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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, July 22, 2013.

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

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

Reports of Committees.

By Mr. Donnelly for the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, on petition, a Resolve to create a special commission on school library services in the Commonwealth (Senate, No. 1475); and
By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Resolve to make an investigation and study to identify and evaluate potential sites suitable for the location of a replacement jail facility in Southern Middlesex County (Senate, No. 1477);
Severally read and, under Joint Rule 29, referred to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

By Mr. Joyce, for the committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets, that the House Bill relative to financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents (House, No. 3492, amended),-- ought to pass, with an amendment striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 1829.
Referred, under Senate Rule 27, to the committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. Donnelly, for the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, on petition, a Bill relative to the Max Ulin rink (Senate, No. 1495, changed in line 1 by striking the words “40E to 40K inclusive” and inserting in place thereof the following “32 to 27 inclusive of Chapter 7C”;
Read and, under Senate 26C, referred to the committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets.

By Mr. Timilty, for the committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, on petition, a Bill relative to missing persons (Senate, No. 1110);
By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters (Senate, No. 1172);
By the same Senator, for the same committee, on Senate, No. 834 and House, No. 2205, a Bill relative to critical incident intervention by emergency service providers (Senate, No. 1827);
By Mr. Donnelly, for the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, on petition, a Bill to promote solar hot water installations (Senate, No. 1526); and
By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill relative to interest on retainage paid to contractors and subcontractors by awarding authorities (Senate, No. 1527);
Severally read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. Timilty, for the committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security on Senate, No. 1151 and House, No. 3243, a Bill relative to the safety of law enforcement officers (Senate, No. 1151);
Read and, under Senate Rule 26, referred to the committee on Ethics and Rules.

Committee Discharged.

Mr. Timilty, for the committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, reported, asking to be discharged from further consideration of the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Anthony W. Petruccelli, James J. Dwyer, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public safety through evidence-based community corrections supervision,-- and recommending that the same be referred to the committee on the Judiciary.
Under Senate Rule 36, the report was considered forthwith and accepted.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE

Petitions were severally referred, in concurrence, as follows:
Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3582) of Claire D. Cronin (by vote of the town) that the town of Easton be authorized to extend sewer betterment repayments; and
Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3583) of Claire D. Cronin (by vote of the town) relative to reducing the sewer betterment interest rate on repayments in the town of Easton;
Severally, to the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Donnelly, Ms. Clark, Ms. Creem, Ms. Donoghue, Messrs. Eldridge and Finegold, