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BILLS ON SECOND READING.

The following Bills were taken up for copsideration upon their second reading:

H. B. No. 9, by Mr. Kaniho, entitled “An Act te repeal Sections 922, 925, and the second paragraph of Section 9924, Part V, Chapter 59, of the Penal Laws as compiled in 1997, relacing to vaccination.” Mr. Ewaliko moved that the Bill do pass. On motion of Mr. Kaniho, the Bill was ordered typewritten and placed upon the order of the day for March 12th, the motion that the Bill do pass having carried.

H. B. No. 16, by Mr. Robertson, entitled "An Act relating to the criminal jurisdiction of District Magistrates and amending Section 1 of Act 40 of the Laws of 1896 and Section 11 of Chap ter LVII of the Laws of 1892.” On motion of Mr. Robertson, the Bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. B. No. 17, by Mr. Robertson, entitled “An Act relating to practice in criminal cases and amending Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Chapter XL of the Session Laws of 1876." Ou inotion of Jr. Robertson, the Bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. B. No. 18, by Mr. Robertson, entitled “An Act to amend Section 2 of Chapter 1 of the Penal Code, defining felonies and misdemeanors.” Mr. Robertson moved that the Bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary. Carried.

H. B. No. 19, by Mr. Robertson, entitled "An Act relating to the sale of alcohol; amending Section 15, and repealing Sections 10, 13 and 14 of Act 64 of the Session Laws of 1896." Mr. Robertson moved that the Bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary. Carried.

H. B. No. 22, by Mr. Hihio, entitled "An Act to provide that eight hours shall constitute a legal day's work, either mechanical or industrial.” Mr. Robertson moved that the Bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary. Carried.

H. B. No. 24, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act empowering District Magistrates to issue commissions to take testim ny." Mr. Dickey moved that the Bill be referred to the Committee , n Judiciary. Carried.

H. B. No. 25, by Mr. Dickey, entitled "An Act providing for judgments by default in suits upon contracts before District Magistrates." Mr. Dickey moved that the Bill be referred to ille Committee on Judiciary. Carried.

H. B. No. 26, by Mr. Dickey, entitled "An Act to repeal Section 1 of Chapter LVI of the Penal Code of 1869, and Chapter XXXVI of the Session Laws of 1890, relating to the desertion of husband or wife.” Mr. Robertson moved that the Bill be referred to the Committee on Miscellany. Carried,

H. B. No. 27, by Mr. Dickey, entitled "An Act to abolish personal taxes.” Mr. Dickey moved that the Bill be referred to the Joint Select Committee on Taxation. Carried.

BILLS ON FIRST READING.

The following Bill, notice of which had previously been given, was introduced, read by title, passed first reading, and was ordered printed:

H. B. No. 18, by Mr. Makekau, entitled “An Act providing for and creating certain counties in the Territory of Hawaii, and providing a form of Government for such counties."

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM

HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS.

On motion of Mr. Ewaliko, the Rules were suspended to read the following communication:

From the Superintendent of Public Works in response to H.
R. No. 12, by Mr. Kekaula, relating to wharves and warehouse,
Hookena, Hawaii.
On motion of Mr. Ewaliko, the House thereupon adjourned.

S. MEHEULA,
Approved:

Clerk.
JOSEPH A. AKINA,

Speaker.

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House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 12th, 1901. The House came to order at 9:06 o'clock a. m., pursuant to adjournment.

Hon. J. A. Akina, Speaker, presiding.
Praver by Chaplain Kamoku.
Roll Call:

Present--- Messrs. Ahulii, Avlett, Beckley, Dickey, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Keiki, Mahoe, Makainai, Monsarrat, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Puuki and Mr. Speaker--18.

Came in later--- Messrs. Emmeluth, Hoogs, Kaniho, Kekaula, Makekau, Prendergast and Robertson--- 7.

Excused---Messrs. Haaheo, Kawaihoa, Keliikoa, Kumalae and Wilcox---5.

The Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day was read and approved.

BILLS ON FIRST READING.

The following Bills, notice of which had previously been given, were introduced, read by title, passed first reading, and were ordered printed:

H. B. No. 49, by Mr. Keiki, entitled “An Act to appropriate pension for ex-Queen Liliuokalani."

H. B. No. 50, by Mr. Mahoe, entitled "An Act to repeal Chapter 39 of the Penal Laws of 1897, relating to prohibit gambling and gaming."

