Εικόνες σελίδας
PDF
Ηλεκτρ. έκδοση

CHAP 88

International exhibitions.

AN ACT for the regulation of international exhibitions held

under the supervision and auspices of the government of the United States, within the State of New York, and preventing seizure of articles and goods deposited on exhibition thereat.

Passed May 26, 1880; three-fifths being present, The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Prevent.

SECTION 1. No process of attachment, execution, sequestration, or articles replevin, distress or any kind of seizure shall be served or levied upon and goods articles, goods, wares, merchandise or property of any description deposited.

while the same is en route to or from, or while on exhibition or deposited by exhibitors at any international exhibition held under the auspices or supervision of the United States, within any city or county of this State, nor shall such property be subject to attachment, seizure, levy or sale, for any cause whatever, in the hands of the authorities of such exhibition or otherwise,

CHAP 395.

engaged

AN ACT to prevent interference with owners and captains of in towing.

steamers engaged in the towing business.

PASSED May 26, 1880 ; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Persons SECTION 1. From and after the passage of this act, it shall be ucStenloginę lawful for any person or persons employing steam vessels for towing, to receive to receive any commission or compensation for any orders given to the pensation. owners, captains or agents of such steam vessel for such towage. And

it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to interfere with or

hinder any owner, captain or agent of any steam vessel engaged in Unlawful towing, while in the prosecution of their business. But the provi. fere with. sions of this section shall not apply to the towing of canal boats, and

nothing herein contained shall repeal or in any manner alter or affect any existing law or regulation in regard to pilotage or quarantine in

the port of New York. Penalties.

82. Any violation of the preceding section by any person or persons shall be punishable by a fine of not less than fifty dollars for the first and second offense, and upon any conviction thereafter, for each and every offense to a penalty of not less than one hundred dollars and imprisonment for three months.

83. Any violation of section one, by any captain, owner or agent of steamers, shall be punishable by a fine not less than fifty dollars for the tirst and second offense; upon any conviction thereafter, for each and every offense, to a penalty of not less than one hundred dollars and imprisonment for three months.

§ 4. Nothing in this act contained shall affect or apply to the plain

waters of Lake Champlain. exempt.

$ 5. This act shall take effect immediately,

Lake
Cham-

formed.

CHAP. 397. . AN ACT to amend chapter two hundred and eighty-seven of Co-operathe laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, entitled tive cour

An act to provide for the formation of county and town panies. co-operative insurance companies.'

PASSED May 26, 1880. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section one of chapter two hundred and eighty-seven of Taxpayers the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, entitled “An act to companies provide for the formation of county and town co-operative insurance companies," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 1. It shall be lawful for any number of persons not less than How twenty-five, residing in one or more adjoining towns, or in any county, or in any two adjoining counties in the State, who collectively own property of not less than fifty thousand dollars in value, which they desire to have insured, to form themselves into an incorporated company, for the purpose of co-operative insurance against loss or damage by fire or lightning, by making, signing and acknowledging, before some officer by law authorized to take acknowledgments of conveyances of real estate, a certificate of their intention to form such corporation, stating the town or towns, or the county or counties in which such company intends to do business, its corporate name, which shall embrace the county or counties in cases when the association includes one or more counties, and the name of the town in cases of towns in which the business office of said company is located.

Every person Applicainsured in said company shall sign an application for insurance as re- insurance. quired by the articles of association and by-laws of the company, and thereby become a member thereof.

§ 2. Section two of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 2. Every company formed according to the provisions of this act Directors. shall choose of their members not less than five nor more than nine directors in the case of town insurance companies or associations nor (one director for every town) less than five directors nor more than one director for every town in case of county insurance companies or associations within the territorial limits of said company or association, whose duty it shall be to manage the business of the company or association who shall hold their office one year or until others are elected and qualified; and said directors shall choose from the members of said company or association a president and a secretary and such other officers as their by-laws shall prescribe. All officers shall be elected by ballot. The business and corporate powers of the companies or associations incorporated under this act shall be exercised by said board of directors, subject to the by-laws of the company or association. The by-laws shall prescribe the number of said directors necessary to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and may provide for an executive committee for such purposes as may be necessary, and may require officers to give such bonds as the interests of the company may require.

how Issued.

insured out of limits except where a farm extends into other

83. Section six of said act is hereby amended so as to read as fol

lows: Policies, $ 6. The directors of any company formed under this act may issue

policies of insurance signed by their president and secretary, agreeing, in the name of said company, to pay all damages, not exceeding the amount insured, done to farm buildings detached at least one hundred feet from other buildings more hazardous, and at least sixty feet from other individual risks, and their contents and live stock owned on the premises, caused by fire or lightning during the time mentioned in the policy of the insured loser; said directors shall not issue policies for less than one year nor for more than five years, and they shall not insure more than three thousand dollars in any one risk in town associations, and five thousand dollars in any one risk in county associations. The directors may issue more than one policy to one person, firm or corporation having separate or detached buildings, detached at least one hundred feet from other buildings more hazardons, and at least sixty feet from other individual risks, and not otherwise prohibited by the by-laws of the company. Said policy so issued shall hare attached thereto a printed copy of the by-laws and regulations of the company.

§ 4. Section twelve of said act is hereby amended so as to read as

follows: No prop- $ 12. No company organized pursuant to the provisions of this act erty to be

shall insure any buildings or property out of the limits of the territory comprised in the articles of association adopted in the formation of the company, except where a person or member of the company, who has a farm extended beyond the line of the said limits in which he resides,

has buildings on that part beyond, in which case such buildings and territory. their contents may be insured together with his other buildings:

nor shall any company insure any property other than detached dwellings and their contents, stacks of farm produce, live stock owned upon such property, and farm buildings and their contents detached at least one hundred feet from other buildings more hazardous, and at least sixty feet from other individual risks.

