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the Code of Virginia as heretofore amended, in regard to unlawful hunting, so as to permit the killing of turkey buzzard and black buzzard; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice.

H. B. No. 242. A bill regulating marriages and the issuance of marriage licenses; prohibiting marriages in certain cases, providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice.

H. B. No. 243. A bill to amend and re-enact section 3466 of the Code of Virginia, providing when petition for appeal or writ of error rejected; when rejection final; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice.

II. B. No. 423. A bill to amend and re-enact section 89 of an act entitled "an act to raise revenue for the support of the government and public free schools, and to pay interest on the public debt, and to provide a special tax for pensions, as authorized by section 189 of the Constitution, approved April 16, 1903, as amended by an act approved March 19, 1915; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H. B. No. 425. A bill allowing James A. Fenwick to erect a wharf in King George county; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on Roads and Internal Navigation.

H. B. No. 433. A bill to provide for the recordation of the names of drafted men and volunteers; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice.

H. B. No. 436. A bill to amend and re-enact an act entitled "an act for the protection of fish in the Nottoway river, in Southampton, Sussex, Dinwiddie, Brunswick, and Greensville counties, Virginia, approved March 1, 1906; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on County, City and Town Organization.

H. B. No. 438. A bill concerning the exercise of the right of the power of eminent domain, by the Government of the U. S. of America; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice.

H. B. No. 437. A bill to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act for the working and keeping in repair the roads of Tazewell county, approved February 24, 1888, and further to provide for permanent improvement of the roads in said county, approved February 29, 1892, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved February 12, 1894, as amended by an act approved January 11, 1900, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved January 27, 1900, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved December 17, 1901, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 8, 1910, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 13, 1912, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 4, 1914, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 16, 1916, and to provide for the working, repairing, maintaining and improving the roads in Tazewell county; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on County, City and Town Organization.

H. B. No. 439. A bill to appoint a commission to provide and arrange for a celebration of the 300th anniversary of the first meeting of the General Assembly of Virginia, on July 30, 1919, and to provide sufficient funds therefor; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H. B. No. 140. A bill to allow the gigging of fish in North fork of Shenandoah river in certain seasons; was taken up, read the first tiem and referred to the Committee on County, City and Town Organization.

H. B. No. 441. A bill to empower and authorize the board of supervisors of Lee county to employ an agent to make from the office of the register of the land office of Virginia, copies of surveys missing from the surveyor's records now on file in the clerk's office of Lee county, and of old surveys covering lands in Lee county as now constituted, made before the formation of said county, and to make copies so procured evidence in any case involving the title to the lands covered by such surveys; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on County, City and Town Organization.

H. B. No. 442. A bill to authorize and empower the council of the town of Luray in the county of Page, to convey certain land to the Confederate Memorial Association of said county; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on County, City and Town Organization.

H. B. No. 302. A bill prohibiting the use of public drinking cups; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on General Laws.

H. B. No. 173. A bill to prohibit hotels, restaurants, cafes, dining car companies, sleeping car companies and barber shops from allowing tips to be given to employees, and to prohibit employees in hotels, restaurants, cafes, dining car companies and barber shops, from receiving them; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on General Laws.

H. B. No. 447. A bill to regulate the operation of motor vehicles in the counties of Accomac and Northampton; was taken up, read

the first time and referred to the Committee on Roads and Internal Navigation.

H. B. No. 448. A bill to take over certain roads in Clarke county; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on Roads and Internal Navigation.

H. B. No. 449. A bill to amend and re-enact section 2 of an act entitled an act to establish a public free school on the grounds of the Prison Association of Virginia, at Laurel, Henrico county, and to make an appropriation for erection and equipment of the school house, and to provide for the conduct and maintenance of the same, approved March 16, 1908; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Institutions and Education.

H. B. No. 450. A bill to amend and re-enact clause 2 of an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, entitled an act to establish a court of law and chancery for the city of Roanoke, Virginia, which was approved March 10, 1910; was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Comunittee on Courts of Justice.

MR. WALKER, from the Committee for Courts of Justice, reported with amendments:

H. B. No. 346. A bill to prevent unfairness, imposition or fraud in the sale or disposition of certain "securities" herein defined by requiring an inspection thereof, providing for such inspection, supervision and regulation of the business of any person, association, partnership, or corporation, engaged or intending to engage, whether as principal, broker or agent, in the sale of any such securities in the State of Virginia as may be necessary to prevent unfairness, imposition or fraud in the sale or disposition of said securities, and prescribing penalties for the violation thereof.

