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county commissioners of said county, be transferred to the general fund.

SEC. 15. Whenever the county treasurer shall redeem any of the bonds issued under the provisions of this act, he shall cancel the same by writing across the face thereof “Paid,” together with the date of such payment, sign his name thereto, and turn the same over to the county auditor, taking his receipt therefor, which receipt shall be filed with the clerk of the board of county commissioners, and the auditor shall credit the treasurer on his books for the amount so paid.

SEC. 16. Should the holder of said bonds, or any of them, for any cause whatever, fail to present said bonds to the said county treasurer for payment when they become due, all interest on such bonds shall thereafter immediately cease.

Sec. 17. The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this act shall not be repealed, nor the taxation thereby imposed be omitted, until all the bonds and coupons issued hereunder and by virtue hereof shall have been paid in full, as in this act specified.

COLLEGE FARM AT UNIVERSITY

An Act authorizing the board of regents of the University of Nevada to

lease a college farm, and appropriating the sum of ten thousand dollars therefor.

Approved March 24, 1915, 347 SECTION 1. The board of regents of the University of Nevada is hereby directed, authorized, and empowered to lease, upon such terms and conditions as said board of regents may determine, a farm, at or near Reno, to be used by said university as a college farm for the service of the college of agriculture and its various departments.

SEC. 2. The sum of ten thousand ($10,000) dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any funds not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act.

SEC. 3. The state controller is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the state treasury for the amount of this claim, or any part thereof, when approved by the state board of examiners and the state treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same.

STATE EDUCATIONAL SURVEY

An Act to provide for a state educational survey by an unpaid commis

sion, and other matters properly connected therewith.

Approved March 25, 1915, 370

PREAMBLE

WHEREAS, The teachers of Nevada, in state institute assembled in December, 1914, adopted the following resolution:

Be it Resolved, That we do hereby petition the state board of education to initiate action designed to secure for Nevada an educational survey to be made under the direction of an unpaid commission of business men, educators, and other professional men and women to be appointed by the governor; such commission to consider all matters pertaining to the educational needs of the state, and to the efficiency of all educational agencies, and to make recommendations based on careful study, and designed to increase the efficiency of our educational system"; and

WHEREAS, The state board of education has favorably considered the subject matter of the foregoing resolution; and

WHEREAS, Such surveys have been made in other states to the great educational advantage of the people, furnishing important information and data for the use and guidance of lawmakers; and

WHEREAS, The conclusions of such a commission would be of large interest and benefit to the people of Nevada, and to the next legislature, involving among other important matters, consideration of the organization, equipment, and supervision of the public schools: now, therefore, The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and Assembly,

do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Within thirty days after the passage of this act the governor shall appoint a state educational survey commission, which shall consist of ten members, including the state board of education, who shall be a part of the commission. The commission shall make an educational survey of the state along the lines set forth in the preamble to this act, including such other features of educational need as it may

deem proper.

SEC. 2. The commission shall report to the next session of the legislature its conclusions, together with a plan of general constructive legislation for the schools of the state, proper to carry into effect said conclusions.

SEC. 3. The members of the commission shall serve without pay. There is hereby appropriated the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), or such part thereof as may be necessary, out of the moneys of the state not otherwise appropriated, to pay necessary clerical and traveling expenses of the commission.

BIDS MUST BE ADVERTISED FOR ON ALL CONTRACTS OVER $500 An Act requiring school trustees to advertise for bids on contracts for

the erection of new school buildings, or for the repairing or adding to an old school building, whenever the cost of such work is to exceed five hundred dollars.

Approved March 25, 1915, 375 SECTION 1. Whenever the trustees of any school district shall decide to erect any new school building that is to cost more than five hundred dollars or to repair or add to any old school building, which repair or addition is to cost more than five hundred dollars, or to purchase school furniture that is to cost more than five hundred dollars, they shall advertise for bids for the contract to erect the said new building, or to make the repairs or addition. Such advertising shall be done in the following manner: If a daily newspaper is published in the district, the advertisement for bids shall be published in such newspaper for ten successive days previous to the opening of such bids. If there is only a

weekly newspaper published in the district, the advertisement for bids shall be published in at least two weekly issues previous to the opening of such bids. If no newspaper is published in the district the trustees shall cause such advertisement to be published in some paper in the county for the same periods of time as those mentioned above in this section.

SEC. 2. In all cases where more than five hundred dollars is to be expended upon the erection of any school building, or upon the repair or addition to any school building or upon the purchase of school furniture, the trustees shall award the contract for such work to the lowest and best bidder for the contract.

SEC. 3. All acts or parts of acts in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.

ALL TEACHERS MUST BE UNITED STATES CITIZENS An Act empowering the superintendent of public instruction, regents

of the state university, and school trustees to dismiss certain employees and forbidding them to engage or employ in the educational department in a professional manner any person other than a citizen of the United States, and prohibiting the state controller and county auditors from issuing any warrants to any person other than a citizen of the United States, and providing a penalty therefor.

Approved March 26, 1915, 427 SECTION 1. From and after the passage of this act, the superintendent of public instruction, regents of the state university, and school trustees are hereby empowered and required to dismiss any teacher, instructor, instructress, professor, or president employed in the educational department of this state who is not a citizen of the United States; or who has not declared his or her intentions to become a citizen.

