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Decision confirmed.

Chap. 8.
AN ACT to confirm the decision of the Superin.

tendent of Public Instruction, relating to the
election of trustees in Union Free School Dis
trict number two, in the town of German Flats
in the county of Herkimer, and to confirm the
official action of said trustees, and to define theil
tenure of office..

Passed January 24, 1867. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The decision of Victor M. Rice, State Superintendent of public instruction, in the matter of the appeal from the election of trustees in union fret school district No. two, in the town of German Flats in the county of Herkimer, is hereby in all thing ratified and confirmed. LS 2. Warren Wheeler, Robert H. Pomeroy and Robert Winant, are hereby declared to be the lega acting trustees in said district, and each and all of their official acts as such trustees, are hereby ratified and confirmed.

S 3. The term of office of each of the trustee aforesaid shall continue, and not expire, except in the manner following: The term of office of said Warren Wheeler shall expire on the second Saturday of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven; thi term of office of the said Robert H. Poineroy shal expire on the second Saturday of March, eighteei huwdred and sixty-eigbt; and the term of office o the said Robert Winant shall expire on the second Saturday of March, eighteen hundred and sixty pine.

S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

Who legal acting trustees.

Terms of office.

Chap 9. AN ACT to legalize and confirm the appointment

of Thomas K. Beecher and David Decker, as School Commissioners for the Union School District of the city of Elmira, and to legalize and confirm their acts as such commissioners.

Passed January 25, 1867. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The appointments of Thomas K. Beecher and David Decker, school commissioners for the Union school district of the city of Elmira, in place of Orin Robinson and John Arnot, by the common council of said city, on the fifteenth day of October, Eighteen hundred and sixty-six, are hereby declared to be of the same force, effect and validity as if said appointments had been duly made by said council on the Monday preceding the second Tuesday in October, eighteen hundred and sisty-six, according to the provisions of an act entitled “An act in relation to common schools in the village of Elmira," passed April fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, and amended by an act entitled “An act to incorporate the city of Elmira,” passed April seventh, eighteen bandred and sixty-four; and the official acts of said commissioners are declared to be of the same force and effect as if they had been duly appointed on the day specified in said act. $ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

On what conditions time to be extended,

Chap. 10.
AN ACT authorizing the extension of the tim

for the collection of taxes in the several town
and cities of this State, for the year eightee:
hundred and sixty-seven.

Passed January 30, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. If any collector of taxes in any of th towns or cities of this State shall have, within the time which is now, or which shall hereafte be provided by law, paid over all the moneys co] lected by him (which fact shall be proved by hi affidavit), and shall, within fifteen days after th passage of this act, renew his bond with suretie to the satisfaction, in towns, of the supervisor, o in case of his absence or disability, of the towi clerk, and in any city, in the manner in whic] collector's bonds are now approved therein, in ; penalty not less than double the amount remainin uncollected by virtue of his warrant, such approva to be expressed in writing upon, or attached to, saio bond, and which bond shall be filed and have th effect of a collector's bond, as provided by law, and shall also, within the time aforesaid be delivered t the county treasurer of his county, if a collecto of taxes in any town, and to the city treasurer o other official authorized to receive taxes from suc collector of his city, if a collector of taxes in an city, a copy of such bond and approval duly certifie or authenticated by the officer, or board, or authorit; taking and approving the same, then the time fo collecting the taxes and making the returns thereo may be extended to a period not later than the firs day of April, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven which period shall, in the towns, be fixed and limite by the supervisor of such town, or in case of hi absence or inability, by the town clerk, and in citie by the common council.

cities this act not to apply.

$ 2. This act shall not extend to the cities of New To what York, Albany, Brooklyn, Troy, Buffalo, and Rochester act not to or any other city of this State wherein the taxes are collected under a special law; but the same shall apply to the city of Oswego.

33. It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to Duty of cause this act to be printed immediately upon slips, to states inclose to each county treasurer a sufficient number of such slips, and it shall be the duty of each county treasurer to forward one of said slips to each collector of taxes of his county.

94. This act shall take effect immediately.

secretary of

Chap. 11.
AN ACT to amend an act entitled “ An act to

create a Board of Public Instruction in the city
of Albany; to establish Free Schools therein,
and amendatory of the several acts relating to
the District schools in said city," passed April
seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-six.

Passed January 31, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Section three of chapter four hundred and forty-four of the Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

The members of the said board shall hold their first Deeting on the first day of June, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-six, at four o'clock in the afterDoon of that day, or as soon thereafter as may be, for the purpose of organization. They shall thereupon appoint one of their number president, who shall Esercise all the powers usually incident to such office; they shall also appoint a suitable person, other than à member of their body, superintendent of scbools for the city of Albany, east of Perry street, who shall by virtue of his office act as secretary of the board and shall exercise all such powers, and shall discharge all such other duties as the board shall from time to time direct, and shall be allowed such compensation for his services as the said board may at any time

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determine, not, however, to exceed, in rate, the si of two thousand dollars per annum.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 12. AN ACT to amend the act passed. February s

teenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, entit] “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act authorize the formation of corporations for ma ufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical pu poses,' passed February seventeenth, eighte hundred and forty-eight.”

Passed January 31, 1867 The People of the State of New York, represented Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The second section of the act pass February sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seve entitled “ An act to amend an act entitled “An act authorize the formation of corporations for manuf: turing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes, passed February seventeenth, eighteen hundred a forty-eight,” is hereby amended so as to read as f lows:

"§ 2. Whenever any company, formed under sa act, shall have fixed the duration of its corpora existence for a less period than it was privileged do by the first section of said act, it may by a vote the stockholders representing a majority of the stoc and upon executing and acknowledging a new amended certificate under its corporate seal, sigu by the president and two-thirds of its directors, trustees, and filing the same in the county where business shall be carried on, and in the office of t Secretary of State, extend the term of its corpora existence from time to time, to a period not longer the aggregate than it could have originally fixed t same, and shall thereupon possess all the powers a privileges, and be subject to all the liabilities me tioned in said act, during such extension of its exi ence."

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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