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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, August 11, 2008.

Met at two minutes past eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Timilty in the Chair).

The Chair (Mr. Timilty), members, guests and employees then recited the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

Communication.

A communication from Mark Mahoney, Chief Clark of the Illinois House of Representatives, referring resolutions adopted by the Illinois House of Representatives encouraging the several State Legislatures across the country to pay tribute to the fallen heroes of each state by reading the names of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the year during their legislative session before Memorial Day of each year (received in the Office of the Clerk of the Senate on Friday, August 8, 2008),— was placed on file.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

A Bill relative to the appointment of certain persons to the police and fire department of the city of Malden (House, No. 3974,— on petition [Local approval received],— was read and, under Senate Rule 26, placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session.

Resolutions.

The following resolutions (having been filed with the Clerk) were considered forthwith and adopted, as follows:—
Resolutions (filed by Mr. Pacheco) “dedicating the Sam Turin Pavilion at Hopewell Park.”

Matters Taken Out of the Orders of the Day.

There being no objection, the following matters were taken out of the Orders of the Day and considered as follows:
The Senate Bill amending Chapter 381 of the Acts of 2006, An Act authorizing the town of Wenham to grant certain licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (Senate, No. 2824),— was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, its title having been changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading to read as follows: “An Act relative to the granting of certain licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises in the town of Wenham”.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

The House Bill removing the deputy chief of police of the town of Acton from the civil service laws (House, No. 4870),— was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

A Bill exempting the position of police captain in the town of Hudson from the provisions of the civil service law (House, No. 4777,— on petition) [local approval received],— was read.
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Tarr, and the bill was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Tarr,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Thursday next at eleven o’clock A.M., and that the Clerk be directed to dispense with the printing of a calendar.

On motion of the same Senator, at seven minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Thursday at eleven o’clock A.M.