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The President held the point not well taken.

Senator Price moved the previous question which motion prevailed.

Senator Buser invoked rule 8.

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

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

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The resolution having failed to receive a constitutional majority was declared to have failed to pass the Senate.

The Journal of January 3d was corrected and approved.

Senator Newberry moved that the Senate adjourn until 1:30

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.

HOUSE AMENDMENTS CONSIDERED

Senator Etheil called up for consideration Senate File No. 133, amended by the House, and moved that the Senate concur in the following amendments:

Amend section two (2) of Senate File No. 133 by adding thereto the following:

"Where not otherwise already required by law the recorder shall also enter in the index book the exact time of the filing of each instrument."

On the question “Shall the Senate concur?” the vote was:

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The House amendment having received a constitutional majority was declared to have been adopted and concurred in by the Senate.

Senator Ethell called up for consideration Senate File No. 279, amended by the House, and moved that the Senate concur in the following amendments:

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Amend Senate File No. 279, a bill for an act to amend, revise and codify section three thousand two hundred and twenty-nine (3229) of the compiled code of Iowa, section three thousand two hundred and twenty-eight (3228) of the supplement of said code relating to the coroner, by adding section three to amend, revise and codify section three thousand two hundred and thirty (3230) of the compiled code of Iowa, to read as follows:

"Witnesses and jurors shall receive for each day's service or attendance two dollars; and for each mile traveled from his res dence to the place of holding the inquest the sum of ten cents."

Also, that the title be amended by inserting after the words and figures "three thousand two hundred and twenty-nine (3229)” the word, “and”, and the words and figures, “three thousand two hundred and thirty (3230)."

On the question “Shall the Senate concur?” the vote was:

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The House amendment having received a constitutional majority was declared to have been adopted and concurred in by the Senate.

Senator Ethell called up for consideration Senate File No. 139, amended by the House, and moved that the Senate concur in the following amendments :

Amend section eighteen (18), line three (3), by striking out the word "section" and inserting in lieu thereof the word “sections"; also by inserting after the said word "sections” the following: "thirty-two hundred forty. one-a one (3241-a1) and”.

Amend Senate File No. 139 by adding after section 18 thereof the following:

Sec. 19. County not to become stockholder.

No county shall, in its corporate capacity, or by its supervisors or officers, directly or indirectly, subscribe for stock, or become interested as a partner, shareholder or otherwise, in any banking institution, plank road, turnpike, railway, or work of internal improvement; nor shall it issue any bonds, bills of credit, scrip, or other evidence of indebtedness, for any such purposes; and all such evidences of indebtedness for said purposes are hereby declared void, and no assignment of the same shall give them validity; but this section shall not be so construed as to prevent counties from lawfully erecting their necessary public buildings and bridges, laying off highways, streets, alleys and public grounds, or other local works in which such counties may be interested.

Sec. 20. Actions on bonds-county not estopped.

In all actions now pending, or hereafter brought, in any court in this state, on any bond or coupon issued, or purporting to be issued, by any county for the purposes prohibited in this chapter, a former recovery against such corporation on any one or more or any part of such bonds or coupons shall not bar or estop such corporation from setting up any defense it has made, or could have made, to such bonds or coupons in the action in which such former recovery was had, but the county may allege and prove any matter of defense in such action to the same extent, and with the same effect, as though no former action had been brought, or former recovery had.

Sec. 21. Breach of duty-misdemeanor.

Any officer of any county, or any deputy or employee of such officer, who violates any of the provisions of the two preceding sections, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and fined not less than one hundred dollars, nor more than five hundred dollars, for each offense.

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

Amend by inserting in the second line from the last in section 19 between the words “or” and “other” the words “engaging in".

The amendment was lost.

On the question “Shall the Senate concur?” the vote was:

Ayes, 26.

Abben
Adams
Baird

Banta
Bowman
Brookhart

Brookins
Buser
Campbell

Darting
Dutcher
Ethell

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Absent or not voting, 17.
Bergman
Mantz
Shane

Tuck
Browne
Olson
Slosson

White
Caldwell
Reed

Smith
Goodwin
Rees

Stoddard
Kimberly
Shaff

Thurston
The House amendment having received a constitutional ma-
jority was declared to have been adopted and concurred in by the
Senate.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES Senator Wichman submitted the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on elections to which was referred Senate File No. 29, a bill for an act relating to election expenses of candidates, 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 the word and figures “ten (10)" as they occur in line 2 of section 1 and substituting in lieu thereof the word and figures "thirty (30)".

Also amend by striking the word and figure "ten (10)” as they occur in line three of section 4 and substituting in lieu thereof the word and figures "thirty (30)".

J. E. WICHMAN, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

Senator Newberry submitted the following report:

Me. PRESIDENT: Your committee on public schools to whom was referred 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, begs leave to report it has had the same under consideration and recommends that the amendment offered by the Senator from Monroe to said Senate File No. 263 striking out of said bill the provision for printing at state expense the proceedings of the State Teachers' Association be not adopted, and that the bill do pass without such amendment.

Byron W. NEWBERRY, Chairman. Ordered passed on file.

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