Legislation Volume 12-19

Legislation Volume 12-19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...and filing a sufficient number of duplicates could be made to supply a few of the principal world centers. STATE GOVERNMENT1 C. E. MEEBIAM PH.D. DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, UNIVER-SITY OF CHICAGO The legislation of 1901 in regard to the general structure and function of state government presents many features of interest and importance. One of the most significant is the remarkable increase in the number of new departments, boards and commissions or commissioners for the inspection, supervision or regulation of various classes of activity within the state. These new governmental agencies are created for the protection of public health, of personal safety, and in the interest of agriculture or labor. Even a bare enumeration of these various boards shows the extent to which state activity in behalf of the public is being carried, and also the speed with which the movement is advancing. Three states provide boards of medical examiners, -3 provide for osteopathic examiners, 2 organize slate boards of health, 2 create boards of dental examiners, 1 a board of pharmacy, 1 a board of examiners in optometry, 4 make provision for boards to license barbers. To this list may be added 1 board of examiners of architects, and, with perhaps doubtful propriety, may be included 2 boards for regulation of embalmers. In the interest of agriculture several new corps of officials have been called into existence. Two departments of agriculture, 1 live stock commission, 1 live slock inspector, 1 sheep inspector and a board of examiners for veterinary surgeons have 'See also Comparative Summary and Index. 1901, no. 2064-3540. state been provided. In this category may also be included 3 organs govern-ment for the protection and preservation of forests. The...show more

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