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Laying out

and

widening

Chap. 709.

AN ACT to empower the city of New York to widen Kills path, a highway situate in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, in said city, by acquiring through purchase or condemnation the lands of the various cemetery corporations or of others, abutting along said highway, from Jamaica avenue in the borough of Brooklyn to Myrtle avenue in the borough of Queens.

Became a law May 11, 1920, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, three-fifths being present.

Accepted by the City.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The proper authorities of the city of New York authorized and empowered to lay out and widen streets and authorized. avenues are hereby authorized and empowered to lay out and widen Kills path, also known as Fresh Pond road and Stony road, a public highway, situate in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens in said city, along its present line, not to exceed seventy feet in width, from Jamaica avenue in the borough of Brooklyn Acquisition to Myrtle avenue in the borough of Queens. Such authorities are hereby authorized and empowered, for the purpose of widening said highway, to acquire either through purchase or condemnation such lands abutting along such highway, as may be necessary.

of land.

Removal

ment of

city.

§ 2. The board of estimate and apportionment of the city of and reinter- New York is hereby authorized and empowered to make provisions bodies by for the removal of bodies interred within the lines of such highway; and such bodies must be reinterred within the same cemetery, if any lots or plots for such purpose can be obtained therein at a price not greater than the price allowed or awarded for the lot or plot with appurtenances thereon from which any such body or bodies shall be removed. But the relatives or proper representatives of deceased persons entitled by law to the control of any lot or plot wherein such deceased persons are interred may make other provisions for the removal of any such deceased persons; and in such event such relatives or representatives for such purposes shall be entitled to receive the moneys allowed or awarded for the lots or plots from which such deceased persons are removed.

By relatives.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 710.

AN ACT to amend the New York city municipal court code, in relation to salaries of justices.

Became a law May 11, 1920, with the approval of the Governor. l'assed, three-fifths being present.

Accepted by the City.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

ch. 279,

Section 1. Section three of chapter two hundred and seventy- L. 1915, nine of the laws of nineteen hundred and fifteen, entitled "An act 3 in relation to the municipal court of the city of New York, its justices and officers," is hereby amended to read as follows:

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3. Salaries of justices. The salary of each justice, except those appointed or elected from the boroughs of Queens and Richmond, shall be nine thousand dollars a year, to be paid in equal monthly installments by the proper officers of the city, and the salary of each justice appointed or elected for the boroughs of Queens and Richmond shall be eight thousand dollars2 year, to be paid in the same manner; provided, however, that whenever a justice elected or appointed for the borough of Queens or the borough of Richmond shall hold court in either of the boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn or the Bronx, he shall receive the additional sum of ten dollars for each day on which he shall so hold court, not exceeding, however, such sum as shall, together with his said salary, make the amount received by him in any one year equal to the salary of a justice of one of the other boroughs. Such additional sum shall be paid on the certification of the president of the board of justices that the holding of court by such justice was necessary, in consequence of the illness or necessary absence of the justice regularly assigned to hold the same, or on account of pressure of business.

The comptroller of the city of New York is hereby authorized and directed to issue special revenue bonds under the provisions of section one hundred and eighty-eight of chapter four hundred and

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amended.

sixty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred and one, in an amount
sufficient to provide for the payment of the increases made.
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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added to L. 1901, ch. 466.

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Chap. 711.

AN ACT to amend the Greater New York charter, in relation to the establishment of a police reserve.

Became a law May 11, 1920, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, three-fifths being present.

Accepted by the City.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The Greater New York charter, as re-enacted by chapter four hundred and sixty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred and one, is hereby amended by inserting therein a new section, to be section three hundred and eight-b thereof, to read as follows:

§ 308-b. The police reserve of the city heretofore organized tinued. under chapter six hundred and fifty-one of the laws of nineteen hundred and seventeen, entitled "An act to authorize the police commissioner of the city of New York to appoint citizens to perform duty in the police department of said city during the continuance of the state of war now existing," shall be continued as the police reserve under the control and jurisdiction of the police commissioner. The police commissioner shall appoint a special dead deputy, who shall serve without compensation, to command the detail of police reserve, and may detail from time to time such members of regular of the regular force as he may deem necessary to assist in the instruction, drill and administration of its affairs.

