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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Thursday, July 2, 2009.

Met at four minutes past 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.

Petitions.

Petitions were presented and referred, as follows:
By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2103) of Thomas M. McGee, Robert F. Fennel, Steven M. Walsh and other members of the General Court (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to the relocation of electrical power transmission lines in the city of Lynn [Local approval received];
Under Senate Rule 20, to the committee on the Judiciary.

By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2104) of Gale D. Candaras (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Wilbraham to provide certain benefits to Christopher J. Doyle [Local approval received]; and
By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2102) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to exempt the position of fire chief in the city of Gloucester from the civil service law [Local approval received];
Severally under Senate Rule 20, to the committee on Public Service.
Severally sent to the House for concurrence.

By Ms. Menard, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan M. Menard and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to establish a sick leave bank Theodore S. Bielecki, an employee of the Department of Correction;
Under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Report of a Committee

By Mr. McGee, for the committee on Public Service, on petition, a Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Michael Belloli, an employee of the Department of Correction (Senate, No. 2100);
Read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Resolutions.

The following resolutions (having been filed with the Clerk) were severally considered forthwith and adopted, as follows:-      
Resolutions (filed by Mr. Brown) “congratulating Tibma Design Build, Inc. on being named a recipient of the 2009 Guildmaster Award”;     
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Murray and Mr. O’Leary) “congratulating Cheryl A. Bartlett on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Nantucket AIDS Network”; and
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Murray and Mr. O’Leary) “congratulating Mary J. Leclair on being named the 2009 Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year.”

Reports of a Committee.

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the House Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Angela N. Wilson, an employee of the Department of Youth Services (House, No. 613),-- ought to pass.
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, in concurrence.

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the House Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Tanya M. DuBois, an employee of the Trial Court (House, No. 1683),-- ought to pass, with an amendment inserting at the end thereof the following sentence:- “Sick leave bank days shall not be used for absences unrelated to the illness or disability that necessitated the establishment of the sick leave bank as determined by the trial court.”
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Hedlund, and the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means.
The bill was then ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, with the amendment.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendment.

By Mr. Panagtiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the House Bill relative to the Charlestown Navy Yard (House, No. 4075),-- ought to pass.
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, in concurrence.

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the House Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Margaret Freddie Purcell, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 4080) ,-- ought to pass, with an amendment inserting at the end thereof the following sentence:- “Sick leave bank days shall not be used for absences unrelated to the illness or disability that necessitated the establishment of the sick leave bank as determined by the department.”
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Hedlund, and the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means.
The bill was then ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, with the amendment.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendment.

Papers from the House.

Petitions were referred, in concurrence, as follows, to wit:
A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1160) of Todd M. Smola and Stephen M. Brewer for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Dolores Tower, an employee of the Department of Mental Health;         
A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1161) of Todd M. Smola and Stephen M. Brewer for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Crystal Pollack, an employee of the Department of Mental Retardation;         
A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1881) of Todd M. Smola and Stephen M. Brewer relative to the appointment of the treasurer of Palmer Fire District Number One and Palmer Water District Number One;
Severally under suspension of Joint Rule 12, to the committee Public Service.  

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Hedlund,—

Ordered,
That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Monday 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 ten minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again on Monday next at eleven o’clock A.M.