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Int. No. 337), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Mr. Samberg introduced a bill entitled “An act extending the application of certain acts of the years nineteen hundred and twenty; nineteen hundred and twenty-one, nineteen hundred and twenty-two, and nineteen hundred and twenty-three, relating to defenses in actions based upon unjust, unreasonable and oppressive agreements for rent of premises occupied for dwelling purposes in certain cities and to summary proceedings to recover the possession of real property in certain cities" (Int. No. 338), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, “An act to amend the Civil Practice Act, in relation to petition in proceedings to recover the possession of real property in certain cities upon the ground of nonpayment of rent" (Ini. No. 339), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on codes.

Mr. Stapley introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Highway Law, in relation to registration fees for motor trucks and light delivery cars” (Int. No. 340), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on motor vehicles.

Mr. Steingut introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Tax Law, in relation to exemption of certain dwelling houses in cities of one million or more inhabitants from local taxation" (Int. No. 341), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on taxation and retrenchment.

Mr. Weinfeld introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Public Health Law, in relation to habit forming drugs, to provide for the control, possession, sale, prescribing, dispensing and dealing in the distribution of such drugs" (Int. No. 342), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on public health.

Mr. Bloch offered for the consideration of the House a resolution, in the words following:

Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the bill (No. 117, Int. No. 117) entitled “An act to amend the Election Law, in relation to restoring direct nominations of party candidates for State-wide offices and the office of justice of the Supreme Court."

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to said resolution, and it was determined in the affirmative.

Said bill having been announced, Mr. Bloch moved to amend as follows:

Page 19, line 17, strike out "immediately" and insert “June first, nineteen hundred and twenty-four".

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to said motion and it was determined in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Bloch, said bill was ordered reprinted and recommitted to said committee.

Mr. Stapley, from the committee on motor vehicles, reports by bill entitled "An act to amend the Highway Law and the General Traffic Law, in relation to motor vehicles, generally, and creating the office of commissioner of motor vehicles in the State Tax Department” (Int. No. 343), which was read the first time, and said committee requests that said bill when printed be referred to the committee on motor vehicles.

Those who voted in the affirmative were: Messrs. Stapley, Lord, Miller, Goodrich, Griffith, Harder, Phelps, Copley. which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered printed and referred to said committee.

The Senate returned the concurrent resolution in relation to the Deeper Hudson project, with a message that they have concurred in the passage of the same without amendment.

On motion of Mr. Adler, the House adjourned.

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 1924
The House met pursuant to adjustment.
Mr. McGinnies in the chair.
Prayer by Rev. Creighton R. Storey.

On motion of Mr. Adler, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with, and the same was approved.

Mr. Porter introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Education Law, relative to rural education" (Int. No. 341), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on public education.

Mr. Ricca introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Real Property Law, in relation to interest on money deposited with a landlord as security for the payment of rent” (Int. No. 345), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Fake introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Highway Law, in relation to county highways in Schoharie county" (Int. No. 346), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Also, An act to amend the Highway Law, in relation to county highways in Schoharie county" (Int. No. 347), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Mr. G. S. Johnson introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Railroad Law, in relation to the protection of grade crossings” (Int. No. 348), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on public service.

Mr. Cuvillier introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Penal Law, in relation to defenses in prosecutions for libel” (Int. No. 349), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on codes.

Mr. Hamill introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Labor Law, so as to protect the health and welfare of women and minor workers by establishing a minimum wage board and providing for the determination of living wages for women and minors" (Int. No. 350), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on labor and industries.

Mr. Witter introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter nine of the Laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, entitled An act to make the office of sheriff of Tioga county, a salaried office in part, and to regulate the management of said office,' in relation to the compensation and duties of the sheriff and under sheriff and the appointment of deputies" (Int. No. 351), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Mr. Coughlin introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend the Civil Service Law, in relation to compensation of certain disabled veterans of the World War" (Int. No. 352), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, “An act to amend the Labor Law, in relation to definition of factory, factory building and mercantile establishment, and the general powers and duties of commissioner" (Int. No. 353), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on labor and industries.

Also, “An act to amend the General Business Law, in relation to private detectives” (Int. No. 354), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, “An act to amend the Greater New York charter, in relation to the promotion of officers and members of the fire department” (Int. No. 355), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Mr. Cuvillier introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Tax Law, in relation to the taxation of aliens" (Int. No. 356), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on taxation and retrenchment.

