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$8,000 per annum

2 Examiners @ $4,000.
2 Assistant examiners @ $3,000...... 6,000 per annum

Building and Loan Department.

General Office.

1 Chief building and loan examiner.... $5,000 per annum 1 Stenographer and clerk.....

Cook County.

1 Assistant chief building and loan examiner ...

1 Building and loan examiner..

1 Building and loan examiner.

1 Building and loan examiner. 1 Mortgage clerk ..

1 Analytical clerk

1 Stenographer and clerk. 1 Clerk

2,100 per annum

$ 4,000 per annum

3,000 per annum

2,700 per annum

2,400 per annum

1,500 per annum

2,400 per annum

1,500 per annum

1,800 per annum

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§ 2. That the sum of $3,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for the objects and purposes hereinafter named, be, and is hereby appropriated to the Auditor of Public Accounts:

To the Auditor of Public Accounts:

For the refund of taxes paid in excess out of the common school fund .....

.$ 1,500

500

500

For the refund of taxes paid in excess out of the University of
Illinois fund ..

For the refund of taxes paid in excess out of the revenue fund..
For the refund of taxes paid in excess out of the waterway fund

500

§ 3. That the sum of $16,219,500, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the objects and purposes hereinafter named, be, and is hereby appropriated to the Auditor of Public Accounts:

To the Auditor of Public Accounts:

For the use of the State institution teachers'
pension and retirement fund..
For pensions for judges, who on retirement
from service, as provided by law, are en-
titled to pensions payable out of the State
treasury

For apprehension and delivery of fugitives
from justice:

For the payment of expenses provided by law
for the apprehension and delivery of fugi-
tives from justice, to be paid on bills certified
to and approved by the Governor..
For rewards for arrests of fugitives:
For the payment of rewards for arrests of fugi-
tives from justice to be paid on bills of parti-
culars having the approval of the Governor
endorsed thereon

For the common school fund, also called State
school fund:

To be apportioned and paid as required by sec-
tion 211 of "An Act to establish and maintain
a system of free schools," approved and in
force June 12, 1909, as amended.....
For the payment of the interest on the school
fund, distributed annually in pursuance of
law; said amount to be payable from the State
revenue fund ...

For mileage of presidential electors:
For the payment of mileage of electors of the
President and Vice-President of the United
States as provided by law.....

.$

10,000

25,000

40,000

4,000

8,000,000 per annum

57,000 per annum

1,500

§ 4. No disbursements from appropriations herein made shall be made for rental of office or other space, buildings or land, except in pursuance of a written lease entered in to by the Auditor of Public Accounts and the owner or authorized agent of the property. Such

lease shall in no event extend beyond June 30, 1925, except that the lease may contain a renewal clause subject to acceptance by the State after that date. A copy of such lease or leases shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State within thirty days after execution.

§ 5. Amounts paid from appropriations herein made for personal service of any officer or employe of the State, either temporary or regular, 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 payment would constitute in fact an additional payment for work already performed and for which remuneration had already been made.

§6. When an appropriation is made for personal service for specific positions at a fixed rate or at a rate not to exceed a certain amount the incumbents of such positions at the time the appropriation law goes into effect, shall be paid at such rate in full and a smaller rate may be paid to persons entering upon the duties of such positions after such appropriation law goes into effect.

§7. These appropriations are subject to the provisions of "An Act in relation to State finance," approved June 10, 1919, as amended. APPROVED June 28, 1923.

CAHOKIA MOUND FOR STATE PARK.

§1. Description of tract to be ac- § 3. Subject to State Finance Act. quired.

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(SENATE BILL No. 539. APPROVED JUNE 25, 1923.)

AN ACT to provide for the acquisition and maintenance of certain land including Cahokia Mound for a State park.

