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in October; in Laramie County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the fourth Monday in March, and one beginning on the first Monday in October; in Lincoln County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the second Monday in May, and one beginning on the second Monday in November; in Natrona County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the first Tuesday in March, and one beginning on the first Tuesday in September; in Niobrara County, one term in each year, beginning on the Second Tuesday in March; in Park County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the second Monday in May, and one beginning on the second Monday in November; in Platte County, one term in each year, beginning on the first Tuesday in February; in Sheridan County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the second Monday in June, and one beginning on the second Monday in December; in Sweetwater County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the second Monday in April, and one beginning on the second Monday in November; in Sublette County, one term in each year, beginning on the second Monday in June; in Teton County, one term in each year, beginning on the third Monday in June; in Uinta County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the first Monday in April, and one beginning on the first Monday in October; in Washakie County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the second Monday in March and one beginning on the second Monday in September; in Weston County, two terms in each year, one beginning on the first Monday in March, and one beginning on the first Monday in November. Provided, however, that whenever it shall become necessary in any county to hold any special term of court, the commissioners of such county may petition the judge of the district in which such county is located for such special term and if such judge shall be of the opinion that the same is necessary then he shall have the power and it shall be his duty to call such special term at any reasonable date to be fixed by him. Notice of each special term shall be given by publication in some newspaper of general circulation published in the county where such special term is called for a period of not less than thirty (30) days immediately preceding the opening of such term. It shall be lawful at such special term to do any business that may be done at any regular term of Court.

Section 2. All Acts and parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed.

Section 3. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1925.

Approved February 20, 1925.

CHAPTER 60.

Original House Bill No. 61.

CROSSING RAILROAD TRACKS BY MOTOR VEHICLES.

AN ACT to provide for proper precaution on the part of motor drivers in approaching and crossing railroads.

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming:

Regulations.

Section 1. Drivers of all motor driven vehicles carrying passengers for hire, on any of the public highways outside of the incorporated

limits of any city or town, shall bring said vehicle to a stop within fifty (50) feet of any railroad crossing or interurban track before crossing the same. Drivers of all other motor vehicles shall on approaching a railroad crossing, reduce speed of the vehicle until the rate of speed at a point fifty (50) feet from the crossing shall not exceed fifteen (15) miles per hour; providing vision is clear for one thousand (1,000) feet of railroad right of way on each side of crossing, and in case vision is not clear for a distance of one thousand (1,000) feet on each side of railroad crossing, said vehicle to come to a stop and if train is passing, not to proceed until rear of train has reached a distance of at least one thousand (1,000) feet beyond railroad crossing, unless flagman is provided to make sure train is not coming in opposite direction.

Definition of "Drivers for Hire."

Section 2. Drivers for hire shall be construed to include school motor bus drivers, and such school motor bus drivers shall be subject to any further regulation by their respective boards.

Section 3. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the liability of railroad companies.

Violation-Penalty.

Section 4. The violation of any of the provisions of this Act shall be deemed a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not exceeding the sum of fifty ($50.00) dollars for the first offense, and by a fine of not less than fifty ($50.00) dollars nor more than one hundred ($100.00) dollars, or imprisonment not exceeding sixty days in the county jail for each subsequent offense, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court, provided, however, that if, as a result of the operation of any motor vehicle in violation of any of the provisions of this act, any person shall be seriously maimed, injured or disfigured or the death of any person shall result from such violation, then the person so violating any of the provisions of this Act, upon conviction therefor, shall be fined in any sum not less than One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars nor more than Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars or be imprisoned in the penitentiary for not less than one year nor more than ten years.

Section 5. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 20, 1925.

CHAPTER 61.

Original House Bill No. 88.

OFFICE ROOMS FOR COUNTY ATTORNEYS.

AN ACT to amend and re-enact Section 1458, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, relating to office rooms for County Attorneys.

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming:

Section 1. That Section 1458, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

"Section 1458. The Board of County Commissioners of their respective Counties may furnish, at the expense of the County, suitable office rooms located at the County seat of the County, for the use of the County Attorney.

Said office shall, whenever practicable, be located in or near the Court House."

Section 2. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Section 3. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 20, 1925.

CHAPTER 62.

Original House Bill No. 73.

FEES-COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC LANDS.

AN ACT to amend and re-enact Section 244, Wyoming Compiled Statutes 1920, as amended and re-enacted by Section 1 and 2 of Chapter 130, Session Laws of Wyoming, 1921, relating to the fees which shall be collected by the Commissioner of Public Lands.

