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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Thursday, July 22, 2010.

Met at three minutes past one o’clock P.M. (Mr. Rosenberg in the Chair).

Distinguished Guests.

There being no objection, the President handed the gavel to Ms. Chandler for the purpose of an introduction. Ms. Chandler then introduced, in the rear of the Chamber, Naama Zalzman who is visiting from Israel. Naama is taking time after her military service to serve as an emissary in the United States. She is currently working with young children at the Worcester Jewish Community Center. The Senate welcomed her with applause and she withdrew from the Chamber.

There being no objection, during consideration of the Orders of the Day, the Chair (Ms. Menard) handed the gavel to Mr. Baddour for the purpose of an introduction. Mr. Baddour then introduced, in the rear of the Chamber, Christina DelRosso of Haverhill. Christina is recognized for winning the National American Miss Massachusetts Junior Teen Pageant 2010. When she was two years old she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma and spent seven years as a patient at the Dana-Farber Jimmy Fund Clinic. Christina has beaten her cancer and now helps raise money for families affected by the disease. Her volunteer work was one of the factors that helped her win her title, having competed against 55 other girls. The Senate applauded her accomplishments and she withdrew from the Chamber.

There being no objection, during consideration of the Orders of the Day, the Chair (Ms. Menard) handed the gavel to Ms. Chang-Diaz for the purpose of an introduction. Ms. Chang-Diaz then introduced, in the rear of the Chamber, members of the Coalition of Asian American Voting Rights. The Senate welcomed them with applause and they withdrew from the Chamber.

Reports of Committees.

By Mr. Kennedy, for the committee on Election Laws, on Senate, No. 2489, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Election Laws to make an investigation and study of a certain current Senate document relative to election laws (Senate, No. 2559);
By Mr. Joyce, for the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, on Senate, No. 2507, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight to make an investigation and study of a certain current Senate document relative to state administration (Senate, No. 2561); and
By Mr. Morrissey, for the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy, on Senate, Nos. 1484, 1485, 1494, 1518, 1524 and 1533, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to consumer protection related issues in the Commonwealth (Senate, No. 2560);
Severally referred, under Joint Rule 29, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Committees Discharged.

Mr. Berry, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, reported, asking to be discharged from further consideration of the Senate Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Higher Education to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to higher education (Senate, No. 2558),-- and recommending that the same be referred to the committee on Ethics and Rules.
Under Senate Rule 36, the report was considered forthwith and accepted.

Mr. Berry, for the committee on Ethics and Rules, reported, asking to be discharged from further consideration
Of the Senate Bill to improve recycling rates in the Commonwealth (Senate, No. 2547),-- and recommending that the same be referred to the Senate committee on Ways and Means; and
Of the Senate Bill relative to land use (Senate, No. 2482),-- and recommending that the same be referred to the Senate committee on Steering and Policy;
Under Senate Rule 36, the reports were severally considered forthwith and accepted.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE

A Bill relative to the enhancement of the prescription monitoring program (House, No. 4879, amended,-- on House, Nos. 1116, 2089, 2115 and 2182),-- was read and, under Senate Rule 29, referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Bills
Establishing a sick leave bank for Colleen Robichaud, an employee of the Registry of Motor Vehicles (House, No. 4777,-- on petition); and
To create a silver alert community response system (House, No. 4916,-- on Senate, No. 322 and House, Nos. 544 and 603);
Were severally read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Bills
Authorizing the town of Winthrop and the Winthrop Housing Authority to grant certain easements for underground electric and intelligence transmission and distribution cables (House, No. 4766, amended,-- on petition) [Local approval received];
Authorizing the town of Danvers to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages (House, No. 4817,-- on petition) [Local approval received]; and
Providing an easement for affordable senior apartments in the town of Harvard (House, No. 4850,-- on petition) [Local approval received];
Were severally read and, under Senate Rule 26, placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session.

There being no objection, at four minutes past one o’clock P.M., the Chair (Mr. Rosenberg) declared a recess subject to the call of the Chair; and, at seventeen minutes past two o’clock P.M., the Senate reassembled, the President in the Chair.

The President, 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 Mr. Pacheco) “recognizing Pride, Inc. in celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.”

Reports of Committees.

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 relative to providing the next of kin of a state police officer killed in the line of duty with a flag during the memorial service (Senate, No. 1013) (the committee on Ethics and Rules recommending that the bill be amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the following text:-
“SECTION 1. Section 89 of chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
If an officer of the department of state police is killed, or dies from injuries received, or dies as a natural and proximate result of undergoing a hazard peculiar to his employment, while in the performance of his duty, the next of kin of the deceased officer shall be entitled to receive from the department, at the expense of the commonwealth, a flag of the commonwealth which may be presented at any memorial service honoring the deceased officer.”).
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brewer, and the bill was read a second time and, after remarks, was amended, on recommendation of the committee on Ethics and Rules.
The bill, as amended, was then ordered to a third reading and read a third time.

