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General Orders.

Mr. MacNaughton 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. MacNaughton as chairman.

Accordingly the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the whole, with Mr. MacNaughton 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 bills;

Senate bill No. 56 (file No. 23), entitled
A bill for the suppression of gaming.
Senate bill No. 85 (file No. 51), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of chapter 50 of Act No. 314 of the Public Acts of 1915, "The Judicature Act of 1915," being section 13736 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as last amended by Act No. 14 of the Public Acts of 1919.

Senate bill No. 100 (file No. 64), entitled

A bill to amend section 10 of Act No. 205 of the Public Acts of 1887, entitled "An act to revise the laws authorizing the business of banking, and to establish a banking department for the supervision of such business," being section 7976 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

Senate bill No. 86 (file No. 52), entitled

A bill to amend Act No. 205 of the Public Acts of 1887, entitled "An act to revise the laws authorizing the business of banking, and to establish a banking department for the supervision of such business," being sections 7967 to 8032 inclusive of the Compiled Laws of 1915, by adding a new section thereto after section 27 thereof to stand as section 27-a.

Senate bill No. 79 (file No. 46), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 22 of the Public Acts of the extra session of 1919, entitled “An act to provide for the appointment of county agents of the State Board of Corrections and Charities; to prescribe the powers, duties and compensation thereof; and to provide for the repeal of all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions hereof," as amended by Act No. 25 of the Public Acts of the first extra session of 1921.

Senate bill No. 70 (file No. 36), entitled

A bill to amend sections 6, 7 and 10 of chapter 15 of the Revised Statutes of 1846, entitled “Of resignations, vacancies and removals, and of supplying vacancies," being sections 245, 246 and 249 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as last amended by Act No. 145 of the Public Acts of 1921.

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

The Committee of the Whole, through its Chairman, reported back to the Senate the following entitled bill, recommending that all after the enacting clause of the bill be stricken out:

Senate bill No. 93 (file No. 58), entitled

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 lifetime.

The question being on concurring in the recommendation of the Committee of the Whole that all after the enacting clause of the bill be stricken out,

Mr. Riopelle demanded the yeas and nays.
The roll was called, and the Senators voted as follows:

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So, a majority of all the Senators present having voted in favor thereof,

The recommendation of the Committee of the Whole was concurred in, and all after the enacting clause of the bill was ordered stricken out.

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Messages From the House,

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House concurrent resolution No. 17:

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That when the two houses of the Legislature adjourn today they stand adjourned until Tuesday, February 13, at 8:00 o'clock p. m.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had adopted the concurrent resolution; in which action the concurrence of the Senate was requested.

Pending the order that, under rule 59, the concurrent resolution lie over one day,

Mr. Henry moved that rule 59 be suspended.
The motion prevailed.
The concurrent resolution was then considered and adopted.

Mr. Gettel moved that the Senate adjourn.
The motion prevailed, the time being 4:27 o'clock p. m.

Accordingly, and in pursuance of the order previously made, the President declared the Senate adjourned until Tuesday, February 13, 1923, at 8:00 o'clock p. m.

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NUMBER TWENTY,

Senate Chamber,

Lansing, Tuesday, February 13, 1923

8:00 o'clock p. m.

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

Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. J. W. Leonard of the Church of Christ of Lansing.

The roll 0° the Serate was called by the Secretary.

Present: Senators Atwood, Bahorski, Bohn, Brower, Bernie L. Case, William L. Case. Condon. Connelly, Eldred. Gansser, Gette!, Glaspie, Hayes, Henry, Horton, Hunter, Karcher, Leland, MacNaughton, Osborn, Penney, Riopelle, Ross, Smith, Trueitner, Whiteley, Wilcox, Wood, Young-29; a quorum.

Absent without leave: Senators Johnson, Pearson and Sligh-3.

On motion of Mr. Whiteley, Senator Johnson was granted indefinite leave of absence on account of illness.

On motion of Mr. MacNaughton, Senator Sligh was granted indefinite leave of absence on account of illness.

