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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

SENATE CHAMBER,
DES MOINES, Iowa, DECEMBER 10, 1923.

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

Prayer was offered by the Rev. Edward Duea, of Slater, Iowa.

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

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of absence was granted as follows: Senator Shane for the day, on request of Senator Newberry; Senator Campbell for the day, on request of Senator Buser; Senator Adams for the day, on request of Senator White; Senator Romkey for the day, on request of Senator Price; Senator Cessna for the day, on request of Senator Stoddard; Senator McIntosh for the day, on request of Senator Price; Senator Shaff for the day, on request of Senator Bergman.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS

The following petitions were presented and referred to the designated committees :

By Senator Rees, from the city of Shenandoah, urging amendment to the law proportioning the primary road fund. Highways.

The following petitions protesting fraternal insurance legislation. Referred to committee on insurance.

From the Royal Neighbors of America located at Charles City, Nora Springs, Marble Rock, Floyd, Fredericksburg, Williamstown and Lawler, by Senator Brookins, from camps of the Royal Veighbors of America at Council Bluffs, Oakland, Avoca, Underwood and Crescent by Senator Baird.

From the Modern Woodmen of America by Senator Wichman, from Camp No. 320, Clear Lake; by Senator Stoddard, from Camp No. 4655, Danbury; by Senator Rees, from Camp No. 344, Clarinda; by Senator Fulton, from Bonaparte Camp, Bonaparte.

Senator Banta moved that the superintendent of printing be requested to print 600 extra copies of Senate Files Nos. 85, 86, 93 and 99, which motion prevailed.

The Journal of December 8th was corrected and approved.

Senator Newberry moved that the Senate adjourn until 10 a. m. Tuesday.

Senator Price moved to amend the motion by making the hour 9 a. m. Senator Price invoked rule 8.

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

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The motion prevailed and the Senate adjourned until 9 a. m. Tuesday.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

SENATE CHAMBER,
DES MOINES, IOWA, DECEMBER 11, 1923.

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

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

LEAVE OF ABSENCE Leave of absence was granted as follows: Senator Adams for the day on request of Senator White.

Senator Abben moved that rule 33 be suspended for the day. Senator Stoddard asked for a roll call.

Senator Brookhart invoked rule 8.

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

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Absent or not voting, 19.
Adams
Cessna
Kimberly

Schmedika
Banta
Darting
Mantz

Shaff
Bergman
Goodwin
Mead

Smith
Buser
Holdoegel
Olson

Thurston
Caldwell
Horchem

Romkey The motion was lost, the suspension of a rule requiring a twothirds majority.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS The following petitions were presented, and referred to the designated committees :

By Senator Olson, from Mrs. Edna B. Shackelton, urging amendment to Code Commission Bill No. 92. Educational institutions.

By Senator Olson, from Mrs. Edna B. Shackelton, urging amendment to Code Commission Bill No. 42. Labor.

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By Senator Nelson, from Royal Neighbors of America Camps at Portsmouth, Anita and Atlantic, and from Modern Woodmen of America Camp No. 1537, Anita, protesting fraternal beneficiary insurance legislation. Insurance.

By Senator Haskell, from Modern Woodmen of America Camp No. 3346, Springville, protesting fraternal beneficiary insurance legislation. Insurance.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES Senator Bowman, from the committee on rules, submitted the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your joint committee on rules recommend that the joint rules of the Fortieth General Assembly be adopted temporarily as rules for the special session as far as applicable.

M. L. BOWMAN, Chairman.
0. A. ONTJES, Chairman House Committee.

On the question "Shall the report of the rules committee be adopted ?” the vote was:

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The report was adopted.
Senator Wichman submitted the following report:
MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on elections to which was referred

Senate File No. 31, a bill for an act relating to qualification by public officers, 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 out of Sec. 3 all of line 1 and all of line 2 before the comma and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "When on account of sickness, the inclement state of the weather, unavoidable absence, or casualty,"

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

Senator Wichman moved that the rules be suspended and that the Senate consider Senate File No. 31, which motion was lost.

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4

Senator Perkins offered the following resolution: Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, That this General Assembly adjourn Friday, December 21, 1923, to re-convene on Monday, January 7, 1924, at 10 o'clock A. M.

Be It Further Resolved, That there be no per diem allowed members for the sixteen clear days of the vacation.

Be It Further Resolved, that there be no per diem allowed members during the vacation between April 18, 1923, and December 4, 1923.

GEO. B. PERKINS.

Laid over under the rules.

The Journal of December 10th was corrected and approved.

Senator Stoddard moved that the Senate adjourn until 8:30 a. m. Wednesday.

Senator Price moved to amend the motion by making the time 9 a. m. Wednesday.

Senator Gilchrist moved to amend the amendment by making the time 4 p. m. Tuesday.

Senator Price raised the point of order that an amendment could not be amended.

The President held the point not well taken.

Senator Gilchrist's amendment was adopted.
The motion prevailed and the Senate adjourned until 4 p. m.

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