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The Assembly returned the bill entitled "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,'" with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Section 1, line 18, engrossed bill, after the word "purposes" insert the words "for such term of years, with such covenants and for such annual rental as in their judgment shall be for the best interests of the city."

Add at the end of section 2 the following: "And for such purpose the comptroller is hereby authorized to issue revenue bonds of the city of New York for such amounts as may be approved by the commissioners of the sinking fund."

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 be ng 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 bill entitled "An act to amend section 24 of chapter 679 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled An act to supply the village of Watertown with pure and wholesome water and for other purposes,' passed March 22, 1853, and the several acts amendatory thereof," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment.

Add at the end of section 1 the following: "and it shall be the duty of the said water commissioners of the city of Watertown to supply with water the hydrants and public fountains, and also all public buildings and public schools used by the said city.'

The President put the question whether the Senate would concur in said amendment, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voted 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 amendment.

Mr. McCarthy moved to take from the table the concurrent resolution in the words following:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the Legislature adjourn sine die on Friday, May 16, at 12 o'clock, M.

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

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Mr. Daggett moved to reconsider the vote by which said resolution was adopted.

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

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 called from the table the concurrent resolution in the words following:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That Joint Rule No. 20 be suspended for the remainder of this session, so far as it applies to Assembly bill No. 759, entitled "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 local government of the city of New York.""

Mr. Daggett moved to refer said resolution to the committee on rules.

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 President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and the vote was as follows:

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The President voted in the affirmative, and declared said resolution adopted.

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. Vedder, from the committee on taxation, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Kiernan, Int. No. 568, entitled "An act to exempt from taxation the property of the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with an amendment, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Jacobs gives notice that he will at some future day move to suspend the operation of the rules concerning executive sessions, so that such sessions may be held at any time on order of the Senate, and action may be immediately taken on nominations without reference to committees, and also suspending the operation of the rule requiring the votes of a majority of all the Senators elected for the purpose of confirmation of nominations.

Mr. Arkell called for the consideration of the following resolution: Whereas, A bill has been presented to the House of Representatives requesting an appropriation of $1,000,000 per annun for ten years for the permanent improvement of the Erie canal; and,

Whereas, We deem such appropriation desirable as a naval measure by providing a water way, through the construction of vertical walls and an enlargement of the locks, sufficient for the transportation of gun-boats for the defense, if need be, of the ports on the lakes; and,

Whereas, This Legislature fully believe that this system of water ways is of inter-State commercial importance and not confined in its beneficial control of the rates of freight to the location through which it runs; therefore,

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That in view of its national defensive and commercial importance, we respectfully request the careful consideration of our Representatives in Congress of the proposed measure and a favorable judgment upon the enlargement of its provisions as herein indicated."

Mr. Arkell offered the following as a substitute therefor:

Whereas, This Legislature fully believes that the New York system of water-ways is of inter-State commercial importance, and is not confined in its beneficent control of the rate of freights to the location through which they run; therefore,

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That, in view of their national defensive and commercial importance, we respectfully request the careful consideration of our Representatives in Congress of such measures as, upon due investigation and consideration, shall be found to be best adapted to accomplish the proposed object.

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

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

The Assembly sent for concurrence the following entitled bills:

"An act to amend chapter 10 of the Laws of 1859, entitled ‘An act to amend the act entitled An act to revise, amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the village of Whitestown,' and the several amendments thereto," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

On motion of Mr. Coggeshall, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

"An act concerning the collection of assessments for the opening or improving of roads, streets or avenues in the several towns of the State, in counties containing over 300,000 inhabitants," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

On motion of Mr. Jacobs, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

"An act to amend chapter 349 of the Laws of 1872, entitled 'An act to authorize the appointment of commissioners to fix the grade and improve sidewalks, and open and improve streets in the town of New Lots, Kings county,"" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

On motion of Mr. Jacobs, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

"An act to amend chapter 433 of the Laws of 1879, entitled 'An act authorizing the board of education of Union Free School District No. 1, Milton, to issue bonds to be known as 'extended school bonds,' to pay the school district bonds of said district maturing in the years 1880, 1885, 1890 and 1895,"" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

On motion of Mr. Arkell, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to appraisals of canal claims against the State," 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 return said bill to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same. On motion of Mr. Kiernan, and by unanimous consent, the committee of the whole was discharged from the further consideration of Senate bill, printed No. 697, entitled "An act to incorporate the United States Transfer and Exchange Association," and the same ordered to a third reading and printed.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend section 26 of chapter 721 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the preservation of moose, wild deer, birds and fish,' passed April 26, 1871," 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 return said bill to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same. The Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize and confirm the title of the St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church of Onondaga Valley to certain lands in the town of Onondaga," 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 return said bill to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same. The Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Young Men's Christian Association of the city of Binghamton," 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, majority of all the Senators elected not 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 the passage of the same. The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown, New York," 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, as follows:

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