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Violation-Penalty.

Section 2. Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any part of this Act, or who shall by label, as required herein, state that the labeled article contains a greater percentage or greater amount of virgin wool than it does in fact contain, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment in a county jail for not less than ten days nor more than sixty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Provided, that if any article is possessed for the purpose of sale, sold or offered for sale, or any sample is displayed, as hereinbefore provided, bearing either of the first two labels hereinbefore described, and provided, further, that such label is so placed thereon by the retail dealer therein and does correspond to written or printed information obtained in good faith by the said retail dealer from the manufacturer, jobber or wholesaler thereof, certified as true and correct over the signature of such manufacturer, jobber or wholesaler, and said certified information is produced on the trial, then and in that case the person, firm or corporation possessing for sale, selling, offering for sale, or displaying the said articles so labeled for the purpose aforesaid, shall not be deemed guilty of a violation of this Act in case the said label is proven to be false, but in such event the manufacturer, jobber or wholesaler supplying such false, certified, written or printed information regarding the character and quantity of the wool content of such article as in this proviso described shall be deemed a violator of this Act and liable to all the penalties herein prescribed.

Validity of Act.

Section 3. If any provision of this Act shall be held to be invalid, it is hereby provided that all other provisions of this Act which are not expressly held to be invalid shall continue in full force and effect.

Repeal.

Section 4. That Chapter 104, Session Laws of Wyoming, 1921, be, and is hereby, repealed; provided, that such repeal shall not in any manner affect any pending prosecution, or any prosecution that may be hereafter instituted; for the violation of any of the provisions of said chapter committed prior to its said repeal and provided, further, that any article bearing a label heretofore placed thereon pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of said chapter shall not be required to be relabeled so long as said original label is retained thereon.

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

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 97.

Original Senate File No. 68.

BRIBERY IN CONNECTION WITH WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ACT. AN ACT making bribery of or by any person employed or concerned in the administration of the Workmen's Compensation Act a crime, and providing a punishment therefor.

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

Section 1. Whoever corruptly gives, or promises to give, pay, or imburse, or whoever offers to give, pay, or imburse any Court officer or employee, or any person employed or concerned under the laws of this State in the administration of the Workmen's Compensation Act, either before or after his election, appointment or employment, any money or valuable thing, or corruptly offers or promises to do any act beneficial to any such person to influence his action or to secure his assistance in the administration of the Workmen's Compensation Act, and whoever being a Court officer or employee or a person employed under the laws of this State in the administration of the Workmen's Compensation Act, either before or after his election, qualification, appointment or employment, solicits or receives any such money or valuable thing to influence him or to secure his assistance with respect to his official duty in any matter relating to the administration of the Workmen's Compensation Act, shall be deemed guilty of felony and upon conviction thereof be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than fourteen (14) years.

Section 2. This Act shall not be taken to repeal or affect any existing statute relating to bribery.

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

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 98.

Original House Bill No. 180.

APPROPRIATION FOR ENCAMPMENTS AND MANEUVERS.

AN ACT making an emergency appropriation for the payment of compensation of enlisted men attending encampments, maneuvers, etc., of the State Militia.

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated the sum of Five Thousand Five Hundred and Sixty Dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the payment of compensation of enlisted men of the State Militia while attending encampments, maneuvers, etc., for the year 1924 at Pole Mountain, Wyoming, as provided for in Section 386, Chapter 36, Session Laws, 1920.

Section 2. Whereas an emergency exists, therefore this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 99.

Origial House Bill No. 215.

APPROPRIATION FOR RELIEF OF MRS. W. G. HARRIS.

AN ACT for the relief of Mrs. W. G. Harris and her two minor children for the loss of husband and father, W. G. Harris, who contracted pneumonia while performing the duties of his office and died by reason thereof in 1924.

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

Amount of Appropriation.

Section 1. That the sum of $4,000.00 is hereby appropriated out of any fund in the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to compensate Mrs. W. G. Harris and her two minor children for the loss of husband and father, W. G. Harris, who, contracted pneumonia and died as a result thereof while performing the duties of Commissioner of Child and Animal Protection of the State of Wyoming.

