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dred and seventeen, entitled 'An act creating the hospital development commission, defining its powers and duties, authorizing contracts for new buildings in connection with the Utica State Hospital and the Middletown State Hospital, and making appropriations for such purpose and for the expense of the hospital development commission,' in relation to the appointment of additional members of the commission," having been announced for third reading, Mr. Boylan moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on finance with instructions to said committee to report the same forthwith, with amendments, the title being amended to read as follows:

"An act to amend chapter two hundred and thirty-eight of the Laws of nineteen hundred and seventeen, entitled 'An act creating the hospital development commission, defining its powers and duties, authorizing contracts for new buildings in connection with the Utica State Hospital and the Middletown State Hospital, and making appropriations for such purpose and for the expense of the hospital development commission,' in relation to number of members of such commission."

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

Mr. Hewitt, from the committee on finance, reported said bill amended as directed, and the same was ordered reprinted and placed on the order of third reading.

The President presented the report of Department of State Police, which was laid upon the table and ordered printed.

(See Document.)

The President presented the report of Public Service Commission for First District, which was laid upon the table and ordered printed..

(See Document.)

The President presented the report of Newark State School, which was laid upon the table and ordered printed.

(See Document.)

The President presented the report of Superintendent of State Prisons, which was laid upon the table and ordered printed.

(See Document.)

The President presented the report of State Engineer and Surveyor, which was laid upon the table and ordered printed.

(See Document.)

The President presented the report of Public Service Commission, Second District, which was laid upon the table and ordered printed.

(Sce Document.)

Mr. Lusk moved that the Senate do now adjourn until 8:30 P. M., Monday, January 17, 1921.

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 1921

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment,

Prayer by Rev. Frank W. Creighton.

The journal of Wednesday, January 12th, was read and approved.

Mr. Fearon introduced a bill (Int. No. 49) entitled "An act to amend the Education Law, in relation to the fixing of salaries of members of the supervising and teaching staff in cities," 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. Lusk introduced a bill (Inf. No. 50) entitled "An act to amend the Membership Corporations Law, in relation to the certificate of a change in the number of directors and the holding [SENATE JOURNAL]

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of annual meetings without the State," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a bill (Int. No. 51) entitled "An act to amend chapter five hundred and fifty-three of the Laws of nineteen hundred and eighteen, entitled 'An act to provide for acquiring an option on a new site for the Cortland State Normal and Training School, and making an appropriation therefor,' relative to the acquisition of lands as a site for such school," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

Also, a bill (Int. No. 52) entitled "An act in relation to the consolidation of certain positions, and revision of salaries, in the office force of the Executive Department, and to reappropriate certain moneys therefor," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Lowman introduced a bill (Int. No. 53) entitled "An act to amend the Prison Law, in relation to permitting inmates in State reformatories to attend funeral and last illness of near relatives," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committce on penal institutions.

Mr. Pitcher introduced a bill (Int. No. 54) entitled "An act to amend the Banking Law, in relation to national banks acting in a fiduciary capacity," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

Mr. Walton introduced a bill (Int. No. 55) entitled "An act to provide for the construction of a bridge over Schoharie creek. at Prattsville, on State highway number eight hundred and eighty-six, on State route number five-a, at the expense of the State, of the county of Greene and of the town of Prattsville, and making an appropriation for the portion of cost to be borne by the State," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

Also, a bill (Int. No. 56) entitled "An act to amend the Code of Civil Procedure, in relation to the filing of independent claims

by parties brought in in proceedings before the Court of Claims or a referee on account of appropriation of land by the State," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on codes.

Also, a bill (Int. No. 57) entitled "An act to amend the Conservation Law, in relation to the appropriation of real property," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on conservation.

Mr. Campbell introduced a bill (Int. No. 58) entitled "An act to confer jurisdiction on the Court of Claims to hear, audit and de ermine the claims of Charles Specht, as assignee, and Glenn A. Stockwell, as trustee in bankruptcy of McMahon and Fell, individually and as copartners, for an alleged breach of contract and for extra work performed and material furnished in the CambriaLockport county highway and to render judgment therefor," 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. Duell introduced a bill (Int. No. 59) entitled "An act to amend chapter one hundred and seventeen of the Laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-three, entitled 'An act to amend, consolidate and revise the charter of the village of Peekskill, and the several acts amendatory thereof,' in relation to steam boilers and engines and steam engineers," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of villages.

Mr. Simpson introduced a bill (Int. No. 60) entitled "An act to amend the Education Law, in relation to the use of schoolhouses out of school hours by veteran organizations of the military, naval and marine service of the United States," 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. Straus introduced a bill (Int. No. 61) entitled "An act to amend the Greater New York charter, in relation to making more specific the powers of the commissioner of public welfare of the city of New York in the collection of money for the support of poor persons from relatives and the property or estate of such poor persons," 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. Whitley introduced a bill (Int. No. 62) entitled “An act to legalize, ratify and confirm the acts and proceedings had and taken by common school district number one of the town of Irondequoit, Monroe county, in relation to the issuance and sale of school district bonds for the payment of the award made by school superintendent Rayfield pursuant to chapter five hundred and sixty-one of the Laws of nineteen hundred and nineteen, and to provide for the issuance and sale and for the payment of such bonds," 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. Duell introduced a bill (Int. No. 63) entitled "An act to amend chapter four hundred and fifty-two of the Laws of nineteen hundred and eight, entitled 'An act to supplement the general laws relating to the government of the city of Yonkers, and to revise and consolidate the local laws relating thereto," in relation to assessment of real property," 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. Wiswall introduced a bill (Int. No. 64) entitled "An act to amend the Insanity Law, in relation to qualifications of the medical member of the State Hospital Commission and superintendents of State hospitals," 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. Gibbs introduced a bill (Int. No. 65) entitled "An act to amend the Education Law, in relation to taxing lands of the State in school district number three in the town of Collins, Erie county," 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. Meyer offered a resolution, in the words following:

Whereas, Two notices of contest of election have been duly filed with the Clerk of this House, whereby John J. Dunnigan contests the election of George H. Taylor, representing the Twenty-third Senatorial District, and whereby Daniel J. Carroll contests the election of Abraham S. Katlin, representing the Eleventh Senatorial District; and

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