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consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Towner introduced a bill (Int. No. 338) entitled “An act to amend the Conservation Law, in relation to the use of tip-ups in the waters of Dutchess county," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on conservation.

Mr. Tolbert introduced a bill (Int. No. 339) entitled "An act to repeal section three hundred and fifty-five-a of the Greater New York charter, relating to pension of a member of police force after service as commissioner or deputy," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Mr. Lusk introduced a bill (Int. No. 340) entitled "An act in relation to the conveyance and dedication, as public streets, of certain lanes or alleys in the village of Endicott, in the county of Broome," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of villages.

Mr. Karle introduced a bill (Int. No. 341) entitled "An act in relation to the district attorney and employees in the district attorney's office in the county of Queens," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns, counties and public highways.

Mr. Meyer introduced a bill (Int. No. 342) entitled “An act to amend the Decedent Estate Law, in relation to the recording of certain instruments for the identification thereof," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a bill (Int. No. 343) entitled "An act to amend the General Construction Law, in relation to standard time," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a bill (Int. No. 344) entitled "An act to amend the Labor Law, in relation to the manufacture of articles in tenement houses in cities of the first or second class," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on labor and industry.

Mr. Davenport introduced a bill (Int. No. 345) entitled "An act to revise the charter of the city of Rome," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Also, a bill (Int. No. 346) entitled "An act to change the name of 'The Utica Female Academy' to 'Utica Country Day School,' defining the powers and duties of such corporation, and repealing certain acts relating thereto," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Davenport, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading and referred to the committee on the judiciary, retaining its place on the order of third reading.

Mr. Ferris introduced a bill (Int. No. 347) entitled "Concur rent resolution of the Senate and Assembly proposing an amendment to section seven of article seven of the Constitution, in relation to the forest preserve," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a bill (Int. No. 348) entitled "An act to confer jurisdic tion upon the Court of Claims to hear, audit and determine the claim of the village of Fort Edward, Washington county, against the State for damages alleged to have been sustained by reason of the removal and destruction of water mains of such village in the construction of the Champlain canal, pursuant to chapter one hundred and forty-seven of the Laws of nineteen hundred and three, and to render judgment therefor," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Pitcher introduced a bill (Int. No. 349) entitled "An act to amend the Banking Law, in relation to the powers of investment companies," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

Mr. Lockwood introduced a bill (Int. No. 350) entitled "An act to authorize certain cities of the first class to make appropriations for educational purposes in addition to those contained in

the annual budget for nineteen hundred and twenty-one, and to incur indebtedness and issue bonds or other obligations to meet such appropriations," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

The Senate bill (No. 207, Int. No. 33) entitled "An act to amend the Highway Law, in relation to the designation of an ultimate and definitive system of State and county highways to be constructed and maintained by the State, and to approve a map upon which such system is designated," was read the third time. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, the same having been printed and upon the desks of the members in its final form for three calendar legislative days, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths being present, as follows:

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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly and request their concurrence therein.

Mr. Lusk offered a resolution, in the words following:

Whereas, The Federal government has by the act of August 8, 1917, assumed jurisdiction over the water powers of this State in common with other States, and is now assuming to act in relation to the disposition of the same for national purposes to the exclusion of the State; and

Whereas, Such water power belongs to the State of New York and to its citizens, subject only to the right of the Federal government to control navigation, and the Federal government is not vested by the Constitution with any right or power of control over water power; and

Whereas, Such water power and the right of control over the same are of great value to the people of the State for public use for heat and power as a source of commercial development and revenue to the State of which they will be deprived under said. law by the action of the Federal government; now, therefore, be it

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the Attorney-General of this State be, and he hereby is, authorized to take such action as he may be advised in the premises for the effectual protection of the interests of this State, and that he is further authorized to co-operate with the duly constituted authorities of other States to the same end.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Lusk moved that the committee on finance be discharged from further consideration of said resolution.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said resolution to the Assembly and request their concurrence therein.

Mr. Wiswall offered a resolution, in the words following:

Whereas, The United States, in grateful appreciation of the heroic sacrifices made by those in its military and naval service during the World War, has pledged itself to adequately, properly and impartially provide for those who are disabled and in distress as a result of their service; and

Whereas, Though more than two years has already elapsed sincə the cessation of hostilities, many veterans who are incapacitated or disabled are not as yet receiving adequate, proper and impartial care, treatment or training; and

Whereas, Many of the disabled veterans of the World War are in dire need and distress, and a considerable number of them are daily dying as the result of the disgraceful neglect and want of proper attention and compensation; and

Whereas, This neglect and injustice is very largely due to the divided responsibility of those governmental agencies charged with the care of World War veterans, and to the discrimination in caring for those in different branches of the service, and to the lack of adequate hospitalization; now, therefore, be it

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the Legislature of the State of New York respectfully urges upon the Congress of the

United States, that it give its immediate attention to the evils now existing with regard to the care and treatment of the disabled veterans of the World War; and be it further

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the Legislature of the State of New York respectfully urges the Congress of the United States to pass without further delay the following measures now before it, that the abuses and injustices now being accorded disabled veterans of the World War may be done away with:

(1). Wason bill (H. R. 13558) providing for the establishment of Fourteen Regional offices of the War Risk Bureau and as many sub-offices as deemed necessary; authorizing the Post Office Department to collect premiums on government insurance; and relieving from payment of premiums all disabled men in receipt of hospitalization after discharge from military service.

(2). Stevenson bill (H. R. 10835) providing for the retirement of disabled emergency or reserve corps officers on the same basis as that granted to officers of the regular army.

(3). Hospitalization: France bill (S. 4357) appropriating $29,530,000 for the building of new hospitals. Langley bill (H. R. 14315) appropriating $10,000,000 for the building of new hospitals.

(4). Consolidation: Rogers bill, providing for the consolidation and co-ordination of the Bureau of War Risk Insurance, the Rehabilitation Division of the Federal Board for Vocational Education, and the United States Public Health Service, to be placed under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior. Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Lusk offered a resolution, in the words following:

Resolved, That the Clerk be and hereby is authorized to procure the printing of two thousand additional copies of the Governor's Message to the Legislature on the subject of Public Utilities, being Senate Document No. 31.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on finance.

The Assembly sent for concurrence a resolution, in the words following:

Whereas, The Federal government has by the act of August 8, 1917, assumed jurisdiction over the water powers of this State in common with other States, and is now assuming to act in relation to the disposition of the same for national purposes to the exclusion of the State; and

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