Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P060A.pdf)
(107) Wednesday 17th February 1830. The Senate met according to adjournment.
The President announced the following Committees [committee on Bills in 2d reading] On Bills in the Second Reading Messrs. Dunlap, Phelps, Hinds, Kingsbury, Steele, Hutchinson, Megquier, Gardner, Drummond. [committee on engrossed Bills] On Engrossed Bills Messrs. Ingalls, Morse, Healey, Hutchinson, Gardner, Drummond.
[order relative Ferries] On motion by Mr. Healey; Ordered, that the Joint standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of making any alteration in an act entitled "An act regulating Ferries". Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
[Message from the House concurring in proposition for a Convention) A Message was delivered from the House of Representatives, by James L. Child, their Clerk, informing the Senate that the House had voted to concur the Senate in their proposition made yesterday for a convention of both Houses of the Legislature, this day at eleven o'clock A.M. for the purpose of qualifying such Councillors elect as have signified their acceptance of that office.
[Order relative to Draftsman] On motion by Mr. Drummond, Ordered, that Messrs. Drummond, and Gardner be a committee, with such as the House may join, to contract with some suitable Person to perform the duty of drafting and copying Bills &c for the members of the Legislature. Sent down for concurrence, Concurred and Messrs. Shapleigh, Trask & Howard of Leeds were joined by the House.
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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