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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, February 23, 2009.

Met at one minute past eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Tolman in the Chair).

The Chair (Mr. Tolman), 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. Menard) “on the occasion of the retirement of Superintendent Stephen J. Furtado.”

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE.

A message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to transferring county sheriffs to the Commonwealth (House, No. 103),— came from the House referred to the committee on the Judiciary.
The Senate NON-concurred in the reference to the committee on the Judiciary.
On motion of Mr. Knapik, the message was referred to the committee on the State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
Sent to the House for its action.

Report of a Committee.

By Mr. Baddour for the temporary Senate Committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 10) of Steven A. Baddour for legislation to modernize the transportation systems of the Commonwealth, reported, recommending the same be referred to the Joint Committee on Transportation.
The report was accepted.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Knapik,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Thursday next at one o’clock P.M., in a full formal session without a calendar.

On motion of the same Senator, at three minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again on Thursday next at one o’clock P.M.