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MR. JEFFREYS moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time, which was agreed to.

MR. JEFFREYS offered an amendment, which was agreed to, and the bill, as amended, was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time; and being forthwith engrossed, on his motion, was passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 28; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Andrews, Barham, Byrd, Cannon, Conrad, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Early, Gayle, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Mitchell, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, West-28.

Mr. Risoy moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

S. B. No. 229. A bill prescribing the style of type in which conditions and restrictive provisions of insurance policies shall be printed, and to define the time in respect to which insurers may limit the right to institute suit or action upon such policies; was

taken up.

MR. WENDENBURG moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time, which was agreed to.

MR. WENDENBURG offered an amendment, which was agreed to, and the bill, as amended, was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time; and being forthwith engrossed, on his further motion, was passed with its title by the following vote--ayes, 28; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS-Messrs. Andrews, Barham, Byrd, Cannon, Conrad, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Early, Gayle, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Mitchell, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, West-28.

MR. WENDENBURG offered an amendment to the title, which was agreed to.

Mr. Risox moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

S. B. No. 218. A bill in relation to tax on incorporated school leagues; was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 28; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Andrews, Barham, Byrd, Cannon, Conrad, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Early, Gayle, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Mitchell, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, West--28.

Mr. Rison moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

S. B. No. 166. A bill to amend and re-enact section 1 of an act entitled an act to create a commission to consider the compensation of court clerks, examiners of records, treasurers, commissioners of the revenue, sheriffs, high constables and city sergeants, and until action upon the report of said commissioners, to fix the maximum amount of the compensation of said officers, approved March 27, 1914, as amended by an act approved March 22, 1916; was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 28; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Andrews, Barham, Byrd, Cannon, Conrad, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Early, Gayle, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Mitchell, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, West--28.

MR. Rison moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

The hour of 12:45 o'clock having arrived,

S. B. No. 35. A bill to prevent industrial accidents; to provide medical and surgical care for injured employees; to establish rates of compensation for personal injuries or death sustained by employees in the course of employment; to provide methods for insuring the payment of such compensation; to create an industrial board for the administration of this act, and to prescribe the powers and duties of such board; being the special and continuing order for the hour, was taken up.

MR. GOOLRICK moved to dispense with the reading of the bill, as required by Section 50 of the Constitution, and the Senate being satisfied that an emergency exists, it was agreed to by the following vote-ayes, 28; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS-Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Bowers, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannon, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Gunn, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Lacy, Mapp, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Thornton, Trinkle, Walker, Wendenburg, West—28.

MR. GOOLRICK moved to amend the bill by adopting the committee substitute, which was agreed to.

MR. GOOLRICK offered amendments to the committee substitute, which were agreed to.

Me. JEFFREYS offered an amendment as follows:

“Page 10, at the end of sec. 15, add a new sentence, as follows: ‘Casual employees as used in this act is hereby defined as employees

who have been in the employment of employer less than 15 days”; which was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 10; noes, 17.

Senators who voted are:

YÈAS—Messrs. Bowers, Gayle, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mitchell, Rinehart, Thornton-10.

NAYS–Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Byrd, Cannon, Downing, Drewry, Garrett, Goolrick, Gravatt, Mathews, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Tirinkle, Walker, Wendenburg, West-17.

The hour of 2 P. M. o'clock having arrived, the chair was vacated until 4 P. M. o'clock.

C. HARDING WALKER,
President

pro

tem of the Senate. 0. V. HANGER,

Clerk of the Senate.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1918---AFTERXOOX SESSION.
President pro tem C. HARDING WALKER presiding.
On motion of MR. HOLT,

H. Jt. Res. Providing for the appointment of a joint committee of the Senate and House of Delegates of Virginia, in relation to the erection of a mural tablet to commemorate the disaster at the State Capitol at Richmond, on April 27, 1870; was taken up and agreed to.

Mr. Holt was ordered to inform the House of Delegates thereof. Consideration of

S. B. No. 35. A bill to prevent industrial accidents; to provide medical and surgical care for injured employees; to establish rates of compensation for personal injuries or death sustained by employees in the course of employment; to provide methods of insuring the payment of such compensation: to create an industrial board for the administration of this act, and to prescribe the powers and duties of such board ; was resumed.

