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THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Honolulu, T. H., April 2, 1907.

To the Honorable President and

Members of the Senate of the

Territory of Hawaii.

I have the honor to transmit herewith House Joint Resolution No. 3, which this day passed Third Reading in the House of Representatives of the Territory of Hawaii.

Respectfully yours,

JOHN H. WISE,

Clerk, House of Representatives.

JOINT RESOLUTION.

WHEREAS Mr. L. E. Pinkham, President of the Board of Health of the Territory of Hawaii, has reported to said Board that a large portion of the Waikiki District in Honolulu is "deleterious to public health, is low, covered or partly covered with water, is not drained at all, and is in an unsanitary and dangerous condition," and

WHEREAS it appears to be for the best interests of the people of the Territory of Hawaii that some action should be taken for the purpose of investigating the condition of said Waikiki District and devising some method by which the same may be reclaimed and rendered sanitary,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Territory of Hawaii that a Commission of three competent persons shall be appointed by the Governor to be known as "The Waikiki Reclamation Commission." The Commission so appointed shall have the power to enter upon all premises within the Waikiki district which in the opinion of the Board of Health are in the condition described in Section 1025 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, for the purpose of making surveys and doing such other work as may be necessary to determine the best method to be used in reclaiming said lands and placing them in sanitary condition; said Commission shall have the power to establish the location of streets, roads, bridges, drainage canals, ditches, and other conduits for water and fix the grades thereof; said Commission with the approval of the Superintendent of Public Works

of the Territory of Hawaii shall file a map in the office of the Registrar of Conveyances showing the location of said streets, roads, bridges, drainage canals, ditches, and other conduits for water and the grades fixed for the same; said map shall constitute a notice to all property holders affected thereby that the proposed improvement and reclamation of the lands designated on said map are to be undertaken as thereon delineated; said Commission shall receive such assistance as may be rendered, consistent with other duties, oy employees of the Department of the Superintendent of Public Works and the Surveyor of the Territory; said Commission shall make a report to the Legislature of the Territory for the Session of A. D. 1909.

The Communication was ordered received and placed on file. First Reading of House Joint Resolution No. 3.

Senator Coelho moved that the Resolution pass First Reading. Seconded by Senator Lane and carried.

A Communication (No. 148) from the House of Representatives, transmitting House Bill No. 148, was read by the Clerk as fcllows:

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Honolulu, T. H., April 2, 1907.

To the Honorable President and

Members of the Senate of the

Territory of Hawaii.

I have the honor to transmit herewith House Bill No. 184 which this day passed Third Reading in the House of Representatives of the Territory of Hawaii.

Respectfully yours,

JOHN H. WISE,

Clerk, House of Representatives.

The Communication was ordered received and placed on file. First Reading of House Bill No. 184 entitled "An Act to designate the Pay of Laborers engaged in Constructing or Repairing Roads, Bridges or Streets, Water Works or other Works for the Territory of Hawaii or for any political sub-division thereof."

Senator Lane moved that the Bill pass First Reading. Seconded by Senator Brown and carried.

A Communication (No. 149) from the House of Representatives, transmitting House Bill No 159, was read by the Clerk as follows:

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Honolulu, T. H., April 2, 1907.

To the Honorable President and

Members of the Senate of the

Territory of Hawaii.

I have the honor to transmit herewith House Bill No. 159 which this day passed Third Reading in the House of Representatives of the Territory of Hawaii.

Respectfully yours,

JOHN H. WISE,

Clerk, House of Representatives.

The Communication was ordered received and placed on file. First Reading of House Bill No. 159 entitled "An Act to enable the Counties to Provide for County Leans."

Senator Brown moved that the Bill pass First First Reading. Seconded by Senator Lane and carried.

A Communication (No. 150) from the House of Representatives, transmitting House Bill No. 160. was read by the Clerk as follows:

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Honolulu, T. H., April 2, 1907.

To the Honorable President and

Members of the Senate of the

Territory of Hawaii.

I have the honor to transmit herewith House Bill No. 160 which this day passed Third Reading in the House of Representatives of the Territory of Hawaii.

Respectfully yours,

JOHN H. WISE,

Clerk, House of Representatives.

The Communication was ordered received and placed on file. First Reading of House Bill No. 160 entitled "An Act to Authorize the Purchase of County Bonds by the Territory." Senator Coelho moved that the Bill pass First Reading. Seconded by Senator Brown and carried.

A Communication (No. 151) from the House of Representatives, transmitting House Bill No. 136, was read by the Clerk as follows:

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Honolulu, T. H., April 2, 1907.

To the Honorable President and

Members of the Senate of the

Territory of Hawaii.

I have the honor to transmit herewith House Bill No. 136 which this day passed Third Reading in the House of Representatives of the Territory of Hawaii.

Respectfully yours,

JOHN H. WISE,

Clerk, House of Representatives.

The Communication was ordered received and placed on file. First Reading of House Bill No. 136 entitled "An Act to Amend Section 28 of Chapter 9 cf Act 39 of the Sesion Laws of 1905, entitled 'An Act creating Counties within the Territory of Hawaii, and Providing for the Government thereof.'"

Senator Coelho moved that the Bill pass First Reading. Seconded by Senator Brown and carried.

Senator Coelho presented the Report (No. 120) of the Committee on Public Health on House Bill No. 112 as follows:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Honolulu, T. H., April 3rd, 1907.

Hon. E. F. Bishop,

President of the Senate.

Sir:-Your Health Committee to which was referred House Bill No. 112, introduced by Representative J. L. Paoo, entitled "An Act to Amend Sections 995 and 996 of the Revised Laws of

Hawaii, Relating to Public Health," begs leave to recommend that the same be tabled; on the ground that the provisions of the law as it now stands cover the ground more fully, and for the better protection of the Public, we believe the law should remain as it is.

Respectfully submitted,

W. J. COELHO,

Chairman.

J. M. DOWSETT,
W. O. SMITH,

Senator Smith moved that the Report of the Committee be received and laid on the table to be considered with the Bill. Seconded by Senator Dowsett and carried.

Senator Coelho presented the Report (No. 121) of the Committee on Public Health on Senate Bill No. 82 as follows:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Hon. E. F. Bishop,

Honolulu, T. H., April 3rd, 1907.

President of the Senate.

Sir:-Your Health Committee have had under consideration Senate Bill No. 82, introduced by Senator W. J. Coelho, entitled "An Act to Provide for the Appointment of a Vice-President of the Board of Health."

As the provisions of this Bill will help along the work of that Department, your Committee recommends the passage of this Act.

Respectfully submitted,

W. J. COELHO,

Chairman.

J. M. DOWSETT,
W. O. SMITH.

Senator Smith moved that the Report of the Committee be received and laid on the table to be considered with the Bill. Seconded by Senator Dowsett and carried.

Senator Dowsett presented the Report (No. 122) of the Ways and Means Committee on Senate Bill No 85 as follows:

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