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The roll was called by the Secretary and thirty Senators-elect answered to their names, as follows:

Atwood
Bahorski
Baxter
Bohn
Brower
Butler
Case, Bernie L.
Case, William L.

Condon
Gansser
Gettel
Greene
Herald
Herrick
Hinkley
Horton

Howarth
Hunter
Karcher
Leland
Martin
Pearson
Penney

Quinlan
Truettner
Whiteley
Wilcox
Wood
Woodruff
Young

Senators Sworn In.

The foregoing named Senators-elect then came forward to the Secretary's desk, took and subscribed the constitutional oath of office, which was administered by the Lieutenant Governor, and entered upon the performance of their duties as Senators.

President pro tempore. The President announced that the next business in order was the election of a President pro tempore. The roll was called by the Secretary and the Senators voted as follows:

For George M. Condon-29.

Atwood
Bahorski
Baxter
Bohn
Brower
Butler
Case, Bernie L.
Case, William L.

Gansser
Gettel
Greene
Herald
Herrick
Hinkley
Horton

Howarth
Hunter
Karcher
Leland
Martin
Pearson
Penney

Quinlan
Truettner
Whiteley
Wilcox
Wood
Woodruff
Young

The President announced that Senator George M. Condon, having received a majority of all the votes cast, was duly elected president pro tempore of the Senate.

Secretary of the Senate.

The President announced that the next business in order was the election of a Secretary of the Senate.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Assistant Secretary and the Senators voted as follows:

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The President announced that Dennis E. Alward, having received a majority of all the votes cast, was duly elected Secretary of the Senate.

Sergeant-at-arms.

The President announced that the next business in order was the election of a Sergeant-at-Arms.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary and the Senators voted as follows:

For Grove M. Rouse-30.

Atwood
Bahorski
Baxter
Bohn
Brower
Butler
Case, Bernie L.
Case, William L.

Condon
Gansser
Gettel
Greene
Herald
Herrick
Hinkley
Horton

Howarth
Hunter
Karcher
Leland
Martin
Pearson
Penney

Quinlan
Truettner
Whiteley
Wilcox
Wood
Woodruff
Young

The President announced that Grove M. Rouse, having received a majority of the votes cast, was duly elected Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate.

Officers Sworn In.

George M. Condon, President pro tempore elect, Dennis E. Alward, Secretaryelect, and Grove M. Rouse, Sergeant-at-Arms-elect, then came forward, took and subscribed the constitutional oath of office, which was administered by the Lieutenant Governor, and entered upon the discharge of their respective duties.

Resolutions.

Mr. Brower offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 1.

Resolved, That a committee of three Senators be appointed by the President, to join such committee as may be appointed by the House of Representatives, to wait upon the Governor and inform him that the two Houses have completed their organization and are ready to receive any communication he may desire to make to the Legislature.

The resolution was adopted.

The President appointed as such committee, Senators Brower, Pearson and Herald.

Mr. Wood offered the following concurrent resolution:
Senate concurrent resolution No. 1.
Providing for assistance in the Legislative Reference Department.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives be and hereby are authorized to employ in the Legislative Reference Department the assistance authorized by Senate concurrent resolution No. 1 of the first extra session of 1921, and such additional assistance as may be required from time to time in said department. The compensation of any such additional assistant employed pursuant hereto shall be not more than that paid to a committee clerk of either house of the Legislature and shall be paid one-half, as near as may be, by the Senate and one-half, as near as may be, by the House of Represèntatives and shall be computed and paid in the same manner as is the compensation of other employees of the Legislature.

The concurrent resolution was adopted.

Mr. Atwood offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 2.

Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized to appoint a clerk and a messenger.

The resolution was adopted.
Mr. Penney offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 3

Resolved, That the Secretary be and is hereby directed to notify the House of Representatives and the Governor that the Senate has elected Senator George M.

Condon, President pro tempore; Dennis E Alward, Secretary, and Grove M Rouse, Sergeant-at-Arms; and is now ready to proceed with the business of the session.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Pearson offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 4.

Resolved, That the President appoint a committee of five Senators whose duty it shall be to group the Senate committees and assign clerks and committee rooms for the same.

The resolution was adopted.

The President appointed as such committee Senators Brower, Wood, Pearson, Truettner and Atwood.

Joint Convention Rules.

Mr. Hunter offered the following concurrent resolution: Senate concurrent resolution No. 2. Prescribing the Joint Convention rules for the Legislature. Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the following be and are hereby adopted as the Joint Convention Rules of the Senate and House of Representatives:

Rule 1. Joint conventions shall be held in the hall of the house of representatives, and the president of the senate, or in his absence the president pro tempore of the senate, shall preside.

Rule 2. The secretary of the senate and clerk of the house of representatives shall be secretaries of the joint convention. The proceedings of the joint convention shall be published with the journals of the house, and the final result, as announced by the president on the return of the senate to its chamber, shall be entered on the journals of the senate.

Rule 3. The rules of the house of representatives, so far as the same may be applicable, shall govern the proceedings in joint convention.

Rule 4. Whenever a president pro tempore presides, he shall be entitled to vote on all occasions, and in case of a tie the question shall be declared lost.

Rule 5. Joint conventions shall have the power to compel the attendance of absent members in the mode and under the penalties prescribed by the rules of the house to which such members respectively belong, and for that purpose the sergeant-at-arms of each house shall attend.

Rule 6. Joint conventions may adjourn from time to time, as may be found necessary, and it shall be the duty of the house of representatives to prepare to receive the senate,' and of the senate to proceed to the hall of the house of representatives, at the time fixed by law or resolution, or to which the joint convention may have adjourned.

