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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
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C. G. Cornell La Bau

T. Murphy

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E Cornell Lent

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Sutherland Chambers Godard H. C. Murphy Pierson Wood Collins

Mr. Godard moved to make it Tuesday evening next, at 8 o'clock.

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

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

"An act inrelation to quarantine in tre port of New York, and to amend existing acts relative thereto.

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

On motion of Mr. Humphrey, the Senate took a recess until 4 o'clock P. M.

FOUR O'CLOCK, P. M.

The Senate again met. Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to lay out Washington square, at Stapleton, in the town of Middletown, county of Richmond, and to provide the means therefor," with power to report complete, reported that they have amended the title so as to read "An act to lay out Wash. ington square in the village of Edgewater, in the town of Middletown, county of Richmond," and as amended, reported the same complete, and recommend its passage, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading:

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Hart's Falls, in the county of Rensselaer," with power to report com. plete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

A message from the Assembly was received and read, in the words following:

IN ASSEMBLY, April 10, 1867. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That His Excellency the Governor, be respectfully requested to return to the Legislature Assembly bill No. 641, entitled "An act to amend an act for the incorporation of cities and villages, passed December 7, 1847, so far as the same relates to the rillage of Oneida, in the county of Madison,” for the purpose of correcting a clerical error in the title of said bill.

Also, the following:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That 1,000 copies of the second annual report of the New York State Eclectic Medical Society for .1867, be printed for the use of the Society. By order.

LUTHER CALDWELL, Clerk. Ordered, That said resolutions be laid on the table.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to highway labor in the town of Greenburgb, Westchester county,” reported in favor

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of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to extend New York avenue, in Richmond county, and to provide the means therefor," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

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 to enable the board of supervisors of the county of New York to raise money by tax for certain county purposes.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Crowley, from said committee, reported that they have made some amendments to said bill, and amended the title by adding thereto the words: "and to extend the powers of the Metropolitan Police," and as amended, recommend its passage.

On motion of Mr. Andrews and by unanimous consent; the report of committee of the whole was amended by adding the following item after line forty-five:

“State taxes.-For deficiency in State tax for the year 1865, and to refund to the General Fund of the State the amount borrowed to provide for deficiency in the Free School Fund for same year.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the committee of the whole, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative

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

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Tremont Fire Department in the town of West Farms, in the county of Westchester,” reported. in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was.committed to the committee of the whole.

. Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to election districts in the town of Saugerties, in the county of Ulster,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in, relation to the election and appointment of town officers, and providing means for the raising of moneys for current expenses of the town of Flushing, in Queens county, and the towns of Huntington and Brookkaven, Suffolk county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act in reference to the collection of unpaid taxes in the county of Onondaga," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relating to the place of holding elections and town meetings, in the town of Batavia,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

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

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Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate Hugenot Fire Engine Company No. 1, in the town of New Rochelle, county of Westchester,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act constituting the town of Oppenheim, in the county of Fulton, one election district,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the overseers of the poor of the town of Skaneateles to receive certain bequests to them under and by the last will and testament of David Hall, deceased; and requiring them to give security therefor," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Crowley, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to define the objects of the New York State Institution for the Blind, and to provide for its management,” 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 insurance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Board of Fire Underwriters,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Lent, and by unanimous consent, the rule was subpended, and said bill recommitted to the committee with power to report complete.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act creating the office of Metropolitan fire marshal, and prescribing his powers and duties," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

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

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was refersed the Assembly bill entitled "An act relating to the keeping and storing of combustible and explosive material in the city of New York, and to create a bureau for the prevention of fires in said city,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Lent, from the committee ou municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to regulate the driving of cattle through the streets and avenues of the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was refer. red the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for an additional Me tropolitan fire commissioner, and to regulate and establish the pay of members and employees of the Metropolitan fire department,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

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On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act concerning certain vagrants in the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous' consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Gibson moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day, it adjourn until Monday evening, at 7, o'clock.

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

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act relating to the Metropolitan Board of Health, and to the powers and duties of the com. missioners of said board,” with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Amend the title by adding thereto the following: "And the salaries of their subordinates."

