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Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives shall have and exercise supervisory control of the Legislative Reference and Information Department and shall so direct and manage its activities for the Legislature as to carry out the purposes of the law creating said department. They are hereby authorized to employ a suitable person to perform the duties in said department heretofore performed by a clerk assigned by the State Librarian for that purpose, and such other duties as may be assigned by said Secretary and Clerk. Such person shall receive compensation, while so employed, not to exceed one hundred and twenty-five dollars per calendar month, from and after the thirtieth day of June, 1921. The said Secretary and Clerk are further authorized to procure, from time to time, such furniture, equipment, printing and binding and supplies as may be necessary for said department.

Pending the order that, under rule 59, the concurrent resolution lie over one day,

Mr. McNaughton moved that rule 59 be suspended.
The motion prevailed.
The concurrent resolution was then considered and adopted.

Mr. McNaughton moved that when the Senate adjourns today it stand adjourned until Monday, April 25, 1921, at 8:30 o'clock p. m.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Clark asked and was granted leave of absence from the session of Monday, April 25.

Notice of Public Hearing.

Mr. Sink gave notice that the Committee on Education will hold a public hearing on the Welsh Bill to repeal the James Law passed by the 1919 Legislature, providing for part time vocational schools, Tuesday evening, April 26, at 7:30 p. m. in the Senate Chamber.

Mr. Hicks moved that the Senate adjourn.
The motion prevailed, the time being 3:28 o'clock p. m.

Accordingly, and in pursuance of the order previously made, the President declared the Senate adjourned until Monday, April 25, 1921, at 8:30 o'clock p. m.

DENNIS E. ALWARD, · Secretary of the Senate.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NUMBER SEVENTY-ONE.

Senate Chamber, Lansing, Monday, April 25, 1921.

8:30 o'clock p. m.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment, and was called to order by the Presi. dent.

Religious exercises were conducted by the Rev. Father John W. O'Rafferty of the St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church of Lansing.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

Present: Senators Amon, Baker, Bolt, Brower, Bryant, Clark, Condon, Davis, Eldred, Engel, Forrester, Hamilton, Hicks, Johnson, McArthur, McNaughton, McRae, Osborn, Penney, Phillips, Riopelle, Ross, Sink, Smith (2nd dist.), Smith (11th dist.), Tufts, Vandenboom, Wilcox and Wood-29; a quorum.

Absent with leave: Senators Hayes, Henry and Lemire—3.

Presentation of Petitions.

Petition No. 651. By Mr. Baker. Petition of Herman Tosch and 64 others of Presque Isle County, protesting against Senate bill No. 113, providing for the appointment of County nurses.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Counties and Townships.

Petition No. 652. By Mr. Smith (2nd district). Petition of the Catholic Study Club of Detroit, praying for the defeat of the so-called "sterilization bill.”

The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Petition No. 653. By Mr. Smith (2nd district). Telegram from Henry S. Doran of Detroit, asking the support of Senator Riopelle's resolution to investigate Michigan Colorado Stock deal.

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

Petition No. 654. By Mr. Amon. Petition of Mrs. E. Homplirey and 19 others of Ithaca, favoring the passage of the Smith-Strom bill for State censorship of motion pictures.

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

Petition No. 655. By Mr. Lemire. Petition of Zayde L. Ives and 67 other nurses of Grace Hospital of Detroit, protesting against the nurses' practice act.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health,

Petition No. 656. By Mr. Lemire. Petition of Mrs. Margaret Flemming and 26 other residents of Delta County, favoring the passage of Senate bill 179.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Petition No. 657. By Mrs. Hamilton. Petition of Mrs. Jay F. Baker and 14 other citizens of Grand Rapids, protesting against the bill providing for State supervision of parochial schools.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Education.

Petition No. 658. By Mr. Phillips. Petition of Sara 0. Levy and 12 others of Bay County, favoring the passage of Senate bill No. 113, public nurses.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Counties and Townships.

Bill Printed and Filed.

The Secretary announced the printing of the following entitled bill and that said printed bill was placed on file in the Document Room of the Senate, April 22, 1921: House bill No. 538 (file No. 362)

To amend section 16 of chapter 30 of Act No. 314 of the P. A. of 1915, being section 13244 of the C. L. of 1915—The Judicature Act.

Reports of Standing Committees.

