Report of the Sub-Committee on Harbor Development to the Committee on Harbors, Wharves and Bridges of the City Council of the City of Chicago: October, 1911 (Google eBook)

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J. F. Higgins, printer, 1911 - Chicago (Ill.) - 229 pages
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Page 230 - That any person who violates or fails to comply with any of the requirements of this Act shall, on conviction, be fined not more than $2,000 or be imprisoned not more than five years, or both, in the discretion of the court.
Page 16 - ... special act where a general act can be made applicable, and the question whether a general act could have been applicable is made a question not for the legislative determination but for the decision of the court. By the Michigan provision also local and special acts do not take effect until after they have been approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon in the district to be affected by such acts. The Michigan plan is proving perhaps the most effective one for the reduction of local...
Page 230 - Oregon; and any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than two hundred dollars ($200.00) for...
Page 112 - ... the jurisdiction of the Mayor? Ms. ROGERS. Yes. We have been working with the Justice Department and I have been working closely with Mr. Charles Ruff, designated by Mr. Civiletti before he became the US Attorney General, in developing draft legislation. The proposal is to have an Attorney General appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation by the City Council. The Attorney General would appoint the head of a Criminal Division and a head of the Civil Division which is comparable to what we...
Page 104 - ... same, a railroad with one or more tracks. By the ordinance of the city which conferred this privilege upon the Illinois Central Railroad Company, it was required to enter the city at or near the intersection of its south boundary with Lake Michigan, and following the shore on or near the margin of the lake northerly to the southern bounds of the open space known as Lake Park...
Page 12 - An act providing for an expression of opinion by electors on questions of public policy at any general or special election.
Page 13 - ... the same, and such city shall make a careful scrutiny of the title of each and every person so claiming compensation, to the end that no person shall receive compensation for lands or rights which already belong to the State of Illinois. 8. In the construction, maintenance or operation of any of the public utilities mentioned in this Act, such city shall, in all respects, be subject to the laws of the State of Illinois applying or relating to any such utilities with like force and effect as...
Page 12 - ... charter or law vesting in the county any powers of a municipality or other unit of state or local government shall become effective unless it shall have been approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon at a special election or a general election in an odd numbered year (1) in the county, (2) in every municipality containing more than twenty-five per centum of the total population of the county, and (3) in the county, outside of such municipalities. The legislature, however, may provide...
Page 230 - ... upon the margin or banks or within the limits or into the waters of the port or harbor of Chicago, or into the waters of Lake Michigan nearer than four miles from any intake of water for public consumption...
Page 230 - No person shall throw, place or deposit, or cause to be thrown, placed or deposited any garbage, vegetable matter, dung, carrion, dead animal, offal or putrid or unwholesome substance, or the contents of any privy, upon the margin or banks, or into the waters of the harbor.

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