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(House Bill No. 88.)

CHAPTER 8.

AN ACT making provisions for the protection of

street car employes from the inclemencies of the weather.

[Passed February 11, 1901. In effect 90 days from passage.

proved February 18, 1901.]

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Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia :

Street car
employes ;
protection
of from the
inclemen-

weather.

cars

or

cars

or

-between what dates.

or

1. From and after the first of January in the year of our Lord 1902, it shall be unlawful for any

person, partnership, or corporation, owning or operciesthof the ating a street railway in this State, or for any officer

of agent thereof having charge or control of the management of such line of railway, or the thereof, operating electric, cable other

propelled either by steam, cable or electricity, which require the constant services, care or attention of any person or persons upon the platforms of any such car, to require or permit such services, attention or care, of any of its emploves, or any other person

persons, between the first day of November and the first day of April thereafter of each year, unless such person partnership or corporation, its officers

superintending or managing agents, have first provided the

platforms of said car or cars with a proper and suf—enclosure of platform. ficient enclosure constructed of wood, iron and glass,

or similar suitable material, sufficient to protect such

employes from exposure to the winds and inclemen-proviso as cies of the weather: provided, that such enclosure shall construc- be constructed so

as not to obstruct the vision of the person operating such car, or to endanger or interfere with its safe management by the operator.

2. From and after January first in the year of our ot run with-Lord 1902, it shall be unlawful for any person, partout platform nership or corporation, so owning or operating street

railways using steam, electric or cable cars, or any what

managing officer or agent thereof, to cause or permit to be used upon such line of railway, between said November first and April first

and April first of each and every year thereafter, any

cars upon which the services of any employe, such as specified in section one of this act, is required, unless said car or cars shall be provided with the enclosure required by section one of this act.

to
tion of en-
closure.

Unlawful for

between

dates.

car

or

Violations ; how

payment

what then.

any of

- what deemed

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3. Any person, partnership or corporation, own-Koolat pun. ing, operating, superintending or managing any such ished. line of street railway, or managing or superintending officer or agent thereof, who shall be found guilty of a violation of the provisions of section one or two of this act, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty dollars nor

more than cne hundred dollars; and in default of payment of the same, imprisonment in the county jail in which such ---default of conviction is had until such fine shall be paid. Each fine : day that any said person or persons, partnership or corporation, cause or permit

their said emploves to operate such car or cars in violation of the separate ofprovisions of sections and two of this act, or cause or permit a car or cars to be used or operated in violation of said section two of this act, shall be deemed a separate offence: provided, that the provis-proviso as ions of this act shall not apply to cars used and known cars. as trailing cars.

4. It is hereby made the duty of the prosecuting Prosecuting attorney of any county in which any such street rail-to prosecute way is situated and operated, upon information given him Violations. by any credible person, or upon knowledge that he may possess, that any person, partnership or corporation, has violated any of the provisions of this act, to promptly prosecute such person, members of such partnership or corporation, for such violation.

fence.

one

to certain

attorney ;

(House Bill No. 255.)

CHAPTER 9.

AN ACT for districting the State of West Virginia

for representation in the Congress of the United States.

[Passed February 11, 1901. In effect 90 days from passage. Approved

February 18, 1901.)

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

1. The number of members to which this State is State disentitled in the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States, shall be apportioned abgresso

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among the several counties of this State, arranged into five districts, and numbered as follows, that is to say:

First Congressional District. The counties of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Varshall, Wetzel, Marion, Harrison and Lewis.

Second Congressional District. The counties of Monongalia, Preston, Tavlor, Barbour, Tucker, Randolph, Pendleton, Grant, Hardy, Mineral, Hampshire, Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson.

Third Congressional District. The counties of Kanawha. Favette, Summers, Monroe, Greenbrier, Nicholas, ('lay, 'Webster, Pocahontas and I'pshur.

Fourth Congressional District. The counties of Tyler, Pleasants, Wood, Jackson, Roane, Braxton, Gilmer, Calhoun, Wirt, Ritchie and Doddridge.

Fifth ('ongressional District. The counties of Mason, Putnam, ('abell, Lincoln, Wavne, Boone, Logan, Mingo, Raleigh, Wyoming, McDowell and Mer

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cer. -each district to elect one member.

And that each of said Congressional Districts shall elect one member of the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States.

(House bill No. 235.)

CHAPTER 10.

AN ACT to apportion the representatives in the Sen

ate and House of Delegates of the State of West Virginia.

Approred

[Passed February 6, 1901. In effect 90 days from passage.

February 11, 1901.]

