Chap. 0009 An Act making appropriations for incidental, contingent and miscellaneous expenses of the various commissions of the commonwealth.
Be it enacted, etc., asfolloivs:
Section 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for the purposes specified, to meet expenses for the year ending on the thirty-first day of December in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-four, to wit: -
commissioners and others.
For incidental and contingent expenses of the tax commissioner and commissioner of corporations, a sum not exceeding thirty-four hundred dollars.
For expenses of the state valuation, under the direction of the tax commissioner, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars.
For travelling and incidental expenses of the commissioners of savings banks, a sum not exceeding thirty-three hundred dollars.
For incidental and contingent expenses in the department of the insurance commissioner, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars.
For travelling and other necessary expenses of the harbor and land commissioners, a sum not exceeding six hundred dollars.
For incidental and contingent office expenses of the harbor and land commissioners, a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars.
For the compensation of experts or other agents of the board of railroad commissioners, a sum not exceeding thirty-eight hundred dollars.
For rent of office, care of office and salary of messenger for the board of railroad commissioners, a sum not exceeding thirty-one hundred dollars.
For books, maps, statistics, stationery, incidental and contingent expenses of the board of railroad commissioners, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For travelling and incidental expenses of the gas and electric light commissioners, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For travelling and incidental expenses of the inspector and assistant inspector of gas meters, a sum not exceeding six hundred and fifty dollars; and for such additional apparatus as the inspector of gas meters may find necessary, a sum not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars.
For travelling and office expenses of the controller of county accounts, a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars.
For clerical assistance, expenses of examinations, printing of civil service rules and regulations and other information for the use of applicants, printing, advertising and stationery, care of office, and rent of room for registration of laborers, travelling and incidental expenses of the chief examiner, commissioners and secretary, a sum not exceeding nine thousand dollars.
For travelling, incidental and contingent expenses of the state board of arbitration and conciliation, a sum not exceeding forty-six hundred dollars, which shall include the compensation of expert assistants.
For the general work of the state board of health, including all necessary travelling expenses, a sum not exceeding seventy-eight hundred dollars.
For clerical assistance, travelling expenses, rent, care of rooms and other necessary expenses of the state pension agent, a sum not exceeding four thousand dollars.
For travelling and other expenses of the deputy sealer of weights, measures and balances, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars; and for furnishing sets of standard weights, measures and balances to towns not heretofore
provided therewith, and to each newly incorporated town, also to provide cities and towns with such portions of said sets as may be necessary to make their sets complete, a sum not exceeding six hundred dollars.
For clerk hire, rent, janitor, gas, printing, postage, travelling and incidental expenses of the commissioner for the supervision of foreign mortgage corporations, a sum not exceeding twenty-five hundred and twenty dollars.
For compensation and expenses of the ballot law commission, a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars.
For clerk hire, engineers, and for defraying expenses incidental to and necessary for the performance of the duties of the Massachusetts highway commission, the sum of two thousand dollars.
For necessary assistants, the procuring of necessary supplies, instruments, material, machinery and other property for the use of the Massachusetts highway commission, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.
miscellaneous.
For the salary of the assistant register of probate and insolvency for the county of Franklin, the sum of five hundred dollars.
For such expenses as the treasurer and receiver general may find necessary in carrying out the provisions of the act imposing a tax on collateral legacies and successions, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For expenses in connection with taking evidence given at inquests on deaths by accidents upon steam and street railroads, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For the payment of unclaimed moneys in the hands of receivers of certain insolvent corporations, after the same have been deposited in the treasury of the Commonwealth, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars.
To carry out the provisions of the act relative to the payment from the treasury of the Commonwealth of funds received from public administrators, a sum not exceeding four thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses of the bureau of statistics of labor, to be expended under the direction of the sergeant-at-arms, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For expenses incurred in the construction and repair
of roads in the town of Mashpee during the year eighteen hundred and ninety-three, the sum of three hundred dollars.
For assistance to the town of Truro in maintaining a section of its county highway, known as Beach Point road, a sum not exceeding live hundred dollars.
Section 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved February 3, 1S94.