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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, October 18, 2010.

Met according to adjournment at 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.

Petition.

Mr. Richard T. Moore presented a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to establish a service-disabled veteran-owned small business procurement program for state contracts and purchasing;
Referred, under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Reports of Committees.

By Ms. Creem, for the committee on the Judiciary, on Senate, Nos. 738, 977, 1548, 1549, 1550, 1551, 1554, 1555, 1556, 1557, 1563, 1564, 1565, 1568, 1569, 1571, 1572, 1573, 1574, 1576, 1577, 1578, 1580, 1581, 1582, 1583, 1584, 1585, 1587, 1589, 1591, 1592, 1595, 1596, 1597, 1599, 1600, 1601, 1604, 1606, 1608, 1609, 1610, 1612, 1613, 1614, 1615, 1616, 1620, 1621, 1622, 1623, 1624, 1625, 1626, 1627, 1628, 1629, 1630, 1631, 1632, 1633, 1634, 1635, 1636, 1637, 1638, 1640, 1641, 1642, 1643, 1644, 1645, 1646, 1647, 1650, 1652, 1653, 1654, 1656, 1658, 1661, 1664, 1665, 1667, 1668, 1671, 1672, 1673, 1674, 1675, 1676, 1678, 1680, 1682, 1683, 1686, 1687, 1688, 1689, 1690, 1691, 1692, 1693, 1697, 1698, 1699, 1700, 1705, 1706, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710, 1711, 1713, 1714, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1722, 1723, 1725, 1726, 1727, 1728, 1729, 1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1737, 1738, 1739, 1741, 1742, 1743, 1745, 1746, 1747, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1755, 1758, 1761, 1762, 1764, 1766, 1767, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1773, 1775, 1776, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1785, 1786, 1787, 1788, 1789, 1790, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1795, 1797, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1807, 1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1822, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1831, 1832, 1834, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1857, 1858, 2183, 2250, 2289, 2311 and 2312, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on the Judiciary to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to the Judiciary (Senate, No. 2636);
Referred, under Joint Rule 29, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

By Mr. Petruccelli, for the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, on the recommitted petition, a Bill designating a certain area of the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park in the town of Northbridge as the Spaulding R. Aldrich Recreation Area (Senate, No. 2160);
Read and, under Senate Rule 26, referred to the committee on Ethics and Rules.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE

Bills
Establishing a sick leave bank for David A. Peets, an employee of the Department of Correction (House, No. 4888,-- on petition);
Establishing a sick leave bank for Richard Maypoter, Jr., an employee of the Department of Correction (House, No. 5017); and
Establishing a sick leave bank for Brian J. Dupuis, an employee of the Department of Social Services (House, No. 5036, amended,-- on petition);
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 Messrs. Petruccelli and DiDomenico) “congratulating Roger Marks on the occasion of his retirement from the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in the city of Revere.”

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 forthwith:
The House Bill relative to an intermunicipal agreement between the towns of Provincetown and Truro (House, No. 4873),-- was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

Motion To Take a Matter Out of the Orders of the Day.

The Chair (Mr. Tolman) asked unanimous consent to take the engrossed Bill relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects (see House, No. 4955) out of the Orders of the Day for consideration,-- but objection was made thereto by Mr. Ross.
The engrossed bill was returned to the Orders of the Day for the next session.

Report 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 James E. Timilty for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Frank J. Servello, an employee of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.
The rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Ross, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Public Service.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Ross,--

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