Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB
[ocr errors]

By Senator Stannard: Senate bill No. 597, An act making appropriation for the relief of John W. Ruark.

Also, Senate. bill No. 598, An act to prevent delays in transporting live stock by common carriers, and repealing all acts in conflict herewith.

Also, Senate bill No. 599, An act providing for a deputy city clerk in cities of the second class, amending section 3 of chapter 99 of the Laws of Kansas for 1885, being paragraph 949 of the General Statutes of Kansas for 1901, and repealing said original section.

By Senator Stillings: Senate bill No. 600, An act relating to the hard-fiber twine plant of the Kansas State Penitentiary, at Lansing, and making an appropriation for the operation thereof.

By Senator Stannard: Senate bill No. 601, An act to protect the American eagle and to prescribe penalties for the violation thereof. By Senator Hamilton: Senate bill No. 602, An act relating to

, certain mortgages, releases and assignments, and providing that suits to cancel the same shall be begun in six months from the taking effect of this act.

Also, Senate bill No. 603, An act concerning the adoption of orphans, delinquent and dependent children.

Also, Senate bill No. 604, An act relating to the organizations of corporations for the purpose of the protection, care and control of orphans, dependent and delinquent children.

Also, Senate bill No. 605, An act fixing the salary of the superintendents of the state hospitals for the insane.

By Senator Price: Senate bill No. 606, An act to amend section 21 of chapter 488 of the Session Laws of 1905, and repealing said original section.

By Senator Leidy (by request) : Senate bill No. 607, An act to amend section 3028 of the General Statutes of 1901, pertaining to the salary of county superintendents.

By Senator Milton: Senate bill No. 608, An act regulating the control and management of fire departments in cities of the first class, providing for a system therein, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict with this act.

Also, Senate bill No. 609, An act repealing chapter 217 of the Session Laws of 1901 and chapter 214 of the Session Laws of 1901, so far as said chapter 214 applies to Wyandotte county, Kansas.

Also, Senate bill No. 610, An act validating the cost of food in the circuit court of Wyandotte county, Kansas, and providing for the collection and payment of the same.

Also, Senate bill No. 611, An act relating to and providing for the lighting of public highways in counties exceeding 100,000 population.

Also, Senate bill No. 612, An act amending section 29 of chapter 79, Session Laws of 1905, entitled “An act for the relief of the poor."

[ocr errors]

Also, Senate bill No. 613, An act relating to and providing for the improvement of certain highways connecting county roads with city streets in counties exceeding 100,000 population.

By Senator Porter: Senate bill No. 614, An act pertaining to joinder of parties in cases brought to recover damages for death of persons injured.

Also, Senate bill No. 615, An act pertaining to joinder of parties in cases brought to recover damages for death or personal injuries.

By Senator Fowler: Senate bill No. 616, An act to prevent discrimination in public utilities.

By Senator Fagerberg: Senate bill No. 617, An act amending section 11 of chapter 247 of the Laws of 1907.

By Senator Robertson: Senate bill No. 618, An act to amend sections 3813 and 3815 of the General Statutes of 1901, and to provide for drawing additional jurors for court.

By Senator Stewart: Senate bill No. 619, An act regulating the construction of electrical lines, electrical apparatus, and for the protection of life and safety, and providing penalties for the violation thereof.

By Senator Ganse (by request) : Senate bill No. 620, An act concerning the issuance of stocks and bonds of corporations, and to provide penalties for the violation thereof.

By Senator Travis: Senate bill No. 621, An act to fix the number of employees in the Kansas state Senate.

Also, Senate bill No. 622, An act for the appointment of a state inspector of salt, deputy inspector and local inspectors; to provide for the inspection, sale and use of salt and all byproducts of salt used for manufacturing or domestic purposes, and for the collection of fees therefor for the payment of salaries and cash expenses to such officers, and for the deposits of balances of such fees in the state treasury, and for the regulation of receipts and inspection of said salt, and providing penalties for the violation thereof.

By Senator Huffman: Senate bill No. 623, An act prescribing the crime of abortion, and prescribing punishment therefor, and repealing section 2029 of the General Statutes of 1901.

