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STATE OF MICHIGAN
PASSED AT THE
REGULAR SESSION OF 1899
WITH AN APPENDIX CONTAINING JOINT AND CONCURRENT
ENDING JUNE 30, 1899
NOTE.—The words and sentences inclosed in brackets in the following acts and resolutions were in the bills and resolutions as passed by the Legislature, but not in the enrolled copy as approved by the Governor. It should, however, be borne in mind that under a decision of the Supreme Court, 57 Mich., 128, “Bracketed words, which were not in the law as approved by the Governor, have no proper place in the statute."
MAR 10 1923
LIST OF PUBLIC ACTS
PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF 1899.
PAGB 1. An act to amend section two of an act entitled "An act to pro
vide for the incorporation of associations for the purpose of constructing, owning, controlling and acquiring by lease build. ings for exposition and exhibition purposes," approved Febru. ary twentieth, eighteen hundred eighty-nine, as subsequently amended, by amending the seventh subdivision of section two, and by adding a new subdivision to section two, to stand as subdivision eighth, and to add two new sections to said act to stand as sections thirteen and fourteen. Approved January 24, 1899..
3 2. An act to fix the per diem compensation of members of the State
Legislature from the Upper Peninsula for and during the session of one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine. Ap
proved January 26, 1899. 3. An act to repeal act number one hundred and twenty of the
public acts of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, as amended by act number two hundred and seventy-five of the public acts of eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled "An act to pre. vent the spearing of fish in the waters of Long Lake in Genesee county.” Approved January 26, 1899.....
5 4. An act to authorize the Prosecuting Attorney for the county of
Lapeer to appoint an assistant Prosecuting Attorney and to
February 8, 1899....
Land Office of this State, to issue a patent to James O. Ferguson and Cora A. Ferguson, for the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter, of section sixteen in township number three south, of range number four west, confirming the title thereto in James 0. Ferguson and Cora A. Ferguson. Approved February 16, 1899...
6 6. An act to provide for the rental of the Armories of the Michigan State National Guard. Approved February 16, 1899...
PAGE. 7. An act making an appropriation for the current and running
expenses of the Michigan Soldiers' Home until the general ap-
7 8. An act for the protection of fish in the lakes known as Eagle
lake, in the townships of Bloomingdale and Cheshire, in the
Approved February 21, 1899.
Tuscola, Michigan, to appoint an Assistant Prosecuting Attor-
9 10. An act to amend section five, chapter one hundred forty-three,
of Howell's Annotated Statutes, entitled “Libraries and Ly-
9 11. An act for the organization of Corporate Methodist Episcopal Churches. Approved March 2, 1899....
10 12. An act to provide for the relief of sick, disabled and needy ex.
soldiers, sailors and marines of the late Spanish-American
15 13. An act to provide a Probate Register for Berrien County and to fix his compensation. Approved March 7, 1899.
17 14. An act to establish the office of Assistant Treasurer for the
County of Muskegon, naming his powers and duties and fixing
17 15. An act to amend Sections Two and Nine of Act 186 of the Pub
lic Acts of 1897, entitled "An act defining the limits of the ju-
18 16. An act to amend section four of act number one hundred and
twenty-nine of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred and eighty-
eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. Approved March 9, 1899 18 17. An act providing for changing the name of the Michigan Asy
lum for Dangerous and Criminal Insane at Ionia. Approved
20 18. An act to prohibit the taking, catching or destruction of brook
trout and other fish in Russell Creek and tributaries, on sections eighteen, nineteen and twenty, and the south-west quarter of section seventeen, in the township of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan. Approved March 15, 1899, ..
19. An act to provide for the assessment and levy of taxes upon the
property of Railroad Companies, Express Companies, Tele-
Approved March 15, 1899...
Session Laws of eighteen hundred eighty-seven, entitled "An
of Michigan. Approved March 20, 1899.....
Public Acts of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, entitled "An act to provide for the appointment and to fix the term of office, duties and compensation of Circuit Court Stenographers in the State of Michigan," approved May 29, eighteen hundred ninetyseven, and by adding a new section to stand between sections 48 and 49 of said act, to be known as section 48a. Approved
March 20, 1899... 22. An act to amend section number five of act number one hundred
and thirty-five of the Public Acts of Michigan of eighteen hun dred ninety-five, entitled “An act to provide for the holding of Primaries in Cities of not less than fifteen thousand inhabitants and not over one hundred fifty thousand inhabitants, and to punish frauds thereon, and by delegates elected thereat, and the corruption and attempted corruption of such
delegates." Approved March 21, 1899.. 23. An act to prohibit taking or catching fish in any of the waters of
Mecosta county, by any means whatever, except with hook
and line. Approved March 23, 1899.... 24. An act to provide for the election of but one Justice of the
Peace, and one Associate Justice of the Peace, in the City of Muskegon; to fill vacancies in said offices; to give to said city certain fines imposed by said justices, and the fees and earn