Amend section 6 by inserting at the end of line 19, as subdivision one, the following:

“But nothing in this act contained, nor in the act entitled 'An act to create a Metropolitan Sanitary District and Board of Health therein, for the preservation of life and health, and to prevent the spread of disease, passed February 26, 1866,' nor in the act amending said last mentioned act, passed April 19, 1866, contained, shall be construed to confer or as conferring upon the said board or its officers or agents the power or authority to injure, tear down or destroy any of the public markets in the city of New York, or any of the stalls or stands attached to or surrounding the said markets or any or either of the same, or to interfere with the said markets, stalls or stands, in any other manner than to regulate the sanitary condition of the same as respects the ventilation, cleanliness and drainage thereof, and the prevention of the sale or offering for sale of improper articles in said markets or in the stalls or stands attached to and surrounding the same."

Insert after the word “care" in the fifth line from the end of subdivision 6, section 6, the following:

"And any case to which it is a party." At the end of line 7, subdivision 8, insert the word "respectively."

Amend section 13, by striking out in first line the words “ its assigns," and in lines 7 and 8, strike out “which lien shall have priority over all other liens and incumbrances except taxes and assessments.”

Strike out section 14, and insert in lieu thereof, the following:

"§ 14. The said board of health may from time to time fix and define the form of returns and reports to be made to said board by the coroners of the counties of New York and Kings, in all cases of post mortem inquest held by them or any one of them not involving criminality against some person in relation to the cause of the death of the subject upon whom the inquest was held; and the said coroners are hereby required to conform to the directions of said board in the premises, and it shall be the duty of every coroner at once upon being called upon to hold an inquest as aforesaid, or rotified thereof, to immediately transmit and cause to be delivered to said board of health written notice of the fact of such call for holding inquest, in which shall be stated every particular then known to said coroner, said call and body, and if at any time the said board shall deem the protection of public health to demand, it

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may so soon as the coroner's jury shall have viewed the dead body, and an autopsy thereof shall have been made, (provided the coroner deem the same necessary) order the immediate burial of said dead body, or if it deems that the protection of public health demands an immediate removal of said body from the place of death to another place for inquest, shall likewise order said immediate removal, and shall have power to cause said order to be obeyed and executed.”

Amend section 15, by striking out in line five the word "twenty-five," and insert "fifty.After the word "dollars” in same line, insert " and the salary of the sanitary superintendent is hereby fixed at $5,000 per annum, and of sanitary inspectors at $2,500 each, per annum, to date from the first day of December, 1866."

Add the following as section 21:

"§ 21. The said board of health shall have the power, and they are hereby authorized to require, and it shall be their duty, of the owner or owners of any house, tenement or building which shall be used as or for

permanent or temporary residence, to provide a suitable box or safe, constructed as said board shall direct, and in such manner and form, into which all vegetable and animal matter, the refuse from the table, larder and market, which is known as garbage, shall be placed, free from all ashes and other foreign materials, which shall be properly disinfected before removal, in such manner as the said board of health shall direct."

Add the foļlowing as section 22:

"$ 22. The Board of Metropolitan police shall have power to erect, operate, supply and maintain under the general laws of the State, rela: ting to telegraphs, all such lines of telegraph to and between such place in the district as for the purpose and business of the police the board shall deem necessary. Said board may procure, and shall own and control all instruments, fixtures, property and materials procured for the purpose above mentioned, but the cost thereof shall be chargeable to general expenses of Metropolitan police.

“The board of police is hereby permitted to use the said telegraph lines to aid them in facilitating the operation of the board of health, and when so used,

the expense thereof shall be charged to the said board of health. The Board of Metropolitan police may detail from the force, members thereof, not exceeding five in number, to perform surgeon's duties in any part of the district, and may remand them to post duty, and while they are so detailed to surgeon's duties, their pay sball be the same as other surgeons. The pay of surgeons shall be chargeable to the respective counties in which they serve as surgeons, and any surgeon may be dismissed by resolution of the board, but the unanimous vote of the board, all the commissioners being present, taken by ayes and does, and recorded, shall be required to adopt such resolution. The board of police may, if requested by the board of health, employ their surgeons to aid the sanitary inspectors in the discharge of their duties ander such regulation and order as the board of police may make and issue."

Change number of remaining sections to correspond.

Mr. Andrews moved that the Senate do non-concur, and that a committee of conference be appointed on the part of the Senate, and a like committee requested on the part of the Assembly,

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

Messrs. Andrews, Sessions and T. Murphy were appointed as such committee on the part of the Senate.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes

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