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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, June 10, 2013.

Met at two minutes past eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Donnelly in the Chair).

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

Petitions.

Petitions were severally presented and referred, as follows:

By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1790) of Joan B. Lovely and Bradford Hill (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the issuance of a certain license for the retail sale of wine to be consumed on the premises in the town of Topsfield [Local approval received];
Under Senate Rule 20, to the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.

By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1794) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey and David M. Rogers (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Arlington to establish a special account for the purchase, installation and maintenance of public works of art [Local approval received]; and
By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1792) of Therese Murray and Randy Hunt (by vote of the town) for legislation to provide for a charter for the town of Sandwich [Local approval received];
Severally under Senate Rule 20, to the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.

By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1793) Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey and David M. Rogers (by vote of the town) for legislation to permit town resident, Evens Maurice, to apply and be considered for appointment to the position of police officer in the town of Arlington [Local approval received];
By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1789) of Benjamin B. Downing and Paul W. Mark (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Heath to continue the employment of Margo Ann Newton as police chief [Local approval received]; and
By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1791) of Michael O. Moore and Paul K. Frost (by vote of the town) for legislation to exempt certain positions in the town of Millbury from the civil service laws [Local approval received];
Severally under Senate Rule 20, to the committee on Public Service.
Severally sent to the House for concurrence.

Report of a Committee

By Mr. Donnelly, for the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, on petition, a Bill to authorize the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant an easement upon land of the Commonwealth located in the town of Ware to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (Senate, No. 1457);
Read and, under Senate Rule 26C, referred to the committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets.

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE

A Bill validating the results of the annual town meeting of the town of Medfield held on April 29, 2013 (printed in House, No. 3500,-- being a message from His Excellency the Governor),-- was read and, under Senate Rule 26, referred to the committee on Ethics and Rules.

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Clark, Messrs. Barrett, DiDomenico, Donnelly and Finegold, Ms. Jehlen, Ms. Lovely, Mr. McGee, Ms. O’Connor-Ives and Messrs. Petruccelli and Tarr) “congratulating the Malden Catholic High School Hockey Team on winning the 2013 Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Super 8 Tournament”; and

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Spilka) “congratulating Brendan Dilbarian on his elevation to the rank of Eagle Scout.”

Report of Committees.

By Mr. Rosenberg, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Kathleen O’Connor Ives, John D. Keenan, Brian A. Joyce, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to child safety.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Tarr, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Tarr,--

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

On motion of the same Senator, at ten minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again on Thursday next at one o’clock P.M.