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sion of the legislature upon the subject of insurance, not to exceed the sum of five thousand dollars.
For salary of assistant in attorney general's office, eighteen hundred dollars.
For salary of stenographer for attorney general, nine hundred dollars.
For other clerk hire in attorney general's office, two thousand seven hundred dollars, which is to include one clerk who shall be a printer of two years' experience at twelve hundred dollars.
For salary of chief clerk in the office of state superintendent of free schools, to be paid out of the general school fund, one thousand eight hundred dollars.
For salaries of other clerks in the office of state superintendent of free schools, to be paid out of the general school fund, three thousand dollars.
For salary of stenographer of state superintendent of free schools, to be paid out of the general school fund, nine hundred dollars.
For salary of stenographer of commissioner of banking, nine hundred dollars.
For salaries of assistant clerks of the supreme court of appeals, two thousand four hundred dollars.
Tax Commissioner. For expenses of tax commissioner's office, including compensation of assistants, clerks, stenographers, and all other expenses, fourteen thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses of supreme court of appeals to be erpended upon the order of the court, fifteen hundred dollars.
For law clerks or stenographers of judges of the supreme court of appeals, six thousand dollars, to be paid to said law clerks or stenographers on the order of the respective judges of said court.
For printing and binding supreme court reports, five thousand dollars. Such printing and binding to be done under the supervision of the attorney general.
To pay criers and messengers of the supreme court, fifteen hundred dollars.
For stenographer and typewriter for the clerk of the supreme court, twelve hundred dollars.
State House Labor Fund.
For salary of engineer, thirteen hundred and fifty dollars.
Salaries of Anner Employees. For salary of assistant janitor for annex, nine hundred and ninety dollars.
For salaries for three sweepers, eight hundred and ten dollars, each.
For salary of night watchman, nine hundred and ninety dollars.
All of the above to be paid upon the order of the governor. Be it further enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
Sec. 3. The appropriations herein made to or for any state board or institution shall be drawn from the treasury upon the requisitions of the proper officers of such state boards or of the boards of directors or of the regents of such institutions, made upon the auditor at such times and in such amounts as may be necessary for the purposes for which such appropriations were made; and the auditor shall pay the amount named in any such requisition at such times and in such installments as shall be necessary for which the appropriation is made. But all requisitions for appropriations for new buildings and substantial betterments shall be accompanied by the architect's estimate that the amount named in such requisition is needed for immediate use. All large appropriations for current expenses of institutions shall be disbursed by the auditor in equal monthly installments, if the same is so needed.
Sec. 4. The members of all state boards, and of boards of regents or of directors of state institutions, (unless a different rate of compensation is provided by law), shall be allowed four dollars per day for each day necessarily employed as such (including the time spent in going to and returning from the place of meeting and the actual and necessary expenses incurred by them in the discharge of their duties, and no mileage shall be paid. But before payment to any such member of any such compensation or expenses he shall make up, in duplicate, and certify to its correctness, an itemized statement of the number of days spent (giving dates) and of the expenses; which statements shall be filed with the secretary or clerk of the institution, the original whereof, such secretary or clerk shall file and preserve in his office, and the duplicate he shall at once forward to the auditor. If any such member shall wilfully make a greater charge for such services or expenses than the truth justifies, he shall be guilty of embezzlement and punished accordingly.
Sec. 5. Every officer, employee, head of a department or of an institution or of a board for which appropriation or allowance is made for clerk hire, pay of assistants or of stenographers, shall, in their biennial report to the governor for transmission to the legislature, give the name of each of such clerks, assistants or stenographers employed by them during such period, the amount paid to each, and (except where temporarily employed) the rate per month of such payment. And every officer, employee, head of a department or of an institution or of a board authorized to draw money from the treasury or to expend any appropriation, shall, in their biennial report to the governor for transmission to the legislature, make a fully itemized statement of every expenditure made by each of them, to whom paid, and for what purpose. If any officer, em
, ployee, head of a department or of an institution or of a board is not required by law to make a report to the governor, he or it shall nevertheless make report as required by this section.
