Imagens das páginas
PDF
ePub

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1883.

The senate met.
The president in the chair.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. McAtee.

The roll was called, and the following senators answered to their names:

Senators Ackley, Adams, Bennett, Blake, Chase, Colman, Comstock. Cottrill, Erwin, Flint, Hill, Hudd, Jonas, Kingston, Lord, McDonald, Meffert, Minor, Palmetier, Parry,Pingel, Randall, Reed, Ringle, Ryland Sherman, Smith, Stanley, Wall, Warner, Webb and Wiley.

The journal of yesterday was approved.

BILLS INTRODUCED. Read first and second times and referred.

By Senator Adams:
No. 35, S.,

A bill to authorize the attorney general to satisfy and discharge the judgment therein named.

To committee on Judiciary.

By Senator Randall:
No. 36, S.,

A bill relating to the raising of tax in the Brodhead school district, and amendatory of section 2 of chapter 207 of private and local laws of 1867.

To committe on Assessment and Collection of Taxes.

By Senator Comstock,
No. 37, S.,

A bill to provide for the appointment and compensation of clerks of the county court, and prescribing the duties of such clerks.

To committee on Judiciary.

By Senator McDonald,
No. 38, S.,

A bill to provide for the punishment of attempts to commit offenses,

To committee on Judiciary. By Senator Blake,

M. C. No. 5, S., Memorial to congress for the completion of the harbor at Port Washington, Wis. On motion of Senator Blake, The rules were suspended, and M. C. No. 5 S., Was read a third time and passed.

The ayes and noes being demanded, it was decided in the affirmative; ayes 28; noes 3; not voting 2.

The vote was as follows:

Ayes -- Senators Ackley, Adams, Bennett, Blake, Chase, Colman, Comstock, Cottrill, Erwin, Flint, Hudd, Jonas, Lord, McDonald, Minor, Palmetier, Parry, Pingel, Randall, Reed, Ringle, Sherman, Smith, Stanley, Wall, Warner, Webb and Wiley -- 28.

Noes - Senators Kingston, Meffert and Ryland — 3.
Absent or not voting - Senators Carey and Hill -- 2.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. The committee on Engrossed Bills have examined and find correctly engrossed, No. 14, S.,

A bill to prohibit debtors froin giving preference to creditors and to secure the equal distribution of property among all creditors.

M. C., No. 2, S.,

For the establishment of a mail route between the village of Esdale and the post office of Herbert in the county of Pierce, and the establishing of a tri-weekly mail service thereon.

W. C. MEFFERT,

Chairman.

The committee on Federal Relations to whom was referred

J. Res. No. 4, A., “In relation to the increase of pensions to one armed and one legged soldiers" have had the same under consideration and report the same back with recommendation that it be concurred in.

NOAH D. COMSTOCK,

Chairman.

The committee on Judiciary to whom was referred No. 5, S., A bill to prohibit the use and sale of pistols and revolvers, Have had the same under consideration, and have instructed me to report the same back with an amendment, and without recommendation.

Ne. 23, S.,

A bill in addition to section 892 of chapter 40, of the revised statutes, entitled of villages,

Have had the same under consideration, and have instructed me to report the same back with an amendment, with the recommandation that it pass when so amended.

A. N. RANDALL,

Chairman.

The committee on Assessment and Collection of Taxes, to whom was referred No. 26 S.,

A bill to amend section 1038 of chapter 48 R. S., entitled of the assessment of taxes, .

Have had the same under consideration and have instructed me to report the same back with amendments, with the recommendation that it do pass when so amended.

E. S. MINOR,

Chairman.

REPORTS OF SELECT COMMITTEES.
The select committee to whom was referred
No. 7, S.,

A bill relative to pawn brokers, junk shops and second hand dealers in the city of Milwaukee,

Have had the same under consideration, and report the same back with the recommendation that the same be referred to the Judiciary committee.

J. P. C. COTTRILL,

For Committee. So ordered.

MESSAGE FROM THE ASSEMBLY.
By I. T. CARR, chief clerk thereof:
MR. PRESIDENT:

I am directed to inform you that the assembly has adopted and asks the concurrence of the senate in,

Jt. Res. No. 6, A.,

In relation to the expediency of printing reports of state institutions and departments biennally.

And has passed and asks the concurrence of the senate in.

No. 14, A.,

A bill to amend chapter 226, of the laws of 1877 entitled an act to amend chapter 17, of the general laws of 1871, entitled an act to amend chapter 107, of the private and local laws of 1867, entitled an act to authorize the appointment of i a phonographic reporter for the circuit court of the counties of Milwaukee and Kenosha.

ASSEMBLY MESSAGE CONSIDERED.

Jt. Res., No. 6, A.,
Was referred to joint committe on printing.
No. 14, A.,
Was referred to committee on Judiciary.

SENATE RESOLUTIONS CONSIDERED.

Senator Comstock moved that

Jt. Res. No. 6, S.,

Relating to the introduction of new business be recommitted to committee on Judiciary.

The ayes and noes being demanded,
It was decided in the negative.
The vote was as follows:

Ayes — Senators Ackley, Adams, Bennett, Rlake, Comstock, Flint, Hudd, Lord, McDonald, Reed, Sherman, Smith and Webb.— Total 13.

Noes -- Senators Chase, Colman, Cottrill, Erwin, Hill, Jonas, Kingston, Meffert, Minor, Palmetier, Parry, Pingel, Randall, Ringle, Ryland, Stanley, Wall, Warner and Wiley. Total 19.

Absent or not voting,
Senator Carey.

Senator Hudd moved that it be referred to comittee on State affairs,

The ayes and noes being demanded it was decided in the affirmative; ayes, 22; noes, 10; not voting, 1.

The vote was as follows:

Ayes - Senators Ackley, Adams, Bennett, Blake, Colman, Comstock, Erwin, Flint, Hill, Hudd, Jonas, Lord, McDonald, Parry, Pingel, Reed, Ryland, Sherman, Smith, Stanley, Warner and Webb.--Total, 22.

Noes — Senators Chase, Cottrill, Kingston, Meffert, Minor, Palmetier, Randall, Ringle, Wall and Wiley.- Total, 10.

Absent or not voting — Senator Carey.

BILLS ON THEIR ENGROSSMENT AND THIRD READ

ING.

On motion of Senator Cottrill, the rules were suspended, and No. 3 S.

A bill relating to the commitment of persons to the insane hospitals. Was read a third time and passed. The amendments to No. 19 S.,

A bill to fix the minimium price of all public lands which have not been offered for sale, at public sale, at the sum of two dollars and fifty cents per acre.

Were adopted.
Senator Kingston offered the following amendment:
Add to the end of section 1 as follows:

Provided, that the provisions of this act shall not apply to late selections of state lands in the county of Juneau. On motion of Senator Minor,

The bill and pending amendments was recommitted to committee on Public Lands. On motion of Senator Stanley, The rules were suspended, and M. C. No. 3, S.,

A memorial to congress asking for an increase of pensions for disabled soldiers who had lost an arm or leg in the service,

Was read a third time and passed.

ADJOURNMENT.

On motion of Senator Palmetier,
The senate adjourned.

« AnteriorContinuar »