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'An Act to revise the law in relation to roads and bridges,' approved June 27, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, by amending sections 108, 115 and 122, thereof,"

Was taken up, read at large a first time and ordered to a second reading.

House Bill No. 147, a bill for “An Act to amend section seventyfive (75) of an Act entitled, 'An Act to revise the law in relation to roads and bridges,' approved June 27, 1913, in force July 1, 1913,"

Was taken up, read at large a first time and ordered to a second reading.

House Bill No. 265, a bill for “An Act to reappropriate, for the use of the Illinois State Horticultural Society, the sum of $5,000.00 already appropriated by the Forty-eighth General Assembly,"

Was taken up, read at large a first time and ordered to a second reading.

The House proceeding upon the order of House bills on second reading, House Bill No. 106, à bill for “An Act to amend section 13 of an Act entitled, 'An Act for the assessment of property and for the levy and collection of taxes,' approved March 30, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended by an Act in force July 1, 1905,"

Having been printed, was taken up and read at large a second time,

Whereupon, the Committee on Revenue offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

AMENDMENT No. 1.

Amend House Bill No. 106 as printed in the House, section 13, page 2, by striking out the following words and figures after the word “certificates" on lines 31, 32, and 33, "based upon the National Fraternal Congress Table of Mortality with interest at 4 per centum per annum."

And the amendment was adopted.

There being no further amendments, the foregoing amendment was ordered printed,

And the question then being, “Shall the bill, as amended, be engrossed for a third reading ?” it was decided in the affirmative.

House Bill No. 79, a bill for "An Act making an appropriation to meet the deficiencies in the appropriations to the Insurance Superintendent for expenses in the prosecution of violations of the insurance laws; for all examinations and investigations such amount for expenses incurred and services of assistants employed as shall be collected from the companies or associations examined; for additional office help; for printing reports of examination; and for office expenses,"

Having been printed, was taken up and read at large a second time,

Whereupon, the Committee on Appropriations offered the following amendment, and moved its adoption:

AMENDMENT No. 1. Amend House Bill No. 79, as printed in the House, section 2, line 4, by inserting after the word "superintendent" the following words: "and approved by the Governor."

And the amendment was adopted.

There being no further amendments, the foregoing amendment was ordered printed,

And the question then being, "Shall the bill as amended, be engrossed for a third reading ?” it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Foster, by request, introduced a bill, House Bill No. 416, a bill for “An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act for the conservation of game, wild fowl, birds and fish in the State of Illinois, for the appointment of a commission and staff for the enforcement thereof, and to repeal certain Acts relating thereto,' approved June 23, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, by amending sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 15, 21, 22, 34, 40, 41, 44, 48 and 51 respectively thereof; by adding sections 9a, 21a, 405, 63a and 63b respectively thereto; by repealing sections 25, 29, 30, 31, and 46 respectively thereof; and by renumbering section 50 as section 45 thereof."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Fish and Game.

Mr. Rothschild moved that when the House adjourns today, it stand adjourned until Monday, March 22, 1915, at 5:30 o'clock p. m.,

And the motion prevailed.

The House proceeding upon the order of resolutions, Mr. Santry offered the following resolution, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Rules:

HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 57. Resolved, That the rules of the House be amended so as to read as follows: Any person or persons, representing associations or organizations of any kind, composed directly or indirectly, wholly or in part of firms, partnerships or corporations, shall file a list of such firms, partnerships or corporations, with the clerk of the committee before appearing before such committee.

Mr. Placek offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption:

HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 58. WHEREAS, Hon. Phillip Steiner, a former member of the House, from Cook County, departed this life at his home in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; and,

WHEREAS, He was a distinguished and honored citizen of this State and a prominent and influential member of the House and highly esteemed in the community in which he lived; therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives of the Forty-ninth General Assembly tender to his family and friends their sincere sympathy in their loss; and, be it further

Resolved, That this preamble and resolution be spread upon the Journal of the House, and that a suitably engrossed copy be forwarded by the Clerk to the family of the deceased, and that as a further mark of respect to his memory, the House do now adjourn.

The resolution was unanimously adopted by a rising vote, and in accordance therewith, at the hour of 11:25 o'clock a. m., the House stood adjourned until Monday, March 22, 1915, at 5:30 o'clock p. m.

MONDAY, MARCH 22, 1915, 5:30 O'CLOCK P. M.

The House met pursuant to adjournment,
The Speaker in the chair.
Prayer by the Rev. E. S. Combs.

The Journal of Friday, March 19, was being read, when, on motion of Mr. W. M. Brown, the further reading of the same was dispensed with, and it was ordered to stand approved.

The House proceeding upon the order of petitions, Mr. Gorman presented a petition from citizens of Peoria, Illinois, relating to changes in the game laws,

Which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Fish and Game.

The House proceeding upon the order of reports of standing committees, Mr. Holaday, from the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred House Bill No. 215, being a bill for "An Act to prescribe the conditions and restrictions under which public vaults, crypts or mausoleums for the interment of human bodies may be constructed, and fixing penalties for failure to comply therewith,"

Reported the same back with amendments thereto, with the recommendation that the amendments be adopted and that the bill, as amended, do pass.