Sec. 6. All printing, binding and printing paper and stationery for the state superintendent of free schools shall be paid for out of the general school fund. No printing, binding or printing paper or stationery for the following named boards, officers or institutions shall be paid for out of the appropriation for public printing, public binding, or for supplying printing paper or stationery, but shall be paid for out of the appropriations therefor herein made, or out of the expense fund or contingent expense fund thereof, namely:
Board of dental examiners, state vaccine agents, commissioners of pharmacy, state board of examiners, state beard of agriculture, state board of embalmers, inspector of mines, burean of labor, miners' hospitals, West Virginia humane society. normal schools, schools for the deaf and blind, the university and
all its departinents and branches (including the experiment station), the hospitals for the insane, reform school, the colored institutes, the industrial home for girls and the West Virginia asylum. Such boards, officers and institutions, except the state superintendent of free schools, that are herein required to pay for their own printing, stationery and printing paper and binding, have authori. ty to procure the same, or have the same done, on requisitions on the superintendent of public printing; or may buy such printing paper and stationery, or have such printing and binding done, on competitive bids, under such rules as may be made by the commissioners of public printing.
When stationery or printing paper is procured from the superintendent of public printing or printing and binding is done on re. quisition on his office, by any such boards, officers and institutions, the superintendent of public printing as to such printing, binding, stationery and printing paper shall certify the cost thereof to the auditor, stating to what officer, board or institution the same was furnished, and the auditor shall charge against the proper fund or appropriation of such officer, institution or board the amount thereof, and credit such amount to the appropriation made by this act for public printing, binding, stationery and printing paper; provided, that the annual or biennial reports required by law to be made to the governor by such boards, officers and institutions, shall be printed and paid for out of the appropriation for public printing, public binding and for supplying printing paper and stationery, but all such reports shall be typewritten, or prepared in such a manner that the same shall be plainly legible and suitable for printer's copy; and only so much of any such reports shall be printed as may be ordered by the governor and the superintendent of public printing; and no such reports shall be printed by the public printer, except on the requisition thereof, signed by the gov. ernor and the state superintendent of public printing, which requisition shall state the number to be printed and how the same are to be bound. Such officers, boards and institutions, as are required by law to make report to the governor, shall place the same in his hands within thirty days after the close of the period which they are to cover.
Sec. 7. No sum of money shall be paid out of the treasury, dur. ing the fiscal years ending September thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, and nineteen hundred and eight, beyond the amount hereby appropriated, unless the same be provided for by the constitution or some general law; but, in addition to the sums hereby appropriated for each of said fiscal years, the auditor may, after the expiration of the fiscal year, ending the thirtieth day of September, nineteen hundred and eight, and during the first six months of the fiscal year begining the first day of October, nineteen hundred and eight make payment to the following institutions, officers and persons, upon proper vouchers, of sums of money not exceeding in the aggregate one-half of the amount appropriated for the same purpose for the fiscal year ending September thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, for charges, salaries of officers, and running expenses, other than items for buildings and betterments, that is to say: For criminal charges; for the support of lunatics in jails; for the pay of teachers, officers and other employees and for running expenses, other than items for buildings and betterments of the state normal school and its branches, the schools for the deaf and the blind, the university, the preparatory branch of the university at Keyser, the preparatory branch of the university at Montgomery, the West Virginia colored institute, the Bluefield colored institute, the reform school and the industrial home for girls; for the current expenses of the West Virginia asylum, the West Virginia hospital for the insane, and the second hospital for the insane; for the maintenance fund of the three miners' hospitals; for the expenses of the state board of agriculture, and expenses of inspection of dairies and destruction of diseased animals; for the destruction of the San Jose scale; for salaries and traveling and contingent expenses of the commisioner and assistant commissioner of banking and salary of their stenographer; for salaries, traveling expenses, contingent expenses and clerk hire of the department of mines; for expenses and contingent expenses of the state board of health; for salaries and expenses of the commissioners of pharmacy and their secretary; for expenses of the West Virginia humane society; for salaries and contingent expenses and expenses of employment bureau of labor; for uniform examinations; for the governor's civil contingent fund; the contingent funds of the various executive of ficers, the contingent expenses of the judges and the clerks of the supreme court, the contingent expenses and salarics of clerks of the librarian's office, the contingent expenses and salaries of clerks of the adjutant general's office; for water, light, heat, and contingent expenses of the capitol building; for salaries of clerks in the various