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No. 3.

AN ACT
Authorizing the transfer to the Department of Internal Affairs, of the

records of the Board of Canal Commissioners, placed iu the Auditor
General's Department in pursuance of the act of January twenty-five,
one thousand eight hundred and fifty-pine, entitled " An act to abolish
the offices uf Canal Commissioner and State Engineer.”

WHEREAS, The Auditor General in his report on the Preamble. finances for the year ending November thirty, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four, mentions the fact that the want of space for filing official papers has become a matter of serious inconvenience to his department, and that the same can be remedied, by transferring to the Department of Internal Affairs the records of the Board of Canal Commissioners, and that the Secretary of Internal Affairs is willing that such transfer may be made; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted, &c., That as soon as practicable Records to be reafter the passage of this act the records of the Board of office of the Auditor Canal Commissioners, placed in the Auditor General's General to the office Department in pursuance of the act, entitled “An act to Internal Affairs. abolish the offices of Canal Commissioners and State Engineer", approved the twenty-fifth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, shall be removed to, and deposited in the Department of Internal Affairs.

SECTION 2. That the Commissioners for Public Grounds Cases for the preand Buildings be and they are hereby authorized and records, to be con. directed, in conjunction with the Secretary of Internal structed in the Affairs, to cause to be constructed in the Department of tary of Internal Internal Affairs such cases as they may deem necessary

for the preservation of said records and for convenient reference thereto, and the cost of such cases, together with that Expenses to be paid of the removal of the records, shall be paid on the warrant tor General. of the Auditor General from any money in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED—The 26th day of February, A. D. 1885.

ROBT. E. PATTISON.

office of the Secre.

affairs.

No. 4.

AN ACT
To permit the judges of the several courts of common pleas, in all coun-

ties in which there are two or more of such courts, at the request of
any of the other courts of common pleas in the same county, to per-
form judicial duties in such other courts.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That in all counties in Jurisdiction of which there are two or more courts of common pleas, the tended in certain judges of any of said courts shall, at the request of any of the other courts of common pleas of the same county, have full authority to perform any judicial duty in such other courts, with the same effect as if they were members

counties.

propriated, the sum of twelve thousand dollars or so much
thereof as may be necessary.
APPROVED— The 12th day of February, A. D. 1885.

ROBT. E. PATTISON.

No. 2.

AN ACT

To supply the deficiency in the appropriation made by the act, entitled

"An act to provide for the ordinary expenses if the executive, judicial and legislative departments of the Commonwealth, interest on the public debt, and for the support of the common schools, for the years, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, and one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four,” approved July fifth, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, for the payment of salaries of judges of the separate orphans'courts of this Commonwealth, and to appropriate moneys for the payment of the Falary of the judge of the

orphans' court of Berks county, for the same period. Appropriation for

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of twelve the judges of the thousand dollars be and the same hereby is specifically aporphans' court of Philadelphia. propriated to supply the deficiency in the appropriation for

the payment of the salaries of the judges of the orphans'

court of Philadelphia county, and that the sum of four For the judges of

thousand doilars be and the same is hereby specifically apthe orphane' court - propriated to supply the deficiency in the appropriation for county.

tha payınent of the salaries of the judges of the orphans' Authority for mak. court of Allegheny county, made by the act, entitled "An ing appropriation. act to provide for the ordinary expenses of the executive,

judicial and legislative departments of the Commonwealth, interest on the public debt, and for the support of the common schools, for the years, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, and one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four," approved July fifth, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, in accordance with the provisions of the act, approved June thirteen, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, entitled “An act to amend section three of the act of Assembly of May nineteenth, ono thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, entitled “An act relating to the organization and jurisdiction of orphans' courts, and to establish a separate orphans' court in and for counties having more than one hundred and fifty thousand inhabitants, and to provide for the election of judges of separate orphans' courts."

SECTION 2. That the sum of eight thousand dollars be For the judge of the orphans' court and the same hereby is specifically appropriated, for the of Berks county.

payment of the salary of the judge of the orphans' court of
Berks county during the same period, in accordance with
the provisions of the act of June thirteen, one thousand
eight hundred and eighty-three, aforesaid.
APPROVED - The 12th day of February, A. D. 1885.

ROBT. E. PATTISON.

No. 3.

AN ACT
Authorizing the transfer to the Department of loteroal Affairs, of the

records of the Board of Canal Commissioners, placed in the Auditor
General's Department in pursuance of the act of January twenty.five,
one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, entitled “ An act to abolish
the offices of Canal Commissioner and State Engineer.

WHEREAS, The Auditor General in his report on the Preamble. finances for the year ending November thirty, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four, mentions the fact that the want of space for filing official papers has become a matter of serious inconvenience to his department, and that the same can be remedied, by transferring to the Department of Internal Affairs the records of the Board of Canal Commissioners, and that the Secretary of Internal Affairs is willing that such transfer may be made; therefore,

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That as soon as practicable Records to be reafter the passage of this act the records of the Board of office of the Auditor Canal Commissioners, placed in the Auditor General's General to the office Department in pursuance of the act, entitled “An act to Internal Affairs. abolish the offices of Canal Commissioners and State Engi. neer”, approved the twenty-fifth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, shall be removed to, and deposited in the Department of Internal Affairs.

