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Printed by virtue of an act of the Legislature under the direction and

supervision of
DENNIS E. ALWARD

Secretary of the Senate

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LANSING, MICHIGAN
WYNKOOP ILALLENBECK CRAWFORD CO.. STATE PRINTERS

1921

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NUMBER SIXTY-FIVE.

Senate Chamber, Lansing, Friday, April 15, 1921.

10:00 o'clock a. m.

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

Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. D. T. Gray of the North Lansing Baptist church.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

Present: Senators Amon, Baker, Bolt, Brower, Bryant, Clark, Condon, Davis, Eldred, Engel, Forrester, Hamilton, Henry, Hicks, Johnson Lemire, McArthur, McNaughton, McRae, Osborn, Penney, Phillips, Riopelle, Ross, Sink, Smith (2nd dist.), Smith (11th dist.), Tufts, Vandenboom, Wilcox and Wood-31; a quorum.

Absent without leave: Senator Hayes.

Mr. Hicks moved that Senator Hayes be excused from today's session, The motion prevailed. Mr. Brower moved that the Sergeant-at-arms see to it that the Senators be not interrupted by visitors at their desks while the Senate is in session,

The motion prevailed.

Presentation of Petitions. · Petition No. 619. By Mr. Hicks. Petition of Julius Kebler and 26 others of * the 14th district, opposing the passage of the bill, known as the "barbers act."

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

Petition No. 620. By Mr. Osborn. Petition of the men's club of the St. Luke's Episcopal church of Kalamazoo, favoring the censorship of motion pictures.

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

Petition No. 621. By Mr. Bryant. Petition of C. G. Wilcox and 140 others of the 19th district, protesting against the passage of the motion picture censorship bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

Petition No. 622. By Mr. Smith (2nd district). Petition of A. H. David and 288 others of Detroit, protesting against the passage of the motion picture censorship bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

Petition No. 623. By Mr. Wilcox. Petition of Miss Lillian Blewett and 25 others of the 32nd district, protesting against the censorship of motion pictures.

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

Petition No. 624. By Mr. Wilcox. Petition of John Palonpera and 27 others of the 32nd district, favoring the passage of Senate bill No. 179, providing pecuniary assistance for the blind. The petition was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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Petition No. 625. By Mr. Baker. Petition of Charles Arnold and 49 others of Charlevoix, favoring the passage of legislation for the assistance of the blind in Michigan.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Petition No. 626. By Mr. Baker. Petition or Adolph H. Diemond and 49 others of Alpena, favoring the passage of legislation for the assistance of the blind of Michigan.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Petition No. 627. By Mr. Baker. Petition of John G. Lauren and 31 others. of Cheboygan, protesting against the free distribution of antitoxin.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Petition No. 628. By Mr. Penney. Petition of J. S. Kennedy and 14 others of Saginaw, favoring the passage of the teachers' retirement fund bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Education.

Petition No. 629. By Mr. Penney. Petition of M. Gertrude Storck and 22 other members of the Saginaw Business Women's Association, favoring the passage of the teachers' retirement fund bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Education.

Petition No. 630. By Mr. Sink. Petition of L. A. Townley and 13 others of Ann Arbor, favoring the passage of Senate bill No. 196, organizing a school district.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Education.

Bills Printed and Filed.

The Secretary announced the printing of the following entitled bills and that the said printed bills were placed on file in the Document Room of the Senate April 14, 1921: Senate bill No. 284 (file No. 253)

To repeal Act No. 654 of the L. A. of 1905–Prescribing the duties and compensation of certain officers of the county of Saginaw. House bill No. 248 (file No. 270)—

To prohibit selling, etc., of rental storage batteries loaned for use in automobiles.

House bill No. 519 (file 271)-
To provide for the laying out, construction, and use of a temporary highway.
House bill No. 531 (file No. 272)—

To amend section 4 of Act No. 193 of the P. A. of 1911, being section 466 of the C. L. of 1915_Exchange of certain lands in certain cases. House bill No. 532 (file No. 273)—

To amend section 1 of Act No. 290 of the P. A. of 1917—To regulate the taking of rainbow trout in Round Lake and Pine Lake in Charlevoix county.

House bill No. 477 (file No. 274)—
To provide for the protection of fish in Pleasant Lake, Jackson County.
House bill No. 391 (file No. 275)—

To amend sections 1, 2, 10 and 11 of Act No. 350 of the Laws of 1865—An act to protect fish.

House bill No. 481 (file No. 276)-
To permit spearing of certain fish in Flat River, Montcalm County.
House bill No. 533 (file No. 277)—

To permit the taking of certain fish by the use of a spear in Tamarack Lake, Montcalm County.

The Secretary also announced the printing of the following entitled bills and that the said printed bills were placed on file in the Document Room of the Senate April 15, 1921:

Senate bill No. 295 (file No. 274)—

To provide for the suspension of teachers' certificates for violation of contract.

House bill No. 379 (file No. 278)

To amend the title and sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 of Act No. 319 of the P. A. of 1909—An act to provide for the licensing of nurses.

House bill No. 261 (file No. 279) -
An act for the preservation of public health,
House bill No. 494 (file No. 280)—
To make appropriations for the Department of Labor and Industry.
House bill No. 87 (file No. 281)—
To make appropriations for the United States Boys' Working Reserve.

House bill No. 537 (file No. 282)—
• To prevent interference with firemen in the performance of their duties.

Messages from the House.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning
Senate bill No. 59 (file No: 56), entitled,

A bill to provide an additional appropriation for the erection, construction and equipment of a State office building in the City of Lansing and to provide a tax to meet the same.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill with the following amendments:

1. Amend by striking out of line two, section one, the figures "1921," and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "1922."

2. Amend by inserting at the end of section one the following: "Provided further, That the Governor and the Board of State Auditors may obtain money upon the approval of the State Administrative Board before July first, rinęteen hundred twenty-one, in such amounts as they may by requisition certify to the Auditor General are necessary for immediate use for completion of the State Office Building, which amounts thus advanced shall be deducted from the total amount when the appropriation becomes available."

The message further informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had ordered that the bill be given immediate effect.

Pending the taking of the vote on concurring in the amendments made to the bill by the House of Representatives, Mr. Clark moved that the bill be laid on the table. The motion prevailed.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning
Senate bill No. 184 (file No. 137), entitled

A bill prescribing the fees, taxes and charges to be paid to the State by corporations doing or seeking to do business in this State; prescribing the method and basis of computing such fees, taxes and charges; requiring certain annual reports to be filed by corporations; providing for the disposition of the money received under this act and prescribing penalties for non-compliance with the provisions thereof.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill and had ordered that it be given immediate effect.

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

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting

House bill No. 5 (file No. 210), entitled • A bill to amend section 25 of chapter 7 of Act No. 3 of the Public Acts of 1895, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of villages within the State of Michigan, and defining their powers and duties," as amended by Act No. 125 of the Public Acts of 1905, being section 2664 of the Compiled Laws of Michigan for the year 1915.

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 Committee on Cities and Villages.

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