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

Mr. Jensen moved that the further consideration of the bill be postponed until Monday, April 18,

The motion prevailed.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 278 (file No. 238), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 196 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to authorize proceedings for the discovery of crime, and to provide penalties for a violation of such procedure.”

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 Judiciary.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 219 (file No. 166), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 337 of the Public Acts of 1913, entitled "An act to divide the State of Michigan into thirteen congressional districts," being section 232 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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 Com. mittee on Apportionment.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 89 (file No. 74), entitled

A bill to amend sections 9, 10, 30, 31 anal of AC. No. 338 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled "An act to prohibit the manufacture, sale, keeping for sale, giving away, bartering, furnishing, possessing, importing or transporting of any vinous, malt, brewed, fermented, spirituous or intoxicating liquors, except for medicinal, mechanical, chemical, scientific and sacramental purposes; to regulate the manufacture, sale, possession, importation and transportation thereof for such excepted purposes; to provide for the enforcement of, and to prescribe penalties for violations of this act; to prohibit certain advertising and advertisements pertaining to the liquor traffic; to prescribe the duties of officers, and of carriers pertaining to the liquor traffic, to prescribe rights of action, recovery of damages and rules of evidence thereunder; and to repeal all acts in conflict therewith," as amended by Act No. 53 of the Public Acts of 1919.

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 Liquor Traffic.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 163 (file No. 117), entitled

A bill to provide for the several counties of the State of Michigan purchasing or making, establishing and maintaining systems of abstracts of title of lands in such counties; the making and selling of abstracts of title and furnishing of information concerning the condition of titles and charging of fees therefor; the employing of persons to keep and maintain such systems of abstracts, and the doing of all things necessary for the carrying on of a general business of making and furnishing abstracts of title to the lands in such counties.

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 Com. mittee on Towns and Counties.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 166 (file 196), entitled

A bill to provide for appropriations for certain special State purposes to meet emergencies and deficiencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1921, and to provide a tax to meet the same.

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 Com. mittee on State Affairs.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 188 (file No. 160), entitled

A bill to amend the title and sections 4, 6, 7, 15, and 17 of Act No. 159 of the Public Acts of 1919, entitled "An act to preserve and perpetuate the commercial fisheries of the State; to regulate the taking of fish in the waters of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron and Erie and the bays thereof; to define the connecting waters between said lakes within the jurisdiction of this State; to regulate the transportation, sale and possession of fish taken from said waters; to prescribe penalties for violations of this act and to repeal Act No. 188 of the Public Acts of 1875, Act No. 399 of the Local Acts of 1895, and Act No. 342 of the Public Acts of 1917," approved May 2, 1919.

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 Com. mittee on Fish and Fisheries.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting Senate Bill No. 40 (file No. 29), entitled A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 334 of the Public Acts of 1913, entitled "An act to provide for the establishment, survey, improvement and maintenance of State reward trunk line highways, to provide for the payment of triple State reward thereon, to define the duties of State, county, good roads district and township officers in regard thereto, and to appropriate funds to carry out the provisions thereof," same being section 4852 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 58 of the Public Acts of 1919.

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 Com. mittee on Roads and Bridges.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 203 (file No. 158), entitled

A bill to regulate the practice of dentistry and dental surgery, providing for the examination, licensing, registration and regulation of persons who may practice the same, providing penalties for violations thereof, and to repeal Act No. 338 of the Public Acts of 1907.

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 Com. mittee on Public Health.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate Bill No. 242 (file No. 190), entitled

A bill to amend sections 8 and 10, chapter III, Part 2 of Act No. 256 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan for 1917, entitled "An act to revise, consolidate and classify the laws of the State of Michigan relating to the insurance and surety business; to regulate the incorporation of domestic insurance and surety companies and associations and the admission of foreign companies and to provide for the departmental supervision and regulation of the insurance and surety business within this State.

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 Insurance.

A. message was received from the Senate transmitting Senate Bill No. 261 (file No. 216), entitled A bill to empower boards of supervisors to allow to any circuit court commissioner in this State, whose salary is now fixed by law, such additional amount as it may see fit, and to provide the manner in which same shall be paid.

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 Towns and Counties.

Messrs. Dacey, Burnham, and DeWitt entered the House and took their seats.

A message was received from the Senate returning with an amendment
House Bill No. 365 (file No. 160) --
A bill to provide for a revolving fund for the construction of drains.
The following is the amendment made to the bill by the Senate:

Section 2, line 2, after the word "fund,” strike cut the word “shall" and insert in lieu thereof the word "may."

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

The Speaker announced that under Rule 58 the bill would lie over one day.
Mr. Vine moved that Rule 58 be suspended.
The motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the members present voting therefor.

The question being on concurring in the amendment made to the bill by the Senate,

The amendment was concurred in, a majority of all the members-elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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The bill was referred to the Clerk for enrollment printing and presentation to the Governor.

