Εικόνες σελίδας
PDF
Ηλεκτρ. έκδοση

CORRECTED EDITION.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1899-10 O'CLOCK A. M.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Hon. Walter Warder, President pro tempore of the Senate presiding.

Prayer by the chaplain.

The journal of yesterday was being read, when, on motion of Mr. Chapman, the further reading of the same was dispensed with and it was ordered to stand approved.

A message from the House by Mr. Cooper, Third Assistant Clerk:

Mr. President: I am directed to inform the Senate that the House of Representatives has concurred with them in the passage of a bill of the following title, to-wit:

SENATE BILL No. 6.

A bill for an act making appropriations for the payment of employés of the Forty-first General Assembly.

[ocr errors]

Passed the House January 25, 1899, by a two-thirds vote.

JNO. A. REEVE,

Clerk of the House of Representatives.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS.

Mr. Aspinwall presented a petition from taxpayers of Northern Illinois, asking for the passage of an act to protect persons and property from damage from steam engines on public highways.

Which, on motion of Mr. Aspinwall, was referred to the Committee on Roads, Highways and Bridges.

REPORTS FROM STANDING COMMITTEES.

Mr. Case, from the Committee on Corporations, to which was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 44, for “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise the law in relation to the Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Societies and Agricultural Fairs, and to provide for reports of the same,' approved June 23, 1883, in force July 1, 1883, by adding thereto another section to be known as section sixteen," reported the same back with an amendment thereto, and recommended that the amendment be adopted, and that the bill, as amended, do pass.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading, and to be printed with the amendment.

Mr. Case, from the Committee on Corporations, to which was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 20, for "An act concerning corporations for transacting the business of suretyship," reported the same back with a substitute therefor, with the recommendation that the original bill be laid on the table, and that the substitute do pass.

The report of the committee was concurred in, and,

On motion of Mr. Case, the original bill was ordered to lie on the table, and the substitute, being Senate Bill No. 106, a bill for "An act to provide for the organization, management and regulation of surety companies for the purpose of becoming surety on bonds," was, under the rules, read at large a first time, ordered to a second reading, and to be printed.

Mr. Baxter, from the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 11, for "An act to provide for the election and time of election of judges of the Superior Court of Cook county," reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass. The report of the committee was concurred in, and the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Baxter, from the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 16, for “An act to amend 'An act to provide for the annexation of cities, incorporated towns and villages, or parts thereof, to cities, incorporated towns and villages,' approved and in force April 25, 1889," reported the same back with amendments thereto, and recommended that the amendments be adopted, and that the bill as amended do pass.

Under the rules the bill was ordered to a second reading, and to be printed with the amendments.

Mr. Baxter, from the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 14, for “An act to repeal an act entitled, ‘An act in regard to garnishment,' approved March 9, 1872; in force July 1, 1872, as amended by the act of May 31, 1879; in force July 1, 1879, as amended by the act of June 14, 1897; in force July 1, 1897," reported the same back with the recommendation that. the bill do not pass.

The report of the Committee was concurred in, and the bill, on motion of Mr. Baxter, was ordered to lie upon the table.

Mr. Brenholt, from the Committee on Elections, to which was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 4, for "An act to amend section 16 of 'An act to provide for the printing and distribution of ballots at public expense, and for the nomination of candidates for public offices, to regulate the manner of holding elections and to enforce the secrecy of the ballot,' approved June 22, 1891; in force July 1, 1891," reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass.

The report of the Committee was concurred in, and the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Aspinwall offered the following resolution, which was adopted:

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 5.

Resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring herein, That there be appointed a committee of seven on Joint Rules of the Senate and House of Representatives of the Forty-first General Assembly, consisting of three members of the Senate and four members of the House of Representatives, who shall prepare and report to each house joint rules for the regulation and conduct of business between the two houses.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Mr. Dunlap introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 107, for "An act making an appropriation in aid of the Illinois State Horticultural Society,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Dunlap, was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Mr. Dunlap introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 108, for "An act to prevent the introduction and spread in Illinois of the San José scale and other dangerous insects and contagious diseases of fruits,' Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

[ocr errors]

On motion of Mr. Dunlap, was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Mr. Bollinger introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 109, for "An act in relation to any insurance company organized and incorporated on the mutual plan under the laws of this State or any other state, for the purpose of insuring against loss or damage resulting from burglary.and robbery or attempt thereat, and securing against the loss of money and securities in course of transportation when shipped by registered mail,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Bollinger, was referred to the Committee on Banks and Banking.

Mr. Odell introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 110, for "An act making appropriations for the Soldiers' Widows' Home, at Wilmington, Illinois, for the two years beginning July 1, 1899, and ending July 1, 1901,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Odell, was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Mr. Gardner introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 111, for "An act to repeal a certain act therein named,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Gardner, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Gardner introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 112, for "An act to amend 'An act to revise the law in relation to mortgages of real estate and personal property,' approved March 26, 1874, in force July 1, 1874,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Gardner, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Gardner introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 113, for "An act to amend 'An act to revise the law in relation to replevin,' approved Feb. 9, 1874, in force July 1, 1874,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Gardner, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

[ocr errors]

Mr. Brenholt introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 114, for "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend sections seven and eight of chapter 147, entitled weights and measures,' approved February 27, 1874; approved June 1, 1889; approved June 1, 1891,'

[ocr errors]

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Brenholt, was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Horticulture.

Mr. Davidson introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 115, for "An act to amend sections 82 and 83 of an act entitled 'An act in regard to elections, and to provide for filling vacancies in elective offices,' approved April 3, 1872, in force July 1, 1872,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Davidson, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. McAdams introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 116, for "An act to amend section 25 of an act entitled 'An act for the assessment of property and for the levy and collection of taxes,' approved March 30, 1872, in force July 1, 1872,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. McAdams, was referred to the Committee on Revenue.

Mr. Milchrist introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 117, for “An act to amend section 31 and section 57 of an act entitled 'An act in regard to roads and bridges in counties under township organization, and to repeal an act or parts of acts therein named,' approved June 23, 1883, in force July 1, 1883, and to amend said section 57 as amended by an act approved June 16, 1891, and in force July 1, 1891," Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Milchrist, was referred to the Committee on Roads, Highways and Bridges.

Mr. Humphrey introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 118, for "An act prohibiting employés of sheriff's office and employés of circuit,

superior, county and probate clerk's offices from acting as commissioner of assessments or receivers, or in any official position by appointment of judges of courts in which they serve,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Humphrey, was referred to the Committee on Judicial Department and Practice.

Mr. Stubblefield introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 119, for "An act amending section 4 of an act of the General Assembly entitled 'An act concerning local improvements,' approved June 14, 1897," Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Stubblefield, was referred to the Committee on Municipalities.

Mr. Putnam introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 120, for "An act to amend section 1 of an act concerning corporations, approved April 18, 1872, as amended by an act approved April 19, 1879,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Putnam, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Campbell introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 121, for "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to insure the better education of the practitioners of dental surgery, and to regulate the practice of dentistry in the State of Illinois,' approved May 30, 1881, in force July 1, 1881,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Campbell, was referred to the Committee on License and Miscellany.

Mr. Baxter introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 122, for “An act to amend section 1 of an act entitled, 'An act to provide for the licensing of, and against the evils arising from the sale of intoxicating liquors,' approved March 30, 1874, in force July 1, 1874,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Baxter, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Davidson introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 123, for "An act to amend section 4 of an act entitled, 'An act concerning local improvements,' approved June 14, 1897, and in force July 1, 1897,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Davidson, was referred to the Committee on Municipalities.

At 10:14 o'clock a. m., on motion of Mr. Aspinwall, the Senate adjourned until tomorrow at 10 o'clock a. m.

« ΠροηγούμενηΣυνέχεια »