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Mr. Henry submitted the following report:

The Committee on Railroads respectfully reports back to the Senate the following entitled bill, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do pass: · House bill No. 153 (file No. 132), entitled

A bill defining the liability of common carriers, railroad and transportation companies for damage to freight, in certain cases when the damage is caused by an agency beyond the control of the carrier.

JAMES HENRY,

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

Mr. Davis submitted the following report:

The Committee on Labor respectfully reports back to the Senate the following entitled bill, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do pass:

Senate bill No. 300 (file No. 279), entitled

A bill to amend section 21 of Part II of Act No. 10 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan for the first Extra Session of 1912, entitled "An act to promote the welfare of the people of this State, relating to the liability of employers for injuries or death sustained by their employes, providing compensation for the accidental injury to or death of employes and methods for the payment of the same, establishing an Industrial Accident Board, defining its powers, providing for a review of its awards, making an appropriation to carry out the provisions of this act, and restricting the right to compensation or damages in such cases to such as are provided by this act," being section 5451 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

B. G. Davis,

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

Mr. Forrester submitted the following report:

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

House bill No. 392 (file No. 153), entitled

A bill to provide for the protection of game and birds, to regulate the taking, possession, use and transportation of the same, to prohibit the sale thereof, to regulate the manner of hunting, pursuing and killing game or birds, to provide a penalty for the violation of any of the provisions of this act.

The following are the amendments recommended by the committee:

(1) Section 10, line 19, after the word "device,” strike out the balance of the section, and insert in lieu thereof the following: “No person shall hunt, pursue, worry or kill any wild water-fowl, save only from one-half hour before sunrise until sunset of each day of the open season for hunting and killing such wild waterfowl. It shall be unlawful for any person, directly or indirectly, to buy, sell, expose or offer for sale any game animal or game bird, or part thereof, mentioned in this act."

(2) Section 12, line 8, strike out the word, "fifteen," and insert in lieu thereof the word "twenty-five."

(3) Section 12, line 16, strike out the word “twenty-five,” and insert in lieu there. of, the word "fifty."

GEORGE B. FORRESTER,

Chairman. The report was accepted.

The amendments recommended by the committee were agreed to and the bill, as thus amended, was referred to the Committee of the Whole. Mr. Tufts submitted the following report:

The Committee on State Affairs respectfully reports back to the Senate the fol. lowing entitled bill with the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

Senate bill No. 143, entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Department of Oil Inspection for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

CHAS. TUFTS,

Chairman. The report was accepted.

The recommendation of the committee was concurred in and the bill was ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Third Reading of Bills.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 243 (file No. 191), entitled

A bill to amend section 4 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 compilers' section 7970 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 27 of the Public Acts of 1919.

The question 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 following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 274 (file No. 230), entitled

A bill to authorize counties to make provisions for the care, custody and maintenance of feeble-minded and epileptic persons, to authorize the levying and collection of taxes, the borrowing of money and issuing of bonds for such purpose and to provide for the care of State patients by counties and the reimbursement of such counties for such care.

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

YEAS–27.

Amon Baker Bolt Brower Bryant Clark Davis

Eldred
Engel
Forrester
Hamilton
Henry
Hicks
Johnson

Lemire
McArthur
McNaughton
McRae
Osborn
Penney
Ross

Sink
Smith (11th Dist.)
Tufts
Vandenboom
Wilcox
Wood

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.
On motion of Mr. Baker, two-thirds of all the Senators-elect voting therefor,
The bill was given immediate effect.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 254 (file No. 208), entitled

A bill to amend Section 2 of Article I of Act No. 167 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to promote the health, safety and welfare of the people by regulating the light and ventilation, sanitation, fire protection, maintenance, alteration and improvement or dwellings; to define the classes of dwellings affected by the act, to establish administrative requirements and to establish reme. dies and fix penalties for the violations thereof," approved May 2, 1917, and to add a new section to said act to stand as section 10-a of Article I.

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

YEAS-26.

Amon
Baker
Bolt
Brower
Bryant
Clark
Davis

Eldred
Engel
Forrester
Hamilton
Henry
Hicks
Johnson

Lemire
McArthur
McNaughton
McRae
Osborn
Penney

Ross
Sink
Smith (11th Dist.)
Tufts
Wilcox
Wood

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:
Senate bill No. 248 (file No. 236), entitled

A bill to authorize and direct the Auditor General to cancel all taxes for certain years, and all sales made or to be made thereof, assessed upon certain premises in the City of Traverse City, owned by a local post of the American Legion.

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.
On motion of Mr. Engel, two-thirds of all the Senators-elect voting therefor,
The bill was given immediate effect.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 255 (file No. 209), entitled.

A bill to authorize and direct the State Highway Commissioner to lay out and establish a trunk line highway from Paw Paw to Gobleville to Allegan.

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. 235 (file No. 179), entitled

A bill to amend section 3-a of Act No. 193 of the Public Acts of 1895, entitled "An act to prohibit and prevent adulteration, fraud and deception in the manufacture and sale of articles of food and drink," being section 6476 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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:
House bill No. 210 (file No. 60), entitled

A bill to provide for the licensing of persons to take deer; regulating the possession and transportation of same and providing a penalty for violation of any of its provisions.

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

YEAS–22.

Amon
Baker
Bolt
Bryant
Engel
Forrester

Hamilton
Henry
Hicks
Johnson
Lemire
McArthur

McNaughton
McRae
Osborn
Penney
Ross

Sink
Smith (11th Dist.)
Tufts
Wilcox
Wood

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:
Senate bill No. 165 (file No. 120), entitled

A bill to authorize and direct the State Highway Commissioner to lay out and establish a trunk line highway commencing at the section corner common to sections 15, 16, 21 and 22, town 14 north, range 7 west Wheatland Township, Mecosta County, thence running due north through the village of Barryton, Mecosta County, and the village of Marion, Osceola County, to the city of MCBain in Missaukee county, thence due north on the township line between town 21 north, range 7 west, and 21 north, range 8 west, to the southwest corner to section 25, town 22 north, range 8 west.

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.

Messages from the Governor.
The following messages from the Governor were received and read:

Executive Office,

Lansing, Mich., April 15, 1921. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I have this day approved, signed and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State

Senate bill No. 79, (Enrolled No. 17), being

An act to amend section one of act number one hundred ten of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred five, entitled "An act to authorize townships, cities and villages to appropriate money to defray the expenses of the proper observance of Memorial or Decoration Day," being compilers' section three thousand two hundred ninety-six of the Compiled Laws of nineteen hundred fifteen.

Respectfully,
ALEX, J. GROESBECK,

Governor

Executive Office,

Lansing, Mich., April 15, 1921. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I have this day approved, signed and deposited in the office of the Secre tary of State

Senate bill No. 119, (Enrolled No. 19), being

An act to amend section five of act number three hundred seventy-two of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred nineteen, entitled "An act to provide a primary

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