Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

568

738

763

26. Not received from House.
27. A resolution for final adjournment.

Resolved, By the House of Representatives, (the Senate concurring),

that when the legislature adjourns on Friday, April 27, 1923, it
stand adjourned until Thursday, May 17, 1923, at nine o'clock a.
m., and when it adjourns on Thursday, May 17, it stand adjourned
until Friday, May 18, 1923, at nine o'clock a. m., and that when it
adjourns Friday, May 18, it stand adjourned without day.
Offered in House by Mr. Osborn, April 12.
Received from House April 13 and referred to committee on Rules..
Reported favorably with amendments April 25, amendments agreed

to, resolution as amended adopted and returned to House........
Resolution as amended:
Resolved, By the House of Representatives, (the Senate concurring),

that when the legislature adjourns on Saturday, May 5, 1923, it
stand adjourned until Wednesday, May 30, 1923, at nine o'clock
a. m., and when it adjourns on Wednesday, May 30, 1923, it stands
adjourned until Thursday, May 31, 1923, at nine o'clock a. m., and
that when it adjourns Thursday, May 31, it stand adjourned with-
out day.

Amendments concurred in by House April 26.
28. A concurrent resolution to extend to Colonel Owsley an invitation to

address the members of the Senate and the House of Representa

tives.
Whereas, Michigan now has three hundred sixty-eight Posts of the

American Legion, providing an all-embracing service men's organi-
zation for the more than 160,000 sons who answered Michigan's call

to duty in the world war; and
Whereas, Colonel Alvin M. Owsley of Texas, National Commander

of the American Legion, is visiting Michigan cities the week of
April 16 to bring the message of peace-time patriotism from the
12,000 Legion Posts and the 1,000 Legion Auxiliary Units; there-

fore be it
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),

That the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of
Representatives extend to Colonel Owsley an invitation to address
the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives at

1:30 o'clock p. m., on Wednesday, April 18.
Offered in House by Mr. Baxter, April 17.

Received from House April 17, concurred in, returned to House.... 29. A concurrent resolution providing for a joint committee to investi

gate the conduct of the State Highway Department under the laws

of this State.
Whereas, the State Highway Commissioner has signified his desire

for a thorough investigation of his department, therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring)

that a joint committee, consisting of two senators, to be named by
the President of the Senate, and three representatives to be named
by the Speaker of the House, be appointed to investigate said
department to the end that full, complete and accurate informa-
tion in respect to the conduct of such department be obtained and

laid before this Legislature; and
Resolved further, that such Committee be given full power to in-

vestigate the books and records of such department and to ex-
amine, with or without oath, any officers or employes of such

department in respect to such department; and
Resolved further, that such Committee may incur such expenses as

may be necessary to obtain such information, including such travel
and incidentals, connected therewith as such Committee may deem

necessary to carry on such investigation; and
Resolved further, that said joint committee report its findings and

recommendations to this Legislature at the earliest possible time.
Offered in House by Mr. Evans, April 18.
Received from House, April 18, concurred in .........

612

619 654

Reconsidered April 19 and referred to committee on State Affairs...

Returned to House May 31, not passed by Senate. 30. A concurrent resolution on the death of Honorable Fred M. Warner.

Whereas, The people of the State of Michigan and the members of

this Legislature have learned with profound regret of the death of
our esteemed fellow citizen and statesman, Honorable Fred M.

Warner, therefore be it
Resolved, By the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring,

that a Committee, consisting of three Representatives to be ap-
pointed by the Speaker and two Senators to be appointed by the
Lieutenant Governor, draft and present to the Legislature suit-
able resolutions relative to the death of Ex-Governor Warner;

and be it further
Resolved, That a Committee, composed of three Representatives to

be appointed by the Speaker, and two Senators to be appointed by
the Lieutenant Governor, represent the Michigan Legislature at

the funeral.
Offered in House by Mr. Howell, April 19.

Received from House April 19, concurred in, returned to House....
31. Not received from House.
32. A concurrent resolution relative to the control and care of the legis-

lative rooms in the State Capitol.
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),

That the President and Secretary of the Senate and the Speaker
and Clerk of the House of Representatives shall have control of and
shall exercise care and supervision of all the rooms now used and
occupied by their respective houses, and they shall see to it that
none of said rooms are occupied, or the furniture therein used,
except upon written permit signed by the said officers of the
Senate or House of Representatives respectively. In no case shall
said rooms be occupied or the furniture used for other than State
purposes. The said officers shall arrange for the necessary janitor

service.
Offered in House by Mr. Culver, May 4.
Received from House May 4, concurred in, returned to House......