Special deputy in command;

members

force to instruct,

etc.

Purpose.

Enlistment.

§ 2. Such police reserve is to provide a trained, disciplined and equipped force of male citizens, whose services may be called upon by the police commissioner in the event of conditions arising requiring the services of a larger number of men than that constituting the regular force.

§ 3. Enlistment in the police reserve may be obtained under rules to be promulgated by the police commissioner and shall be for a period of two years unless sooner relieved from service in

the discretion of such commissioner. No person shall be enlisted as a member of such police reserve unless he be a citizen of the United States, at least five feet five inches in height, able to read, write and speak the English language distinctly, exempt from federal draft, and in good physical condition as evidenced by the certificate of a physician or surgeon.

units.

§ 4. Such police reserve shall not exceed five thousand in num- Number; ber, and may be divided into regiments, battalions or independent units, in the discretion of the police commissioner.

powers;

5. The members of the police reserve shall serve without pay. No pay; Whenever ordered on active duty by the police commissioner they discipline. shall have all the powers of a police officer and be subject to the rules and regulations of the police department.

6. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 712.

AN ACT for the relief of John J. McKenna, a retired policeman of the city of New York.

Became a law May 11, 1920, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, three-fifths being present.

Accepted by the City.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The commissioner of police of the city of New York is hereby authorized and empowered, in his discretion, to increase the pension of John J. McKenna, a retired patrolman of the police department of the city of New York, who was permanently injured in the performance of his duty, September first, nineteen hundred and two, to an annual sum not exceeding the full pay of a policeman of the first grade of said department as such pay is fixed by law at the time this act takes effect, and thereupon the said John J. McKenna shall be awarded, granted and paid from the pension fund of said department such annual sum during his lifetime.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

L. 1901, ch. 466, § 189, as added by L. 1911, ch. 224, and

amended by

L. 1914,

ch. 474,

L. 1915,

ch. 309, L. 1916, ch. 615, and

L. 1918, ch. 504, amended.

Chap. 713.

AN ACT to amend the Greater New York charter, in relation to the issue of corporate stock notes.

Became a law May 11, 1920, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, three-fifths being present.

Accepted by the City.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section one hundred and eighty-nine of the Greater New York charter, as re-enacted by chapter four hundred and sixty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred and one, as added by chapter two hundred and twenty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred and eleven and amended by chapter four hundred and seventy-four of the laws of nineteen hundred and fourteen, chapter three hundred and nine of the laws of nineteen hundred and fifteen, chapter six hundred and fifteen of the laws of nineteen hundred and sixteen and chapter five hundred and four of the laws of nineteen hundred and eighteen, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

NOTES TO BE ISSUED IN ANTICIPATION OF THE SALE OF CORPORATE
STOCK AND SERIAL BONDS; NOTES TO BE ISSUED IN ANTICIPATION
OF TAX LEVIES.

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§ 189. The comptroller is authorized to issue, whenever he may deem it for the best interests of the city so to do, bills or notes, to be known as corporate stock notes," maturing within a period not to exceed one year, in anticipation of the sale of corporate stock or serial bonds duly authorized at the time such notes are issued. The proceeds of the sale of such notes shall be used only for the purposes for which may be used the proceeds of the sale of corporate stock or serial bonds in anticipation of the sale whereof the notes were issued. All of such notes or any renewals thereof shall be payable at a fixed time, and no renewal of any such note shall be issued after the sale of corporate stock or serial bonds in anticipation of which the original note was issued. In the event that a sale of such corporate stock or serial bonds shall not have occurred prior to the maturity of the note so issued in anticipation of such sale the comptroller shall, in order to meet the notes then maturing, issue renewal notes for such purpose. Every such note and renewal note shall be payable from the proceeds of the next succeeding sale of corporate stock or serial

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