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RULE 10. The same bill shall not, specially or by name, create, renew or continue more than one incorporation, nor contain any provisions in relation to the altering of more than one incorporation by name; but this rule shall not be construed to apply to corporations to be formed under general laws according to the eighth article of the constitution, nor to bills for consolidating corporations. After any bill has been reported by a committee, no amendment shall be made thereto which introduces an entirely new and different subject matter from the subject-matter of the bill reported.

RULE 11. Whenever there shall be an election of officers by the joint action of the two houses, the result shall be certified by the president of the senate and speaker of the assembly, and shall be reported by the presiding officer of each house to their respective houses, and be entered on the journals of each, and shall be communicated to the governor by the clerks of the two houses.

RULE 12. There shall be printed, of course, and without order, 614 copies of all original bills reported by committees of either house; and 800 copies of all messages from the governor (except messages certifying his approval of bills), all reports of standing or select committees, and all reports or communications made in pursuance of law; and 796 copies of the journal of each house, which number shall be denominated the usual number.

RULE 13. Neither house shall order the printing or purchasing of books for the use of members or for distribution, except by joint resolution upon which the ayes and noes shall be called, and which must receive the votes of a majority of each house; and no printing shall be done, by order of either house, which is not embraced in the contract for doing the public printing. Whenever either house shall order more than the usual number of any

message or document, the fact shall be communicated immediately by message to the other. Whenever extra copies of any document shall be ordered printed, the printer shall be authorized and required to deliver to the trustees of the state library at least five copies in addition to the number so ordered for the use of the said library; and whenever more than 500 copies are so ordered, the printer shall in like manner furnish five additional copies for each 500, for the purpose of literary exchanges.

RULE 14. When the same document shall by separate orders be directed to be printed by both houses, it shall be regarded as but one order, unless otherwise expressly directed by either house.

RULE 15. In the distribution of documents, the governor and state officers shall each have the same number as each of the members; and a specified number may be added for any committee, officer or author of a document,

RULE 16. The sergeant-at-arms of each house shall receive from the printer all matter ordered by the respective houses, and shall keep a book and enter therein the time of reception by him of every such bill or document, and the number of copies received, and shall cause each and any of such bill or document to be immediately placed on the desks of the members.

RULE 17. There shall be printed six hundred and fourteen bills, and distributed as follows:

To the senate
To the assembly
To the state officers.
To the state library.
Retained to bind..

125 copies. 450 copies. 28 copies.

1 copy. 10 copies.

There shall be printed three hundred and ten messages and documents, and distributed as follows:

To the senate
To the assembly
To state officers.
To the state library.

80 copies. 190 copies. 30 copies. 1 copy

There shall be printed three hundred journals of each house, and distributed as follows:

To the senate
To the assembly
To the state officers
To the state library.

80 copies. 188 copies. 30 copies. 2 copies.

There shall be printed, to bind, four hundred and ninetysix journals of each house, and the same number of messages and documents, and distributed as follows:

For the senate

38 copies. For the assembly

134 copies. For senate library

16 copies. For assembly library..

50 copies. For the counties and public officers...

123 copies. For literary and scientific exchanges, to be made by

the regents of the university, including one copy for each state and territory, and one copy for each

of the regents who are not otherwise provided for, 124 copies. For state library

5 copies.

There shall also be printed and bound, for the state library, five copies of the session laws, and, also, of the journal of each house, and fifty-five copies of the same for the regents of the university, for the purpose of literary exchanges.

The clerk of each house shall, forthwith, after the journal thereof of each day is approved, deliver a legible copy thereof to the printer for the two houses, who shall have the same printed and delivered to the sergeant-at-arms of each house within forty-eight hours thereafter.

RULE 18. There shall be a standing committee, consisting of three members of the senate and five members of

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the assembly, to be called the joint-committee on the state library and cabinet of natural history.

RULE 19. The supply bill and the annual appropriation bill shall be reported by the fifteenth day of March, and printed immediately thereafter, and made the special order for the twenty-fifth day of March, or some day prior thereto, immediately after the reading of the journal.

RULE 20. No bill introduced after the fifteenth day of March, in either house, shall have its final reading in either house until all bills previously introduced in either, and sent from one house to the other house for concurrence and ready for third reading, shall be disposed of, unless by unanimous consent, except the supply bill and the annual appropriation bill; and the clerk of each house shall note on each engrossed bill the day on which it was introduced and the day on which it was received from the other house, and shall announce such facts when the same is proposed to be read a third time.

RULE 21. When a bill, originated in the senate or assembly, shall have been lost in either house, neither the same, nor any other bill on the same subject, and containing similar provisions, shall be subsequently introduced into the senate or assembly during the same session, unless by unanimous consent.

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Members appointed by the Governor and Senate, pursuant to chapter 884 of Laws of 1872, to propose amendments to

the Constitution of the State. Hon. ROBERT H. PRUYN, of Albany, Chairman.





Boarding place in Albany.


Queens Steuben.



New York city.
253 River street, Troy..



Delavan House.
Congress Hall.
Delavan House.
Delavan House.
73 Hawk street.
Delayan House.
Congress Hall.

Albany. Westchester...


Armstrong, John J.
Bradley, George B..
Brooks, Erastus
Burdett, George C.
Cassidy, William*
Close, Odle..
Davis, Cyrus E.
Dudley, James M.
Farrar, Lysandert.
Foster, Edward W.
Hall, Joseph B.4.
Howland, Horace V.
Hubbard, John F., Jr.

Croton Falls.


Niagara Falls Johnstown.

Niagara . Fulton

26 Plain street.

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