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building, repairing and preservation of bridges; setting and protecting shade trees, drainage, cutting weeds and brush within this State; and providing for the election and defining the powers, duties and compensation of State, county, township and district highway officials, being section 4630 of the Compiled Laws of 1915. House bill No. 502 (file No. 328), entitled

A bill to provide for the surveying and establishing of section corners and boundaries of lands, and to provide for ascertaining, re-establishing, preserving and maintaining, in certain cases, the original section corners, quarter posts and boundaries as surveyed and recorded by the original survey. House bill No. 545 (file No. 330), entitled

A bill to amend Act No. 338 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to prohibit the manufacture, sale, keeping for sale, giving away, bartering, furnishing, possessing, importing or transporting of any vinous, malt, brewed, fermented, spirituous or intoxicating liquors, except for medicinal, mechanical, chemical, scientific and sacramental purposes; to regulate the manufacture, sale, possession, importation and transportation thereof for such excepted purposes; to provide for the enforcement of, and to prescribe penalties for violations of this act; to prohibit certain advertising and advertisements pertaining to the liquor traffic, to prescribe the duties of officers, and of carriers pertaining to the liquor traffic, to prescribe rights of action, recovery of damages and rules of evidence thereunder; and to repeal all acts in conflict therewith," as amended by Act No. 53 of the Public Acts of 1919, by adding a new section thereto to stand as section 56-a. House bill No. 522 (file No. 310), entitled

A bill to regulate by license the selling of steamship or railroad tickets or orders for transportation to or from foreign countries, and the receipt of deposits of money for the purpose of transmitting the same or the equivalent thereof to foreign countries, and to regulate by license the selling or issuing of drafts or other commercial paper payable in foreign countries; to provide a penalty for the violation thereof; and to repeal Act No. 271 of the Public Acts of 1915. House bill No. 531 (file No. 272), entitled

A bill to amend section 4 of Act No. 193 of the Public Acts of 1911, entitled "An act to authorize the exchange of certain lands in certain cases," being section 466 of the Compiled Laws of 1915. House bill No. 493 (file No. 315), entitled

A bill to direct the State Military Board to turn the control of certain lands over to the Department of Conservation for use for park purposes.

House bill No. 492 (file No. 314), entitled

A bill to direct the board of trustees for the Industrial School for Boys to convey certain lands to the State of Michigan for use for military purposes.

House bill No. 357 (file No. 254), entitled

A bill to repeal Act No. 421 of the Public Acts of 1919, entitled "An act to, provide for the vocational and general education of employed and other minors under eighteen years of age who have ceased to attend all-day schools." House bill No. 515 (file No. 265), entitled

A bill to amend section 17 of chapter 2 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 provisions of this act," being compilers' section 5664 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 7 of the Public Acts of 1917. House bill No. 473 (file No. 351), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 152 of the Public Acts of 1913, entitled "An act making appropriations for the State Public School at Coldwater for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1914, and June 30, 1915, for the erection, furnishing and equipment of two cottages and an industrial building for the reception, treatment and education of dependent crippled children of sound mind between 5 and 14 years of age, and for the temporary care and maintenance of certain blind children under the age of 6 years, and to provide a tax to meet the same," being section 1524 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 257 of the Public Acts of 1919. . House bill No. 401 (file No. 286), entitled

A bill to amend section 7 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," as amended, being section 10001 of the Compiled Laws of 1915. House bill No. 530 (file No. 316), entitled

A bill to provide for the welfare of sick and disabled World War veterans, so-called, and their dependents, and for the disposition of the Michigan Patriotic Fund.

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, favorably and with amendment the following entitled bill:

House bill No. 215 (file No. 246), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of chapter 23 of Act No. 203 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to provide for the holding of elections, to prescribe the manner of conducting and to regulate elections, to prevent fraud and deception in the conducting of elections and to guard against abuses of the elective franchise," approved May 10, 1917.

The following is the amendment recommended by the Committee of the Whole:

Section 2, last line, after the word "counties," strike out "in which they reside" and insert in lieu thereof "which are wholly or partially located in their respective senatorial or representative district.”

The Senate agreed to the amendment recommended by the Committee of the Whole and the bill as amended was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

The Committee of the whole, through its Chairman, reported back to the Senate, favorably and with amendment the following entitled bill: House bill No. 501 (file No. 257), entitled

A bill to regulate charges of common carriers for leases of railroad property or property under control of railroad companies to be used for sites for elevators, warehouses, ice houses, buying stations, flour mills, coal sheds or other build. ings used for receiving, storing or manufacturing any article of conimerce to be transported over the rails of common carriers.

The following are the amendments recommended by the Committee of the Whole:

Amend by inserting in Section 1, line four (4) and in Section two (2) line five (5) and in Section three (3) line fifteen (15), after the word "transported" the words "or which has been transported."

The Senate agreed to the amendments recommended by the Committee of Whole and the bill as amended was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

By unanimous consent,
Mr. Hicks moved that rule 37 be suspended for the remainder of the session.
The motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting therefor.

By unanimous consent, the Senate returned to the order of

Messages from the House.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning, together with the House amendments thereto, non-concurred in by the Senate,

Senate bill No. 27 (file No. 243), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Home and Training School for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives insists on its amendments and asks a conference on the matters of difference between the two houses as to the bill.

Mr. Clark moved that the request of the House of Representatives for a conference be granted.

The motion prevailed.

The President appointed as conferees on the part of the Senate at said conference Senators Wood, Davis and Vandenboom.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning, together with the House amendment thereto, non-concurred in by the Senate,

Senate bill No. 30 (file No. 257), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Ionia State Hospital for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives insists on įts amendment and asks a conference on the matters of difference between the two houses as to the bill.

