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Senate bill No. 10 (file No. 8), entitled

A bill to amend section 11 of chapter 54 of Act No. 314 of the Public Acts of 1915, "The Judicature Act of 1915," being section 13855 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

GEORGE M. CONDON,

Chairman. The report was accepted. The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

Mr. Condon submitted the following report:

The Committee on Judiciary respectfully reports back to the Senate the following entitled bill with amendment, recommending that the amendment be agreed to and that the bill, as thus amended, do pass:

Senate bill No. 6 (file No. 5), entitled

A bill to amend sections 1, 7 and 8 of Act No. 369 of the Public Acts of 1919, entitled "An act to supplement existing laws providing for the establishment and maintenance of municipal courts of record and defining the jurisdiction of such courts; to fix the number of judges thereof; to provide a presiding judge; to define the privileges of such presiding judge; to modify the procedure in and extend the jurisdiction of said courts in certain respects, and to provide for the abolishing of any police courts or other courts not of record having exclusive criminal jurisdiction existing in any city in which the provisions of this act become operative," as amended by Act No. 364 of the Public Acts of 1921, approved May 13, 1919.

The following is the amendment recommended by the committee:
Section 7, line 20, after the figures "1925," insert the following:

"Provided, however, that if for any reason this Act is not submitted at said election, it may be submitted at any regular, municipal or primary election held thereafter."

GEORGE M. CONDON,

Chairman, The report was accepted.

The amendment recommended by the committee was agreed to and the bill, as thus amended, was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

Mr. Case submitted the following report:

The Committee on Public Health respectfully reports back to the Senate the following entitled bill with amendment, recommending that the amendment be agreed to and that the bill, as thus amended, do pass:

Senate bill No. 16 (file No. 18), entitled
A bill to authorize the employment of public health nurses by counties.
The following is the amendment recommended by the committee:
Amend Section 3, lines 8 to 16 inclusive, by striking out the following:

"Provided, That no person employed or appointed under the provisions of this act shall diagnose or attempt to diagnose any case, prescribe or attempt to prescribe drugs or treatment other than ordinary and temporary means, nor use his or her position to promote the business or for the financial gain of any particular physician, surgeon, osteopath, dentist, oculist, optometrist, or any other specialist or practitioner, or in discrimination for or against any particular method or schools of healing, the practitioners of which are legally practicing in this State in the treatment of human abnormalities."

W. L. CASE,

Chairman. The report was accepted.

The amendment recommended by the committee was agreed to and the bill, as thus amended, was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

Introduction of Bills.
Mr. Condon introduced
Senate joint resolution No. 2, entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Article VIII of the State Constitution by adding thereto a new section to stand as section 31, with reference to the creation of metropolitan districts.

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

Mr. Wilcox introduced
Senate bill No. 28, entitled

A bill to authorize and direct the State Highway Commissioner to lay out and establish a trunk line highway beginning at a point from the terminus of trunk line highway No. 68 in the township of Carp Lake, Ontonagon County, thence west to Silver City, thence south to the village of White Pine, thence south to the village of Bergland, connecting with trunk line highway No. 28 at the village of Bergland, Ontonagon County.

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

Mr. B. L. Case introduced
Senate bill No. 29, entitled

A bill to amend section 4 of Act No. 85 of the Public Acts of 1921, entitled "An act prescribing the fees, taxes and charges to be paid to the State by corporations doing or seeking to do business in this State; prescribing the method and basis of computing such fees, taxes and charges, requiring certain annual reports to be filed by corporations; providing for the disposition of the moneys received under this act and prescribing penalties for non-compliance with the provisions thereof,” approved April 27, 1921, as amended by Act No. 233 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 Banks and Corporations.

General Orders.

Mr. Brower 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. Brower as chairman.

Accordingly the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the whole, with Mr. Brower 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. 5 (file No. 4), entitled

A bill to amend section 3 of Act No. 128 of the Public Acts of 1887, entitled "An act for the requiring of a civil license in order to marry, and the due registration of the same, and to provide a penalty for the violation of the provisions of the same," being section 11378 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 195 of the Public Acts of 1917.

The bill was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

Recess.

Mr. Herald moved that the Senate take a recess until 4:35 o'clock p. m. The motion prevailed, the time being 2:20 o'clock p. m.

4:35 o'clock p. m. The Senate reconvened at the expiration of the recess and was called to order by the President.

Recess.

Mr. Condon moved that the Senate take a recess until 8:00 o'clock p. m.
The motion prevailed, the time being 4:40 o'clock p. m.

8 o'clock p. m. The Senate reconvened at the expiration of the recess and was called to order by the Secretary.

Designation of Presiding Officer,

The Secretary read the following communication:

"I hereby designate Senator Walter F. Truettner as presiding officer of the Senate for the session this evening."

