Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 20

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Page 22 - Amendment, broad and comprehensive as it is, nor any other amendment was designed to interfere with the power of the state, sometimes termed its "police power," to prescribe regulations to promote the health, peace, morals, education, and good order of the people, and to legislate so as to increase the industries of the state, develop its resources and add to its wealth and prosperity.
Page 3 - The United States may authorize and permit the diversion within the State of New York of the waters of said river above the Falls of Niagara, for power purposes, not exceeding in the aggregate a daily diversion at the rate of twenty thousand cubic feet of water per second.
Page 140 - ANNUAL REPORT, showing the name and number of structures or works, the different heads of expenditures, and the cost of each, on the...
Page 21 - It ia doubtless true that, in order to make the use public, a duty must devolve upon the persons or corporation holding the property to furnish the public with the use intended. The term implies 'the use of many,
Page 11 - An Act for the control and regulation of the waters of Niagara River, for the preservation of Niagara Falls, and for other purposes.
Page 87 - Champlain canal, and their tributary feeders. MIDDLE DIVISION Erie canal. — From the easterly line of Oneida county to the easterly line of Wayne county; Black River canal; Oswego canal; Cayuga and Seneca canal, and their tributary feeders. WESTERN DIVISION Erie canal. — From the easterly line of Wayne county through the city of Buffalo, including its tributary feeders. The boundaries of the sections of the canals have been fixed as given below: ERIE CANAL Section 1.
Page 18 - Neither the credit nor the money of the State shall be given or loaned to or in aid of any association, corporation or private undertaking. This section shall not, however, prevent the Legislature from making such provision for the education and support of the blind, the deaf and dumb, and juvenile delinquents, as to it may seem proper. Nor shall it apply to any fund or property now held, or...
Page 19 - Its power plant for the purpose consists of the power of taxation, the police power, and the power of eminent domain.
Page 14 - That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to grant permits for the diversion of water in the United States from said Niagara River or its tributaries for the creation of power to individuals, companies, or corporations which are now actually producing power from the waters of said river, or its tributaries, in the State of New York, or from the Erie Canal; also permits for the transmission of power from the Dominion of Canada into the United States to companies legally authorized...
Page 168 - ... together with the appurtenances and all the estate and rights of the party of the first part in and to said premises.

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