Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

The Committee of the Whole also reported
House Bill No. 441 (file No. 286)
A bill to provide for the protection of homing pigeons.

The Committee recommended the adoption of the following amendment thereto, and the passage of the bill when so amended.

1. Amend by striking out of section 3 all after the word "court" in line 7.

T'he question being on the adoption of the proposed amendment made by the committee,

The amendment was adopted and the bill was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

The Committee of the Whole also reported
House Bill No. 423 (file No. 271)—

A bill to amend Act No. 84, Public Acts of 1921, relative to purchase of stock by corporations.

The Committee recommended the adoption of the following amendment thereto, and the passage of the bill when so amended:

1. Amend by adding a new section after enacting section 1, to stand as section 8 and to read as follows:

"Sec. 8. Subject to the limitations of the laws of this state and of the United States with respect to monopolies and illegal restraints of trade, any corporation organized for pecuniary profit, or organized on a stock share basis not for pecuniary profit, shall have power in furtherance of the objects of its existence, to purchase and hold shares of stock of other corporations organized under the laws of this or any other state (jurisdiction or sovereignty), for purposes similar to those of such corporation; Provided, Any co-operative agricultural marketing association or company organized for profit may hold and acquire stock or mem. bership in a co-operative agricultural marketing association not organized for profit."

The question being on the adoption of the proposed amendment made by the comunittee,

The amendment was adopted and the bill was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

The Committee of the Whole also reported
House Bill No. 349 (file No. 267)—

A bill to amend Act No. 222, Public Acts of 1901—to provide for the bonding of plumbers, increase in compensation of members of board of examiners, etc.,

The Committee recommended the adoption of the following amendment thereto, and the passage of the bill when so amended.

1. Amend by striking out of line 16 of section 12 the words "every city" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "counties having a population in excess of 600,000."

The question being on the adoption of the proposed amendment made by the committee,

The amendment was adopted and the bill was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

By unanimous consent the House returned to the order of

Motions and Resolutions.

Mr. McLain moved that a respectful message be sent to the Governor requesting the return to the House of

House Bill No. 37 (file No. 24)—

A bill to amend Act No. 65, Public Acts of 1909, and to repeal Act No. 190, Public Acts of 1903—to regulate high school teaching, etc.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. MacDonald moved that the hour of the meeting of the House on Thursday, April 9, be fixed at 10 o'clock a. m.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Curtis moved that House Bill No. 350 (file No. 264)—A bill to amend Act No. 167, Public Acts of 1917—housing code—now on the order of Third Reading, of Bills, be made a special order of business for Tuesday, April 14, at 8 o'clock p. m.

The motion prevailed.
By unanimous consent the House returned to the order of

Reports of Standing Committees.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Farrier, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 135 (file No. 98)—
A bill to make appropriations for the Legislature—maintenance, etc.,
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Farrier, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 41 (file No. 163)-
A bill to make appropriations for the State Highway Department,
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Farrier, Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 473—
A bill to make appropriations for the payment of claims against the State,

With the recommendation that the following amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass:

1. Amend by striking out all of section 3.

The question being on the adoption of the amendment to the bill recommended by the committee,

The amendment was adopted.

The bill was ordered printed, referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Farrier, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 122 (fle No. 85)—
A bill to accept the provisions of the Sheppard-Towner Act,
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Farrier, Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 12 (file No. 185)—

A bill to amend Act No. 7, Public Acts of First Extra Session of 1921-an act to regulate the practice of dentistry,

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Farrier, Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 230—

A bill to amend Act No. 269, Public Acts of 1909—to provide that members of the State Board of Agriculture shall receive $5.00 per day,

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The bill was ordered printed, referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Farrier, Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 228-

A bill to authorize the payment of bounties for the destruction of wolves and coyotes,

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The bill was ordered printed, referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

[ocr errors]

The Committee on Towns and Counties, by Mr. Darin, Chairman, reported House Bill No. 288 (file No. 247)— A bill to authorize townships to acquire and operate hydro-electric plants, With the recommendation that the following amendments be 'adopted and that the bill then pass:

1. Amend by striking out all of line 5 of section 3 after the word "improvement" and lines 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17 and 18 to and including the word "bonds".

2. Amend by striking out of line 23 of section 3 the word "may" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "shall”.

3. Amend by striking out of line 24 of section 3 the word "ten" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "twenty".

The question being on the adoption of the amendments to the bill recommended by the committee,

The amendments were adopted.

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

The Committee on Towns and Counties, by Mr. Darin, Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 34 (file No. 13)—
A bill to permit two or more counties to contract for, super-highways,

With the recommendation that the following amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass:

1. Amend by striking out of line 1 of section 1 the word "combine" and inserting in lieu thereof the words “by their boards of supervisors' contract".

2. Amend by adding to line 4 of section 1 after the word "ordinance" the words “and when the term of any contract made hereunder shall have expired, it may be renewed for a term or terms subject to the other provisions of this act”.

3. Amend by striking out of line 5 of section 3 the word "the" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "any three".

