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that in which he rendered services to the injured workman file with the Clerk of the District Court of the proper county, his itemized and verified bill for all services rendered by him and expense incurred in behalf of the injured workman during the previous month, and shall send a copy thereof to the State Treasurer, and all claims for medical attendance or medical services not so filed within the time specified shall be disallowed by the Court.

Notification by Doctor.

Section 8. Every doctor who accepts the case of an injured workman, and every hospital which accepts the case of an injured workman, shall within ten (10) days after accepting such case file a written notice thereof with the Clerk of the District Court, and shall send a copy of such notice within said ten (10) days to the State Treasurer and another copy within said period to the employer of the injured workman. Any doctor or hospital failing or refusing to file the notice within the time designated with the Clerk of the Court or to send copies thereof within said period to the State Treasurer and the employer of the injured workman shall forfeit any remuneration or award from the Compensation Fund for any services, care or attention rendered to such injured workman or any facilities furnished to him.

Awards.

Section 9. Every award within the meaning of this Act is a judicial determination of the rights of the employer, the employee and the Industrial Accident Fund as to all matters involved. No award of compensation or allowance of any expense or claim chargeable against the account of any employer contributing to the Industrial Accident Fund shall be made without notice to such employer and hearing unless such employer shall consent thereto.

Section 10. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after April 1, 1925.

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 125.

Original Senate File No. 34.

FINAL SETTLEMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF ESTATES.

AN ACT to amend and re-enact Section 6974, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, being an Act providing for the final settlement and distribution of estates.

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

Section 1. That Section 6974, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

Section 6974. Whenever an estate is in condition for final settlement, the executor or administrator shall publish for four weeks. in a newspaper published and of general circulation in the county in which the estate is being probated a notice to all creditors and others interested in said estate that he will, on or before a day certain, naming it, (which day shall be after the last publication of said notice and after the expiration of the time limited in the published notice to creditors in which claims may be filed by creditors) file in the

office of the Clerk of Court a final account and petition for distribution of said estate, where anyone interested may examine such account and petition and file objections thereto in writing at any time within ten days after the day mentioned in said notice on which said account and petition will be filed, naming the last day on which any such objections may be filed, and that, if no objections are filed within said time, he will make final settlement of the estate on the day following the last day for filing objections thereto or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard.

Such notice may be in substantially the following form:

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Dated at___ After the expiration of the time during which creditors may file claims against said estate, and not later than the day mentioned in such notice, unless the Court, by written order, extend the time for filing, such executor or administrator shall file his final account and petition for distribution; and not later than ten days after the filing thereof, unless the Court for cause shown extends such time, any person interested in the estate may appear and file his objections in writing to the account or petition for distribution, or both, and contest the same.

If, within the time herein provided, objections to said final account or petition are filed, the Court shall make a written order setting said matter down for hearing, notice of which hearing shall be given to persons interested, as the Court shall order. At the time set for such hearing the Court shall proceed to hear the objections to said account or petition, and shall approve or disapprove such account and petition. Whenever such account and petition, or either of them, are disapproved, such order shall be made thereon, as the facts and the law require. Whenever said account and petition are approved, the court shall proceed to distribute the residue of the estate in the hands of such executor or administrator to or among the persons, who are by law entitled thereto, as of the date of decedent's death and in the proportions as now provided by law; and if the decedent has left a surviving child and the issue of other children, and any of them, before the close of administration, have died while under age, and have not been married, no administration of such deceased child's estate is necessary, but all the estate while decedent's deceased child was entitled to by inheritance, must, without administration, be distributed to the other heirs at law in proper proportion.

A statement of any receipts and disbursements of the administrator or executor since the rendition of his final account must be reported and filed at the time of making such distribution, and the settlement thereof, together with a statement of the expenses of closing

the estate, must be made by the Court or Judge and included in the order, or the Court or Judge may order notice of the settlement of such supplementary account, as in other cases of the settlement of accounts. The order may be made on the petition of the executor or administrator or any person interested in the estate.

Section 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1st, 1925.

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 126.

Original Senate File No. 92.

QUALIFICATIONS OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.

AN ACT to amend and re-enact Sections 3516, 3518, 3524, 3525 and 3526, Chapter 216, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, relating to the requirements of all persons who wish to practice medicine and any of its departments in this State, and relating to those who wish to obtain a license by reciprocity.

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

Section 1. That Section 3516, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

Requirements-Examination-Fees.

Section 3516. Every person, except as hereinafter provided, wishing to engage in the practice of medicine and surgery, or either of them, within the State, shall, immediately and prior to commencing the same, make a written application to the State Medical Examining Board, for a license so to do. The applicant shall transmit with said application his or her diploma, together with an affidavit setting forth that said diploma is genuine and that the applicant is the rightful possessor thereof and the identical person named therein, and that the same was obtained by pursuing the regular course of study or examination in said institution and setting forth that he or she is a citizen of the United States.

