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Mr. Brower introduced
Senate bill No. 122, entitled

A bill to accept the provisions, requirements and benefits of an Act of the Sixty-seventh Congress of the United States, approved November 23, 1921, known and designated as Public Act No. 97, entitled "An act for the promotion of the welfare and hygiene of maternity and infancy, and for other purposes”; to promote the purposes of said act within the State of Michigan; to provide for the administration thereof and for the custody and administration of funds received by the State of Michigan thereunder, or under the provisions of this act; and to make an appropriation to meet the terms and conditions imposed by said act of Congress and for the carrying out of the purposes thereof.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title, ordered printed, and referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Mr. Horton introduced
Senate bill No. 123, entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 302 of the Public Acts of 1915, entitled, as amended, “An act to provide for the registration, identification and regulation of motor vehicles and trailers attached thereto operated upon the public highways of this state, and of the operators of such vehicles, and to provide for levying specific taxes upon such vehicles so operated, and to provide for the disposition of such funds, and to repeal all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith or contrary hereto," being section 4797 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as last amended by Act No. 383 of the Public Acts of 1919.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title, ordered printed, and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mr. Horton also introduced
Senate bill No. 124, entitled

A bill to amend section 3 of Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1923, entitled "An act to provide for the protection of game and birds; to regulate the taking, possession, use and transportation of same; to prohibit the sale thereof; to regulate the manner of hunting, pursuing and killing game or birds; to provide a penalty for the violation of any of the provisions of this act,” approved May 24, 1923.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title, ordered printed, and referred to the Committee on Conservation.

Mr. Young introduced
Senate bill No. 125, entitled

A bill to amend section 95 of chapter 16 of the Revised Statutes of 1846, entitled “Of the powers and duties of townships, and election and duties of township officers,” being section 2154 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as last amended by Act No. 291 of the Public Acts of 1923.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title, ordered printed, and referred to the Committee on Towns and Counties.

Motions and Resolutions.

Mr. Butler offered the following:
Senate resolution No. 28.

Whereas, The Congress of the United States, has, under the fifth article of the Constitution of the United States, proposed an amendment to said Constitution in the words following-to-wit:

Section 1. The Congress shall have power to limit, regulate, and prohibit the labor of persons under eighteen years of age.

Section 2. The power of the several States is unimpaired by this article except that the operation of State laws shall be suspended to the extent necessary to give effect to legislation by the Congress.

Therefore, be it resolved by the Senate, That the said amendment to the Constitution of the United States be, and the same is hereby, not ratified, but is rejected.

Be it further resolved, That a certified copy of the foregoing resolution be forwarded by His Excellency, the Governor, to the Secretary of State of the United States, to the presiding officer of the United States Senate, and to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States.

The resolution was referred to the Committee on Labor.

Mr. Truettner moved that when the Senate adjourns today it stand adjourned until tomorrow, Tuesday, February 24, 1925, at 9:00 o'clock a. m.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Truettner moved that when the Senate adjourns tomorrow it stand adjourned until Thursday, February 26, 1925, at 4:00 o'clock p. m.

The motion prevailed.

General Orders.

Mr. Hunter moved that the Senate resolve itself into Committee of the whole for consideration of the general orders.

The motion prevailed and the President designated Mr. Hunter as chairman.

Accordingly the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, with Mr. Hunter in the chair.

After some time spent therein the committee rose; and, the President having resumed the chair, the committee, through its chairman, reported back to the Senate, favorably and without amendment, the following entitled bill:

Senate bill No. 59 (file No. 69), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Department of State for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1926, and June 30, 1927, for maintenance and operation.

Senate bill No. 60 (file No. 70), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Board of State Auditors for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1926, and June 30, 1927, for maintenance and operation.

Senate bill No. 33 (file No. 67), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Public Administrator for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1926, and June 30, 1927, for maintenance and operation.

Senate bill No. 38 (file No. 68), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the State Board of Accountancy for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1926, and June 30, 1927, for maintenance and operation.

Senate bill No. 65 (file No. 71), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the State Treasury Department for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1926, and June 30, 1927, for maintenance and operation.