The report of the committee was concurred in and the bill ordered to a first reading.

Mr. Holaday, from the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred House Bill No. 121, being a bill for “An Act to amend section A1 of an Act entitled, 'An Act to revise the law in relation to divorce,' approved March 10, 1874, in force July 1, 1874; added by amendment by Act approved May 13, 1905, in force July 1, 1905,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that it do not

pass.

The report of the committee was concurred in and the bill ordered to lie on the table.

By unanimous consent, Mr. W. M. Brown introduced a bill, House Bill No. 417, a bill for "An Act authorizing townships to acquire and maintain lands for park purposes."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Municipalities.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Bentley introduced a bill, House Bill No. 418, a bill for "An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to establish the Illinois State Reformatory, and making an appropriation therefor,' approved June 18, 1891, in force July 1, 1891, as subsequently amended by amending section three (3) thereof."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lyle introduced a bill, House Bill No.

419, a bill for “An Act to amend an Act to provide for the printing and distribution of ballots at public expense, and for the nomination of candidates for public offices, to regulate the manner of holding elections, and to enforce the secrecy of the ballot, approved June 22, 1891, in force July 1, 1891."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Elections.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Madsen introduced a bill, House Bill No. 420, a bill for “An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to authorize judges of Courts of Record to appoint jury commissioners and prescribing their powers and duties,' approved June 9, 1897, in force July 1, 1897, as amended by subsequent Acts by amending sections two (2), three (3), four (4), and five (5) thereof."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judicial Department and Practice.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Harry Wilson introduced a bill, House Bill No. +21, a bill for “An Act reappropriating funds appropriated for paving in front of the grounds of the Southern Illinois State Normal University.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Harry Wilson introduced a bill, House Bill No. 422, a bill for “An Act to make an appropriation for the purpose of erecting and equipping a gymnasium, auditorium and administrative offices on the campus of the Southern Illinois State Normal University.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Harry Wilson introduced a bill, House Bill No. 423, a bill for “An Act making appropriations for the Southern Illinois State Normal University.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

By unanimous consent, the Speaker laid before the House a communication from the Secretary of State transmitting a copy of House Joint Resolution No. 92, adopted by the General Assembly of the state of Connecticut, in relation to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, concerning polygamy,

Which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Judiciary.

The House proceeding upon the order of House bills on first reading, House Bill No. 247, a bill for “An Act for an emergency appropriation to meet a deficit in the appropriation for the office expenses of the State Factory Inspector,"

Was taken up, read at large a first time, and ordered to a second reading.

House Bill No. 148, a bill for "An Act concerning larceny and embezzlement of funds and property,"

Was taken up, read at large a first time, and ordered to a second reading.

The House proceeding upon the order of House Bills on second reading. House Bill No. 4, a bill for “An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to provide for the appointment of school directors, and members

of the board of education in certain cases,' approved May 29, 1879, in force July 1, 1879; as amended by subsequent Acts, by adding two (2) new sections to be known as sections five (5) and six (6), empowering school directors and boards of education in certain school districts to draw and issue warrants in anticipation of taxes levied by the proper authorities for school purposes and validating warrants theretofore issued by said school directors or boards of education in certain cases,"

Having been printed, was taken up and read at large a second time,

And the question being, “Shall the bill be engrossed for a third reading ?” it was decided in the affirmative.

House Bill No. 265, a bill for “An Act to re-appropriate for the use of the Illinois State Horticultural Society the sum of five thousand dollars already appropriated by the Forty-eighth General Assembly,"

Having been printed, was taken up and read at large a second time,

Whereupon, the Committee on Appropriations offered the following amendment and moved its adoption:

AMENDMENT No. 1. Amend House Bill No. 265 as follows: Amend section 2 line 3 of printed bill by inserting after the word "and" the words "approved by the Governor."

And the amendment was adopted.

There being no further amendments, the foregoing amendment was ordered printed,

And the question then being, “Shall the bill, as amended, be engrossed for a third reading ?” it was decided in the affirmative.

The House proceeding upon the order of resolutions, Mr. Gorman offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption:

HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 59.

WHEREAS, The late Hon. Peter Cahill, who died on October 21, 1913, was a member of the House of Representatives of the State of Illinois, during the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth and Forty-first sessions of the General Assembly; and,

WHEREAS, The said Peter Cahill was held in high esteem by all his associates and acquaintances and especially honored in the community in which he lived, by selection as member of the board of supervisors and to other important positions, representing his neighbors and associates; and,

WHEREAS, His public acts furnish conclusive evidence of his desire to serve the best interests of the public; therefore, be it

Resolved, by the House of Representatives of the Forty-ninth General Assembly, That we express merited appreciation of the said Peter Cahill, as a citizen and public servant; and, be it further

Resolved, That a copy of this preamble and resolution be spread upon the Journal, that a suitably engrossed copy thereof be forwarded by the Clerk to the family, and as a further mark of respect to his memory, that the House do now adjourn.

The resolution was unanimously adopted by a rising vote, and in accordance therewith, at the hour of 5:50 o'clock p. m., the House stood adjourned.

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