In force March 1, 1837
AN ACT for increasing the penalty of the Treasurer’s bond.1
Amount of treasurer’s bond
Sec.[Section] 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly,2 That the penalty of the Treasurer’s bond shall hereafter be one hundred thousand dollars, conditioned as now required by law.3
Approved 1st March, 1837.
1Braxton Parrish introduced SB 244, originally titled “An Act Concerning the State Treasury, and for Other Purposes,” in the Senate on February 13, 1837. On February 15, the Senate referred the bill to the Committee on Finance. The Committee on Finance reported back the bill later the same day with amendment, in which the Senate concurred. On February 20, the Senate passed the bill as amended, amending the title so as to read, “A Bill for Increasing the Penalty of the Treasurer’s Bond.” The House of Representatives passed the bill on February 25. On March 1, the Council of Revision approved the bill, and the act became law.
Illinois House Journal. 1836. 10th G. A., 1st sess., 654, 717, 768; Illinois Senate Journal. 1836. 10th G. A., 1st sess., 409, 432, 435, 461-62, 536, 572, 590.
2On February 15, 1837, the Senate amended the bill by striking out all after the enacting and inserting substitute language.
Illinois Senate Journal. 1836. 10th G. A., 1st sess., 461-62.
3This act effectively repealed section twelve of a law enacted by the General Assembly in 1833, which set the amount of the treasurer’s bond at $50,000. The General Assembly had originally set the amount of the bond at $50,000 in a law enacted in 1831.
“An Act concerning the State Treasurer,” 11 January 1831, Laws of the State of Illinois (1831), 186-87; “An Act to Consolidate the Acts Relative to the Auditor and Treasurer and Election of the Attorney General,” 2 March 1833, The Revised Laws of Illinois (1833), 105.
Printed Document, 1 page(s), Laws of the State of Illinois, Passed by the Tenth General Assembly (Vandalia, IL: William Walters, 1837), 334, GA Session: 10-1