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§ 2. The Aulitor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and required to draw his warrant upon the Treasurer for the aforesaid sums of money, upon the order of the Board of E lucation of the State of Illinois, signed by the president and attested by the secretary of said board, with the corporate seal of said institution: Proviled, that satisfactory vouchers in detail, approved by the Governor, shall be filed quarterly with the Auditor of Public Accounts for the expenditures, ordinary and extraordinary, of the preceding quarter, and that no part of the money herein appropriated shall be due and payable until such vouchers shall have been filed.
APPROVED June 26, 1885.
STATE LABOR ATORY OF NATURAL HISTORY.
§ 1. Transfer of the State Laboratory of § 4. Director of the Laboratory may be State Natural History, at Normal Univer
Entomologist ; salary. sity, to the University of Illinois.
$ 5. Appropriations for salaries, etc. § 2. Care of the University.
$ 6. How drawn,
$ 7. Expiration of this act.
of reports. Av Acr respecting the State Laboratory of Viltural History and the
State Entomologist's Office. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the Board of Education of the State of Illinois is hereby authorized and directed to transfer to the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Industrial University all the property now under their charge, belonging to the establishment known as the State Laboratory of Natural History, excepting that needed to illustrate the natura' history work of the State Normal University, and further excepting a full series of the objects prepared and mounted for exhibition as museum specimens.
§ 2. The trustees of the Illinois Industrial University are hereby authorized and directed to receive from the State Board of Education the property mentioned in the preceding section, and to hold the same for the benefit of the State of Illinois. They shall also have power to appoint a director of the laboratory and such assistants as the work of the establishment may require, the latter upon the nomination of the director.
§ 3. The State Laboratory of Natural History is hereby especially charged with the supply of natural history specimens to the State museum, to the State educational institutions, and to the public schools. It shall be a further duty of the director of said laboratory to conduct a natural history survey of the Stite, giving preference to subjects of educational and economic importance ; and he sha'l present for publication, from time to time, a series of systematic reports covering the entire field of the zoology and the cryptogamic botany of Illinois. These
reports shall not exceed six volumes in number, of 500 pages each, (not including plates) and shall be of the general form and typography of those of the State Geological Survey.
$ 4. The director of the laboratory may also be State Entomologist, in which case his salary as director shall cease and an amount equal to the quarterly installments thereof shall be deducted, each quarter, from the sum due the laboratory under legislative appropriations then current.
§ 5. There is hereby appropriated to the State Laboratory of Natural History, for the field work and office and incidental expenses of the laboratory, the sum of six hundred dollars per annum; for the traveling, office and incidental expenses of the State Entomologist, the sum of six hundred dollars per annum ; for the improvement of the library, the sum of one thousand dollars per annum ; for the salary of the director, the sum of two thousand dollars per annum ; for the pay of the entomological assistant, the sum of one thousand dollars per annum ; for the pay of the botanical assistant, the sum of one thousand dollars per annum; for miscellaneous assistance, the sum of one thousand dollars per annum; for the publication of bul etins, the sum of three hundred dollars per annum, and for the preparation and publication of the second volume of the report upon the zoology of the State, the sum of fifteen hundred dollars per annum.
$ 6. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the Treasurer for the sums hereby appropriated, upon the order of the president of the board of trustees of the Illinois Industrial University, attested by its secretary, and with the corporate seal of the university: Provided, that no part of said sums shall be due and payable to said institution until satisfactory vouchers in detail, approved by the Governor, shall be filed with the Auditor for the expenditure of the last quarterly instal' ment of appropriations herein or heretofore made.
§ 7. This act shall be and continue in force from the first day of July, A.D. 1885, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly.
APPROVED June 27, 1885.
SOUTHERN NORMAL UNIVERSITY. $1. Appropriates as follows:
$150 per annum for apparatus. One-half of the interest on the college
$200 per annum for museum. and seminary funds.
$500 per annum for expenses of $13,216.44 per annum for salaries.
trustees. $1,000 per annum for fuel.
$300 per annum for care of grounds. $:300 per annum for repairs.
$ 2. How drawn. $200 per annum for library.
An Act making an appropriation for the ordinary expenses of the South
ern Illinois Normal University, at Carbondale, in Jackson county. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be, and is hereby appropriated to ihe Southern Illinois Normal University, at Carbondale, in Jack. son county, in addition to the one-half of the interest on the college and seminary fund, which is hereby appropriated, the further sum of thirteen thousand two hundred and sixteen dollars and forty-four cents ($13,216.44) per annum, for the payment of salaries; the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) per annum, for fuel; the sum of three hundred dollars ($300) per annum, for repairs; the sum of two hundred dollars ($200) per annum, for library; the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150) per annum, for apparatus; the sum of two hundred doilars ($200) per annum, for the museum; the sum of five hundred dollars ($500) per annum, for the expenses of the trustees; and the sum of three hundred dollars ($300) per annum, for the care of the grounds; and these several sums shall be payable quarterly in advance, from the first day of July, 1885, to the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly.
$ 2 The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and required to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for said sums, upon the order of the trustees of the said Southern Illinois Normal University, signed by their president 3 d attested by their secretary, with the corporate seal attached: Provided, that satisfactory vouchers in detail, approved by the Governor, shall be filed quarterly with the Auditor of Public Accounts for all expenses, ordinary and extraordinary, of the preceding quarter, and no part of the money hereby appropriated shall be due and payable until such vouchers have been filed.
APPROVED June 27, 1885.
