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By the Committee on Agricultural Interests:
The Committee on Agricultural Interests reports
Senate bill No. 316, entitled

“A bill to provide for the inspection of commercial feeding stuffs and
to regulate the sale thereof;">
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

L. W. SNELL,

Chairman. The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

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

By the Committee on Railroads :
The Committee on Railroads reports
Senate bill No. 404 (file No. 379), entitled

"A bill to provide for the enforcement of public order upon interur:
ban cars within this State, and to define certain offenses against the
same, and provide a punishment for violation thereof;">
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WALTER R. TAYLOR,

Chairman. The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general orders.

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By the Committee on Railroads :
The Committee on Railroads reports
House bills Nos. 42 and 48 (file No. 70), entitled

A bill to amend section 9 of Act No. 198 of the Laws of 1873, entitled
“An act to revise the laws providing for the incorporation of the rail-
road, bridge and tunnel companies and to regulate the running and
management and to fix the duties and liabilities of all railroad, bridge,
tunnel and other corporations owning or operating any railroad, bridge
or tunnel within this State,” as amended, said section being compiler's
section 6234 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WALTER R. TAYLOR,

Chairman. The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general orders.

By the Committee on Railroads:
The Committee on Railroads reports
Senate bill No. 398 (file No. 371), entitled

"A bill to protect railroad and railway property, to prevent destruction and removal of any property or parts thereof and to provide a penalty therefor;"

With the following amendment thereto:

By inserting in line 12 of section 1 after the word "fine" the words “of not more than one hundred dollars."

Recommend that the amendment be concurred in, and that when so amended the bill pass.

WALTER R. TAYLOR,

Chairman. The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

Mr. Taylor moved that the Senate concur in the amendment made to the bill by the committee.

The motion prevailed.

The bill was then referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general orders.

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By the Committee on Railroads:
The Committee on Railroads reports
Senate bill No. 367 (file No. 311), entitled

A bill to amend sections 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Act No. 210 of the Public Acts of 1909, entitled “An act to provide for sanitary conditions in railroad passenger coaches and in railroad depots and vessels ;"'

With the following amendments thereto:

1. By inserting in line 2 of section 1 after the word "furnishings” the words "except cuspidors.”

2. By inserting in line 10 of section 1 after the word “unless” the words "suitable cuspidors are furnished and.”

3. By inserting in line 14 of section 1 after the word “health” the words "or such other notice as may be approved by the State Board of Health."

4. By inserting in line 4 of section 4 after the word "public" the words "the vaults or dry earth boxes shall be cared for in a thoroughly sanitary manner in compliance with instructions from the State Board of Health, approved disinfectants being used and the contents removed at proper intervals.”

Recommend that the amendments be concurred in, and that when so amended the bill pass.

WALTER R. TAYLOR,

Chairman. The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

Mr. Taylor moved that the Senate concur in the amendments made to the bill by the committee.

The motion prevailed.

The bill was then referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general orders.

By the Committee on Religious and Benevolent Societies :
The Committee on Religious and Benevolent Societies reports
Senate bill No. 390 (file No. 365), entitled

A bill to compel owners of private cemeteries in cities to keep the same enclosed with a suitable fence to prevent encroachment of live stock, and to provide that a portion of the moneys received from the sale of lots in such cemeteries shall be used for the care and maintenance of said cemeteries;

With the following amendments thereto:

1. By striking out of lines 3 and 4 of section 1 the words “of either wood or iron."

2. By striking out section 2 of the bill. 3. By renumbering sections 3 and 4 to agree with above amendment 2.

Recommend that the amendments be concurred in, and that when so amended the bill pass.

JOHN VANDERWERP,

Chairman. The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

Mr. Vanderwerp moved that the Senate concur in the amendments made to the bill by the cominittee.

The motion prevailed.

The bill was then referred to the committee of the whole and placed on tlie general orders.

By the Committee on Taxation :
The Committee on Taxation reports
House substitute for House bill No. 230 (file No. 89), entitled

A bill to amend section 7 of Act No. 206 of the Public Acts of 1893, entitled "An act to provide for the assessment of property and the levy and collection of taxes thereon, and for the collection of taxes heretofore and hereafter levied; making such taxes a lien on the lands taxed, establishing and continuing such lien, providing for the sale and conveyance of lands delinquent for taxes, and for the inspection and disposition of lands bid off to the State and not redeemed or purchased; and to repeal Act No. 200 of the Public Acts of 1891, and all other acts or parts of acts in any wise contravening any of the provisions of this act," being section 7 of chapter 98 and compiler's section 3830 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, as amended by Act No. 309 of the Public Acts of 1909. With the recommendation that the bill pass.