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia :

Senatorial districts ; re-arrangement of.

1. That until the Senatorial Districts of the State of West Virginia shall be altered by the Legislature, in pursuance of the provisions of

the provisions of the Constitution, -number of the State shall consist of fifteen (15) Senatorial Districts,

as follows:

The counties of Hancock, Brooke and Ohio shall con

stitute the First Senatorial District. second. The counties of Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler shall con

stitute the Second Senatorial District.

first.

The counties of Pleasants, Wood, Wirt and Ritchie —third. shall constitute the Third Senatorial District.

The counties of Mason, Jackson and Roane shall consti- -fourth. tute the Fourth Senatorial District.

The counties of Cabell, Lincoln and Putnam shall con--Afth. stitute the Fifth Senatorial District.

The counties of Wayne, Mingo, McDowell and My--sixth. oming shall constitute the Sixth Senatorial District.

The counties of Raleigh, Mercer, Summers and seventh. Monroe shall constitute the Seventh Senatorial District.

The counties of Kanawha, Boone and Logan shall con--eighth. stitute the Eighth Senatorial District.

The counties of Favette, Greenbrier, Nicholas and Clay -ninth. shall constitute the Ninth Senatorial District.

The counties of Calhoun, Gilmer, Braxton, Web-—tenth. ster and Pocahontas shall constitute the Tenth Senatorial District.

The counties of Monongalia, Marion and Taylor shall-eleventh. constitute the Eleventh Senatorial District.

The counties of Doddridge, Harrison and Lewis shall ---twelfth. constitute the Twelfth Senatorial District. The counties of Barbour, t'pshur, Randolph and.-thir

teenth. Pendleton shall constitute the Thirteenth Senatorial District.

The counties of Preston, Tucker, Grant, Hardy and Mineral shall constitute the Fourteenth Senatorial District.

The counties of Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan and --fifteenth. Hampshire shall constitute the Fifteenth Senatorial District.

And each of said districts shall have two (2) Sen-, -each. ators. The Senators elected at the last general elec- senators. tion for the full term of four years, shall continue to

–present hold their seats for the term for which they were ators. elected. And each of said Senatorial Districts shall — at the next general election to be held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November, nine-district in teen hundred and two, elect one Senator, and bi-ennially thereafter one Senator shall be elected from each of said districts, except as follows: At the said general election to be held in the year nineteen hun--exception dred and two, there shall be elected two Senators in the Third District, one of whom shall hold his seat for the term of two years and the other for the term -terms: of four years, to be determined by lot, and bi-ennially thereafter

Senator shall be elected in said

fourteenth.

distriet has two

-one senator elected in each

1902.

as to 3rd district.

how determined.

one

-exception as to

-terms: how mined.

in

exception as 8th

to

-terms;

one

mined.

exception as to 9th

a

district; and at said general election to be held in the year nineteen hundred and two there shall be elected two Senators in the Seventh District, one of whom

shall hold his seat for the term of two vears and the 7th district.

other for the term of four years, to be determined

by lot, and bi-ennially thereafter one Senator shall deter- be elected in said District; and at the said general

election to be held in the rear nineteen hundred and two, there shall be elected two Senators the

Eighth District, one of whom shall hold his seat for district. the term of two years and the other for the term of

four years, to be determined by lot, and bi-ennially how deter- thereafter

Senator shall be elected in said district; and there shall be no election for Senator in

the Ninth District until the general election to be district. held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in

November, nineteen hundred and four, at which time there shall be elected two Senators in the Vinth District, one of whom shall hold his seat for term of two years and the other for the term of four years, to be determined by lot, and bi-ennially thereafter one Senator shall be elected in said district.

2. That until a new apportionment of Delegates shall Delegates;

be declared in pursuance of the Constitution, the House mem- of Delegates shall consist of eighty-six (86) members, posed. which shall be apportioned as follows:

To the counties of Barbour, Boone, Brooke, Cal

Clav, Doddridge, Grant, Gilmer, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Jefferson,

Hardy, Jefferson, Lewis, Lincoln, , Logan, apportioned.

Mineral, Mingo, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Summers, Tavlor, Tucker, I'pshur, Webster, Wirt and Wyoming, one Delegate each.

To the counties of Berkeley, Braxton, Greenbrier, Harrison, Jackson, McDowell, Marshall, Mason, Mercer, Monongalia, Preston, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wayne and Wetzel, two Delegates each.

To the counties of Cabell, Favette, Marion and Wood, three Delegates each.

To the county of Ohio, four Delegates.
To the county of Kanawha, five Delegates.

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