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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, February 2, 2009.

Met at five minutes past eleven o’clock A.M. (Ms. Spilka in the Chair).

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

Resolutions.

The following resolutions (having been filed with the Clerk) were considered forthwith and adopted, as follows:—

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Jehlen) “recognizing February, 2009 as American Heart Month.”

Recess.

There being no objection, at sixteen minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Chair (Ms. Spilka) declared a recess subject to the call of the Chair; and, at four minutes before one o’clock P.M., the Senate reassembled, Ms. Spilka in the Chair.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Hedlund,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again Thursday next eleven o’clock A.M.

Adjournment in Memory of Private First Class Matthew Pollini.

The Senator from Norfolk and Plymouth, Mr. Morrissey, requested that when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn in memory of Private First Class Matthew Pollini.

Private First Class Matthew Pollini, a 21-year-old Rockland native serving in Iraq was killed in the line of duty on January 22, 2009, in a tragic vehicle rollover at Forward Operating Base Delta Near Al-Kut, Iraq. Matthew was the loving husband of Sarah Cochran and the son of Frederick and Carolyn Pollini. Private First Class Pollini joined the Army National Guard in 2005 and was deployed to Iraq with the 772nd Military Police Company on December 26, 2008.

Accordingly, as a mark of respect to the memory of Private First Class Matthew Pollini, at two minutes before one o’clock P.M., on motion of Mr. Hedlund, the Senate adjourned to meet again on Thursday next at eleven o’clock A.M.