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Contains a list of quo warranto proceedings, commenced either by the Attorney General upon his own relation, or by him upon the relation of some other person.
Contains a list of chancery cases commenced or now pending, in which the State was directly interested.
Contains a list of all chancery cases commenced, determined or pending, in which some State officer has been made a party and in which the State has some interest. These cases have been referred to the prosecuting attorneys of the various counties in which they were commenced, and left in their charge.
Contains a list of insurance companies whose articles of association, amendments and extensions thereto have been approved by the Attorney General during the fiscal year.
Contains copies of such official opinions as are deemed to be of general public interest.
Contains a report of money collected from the estates of certain indigent insane persons confined in the asylums of the State, and turned over to the State Treasury. Upon a careful investigation, it was discovered that the State is being imposed upon by the maintenance and care of certain indigent insane persons who possessed sufficient means to support themselves. Through the coöperation of the Medical Superintendents of the asylums, and the judges of probate, many hundreds of dollars were collected during the fiscal year and covered into the treasury of the State.
Contains an abstract of the semi-annual reports of the prosecuting attorneys of the State, showing the total number of prosecutions for each particular offense, etc.
Gives a recapitulation of the business of the prosecuting attorneys,containing the name and address of each prosecuting attorney, together with the number of prosecutions and the result thereof. This table has been carefully prepared, and will be convenient for statistical reference.
SYNOPSIS OF THE OFFICIAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ATTOR
Upon request of either branch of the legislature, to appear for the State in any tribunal: $ 104 C. L.
To make annual report to of all official business done by him during the year preceding: § 106 C. L.
Abstract of reports of the several prosecuting attorneys to be included in above-mentioned report: $ 107 C. L.
To give opinion on all questions of law submitted by either house: § 108 C. L.
Upon request of Governor to appear for State in any tribunal: § 104 C. L.
Upon request to prosecute and defend all suits relating to his (the Governor's) department: $ 105 C. L.
To give opinions upon all questions of law submitted to him by the Governor: § 108 C. L.
Upon request to administer oath to State officials: 151 C. L.
Upon request of Governor to conduct an inquiry into the charges made against any officer: $ 1160 C. L.
May issue subpoenas to witnesses in conducting such inquiry: § 1161 C. L.
Upon request, to conduct an inquiry into the charges made against a prosecuting attorney: $ 1164 C. L.
Upon request, to prosecute cases for acquiring title to private property for State institutions: $1254 C. L.
Duty, upon request of the Governor, to investigate the grounds, etc., for demands made for any fugitive from justice: $ 11,992 C. L.
CONCERNING OTHER STATE OFFICERS.
To pass upon and certify the Auditor General's instructions to collectors of revenues: $ 95 C. L.
At the request of Secretary of State, State Treasurer or Auditor General, to prosecute and defend all suits relating to their several departments: $ 105 C. L.
To give opinions upon all questions of law submitted to him by the Auditor General, State Treasurer, or any other State officer: $ 108 C. L.
Upon request to administer oath to State officers: § 151 C. L.
Upon request of a majority of the trustees, board of control or other governing body of any State institution, to prosecute case for acquiring title to private property for such institution: $ 1254 C. L.
Upon request of Commissioner of Railroads, to prosecute for violation of the railroad laws: $ 5225, 6272, 6280 and 6347 C. L.
Upon notice by State Treasurer of improper conduct of business of loaning societies to institute proceedings for their dissolution: $ 6212 C. L.
To file bill, upon request of State Treasurer, against corporations failing to pay specific tax: $ 3994 C. L.
Reciprocal duty to institute searches in the records of office upon request of the Secretary of State, Auditor General, State Treasurer or Commissioner of the State Land Office: $ 11,238 C. L.
Bonds of State Officers,—to pass upon.
In concurrence with the Auditor General, to pass upon the bond of the State Treasurer: § 77 C. L.
In concurrence with the Secretary of State, to pass upon the bonds of the iuditor General and Commissioner of State Land Office: $ 15+ C. L. In concurrence with Auditor General, to pass upon bonds of the Secretary of State, and Private Secretary and Executive Clerk of the Governor: § 155 C. L.
Action on Bonds, etc.
Authorized to institute proceedings on any bond, covenant, contract, promise or agreement in which any officer or agent shall be a party, in behalf of and for the protection of the interests of the people: $ 10,050 C. L.
TO THE STATE GENERALLY.
TO BE MEMBER OF, AND DUTIES RELATING TO, CERTAIN BOARDS.
A member of Board of State Auditors, constituted for the purpose of investigating all claims and applications for relief, growing out of the sales of the primary or common school, university, salt springs, State building and internal improvement lands: $ 1406 C. L.
Member of board of control over surveys:
§ 1466 C. L.
Member of Insurance Policy Commission: $ 5170 C. L.
Member of Railroad Crossing Board: $ 6232 C. L.
Member of board to approve railroad consolidations: $ 6255 C. L.
Member of board to approve sale and transfer of railroad franchises, etc.: § 6332 C. L.
Empowered to appear in behalf of State before Board of State Auditors, when they shall sit to audit claims against State: $ 113 C. L.
COUNTY OFFICERS-DUTIES CONCERNING.
To consult with and advise prosecuting attorneys when requested: § 106 C. L.
To notify county treasurer of proper county of the failure of the prosecuting attorney to file report as provided by law: $ 108 C. L.
To furnish blanks to prosecuting attorneys for their reports: $ 114 C. L.
To certify compensation of prosecuting attorneys for attending Supreme Court: $ 2564 C. L.
Authorized to require searches and copies of any papers, records or