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming:

Section 1. That Section 244, Wyoming Compiled Statutes 1920, as amended and re-enacted by Section 1, Chapter 130, Session Laws of Wyoming, 1921, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

"Section 244. The Commissioner of Public Lands shall collect the following fees:

For filing each application to lease or purchase_-
For recording each lease of 160 acres or less..
For recording each lease of one section_.

-$ 1.00

1.00

2.00

For recording each lease containing more than one
section, for each additional 160 acres or frac-
tion thereof

1.00

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For making duplicate certificates of purchase, each-
For making and recording each patent_

2.00

2.00

For making each township plat, and data thereon.

2.00

For recording assignment of leases and certificates of

purchase, not less than_

1.00

For issuing each timber permit, gravel permit, etc..
For filing each power of attorney-.

2.00

1.00

For filing declaration of trust__

1.00

For filing letters of administration___

1.00

For affixing the Commissioner's seal to certified copies
For preparing oil lease where application is withdrawn
or not completed

1.00

10.00

For making certified copies of papers or records, fif-
teen cents per folio and for each certificate and
seal

1.00

All money collected for fees shall be paid to the treasurer of the State monthly and shall be credited to the general fund."

Section 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 20, 1925.

CHAPTER 63.

Original House Bill No. 131.

REPEAL OF STATUTE EXEMPTING MINES EMPLOYING LESS THAN FIVE PERSONS FROM COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN LAWS.

AN ACT repealing Section 4452, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, relating to application of the provisions of Chapter 269, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920.

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming;

Section 1. Section 4452, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, is hereby repealed.

Section 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage:

Approved February 20, 1925. .

CHAPTER 64.

Original House Bill No. 130.

CLEANING AND SPRINKLING COAL MINES.

AN ACT to amend and re-enact Section 4457, Wyoming Compiled Statutes 1920, relating to cleaning and sprinkling coal mines.

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming:

Section 1. That Section 4457, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

Section 4457. The owner, lessee or agent or operator of any coal mine whether shaft, slope or drift, shall sprinkle with water at least twice a week all dry and dusty places within said coal mines, and all accumulations of slack, machine slack, track cleanings and other waste materials at least once each month while such mine is in operation; provided, that all accumulations of slack, machine slack, track cleanings and other waste materials incident to coal mining shall be considered as dust within the meaning of this section; provided further that sprinkling shall not be required in those portions or zones of coal mines where rock dusting is carried on in the manner now or hereafter approved by the United States Bureau of Mines or the State Mine Inspector.

Section 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 20, 1925.

CHAPTER 65.

Original Senate File No. 12.

DEPOSITS OF PUBLIC MONEY BY COUNTY AND OTHER OFFICERS.

AN ACT to amend and re-enact Section 2907, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, relating to the Deposits of Public Money.

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming:

Section 1. That Section 2967, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

Section 2967. For the security of the funds so deposited under the provisions of this chapter, the proper treasurer shall require all such depositories to give bonds for the safe keeping and payment of such deposits and the interest thereon, which bonds shall run to the proper county, city, town or school district, and be approved by the proper governing board of such county, city, town or school district, and conditioned that such depository shall on the first Monday of each January, April, July and October of each year, render to the proper treasurer, and to the proper governing board of the county, city, town or school district, a statement in duplicate, showing the several daily balances, and the amount of public moneys held by it during the preceding three months, and the amount of the interest thereon, and how credited, and for the payment of the said deposits, and the interest accrued thereon, as herein provided, and when demanded by the proper treasurer on his check, order or demand at any time, and generally to do and perform whatever may be required by the provisions of this chapter and a faithful discharge of the trust reposed in such depository. The said bond in substance shall be similar, or as near as may be, to the bonds required of state depositories, and when the penalty thereof, exceeds the sum of five thousand dollars, such bond shall be furnished by some responsible surety company authorized to do business in this state. No county, municipal or school district treasurer shall have on deposit in any bank at any one time more than one-half of the penal amount named in its said bond in all cases where private bonds are furnished. The bonds shall be deposited with the clerk of the county, city, town or school district to which said bond may be given where there are no banks in the county, or where the banks in the proper county' refuse or fail to bid on said money, or refuse or fail to receive the said funds under the provisions of this Act then part or all of said money may be deposited, under the conditions of this Act in any other bank in the state, selected by the proper governing board of the County, city, town, or school district, as the case may be.

Section 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and. after its passage.

Approved February 20, 1925.

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