Twentieth General Assembly 1884




AN ACT Making Appropriations for the College for the Blind.


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa;

Section 1.  $8,500 appropriated.  $1,200 for roof.  $3,000 for music.  $2,000 for furniture.  $500 for apparatus.  $2,000 for contingent. 
That there is hereby appropriated for the college for the blind out of any funds not otherwise appropriated the following sums for the following purposes; to-wit:
     For repairing roof, the sum of twelve hundred dollars ($1,200).
     For musical instruments the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000).
     For bedsteads, beding and furniture the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000).
     For school apparatus the sum of five hundred dollars ($500).
     For contingent expenses the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000).

Section 2.   Publication. 
This act being deemed of immediate importance shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Iowa State Register and Iowa State Leader, newspapers published in Des Moines, Iowa.

Approved, April 1, 1884. 


I hereby certify that the foregoing act was published in the Iowa State Rigester and the Iowa State Leader April 4, 1884.

                                                J. A. T. HULL, Secretary of State.







AN ACT Making an Appropriation to Employ an Expert Oculist for
the Benefit of the Inmates of the College for the Blind. 


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa;

Section 1.   $1,500 appropriated for an expert oculist.  Not to be diverted.
That there is hereby appropriated one thousand five hundred dollars out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated to be expended under the direction of the trustees of the college for the blind to secure the services of an expert oculist of reputation for the benefit of the inmates of said institution.  No part of said appropriation shall be expended for any other purpose than the one herein named and then only under the direction and at the discretion of said trustees.  The auditor is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the treasurer for the above amount in favor of the treasurer of said board of trustees.

Section 2.  Trustees to report results. 
It shall be the duty of the board of trustees to make or cause to be made to the next general assembly a report of the manner in which the above appropriation has been expended and also of the results accomplished thereby. 

Approved April 1, 1884.