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TA SYNOPSIS OF GEN
ERAL ACTS, 1921.
(The following Is a synopsis as pre
kr*d by the Attorney General, under
provisions of Initiate Act No. 2 of
111. of all genera! laws passed by the
NBeral Assembly of 1921, and ap
l*ov»ci by the Governor.
Respectfully.
IRA C. HOPPER.
Secretary of State;
ACT NO. 1.
t Approved January 13, ltttl.
An Act to appropriate funds to pay
lueago, per diem and contingent ex.
•na%s of the General Assembly.
Appropriates *85.non.00 ‘for the pur-,
■>©*© of paying for copying indexing,
if?*®‘.reading. printing, publishing and
distribution of the Acts of the General
\MWnbly. Transfers various sums
Commercial Feed Fund. Oil In
jpeotton Fund. Vital Statistics Fund,
**J**tr*ient Companvs Fund, Warehouse
no Marketing Fund, and Game Pro
lOtlon Fund.
that on August 25, 1921.
B%ld Sums shall be returned to tha
Nartoue funds.
AGT NO. ».
Approved January 10, 1031.
An Act to njnena Act No. 440 of the
Aqts of the Genera! Assembly of 1919.
Amends Section 2 of Act No. 440 of
Iwa Acts of 1919 by providing that the
nauae of Representatives may empl
Jne Warrant olerk at a salary of *8
*8r .?•/ an^ ny Increasing the salary
ploy
*8.00
VI tf»e elevator page from $3.00 per
to $4.00 per day.
Al^r NO. 8.
Approved Jan'.iarT 20. 1921.
An Aot transferring Arkansu
County from the Eleventh Judicial Clr
*Ult of Arkansas to the Seventeenth
Judicial Circuit, and fi.xing time for
bolding Circuit Court in said Seven
*<>0nth Judicial Circuit of Arkansas.
Provides that Arkansas County shall
• transferred from the Eleventh Ju
Jclal Circuit to the Seventeenth Ju
lola! Circuit, and provides that the
time for holding court in the Seven
teenth Judicial Cirouit shall be as fol
lows
Faulkner County: 1st Monday in
January and 3rd Monday in July or
Oach year.
Lonoke County: 1st Monday In Feb
ruary and 1st Monday In September of
Oach year.
Prairie County. Northern District:
SfJ Monday in March and 3rd Monday
la September
Prairie County. Southern District:
Ml Monday In March and 3rd Monday
la August.
Monroe County: 4th Monday in April
And 4th Monday In November.
Arkansas County, Northern District:
•rd Monday In February and 3rd Mon
day In August
Arkansas County, Southern District:
Ird Monday In January and 1st Monday
VA July.
ACT NO. T.
Appro-rad January 21, 1921.
As Act to fix a definite fiscal year.
AM for other purposes.
Provides that the fiscal year for all
Afitces. departments, institutions and
Alher agencies of State Government
•hall begin on July 1st and end on June
10. Provides that July 1st. 1331. shall
VO Considered the beginning of the
INI fiscal year under the provisions of
tgja Ao^ Provides that appropriation*
•node by the 43rd General Assembly for
fhs Support of the State Government
^|All cover rec^uirenients from July 1st,
to June 30. 1923, and that subse
■Wont sessions of the Legislature shall
AbOVlde for the expenditures of the
VAvernment for two years beginning
A* July 1st of the year in which the
•oaalon is convened. Provides that ap
iroprlatlons shall be made for one
•oal year only—two appropriations to
O made for each agency of the State
iOvornment at euch regular session of
It* General Assembly. Provides that
All reports to the Governor are to be
•Mde as of July first of each year. Pro
vides the first report shall be required
f«iy 1st. 1922.
ACT NO. IO.
Approved January 2(1, 1921.
_ An Act to amend Section T of Act
•71 of the Act* of 1919.
Amends Section 7 of Act No. 571 cre
ating the Arkansas Corporation Com
•Mission by repealing that part of said
•action by providing that utilities may
8U bond and have rates to become »f
•aotlve prior to hearing thereon.
ACT NO. Id.
Approved January 2d, 1921.
An Act to make appropriations for
maintenance of the State Board of
Sisalth.
Appropriates the following sums for
»e expenses of the State Board of
fealth for the period ending June 30,
i*il:
salary of State Registrar.
Salary of Statistician.
Salary of Chief Clerk
Salary of stenographers
derloal assistants
For current expenses. Including
traveling expenses, printing
forms, supplies, postage, tele
phone, etc. . 2695.00
and
150.00
1050.n0
600.00
«so.no
ACT NO. 15.
Approved Jiinnary lid, 1021.
An A<’t to provide for maintenance,
Support and improvement of the
Fourth District Agricultural School.
Appropriates $25,956.15 for the sup
port and maintenance of the Fourth
District Agricultural School for the
Usual year ending June 30, 1921.
Provides that should the appropria
tion contained in any particular item
be found unnecessary, the halanre may
b* expended for any other purpose
mentioned in the Act.
ACT NO. 17.
Approved January 27, 1921.
An Act to make appropriations for
the State 'Insurance Commissioner and
Fire Marshal's office for the period
ending; June 30. 1921.
Appropriates $9,550.00 for salaries
and expanses of the office of Insurance
Commissioner and Fire Marshal for
the period ending June 30, 1921.
ACT -VO. lit.
Approved January 27, 1021.
An Act to appropriate money for the
maintenance of the (.jovernor's office
for the period ending June 30, 1921.
Appropriates $3,280.00 for the sup
par. a ml maintenance of the office of
Governor for the period ending June
SO. 1921.
ACT VO. 20.
Approved Japnnry 27. 1921.
Ari Act t' make opropriations for
the State Mine Inspector.
Appropriates the sum of $1,510.00 for
the saiary of State .Mine Inspector and
for current expenses for the period
Sliding June SO, 1921.
ACT VO. 21.
Approved Jnmmry 27, 1921.
An Act to appropriate funds for the
maintenance of the Roys’ Industrial
School.
Appropriates $37,007.60 for salaries,
expenses nnd improvements of the
Boys' industrial School for the period
•nding June 30, 1921.
Absolves Hoard of Trustees. Super
intendent, State Auditor and State
Treasurer from liability ip connection
with tlie payments made from appro
priations of 1919, and ratifies such pay
ments.
ACT NO. 22.
Approved January 27, 1921.
An Act to appropriate funds for the
Girls’ Industrial School for the period
ending June 30, 1921.
Appropriates $13,o75.00 for the main
tenance of the Gins’ Industrial School
tor tne period ending June 30, 1921.
ACT NO. 23.
Approved January 27, 1921.
An Act to make appropriations foi
the expenses of the Department of
Mines. Manufacture and Agriculture.
Appropriates $24,000.00 for the nmla*
1
tenapoe of the Feed Inspection . \ :•
for the period ending June 30, 1921.
Appropriate# $1* 250.00 for the main
tenance of the Fertilizer Inspection
service for said period.
Appropriates $12,750.00 for the main
tenance of the Warehouse and Market
ing.
Appropriates $10,780.00 for the Bu
reau of Crop Estimates and Immigra
tion and provides that there shall be
borrowed from any money in the State
Treasury to the credit of the Commer
cial B'eeil Stuff Funds the sum of
$10,900, tile same to be transferred
to the General Revenue Fund to apply
and be used as expenses for the Bu
reau of Crop Estimates.
ACT SO. B4.
Approved January 27, 102$.
An Act to appropriate funds for the j
maintenance of the Department of
Public Instruction for the period end- i
ing June 30, 1921.
Appropriates the sum of $10,829.70
for salarios and current expenses.
Appropriates Uie sum of $1,800.00 for
institute and Horary purposes.
Provides that the State Board of
Education is authorized to pay the Su
perintendent of Public Instruction as
executive officer of the State Board
of Vocational Education such sum as
the State Board of Education may
deem necessary for the purpose of sup
plementing hie salary. Said sum to he
paid out of the Vocational Educational
Fund. Provides that one-third of the
sum appropriated for institute anti li
brary purposes may be paid by the
State Superintendent to deputies In his
office as additional pay or salary for
extra work in grading examination
papers and looking after special work.
ACT NO. »B.
Approved January 27, 1021.
An Act to make appropriations for
the Bureau of Labor and Statistics for
the period ending June 80, 1921.
Appropriates $4,110.00 for salary of
commissioner, deputy commissioner,
stenographers, current expenses, and
expenses of the Minimum Wage and
Maximum Hour Commission, for the
period ending June 30, 1921.
ACT NO. 20.
Approved January 28, 1021.
An Act to make appropriations for
the maintenance of the State Board of
Health for the period ending June 30,
1921.
Appropriates $3,904.59 for salaries of
State Health Officer. Stenographers and
Bookkeepers, and for per alem. travel
ing expenses, printing, binding, post
age, telegraph, telephone and other
necessary expenses for said depart
ment for the period ending Juno 30.
1821.
ACT NO. 1ST.
Approved January 28, 1021.
An Act to make appropriations for
the expenses of the State Plant Board.
Appropriates the sum of $7,980.00 for
the salaries of Chief Inspector. Deputy
Inspector, Stenographers, Extra Help.
Laboratory Equipment and Current
Expenses for said board for the period
ending June 80. 1921.
ACT NO. m.
Approved Jan nary M, 1881.
An Act to provide for the mainte
nance of student labor, supplies, re- '
pairs and Incidental expenses the sum ,
of $13,689.11. Provides that should the
appropriation contained In any par- .
tlcular item oi the acoount be found
unnecessary for the pifrpose mentioned. |
the balance may be expended for any ,
other purpose mentioned In the Act or j
for permanent ImtjrovOment.
Authorizes the Board of Trustees to :
have all printing and binding done !
necessary for the maintenance and op
eration of the school.
ACT NO. »tt.
Approved fsnnary 28. 1021.
An Act to appropriate funds to cover
deficiency In the current expense ac
count of the State Penitentiary.
Appropriates the sum of (100,000.00
out of trie Penitentiary Fund for the
purpose of paj’lng the current ex
penses of the State Penitentiary up to
February 1. 1921.
ACT NO. no.
Approved January 28, 1021.
An Act to appropriate money for the
maintenance of the office of the In
heritance Tax Attorney to July 1st,
1921.
Appropriates the snm of $2,500.00 for
salary of Inheritance Tax Attorney,
Stenographer and Clerk and contin
gent expenses for the period ending
June 30, 1921.
ACT NO. SI.
Approved January 28. 1621.
An Act to make appropriations for
the maintenance ef the State Farm for
Womin.
Appropriates for salaries and main
tenance the sum of $1,000.06 for the
period ending June 30. 1921.
ACT NO. S3.
Approved January 28, 1031.
An Act to provide for the maintenace
and support of the Flret District Agri
cultural School to July 1st. 1921.
Appropriate# for salaries for said In
stitution for said period the sum of
$22,000.90; for student labor, repairs,
additions, supplies and incidental ex
penses the sum of $13,985.07. Provides
that should the appropriation contained
in any particular item be found un
necessary for the purpose mentioned
the balance may be expended for any
other purpose mentioned In the Act
or for permanent Improvements. Auth
orizes the Hoard of Trustees to have
all necessary printing and binding
done.
V ( T NO. 34.
Approved January '.'M, IIU1.
An Art to provide for the mainte
nance and support of the Third Dis
trict Agricultural School for the period
effing June 30. 1921.
Appropriates for salaries for said
period for such institution $16,230.00;
for maintenance, student labor, addi
tions. supplies, repairs and incidental
expenses $11,610.73. Provides should
the appropriation contained in any par
ticular item be unnecessary for that
purpose the balance may be expended
for any other purpose mentioned In the
Act. Authorizes the Board of Trustees
to have all necessary printing; and
binding: done.
ACT NO. 35.
Approved January 1!N, 11121.
An Act to make an emergency appro
priation for the purpose of promoting
and aiding vocational education.
Appropriates the sum of $11,006.00
for the period ending June 30, 1921. for
the purpose of reimbursing schools now
in operation for the one-fifth of a mill
levy, as provided In Act N'o. 80 of the
Acts of 1919.
ACT NO. 8H. _
Approved January 2.S, 1921.
An Act to make appropriations for
the State Auditorial Department for
the period ending June 30, 1921.
Appropriates for the salary of the
comptroller, assistant comptroller, ex
aminers. stenographers and current
expenses for said department the sum
of $7,650.00 for the period ending June
30, 1921.
ACT NO. 37.
Approved January 27, 1921.
An Act to appropriate money for the
salary ahd expenses of the Board of
(’octroi and Secretary of State Charit
able Institutions for the period ending
June 30. 1921.
Appropriates for salaries of the
Board of Control and for the Secretary
thereof and for the contingent expen
sos thereof the sum of $5,950.00 for th*
period /ending June 30. 1921.
ACT NO. 38.
Approved January 28, 1921.
An Act to appropriate funds for the
maintenance of the Arkansas Tax Com
mission for the period ending June 30,
11 Appropriates the sum of $7,900.00 for
the salaries of the Tax Commissioners.
Secretary. Clerks and current expenses
for said department for the period end
ing June 30, 1921.
ACT NO. 39.
Approved January 38, 1921.
An Act to make appropriations for
the office of the Auditor of State for
the period ending June 80, 1921.
Appropriates for the salaries of the
Auditor, Deputy Auditor, Clerks,
Stenographers and for current expen
ses for said office the sum of M,375.00
tor the period ending June 30, 1921.
ACT NO. 40.
Approved Jasanrj 28, 1021.
An A't to make appropriations f,
the maintenance of the Commission <
Churl ties and Corrections.
Appropriates the sum of $2,400.00 ft
the salaries of executive secretary ai
stenographer of said Commission a/,
for the current expenses thereof fc
the period ending- June 30, 1921.
Act No. 42.
Approved January 20, 1021.
An Act to amend Act No. 440 of th
Acts of the General Assembly of 191:
and to repeal Section 4 of said Act.
Amends Act No. 440 by providing
that the House of Representatives may
employ in addition to employees liutm .
ated In the original Act. one warrant
clerk at a salary of $6.00 per day. om
elevator page at a salary of $4.00 per
day and seven pages at a salary oi
$4.00 per day, four additional stenog
raphers, and provides that the salaries:
of stenographers shall be $6.00 per da.'
instead of $5.00. one clerk for the com
mittee on Roads arid Highways at a
salary of $f>.00 per day.
Provides that the journal clerk of the
Senate shall receive $8.00 per day in
stead of $6.00. Provides for a post
mistress of the Senate at a salary of
$5.00 per day. Provides for four ad
ditional stenographers for the Senate
and fixes the salary of all stenog
raphers at $6.00 per day. and provides
further that the House and Senate at
their discretion may employ such other
additional help as ft may doem expedi
ent for the proper transaction of the
business of tne State.
ACT NO. 44
Approved February 1, 1021.
An Act to provide for the manage
ment and operation of the State Peni
tentiary.
Provides that the Governor shall ap
point an honorary hoard for the man
agement and operation of the State
Penitentiary. The said board to con
sist of five members, at least one of
whom shall ba a woman, each member
to be appointed for a term of five years.
And provides that the term of one mem
ber shall expire on June 30 of eaeh
year. Provides that Bald board snail
be entitled to their actual expenses
while engaged In the performance of
their duties. Provides that the Gov
ernor may have power to remove any
member of the board where he deems
the best Interest of the State will be
served thereby.
Provides that the present board turn
over to the board appointed by the
Governor all books, papers, records,
property arid property rights of every
character whatsoever In their custody
and under their control which belongs
to the State of Arkansas for the use
of the penitentiary.
Provides that the said board shall
organize by electing one of their num
ber as chairman and one as secretary,
and directs said board to employ a su
perintendent, who shall give his entire
time to the management of the State
Penitentiary, ana provides that said
superintendent shall give bond in the
sum of $28,000.00, to be approved by
the Governor. Provides that the board
shall select such employees and of
ficers as they and the superintendent
deem necessary for the safe and eco
nomical administration of the peniten
tiary. and provides that said board
•hall fix the salary of such officer and
employees, provided, that the salary
of the superintendent shall not exceed
the sum of $3,000.00 per annum.
Provides that tne county from w^ich
any person is brought for confinement
in the death chamber awaiting execu
tion. shall pay to the penitentiary fund
$1.00 per day for each day such per
son Is so confined, and shall pay $25.00
for the electrocution of each of such
persons.
Provides that the dental equipment
shall be Wept at the farm where white
prisoners are confined. Specifically re
peals sections 9848 to $653 inclusive, of
Crawford * Moses Digest, and sections
9657, j>«62. 9664. 9670, 9671, 9672. 9673.
9674, 9680, 9684, 9687. 9697, and 9722 of
said digest.
Provides that all provisions of law
regarding the operation and manage
ment of the State Penitentiary not In
consistent with this Act shall apply and
be performed by the board provided
for herein.
ACT NO. 40.
Approved February 1> 10141.
An Act to make appropriations for
the office of Secretary of State and
Capitol Building for the poriod ending
June 30, 1921.
Appropriates for the salaries of the
Secretary of State, Deputy Secretary
of State, Chief Clerk. Corporation
Clerk. Library Clerk, Stenographers
and Clerks and Current Expenses for
said office and additional clerical help
during the session of the General As
sembly, the sum of $4,175.00. And ap
propriates for the maintenance of the
State Capitol Building $2,218.37, and for
storm doors to the entrance of the
State Capitol $1,500.00. Said appro
Jrlatlons being for the period ending
un 30. 1021.
ACT IfO. or.
Approved February 1, 1U21.
An Act to appropriate funds for the
maintenance of the State Banking De
partment and the Blue Sky Department
for the period ending June 30, 1921.
Appropriates out of the Banking
Fund for the salaries of Commissioner,
Assistant Commissioners. Examinees,
Chief Clerk, Clerks and Stenographers,
Spe-4al Examiners. Traveling Expenses
and Current Incidental Expenses the
sum of $22,180,00, and appropriates for
the maintenance of the Blue Sky De
partment for the salaries of assistant
commissioner and incidental expenses
the sum of $2,600.00. Provides that
Items for the maintenance of the Blue
Sky Department shall be paid out of
the Investment Company's Funds. Said
appropriations covering the period end
ing June 30. 1921.
ACT XO. Rl.
Approved February 1, 1021.
An Act to make appropriations for
the Arkansas History Commission for
the period ending: June 80, 1921.
Appropriates the sum ol $3,000.80 for
the salary of the secretary and stenog
rapher and current expenses for the
period ending' June 30. 1921.
ACT X’O. B4.
Approved February 1, 1921.
An Act to make appropriations for
expenses and salaries for the office of
Attorney General for the period ending
June- 30. 1821.
Appropriates the sum of $3,000.00 for
salaries of attorney general, assistant
attorney general, clerks and stenog
raphers and for current expenses of
•vr id office for the period eliding June
80. 1981. Appropriates the sum of
$3,090.00 for the prosecution of a suit
against the Missouri Pacific Railway
Gompany for hark taxes due the State.
ACT XO. Kfl.
Approved February 2. 1921.
An Act ceding jurisdiction to the
Flitted States over Block 82 of the Hot
Springs Reservation.
‘ Provides Hint exclusive jurisdiction
over that part of Hot Springs Reserva
tion known as Block 82 is hereby ceded
arid granted to the United States of
America so Ion* as the same shall re
el.in the property of the United
States; provided that said grant siiall
nit prevent the execution of any
pvacyss of the State, civil or criminal,
o.i any person who may be on said
reservation or premises.
ACT XO. 57.
Approved February 2. 1921.
An Act to supplement the appropria
tions made for the University by Act
!*b G3 of 1919.
Appropriates the sum of $(16,000.00 to
supplement the Item of salaries and
i an t-cance of said Institution In said
Act No 63 of 1919, and appropriates the
sum ol $360.00 payable to the finance
officer of the University, said amount
being received from the J. S. Alphin
notes.
ACT XO. 59.
Approved February », 1921.
An Act to grunt women authority
to hold office.
Provides that hereafter sex shall not
be a bar to holding public or civil of
fice in this State. Provides ttuat women
otherwise tiuanfled may hold office,
whether elective or appointive, now
routed or which may be hereafter
created.
ACT XO. 00.
Approved February 3, 1921.
An Act to make appropriations tar
the maintenance of the State Hoard
wyJfcuAsB '.-..JfrSU*
>f Health for the period olid 'ii, .: e ..e
:;0, 1921.
Appropriates the suin of $5,071 25 for
salaries of Sanitary Engineer. Chi' ■
Hotel Inspector. Stenographer and Cur
rent expenses for the period ending
June 30, 1921.
ACT NO. 02.
Approved February 3, I1*2t.
An Act to appropriate funds for the
salaries of Circuit Judges. Chancellors
and f’rosecuting Attorneys for tli6
period ending June 30, 1921.
Appropriates the sum of $26,280.00
for salaries of Circuit Judges. Chan
cellors. Prosecuting Attorneys. Special
Judges. Special Chancellors and Special
Prosecuting Attorneys for the period
ending June 30, 1921.
ACT NO. 07.
Approved February 4. 1021.
An Act to define burglary and to pro
vide punishment therefor.
Defines burglary as the unlawful en
tering of a house, tenement, railway
oar or other building, boat, vessel or
water craft with the Intent to commit
a felony. Provides that persons con
victed of burglary shall be Imprisoned
in the penitentiary for not less than
two nor more than seven years.
ACT NO. fill.
Approved February 3, 1021.
An Act to appropriate money to pay
for feed tags for tho Bureau of Feed
Inspection, and for other purposes.
Appropriates the stun of $10,634.00
for the payment of tags found neces
sary for the operation of the Bureau.
Appropriates the sum of $75.00 to
refund erroneous payment made by
Swift & Company made in the pur
chase of tags.
ACT NO. 73.
i Approved February 2, 11121.
An Act to appropriate rnqnoy for the
support and maintenance of the Med
ical Department of the University of
Arkansas for the period ending June
30. 1931.
Appropriates the sum of $20,599.23
for Salaries, maintenance and other ex
penses of the Medical Department of
the University of Arkansas for the
period ending June 30. 1921.
ACT 510. 7«.
Approved February 8, 1021.
An Act to appropriate money for the
payment of expenses of the State Nor
mal School for the period ending June
30 1321
Appropriates the sum of $6,000.00 for
the payment of the salaries of the
president, teachers and employees of
the Arkansas State Normal School for
the period ending June 30, 1921.
ACT 510. 81.
Approved February 8, 11*21.
An Art fixing the time for the gen
eral election of State, County and
Township, officers in the State of Ar
kansas.
Provides that on th# first Tuesday
after the first Monday in October, 1922.
and every two year* thereafter there
Shall be held an election for all State,
County and Township officers whose
$ertn of office is fixed for two years,
an^ for State Senators In their Dis
trict* when their term of office *hall
expire, and Judges of the Supreme
Court Chancery and Circuit Courts or
any other officers whose term of of
fice shall expire before the silcoeeding
general election.
ACT WO. 82.
Approved February 8, 1921.
An Act to prevent the destruction of
section or quarter-section corners.
Provides that It shall be the duty of
all engineers employed by improve
ment districts to re-locate any section
corner or quarter-section corner where
the same is destroyed by reason of the
work in the district, and to make full
and complete notes as to how he pro
ceeds In the location of such corners,
and to file such notes in the office of
the county clerk of the county. Pro
vides that any person who shall by
clearing or improving land or in any
other manner destroy or remove any
section or quarter section corner, with
out first having said corner fixed by a
competent surveyor, shall be subject to
a fine of not less than fifty nor more
than two hundred and fifty dollars—
twenty-five dollars of said fine to be
paid to the informer.
ACT 5iO. 84.
Approved February 8, 1921.
An Act to pay the expenses of the
circuit judge of the 10th Judicial Cir
cuit.
Provides for the payment of the ex
penses of the Judge of the 10th Ju
dicial Circuit in the amount of $1,500.00
per year, and provides that each of
the counties within said distriot shall
pay the sum of $250.00.
ACT 510. M.
Approved February 8, 1921.
An Act to provide for the payment
of the traveling and living expense* of
the Circuit Judge of the 17th Judicial
ClrcuiV
Provides that the traveling and liv
ing expenses of said circuit Judge
while absent from his home in attend
ance on court shall be paid equally by
the oounties of said circuit.
Provides that said circuit judge shall
file an itemised statement of his ex- I
pensos once each quarter, and provide*
that the county court shall pay th*
proportionate amount chargeable to
each county.
ACT NO. 87.
Approved February 8, 1921.
An Act to make appropriations for
the Confederate Home for the period
ending June 30. 1921.
Appropriates the sum of $40,322.00
for salaries or superintendent and em
ployees of the Confederate Home for
the period ending June 30, 1921.
ACT VO. 88.
Approved February 8, 1931.
An Art to make appropriations for
the Arkansas School for the Blind for
tiie period ending .Tune 30, 1921.
Appropriates the sum of $15,280.22
for salaries and current expenses for
tlic Arkansas School for the Blind for
the period ending June 20, 1921.
ACT VO. 81*.
Approved February 8, 1021.
An Act to make appropriations for
the Arkansas Deaf Mute Institution for
the period ending June 30, 1921.
Appropriates the sum of $24,962.50
for salaries, current expenses, travel
ing expenses and general repairs for
the Deaf Mute Institute for the period
ending June 30, 1921.
ACT VO. 90.
Approved February 8. 1021.
An Act to make appropriations for
the Hospital for Nervous Diseases for
the period ending June 30, 1921.
Appropriates the sum of $17,652.50
for salaries, current expenses, con
tingent fund, operating dairy farm and
general repairs for the period ending
June 30, 1921.
ACT VO. 01.
Approved Februury 8, 1021.
An Act to make appropriations for
; the Veterinary Board for the period
i ending June 30, 1921.
1 Appropriates the sum of $175.00 for
current expenses, including the per
i diem, postage, stationery and inci
dentals for said hoard for the period
I ending June 80, 1921.
ACT VO. 02.
Approved February 8, 1021.
An Act to appropriate funds for the
maintenance of the Department of
State Lands. Highways and Improve
ments for the period ending June 30.
1921
Appropriates the sum of $2,400.00 for
the expenses of the Land Division of
said department.
Appropriates the sum of $1,575.00 for
the Automobile Division of said de
l>nAppropriates the sum of $10,287.50 to
pay expenses of the Highway Division
of said department.
Appropriates the sum of $9,162.52 for
automobile tags and receipt expenses
of the department incurred In March.
1918 claim of H. G. Pugh for printing,
prior to April. 1819; J. H. Maloney for
recording fees, prior to April, 1919; for
extra automobile license clerks for
rush period In 1921, for additional al
lotment to Carroll County. Appropri
ates the sum of $100,000.00 for State
Aid to road Improvement districts. Ap
propriate* the sum of $849.38 for ro
fund for amount erroneously paid into
the land sales fund.
e ianu since
Said appropriations cover* the period
from April let, 1*»1. to June »«, 1*2$.
'•rfj.rf&ntfj'a**'..'
ACT NO. 03.
Approved February 8, 1021.
An Act to appropriate funds for the
maintenance of the State Oil Inspec
tion Department for the period ending
June 80, 1921.
Appropriates the sum of $14,176.00
for salaries and current expenses of
the State Oil Inspection Department
for the period ending June 30, 1931.
ACT NO. 07.
Approved February 0, 1031.
An Act to appropriate money for the
maintenance of the Arkansas National
Guard.
Appropriates the sum of $36,166.50
for the maintenance of the Arkansas
National Guard for the period ending
June 30. 1921.
ACT NO. 08.
Approved February 0, 1031.
An Act to appropriate money for
the support of the Branch Normal <?ol
lege.
Appropriates the sum of $12,883.47
for salaries and expenses of the
Branch Normal College at Pine Bluff,
Arkansas, for the period ending June
SO, 1921.
ACT NO. 100.
Approved Februnry 10, 1021.
An Act to amend Section 7260 of
Crawford & Moses Digest.
Provides that the owner, agent or
operator of each coal mine shall cause
to be made a correct map of the plans
and workings of said mine and file a
true copy of said map with the> county
alack of said county wherein the mine
is located, and shall deposit during the
jnonth of January of each year a cor
rected cop y of said map with the
county clork, the State Mine Inspector
And stall keep a copy of said map opon
for Inspection In the office of such
owner. Provides that any person who
shall fall to file said map shall be sub
ject to a tins of not less than one hun
dred nor mare than five hundred dol
lars.
ACT NO. 101.
Approved February 10, 1021.
An Act to make appropriation for
the Tuberculosis Sanatorium.
Appropriates the sum of $17,500.00
for the maintenance of the Tuberculosis
Sanatorium for the period ending Jun*
0, 1921.
ACT NO. 102.
Approved February 10, 1021.
An Act to make appropriation for
the Registered Nurse Board.
Appropriates the sum of $450.00 for
the current expenses and per diem and
salary of secretary of said Board for
the period ending June 30, 1921.
ACT NO. 109.
Approved F'ebnmry 10, 1021.
An Act to make appropriation for
the State Treasurer's office for the
period from April 1st to June 30, 1921.
Appropriates the sum of $8,776.00 for
the maintenance of the State Treas
urer's office for said period.
ACT NO. 100.
Approved February 11, 1021.
An Act to make appropriation to pay
various newspapers of the State for
printing synopsis of itlt Aote and for
proposed Constitutional amendments.
Appropriates the sum of $45,114.80
to pay various newspapers for print
ing the tysopils of the 1919 Acts and
for printing proposed Constitutional
amendments.
ACT NO. Ill
Approved February 11, 1021,
An Act to authorise and empower
clerks of the County Courts to Issue
and deliver duplicate tax deeds when
the original has been lost.
Provides that clerks of the County
Courts may execute and deliver tax
deeds to lands sold for delinquent taxes
to or In the name of the original
grantee, where such deed has been lost,
mislaid or destroyed, upon the county
clerk's being satisfied of the loss of
the original deed. Provides that such
clerk shall receive a fee of $1.00 for
the execution of such deed.
ACT NO. 115.
Approved February 12, 1021.
An Act to provide for printing and
supplies for the General Assembly.
Provides that the Chief Clerk of the
House of Representatives Bhall procure
all printing, stationery and other
necessary supplies for the use of the
members and distribute the same
among the members thereof, and that
the Secretary of the Senate shall pro
cure all printing, stationery and other
necessary supplies for the use of the
Senate and shall distribute the same.
That said Chief Clerk of the Houss
and Secretary of the Senate shall let
all contracts for the articles enumer
ated in this Aot. They should give
notice by one publication that such
contrsots for printing and supplies are
to be let and such contracts shall be
let to the lowest responsible bidder.
ACT WO. lid.
Approved February 14, 19*1.
An Act to promote the Intelligent
and orderly marketing of agricultural
products through cooperation, elim
inating speculation, waste, etc.
Provides that live or more persons
engaged In agricultural products may
form a non-profit co-operative associa
tion, with or without capital stock,
under the provisions of this Act. That
every such organization shall have the
power to engage In any activity In con
nection with the marketing, harvest
ing. preserving, drying, packing, can
ning. compressing and handling of any
agricultural products produced or de
livered to it by its members. The
said association may borrow money
and make advances to members. May
act us agent or representative of any
member of the association. May pur
chase bonds and stock, establish re
serves and invest funds thereof in
bonds or such other property as may
he provided. May buy and sell real
and personal property and do every
other tiling necessary, suitable and
proper for the accomplishment of the
purposes of tills Act. Such associa
tions can admit as members only per
sons engaged in the production of agri
cultural products, including lessee and
tenants of land. Provides for the in
corporation of said associations, for
the amendment of its articles, for its
by-laws, rules and regulations, and for
its election of directors. Provides that
such associations may make contracts
requiring the members to sell for any
period or time not over ten years, all
or any specified part of thc-ir agricul
tural products or specified commodities
through the association or any facil
ities to be created by the association.
Provides that each association shall
make an annual report to the Commis
sioner of Mines, Manufactures and
Agriculture; that said associations
may make contracts and agreements
with other associations. Provides that
associations heretofore organized may
adopt the provisions of this Act.
ACT WO. 11T.
Approved February IB. 1021.
An Act to amend Section 5034 ol
Crawford & Moses Digest.
Amends said seetion to provide that
the lands of minors may be leased by
their guardians for the production ol
oil. gas. coal, lead, zinc, copper, or
other minerals, upon an order from the
court of probate of the county in which
such lands or the greater part thereof
shall he situated.
ACT WO. 118.
Approved Fehrunry IB, 1021.
An Act to make appropriations to
cover miscellaneous deficiency claims
which come under no department of
State Government.
Appropriates $246.06 to Mrs. H. H.
Rftlley, as special services for Chari
ties and Corrections Commission.
Appropriates $8,350.00, deficiency In
State's part of assessors fees for 1830.
Appropriates *150.00 to W. E. Haw
kins for reward offered for arrest of
Stewart Thomas.
Appropriates $542.08 for taxes er
roneously paid. _
Appropriates $300.00 to E. W. Brock
man for services as prosecutor.
Appropriates $2,847.06 to B. E. Mc
Ferriri for Bervioes as I.ieuteriant
Go vernor.
Appropriates $20.00 to R. E. Wiley,
lervlces as special judao.
$1,079.05 '
fugitives from justice.
Appropriates $17,812.51 to pay inter
est on Brough notes.
Appropriate* $4,848.57 for supervis
ion of onttle dipping.
ACT NO. ISA.
Approves February IB. 1931.
An Aot to amend Aot No. 671 of tha
ActR of the General Assembly of 1911.
The Act abolishes the Arkansas Cor
poration Commission and creates ths
Arkansas Railroad Commission, to con
sist of three members at a salary of
18,600.00 per year and a secretary at
a salary of $8,600.00 per year. Pro
vides that said commission shall have
control for the purpose or regulating
all common carriers, railway express
companies, car companies, toll bridges,
ferries, steam boats, steam railways,
telephone and telegraph companies
pipe lines for the transportation of oil,
Sas and water, gas companies, electrld
ghtlng companies, hydro-electrlo
companies, water companies furnishing
water within the municipality for mu
nicipal or domestic use. Provide* that
the commission shall not have Jurisdic
tion over any rate, charge, rule, regu
lations, order, hearing or Investigation
or other matter pertaining to the oper
ations within the limits of any mu
nicipality of any street railway, tele
graph. telephone, gas company. pips
line company, electric company, hydro
electric company, water company or
other company operating as a public
utility. Provides that cities and towns
shall have the right to regulate ths
service and rates to be charged by pub
lic utilities within such city and town.
Provides that such Railroad Commis
sion shall have such Jurisdiction as
heretofore conferred upon the Rail
road Commission and the Arkansas
Corporation Commission not Inconsist
ent with the provisions of this Act.
ACT NO. ia«.
Approved February 10, 1021.
An Act to appropriate funds to pay
interest on permanent school funds for
two years.
Appropriates the sum of $66,785.00 to
Say interest on permanent school funds
ue in September. 1921. and appro
priates the sum of $66,725.00 to pay In
terest on permanent school fund due In
September, 1982.
