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The report was accepted.

The amendments recommended by the committee were agreed to and the bill, as thus amended, was referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations under the rules. Mr. Truettner submitted the following report:

The Committee on State Homes respectfully reports back to the Senate the following entitled bill with the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations:

House bill No. 27 (file No. 312), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Industrial School for Boys for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance; operation and other purposes.

WALTER F. TRUETTNER,

Acting Chairman. The report was accepted.

The recommendation of the committee was concurred in and the bill was referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

Motions and Resolutions. Mr. Hunter.moved to discharge the Committee of the Whole from the further consideration of House bill No. 483 (file No. 318), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 195 of the Public Acts of 1903, as amended, entitled "An act to provide for the taxation of inheritance, transfers of property by will, transfers of property by the intestate laws of this State, or transfers of property by deed, grant, bargain, sale or gift, made in contemplation of the death of the grantor, vendor, or donor, or intended to take effect in possession or enjoyment at or after such death."

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Hunter moved that the bill be referred to the Committe on Judiciary.
The motion prevailed.

Mr. Connelly moved that a respectful message be sent to the House, asking the return to the Senate of House bill No. 494 (file No. 243), entitled

A bill to amend section 19 of chapter 4 of Act No. 283 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan for the year 1909, entitled "An act to revise, consolidate and add to the laws relating to the establishment, opening, improvement, maintenance and use of the public highways and private roads, the condemnation of property and gravel therefor; the building, repairing and preservation of bridges; setting and protecting shade trees, drainage, cutting weeds and brush within this State, and providing for the election and defining the powers, duties and compensation of State, county, township and district highway officials,” being compiler's section 4365 of the Compiled Laws of the State of Michigan for the year 1915, as amended. The motion prevailed.

Third Reading of Bills. The following entitled bill was read a third time: Senate bill No. 319 (file No. 296), entitled

A bill to authorize the formation of corporations for the purpose of damming, excavating, constructing and maintaining water courses with water power appurtenant thereto, for accumulating, storing, manufacturing, conducting, selling, furnishing and supplying to the public generally, water and water power, electricity and electric power or any other kind of power, for providing for condemnation proceedings in certain cases, and declaring the same to be a public use.

The question being on the passage of the bill, the roll was called and the Senators voted as follows:

YEAS-18.
Bohn
Gansser

MacNaughton Truettner
Brower
Hayes
Pearson

Whiteley
Case, William L.
Henry
Penney

Wilcox
Connelly
Horton
Ross

Young
Eldred

Hunter

NAYS—0.
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. 198 (file No. 327), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 32 of the Public Acts of 1873, entitled “An act to extend aid to the University of Michigan, and to repeal an act, entitled "An act to extend aid to the University of Michigan,' approved March 15, 1867. being sections 3506 and 3507 of the Compiled Laws of 1871," as amended by Act No. 247 of the Public Acts of 1921, being section 1183 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

The question being on the passage of the bill, the roll was called and the Senalors 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. 340 (file No. 324), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 70 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to increase the efficiency of the military establishment of the State of Michigan and to make an appropriation therefor," approved April 17, 1917.

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.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 310 (file:No. 279), entitled

A bill to amend Act No. 392 of the Public Acts of 1921, entitled “An act to authorize counties to make provisions for the care, custody and maintenance of feeble-minded and epileptic persons, to authorize the levying and collection of taxes, the borrowing of money and issuing bonds for such purpose, and to provide for the care of State patients by counties and the reimbursement of such counties for such care," approved May 18, 1921, by adding thereto a new section to be known as section 5.

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.

The following entitled bill was read a third time:
Senate bill No. 83 (file No. 288), entitled
A bill to authorize the employment of public health nurses by counties.

The question being on the passage of the bill, the roll was called and the Sen- ators 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.

General Orders.

Mr. MacNaughton 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. MacNaughton as chairman.

