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There shall also be printed and bound for the State library five copies of the Session Laws, and also of the journal of each house, and fifty-five copies of the same for the regents of the university, for the purpose of literary exchanges.

The clerk of each house shall forthwith, after the journal thereof of each day is approved, deliver a legible copy thereof to the printer for the two houses, who shall have the same printed and delivered to the sergeant-at-arms of each house within forty-eight hours thereafter.

RULE 18. There shall be a standing committee, consisting of three members of the senate and five members of the assembly, to be called the joint committee on the State library and cabinet of natural history.

RULE 19. The supply bill and the annual appropriation bill shall be reported by the fifteenth day of March, and printed immediately thereafter, and made the special order for the twenty-fifth day of March, or some day prior thereto, immediately after the reading of the journal.

RULE 20. No bill introduced after the fifteenth day of March in either house shall have its final reading in either house until all bills previously introduced in either, and sent from one house to the other house for concurrence and ready for third reading, shall be disposed of, unless by unanimous consent, except the supply bill and the annual appropriation bill; and the clerk of each house shall note on each engrossed bill the day on which it was introduced, and the day on which it was received from the other house, and shall announce such facts when the same is proposed to be read a third time.

RULE 21. When a bill originated in the senate or assembly shall have been lost in either house, neither the same, nor any other bill on the same subject, and containing similar provisions, shall be subsequently introduced into the senate or assembly during the same session, unless by unanimous consent.

RULE 22. The postmaster of each house shall weigh and stamp all documents sent by mail or express, and enter in a book to be kept by him for that purpose, the amount of postage or express charge thereon, and report to the clerk of the respective houses the aggregate thereof weekly; and the assistant postmaster of each house shall enter in a book to be kept by him for that purpose an accurate account of all documents, with the postage or express charges paid thereon, transmitted from the post-office of their respective houses by mail or express, and report the aggregate thereof weekly to the respective clerks of the senate and assembly; and the clerks of the senate and assembly shall, from time to time, furnish to the postmaster of each house respectively, the stamps requisite for carrying into execution this rule, and an account thereof shall be kept by them in books to be by them provided for that purpose; and the books kept by the postmaster and assistant postmaster, above specified, shall be, at all times, open to the inspection of the clerks and members of each house respectively.

Mr. Robertson moved that said report be referred to the committee on rules.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

The Assembly returned the following entitled Assembly bill, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto :

"An act authorizing the board of supervisors of the county of Albany to issue bonds to pay a portion of the bonds of said county that will mature during the year 1875."

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Ray asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of villages," passed April 20, 1870," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of villages.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Tobey asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize fire insurance companies to loan surplus funds outside of the State of New York," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Tobey asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Sisterhood of the Grey Nuns in the State of New York,' passed April 6, 1871," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Laning asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 436 of the Laws of 1874, entitled 'An act to regulate the practice of medicine and surgery in the State of New York,' passed May 11, 1874," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on public health.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Coe asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation of religious societies,' passed April 5, 1813," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

Mr. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend sections 122 and 123 of article 6, of title 1 of chapter 16, of part 1 of the Revised Statutes, in relation to the erection, repairing, and preservation of bridges."

"An act to amend title 2, chapter 10, part 3 of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of security for the payment of costs.'

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The bill entitled "An act to amend title 2, chapter 10, part 3 of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of security for the payment of costs," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to amend sections 122 and 123 of article 6 of title 1 of chapter 16 of part 1 of the Revised Statutes, in relation to the erection, repairing and preservation of bridges," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths being present, as follows:

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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the improvement of Tompkins square in the city of New York," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the negative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate not voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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Mr. Gross moved to reconsider the vote by which said bill was lost, and that said motion be laid upon the table.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to lay upon the table, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Wood moved that 125 extra copies of the bill entitled "An act to assess and tax corporations, express, telegraph, and navigation companies at the Comptroller's office in Albany," be printed for the use of the Senate.

By unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, in order that said motion might be considered immediately.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Fox asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the payment of the fees of the sheriff of the county of New York for the confinement of prisoners on civil process," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Fox asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for the election of city marshals in and for the city of New York," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Lowery, from the committee on manufactures, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the American Institute of the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lowery, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Twelfth Ward Savings Bank in the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders; and, after some time spent therein,

The hour of twelve o'clock having arrived, the Senate went into executive session; and, at the conclusion thereof, the doors were opened, and the Senate again, in committee of the whole, resumed the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the deposit required to be made, and the taxes, fines, fees, and other charges payable by insurance companies of sister States,' passed May 11, 1865."

"An act to enable Genesee College to contract with Genesee Wesleyan Seminary to fulfill the obligations of said college, and to enable said college to transfer its property to said seminary for said purpose."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary,' passed May 1, 1834.

After some time spent therein the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Dow, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill.

Mr. Ray moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on insurance, retaining its place on general orders.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Dow, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Dow, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act authorizing the incorporation of associations to erect monuments to perpetuate the memory of soldiers who fell in defense of the Union,' passed March 30, 1866," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to simplify and abridge the practice, pleadings, and proceedings of the courts of this State, known as the Code of Procedure,'" reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson moved that said bill, as amended, be printed.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation of religious societies,' passed April 5, 1813, and supplementary thereto," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Tobey, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the petition of F. Edsall and others praying for the continuing and extension of Orange County Mutual Insurance Company, reported by bill entitled "An act to extend the charter of the Orange County Mutual Insurance Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Booth, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Kingston,' passed March 29, 1872," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Booth, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the city of Newburgh to borrow moneys, and to issue bonds therefor in payment of improvements made in the water-works of said city, and to issue other bonds thereafter to pay water bonds heretofore issued," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Booth, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the city of Albany to issue its bonds to procure means to pay in part for the erection of an edifice for a public high school," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

A message was received from the Governor transmitting a communication from the Director-General of the International Exhibition to be held at Philadelphia; which was laid upon the table and ordered printed. (See Doc. No. 38.)

On motion of Mr. Wellman, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary,' passed May 1, 1834," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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