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STATE OF NEW YORK,
PASSED AT THE
BEGUN JANUARY FOURTH, AND ENDED APRIL TWENTY-SIXTA, 1870,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
Albany, July 14, 1870. Pursuant to the directions of the act entitled “An act relative to the publication of the Laws,” passed April 12th, 1843, I hereby certify that the following volume of the Laws of this State, was printed under my direction.
HOMER A. NELSON,
Secretary of State.
In this volume, every act which received the assent of a majority of all the Members of the Legislature," three-fifths of all.the Members elected to either House :: thereot, being present, puisapp to Section 14, of Article y; of the Constitution of this State, is designated under its title by the words “ Three-fifths being present." [See Laws of 1847, Vol. 1, Chap. 253.]
And every act which received “the assent of two-thirds of all the Members elected to each branch of the Legislature,” pursuant to Section 9, of Article 1, of the State. Constitution, is designated under its title by the words “By a two-third vote.” [See Laws of 1842, Chap. 306.]
further extension of Prospect Park, in the city
PASSED April 28, 1870; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
SECTION 1. Section four of an act entitled "An act for the further extension of Prospect Park, in the city of Brooklyn," passed April twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
$ 4. The commissioners so to be appointed shall estimate Commisthe value of the lands and premises taken by this act, and slopers of the loss and damage to be sustained by the owners or to estimate other persons interested therein, in consequence of their lands taken. relinquishing the same to the city, and after their report thereon shall have been confirmed by the said court, they shall apportion such part thereof, together with such part Apportionof the whole amount of awards and expenses heretofore wate: reported to and confirmed by the said court, for all lands etc., after heretofore taken and now constituting Prospect park, as tion of they may deem just and proper, upon any lands outside report. of the said park, which they shall deem to be benefited How apporby the opening of the said park in proportion to such tioned. benefit. Of the amount thus apportioned, only onetwentieth part shall be annually assessed in each and every year, for twenty successive years, and be a lien, Assessment from the time of such annual assessment, upon the lands torent respectively charged therewith, together with interest years. from the time of the confirmation of the report on assessment, to be computed from year to year, upon the respective amounts remaining unpaid at the time of making such annual assessment, which interest shall be added to said annual assessment, and form part thereof. And the said assessments and interest shall be annually included Tax therein the taxes to be levied upon such lands, and shall be for to be levied and collected in the same manner as other annually. taxes upon real estate, annually for twenty successive years. The proceeds of such collections shall, imme