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Mr. Stranahan, from the committee on affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill introduced by Mr. Ball, Rec. No. 82, entitled "An act in relation to the construction of a bridge over or across the mill pond in the Thirty-first and Thirty-second wards of the borough of Brooklyn, in the city of New York' (No. 826), reported the same to the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Stranahan, and by unanimous consent, said bill was ordered printed and recommitted to the committee on affairs of cities.

Mr. Coggeshall, from the committee on miscellaneous corporations, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Sullivan, Int. No. 314, entitled "An act to regulate the price of illuminating gas in the borough of Manhattan and the borough of the Bronx, in the city of New York” (No. 324), reported the same for consideration, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Higgins, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the Assembly bill introduced by Mr. Bashford, Rec. No. 255, entitled "An act to reappropriate money for the erection of a State armory in the city of Hudson, county of Columbia, as provided by chapter 579 of the Laws of 1896, and making a further appropriation therefor” (No. 1318), reported in favor of the passage of the same, with some amendments, and the title amended so as to read as follows:

"An act to reappropriate money for the erection of a State armory in the city of Hudson, county of Columbia, as provided by chapter 579 of the Laws of 1896."

h report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Coggeshall, from the committee on miscellaneous corporations, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Mackey, Int. No. 470, entitled "An act to regulate the price of gas in the city of Buffalo" (No. 510), reported in favor of the passage of the same, with some amendmente,

On motion of Mr. Mackey, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Parsons, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Ford, Int. No. 918, entitled “An act to amend chapter 690 of the Laws of 1892, entitled 'An act in relation to insurance corporations, constituting chapter 38

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of the general laws,' relating to powers of casualty insurance corporations” (No. 1203), reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Ford, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Coggeshall, from the committee on miscellaneous corporations, to which was referred the Assembly bill introduced by Mr. Patton, Rec. No. 334, entitled "An act granting additional powers to the Depew and Lancaster Light, Power and Conduit Company” (No. 1467), reported in favor of the passage of the same, with some amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. G. A. Davis, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Parsons, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Malby, Int. No. 541, entitled "An act to amend chapter 690 of the Laws of 1892, known as the Insurance Law” (No. 593), reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Coggeshall, from the committee on miscellaneous corporations, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Rice, Int. No. 531, entitled “An act to amend section 103 of chapter 40 of the general laws of 1892, entitled 'An act in relation to transportation corporations, excepting railroads, constituting chapter 40 of the general laws, relating to telegrams” (No. 580), reported in favor of the passage of the same, with some amendments, and the title amended so as to read as follows:

An act to amend section 103 of chapter 566 of the general laws of 1890, entitled "An act in relation to transportation corporations, excepting railroads, constituting chapter 566 of the general laws,' relating to telegrams."

Which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Coggeshall, from the committee on miscellaneous corporations, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Sullivan, Int. No. 578, entitled "An act to regulate the price of illuminating gas in the city of New York” (No. 635), reported the same for

consideration, which report was agreed to, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Parsons, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Parsons, Int. No. 327, entitled “An act to amend the Insurance Law relative to corporate names and number of directors of insurance corporations.” (No. 337), reported the same favorably to the Senate, with an amendment, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

The bill (No. 1033) entitled “An act to amend the Banking Law, relative to the purchase and sale of real estate by building and loan associations” (Int. No. 609), having been announced for a third reading,

Mr. Ford moved said bill be recommitted to the committee on banks, with instructions to said committee to report the same forthwith amended as follows:

Page 1, line 8, strike out all after the word "office.

Page 2, strike out all of said page down to and including the words “the real estate so sold or exchanged."

Same page, line 25, insert the following: “Any corporation organized under the provisions of chapter one hundred and twenty-two of the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-one, chapter five hundred and fifty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, article five of chapter six hundred and eighty-nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-two, article six of chapter six hundred and eighty-nine of the Laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-two as originally enacted, or chapter seven hundred and five of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-four, may, in order to protect its interest as mortgagor or lienor, purchase, hold and dispose of real estate which is subject to any lien now owned by it or which shall when purchased by it be subject to any mortgage lien that it may hereafter acquire in good faith for the purpose of securing the performance on the part of one or more of its members, of a building-loan contract. It may also purchase, hold and dispose of real estate in addition to that which it is authorized to purchase under the preceding paragraph of this section; provided that the total consideration to be paid or assumed by any such corporation for all real estate hereafter purchased and held by it in addition to that purchased under the preceding paragraph, together with all encumbrances, if any, upon said real estate when purchased, shall not exceed one-eighth of the amount standing to the credit of the members on the books of the corporation purchasing the same.”

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

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on banks, reported said bill amended as directed, and the same was ordered reprinted and placed on the order of third reading.

Pursuant to resolution of the Senate, the Assembly returned the Assembly bill (No. 456, Senate reprint No. 1027) entitled “An act to amend section 409 of the Penal Code, relative to dangerous weapons." (Rec. No. 103.)

Mr. Malby moved that the vote by which said bill was passed be reconsidered.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to reconsider the vote by which said bill was passed, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths. being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Ahearn Davis DF Goodsell Malby Ramsperger Ambler Davis GA Grady Marshall Rice Armstrong Donnelly Graney

Martin

Sherwood Boyce Douglas Higgins McCarren Stranahan Brackett Ellsworth Humphrey Mitchell Sullivan Brown Elsberg

Johnson Munzinger Thornton Chahoon Featherson Krum

Parsons Wagner Coffey Foley

La Roche Plunkitt Wilcox Coggeshall Ford

Mackey Raines Willis Cullen

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Mr. Malby moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on codes, with instructions to said committee to report the same forthwith amended as follows:

Page 2, line 1, (engrossed copy) strike out the word “or” and insert the words "to any person under the age of eighteen years or without a like consent sells or gives away any."

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

Mr. Malby, from the committee on codes, reported said bill amended as directed, and the same was ordered reprinted and placed on the order of third reading.

Mr. Krum gave notice that at some future day he would move to suspend Senate rules Nos. 1, 4, 9, 12, 15, 19, 31 and 45, for the purpose of reading, passing and transmitting to the Assembly,

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out of its natural order Assembly bill No. 1223, entitled "An act to amend chapter 557 of the Laws of 1894, entitled 'An act to provide for a commissioner of jurors in counties containing cities of from 90,000 to 96,000 inhabitants,' in relation to the commissioner of jurors of Albany county.” (Rec. No. 205.)

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills. entitled as follows:

(1) “An act in relation to prisons, constituting chapter 15 of the general laws.” (No. 1191, Int. No. 51.)

(2) Assembly, “An act to amend the Penal Code and regulate bicycle races and other contests. of skill, speed or endurance. wherein one or more persons engage as contestants.” (No. 1225, Rec. No. 191.)

(3) “An act to permit experiments and the erection of a bridge for developing the power of Niagara river, at the city of Buffalo, upon plans to be approved by the United States engineering department to protect navigation.” (No. 432, Int. No. 417.)

(4) “An act to prevent the introduction of tuberculosis into the dairy and other herds of cattle in the State of New York.” (No. 100, Int. No. 100.)

(5) “ An act to provide for the defrayal of expenses of legal proceedings paid or incurred by certain. officers and officials of this. State and of the cities and counties thereof." (No. 565, Int. No. 516.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Coffey, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the above named bills, which report was agreed to, and said bills ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Ellsworth moved that all bills in general orders be made special orders for Wednesday morning immediately after the reception of messages from the Assembly.

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

Mr. Grady moved that the Senate do now adjourn.

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

Whereupon the Senate adjourned.

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