網頁圖片
PDF
ePub 版

S. B. No. 116. A bill to regulate the appointment of receiver for insurance companies, was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote—ayes, 23; noes, 7.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Andrews, Barham, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannon, Conrad, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Early, Garrett, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Holt, Keith, Mapp, Rinehart, Robertson, Thornton, Trinkle, Webb, West—23.

NAYS—Messrs. Addison, Allen, Bowers, Drewry, Mitchell, Rison, Walker-7.

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

The following House bills were taken up and read the second time:

H. B. No. 33. A bill to amend and re-enact section 24-a of an act approved March 25, 1914, printed as chapter 305, Acts of Assembly of Virginia, session, 1914, entitled an act to amend and reenact an act entitled an act to establish and regulate the holding of primary elections, to pay expenses of same; to secure the regularity and purity of same, and to prevent and punish any corrupt practices in connection therewith, approved March 14, 1912.

H. B. No. 44. A bill to declare Russ' Rock and Little Carter's Rock, situated in the Rappahannock river, between the shores of Richmond and Essex counties, a natural oyster rock, bed and shoal, and to include the same within the Baylor survey.

H. B. No. 66. A bill to repeal an act entitled an act to authorize the board of supervisors of Bedford county to borrow money to build or improve the courthouse and clerk's office, and to issue bonds therefor, approved March 25, 1014.

H. B. No. 87. A bill to repeal the charter of the town of Upperville, in the county of Fauquier.

MR. KEITH offered an amendment, which was agreed to.

H. B. No. 91. A bill to authorize the town council of the town of Lawrenceville, Brunswick county, Virginia, to issue and sell bonds to the amount of and not exceeding $25,000 for the purpose of borrowing money to repair and extend the water works system of the said town.

S. B. No. 72. A bill ceding jurisdiction over certain lands in the State of Virginia to the United States, was taken up.

On motion of MR. DREWRY, the bille was passed by.

S. B. No. 124. A bill to amend and re-enact section 3191 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, relative to license to practice law, was taken up, and, on motion of Mr. W'ALKER, was indefinitely postponed.

ܕ

S. B. No. 102. A bill to amend and re-enact section 32-a of the charter of the city of Portsmouth, approved March 13, 1912, as heretofore amended, in reference to the issue of bonds, was taken up and, on motion of Mr. CORBITT, was indefinitely postponed.

S. B. No. 112. A bill to repeal the charter of the town of Upperville, in the county of Fauquier, was taken up and, on motion of MR. KEITH, was indefinitely postponed.

S. B. No. 120. A bill to provide for the establishment of kindergartens as part of the public school system of the State, was taken up and, on motion of Mr. CONRAD, was passed by.

S. B. No. 128. A bill to authorize the mayor and council of the city of Williamsburg, in the county of James City, State of Virginia, to issue bonds and borrow money for the purpose of building, repairing and maintaining streets, sidewalks and bridges, and extending water and sewer mains, provided that the question of such bond issue, for the purposes named, be first submitted to the qualified voters of said city, and to authorize such council to call a special election for the submission of the same to the voters thereof, was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 134. A bill to amend and re-enact sections 45 and 54 of an act to incorporate the city of Newport News, in the county of Warwick, and to provide a charter therefor, was taken up, read the second time.

MR. HOLT offered an amendment, which was agreed to, and the bill, as amended, was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 135. A bill to authorize the issuance of $350,000.00 of bonds by the city of Newport News, for the construction of permanent municipal improvements, was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. 136. A bill to provide for the issuance of $150,000.00 of bonds by the city of Newport News, for the repayment of funds borrowed and expended in the construction of the concrete readway on certain streets and avenues, was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 137. A bill to amend and re-enact section 104 of an act to incorporate the city of Newport News, in the county of Warwick, and to provide a charter therefor, approved January 16, 1896, as amended, was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be en-grossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 138. A bill to authorize the city of Newport News to, from time to time, borrow money not exceeding $200,000.00 on short notes, was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 139. A bill to amend and re-enact sections 61, 79, 80, 97 and 100 of an act to incorporate the city of Newport News, in the county of Warwick, and to provide a .charter therefor, as heretofore amended, was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 141. A bill to amend and re-enact sections one and nine of an act providing for the issuing of county bonds for permanent road or bridge improvement in the magisterial districts of the counties of the State. Approved March 13, 1912. As amended March 17, 1915, p. 141; as amended March 17, 1916, p. 461; was taken up and, on motion of Mr. GOOLRICK, was passed by.