Mr. Cannon, from the Committee on County, City and Town Organization, reported with amendments:

II. B. No. 185. A bill to amend and re-enact section 1 of an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act approved March 14, 1906, entitled an act to empower boards of supervisors to enact special and local legislation to protect the public roads and bridges from obstruction, encroachment and injury, to make violations of such enactments a misdemeanor, and to provide penalties, approved March 15, 1910.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments, and with the recommendation that it be referred to the Committee on Finance:

H. B. No. 198. A bill to amend and re-enact section 834 of the Code of Virginia as heretofore amended.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments, and with the recommendation that it do not pass :

H. B. No. 385. A bill to amend and re-enact section 448 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, in relation to commissioners of revenue.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 421. A bill to allow the supervisors of Amelia county to increase the salary of the county clerk of said county.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 4:22. A bill to authorize and empower the council of the town of Columbia, in the county of Fluvanna, to elect the treasurer of said county collector for said town.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 436. A bill to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act for the protection of fish in the Nottoway river, Southampton, Sussex, Dinwiddie, Brunswick and Greensville counties, Virginia, approved March 1, 1906.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments, and with the recommendation that it be referred to the Committee on Fish and Game:

H. B. No. 410. A bill to allow the gigging of fish in North fork of Shenandoah river in certain seasons.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments :

H. B. No. 441. A bill to empower and authorize the board of supervisors of Lee county to employ an agent to make from the office of the register of the land office of Virginia, copies of surveys missing from the surveyor's records now on file in the clerk's office of Lee county, and of old surveys covering lands in Lee county, as now constituted, made before the formation of said county, and to make copies so procured evidence in any case involving the title to the lands covered by such surveys.

And he, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 442. A bill to authorize and empower the council of the town of Luray, in the county of Page, to convey certain land to the Confederate Memorial Association of said county.

S. B. No. 380. A bill to amend and re-enact an act approved March 21, 1916, entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act approved March 21, 1914, entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act approved March 12, 1912, entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act approved March 11, 1908, entitled an act to amend and reenact an act approved March 10, 1906, entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact sections 7 and 17, as amended by an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact sece tions 7, 17 and 18 of an act approved February 20, 1892, entitled an act to provide for the settlement of the public debt of Virginia, not funded, et cetera, and variously amended January 31, 1894; January 23, 1896; January 25, 1898; February 3, 1900; February

16, 1901; April 2, 1902; March 10, 1906; March 11, 1908; March 14, 1910; March 12, 1912; March 21, 1914, and March 21, 1916; was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 30; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Byrd, Cannon, Conrad, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Early, Garrett, Gayle, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Holt, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Mitchell, Rinehart, Rison, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Walker, Webb, West—30.

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

Mr. Rison offered the following resolution, which was agreed to:

Resolved, by the Senate that for the remainder of the session no member shall discuss any bill under consideration, or any motion for more than 10 minutes, but this rule shall not apply to the appropriation bill or financial measures.

All other business having been suspended, the president, in the presence of the Senate, signed the following bills which had been passed by both Houses of the General Assembly and duly enrolled, the titles of said bills having been publicly read:

No. 316. House bill to authorize the town council of the town of Bedford, Virginia, to convey a part of the street, in said town, known as Railroad avenue, to the Bedford Can Company, Inc.

No. 26. House bill 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 14, 1910, and as further amended and re-enacted by an act approved February 9, 1912, entitled an act to amend and reenact section 4.of chapter 4 of an act concerning corporations.

No. 139. House 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.

No. 144. House bill to amend and re-enact section eight hundred and fifty-two of the Code of Virginia of eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, as amended by an act approved March 14, 1908.

No. 43. House bill to place mutual fire insurance companies under the supervision and control of the bureau of insurance.

No. 51. House bill to amend and re-enact section 8 of an act entitled an act to raise revenue for the support of the government and public free schools, and to pay the interest on the public debt, and to provide a special tax for pensions, as authorized by section 189 of the Constitution, approved April 16, 1903, as heretofore amended.

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