Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the committee on Roads and Bridges.

The President also announced the following:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 22, 1897.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 761, entitled

A bill to amend an act entitled "An act to reorganize the union school district of Bay City," approved March 20, 1867, by adding a new section to stand as Sec. 21;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the committee on Education and Public Schools.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Loomis moved that when the Senate adjourn today it stand adjourned until 9 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

Which motion prevailed.

Mr. Flood moved to take from the table,
Senate bill No. 377, entitled

A bill to regulate and prescribe the tolls and compensation which railroad companies and other corporations operating railroads in the State of Michigan may charge for transporting passengers and baggage;

Which motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. Flood,
The bill was referred to the committee on Railroads.

Mr. Warner moved to take from the table,
House bill No. 388-133 (file No. 270), entitled

A bill relative to granting, regulating and licensing the business of pawnbroking, hawking and peddling goods, wares and merchandise, in the several townships of this State;

Which motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. Warner,
The bill was referred to the committee on Taxation.

On motion of Mr. Merriman,
The Senate took a recess until 7:30 o'clock this evening.

AFTER RECESS.

7:30 o'clock, p. m.

A quorum present.

Mr. Hughes asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from Monday's session.

Mr. Thompson asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday's session.

Mr. Prescott asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from tomorrow's session.

Mr. Teeple asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from Monday's session.

GENERAL ORDER.

On motion of Mr. Barnard,
The Senate went into committee of the whole on the general order,
Whereupon,
The President called Mr. Flood to the chair.

After some time spent therein, the committee rose and through their chairman made the following report:

The committee of the whole have had under consideration the fol. lowing:

[ocr errors]

Senate bill No. 180 (file No. 154), entitled

A bill to amend Secs. 39 and 40 of act No. 205 of the session laws 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," the same being Secs. 320808 and 3208d9 of Howell's annotated statutes;

House bill No. 175 (file No. 291), entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 2 of act No. 222 of the public acts of 1887, being compiler's Sec. No. 9315d of Howell's annotated statutes, entitled "An act to prevent crime and to punish truaney;"

Senate bill No. 64 (file No. 156), entitled

A bill to facilitate proceedings to quiet title of real estate as against unknown claimants of title;

Senate bill No. 272 (file No. 157), entitled

A bill to amend Secs. 33 and 38 of act No. 135 of the public acts of 1885, entitled "An act to amend, revise and consolidate the laws organizing asylums for the insane and regulating the care and management thereof, and of the inmates therein, and to repeal act 164, laws of 1859; also act. 194, laws of 1877; also act 91, laws of 1873; and the acts amendatory thereto; also act 172, laws of 1873; also act 260, laws of 1895, approved June 3, 1885, being Secs. 1930d2 and 1930d7 of Howell's annotated statutes;

House bill No. 627 (file No. 308), entitled

A bill to provide for the payment of expenses in matters in which the State is a party or interested;

House bill No. 209, entitled

A bill to amend act No. 183 of the public acts of 1873, entitled “An act to amend Sec. 1 of an act entitled 'An act to confirm the record of letters of attorney in certain cases,' approved April 17, 1871, being Sec. 4256 of the compiled laws of 1871, and to add a new section thereto to stand as Sec. 2, relative to certified transcript copies of deeds, instruments and letters of attorney, conveying title to real estate;"

House bill No. 150 (Ale No. 88), entitled

A bill to amend Chap. 91 of Howell's annotated statutes, being an act entitled "An act to revise the laws providing for the incorporation of rail. road companies, and to regulate the running and management, and to fix the duties and liabilities of all railroad and other corporations owning or operating any railroad in this State," being act No. 198 of the session laws of 1873, approved May 1, 1873, as amended by act No. 177 of the session laws of 1877, and act No. 230 of the public acts of 1887, and act No. 202 of the public acts of 1889, and acts Nos. 52, 90 and 123 of the public acts of 1891, and to add two new sections to said chapter to stand as Secs. 26 and 27 of article 5;

House joint resolution No. 13 (file No. 321), entitled
A joint resolution to designate and adopt a State flower;

Have made no amendments thereto, and have directed their chairman to report the bills back to the Senate and recommend their passage.

The committee of the whole have also had under consideration the following:

II.

House bill No. 510 (file No. 181), entitled

A bill to amend Secs. 1, 3, 6 and 15 of act No. 193 of the session laws of 1895, approved May 22, 1895, entitled "An act to prohibit and prevent adulteration, fraud and deception in the manufacture and sale of articles of food and drink;"

Have made sundry amendments thereto, and have directed their chairman to report the bill back to the Senate, asking concurrence in the amendments, and recommend that the bill, when so amended, do pass.

J. K. FLOOD,

Chairman. Report accepted.

The first above named bills were placed on the order of third reading of bills.

The Senate concurred in the amendments made to the bill in part II of the report, and the same was placed on the order of third reading of bills.

On motion of Mr. Barnard, the Senate took up the order of

THIRD READING OF BILLS.

Senate bill No. 38 (file No. 151), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society for the years 1897 and 1898;

Was read a third time and passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

[blocks in formation]

Title agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Colman,

By a vote of two-thirds of all the Senators elect the bill was ordered to take immediate effect.

Senate bill No. 138 (file No. 152), entitled

A bill to repeal act No. 233 of the session laws of 1867, entitled "An act to establish and organize school district No. 13 in the township of Oshtemo, county of Kalamazoo and State of Michigan, and all acts amendatory thereto and thereof, and to provide for the distribution of the territory thereof;"

Was read a third time and passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

[blocks in formation]

Senate bill No. 180 (file No. 154), entitled

A bill to amend Secs. 39 and 40 of act 205 of the session laws 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," the same being Secs. 320808 and 3208d9 of Howell's annotated statutes;

Was read a third time and passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Barnard
Mr. Latimer

Mr. Robinson
Barnum
Loomis

Savidge
Bostwick
Maitland

Teeple
Campbell
Mason

Thompson
Colman
Merriman

Wagar
Flood
Mudge

Westcott
Holmes
Prescott

Youmans
Jibb

Preston

NAYS. Mr. Hughes

Mr. Lawrence

Title agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Teeple,

By a vote of two-thirds of all the Senators elect the bill was ordered to take immediate effect.

House bill No. 337 (file No. 312), entitled
A bill in relation to police matrons in the several cities of the State;
Pending third reading of which,
Mr. Prescott offered a substitute therefor, having the following title:

A bill to provide for police matrons in certain cities of the State, to define their powers and duties, and to provide for designating station houses, or departments thereof, for the detention of women and children under arrest in said cities;

Which substitute was received.
The question being on the adoption of the substitute,
Mr. Lawrence moved to refer the bill to the committee on Judiciary.
Pending which,
Mr. Prescott moved to lay the bill on the table.
Which motion prevailed.

Mr. Loomis moved that the Senate adjourn,
Which motion prevailed, and

The President declared the Senate adjourned until 9 o'clock a, m. tomorrow.

Lansing, Friday, April 23, 1897.

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

Religious exercises by the Rev. Mr. Miller.
Roll called: quorum present.

« AnteriorContinuar »