On motion of Mr. Osborn, Senator Pearson was excused from today's session.

Presentation of Petitions,

Petition No. 85. By Mr. William L. Case. Petition of Ed Olsen & Son and many other citizens of Benzie County relative to fish legislation. The petition was referred to the Committee on Conservation.

Petition No. 86. By Mr. Wilcox. Petition of Board of Supervisors of Ontonagon County favoring carrying out of trunk line construction by Highway Department.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Highways.

Petition No. 87. By Mr. William L. Case. Petition of the Traverse City Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce vigorously protesting against any movement to divert primary school fund.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Education.

Announcement by Secretary of Printing and Filing of Bills.

The Secretary announced that the following named bills and joint resolution had been printed and placed upon the files of the Senators, February 10:

Senate bill No. 106 (file No. 70)-

To amend chapter XXXVII, R. S. of 1846, “Of the Support of Poor Persons by Their Relatives," the same being Secs. 5191 to 5205, inclusive, C. L. of 1915—care and support of parents.

Senate bill No. 107 (file No. 71)-

To amend Sec. 1, chapter XX, Act No. 314, P. A. of 1915—The Judicature Actbeing Sec. 12737, C. L. of 1915-default of defendant.

Senate bill No. 108 (file No. 72)

To amend Sec. 107, of Title III, chapter XIV, R. S. of 1846, “Of County Officers," as last amended by Act No 74, P. A. of 1889, being Sec. 2491, C. L. of 1915—notaries public.

Senate bill No. 112 (file No. 73)

To repeal Sec. 18, Act No. 249, P. A. of 1903, being Sec. 782, C. L. of 1915—to provide for the preservation of the forests of the State.

Senate bill No. 20 (file No. 74)---
To provide for the preservation of aboriginal and other antiquities.
Senate bill No. 89 (file No. 75)—

To empower the United States to acquire lands in the State by purchase or otherwise for establishing, consolidating and extending National forests.

Senate bill No. 109 (file No. 76)

To provide for the purchase of primary school lands by the State when necessary for the establishment of State Forest Reserves, etc.

Senate bill No. 113 (file No. 77)—

To amend Sec. 5, chapter LXVII, Act No. 314, P. A. of 1915—The Judicature Act -being Sec. 14182, C. L. of 1915, as amended by Act No. 416, P. A. of 1919—justices' courts clerks.

Senate bill No. 114 (file No. 78)-
Relating to the rights of husband and wife.
Senate bill No. 115 (file No. 79)-

To amend Sec. 13, chapter III, Act No. 314, P. A. of 1915—The Judicature Actbeing Sec. 12241, C. L. of 1915—relative to appointment of probate registers.

Senate bill No. 116 (file No. 80)

To define and regulate the manufacture and sale of cheese and to repeal Secs. 5, 7 and 8 of Act No. 193, P. A. of 1895, as amended by Act No. 73, P. A. of 1913; also to repeal Sec. 6 of Act No. 193, P. A. of 1895, as amended by Act No. 118, P. A. of 1897 and Act No. 73, P. A. of 1913.

Senate bill No. 117 (file No. 81)

To amend Sec. 41, chapter II, Act No. 314, P. A of 1915—The Judicature Actbeing Sec. 12124, C. L. of 1915, as amended by Act No. 346, P. A. of 1917-additional circuit judges for the third judicial circuit.

Senate bill No. 119 (file No. 82)-

To amend Sec. 5, Act No. 236, P. A. of 1915—being Sec. 7658, C. L. of 1915-protection of fish in inland waters-brook trout.

Senate bill No. 120 (file No. 83)

To make appropriation for the purchase of certain lands in the township of Laketon, Muskegon County, for a public park.

Senate bill No. 121 (file No. 84)-

To amend Sec. 2, Act No. 183, P. A. of 1909, being Sec. 7511, C. L. of 1915, as last amended by Act No. 111, P. A. of 1921-to protect otter, fisher, martin, skunk, mink, muskrat and raccoon.