Section 2. That the Commissioners for Public Grounds Cases for the preand Buildings be and they are hereby authorized and records, to be condirected, in conjunction with the Secretary of Internal structed in the Affairs, to cause to be constructed in the Department of tary of Internal Internal Affairs such cases as they may deem necessary

for the preservation of said records and for convenient reference thereto, and the cost of such cases, together with that Expenses to be paid of the removal of the records, shall be paid on the warrant tor General. of the Auditor General from any money in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED-The 26th day of February, A. D. 1885.

ROBT. E. PATTISON.

affairs.

No. 4.

AN ACT
To permit the judges of the several courts of common pleas, in all coun.

ties in which there are two or more of such courts, at the request of
any of the other courts of common pleas in the same county, to per-
form judicial duties in such other courts.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That in all counties in Jurisdiction of which there are two or more courts of common pleas, the tended in certain judges of any of said courts shall, at the request of any

counties. of the other courts of common pleas of the same county, have full authority to perform any judicial duty in such other courts, with the same effect as if they were members

But compensation not increased thereby.

thereof : Provided, That nothing in this act shall be con-
strued to entitle a judge so called upon to act for another,
to receive extra compensation therefor.
APPROVED—The 9th day of March, A. D. 1885.

ROBT. E. PATTISON.

No. 5.

AN ACT

Their duties.

Providing for the appointment of a commission to revise the mining and

ventilation laws in the bituminous coal regions of the Commonwealth, and for an appropriation to pay the expenses thereof.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the Governor be Number and quali- authorized to appoint six competent and experienced minmissioners to be ap- ers, and six competent and experienced coal operators, one pointed by the Governor

miner and one operator from each bituminous inspection district, five members of the House of Representatives, and three members of the Senate, who shall, with the six mine inspectors of the bituminous region, act as commissioners

to revise the mine laws and ventilation acts, relating to the When to report to

bituminous coal regions of Pennsylvania, and to report to the legislature.

the legislature at its present session, if possible (and if not Organization. at the next session thereof). The commission shall be

called together for organization by the inspector of the first

bituminous district, within twenty days from the passage of Quorum.

this act, at such place as he may designate, and a majority of the members of the said commission present at any meeting, shall be deemed sufficient to make such changes in said laws as will tend to the greater security of persons

employed in working in and about such mines, and secure a Compensation of more prompt and strict compliance with such laws. And are coal operators

the said six miners and six coal operators to be allowed five and miners. dollars per day and expenses, for each day actually employed

in the work of said commission, not to exceed thirty days. Compensation of And the inspectors shall have their expenses paid for each mine inspectors.

day actually employed in the work of the commission. And Appropriation for the sum of four thousand dollars, or so much thereof as payment of expenses, &c., of com may be necessary, to pay the same, be and is hereby appro

priated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise

appropriated, to be paid by warrant drawn by the Auditor Itemized statement General, on an itemized statement furnished to him by the

chairman of said committee. And the commission shall Stenographer to be have power to employ a competent stenographer whose seremployed.

vices shall be paid out of the money hereby appropriated,
and in the manner provided by this act.
APPROVED-The 31st day of March, A. D. 1885.

ROBT. E. PATTISON.

commissioners who

mission,

of expenses to be furnished.

No. 6.

struction.

AN ACT. Relatiog to the study of physiology and hygiene in the public schools of the Commonwealth, and educational institutions receiving aid from the Commonwealth.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted, &c., That physiology and hy. Physiology and giene, which shall, in each division of the subject so pur- taught as a regular sued, include special reference to the effects of alcoholic branch of study in drinks, stimulants and narcotics upon the human system, ing State aid. . shall be included in the branches of study now required by law to be taught in the common schools, and shall be introduced and studied as a regular branch by all pupils in all departments of the public schools of the Commonwealth, and in all educational institutions supported wholly or in part by money from the Commonwealth.

Section 2. It shall be the duty of county, city, borough Failure or neglect superintendents, and boards of all educational institutions, provisions of this receiving aid from the Commonwealth, to report to the act, to be reported Superintendent of Public Instruction any failure or neglect ent of Public Inon the part of boards of school directors, boards of school controllers, boards of education, and boards of all educational institutions, receiving aid from the Commonwealth, to make proper provision in any and all of the schools or districts under their jurisdiction, for instruction in physiology and hygiene, which, in each division of the subject so pursued, gives special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants, and narcotics upon the human system, as required by this act; and such failures on the part of directors, controllers, boards of education, and boards of state warrant for educational institutions, receiving money from the Common- be withheld from wealth, thus reported, or otherwise satisfactorily proven,

tutions neglecting shall be deemed sufficient cause for withholding the warrant for State appropriation of school money to which such district or educational institution would otherwise be entitled.

Section 3. No certificate shall be granted any person to qualifications of teach in the public schools of the Commonwealth, or in any certificates after of the educational institutions receiving money from the the first Monday of Commonwealth, after the first Monday of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six, who has not passed a satisfactory examination in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants, and narcotics upon the human system.

Section 4. All laws or parts of laws, inconsistent with Repeal. the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed. APPROVED-The 2d day of April, A. D. 1885.

ROBT. E. PATTISON.

districts or institu

or refusing to have these branches of study taught in their schools.

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