SEC. 2. It shall be unlawful for the superintendent of public instruction, regents of the state university, or school trustees to engage or hire any president, superintendent, teacher, instructor, instructress, or professor in any of the educational departments of this state who is not a citizen of the United States.

SEC. 3. It shall be unlawful for the state controller or county auditors to issue any warrants to any teacher, instructor, instructress, professor, superintendent, or president in any of the educational departments of this state who is not a citizen of the United States, or who has not complied with the provisions of section one of this act.

SEC. 4. Any person who violates section three of this act, and upon conviction in any court of competent jurisdiction, his or her bondsmen shall be held in the penal sum of one thousand dollars for the first offense, and for each and every subsequent offense they shall be held in the penal sum of twenty-five hundred dollars, to be paid into the treasury of the State of Nevada, or county treasury, as the case may be.

SEC. 5. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

FISH AND GAME LAWS OF NEVADA

NOTE-Figures at beginning of titles refer to corresponding sections of the

Revised Laws of 1912, and to Statutes of 1913 and 1915.

MUST BE READ IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Approved March 20, 1911

8347Duties of TeachersChildren To Be Instructed Relative to Pres

ervation of Birds, Fish, and Game. SECTION 1. It is hereby made the duty of each and every teacher in the public schools of this state to give oral instruction, at least once a month, to all children attending such schools, relative to the preservation of song-birds, fish, and game; and to read or cause to be read to such children, at least twice during each school year, the fish and game laws of the State of Nevada. 3348. [Repealed, Stats. 1915, p. 18.]

The following is a summary of the principal sections of the laws for the protection and preservation of fish, game, song-birds, and furbearing animals in Nevada:

PRESERVATION OF FISH 2043. Free passage of fish in rivers, streams, or other waters must not

be obstructed. Fish-ladders must be constructed at all dams,

etc. 2047. Unlawful to pollute streams. Violation a misdemeanor. 2049. Destruction or obstruction of any fishway, or catching fish

within 100 feet of any dam containing a fish-way, a misde

meanor. 2051. Unlawful to transport outside of this state certain kinds of fish,

if intended to be offered for sale. Stats. 1915, p. 250. Trout under 15 inches in length must not be sold

or traded. 2052–2055. Relating to the appointment and duties of game wardens. 2056-2058. Giving authority to boards of county commissioners to

extend the closed season in certain cases. 2076–2083. Providing for private fish hatcheries, and the regulation

thereof. Stats. 1915, p. 363. Providing for private breeding-grounds for fur

bearing, food animals, and game fowl, and for the regulation thereof.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF WILD GAME, AND TO REPEAL ALL OTHER ACTS IN CONFLICT THEREWITH.

Approved March 26, 1915, 432 Certain Birds Protected. SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, or persons, firm,

company, corporation, or association, to kill, catch, destroy, wound, snare, trap, injure, or pursue with attempt to catch, capture, injure, or destroy, any bluebird, bluejay, thrush, mocking-bird, oriole, hummingbird, or swan, robin, meadow-lark, or any insectivorous, plume, or song bird within this state. Pheasants Protected Until 1920.

SEC. 2. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm, company, corporation, or association, to kill, destroy, wound, trap, net, weir, injure, or pursue with attempt to kill, capture, injure, or destroy any pheasant within this state before the first day of September, A. D. 1920. Sagecock and Sagehen.

SEC. 3. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm, company, corporation, or association, after the 15th day of February, and before the 15th day of July of each and every year, to kill, catch, trap, cage, weir, destroy, or pursue with attempt to catch, capture, or destroy any sagecock or sagehen within this state. Grouse and Mountain Quail.

SEC. 4. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm, company, corporation, or association, within this state, to kill, catch, trap, net, pound, weir, wound, or pursue, with attempt to catch, capture, injure, or destroy, any grouse or mountain quail between the 1st day of January and the 15th day of September of each succeeding year. Duck, Cranc, Plover, Valley Quail, Prairie Chicken, Etc.

SEĆ. 5. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm, company, corporation, or association, at any time from January 1 and before September 15 of each and every year, to kill, catch, net, cage, pound, weir, trap, or pursue with attempt to catch, capture, injure, or destroy, any wild duck, sandhill crane, plover, curlew, snipe, woodcock, valley quail, or prairie chicken within this state. Nests and Eggs Protected.

Sec. 6. It shall be unlawful at any and all times of the year for any person or persons, firm, company, corporation, or association, to destroy, injure, or remove, the nest or eggs of any of the birds mentioned in this act. Size of Gun Limited.

SEC. 7. It shall be unlawful in this state for any person or persons to use at any time a shotgun of a larger caliber than that commonly known as designated as a number ten gage. Open Season for Deer and Antelope-Fawn Always Protected.

SEC. 8. The open season for deer and antelope in this state shall be from September 15 to October 15, inclusive, of each and every year and during that time it shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm, company, corporation, or association within this state to kill, catch, trap, wound, or pursue with an intent to catch, trap, injure, or destroy any number of deer or antelope exceeding one deer and one antelope for the open season of any one year. It shall be unlawful to kill, catch, trap, wound, or pursue with intent to catch, injure, kill, or destroy any fawn at any time.

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