Also, Senate bill No. 624, An act requiring all railroad corporations, or receivers or lessees operating a line of railroad in the state of Kansas, in cities or towns having a population of 2000 or more, to keep a night telegraph operator in railroad depots in such cities or towns during the night-time, and providing penalties for the violation of this act.

By Senator Stannard : Senate bill No. 625, An act relating to state banks, and authorizing an extension of the charters thereof, and legalizing certain of said banks.

By Senator Robertson (by request): Senate bill No. 626, An act to amend section 3081 of the General Statutes of 1901, providing for fixing and regulating charges and fees of sheriffs. By Committee on Education: Senate bill No. 627, An act amending section 6458 of the General Statutes of 1901, and changing the time when the School Text-book Commission shall make contracts.

By Senator Stannard: Senate bill No. 628, An act regulating the consumption of natural gas, fixing the compensation to be paid therefor, and prescribing penalties for violations of the provisions hereof.

Also, Senate bill No. 629, An act giving to owners of stallions and jacks a lien on the mare and offspring for the value of the service, and providing for the filing and foreclosure of the lien.

By Senator Hamilton: Senate bill No. 630, An act to amend section 2183 of chapter 31, article 4, of the General Statutes of 1905, relating to removing, defacing or altering landmarks, and repealing original section 2188

Also, Senate bill No. 631, An act relating to protection against fire in cities of the first class; authorizing the mayors and councils or boards of commissioners of such cities to build, construct and maintain a high-pressure system of pumps, mains and pipes to supply water for that purpose; to create benefit districts therefor, and to provide for the payment of the cost and expense thereof.

Also, Senate bill No. 632, A bill to amend chapter 215 of the Session Laws of 1905, concerning organization of drainage districts.

Also, Senate bill No. 633, An act authorizing the Board of Control to assist in the formation of a drainage district, and making an appropriation therefor.

By Senator Denton (by request): Senate bill No. 634, An act providing for the maintenance of high schools, and amending section 1 of chapter 397 of the Session Laws of 1905, and repealing said section 1 and section 9 of said chapter.

By Senator Cambern: Senate bill No. 635, An act concerning the reception, transmission, transfer and delivery of telephone messages, regulating the charges therefor within this state, and describing penalties for the violation thereof.

By Senator Stavely: Senate bill No. 636, An act prohibiting the misrepresentation of the conditions and settlements contained in fire, life, casualty or other insurance contracts, and providing penalties for the violation thereof.

By Senator Milton: Senate bill No. 637, An act providing for the monthly payment of wages by railroad corporations, and providing a penalty for the violation thereof.

By Senator Ganse (by request): Senate bill No. 638, An act concerning estates and proceedings in the probate court.

By Senator Stavely: Senate bill No. 639, An act providing the time when policies of insurance shall be in force and effect.

Also, Senate bill No. 640, An act providing for the liability of insurance companies for frauds perpetrated by their agents.

[ocr errors]

Also, Senate bill No. 641, An act amending section 1 of chapter 275 of the Laws of 1905.

Also, Senate bill No. 642, An act prohibiting the selling of insurance premium notes prior to the delivery of the policy, and providing penalties for the violation thereof.

Also, Senate bill No. 643, An act prohibiting the selling of stock and the offering of special inducements in connection with the selling of life insurance policies, and providing penalties therefor.

By unanimous consent, Senator Stavely moved that the rules be suspended, an emergency declared, and that Senate bill No. 584 be placed on second reading, which motion prevailed.

The bill was thereupon read the second time and referred to the Committee on Roads and Bridges.

By unanimous consent, Senator Ganse moved that the rules be suspended, an emergency declared, and that Senate bill No. 620 be placed on second reading, which motion prevailed.

The bill was thereupon read the second time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Senator Travis moved that the rules be suspended, an emergency declared, and that Senate bill No. 622 be placed on second reading, which motion prevailed.

The bill was thereupon read the second time and referred to the Committee on Manufactures and Industrial Pursuits.

Senator Avery moved that the rules be suspended, and that Senate bill No. 247 be advanced to the head of the Calendar under "General Orders," which motion prevailed.

1

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE.

