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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, October 5, 2009.

Met at one minute past eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Rosenberg in the Chair).

The Senator from Essex and Middlesex, Mr. Tarr, led the Chair (Mr. Rosenberg), members, guests and employees in the recitation of the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

Petitions.

Petitions were presented and referred, as follows:
By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2165) of Stanley C. Rosenberg (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Greenfield to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises to Asian Buffet of Greenfield Inc. [Local approval received];
By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2166) of Stanley C. Rosenberg (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Greenfield to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises at 9-11 Bank Row [Local approval received]; and
By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2167) of Stanley C. Rosenberg (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Greenfield to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises to Spike Segundo LLC [Local approval received];
Severally referred, under Senate Rule 20, to the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.

By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer, Michael F. Kane, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Lori Ehrlich, Anthony Galluccio and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to oral cancer therapy; and
By Mr. Brown, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Scott P. Brown, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Todd M. Smola, James E. Timilty and Stephen L. DiNatale for legislation relative to integrity on government service; and
By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to homeowners associations;
Severally referred, under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Reports of Committees.

By Mr. Petruccelli, for the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, on petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 408), a Bill establishing the Massachusetts State Pilotage Rate Board (Senate, No. 2171); and
By Mr. Timilty, for the committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, on petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980), a Bill relative to port security (Senate, No. 2168);
Severally 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 considered forthwith and adopted, as follows:-
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Spilka and Mr. Brown) “honoring John MacGillivray for his years of dedicated service to the town of Natick.”

Matter Taken Out of the Orders of the Day.

There being no objection, the following matter was taken out of the Orders of the Day and considered, as follows:
The Senate Bill providing that the office of chief of police of the town of Sandwich shall be exempt from the civil service law and rules (Senate, No. 2076),— was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, its title having been changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading to read as follows: “An Act exempting the office of chief of police of the town of Sandwich from the civil service law”.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Petruccelli,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again tomorrow at one o’clock P.M., in a full formal session.

On motion of Mr. Tarr, at six minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again tomorrow at one o’clock P.M.