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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereto affixed my

signature and the Great Seal of the State, at Lansing, this second day of January, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred twenty-three.

CHAS. J. DELAND,

Secretary of State.

The roll was called by the Secretary and the following named Senators-elect answered to their names:

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The foregoing named Senators-elect then came forward and took and subscribed the constitutional oath of office, which was administered by the Lieutenant Governor.

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 Walter J. Hayes:

Atwood
Gansser
Leland

Sligh
Bahorski
Gettel
MacNaughton

Smith
Bohn
Glaspie
Osborn

Truettner
Brower
Henry
Pearson

Whiteley
Case, William L. Horton

Penney

Wilcox
Condon
Hunter
Riopelle

Wood
Connelly
Johnson
Ross

Young
Eldred
Karcher

30 The President announced that Senator Walter J. Hayes, 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:

For Dennis E. Alward:

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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 Charles Tufts:

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

Officers Sworn In. Dennis E. Alward, Secretary-elect, and Charles Tufts, 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 duties.

Mr. Condon 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 Condon, Osborn and Wilcox

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

Resolved, That the Secretary be and is hereby directed to notify the House of Representatives and the Governor that the Senate has elected Senator Walter J. Hayes, President pro tempore; Dennis E. Alward, Secretary, and Charles Tufts, Sergeant-at-Arms, and is now ready to proceed with the business of the session.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Sligh offered the following concurrent resolution:
Senate concurrent resolution No. 1.
Providing for the appointment of postmaster of the Legislature.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That Dougald J. MacNaughton be and is hereby appointed Pestmaster of the Legislature.

The concurrent resolution was adopted.

Mr. Atwood offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 3.

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

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Henry 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 Henry, MacNaughton, Wood, Brower and Ross.

Mr. Smith 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. Horton offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 6.

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

The resolution was adopted.

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

Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms be and is hereby authorized to purchase suitable drinking water for the use of the Senate.

The resolution was adopted.

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

Resolved, That all committee clerks, when not occupied in the performance of work for che committees to which they are assigned, shall be under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate, who may assign to 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. MacNaughton 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. Osborn 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.

The resolution was adopted.

Mr. Hayes 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 of the Senate furniture 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. Brower 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 also, on request of the President or any Senator, to have mailed copies of such bills or journals, and such other mail matter as is declared by the President or any Senator to pertain to official business.

The resolution was adopted.

RULES OF THE SENATE.

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

Resolved, That the following rules be and are hereby adopted as the rules of the present Senate:

President-His Powers and Duties.

Shall Preside.

Rule 1. The President shall preside over all sessions of the Senate, or in his absence, the President pro tempore. The President, or in his absence the President pro tempore, shall have the right to name any Senator to act as presiding officer, and such Senator, during the time specified, shall exercise all the powers of the President.

Decisions Subject to Appeal.

Rule 2. The President shall decide all questions arising under the Senate rules and general parliamentary practice, subject to an appeal, which appeal shall be determined by a majority of the Senators present and voting.

Appointment of Committees.

Rule 3. The President, unless otherwise directed, shall appoint all committees. The president shall appoint a committee consisting of three regular correspondents of daily papers, which committee shall pass upon the credentials of all daily paper representatives and no correspondent shall be admitted to the Senate Chamber except upon a card of admission, signed by the chairman and secretary of the committee of correspondents and approved by the president of the Senate. The president shall assign such representatives of the press desks in the Senate Chamber. Persons desiring to be accredited representatives of the press at the sessions of the Senate shall make application to the President of the Senate and shall state in writing the names of all newspapers or publications or news associations by which they are employed and what other application or employment they may have, if any, and they shall further declare that they are not engaged in the prosecution of any claim pending before the Senate, or in furthering the passage or defeat of any measure pending before the Senate, and will not become so engaged while accredited a representative of the press.

May Forbid Smoking.

Rule 4. The President of the Senate, in his judgment and when he thinks proper decorum requires the same, shall strictly forbid smoking on the floor of the Senate during any session thereof.

Recognition.

Rule 5. When two or more Senators rise at the same time, the President shall name the Senator who is first to speak.

President pro tempore.

Rule 6. In the absence of the President, the President pro tempore shall exercise all the powers and perform all the duties of President, and shall preside over the Senate, unless the President shall have designated a Senator to preside for one day.

Temporary Presiding Officer.

Rule 7. In the absence of both the President and President pro tempore, unless a Senator shall have been designated as presiding officer as prescribed by Senate Rule No. 1, the Senate shall appoint a Senator to act as presiding officer until the President or President pro tempore shall appear.

Secretary-His Powers and Duties.

Calling the Roll and Noting Absentees.

Rule 8. The Secretary shall call the roll at the opening of each session of the Senate and announce whether or not a quorum is present. He shall announce the names of the Senators absent with leave of the Senate and the names of the Senators absent without leave, and enter the names of all absentees upon the journal.

Keeping and Correction of the Journal.

Rule 9. The Secretary of the Senate shall keep a correct Journal of each day's proceedings of the Senate, supervise the publication thereof and make such corrections therein from day to day as may be necessary. He shall cause copies of the daily Journal to be placed on the files of the President, Senators, reporters, and in the several committee rooms.

Appointments of Assistants.

Rule 10. The Secretary shall appoint as assistants in the performance of the duties required of him, first and second assistant secretaries, a proofreader, an assistant proofreader, a stenographer, a financial clerk and a messenger, and such other assistants as the Senate may by resolution authorize, each one of whom shall be subject to the orders of the Secretary and to summary removal by him on fai'ure to properly perform the duties assigned him, such removal and the reasons therefor to be reported forthwith to the Senate.

Acting Secretary.

Rule 11. In case of inability of the Secretary, from sickness or other cause, to perform the duties of his office temporarily, the assistant secretary designated by him shall be charged with the responsibility of the Secretary and shall perform his duties.

Daily Calendar.

Rule 12. The Secretary shall prepare and place on the desk of Senators a calendar o the business under each order of business each day, when in his judgment there is a sufficient amount of business pending to warrant the printing of such ca'endar.

Numbering of Bills When Introduced.

Rule 13. When any bill is introduced the Secretary shall number the same in the order of its introduction. Such number shall be known as the Senate bill number.

Printing of Bills.

Rule 14. The Secretary shall attend to the printing of all bills, acts or documents order d printed by the Senate. When bills are printed the Secretary shall give to each another number in the order in which printed. Such numbers shall l'e known as the file numbers. He shall a'so cause to be printed at the head of every bill ordered printed, the number of the same, the file number, the name of The Senator introducing the bill, the date of introduction, the name of the committ e to which the bill was referred, and, if reported, the character of the report.

Announcement of Printing and Enrollment of Bills.

Rulo 15. The Secretary shall announce each day the number and titles of all bills, both Senate and House, which have been printed and placed on the files of th: Sanators, and the rumbers and titles of bills which have been enrolled and pres nted to the governor, and such announcements shall be entered in the Journal.

File of Bills on Third Reading.

Rule 16. The Secretary shall each day make a file of all bills ordered to a third reading, and they shall be placed on such file in the order in which they were so ordercd.

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