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THE STATE OF OHIO
Appendix Containing Index of the Messages of the Governor to the Ninetieth General
Assembly of Ohio in the Special Sessions.
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF OHIO.
The Ninetieth General Assembly of Ohio convened in the First Special Session at Columbus, Ohio, on August 16, 1933, and adjourned September 22, 1933; convened in the Second Special Session December 6, 1933 to December 22, 1933, January 30, 1934 to May 4, 1934, November 19, 1934, and adjourned December 12, 1934; convened in the Third Special Session June 27, 1934, and adjourned June 29, 1934.
This volume contains all the enactments and the resolutions adopted at the special sessions of the Ninetieth General Assembly of Ohio.
GEORGE S. MYERS, Secretary of State of the State of Ohio
FIRST SPECIAL SESSION
NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF OHIO
BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF COLUMBUS, OHIO, AUGUST 16, 1933, TO
SEPTEMBER 22, 1933, INCLUSIVE.
STATE OF OHIO
“WHEREAS, Section 8, article 3, of the constitution of Ohio vests authority in the governor, on extraordinary occasions, to convene the general assembly in extraordinary session, said section reading as follows:
“'Limiting power of general assembly in extra session. The Governor on extraordinary occasions may convene the general assembly by proclamation and shall state in the proclamation the purpose for which such special session is called, and no other business shall be transacted at such special session except that named in the proclamation, or in a subsequent public proclamation, or message to the general assembly issued by the governor during said special session, but the general assembly may provide for the expenses of the session and other matters incidental thereto.'
"WHEREAS, Conditions of widespread unemployment and necessity for relief in many communities constitute an extraordinary occasion in this state making necessary the convening of the general assembly of Ohio in extraordinary session; now, therefore,
"I, George White, governor of said state, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the constitution of Ohio, do hereby convene the Ninetieth General Assembly of Ohio in extraordinary session at the state house in Columbus at 1:30 p. m. on Wednesday, August sixteenth, the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-three, to consider legislation for the accomplishment of the following purpose:
“To enact legislation providing for the raising of funds to meet the unemployment and poor relief needs of the political subdivisions of the state of Ohio, in such an amount as may be necessary to meet the requirements beyond the ability of the local communities and charitable organizations to provide, for the remainder of the year nineteen hundred and thirty-three and for the year nineteen hundred and thirty-four.
“The legislation urged in this proclamation is necessary because of the present emergency which threatens grave danger to the peace, health and welfare of the people of Ohio."
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my
name and caused the great seal of the state of Ohio [SEAL] to be affixed, at Columbus, this eighth day of Au
gust in the year of our Lord one thousand, nine hundred and thirty three.
By the Governor:
GEORGE S. MEYERS,
Secretary of State.
(House Bill No. 4)
Providing for the levy of an excise tax on the sale of bottled
beverages for the purpose of providing for emergency poor
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:
SECTION 1. For the purpose of extending the tax levy on the sale of beer in sealed bottles so as to apply such levy to the sale of other beverages in such bottles, changing the rate of such levy, and of the levy on the sale or distribution of beer in barrels or other containers, excepting bottles, and exempting the sale of beer in sealed bottles from said last named levy, abolishing the excess tax levy on bulk beer and transferring the administration of the tax on the sale or distribution of beer in barrels from the Ohio liquor control commission to the tax commission of Ohio, sections 6212-49, 6212-49a to 6212-49p, both inclusive, 6212-50, 6212-52, 6212-54, 6212-58, 6212-59 and 6212-60 of the General Code are hereby amended and section 6212 of the General Code is further supplemented by the enactment of sections to be designated as sections 6212-499 to 6212-49t, both inclusive, and 6212-54a of the General Code, to read as follows:
Purpose of tax; rate.
Sec. 6212-49. For the purpose of reimbursing the state for the expense of administering the provisions of this act and to provide revenues for the support of the state a tax is hereby levied on the sale or distribution, in Ohio, of beer whether in barrels or other containers (excepting in sealed bottles) at the rate of one dollar and fifty cents *** ($1.50) per barrel of thirty-one (31) gallons to be collected and paid to the treasurer of state, as custodian of the undivided beer tax and permit fund in the manner hereinafter provided. The tax herein provided shall, as to beer made in Ohio, be paid by the manufacturer. The tax on beer made outside Ohio shall be paid by the original consignee within this state.