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Assembly, "An act for the further protection of female employees in the city of New York."

Assembly, “An act to legalize the official acts of William Lengfeld, as justice of the peace of the town of Chazy, Clintop county, New York.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Wilbor, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Wilbor, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two last named bills, without amendment, wbich report was agreed to and said bills ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. E. Cornell, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1867.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Robinson.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Lent presented a memorial of James E. Serrell, in regard to remodeling the city of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Folger presented a remonstrance of citizens of Penn Yan, against the bill amending charter of said village; which was read and laid on the table.

Also, a remonstrance of citizens of East Bloomfield against building a monument at public expense: which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of town's and counties.

Also, of ladies of Geneva for a Female House of Refuge at Rochester; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Pierson presented a petition of board of education of Brooklyn, for power to erect school houses; which was read and referred to the comioittee on literature.

Also, of National Life Insurance Company of New York, for amendment of its charter; which was read and referred to the committee on insurance.

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented a petition for act for incorporation of the Long Island Bible Society; which was read and referred to the commiton charitable and religious societies.

Mr. Parsons presented a petition of citizens of Monroe county, for enlargement of the locks on the Erie canal; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Also, a petition of citizens of Monroe county, for the survey of a canal from tidewater west of Rochester, to lake Ontario; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Cooperstown, to borrow money for the purpose of pur. chasing fire engines," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the

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village of Cortland, enlarging the boundaries thereof,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill read a 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 members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Chambers Godard

Lent

Parsons
Barnett
Collins

Humphrey T. Murphy Pierson
Bennett
E. Cornell Kline

Nicks

Wilbor
Campbell Folger

La Bau

O'Donnell Wolcott 20 On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill ordered transmitted to the Assembly this day.

Mr. Folger, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to enable husband and wife, or either of them, to be witnesses for or against each other, or on bebalf of any party in certain cases,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was coinmitted to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend section 398 of chapter 7 of title 12 of the Code of Procedure, in relation to witnesses," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

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

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of railroad corporations and to regulate the same,' passed April 2, 1850."

"An act to authorize the consolidation of corporations organized under the act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes, passed February 17th, 1848, or any of the acts amending or extending the same.”

"An act to release to Frederick Knoble, the title of the people of the State of New York in and to certain real estate.

"An act in relation to equalization of real and personal property by the board of supervisors of Lewis county.”.

"An act in relation to tolls on the Waterloo and Fayette Plankroad."
"An act to amend the charter of the village of Canajoharie."
"An act to incorporate the Metropolitan Market Company."

"An act to authorize the coustruction of a breakwater or pier for the protection of vessels at Bay Ridge, New Utrecht, in the bay of New York."

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize the First Presbyterian congregation of Penn Yan, to increase their number of trustees," wbich was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

“An act in relation to the extension and construction of the South-side railroad company of Long Island,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

"An act providing for the appointment of an additional number of Notaries Public,” 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 the charter of the Irving Savings Iustitution of 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 banks.

"An act authorizing the executor of the last will and testament of Peter Ten Broeck, deceased, to pay to the trustees of the Ten Broeck Free Academy,” the legacy bequeathed by said will for the use of said academy," 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 permit the Harmony Manufacturing Company to build certain walls, at their own expense, on the banks of the Erie canal, in the village of Cohoes, and to improve certain lands owned by the State adjoining the lands of said company," 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 Students' Aid Association of the New York Free Academy,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New Paltz Turnpike Road Company," passed April 9, 1831," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

"An act to incorporate the Binghamton Savings Bank, in the village of Binghamton, Broome county, New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

"An act to incorporate the New York Warehouse Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Palatine Bridge,” with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendments:

Section 4, line 6, engrossed bill, strike out the word "tax-payers” and insert the word "householders."

