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to revoke any license or registration certificate issued by them, for good and sufficient cause.
Board May Enforce Attendance of Witnesses.
3068. [Sec. 11.] The State Board of Embalming and Undertaking, through its presiding officer, shall have the power to issue subpoenas, to enforce the attendance of witnesses, to administer oaths to witnesses, and a quorum of said Board, or any committee thereof, if hereby authorized to take testimony concerning matters within its jurisdiction.
Expenses of Board Limited.
3069. [Sec. 12.] All expenses, salaries and per diem to members of this Board shall not to exceed ten dollars ($10.00) and to be paid from fees received under the provisions of this act as required by the rules and regulations adopted by this Board, and shall in no manner be an expense to the State. All moneys received in excess of the per diem, allowance and other expenses provided for, shall be held by the Treasurer of said Board as a special fund for meeting the expenses of the said Board.
Manager of Business Must be Certified.
3070. [Sec. 13.] If a firm or corporation desires to engage in the practice of the science of embalming or in the business of undertaking in this State, at least one member of such firm or corporation and the manager of each place of business conducted by a firm or corporation shall be a certified embalmer or undertaker; and no member of a firm or corporation whose duties engage him in the care, preparation, disposal and burial of dead human bodies shall discharge the duties of his employment unless he shall have received a certificate in accordance with the provisions of this act; nor, shall an undertaking firm or corporation permit an assistant who is not a duly certified embalmer under the provisions of this act, to care for, or prepare for burial or transportation, the body of any person who has died of a communicable disease.
Only Certified Person Can Conduct the Business.
3071. [Sec. 14.] On and after the first day of January, 1915, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation not certified or registered under the provisions of this act, to embalm, or to pretend to practice the science of embalming or to conduct the business of undertaking in this State.
Exempted From Act. 3072. [Sec. 15.] Nothing in this act shall apply to commissioned officers in the army of the United States, or in the United States Marine Hospital Service while so commissioned, or to anyone actually serving as a member of the resident medical staff of any legally incorporated hospital in this State.
3073. [Sec. 16.] Any person, firm or corporation who shall embalm or attempt to practice the science of embalming or who engage in the business of undertaking in this State, without having first complied with the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, before any court, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00), nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00), for each and every offense, and in default of payment of said fine shall serve not less than thirty days nor more than ninety days imprisonment for each and every offense, at the discretion of the judge. All fines collected for the violation of any of the provisions of this act shall be paid into the public school fund of this State.
Those Certified Under Act Exempt From Jury Duty.
3074. [Sec. 17.] All persons certified or registered under the provisions of this act shall be and they are hereby exempt from jury duty in this State.
ENTERTAINMENTS OF A CHARITABLE NATURE.
3075. [Act 40, 1879, p. 61.] Whereas, The police juries of several parishes have seen fit to levy an exorbitant special license tax on entertainments of a charitable nature given by religious bodies; and,
Whereas, The levying of such tax on fairs or other entertainments which are given for the benefit of churches or for charitable purposes greatly retards the objects for which such entertainments are given, therefore,
Issue of Permit.
3076. [Sec. 1.] Upon receiving a written application from any regularly ordained minister, deacon, manager of any church or president of any religious or benevolent society, set
ting forth the desire to give a fair or other entertainment for the benefit of such church or society, or for other charitable purposes, it shall be the duty of the justice of the peace of any ward of any parish in the State in which said fair or entertainment is to be held (other than and exclusive of the city of New Orleans) to furnish said applicant with a written permit to hold such fair or entertainment on such date or dates as the application is made for.
No Tax to be Levied.
[Sec. 2.] No special tax shall be levied or collected from the managers of such fairs or entertainments as are held under the issuance of a permit granted as provided in Section 1 of this Act.
Records of State Crop Pest Commission Transferred.
3078. [Sec. 1, Act 36, 1910, p. 55.] The property and office furnishing, entomological literature and apparatus and all other property of every description now belonging to the State Crop Pest Commission of Louisiana, are hereby transferred to the Experiment Stations of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College for the use of the entomologists.
