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appropriated from the Federal Aid Road Fund to the Department of Public Works and Buildings, the sum of twelve million one hundred thousand dollars ($12,100,000) to be paid out only for the construction of Federal aid roads in accordance with the provisions of an Act of Congress, entitled "An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes," approved July 11, 1916, known as the Federal Aid Road Act, as subsequently amended by an Act of Congress (H. R. 13308) entitled, "An Act making appropriations for the service of the post office department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, and for other purposes", being all sums of money which may have accrued or may hereafter, before the first day of July, A. D. 1921, accrue to the State of Illinois under the provisions of said Act of July 11, 1916, as subsequently amended; and whenever any portion of said money shall be received by the State Treasurer it shall immediately be placed to the credit of a fund to be known as the Federal Aid Road Fund, to be paid out only for the construction of Federal aid roads in accordance with the provisions of said Act upon order or certification of the Department of Public Works and Buildings: Provided, that the sum herein appropriated shall be expended in accordance with an Act of the Illinois General Assembly entitled, "An Act in relation to the construction and maintenance of rural post roads under and in accordance with an Act of Congress entitled, 'An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes', approved July 11, 1916, and known as the Federal Aid Road Act", approved June 27, 1917, in force July 1, 1917.
2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the sum hereby appropriated, upon the order of the Department of Public Works and Buildings signed by the Director of said Department and approved by the Director of Finance.
AN ACT to create a Salary Investigation Commission and make an appropriation therefor.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That a commission is hereby created which shall be known as the Salary Investigation Commission. The Salary Investigation Commission shall be composed of thirteen members as follows: Three members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker; three members of the Senate appointed by
the President of the Senate; the Lieutenant Governor; the Secretary of State; the Auditor of Public Accounts; the Attorney General; the Director of Finance; the President of the University of Illinois; and one member of the Civil Service Commission, to be designated by the Governor.
§ 2. The Salary Investigation Commission shall investigate and report to the Governor a plan for the standardization of salaries, wages, fees and other compensation for personal services of all employes of the State. Such commission shall, not later than the first day of July, A. D. 1920, make a report of its findings and conclusions to the Governor, and shall transmit a copy thereof to the Fifty-second General Assembly. The existence of the Salary Investigation Commission shall cease upon the convening of the next General Assembly of this State.
§3. It shall be the duty of all departments, officers, institut1O 18, boards and commissions, to render to the Salary Investigation Commission any and all assistance that may be required, and to give such commission such information, data, and statistics relative to employments, salaries and wages, as such commission may request. Each member of the Salary Investigation Commission shall have power to administer oaths to witnesses. The Salary Investigation Commission shall have power to compel the attendance of witnesses, and the production of books, papers, documents and memoranda relative to any matter under investigation or inquiry, and for that purpose shall have power to issue subpoenas. In case any person shall willfully fail or refuse to obey such subpoena, it shall be the duty of the Circuit Court of any county upon application of such commission to issue an attachment for such witness, and to compel such witness to appear before the commission and give his testimony upon such matters as shall lawfully be required by such commission. The Circuit Court shall have the power to punish for contempt as in other cases of refusal to obey the process and order of such court.
4. The Salary Investigation Commission shall designate one of its number to be chairman, and shall have power to appoint a secretary. No member of such commission shall receive any compensation. for his services, but all actual expenses incurred by the commission or any member thereof, shall be a proper charge against the appropriations herein made.
5. The sum of fifteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to defray the expenses of such commission in carrying out the provisions of this Act. The Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrant for the sum herein appropriated upon the presentation of itemized vouchers certified to as correct by the chairman of the commission, and approved by the Department of Finance.
APPROVED June 21, 1919.
SEARCH AND SEIZURE LAW-ENFORCEMENT.
§ 1. Appropriates $50,000.00.
(SENATE BILL No. 527.
§ 2. How drawn. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)
AN ACT making an appropriation to be used in aiding in the enforcement of the provisions of "An Act to restrict the manufacture, possession and use of intoxicating liquors within prohibition territory."
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby appropriated to the Attorney General of Illinois to be used in aiding in the enforcement of the provisions of "An Act to restrict the manufacture, possession and use of intoxicating liquor within prohibition territory," the sum of fiftv thousand dollars ($50,000) per annum, or so much thereof as may be necessary.