H. B. No. 51, by Mr. Kaniho, entitled “An Act relating to the segregation of lepers.

RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolutions were introduced:

H. R. No. 33, by Mr. Kauimakaole, asking for an appropriation of $124,350 for roads, Hana, Maui. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

H. R. No. 22, by Mr. Mahoe, asking for an appropriation of $58,490 for roads and bridges, Waialua, Oahu. On motion of Mr. Ewaliko, the Resolution was referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

H. R. No. 23, by Mr. Hoogs, requesting the Auditor to furnish the House with a list of names of Government beneficiaries who are drawing salaries during absence from the Territory, and to give his authority therefor. On motion of Mr. Makekan, the Resolution was adopted.

H. R. No. 24, by Mr. Gilfillan, as follows:

Resolved, that a Committee of five members be appointed by the Speaker of this House to take up the matter of favoritism in the issuing of licenses by the Government, make diligent inquiry thereon, and report their findings to this House. That the Committee have like privileges relating to employing counsel and taking of evidence as the Standing Committee.

Mr. Makekau moved to amend the Resolution by striking out the latter part relating to employing counsel. Carried. On motion of Mr. Aylett, the Resolution was adopted as amended.

H. R. No. 25, by Mr. Emmeluth, as follows:
Resolred, that the Governor of the Territory of Hawaii be

and he is hereby requested to furnish this House with the following: Originals or copies of all letters, records, books, documents, papers and vouchers of every nature, kind and description whatsoever, relative to transactions of the Executive Department of the Government from the annexation of these Islands to the l'nited States, to date. That the Governor submit to this House the correspondence between the President of the late Republic of Hawaii and A. S. Hartwell, the alleged unofficial delegate to Washington during the so-called transition period.

Moved by Mr. Emmeluth that the Resolution be adopted. Seconded by Mr. Puuki. Carried.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS.

Mr. Prendergast, Chairman of Committee on Enrollment, Revision and Printing, reported the following Bill printed and ready for distribution:

H. B. No. 34, by Mr. Prendergast, entitled “An Act to provide for the Great Seal of the Territory and to repeal Chapter 5, Title II, Civil Laws of Hawaii.”

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notice was given of intention to introduce the following Bills:

By Mr. Nailima, entitled “An Act to strictly prohibit the Territorial Government from opening, laying or constructing streets, roads or public highways on properties owned by one or more persons without first obtaining the consent of the owners thereo f."

By Mr. Emmeluth, entitled “An Act to provide Initiative and Referendum."

On motion of Mr. Gilfillan, the House thereupon stood in recess until 1:30 o'clock p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 12th, 1901. The House reconvened at 1:35 o'clock p. m. Mr. Speaker in the Chair.

RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolution was introduced:

H. R. No. 26, by Mr. Kekaula, asking for an appropriation of $3,000 for road from Kawaihae to Kahvalono, Hawaii. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

The Speaker then announced the following as the Select Committee in re liquor licenses: Messrs. Gilfillan, Hihio, Emmeluth, Monsarrat and Prendergast.

BILLS ON THIRD READING.

The following Bills were taken up for consideration on their third reading:

H. B. No. 2, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act to appropriate an Emergency Fund to be used in repairing the damage caused by the late storm.” Mr. Mahoe moved that the Bill do pass; upon this motion the ayes and noes were called, with the following result:

Ayes--- Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Beckley, Emmeluth, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Hilio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Keiki, Kekaula, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Monsarrat, Mossman, Vailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki and Robertson--22.

Woes -0.
Present and not voting--- Mr. Speaker---1.

Absent--- Messrs. Dickey, Haaheo, Iloogs, Kawaihoa, Keliikoa, Kumalae and Wilcox---7.

Whereupon the Speaker declared that the said Bill, having received the attirmative votes of a majority of all the members elected to the House, had passed the House.

H. B. No. 9, by Mr. Kanilo, entitled “An Act to repeal Sections 922, 925, and the second paragraph of Section-924, Part V, Chapter 59, of the Penal Laws as compiled in 1897, relating to vaccination.” Mr. Nailima moved that the Bill do pass; upon this motion the aves and noes were called, with the following result:

Ayes--- Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Beckley, Emineluth, Ewaliko, Giltillan, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Keiki, Mahoe, Makainai, Vakekan, Monsarrat, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki, Kekaula and Robertson-29.

Woes -0.
Present and not voting--- Mr. Speaker--- 1.

Absent--- Messrs. Dickev, Haaheo, Hoogs, Kawaihoa, Kelikoa, Kumalae and Wilcox-7.

Whereupon the Speaker declared that the said Bill, having received the affirmative votes of a majority of all the members elected to the House, had passed the House.

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