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officers of either House, shall be certified by the Secretary or Clerk, and countersigned by the presiding officer of the respective Houses; and the State Treasurer, upon the presentation of any such certificates, countersigned as provided in this section, is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same.

Sec. 4. No clerk shall be employed by any standing or select committee, except by the consent of the Senate or the House of Representetives.

This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved January 16, 1855.

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[ No. 3. ] AN ACT to amend sections thirteen and fifteen of an act entitled "an

act relative to Free Schools in the city of Detroit," approved February 17th, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two.

Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section thirteen of “ an act relative to Free Schools in the city of De

Tax, troit,” be amended so as to read as follows: “Section 13. The common how levied council of said city are hereby authorized, once in each year, to assess and levy a tax on all the real and personal property in said city, according to the city assessment rolls of that year, which shall not exceed two dollars for every child in said city between the ages of four and eighteen years, the number of children to be ascertained by the last report on the subject, on file in the office of the clerk of the county of Wayne, or in the office of the Secretary of said Board of Education, and certified by the President thereof; and the said tax shall be collected in the same manner as the moneys raised to defray the general expenses of said city; all said money shall be disbursed by the authority of said Board, for the maintenance and support of said schools, and for no other purpose. The said Board of Education shall have authority to

Authority establish a high school in said city, and also to appoint a Superintend- Education. ent of the Public Schools, under the charge of said Board, with such salary and with such powers and duties as shall be prescribed by said Board of Education." Sec. 2. Also that section fifteen of the same act be amended so that

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Duty of Col. said section as amended, shall read as follows: " Sec. 15. The collector lector,

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of said city, when he shall have paid any school money to said treasurer or other person, shall take a receipt therefor, and file the same with the clerk of said Board; and it shall be the further duty of the collector, when he shall have made his final return concerning the collections Report, of said tax, to make a report to said Board, stating the whole amount of school tax, the amount collected, and the amount returned by him to the common council as unpaid or uncollected. If any collector shall neglect or refuse to pay to said treasurer, the sums of money required by his warrant, or to account for the same as unpaid, at the time and in the manner required by law, the recorder of the city of Detroit, or the president of the Board of Education of said city, shall forthwith Warrant to issue a warrant under his hand, directed to the sheriff of said county,

commanding him to levy such sums as shall remain unpaid and unac-
counted for, together with his fees for collecting the same, of the goods
and chattels, lands and tenements of such collector and his sureties, and
to pay
the same to the treasurer of said Board of Education, and return
such warrant within twenty days after the date thereof."

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force, from and after its

passage.

Approved January 20, 1855.

Neglect, or refusal to pay over moneys.

Return of warrant.

To desig nate sites for school houses.

[ No. 4.]

AN ACT to enlarge the powers of School District number eleven, in the city and township of Ann Arbor, in the county of Washtenaw.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the qualified voters of school district number eleven, in the city and township of Ann Arbor, in the county of Washtenaw, as said district is now or may hereafter be organized, shall have power to designate sites for as many school-houses, including a union high-school, as they may think proper, by a vote of two-thirds of the legal voters present, at any regular meeting, and to direct the district board to purchase such site or sites as may have been, or as shall be thus designatad, and to erect suitable buildings thereon, for educational purposes, and to raise money by tax upon the property within the said district, in the usual manner, to pay for such site or sites, and for such building or buildings, and for furnishing the same.

Soc. 2. The district board of said district, shall have the power to fix Powers of

distriot the amount of tuition to be paid by non-resident scholars attending any board, of the schools in said district, and to fix and determine the amount of tuition to be paid by scholars attending the union high-school in said district, and to make and enforce suitable by-laws and regulations for the government and management of said union high-school, and for the preservation of the property of said district.

Sec. 3. No alteration shall be made in the boundaries of said school Boundaries district, without the written consent of a majority of the district board of said district.