The amendment proposed by MR. JEFFREYS, as follows:

“Page 12. Strike ont all of page 12 and page 13 down to sec. 21”; was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 13; noes, 15.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Andrews, Gayle, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Rinehart, Rison, Thornton, West—13.

Nays-Messrs. Addison, Byrd, Cannon, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Garrett, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Gunn, Holt, Robertson, Strode, Trinkle-15.

MR. GRAVATT offered an amendment as follows:

Page 31, section 52, line 6, after the words "consist of” strike out all of the rest of section 52, and insert in leiu thereof the following:

"The Second Auditor, who shall be chairman, the Commissioner of Insuarnce, and the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, all of whom shall serve without additional compensation.

Page 32, section 53, strike out sub-section (a) lines 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5; and change sub-section (b) to (a), and (c) to (b), and (d) to (c).

Page 33, section 54, strike out sub-section (b), lines 3, 4, 5, and change sub-section (c) to read sub-section (b); which was agreed to by the following vote-ayes, 17; noes, 16.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Barham, Bowers, Byrd, Davis, Downing, Early, Garrett, Gayle, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Mapp, Mitchell, Rison, Robertson, Strode, Thornton-17.

Nays—Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Cannon, Conrad, Drewry, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Gunn, Holt, Lacy, Mathews, Royall, Trinkle, Walker, West—16.

MR. HENING, by leave, presented the following amendment:

Page 10, line 14, after the word "than" strike. out the word "eight" and insert in lieu thereof "fifteen”; which was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 9; noes, 20.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Barham, Conrad, Gayle, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Mitchell, Royall, Thornton—9.

NAYS—Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Byrd, Cannon, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Early, Garrett, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Gunn, Mapp, Mathews, Rison, Strode, Trinkle, Walker, West—20.

The following pair was announced :
MR. BOWERS, had he voted, would have voted AYE.
MR. WENDENBURG, had he voted, would have voted No.
MR. JEFFREYS offered the following amendment:

Page 10, line 14, after word “than” strike out the word "eight” and insert in lieu thereof the word "eleven"; which was agreed to by the following vote-ayes, 20; noes, 10.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS-Messrs. Addison, Barham, Byrd, Conrad, Downing, Gayle, Hening, Holt, Jeffreys, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Mitchell, Robertson, Royall, Thornton, Trinkle, Walker, West-20.

Nays-Messrs. Andrews, Cannon, Davis, Drewry, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gra. vatt, Gunn, Rison, Strode-10.

The following pair was announced:
Mr. BOWERS, had he voted, would have voted AYE.
MR. WENDENBURG, had he voted, would have voted No.
MR. GAYLE offered an amendment, which was rejected.

MR. MITCHELL offered an amendment, which was rejected.
MR. MAPP offered an amendment, which was rejected.

On motion of Mr. GOOLRICK, the substitute, as amended, was agreed to.

The bill was then ordered to be engrossed, as amended; and being forth with engrossed, on his further motion, was passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 23 ; noes, 9.

Senators who voted are:

Yeas-Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Byrd, Cannon, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Early, Garrett, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Gunn, Holt, Mapp, Mathews, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Trinkle, Walker, West—23.

NAYS—Messrs. Barham, Conrad, Gayle, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Lacy, Mitchell, Thornton—9.

The following pair was announced:
MR. Bowers, had he voted, would have voted No.
MR. WENDENBURG, had he voted, would have voted AYE.

MR. GOOLRICK moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

MR. STRODE, by leave, presented the following resolution, which was agreed to:

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourn today it be to meet tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock to consider uncontested bills upon the calendar, and the Finance Committee shall have leave to sit until noon tomorrow, after such meeting of the Senate at 11 o'clock.

On motion of Mr. Addisox, the Senate adjourned until tomorrow at 11 A. M. o'clock.

C. HARDING WALKKER.

President pro tem of the Senate. 0. V. HANGER,

Clerk of the Senate.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1918.

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President pro tem C. HARDING WALKER presiding.
Te Journal of yesterday was read by the Clerk.

A communication from the House of Delegates, by their Clerk, was received and read, as follows:

In House of Delegates, February 25, 1918. The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to House bill entitled an act to revise, arrange, and consolidate into a code the general statutes of the Commonwealth, No. 163.

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