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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 41_page_077
Description LAW'S 01? UTAH. 77 of his office; which bond shall be approved by the Auditor of Public Accounts, and filed in his office. . Sec. 2.-Whenever the General Assembly shall grant a State road,- from one given point to another, it fhall be the duty of the State Road Commissioner to institute a speedy survey for said road, on the most feasible and practicable route, having special reference to public convenience, utility and durability; showing distances, altitude of hill, soils, rivers, ravines and all such like information relating to convenience and expense, and report the same with all reasonable dispatch to the Governor, who with the Commissioner, shall decide on the location of said road, and all such, and other maps and reports; and maps, and reports of all surveys made by the State Road Commissioner, shall be filed ia the office of the Secretary of State, within a reasonable time. Sec. 3.-If it shall appear evident that there is but one feasible route for any road granted by the General Assembly, or if the Governor shall instruct the Commissioner to locate any given road ,on any particular route, previous to a survey; then it shall be the duty of the Commissioner to locate said road without delay, and file a report of each and every location of a State road, in the Secretary's office, as in the second section. Sec. 4.-It shall be the duty of State Road Commissioners to make all contracts for building bridges, acqueducts culverts, turnpikes and all other fixtures necessary for the completion of any public road, located by himself or predecessors in office, yet remaining uncompleted, and draw upon the public Treasury for such money as shall from time to time be granted by the General Assembly for the payment of said contracts; keep an accurate account of all sums of money by him received, and how expended, and make a true report of the same, on or before the first of December of each year to the Auditor of Public Accounts. Sec. 5.-The County Court in each county, shall have power to appoint one or more Road Commissioners whenever they shall deem it necessary, to locate all county roads within the limits of said county, whose term of office shall be two years, and until their successors are appointed and qualified. They shall also give bond and security for the faithful performance of the duties of their office, to be approved by the Clerk of said court, and filed in his office. Sec. 6.-It shall be the duty of all County Road Commissioners so appointed to make all contracts for improvements upon all such roads, locating the same upon the most judicious routes, and keep and make a true and full report of all their proceedings, and lay the same before the county court at each regular session of the same; and before they shall cease to officiate in said office file all such reports in the office of the Clerk of the county court. Sec. 7.-The Commissioners herein provided for shall locate all roads herein contemplated, upon such ground as shall be most conducive to the public benefit, and have power to open the same through enclosures, farming lands, &c, where necessary. Sec. S.-Any person feeling him or herself damaged by the opening of any such road, through or across their premises, may have the same appraised^by three judicious men, who shall in calculating such damages, also consider the benefit accruing to said premises in consideration of said road, and if it shall appear that the premises, through which said road shall pass, are damaged more than benefited by the same, the owners thereof may recover the same by an appeal to the county courts, all such amounts to be paid out of the public treasury. Approved Jan. 15,1550. -:•:¦ CHAPTER XLI. An ORDINANCE creating a Surveyor General's Office, &c. Sec. 1.-Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret- That a Surveyor General for the State shall be elected by the General Assembly who=eterri of offices hall be one year, and until his successor is qualified. ' x Sec. 2.-The Surveyor General shall take an oath of office, and give bond and security to be approved by the Auditor of Public Accounts, and filed in his office'
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717038
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717038