REGISTERS OF WILLS, AUTHORIZING STATE ORGANIZATION Act of Apr. 23, 1927, P.L. 380, No. 245 Cl. 16 AN ACT Authorizing the register of wills of the several counties of this Commonwealth to organize themselves into a State association, for the purpose of holding annual meetings to secure more uniformity and cooperation in the conduct of their offices, and providing for the payment of certain expenses in connection with such meetings by the various counties. Compiler's Note: Section 1051 of Act 447 of 1929 provided that Act 245 is repealed except insofar as it relates to counties of the first class. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after the passage of this act, the register of wills of the several counties of this Commonwealth are hereby authorized to organize themselves into a State association, with power to hold annual meetings at such time and place within the State as they may designate, for the purpose of securing more uniformity and cooperation in the conduct of their offices and improving their service to the public. Section 2. Each register of wills, or deputy register of wills, or person representing any register of wills, shall be allowed all reasonable expenses, including hotel bills and traveling expenses actually incurred going to, attending and returning from any annual meeting of the association, but not in excess of fifty dollars in any one year, which shall be paid by the county, of which he or she is an officer, by orders drawn on the treasurer thereof. The time spent in attending such meetings shall not be more than three days, exclusive of the time employed in traveling thereto and therefrom. The expenses of the annual meeting of the association, including any necessary amount for printing, committee meetings, and stenographic services, shall be paid by the proper counties, but shall not exceed twenty-five dollars for each county, the register of wills of which is a member of said association.