Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

At 3 p. m. the Council was called to order. A messenger of the House appeared and presented House Bill No. 64, entitled An Act to provide for certain contingent expenses of the 29th Legislative Assembly, which he announced had passed the Ilouse.

House Bill No. 6+ was then read for information and upon motion of Mr. Perea the rules were suspended and House Bill No. 64 read a second time by title and referred to the conmittee on finance.

The chair then presented a special messsage from the Governor, transmitting the report of the Adjutant General which had been delayed, the message was read in full and the report ordered printed and referred to the committee on militia.

Upon motion of Mr. Jaramillo the Council then adjourned until 10 a. m., January 16, 1891.

J. FRANCISCO CHAVEZ, President. M. LUNA, Chief Clerk.

SIXTEENTH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
Santa Fe, N. M., January 16, 1891,

Friday, 10 o'clock a. m.
Council met pursuant to adjournment.
The session was opened by prayer by Rev. John Menanl.
The roll call was dispensed with, a quorum being present.

The Journal of yesterday's proceedings was read in Englishı and Spanish, and there being no objection offered, the same was approved.

The President then announced the order of business.
Petitions and memorials, none being presented.
Reports of standing committees were in order

The committee on enrolled and engrossed bills, throng'their chairman, Mr. Ancheta, made a report on Comucil Memorial No. 1, which report was adopted.

The committee on territorial affairs through their chairman, Mr. Ancheta, made a report on Council Bill No. 18, which bill and report were ordered to lie on the table and await their regular order.

The chair announced that he had signed Council Memorial No. 1 it being correctly enrolled and engrossed.

Reports of special committees were now in order, none being presented.

Resolutions were in order, none being presented.
Introduction of bills was in order.
Mr. Ancheta introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 59—entitled An Act repealing an act entitled An Act in relation to filing of informations; the bill was read a first and second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the cominittee on judiciary.

By unanimous consent, the committee on finance through its chairman, Mr. Perea, made a report on IIouse Joint Resolution No. 3 recommending that the same pass.

House Joint Resolution No. 3 was read in full for information and upon motion of Mr. Perea it was read a third time by title, and put upon its passage. Mr. Jaramillo moved that IIouse Joint Resolution No 3 pass,

3 which motion was cariied. The

nays were called with the following result: Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President--11.

Nays, none.
Mr. Catron was absent.

Bills upon second reading were now. in order and Council Bill No. 18 and report of committee on territorial affairs theretaken

up. Upon motion of Mr. Mills the Council then resolved itself into a committee of the whole with the President in the chair, to consider Council Bill No. 18.

The committee of the whole arose temporarily to receive a messenger of the IIovse, who announced that House Bills Nos. 17, 19, 28 and 63 had passed that body; also Joint Resolution No. 3 as amended; which he announced had passed the IIouse.

The committee of the whole then resumed.

Upon the committee of the whole arising, the President as chairman of said committee, reported that they had had under

ayes and

oll,

[ocr errors]

consideration Council Bill No. 18 and that he was instructed to recommend that the same pass as amended.

Upon motion of Mr. Richardson the report was adopted.

Upon motion of Mr. Richardson the Council adjourned until 3 o'clock p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.
HALL OF LEGISLAVIVE COUNCIL,
SANTA FE, N. M., January 16, 1891,

Friday, 3 o'clock p. m.
The Council resumed the consideration of Council Bill
No. 19.

Mr. Richardson presented an amendment to Councill Bill No. 18, to be inserted after section 13 and be numbered section 14, and original section 14 be numbered section 15, which amendment being adopted it was so ordered.

Mr. Mills presented an amedment to be inserted at the end of section 1, which amendment being adopted it was so ordered.

Upon motion of Mr. Mills, the bill, Council Bill No. 18, was ordered engrossed and laid on the table to take its regular course.

A messenger from the Ilouse now appeared and presented Council Bill No. 50 which he announced had passed the House as amended by that body; he also presented llouse Bill No. 31 and House Joint Memorial No. 3 which had passed the Ilouse.

