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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

Met at five minutes 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.

Report of a Committee

By Ms. Candaras, for the committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, on petition, a Bill relating to anti-human trafficking and protection (Senate, No. 58);
Read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

 

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE.

A Bill to establish a sick leave bank for a certain employee of the Middlesex sheriff’s office (House, No. 1150,- on petition),-- was read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means. 

 

Reports of Committees.

By Mr. Berry, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Richard T. Moore, Paul Kujawski and Jennifer M. Callahan for legislation to designate a certain node of the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park in the town of Uxbridge as the Effingham Capron Memorial Park;
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brown, and the report was considered forthwith; Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

By Mr. Berry, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of  Richard T. Moore and George N. Peterson, Jr., for legislation to designate a certain area of the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park as the Spaulding R. Aldrich Recreation Area.
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brown, and the report was considered forthwith; Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

By Mr. Berry, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to prevent intimidation in all courts of the Commonwealth;
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brown, and the report was considered forthwith; Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Berry, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of  Jennifer L . Flanagan for legislation relative to dangerousness hearings.
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brown, and the report was considered forthwith; Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Berry, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Richard T. Moore, Paul Kujawski and Jennifer M. Callahan for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Uxbridge as the Titus Ebbeling Memorial Bridge.
T he rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brown, and the report was considered forthwith; Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Transportation.                                                      

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Brown,—
           
Ordered,
That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again tomorrow in a full formal session with a calendar.
                
On motion of the same Senator, at eight minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again tomorrow at one o’clock P.M.