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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.
Monday, March 2, 2009.
Met at twelve o’clock noon (Mr. Timilty in the Chair).
The Chair (Mr. Timilty), members, guests and employees then recited the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.
A message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to providing for disposition of surplus state real property based on smart growth land use policies (accompanied by bill, House, No. 102),— was referred, in concurrence, to the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
A message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to reforming, rebuilding and renewing the transportation system of the Commonwealth for the twenty-first century (accompanied by bill, House, No. 107),— was referred, in concurrence, to the committee on Transportation.
The following resolutions (having been filed with the Clerk) were considered forthwith and adopted, as follows:—
Resolutions (filed by Mr. Kennedy) “honoring former Fire Chief Edward L. Burrell for his lifelong commitment and dedication to the city of Brockton.”
Report of a Committee.
By Mr. Eldridge, for the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government, on petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 12), a Bill to provide the voters of the town of Randolph a choice of charters for a new form of government (Senate, No. 14) [Local approval received on Senate, No. 12].
The bill was read.
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Hedlund, and the bill was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.
On motion of Mr. Hedlund,—
Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Wednesday next at eleven o’clock A.M.
On motion of the same Senator, at three minutes past twelve o’clock noon, the Senate adjourned to meet again on Wednesday next at eleven o’clock A.M.