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An Act entitled an Act to legalize the Assessment Roll of the City of
Los Angeles, for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The assessment roll of the City of Los Angeles, roll legalized for the year A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, is hereby legalized, and the same is declared to be, and is, in all respects, made legal and valid and binding in law and equity; and all acts of the Common Council for the year A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, while sitting as a Board of Equalization and equalizing the city assessment roll for the year A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, are hereby legalized and made in all respects valid, both in law and equity.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force on and after its passage.

Special tax.

When levied

CHAPTER CXIII.

An Act to provide for the payment of the outstanding indebtedness of
Fresno County.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. For the purpose of paying the outstanding indebtedness of Fresno County, the Board of Supervisors of said county are hereby authorized to levy annually a special tax of sixty cents on each one hundred dollars of property in said county, in addition to other taxes authorized, or that may be authorized by law.

SEC. 2. Said tax may be levied at any meeting of said Board and collected of Supervisors at which State and county taxes are authorized to be levied, and shall be collected and paid to the County Treasurer in the same manner as other county taxes.

Redemption
Fund.

SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of the County Treasurer to place all moneys derived from the tax aforesaid in a separate fund, to be called the Redemption Fund, to be used solely for the payment of the interest and the redemption of the indebtedness of Fresno County now outstanding, except such amounts as may be owing for bonds and interest, or indebtedness, for the building of the County Court-house and Jail; and if a surplus shall remain after paying said indebtedness, said surplus shall be transferred to the General Fund for general county purposes.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAPTER CXIV.

An Act to provide for the collection of the revenue in and for Lake
County, and other matters relating thereto.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The Sheriff of the County of Lake shall be ex officio Tax Collector in and for said county.

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County.

SEC. 2. The Act approved May seventeenth, A. D. one thou- Act of May sand eight hundred and sixty-one, entitled an Act to provide made applic revenue for the support of the Government of this State, and all able to Lake Acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto, are hereby made applicable to the County of Lake, and the revenue in said county shall be collected in the manner provided by said Act and under the provisions thereof.

Treasurer.

SEC. 3. An Act entitled an Act to authorize the County Treas- County urers of the Counties of Napa, Lake and Mendocino to collect and receive certain public moneys or revenue, approved February twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, so far as the same applies to Lake County, is hereby repealed.

SEC. 4. An Act approved April second, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, entitled an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act amendatory of an Act entitled an Act to define the boundary, and provide for the organization of Lake County, providing, among other things, for the payment of the Sheriff of Lake Sheriff. County a salary of six hundred dollars per annum, is, so far as said Act relates to said Sheriff, hereby repealed.

SEC. 5. This Act shall take effect on the first Monday in March, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight.

CHAPTER CXV.

An Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to provide for the establishment and maintenance of public roads in Napa County, approved March thirty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-six.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section thirteen of said Act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 13. At the session of the Board of Supervisors for Levy a poll levying State, county and other taxes, the said Board shall levy tax of $3. upon each man, except Indians, between the ages of twenty-one and sixty years, a road poll tax of three dollars, and upon all taxable property in the county a tax for road purposes of not

Paid into
Road Fund.

more than twenty-five cents on the hundred dollars, which sum shall be levied and collected in the same manner as all Who to pay. other taxes; and all men between the ages of twenty-one and sixty years, except Indians, who have resided three months in the State and ten days in the road district shall pay the road poll tax herein provided for; and all moneys received or collected for such taxes or assessments shall constitute the District Road Fund, which shall be collected, appropriated and distributed among the districts as hereinafter provided. The Board of Supervisors, at their regular meeting in February, may make an order to the effect that no labor shall be received in payment of road tax in any road district or districts in the county, and may order that the road poll tax shall be collected by the same officers in the same manner as are now or may hereafter be provided in said county for the collection of other poll taxes, which order shall be entered upon the minutes of the Board, and shall be published four successive weeks in some newspaper published in said county.

How and when col

lected.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect immediately.

Authorized

wharf.

CHAPTER CXVI.