Payment.

Section 2. The sum of money hereby appropriated shall be paid to the widow of the said W. G. Harris in monthly installments of Seventy-five ($75.00) Dollars without interest, by the State Treasurer, who shall be and is hereby designated as the Trustee of the fund herein above appropriated; said fund to be known as the "W. G. Harris Fund."

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

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 100.

Original House Bill No. 170.

POOR, PAUPERS, MOTHERS' PENSIONS.

AN ACT authorizing an annual tax levy in each of the counties of the State for use in complying with the provisions of Chapters 116 and 117, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, relating to poor and paupers and the payment of mothers' pensions.

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

Section 1. The Board of County Commissioners of each county within the State may annually levy a tax not exceeding five-tenths of one mill on all the taxable property in the county for the purpose of complying with the provisions of Chapters 116 and 117, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, relating to the care and maintenance of poor and paupers, and the payment of mothers' pensions, respectively.

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

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 101.

Original House Bill No. 172.

APPROPRIATION FOR RELIEF OF MRS. KATIE HETZLER.

AN ACT making an appropriation for the relief of Mrs. Katie Hetzler, for the loss of her husband who was killed in line of duty as Jailer, in 1916.

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

Section 1. That the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the relief of Mrs. Katie Hetzler, widow of James K. Hetzler, who was killed in line of duty as Jailer of Carbon County, Wyoming, by an insane ward of the State, about April 22, 1916.

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

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 102.

Original House Bill No. 17.

APPROPRIATION OF ONE-HALF OF ROYALTY FUND FOR USE OF HIGHWAY COMMISSION.

AN ACT to appropriate to the State Highway Commission a sum of money equal to one-half of the share of the Highway Commission in the Government Royalty Fund as the same accrues and the State Treasurer is advised of the amount by the Commissioner of the General Land Office of the Department of the Interior, and providing for the payment of interest by the State Highway Commission.

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any funds of the State not otherwise appropriated for the State Highway Commission, a sum of money equal to one-half of the share of the State Highway Commission in the Government Royalty Fund, as the same accrues as shown by statements provided to the State Treasurer by the Commissioner of the General Land Office of the Department of the Interior. The Highway Commission is authorized to use in the operation of the department the amount hereby appropriated or so much thereof as may be necessary; and whenever the State Treasurer receives the Government Royalty warrant from the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, he shall reimburse the State Treasury, with interest at six per cent, for the amount of money hereby appropriated and used by the State Highway Commission by virtue of this Act.

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

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 103.

Original House Bill No. 169.

APPROPRIATION FOR TUBERCULOSIS SANITORIUM.

AN ACT Appropriating Money for Maintenance, Equipment, and Care of Patients of the Tuberculosis Sanitorium to be erected in Big Horn County.

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated out of the State Treasury, the sum of $15,000.00, to be expended under the direction of the State Board of Charities and Reform, for maintenance, equipment, and care of patients admitted to the Tuberculosis Sanitorium to be erected in Big Horn County.

Section 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force on and after January 1, 1926.

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 104.

Original House Bill No. 218.

APPROPRIATION FOR CASE FOR COLLIER'S TROPHY.

AN ACT appropriating the sum of one hundred and seventy-two ($172.00) dollars, for the construction of a case for the Collier's Trophy.

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

Section 1. The sum of One hundred Seventy-two ($172.00) Dollars is hereby appropriated out of any money, not otherwise appropriated in the State Treasury, for the construction of a case for the Collier's Trophy.

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

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 105.

Original House Bill No. 211.

SALARY OF STATE CHEMIST AND ASSISTANTS.

AN ACT relating to the salaries of the State Chemist and his Assistants.

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

Section 1. The State Chemist shall receive the salary of Three Thousand Dollars per annum. The First Assistant State Chemist shall receive the salary of Twenty-one Hundred Dollars per annum, and the Second Assistant State Chemist shall receive the salary of Eighteen Hundred Dollars per annum.

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

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

Approved February 25, 1925.

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