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meeting to be heard in person or by counsel, and to present witnesses; and the person or persons bringing the charges against him shall have the same opportunity. In case the by-laws provide for the election of directors by districts with primary elections in each district, then the petition for removal of a director must be signed by twelve per cent of the members residing in a district from which he was elected, and such twelve per cent of the members of his own district shall be sufficient to bring about such action. The board of directors must call a special meeting of the members residing in that district to consider the removal of the director. By a vote of the majority of the members of that district, the director in question shall be removed from office.

Section 15. Referendum. Upon demand of forty per cent of the entire board of directors any matter that has been approved or passed by the board must be referred to the entire membership or the stockholders for decision at the next special or regular meeting; provided, however, that a special meeting may be called for the purpose.

Sction 16. Marketing Contract. The association and its members may make and execute marketing contracts, requiring the members to sell, for any period of time, not over ten years, all or any specified part of their agricultural products or specified commodities exclusively to or through the association or any facilities to be created by the association. The contract may provide that the association may sell or resell the products of its members with or without taking title thereto, and pay over to its members the resale price, after deducting all necessary selling, overhead and other costs and expenses. The by-laws and the marketing contract may fix as liquidated damages, specific sums to be paid by the members or stockholders to the association upon the breach by him of any provisions of the marketing contract regarding the sale or delivery or withholding of products and may further provide that the member will pay all cost, premiums for bonds, expenses and fees in case any action is brought upon the contract by the association, and any such provisions shall be valid and enforceable in the courts of this state. In the event of any such breach or threatened breach of such marketing contract by a member, the association shall be entitled to an injunction to prevent the further breach of the contract, and to a decree of specific performance thereof. Pending the adjudication of such an action and upon filing a sufficient bond, the association shall be entitled to a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against the member.

Section 17. Annual Reports. Each association formed under this act shall prepare and make out an annual report on forms furnished by the Commissioner of Agriculture or other State official designated to receive such reports, containing the name of the association, its principal place of business and a general statement of its business operations during the fiscal year, showing the amount of capital stock paid up and the number of stockholders of stock associations or the number of members and the amount of membership fees received, if a non-stock association; the total expenses of operation; the amount of its indebtedness or liability, and its balance sheets.

Section 18. Contracts and Agreements With Other Associations. Any association may, upon resolution adopted by its board of directors, enter into all necessary and proper stipulations, agreements, and contracts and arrangements with any other co-operative corporation, association or associations, formed in this or in any other state, for the co-operative and more economical carrying on of its business, or any part or parts thereof. Any two or more associations may by agreement

between them, unite in employing and using or may separately employ and use the same methods, means and agencies for carrying on and conducting thir respective businesses.

Section 19. Association Heretofore Organized May Adopt the Provisions of This Act. Any corporation or association organized under previously existing statutes may by majority vote of its stockholders or members be brought under the provisions of this act by limiting its membership and adopting the other restrictions as provided herein. shall make out in duplicate a statement signed and sworn to by its directors, upon forms supplied by the Secretary of State, to the effect that the corporation or association has by a majority vote of its stockholders or members decided to accept the benefits and be bound by the provisions of this act. Articles of incorporation shall be filed as required in Section 8763 of the South Dakota Revised Code of 1919, except that they shall be signed by the members of the board of directors. The filing fee shall be the same as for filing an amendment to articles of incorporation.

Section 20. Constitutionality. If any section of this act shall be declared unconstitutional for any reason the remainder of this act shall not be affected thereby.

Section 21. Filing Fees. For filing articles of incorporation an association organized hereunder shall pay to the Secretary of State, five dollars; and for filing an amendment to the articles, two and one-half dollars.

Section 22. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the immediate support of the State Government and its existing institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval. Approved February 27, 1923.

Appropriations

CHAPTER 16.

(S. B. 316.)

GENERAL APPROPRIATION BILL

AN ACT Entitled, An Act Appropriating Money for Salary and Expense of the Legislative, Executive and Judicial Departments of the State, for Salaries and Expense of all Officers, Boards and Departments, for Support and Maintenance of the Educational, Charitable and Penal Institutions, and the Soldiers' Home, Maintenance of the State House, Maintenance of National Guard, for Geological and Soil Survey and in Aid of Normal Training in the High School and in Aid of Rural and Consolidated Schools, and Maintenance of Custer State Park.

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota :

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated the following sums of money, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of the salaries and expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments of the State,

the salaries and expenses of all State officers, boards and departments, the support and maintenance of the educational and charitable and penal institutions of the State, maintenance of State House, the maintenance of National Guard, the support and maintenance of the Soldiers' Home, for the geological and soil survey and in aid of normal training in high school and in aid of rural and consolidated schools and maintenance of the Custer State Park and Legislative expense for the members of the Eighteenth Legislative Session-provided for under Chapter 279 of the Session Laws of 1921, for the fiscal year ending June 30th, 1924, and the fiscal year ending June 30th, 1925.

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Furniture and Fixtures, Replacement and Repairs

For Administering expense of Cigarette Tax..

1,500.00 for biennium

$ 18,772.50 $ 17,272.50

37.50

37.50

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COMMISSIONER OF SCHOOL AND PUBLIC LANDS

Salary of Commissioner

Salaries of Deputy, Forest Supervisor, Clerks,
Stenographers, Timber Scaler and Other
Employees

Office, Field and Traveling Expenses, Including
Administration of State Forest, Court Costs
and Advertising Lease and Sale Notices....
Expense of Commissioner

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Assistants, Clerk Hire, Stationery, Traveling
Expense, Incidentals and Instruments

3,000.00

3,000.00

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Office Supplies and Furniture, Inspectors' Sup-
plies and Printing and Miscellaneous Items.
Reference Books, Journals and Binding..
Automobiles, Trucks and Repairs of Same...

$ 49,450.00 $ 49,450.00

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