Mr. Clark moved that the request of the House of Representatives for a conference be granted.

The motion prevailed.

The President appointed as conferees on the part of the Senate at said conference Senators Eldred, Wood and Davis.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning, together with the House amendment thereto, non-concurred in by the Senate,

Senate bill No. 38 (file No. 259), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Kalamazoo State Hospital for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives insists on its amendment and asks a conference on the matters of difference between the two houses as to the bill.

Mr. Clark moved that the request of the House of Representatives for a conference be granted.

The motion prevailed.

The President appointed as conferees on the part of the Senate at said conference Senators Osborn, Wood and Davis.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning, together with the House amendment thereto, non-concurred in by the Senate,

Senate bill No. 131 (file No. 247), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the State Board of Corrections and Charities for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives insists on its amendment and asks a conference on the matters of difference between the two houses as to the bill.

Mr. Hicks moved that the request of the House of Representatives for a conference be granted.

The motion prevailed.

The President appointed as conferees on the part of the Senate at said conference Senators Davis, Wood and Bryant.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning, together with the House amendment thereto, non-concurred in by the Senate,

Senate bill No. 134 (file No. 199), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan State Board of Dental Examin. ers for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives insists on its amendment and asks a conference on the matters of difference between the two houses as to the bill...

Mr. Clark moved that the request of the House of Representatives for a conference be granted.

The motion prevailed.

The President appointed as conferees on the part of the Senate at said conference Senators Wood, Davis and Vandenboom.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Brower moved that the order for the enrollment of the following entitled bill be vacated:

Senate bill No. 173 (file No. 185), entitled
A bill to amend section 34 of Act No. 206 of the Public Acts of 1893, entitled

“An act to provide for the assessment of property and the levy and collection of taxes thereon, and for the collection of taxes heretofore and hereafter levied; making such taxes a lien on the lands taxed, establishing and continuing such lien, providing for the sale and conveyance of lands delinquent for taxes, and for the inspection and disposition of lands bid off to the State and not redeemed or purchased; and to repeal Act No. 200 of the Public Acts of 1891, and all other acts and parts of acts in anywise contravening any of the provisions of this act," being section 4028 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

The motion prevailed. Mr. Brower then moved to reconsider the vote by which the Senate this day agreed to the House amendments to the bill.

The motion prevailed.

The question then being on agreeing to the amendments made to the bill by the House of Representatives, Mr. Brower demanded a division of the question. The question then being on agreeing to the first amendment, as follows:

(1) Amend by striking out of line 2, section 34, the word "October" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "June."

The roll was called and the Senators voted as follows:

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

The Senate concurred in amendment No. 1 made to the bill by the House of Representatives

The question then being on concurring in the second amendment, as follows:

(2) Amend by inserting in line 84 of section 34, after the word “report” the words "Provided further, That the said Board of State Tax Commissioners shall not increase the amount of any ward or township above the values as determined by the tax commissioners' field men and shown by the cards of inspection."

The roll was called and the Senators voted as follows:

YEAS-0.

Amon
Baker
Bolt
Brower
Bryant
Clark

Condon
Eldred
Engel
Henry
Hicks
Johnson

NAYS–22.

Lemire
McArthur
McRae
Penney
Phillips

Sink
Smith (11th Dist.)
Vandenboom
Wilcox
Wood

So, a majority of all the Senators-elect not having voted in favor thereof,

The Senate non-concurred in amendment No. 2 made to the bill by the House of Representatives. On motion of Mr. Brower, two-thirds of all the Senators-elect voting therefor, The bill was given immediate effect.

A message was received from the House of Representatives, transmitting together with the Senate amendments thereto, House joint resolution No. 11 (file No. 240), entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section 9 of article 5 of the State Constitution with reference to the compensation of members of the Legislature.

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Mr. Baker moved that the Senate recede from its amendments to the joint resolution.

The roll was called and the Senators voted as follows:

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So, a majority of the Senators present having voted in favor thereof,
The motion prevailed.
Mr. Baker then moved that the joint resolution be laid on the table.
The motion prevailed.

A message was received from the House of Representatives, transmitting together with the Senate amendments thereto, House bill No. 93 (file No. 229), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Uniform Accounting Division of the Auditor General's Department for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had non-concurred in the amendments made to the bill by the Senate.

Mr. Clark moved that the Senate insist on its said amendments and asks for a conference with the House of Representatives on the matters of difference between the two houses as to the bill.

The motion prevailed.

A message was received from the House of Representatives, retransmitting to the Senate, in accordance with the request of the Senate therefor, House bill No. 332 (file No. 157), entitled

A bill to amend section 17 of Act No. 141 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to provide for the organization of school districts in cities having a population of over one hundred thousand and less than two hundred fifty thousand inhabitants; to provide for a board of education for such districts and prescribing the powers and duties of such board,” approved April twenty-fifth, 1917, as amended. Mr. McNaughton moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of the Senators-elect voting in favor thereof, and the bill was given immediate effect.

Mr. Bolt moved that the Senate take a recess until 4:45 o'clock p. m.
The motion prevailed, the time being 4:20 o'clock p. m.

The Senate reconvened at the expiration of the recess and was called to order by the President.

A quorum of the Senate was present.

The Senate resumed the regular order of business.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning:
Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 23.

A concurrent resolution respecting the "World War Veterans" bonus enabling law.

(For full text of resolution see pages 982 and 983 of Senate Journal.)

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had adopted the resolution.

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