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Passed January 24, 1867. The People of the State of New York, represented 1 Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. The decision of Victor M. Rice, Sta Superintendent of public instruction, in the matter the appeal from the election of trustees in union fr school district No. two, in the town of German Flai in the county of Herkimer, is hereby in all thin ratified and confirmed.
S 2. Warren Wheeler, Robert H. Pomeroyai Robert Winant, are hereby declared to be the leg acting trustees in said district, and each and all their official acts as such trustees, are hereby ratifi and confirmed.
$ 3. The term of office of each of the truste aforesaid shall continue, and not expire, except the manner following: The term of office of sa Warren Wheeler shall expire on the second Saturd of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven; t term of office of the said Robert H. Pomeroy sh expire on the second Saturday of March, eighte hundred and sixty-eight; and the term of office the said Robert Winant shall expire on the seco Saturday of March, eighteen hundred and six nine.
$ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
Who legal acting trustees.
Terms of office.
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 sixty-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. 52. This act shall take effect immediately.
On what conditions time to be extended.
for the collection of taxes in the several towi
Passed January 30, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented 1 Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. If any collector of taxes in any of tl towns or cities of this State shall have, with the time which is now, or which shall hereaft be provided by law, paid over all the moneys ci lected by him (which fact shall be proved by ! affidavit), and shall, within fifteen days after t passage of this act, renew his bond with sureti to the satisfaction, in towns, of the supervisor, in case of his absence or disability, of the tot clerk, and in any city, in the manner in whi collector's bonds are now approved therein, in penalty not less than double the amount remaini uncollected by virtue of his warrant, such approy to be expressed in writing upon, or attached to, sa bond, and which bond shall be filed and have t effect of a collector's bond, as provided by law, a shall also, within the time aforesaid be delivered the county treasurer of his county, if a collec of taxes in any town, and to the city treasurer other official authorized to receive taxes from su collector of his city, if a collector of taxes in a city, a copy of such bond and approval duly certif or authenticated by the officer, or board, or author taking and approving the same, then the time collecting the taxes and making the returns ther may be extended to a period not later than the fi day of April, eighteen hundred and sixty-sev which period shall, in the towns, be fixed and limi by the supervisor of such town, or in case of absence or inability, by the town clerk, and in cit by the common council.
$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
secretary of cause this act to be printed immediately upon slips, to state. 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.
create a Board of Public Instruction in the city
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 meeting on the first day of June, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-six, at four o'clock in the afternoon 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 exercise all the powers usually incident to such office; they shall also appoint a suitable person, other than a member of their body, superintendent of schools 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
determine, not, however, to exceed, in rate, the su of two thousand dollars per annum.
$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
Chap. 12. AN ACT to amend the act passed · February si
teenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, entitl. “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, eightee 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 passe February sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seve entitled “ An act to amend an act entitled 'An act authorize the formation of corporations for manufa turing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,' passed February seventeenth, eighteen hundred ar forty-eight,” is hereby amended so as to read as fo 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, sigue by the president and two-thirds of its directors, trustees, and filing the same in the county where i business shall be carried on, and in the office of ti 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 ti same, and shall thereupon possess all the powers ar privileges, and be subject to all the liabilities me tioned in said act, during such extension of its exis ence."
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.