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FOR THE NEGATIVE. T. Murphy

1 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes. sage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, with amendments.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, reported back the bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 467 of the Laws of the State of New York, passed June 28th, 1853, entitled 'An act to provide for the licensing and government of the pilots and regulating pilotage of the port of New York,” with amendment thereto, as instructed by the Senate.

Said bill, as amended, was 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews E. Cornell Humphrey Nicks

Platt
Bennett
Crowley
Kline

Parsons White
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Pierson

Wilbor
Collins
Gibson
Low

18
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
La Bau

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

The bill entitled "An act to amend chap. 51 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to amend an act to incorporate the village of Warsaw,' passed March 17, 1860, so as to enable the trustees thereof to fix and prescribe fire limits therein, so far as to fix penalties for the violation of certain ordinances thereof, and to provide for the collection of such penalties,” was 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 E. Cornell Godard

Low

Sutherland
Bennett
Crowley Humphrey Nicks

Williams Campbell Folger

Kline

Parsons Wolcott
Chambers Gibson

Lent
Platt

Wood
Collins

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

Mr. Wood offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That Michael Connolly, police justice in and for the city of New York, transmit to this body a copy of such records or other official documents and evidences as are connected with the matters alluded to in the charges specified in the report of the Commissioners of Metropolitan Police, dated the 18th day of March, 1867.

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

On motion of Mr. Sutherland and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to public schools in the town of Morrisania in the county of Westchester," was recommitted to the committee on literature, with power to report complete.

Mr. Sutherland offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That a respectful message be sent to His Excellency the Governor, requesting him to return to the Senate for correction the bill entitled "An act to authorize the extension of Central road or avenue, in the county of Westchester, from its terminus at or near Wood Lawn Cemetery, in the town of Yonkers, to a point at or near the village of White Plains.”

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

On motion of Mr. Low and by unanimous consent, the rules wero suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Warwick," was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

Mr. Low offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That it be referred to the Comptroller of the State to prepare a report to be presented to the next Legislature, of a plan or system to equalize taxation in this State, embracing all available sources and means of indirect revenue, assessment of personal property, and of railroads, canals and other corporations.

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

Mr. Gibson offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Senate hold a session this evening, at 71 o'clock, for the consideration of bills on preferred calendar, and on the general orders.

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

On motion of Mr. Collins and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act enlarging and extending the business and powers of the Albany Guardian Society," was referred to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Mr. Godard, from a majority of the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Charles E. Case for relief, reported in writing, and by bill entitled "An act for the relief of Charles E. Case,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

(See Doc. No. 72.) Mr. Gibson stated his dissent from said report. Mr. White offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be and are hereby instructed to report to the Senate the bill “in relation to evidence in criminal prosecutions."

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of officers and directors of the Benevolent Dramatic and Musical Association, for a change of name, reported by bill entitled "An act relative to the Benevolent Dramatic and Musical Association," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent wall also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. T. Murphy and by unanimous consent; the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Folger, the Senate took a recess until 71 o'clock P. M.

HALF-PAST SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M.

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

Assembly, "An act for the relief of the Albany Burgesses Corps." "An act in relation to the Troy and Boston Railroad Company."

Assembly, "An act authorizing the Long Island Railroad Company to increase their capital stock."

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

Mr. E. Cornell, from the same committee, reported in favor of the pasbage of the second named bill, without amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engressed for a third reading.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the several acts incorporating the village of Pulaski, in the county of Oswego,' passed April 19, 1858," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Warwick," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend 'An act to extend the corporate boundaries of the village of Sandy Hill, and to amend the charter of said village,' passed March 21st, 1856,” with power to report complete

, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relative to the Benevolent Dramatic and Musical Association," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the preservation of moose, wild deer, birds and fresh water fish," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act enlarging and extending the business and powers of the Albany Guardian Society," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Campb, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the Assembl "bill entitled "An act to organize the Ulster County Agricultural Society into a stock company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. Chambers and by unanimous consent, the role was

suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

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:

Assembly, "An act to limit the hours of labor constituting a day's work in this State to eight hours."

Assembly, “An act to construct a bridge over Tonåwanda creek, in the village of Tonawanda, in the counties of Erie and Niagara, and to provide the means therefor."

"An act to extend the jurisdiction of surrogates' courts.

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

Mr. Williams, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Williams, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. | 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 authorize the Canal Commissioners to repair and maintain the present farm bridge across the Chemung canal feeder, on the lands of Stephen T. Owen, in the town of Big Flats, Chemung county."

"An act for the preservation of the State bridge across the Sacandaga river, in the town of Hadley, in the county of Saratoga."

"An act to amend and extend 'An act for the better protection of seamen in the port and harbor of New York,' passed March 21, 1866."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Godard, from said committee, reported that they have gone through with the two first named bills and struck out the enacting clauses thereof.

Mr. Collins moved to disagree with the report of the committee of the wbole, as to the first entitled bill, and that the same be ordered to a third reading.

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

11

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Collins
Kline
Nicks

Sutherland Williams
Crowley H.C. Murphy Parsons

White

Wolcott . Folger

FOR THE NEGATIVE. Chambers Godard

Lent

T. Murphy Sessions
E. Cornell La Bau

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Gibson

11 Mr. Collins moved to reconsider the vote just taken.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Collins
Kline

H. C. Murphy Parsons White
Crowley La Bau
T. Murphy Platt

Williams
Folger
Lent
Nicks

Sutherland Wolcott
Godard

16 [SENATE JOURNAL.)

89

FOR THE NEGATIVE.

Sessions

Chamberg Gibson
Low

Wilbor
E. Cornell

6 The question being upon the motion to disagree with the report of the committee of the whole, and order said bill to a third reading,

Mr. Collins moved to lay that motion 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 then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the committee of the whole upon the second entitled bill, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Godard, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last narned bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to anthorize the Baptist church and society in the town of Spafford, in the county of Onondaga, to sell certain church property," with power to report complete, reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act regulating the practice in the first judicial district, as to kolding special term at Chambers," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Hartford Accident Insurance Company to effect insurance upon the lives of individuals," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. La Bau and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York and African Transportation Company,” was referred to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Kline, the Senate adjourned.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 1867.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Selkirk. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act relative to lands held in trust by Elisha R. Potter for the benefit of Mary E. Potter, and to authorize a sale thereof," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain lands to Truman Hadley," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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