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

SECTION 1. The Department of Public Works and Buildings is authorized to acquire and shall thereupon maintain as a State park a tract of land not less than one hundred acres in area which shall include Cahokia Mound located in the S. E. 14 of Section 35 and the S. W. 4 of Section 36, Township 3 north, Range 9 west of the 3rd principal meridian in Madison County, Illinois. Said tract may include land in St. Clair County; but the tract required must be one contiguous and compact tract. In the acquisition of said tract the Department of Public Works and Buildings shall co-operate with the officials of Madison County and with the officials of St. Clair County if any of the land is located in said county. Title of said land shall be taken in the name of the State of Illinois and the deed shall be deposited in the office of the Secretary of State.

§2. There is appropriated to the Department of Public Works and Buildings for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act the sum of $50,000.

§ 3. This appropriation is subject to the provisions of “An Act in relation to State finance," approved June 10, 1919, as amended. APPROVED June 25, 1923.

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AN ACT in relation to the use and occupancy by the State of Illinois of the property now under control of the United States government near Rockford, Illinois, known as Camp Grant.

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

SECTION 1. The Governor is authorized to accept from the Federal government a license to the State of Illinois to use and occupy the property now under the control of the United States government near Rockford, Illinois, know as Camp Grant.

§ 2. Upon the acceptance of such license by the State of Illinois the Adjutant General shall be authorized to use and occupy said camp as a training camp for the Illinois National Guard and for the storage of the property of the National Guard and for that purpose shall be authorized to make temporary repairs and improvements, to maintain and operate said camp and to purchase necessary equipment, materials and supplies therefor.

§ 3. There is appropriated to the Adjutant General for carrying out the provisions of this Act during the biennium ending June 30, 1925, the sum of $225,000.

§ 4. This appropriation is subject to the provisions of "An Act in relation to State finance," approved June 10, 1919, as amended. APPROVED June 20, 1923.

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AN ACT to create a commission on housing State departments, to define its powers and duties, and to make an appropriation therefor. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly:

SECTION 1. There is created a commission on housing State departments, to consist of the Governor, the Secretary of State, the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one member of the Senate named by the President upon the recommendation of the executive committee, and one member from the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker thereof. member shall receive any compensation for his services on the com

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mission, but each shall be reimbursed for expenses necessarily incurred in carrying out his duties.

§ 2. The commission shall proceed as soon as possible to make a comprehensive survey of the problem of housing the several departments of the State government. It shall ascertain the amount of space now being occupied and what departments, if any, are in need of additional space at the present time. It shall also investigate the probable growth and future needs of the various departments and shall, at the same time, determine in the case of each department of the State government, the amount, arrangement and location of present and additional space required to make for the most efficient and convenient service to the people of the State.

The commission shall embody the results of its investigations in a report to the Fifty-fourth General Assembly, and shall also make recommendations for such legislation as it deems proper.

$3. The commission is authorized to call upon any department or officer of the State government for information relative to its investigations, and any such department or officer shall supply the information required and in all respects co-operate with and assist the commission in its duties.

§4. There is appropriated to the commission on housing State departments, the sum of thirty-five hundred dollars ($3.500.00) for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act. This appropriation is subject to the provisions of "An Act in relation to State finance." approved June 10, 1919, as amended.

APPROVED June 27, 1923.

COMMITTEE RELATING TO "PITTSBURG PLUS" PRACTICE.

1. Creates Comittee-Powers-Appropriates $25,000.

(SENATE BILL No. 139. APPROVED JUNE 20, 1923.)

AN ACT appointing a committee to protect the interests of the State of Illinois and of the people thereof against a trade practice known as "Pittsburg Plus" and other similar trade practices, and making an appropriation therefor.

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

SECTION 1. There is hereby created a committee, to be appointed by the Governor, and consisting of two members of the Senate, two members of the House of Representatives (one member in each house. to be from the majority political party and one from the minority party) one member of American Farm Bureau Federation, one member of the Western Association of Rolled Steel Consumers and one manufacturer who is a consumer of rolled steel products; said committee shall have full power and authority to, and shall be charged with the duty of, protecting the interests of the State of Illinois against the steel trade practice, commonly known as "Pittsburg Plus," and other similar trade practices, and bringing about their abolition.

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