An Act authorizing the construction of a wharf in the Bay of Monterey.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. James B. Smith, J. C. Bogert, and such others as to construct shall be associated with them, shall have the right to construct, maintain and use a wharf at such vacant point in the Bay of Monterey, in the City of Monterey, County of Monterey, north or northwesterly of the present Custom-house, as they shall, on examination, deem most suitable therefor.

Proviso.

Time of erection.

SEC. 2. For the purposes of said wharf, there is hereby granted to said J. B. Smith and J. C. Bogert, and their associates and assigns, the right to construct a wharf extending into said Bay until a sufficient depth of water shall be obtained for the accommodation of commerce; provided, that the free navigation of the Bay shall not be obstructed, and that the franchise herein granted shall continue for twenty years; provided, that nothing in this Act shall be so construed as to interfere or conflict with any rights heretofore granted to any other person for similar or other purpose.

SEC. 3. The said Jas. B. Smith, J. C. Bogert, their associates and assigns, shall build and erect said wharf within six months from the passage of this Act, and shall thereafter keep the same in good repair, and enlarge it as the business and commerce of the county may require; and the said Jas. B. Smith, J. C. Bogert, their associates and assigns, shall be allowed and are

hereby authorized to collect and receive to their use such dock- Collect toll. age and wharfage thereon as the Board Supervisors of the County of Monterey may, by an order entered upon the minutes fixing said dockage and wharfage, allow.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER CXVII.

An Act to prevent injury to the property of the Protestant Orphan
Asylum of San Francisco.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

confirmed to

Asylum.

SECTION 1. The block of land in the City and County of San Block of land Francisco bounded by Kate street, Buchanan street, Laguna Protestant street and Haight street, and every part thereof, is confirmed Orphan to the free use and enjoyment of its present occupants, to wit: the Protestant Orphan Asylum of the City and County of San Francisco; and no street shall be opened through any part of said block of land without the consent of the said asylum.

SEC. 2. The provisions of any Act, so far as the same may conflict with the provisions of this Act, are, for the purposes of this Act, repealed.

CHAPTER CXVIII.

An Act to re-enact and amend section eleven of an Act entitled an Act providing for the time of holding the several Courts of Record in this State, approved April twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and to repeal section one of an Act entitled an Act providing for the time of holding the several Courts of Record in the Tenth Judicial District, approved January thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, as amended by an Act approved February fourteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

re-enacted.

SECTION 1. Section eleven of an Act entitled an Act provid- Section ing for the time of holding the several Courts of record in this State, approved April twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, is hereby re-enacted and amended so as to read as follows:

Section 11. There shall be held in the Tenth Judicial District terms of said Court as follows: In the County of Yuba, on the

Time of hold third Mondays of January, May and September; in the County ing Courts. of Sutter, on the fourth Mondays of February and June and third Monday of October; in the County of Colusa, on the first Mondays of May, September and December; in the County of Sierra, on the first Monday of April, second Monday of July and fourth Monday of October.

Section repealed.

SEC. 2. Section one of an Act entitled an Act providing for the time of holding the several Courts of record in the Tenth Judicial District, approved January thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, as amended by an Act approved February fourteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, is hereby repealed.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect immediately on its passage.

Special tax.

CHAPTER CXIX.

An Act to repeal an Act entitled an Act to authorize the Board of Supervisors of Placer County to levy a special poll tax for county purposes, approved March first, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. An Act to authorize the Board of Supervisors of Placer County to levy a special poll tax for county purposes, approved March first, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, is hereby repealed.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect one year after its passage.

Authorized.

CHAPTER CXX.

An Act to authorize the Board of Supervisors of El Dorado County to meet as a Board of Equalization on the fifth day of March, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-eight.

[Approved March 5, 1868.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of El Dorado County shall meet on Thursday, the fifth day of March, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, and may, if necessary, continue in session two days. Said Board shall constitute and sit as a Board of Equalization, and shall have power and authority to hear and determine all complaints made in regard to the assessed value of any property which was in the year eighteen hundred and sixtyseven assessed as exempt property; and they may change and

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