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LAWS

OF THE

STATE OF NEW-YORK,

PASSED AT THE SIXTY-SIXTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLA.
TURE, BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF ALBA.

NY, THE THIRD DAY OF JANUARY, 1843.

CHAPTER 1.
AN ACT respecting the collection of taxes in the city of

New-York.
Passed January 12, 1843, by a two-third vote.
The People of the State of New-York, represented in Se-
nate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. If any tax of any description on the estates, real or additional
personal, of the freeholders and inhabitants of the city of phen to the
New-York, for the year one thousand eight hundred and for-charged.
ty-two, shall remain unpaid on the twentieth day of Februa-
ry next ensuing the passage of this act, it shall then, and
not before that time, be lawful for the collectors whose duty
it may be to collect such tax, to charge, receive and collect,
in addition to the amount of such tax, one per cent

upon

the amount thereof, and to charge, receive and collect upon

such tax so remaining unpaid on the twentieth day of each month, between the month of February next and the first day of April, the time prescribed by law for the collectors in the said city to make their returns to the chamberlain or treasurer thereof, a further addition or increase of one per cent upon the amount of such tax, and such increase or per centaye shall be paid over and accounted for by such collector as a part of the tax collected by him.

§ 2. So much of all acts and parts of acts as is inconsis- Repeal. tent with the provisions of this act, is hereby repealed.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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CHAP. 2.
AN ACT to amend An act entitled ' An act for the relief
James Germain,'passed May 10, 1841.

Passed January 18, 1843. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. The second section of ch. 182 of laws of 1841, entitled an act for the relief of James Germain, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof, the words or for the Erie and Champlain canals."

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Amendment

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CHAP. 3.
AN ACT authorizing the circuit judge of the second cir-

cuit to hold a special circuit in the county of Westchester,
and to hold adjourned circuits in the counties of Westches-
ter, Dutchess, Orange and Ulster.

Passed January 18, 1843. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Se

nate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Judge to ap- § 1. The circuit judge of the second circuit is hereby aucuit court. thorized by warrant under his hand and seal to appoint a cir

cuit court, to be held at either of the court houses, (as said judge shall direct,) in and for the county of Westchester, on such day in the months of February or March next as said judge shall designate, and be continued till the calendar of causes at said circuit is disposed of, unless the said court shall sooner close or adjourn the same, which warrant shall be transmitted to the clerk of the said county of Westchester, who shall notify the sheriff of said county of the same, and the said clerk and sheriff shall give the like notice thereof, within the said county of Westchester, and of the drawing of the jury, and draw the jurors for said circuit in the same manner as now required by law at a stated circuit; at which circuit causes may be noticed for trial and tried in like man

ner as at a stated circuit. Courts may

§ 2. Any circuit court held in and for the counties of ed by ad. Westchester, Dutchess, Orange or Ulster, may be continued journment.

by adjournment to such time as the said court shall by rule to be entered in its minutes direct, and such adjourned circuit may be held and continued for a time not exceeding two

be continu

weeks, and causes may be noticed for trial and tried thereat in like manner as at stated circuits.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP. 4.
AN ACT to provide for the public printing.

Passed January 21, 1843. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. The printer to the state shall be appointed by the State prinsenate and assembly, in the same manner as prescribed by poiuted. the constitution for the appointment of secretary of state, and shall hold his office by the same tenure.

§ 2. It shall be the duty of said state printer to publish His duties. a newspaper in the city of Albany, in which shall be published all notices, laws and other advertisements required by law to be inserted and printed in the state paper, or paper printed by the state printer, and which shall have the same effect when given in evidence, as has heretofore been given by law to the newspaper printed by the state printer; and the proprietor and editor of such state paper may charge and receive the prices which are now or shall hereafter be prescribed by law.

