Слике страница
PDF
ePub

Asylum for insane convicts,” passed April 8, 1858," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the secon time.

On motion of Mr. Folger 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 C. G. Cornell Kline

Pierson White
Barnett
Folger
La Bau

Sessions Williams
Bennett
Gibson
T. Murphy Stanford

Wolcott
Chambers Godard

O'Donnell Sutherland Wood
Collins
Humphrey Parsons

23 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

"An act for the relief of Junius H. Hatch, conferring jurisdiction on the Canal Appraisers to hear and determine his claim for compensation for lands appropriated to the enlargement of the Erie canal," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on claims.

"An act providing for the hearing and determination of the claims of Alonzo Crippen and Dennis Scanlin, for damages caused by the Oswego canal enlargement," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on claims.

An act to release certain escheated land of William Kew, deceased, and to legalize the conveyance 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.

“An act for the relief of Clinton Stephens,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on claims.

The President announced as the select committee on the communication of His Excellency the Governor, relative to encroachments on the Harbor of New York by the State of New Jersey, Messrs. T. Murphy, Pierson and H. C. Murphy.

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 in relation to fare on the New York Central Railroad."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Lent, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

Mr. Folger renewed the amendment offered by him in committee of the whole, as follows:

"§ 2. This act shall be and remain in force for the term of three years from the first day of October, 1867, and shall cease, and no provision of law now in force shall be held or construed as repealed by this act."

Mr. Pierson moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on railroads, with instructions to restore the bill as originally reported by the committee, with the amendment adopted in committee of the whole, as offered by Mr. Parsons.

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

18

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
C. G. Cornell H. C. Murphy Pierson

Stanford
Bennett
Godard
T. Murphy Platt

Sutherland
Chambers Lent

Nicks

Sessions Wood
Collins
Low

Parsons

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Andrews Folger

La Bau
White

Williams
Campbell Gibson
O'Donnell Wilbor

Wolcott
E Cornell Kline

12 Mr. Folger moved to further instruct the committee to report the amendment offered by him in committee of the whole, as follows:

“$ 2. This act shall be and remain in force for the term of three years from the first day of October, 1867, and shall then cease, and no provision of law now in force shall be held or construed as repealed by this act.”.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Collins

Gibson

O'Donnell Williams
Barnett
E. Cornell Kline

White

Wolcott
Campbell Folger

Nicks
Wilbor

14 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Bennett Humphrey H. C. Murphy Pierson

Stanford
Chambers La Bau

T. Murphy
Platt

Sutherland
CG. Cornell Lent

Parsons
Sessions

Wood
Godard
Low

17 Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act in relation to the fare on New York Central Railroad,” reported the same back with the amendment, as instructed by the Senate.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Low moved to take from the table the report of the committee of conference upon the bill entitled "An act to provide for a convention to revise and amend the Constitution.The President put the question whether the Senate would

agree to said motion to take from the table, and it was decided in the affirmative.

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the committee of conference, 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 E. Cornell Lent

O'Donnell Stanford
Barnett
Folger
Low
Parsons

White
Bennett
Godard
T. Murphy Platt

Wilbor
Campbell Humphrey Nicks

Sessions

Williams
Collins
La Bau

22 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Chambers Gibson

H. C. Murphy Wolcott Wood
C. G. Cornell Kline
Pierson

8 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, with a mes. sage informing that the Senate have agreed to the report of the committee of conference.

On motion of Mr. Bennett and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Niagara Street Railroad Company in the city of Buffalo," was recommitted to the committee on railroads, with power to report complete.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the supervisor of the town of Corning, to loan money for the purpose of building a bridge over the Chemung river, and to provide for the payment thereof, and to authorize the commissioners of highways of said town to build a bridge, and in the mean time to operate a free ferry on said river,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to consolidate road districts 18 and 19 in the town of Ledyard, in the county of Cayuga, and to provide for the election of path master in said district,' passed March 14, 1853," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

By unanimous consent, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for the construction of an elevated railroad 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 railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act concerning the powers and duties of the chamberlain 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 municipal affairs.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rules were sus. pended, and the following entitled bills recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete, to wit:

"An act to incorporate the Mott Memorial, Medical and Surgical Library of the city of New York.”

"An act authorizing the New York Society for the relief of the ruptured and crippled, to hold real and personal estate."

On motion of Mr. Pierson and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the following entitled Assembly bills, recommitted to the committee on commerce and navigation, with power to report complete:

"An act for the relief of the Buffalo and Cleveland Transportation Company."

"An act for the relief of the Buffalo and Detroit Transportation Company."

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to allow increased compensation to the treasurer and late treasurer of Otsego county," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the petition of the Williamsburgh Savings Bank, for a charter, reported by bill entitled "An act in relation to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. La Bau and by unanimous consent, the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a free school in district No. 3, in the town of Newtown,' passed March 16, 1860," was recommitted to the committee on literature, with power to report complete.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend article 2d, title 5th, chapter 6th, part 3d of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of executions against property,' passed May 2, 1835.'

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly.
On motion of Mr. Piereon, the Senate adjourned.

[ocr errors]

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 1867.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
No clergyman present.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of citizens, graduates and pupils of the New York Institution for the Blind, for an investigation into the management thereof. On motion of Mr. Humphrey, said petition was laid on the table.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of shipping and produce merchants of New York, for passage of bill to create a commission for piers and wharves; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of citizens of Washington county, for enlargement of Champlain canal; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Parsons presented four petitions of citizens of Rochester, for enlargement of locks on the Erie and Oswego canals; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Bennett presented two petitions upon the same subject; which were read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Nicks presented three petitions of citizens of Elmira, for repeal of law letting repairs of canal by contract; which were read and referred to the committee on canals,

Mr. E. Cornell presented a petition of citizens of Binghamton, iu favor of city charter; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented an application of supervisor of county, of Kings, for the passage of an act to authorize them to take additional land adjoining the county court house for public use; which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties,

Mr. C. G. Cornell presented a petition of House of Reception at Mariners' Harbor, Staten Island, for relief; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of members of the Washington County Horticultural Society, for a law to punish persons for injuring fruit trees; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary..

Mr. Wolcott presented a petition for increase of number of piers and slips in Canal district in the city of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Andrews presented a memorial of Southern Famine Relief Commission; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Niagara Gas Light Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

a

[ocr errors]

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to the offices of recorder, chamberlain, assessors and city attorney of the city of Troy," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 an act entitled ‘An act to revise, amend and consolidate the laws in relation to the vil. lage of Norwich, in the county of Chenango, passed March 23, 1857," 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 Asseinbly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Holley," 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 act entitled 'An act to amend the incorporation of the village of Lancaster, in the county of Erie,' passed April 14, 1859," 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 section 8, chapter 183, Laws of 1866, relating to the raising of moneys for the erection of a town hall in the village of Cold Spring, Putnam county," 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 an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city oí Poughkeepsie,' passed March 28, 1854, and the acts amendatory of the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 incorporate the Mount Morris Waterworks Company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Sutherland, from a majority of the committee on railroads, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act for the protection of persons traveling on Fourth avenue, in the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Messrs. Low and Platt dissented from said report.

Mr. Sutherland, from a majority of the committee on railroads, to which was recommitted the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the Third Avenue Railroad Company to lay a switch in One hundred and thirtieth street," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Low dissented from said report.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to alter the map or plan of certain portions of the city of New York, and for the laying out and improvement of the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act authorizing the New York Society for the Relief of the Ruptured and Crippled, to hold real and personal

« ПретходнаНастави »