Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

man of the Committee on Judiciary, recommending that said Petition be laid upon the table. Report adopted.

On H. R. No. 20, by Mr. Makekau, relating to an appropriation for roads for the District of llamakua, Hawaii, from Mr. Emmeluth, Chairman of the Committee on Judiciary, recommending that consideration of resolution be postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill. On motion of Mr. Ewaliko, the report was adopted.

On motion of Mr. Beckley, the Ilouse thereupon stood in recess until 2 o'clock p. m.

[ocr errors][merged small]

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. II., March 20th, 1901. The llouse reconvened at 2:02 o'clock p. m. Mr. Speaker in the Chair.

PETITIONS, MEMORIALS AND COMMUNI.

CATIONS.

Under a suspension of the Rules, the following Petitions were presented:

Petition No. 21, by Mr. Emmeluth, from 53 residents of the Second Precinct, Fifth District, relating to tax on real estate. Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Petition No. 22, by Mr. Dickey, from 34 residents of Ilalawa, Molokai, relating to sale of Konohiki lands. Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Petition No. 24, by Mr. Prendergast, from 50 residents of Kunawai, Oahu, asking for an appropriation for repairing Kunawai Lane off Liliha street, Ilonolulu. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 25, by Mr. Mossman, from 340 residents of the Fifth District, for the extension of Pua Lane, School street, Kukui street and Vineyard street, Ilonolulu. Referred to the ('ommittee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 26, by Mr. Ewaliko, from residents of the First District, Hawaii, asking for a law to prevent taking lands for public roads without the consent of the property owners. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements. Petition No. 28, by Mr. Beckley, from 53 residents of Hana, Maui, asking for the appointment of a new Road Board and the completion of certain roads and the construction of new ones in that District. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 27, by Mr. Beckley, from 34 residents of IIalawa, Molokai, asking for an appropriation of $10,000, Halawa Road. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 31, by Mr. Beckley, from residents of Halawa, Molokai, relating to the pay of teachers. Referred to the Committee on Public Ilealth and Education.

Petition No. 23, by Mr. Beckley, from residents, IIalawa, Molokai (34 signatures), for widening of Ilalawa bridge. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improve

ments,

Petition No. 29, by Mr. Beckley, from 31 residents of Halawa, Molokai, asking for the decrease of salaries of Government officials. Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Petition No. 30, by Mr. Beckley, from 34 residents of HalaWa, Molokai, asking for the establishment of a Territorial University. Referred to the Committee on Public Health and Edu

cation.

Petition No. 32, by Mr. Keliikoa, from North Kona, IIawaii, asking for the reduction of personal taxes to one dollar; for the establishment of leper hospitals in each Representative district, and the removal thereto of all the lepers now at Kalaupapa and Kalawao; for the lengthening of Kohanaiki Homestead Road; for the giving of all Government lands to American citizens in preference to others; for the erection of the Territorial University at North Kona. Referred to the Committee on Mis

cellany.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS

ready for distribution:

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

H. B. No. 35, by Mr. Prendergast, entitled “An Act to authorize and provide for the construction, maintenance and operation of a street railway upon certain streets and roads in the District of Honolulu, and elsewhere on the Island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, by the Hawaiian Tramways Company, Limited.”

RESOLUTIONS.

The following resolutions were introduced:

H. R. No. 44, by Mr. Kekaula, relating to an appropriation for the construction of a road from Ninole to Wailau, Kau, Hawaii. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

H. R. No. 43, by Mr. Kekaula, for widening and repairing road from Hoopuloa to Milolii, South Kona, Hawaii. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notice was given of intention to introduce the following Bills:

By Mr. Beckley, entitled “ The Public Health Act,' repealing Act 60 of 1896, also Chapter LXXII of the Session Laws of 1892, and all laws and regulations inconsistent herewith.”

By Mr. Beckley, entitled “An Act creating the office of Transportation Commissioner; fixing his salary and defining his duties and the duties of common carriers, and providing penalties for violation thereof, and repealing all laws in conflict herewith."

