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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

SENATE CHAMBER,
DES MOINES, Iowa, DECEMBER 5, 1923.

The Senate met in regular session, President Hammill presiding.

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

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

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Senator Smith for the day on

Leave of absence was granted as follows: request of Senator Reed.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS

Senator Shinn presented a petition from the Royal Neighbors of America, located at Whiting, Soldier, Missouri Valley and Manilla. Referred to committee on insurance.

Senator Shinn presented a petition from Modern Woodmen, Woodbine. Referred to committee on insurance.

RESOLUTION CONSIDERED

Senator Tuck called up for consideration the following resolution and moved that it be substituted for the resolution offered by Senator Dutcher:

Be It Resolved, by the Senate, the House concurring:

That the code revision committee be instructed to prepare and submit to the General Assembly within three days from the adoption of this resolution, bills for the adoption as the Code of Iowa, the compiled code of 1919, and the supplement thereto, together with such corrections as may be necessary to properly codify the law of the state of Iowa as it now exists, omitting all laws of a local or temporary character.

Senator Cessna moved that the Senate meet in a committee of the whole at 2 p. m. for the consideration of the foregoing resolution and the resolution offered by Senator Dutcher.

The motion was lost.

On the question “Shall Senator Tuck's resolution be substituted for Senator Dutcher's?” the vote was:

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RESOLUTION CONSIDERED Senator Dutcher called up for consideration the following resolution:

Be It Resolved, That during this extraordinary session of the General Assembly, no bill shall be introduced in or considered by the Senate except the printed bills Nos. 1 to 283 inclusive, designated by the code editor as code commissioners' bills, legalizing acts, the bills prepared and heretofore reported by the joint legislative tax committee, bills providing for the editing, printing and publishing of the revised code and supplements thereto, and bills providing for salaries and expenses incident to the extraordinary session.

Senator Buser Offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend the resolution by the code revision committee by inserting after the comma following the word “inclusive" in line four the following: "and such additional bills as may be necessary to codify or revise such parts of the law not included in the code commissioner's bills".

By unanimous consent the words "line four" were stricken and the words “line three" inserted in lieu thereof.

By unanimous consent the words following the word 'inclusive' in line three" were stricken and the words "following the word 'bills' in line four" were inserted in lieu thereof.

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

Amend by striking therefrom the words “or revise".

The amendment to the amendment was adopted.

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

Amend by inserting after the words "additional bills" the words "introduced by proper committee".

Senator Price filed the following amendment to the resolution and moved its adoption:

Amend by inserting after the comma following the words "legalizing acts” in line four the words “committee bills introduced by a two-thirds vote of any standing committee".

Senator Buser filed the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend the resolution by the code revision committee by striking therefrom the following: "the bills prepared and heretofore reported by the joint legislative tax committee".

Senator Price moved the previous question on all amendments.

On the question “Shall the previous question be ordered?” the vote was:

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Senator Bowman offered the following amendment to the amendment offered by Senator Newberry and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking therefrom the words "proper committee" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "majority vote of a committee”.

Senator Newberry raised the point of order that Senator Bowman's amendment was out of order, being an amendment to an amendment to an amendment.

The President held the point well taken.

Senator Newberry's amendment to the amendment was lost.

Senator Dutcher invoked rule 8.

On the question “Shall Senator Buser's amendment to the resolution be adopted?” the vote was:

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The following amendment by Senator Buser was taken up and considered :

Amend the resolution by striking therefrom the following: "the bills prepared and heretofore reported by the joint legislative tax committee".

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

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

p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment, President Hammill presiding.

Senator Dutcher's resolution was adopted.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Senator Buser offered the following resolution :

Be It Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, That all concurrent resolutions be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are introduced.

By unanimous consent on request of Senator Buser the resolution was taken up, considered and adopted.

RESOLUTION CONSIDERED

Senator Dutcher called up for consideration the following resolution:

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