House of Delegates.
Tuesday, March 26th, 1861.
was called to order at 10 o'clock, by Speaker Crutchfield
--The bill amending and re-enacting an act, passed March 22d, 1860, entitled "an act to incorporate the Knob turnpike company, in the county of Washington
, and incorporating the Heyter's Gap
and Washington turnpike company," was taken up, on motion of Mr. Preston
, read a second time, and ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.
Printing the Code.
--The bill appropriating a sum necessary to pay for the preparation and publication of the second edition of the Code, was taken up and passed — ayes 114; noes none.
Indefinitely Postponed.--The bill amending an act passed March 6th, 1858, entitled "an act to amend the 2d section of an act passed March 2d, 1858, entitled ' an act to organize the militia and provide for the defence of the Common wealth,'" was taken up on motion of Mr. Crump
, amended, and as amended, read a second time; and the question being, Shall the bill be engrossed and read a third time?
moved the indefinite postponement of the bill; and the question being on agreeing thereto, was put and decided in the affirmative.
Senate Bill Passed.
--Senate bill for the relief of John M. Jones
, late Sheriff
of Pendleton county
, was passed.
House Bills Passed.
--Repealing an act passed April 2d, 1858, entitled "an act requiring the Banks of the Commonwealth
to resume specie payment;" amending the 2d section of an act authorizing the Bank of the Valley in Virginia
to establish a branch in the city of Richmond
; incorporating the Monongahela
Savings Bank, in the county of Monongalia
; amending and re-enacting an act, passed March 22d, 1860, entitled "an act to incorporate the Knob Turnpike Company, in the county of Washington
, and incorporating the Hayter
's, Abingdon and Tennessee Turnpike Company;" incorporating the Piedmont Land and Improvement Company.
, from the Committee
on Enrolled Bills, presented sundry such bills, which the House
ordered the Clerk
to communicate to the Senate for further examination.
--The bill making appropriations for defraying expenses of the General Assembly and Convention, now in session, with the pending amendment thereto, was taken up, on motion of Mr. Haymond
, and being discussed, was finally laid on the table.