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$ 2. The amounts shown to be appropriated for expenditure in Amounts the several counties of the state make up the total appropriation priated to be divided among the counties for maintenance and repair pur- total to be poses, and the itemized schedules attached hereto are for the pur- divided pose of indicating the manner in which the amount to be expended counties. in each county was arrived at.

§ 3. The amounts hereby appropriated for use in the several Amounts counties of the state shall be deposited with the county treasurers deposited of such counties as provided by the highway law. Each county of the state shall be responsible to the state for all funds or moneys deposited with the treasurer thereof under this act and an action responto recover any loss to or of such funds or moneys may be brought against the county by the comptroller of the state of New York in a court of competent jurisdiction. The state comptroller shall Interest, determine the rate of interest on these funds or moneys while in the hands of the county treasurer.

§ 4. In addition to the amounts herein appropriated to be ex- Additional pended within the several counties of the state, there is also hereby tion for appropriated the sum of one million one hundred thousand dol- use when lars ($1,100,000), being in lieu of the ten per centum which may county be retained from appropriations made for maintenance and repair of improved highways as provided by section one hundred and seventy-one of the highway law, which amount shall remain in the state treasury, and so much thereof as shall be necessary may be expended for use in any county when the money herein appropriated for such county has been expended or obligated. This sum or so much thereof as may be necessary shall be paid out by the state treasurer upon the warrant of the comptroller drawn upon the requisition of the state bureau of highways, issued when it becomes necessary to expend for the maintenance and reconstruction of improved state and county highways in any county a greater sum than that herein appropriated for use in said county, or when it becomes necessary to supplement the state's share of reconstruction, with federal aid, of any improved state or county highway.

§ 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

expended.

CHAPTER 24
AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to county appropriations in

the county of Essex for the support and maintenance of the Junior Achieve

ment Foundation of Essex County, Incorporated. Became a law February 18, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section twelve of chapter sixteen of the laws of nine-Sunda 47 teen hundred and nine, entitled “An act in relation to counties, L. 1909, constituting chapter eleven of the county law,” is hereby amended $ 12.

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by adding thereto at the end thereof, a new subdivision, to be
subdivision forty-seven, to read as follows:1

47. The board of supervisors of Essex county may annually authorized. appropriate such sums as it may deem proper, not exceeding the

sum of five thousand dollars in any one year, for the support and
maintenance of the Junior Achievement Foundation of Essex
county, Incorporated, a county organization incorporated to re-
ceive and administer funds and permanent endowments for the defi-
nite training of children; provided, however, that the total amount
of moneys so appropriated in any one year shall not exceed one-
half of the total cost of such work in the county during the year.

The board of supervisors may by resolution direct the county of corpora- treasurer to pay the amount of such appropriations to the treas

urer of such corporation, but before any such payment shall be
made, the treasurer of such corporation shall file with the county
clerk an undertaking for the faithful performance of his duties,
which undertaking must have endorsed the approval of the county

judge both as to form and sufficiency of sureties. On or before supervisors. The first day of November in each year the treasurer of such corpo

ration shall render to the board of supervisors a verified written
statement showing in detail the amount of moneys received by the

corporation during the preceding year and the nature and amount Supervisors expended for the support and maintenance of the work. If suffimay borrow cient county funds are not available, the board of supervisors may

authorize the county treasurer to borrow the same on the faith

and credit of the county in anticipation of taxes to be levied. The Annual taz. board of supervisors shall annually raise by tax a sum sufficient to

pay the amount of moneys appropriated pursuant to the provisions
of this subdivision.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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CHAPTER 25

L. 1909, ch. 57,

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8 251 amended.

AN ACT to amend the state charities law, in relation to membership of the

board of managers of the New York State Woman's Relief Corps Home.
Became a law February 18, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passeu,

three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly,
do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section two hundred and fifty-one of chapter fifty-
seven of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled
act relating to state charities, constituting chapter fifty-five of
the consolidated laws," as renumbered by chapter two hundred
and fifty-eight of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine and
last amended by chapter four hundred and thirty-eight of the
laws of nineteen hundred and twenty-four, la is hereby amended
to read as follows:

1 A different subd. 47 is added by L. 1925, ch. 501, post.
1a Previously amended by L. 1910, ch. 449.

§ 251. Board of managers. The home shall be under the control of a board of seven managers, appointed in accordance with the provisions of section fifty-one of this chapter, a majority of whom shall be appointed from the members of the grand army of the republic, the woman's relief corps auxiliary to the grand army of the republic, the united Spanish war veterans, department of New York and the woman's auxiliary united Spanish war veterans, department of New York. Appointments shall be so made that there will be at all times four women and three men members of said board.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER 26

ch. 19,

amended.

