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diseases, or diseases dangerous to the public health, or incurred in preventing the spread of such diseases, where the county is now primarily liable, upon approval of the electors of said county.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill; in which action the concurrence of the Senate was requested.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Com. mittee on Public Health.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting House bill No. 303 (file No. 90), entitled

A bill to provide for the supervision of private, denominational and parochial schools; to provide the manner of securing funds in payment of the expense of such supervision; to provide the qualifications of the teachers in such schools; and to provide for the endorsement of the provisions hereof.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill; in which action the concurrence of the Senate was requested.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Com. mittee on Education.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting House bill No. 524 (file No. 343), entitled

A bill providing appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes, and to repeal all clauses or parts of other statutes fixing or providing for the salary or compensation of any officer or employe herein provided for.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill and had ordered that it be given immediate effect; in which action the concurrence of the Senate was requested.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Com. mittee on Agriculture.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting 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 message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill and had ordered that it be given immediate effect; in which action the concurrence of the Senate was requested.

Th bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning
Senate bill No. 211 (file No. 176), entitled

A bill to provide a method whereby township school districts organized under Act No. 176 of the Public Acts of 1891, entitled "An act for the organization of township school districts in the Upper Peninsula," comprised in sections 5892 to 5908 inclusive of the Compiled Laws of 1915, may change to one or more primary school districts.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill.

The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment printing and presentation to the Governor.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Davis offered the following:
Senate resolution No. 32-
Resolved that A. R. Carr be and is hereby appointed assistant sergeant-at-
The resolution was adopted.

arms.

By unanimous consent, the Senate returned to the order of

Messages from the Governor.

The following mesages from the Governor were received and read:

Executive Office,

Lansing, April 22, 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. 195, (Enrolled No. 25), being

An act to provide for the transfer of the powers and duties of the Legislative Reference and Information Department in connection with the State Library, to the Legislature, to define the powers and duties of the Legislature in relation thereto, and to repeal act number three hundred six of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred seven, as amended by act number one hundred twenty of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred seventeen, and all acts or parts of acts which .conflict herewith.

Respectfully,
ALEX J. GROESBECK,

Governor.

Executive Office,

Lansing, April 22, 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. 208, (Enrolled No. 26), being

An act to amend section twelve of act number sixty-five of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred nineteen, entitled "An act relative to free schools of cities having a population of two hundred fifty thousand or over, and comprising a single school district."

Respectfully,
ALEX J. GROESBECK,

Governor.

Executive Office,

Lansing, April 22, 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. 115, (Enrolled No. 20), being

An act to amend section twenty-seven of act number two hundred eighty-one of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred nine, entitled "An act relative to the nomination of party candidates for public office and delegates to political conventions, to regulate primary elections and to prescribe penalties for violations of its provisions, and to provide for the printing upon election ballots of the names of candidates nominated under the terms of this act, and to repeal act number four of the Public Acts of the Extra Session of the year nineteen hundred seven, and all local primary election acts contravening the provisions of this act, except as in this act otherwise provided," being section three thousand five hundred thirty-six of the Compiled Laws of nineteen hundred fifteen.

Respectfully,
ALEX. J. GROESBECK,

Governor.

Executive Office,

Lansing, April 22, 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. 116, (Enrolled No. 21), being

An act to repeal section eleven of chapter nineteen of act number two hundred three of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred seventeen, 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 ten, nineteen hundred seventeen.

• Respectfully,
ALEX. J. GROESBECK,

Governor

Executive Office,

Lansing, April 22, 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. 156, (Enrolled No. 23), being

An act to repeal section five of act number three hundred sixty-eight of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred nineteen, entitled “An act to provide for the licensing of operators of motor vehicles, and the suspension and revocation of such licenses in certain cases," approved May thirteen, nineteen hundred nineteen.

Respectfully,
ALEX. J. GROESBECK,

Governor.

Executive Office,

Lansing, April 22, 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. 64, (Enrolled No. 22), being

An act to amend section one of chapter eight of act number three of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred ninety-five, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of villages within the State of Michigan and defining their powers and duties,” being section two thousand seven hundred four of the Compiled Laws of nineteen hundred fifteen.

Respectfully,
ALEX. J. GROESBECK,

Governor.

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. 297 (file No. 276), entitled

A bill to amend section 27 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 7996 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 23, 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. 259 (file No. 213), entitled

A bill authorizing the State Treasurer to transfer by way of temporary loan to any of the Michigan State Prisons such sums of money, upon approval of the Governor, as shall be necessary to finance their industries.

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. Brower, 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. 179 (file No. 132), entitled

A bill for the pecuniary relief of needy and deserving adult blind inhabitants of this State, in lieu of other public maintenance, to provide a penalty for misrepresentation to obtain money hereunder, and to provide a fund for such relief.

Pending the taking of the vote on the passage of the bill,
Mr. Johnson offered the following amendments:

(1) Section 3, line 7, after the word "shall,” insert "make a personal examination of said applicant and if he be in doubt as to whether said applicant possesses less than twenty per cent of normal vision as required in Section 1 of this act, he shall."

(2) Section 3, line 10, after the word "of,” strike out the words "three dollars," and insert in lieu thereof the words "fifty cents."

The amendments were seconded, a majority of the Senators present voting therefor.

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

Pending the taking of the vote on the passage of the bill,
Mr. Baker offered the following amendments:

(1) Section 1, line 4, after the word "of,” strike out the word "twenty-one,” and insert in lieu thereof the word "forty-five."

(2) Section 7, lines 9 and 10, after the word "same," strike out "Provided, That in no case shall the relief so granted be less than five dollars per month."

The amendments were seconded, a majority of the Senators present voting therefor.

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

Pending the taking of the vote on the passage of the bill,
Mr. Hicks offered the following amendment:
Section 7, line 17, strike out “$75,000,” and insert in lieu thereof “$25,000.”

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, Mrs. Hamilton 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, 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. 285 (file No. 254), entitled

A bill to authorize the issue of bonds, to provide sites for and for the erection thereon of town halls and for additions to and improvements of such sites and the buildings thereon, whether now existing or hereafter acquired, in townships in this State.

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. Vandenboom, two-thirds of all the Senators-elect voting therefor,

The bill was given immediate effect.

Motions and Resolutions.

Mr. McNaughton offered the following:
Senate concurrent resolution No. 20-

Relative to the control and management of the Legislative Reference and Information Department.

Whereas, the Legislative Reference and Information Department was transferred to the Legislature by an Act of the present session and the Legislature was thereby empowered to adopt rules and regulations governing said department, to authorize the employment and fix the compensation of such employes as, in its judgment, may be necessary properly to perform the work of said department and to authorize its officers to procure such office furniture, equipment, printing and binding and supplies as may be necessary for said department; now therefore,

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