He shall appear before the State Board of Medical Examiners in person at a time and place appointed, and shall pass an examination. sufficiently strict to test his qualifications as a practitioner. Said examination may be in whole or in part in writing. It shall be of an elementary and practical character, and shall be upon the following subjects: Anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and toxicology, pathology, physical diagnosis, gynecology, the principles of surgery, obstetrics, hygiene and bacteriology. He shall further be required to pass an examination in such branches as are necessary to complete the system of which he is a practitioner. If the applicant is a practitioner of any school or system not represented in the membership of the Board, the Board shall have authority to call a regularly licensed practitioner of that system to assist in the examination. The practitioner thus called shall receive a compensation of five dollars ($5.00) for each person examined. An average grade of seventyfive per cent in all the branches of the examination shall be required; provided, that the applicant shall not pass lower than sixty per cent in any one branch. Said examination shall be conducted by and under the supervision of the secretary of the Board, with such assist

ance from the other members as shall be agreed upon by them. Said examination shall be held at stated periods to suit the convenience of the Board and applicants; provided, that not more than four examinations shall be held in any one year. The president and secretary of the State Board of Medical Examiners shall issue certificates to all persons who successfully pass said examinations, and such certificates, after being duly recorded as hereinafter provided, shall be deemed licenses to practice medicine in all branches in which the applicant has taken examination in this State. Every applicant for license under any of the provisions of this Chapter, must furnish sufficient evidence to the Board that he or she is of good moral character, and that he or she is not the victim of such habits as shall cause him or her to endanger the lives of those entrusted to his or her care. No application for license to practice medicine in this State shall be rejected because of adherence to a particular school of practice. All persons who are licensed practitioners in this State prior to the passage of this section shall be exempt from its requirements.

Section 2. That Section 3518, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

Reciprocity.

Section 3518. Said Board may, in its discretion, accept and register, upon payment of the registration fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) and without examination of the applicant, any certificate which shall have been issued to him by any examining board of the District of Columbia, or by the examining board of any state or territory of the United States, or by the National Board of Medical Examiners; provided, however, that the legal requirements of such examining board shall be in no degree or particular less than those of Wyoming at the time when such certificate shall be presented for registration to the Board created by this chapter; and provided, further, that the provisions in this section contained shall be held to apply only to such of said examining boards as accept and register the certificates granted by this Board to practitioners of the system represented by the Board without examination by them of the ones holding such certificates.

Section 3. That Section 3524, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

Refusal of or Revocation of Certificate.

Section 3524. Said Board of Medical Examiners may refuse certificates to individuals guilty of malpractice or dishonorable conduct, or who shall have been convicted of penal offenses before any Court in this State or elsewhere; or may revoke certificates for like causes or for any false statements made to secure license, such revocation being after due notice and trial by the Board of Medical Examiners, subject to the right of an appeal to the District Court of the county in which said individual resides; but no such revocation shall be made. by reason of the individuals belonging to or practicing any particular school or system of medicine.

Section 4. That Section 3525, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

Exceptions.

Section 3525. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit gratuitous service in case of emergency, and this chapter shall

not apply to commissioned surgeons of the United States army or navy, or any lawful qualified physicians residing in other states or counties meeting registered physicians of this State in consultation, or any physician or surgeon residing upon the border of a neighboring state, and duly authorized under the laws thereof to practice medicine and surgery therein, whose practice extends into the limits of this State. This chapter shall apply to apothecaries and pharmacists who prescribe for the sick.

Section 5. That Section 3526, Wyoming Compiled Statutes, 1920, be amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

Violation-Penalty.

Section 3526. Any person practicing medicine within the meaning of this chapter in this State without complying with the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than three hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year, or both; and each person filing or attempting to file as his own, the diploma of another or a forged affidavit of identification, or making any false statement of any kind whatsoever shall be guilty of felony and upon conviction thereof shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term not exceeding three years.

Section 6. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 25, 1925.

CHAPTER 127.

Original Senate File No. 51.

INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

AN ACT relative to the disposition by officers of seized liquors and property used for violating the prohibitory laws; providing the disposal of such property and liquor except on order of the district judge; prohibiting any officer from selling, bartering or giving away intoxicating liquor; providing a penalty for making a false affidavit, and for any violation of this Act.

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming: Disposition of Liquor or Articles Seized.

Section 1. In all cases where wines, whiskey, beer, or other intoxicating liquors mentioned in the Constitution or laws of the State or any personal property used for the purpose of violating any of the prohibitory laws of this State, shall be seized by any officer or person with a search warrant, such officer or person is hereby required within five days to make a written report under oath and file the same with the clerk of the Court of the proper or respective Court, where the same shall be so seized, which report shall in detail state the name of the officer or person making the seizure, the place where seized and an inventory of the property, articles, or intoxicating liquors so taken into possession, and within said five days said person is hereby required to deliver the said articles or intoxicating liquors to the sheriff of the county and take the sheriff's receipt therefor, in duplicate and said sheriff shall retain the same and all thereof, until the

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