[ocr errors]

The following message was received and read:

MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed by the House to inform the Senate that the House has passed House bill No. 751, An act relating to roads and highways; creating the office of county engineer of highways and bridges, and amending sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 of chapter 362 of the Session Laws of 1905, entitled "An act relating to public highways," and amending section 2 of chapter 289 of the Session Laws of 1907, being an act to provide for improving the public highways by use of the road drag, and repealing the original sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 of chapter 362 of the Session Laws of 1905, and section 2 of chapter 289 and chapter 292 and chapter 294 of the Session Laws of 1907, and section 6033 of the General Statutes of 1901, and all acts or parts of acts in conflict therewith. The same is herewith transmitted.

C. H. BRILHART, Asst. Chief Clerk. House bill No. 751 was thereupon read the first time.

1

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE.

Senator Porter moved that the Senate go into committee of the whole for the consideration of bills on the Calendar under the head of “Special Orders.” A vote being had, the motion prevailed.

The Senate went into committee of the whole, with Senator Brady in the chair.

[ocr errors]

After some time spent therein the committee rose, and through the chairman submitted the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT: The committee of the whole Senate have had under consideration bills on the Calendar under the head of "Special Orders," and I am directed to report as follows:

Recommend that Senate bill No. 427, An act concerning assessment and taxation, and to limit the levy of taxes in the several taxing districts of the state of Kansas, and prescribing penalties for the violation of this act, be amended as follows: Strike out "one-quarter" in line 3, section 11, and insert "six-tenths.” Also, that section 14 be stricken out and the following inserted :

For the purpose of maintaining the county high schools provided for by chapter 147, Laws of 1886, the board of trustees of any such county high school shall not levy for the payment of teachers' wages and contingent purposes and all educational purposes connected with the said high school in excess of one and one-half mills upon the dollar of the equalized assessment value of such county, and for the payment of teachers' wages and contingent expenses only the said board of trustees shall not levy in excess of threefourths of one mill of the equalized assessment value of the property for the county.

Also, that section 17 be stricken out and the following inserted:

In cities having a population of 40,000 or less the mayor and council shall not fix a rate each year upon all real property and mixed property in the city for the respective purposes in excess of the following-named rates: For general revenue fund, four mills ; for general improvement fund, excepting improvements for which special assessments are levied, two mills ; for the purpose of paying any existing legal obligations of the city for water, light and power supplied to the city, three and one-half mills; for the purpose of paying interest coupons as they mature, and all bonds of the city now or that may be hereafter issued, such tax as may be necessary to pay the same; for the purpose of paying judgments, one-half of a mill; for park fund, one-fourth of a mill; for library fund, one-half of a mill; all other levies authorized by statute for cities of this class not specifically named in this section are hereby limited to one-fourth of the rates of levy so

authorized.

[ocr errors]

Also, in section 18, line 6, strike out "five-tenths” and insert "two," and in line 9 strike out "one-half” and insert "one-fourth.” Also, in section 18, line 10, after the word “mill," insert "for lighting fund, to discharge existing legal obligations and also for lights supplied to the city, sixtenths of one mill."

Also, in section 19, line 4, change “two" to "five.” And in line 9 change “quarter" to "half.”

Also, in section 20, line 15, change "fourth” to “fifth."
Also, in section 19, line 9, change "half" to "fourth.”
Also, in section 21, line 15, strike out "fourth" and insert "fifth.”

Also, in section 22; line 9, strike out “five" and insert "six," and in line 11 strike out "four and one-tenth” and insert “five." In line 14, same section, strike out “six-tenths of."

Also, in section 26, at the end of section, add “Nothing in this act shall be construed to limit the levy provided by any special act heretofore passed for the construction of roads, and under which any county is now operating.”

Also, in section 17, line 1, after word "cities," insert "of first class."

Also, add to section 10 the following: “And any rate of levy so determined shall be the maximum rate of levy for all assessed valuations which are fractions of the next higher one million dollars of valuation.'

And that the bill be passed as amended, subject to amendment and debate.

That Senate bill No. 247, An act providing for a registration fee on mortgages on real property, and for their exemption from taxation after being recorded, regulating the effect of non-payment of registration fees, and prohibiting the enforcement of mortgages upon which registration fees have not been paid as herein provided, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith, be amended in section 4, line 8, by adding "so mortgaged" after the word "estate," and that the bill be passed as amended, subject to amendment and debate.

J. L. BRADY, Chairman.

« AnteriorContinuar »