Accordingly the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, with Mr. MacNaughton 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:

House bill No. 58 (file No. 174), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the State Department of Health for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation and other purposes. House bill No. 39 (file No. 186), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the State House of Correction and Branch Prison for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation and other purposes.

House bill No. 369 (file No. 200), entitled

A bill to require committees, clubs and other organizations formed for the purpose of initiating legislation or any constitutional amendment by petition, to file certain reports and to regulate the conduct of such committees, clubs or organizations.

House bill No. 232 (file No. 140), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 (as amended by Act No. 91 of the Public Acts of 1921), section 4 (as amended by Act No. 23 of the Public Acts of the Extra Session of 1919), and sections 3 and 8 of Act No. 368 of the Public Acts of 1919, 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 13, 1919.

House bill No. 434 (file No. 250), entitled
A bill to amend section 23 of Act No. 166 of the Public Acts of 1917, as amended,

entitled "An act to classify all school districts, now in existence or hereafter created, which shall have a population of five hundred or more and less than seventy-five thousand as districts of the third or fourth classes; to provide for the government, control and administration of such school districts and the schools therein through boards of education; to provide for the manner of nomination and election of such boards and their powers and duties; and to repeal all general or special laws that conflict with the provisions of this act."

House biļl No. 474 (file No. 313), entitled

A bill to amend section 3 of chapter 10 of Act No. 164 of the Public Acts of 1881, as amended, 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 section 5736 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

The bills were placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

The Senate returned to the order of

Messages From The House.

A message was received from the House of Representatives returning
Senate bill No. 16 (file No. 247), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Ionia State Hospital for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation and other purposes.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it take 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 returning
Senate bill No. 41 (file No. 309), entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Legislature for the fiscal year's ending June 30, 1923, and June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation and other specific purposes.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it take 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 re-returning together with the Conference Report theron,

Senate bill No. 137 (file No. 103), entitled

A bi'l to make appropriations for the State Department of Agriculture for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for the purpose of performing the duties imposed upon it by the provisions of Act No. 294 of the Public Acts of 1915, as amended.

The message informed the Senate that the House has adopted the Conference Report.

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 joint resolution No. 17 (file No. 342), entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section 22 of article 5 of the Constitution.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives has passed the joint resolution.

The joint resolution was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 133 (file No. 95), entitled

A bill relating to children born out of wedlock, to make uniform the law relating thereto; and to repeal chapter 42 of the Revised Statutes of 1846, entitled "Maintenance of Illegitimate Children,” being sections 7753 to 7763, inclusive, of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 142 (file No. 60), entitled

A bill to amend Act No. 25 of the Public Acts of 1919, Extra Session, entitled "An act to authorize and provide for the raising of money by taxation and for the borrowing of money by the State for the construction and improvement of highways and bridges, to authorize the issuance of notes and bonds as evidence of the indebtedness so created, and to provide a tax for the payment of the principal of such obligations and interest thereon,” as amended by Act No. 65 of the Public Acts of 1921, by adding a new section to said act, to stand as section 6-a.

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

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Highways.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 226 (file No. 306), entitled

A bill to provide for the certification of the unimproved land and improved farms in the State of Michigan, the creation of a list of accredited dealers in lands, the examination of those qualified to certify lands, and the authorization to prescribe rules and regulations necessary to comply with the provisions of this act and provide for a penalty for violation of the provisions of this act.

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

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Conservation. .

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 248 (file No. 336), entitled

A bill to provide for the incorporation, maintenance and supervision of credit unions.

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

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Banks and Corporations.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 354 (file No. 339), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 185 of the Public Acts of 1897, as amended, entitled "An act to provide for the publication of the proceedings of the annual school meeting, and an annual financial statement in graded school districts in which a newspaper is published, and to provide for the expense thereof," being section 5810 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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

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

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 371 (file No. 257), entitled
A bill to provide for the taxation and reforestation of cut over lands.

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

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