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Act 46. Municipal Bond Election.
Àct 47. Adoption of Minors.

ACT 46

AN ACT

To AMEND SECTION 2174 OF THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII

OF 1915, RELATING TO ELECTION TO DETERMINE ISSU-
ANCE OF MUNICIPAL BONDS.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. Section 2174 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii of 1915 is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

“Section 2174. Election to determine issuance. No bonds shall be issued until the board of supervisors shall cause an election to be held in such county on the question of the issuance of such bonds. In case at least sixty per cent of the registered voters voting of said county shall vote affirmatively at such election for the issuance of such bonds, the treasurer of such county shall issue the same, and not otherwise; provided, however, that no such issue of bonds shall be made until approved by the President of the United States in accordance with law."

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect on its approval.
Approved this 6th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM,
Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 47

AN ACT

To REGULATE THIE ADOPTION OF MINORS.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. Any proper person not married, or a husband and wife jointly, may petition a judge of the circuit court of

Act 47. Adoption of Minors.

the circuit in which they reside, or a judge of the circuit court of the circuit in which the child resides for leave to adopt a minor child not theirs by birth, and for a change of the name of such child. A written consent must be given to such adop

. tion by the child, if of the age of sixteen years, and by each of his or her living legal parents who is not hopelessly insane, habitually intemperate, or has not abandoned such child for a period of six months, or has not voluntarily surrendered the care and custody of such child to another for a period of two years or over, which fact of such insanity, intemperance, abandonment or surrender shall be found by the judge at the time of hearing the petition and such finding noted in the order. If the parents are unknown or have so abandoned or surrendered said child, such consent to adoption shall be signed by the legal guardian of such child, or if there be no legal guardian, then the court may appoint some suitable person to act in the proceedings as the next friend of the child.

SECTION 2. If the judge is satisfied of the ability of the petitioner to bring up and educate the child properly, having reference to the degree and condition of its parents and the fitness and propriety of such adoption, he shall make an order setting forth the facts and declaring that, from that date, to all legal intents and purposes, such child is the child of the petitioner and that its name is thereby changed.

SECTION 3. All laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed, and the procedure herein set forth for the adoption of minors shall supersede all other methods of adop. tion heretofore legal.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect from the date of its approval. Approved this 6th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

Act 48. Recording of Births.

ACT 48

AN ACT

To AMEND SECTION 1133 OF THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII,

1915, RELATING TO RECORDING OF BIRTHS.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. Section 1133 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, is hereby amended to read as follows:

“Section 1133. Births. Each registrar shall enter in said record, in respect of each birth occurring in his district, the following facts, so far as they can be ascertained by him, viz: the name of the father, the name of the mother, the date of the birth, the sex of the child, the name of the child, if it has been named, the locality of its birth, and whether the child is legitimate or illegitimate. Provided, however, that said registrar shall keep a separate record of all births reported later than six (6) months after the date of said birth, which record shall not be admissible as evidence of any statement therein made, nor ghall any certified copy of such record or any part thereof be furnished by said registrar.”

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect from and after the date of its approval. Approved this 6th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

Act 49. Sheriffs as Coroners.
Act 50. Heedless Driving.

ACT 49

AN ACT

AMENDING SECTION 1561 OF THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII,

1915, RELATING TO CORONERS.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. Section 1561 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

“Section 1561. Act as coroner. The sheriff and his deruties shall be ex-officio county coroners, and as such, shall, within their respective counties and districts, have all the powers and perform all the duties of coroners as provided by law; provided, however, that in the absence, illness or disqualification of the deputy sheriff of any district, any deputy sheriff of any other district, within the county, shall act as coroner, if so instructed by the sheriff of the county."

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect from the date of its approval. Approved this 6th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 50

AN ACT

To AMEND CHAPTER 252 OF THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII,

1915, BY ADDING A SECTION THERETO TO BE KNOWN AS

Act 50. Heedless Driving.
Act 51. Commissioners of Education.

SECTION 4101A, PROVIDING FURTHER PENALTIES FOR
FURIOUS AND HEEDLESS DRIVING.

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Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. Chapter 252 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, is hereby amended, by the addition of a section thereto to be known as Section 4101A, and to read as follows:

“Section 4101A. Additional penalties. In addition to the penalties prescribed by Sections 4100 and 4101, respectively, the magistrate before whom, or the court in which a conviction under either of said sections shall be had, may, in addition to the penalties in said sections, or either of them, provided, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, and may also, in his or its discretion, suspend the use and operation of any license to operate motor vehicles held by the

. person or persons so convicted for any period not to exceed one year.”

This Act shall take effect from and after its

SECTION 2. approval.

Approved this 6th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 51

AN ACT

To AMEND SECTION 254 OF THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII

OF 1915, RELATING TO COMMISSIONERS OF EDUCATION. Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. Section 254 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii of 1915 is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

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