SECOND CLASS CITIES, CREATION OF SOLICITOR
                  Act of Apr. 13, 1937, P.L. 290, No. 74              Cl. 11
                               A SUPPLEMENT

     To the act, approved the seventh day of March, one thousand nine
        hundred and one (Pamphlet Laws, twenty), entitled "An act for
        the government of cities of the second class," creating the
        position of solicitor for the department of city controller.

        Section 1.  Be it enacted, &c., That the city controller of
     each city of the second class shall designate and appoint one
     person, learned in the law, to act as solicitor for the
     department of city controller. Such solicitor shall be an
     attorney at law, admitted and qualified to practice in the
     courts of this Commonwealth. Such solicitor shall be the legal
     adviser of the city controller in matters pertaining to or
     affecting his department, and he shall, when requested by the
     city controller, act as his counsel in any litigation involving
     any matter or thing pertaining to or affecting the department of
     city controller. The authorization, in writing, of the city
     controller in all cases shall be a sufficient warrant of
     attorney for appearing for and representing him in any such
     litigation. The solicitor shall hold office at the pleasure of
     the city controller, and shall be paid a salary not less than
     three thousand six hundred dollars ($3,600) per annum, as the
     city by ordinance shall provide, and there shall be appropriated
     a sufficient sum of money for that purpose.
        Section 2.  All acts inconsistent herewith shall be, and the
     same are hereby, repealed.
        Section 3.  This act shall take effect forthwith upon its
     enactment.