AN ACT to amend chapter nineteen of the laws of nineteen hundred and

twenty-four, entitled "An act authorizing the creation of a debt of the state and the issuance and sale of bonds to provide for the payment of bonuses to honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines of the world war who were actual residents of the state at the time of their enlistment or induction into the military or naval service of the United States,” in rela

tion to the persons to whom the amount of the bonus shall be paid. Became a law February 19, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed

by a two-thirds vote. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. Section five of chapter nineteen of the laws of nine

L. 1924, teen hundred and twenty-four, entitled “An act authorizing the creation of a debt of the state and the issuance and sale of bonds 85 to provide for the payment of bonuses to honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines of the world war who were actual residents of the state at the time of their enlistment or induction into the military or naval service of the United States,” is hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 5. Definitions. The terms “honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines of the world war, as used in this act shall include:

A. Every person, male or female, who was enlisted, inducted, warranted or commissioned and who served in active duty in the army, navy or marine corps of the United States at any time between the sixth day of April, nineteen hundred and seventeen and the eleventh day of November, nineteen hundred and eighteen and who died or was killed while in such service or who died prior to the twenty-eighth day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-four, orl who was honorably separated or discharged from such service, or who is still in active service, or has been retired, or has been furloughed to a reserve.

B. Every person who was enlisted in the army nurse corps or the
2 Word “and” omitted.
3 Remainder of sentence new.

1 Words " who died or was killed while in such service or who died prior to the twenty-eighth day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-four, or,"

new.

Subd. E added to § 6.

relatives of deceased veterans.

navy nurse corps of the United States and who served in active duty therein at any time between the sixth day of April, nineteen hundred and seventeen and the eleventh day of November, nineteen hundred and eighteen and who died or was killed while in such service or who died prior to the twenty-eighth day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-four, or who was honorably separated or discharged from such service or who is still in active service.

§ 2. Section six of such chapter is hereby amended by adding

thereto a new subdivision, to be subdivision E, to read as follows: Payment to E. The widow or widower, child or children, mother, father,

brother and sister, in the order named, and such relatives only, of a deceased person, male or female, who was enlisted, inducted, warranted or commissioned, and who served in active duty in the army, navy or marine corps of the United States at any time between the sixth day of April, nineteen hundred and seventeen and the eleventh day of November, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and every such relative of a deceased person who enlisted in the army nurse corps or the navy nurse corps and who served in active duty therein at any time between the sixth day of April, nineteen hundred and seventeen and the eleventh day of November, nineteen hundred and eighteen, shall be entitled to receive from the appropriation made by this act, as a bonus, if such deceased person died while in such service, the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, or, if such deceased person died after having been retired or honorably discharged from such service, the sum of ten dollars for every entire month that such deceased person was in active service in the army or navy forces of the United States during the world war; provided that such deceased person was an actual resident of the state of New York at the time of enlistment or induction to the military or naval service of the United States. No bonus under this act shall exceed a total of one hundred and fifty dollars. No bonus shall be paid under this subdivision to the relative of a person who shall have died after February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and twenty-four.

§ 3. Section fourteen of such chapter is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 14. Time within which application for the state bonus must be made. The commission created hereunder shall neither receive applications from nor make any awards or payments of bonus to any applicant whose application for such bonus shall not have been filed with the commission before the first day of July, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, and any right to such state bonus accruing to any applicant aforesaid by reason of the provisions of this act on and after the first day of July nineteen hundred and twentysix, shall cease, terminate and be forever void.

§ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

1 Words “ who died or was killed while in such service or who died prior to the twenty-eighth day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-four, or,” new. 2 Formerly “nineteen hundred and twenty-five.”

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CHAPTER 27

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AN ACT to amend chapter two hundred and forty-two of the laws of nine

teen hundred and eleven, entitled "An act to amend, consolidate and revise

the several acts relative to the city of Amsterdam,” generally. Became a law February 19, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed

by a two-thirds vote under emergency message. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section fifty-seven of title five of chapter two hundred L., 1911, and forty-two of the laws of nineteen hundred and eleven, entitled $ 57 “An act to amend, consolidate and revise the several acts relative to the city of Amsterdam," as amended by chapter ninety-one of the laws of nineteen hundred and twenty-twol is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 57. Paving. No street shall be paved by said city unless the owners owning a majority of the amount of lineal feet fronting on the part of the street proposed to be paved petition therefor; except that if the common council shall by resolution and vote of three-fourths of the aldermen in office decide that such paving be expedient and necessary, then such paving can be done without such petition. If the common council shall decide without a petition as above provided, that any street or section of a street ought to be paved, the city clerk shall cause to be published for at least six days, a notice in the official newspapers of the city, that at a time and place to be therein specified, the common council will meet to make a final determination in respect thereto. Such notice shall contain a brief description of the character, location and extent of the paving and of the material to be used therefor. Any person interested shall be entitled to be heard at such meeting in opposition to or in favor of such paving. If at the time of or before such meeting a protest against the paving, in writing, signed by the owners of two-thirds of the frontage upon such street or section of street proposed to be paved, and acknowledged as deeds of real estate are required to be acknowledged, be filed with the city clerk, the said common council shall not order the proposed paving, nor shall it consider the same again within one year; but the owners owning a majority of the amount of lineal feet fronting on a smaller section of the same street not less than one block, may file with the city clerk a petition therefor, and in that case the said common council may order the paving as therein requested. Fifty per centum of the expenses of paving made or directed under this section, shall be paid by a general tax upon the city, exclusive of curbing, and the amount charged to any street surface railroad corporation, and such part or portion of such expenses shall thereupon become a charge upon the city and shall be added to and raised with the next general assessment and tax for city purposes; and the balance of said expense, exclusive of the part to be done

1 Previously amended by L. 1917, ch. 310.

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