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AFTERNOON SESSION

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The Senate met pursuant to adjournment, President Hammill presiding.

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

Senator Brookhart submitted the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 2 to which was referred Senate File No. 10, a bill for an act to amend, revise and codify chapter six (6) of title two (2) of the compiled code of Iowa and of the supplement to said code, relating to the department of justice and the attorney general, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

J. L. BROOKHART, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 2 to which was referred House File No. 61, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter twenty-three (23) of title five (5) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to gold and silver alloy, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

J. L. BROOKHART, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 2 to which was referred Senate File No. 39, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section seven hundred four (704) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the administration of oaths, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

J. L. BROOKHART, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 2 to which was referred Senate File No. 221, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections six thousand nine hundred eight (6908) and six thousand nine hundred eleven (6911) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to superior courts, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

J. L. BROOKHART, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MB, PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 2 to which was referred Senate File No. 239, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section seven thousand nine hundred ten (7910) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to distribution of intestate property, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

J. L. BROOKHART, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

Me. PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 2 to which was referred Senate File No. 271, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section eighty-one hundred twenty-three (8123) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to abstracts of title in partition proceedings, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

J. L. BROOKHART, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

On motiion of Senator Campbell, the Senate adjourned until 9 a. m. Wednesday.

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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

SENATE CHAMBER,
DES MOINES, IOWA, DECEMBER 12, 1923.

The Senate met in regular session, President John Hammill presiding.

Prayer was offered by Rev. John F. Arnold, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church of Guthrie Center, Iowa.

On motion of Senator Price, rule 33 was suspended for the day.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS

The following petitions protesting fraternal beneficiary insurance legislation, were presented: By Senator Fulton, from Camp No. 3818, Modern Woodmen of America; by Senator Schmedika, from Ackley Camp No. 690, Modern Wodomen of America; by Senator Schmedika, from Hawkeye Camp No. 1583, Modern Woodmen of America; by Senator Brookhart, from New London Camp No. 5844, Modern Woodmen of America, and referred to committee on insurance.

THIRD READING OF BILLS

On motion of Senator Wichman, Senate File No. 31, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections six hundred (600), six hundred nine (609), and six hundred ten (610) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the time and manner of qualifying of elected or appointed officers, with report of committee recommending amendment and passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

The following committee amendment was adopted : Amend by striking out of Sec. 3 all of line 1 and all of line 2 before the comma and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "when on account of sickness, the inclement state of the weather, unavoidable absence, or casualty,".

The bill was read for information.

Senator Tuck moved that the reading just had be considered the third reading, which motion prevailed.

On the question “Shall the bill pass ?” the vote was:

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Holdoegel
Reed

Thurston The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.

On motion of Senator Brookhart House File No. 10 was substituted for Senate File No. 10.

On motion of Senator Brookhart, House File No. 10, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter six (6) of title two (2) of the compiled code of Iowa and of the supplement to said code, relating to the department of justice and the attorney general, having been substituted for Senate File No. 10, was taken up and considered.

The bill was read for information.

Senator Brookhart moved that the reading just had be con. sidered the third reading, which motion prevailed.

On the question “Shall the bill pass ?” the vote was:

Ayes, 44.

Abben
Baird
Banta
Bergman
Bowman
Brookhart
Brookins
Browne

Buser
Caldwell
Campbell
Ethell
Fulton
Gilchrist
Goodwin
Hale

Hartman
Haskell
Holdoegel
Horchem
Johnston
Kimberly
McIntosh
Mantz

Mead
Nelson
Newberry
Olson
Perkins
Price
Reed
Romkey

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The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.

By unanimous consent, Senator Brookhart withdrew Senate File No. 10 from further consideration.

On motion of Senator Brookhart, House File No. 61, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter twenty-three (23) of title five (5) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to gold and silver alloy, with report of committee recommending passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

The bill was read for information.

Senator Brookhart moved that the reading just had be considered the third reading, which motion prevailed.

On the question “Shall the bill pass ?” the vote was:

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The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.

On motion of Senator Brookhart, Senate File No. 39, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section seven hundred four

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