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MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 1906.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by Rev. H. O. Hiscox.

The journal of Thursday, January 11, was read and approved. Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Hill until Wednesday morning.

Mr. Cullen introduced a bill entitled "An act to provide for the appointment of a female probation officer in the court of special sessions of the second division of the city of New York, and to compensate her for such services" (Int. No. 72), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Also, a bill entitled "An act to regulate street railway lines in the county of Kings and borough of Brooklyn" (Int. No. 73), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. McCarren introduced a bill entitled "An act to authorize the justices of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in the Second Judicial Department to appoint two typewriter operators, and to provide for their compensation" (Int. No. 74), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Cooper introduced a bill entitled "An act to repeal chapter 439 of the Laws of 1876, entitled 'An act relating to the expenses of judicial sales in the county of Kings,' as amended by chapter 167 of the Laws of 1889" (Int. No. 75), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Fitzgerald introduced a bill entitled "An act to further amend chapter 27 of the Laws of 1875, entitled 'An act to desig nate the holidays to be observed in the acceptance and payment of bills of exchange, bank checks and promissory notes,' as amended by chapter 30 of the Laws of 1881, and chapter 289 of the Laws of 1887, and chapter 603 of the Laws of 1895 designating Colum

bus Discovery Day as a public holiday" (Int. No. 76), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Saxe introduced a bill entitled "An act to regulate the awarding of contracts for the construction of State, county or municipal buildings" (Int. No. 77), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a bill entitled "An act to terminate the use of streets, avenues and public places in the city of New York, in the borough of Manhattan, by railroads operated by steam locomotive power at grade" (Int. No. 78), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Also, a bill entitled "An act to release to Meyer Loeb and Simon Loeb, all of the right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, in and to certain real estate situated in the borough of Bronx, city of New York, county of New York, and State of New York, acquired by escheat or otherwise, upon the death of George Conoma, Isabella Suavan and Elvera Suavan" (Int. No. 79), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Marks introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend subdivision 5 of section 3228 of the Code of Civil Procedure, relating to costs" (Int. No. 80), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on codes.

Also, a bill entitled "An act to amend subdivision 2 of section 3253 of the Code of Civil Procedure relating to additional allowances "(Int. No. 81), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on codes.

Mr. Brackett introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Penal Code relating to the definition of grand larceny in the second degree" (Int. No. 82), which was read the first time, and

by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on codes.

Also, a bill entitled "An act to amend the Code of Civil Procedure, relative to the records of surrogates' courts" (Int. No. 83), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on codes. Also, a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 598 of the Laws of 1892, entitled 'An act to provide for reporting the decisions of the inferior courts of record in the state of New York' as amended by chapter 496 of the Laws of 1903" (Int. No. 84), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Barnes (by request) introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Election Law relative to party nominations" (Int. No. 85), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Malby introduced a bill entitled "An act making appropriations to the State Commissioner of Excise for the payment of refunds on surrender of liquor tax certificates" (Int. No. 86), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Cobb introduced a bill entitled "An act revising the domestic relations law and providing for marriage licenses" (Int. No. 87), which was read the first time and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Coggeshall introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the County Law relating to county jails" (Int. No. 88), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. White introduced a bill entitled "An act to provide for the payment of the extraordinary expenses and disbursements which shall hereafter be paid or incurred while in the discharge of

their duty by the trial justices of the Supreme Court respectively, except those who reside within the first and second judicial departments" (Int. No. 89), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

Also, a bill entitled “An act to provide for the construction of a new lift or hoist bridge over the Oswego canal at North Salina street in the city of Syracuse, and reappropriating moneys heretofore appropriated for such purpose" (Int. No. 90), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. White, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading and referred to the committee on finance, retaining its place on the order of third reading.

Mr. Raines introduced a bill entitled "An act in relation to the right of resident property owners to vote at special tax elections in cities of the third class" (Int. No. 91), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Mr. L'Hommedieu introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend sections 7 and 8 of chapter 294 of the Laws of 1904, entitled 'An act to make the office of sheriff of Orleans county a salaried one, in part, and to regulate the management thereof'" (Int. No. 92), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Fechter (by request) introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 105 of the Laws of 1891, entitled 'An act to revise the charter of the city of Buffalo' and the acts amendatory thereof with relation to the department of police" (Int. No. 93), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Also (by request), a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 105 of the Laws of 1891, entitled 'An act to revise the charter of

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the city of Buffalo' and the acts amendatory thereof with relation to the department of fire" (Int. No. 94), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Also (by request), a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 105 of the Laws of 1891, entitled 'An act to revise the charter of the city of Buffalo' and the acts amendatory thereto with relation of the department of parks" (Int. No. 95), which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Mr. Elsberg introduced a concurrent resolution entitled “Concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly proposing an amendment to section 10 of article 8 of the Constitution, relating to the limitation of the indebtedness of cities and excepting certain kinds of bonds in the reckoning of the debt of a city for purposes of such limitation" (Int. No. 96), in the words following:

Whereas, the reason and principles of the policy of limiting the debt-incurring power of cities relatively to the presumable debt-paying power thereof, have obviously no relevancy or application in respect to transactions in which the incurring of financial obligations is but an incidental factor, and such transactions on the whole constitute profitable investments, certainly and almost immediately productive of a substantial net balance of revenue, and, through the public utilities and improvements thereby procured, directly and strongly tending to increase the assessable values of taxable property, so enlarging instead of impairing or unduly burdening the city's debt-paying power; therefore,

Section 1. Resolved (if the assembly concur), that section ten of article eight of the constitution be amended to read as follows:

ARTICLE VIII.

§ 10. No county, city, town or village shall hereafter give any money or property, or loan its money or credit to or in aid of any individual, association or corporation, or become directly or indirectly the owner of stock in, or bonds of, any association or corporation; nor shall any such county, city, town or village be allowed to incur any indebtedness except for county, city, town or village purposes. This section shall not prevent such county, city, town or village from making such provision for

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