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Said proposition shall be written or printed On the ballots of those voting at such election, and if at such election it shall appear that a majority of the votes cast on said question shall be for such proposition, then the operation of such law shall be suspended within the limits of such county, at the expiration of twenty days from the official canvass of the Vote in said county. Provided, That where the law has been suspended as herein provided for it may be again revived by submitting the question to the qualified voters of said county, in the manner and form herein required for the submission of the question of the suspension of said law. SEc. 2. Section 10 as now existing and joins all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. SEC. 3. Whereas, an emergency exists, therefores......., this act shall take effect and be in force from * and after its passage. Approved, February 26, A. D. 1885.

CHAPTER 3.

AN ACT to protect bee husbandry from foul brood and other infectious and contagious diseases.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Nebraska:

SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for anymo, person to keep or have in possession in this **** State any honey bees, brood comb, or honey

Destroying infected bees.

known to possess or to be infected with the
disease known as “foul brood,” or with any
other infectious or contagious disease peculiar
to bees or honey, contrary to the provisions of
this act, or to keep or have in possession
any bee hive or other receptacle in which any
foul brood diseased bees or infected honey is
known to have been kept. Every person vio-
lating any provisions of this section shall be
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon
conviction thereof shall pay a fine of not less
than ten dollars nor more than one hundred
for each offense, or be confined in the county
jail not more, than thirty days.
SEC. 2. Any honey bees, brood comb, or
honey owned or kept or found in this state
known to be infected with foul brood or other
infectious or contagious disease, and any bee
hive or other receptacle in which any bees,
brood comb, or honey shall have been kept,
known to have been infected with any infec-
tious or contagious disease shall be destroyed
immediately and completely by burning by the
owner thereof or the person or persons in
whose possession the same may be.

penalty for not SEC. 3. Every person owning or having in

destroying.

his or her possession, or under his or her control any honey bees, brood comb, honey, bee hive or receptacle, or apparatus known to be infected with any infectious or contagious disease peculiar to honey bees or honey, or in which any diseased bees or infected honey shall have been kept, who shall not immediately cause the same to be destroyed as provided in sec

tion 2 of this act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall pay a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense, or be imprisoned in the county jail not more than thirty days for each offense. SEC. 4. Every person owning or keeping honey."” bees in this state shall cause all bees owned or kept by him or her to be inspected at his or her own expense as hereinafter provided. Every perSon neglecting or refusing to cause all such bees to be duly inspected as hereinafter provided shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall pay a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense upon conviction thereof. Provided, That if upon inspection of any col- Treatment of ony or colonies of bees the disease of foul brood “” or other infection or contagion shall be found to exist, and such inspector shall be of the opinion that by proper treatment such disease or contagion or infection may be removed, he shall SO certify officially in his certificate of inspection, and the owner or keeper of such bees shall be entitled to keep such bees for the period of six months for treatment, and at the expiration of said time if such disease or infection or contagion shall not be eradicated, such bees shall be destroyed as hereinbefore provided, and any person or persons having in possession any brood comb, bee hive, honey, or apparatus used in connection with bee culture, found in like manner to be infected with foul brood or infectious or contagious disease, such person shall be allowed

Certificate of inspection.

Appointment of inspector.

the period of thirty days in which to disinfect
the same, but no longer, and if at the end of said
period of thirty days said disinfection shall not
have been complete, such brood comb, bee hive,
honey, or apparatus shall be destroyed as herein-
before provided.
SEC. 5. Every person engaged in bee keeping
in this state, either as owner, agent, or lessee
in infected districts shall cause to be inspected
at least once in each year each and every brood
or colony of bees, brood comb, and honey in his
or her possession or under his or her control,
and procure a certificate of such inspection show-
ing the true condition of each and every one of
the above named articles in his or her possés-
sion as to the existence of foul brood or other
infectious or contagious disease in duplicate, one
of which duplicates shall be left with such per-
son, and the other shall be filed in the office of
the county clerk of the county where such bees
or honey or brood comb is kept.
SEC. 6. Upon the application of the Nebraska
State Bee Keepers Association, or other person
or persons interested in bee culture residing in
any county in the state, the governor may ap-
point a suitable person resident of said county,
inspector of bees and honey for said county, who
shall be sworn to perform the duties of such office
faithfully and impartially, whose duty it shall be
to inspect all bees, brood comb, and honey, with-
in his said county when called upon for that pur-
pose, and shall be entitled to receive the sum of
two dollars for each day or part of a day neces-
sarily employed in making such inspection, to

be paid by the owner or agent or lessee in whose possession such bees, brood comb, or honey may be when inspected, such inspector shall make certificates in duplicate, and shall give one to the owner or person in charge of such bees, brood comb, or honey, and file the other in the office of the county clerk as aforesaid. Approved March 7, A. D. 1885.

CHAPTER 4.

AN ACT concerning the care of, and to prevent the spread of contagious and infectious diseases among domestic animals, to provide for the appointment of a live stock sanitary commission and state veterinary surgeon, defining

their powers and duties and regulating their compensation.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Nebraska : -

SECTION 1. The governor by and with the veterinary

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advice and consent of the senate, shall, im- oppointed. mediately upon the passage of this act, appoint a competent and skilled veterinary surgeon for the state, who, at the date of such appointment, shall be a graduate in good standing of a recognized college of veterinary surgery, and who shall have had three or more years actual practice since graduation, and who shall hold his office until his successor is appointed and qualified. The governor shall also at the regular session of the legislature in 1887, and every two years thereafter, and uluring a regular sesSion of the legislature, by and with the advice

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