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Mr. Page moved that the committee on the judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of Senate bill No. 65, entitled "An act amending sections 176 and 177 of chapter 689 of the Laws of 1892 as amended, being chapter 37 of the general laws, relating to the withdrawal of free shares and the maturity of shares" (Int. No. 65), and that said bill be referred to the committee on banks.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Smith moved that the committee on the judiciary be discharged from the consideration of Senate bill No. 231, entitled “An act to amend section 58 of chapter 564 of the Laws of 1890, entitled An act in relation to stock corporations constituting chapter 38 of the general laws, added by chapter 932 of the Laws of 1896 and amended by chapter 476 of the Laws of 1900, in relation to merger of corporations" (Int. No. 214), and that said bill be amended, reprinted and recommitted to the committee on the judiciary.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Raines moved that the Senate do now adjourn.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative. Whereupon, the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1906.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

The Temporary President in the chair.

Prayer by Rev. J. M. Boddy.

The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. McEwan introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chap

ter 79 of the Laws of 1883, entitled 'An act to regulate the trans

action of public business in the county of Albany,' relative to the salary of the clerk of the board of supervisors" (Int. No. 252), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Also, a bill entitled "An act to amend section 191 of the Code of Civil Procedure" (Int. No. 253), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on codes.

Mr. Hawkins introduced a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Bartholomew Moynahan, in payment for services as stenographer and for stenographic minutes of trials, held in the criminal term, part 1 of the Supreme Court, furnished to the city of New York" (Int. No. 254), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the following entitled bills: "An act to authorize the city of Binghamton to expend a sum of money not exceeding $25,000, in the purchase and improvement of lands in said city known as Bennett park, and lands adjacent to said park on the south, for a public park, and to borrow money and issue bonds for said purpose" (No. 327, Rec. No. 12), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

"An act to amend chapter 18 of the Laws of 1862, entitled 'An act to revise the charter of the city of Utica' relative to the repair fund" (No. 213, Rec. No. 13), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

"An act to change the name of the International Supreme Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars to the International Supreme Lodge of the International Order of Good Templars " (No. 324, Rec. No. 14), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

"An act to change the name of the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars of the State of New York to the Grand Lodge of the International Order of Good Templars of the State of New York" (No. 325, Rec. No. 15), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

"An act to amend chapter 580 of the Laws of 1902, entitled 'An act in relation to municipal courts in the city of New York, its officers and marshals,' relative to the reclamation of chattels by defendant in actions in replevin" (No. 326, Rec. No. 16), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

"An act to amend the Greater New York charter relative to the municipal court of the city of New York" (No. 328, Rec. No. 17), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to provide for obtaining for the use of the Legislature printed copies of the testimony by the joint committee of the Legislature appointed in 1905 to investigate and examine into the business and affairs of life insurance companies doing business in the State of New York, with the report, exhibits and a suitable index, and making an appropriation therefor" (No. 213, Int. No. 183), with a message that they have concurred in the passage of the same. Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor. Mr. McEwan moved that the Senate do now adjourn. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Whereupon, the Senate adjourned.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1906.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by Rev. Charles A. Richmond.

The journal of Friday, February 2, was read and approved. Mr. Keenan introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Labor Law, relative to the time when wages are to be paid” (Int. No. 255), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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Mr. Foley introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend section 854 of the Greater New York charter, appropriating territory for the accommodation and use of canal boats (Int. No. 256), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Mr. Marks introduced a concurrent resolution entitled "Concurrent resolution proposing amendment to section 2 of article 1 of the Constitution relating to trial by jury" (Int. No. 257), in the words following:

Section 1. Resolved (if the assembly concur), that section two of article one of the constitution be amended so as to read as follows:

§ 2. The trial by jury in all cases in which it has been heretofore used shall remain inviolate forever; but a jury trial may be waived by the parties in all civil cases in the manner to be prescribed by law. Additional jurors may be empaneled in the manner to be prescribed by the legislature, to attend upon a trial, to fill vacancies, which from any cause may occur on a jury during such trial.

§ 2. Resolved (if the assembly concur) that the foregoing amendment be referred to the legislature to be chosen at the next general election of senators, and in conformity with section. one of article fourteen of the constitution be published for three months previous to the time of such election.

Which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Carpenter introduced a bill entitled "An act creating the offices of police justice and assistant police justice, in the village. of Port Chester, in the county of Westchester, and to provide for the raising annually an amount sufficient to pay the salaries of said officers" (Int. No. 258), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Carpenter, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading and referred to the committee on affairs of villages, retaining its place on the order of third reading.

Mr. Smith introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 619 of the Laws of 1894, entitled 'An act to amend chapter 434 of the Laws of 1873, entitled "An act authorizing the formation of a corporate body to be known as the Firemen's Association of the State of New York in relation to the amount of property said association may purchase, hold and convey" (Int. No. 259), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Smith, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading and referred to the committee on the judiciary, retaining its place on the order of third reading.

Mr. Barnes introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Consolidated School Law, in relation to the apportionment of the free school fund" (Int. No. 260), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on public education.

Mr. Hinman introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the County Law by requiring counties to provide for the relief of indigent adult blind persons" (Int. No. 261), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Hill introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 105 of the Laws of 1891, entitled 'An act to revise the charter of the city of Buffalo,' relative to the payment of local assessments"

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