Chap. 0016 An Act in further addition to an act making appropriations for the maintenance of the government during the present year.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Section 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, for the purposes specified, to be paid from the ordinary revenue, unless otherwise ordered, to meet the current expenses of the year ending on the thirty-first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, to wit: -
legislative and executive departments.
For printing and binding ordered by the senate or house of representatives, or by concurrent order of the two branches, a sum not exceeding twenty thousand dollars.
For stationery for the senate, purchased by the clerk of the senate, a sum not exceeding nine hundred dollars.
For stationery for the house of representatives, purchased by the clerk of the house of representatives, a sum not exceeding sixteen hundred dollars.
For books, stationery, printing and advertising, ordered by the sergeant-at-arms for the legislature, a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars.
For incidental and contingent expenses of the sergeant-at-arms, a sum not exceeding three hundred dollars.
For postage, printing and stationery for the executive council, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For the contingent expenses of the governor and council, a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars.
For the contingent expenses of the executive department, as authorized by chapter two hundred and eight of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, three thousand dollars.
For postage, printing and stationery of the executive department, a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars.
STATE HOUSE EXPENSES.
For fuel and lights for the state house, a sum not exceeding four thousand dollars.
For repairs, improvements and furniture of the state house, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.
For rent, taxes and other expenses connected with house number thirty-three Pemberton Square, a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars.
INCIDENTAL AND CONTINGENT EXPENSES.
For incidental expenses of the secretary's department, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars.
For incidental expenses of the treasurer's department, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
For incidental and contingent expenses of the tax commissioner's department, a sum not exceeding three thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.
For incidental expenses of the commissioner of corporations, a sum not exceeding four hundred dollars.
For incidental expenses of the auditor's department, a sum not exceeding seven hundred dollars.
For incidental expenses of the insurance commissioner's department, a sum not exceeding thirty-five hundred dollars.
For compensation of experts or other agents, for rent of office, and for incidental and contingent expenses of the railroad commissioners, a sum not exceeding two thousand five hundred and thirty-five dollars.
For travelling and incidental expenses of the commissioners on savings banks, the same to include expenses incurred in auditing the accounts of county officers, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For incidental expenses of the attorney-general's department, a sum not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars, and for expenses of civil actions a sum not exceeding three hundred dollars.
For the contingent expenses of the surgeon-general, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For the travelling expenses of the inspector and assistant inspector of gas meters, a sum not exceeding four hundred dollars, and for furnishing such additional apparatus as the inspector of gas meters may require, a sum not exceeding two hundred dollars.
MILITARY DEPARTMENT.
For incidental expenses of the adjutant-general's depart ment, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars.
For the compensation of officers and men of the volunteer militia for military duty, a sum not exceeding seventy thousand dollars.
For transportation of officers and men of the volunteer militia while on military duty, a sum not exceeding thirteen thousand dollars.
For rent of brigade and battalion headquarters and company armories, a sum not exceeding thirty-one thousand dollars.
For expenses of the bureau of the quartermaster-general, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.
For quartermasters' supplies, a sum not exceeding seven thousand dollars.
For grading the camp ground of the state at Framing-ham, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For military accounts, in connection with the volunteer militia not otherwise provided for, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.
For medical supplies for the use of the volunteer militia, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For payment of bounties due to Massachusetts volunteers, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
hi resolve, chapter eight of the year eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "Resolve to amend chapter fifteen of the resolves of the year eighteen hundred and seventy-five, authorizing the publication of a list of Massachusetts officers, sailors and marines, who served in the navy in the late civil war," a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
Any sums of money received under the provisions of section eighty-six of chapter two hundred and sixty-five of the aets of the year eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and from the sale of grass at the state camp ground, may be expended by the quartermaster-general, under the direction of the governor and council, for the purchase of other military supplies, and for the care and improvement of said ground.
For the re-imbursement of cities and towns for money paid on account of state and military aid to Massachusetts volunteers and their families, a sum not exceeding four hundred and twenty thousand dollars, the same to be payable on or before the first day of December of the present year.
AGRICULTURAL.
For bounties to agricultural societies, a sum not exceeding sixteen thousand eight hundred dollars.
For personal expenses of the members of the board of agriculture, a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars.
For the travelling expenses of the secretary of the board of agriculture, and all postages and necessary expenses, a shm not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For other incidental expenses of the board of agriculture, a sum not exceeding three hundred dollars.
The fees reeeived under section two of ehapter two hundred and six of the acts of the }'ear eighteen hundred and seventy-four, entitled " An Aet concerning commercial fertilizers," are hereby appropriated to be used in accordance with the provisions of section five of the same act.
PRINTING AND BINDING, ETC.
For printing and binding the public series of documents, under the direction of the secretary of the Commonwealth, a sum not exceeding thirty thousand dollars.
For printing the pamphlet edition of the aets and resolves of the present year, for distribution in the Commonwealth, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars.
For printing and binding the "blue book" edition of the aets and resolves of the present year, with the govern-
or's message and other matters in the usual form, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For the newspaper publication of the general laws, and all information intended for the public, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For assessors' books and registration blanks, a sum not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars.
For the preparation for publication, and the publication of the provincial statutes, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.
For term reports, a sum not exceeding one thousand six hundred dollars.
miscellaneous.
For expenses incurred in the construction and repair of roads in the town of Mashpee during the year eighteen hundred and eighty, three hundred dollars.
To the sheriffs of the different counties, for distributing proclamations, blanks, and making return of votes, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For weights, measures, balances, and reports for sundry newly incorporated towns, a sum not exceeding one thousand two hundred dollars.
For expenses attending the consolidation and arrangement of the general statutes, a sum not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars.
For postage, printing and other necessary expense in carrying out the provisions of the state and military aid laws, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For editing the registration report, under the direction of the secretary of the Commonwealth, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
Section 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved February 16, 1881.