The question on passing the bill to be engrossed was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, at twenty minutes past two o’clock P.M., on motion of Mr. Tisei, as follows, to wit (yeas 37 – nays 0) [Yeas and Nays No. 342]:

INSERT ROLL CALL “342”

The yeas and nays having been completed at twenty-six minutes past two o’clock P.M., the bill (Senate, No. 1013, amended) was passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the Senate Bill establishing the Quaboag and Ware River Valley Heritage District Commission (Senate, No. 369),-- ought to pass, with an amendment in section 3, by striking out, in lines 50 and 51, the words “but may receive reasonable expenses for travel when engaged in commission business if the expenses are not reimbursed by any other source”.
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brewer, and the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means.
The bill (Senate, No. 369, amended) was then ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the Senate Bill relative to the state wildfire team (Senate, No. 669),-- ought to pass, with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2563).
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brewer, and the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means.
The bill (Senate, No. 2563) was then ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the Senate Bill relative to changing the hoisting law (Senate, No. 915),-- ought to pass, with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled “An Act updating the hoisting law” (Senate, No. 2564).
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brewer, and the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means.
The bill (Senate, No. 2564) was then ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the Senate Bill to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter (Senate, No. 1820),-- ought to pass, with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2565).
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Tarr, and the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means.
The bill (Senate, No. 2565) was then ordered to a third reading and read a third time.

After remarks, the question on passing the bill to be engrossed was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, at ten minutes before three o’clock P.M., on motion of Mr. Tarr, as follows, to wit (yeas 37 – nays 0) [Yeas and Nays No. 343]:

INSERT ROLL CALL “343”

The yeas and nays having been completed at three minutes before three o’clock P.M., the bill was passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE

The House Bill relative to school nutrition (House, No. 4459, amended),-- came from the House with the endorsement that the House had concurred in the Senate amendment by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 2322 with a further amendment striking out all after the enacting clause (inserted by amendments by the Senate) and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4919 .
There being no objection, rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Richard T. Moore.

After remarks, the question on concurring in the further House amendment was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, at eleven minutes past three o’clock P.M., on motion of Mr. Richard T. Moore, as follows, to wit (yeas 37 – nays 0) [Yeas and Nays No. 344]:

INSERT ROLL CALL “344”

The yeas and nays having been completed at a quarter past three o’clock P.M., the further House amendment was adopted, in concurrence.

Report of a Committee.

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the Senate Bill to protect and enhance the rights of child and adult victims and witnesses of crime (Senate, No. 2510),-- ought to pass, with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2566).
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Brewer, and the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means.
The bill (Senate, No. 2566) was then ordered to a third reading and read a third time.

Pending the question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Messrs. Morrissey, Timilty, Baddour and Buoniconti moved to amend the bill by striking out section 1 and inserting in place thereof the following 2 section:-
“SECTION 1. Section 54 of chapter 119 of General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word ‘sixty-nine’, in line 26, the following words:- or the person has committed a violation of section 13B of chapter 268.
SECTION 1A. Section 1 of chapter 258B of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word ‘delinquency’, in line 10, the following words:- or conviction as a youthful offender.”
Ms. Menard in the Chair, after debate, and pending the question on adoption of the amendment, and pending the main question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Ms. Creem moved that the matter be postponed until Thursday, July 29.
On motion of Mr. Morrissey, a call of the yeas and nays was ordered on the question of postponement.
Pending the questions on postponement, adoption of the amendment and passing the bill to be engrossed, Ms. Creem moved that the matter be laid on the table; and, under the provisions of Senate Rule 24, the further consideration thereof was laid over until the next session.

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE

A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4921) of Stephen Stat Smith that the Department of Health and Human Services be authorized to establish a sick leave bank for Cheryl A. Cole, an employee of said committee,-- was referred, in concurrence, under suspension of Joint Rule 12, to the committee on Public Service.

Orders of the Day.

The Orders of the Day were considered, as follows:
Bills
Regulating elections in the town of Yarmouth (House, No. 4243);
Exempting all positions in the police department of the town of Provincetown from the civil service law (House, No. 4656);
Providing for the leasing and construction of improvements to the North Branch Library and East Branch Library buildings in the town of Watertown (House, No. 4667); and
Relative to the composition of the licensing board of the city of Pittsfield (House, No. 4682);
Were severally read a second time and ordered to a third reading.

