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section 1 of said act being Compilers' section 7789 of the Compiled Laws of the State of Michigan for the year 1907.

GEO. M. CONDON.

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

Mr. Condon submitted the following report:

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

Senate bill No. 309 (file No. 292), entitled

A bill to authorize and empower courts of record having criminal jurisdiction other than circuit courts in the State of Michigan to try crimes and offenses committed at, upon or near to the boundaries of the jurisdiction of said courts as fixed by statute.

GEO. M. CONDON,

Chairman. The report was accepted. The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole. Mr. Brower submitted the following report:

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

House bill No. 348 (file No. 141), entitled

A bill to fix the rates of fare for the transportation of passengers, within this State, which may be charged by any interurban railroad, and to provide for the regulation of such rates of fare by the Michigan Public Utilities Commission.

The following are the amendments recommended by the committee:
(1) Section 1, line 2, after the word "any,” insert the word "electric."

(2) Section 2, line 3, strike out the word "an" and insert, in lieu thereof, the words “any electric."

(3) Section 2, strike out all of lines 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24 and insert in lieu thereof, the following: “provided that a minimum trip fare of five cents may be charged."

(4) Section 5, line 9, after the word "passenger” strike out the words "and freight."

(5) Section 5, line 11, strike out the word "sixteen" and insert, in lieu thereof, the word "fourteen.”

(6) Section 5, line 17, strike out the word "sixteen" and insert, in lieu thereof, the word "fourteen."

(7) Section 5, line 21, strike out the word "eight" and insert, in lieu thereof, the word "ten."

(8) Section 5, line 25, strike out the word "eight" and insert the word "ten."

(9) Strike out all of Section 6 and insert, in lieu thereof, the following: "Nothing in this act contained shall be construed to impair any rights possessed by any municipality for the reasonable control and regulation over its streets, alleys and public places nor to prevent any municipality from hereafter granting franchises for the use thereof to any public utility upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon under existing laws, the obligations of which shall be entitled to the protection of the provisions of the constitution of this State and of the United States."

B. E. BROWER,

Acting 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. Sink submitted the following report:

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

House bill No. 209 (file No. 171), entitled

A bill to amend section 22 of chapter 3 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 5689 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

CHARLES A. SINK,

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

General Orders.

Mr. Bolt 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. Bolt as chairman.

Accordingly the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the whole, with Mr. Bolt 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 and joint resolution:

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..

Senate bill No. 224 (file No. 171), entitled

A bill concerning conditional sales and to make uniform the law relating thereto.

Senate bill No. 272 (file No. 228), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of chapter 1, part 1, of Act No. 256 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to revise, consolidate and classify the laws of the State of Michigan relating to the insurance and surety business; to regulate the incorporation of domestic insurance and surety companies and associations and the admission of foreign companies; and to provide for the departmental supervision and regulation of the insurance and surety business within this State," as amended by Act No. 15 of the Public Acts of 1919.

Senate bill No. 287 (file No. 264), entitled

A bill making an appropriation for special purposes for the Traverse City State Hospital, and authorizing a tax to meet the same.

Senate bill No. 37 (file No. 297), entitled

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

Senate bill No. 123 (file No. 296), entitled

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

Senate bill No. 39 (file No. 294), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Employment Institution for the Blind for the fiscal years ending June thirty, nineteen hundred twenty-two and June thirty, nineteen hundred twenty-three, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

Senate bill No. 122 (file No. 295), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Public Utilities Commission for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

Senate bill No. 306 (file No. 290), entitled

A bill to regulate traffic in eggs and the manufacture of egg products; to prevent fraud and misrepresentation in dealing in eggs, and to prevent the sale of eggs unfit for human food.

Senate bill. No. 256 (file No. 210), entitled

A bill to prescribe the manner of applying for pardons and paroles of prisoners; creating the office of Commissioner of Pardons and Paroles, prescribing his powers, duties and compensation, and repealing Act No. 150 of the Public Acts of 1893.

Senate bill No. 275 (file No. 234), entitied

A bill to amend section 3 of Act No. 192 of the Public Acts of 1871, entitled "An act to provide for the appointment of a board of commissioners for the general supervision of penal, pauper, and reformatory institutions and defining their duties and powers,” being section 1982 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

Senate joint resolution No. 7 (file No, 280), entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Article VIII of the State Constitution by adding thereto a new section to stand as section 30, authorizing the legislature to provide for the incorporation of ports and port districts with power to engage in work of internal improvements.

Senate bill No. 309 (file No. 292), entitled

A bill to authorize and empower courts of record having criminal jurisdiction other than circuit courts in the State of Michigan to try crimes and offenses committed at, upon or near to the boundaries of the jurisdiction of said courts as fixed by statute.

The bills and joint resolution 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:

Senate bill No. 292 (file No. 271), entitled

A bill to license and regulate the hunting, killing, trapping and taking of wild animals (except deer and beaver), birds and fish in this State.

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

Section 3, line 3, after the word "animals,” insert “(except deer and beaver, which are taken under their own license).”.

