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YEAS–30.
Atwood
Eldred
Leland

Sligh
Bahorski
Gansser
MacNaughton

Smith
Bohn
Glaspie
Osborn

Truettner
Brower
Hayes
Pearson

Whiteley
Case, Bernie L. Henry

Penney

Wilcox Case, William L. Horton

Riopelle

Wood
Condon
Johnson
Ross

Young
Connelly

Karcher

NAYS--0.
So, a majority of all the Senators-elect having voted therefor,
The bill was passed.
The Senate agreed to the title of the bill,

Special Order.

2:30 o'clock p.m.

The President announced that the hour had arrived for the Special Order, being the consideration on Third Reading of

Senate bill No. 87 (file No. 53), entitled

A bill to prohibit banking by other than incorporated banking companies, to require persons engaged in private banking to incorporate under the general banking laws of this State within a certain time, and to prescribe the terms and conditions under which such private bankers may so incorporate.

The bill was read a third time:
Pending the taking of the vote on the passage of the bill,
Mr. Hayes offered the following amendment:

Section 5, line 6 as amended, before the word "inhabitants," strike out 250 and insert in lieu thereof "five thousand.”

The amendment was seconded, a majority or the Senators present voting therefor.

The amendment was then considered and agreed to, a majority of all the Senators-elect voting therefor.

Pending the order that, under rule 37, the bill lie over one day, Mr. Hayes moved that the rule be suspended and that the bill be placed on its immediate passage.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of the Senators present voting therefor.

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

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So, two-thirds of all the Senators-elect having voted therefor,
The bill was passed.
The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.
The Senate resumed the order of

Third Reading of Bills. . The following entitled bill was read a third time: Senate bill No. 252 (file No. 277), entitled A bill to authorize and empower villages and townships of this State, also cities having a population not exceeding fifty thousand inhabitants, to levy a tax for the maintenance and employment of a band for musical purposes for the benefit of the public, provided said special question is submitted to the duly qualified voters of such villages, townships or cities and adopted or agreed to by a majority vote of those participating in said election.

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

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So, a majority of all the Senators-elect having voted therefor,
The bill was passed.
The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 309 (file No. 273), entitled

A bill to amend section 8 of subdivision 3 of chapter 3 of Part I of Act No. 84 of the Public Acts of 1921, entitled "An act to provide for the organization, regulation and classification of domestic corporations; to prescribe their rights, powers, privileges and immunities; to prescribe the conditions upon which corporations may exercise their franchises; to provide for the inclusion of certain existing corporations within the provisions of this act; to prescribe the terms and conditions upon which foreign corporations may be admitted to carry on business within this State; to prescribe penalties for violation of the provisions of this act; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts relating to corporations," approved April 26, 1921.

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

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So, a majority of all the Senators-elect having voted therefor,
The bill was passed.
The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 307 (file No. 271), entitled
A bill to provide for a closed season on black bear.
Pending the taking of the vote on the passage of the bill,
Mr. Pearson offered the following amendment:
Section 1, line 3, after the word "any," insert "black."

The amendment was seconded, a majority of the Senators present voting therefor.

The amendment was then considered and agreed to, a majority of all the Senators-elect voting therefor.

Pending the order that, under rule 37, the bill lie over one day, Mr. Pearson moved that the rule be suspended and that the bill be placed on its immediate passage.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of the Senators present voting therefor.

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

YEAS-29.

Atwood
Eldred
Karcher

Sligh
Bahorski
Gansser
Leland

Smith
Bohn
Glaspie
MacNaughton

Truettner
Brower
Henry
Osborn

Whiteley
Case, Bernie L. Horton

Pearson

Wilcox Case, William L. Hunter

Penney

Wood
Condon
Johnson
Ross

Young
Connelly

NAYS-0.
So, a majority of all the Senators-elect having voted therefor,
The bill was passed.
The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
House bill No. 151 (file No. 88), entitled

A bill to amend section 6 of Act No. 70, Public Acts of 1909, entitled “An act to regulate the manufacture and sale of ice cream within the limits of the State of Michigan," as amended by Act No. 224, Public Acts of 1913.

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

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So, a majority of all the Senators-elect having voted therefor,
The bill was passed.
The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 254 (file No. 210), entitled
A bill to protect the public health.

