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Forty-seventh-The counties of Franklin, Williamson, Saline and Gallatin shall constitute the forty-seventh district.
Forty eighth-The counties of Monroe, Randolph and Perry shall constitute the forty-eighth district.
Forty-ninth - The county of St. Clair shall constitute the forty-ninth district.
Fiftieth—The counties of Jackson, Union and Alexander sball constitute the fiftieth district.
Fifty-first-The counties of Pulaski, Massac, Johnson, Pope and Hardin shall constitute the fifty-first district.
APPROVED March 1, 1872.
AN ACT to pay the members, officers and employés of the twenty-seventh In force Jan. 19, general assembly.
WHEREAS the constitution provides that members of the twenty-seventh general assembly should receive an allowance of fifty dollars in lieu of stationery, postage, newspapers and all other incidental expenses and perquisites ; and, whereas it is necessary that said members provide themselves with such articles immediately, and to pay for the same payment of said allowance is necessary; in order also to facilitate the transaction of the public business, pay. ment to the members, officers and employés of said assembly of the mileage and per diem due or becoming due from time to time should be provided for, whereby an emer- Emergency. gency has arisen rendering it necessary that this act should take effect immediately: therefore,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Ilinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum of fifty dollars is hereby appropriated out of the revenue stationery. fund in the state treasury, to each member of the twentyseventh general assembly, for postage, stationery, newspapers and all other incidental expenses, and the auditor of public accounts is hereby directed to issue his warrants on the state treasurer therefor.
$ 2. An amount sufficient to pay the mileage and per Mileage and diem of mernbers and the per diem of officers and employés of the twenty-seventh general assembly, is hereby appropriated out of the revenue fund in the state treasury, and the auditor of public accounts is hereby directed to issue his warrants on the state treasurer, as the same becomes due,
on pay rolls certified by the president of the senate and speaker of the house of representatives.
$ 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED January 19, 1871.
In force March AN ACT to fix the number of employés of the twenty-seventh general assem10, 1871.
bly, and the compensation of the same.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of
Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the em. Employès. ployés of the twenty-seventh general assembly shall be as
follows, and shall be allowed respectively the compensation herein provided: One mail-carrier of the senate and one mail-carrier of the house, each four dollars per day; two janitors of the senate and four janitors of the house, each four dollars per day; seven pages of the senate and fifteen pages (including Arthur Cole and Elliott Drummond) of the house, each two dollars per day; six committee clerks of the senate and fourteen committee clerks of the [house], each four dollars per day for the time actually employed; one janitor of coinmittee rooms of the senate and one janitor of committee rooms of the house, each four dollars per day; one janitor of the water-closets of the senate and one of the house, each three dollars per day; two policemen of the senate and four policemen of the house, each four dollars per day; one night watchman for house postoffice, four dollars per day; one house messenger, foar dollars per day;
and one fireman for the house, four dollars per day. Certified pay 8 2. The auditor of public accounts is directed to draw
his warrant on the treasurer for the compensation of the said employés as herein provided, from time to time as the same may become due, upon pay rolle certified by the
presiding officers of the two houses respectively. Emergency. § 3. An emergency having arisen by reason of the ser
vices of said employès, making it necessary that this act shall take effect immediately : therefore this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 10, 1871.
AN ACT to fix the compensation of the members, officers, and employees of in force June the general assembly.
SEOTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Mlinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the members of the general assembly shall receive for their services the sum of five dollars per day during the sessions, to be certified by the speaker of the respective houses, and in addition thereto an allowance of fifty dollars per session to each member, which shall be in full for postage, station. Members. ery, newspapers, and all other incidental expenses and perquisites; and ten cents per mile per session to each member for each mile necessarily traveled in going to and returning from the seat of government, to be computed by the anditor of public accounts.
§ 2. Until otherwise provided by law, the compensation omcers of the several officers and employés of the general assem- employees. bly shall be the same som per day for each day's actual service as was paid at the first session of the twenty-seventh general assembly, to be certitied by the speakers of the two bonses.
§ 3. The auditor of public accounts shall draw his war. Auditor to draw rants upon the treasurer in favor of the several members, warrants. officers and employés of the general assembly, upon properly certified pay rolls, as the same shall from time to time become due.
