House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P039B.pdf)
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69. for the use of the House the expense to be charged to the State. Read & passed.
On motion by Mr Perkins of Kennebunkport, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of punishing by fine or otherwise, Town & Plantation Clerks in every case in which said Clerks are delinquent in not causing the list of votes in their respective towns for Governor or Senators of this State or Representatives to Congress to be returned to the Secretaries office as prescribed by the Constitution and laws of this State. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion by Mr Hobbs of Eastport, Ordered That a committee of one from each County on the part of the House with such as the Senate may join be a committee to inquire into the expediency of establishing a Library for the use of the Legislature and Messrs Hobbs of Eastport, Ide of Frankfort, Shaw of Orono, Bradbury of Athens, McMillan of Fryeburg, Chadwick of Gardiner, Bunker of Cranberry Isle Reed of Phipsburg, Woodbury of Minot & Holmes of Alfred were appointed on the part of the House. Sent up for concurrence.
On Motion by Mr Pain of Hallowell Ordered, That the joint standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing an Act of March 17 1831 entitled an Act concerning Corporations, or of so restricting the same that it shall not extend to companies incorporated for the construction of Rail Roads and Canals. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill An Act creating the village of Brunswick into a corporation for certain purposes, came back
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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