A message was received from the Senate returning with certain amendments House Bill No. 282 (file No. 82)—

A bill to amend section 20 of chapter 2, Act No. 164, Public Acts of 1881-to prescribe equipment in vehicles transporting school children.

The following are the amendments made to the bill by the Senate:
(1) Section 20, line 23, after the word “building,” insert “or altering."

(2) Section 20, line 63, amend by inserting after the word “ensuing” the words "or current."

(3) Section 20, line 64, amend by inserting in lieu of the amendment after the word “schools" the following: "Provided, That the sum of two hundred dollars shall be paid out of the state treasury to any primary school district maintaining a one-room school for nine months in any school year if the school tax of the distrist on each one thousand dollars assessed valuation for seven months' school is twelve dollars or more for maintenance, exclusive of the two hundred dollars State appropriation. The cost of school sites, school buildings, and the alteration of school buildings shall not be included in determining the cost of maintenance. The auditor general, upon receipt of a certified statement from the superintendent of public instruction of the school district entitled to receved said sum, shall draw a warrant upon the state treasurer in favor of the treasurer of each of said school districts entitled to the amount herein designated. There is hereby appropriated out of the moneys in the treasury of the State of Michigan the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars for the fiscal years ending June thirty, nineteen hundred twenty-two, and the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars annually thereafter, or so much thereof as may be necessary for carrying out the purposes of this act. The auditor general shall incorporate in the State tax for the year nineteen hundred twenty-one, and each year thereafter, the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars, or such part thereof as shall be necessary when collected to reimburse the general fund for the amount hereby appropriated and for the carry. ing out the purposes of this act."

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

The Speaker announced that under Rule 58 the bill would lie over one day. A message was received from the Senate returning with certain amendments House Bill No. 372 (file No. 167)

A bill to define manslaughter and negligent homicide, when committed by operation of vehicles.

The following are the amendments made to the bill by the Senate:
(1) Strike out all of Section 1.
(2) Renumber Section 2 to read section 1.
(3) Renumber section 3 to read section 2.
(4) Renumber'section 4 to read section 3.

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

The message further informed the House that the Senate had amended the title so as to read as follows:

A bill to define the crime of negligent homicide, when committed by the operation of a vehicle, and to prescribe penalties for said crime.

The Speaker announced that under Rule 58 the bill would lie over one day.

A message was received from the Senate returning
House Bill No. 396 (file No. 170) --

A bill to amend section 17, Act No. 59, Public Acts of 1915-an act to provide for the maintenance of highways.

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

The bill was referred to the Clerk for enrollment printing and presentation to the Governor.

A message was received from the Senate returning
House Bill No. 382 (file No. 155)-

A bill to amend sections 1, 2 and 9, Act No. 368, Public Acts of 1919-an act to provide for licensing operators of motor vehicles.

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

The bill was referred to the Clerk for enrollment printing and presentation to the Governor.

A message was received from the Senate informing the House that the Senate had adopted the following resolution:

House Concurrent Resolution No. 20.

A resolution memorializing Congress to amend the LaFollette Seamen's Act so as to alleviate burdens carried by Great Lakes shipping.

(For text of resolution see p. 781 of House Journal.)
By unanimous consent, the House returned to the order of

Reports of Standing Committees.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Hopkins, Acting Chairman, reported

House Bill No. 79

A bill to make appropriations for State Fire Marshal's Office, Department of Insurance.

The committee recommended that the bill be printed.
The question being on concurring in the recommendation of the committee,
The recommendation was concurred in, and the bill was ordered printed.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Hopkins, Acting Chairman, re. ported

House Bill No. 524-
A bill to provide appropriations for the Department of Agriculture.
The committee recommended that the bill be printed.
The question being on concurring in the recommendation of the committee,
The recommendation was concurred in, and the bill was ordered printed.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Hopkins, Acting Chairman, re. ported

House Bill No. 92

A bill to make appropriations for the Board of State Auditors (Capitol Building and Grounds.) The committee recommended that the bill be printed. The question being on concurring in the recommendation of the committee, The recommendation was concurred in, and the bill was ordered printed.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Hopkins, Acting Chairman, re. ported

House Bill No. 73–
A bill to make appropriations for Michigan State Police.
The committee recommended that the bill be printed.
The question being on concurring in the recommendation of the committee,
The recommendation was concurred in, and the bill was ordered printed.

The Committee on Ways and Means, by Mr. Hopkins, Acting Chairman, reported

House Bill No. 473

A bill to amend section 2, Act No. 152, Public Acts of 1913-an act making appropriations for the State Public School.

The committee recommended 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. Hopkins, Acting Chairman, re. ported

House Bill No. 119

A bill to amend section 1, Act No. 32, Public Acts of 1878—an act to extend aid to the University of Michigan.

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

1. Amend by striking out of line 5, section 1, the words “five eights" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "six tenths."

2. Amend by striking out the last two lines of section 1.

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

The amendments were 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. Hopkins, Acting Chairman, reported

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