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THIRD READING OF BILLS

On motion of Senator Brookhart Senate File No. 267, a bill for an act to repeal paragraphs twenty-three (23) and twenty-four (24) of section sixty-nine hundred eighty-two (6982) of the supple. ment to the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the fees chargeable by the clerk of the district court, with report of committee recor mending passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

Senator Tuck offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking out all after line 6.

The amendment was lost.

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. 245, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections eight thousand four hundred seventy-eight (8478) and eight thousand four hundred seventy-nine (8479) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the clerk of the supreme court, with report of committee recommending passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

Senator Banta offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking out of section 1 the sentence beginning with the word “Vacancies” in line 5 and ending with the word “term” in line 6 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “In case a vacancy occurs, the same shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired portion of the term only.”

The amendment was 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 Haskell Senate File No. 167, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections three thousand seven hundred seventy-nine (3779) to three thousand seven hundred eightyone (3781), inclusive, of the compiled code of Iowa, 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 amendments were adopted :

Amend by inserting the word "public" after the word “all” in line one of section one.

Amend by striking out of section one beginning with the semi-colon in line three the words “cities not controlling the city bridge fund shall construct and keep in repair all culverts which are thirty-six (36) inches or less in diameter within the city” and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "and shall construct and keep in repair all public culverts within the limits of said corporations."

The bill was read for information.

Senator Bowman 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.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE
The following messages were received from the House:

MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed to inform your honorable body that the House has amended and passed the following bill in which the concurrence of the House was asked:

Senate File No. 239, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section seven thousand ine hundred ten (7910) of the compiled code of wa, relating to distribution of intestate property.

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

House File No. 280, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section eighty hundred twenty (8020) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to garnishment.

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

House File No. 138, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter ten (10) of title twelve (12) of the compiled code of Iowa, and of the supplement to said code, relating to the submission of questions to voters.

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

House File No. 140, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections thirty-two hundred seventy-eight (3278) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the support of the poor.

A. C. GUSTAFSON, Chief Clerk.

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:

House Joint Resolution No. 2.
House File No. 148.

THIRD READING OF BILLS

On motion of Senator Ethell Senate File No. 139, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter eleven (11) of title twelve (12) of the compiled code of Iowa and of the supplement to said code, relating to county bonds, with report of committee recommending amendment and passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

The following committee amendments were considered: Amend by striking out of line six (6) section two (2) following the word "which” and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “is authorized by law to levy its own bridge tax."

Also amend by adding as section 18 following section 17 the following: “the provisions of this chapter shall not be so construed as to limit in any way the application of the provisions of section thirty-two hundred fortyone-a two (3241-a 2) of the supplement to the compiled code."

By unanimous consent on request of Senator Ethell, the following amendment was included in the committee amendments:

Amend by striking out all after the word “issued" in line 5 of section 14, and adding a period (.) after the word “issued".

On motion of Senator Buser the following amendment was substituted for the first committee amendment:

Amend by striking from line 6 of section 2 the words "which levies its own bridge tax” and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "of the first lass and any city of the second class having a population of five thousand

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or over and which is traversed by a stream two hundred feet or over in width from shore line to shore line.”.

By unanimous consent on request of Senator Buser the small "t" was stricken from the first word “the” in line 2 of the second committee amendment and a capital “T” inserted in lieu thereof.

The first two committee amendments as amended were adopted.

On motion of Senator Price the Senate adjourned until 1:30 p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment, President Hammill presiding

Consideration of Senate File No. 139 was resumed.

Senator Buser offered the following amendment and asked unanimous consent to have it considered prior to consideration of the third committee amendment:

Amend Senate File No. 139 by inserting in line two (2) of the clause immediately following the enacting clause after the first “and” the following: "section thirty-two hundred sixty-one (3261)".

Consent was granted and the amendment was adopted.
The third committee amendment was adopted.

The bill was read for information.

Senator Buser 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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