The Political Code of the State of California, Volume 1

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H.S. Crocker, 1872 - California
 

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Contents

Joint authority
15
PART I
19
GENERAL RIGHTS OF THE STATE OVER PROPERTY
24
TITLE III
33
PART II
39
Senatorial Districts
40
First District
41
Seventeenth District
42
CHAPTER IV
45
TITLE II
54
Contra Costa County Seat to Sacramento Stockton and
55
Siskiyou County Seat to Sacramento Stockton and
56
PART III
67
NUMBER DESIGNATION ELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYES
70
lature
78
ARTICLE VI
79
Grounds of contest to be stated in petition
82
ARTICLE X
88
ARTICLE I
94
San Francisco Board of Health
98
Harbor Commissioners
100
NUMBER DESIGNATION TERM OF OFFICE AND ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF
101
Term of office of officers mentioned in preceding section
102
Salary of Governor
106
Salary of Private Secretary
107
Compensation of
108
Fees
114
Salary of Secretary
115
General duties of
116
ARTICLE X
129
Duties
130
ARTICLE XIII
140
ARTICLE XV
146
Compensation
147
General duties of
148
Business of insurance not to be transacted without hiscertificate
149
Fines imposed if companies refuse
150
Proceedings on insolvency of companies must require capital stock to be repaired when
151
What constitutes insolvency
152
Must keep a record
153
Certain certificates to be filed in his office
154
Same
155
May determine name of new corporation
156
Form of
157
NAVIGATION
159
Same
160
Stock notes how computed
162
To furnish blanks
163
Deposits and dividends
164
Deposits receipts for
165
Retaliatory clause
166
Bonds from foreign corporations
167
Commissioner to furnish Assessor with certain information
168
Salary of Deputy
169
No compensation
170
Meetings
171
Witnesses
172
Same
173
Report on such claims
174
Controller not to draw warrant for any claims not audited by Examiners
175
Must count money in Treasury
176
Conversion of School Fund into bonds
177
Purchase of State bonds
178
ARTICLE XIX
182
Commissioner of Immigration
183
Pilots
184
710 Officers of Libraries
185
SALARIES OF JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT AND DISTRICT JUDGES AND OFFICERS CONNECTED WITH THE SUPREME COURT ...
187
CHAPTER VI
188
Disposition of fees
189
Reporters of the Supreme Court
190
Proof sheets
193
Notaries Public
194
Term of office
196
Protests evidence of facts stated
197
Records of on death or resignation
198
Commissioners of Deeds
199
Other officers
200
Appointments when not otherwise provided for
204
Salaries when title is contested
210
ARTICLE IX
211
recording
214
Justification of sureties
215
Custody of official bonds
216
Same
217
Insufficiency of sureties
218
Form of additional bond
219
969 Contribution between sureties
220
Same
221
Same
222
Effect of discharge of sureties
223
Same
224
Vacancies how they occur
226
Notice of removal by and to whom given
227
Vacancies in certain State offices how filled
228
ARTICLE I
231
ARTICLE II
233
Qualifications and disabilities of electors
238
Affidavits must be filed in Clerks office
244
Proclamation at opening the polls
252
Poll lists
253
Want of form not to vitiate
254
Ballot defined
255
Tickets must be uniform
256
Ballots not to be given to any person within certainlimits
258
Ballots to have no marks on outside
259
Tickets how to be folded
260
Ballots not to be rejected for obscurity in the name of person or office
261
Two votes on same ballot for same person must be counted as one
262
Ballots not conforming to requirements of law mustbe rejected
263
Ballots not in compliance with law not to be received
264
Voting when to commence and continue
265
Same
266
Same on challenge for nonresidence in precinct
267
Same on ground of conviction of a felony
268
Term of residence how computed
271
CHAPTER X
272
Same
273
Return list
274
Clerk to keep ballots unopened
275
Copy of Register to be filed in County Clerks office
276
Same
277
Declaration of result
278
How transmitted
279
How transmitted
280
Canvass of returns of election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor
281
Returns how made
282
Duties of Secretary of State relative to returns
283
Separate ballots for President and Vice President
284
ARTICLE II
285
CHAPTER I
291
Secretary of the Board of Regents
292
Course of instruction
293
Government and discipline
294
Colleges may be affiliated with University
295
Degrees to graduates of affiliated colleges
296
ARTICLE II
297
Vacancies
298
Fund to be set apart for current expenses
300
State Board of Education
309
