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board of directors of the Independent School District of Waterloo, in estimating the amount required for the general fund for the school year 1923-1924, and the certification thereof to the board of supervisors of Black Hawk county, Iowa, and the levy thereof by said board of supervisors, begs 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 which was referred Senate File No. 287, a bill for an act to legalize acknowledge ments of instruments in writing heretofore taken by notaries public, additional section twenty-nine hundred and y-two (2942) of the code and chapter one hundred seventy-three of the acts of the Thirtyseventh General Assembly, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends the same do pass.

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

By unanimous consent Senator Haskell withdrew Senate File No. 148 from further consideration.

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. 239.

F. C. GILCHRIST, Chairman Senate Committee.

C. F. LETTS,

Chairman House Committee. Report adopted.

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 passed the following bill in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked:

House File No. 278, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section nine thousand and one (9001) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to escapes.

Also, That the House insists on its amendment to 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, and requests a conference committee and the Speaker has appointed as such conference committee on the part of the House, Representatives Harrison, R. O. Garber, Storey and Yenter.

Also, That the House has adopted the following concurrent resolution in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked:

House concurrent resolution No. 4, memoralizing Congress to pass legislation prohibiting the issuance of tax-free securities.

A. C. GUSTAFSON, Chief Clerk.

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON SENATE FILE NO. 39

The President appointed as members of the conference committee on Senate File No. 39, Senators Campbell, Shaff, Bergman and Mantz.

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:

Senate File No. 239.

THIRD READING OF BILLS

On motion of Senator Cessna Senate File No. 9, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections one hundred forty-four (144), one hundred forty-six (146) to one hundred forty-nine (149), inclusive, one hundred fifty-one (151), one hundred fiftythree (153) to one hundred sixty (160), inclusive, of the compiled code of Iowa, and section one hundred fifty (150) of the supplement to said code, relating to appropriations and the drawing and expenditure thereof, and to certain powers and duties of the treasurer of state, and to the security of the public funds, with report of committee recommending passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

Senator Buser offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking therefrom sections 3, 4 and 5 and renumbering the remaining sections,

Senator Price moved that the bill be referred to the committee on judiciary No. 2 for further consideration, together with the pending amendment, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Cessna Senate File No. 17, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter fifteen (15) of title two (2) of the supplement to the compiled code of Iowa, relating to deputies for certain state officers, with report of committee recommending passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

The bill was read for information.

Senator Bergman 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 Cessna 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, 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 section seven (7) by adding to the last line thereof, following the word “duties”, the words “but in no event shall the state be chargeable with any expense incurred under the provisions of this act."

The bill was read for information.

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Senator Thurston 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.

By unanimous consent on request of Senator Cessna Senate File No. 58 was withdrawn from further consideration.

On motion of Senator Cessna Senate File No. 7, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify section ninety-four (94) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the duties of the governor, with report of committee recommending passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

Senator Stoddard offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by inserting the word “immediately”, after the comma (,) in line 1 of section 1.

Senator Buser offered the following amendment to the amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking the word "immediately", and inserting in lieu thereof the words "within ten days”.

The amendment to the amendment was adopted.

The amendment was adopted.

The bill was read for information.

Senator Bergman 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 passed the following bill in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked:

House File No. 286, a bill for an act to legalize the acts of the board of directors of the Independent School District of Waterloo, Iowa, in estimating the amount required for the general fund for the school year 1923-1924, and the certification thereof to the board of supervisors of Black Hawk county, Iowa, and the levy thereof by said board of supervisors.

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

House File No. 284, a bill for an act to legalize an election held in the incorporated town of Oakland, Iowa, and the issuance and sale of bonds by said town pursuant thereto.

A. C. GUSTAFSON, Chief Clerk.

HOUSE MESSAGES CONSIDERED

House File No. 286, a bill for an act to legalize the acts of the board of directors of the independent school district of Waterloo, Iowa, in estimating the amount required for the general fund for

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