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The Committee of the Whole also reported
Senate Bill No. 216 (file No. 164)—
A bill to regulate the placing of signs on private property of another, etc.

The Committee recommended the adoption of the following amendments there to, and the passage of the bill when so amended:

1. Amend by inserting in line 14 of section 1 after the word "guidepost," the words "For Sale or Exchange sign by a duly licensed real estate dealer.”

2. Amend by inserting in line 14 of section 1 after the word "public,” the word “political.”

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

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

The Committee of the Whole also reported
Senate Bill No. 183 (file No. 136)—

A bill to provide for the appointment of an assignment clerk in circuit courts. in counties having a certain population.

The Committee recommended the adoption of the following amendments there. to, and the passage of the bill when so amended:

Amend by striking out of line 4 of section 1 the word “two," and inserting in lieu thereof the word “three."

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.

The Committee of the Whole also reported
Senate Bill No. 82 (file No. 92)—

A bill to amend chapter 2, part 1, Act No. 256, Public Acts of 1917—the general insurance law.

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

Amend by inserting in line 13, of section 15, after the word "rule," the words: "Any fraternal beneficiary association authorized to do business in this State may credit in its valuation report, as contingent assets, or charge as contingent liabilities, the difference between the present value of the actual interest rate earned and the present value of the assumed rate under the standard of valuation used, from the date of such valuation to the maturity date of investments, or if payment date is optional, to such optional date, and for an average like period on all other mortuary or benefit funds: Provided, That the purchase price shall in no case be taken at a higher figure than the actual market value at the time of purchase: And provided further, That the Commissioner of Insurance shall have full discretion in determining the method of calculating values according to the foregoing rule."

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

Reports of Standing Committees. The Committee on Public Utilities, by Mr. Copley, Chairman, reported Senate Bill No. 122 (file No. 295) — A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Public Utilities Commission.. The committee recommended that the bill pass. The bill was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The Committee on Agriculture, by Mr Read, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 128 (file No. 261)
A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Agricultural Fair Commission.

The committee recommended that the following amendment be adopted, and that the bill then pass:

Amend by inserting after section 4 a new section to stand as section 5 and to read as follows:

Sec. 5. Nothing in this act shall be construed as an appropriation for the Michigan State Fair.

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 on Ways and Means.

The Committee on University, by Mr. Lennon, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 21 (file No. 300)—
A bill to make appropriations for the University of Michigan.
The committee recommended that the bill pass.
The bill was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The Committee on State Affairs, by Mr. Hunter, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 125 (file No. 269) —
A bill to make appropriations for the Department of the Auditor General.
The committee recommended that the bill pass.
The bill was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The Committee on State Affairs, by Mr. Hunter, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 123 (file No. 296)—
A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Securities Commission.
The committee recommended that the bill pass.
The bill was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
The Committee on Judiciary, by Mr. Liddy, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 189 (file No. 272) -

A bill to amend sections 17, 21, 23, 24, 25, 32-a, 35, 39, 44 and 49 of Act No. 183 of the Public Acts of 1897—relative to term of office, duties and compensation of circuit court stenographers.

The committee recommended that the following amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass:

1. Amend by inserting in line 1, section 1, after the figures "44" the figures "45."

2. Amend by inserting in line 6, section 1, after the figures "14511” the figures "14512."

3. Amend by inserting after Sec. 44 the following:

"Sec. 45. In the thirty-second circuit, the stenographers shall be paid an annual salary of three thousand (five hundred) dollars."

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 Judiciary, by Mr. Liddy, Chairman, reported Senate Bill No. 286 (file No. 263)A bill to amend sections 1, 4, 6, 9 and 14 of Act No. 46 of the Public Acts of 1915--Blue Sky Law.

The committee recommended that the following amendment be adopted, and that the bill then pass:

Amend by inserting in line 39 of section 9, after the word “Secretary,” following words:

"The words 'The commission does not recommend the purchase of this security' shall be printed in type two sizes larger than any other part of said certificate, and in case said certificate or the fact that said commission has approved said security is printed or published in any circular, pamphlet or newspaper, the words "The commission does not recommend the purchase of this security' shall be printed in type two sizes larger than the type in which the statement of fact that such security has been approved by said commission appears.”

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.

The Committee on Michigan Employment Institution for the Blind by Mr. Atwood, Chairman, reported

Senate Bill No. 39 (file No. 294)A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Employment Institution for the Blind.

The committee recommended that the bill pass.
The bill was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The Committee on Public Health, by Mr. Welsh, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 291 (file No. 270)—

A bill to amend sections 12, 13 and 18 of Article 2, title 1 and section 35 of Article 2, title 2, Act No. 167, Public Acts of 1917—the Housing Law.

The committee recommended that the bill pass.

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

The Committee on Public Health, by Mr. Welsh, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill NO 306 (file No. 290)-
A bill to regulate traffic in eggs.
The committee recommended that the bill pass.

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

The Committee on Public Health, by Mr. Welsh, Chairman, reported
Senate Bill No. 293 (file No. 273)-

A bill to amend secs. 11 and 13, Act No. 98, Public Acts of 1913 and to repeal Act No. 28, Public Acts of 1909_relative to sewage systems owned by private or public corporations.

The committee recommended that the bill pass.

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

The Committee on Public Health, by Mr. Welsh, Chairman, reported
House Bill No. 35-
A bill to require transportation companies to maintain sanitary toilets.
The committee recommended that the bill pass.
Mr. Haan moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Railroads.
The motion prevailed.

