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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
C. G. Cornell Gibson

Kline

H. C. Murphy Platt
Crowley Godard

La Bau
T. Murphy

Wilbor
Folger
Humphrey Lent

Parsons

Wolcott 16 Mr. Parsons moved to lay the resolution upon the table.

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.
Folger
Humphrey Kline

H. C. Murphy] Parsons 5

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Andrews C. G. Cornell La Ban

Platt

Wilbor
Barnett
E. Cornell Lent

Sessions

Wolcott
Campbell Gibson
O'Donnell White

Wood
Collins
Godard
Pierson

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Campbell E. Cornell O'Donnell White
Barnett
Chambers Crowley Pierson

Wilbor
Bennett
Collins
Godard

Sessions Wolcott

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
C. G. Cornell Humphrey Lent

Parsons

Williams
Folger
Kline
H. C. Murphy Platt

Wood
Gibson
La Bau

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Collins asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the tax payers of the 1st, 2d and 3d wards of the village of West Troỳ, to raise funds for ward purposes in their respective wards," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Collins 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 Collins

Gibson

T. Murphy Sessions
Barnett
C. G. Cornell Godard

O'Donnell White
Bennett E. Cornell Humphrey Parsons

Williams
Campbell Crowley

Kline
Pierson

Wolcott
Chambers Folger

Lent

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

On motion of Mr. Kline, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the support of certain poor persons in the county of Fulton,” was recommitted to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, with power to report complete.

Mr. Stanford offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That Senate bill No. 336, being an act entitled "An act for the better protection of emigrants arriving at she port of New York," be referred back to the committee on commerce and navigation. (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the Whitehall and Plattsburgh railroad, and to authorize the issuing and guaranteeing of bonds," with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same, withthe following amendments:

Section one, line two, strike out the word "city," and insert the word "village.

Same line, after the word “Clinton," insert the word "and."

Same section, line three, after the word “Essex," insert the words "and the towns of Putnam, Whitehall and Dresden of the county of," and strike out of same line the words “Rensselaer, Albany and aratoga;" and also in same section, strike out the word "city," in line six.

Strike out the word "city," wherever ic occurs in the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh and thirteenth sections of the engrossed bill.

In section two, engrossed bill, insert in lines five and fifteen, the word “ village,” in place of the word "city" striken out.

In section three, engrossed bill, insert in lines two and five, the word “ village,” in place of the word "city" stricken out.

In section seven, engrossed bill, strike out the word “the," at the end of second line, and the words“ mayor or chamberlain in care of a city" in line three.

Strike out the twelfth section of the engrossed bill.

Change sections 13, 14, 15 and 16, so that they will be numbered respectively sections 12, 13, 14 and 15.

Mr. Gibson moved to concur in said amendments, with the further additional amendment:

Add at the end of section one, the following: "Provided that no more than one commissioner shall be appointed for either of said towns in Washington county, nor shall said commissioners for either of said last mentioned towns charge, or be allowed any compensation for services or expenses, unless the town for which he is appointed shall assent to the issuing of bonds as hereinafter authorized.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, and it was decided in the afirmative, 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 Collins

Godard T. Murphy Sessions
Barnett
C. G. Cornell Klino

O'Donnell Wilbor
Bennett
E. Cornell La Ban

Pierson Wolcott
Campbell Gibson

Lent

Platt

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Crowley
Folger

Parsons White
Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes-
sage informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendments, with
a further amendment thereto.

Mr. Godard, from the committee on militia and public defense, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to enable towns to raise money to erect monuments to the soldiers who have lost their lives in the military service of the United States, in suppressing the late rebel lion, and to protect soldiers' monuments against injury and destruction," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Godard, from the committee on militia and public defense, to

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which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the enrollment of the militia, the organization and discipline of the National Guard of the State of New York, and for the public defense,' passed April 26, 1862, designated as the Military Code of the State of New York,” reported in favor of the pagsage 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 to incorporate the Island View Gas Company of Richmond county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 to incorporate the Richmond County Waterworks Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews offered the following resolution:
Resolved, That the Senate hold a session this evening at 74 o'clock.

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

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the First Baptist Church of Harpersfield, Delaware county, and the Jefferson and Gilboa Baptist Church of Schoharie county, to consolidate their societies,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to confirm the acts of trustees of the Fathers' Minor Conventuals, in purchasing and mortgaging certain lands in the city of Syracuse, and to authorize them to erect buildings thereon,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

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

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Young Men's Christian Association of the city of Albany," reported in favor of the passage of the sane, with amendments.

