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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
PASSED AT THE
EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF 1906,
ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTIETH YEAR OF INDEPENDENCE,
A proclamation by the Governor, convening the General Assembly in extraordinary
Appendix containing bill and resolutions vetoed.
PROCLAMATIONS BY THE GOVERNOR.
In the Name and by Authority of the
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.
By virtue of the authority vested in me by Article IV, Section 12, of the Constitution, I, Samuel W. Pennypacker, Governor of Pennsylvania, do hereby convene the General Assembly of the Commonwealth in extraordinary session, to meet in the Capitol, at Harrisburg, on Monday, January 15th, A. D. 1906, at 2 o'clock p. m. of that day, to consider legislation upon the following subjects:
First. To enable contiguous cities in the same counties to be united in one municipality in order that the people may avoid the unnecessary burdens of maintaining separate city governments.
Second. To increase the interest paid by banks, trust companies and similar institutions for the use of State moneys; to impose proper limitations upon the amount of such moneys to be held by each of such institutions; to make it a misdemeanor to pay or receive, to offer or request, any money or valuable thing or promise for the use of such moneys other than the interest payable to the State; and to adopt such other measures as may be necessary for the protection of the public moneys.
Third. To reapportion the State into Senatorial and Representative districts.
Fourth. To provide for the personal registration of voters. Fifth. To provide for the government of cities of the first class and the proper distribution of the power exercised by such munici. palities.
Sixth. To designate the amount to be expended each year in the erection of county bridges, and to take such other measures in regard to them as safety may require.