Dated, January 22, 1925.

GEORGE W. WELSH, Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.

Senator Truettner then took the Chair and the Senate took up the order of

Messages from the House.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting House bill No. 15 (file No. 1) entitled

A bill to amend sections 2, 4, 6, 7, 8 and 34 of Act No. 302 of the Public Acts of 1915, entitled, “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," and to add a new section thereto to stand as section 39.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill and had ordered that it take immediate effect; in which action the concurrence of the Senate was requested.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Taxation.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning Senate concurrent resolution No. 7. Providing for adjournment of the two houses of the Legislature from January 22, to January 27, 1925.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had concurred in the adoption of the resolution.

Mr. William L. Case asked and was granted leave of absence from the sessions of Tuesday and Wednesday.

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

Accordingly, and in pursuance of the order previously made, the Presiding Officer declared the Senate adjourned until Tuesday, January 27, 1925, at 8:30 o'clock

P. m.

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NUMBER NINE.

Senate Chamber, Lansing, Tuesday, January 27, 1925.

8:30 o'clock p. m.

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

The Reverend Father John A. Gabriels of the Church of the Resurrection of Lansing offered prayer.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

Present: Senators Atwood, Bahorski, Baxter, Bohn, Brower, Bernie L. Case, Condon, Cummings, Gansser, Greene, Herald, Herrick, Hinkley, Horton, Howarth, Hunter, Karcher, Leland, Martin, Pearson, Penney, Quinlan, Truettner, Whiteley, Wilcox, Wood, Woodruff, Young-28; a quorum.

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Absent without leave: Senators Butler and Gettel-2.

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

The motion prevailed.

Presentation of Petitions.

Petition No. 47. By Mr. Pearson. Petition of the M-13 Paved Way Association praying for the extension of M-13 from Harbor Springs to Mackinaw City.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Highways.

Petition No. 48. By Mr. Quinlan. Petition of Grand Rapids League of Women Voters favoring Child Labor Amendment.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Labor.

Petition No. 49. By Mr. Quinlan. Petition of the East Side Ladies' Literary Club favoring Child Labor Amendment. The petition was referred to the Committee on Labor.

Petition No. 50. By Mr. Condon. Petition of 22 members of the Mispah Bible Class, Detroit, favoring Child Labor Amendment.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Labor.

Petition No. 51. By Mr. Quinlan. Petition of Grand Rapids Council of ParentTeacher Association favoring Child Labor Amendment.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Labor.

Petition No. 52. By Mr. B. L. Case. Petition of John S. Beery and forty-two other voters of Gratiot county favoring examination of churches and church property by federal officers.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Taxation,

Petition No. 53. By Mr. Condon. Petition of Detroit Transportation Association, Standard Motor Truck Company and several others against the weight tax.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Taxation.

Petition No. 54. By Mr. Truettner. Petition of Upper Peninsula Conservation department of Michigan State Federation of Women's Clubs protesting against the starting of brush and slashing fires.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Conservation.

Bills Printed and Filed.

The Secretary announced the printing of the following entitled bills and that the said printed bills were placed on file in the Document Room of the Senate January 24, 1925.

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 factories, whether occupied or unoccupied, 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 or their family or person having immediate control thereof, and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof.

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. 19 (file No. 21), entitled

A bill to authorize and direct the State Highway Commissioner to lay out and establish a trunk line highway from the intersection of Holland and Sheridan Avenues in the City of Saginaw, thence in a general southerly direction, following; so far as possible, the Genesee-Saginaw and Genesee-Shiawassee county line road and extending into Livingston County to connect with trunk line No. 16 at Howell.

Senate bill No. 21 (file No. 22), entitled

A bill to amend chapter 4 of Part 4 of Act No. 256 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to revise, consolidate and classify the laws of the State of Michigan relating to the insurance and surety business; to regulate the incorporation of domestic insurance and surety companies and associations and the admission of foreign companies; and to provide for the departmental supervision and regulation of the insurance and surety business within this State," approved May 10, 1917, by adding thereto two new sections to be known as sections 24 and 25.

Senate, bill No. 22 (file No. 23), entitled

A bill to authorize and direct the State Highway Commissioner to lay out and establish a trunk line highway from Holland to Allegan to Otsego to Plainwell to Richland to Gull Lake to Stoney Lake to Battle Creek to Union City to Coldwater.

Senate bill No. 23 (file No. 24), entitled

A bill to amend sections 2 and 5 of Act No. 50 of the Public Acts of 1887, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations generally known as building and loan associations,” being sections 9996 and 9999 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

Senate bill No. 24 (file No. 25), entitled

A bill to authorize and direct the State Highway Commissioner to lay out and construct a trunk line highway from the City of Kalamazoo southerly through Vicksburg, Mendon, Nottawa, and Sturgis to the Indiana State line.

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