By unanimous consent, the House returned to the order of

Motions and Resolutions.

Mr. MacDonald moved that the hour of the meeting of the House on Tuesday, April 26, be fixed at 10:00 o'clock a. m.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Ramsey moved that the following bill, now on the order of Third Reading of Bills, be laid on the table:

Senate Bill No. 63 (file No. 51)—

A bill to amend section 4 of Act No. 279 of the Public Acts of 1919-relative to acquisition by cities of sites for parks.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. O'Brien moved that the House adjourn.
The motion prevailed.

The Speaker declared the House adjourned until Tuesday, April 26, at 10:00 o'clock a. m.

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

JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

NUMBER SEVENTY-TWO.

Lansing, Tuesday, April 26, 1921.

10:00 o'clock a. m.

The House was called to order by the Speaker.

Rev. L. 0. Bissell, of the Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church of Lansing, offered the invocation:

"We thank Thee, Our God, for calling us to the serious concerns of life. We need Thee through the working hours of this day. Give unto us Thy holy directions, that our work may begin, continue and end in Thee. Give unto us a yearning for the high and great concerns of the State of Michigan. Having called us to this great responsibility, we pray that we may rise unto it in our Godgiven strength, and may the words of our mouths and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in Thy sight, Oh Lord, Our Strength and Redeemer. Amen."

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

The following members were absent with leave: Messrs. Coleman, Ewing, Henze, and Leedy.

The following members were absent without leave: Messrs. Averill, Curtis, Dean, Jensen, Liddy, Geo. H. Miller, Moore, Vine and Woodruff.

Mr. Butler moved that the absentees without leave be excused from today's session.

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Dunn moved that an indefinite leave of absence be granted to Mr. Jensen.
The motion prevailed.

Presentation of Petitions.

Mr. Dacey presented
Petition No. 719.

Petition of the Catholic Study Club of Detroit protesting against the passage of House Bill No. 446, the so-called sterilization bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

Mr. Frick presented
Petition No. 720.

Petition of Peter A. Bowen and fifty other residents of Detroit, favoring the passage of the bill providing for the free distribution of diphtheria anti-toxin.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Mr. Lord presented
Petition No. 721.

Petition of Anthony Perry and five other residents of Detroit, favoring the passage of the bill providing for the free distribution of diphtheria anti-toxin.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Announcement by Clerk of Printing and Enrollment of Bills. The Clerk announced the enrollment printing and the presentation to the Governor on Monday, April 25, for his approval, of the following named bills:

House Bill No. 237 (file No. 67, enrolled No. 34)

A bill to amend section 1, Act No. 235, Public Acts of 1911—an act to provide for payment of funeral expenses of deceased soldiers, sailors, et al;

House Bill No. 140 (file No. 16, enrolled No. 72)—
A bill to codify corporation laws;
House Bill No. 131 (file No. 44, enrolled No. 73)-

A bill to require the carrying of lights upon all animal-drawn vehicles on public highways;

House Bill No. 310 (file No. 147, enrolled No. 74)---
A bill to regulate the occupation of barbering;
House Bill No. 19 (file No. 146, enrolled No. 75)--

A bill to repeal Act No. 147, Public Acts of 1919—an act to create a community council commission;

House Bill No. 168 (file No. 173, enrolled No. 76)—

A bill to amend sections 59 and 89 of Act No. 206, Public Acts of 1893-to reduce penalty on delinquent taxes;

House Bill No. 322 (file No. 114, enrolled No. 77)

A bill to amend section 4, Act No. 247, Public Acts of 1919-an act to permit the taking of cisco with gill nets in certain lakes in Cass County;

House Bill No. 321 (file No. 115, enrolled No. 78)—

A bill to amend section 3, Act No. 329, Public Acts of 1919—an act to permit taking of cisco with gill nets in certain lakes in St. Joseph County.

Messages from the Senate.
The Speaker laid before the House
House Bill No. 268 (file No. 78)-

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 171, Public Acts of 1899-an act to set aside certain swamp lands for a public park.

The bill was received from the Senate on Monday, April 25, with certain amend. ments made by the Senate, consideration of which was postponed until today under the rules.

(For amendments see p. 1071 of the House Journal.)

The question being on concurring in the adoption of the amendments made to the bill by the Senate,

The amendments were concurred in, a majority of all the members-elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays,

YEAS.

Mr. Aldrich

Allard
Atwood
Barnard
Braman
Brown
Bryan
Burnham
Butler
Byrum
Case
Chase
Copley
Culver
Dacey
Dafoe
Danz
De Witt
Dunn
Emerson
Evans
Farrier

Mr. Francis

Frick
Fuller
Gettel
Glaspie
Gowdy
Green
Haan
Hall
Harris
Hart
Hartway
Holland
Hopkins
Hubbard
Hunter
Jerome
Jewell
Johnson
Kirby
Kooyers
Ladd

Mr. Lee

Mr. Rasmussen
Lennon

Rauchholz
Lewis

Read
Locke

Reutter
Lord

Robinson
MacDonald

Rowe
McKeon

Sanson
Manwaring

Sargent
Meggison

Smith
Menerey

Stevenson
Miles

Strauch
Miller, Wm. F. Strom
Morrison

Titus
Mosier

Town
Nevins

Townsend
O'Brien

Wade
Olmsted

Warner, Jos. E.
Osborn

Watson
Palmer

Wells
Pitkin

Welsh
Ramsey

Speaker
Rankin

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