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

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Franckean Evangelical Lutheran Synod,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

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

On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the raising of moneys for the repairs of roads and bridges in the town of Truxton," was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges, with power to report complete.

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

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The Governor having returned the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of cities and villages,' passed December 7, 1847, so far as the same relates to the village of Oneida, in the county of Madison," pursuant to a joint resolution of the Senate and Assembly, and the vote upon the final passage of the same having been reconsidered; on motion of Mr. Bruce and by unanimous consent, said bill was amended by striking out in the title thereof the words “and villages," and said bill, as amended, was read a third time and passed, and ordered transmitted to the Senate for concurrence.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to reconsider the vote on 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

O'Donnell Sessions
Barnett
Crowley Humphrey Parsons

Wilbor
Bennett
Folger
Kline
Pierson

Williams
Collins
Gibson
Lent
Platt

Wolcott 20 The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, as amended, 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 Crowley Kline

O'Donnell Sessions
Barnett
Gibson
La Bau
Parsons

Wilbor
Bennett
Godard
Lent
Pierson

Williams
Collins
Humphrey Low

Platt

Wolcott E. Cornell

21 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mesBage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, as amended.

Mr. E. Cornell called for consideration of the resolution heretofore offered by him, as follows:

Whereas, The large and rapidly increasing sums on deposit in the savings banks of this State render it an object of special'importance that these investments should be properly secured, and the control and management of the institutions holding this trust should be carefully guarded by clear, consistent and uniform provisions of law, and whereas, the report of the Superintendent of the Banking Department relative to savings banks discloses many defects and many couflicting and incongruous provisions in existing laws relating to these institutions; therefore,

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the Superintendent of the Banking Department be and he is hereby authorized and directed to revise and consolidate the laws relating to savings banks, and institutions for savings in this State, with such amendments thereto as he may deem important, and report the same in the form of one complete and general act, together with such facts and suggestions in relation thereto as he may find it desirable and expedient to communicate to the Legislature, at the commencement of its annual session in 1868. And for the purpose of enabling him the more thoroughly and intelligently to perform the duty hereby imposed, he is further authorized and empowered, and it shall be his duty to make or cause to be made by one or more persons appointed by him for that purpose an examination of such and so many of the savings banks and institutions for savings in this State as he shall

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find it necessary or expedient for this purpose to visit and examine, in order to inquire into their interior workings and management; their methods of conducting business ; their expenditures, their investments and their general and particular financial condition, and all other matters pertaining to their control and operation that he may deem necessary, and desirable for his information; and for this purpose he shall bave, during reasonable hours of the day, full and free access to all the books, papers and securities of such institutions, and shall possess all the authority in relation to such examination of savings banks and institutions for savings as is now conferred upon him in regard to banks of issue and deposit by chapter 242 of the Laws of 1854. The expenses of such examination shall be audited by the superintendent and paid from and charged to the savings banks expense account, and shall be assessed upon the savings banks and institutions for savings in this State, and collected in the same manner as is now provided by law for other expenses of these institutions.

Mr. E. Cornell offered the following as a substitute therefor:

Whereas, the large and rapidly increasing sums on deposit in the savings banks of this State render it an object of special importance that these investments should be properly secured, and the control and management of the institutions holding this trust should be carefully guarded by clear, consistent and uniform provisions of law; and whereas, the report of the Superintendent of the Banking Department relative to savings banks discloses many defects, and many conflicting and incongruous provisions in existing laws relating to these institutions; therefore

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the Superintendent of the Banking Department be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to revise and consolidate the laws relating to savings banks and institutions for savings in this State, with such amendments thereto as he may deem important, and report the same in the form of one complete and general act, together with such facts and suggestions in relation thereto

may lind it desirable and expedient to communicate to the Legislature at the commencement of its annual session in 1868; and for the purpose of enabling him more thoroughly and intelligently to perform the duty hereby imposed, he is further authorized and empowered, and it shall be his duty, to make bimself, or cause to be made by his deputy, an examination of such and so many of the savings banks and institu. tions for savings in this State as he shall find it necessary or expedient to visit and examine; and for this purpose, he shall possess all the authority in relation to such examination of savings banks and institutions for savings as is now conferred upon him in regard to banks of issue and deposit by chapter 242 of the Laws of 1854. The expenses of such examination shall be audited by the Superintendent and paid from and charged to the savings banks expense account, and shall be assessed upon the savings banks and institutions for savings in this State, and collected in the same manner as is now provided by law for other expenses

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

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

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Binghamton Savings Bank, in the village of Binghamton, Broome county, New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

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