Section 11, line 26, engrossed bill, strike out the words “ and insert "twenty-five

Strike out section 13, and insert the following:

"§ 13. The village of Palatine Bridge shall be a highway district, and be exempt from the superintendence of the commissioners of highways of the town of Palatine, except as hereinafter provided; and the trustees of said village shall be commissioners of highways in said district, and may appoint an overseer of highways in said district, who shall hold his office during the pleasure of the trustees and obey their directions, and make returns to them, and in other respects shall have the same powers and be subject to the same liabilities as overseers of highways in towns; but nothing in this section contained, shall affect the raising of money by a · vote of said town for the repair of roads and bridges, nor be construed to impair the powers and duties of the commissioners of highways of said town, in their appropriations of such money or in the repairs and construction of bridges in any part of said town. The said overseer shall receive for his compensation not to exceed one dollar and fifty cents for every day actually and necessarily employed as such overseer of highways.”

Section 23, line 6, engrossed bill, after the word “same” insert the words “provided the purchase of said articles shall have been autho

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rized by a majority vote of the inhabitants of said village at a meeting regularly called." Strike out section 27, and insert the following: "& 27. In case the taxable inhabitants of said village, at a meeting regularly called, by posting notices in three public places within said corporation, at least ten days before said meeting shall resolve or determine to raise two thousand dollars, or any other sum, for the purpose of procuring pure water for the use of said village, and for extinguishing fires therein, then the trustees of said village are hereby empowered to raise the sum so voted, by a tax upon the real and personal property of said village, and to expend the same for the purpose aforesaid, provided that they shall have previously caused to be made by a competent engineer or sonje other competent person, a bona fide estimate of the cost of procaring water as contemplated by this act, including the cost of a reservoir or reservoirs, and such fixtures and apparatus as may be needed to make the said water available to the inhabitants of said village; including also in such estimate, any incidental expenses that may be needed and necessary to carry out the proposed enterprise; and in case the said estimate shall exceed the sum so determined to be raised as hereinbefore expressed; then the said trustees shall have no power to raise the same." Add the following as section twenty-nine: "$ 29. All acts and parts of acts so far as they affect the provisions of this act are hereby repealed." Change section “29" to "30." Mr. Kline moved that the Senate concur in said amendments, The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews C. G. Cornell Humphrey

Low

Pierson
Barnett
Crowley
Kline

H. C. Murphy Sutherland
Bennett
Folger
La Ball

T. Murphy Wibor
Campbell
Godard
Lent
Nicks

Wolcott
Chambers

21 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendments, The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled "An act to alter and amend an act to incorporate the Greenwood Cemetery,' passed April 11, 1839, in relation to the election of trustees," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Section 1, line 12, engrossed bill, after word "day" insert the words " not to exceed sixty days."

Mr. H. C. Murphy moved that the Senate concur in said amendment. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

Andrews
Barnett
Bennett
Campbell

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
C. G. Cornell Godard

H. C. Murphy Pierson
E. Cornell Humphrey T. Murphy Platt
Crowley
Kline
Nicks

Sutherland
Folger
La Bau

O'Donnell Wilbor

26

Chambers Gibson

Lent
Parsons

Wolcott
Collins

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

The Assembly returned the Assembly concurrent resolution relative to canal investigating committee, with a message that they had non-concurred in the amendments of the Senate made thereto.

Mr. Gibson moved that said resolution be laid upon the table.

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

The President presented the annual report of the Commissioners of Emigration for the year 1866; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 54.) Also, a report of the Harlem Bridge Commissioners, in reply to a resolution of the Senate ; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 55.) Mr. Folger gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to enable the State to be made a party defendant in the foreclosure of certain mortgages in Yates county.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill in relation to escheated lands of Daniel A. Dugan, deceased.

Mr. Kline gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the charter of the village of Gloversville, in Fulton county.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Wolcott asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the village of Oswego Falls,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Humphrey asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the Livonia Academic Association, to sell their real estate,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Parsons asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to wharfage on certain boats and vessels in the cities of New York and Brooklyn," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Canajoharie Academy," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Sutherland asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill'entitled "An act to incorporate the Westchester Hydraulic Company," which was read ihe first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Fulton Savings Bank of 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 banks.

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