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

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So, a majority of all the Senators-elect having voted therefor,
The bill was passed.
The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.
The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 274 (file No. 228), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of chapter 57 of Act No. 314 of the Public Acts of 1915, entitled “The Judicature Act of 1915," the same being section 13913 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, by adding thereto a new section to stand as sub-section 8 thereof.

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

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So, a majority of all the Senators-elect having voted therefor,
The bill was passed.
The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

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. 28.

A concurrent resolution to extend to Colonel Owsley an invitation to address the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Whereas, Michigan now has three hundred sixty-eight Posts of the American Legion, providing an all-embracing service men's organization for the more than 160,000 sons who answered Michigan's call to duty in the world war; and

Whereas, Colonel Alvin M. Owsley of Texas, National Commander of the American Legion, is visiting Michigan cities the week of April 16 to bring the message of peace-time patriotism from the 12,000 Legion Posts and the 1,000 Legion Auxiliary Units; therefore be it

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring) That the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives extend to Colonel Owsley an invitation to address the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives at 1:30 o'clock p. m. on Wednesday, April 18.

The message informed the Senate that the House has adopted the concurrent resolution.

Pending the order that, under rule 59, the concurrent resolution lie over one day, Mr. Gansser moved that rule 59 be suspended. The motion prevailed. The concurrent resolution was then considered and adopted.

General Orders,

Mr. Truettner 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. Truettner as chairman. Accordingly the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, with Mr. Truettner 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. 279 (file No. 290), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 77 of the Public Acts of 1849, entitled "An
act re'ative to the costs of proceedings in criminal cases," being section 15908 of
the Compiled Laws of 1915.

Senate bill No. 238 (file No. 193), entitled

A bill to amend the title and section 2 of Act No. 142 of the Public Acts of 1913,
entitled "An act to provide for the assessment and the collection of a specific tax
upon secured debts other than debts secured or evidenced by mortgages and liens
upon real property, and which mortgages and liens are recorded in Michigan, and
upon certain foreign municipal bonds, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts in
contravention thereto," being section 4283 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as
amended by Act No. 173 of the Public Acts of 1917.

House bill No. 134 (file No. 97), entitled

A bill to provide for the construction and equipment of railroad cabooses or
way cars and to fix a penalty for the violation thereof; and making it the duty
of the Michigan Public Utilities Commission to enforce its provisions.

House bill No. 187 (file No. 154), entitled

A bill to amend section 7 of Act No. 106 of the Public Acts of 1909, entitled “An
act to regulate the transmission of electricity through the public highways, streets
and places of this State where the source of supply and place of use are in the
same or different counties; and to regulate the charges to be made for electricity
so transmitted and to vest the Michigan Railroad Commission with certain powers
and duties in regard thereto," the same being Compiler's section 4848 of the Com-
piled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act 274 of Public Acts of 1921.

Senate bill No. 127 (file No. 94), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 266 of the Public Acts of 1895, entitled "An
act relative to bonds and other obligations, with surety or sureties, and the ac-
ceptance as surety thereon of companies qualified to act as such, and the release
of such surety, and the safe depositing of assets for which such surety may be
liable, and to the charging by fiduciaries of the expense of procuring sureties, and
repealing all laws in conflict therewith,” being section 9219 of the Compiled Laws
of 1915.

Senate bill No. 215 (file No. 295), entitled

A bill to amend section 3 of Act No. 142 of the Public Acts of 1913, entitled "An
act to provide for the assessment and the collection of a specific tax upon secured
debts other than debts secured or evidenced by mortgages and liens upon real
property and which mortgages and liens are recorded in Michigan, and upon cer-
tain foreign municipal bonds, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts in contraven-
tion thereto," being section 4284 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

Senate bill No. 287 (file No. 241), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of chapter 10 of Act No. 164 of the Public Acts of 1881,
entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to public instruction
and primary schools, and to repeal all statutes and acts contravening the provi-
sions of this act,” being section 5734 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended
by Act No. 15 of the Public Acts of 1917.

Senate bill No. 50 (file No. 294), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Mackinac Island State Park Commission
for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance,
operation and other purposes.

Senate bill No. 43 (file No. 293), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Attorney General's Department for the
fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation
and other purposes.

Senate bill No. 15 (file No. 292), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Central Michigan Normal School for the
fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation and
other purposes.

House bill No. 57 (file No. 130), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Supreme Court for the fiscal years ending
June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation and other purposes.

Senate bill No. 53 (file No. 278), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Farm Colony for Epileptics for
the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, opera-
tion and other purposes.

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