Cities of the second class, bill to amend the act for government of (A. 1986)

148 Public Papers of Governor Roosevelt

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

Memorandum filed with Assembly bill No. 544, introduced by Mr. Stevens, entitled“ An Act fixing the expenses of trials or proceedings in the courts of the State for felonies and misdemeanors committed on Indian reservations”—Not approved

It is the general policy of the State for localities to pay expenses of criminal prosecutions. This bill is protested against by the district attorney of Cattaraugus county in which there is the largest Indian reservation.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Memorandum filed with Assembly bill No. 1986, introduced by Mr. Rodenbeck, entitled “An Act to amend section two hundred and sixty-one of chapter one hundred and eighty-two of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, entitled ‘An Act for the government of cities in the second class’ as amended by chapter five hundred and eighty-one of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-one” —Not approved

A bill completely covering this subject has been signed.

Theodore Roosevelt

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