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Omnibus Veto 139

State of New York
Executive Chamber,
Albany, May 5, 1900

Memorandum filed with Senate bill No. 368, introduced by Senator Ford, entitled “ An Act to amend chapter four hundred and ten of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-two, entitled ‘An Act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the city of New York’, relating to summary proceedings”—Not approved

This bill is not approved because it appears that the business interests affected by it are opposed to it, deeming that the change would result in increased expense, and especially at certain seasons in a great falling off in the efficiency of the service rendered.

Theodore Roosevelt

State of New York
Executive Chamber
Albany, May 5, 1900

Memorandum filed with Assembly bills, Nos. 647 and 813, introduced by Mr. Fallows, entitled “An Act to amend section nine hundred and seventy-seven of the code of civil procedure relating to the trial and issues of fact and law other than preferred cases”—Not approved; and “An Act to amend section seven hundred and ninety-one of the code of civil procedure, relating to preference among civil actions”—Not approved

Serious abuses were alleged especially in regard to the actions of one judge, and the existence of these abuses,



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