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Rees The House amendment, as amended, haying received a constitutional majority was declared to have been adopted and concurred in by the Senate.

Senator Smith moved that the vo by which the Senate concurred in the House amendment, as amended by the Senate, be reconsidered, and that motion be laid on the table, which motion prevailed.

AMENDMENT FILED TO SENATE FILE NO. 121

MR. PRESIDENT: I move to amend Senate File No. 121 by adding immediately after section 30 the following:

"Sec. 30-a1. Liability of county.

Counties shall be liable in damages resulting from its failure to exercise reasonable care in the erection or maintenance of bridges and the approaches thereto under its jurisdiction.

I. N. SNOOK.

The Journal of March 25th was corrected and approved.

On motion of Senator McIntosh the Senate adjourned until 9:30 a. m. Thursday.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

SENATE CHAMBER.
DES MOINES. IOWA, MARCH 27, 1924.

The Senate met in regular session, President pro tem. John R. Price presiding.

Prayer was offered by Rev. M. F. Foust, pastor of the Union Congregational church, of Des Moines.

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

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Senator Newberry for the

Leave of absence was granted as follows: day, on request of Senator Abben.

SENATE FILE NO. 260 WITHDRAWN

By unanimous consent Senator Shane withdrew Senate File No. 260 from further consideration, the companion bill having been passed.

THIRD READING OF BILLS

On motion of Senator Haskell, House File No. 296, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section one (1) of chapter 261 acts of the Fortieth General Assembly, relating to municipal corporations, 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 adding to section one the following: “No levy or collection of taxes for either of said funds shall be made so as to create or maintain a balance therein in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) at the end of any fiscal year."

The bill was read for information.

Senator Fulton 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 Haskell, Senate File No. 177, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections three thousand six hundred thirty (3630), three thousand six hundred thirty-one (3631), three thousand seven hundred twenty-six (3726), three thousand seven hundred thirty-three (3733), three thousand seven hundred thirty-seven (3737), three thousand seven hundred fortyone (3741), three thousand seven hundred fifty-nine (3759), three thousand eight hundred ninety-seven (3897), three thousand nine hundred five (3905), three thousand nine hundred nine (3909), three thousand nine hundred eighty-three (3983), four thousand nine (4009), four thousand thirty-one (4031) to four thousand thirty-four (4034), inclusive, four thousand thirty-seven (4037), four thousand thirty-nine (4039) to four thousand forty-one (4041), inclusive, four thousand fifty-two (4052), and four thousand fifty-three (4053) of the compiled code of Iowa, and sections three thousand four hundred eighty-five (3485), three thousand seven hundred fifty-eight (3758), four thousand thirty-eight (4038), and four thousand fifty-one (4051) of the supplement to said code, relating to municipal corporations, with report of committee recommending amendment and passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

The committee amendments (page 1019 of the Senate Journal) were taken up and considered.

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The first twenty-seven amendments were adopted.
Senator Dutcher was called to the chair at 10:30 a. m.
The remainder of the amendments were adopted.

The bill was read for information.

Senator Fulton 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.

REPORT OF JOINT COMMITTEE ON ENROLLED BILLS

Senator Gilchrist, from the joint committee on enrolled bills, submitted the following report, and moved its adoption:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your joint committee on enrolled bills respectfully reports that it has examined and finds correctly enrolled: House Files Nos. 87, 192, 288, 299.

F. C. GILCHRIST, Chairman Senate Committee.

C. F. LETTS, Chairman House Committee. Report adopted.

REPORT OF JOINT COMMITTEE ON ENROLLED BILLS

Senator Gilchrist, from the joint committee on enrolled bills, submitted the following report, and moved its adoption:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your joint committee on enrolled bills respectfully reports that it has examined and finds correctly enrolled Senate Files Nos, 21 and 201.

F. C. GILCHRIST, Chairman Senate Committee.

C. F. LETTS. (hairman House Committee. Report adopted.

BILLS SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT

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The President pro tem, of the Senate announced that, as President pro tem. of the Senate, he had signed in the presence of the Senate, House Files Nos. 87, 192, 288 and 299, and Senate Files Nos. 21 and 201.

BILLS SENT TO THE GOVERNOR

Senator Gilchrist, from the committee on enrolled bills, submitted the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on enrolled bills respectfully reports that it has on the twenty-seventh day of March, sent to the Governor for his approval, Senate File No. 21, a bill for an act relating to nominations by primary elections and conventions; Senate File No. 201, a bill for an act relating to corporations.

F. C. GILCHRIST, Chairman, The report was adopted.

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT CONSIDERED

Senator Bowman filed the following conference committee report and moved its consideration:

MR. PRESIDENT: We, your conference committee to whom was referred Senate File No. 93, beg leave to report we have had same under consideration and recommend that the Senate concur in the House amendments.

M. L. BOWMAN
J. A. MCINTOSH
Chas. S. BROWNE
B. M. STODDARD

Senate Conferees.
W. C. EDSON
JNO. A. STOREY
E. P. HARRISON
C. F. CLARK

House Conferees.

On the question “Shall the Senate adopt and concur in the con

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