S. B. No. 144. A bill to ratify and confirm a certain contract made between the bridge commissioners of the county of Stafford, a corporation, duly chartered by the General Assembly of Virginia by an act approved February 20, 1886, and Gari Melchers and Corinne Lawton Melchers, of the county of Stafford, Va., was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 147. A bill to amend and re-enact section 3 of an act entitled an act to provide for a road law for Spotsylvania county, approved February 21, 1898, as amended by an :ct approved March 14, 1908, as amended by an act approved March 13, 1914, was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 148. A bill to authorize the county treasurer of Surry county to pay certain warrants drawn by the board of supervisors of said county, payable out of the county levy, in favor of Dr. S. B. Barham, late chairman of said board, for his salary as a member thereof, which warrants are barred by the statute of limitations, was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 152. A bill authorizing the councils of the cities of this Commonwealth having, by the last United States census, a population in excess of 65,000 inhabitants and less than 100.000 inhabitants to establish, erect, construct and maintain armory buildings and stables and other buildings necessary and convenient thereto and to ratify and confirm the establishment, erection and construction of armory buildings and other structures necessary thereto, heretofore made by the council of any said city, was taken up, read the second time.

MR. MATHEWS offered an amendment, which was agreed to, and the bill as amended was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 154. A bill to authorize cities having a population of more than fifty thousand (50,000) to condemn lands for street pudposes outside of the corporate limits, under certain conditions, was taken up, read the second time, committee amendments agreed to, and the bill as amended, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 60. A bill to provide for the preparation and review of estimates for expenditures and revenne, and to establish a budget system for all State departments, bureaus, divisions, officers, boards, commissions, institutions, and other agencies and undertakings receiving or asking financial aid from the State of Virginia, was taken up, read the second time.

MR. WEST offered an amendment.
Mr. Guys offered an amendment.

On motion of JR. STRODE the Senate adjourned until tomorrow at 12 o'clock.

B. F. BUCHANAN,

President of the Senate. 0. V. HANGER,

Clerk of the Senate.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1918.

Lieutenant-Governor B. F. Bucuvix presiding.
Praver by Rev. R. N. Maxie.
The Journal of yesterday was read by the Clerk.

The following communication from the Ilonse of Delegates, by their Clerk, was received and read:

In Ilovse of Delegates, February 7, 1918. The House of Delegates has passed Senate bills entitled an act to amend and re-enact section +48 of the Code, as heretofore amended, for the purpose of providing a commissioner of the revenue for each of the four magisterial districts of Wise county, instead of only two commissioners for the entire county, as at present, No. 143; an act to amend and re-enact section :30 of chapter 5, of an act entitled an act concerning corporations, which became a law on the 21st day of May, 1903, as heretofore amended, No. 37; an act authorizing the payment of fees earned by certain attorneys for the Commonwealth, No. 18; an act to establish a hospital for the treatment of crippled and deformed children, and to appropriate money therefor, No. 99; an act providing for the election of the members of the State Corporation ('ommission by the qualified voters of the State and providing for their terms and commission, No. :}: an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to authorize and direct work on the public roads of Goochland county by convicts at the State farm now located in Goochland county, approved March 14,

1912, so as to make the requirements more specific, No. 114; an act to validate, ratify, approve and confirm certain bonds hereafter to be issued, and the election held on December 12, 1916, authorizing the issuance of such bonds by Alexandria county for Washington magisterial district for the purpose of macadamizing and otherwise permanently improving public roads and bridges in said magsterial district, No. 92; an act to amend and re-enact section 614 of an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact section 614 of the Code of Virginia as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 10, 1910, entitled an act to amend and re-enact section 614 of the Code of Virginia, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 13, 1908, entitled an act to amend and re-enact sections 613 and 614 of the Code of Virginia, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 13, 1904, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 18, 1916, No. 29.

They have passed with an amendment Senate bill entitled an act to invest in boards of supervisors of counties adjoining and abutting a city with a population of 125,000 or more inhabitants, as shown by the United States census, the power to install and maintain proper lights on the streets and highways in the villages and built-up portions of such counties, and to pay for the same out of the county fund, No. 38.

They have passed House bills entitled an act to prohibit the sale of water by one city to the inhabitants, firms, corporations or industries of another city; and the right to occupy or use the streets, lanes, parks or other public places in the latter city without the consent of the council of said city, No. 92; an act to amend and re-enact section 3680 of the Code of Virginia as heretofore amended, No. 5; an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to amend section 3730 of the Code of Virginia, in relation to pulling down fences, leaving gates open, etc., approved February 16, 1892, No. 22; an act to amend and re-enact section 4 of chapter 4 of an act entitled an act concerning corporations which became a law on May 21, 1903, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 4, 1910, and as further amended and re-enacted by an act approved February 9, 1912, entitled and act to amend and re-enact section 4 of chapter 4 of an act concerning corporations, No. 26; an act to place mutual fire insurance companies under the supervision and control of the bureau of insurance, No. 43; an act to amend and re-enact section 15 of an act entitled an act to create the office of State forester under the direction and control of the State Geological Commission, and defining its duties, approved March 21, 1914, and to make provision for the prevention of fires, approved March 20, 1916, No. 74; an act to amend and re-enact section 1359 of the Code of Virginia as heretofore amended, with reference to grain to be ground

« 上一頁繼續 »