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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, May 18, 2009.

Met according to adjournment at eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Petruccelli in the Chair).

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

Papers from the House.

A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 600) of Stephen Stat Smith (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) relative to voting precincts in the city of Everett,— was referred, in concurrence, to the committee on Election Laws.

A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 599) of Linda Dean Campbell (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Methuen be authorized to lease a certain building in said city,— was referred, in concurrence, to the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.

Report of a Committee.

Mr. Berry, for the committee on Ethics and Rules, reported, that the following matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session:
The Senate Bill designating a certain bridge in the town of Barre as the Howard W. Dahart Memorial Bridge (Senate, No. 2034).
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Tisei, 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.

Paper from the House.

A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 601) of Sean Curran for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Maria Natal, an employee of the Department of Revenue,— was referred, in concurrence, to committee on Public Service.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Tarr,—

Ordered, That pursuant to the provisions of Senate Rule 38B, when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again tomorrow at ten o’clock A.M., in a full formal session and that the only matter to be placed on the calendar will be the general appropriation bill.

On motion of the same Senator, at four minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again tomorrow at ten o’clock A.M.