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LIST OF PUBLIC ACTS.
Act authorizing the purchase, etc., of detention hospitals in certain
prison, U. P.; appropriation.
AN ACT to authorize the construction or purchase of deten
tion hospitals, on for the securing of the care and treatment of persons afflicted with contagious or communicable diseases, in cities within this State having a population of not less than five thousand inhabitants.
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. Hereafter it shall be lawful for any city within Authority
granted. this State, having a population of not less than five thousand inhabitants, to borrow any sum of money to be used exclusively for the purpose of purchasing grounds, rights, privileges, materials, and in making improvements connected with, and for the sole purpose of providing such city, and the inhabitants thereof, with a detention hospital or hospitals, or for the care and treatment of persons afflicted with contagious or communicable diseases:
Provided, That the total sum Proviso, borrowed and raised by tax by any such city for such purposes shall not exceed three mills on the dollar of the assessed valuation of such city, as contained in the last preceding assessment roll of the same: Provided further, That the rate Further of interest shall not exceed five per centum per annum upon rate of any such indebtedness contracted under the provisions of this act.
SEC. 2. The common council of any city availing itself of Power of the provisions of this act, shall have the power to fix the time and place of payment of the principal and interest voted under the provisions of this act, and to issue the bonds or other evidences of indebtedness of such city: Provided, That it Proviso,
adoption. shall not be lawful for the common council of any such city to borrow any portion of said sum of money unless the question of borrowing the same shall have been first submitted to the electors of such city at its annual election, or at a special election called for that purpose by the common council of such city, and shall have been adopted by a three-fifths vote of the electors voting at such election.