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House File No. 58, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections twelve hundred fourteen (1214), twelve hundred seventeen (1217), twelve hundred eighteen (1218), twelve hundred twenty-two (1222) and twelve hundred twenty-six (1226) of the compiled code of Iowa and section twelve hundred nineteen (1219) of the supplement to said code, relating to the practice of professional engineering and land surveying.

Also: That the House has the following bill in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked:

House File No. 122, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter eight (8) of title eleven (11) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the patrolling of public highways.

Also: That the House has passed the following bill in which the concurrence fo the Senate is asked:

House File No. 148, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter twenty (20) of title twelve (12) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to changing names of villages.

A. C. GUSTAFSON, Chief Clerk.

HOUSE MESSAGES CONSIDERED

House File No. 122, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter eight (8) of title eleven (11) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the patrolling of public highways.

Read first and second times and referred to committee on highways.

House File No. 148, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter twenty (20) of title twelve (12) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to changing names of villages.

Read first and second times and referred to committee on cities and towns.

House File No. 58, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections twelve hundred fourteen (1214), twelve hundred seventeen (1217), twelve hundred eighteen (1218), twelve hundred twentytwo (1222) and twelve hundred twenty-six (1226) of the compiled code of Iowa, and section twelve hundred nineteen (1219) of the supplement to said code, relating to the practice of professional engineering and land surveying.

Read first and second times and referred to committee on departmental affairs.

THIRD READING OF BILLS

On motion of Senator Reed, House Joint Resolution No. 1, fixing the compensation of the officers and employees of the Fortieth General Assembly, was taken up and considered, the rules having been suspended.

The resolution was read for information.

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

On the question “Shall the resolution be adopted ?” the vote

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The resolution having received a constitutional majority was declared to have been adopted by the Senate and the title was agreed to.

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 5

Senator Scott offered the following resolution: Whereas, the Governor of Iowa has in a proclamation, dated December 3, 1923, designated the week of December 9 to December 16, inclusive, as a period to be espesially devoted to the furtherance of a memorial to our late president, Warren G. Harding, therefore,

Be It Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, That a joint convention of the two houses of the Fortieth extraordinary session of the General Assembly be held on Friday, December 14, at 11:00 a. m. for the purpose of conducting appropriate exercises in commemoration of the life and public service of our beloved late president.

By unanimous consent on request of Senator Scott the resolution was taken up and considered.

By unanimous consent on request of Senator Scott the letters and figures "10:00 a. m.” were stricken out and “11:00 a. m." inserted in lieu thereof.

On the question "Shall the resolution be adopted ?" the vote

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The resolution having received a constitutional majority was declared to have been adopted by the Senate.

The President appointed Arthur Wadsworth as Lieutenant Governor's page, the date of beginning service being December 10th.

The Journal of December 11th was corrected and approved.

On motion of Senator White, the Senate adjourned until 9 a. m. Thursday.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

SENATE CHAMBER,
DES MOINES, IOWA, DECEMBER 13, 1923.

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

Prayer was offered by Col. L. W. Ainsworth, secretary of the Senate.

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

LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Senator Reed for the day, on request of Senator Slosson.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS

The following petitions were presented and referred to the designated committees :

By Senator Shinn, from the Nelson Hollow Farmers Club, Dunlap, protesting report of the joint legislative committee on taxation. Ways and means.

By Senator Haskell, from Iowa Funeral Directors' Association, approving code commission bills 260 and 262. Public health.

By Senator Thurston, from Modern Woodmen of America, Camp No. 280, Osceola, protesting fraternal beneficiary legislation. Insurance.

By Senator Fulton, from Modern Woodmen of America, Camp No. 4495, protesting fraternal beneficiary legislation. Insurance.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

Senator Reed, from the committee on judiciary No. 1, submitted the following report:

MB. PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 1 to whom was re ferred Senate File No. 57, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codif! sections twelve hundred four (1204) to twelve hundred seven (1207) in clusive, and twelve hundred nine (1209) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to lost property, beg leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

CARL W. REED, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 1 to whom was referred Senate File No. 227, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section seven thousand one hundred forty-eight (7148) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the place of bringing actions, beg leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

Carl W. REED, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Senator Stoddard asked for a roll call to determine the presence of a quorum.

The roll call revealed the presence of the following Senators:

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Senator Perkins called up for consideration the following resolution :

Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, That this General Assembly adjourn Friday, December 21, 1923, to re-convene on Monday, January 7, 1924, at 10 o'cl ck A. M.

Be It Further Resolved, That there be no per diem allowed members for the sixteen clear days of the vacation.

Be It Further Resolved, that there be no per diem allowed members during the vacation between April 19, 1923, and December 4, 1923.

Senator Caldwell offered the following as a substitute:

Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, That this General Assembly adjourn Saturday, December 22, 1923, to reconvene on Thursday, December 27, 1923, at 10 A. M.

Senator Price raised the point of order that paragraph 2 of the resolution has once been acted upon by this Senate adversely, as found on pages 7 and 8 of the Senate Journal.

The President held the point not well taken.

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