SOUTHERN NORMAL UNIVERSITY.
$ 1. Appropriates $152,065 for rebuilding the
Southern Normal University. $ 2. Flans and specifications. $ 3. Advertising for bids for construction. $ 4. Opening bids and letting contract 8 5. Contract and bond; terms of the con
$ 6. Execution of the contract.
shall not be interested in contract.
An Act to make an appropriation for rebuilding the Southern Illinois
Normal University at Carbondale, Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby appropriated the sum of one hundred and fifty-two thousand and sixty-five dollars, payable out of any noneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, for rebuilding the Southern Illinois Normal University at Carbondale, Illinois.
§ 2. The said trustees are directed and required to cause to be prepared suitable plans and specifications by a competent architect (for which not more than one per cent. shall be allowed, payable in installments as the work progresses, which shall be submitted to the Governor for his approval), but no plans shall be adopted by the trustees which shall not first have been approved by the Governor. Said plans shall be accompanied by specifications and ly a detailed estimate of the amount, quality and description of all material and labor required for the erection and full completion of the buildings according to said plans.
S 3. Whenever the said plans and specifications shall have been approved and adopted, the trustees shall cause to be inserted in at least two of the daily or weekly newspapers in the cities of Chicago, Springfield and the c ty or town at or near which the said university shall be permanently located, an advertisement for sea'ed bids for the construction of the buildings berein authorized, and they shall furnish a printed copy of this act and of the specifications to all parties applying therefor; and a'l parties interested, who may desire it, shall have free and full access to the plans with the privilege of taking notes and making memoranda.
$ 4. Not less than thirty days after the publication of said proposals for bids, on a day and hour to be named in said advertisement, at the place where the said university shall be located, in the presence of the bidders, or so many of them as may be present, the bids received shall be opened for the first time, and the contract for building shall be let to the lowest and best bidder: Provided, that no contract shall be made and no expense incurred for any building or buildings, requiring for the completion of the same a greater expense than is provided for in the appropriation made in this act: And, provided, further, that no bid shall be accepted which is not accompanied by a good and sufficient bond in the penal sum of ten thousand dol ars, signed by at least three good and sufficient sureties, conditioned as a guarantee for the responsibility and good faith of the bidder, and that he will enter into contract and give bond as provided in this act, in case his bid is accepted.
§ 5. The contract to be made with the successful bidder shall be accompanied by a good and sufficient bond, to be approved by the Governor, before accepted, conditioned for the faithful performance of his contract; shall provide for the appointment of a superintendent of construction who shall receive not more than five dollars per day for his services, and who shall carefully and accurately measure the work done and the materials upon the grounds at least once in every month, and for the payment of the contractor upon the aforesaid measurement, and for the withholding of fifteen per cent of the value of the work done and materials on hand until the completion of the building, and for a forfeiture of a stipulated sum per diem for every day that the completion of the work shall be delayed after the time specified for its completion in the contract, and for the full protection of all persons who may furnish labor or materia s, by withholding payment from the contractor, and by paying the parties to whom any moneys are due for service or materia's as aforesaid, direct'y for all work done or materials furnished by them in case of notice given to the trustees that any such party apprehends or fears that he will not receive all money due; and for the settlement of all disputed questions as to the value of alterations and extras, by arbitration at the time of final settlement, as follows: one arbitrator to be chosen by the trustees, one by the contractor and one by the Governor of the State, all three of said arbitrators to be practical mechanics and builders, and for the power and privilege of the trustees under the contract to order changes in the plans at their discretion, and to refuse to accept any work which may be done, not fully in accordance with the letter and spirit of the plans and specifications; and all work not accepted shall be replaced at the expense of the contractor; and for a deduction from the current price of all a'terations ordered by the trustees which may and do diminish the cost of all buildings. They may also make such other provisions and conditions in the said contract, not herein above specified, as may seem to them necessary or expedient: Provided, that no conditions shall be inserted contrary to the letter and spirit of this act, and that, in no event, shall the State be liable for a greater amount of money than is appropriated for said building and its appartenances.
$ 6. The said contract shall be sig ved by the president of the board of trustees, on behalf of the board, after a vote, authorizing him so to sign, shall have been entered upon the min:ites of the board, and it shall be attested by the signature of the secretary of the board and by the seal of the university. It shall be drawn in triplicate, and one copy of the same shall be deposited in the office of the board of education of this State.
§ 7. All bids shall show the estimated cost of the work to be done of each description, in detail, and the trustees shall have the right and power, at their discretion, to accept bids for particular portions of the work, if for the advantage of the State, and all measurements and accounts, as the work progresses, shall show in detail the amount and character of the work for which payment is made.
§ 8. The moneys herein appropriated shall be paid to the parties to whom they may become due and payable directly from the treasury of the State, on the warrant of the Auditor of Pub'ic Accounts; and the Auditor is hereby authorized and required to draw the said warrants for money due under this act, upon the order of the board of trustees, accompanied by vouchers approved by the Governor as now provided by law.
§ 9. No trustee or officer of the said institution shall be in any way interested in any contracts for the erection of said building or furnishng any materials for said buildings; and if any such trustee or officer shall be so interested he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, be fined in any sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.
APPROVED June 27, 1885.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS.
$ 1. Appropriates as follows:
annum for payment of
$1,500 per annum for the library.
An Act making appropriations for the Illinois Industrial University.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Stute of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That ihere be and hereby is appropriated to the Industrial University, at Urbana, for the payment of taxes