§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer for the above amount, upon the. presentation of proper vouchers certified to by the Attorney General and the treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.
APPROVED June 28, 1919.
SECRETARY OF STATE-DEFICIENCY.
§ 1. Appropriates $84,000 for certain purposes.
§ 2. How drawn.
§ 3. Emergency.
(SENATE BILL NO. 20. APPROVED FEBRUARY 7, 1919.)
AN ACT to make an appropriation to the Secretary of State. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of eighty-four thousand dollars ($84,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated to the Secretary of State.
Office expense; postage...
Operating expense; Automobile Dept. supplies (Plates)
Landscape; improving State Capitol grounds, and erecting greenhouse .
§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed, upon the presentation of proper vouchers, to draw his warrants for the sum appropriated, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
3. Whereas, the moneys above appropriated are immediately required; therefore, an emergency exists, and this Act shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage and approval.
APPROVED February 7, 1919.
AN ACT for an appropriation to the Secretary of State to meet the expense of the Court of Claims, and by declaring an emergency. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: The sum of $2,400.00 is hereby appropriated to the Secretary of State for the Court of Claims for the following objects and purposes:
For salaries and wages:
2 docket clerks (at $125 per month each).. 2 index clerks (at $110 per month each)
2 record clerks (at $90 per month each)
2 clerks (at $75 per month each)...
§ 12. The term "Salaries and Wages" as used in this Act shall mean and include salaries, wages and other compensation for personal service.
The appropriation herein made shall be paid out on monthly payrolls, certified and approved by the Secretary of State: Provided that in all payrolls the title and salary of each position shall be as specified in this Act.
§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is authorized to draw warrants upon proper vouchers for the amounts above appropriated, or so much thereof as may be necessary, and the treasurer is authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.
3. Whereas, the sums hereby appropriated are immediately required, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall take effect from and after its passage and approval.
APPROVED April 16, 1919.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS PENITENTIARY.
1. Appropriates $125,000.
$ 2. How drawn.
(SENATE BILL No. 128. APPROVED MAY 20, 1919.)
AN ACT making an appropriation to the Southern Illinois Penitentiary. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: For the purpose of purchasing, installing additional new machinery and repairing the limestone grinder and crusher now in use at the Southern Illinois Penitentiary and to enable the electrical operation of the same, there is hereby appropriated the sum of one hundred twenty-five thousand dollars ($125,000).
2. Upon the presentation of proper vouchers certified to as correct by the Director of Public Works and Buildings and the Director of Public Welfare and approved by the Director of Finance, the Auditor of
Public Accounts shall draw his warrants on the State Treasurer agains the sum hereby appropriated.
AN ACT making an appropriation to pay the State's portion of assess ments for local improvements in and along certain streets in the City of Springfield.
WHEREAS, Proceedings have been instituted by the City of Spring field to levy a special assessment to pay the cost of paving certain streets in the City of Springfield upon which the State House grounds, the State Arsenal grounds and the Supreme Court grounds abut, and,
WHEREAS, The city engineer of the City of Springfield has estimated that the State's proportionate share of the cost of said improvements is as follows:
"Estimate of the cost to be assessed' to the State of Illinois for the construction of a cresoted wood block pavement in and along
Monroe Street from Spring Street to Second Street;
Capitol Avenue from Second Street to the East line of the grounds of the Supreme Court Building;
Second Street from Adams Street to Monroe Street, all in the City of Springfield, Illinois, including labor, material and the lawful expenses attending the same, is the sum of $21,584.40 itemized as follows: 4800 square yards of cresoted wood block pavement, including the removing of the present wearing surface, excavating, grading, necessary cresoted wood blocks, sand, gravel and cement for six inch concrete foundation, sand and cement one inch in thickness for cushion, asphalt filler for interstices between the wood blocks, bitumen for expansion joint and labor at $4.00 per square yard............ 1300 lineal feet of old curb stone reset, including necessary excavating, grading, removing curb, back filling and labor at 20c per lineal foot. . . . . . 400 lineal feet of new sand stone curb 19 inches by 5 inches, each inch not less than six feet long including necessary excavating, removing old curb grading, reseting, back filling and labor at 70c per lineal foot..
For levying and spreading the assessment, inspection fees, and all necessary and legal expenses attending the same pursuant to law..