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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, August 15, 2011.

Met at two minutes past eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Donnelly in the Chair) (having been appointed by the President, under authority conferred by Senate Rule 4, to perform the duties of the Chair).

The Chair (Mr. Donnelly), members, guests and employees then recited the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

Bills
Exemption Scott Lawrence from maximum age requirement for applying for civil service appointment as a police officer in the town of Ware (House, No. 3464-- on petition) [Local approval received]; and
Exemption Daniel J. Clark from maximum age requirement for applying for civil service appointment as a police officer in the town of Ware (House, No. 3465-- on petition) [Local approval received]
Were severally read and, under Senate Rule 26, placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session.

Engrossed Bill.

An engrossed Bill validating the Sherborn annual town election (see House Bill, printed in House, No. 3526) (which originated in the House), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage was passed to be enacted, two-thirds of the members present having voted in the affirmative, and signed by the Acting President (Mr. Donnelly) and laid before the Governor for his approbation.

Reports of a Committee.

By Mr. Brewer, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the House Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Lisa A. Sullivan, an employee of the Trial Court (House, No. 3249, amended),-- ought to pass, with an amendment by striking out in line 2, the second time it appears, the word “trial court” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “office of the commissioner of probation”.
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Knapik, and the bill was read a second time and was amended, as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means.
The bill, as amended, 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. Brewer, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the House Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Gina Rossi, an employee of the Parole Board (House, No. 3574),-- ought to pass.
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Knpaik, and the bill was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

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 House Bill relative to the appointment of a town manager in the town of Wilmington (House, No. 3455),-- was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

Resolutions.

The following resolutions (having been filed with the Clerk) were severally considered forthwith and adopted, as follows:-

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Montigny) “honoring the many contributions of Feliciano “Flash” Vierra Tavares.”

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE
Emergency Preamble Adopted.

An engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Christopher Lanoue, an employee of the Department of Correction (see Senate, No. 1341, 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 (Mr. Donnelly) and sent to the House for enactment.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Ms. Knapik,--

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 eleven minutes past eleven o’clock P.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again on Thursday next at eleven o’clock A.M.