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Extra compen. ration for over time.

Evasion and failure to comply with aci.

Sec. 3. Any employer or corporation working
their employes over the time specified in this act
shall pay as extra compensation double the amount
per hour as paid for previous hour.

SEC. 4. Any party or parties contracting with
the state of Nebraska, or any such corporation or
private employer, who shall fail to comply with
or secretly evade the provisions hereof by exact-
ing or requiring more hours of labor for the com-
pensation agreed to be paid per day than is herein
fixed and provided for shall, on conviction thereof,
be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and be
ished by a fine of not less than one hundred ($100)
dollars nor more than one thousand ($1,000) dol-
lars. And all acts or parts of acts inconsistent
with this act are hereby repealed.

Approved April 7, 1891.


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(Senate File No. 18.1

AN ACT to create and regulato public warehouses, and the waro

housing, shipping, weighing, and inspection of grain.



Section la. Elevators and storehousos

declared public

houses. 20. Required to make weekly

statements. 3a. Owners at liberty to exam

ine property and books.
4a. Warehouses classified.
5a, Classes defined.
6a. Licenso.
7a. Bond.
8a. Penalty for doing business

without license.
9a. Not to discriminate.

to mix grain. Receipts.
10a. Issue of the receipts, class A.
lla. Canceling receipts.
12a. Further issuing and cancel-

ing receipts. 13a. Warehouse not to limit lia

bility. 14a. Delivery. 15a. Posting grain statements to

registrar. 16a. Chief inspector, I to XI. 17a. Rates of storage. 18a. Weighing by warehouseman.

AN ACT to creato and regulate public warehouses, and the ware

housing, shipping, weighing, and inspection of grain.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of


SECTION la. That all elevators or storehouses Elevators and where grain or other property is stored for compense wash Duben.

19a. Loss by fire; heating; grain

out of condition.
20a. Tampering with grain in

store. 21a. Examination of grain and

scales. 22a. Grain must be inspected. 23a. Bogus inspectors. 24a. Misconduct of inspector; in

fluencing; penalty. 25a. Owner dissatisfied with in

spection; delivery on track,

etc. 26a. Combination of warehouso.

men forbidden. 27a. Suits against warehouse


28a. Warehouse receipts negotia

ble. 29a. False receipts; fraudulent

removal; penalty. 30a. Common law saved, 31a. Printed copy of act posted. 32a. Duty of board of trans

portation. 33a. Repeal.

storehouses declared

Weekly statements.

In cities of metropolitan

sation, whether the property stored be kept separate or not, are declared to be public warehouses.

SEC. 2a. The owner, lessee, or manager of each and every public warehouse shall make weekly statements, under oath, on or before each Tuesday, up to the close of business of the previous Saturday, before some officer designated by law, and keep the same posted in some conspicuous place in the office of such warehouse, and shall also file a copy for public examination in such other place or places designated by law, which statement shall correctly set forth the amount of each and every kind of grain in such warehouse, together with such other property as may be stored therein, and what warehouse receipts have been issued and are, at the time of taking such statement, outstanding

therefor; and in cities of the metropolitan or first and tirst class. class, the owner, lessee, or manager of each public

warehouse situated therein shall, in addition to the above, note such daily changes on the copy posted in the warehouse as may be made in the quantity and grade of grain in such warehouse; and the

different grades of grain shipped in separate lots Mixing grain. shall not be mixed with inferior lots without the

consent of the owner or consignee thereof.

SEC. 3a. The owner or owners of property may examine stored in any warehouse, or holder of a receipt for

the same, shall always be at liberty to examine such property stored and all the books and records of the warehouse in regard to such property.

Sec. 4a. Classified.—All public warehouses as herein defined shall be divided into three classes, to be designated as A, B, and C respectively, and they shall, receive, ship, store, and handle the prop

Owners of
property stored

Warehouses classified.

erty of all alike without discrimination. This does not apply to property extra hazardous.

Sec. 5a. Classes defined.-Public warehouses of Classes defined. Class A shall embrace all warehouses, elevators, and granaries in which grain is stored in bulk, and in which the grain of different owners is mixed together, or in which grain is stored in such a manner that the identity of different lots or parcels cannot be accurately preserved, such warehouses, elevators, or granaries being located in the cities of the metropolitan or first class. Public warehouses of Class B shall embrace all other warehouses, elevators, or granaries in which grain is stored in bulk, and in which the grain of different owners is mixed together. Public warehouses of Class C shall embrace all other warehouses or places where property of any kind is stored for a a consideration.

SEC. 6a. License.—The proprietor, lessee, or License. manager of any public warehouse shall be required, before transacting any business in such warehouse, to procure from the board of transportation a license permitting such proprietor, lessee, or manager to transact business as a public warehouseman under the law of this state, which license shall be issued by the board of transportation upon a written application, which shall set forth the location and name of such warehouse, and the individual name of each person interested as owner or principal in the management of the same, or, if the warehouse be owned or managed by a corporation, the name of the president, secretary, and treasurer of such corporation shall be stated, and the said license shall give authority to carry on and con


duct the business of a public warehouse in accordance with the laws of this state and shall be revocable by the said board of transportation upon complaint of any person in writing, setting forth the particular violation of law, and upon satisfactory proof, to be taken in such manner as may be directed by the said board of transportation.

Sec. 7a. Bond.—The person receiving a license as herein provided shall file with the said board of transportation a bond to the people of the state of Nebraska, with good and sufficient security, to be approved by said board of transportation, in the penal sum of ten thousand ($10,000), conditioned for the faithful performance of his duty as public warehouseman, and his full and unreserved compliance with all laws of this state in relation thereto.

Sec. 8a. Penalty for doing business without a license.—Any person who shall transact the business of a public warehouse without first procuring a license as herein provided, or who shall continue to transact any such business after such license has: been revoked (save only that he may be permitted to deliver property previously stored in such warehouse), shall on conviction be fined in a sum not less than one hundred ($100) dollars nor more than five hundred ($500) dollars for each and every day such business is carried on, and the said board of transportation may refuse to renew any license or to grant a new one to any of the persons whose license has been revoked within one year from the time it was revoked.

SEC. 9a. Not to discriminate-Not to mix grain

Sec receipts.—It shall be the duty of any warehouse

Doing business


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