§ 3. Each house of the legislature shall by ballot appoint Printers for its own printer or firm of printers, being some person or per- ture how to sons other than the state printer, who shall hold his office for the same term, whose duty it shall be to print the journals, bills, documents and such other printing as may be ordered by such house. All contracts for such printir.g shall be made by the president of the senate, speaker of the assembly and comptroller, and at prices at least ten per cent more favorable to the state than the prices now paid to the present state printer. But no such contract shall be made for a longer period than one year, and shall expire on the fifteenth day of February in each year. Any vacancy occurring in the office of printer to the state or printer to either branch of the legislature shall be supplied by the governor until the next meeting of the legislature, or until another is appointed.

84. The several executive officers may make contracts for Printing for such necessary printing as is authorized by law, for their re- officers. spective departments, at the prices hereinbefore mentioned, with a printer or firm of printers other than the state printer, or printers for the legislature.

be appointed.

For the commis. sioners of the canal fund.

Session laws how to

ed.

§ 5. The commissioners of the canal fund may contract at the said rate for the printing of such blanks as are required for the several canals, with a printer or firm of printers other than the state printer, or printers for the legislature.

§ 6. The secretary of state shall annually procure the be publish: printing and publishing of the session laws, on the most fa

vorable terms, by a printer or firm of printers other than the state printer or printers for the legislature; and the legislature may by concurrent resolution require an extra number of copies to be published, to be sold under the direction of the secretary of state, at an advance not exceeding ten per cent on the original cost; and the distribution of the said laws to the several county clerk's offices shall be made within sixty days after the adjournment of the legislature.

$ 7. The state printer shall annually report to the legislaannually. ture, the whole amount of fees charged and the amount re

ceived by him for the publication of all legal notices and laws, which are required by law to be published in the state paper during the year preceding.

$ 8. All notices and advertisements required by law to be in Evening published in the state paper, the publication of which has

been commenced, or which may be commenced before a successor is appointed, in the Evening Journal, may be continued and be as valid as if this act had not passed.

§ 9. All laws which are inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed.

§ 10. This act shall take effect immediately.

State prin ter to report

Notices

Journal.

Repeal.

CHAP. 5.

AN ACT authorizing John W. and Mary A. Turk, to change their names to John W. and Mary A. Livingston.

Passed January 23, 1943. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. John W. Turk and Mary A. his wife, are hereby authorized to assume the names of John W. Livingston and Mary A. Livingston, by which names they shall hereafter be severally known and designated.

Names changed.

CHAP 6. AN ACT fixing the day for holding town meetings in Day and Edinburgh, Saratoga county.

Passed January 23, 1843. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. It shall and may be lawful for the electors in the Town meet. towns of Day and Edinburgh, in the county of Saratoga, to to be held. hold their annual town meetings on the first Tuesday of March, in each and every year, instead of the day now fixed by the board of supervisors of said county, at such place in each town as a majority of said electors shall from time to time direct, until the board of supervisors of said county shall order that such town meetings in said towns, be held on the same day as in the other towns of said county: Pro- Proviso. vided always, that the first meeting of said electors after the passage of this act, shall be held at the place in each town to which the said meeting was last adjourned.

§ 2. The inspectors of town elections in each town or any Notice how two of them, shall give public notice in writing, to be posted up in at least five public places in each town, at least ten days previous to the day on which said meeting is first to be held.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

to be given.

CHAP 7.

AN ACT in relation to the collection of taxes in the town

of Alden, in Erie county.

Passed January 25, 1843. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

8 1. The proceedings of the assessors and supervisor of Proceedings the town of Alden, in the county of Erie, and of the board of supervisors of said county in relation to the assessment visor conroll of said town, and the use of a copy thereof, to which a warrant of said board has been attached for the collection of the taxes of said town, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two are hereby confirmed, and the collector of said town is hereby authorized and empowered to proceed in the collection of the taxes of said town, in the same manner as if such warrant had been attached to the original assessment roll of said town.

of assessors and super

firmed.

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