The concurrent resolution was adopted.

Mr. Condon offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 5.

Resolved, That the pastors of the several churches in the city of Lansing and other cities be invited to conduct appropriate religious services at the opening of the daily sessions of the Senate.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Woodruff offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 6.

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be and is hereby requested to furnish to the Lieutenant Governor, each of the Senators, the Judiciary committee and the Secretary of the Senate copies of the Compiled Laws of 1915, the Public Acts of 1917, 1919, 1921, and 1923, and the Michigan Manual of 1923.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Greene offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 7.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be and is hereby authorized to purchase suitable drinking water for the use of the Senate,

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Gettel offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 8.

Resolved, That all committee clerks, when not occupied in the performance of work for the committees to which they are assigned, shall be under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate, who may assign them, from time to time, such other clerical work as may be required to be done for the Senate or for any Senator.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Truettner offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 9.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be and is hereby authorized to appoint two clerks.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Bernie L. Case offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 10.

Resolved, That unless otherwise ordered, the daily sessions of the Senate commence at two o'clock p. m., eastern standard time.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Bohn offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 11.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be and is hereby authorized and directed to have made such repairs to the rooms and furniture of the Senate as may be necessary and to purchase, from time to time, such new furniture, equipment, postage and supplies as may be necessary for the Senate chamber or any of the Senate offices and rooms. He shall also arrange for box rental at the Lansing post office and for telephone service for the Senate.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Whiteley offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 12.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be and is hereby authorized to have mailed to citizens of Michigan, on request therefor, copies of Senate or House bills, and Senate or House journals and other official publications, and also, on request of the President or any Senator, to have mailed copies of such publications, and such other mail matter as is declared by the President or any Senator to pertain to official business.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Brower offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 13.

Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized to issue vouchers in favor of the members of the Committees on State Institutions and the Committee on Conservation upon proper certification approved by the Chairman of the respective committees of the expense incurred by such members in making their visits to the said institutions.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Brower offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 14.

Resolved, That the Finance and Appropriations Committee be authoriized to investigate any or all of the State Institutions for the purpose of determining their respective requirements, and that the expense incurred be paid upon proper certification.

The resolution was adopted.

Joint Rules.

Mr. Baxter offered the following concurrent resolution:
Senate concurrent resolution No. 3.
Prescribing the Joint Rules of the Senate and House of Representative

Resolved, by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the following be and are hereby adopted as the Joint Rules of the Senate and House, of Representatives:

Rule 1. Each house shall transmit to the other all papers on which any bill or resolution shall be founded.

Rule 2. When a bill or resolution which shall have passed one house is rejected in the other, notice thereof shall be given to the house in which the same may have been passed.

Rule 3. Messages from one house to the other shall be communicated by the Secretary of the Senate, and Clerk of the House of Representatives, respectively, unless the house transmitting the message shall especially direct otherwise.

Rule 4. It shall be in the power of either house to amend any amendment made by the other to any bill or resolution.

Rule 5. In every case of a difference between the two houses upon any subject of legislation, the house wherein the difference arises shall advise the other house of the disagreement. Such other house shall then either recede from its position relative to the subject under consideration, or insist thereon and ask for a conference. Upon granting the request for a conference the house granting the request shall name three of its members as conferees on its part at said conference, and shall notify the other house of its action. Such other house shall thereupon name three of its members as conferees on its part at said conference. The bill under consideration shall be delivered to the conferees on the part of the house in which it originated. The conferees on the part of the two houses shall meet and consider the matters of difference between the two houses. In case the conferees of the two houses are unable to agree they shall report that fact to both houses. and the bill shall accompany the report to the house in which it originated. The situation shall then be the same as if no conference had been requested. In case of an agreement the conferees of the two houses shall make detailed report thereof, which report shall be signed by at least two of the conferees of each house, and the report, together with the papers in the case, shall be submitted to the house in which the bill originated. The vote shall be on the adoption of the conference report, and if the question shall be decided in the affirmative, the bill, together with the conference report, shall be transmitted to such other house with the information that the report has been adopted. If the question be decided in the negative the other house shall be notified thereof, and the situation shall then be the same as if no conference had been requested. When the conference report having been adopted by one house) the report with the papers in the case shall have been transmitted to the other house, the question in such other house shall be on the adoption of the conference report. If the question shall be decided in the affirmative the bill shall be returned to the house in which it originated with the information that the other house has concurred in the adoption of the conference report, and the bill shall then be referred for enrollment printing and presentation to the Governor. If the question shall be decided in the negative, the situation shall then be the same as if no conference had been requested. In either house the question on the adoption of the conference report shall not be subject to amendment or division, and the vote thereon shall be taken by yeas and nays.

Rule 6. It shall be in order for either house to recede from any subject matter of difference existing between the two houses at any time previous to a conference, whether the papers on which such difference has arisen are before the house receding, formally or informally. A majority shall govern, except in cases where two-thirds are required by the constitution; and the question, having been put and lost, shall not be again put the same day. The consideration thereof in other respects shall be regulated by the rules of the respective houses.

Rule 7. In case each house adheres to its disagreement, the bill which is the subject of difference shall be deemed lost, and shall not be again revived during the same session in either house, unless by consent of three-fourths of the members present of the house reviving it.

Rule 8. The same bill shall not amend or repeal more than one act of incorporation; nor shall the same bill appropriate public money or property to more than one local or private purpose. Any bill appropriating moneys for the payment of the officers of the government shall be confined to that purpose exclusively.

Rule 9. Whenever there shall be an election of any officer in joint convention the result shall be certified by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the

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