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 amendments, the following entitled bill:

Senate bill No. 21 (file No. 300), entitled

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

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

(1) Section 1, line 8, after the word “present,” strike out "contract” and insert in lieu thereof "contracts.”

(2) Strike out all of section. 3.
(3) Renumber section 4 so that the same will read "Sec. 3."

(4) Section 3, as renumbered, line 4, after the word "present,” strike out "contract" and insert in lieu thereof "contracts.”

The Senate agreed to the amendments 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:

Senate bill No. 281 (file No. 240), entitled

A bill to amend sections 4, 6 and 10 of chapter III of part V of Aot No. 256 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to revise, consolidate and classify the laws of the State of Michigan relating to the insurance and surety business; to regulate the incorporation of domestic insurance and surety companies and associations and the admission of foreign companies; and to provide for the departmental supervision and regulation of the insurance and surety business within this State," and to add one section to said chapter to stand as section 21. The following are the amendments recommended by the Committee of the Whole:

Amend section 6, line 4, by adding after the word "following,' the words “to the extent permitted to any one stock insurance company: Provided, however, That companies doing a general casualty business shall be permitted to insure automobiles against the hazard of fire:" so that the same will read "Insurance following to the extent permitted to any one stock insurance company: Provided, how ever, That companies doing a general casualty business shall be permitted to insure automobiles against the hazard of fire."

Amend section 6, line 1, by inserting after the word "company" the words "or their agents."

Amend by inserting a comma after the word "ensuing" where it first occurs in line 9 of section 6.

Amend section 21, line 7, by striking out the word "therefore."

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 amendments the following entitled bill:

Senate bill No. 213 (file No. 163), entitled

A bill to provide for the appointment of a Public Administrator; to define his powers and duties, and to provide an appropriation therefor.

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

(1) Section 7, line 8, after the word "papers," insert "and."

(2) Section 7, line 8, after the word "records,” strike out "and" and insert in lieu thereof "in."

The Senate agreed to the amendments 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:

Senate bill No. 289 (file No. 266), entitled

A bill to amend sections 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17 and 19 of Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1919, entitled "An act to define, regulate and license real estate brokers, real estate salesmen and business chance brokers and to provide a penalty for the violation of the provisions hereof."

The following are the amendments recommended by the Committee of the Whole: (1) Section 19, line 3, before the word "person," insert "natural.” (2) Section 19, line 9, before the word "person,” insert “natural.”

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.

Mr. Brower moved that the Senate take a recess until 4:00 o'clock p. m.
The motion prevailed, the time being 3:45 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.

Special Order.

4:00 o'clock p. m. The President announced that the hour had arrived for the Special Order, being the consideration on Third Reading of the following entitled bill:

Senate bill No. 129 (file No. 167), entitled

A bill to amend section 4 of Act No. 419 of the Public Acts of 1919, entitled "An act to provide for the regulation and control of certain public utilities operated within this State, to create a Public Utilities Commission, and to define the powers and duties thereof; to abolish the Michigan Railroad Commission and to confer the powers and duties thereof on the Commission hereby created; to provide for the transfer and completion of matters and proceedings now pending before said Railroad Commission; and to prescribe penalties for violations of the provisions hereof,” approved May 15, 1919, to enlarge and extend the jurisdiction of said commission; to fix the maximum rate of fare of interurban, suburban and electric railroads, and to add seven new sections to said act to be known as sections 4-a, 4-b, 4-C, 4-d, 4-2, 4-f and 13 respectively.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Mr. Eldred moved that the further consideration of the Special Order be postponed until tomorrow, Wednesday, April 20, at 4:00 o'clock p. m.

The motion prevailed.

The following entitled bill having been read a third time, and the question being on its passage:

Senate bill No. 180 (file No. 133), entitled

A bill to provide a State teachers' retirement system and retirement fund for retirement of teachers in certain cases; to provide the manner of securing and administering the funds therefor; to provide a board of control and fix its powers and duties; to provide a penalty for violations hereof; and to repeal Act No. 174 of the Public Acts of 1915, entitled "An act to provide for a retirement fund for teachers in certain cases," being sections 5767 to 5780, inclusive, of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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. 264 (file No. 224), entitled

A bill amending Senate Enrolled Act No. 2, Public Acts of 1921, approved February 23, 1921, entitled "An act to promote the efficiency of the government of the State, to create a State Administrative Board, to define the powers and duties thereof, to provide for the transfer to said board of powers and duties now vested by law in other boards, commissions, departments, and officers of the State, and for the abolishing of certain of the boards, commissions, departments and offices, whose powers and duties are hereby transferred," by adding a new section thereto to stand as section 10.

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 question being on agreeing to the title,
Mr. Brower moved to amend the title so as to read as follows:

A bill to amend Act No. 2, Public Acts of 1921, approved February 23, 1921, entitled "An act to promote the efficiency of the government of the State, to create a State Administrative Board, to define the powers and duties thereof, to

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