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Chap. 486.
AN ACT in relation to the enlargement of Hoffman island for

quarantine purposes, and making an appropriation therefor.
BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows:
Appropria-
tion for im- Section 1. The sum of one hundred and sixty thousand dollars,
prove-
ments. or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated

out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for
prosecuting the work of enlarging Hoffman island for quarantine

purposes, in accordance with the plans, specifications and estiExpendi

mates prepared by the state engineer and surveyor. Such money
shall be expended under the direction and supervision of the
board of commissioners created by chapter two hundred and
seventy of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, con-
sisting of the mayor of the city of New York, the mayor of the
city of Brooklyn, the state engineer and surveyor, the quarantine
commissioners and the health officer of the port of New York,
and shall be paid by the treasurer, on the warrant of the comp-
troller, upon vouchers approved by a majority of all the mem-

bers of such board. Appropria

§ 2. Of the above amount appropriated the sum of fifty thouavailable.

sand dollars shall be available immediately, and the balance of
one hundred and ten thousand dollars shall be payable on the first
day of June, eighteen hundred and ninety-five.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

commissioners.

tion, when

Chap. 487.
AN ACT authorizing the construction of new buildings at Sing

Sing prison, making an appropriation therefor, and authorizing

the expending of certain moneys for that purpose.
BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

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

Section 1. The superintendent of state prisons is hereby author.
ized to cause to be constructed a new building for a chapel, hospi-

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Construction of buildings.

tain moneys

tal and mess-room, buildings connected therewith for a kitchen, bake-ovens, boiler-house and store-room, and new workshops at the Sing Sing prison, and provide said buildings with all necessary fixtures; he is hereby authorized to expend for that purpose, ture of cerout of the moneys received by the agent and warden of said

thorelor. Sing Sing prison was the proceeds of the labor of prisoners and the sale of articles manufactured by them,” and now standing to the credit of said agent and warden in the bank or banks desig. nated for such deposits, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, or so much of it as may be necessary.

Work and § 2. The work and labor on said buildings to be erected under labor. the provisions of this act, as far as practicable, are to be done by the prisoners imprisoned in said Sing Sing prison; and the

, moneys authorized to be expended under the first section of this how drawn act will be drawn from the bank and accounted for in the same counted for manner as moneys drawn for the maintenance of the industries carried on in said prison, and as provided by law, relating thereto.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 488.
AN ACT for the dispositon and use of insurance moneys received

for loss or damage of property in the state normal and training

schools. BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

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

Section 1. Where any loss or damage, against which insurance Deposit of exists, occurs to the real or personal property of any of the normal banks and training schools of the state, the moneys realized from such insurance shall be deposited by each company in which such property is insured in a bank to be designated by the state comptroller, subject to the check of the local board of managers of such school, countersigned by the state comptroller, and shall be Disposition kept as a separate fund to the credit of the local board of managers of such school, and shall be immediately available to be expended under the direction of such local board of managers,

insurance moneys in

same.

subject to the approval of the state superintendent of publio instruction, to repair or replace, wholly or partially, the real or personal property so damaged or destroyed.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 489.
AN ACT to release from taxes heretofore levied on certain real

estate of Saint Mark's hospital of New York city.
BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows: Real estate released

Section 1. The real estate in the city of New York of Saint from tazes.

Mark's hospital of New York city, situated at number one hun. dred and seventy-seven Second avenue, and designated on the map of the tax commissioners of said city as in block four hun. dred and sixty-seven, section two, used for charitable and hospital purposes, is hereby released and discharged from all taxes heretofore levied and assessed thereon, and now unpaid for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-three.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 490.
AN ACT to amend chapter one hundred and eighty-two of the

laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-two, entitled "An act to

incorporate the city of Mount Vernon.” BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, reprcsented in Senato and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section two hundred and five of chapter one hundred and eighty-two of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-two, entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Mount Vernon," hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 205. The common council, may also, from time to time, issue bonds for such sums as may be necessary to pay two-thirds of the expenses of paving streets of this city, provided that the aggregate

Charter amended.

Issue of paving bonds.

of such bonds shall not exceed the sum of two hundred thousand dollars. Such bonds shall be of such denomination as the common council may determine, bear interest at a rate not exceeding four per centum per annum, and mature in sums not exceeding ten thousand dollars in any one year. Said bonds shall be signed by the mayor and city clerk, and sealed with the city seal. The common council shall convert said bonds into money at not less than their par value, or may obtain loans on the same, and the proceeds therefrom shall be used only for the payment of two-thirds of the cost of such paving.

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Chap 491.

AN ACT to amend the legislative law. BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembuy, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section thirteen of chapter six hundred and eighty. two of the laws of eighteen ninety-two as amended by chapter twenty-four of the laws of eighteen ninety-three, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 13. Officers remaining after adjournment.—The presiding officer of each house may designate the officers thereof to remain after the adjournment of the legislature to perform duty under the direction of the clerk of each house respectively, for not to exceed ten days, and they also may designate each one officer to remain thirty days after the adjournment of the legislature. Such officers shall receive the same per diem compensation respectively, as they were entitled to receive during the session, to be paid upon the warrant of the comptroller on the certificate of the clerk of the house for which appointed.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 492.
AN ACT making an appropriation for the payment of expenses

of a convention to revise and amend the constitution of the
state.

tion for ex

BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows: Appropria

Section 1. The sum of three hundred and fifty thousand dollars, Denvention, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out penses

of the general fund to be paid by the treasurer on the warrant of the comptroller, for the payment of the expenses of a convention to revise and amend the constitution of the state, pursuant to the provisions of chapter eight of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-three.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 493.
AN ACT to amend chapter six hundred and twenty-seven of the

laws of eighteen, hundred and ninety-three, entitled “ An act
authorizing the city of Yonkers to purchase and erect a crema-

tory in which to burn garbage and other substances." BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed

by a two-thirds vote. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows: Act

Section 1. Chapter six hundred and twenty-seven of the laws of amanded.

eighteen hundred and ninety-three, entitled "An act authorizing the city of Yonkers to purchase and erect a crematory in which to burn garbage and other substances," is hereby amended so as

to read as follows: Purchase of land and

§ 1. The common council of the city of Yonkers is hereby authorcrematory, ized to purchase a lot of land and to erect or cause to be erected

thereon a crematory or other apparatus, with enclosures for the same and approaches thereto, for the burning and destruction of garbage, dead animals and other substances, and to cause all garbage, dead animals, and like substances to be destroyed

erection of

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