Mr. Engel submitted the following report:

The Committee on Agriculture 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. 491 (file No. 259), entitled

"A bill to amend sections 15 and 18 of Act No. 181 of the Public Acts of 1919, entitled "An act to provide for the prevention and suppression of contagious, infectious and communicable diseases of live stock; to provide for the creation of a Department of Animal Industry of the State of Michigan; to authorize and require the appointment of a State Commissioner of Animal Industry, of two advisory Commissioners and of a State Veterinarian; to prescribe the powers and duties of said officers, and to repeal all acts or parts of acts contravening the provisions of this act," approved May second, nineteen hundred nineteen, and to add three new sections to said act to stand as section 21-a, 21-b,and 21-c.

The following are the amendments recommended by the committee:

(1) Section 15, line 6, after the word "of" strike out the word "twenty-five" and insert in lieu thereof "thirty-five."

(2) Section 15, line 23, after the word "mentioned" srtike out the word "twenty-five" and insert in lieu thereof "thirty-five." .

(3) Section 15, line 28, after the word "mentioned" strike out the word “twenty-five" and insert in lieu thereof "thirty-five."

ALBERT J. ENGEL,

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 following entitled joint resolution, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the joint resolution do pass:

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.

CHAS. TUFTS,

Chairman. The report was accepted. The joint resolution 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 following entitled joint resolution, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the joint resolution do pass:

House joint resolution No. 12 (file No. 239), entitled
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section 13 of article 5 of the

State Constitution with reference to the time during which a session of the Legislature may continue.

CHAS. TUFTS,

Chairman. The report was accepted. The joint resolution 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: House bill No. 458 (file No. 237), entitled

A bill to amend part 5 of Act No. 10 of the Public Acts of 1912, first extra session, 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,” by adding a new section thereto to stand as section 14.

B. G. DAVIS,

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

Mr. Clark submitted the following report:

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

House bill No. 201 (file No. 198), entitled

A bill making an appropriation for necessary expenses in housing and preserving the battle flags of the Michigan organizations in the Great War, and providing a tax to meet the same.

Roy CLARK,

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

Mr. Clark submitted the following report:

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

House bill No. 95 (file No. 263), entitled

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

Roy CLARK,

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

Mr. Clark submitted the following report:

The Committee on Finance and Appropriations 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. 69 (file No. 264), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Executive Office 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:

(1) Section 1, line 3, strike out the figures "$32,550.00," and insert in lieu thereof the figures "$33,550.00.”

(2) Section 1, line 4, strike out the figures “$32,550.00," and insert in lieu thereof the figures "$33,550.00."

(3) Section 1, line 7, strike out the figures "$9,900.00-$9,900.00," and insert in lieu thereof the figures $10,900.00–$10,900.00."

(4) Section 1, line 8, strike out the figures "$14,900.00—$14,900.00," and insert in lieu thereof the figures “$15,900.00—$15,900.00."

(5) Section 1, line 16, strike out the figures “$32,550.00—$32,550.00,” and insert in lieu thereof the figures “$33,550.00—$33,550.00.”

Roy CLARK,

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. Clark submitted the following report:

The Committee on Finance and Appropriations respectfully reports back to the Senate the following entitled bill, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do pass: House bill No. 505 (file No. 348), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Mackinac Island State Park Commission for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

Roy CLARK,

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

Mr. Clark submitted the following report:

The Committee on Finance and Appropriations respectfully reports back to the Senate the following entitled bill, without amendment, and with the recom. mendation that the bill do pass:

House bill No. 494 (file No. 280), entitled

A bill to make an appropriation for the Department of Labor and Industry for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1922, and June 30, 1923, for maintenance operation and other specific purposes.

Roy CLARK,

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

Mr. Clark submitted the following report:

The Committee on Finance and Appropriations 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 imended, do pass:

House bill No. 108 (file No. 230), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Farm Colony for Epileptics 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:

(1) Section 1, line 7, strike out the figures “$71,000.00—$71,000.00" and insert in lieu thereof the figures "$81,000.00-$81,000.00.”

(2) Section 1, line 8, strike out the figures "$75,000.00—$75,000.00" and insert in lieu thereof the figures "$85,000.00—$85,000.00."

(3) Section 1, line 11, strike out the figures "$40,000.00-$40,000.00 and insert in lieu thereof the figures "$30,000.00—$30,000.00.”

Roy CLARK,

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. Clark submitted the following report:

The Committee on Finance and Appropriations 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:

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