The House Bill directing the State Secretary to place the Office of Selectmen on the state election ballot in the town of Mendon (House, No. 4849),-- was read a second time.
Pending the question on ordering the bill to a third reading, Mr. Richard T. Moore offered an amendment by inserting after section 2, the following section:-
“SECTION 2A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the board of registrars shall complete certification of signatures on such nomination on or before 5:00 P.M. on August 17, 2010.”
The amendment was adopted.
The bill, as amended, was then ordered to a third reading. The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Richard T. Moore, and the bill was read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, with the amendment.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendment.

The House Bill establishing the Lincoln Park Improvement District in the town of Dartmouth (House, No. 4883),-- was read a second time and ordered to a third reading.

The House Bill relative to preparation of certain bilingual ballots in the city of Boston (House, No. 4880, amended) (its title having been changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading),-- was read a third time.
Pending the question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Mr. Morrissey moved that the bill be amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section:-
“SECTION 11. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, all party officer’s names that will appear on the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary Ballots shall be exempt from transliteration.”
After debate, the question on adoption of the amendment was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, at ten minutes before four o’clock P.M., on motion of Mr. Morrissey, as follows, to wit (yeas 13 – nays 23) [Yeas and Nays No. 345]:

INSERT ROLL CALL “345”

The yeas and nays having been completed at four minutes before four o’clock P.M., the amendment was rejected.
The bill was then passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

The House Bill relative to qualified financial contracts (House, No. 4399),-- was considered, the main question being on ordering it to a third reading.
The pending motion, previously moved by Mr. Montigny, to lay the matter on the table was considered; and it was negatived.
After debate, the bill was then ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

The Senate Bill relative to uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping (Senate, No. 678),-- was considered.
After remarks, and pending the questions on adoption of the further amendment (McGee) to the pending amendment (Tisei, et al) and pending the main question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Mr. Tisei moved that the matter be laid on the table; and, under the provisions of Senate Rule 24, the further consideration thereof was laid over until the next session.

The House Bill relative to National Heritage Commissions and Corridors in the Commonwealth (House, No. 4492),-- was considered, the main question being on ordering it to a third reading.
The pending motion, previously moved by Mr. Richard T. Moore, to lay the matter on the table was considered; and it was negatived.
The bill was then ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, with the amendments previously adopted by the Senate.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendments previously adopted by the Senate.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE
Engrossed Bills.

The following engrossed bills (the first three of which originated in the Senate), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage, were severally passed to be enacted and were signed by the Acting President (Ms. Menard) and laid before the Governor for his approbation, to wit:
Relative to the interest rate to be charged on certain betterment assessments in the town of Wareham (see Senate, No. 2140);
Relative to interest rates to be charged upon apportioned betterment assessments in the town of Wareham (see Senate, No. 2141);
Regulating the use of off-highway and recreation vehicles (see Senate, No. 2257, amended); and
Authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land in the town of Agawam (see House, No. 4289, amended).

Message from the Governor — Disapproval General Appropriations Bill.

A message from His Excellency the Governor, returning, with his disapproval of certain items and sections and parts of certain items, and reductions in certain items contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2011 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements (see House, No. 4800), which on Thursday, June 24, 2010, had been laid before the Governor for his approbation,— came from the House, in part, several items and sections having been passed by the House notwithstanding the reduction or disapproval of the Governor.
The message (House, No. 4840) was read; and the Senate proceeded to reconsider several items, which had been reduced and disapproved in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.

Item 0340-0420 (Worcester District Attorney Moving Costs) was considered as follows:
“0340-0420. For the costs associated with moving the Worcester District Attorney’s Office……$267,000.”.
[The Governor disapproved this item.]

After remarks, the question on passing item 0340-0420, contained in section 2, in concurrence, the disapproval of His Excellency the Governor to the contrary notwithstanding, was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, as required by Chapter I, Section I, Article II, of the Constitution, at twenty-nine minute before five o’clock P.M., as follows, to wit (yeas 34 — nays 3) [Yeas and Nays No. 346]:

INSERT ROLL CALL “346”

The yeas and nays having been completed at twenty-four minutes before five o’clock P.M., item 0340-0402, contained in section 2, stands, in concurrence, notwithstanding the disapproval of His Excellency the Governor, two-thirds of the members present and voting having approved the same.