$ 4. As there is no existing provision for the payment Emergency. of the members, officers and employés of the twenty-seventh general assembly, at their special session, an emergency is hereby declared to have arisen requiring that this act shall go into effect immediately : therefore this act shall take effect from and after its passage
APPROVED June 14, 1871.
AN ACT making appropriations for expenses of the twenty-seventh general In force July 1,
assembly, and to provide for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the government not already appropriated.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the fol. Appropriations. lowing snms be and they are hereby appropriated for the following purposes :
First-lo each member of the joint committee of the house and senate appointed to examine into and report upon the affairs of the board of police commissioners of East St. Louis, the sum of seventy-five dollars for per diem and expenses.
Second-To each of the clergymen who have officiated as chaplains of the house or senate during the present session, the sum of thirty dollars, to be paid upon pay roll certified by the president of the senate and speaker of the house.
Third–To defray the incidental and contingent expenses of the supreme court for books and stationery, in addition to former appropriations, the sum of three thoueand dollars, to be drawn in the same manner now provided by law, and for the use of either of the three divisions, as may be deemed necessary by the court.
Fourth—A sam not exceeding two thousand dollars per annum, for conveying juvenile offenders to the reform school, to be paid in the manner and at the compensation fixed by law.
Fifth—A sum not exceeding five hundred dollars for the purpose of purchasing a suitable lot in Oak Ridge Cemetery, of Springfield, and for removing the remains of the Honorable William J. Gatewood, William Copeland, William Rhodes and Albert G. Caldwell, former members of the senate and house of the Illinois general assembly, to said lot and to erect a suitable monument to their memory, to be expended under the direction of the governor and paid out upon his order.
Sixth-To Joel Johnson, three hundred and fifty-seven dollars, and to J. L. Million, fifty-five dollars, for rent of committee rooms for use of the house of representatives, and to T. J. V. Owen, one hundred and thirty-five dollars, for rent of committee rooms for use of the senate.
Seventh-To A. H. Erickson, for services as extra janitor of the senate, the sum of one hundred and twenty-eight dollars.
Eighth—To Merritt & Son, for printing rules of the senate, the sum of thirteen and fifty one-hundredths dollars.
Ninth—To H. V. Raymond, for services preparing digest of the special school acts and charters, by order of the state superintendent of public instruction, for use of the committees on education, the sum of two hundred and fitty dollars.
Tenth-To the office of the secretary of state, for furnituro, repairs of office, postage, stationery, blanks and other incidental expenses, a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars, to be paid on bills of particulars certified by the secretary and approved by the governor.
Eleventh-A sum not exceeding six thousand dollars, to be added to the fund heretofore appropriated by this general assembly, for the purpose of defraying the cost of printing, paper, stationery, furniture and repairs, books and blanks for the general assembly, and for all expenses necessarily incurred by the secretary of state in discharge of the duties imposed upon him by law and for which no appropriation is made.
Twelfth—Should there be any balance remaining unexpended of the appropriation, made by this general assembly, of forty thousand dollars to repair and enlarge the supreme court rooms at Mt. Vernon and Ottawa, after said repairs and enlargement is fully completed, then said balance may be expended for furniture and fitting up said rooms under the direction of the judges, and be paid in the same manner 88 provided in the act making said appropriation.
Thirteenth-To pay the commissioners appointed to revise the statutes, balance in full for their services to April first
, 1872, as follows: to H. B. Hurd, the sum of twentyfive hundred dollars, and to M. Shæffer, the sum of twentyfive hundred dollars.
§ 2. The auditor of public accounts is hereby directed Governor to draw his warrant on the state treasury for the sums here- approve vouchin specified, upon presentation of the proper vouchers, approved by the governor; and the state treasurer sball pay the same out of any funds in the treasury pot otherwise appropriated. APPROVED April 5, 1872.
AN ACT making an appropriation for the payment of the officers and members
In force July 1, of the next general assembly, and for the salaries of the officers of the state government.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That there be and there is hereby appropriated a sum of money sufficient to pay the officers and members of the next general assembly, and the salaries of the officers of the state governaleat, at such rates of compensation as is now or may be hereafter fixed by law, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next regular session of the general assembly. APPROVED April 1, 1872.
AN ACT to provide for the payment of the expenses of the state government
heretofore unprovided for.
force March 28, 1871,
WHEREAS sundry expenses have been incurred by the state officers, in the proper and necessary discharge of the duties of their offices, for the payment of which there is no appropriation, and said necessary expenses being still un.