By Mr. Dickey, entitled "An Act fixing the salaries of certain Government officers."

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. 61, by Mr. Kawaihoa, entitled “An Act to amend the title of Chapter LXII of the Penal Laws as compiled in A. D. 1897, and Sections 987, 989 and 990 of the said Penal Laws."

On motion of Mr. Haaheo, the Rules were suspended in order to reconsider the vote upon which the following Bill was not rejected and consequently passed its first reading:

S. B. No. 5, by Mr. C. Brown, entitled An Act to define the biennial fiscal period of the Territory of Hawaii." Mr. Robertson moved to take up the order of the day. Carried. Mr. Prendergast moved to reconsider the motion upon which the ayes and noes were ordered upon the question of the rejection of said Bill. Carried. Mr. Makekau moved that the Bill be read again. Carried. The Bill was again read. Mr. Puuki moved to reject the Bill. Motion seconded.

On motion of Mr. Emmeluth, the House thereupon adjourned.

S. MEHEULA,
Approved:

Clerk.
JOSEPH A. AKINA,

Speaker.

TWENTY-FOURTH DAY.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 21st, 1901. The House came to order at 9:08 o'clock a. m., pursuant to

adjournment.

Roll Call:

Hon. J. A. Akina, Speaker, presiding.
Prayer by Chaplain Kamoku.

Present--- Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Beckley, Dickey, Emmeluth, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Haaheo, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kawaihoa, Kekaula, Kumalae, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Monsarrat, Mossman, Nailima, l'aele, Puuki, Wilcox and Mr.

Came in later---Messrs. Hoogs, Keiki, Keliikoa and Prendergast---4.

Absent--Messrs. Kaniho and Robertson---2.
The Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day was read,

Speaker---24.

corrected and approved.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM

HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS.

The following communication from Head of Department

was read:

No. 37, by Mr. Beckley, relating to certain roads in the District

From the Superintendent of Public Works in reply to H. R. of Hana, Maui. On motion of Mr. Beckley, the communication was referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements, and authority was given said Committee to send for persons and papers, administer oaths, and employ counsel, if

necessary.

BILLS ON FIRST READING.

Under a suspension of the Rules, on motion of Mr. Makekau the following Bill was taken up for consideration:

S. B. No. 5, by Mr. C. Brown, entitled "An Act to define the biennial fiscal period of the Territory of Hawaii.” Mr. Beckley moved that the Bill be rejected. On motion of Mr. Dickey, the ayes and noes were ordered upon the motion to reject, with the following result: Mr. Emmeluth was excused from voting.

Ayes---Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Beckley, Ewaliko, Haaheo, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kawaihoa, Keiki, Kekaula, Keliikoa, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast and Puuki--20.

Noes---Messrs. Dickey, Gilfillan, Hoogs, Kumalae, Monsarrat and Wilcox---6.

Present and not voting---Mr. Speaker---1.
Excused---Mr. Emmeluth---1.
Absent--Messrs. Kaniho and Robertson---2.

Whereupon the Speaker declared the Bill had been rejected upon its first reading.

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. 63, by Mr. Ewaliko, entitled “An Act to repeal Section 815 of the Civil Laws of 1897, relating to dog tag.

H. B. No. 61, by Mr. Ewaliko, entitled “An Act to amend Section 816 of the Civil Laws of 1897, relating to dog tax.”

H. B. No. 65, by Mr. Beckley, entitled "An let creating the office of Transportation Commissioner, fixing his salary and defining his duties, and duties of common carriers, and providing penalties for violation thereof, and repealing all laws in conflict herewith."

The following Bill was read by title, and, on motion of Mr. Makekan, was rejected on its first reading:

H. B. No. 62, by Mr. Dickey, entitled "An Act to fix the salaries of certain officers in the Territory."

RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolutions were introduced:

H. R. No. 45, by Mr. Emmeluth, relating to the Pali Road contract, Honolulu, and requesting information thereon from the Superintendent of Public Works. Adopted.

« AnteriorContinuar »