Sec. 4. Said school district shall have power to borrow money to May borrow pay for a site for buildings for a union high-school, to erect suitable money. buildings thereon, and to furnish the same, by a vote of two-thirds of the qualified voters of said district present at any two regular meetings, one of which shall be an annual meeting, and to raise money by tax on Raise tax to the taxable property of the inhabitants of said district, to pay any money thus borrowed, and the interest thereon.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved January 20, 1855.

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[ No. 5. ] AN ACT to change the name of Alvah H. Bull, George W. Bull

, Philo Bull, Ransom Bull, John Bull, Russell Bull, Hiram Bull, and Albert Bull.

Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That

SECTION
the name of Alvah H. Bull, George W. Bull, Philo Bull, Ransom Bull,
John Bull, Russell Bull, Hiram Bull, and Albert Bull, be and the same
are hereby changed, Alvah H. Bull, to Alvah H. Bradley, George W.
Bull, to George W. Bradley, Philo Bull, to Philo Bradley, Ransom Bull
to Ransom Bradley, John Bull, to John Bradley, Russell Bull, to Rus-
sell Bradley, Hiram Bull,sto Hiram Bradley, and Albert Bull, to Albert
Bradley.

This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved January 26, 1855.

[ No. 6.]
AN ACT to change the name of Elizabeth Alger.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the
name of Elizabeth Alger, a minor, and daughter of Joseph Alger, de-
ceased, of the county of St. Joseph, be and the same is hereby changed
to Elizabeth Strong.

Sec. 2. This act to take effect immediately.
Approved Jannary 26, 1855.

[ No. 7.] AN ACT to change the name of the township of Antrim, in the

County of Grand Traverse.
NEOTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That
the name of the township of Antrim, in the territory attached to the
county of Grand Traverse be, and the same is hereby changed to Me-
Boomo.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved January 29, 1855.

[ No. 8. ] AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the town

ship of Brookfield, for the county of Eaton, and to legalize the assessment roll for said township for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the roll legale assessment roll for the township of Brookfield, in the county of Eaton, laed.

for the year A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, is hereby declared to be as valid and legal to all intents and purposes as though the same had been made out and delivered to the treasurer of said township, or the sheriff of said county of Eaton, at the time and in the manner now prescribed by existing laws.

Sec. 2. The treasurer of said township of Brookfield, or the sheriff of said county, or either of them, are hereby authorized and empowered to receive said assessment roll of said township for the year

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above named, and collect the taxes thereon and pay the same over as Collection. mentioned in said assessment roll: Provided, That said treasurer before Proviso. being entitled to receive the said assessment roll, shall procure and deliver to the supervisor of said township, a certificate in writing, from the treasurer of said county, showing that he has deposited with said county treasurer a good and sufficient bond for faithfully paying over the money Bond. in said assessment roll specified, as therein mentioned.

Sec. 3. The time for collecting the taxes in said assessment roll men- Time extioned, and paying them over as therein mentioned, is hereby extended to the first day of April, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fiftyfive.

Sec. 4. The sheriff or treasurer aforesaid shall, within five days after the said first of April

, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, make return to the county treasurer of said county of Eaton, of the Return of unpaid taxes in said township for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, in the same manner as provided by law, and the said county treasurer shall have the same length of time thereafter to make return thereof to the Auditor General, and the same proceedings shall be had thereon in all respects, as are now prescrided by law.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved January 30, 1855.

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[ No. 9.] AN ACT to organize the towship of Greenland, and define the boun

daries thereof, and other purposes. Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, All that Township part of the County of Ontonagon, known and designated as town fifty- land organone north, range thirty-eight west, be and the same is hereby set off and organized into a separate township, by the name of Greenland, and the first township meeting shall be held at the office of the Toltec Consol- First town

ship meetidated Mining Company in said township, on the first Tuesday in April ing, when next. Sec. 2. Section two of an act entitled an act to organize certain

Repeal. townships in the county of Ontonagon, approved February third, A, D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty three, is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved January 30, 1855.

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