3079. [Sec. 2.] [Sec. 2.] All that portion of the entomological work of the State relating to demonstration, inspection and quarantine work shall be conducted by the Louisiana State Board of Agriculture and Immigration and all of the investigational, experimental and research work of an entomological nature shall be conducted by the Experiment Stations of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College; that the Entomologist of said Experiment Stations shall have charge and direction of the entire entomological work of said Experiment Stations and of the Board of Agriculture and Immigration; that said Entomologist shall have his headquarters in Baton Rouge and he shall keep a set of books and vouchers, detailing expenses incurred in the said work, which books and vouchers shall be audited by the Traveling State Auditor once every year.
Duty of Commissioner of Agriculture.
3080. [Sec. 3.] The Commissioner of Agriculture shall see that all of the rules, ordinances and regulations of the State Board of Agriculture and Immigration are faithfully executed, and shall have power and authority, during the intervals between the meetings of said Board, to issue all orders and to take all necessary steps, by suit or otherwise, to carry into effect the provisions of this Act and the enforcement of the rules, ordinances and regulations of the State Board of Agriculture and Immigration.
Powers of Board of Agriculture.
3081. [Sec. 4.] Said Board of Agriculture and Immigration shall have full and plenary power to deal with all crop and fruit pests and such contagious and infectious crop and fruit diseases as in the opinion of the Entomologist, may be prevented, controlled or eradicated; with full power to make, promulgate and enforce such rules, ordinances and regulations, and to do and perform such acts as, in the judgment of the Entomologist, may be necessary to control, eradicate or prevent the introduction, spread or dissemination of all injurious crop and fruit pests and diseases, and all the rules, ordinances and regulations of said Board shall have the force and effect of law so far as they conform to the general laws of the State and of the United States, five days after their promulgation in the official journal of the State. Said Board shall have authority to prohibit or regulate the shipment or bringing into this State of any plants, farm products or other articles of any nature or character whatsoever from any State, Territory or foreign country, when in the opinion of the Entomologist such prohibition or regulation is necessary.
3082. [Sec. 5.] Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the rules, ordinances, or regulations of said Board of Agriculture and Immigration shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than Twenty-five ($25.00) Dollars, nor more than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars or imprisoned for not less than ten (10) days, nor more than six months, or both such fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the court having jurisdiction; that said Board of Agriculture and Immigration shall have power and authority to enforce its rules, ordinances and regulations in any court of competent jurisdiction by civil, as well as
criminal proceedings, and if the remedy elected to be pursued be by writ of injunction, no court of this State shall have the right previous to a trial upon the merits to set aside such a writ on bond; that it shall be the duty of the Attorney General and District Attorneys to represent said Board whenever called upon so to do; that said Board, in the discharge of its duties, and in the enforcement of the powers herein delegated, may send for books and papers, administer oaths, hear witnesses, etc., and to that end it is made the duty of the various sheriffs throughout the State to serve all summons and other papers upon the request of said Board.
Duties of Entomologist; Penalty for Seeking to Prevent Inspection.
3083. [Sec. 6.] The Entomologist shall prepare and publish a list of dangerous crop and fruit pests, and infectious and contagious plant diseases, known or suspected to be present within the State, or which might be introduced, and may, at any subsequent time, amend said list; that said Entomologist, with the approval of the Commissioner of Agriculture, shall have printed from time to time bulletins containing such information, remedies, preventatives, etc., as he may consider necessary, including, also, the rules, ordinances and regulations of the said Board of Agriculture and Immigration, which said bulletins shall be distributed to all farmers and other interested persons in the State. When the Entomologist suspects that any pest or plant disease, listed by him as dangerous, exists in any part of the State, he shall verify such suspicion, and, if same be well founded, said Entomologist shall take immediate charge of said infested or infected property and adopt such measures for the treatment or extermination of such pest or disease as he may deem advisable; said Entomologist, or any of his duly authorized assistants, shall have authority to inspect any building, warehouse, depot or other place where property is located, or premises, nurseries, orchards, groves or fields suspected to be infested or infected by any crop pest or disease, listed or bulletined as such by said Entomologist, and if, in his opinion it is necessary to destroy the property so infested or infected in order to prevent the further spread of said injurious crop pest or disease, he shall have authority to destroy said property and without compensation to the owner or owners of such infested or infected property. Anyone who shall seek to prevent any inspection under the direction of said State Board of Agriculture and Immigration by said En