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SPECIAL ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS

OF THE

General Assembly of the State of Connecticut,

JANUARY SESSION, 1913 At a General Assembly of the State of Connecticut, holden at

Hartford, in said State, on the Wednesday after the first Monday of January, being the eighth day of said month, and continuing until the final adjournment thereof, on Wednesday, the fourth day of June next following, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirteen

[House Bill No. 3.]

[1.]

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPLY DEFICIENCIES IN THE APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE TWO YEARS ENDING

SEPTEMBER 30, 1913.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General

Assembly convened:

SECTION 1. The following sums are hereby appropriated to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the two fiscal years ending September 30, 1913, in full compensation for the objects hereinafter specified: For salary of the clerk of the senate, three thousand five hundred dollars; for salary of the chaplain of the senate, five hundred dollars; for salaries of the messengers of the senate, one thousand two hundred dollars; for salaries of the doorkeepers of the senate, two thousand seven hundred dollars; for salary of the clerk of the house, two thousand five hundred dollars; for salary of the assistant clerk of the house, one thousand five hundred dollars; for salary of the chaplain of the house, five hundred dollars; for salaries of the messengers of the house, two thousand four hundred dollars; for salaries of the doorkeepers of the house, two thousand seven hundred dollars; for salary of the clerk of bills, two thousand five hundred dollars; for salary of 'he engrossing clerk, two thousand five hundred dollars; for salaries of stenographers of the general assembly, nine thousand five hundred dollars.

SLC. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.
Ipproved, February 11, 1913.

[Senate Bill No. 213.]

[2.]

AN ACT CONCERNING A NEW ENGLAND RAILROAD CONFERENCE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General

Assembly convened:

SECTION 1. The governor shall appoint two citizens of this state as members of a New England railroad conference, to act in conjunction with the appointees of the governors pfithe other New England states, to consider and report on the. best. inethod of developing and operating the New England railroad, systems.

Sec. 2. Said commissioners:shall serve without pay, but may make such contribution, sigt:exceeding five hundred dollars, as may seem reasonable and.necessary to them, towards defraying the general clerical expenses. attending the meetings of the conference, and shall receive actual, revessåry expenses while engaged in the work of the commissions, and the comptroller is directed to draw his order on the treasure for the payment of the expenses authorized by this act.

Approved, February 11, 1913.

[Senate Bill No. 12.]

[3.] AN ACT AMENDING AN ACT CONCERNING THE ERECTION OF A BRIDGE IN THE CITY OF ANSONIA AND AUTHORIZING THE

ISSUE OF BONDS THEREFOR.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General

Assembly convened:

SECTION 1. Section six of the resolution concerning the erection of a bridge in the city of Ansonia and authorizing the issue of bonds therefor, approved July 28, 1909, is hereby amended by striking out of said section the words "ninety thousand dollars” and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ninety-nine thousand dollars,” and by striking out of said section the words “four per centum per annum” and inserting in lieu thereof the words "four and one-half per centum per • annum,” so that said section as amended shall read as follows: The city of Ansonia is hereby authorized to issue its bonds, under the corporate name and seal of said city, to be signed by the mayor and countersigned by its treasurer, to an amount not exceeding ninety-nine

thousand dollars in the whole, and bearing interest not exceeding four and one-half

per centum per annum. Said bonds shall be of the amount of one thousand dollars each, and it may be stipulated therein that the principal and interest shall be payable in gold of the present United States standard of fineness, and both the principal and interest shall be payable at the office of the treasurer of said city of Ansonia.

Sec. 2. Section seven of said resolution is hereby amended by striking out of said section the words “ninety thousand” and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ninety-nine thousand,” and by striking out of said section the words "four per centum per annum” and inserting in lieu thereof the words "four and one-half per centum per annum, and by striking out the words and no bids shall at any time be accepted at less than par, or the face value of said bonds”, and by striking out of said section the words “sixty days” and inserting in lieu thereof the words "thirty days”, so that said section as amended shall read as follows: Said bonds shall be known as Bridge Bonds of the City of Ansonia. The board of aldermen of said city shall designate the amount of such bonds that said city shall issue, not exceeding in the whole said sum of ninety-nine thousand dollars, prescribe the form of said bonds, determine the manner of payment, fix the date of the same and the rate of interest they shall bear, not exceeding four and one-half per centum per annum, which interest shall be payable semiannually. The mayor, the city treasurer, and a committee of three persons of the board of aldermen, to be by said board appointed, are hereby constituted a committee to advertise for proposals or bids for such portion of such bonds as the board shall have determined to issue. Said proposals shall be under seal and shall be opened in public by said committee at a time and place by it appointed. The date of said bonds shall not be earlier than thirty days from the passage of the resolution designating such date, and the committee herein appointed shall advertise for such proposals or bids for such bonds at least thirty days before the date of issue which shall have been determined. Said committee shall forthwith report to the board of aldermen upon its acceptance of any bids for such bonds. In the event of any failure to successfully negotiate the sale of said bonds, the board of aldermen is hereby empowered at subsequent times to again fix the date of the issue of the same, and said committee is further empowered to readvertise for said bids or proposals.

Sec. 3. Section nine of said resolution is hereby amended by adding at the end of said section the words "including the improvement and widening of Bridge street in the approach to said bridge from Main street in said Ansonia”, so that said section as amended shall read as follows: The proceeds derived from the sale of said bonds shall be paid to and received by the treasurer of said city, and shall be expended only in payment of the amount that may be due from the city to the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company on account of the work of abolishing the grade crossing and erecting

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