A messenger from the Governor now appeared and presented tbe following message to the President, which was read:

Santa FE, N. M., January 16, 1891. To the Legislative Council:

I have the honor to notify you that I have this day approved and filed with the Secretary of the Territory, Conncil Bill No. 43, entitled “An Act to provide for the placing of shelves and pigeon holes in the vault of the Council, and also the vault of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes ;” and also

Council Memorial No. 1, relating to the passage by Congress of a land court act.

L. BRADFORD PRINCE,

Governor of New Mexico. Bills on third reading were in order, none being presented. Business on Presidents table was in order.

a

Ilouse Bill No. 19, entitled An Act to define express companies and to prescribe the mode of taxing the same and to fix the rate of taxation thereon, was taken up, read a first and second time by title and referred to the committee on municipal and private corporations.

Council Joint Resolution No. 3 in relation to sending a com mission to Washington was next taken up.

Mr. Siuver presented the following resolution in relation to the matter in hand:

Mr. Stover moved that the resolution be referred to the committee on judiciary with instructions to report it back with the ameodınents; that the Governor be requested to name six gentle men and that the sum of $900 dollars be appropriated to pay only their traveling expenses each way; that the judiciary committee be instructed to report Council Joint Resolution No. 3 back by Monday afternoon.

Which resolution upon motion was carried and Council Joint Resolution No. 3 referred to the committee on judiciary, with instructions to said committee to report back the same on Monday next.

House Bill No. 17-entitled An Act relating to condemna tion of private property was taken up; réad a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on municipal and private corporations.

House Bill No. 63-entitled An Act to repeal an act providing for the qualitication of justices of the peace, constables and for other officials, Chapter 12 of the Acts of 1889, was taken up; read a first and second time by title, and upon

motion of Mr. Richardson the bill was laid on the table, to be taken np with two bills and a report of the committee on territorial affairs on the same subject in their regular order.

House Bill No. 31---entitled An Act repealing an act of the 28th Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico entiled Au Act providing for the inspection of live animals intended for human food and prohibiting the sale or use of uncured meats, uninspected bovine cattle and hogs and the sale of improper fresh meats; the bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the committee on territorial affairs.

Council Bill No. 50-entitled An Act to repeal section 1140, title 12 of the Compiled Laws of 1884, of the Territory of New Nexico; the bill was read a first and second time by title and

[ocr errors]

ayes and

and upon motion of Mr. Mills, the amendments suggested by the House were adopted.

Mr. Mills inoved that the bill be considered as engrossed; read a third tiine by title, and passed, which motion being carried the

Days were called for with the following result:

Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Santistevan, Stover and Mr. President-7.

Nays, Messrs. Contreras, Richardson, Valdez, and Vigil-4.
Mr. Catron was absent.
Therefore Council Bill No. 50 was duly passed.

House Joint Memorial No. 3 in relation to the Mescalero Apache Indian reservation was next taken up.

Upon motion of Mr. Richardson the rules were suspended and House Joint Memorial No. 3 read a third time and put upon its passage.

Mr. Richardson moved that House Joint Memorial No. 3 pass, which motion being carried the ayes and nays were called for with the following result:

Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Richardson, Sautistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. Presidentt-10.

Nays, Mr. Perea -1.
Mr. Catron was absent.

Mr. Richardson asked for unanimous consent to introduce a bill, which being granted he introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 60-entitled An Act to establish and provide for the maintenance of a normal school in the Territory of New Mexico; the bill was read a first and second time by title, and referred to the comınittee on education without being translated or printed.

Mr. Mills being granted unanimous consent he introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 61-entitled An Act to amend Section 192 of the Compiled Laws of 1887 of the Territory of New Mexico; the bill was read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on municipal and private corporations without being translated or printed.

Upon motion of Mr. Perea the Council then adjourned until 10 o'clock a. m. January 18, 1891.

J. FRANCISCO CHAVEZ, President, M. Luna, Chief Clerk.

[ocr errors]
« AnteriorContinuar »