Also, “An act directing the New York Central and certain other railroad companies to erect a new union station at One Hundred and Twenty-fifth street, in the Borough of Manhattan, city of New York” (Int. No. 357), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on public service.

Also, “An act to amend chapter ten of the Laws of nineteen hundred and nine, and the acts amendatory thereto, known as the Banking Law, creating a new article, known as article nine-a of the Banking Law, relative to the incorporation of stock exchanges, their supervision by the Banking Department, the licensing of stock brokers, and the law regulating the buying and selling of stocks and bonds” (Int. No. 358), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on banks.

Also, “An act to prohibit the maintaining of a bucket shop, office, store or other place wherein is conducted or permitted the pretended buying or selling of the shares of stock or bonds of any corporation, or petroleum, cotton, grain, provisions or other produce, either on margins or otherwise, without any intention of receiving or paying for the property so bought, or of delivering of the property so sold, and defining a bucket shop" (Int. No. 359), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Stapley introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Highway Law, in relation to licenses for operators of motor vehicles” (Int. No. 360), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on motor vehicles.

Mr. C. P. Miller introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Education Law, in relation to acquisition of homestead property by condemnation in certain cities and union free school districts”' (Int. No. 361), which was read the first time.

On motion of Mr. C. P. Miller, and by unanimous consent, said bill was read the second time, ordered to a third reading, and referred to the committee on revision.

Mr. Joiner introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Election Law, in relation to declination of a party nomination made at a primary election” (Int. No. 362), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Joiner offered for the consideration of the House a resolution, in the words following:

Resolved, That the committee on motor vehicles be discharged from the further consideration of the bill (No. 47, Int. No. 47) entitled "An act to amend the Highway Law, in relation to indemnity bonds or insurance policies of owners of motor vehicles operated on any public highway of the State."

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to said resolution, and it was determined in the affirmative.

Said bill having been announced, Mr. Joiner moved to amend as follows:

Line 3 of the title, after the word "public" insert "street or”.

Line 7, page 1 after “policies and before “in” insert opening bracket.

Line 8, page 1, after class” and before the period insert clos. ing bracket.

Line 3, page 2, after “public'' insert in italics the word “city”.

Line 3, page 2, strike ont opening bracket before “street” and insert opening bracket before “in”.

Line 3, page 2, after the closing bracket insert in italies the word “or”.

Line 3, page 2, after the word “highway" insert in italics “of the state.'

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to said motion, and it was determined in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Joiner, said bill was ordered reprinted and recommitted to said committee.

On motion of Mr. Adler, the House adjourned.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 1924
The House met pursuant to adjournment.
Mr. Joiner in the chair.
Prayer by Rev. Creighton R. Storey.

On motion of Mr. Wheatley, the reading of the journal of yesterday was dispensed with, and the same was approved. Mr. J. A. Boyle introduced a bill entitled "An act providing

“ for the erection and construction of the William J. Milne Hall at the State College for Teachers in the city of Albany” (Int. No. 363), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on ways and means.

Mr. G. J. Moore introduced a bill entitled “An act to amend the Poor Law, in relation to tubercular poor” (Int. No. 364), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on general laws.

Also, “An act to amend the Highway Law, in relation to construction and repair of bridges upon State and county highways (Int. No. 365), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Also, “An act to amend the Children's Court Act, in relation to application to counties having one hundred and fifty thousand or less inhabitants” (Int. No. 366), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Mr. Peck introduced a bill entitled “An act to provide for the deepening and dredging of the channel between Peconic bay and North sea harbor in the town of Southampton in the county of Suffolk, and making an appropriation therefor” (Int. No. 367), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on ways and means.

Also, “An act to authorize the formation of a park district in the town of Southold, Suffolk county, to acquire lands for park purposes and to issue bonds therefor" (Int. No. 368), which was read the first time and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

On motion of Mr. Wheatley, the House adjourned.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 1924 The House met pursuant to adjournment. Prayer by Rev. Creighton R. Story.

On motion of Mr. Adler, the reading of the journal of Friday, January 18th, was dispensed with, and the same was approved.

Mr. Speaker presented the annual report of the Department of State Police, which was laid upon the table.

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