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more than twenty-five thousand three hundred and ninety-four (25,394) and not less than twenty-five thousand three hundred and twenty-five (25,325) population according to the thirteenth Federal census; to provide for the appointment of said Assistant Attorney-General and the payment of his salary and to define his duties.
CHAPTER 28. AN ACT to authorize and ratify the action of the Board of Trustees of the University of Tennessee in granting to the Birmingham and Northwestern Railway Company, its successors and assigns, a right of way over a portion of the lands of the West Tennessee Agricultural and Horticultural Experiment Station in Madison County.
CHAPTER 29. AN ACT to amend an Act passed February 12, 1907, and approved February 12, 1907, entitled An Act to amend Chapter 76 of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, entitled An Act to establish a Court of Chancery Appeals and to define its jurisdiction and powers, passed April 24, 1895, and approved April 29, 1895, and especially to amend Section 5 of said Act passed February 12, 1907, and approved February 12, 1907, so as to provide that the Court of Civil Appeals shall meet at Nashville on the first Monday in September of each and every year instead of on the first Monday of October in each and every year.
CHAPTER 30. AN ACT to provide an effective system for the keeping of records of all births and deaths in Tennessee, and to provide penalties for the violation of this Act.
CHAPTER 31. AN ACT to fix the liability of sureties on the bonds of public officials in this State.
CHAPTER 32. AN ACT to confer upon the Railroad Commission created by Chapter 10, Acts of 1895, the power and authority to regulate
and control express, telephone, and telegraph companies in all counties of the State having a population of less than 190,000 and excepting all counties having a population of between 85,000 and 90,000 by the Federal census of 1910 or any future Federal census.
CHAPTER 33. AN ACT to appropriate the sum of four hundred dollars for the repair, care, and maintenance of the McGavook Confederate Cemetery, near the town of Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.
CHAPTER 34. AN ACT to amend Chapter 602 of the Acts of 1907, being “An Act to provide more just and equitable laws for the assessment and collection of revenue for State, county and municipal purposes; and to repeal all laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act whereby revenue is collected from assessment of real estate, personal property, privileges, and poles ;'' and to relieve County Trustees from certain penalties.
CHAPTER 35. AN ACT appropriating the sum of $40,000, to be paid in annual installments of $30,000 for 1913 and $10,000 for 1914, for the uses and purposes of the Tennessee State Fair and for other fair or exhibition purposes, to be expended in the discretion of the Board of Fair Trustees of the State of Tennessee.
CHAPTER 36. AN ACT to authorize any county in the State of Tennessee which has a bonded debt, and which has been created in aid of or by a subscription of the county for the building of or aiding in the building of a railroad, to issue new bonds, with coupons attached, to fund the debt or any part of same.
CHAPTER 37. A BILL to be entitled An Act to amend an Act entitled “An Act to create a State Board of Elections; to provide for the manner of their appointment, their terms of office, their com
pensation, and to define their duties and powers,” the Act hereby amended being Chapter 435 of the printed Acts of 1907, passed April 9, 1907, and approved by the Governor April 12, 1907.
CHAPTER 38. A BILL to be entitled An Act to make it a crime for any member of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee to willfully obstruct the transaction of the business of said General Assembly by absenting himself from its sessions.
CHAPTER 39. A BILL to be entitled An Act to appropriate the sum of $25,000 for the purchase of land for the George Peabody College for Teachers, to be used as a demonstration farm for the Seaman A. Knapp School of Country Life.
CHAPTER 40. AN ACT entitled An Act to define the qualifications and duties of public school teachers; to provide a uniform method for the examination and certification of teachers; to provide for the issuance of teachers' certificates of different grades and for the revocation of certificates; and to fix penalties for the violation of the provisions of the Act.
CHAPTER 41. AN ACT to provide for the prospecting and development and use and management of the property owned by the State, and known as the Herbert Domain, for coal mining and farming purposes; authorizing the establishment of a branch prison on said property, the erection and maintenance of all necessary stockades and other buildings, the use and employment of convict labor that may be necessary, and to provide money for such purposes; approving a contract or agreement with the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company for the construction of its lines of railroad to and upon said property, and granting to said railway company all necessary rights of way through said State's said property; and creating a Board of Commissioners to be known as the “Herbert Domain Commissioners,” to provide its duties and powers, naming the persons to compose the first membership of said Commissioners, their terms of office, and how their successors shall be selected, and fixing their salaries; and providing how convicts are to be furnished to said “Herbert Domain Commissioners” to be used in said work.
CHAPTER 42. AN ACT to authorize the Governor to convey, in behalf of the State of Tennessee, to the Hermitage Church Association the tract of one and one-half acres, more or less, lying immediately west of the Hermitage Church property.
CHAPTER 43. AN ACT to create a Workman's Compensation Commission to make a thorough investigation of the subject of workmen's compensation and submit a report to the next General Assembly of the State of Tennessee; to describe and define the duties of said Commission; to provide for the expenses of the Commission, including a salary for its Secretary; and to repeal all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act.
CHAPTER 44. · AN ACT to provide for the organization, admission, and regulation of fraternal beneficiary associations, or societies, transacting the business of life insurance, and to repeal all laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act.
CHAPTER 45. AN ACT to amend an Act entitled “An Act requiring certain employers to provide seats for female employees, and fixing and prescribing penalties for the violation of said Act," being Chapter 171 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 1905, passed March 31, 1905, and approved April 4, 1905, so as to require persons, firms, or corporations employing females in any factory, mercantile establishment, mill, or workshop in this State to provide a suitable seat for each female employee, and to permit the use of such seats by them when not necessarily engaged in the active duties of their employment, and fixing and prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
CHAPTER 46. AN ACT to repeal an Act entitled “An Act to provide a more effective method for the collection of delinquent taxes,” being Chapter 37 of the Public Acts of the General Assembly of Tennessee, 1911; and to dismiss all suits brought under said Act and now pending.
CHAPTER 47. AN ACT to erect upon the Capitol Hill at Nashville a monument to commemorate the heroic devotion and self-sacrifice of the women of Tennessee during the war between the States.
CHAPTER 48. AN ACT to authorize an empower all municipal corporations in the State of Tennessee, owning, or which may hereafter own, free public schools or free high schools, under the laws of the State to take and condemn lands, property, property rights, privileges, and easements of individuals and of private corporations for the purpose of acquiring a site or sites or for the extension or enlargement of any public school-house or public high school house or building; and to prescribe the mode, manner, and terms of taking, condemning, and providing for the compensation, of damages therefor, to the owner or owners.
CHAPTER 49. AN ACT for the relief of practitioners of medicines in certain cases, and to govern and provide for the registration certificates of license to practice medicine in Tennessee.
CHAPTER 50. AN ACT to be entitled An Act to amend Chapter 64, Acts of 1891, entitled “An Act for the benefit of indigent and disabled soldiers of the late war between the States, and to fix the fees of attorneys or agents for procuring such pensions, and fixing a penalty for the violation of the same," and Chapter