Senate bill No. 75 (file No. 37), entitled

A bill to amend sections 2 and 6 of Act No. 81 of the Public Acts of 1903, entitled "An act to provide for the care and preservation of cemetery lots," being sections 2398 and 2402 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

Senate bill No. 18 (file No. 20), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 266 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled, as amended, "An act to provide for a sinking fund in certain school districts and the investment thereof and to authorize the levy of taxes to pay principal and interest of bonds issued under the provisions of Act No. 150 of the Public Acts of 1915, entitled 'An act to prescribe and limit the power of school districts having a population of more than fifteen thousand and less than one hundred thousand to borrow money and issue bonds of such district therefor, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith,' approved May 7, 1915, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith."

Senate bill No. 87 (file No. 49).

A bill to provide for the resignation or retirement of justices of the Supreme Court and for the payment of compensation to them during their life-time.

Senate bill No. 17 (file No. 19), entitled

A bill to prohibit the breaking and entering, or the entering without breaking, of dwelling houses, offices, shops, stores, garages, warehouses, mills, or fac

tories, whether occupied or unoccupdied, completed, uncompleted, or under process of construction, and without intent to commit any felony therein, and the owner or occupant thereof or his or their agent or some member of his or their family not being therein and without first obtaining permission from said owner, occupant, agent or member of his their family or person having immediate control thereof, and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof.

The bills were placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

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The Committee of the Whole, through its Chairman, reported back to the Senate the following entitled bills, recommending that the bills be referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

Senate bill No. 79 (file No 41), entitled

A bill to fix standard grades for potatoes, to regulate the packing and sale thereof, to provide for inspection, and to provide penalties for violation.

Senate bill No. 80 (file No. 42), entitled A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 91 of the Public Acts of 1915, entitled "An act to provide for the investigation and improvement of marketing conditions and establishing the office of market director and prescribing the duties and powers thereof,” the same being section 7919 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

The recommendation of the Committee of the whole was concurred in and the bills were referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

Mr. Truettner moved that the Senate adjourn.
The motion prevailed.

The President declared the Senate adjourned until tomorrow, Tuesday, February 21, at 9:00 o'clock a, m.

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NUMBER TWENTY-SEVEN.

Senate Chamber, Lansing, February 24, 1925.

9:00 o'clock a. m.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the Presi

dent.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

Present: Senators Baxter, Bohn, Butler, Bernie L. Case, Cummings, Gansser. Gettel, Greene, Herald, Herrick, Horton, Hunter, Karcher, Leland, Martin, Penney, Quinlan, Truettner, Whiteley, Wilcox. Wood, Woodruff, Young--23; a quorum.

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Absent without leave: Senators Bahorski, Brower, William L. Case, Condon, Hinkley and Howarth.

Mr. Gansser moved that the absentees without leave be excused from today's session.

The motion prevailed.

Presentation of Petitions. Petition No. 159. By Mr. Cummings. Petition of Mrs. Alice Eberhard and fortyeight other members of the Three Rivers Woman's Club praying for legislation to accept provisions of Public Act No. 97, passed by the 67th Congress of Uuited States. The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Introduction of Bills.

Mr, Herald introduced
Senate bill No. 126, entitled

A bill to provide for terms for the trial of jury cases in justice courts in cities and to provide for the selection of jurors to try such cases.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title, ordered printed, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Third Reading of Bills. The following entitled bill was read a third time: Senate bill No. 75 (file No. 37), entitled

A bill to amend sections 2 and 6 of Act No. 81 of the Public Acts of 1903, entitled "An act to provide for the care and preservation of cemetery lots," being sections 2398 and 2402 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

The question being on the passage of the bill, the roll was called and the Senators voted as follows:

YEAS–22.
Baxter
Gettel
Karcher

Whiteley
Bohn
Greene
Leland

Wilcox
Butler
Herald
Martin

Wood
Case, Bernie L. Herrick

Penney

Woodruff
Cummings
Horton
Quinlan

Young
Gansser

Hunter

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