8 5. Section thirteen of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 13. directors of any company or association organized under the provisions of this act shall be chosen by ballot at the annual meeting of the company, which shall be held on the second Tuesday of January, unless some other day be designated by the by-laws of any such company or association. At such meeting every person insured shall have one vote, and shall be entitled to vote by proxy at such elections, unless prohibited by the by-laws' of the company or association.

8 6. Section eighteen of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 18. Any company or association already doing a business of insurcompanies ance upon the principles prescribed by this act may become organized under pro- and possess all the power, and be subject to the restrictions and regu

lations required by this act, upon filing a statement of their condition
at the time, containing the requirements of section three, in the offices
required by said section. The said companies or associations shall
thereafter be subject to the provisions of this act, and the policies
theretofore issued by them shall be as valid, and the rights and powers
of the officers and members of such companies or associations shall be
the same in all respects as if they had been originally organized under
this act.

87. This act shall take effect immediately.
Ante, p. 752.

Elections.

How present

this act.

CHAP 898. AN ACT to amend chapter one hundred and six of the laws New York

of eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "An act to repeal of record. chapter five hundred and fifteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, entitled 'An act to amend chapter six hundred and twenty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-five, entitled 'An act in relation to courts of record in the city and county of New York,'” and to reenact chapter six hundred and twenty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-five.

Passed May 26, 1880; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Section one of chapter one hundred and six of the laws Amending of eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled “ An act to repeal chapter Laws 1880. five hundred and fifteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventynine, entitled • An act to amend chapter six hundred and twenty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-five, entitled 'An act in relation to courts of record in the city and county of New York,'' is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 1. Chapter five hundred and fifteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, entitled “An act to amend chapter six hundred and twenty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-five, entitled ' An act in relation to courts of record in the city and county of New York,'” is hereby repealed, and chapter five hundred and fif- Order of teen*of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-five, entitled “ An arrest, act in relation to courts of record in the city and county of New attachYork,” is hereby re-enacted as follows: "All orders of arrest, warrants of attachment, executions and proceedings to recover personal prop- and proerty in civil actions, except when the sheriff is a necessary party to recover thereto, made or issuing out of any court of record in the city and property county of New York, whether by statute or otherwise, shall be issued in civil

actions to to the sheriff only. 82. This act shall take effect immediately.

only. Ante, p. 915.

ments,

be issued to sheril

CHAP. 399.

AN ACT to further amend chapter nine hundred and eight New York

of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled ant and “An act for the regulation of tenement and lodging-houses houses. in the cities of New York and Brooklyn," as amended by chapter five hundred and four of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-nine.

Passed May 26, 1880; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. Section thirteen of chapter nine hundred and eight of ch.908,

Amending the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled “An act for Laws 1887. the regulation of tenement and lodging-houses in the cities of New York and Brooklyn,” as amended by chapter five hundred and four

* So in tho original. The intention was to re-enact ch. 625, L. 1875.

to erect tenant houses without space between them and

Ventilation.

Dimensiops.

Board of health

of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, is hereby amended

so as to read as follows: Unlawful § 13. It shall not be lawful hereafter to erect for, to convert to, the

purposes of a tenement or lodging-house, a building on any lot where there is another building on the same lot, unless there is a clear open space exclusively belonging thereto, and extending upward

from the ground of at least ten feet between said buildings, if they are adjoining one story high above the level of the ground; if they are two stories buildings. high, the distance between them shall not be less than fifteen feet;

if they are three stories high, the distance between them shall not be less than twenty feet; and if they are more than three stories high, the distance between them shall not be less than twenty-five feet.

At the rear of every building hereafter erected for or converted to the par. poses of a tenement or lodging-house on any lot, there shall be a clear open space of not less than ten feet between it and the rear line of the lot. But when thorough ventilation of such open space can be otherwise secured, such distances may be lessened or modified in special cases, or the open spaces may be dispensed with on corner lots by a permit from the board of health. No one continuons building shall be built or converted to the purposes of a tenement or lodging-house in the city of New York, upon an ordinary city lot, to occupy more than sixty-five per centum of the said lot, and in the same proportion if the lot be greater or less in size than twenty-five feet by one hundred feet; but this provision shall not apply to corner lots, and may be modified in other special cases by a permit from the board of health.

§ 2. Section five of said chapter five hundred and four of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-nine is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

8 5. The board of police of the city of New York, upon the requisimay make tion of the board of health of the city of New York, shall detail to the requisi

service of the said board of health, for the purpose of the enforcement board of of the provisions of this act and of chapter nine hundred and eight of police to

the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, in the said city, not es. officers to ceeding thirty suitable officers, and men of experience of at least five

years' service in the police force ; provided that the board of health shall pay monthly to the board of police a sum equal to the pay of all officers and men so detailed. These officers and men shall belong to the sanitary company of police, and shall report to the president of the board of health. The board of health may report back to the board of police, for punishment, any member of said company guilty of any breach of orders or discipline, or of neglecting his duty, and thereupon the board of police may detail another officer or man in his place, and the discipline of the said members of the sanitary company shall be in the jurisdiction of the board of police; but at any time the board of health may object to the effeciency of any member of said sanitary company, and thereupon another officer or man may be letailed in his place. The board of police shall have the power, and it shall be their duty, to fill all vacancies in the police force of the city caused by the detailing of said officers and men, upon the requisition of the board of health, and to make new appointments to said force equal in number to the officers and men now, or who may hereafter be detailed to the service of the board of health under and by virtue of the provisions of this act.

§ 3. All acts or parts of acts and all laws, regulations or ordinances inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed. 8 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

P.

809.

tion on

furnish

enforce law.

Ante,

« ΠροηγούμενηΣυνέχεια »