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WHEREAS, It became important that those who committed crimes in conection with said riot should be prosecuted and punished under the criminal laws of the State for the purpose of bringing about the upholding and enforcing of law and order in Williamson County; and

WHEREAS, The county officials of Williamson County were not equipped to handle the vast amount of work necessary to be done to bring about successful prosecutions of those who committed crimes in connection with said riot; and

WHEREAS, The Attorney General was requested to assist the local authorities to prosecute participants in said riot for commissions of crime and that there are many prosecutions connected with said riot still pending in the courts which require prompt prosecution and urgent necessity for the investigation and commencement of additional prosecutions arising out of said riot, and that the appropriation made by the Fifty-second General Assembly did not contemplate these expenses of prosecutions in Williamson County, and no funds are now available for the said named purposes; now, therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there is hereby appropriated to the Attorney General for the employment and payment and traveling expenses of special assistants, special attorneys, investigators and their help in the preparation and prosecution of criminal cases in the courts of this State growing out of said riot in Williamson County on June 21 and 22, 1922, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly, the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) or so much thereof as may be necessary.

§ 2. The appropriation herein made is subject to the provisions of "An Act in relation to State finance," approved June 10, 1919, in force July 1, 1919.

§3. WHEREAS, An emergency exists, therefore this Act shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage.

FILED March 8, 1923.

This bill having remained with the Governor ten days, Sundays excepted, the General Assembly being in session, it has thereby become a law. Witness my hand this eighth day of March, A. D., 1923.

LOUIS L. EMMERSON,

Secretary of State.

ATTORNEY GENERAL-ORDINARY AND CONTINGENT.

§ 1. Appropriates $997,240, and shows distribution of same.

§ 12.

(HOUSE BILL No. 44.

Personal services-payment.

§ 2. Subject to State Finance Act. APPROVED MAY 3, 1923.)

AN ACT to provide for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the office of the Attorney General until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next regular session of the General Assembly.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of $997,240.00, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the objects and purposes

hereinafter named, be, and is hereby appropriated to meet the ordinary and contingent expenses at the office of the Attorney General until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next regular session of the General Assembly:

For salaries and wages $837.240 for the not to exceed the annual rates herein specified:

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following positions at

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1 Janitor and clerk..

1 Janitress

CHICAGO OFfice.

1,200 per annum 300 per annum

$ 5.400 per annum

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6 Stenographers at $1,500..

1 Telephone operator

1 Chief clerk

Court reporting

*Special investigation and the collection of inheritance tax in Cook County..

*For attorneys for the Department of Finance, Agriculture, Labor, Mines and Minerals, Public Works and Buildings, Public Welfare, Public Health. Trade and Commerce, Registration and Education for the Illinois Commerce Commission, for legal work in connection with construction of good roads; litigation in connection with the deep waterway; enforcement of the "Blue Sky" law; for the enforcement of law and for assistance to State's attorneys: for the employment of special assistants, special attornevs, investigators, brief writers and extra help: for court costs in United States courts and State courts; expenses of conducting investigations; preparation and trial of suits and

1,800 per annum

4.500 per annum

9,000 per annum

1,000 per annum

3,600 per annum

3,000 per annum

16,000 per annum

...

appeals in the United States courts and courts in this and other states..... *For expense of litigation arising from the construction of the Illinois Waterway and litigation over title to and recovery of State property For employing special counsel, traffic experts, accountants, stenographers, clerks and other necessary assistants in the litigation between the State of Illinois, or the people of the State of Illinois, and Illinois Central Railroad Company in the courts of this State or in the courts of the United States, including court costs and the pro rata share of commissioners' fees now due or that may hereafter accrue, and for the purpose of defraying the costs and expenses of an accounting in such litigation and for the hearing and completion of such litigation..

*For costs and expenses in disbarment proceedings

*For employment of inheritance tax attorneys outside of Cook County....

For office expenses

For travel

For repairs and equipment.

*For dissolution of defunct corporations, not including the costs of publication...

125,000 per annun

50,000 per annum

50,000 per annum

5,000 per annum

45,600 per annum

77,000

40,000

13,000

30,000

§ 12. Amounts paid from appropriations made in section 1 hereof to any officer or employe of the State, either temporary or regular, for personal services shall be considered as full payment for all services rendered between the dates specified in the payroll or other voucher and no additional sum shall be paid to such officer or employe from any lump sum appropriation, appropriation for extra help or other purpose or any accumulated balances in specific appropriations, which payments would constitute in fact an additional payment for work already performed and for which remuneration had already been made.

§ 2. The appropriations herein made are subject to the provisions of "An Act in relation to State finance," approved June 10, 1919, in force July 1, 1919.

APPROVED May 3, 1923.

Indicates veto.

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AN ACT to provide for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts and for certain other objects and purposes until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next regular session of the General Assembly:

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly:

SECTION 1. That the sum of $1,276,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the objects and purposes hereinafter named, be, and is hereby appropriated to meet the ordinary and contingent expenses of the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next regular session of the General Assembly:

TO THE AUDITOR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS:

For salaries and wages.

. $1,017,200 For the following positions at not to exceed the annual rates herein specified:

For examination of books and accounts of State Departments.....

For compiling inventory of State prop

erty

For collecting principal and interest on registered bonds

1 Secretary to Auditor..
1 Stenographer to Auditor.
1 Chief clerk....

1 Supervisor of statistics.

$25,100 per annum

General Office.

1 Stenographer and clerk... 1 Chief warrant clerk.....

1 Assistant chief warrant clerk.

7 Warrant clerks @ $2,100.

2 Payroll clerks @ $2,400..

1 Journal clerk .....
1 Assistant journal clerk.

1 Revenue clerk ....

1 Assistant revenue clerk..

1 Bookkeeper and clerk.

1 Assistant bookkeeper and clerk.....

2,000 per annum

2,000 per annum

$ 2,000 per annum
1,800 per annum

6,000 per annum

4,000 per annum

2,100 per annum

4,000 per annum

3,000 per annum

14,700 per annum

4,800 per annum

3,000 per annum

2,400 per annum

3,000 per annum

1,800 per annum

3,000 per annum

1,800 per annum

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