ACT NO. 13SA.
Approved February 10, 1921.
An Act to change the time for hold
ing Chancery Court in Chickasawbn
District, Mississippi County, Arkansas,
Provides that Chancery Court shall
be held on the fourth Monday in Feb
ruary and the first Monday in Septem
ber of eaoh year.
AIT All. 12U.
Approved February IB, 1021.
An Act to appropriate funds for the
support of the Fish and Game Commis
sion for the period ending June 30,
1921.
Appropriates the sum of $11,746.9*
from the game protection fund for the
purport of the Game and Fish Commis
sion for the period ending June 30,
1921.
ACT XO. 130.
Approved February 10. 1021.
An Act to amend Act No. 109, tbs
same being an Act to appik>priate funds
to pay various newspapers of the Stats
of Arkansas for publishing synopsis
of 1919 Acts and proposed Constitu
tional amendments, approved February
11, 1921.
Provides that the following language
he atlded to Section One of said Aot:
“Said accounts shall be payable from
the General Revenue Fund."
ACT NO. 140.
Approved February 11, 1M1.
An Act to amend Sections 8 and I of
Act No. 191 of the Acts of 1918, ae
amended by Act No. 276 of the Aota
of 1919.
Provides that Industries such as can
ning factories and candy factories shaH
apply to the Industrial Welfare Com
mission for authority to employ woman
employees for more than nine hours a
day. and the Commission may, after a
hearing, grant such request. Provides
that women employees shall be paid
one and one-half time for overtime.
Provides that the Industrial Commis
sion shall consist of one woman and
one man representative of the em
ployers and one woman and one man
representative of the employees. One
woman and one man member of the
Commission to be appointed by ths
Governor, and one woman and one
man to be appointed by the Commis
sioner of Uabor and Statistics.
Prevldes that all females employed
who are paid upon the piece-work
basis or In any other manner than by
the day, shall be paid not loss than
the rate per day paid for similar em
floyment. Provides that the Indus
rlal Welfare Commission may upon In
vestigation, If they deem that the sys
tem of pleoe-work is working an In
justice to the general health of thu
employees, after a hearing, issue an
order compelling said Arms to abolish
said piece-work system and establish a
dally rate of wages for all employees.
Said rate to be pot less than that sped
tied In Section T of the original Aot.
ACT NO. 144.
Approved February 18, 1081.
An Act to cona«rv< the natural km
resources of the State.
Provides that the Oas Jnspctor shall
test all gas wells In the State between
the first day In December and the first
day In January of each year, and as
often thereafter as in his Judgment
may be necessary, in order to deter
mine the open flow of rock pressure
of said well; that he shall receive a
fee of 116.00 a day and his actual ex
penses, to be paid by the person, firm
or corporation owning the well to b4
tested. Provides, that in testing a
well, the State Inspector shall close
the well for a period of five minutes,
taking a test of its closed-in pressure
and then open it, allowing; It to flow
for five minutes and then take a test
of its open flow volume. Immediately
after the test said inspector shall fur
nish the owner of said well a copy of
his test, showing the amount of gas
which said owner or operator may taka
from Bald well each day, and shall file
said report with the county clerk of
the county in which said well is lo
cated. Such inspector shall give five
days' notice before making the test
and any person interested shall havs
the right to bo present when said test
is being made.
Provides that said Inspector shall
have geoess to all wells and well rec
ords, etc., in order to make the test.
Provides that when gas from a well is
being used the production thereof shall
be restrained to twenty per cent of the
potential capacity of said well, 1. e.
that it shall not he allowed to flow
more than twenty per cent of Its open
flow capacity during any twenty-four
hours.
Provides that all oil and gas sands
found to lie unproductive shall be pro
tected by juddlng off said oil sands
by the use of mud laden fluids or other
effective methods.
ACT NO. 145.
Approved February 18, 1021.
An Act to create free library servlca
bureau in the State Departmen of Edu
cation.
Said Act grants a free library servics
bureau to be placed in the Department
of Education and operated under the
supervision of the Department. Pro
vides that the Superintendent of Publio
Instruction is authorised to appoint a
libtarlan and custodian of said library.
Provides that the Chairman of the Li
brary Committee el’ the Arkansas Edu
cational Society, Chairman of the Li
brary of State Federation of Women’s
Clubs, the President of the Arkansas
Library Association shall constitute an
advisory committee to assist the said
Superintendent in appointing a librar
ian and directing the work of the bu
reau.
ACT NO. 147.
Approved Februury 18, 1021.
An Act to amend Section fll of Craw«
ford & Moses Digest.
Amends Baid section to provide that
in case of any person dying intestate
leaving a minor or minors, It shall be
the duty of Ll*p Probate Court, upon
the application of the guardian, to
make such allowance from time to
time for the maintenance and educa
tion of such minor as may be necessary
and proper. Upon final settlement of
the administration of the estate, the
amount allowed such minor shall lie
deducted from his distributive share
of the estate.
ACT NO. 150.
Approved February 18, likil.
An Act to pay certain expenses of
tlie Chancellor In the counties of Desha,
Drew, Chicot, Ashley and Bradley, and
for other purposes.
Provides that each of said oountlea

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