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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P027A.pdf)

44 Report of an order directing them to contract with some suitable person to do the State printing for the present year came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred - sent up.

Ordered that the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the law, entitled "An Act respecting Houses of Correction and for supplying and punishing of Rogues, Vagabonds, common beggars and other idle and disorderly persons (approved March 15, 1833) as to limit the period in which it shall be the duty of the Court of Sessions in any county in this State "to erect, build or otherwise provide a house of houses of correction at the charge and for the use of each of said Counties" (where such house is not already provided) - read and passed sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that the Joint Standing Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions be directed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the 3d section of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the education of youth" (approved March 15, 1821) so as to provide for the choice in each town and plantation of a "superintending school committee consisting of not less than three persons" one of whom shall be chosen by ballot, and who shall act as chairman. The chairman to be charged with the duty of examining "School Masters and Mistresses proposing to teach therein" and also to provide for the enforcement of the "power" of said Committee " to direct what school books shall be used in the respective schools was read and passed - sent up for concurrence.

An order came from the Senate for concurrence, instructing the committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of altering or amending the Law making provision for

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1833

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