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plans and specifications as the Board may direct, and, if Engineer. adopted and the work ordered by the Board to be done, must superintend its construction. He must give constant attention to the condition of the seawall and thoroughfare, of the sheds, wharves, piers, and landings, of the streets or parts thereof under the jurisdiction of the Board, and when repairs are needed must forth with report to the Board, in writing, their nature and extent, and if ordered by the Board must have the same done at once. He must keep himself informed as to the depth of water in the various docks and slips, and report to the Board from time to time what dredging is required. He must keep a register, properly indexed, showing the date, place, and character of every piece of work done and dock dredged, when begun and when finished, with proper descriptions and drawings. He must take and subscribe an official oath, and give a bond in the sum of ten thousand dollars, to be approved by the Board by written indorsement thereon. Said bond and oath must be filed in the office of the Board. The Chief Wharfinger must station, Wharfinger. berth, and regulate the position of vessels in the docks and harbor, and cause them to remove from time to time, and from place to place, as the general convenience, safety, and good order may require. Subject to such regulation, he must assign berths to vessels in the order of their application after entering the harbor. He must supervise the Wharfingers, and report to the Board all cases of failure to perform their duties, and require all shipmasters, consignees, pilots, and masters of towboats to conform to the regulations of the Board. He must require the docks, slips, wharves, piers, and other premises under the jurisdiction of the Board, to be kept free of all obstructions, and when parties fail to obey his order to remove the same, he must forthwith report the fact to the Board, and execute their order in relation thereto. He must take and subscribe an official oath, and give such official bond as the Board may require, subject to their approval, to be indorsed thereon. Said bond and oath must be filed in the office of the Board. The Wharfingers shall have supervision of the wharves to which they are assigned, and must require the regulations of the Board and orders of the Chief Wharfinger to be respected and obeyed, and good order be preserved thereon. The Collectors must collect the revenues in such manner as the Board may direct, and must daily account for and pay all moneys into the office. The Wharfingers and Collectors must each take and subscribe an official oath, and give such official bond as the Board may require, subject to their approval, to be indorsed thereon. Said bond and oath to be filed in their office. All the above named officers must perform such other duties pertaining to their positions as the Board may from time to time prescribe. The Board may, in its discretion, employ an assistant to the Other Chief Engineer, an assistant to the Chief Wharfinger, a Draughtsinan, a Superintendent of Dredgers, and such men on the dredgers, scows, towboats, and fireboats
, and in doing urgent repairs, as they deem advisable, and prescribe their bonds, duties and compensation; such employés shall
hold their positions and be removable at the pleasure of the Board; but no officer or employé of the Board shall be removed or otherwise prejudiced for refusing to contribute to any political fund, or to render any political service; nor shall the Board, collectively or individually, use their official influence to coerce the political action of any of such officers or employés. Nor shall the State dredgers be employed to dredge slips not under the control of the State, nor private work of any character.
SEC. 4. Section two thousand five hundred and twentyeight of said Code is amended to read as follows:
2528. All moneys collected shall be paid into the State treasury, and be credited to the San Francisco Harbor Improvement Fund, at least once in each month, except so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the salaries of officers, office rent, cost of office furniture, books, stationery, lights, fuel, expense of dredging, cleaning the wharves and bulkheads, legal and other incidental expenses, and in addition four thousand dollars per month for urgent repairs; which last sum, if so much be required, may be used in repairing the wharves, piers, landings, thoroughfares, sheds, and other structures, and the streets bounding on the water front under the jurisdiction of the Board, without advertising for proposals therefor. Such moneys may be remitted to the State Treasurer by express.
Sec. 5. Section two thousand five hundred and thirty of said Code is amended to read as follows:
2530. On the payment to the State Treasurer of any sum of money, the Board and the State Treasurer must report to the State Controller the amount so paid, and the Treasurer must give the Board a receipt for the same.
Sec. 6. Section two thousand five hundred and thirtyfour of said Code is hereby repealed.
Sec. 7. Section two thousand five hundred and forty-five of said Code is amended to read as follows:
2545. No person shall be appointed to any office by virtue pointments. of this article, nor be employed in the service of the Board,
unless he be a qualified elector of the State; nor shall any person be so appointed or employed who is interested in any vessel sailing or plying in and out of or on the inland waters of the Bay of San Francisco, as owner, mortgagee, or otherwise, or as a stockholder in any company owning such vessels, or who is the consignee, the general or freight agent, or manager of any such vessels, or agent or other employé of the owner of any such vessels, or who is engaged in the business of marine insurance, or of procuring such insurance, or who is engaged as a steverlore in loading and discharging such vessels.
SEC. 8. Section two thousand five hundred and fifty-two of said Code is amended to read as follows:
2552. The monthly salaries of the officers of the Board shall be as follows:
The President, two hundred and fifty dollars;
Each of the other two Commissioners, two hundred and fifty dollars;
Treasurer nust receipt.
