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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. Lansing introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 474 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Watertown River Park Association," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on miscellaneous corporations.

Mr. Otis introduced a bill entitled "An act to authorize Long Island City to create a fund to liquidate annual arrearages," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on cities.

Also, a bill entitled "An act in relation to unpaid taxes, assessments, water rates and rents in Long Island City, and to confirm, levy and collect the same," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on cities.

Mr. Otis moved that the two last-named bills be printed.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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Mr. Comstock introduced a bill entitled "An act to authorize the city of Troy to borrow money and to provide for the payment of the same," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on cities.

Mr. Jacobs introduced a bill entitled "An act in relation to sales of land for unpaid taxes and assessments in the several counties of New York State," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on taxation.

Mr. Baker offered the following:

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That there be printed 1,723 copies of the New York Civil List for the year 1884: ten of which shall be for each member of this Legislature and one for each officer and reporter of the Senate and Assembly. The same to be paid for at the rate of $2.50 per copy.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing.

Mr. Campbell 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 negative, as follows:

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The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure.”

"An act to enable incorporated religious societies of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the diocese of western New York, to make certain transfers of their real and personal estate to the corporation known as the Trustees of the Parochial Fund of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the diocese of western New York,' and to enable that corporation to take and hold the estates so transferred to it."

"An act to authorize the use of State armories by associations of discharged soldiers."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Jacobs, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first and last-named bills, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Jacobs, from the same committee, reported progress on the second-named bill, and asked leave to sit again.

Mr. Baker moved that the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of the said bill, and that the same be ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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

On motion of Mr. Pluukitt, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 1884.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by the Chaplain.

The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the special order, being the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to amend chapter 137 of the Laws of 1865, as amended by chapter 548 of the Laws of 1870, regulating pilotage of the port of New York."

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After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Fassett, from said committee, reported progress on the abovenamed bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Daly moved that said bill be made a special order for Thursday next immediately after the reading of the journal.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Murphy offered the following:

Whereas, A bill for the relief of the veterans of the Mexican war has been passed by the House of Representatives; and,

Whereas, The gallant New York State volunteers were a very important factor in the successful prosecution of said war; and as some

of the survivors of said volunteers are very old, feeble and in very indigent circumstances; therefore, be it

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the honorable the Senators from the State of New York in the United States Senate be and they are hereby respectfully asked to give said relief bill their favoraable consideration.

Ordered, That said resolutions be laid upon the table under the rule. The Senate went into open executive session for the confirmation of notaries public, after which legislative business was resumed.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 490 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Spencerport in the county of Monroe," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendments :

In line 7, section 1, after the word "town," insert" and an addition of thirteen rods in width on the whole length of the western border thereof."

Lines 14, 15 and 16, strike out the words " and all assessments and taxes hereafter made and levied for such purposes shall be lawful and valid."

The President put the question whether the Senate would concur in said amendments, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths being present, as follows:

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in their amendments. The Assembly returned the following entitled bill: "An act to amend the Penal Code."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor.

Mr. Plunkitt introduced a bill entitled "An act to alter the map or plan of the city of New York, made and filed by the commissioners of the department of public parks, by striking therefrom so much of the proposed Morris avenue as lies between One Hundred and Sixtysecond street and Overlook avenue, and so much of the proposed One Hundred and Sixty-fifth street as lies between Winfield place and Sheridan avenue, in the twenty-third ward of said city," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on cities.

Mr. Robb introduced a bill entitled "An act to authorize the commissioners of public parks in the city of New York to change the name of the Reservoir square in the said city of New York to Bryaut park," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

On motion of Mr. Robb, said bill was referred to the first committee of the whole.

Mr. Davidson introduced a bill entitled "An act to authorize the president and trustees of the village of Hamilton, Madison county, to purchase real property for the purpose of promoting the public

health of said village and for village fire purposes, and to borrow money on the credit of said village for such purposes," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on villages.

Mr. Coggeshall introduced a bill entitled "An act for the protection of persons insured against loss or damage by fire or other casualty," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

Mr. Titus introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Code of Civil Procedure," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act making an appropriation for continuing work on the Capitol during the current year, for the purchase of material therefor and for the payment of pending contracts thereon," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Section 2, strike out the words, "A violation of this provision shall be cause for the removal of the commissioner from office."

The President put the question whether the Senate would concur in said amendment, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in their amendment.

Mr. Otis, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to provide for changing the site of county buildings." "An act to amend the Code of Civil Procedure."

"An act to amend section 15 of title 9 of chapter 519 of the Laws of 1870."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to further amend chapter 19 of the Laws of 1858, entitled An act to incorporate the Long Island College Hospital of the city of Brooklyn,' and the acts amendatory thereof, passed April 30, 1864, and April 2, 1879."

"An act to amend chapter 737 of the Laws of 1869, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Brooklyn Young Men's Christian Association,' passed May 8, 1869, as amended by chapter 361 of the Laws of 1876, and chapter 490 of the Laws of 1881."

"An act to amend section 267 of chapter 409 of the Laws of 1882, entitled 'An act to revise the statutes of this State relating to banks, banking and trust companies."

"An act to amend section 2818 of the Code of Civil Procedure." "An act to amend the Penal Code."

"An act authorizing the Comptroller to pay into the keeping of the trustees of the Elmira Female College the Elmira Female College educational fund."

"An act to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure."

"An act relating to the Buffalo East Side Street Railway Company." "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the removal of the remains of all persons interred in the burial grounds situated on the east side of Academy avenue, and between Little avenue and Washington street in the village of Middletown, Orange county, State of New York, to Hillside cemetery in said village, and the taking of the lands included within the bounds of said burial grounds for public park purposes, also the issue of bonds to defray the expenses thereof,' passed June 6, 1882."

"An act to amend chapter 410 of the Laws of 1882, entitled 'An act to consolidate into one act and declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the city of New York.'"

"An act to amend chapter 386 of the Laws of 1882, entitled 'An act for the construction of a sewer for the Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane, and to make an appropriation therefor.'"

"An act to reduce, levy and confirm the assessment for the Bond street sewer in the city of Brooklyn, imposed under an act entitled 'An act relating to sewers and drainage in the city of Brooklyn,' passed April 23, 1879, and in relation to the payment of said assessment."

"An act to amend chapter 463 of the Laws of 1880, entitled 'An act to amend chapter 604 of the Laws of 1875, entitled An act to protect the shores and bay of New York, and the seaside resorts near New York city, and to prevent the deposit of carrion, offal, dead animals, bedding or any putrid, offensive, decaying or refuse vegetable or animal matter, or any garbage or sweepings taken from the streets of any city into the North and East rivers or in the bay of New York or Raritan bay, within the jurisdiction of the State of New York, or in the waters of Jamaica bay, or in the waters of the Atlantic ocean, within three miles of Rockaway beach or Far Rockaway or Coney island, or within less than one mile beyond the outer bar,' and to amend section 4 of the said chapter 604 of the Laws of 1875."

The bill entitled "An act to amend section 2818 of the Code of Civil Procedure," was read the third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths being present, as follows:

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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 299 of the Laws of 1883, entitled 'An act to provide for the enrollment of the militia, for the organization and government of the National Guard of the State of New York, and for the public defense, and entitled the Military Code,' was read the third time.

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