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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P046B.pdf)


Tuesday January 22nd 1828

Order of the House of Representatives appointing Messrs Clark, Smith and Potter with such as the Senate may join "committee to inquire into the facts whether the Laws rela- ting to the election of State officers by the people in pursuance of the Constitution need any alteration or amendment, also to inquire what alterations or amendments the public inter- ests may require in the Laws relating to the organization of Plantations came up for concurrence, was read and concur- red and Messrs Dennet and Grover were joined. [right margin] Order of H.R. Laws relating to State officers

" That the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to in- -quire into the expediency of passing a Law obliging the agents of insurance Companies out of the State to make an exhibit of their capital stock and to regulate the same in such a meas- ure as they may think the public safety requires. [right margin] Order H.R. Insurance com- panies

" That the committee on the Judiciary be directed to in- -quire whether any alteration in the present terms of the Supreme Judicial Court or any additional terms of that court are necessary and expedient. Order of H.R. terms of Sup. Jud Crt

" That the committee on Internal improvement be direc- ted to inquire into the expediency of making appropriation for completing the Matanawcook road with leave to report by bill or otherwise, [right margin] Order H.R. appropriation for Matanawcook road and That the committee on Banks and Banking be instructed to consider and report whether any and what further measures this Legislature ought to take in relation to the Vassalborough Bank, and also to consider the expediency of restraining by Law, Banks from transacting the ordinary business of the Bank at any place other than at which the Bank is established were severally read and passed in concurrence [right margin] order of H.R. Vassalboro Bank

Description: The journal of the Senate documents the proceedings in the chamber, including actions taken on bills, petitions and reports from committees read, and votes taken. The journals are not transcripts and therefore do not include floor speeches that are found in the modern Legislative Records.

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Language: English

Date: 1828

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