The Secretary, two hundred dollars;
The Wharfingers, one hundred and twenty-five dollars; and.
The Collectors, one hundred dollars.
Sec. 9. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
An Act to provide for the submission of proposed amendments to the Constitution of the State of California to the qualified electors for their approval.
[Approved March 7, 1883.]
to be advertised.
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Whenever the Legislature shall propose any amendment or amendments to the Constitution of this State, constitution which amendment or amendments shall have been passed to in the manner and form required by section one, of article eighteen, of the Constitution, and no other mode is provided by law for the submission of such amendment or amendments to the people for their approval, it shall be the duty of the Governor to advertise such proposed amendment or amendments in at least four newspapers of general circulation in this State, for three months next preceding the next general election. One of said newspapers must be published at the City of Sacramento, and two at the City of San Francisco; and in issuing his proclamation for an election at which any amendment or amendments to the Constitution are to be voted upon, he shall include such amendment or amendments therein, and he shall designate them by numbers, in the order in which they have been proposed.
Sec. 2. Each amendment shall be voted upon separately How they from the others, in the manner and form designated by the Governor, which manner and form shall be printed with the amendment or amendments, and for the same length of time that they shall be advertised, as provided in section one of this Act. The ballots used at such election shall contain the words "For the amendment,” or the words
or the words “Against the amendment," written or printed thereon.
Sec. 3. The votes cast for and against such proposed How the amendment or amendments shall be canvassed in the man- canvassed. ner provided by law in the election of State officers, other than Governor and Lieutenant-Governor; and if the people
be voted upon.
votes shall be
shall approve and ratify such amendment or amendments, or any of them, by a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon, such amendment or amendments shall become a part of the Constitution.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.
An Act to provide for the better control and management of the
several funds of the University of California, and for the investment and security of the same.
[Approved March 7, 1883.)
Regents shall exclu
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The Regents of the University of California sively con shall have the exclusive control and management of all the
funds, endowments, and donations of the University of Cal. ifornia, and are charged with the duty and responsibility of investing and reinvesting the same; provided, that said Regents shall deposit in the State treasury for safe keeping such funds and securities as are now by law required to be there deposited.
SEC. 2. The Treasurer of the State of California is hereby custodian of required to receive and safely keep all funds and securities
deposited as herein provided in the State treasury by the Regents of the University of California, subject at all times to the control and management of said Regents; and the State Treasurer shall deliver any or all of said securities and funds so deposited in the State treasury to the Treasurer of the Regents of the University of California, upon presentation to him of a resolution of the said Regents indorsed by the Governor of the State demanding the same or any portion
thereof. Regents may SEC. 3. The Regents of the University of California are
authorized and empowered to invest and reinvest any or all the funds of the University of California in such manner and upon such security as they may deem best for the interest of the University of California; provided, that they shall in good faith respect all the conditions and limitations of such endowments and donations as have been made under conditions or limitations.
SEC. 4. All Acts or parts of Acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.
invest and reinvest.
An Act to appropriate money for the support of aged persons in
indigent circumstances residing in the home of the Veterans' Home Association.
(Approved March 7, 1883.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated, out of any per capita money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, for tion. the support and maintenance of veterans of the late Mexican and civil wars in indigent circumstances residing in the Veterans' Home, under the auspices of the Veterans' Home Association, a corporation duly created and existing under the laws of this State, the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars per annum for each veteran duly admitted to and residing in such Home; provided, that in no one year shall a sum exceeding fifteen thousand dollars be paid by virtue of such appropriation.
SEC. 2. The aid herein granted shall commence the first semiannual day of the month after each such veteran shall commence bona fide to reside in and be supported in such Home, and shall be paid by the State in semi-annual installments.
Sec. 3. First-It shall be the duty of such corporation to Record book. keep a book in which shall be entered the date of admission, name, age, and place of birth, and military history of each veteran who is or may hereafter be admitted to such institution, and the estate, or income, if any, to which he may be entitled.
Second-Said corporation shall also keep a book entitled Account "Monthly Accounts.” In it shall be entered on the debtor side all moneys received from any and all sources, segregated under their proper heads, and on the credit side all disbursements made, specifying for what purpose made, and the amounts entered in detail so disbursed, segregated under their proper heads, each entry to be made under its proper date.
Third-A payroll shall be kept of the employés and the Payroll. amounts disbursed to each, and at what rate of wages, and for what length and kind of service.
Fourth-A book shall be kept in which shall be entered in Individual detail the amounts and dates of all payments from outside sources, made to each such veteran during his said residence, or to such association for his benefit.
Fifth-A transcript of such books and payroll, verified by Transcript to the oath of the manager of such institution, or person in charge of the same, shall be made and forwarded to the State Board of Examiners at the time of making demand or presenting claim for State aid, covering the time for which such claim or demand for State aid is made; also a list of all the inmates for whom such claim or demand for such aid