Item 8324-0000 (Department of Fire Services) was considered as follows:
“8324-0000. For the administration of the department of fire services, including the state fire marshal’s office, the hazardous materials emergency response program, the board of fire prevention regulations established in section 4 of chapter 22D of the General Laws, the expenses of the fire safety commission and the Massachusetts firefighting academy, including the Massachusetts fire training council certification program, municipal and non-municipal fire training and expenses of the council; provided, that the fire training program shall use the split days option; provided further, that the amount allocated for programs providing information about the fire risks caused by smoking, the regional dispatch center, critical incident stress intervention programs and fire department training academies listed in item 8324-0000 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2011; provided further, that the amount allocated for critical incident stress management residential services in item 8000-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated to the program in fiscal year 2011; provided further, that the amount allocated for hazardous material response teams specifically listed item 8324-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2011 and shall not be reduced by more than 57 per cent; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for the administration of the department of fire services, the state fire marshal’s office, critical incident stress programs, the Massachusetts and fire department training academies and the regional dispatch center, shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing fire, homeowners’ multiple peril or commercial multiple peril policies on property situated in the commonwealth and paid within 30 days after receipt of notice of such assessment from the commissioner of insurance; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for hazardous materials emergency response shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing commercial multiple peril, non-liability portion, policies on property situated in the commonwealth and commercial auto liability policies as referenced in line 5.1 and line 19.4, respectively, in the most recent annual statement on file with the commissioner of insurance; and provided further, that not more than 10 per cent of the amount designated for the arson prevention program shall be expended for the administrative cost of the program…$16,861,169.”.
[The Governor reduced the item by $2,344,500 and struck out the following wording: “, the regional dispatch center” and “and fire department training academies” and “; provided further, that the amount allocated for hazardous material response teams specifically listed item 8324-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2011 and shall not be reduced by more than 57 per cent.]

The question on passing item 8324-0000, contained in section 2, in concurrence, the reduction and objections of His Excellency the Governor to the contrary notwithstanding, was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, as required by Chapter I, Section I, Article II, of the Constitution, at twenty-one minutes before five o’clock P.M., as follows, to wit (yeas 37 — nays 0) [Yeas and Nays No. 347]:

INSERT ROLL CALL “347”

The yeas and nays having been completed at eighteen minutes before five o’clock P.M., item 8324-0000, contained in section 2, stands, in concurrence, notwithstanding the reduction and objections of His Excellency the Governor, two-thirds of the members present and voting having approved the same.

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 House Bill designating Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day (House, No. 4796).
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Berry, 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. Berry, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that the Senate petition of Michael O. Moore, Harriette L. Chandler and John J. Binienda (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to the enforcement of illegal dumping violations in the city of Worcester,-- has complied with the provisions of Joint Rule 7B, and has received local approval from the city.
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Michael O. Moore, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2526) was referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Berry, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that the Senate petition of Michael O. Moore and Harriette L. Chandler (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to provide for the placement of certain abatement information on the property tax bill,-- has complied with the provisions of Joint Rule 7B, and has received local approval from the city.
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Michael O. Moore, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2527) was referred to the committee on Revenue.
Severally sent to the House for concurrence.

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE
Engrossed Bill.

An engrossed Bill relative to the agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote (see House, No. 4156) (which originated in the House), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage,-- was put upon its final passage.
After remarks, and pending the question on passing the bill to be enacted, Mr. Tisei moved that the matter be laid on the table; and, under the provisions of Senate Rule 24, the further consideration thereof was laid over until the next session.

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 relative to volunteer dentistry (Senate, No. 891) (the committee on Ethics and Rules recommending that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft entitled “An Act relative to certain temporary registrations and volunteer dentistry”, Senate, No. 2567)
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Ms. Chandler, and, after remarks, the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ethics and Rules.
The bill (Senate, No. 2567) was then ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

There being no objection, at five o’clock P.M., the Chair (Ms. Menard) declared a recess subject to the call of the Chair; and, at twenty-four minutes past five o’clock P.M., the Senate reassembled, Ms. Walsh in the Chair (having been appointed by the President, under authority conferred by Senate Rule 4, to perform the duties of the Chair).

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.
Emergency Preamble Adopted

An engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Sharon Baert, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (see Senate, No. 2466, amended), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage and containing an emergency preamble,-- was laid before the Senate; and, a separate vote being taken in accordance with the requirements of Article LXVII of the Amendments to the Constitution, the preamble was adopted in concurrence, by a vote of 2 to 0.
The bill was signed by the Acting President (Ms. Walsh) and sent to the House for enactment.

Engrossed Bills.

The following engrossed bills (both of which originated in the House), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage, were severally passed to be enacted and were signed by the Acting President (Ms. Walsh) and laid before the Governor for his approbation, to wit:
Relative to school nutrition (see House, No. 4459, amended); and
Relative to the preparation of certain bilingual ballots in the city of Boston (see House, No. 4880, amended).

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Tarr,

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again tomorrow 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 twenty-seven minutes past five o’clock P.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again tomorrow at eleven o’clock A.M.