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BILLS SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR

A communication was received from the Governor announcing that he had signed Senate Files Nos. 173 and 227.

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AMENDMENTS FILED

Mr. PRESIDENT: I move to amend Senate File No. 129 as follows:

Insert after the word "session" as it occurs in line two of section 10 the words "and committee.”

Strike the word and figures "thirty (30)” as they occur in line five of section 10 and insert in lieu thereof the word and figures "sixty (60)."

Strike the word and figures "forty-five (45)” as they occur in line seven of section 10 and insert in lieu thereof the word and figures "ninety (90)."

Strike the word and figures "fifty-five (55)” as they occur in line nine of section 10 and insert in lieu thereof the words and figures “one hundred ten (110)."

Strike the word and figures "sixty-five (65)” as they occur in line eleven of section 10 and insert in lieu thereof the words and figures "one hundred thirty (130).”

Strike the word and figures "seventy-five (75)” as they occur in line thirteen of section 10 and insert in lieu thereof the words and figures “one hundred fifty (150)."

Strike the word and figures "ninety (90)” as they occur in line fifteen of section 10 and insert in lieu thereof the words and figures “one hundred eighty (180)."

Strike the words and figures "one hundred (100)” as they occur in line sixteen of section 10 and insert in leu thereof the words and figures "two hundred (200)."

FRANK SHANE.

Senator Romkey moved that the House be requested to return House File No. 258 for further consideration, which motion prevailed.

Senator Baird moved that the Senate adjourn until 10 a. m. Saturday.

Senator Buser moved to amend by making the hour 9 a. m.

The amendment was lost.

The motion prevailed and the Senate adjourned until 10 a. m. Saturday.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

SENATE CIAMBER,
Des MOINES, IOWA, JANUARY 5, 1924.

The Senate met in regular session, President John Hammil presiding.

Prayer was offered by Rev. James E. Wolfe, pastor of Greenwood Congregational church, of Des Moines, Iowa.

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

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Senator Shaff for the day, on

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

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS

Petition protesting fraternal insurance legislation was presented by Senator Newberry, from Camp No. 156, M. W. A., and referred to the committee on insurance.

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 Sonate is asked:

House File No. 74, a b'll for an act to amend, revise, and cod fy chapter nine (9) of title twenty-one (21) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to limited partnership.

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

House File No. 104, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections two thousand five hundred ninety-seven (2597) to two thousand five hundred ninety-nine (2599), inclusive, and two thousand six hundred one (2601) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to education.

A. C. GUSTAFSON, Chief Clerk.

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 : House File No. 58.

F. C. GILCHRIST, Chairman Senate Committee.

C. F. LETTS, Chairman House Committee. Report adopted.

HOUSE MESSAGES CONSIDERED

House File No. 74, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify chapter nine (9) of title twenty-one (21) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to limited partnership.

Read first and second times and referred to committee on judiciary No. 2.

House File No. 104, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections two thousand five hundred ninety-seven (2597) to two thousand five hundred ninety-nine (2599), inclusive, and two thousand six hundred one (2601) of the compiled code of Iowa, relating to education.

Read first and second times and referred to committee on public schools.

THIRD READING OF BILLS

On motion of Senator Brookhart Senate File No. 187, a bill for an act to amend, revise, and codify sections forty-nine hundred fifty-nine (4959) to forty-nine hundred sixty-one (4961), inclusive, forty-nine hundred sixty-three (4963) to forty-nine hundred sixty-five (4965), inclusive, forty-nine hundred sixtyseven (4967), forty-nine hundred sixty-eight (4968), forty-nine hundred seventy-one (4971) to forty-nine hundred seventy-five (4975), inclusive, forty-nine hundred seventy-seven (4977) to forty-nine hundred eighty-one (4981), inclusive, forty-nine hundred eighty-three (4983) to fifty hundred one (5001), inclusive, fifty hundred eight (5008), and fifty hundred eleven (5011) of the compiled code of Iowa and sections forty-nine hundred fiftynine-a one (4959-al), forty-nine hundred sixty-eight-a one (4968-al), and forty-nine hundred seventy-a one (4970-al of the supplement to said code, relating to the condemnation of private property for works of internal improvement and for other public uses and purposes, 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: 1. Amend by striking out all of subdivision four, section four.

2. Amend by striking out of section four, subdivision five, lines twentyeight and twenty-nine the words, “When passing through enclosed lands,” and insert in lieu thereof the words, “Along such highways". Also strike out of line twenty-nine and thirty the words, "on both sides thereof by the condemnor and by his assignees,” and insert the words “by the owner of the abutting property".

3. Amend section four, subdivis on seven, line forty-three, by inserting after the word "cemetery" the following: “or cemetery”.

4. Amend section six, line four by inserting after the period the following: “The term railway as used in this act shall include street railways and electric railways."

5. Amend by striking out all of section twenty-two.

6. Amend by striking out of section twenty-nine all after the period following the word "representative" in line two.

7. Amend by striking out all of section 46.

8. Amend by striking out of section 47 line three the words, "overflowed" and insert in lieu thereof the word “affected”, also by adding the following to said section 47: “This section shall not apply to condemnation proceedings for drainage or levee improvements."

9. Amend by renumbering the sections of the bill to correspond with the amendments.

Amendment No. 1 was adopted.

Senator Buser offered the following substitute amendment for amendment No. 2.

Amend subdivision 5 of section 4 by striking therefrom the following: "such roads shall constitute a part of the township road system".

The substitution was made.

The amendment was adopted.

Amendment No. 3 was adopted.

Senator Cessna offered the following amendment to amendment No. 4 and moved its adoption:

Amend the amendment by striking out the following: "The term rail. way as used in this act shall include street railways and electric railways;" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "The term railway as used in this act shall include steam, electric, and street railways.”

Senator Price moved that the bill be rereferred to the committee.

Senator i'rice withdrew his motion.

Senator Cessna withdrew his amendment.

Amendment No. 4 was lost.

Amendment No. 5 was adopted.

Amendment No. 6 was adopted.

Amendment No. 7 was adopted.

Amendment No. 8 was adopted.

Action on amendment No. 9 was deferred.

Senator Buser offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking from line 40 (subsection six) of section 4 the word "lawful".

On motion of Senator McIntosh 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. 187.

The amendment offered by Senator Buser was adopted.

Senator Thurston offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

Amend by striking out the word “reasonably" in line three of section

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Also by strik ng out the word “reasonably" in line seven (subsection two) of section four.

The amendment was adopted.

Senator Thurston offered the following amendment and moved: its adoption :

Amend by striking out the word "state" in line five of sect'on twenty. five and substituting in lieu thereof the word "county".

Also amend by striking out the sentence commencing with the word

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