corporations liable

for damage caused by fires in certain cases..... ......... XXXI.-For the regulation of grain elevators and warehouses ............ XXXII.- To declare certain elevators and grain houses personal property

for the purpose of assessment and taxation.... XXXIII - To provide for Alling vacancies in cemetery associations......... XXXIV.-For the further protection of cemeteries in the state of Minnesota

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