Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P150A.pdf)
Mr Rogers from the Committee on the Judiciary to which was referred certain orders and petitions relative to the existing License Laws, made a report that legislation on that subject is inexpedient. Mr Pierce made a motion to recommit said report with instructions to report a Bill repealing all License laws, and the question of recommitting said report being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays was decoded in the negative as follows, to wit; Yeas. Messrs. Bradbury, Frye, Howard, Kelsey, Pierce, Porter, Rogers and Williamson ------ 8 Nays. Messrs Allen, Bridgham, Brown, Cobb, Chandler, Farnham, Farnsworth, Groton, Knowlton, Labarec, Manning, Prescott, Smith & Tobin - 14. On motion of Mr. rogers the report was so amended as to submit a Bill; which Bill additional respecting Innholders and Retailers was read once, and on motion of Mr Prescott ordered to lie on the table.
Resolve for establishing an Insane Hospital reported by Mr Prescott, from the Committee to which was referred so much of the Governor's message as relates to the establishment of an Insane Hospital, was read once, and on motion of Mr Groton, ordered to lie on the table, and that three hundred copies of the report and Resolve be printed for the use of the Legislature.
Mr Cobb from the Committee on Incorporation of Towns reported notice to next Legislature on petition of sundry inhabitants of Hallowell, read & accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred. Adjourned Attest, William Trafton, Secretary.
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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