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Senator Shane moved the previous question, which motion pre vailed.

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On the question “Shall the resolution offered by Senator Cald well be substituted ?'' the vote was:

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Senator Banta moved that the rules be suspended and the resolution be amended by adding the following clause:

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

The motion was lost.

Senator Price raised the point of order that the previous question had been ordered and there could be no debate.

The President held the point well taken.

On the question “Shall the resolution be adopted ?'' the vote was:

Ayes, 32.

Baird
Banta
Bowman
Brookhart
Brookins
Browne
Caldwell
Campbell

Cessna
Darting
Ethell
Goodwin
Haskell
Johnston
Kimberly
McIntosh

Mantz
Mead
Nelson
Olson
Price
Rees
Romkey
Schmedika

Shaff
Shane
Shinn
Slosson
Snook
Thurston
Tuck
White

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

The Journal of December 13 was corrected and approved. Senator Cessna moved that the Senate adjourn until 3:30 p. m.

Senator Brookhart moved to amend the motion by making the hour 4 p. m.

The amendment was adopted.

The motion prevailed and the Senate adjourned until 4 p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment, President Hammill presiding

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

Senator Ethell submitted the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on county and township affairs to which was referred Senate File No. 135, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections thirty-two hundred five (3205) of the compiled code of Iowa, and thirty-two hundred six (3206) of the supplement to said code relating to the sheriff, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

JOHN J. ETHELL, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on county and township affairs to which was referred Senate File No. 149, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section thirty-three hundred eighty-five (3385) of the compiled code of Iowa relating to land surveys, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

JOHN J. ETHELL, Chairman, Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT; Your committee on county and township affairs to which was referred Senate File No. 279, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section thirty-two hundred twenty-nine (3229) of the compiled code of Iowa, and section thirty-two hundred twenty-eight (3228) of the supplement to said code relating to the coroner, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

JOHN J. ETHELL, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Senator Brookhart submitted the following report:

Me. PRESIDENT: Your committee on judiciary No. 2 to which was referred Senate File No. 269, a bill for an act to repeal paragraph one (1) of section seventy-one hundred sixteen (7116) of the compiled code of Iowa and to enact a substitute therefor, relating to the statute of limitation, 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. 253, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section ninety-five hundred eighty-nine (9589) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the dismissal of criminal proceedings and the effect thereof, 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. 75, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections sixty-three hundred seventeen (6317) to sixty-three hundred thir. ty-two (6332), inclusive, of the compiled code of Iowa and section sixtythree hundred twenty-seven-a one (6327-al) of, the supplement to said code, relating to chattel mortgages, real estate mortgages creating liens on personal property, and conditional sales of personal property, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same be amended as follows; and when so amended the bill do pass:

Amend by striking out the word "hour" in line two of section 7 and inserting in lieu thereof the words, "exact time”; and by inserting after the word "instrument” in line two of section 6 the following: "or any assignment or release thereof”; also by striking the word “mortgagee" in line four of section 6, and inserting in lieu thereof the word "owner”; also by striking the period after the word “remarks” in subsection 12 in section 8 and adding the words, “and assignments”.

J. L. BROOK HART, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDEXT: Your committee on judiciary No. 2 to which was referred Senate File No. 273, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section eighty-one hundred sixty-eight (8168) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the release of common law or statutory liens on personal property, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

J. L. BROOK HART, Chairman. Ordered passed on file. Senator Haskell submitted the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on cities and towns to whom was referred Senate File No. 175, a bill for an act relating to municipal corporations--street railway-regulations, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same be amended as follows; and when so amended the bill do pass:

Amend by striking out the words “any violation" in line 1 of section 2 thereof, and substituting therefor the words “a violation of any".

W. G. HASKELL, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on cities and towns to whom was referred House File No. 148, a bill for an act relating to changing names of villages, beg leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same be amended as follows; and when so amended the bill do pass:

Amend by inserting the word “published" after the word "circulation" in line 2, section 7 thereof.

W. G. HASKELL, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on cities and towns to whom was referred Senate File No. 173, a bill for an act relating to municipal corporations--waterworks, beg leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same be amended as follows; and when so amended the bill do pass:

Amend by inserting after the word "of" as it occurs in line 11 of section 2 the following words “not to exceed".

W. G. HASKELL, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Also:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on cities and towns to whom was referred Senate File No. 171, a bill for an act relating to municipal corporations—street improvement and sewer bonds, beg leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same be amended as follows; and when so amended the bill do pass:

Amend section two (2) by inserting after the word "city" in lines two (2) and six (6), the words "or town".

Amend section five (5) by inserting after the word "city" in lines six (6), twelve (12), thirteen (13), fifteen (15), twenty-one (21), thirtythree (33), thirty-five (35), thirty-seven (37), forty (40), forty-two (42), forty-four (44) and forty-nine (49), the words “or town".

W. G. HASKELL, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

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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 File No. 285.

F. C. GILCHRIST, Chairman Senate Committee.

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

BILLS SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT The President of the Senate announced that, as President of the Senate, he had signed in the presence of the Senate the following bill :

Senate File No. 285.

Senator Haskell moved that the Senate adjourn until 10 a. m. Friday.

Senator Buser moved to amend by making the hour 9 a. m.

Senator Haskell raised the point of order that the motion could not be amended as a vote had been taken.

The President held the point not well taken as the vote had not been completed.

A roll call was requested.

Senator Brookhart invoked rule 8.

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

was:

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