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SENATE

OF THE

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

FOR THE

SESSION BEGUN AT HARRISBURG ON THE

SECOND DAY OF JANUARY, 1919

PART II

TIARRISBURG, PENIA:
J. L. L. KUHN, Printer to the ('ommonwealth.

1920.

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MARCH 1930 May 5.]

JOURXAL OF THE SEXATE.

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That Senate bill No. 854 (House bill No. 1049), on third reading, entitled "An act to amend section one hundred and twenty of an act approved the fourteenth day of July one thousand nine hundred and seventeen (Pamphlet Laws eight hundred and forty), entitled 'An act concerning townships and revising, amending and consolidating the law relating thereto by providing for the election of two township assessors in townships of the first class containing a population of ten thousand inhabitants or more and providing for the division of such townships by the county commissioners of the respective county."

Be recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary General for the purpose of a hearing.

Which was agreed to.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the third reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 859, entitled "An act creating a division of township highways in the State Highway Department conferring powers and imposing duties upon officers of the State Highway Department requiring certain duties of clerks of the courts of quarter sessions and providing penalties."

And said bill having been read at length the third time and agreed to, On the question,

Shall the bill pass finally? The yeas and nays were taken agreeably to the provisions of the Constitution, and were as follows, viz:

YE AS. Messrs. Frank E. Baldwin, Richard J. Baldwin, Barnes, Barr, Beales, Boyd, Buckman, Campbell, Craig, Crow, Daix, Davis, DeWitt, Donahue, Einstein, Eyre, Graff, Gray, Hackett, Haldeman, Heaton, Herron, Homsher, Jones, Leslie, Marlow, Martin, McConnell, McNichol, Mearkle, Summerfield J. Miller, Murdoch, Nason, Patton, Phipps, Salus, Sassaman, Schantz, Smith, Snyder, Sones, Tompkins, Turner, Vare, Weaver, Whitten and Woodward.-47.

NAYS. Mr. Leiby.--1. A majority of all the Senators having voted "aye” the question was determined in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the Clerk present said bill to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the third reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 861, entitled “An act to amend the act approved the

83— Sen. Jour.

fourteenth day of July, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen (Pamphlet Laws eight hundred and forty), entitled 'An act concerning townships and revising, amending and consolidating the law relating thereto. »

And said bill having been read at length the third time and agreed to, On the question,

Shall the bill pass finally? The yeas and nays were taken agreeably to the provisions of the Constitution, and were as follows, viz:

YE AS. Messrs. Frank E. Baldwin, Richard J. Baldwin, Barnes, Barr Beales, Boyd, Buckman, Campbell, Craig, Crow, Daix, Davis, DeWitt, Donahue, Einstein, Eyre, Graff, Gray, Hackett, Haldeman, Heaton, Herron, Homsher, Jones, Leiby, Leslie, Marlow, Martin, McConnell, McNichol, Mearkle, Summerfield J. Miller, Murdoch, Nason, Patton, Phipps, Salus, Sassaman, Schantz, Smith, Snyder, Sones, Tompkins, Turner, Vare, Weaver, Whitten and Woodward.48.

NAYS. None. A majority of all the Senators having voted "aye” the question was determined in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the Clerk present said bill to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

A motion was made by Mr. Smith and Mr. McNichol, That Senate bill No. 907 on third reading, entitled "An act creating a Board of Commissioners of Public Grounds and Buildings, providing for the appointment of a superintendent of public grounds and buldings and subordinate officers and employes and fixing their salaries, defining the powers and duties of the board and the superintendent with regard to contracts for and the furnishing of furniture, furnishings, stationery supplies, paper and fuel for the executive and legislative branches of the state government and the executive mansion, the supervision of the capitol grounds and buildings, the state arsenal and executive mansion and repairs, alterations and improvements thereto and to other buildings, land and property of the state, the disposal of unserviceable personal property of the Commonwealth, the renting of office rooms outside of the capitol, the bonding of officers and employes of the Commonwealth, and the supervision of the erection of and repairs and additions to state institutions and the expenditure of funds therefor and repealing supplied and inconsistent laws."

Be recommitted to the Committee on Appropriations. Which was agreed to.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the third reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 908, entitled "An act to repeal the act approved the twenty-second day of April, one thousand nine hundred and nine (Pamphlet Laws one hundred and twenty-three), entitled 'An act authorizing the appointment of an executive controller and subordinate officer and defining their powers and duties."

And said bill having been read at length the third time and agreed to, On the question,

Shall the bill pass finally? The yeas and nays were taken agreeably to the provisions of the ('onstitution, and were as follows, viz:

Y EAS. Messrs. Frank E. Baldwin, Richard J. Baldwin, Barnes, Barr, Beales, Boyd, Buckman, Campbell, Craig, Crow, Daix, Davis, DeWitt, Donahne, Einstein, Eyre, Graff, Gray, Hackett, Haldeman, Heaton, Herron, Homsher, Jones, Leiby, Leslie, Marlow, Martin, McConnell, McNichol, Mearkle, Summerfield J. Miller, Murdoch, Nason, Patton, Phipps, Salus, Sassaman, Schantz, Smith, Snyder, Sones, Tompkins, Turner, Vare, Weaver, Whitten and Woodward.-48.

NAYS. None. A majority of all the Senators having voted “aye” the question was determined in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the Clerk present said bill to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the third reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 914, entitled "An act to amend sections three and thirteen of an act approved the thirty-first day of May, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundrell and eleven (Pamphlet Laws four hundred sixty-eight), entitled “An act providing for the establishment of a State Highway Department by the appointment of a State Highway Commissioner, two Deputy State Highway Commissioners, chief engineer, chief draughtsman, superintendents of highways and a staff of assistants and employes, defining their duties and the jurisdiction of the State Highway Department, and fixing salaries of Commissioner and deputies and other appointees, providing for taking over from the counties or townships of the Commonwealth certain existing public roads connecting county seats, principal cities and towns and extending to the State line, describing and defining same by route numbers as the State highways of the Commonwealth, providing for the improvement, maintenance and repair of said State highways solely at the expense of the Commonwealth, and relieving the several townships or counties from any further obligation and expense to

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