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The vote upon the final passage of the said bill having been reconsidered, on motion of Mr. Becker, and by unanimous consent, the same was amended as follows:

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And as amended, passed and ordered to be sent to the Senate for

concurrence.

By order,

CHAS. A. CHICKERING, Clerk.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to reconsider the vote by which said bill was passed, 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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The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, as amended, 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 the passage of the same, as amended.

Mr. Otis introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mechanical, chemical, agricultural, horticultural, medical or curative, mercantile or commercial purposes,' passed February 17, 1848, and the several amendments thereof," 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. Campbell introduced a bill entitled "An act to equalize and make uniform the price of gas in the several counties of this State," 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. Fassett 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.

Also, a bill entitled "An act to release the interest of the people of the

State of New York in certain real estate of which Thirza Swarts, formerly Thirza Dent, late of the township of Hornellsville, in the county of Steuben, died seized, and authorizing her heirs at law to hold and convey the same," 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 entitled "An act to legalize the act of the superintendents of the poor of Steuben county in returning Richard King, an escaped pauper, to the Tompkins county poor-house," 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. Baker introduced a 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,'" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on militia.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to legalize the official acts of certain justices of the peace, and authorizing justices of the peace to execute and file official bonds, and to take and subscribe the official oath," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendments:

Section 1, line 1, strike out "every justice of the peace," and insert in lieu thereof the following: "Samuel R. McNair, a justice of the peace of the town of Ellicottville, in the county of Cattaraugus." Line 4, strike out "any."

Line 8, strike out all after the word "confirmed," down to and including the word "law," in line 13, and insert the word "he."

Mr. Vedder moved that the Senate do non-concur in said amendments, and that a committee of conference be appointed.

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

The President appointed as such committee Messrs. Vedder, Baker and Jacobs.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have non-concurred in their amendments, have appointed a committee of conference, and request a like committee on their part.

Mr. Vedder introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend section 823 of 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.

Mr. Robb introduced a bill entitled "An act to provide for the repavement of that portion of Fifth avenue between the southerly line of 60th street and the northerly line of 72d street in the city of New York," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on cities.

Mr. Daggett introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend section 1 of chapter 638 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act authorizing the New York Society for the Relief of the Ruptured and Crippled to hold real and personal estate,' as amended by chapter 37 of the Laws of 1877," 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. Baker introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 29 of the Laws of 1881, entitled 'An act to empower the executive board of the city of Rochester to acquire land and other property for the waterworks of said city," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

On motion of Mr. Baker, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill 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 Senate then 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 chapter 27 of the Laws of 1875, entitled 'An act to designate the holidays to be observed in the acceptance and payment of bills of exchange, bank checks and promissory notes,' as amended by chapter 30 of the Laws of 1881."

"An act for the relief of Jacob A. Hatzel."

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

The Senate in open executive session confirmed the nomination of several persons as notaries public, after which legislative business was resumed.

Mr. Ellsworth, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was recommitted the bill introduced by Mr. Plunkitt, Int. No. 80, entitled "An act to divide the Seventh Judicial District of the city of New York and to create a new judicial district therefrom" (the same being on the order of third reading), reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and the title amended so as to read as follows: "An act to amend chapter 410 of the Laws of 1882, entitled 'An act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the city of New York," which report was agreed to, and said bill restored to its place on order of third reading.

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

"An act to amend chapter 29 of the Laws of 1881, entitled 'An act to empower the executive board of the city of Rochester to acquire land and other property for the water-works of said city.""

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and [SENATE JOURNAL.]

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proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act relating to proof of payments made by or in behalf of municipal corporations in this State."

"An act to amend chapter 466 of the Laws of 1877, entitled 'An act in relation to assignments of the estates of debtors for the benefit of creditors.'"

"An act to amend chapter 427 of the Laws of 1855, entitled "An act in relation to the collection of taxes on lands of non-residents, and to provide for the sale of such lands for unpaid taxes.'

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

Mr. Thacher, from the same committee, reported progress on the last-named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

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 an act entitled 'An act to amend the act entitled An act authorizing the incorporation of rural cemetery associations,' passed April 27, 1847, being chapter 163 of the Laws of 1860."

"An act to amend chapter 93 of the Laws of 1877, entitled 'An act to provide for the better administration of justice in the the town of Watervliet, in the county of Albany."

"An act relating to the employment of children in manufacturing establishments."

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

Mr. Gibbs, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second-named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading

Mr. Gibbs, from the same committee, reported progress on the lastnamed bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

On motion of Mr. Coggeshall, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 1884.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by the Chaplain.

The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same:

"An act in relation to the public park of the village of Corning." "An act in relation to Columbia College in the city of New York." "An act to amend 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 chapter 409 of the Laws of 1882, entitled 'An act to revise the statutes of this State relating to banks, banking and trust companies.""

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

The Assembly sent for concurrence the following resolution:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That a respectful message be sent to the Governor requesting the return of Assembly bill No. 58, entitled "An act to amend section 2 of chapter 366 of the Laws of 1880, being 'An act to secure uniform ballots and preserve the purity of elections,"" for amendment.

By unanimous consent,

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

Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same. Mr. Gibbs moved that the following entitled bills be made a special order to-day, after the special order already made shall be disposed of:. "An act relating to the board of aldermen of the city of New York," "An act relating to the comptroller of the city of New York." "An act to fix and regulate the terms of office of certain public officers in the city of New York."

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.

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:

Assembly, "An act making appropriations for the support of govment."

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

Mr. Lansing moved that the 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. Baker introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 468. of the Laws of 1881, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for the purpose of acquiring, constructing and operating railroads in foreign countries, to authorize the formation of corporations for the purpose of acquiring, constructing and operating railroads in any State or Territory of the United States of America, except the State of New York," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

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

"An act relating to the comptroller of the city of New York."

"An act relating to the board of aldermen of the city of New York." "An act to fix and regulate the terms of office of certain public officers in the city of New York."

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