A. C. KINGMAN,

Chairman. The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general orders.

By the Committee on Public Health:
The Committee on Public Health reports
House bill No. 119 (file No. 91), entitled

A bill to amend sections 2 and 3 of Act No. 105 of the Public Acts of 1901, entitled “An act to prohibit the conducting, establishing or maintaining, or carrying on, without a license, of any maternity hospital, lying-in asylum, or other place for the receiving, caring for or treating of females during pregnancy, or during or after delivery, and to provide for the licensing and regulation of the same,” and to repeal section 5 of the same act;

With the following amendments thereto:

1. By striking out of lines 28 and 29 of section 3 the words "Board of Health issuing such license” and inserting in lieu thereof the words "Judge of Probate of the county wherein such institution is located.”

2. By striking out of lines 45 and 46 of section 3 the words "any special officer appointed for that purpose by" and inserting in lieu there of the words "by the principal agent of.”

3. By striking out of line 49 of section 3 the words "special officer"

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and inserting in lieu thereof the words "principal agent, and no person having access to these records shall divulge or disclose the contents of the records or the particulars entered therein, and said records shall not be used in evidence in any civil or criminal action for or against any inmate of said institution herein named.”

Recommend that the amendments be concurred in, and that when so amended the bill pass.

F. D. Scorr,

Chairman. The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

Mr. F. D. Scott moved that the Senate concur in the amendments made to the bill by the committee.

The motion prevailed.

The bill was then referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general orders.

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MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.

The following message from the House was received and read:

House of Representatives,

April 4, 1911.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir:-I am instructed by the House to return in accordance with the request of the Senate, the following bill:

Senate bill No. 284 (file No. 264), entitled

A bill to amend sections 1 and 2 of Act No. 185 of the Public Acts of 1907, entitled "An act to prohibit misrepresentation by life insurance companies," approved June 18, 1907; relative to statements by agents and others;

Very respectfully,

Paul H. KING, Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Mr. James moved that Senate Rule No. 36, limiting the time within which a motion to reconsider a vote may be made, be suspended.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of the Senators-elect voting therefor.
Mr. James then moved to reconsider the vote by which the Senate on
March 23, passed the above entitled bill.

The motion prevailed, a majority of the Senators-elect voting therefor.
The question being on the passage of the bill,
Mr. James offered the following substitute therefor:

A bill to amend the title and sections one and two of Act No. 185 of the Public Acts of 1907, entitled "An act to prohibit misrepresentation by life insurance companies."

The People of the State of Michigan enact: Section 1. The title and sections one and two of Act No. 185 of the Public Acts of 1907, entitled "An act to prohibit misrepresentation by life insurance companies,” are hereby amended so as to read as follows:

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An act to prohibit misrepresentation in the solicitation of life insurance contracts.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any life insurance company, or any officer, director, agent or employe thereof, directly or indirectly to make, issue or circulate, or cause to be made, issued or circulated any illustration, circular, or written or verbal statement, misrepresenting the terms of any policy of life insurance or the benefits or advantages provided in or promised thereby, or any estimate of the dividend or share of surplus to be received thereon or use any name, title or description of any policy or class of policies misrepresenting the true nature thereof; or to make any false representation or incomplete comparison of policies to any person insured in another company for the purpose of inducing or which would tend to induce such person to lapse, forfeit or surrender his policy of insurance.

Sec. 2. Any violation of the provisions of section one of this act shall be deemed a misdemeanor and punishable accordingly. The Commissioner of Insurance shall have authority to revoke the certificate of authority of any company or agent thereof, who shall be convicted of violating the provisions of this act.

This act is hereby declared necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety.

The question being on receiving the substitute,

The substitute was received, a majority of the Senators-elect voting therefor.

The substitute was then adopted.
The question being on the passage of the bill as substituted,

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

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Mr. James moved that the bill be ordered to take immediate effect.

The motion prevailed and the bill was ordered to take immediate effect, two-thirds of the Senators-elect voting therefor.

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