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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P082B.pdf)

(152) [Resolve relative to the State Prison] The same Gentleman, from the same Committee, on the report of the Warden aforesaid, further reported a Resolve entitled " Resolve relative to the State Prison" which was read the first time and tomorrow at ten o'clock A.M. was assigned for the second reading.

[Bill to incorp. the town of Argyle] The Bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Town of Argyle" was read the second time, and, on motion, was ordered to lie on the table.

[order relative to courts martial] On motion by Mr. Hilton; Ordered, that the Joint standing Committee on the Militia and Military affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of authorizing any two members of a Court Martial to hold a Court. Concurred. [Order relating to flowing Meadow Lands] Orders of the House of Representatives, that the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of passing a Law regulating the flowing of Meadow Lands owned in common by several individuals; [Order relating to contested Elections] (also) that the same Committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of passing a Law giving seasonable notice to Members Elect of the House of Representatives of an intention to contest their election; [order relating to Female Witnesses] (also), that the same Committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by Law to dispense with the attendance of female witnesses in Court and taking their Depositions, except in criminal cases. were severally read and concurred. [Order relating to calling School Dist. Meetings.] (also) that the Joint standing Committee on literature and Literary Institutions be instructed to inquire into the expediency of altering the Law to the mode of calling District School Meetings was read and concurred. (also) that the Senate be requested to take from

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: 1830

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