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"(20) The provisions of this amendatory act shall not apply to any city of this State until the legislative body thereof has determined by a resolution or ordinance duly passed to accept the provisions thereof."

The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted, a majority of all the members-elect voting therefor.

Mr. Lawson moved to amend the bill by striking out of line 8, section 119, the words "upon the" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "at least three feet from the".

The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted, a majority of all the members- elect voting therefor.

The bill was then passed, a majority of all the members-elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Smedley, having reserved the right to explain his vote, made the following statement:

"I am in entire sympathy with this bill and I wanted to vote for it, but I did not feel that I could after the adoption of the amendment that was offered. I feel now that the bill is so muddled up it will take a Philadelphia lawyer to figure it out. I think one-half the bill applies to the cities and the other one-half applies to the rest of the State."

By unanimous consent the House returned to the order of

Reports of Standing Committees.
The Committee on Education, by Mr. Sink, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 210 (file No. 205)-
A bill to amend Act No. 164, Public Acts of 1881-school libraries,
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 Education, by Mr. Sink, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 219 (file No. 216)-
A bill to amend Act No. 164, Public Acts of 1881-school census,
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

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

Mr. Culver moved that the hour of the meeting of the House on Wednesday, April 15, be fixed at 10 o'clock a. m.

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Evans moved that the House adjourn.
The motion prevailed.

The Speaker pro tem declared the House adjourned until Wednesday, April 16, at 10 o'clock a. m.

CHARLES S. PIERCE, Clerk of the House of Representatives.

JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

NUMBER SIXTY-FOUR.

Lansing, Wednesday, April 15, 1925.

10 o'clock a. m.

The House was called to order by the Speaker.

Rev. Virgil Boyer, of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Lansing, offered the invocation:

"Most gracious God, we humbly beseech Thee, for the people of these United States in general, and especially for the House of Representatives in Congress assembled, that Thou wouldst be pleased to direct and prosper all their consultations, to the advancement of Thy glory, the safety, honor, and welfare of Thy people; that all things may be so ordered and settled by their endeavors, upon the best and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety, may be established among us for all generations. Almighty God, Who hast promised to hear the petitions of those who ask in Thy Son's Name; we beseech Thee mercifully to incline Thine ears to us who have now made our prayers and supplications unto Thee; and grant that those things which we have faithfully asked according to Thy will, may effectually be obtained, to the relief of our necessity, and to the setting forth of Thy glory; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen."

The roll of the House was called by the Clerk, who announced that a quorum was present.

The following member was absent with leave:
Mr. McLain.

The following members were absent without leave:

Mrs. Anderson, Messrs. Bartlett, Bristow, Cowan, Darin, Dexter, Hosking, Langsford, MacKinnon, Madill, Murphy, Palmer and Archie M. Reid.

Mr. Ormsbee moved that Mr. Langsford be granted an indefinite leave of absence.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Espie moved that all other absentees without leave be excused from today's session.

The motion prevailed.

Presentation of Petitions.

Mr. McKibbin presented
Petition No. 430.

Petition of the Clare Study Club of Clare asking that an appropriation be made to cover the provisions of the Sheppard-Towner Act.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Announcement by Clerk of Printing and Enrollment of Bills.

The Clerk announced that the following named bills had been printed and placed upon the files of the members, Tuesday, April 14:

Senate Bill No. 90 (file No. 308)-
A bill to provide for the printing of the index of local and special acts.
Senate Bill No. 302 (file No. 309)—

A bill to authorize the establishment of trunk line highway from the junction of Nos. 85 and 66 in Montcalm county to No. 13.

Reports of Standing Committees.

The Committee on Education, by Mr. Sink, Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 487—

A bill to provide that in counties of 500,000 or more the county commissioner of schools shall recommend teachers in districts employing less than six, appoint deputy commissioner, supervisors of education, etc.,

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 Labor, by Mr. Carter, Acting Chairman, reported.
Senate Bill No. 104 (file No. 62)

A bill to regulate the hours of labor of employes in the fire departments of municipalities,

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

1. Amend by inserting in line 9 after the word "discipline" the words "or for inspection duty".

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

The amendment was adopted.

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

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The Committee on Labor, by Mr. Carter, Acting Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 476—

A bill to give the Department of Labor power to formulate and enforce rules for the construction and use of steam boilers and other pressure vessels,

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

1. Amend by inserting in line 7 of section 1 after the word "Engineers" the words "Provided, That railroad locomotive boilers and heating boilers in private homes shall be excepted from the provisions of this act."

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 Public Health, by Mr. Haight, Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 237 (file N 69)—
A bill to regulate the occupation of hairdressers and cosmeticians,

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

1. Amend by inserting in line 3 of section 2, after the word "person" the words "except as hereinafter provided,".

2. Amend by inserting in line 8 of section 2, after the word “person” the words "except as hereinafter provided,”.

3. Amend by inserting in line 13 of section 2, after the word "scalp" the word "head".

4. Amend by striking out of line 13 of section 2, after the word "body" the word "or".

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