640

935

PART VII.

SENATE HISTORY OF SENATE RESOLUTIONS.

(The references are to pages of Senate Journal.)

5-6

1. Resolved, That a committee of three Senators be appointed by the

president, to join such committee as may be appointed by the House
of Representatives, to wait upon the Governor and inform him that
the two Houses have completed their organization and are ready
to receive any communication he may desire to make to the Legis-

lature:

Offered by Senator Condon, January 3, adopted January 3....
2. Resolved, that the Secretary be and is hereby directed to notify the

House of Representatives and the Governor that the Senate has
elected Senator Walter J. Hayes, President pro tempore; Dennis
E. Alward, Secretary, and Charles Tufts, Sergeant-at-Arms, and

is now ready to proceed with the business of the session:

Offered by Senator Ross, January 3, adopted January 3........ 3. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint a clerk and a messenger:

Offered by Senator Atwood, January 3, adopted January 3.......... 4. Resolved, That the President appoint a committee of five Senators

whose duty is shall be to group the Senate committees and assign

clerks and committee rooms for the same:

Offered by Senator Henry, January 3, adopted January 3............. 5. Resolved, That the pastors of the several churches in the city of Lan

sing and other cities be invited to conduct appropriate religious

services at the opening of the daily sessions of the Senate:

Offered by Senator Smith, January 3, adopted January 3............ 6. Resolved, That the Secretary of State be and is hereby requested to

furnish the Lieutenant Governor, the Secretary and each of the
Senators with copies of the Compiled Laws of 1915, the Public

Acts of 1917, 1919 and 1921, and the Michigan Manual:

Offered by Senator Horton, January 3, adopted January 3........... 7. Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms be and is hereby authorized to

purchase suitable drinking water for the use of the Senate:

Offered by Senator Johnson, January 3, adopted January 3........... 8. Resolved, That all committee clerks, when not occupied in the per

formance of work for the committees to which they are assigned,

shall be under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate, who · may assign to them, from time to time such other clerical work

as may be required to be done for the Senate or for any Senator:

Offered by Senator Wilcox, January 3, adopted January 3........ 9. Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be and is hereby authroized

to appoint two clerks:

Offered by Senator MacNaughton, January 3, adopted January 3.... 10. Resolved, That unless otherwise ordered, the daily sessions of the

Senate commence at two o'clock p. m.

Offered by Senator Osborn, January 3, adopted January 3..
11. Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

and directed to have made such repairs of the Senate furniture
as may be necessary and to purchase, from time to time, such new
furniture, equipment, postage and supplies as may be necessary
for the Senate chamber or any of the Senate offices and rooms. He
shall also arrange for box rental at the Lansing post office and

for telephone service for the Senate:
Offered by Senator Hayes, January 3, adopted January 3..........

6-7

7-16

18

12. Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to have mailed to citizens of Michigan, on request therefor, copies
of Senate or House bills, and Senate or House journals; and also,
on request of the President or any Senator, to have mailed copies
of such bills or journals, and such other mail matter as is declared

by the President or any Senator to pertain to official business:

Offered by Senator Brower, January 3, adopted January 3........... 13. Resolved, That the following rules be and are hereby adopted as the

rules of the present Senate:
[For full text of the rules see Journal pp. 7-16.]

Offered by Senator Wood, January 3, adopted January 3............. 14. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint as employees of the Senate the following persons:
Assistants to the Sergeant-at-Arms-W. J. Bims, Second Assistant;

Edward Nash, Third Assistant; James W. Case, Fourth Assistant.
Committee Clerks-Jessie Wilson, Francis Adams, Lucy M. Bock,

Irene Ulrich, Ruth Beamer, Winifred Dell, Marie Brunk.
Assistant Keeper of Document Room-W. H. Gansser.
Mailing Clerk-Frank Wilson.
Keeper of Cloak Room-Abe Woods.
Assistant Keeper of Cloak Room-Samuel T. Copeland.
Chief Janitor-Bert Morse.
Assistant Janitors-Michael Cronan, William Smith, James Green,

Thomas McGarry, Louis Thurston.
Pages-Walter Fuller, James McKenney, Jack Cady, Paul Fitch,

Chesterfield A. Bahorski, Thomas VanHutchins.

Offered by Senator Henry, January 3, adopted January 3............ 15. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint as employees of the Senate, the following persons: Assistant Janitors--Nick Kamp and Joseph C. Ford.