Senate joint resolution No. 4 (file No. 85)

Proposing an amendment to Sec 14, Article XI of the Constitution, providing for the disposition of fines assessed and collected for any breach of the penal laws of this State.

Senate bill No. 124 (file No. 86)—
To regulate the use of blinds for hunting ducks.
Senate bill No. 125 (file No. 87)-

To amend Sec. 16, chapter IX of Part IV, Act No. 256, P. A. of 1917--General Insurance Law-assessments.

Senate bill No. 126 (file No. 88)

To regulate the procedure in the arrest, detention and bail of persons charged with offenses.

Senate bill No. 118 (file No. 89)

To amend Sec. 7, Act No. 168, P. A. of 1913 and repealing Secs. 4882 to 4897, inclusive, C. L. of 1897, being Sec. 6240, C. L. of 1915—weights and measures.

Senate bill No. 54 (file No. 90)

To designate holidays to be observed in the acceptance and payment of bills of exchange and promissory notes, etc., and to repeal Act No. 124, P. A. of 1866 and Act No. 185, P. A. of 1893.

Senate bill No. 55 (file No. 91)

To amend Sec. 1, Act No. 11, P. A, of 1911, being Sec. 5823, C. L. of 1915, as amended by Act No. 72, P. A. of 1919-holidays in the public schools.

Senate bill No. 95 (file No. 92)-

To regulate the hours of labor of employes in the fire departments of municipalities.

Senate bill No. 110 (file No. 93)

To amend title and Sec. 1, Act No. 112, P. A. of 1889, being Sec. 11350, C. L. of 1915—to authorize any corporation to sell its property, franchise, etc.

Senate bill No. 127 (file No. 94)

To amend Sec. 1, Act No. 266, P. A. of 1895, being Sec. 9219, C. L. of 1915-to provide for the acceptance of surety bonds in certain cases.

House bill No. 127 (file No. 23)-
To revise and consolidate the laws of the State relating to labor and industry.
House bill No. 125 (file No. 24)-

To prohibit the taking of fish planted by the State from waters from which the public is excluded.

House bill No. 89 (file No. 25)—

To provide for the administration of the estates of deceased persons, appointment of public administrator, etc.

House bill No. 123 (file No. 26)—
To amend chapter 52, Act No. 314, Public Acts of 1915—-wills of deceased persons.
House bill No. 98 (file No. 27)—

To amend sections 15, 21-a, 21-b and 21-c, Act No. 181, Public Acts of 1919—an act to provide for the prevention and suppression of contagious, infectious and communicable diseases of live stock, to provide for the creation of a Department of Animal Industry, etc.

The Secretary also announced that the following named bills and joint resolution had been printed and placed upon the files of the Senators, February 13:

Senate bill No. 128 (file No. 95)To amend Sec. 27, Act No. 205, P. A. of 1887–General Banking Law-being Sec. 7996, C. L. of 1915, as last amended by Act No. 23, P. A. of 1919—bonds.

Senate bill No. 129 (file No. 96)

To define as manslaughter the selling, giving or furnishing of intoxicating liquors where death results from the drinking thereof.

House bill No. 73 (file No. 28)-
To prohibt the sale of milk products containing other than butter fat.
House bill No. 163 (file No. 29)

To authorize counties to borrow money and issue bonds for permanent improvements.

House bill No. 112 (file No. 30)-
To provide for capital punishment.
House bill No. 160 (file No. 31)-

To amend section 27, Act No. 205, Public Acts of 1887-to permit banks to invest in farm loan bonds issued by Federal Land Banks.

House joint resolution No. 4 (file No. 32)

Proposing an amendment to article 13 of the Constitution of Michigan, relative to the taking of the fee of more land and property than is needed for any public use by municipalities.

Messages From the House,

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 92 (file No. 17), entitled

A bill to amend section 10 of Act No. 156 of the Session Laws of 1851, entitled "An act to define the powers and duties of the boards of supervisors of the several counties, and to confer upon him certain local administrative and legislative powers," being section 2273 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill.

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

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