Acts of the legislature of west virginia

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1913
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Contents

Workmens compensation fund
64
Relating to hydroelectric and other companies water power
84
Public uses for which private property may be taken
95
Prohibition
96
To prevent the introduction and spread of San Jose scale etc
107
To regulate and provide for the supervision of investment com panies
114
Pertaining to cigarettes tobacco etc selling or giving
122
To preserve competition among common carriers
124
Extending time within which railroads may commence construc tion of roads
126
To prohibit discrimination and twisting by insurance companies
127
Providing for the supervision of rate making associations
135
Banks and banking
138
Assistants to prosecuting attorneys
157
To regulate use of common drinking cup
158
Board of health
159
Relating to taxes on collateral inheritances etc
165
Registration of voters
169
Frotection of elk
172
Relating to the appointment of deputy sheriffs
173
Board of public works composed of
174
Point Pleasant monument trustees to preserve grounds
175
Allowances by county courts to county officers
176
To provide for distribution of legislative journals and bills to the people
178
Extension of time for sheriffs to collect taxes
180
To preserve and maintain a state law library at Charles Town
181
Salaries of state superintendent of free schools and state treasurer
182
Fees of jailer as to prisoners
187
Limiting amount of indebtedness of counties etc
188
Rate and manner of laying levies
189
Creating system of roads establishing state road bureau
192
Relating to sentencing to hard labor of convicts in the county jails
198
Authorizing justices of the peace to sentence persons to labor on public roads
202

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Page 145 - But the discount of bills of exchange drawn in good faith against actually existing values, and the discount of commercial or business paper actually owned by the person negotiating the same, shall not be considered as money borrowed. The corporation mentioned in this section shall not be construed to mean municipal corporations, districts or counties.
Page 579 - are true as he believes, and that each signature to the paper appended is the genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be. Within ten days from the date of filing such petition, the city clerk shall examine and from the voter's register ascertain whether or not said petition is signed by
Page 59 - succinctly state all the facts; whereupon a statement of the charges thus made shall be forwarded by the commission to said public service •corporation which shall be called upon to satisfy such complaint or to .answer to the same in writing within a reasonable time to be specified by the commission. If such public
Page 58 - kept open to public inspection; provided, however, that the commission may, in its discretion, and for good cause shown, allow changes upon less time than the notice herein specified, or may modify the requirements of this section in respect to publishing, posting and filing of tariffs, either by particular instructions or by general order.
Page 145 - No bank shall make any loan or discount on the security of the shares of its own capital stock nor be the purchaser or holder of any such shares, unless such security or purchase shall be necessary to prevent loss upon a debt previously contracted in good faith; and all stock
Page 295 - which petition shall contain a general statement of the grounds for which the removal is sought. The signatures to the petition need not all be appended to one paper, but each signer shall add to his signature his place of residence, giving the street and number. One of the signers of each
Page 69 - judge of the county in which the person resides, on application of any member of the commission, or any inspector or examiner appointed by it, shall compel obedience by attachment proceedings as for contempt, as in the case of disobedience of the requirements of a subpoena issued from such court on a refusal to testify therein.
Page 128 - insurance, or in the dividends or other benefits payable thereon, or in any other of the terms and conditions of the contracts it makes, nor shall any such company permit, or agent thereof offer or make any contract of insurance or agreement as to such contract other than as plainly expressed in the issued policy thereon;
Page 610 - fide disposed of for that purpose and for no other use or purpose whatsoever: "Provided, That the trust hereby reposed in the delegates of this state shall not be -executed unless three of them, at least, are present in congress; and, "WHEREAS, The said general assembly, by
Page 188 - per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be ascertained by the last assessment for state and county taxes, previous to the incurring of such indebtedness; nor without at the same time providing for the collection of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay annually the interest on such debt, and the principal thereof within and not exceeding thirtyfour years; provided,

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