Offered by Senator Henry, January 4, adopted January 4........... 16. Resolved, that the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint two additional members on the Committee on Conserva

tion:

Offered by Senator Osborn, January 10, adopted January 10......... 17. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint L. J. Niblack Keeper of the Document Room (service
beginning January 3); and Margaret McRae Committee Clerk

(service beginning January 8):

Offered by Senator Henry, January 10, adopted January 10.......... 18. Resolved, That the Secretary of State be and is hereby requested to

furnish the Senate with three additional copies of the Compiled
Laws of 1915, the Public Acts of 1917, 1919, and 1921, and the

Michigan Manual of 1921.

Offered by Senator Brower, January 11, adopted January 11 19. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint Marion Treleaven and Elizabeth Shaw as Committee

Clerks, and Ella Craig as Janitress

Offered by Senator Henry, January 11, adopted January 11. ........ 20. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint Marion Cunningham Clerk and Edward Suino Assistant
Mailing Clerk (service commencing January 17); and C. W.
Edwards Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms (service commencing Janu-

ary 16):

Offered by Senator Henry, January 20, adopted January 20........ 21. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint as employes of the Senate, the following persons: Clerks: Rose Boyd (in place of Elizabeth Shaw who declines the

position) and Pearl Gilmore:

Offered by Senator Henry, January 23, adopted January 23.
22. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to issue vouchers in favor of the members of the Committees on
State Institutions and the Committee on Conservation upon proper

38

43

61

61

certification approved by the Chairman of the respective com-
mittees of the expense incurred by such members in making their

visits to the said institutions:

Offered by Senator Brower, January 23, adopted January 23........ 23. Resolved That the Finance and Appropriations Committee be authorized

to investigate any or all of the State Institutions for the purpose
of determining their respective requirements, and that the ex-

pense incurred be paid upon proper certification:

Offered by Senator Brower, January 23, adopted January 23........ 24. Resolved, That the chief proof-reader shall be the printing clerk of

the Senate and the clerk of the committee on Finance and Appro-
priations shall be the appropriations clerk of the Senate; and that,
during the present regular session of the Legislature, the said
printing clerk and the appropriations clerk shall each receive
compensation, from and including January 24, at the rate of seven
dollars per diem, to be computed and paid as is the compensation

of other Senate employees:

Offered by Senator Wood, January 24, adopted January 24........... 25. Resolved, That the President appoint a committee of two Senators

to act with such committee as the House of Representatives may
appoint to make arrangements for the suitable observance of

Washington's birthday:

Offered by Senator Henry, January 30, adopted January 30....... 26. Resolved, That the President of the Senate be and is hereby authorized

to appoint M. E. Clark as clerk and that said clerk when ap

pointed be assigned to Committee Group No. 8, Room M.

Offered by Senator Henry, January 30, adopted January 30.......... 27. Whereas the Senate has learned that Colonel Roy C. Vandercook has

been seriously ill, though convalescing, is still confined to his bed

in Harper Hospital, Detroit;
Resolved, That the President and Secretary of the Senate com-
municate to Colonel Vandercook the sympathy of the Senate and
the hope that his restoration to health and strength will be speedy

and complete.

Offered by Senator Whiteley, January 31, adopted January 31...... 28. Resolved, That the Secretary be authorized and directed to purchase

for the use of the Senate four copies of the 1922 annotated supple-
ment of the Compiled Laws of Michigan.

Offered by Senator Condon, February 1, adopted February 1........ 29. Whereas, it has come to the attention of this Senate that a report by

the War Department appropriation sub-committee has been re-
ported to the House of Representatives, which contains several
provisions which, if passed by the House and the Senate, will
mean the breaking down of the Organized Reserve scheme as

created by the amended National Defense Act of June 4, 1920, and
Whereas, the funds for the continuation of certain activities namely:

the establishment of Divisional and Regimental Reserve Head-
quarters offices have been drawn from the allotments of the
budget set aside for the maintenance of the Regular Army for the

fiscal year, 1923, and
Whereas, the aforementioned committee report, if passed by the

House and Senate, prohibits the future draft of funds for Reserve
Activities from allotments appropriated for the Regular Army and

provides no funds in lieu of those prohibited to be so drawn, and
Whereas, in event of any major emergency, the Organized Reserves

will constitute the greater part of the defensive forces of the

nation, and
Whereas, the present conditions throughout the world, and particu-

larly in Europe, are such that no man can say how long this

country will remain at peace, therefore be it
Resolved, that the Michigan State Senate in session assembled, is

unalterably opposed to and strongly condemns any action such as
above stated, which will hamper or reduce the efficiency of the
Organized Reserves, and that

81

« AnteriorContinuar »