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“June" was stricken from the amendment and the word “Mayinserted in lieu thereof.

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Senator Buser offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by adding after the period (.) following the word "assessor" io line 6 of section 31 the following: "Provided, however, in townships hav. ing a population of thirty thousand (30,000) or over and situated entirely within the limits of a city acting under special charter, such compensation shall be four dollars ($4.00) per day.".

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The bill was read for information.

Senator Browne moved that the reading just had be consiilered 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 Banta Senate File No. 263, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections two hundred forty-one-a four (241-a4), two hundred forty-one-a sixty-four-b (241-a64b), two hundred forty-one-a sixty-four-c (241-a64c), two hundred forty-one-a sixty-five (241-a65), and two hundred forty-one-a seventy-four (241-a74) of the supplement to the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the state printing board and to the public reports of various public offices, was taken up and considered the report of the committee having been previously adopted.

The following amendment by Senator Price was considered:

Amend by striking out subsect'on 5 of section 6, being line 11, and renumbering the following subsections.

Senator Newberry moved that this bill be referred to the committee on public schools with instructions to return same within two days.

On the question “Shall the motion prevail?” the vote was:

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The motion prevailed and the bill was referred to the committee on public schools.

On motion of Senator Brookhart Senate File No. 275, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter twenty-five-A (25-A) of title four (4) of the supplement to the compiled code of Iowa, relating to the sale of public bonds, with report of committee recommending passage, was taken up, considered, and the report of the committee adopted.

Senator Wichman offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking out the period at the end of section five (5) and inserting in lieu thereof a comma, and adding to said section after the comma, the following: "the expense of printing the bonds and of obtaining a legal opinion as to their validity. Such expense for legal opinion not to exceed $300 for any one issue."

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

Ayes, 10.

Wichman

Adams Baird Banta

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Senator McIntosh offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking out all of section two and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“Sealed bids may be received at any time prior to the calling for open bids. After the sealed bids are all filed, the official or officials shall call for open bids and shall make a record in the minutes of all such open bids. After the open bids are recorded in the minutes the official or officials shall open the sealed bids and make a record thereof in the minutes."

Amend section 3 by striking the period after the word "sale" in line 3 thereof and adding the following “at a price not less than the best price bid, considering the amount in relation to par and the interest rate thereon."

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

AFTERNOON SESSION

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment, President Hammill presiding.

THIRD READING OF BILLS

The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File No. 275.

Senator Gilchrist offered the following amendment to the amendment offered by Senator McIntosh and moved its adoption :

Amend by inserting a period after the word “bids" where it appears for the first time in line three of the printed amendment, and by striking therefrom all of the remainder of the amendment; and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"After all of the open bids have been received the substance of the best open bid shall be noted in the minutes. The official or officials shall then open any sealed bids that may have been filed and they shall note in the minutes the substance of the best sealed bid”.

The amendment to the amendment was adopted.

The amendment was adopted.

Senator Buser offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend section 3 by str king the period after the word "sale" in line 3 thereof and adding the following: “at a price not less than the best price bid, considering the amount in relation to par and the interest rate thereon."

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

Amend the amendment by inserting a period (.) and quotation marks (") after the word “bid” and striking out everything following.

The amendment to the amendment was adopted.

The amendment was adopted.

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Senator Shane offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking from lines 1 and 2 of section 1 the words and figures "in the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00) or more”.

The amendment was adopted.

Senator Romkey offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by changing the period (.) at the end of line 4 of section 5 to a comma (,) and adding the following: "except in case of drainage bonds, a fee not to exceed three hundred dollars ($300.00).”.

Senator Price offered the following amendment to the amendment and asked unanimous consent that it be adopted:

Amend by striking the words "a fee" from the amendment and inserting in lieu thereof the words "an examination fee".

Consent was granted and the amendment to the amendment was adopted.

Senator Shinn raised the point of order that this matter had been disposed of once.

The President held the point not well taken.

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