4. Amend by adding to line 11 of section 4 after the word "commission" the words "The counties may in their contract provide rules and regulations governing the procedure of the said commission".

5. Amend by striking out of line 2 of section 8 after the word “of” the word "twenty-five", and inserting in lieu thereof the words "not less than five nor more than fifteen”.

6. Amend by striking out of line 2 section 8 the words "unless it is otherwise agreed”.

7. Amend by inserting in line 3 of section 8 after the word "to" the words "not more than".

8. Amend by adding a new section to the bill to stand as section 12 to read as follows: "Nothing herein shall be construed to take from the State highway department any jurisdiction that it may have over any State trunk line highway now or hereafter established".

9. Amend by adding a new section to the bill to stand as section 13 and to read as follows: "Should any provision or section of this act be held to be invalid for any reason, such holding shall not be construed as affecting the validity of any remaining portion hereof, it being the legislative intent that the act shall stand notwithstanding the invalidity of any such provision or section.”

The question being on the adoption of the amendments to the bill recommended by the committee,

The amendments were adopted.

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

Mr. Evans moved that the House take a recess until 8 o'clock p. m.
The motion prevailed, the time being 5:30 o'clock p. m.

After Recess.

8 o'clock p. m.

The House was called to order by the Speaker.

By unanimous consent the House returned to the order of

Messages from the Senate. A message was received from the Senate returning, in accordance with the request of the House therefor,

House Bill No. 296 (file No. 141)

A bill to prohibit the entering of dwellings, etc., without the consent of the owner thereof.

Mr. Upjohn moved that the rules be suspended for the purpose of reconsidering the vote by which the House passed the bill.

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Upjohn moved to reconsider the vote by which the House passed the bill.
The motion prevailed.
The question being on the passage of the bill,
Mr. Upjohn moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
The motion prevailed.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 233 (file No. 231), entitled

A bill to establish the Michigan State Board of Accountancy, to grant the board the usual and necessary administrative powers, to define a public accountant, to define the status of a certified public accountant, to prescribe conditions under which firms and corporations may practice public accounting, to provide for the granting and issuing of certificates to accountants who qualify under the provisions of this act, to provide for revoking and cancelling certificates so issued, to provide an annual registration fee, to regulate the practice of public accounting, to prohibit the practice thereof by non-registered persons, to provide for the employment of non-registered persons, to provide a penalty for violations of its provisions, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions thereof.

The message informed the House of Representatives tḥat the Senate had passed the bill.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 236 (file No. 234), entitled

A bill to authorize the State Prison Commission to sell and convey to the city of Jackson certain lands situated within said city.

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

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 238 (file No. 236), entitled

A bill to authorize the State Prison Commission to sell and convey certain lands situated in the city of Jackson, Michigan, and to authorize the execution of deeds of conveyance thereof by said commission.

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

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 254 (file No. 257), entitled

A bill authorizing the State Administrative Board to sell and convey certain primary school lands to the school district of the city of Lansing.

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

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 269 (file No. 272), entitled

A bill to regulate the sale, offering or exposing for sale, and the manner of use, of any fireworks; providing penalties for any violations; and to repeal all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act.

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

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 Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 270 (file No. 273), entitled

A bill to provide that State trunk line highway number 34 shall hereafter be known as “Carleton road".

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

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 274 (file No. 277), entitled

A bill to cancel the indebtedness owing by the State Board of Agriculture to the State of Michigan for money advanced to it to construct a stadium at the Michigan Agricultural College and appropriating such moneys to the Michigan Agricultural College.

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

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 276 (file No. 279), entitled

A bill to give to the Michigan Public Utilities Commission all rights, powers and authority, of every kind and nature, heretofore given to the Michigan Railroad Commission or the Michigan Public Utilities Commission by Act No. 300 of the Public Acts of 1909 and Act No. 419 of the Public Acts of 1919, and the various amendments thereto; and to restore to the said commission jurisdiction over all matters, and all rights, powers and authority of every kind and nature which may have been suspended by the Act of Congress, approved March 21, 1918, referred to as the Federal Control Act, and the presidential proclamation thereunder.

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

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

A message was received from the Senate returning with certain amendments House Bill No. 137 (file No. 49)-.

A bill to amend Act No. 188, Public Acts of 1899—an act to provide for the taxation of inheritances.

The following are the amendments made to the bill by the Senate:

(1) Amend section 2, by striking out lines 13 and 14 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "of the clear market value of ten thousand dollars shall be exempt from all taxation under this act."

(2) Amend section 2, by striking out lines 15, 16 and 17 and inserting in lieu thereof the following “(b) Where the transfer is to a husband or wife such transfer of property of the clear market value of forty thousand dollars shall be exempt from all taxation under this act."

(3) Amend section 2, by striking out the word “entire" in line 21 and the word “transfer" in line 22, and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "transfer of such property in excess of the exemptions herein provided."

(4) Section 2, after line 33, insert the following proviso:

“Provided, That portion of the property so transferred to each individual of the persons included in the classes specified in paragraph one hereof, which consists of real estate, shall be taxable at three-fourths the rates specified in

« AnteriorContinuar »