Power to grant certificates
337
Certificates to graduates of Normal School
338
Chairman
339
Proceeds of tax to be paid into the County School Fund
340
Notice of election
341
Certificates of election
342
Collection of
343
Miscellaneous provisions relative to public schools
346
TITLE IV
348
Compensation of Assessors
350
CHAPTER II
351
What officers belong to
352
Appointment and term of office of Generals
353
Uniform
354
Officers reŽlected not to be recommissioned
355
Disobedience of orders unsoldierlike conductpenalty
356
Bylaws
357
List of persons so exempt to be given to Assessor
358
Board how constituted 309
359
1966 Same
363
Same
364
Regiments of cavalry
365
Battalions of light infantry
366
Drum corps
367
Staff of Major General
368
ARTICLE V
369
Drills regimental and battalion time of
370
Book to be kept showing who was present at company drills
371
service
372
Call how made
373
Commander in Chief may assign volunteers to companies or battalions already in active service
374
Election of officers
375
Substitutes
376
Same for personal bravery in battle etc
377
Powers
378
Rules governing
380
Same
381
Duties of Controller and Treasurer
382
ENROLLED MILITIA
383
To act as Chief of Staff
384
Insane Asylum
385
Member of Board not eligible
390
CHAPTER II
405
Who may use
413
ARTICLE I
417
Steamers meeting
428
Boats oars and signals
430
No recovery for collision in case of neglect
431
Racing penalty for
432
2378 Owner liable for masters or engineers penalties
433
Owner may reclaim lumber
434
WRECKS AND WRECKED PROPERTY SECTION 2403 Duties of officers and citizens
435
Order for surrender to claimant
438
Salvage to be stated in writing
439
Costs of contest
440
Notice of wrecked property
441
ARTICLE V
442
Pilots carried to sea or detained
444
Further duties of pilots
445
Pilot Commissioners for Humboldt Bay and Bar how ap pointed
446
Powers of the Boards
447
ARTICLE VI
448
Complaint against pilot to be verified and how disposed of
451
Certain pilotage to be agreed on
452
Pilot regulations for Humboldt Bay and Bar
453
Pilot having priority
454
Pilotage and towage
455
Secretary to publish receipts
456
Pilot losing vessel
457
Claims against Board
458
ARTICLE VIII
461
Duty of Wardens
462
Sales of wrecks vessels and merchandise for foreign under writers
463
Wardens not to be connected with insurance
464
ARTICLE IX
465
Secretary of the Board Bond and duties of
470
Provide for collecting revenue 2529 Revenue to be paid into State Treasury and how drawn
472
To report to Controller of State
473
Open bids and award contracts
474
What to be used for docks etc
475
To make and file map
476
All Commissioners to sign contracts
477
Secretary to estimate surplus fund
478
Salaries of Commissioners and Secretary
479
Commissioners may employ counsel
480
ARTICLE X
482
Board to impose penalties
484
ARTICLE XI
485
Shall organize how
486
Amount of license fees
487
No others to wear badges
488
Hotel keepers to make returns
489
No seaman shipped while intoxicated
490
ARTICLE I
492
POL
494
ARTICLE II
495
Commissioner of Highways duties
496
General Road Fund for general road purposes
501
2660 Road poll tax receipts
502
Overseers to add omitted and new inhabitants
503
ARTICLE V
504
ARTICLE VI
506
Report of Viewers
508
Viewers and Surveyors how paid and on what certificate
509
Proceedings to procure right of way
510
Conveyances or decrees of condemnation of lands to be re corded
511
Bridges how maintained and by whom
512
Construction of toll roads
519
ARTICLE II
526
Bond conditions and execution
529
Owner of land preferred to build bridge or ferry
534
Revenue derived from license how disposed of
535
Hearing application
536
How constructed over navigable waters
537
Persons exempt
538
Penalties how disposed of
540
cant
541
Notice to be served on representatives of certain per sons
542
One hundred and fifty feet on each side of wharf etc
543
Board of Supervisors to fix rate of tolls etc
544
Penalty for neglect to give bond
548
CHAPTER II
557
ARTICLE II
561
Deputy Health Officers etc to be appointed
562
Expenses of Health Officer
564
Passengers and freight not to be landed without permit
565
Penalty for neglect of masters of vessels to comply with san itary regulations
566
Passengers not to be landed without permit
567
Hospitals to be provided
568
Bodies not to be removed without permit
569
Health Officer may administer oaths
570
Death records
571
ARTICLE V
573
Marks and brands
586
The standard of weights and measures
592
CHAPTER X
605
Time
606
Auctioneers
609
CHAPTER I
629

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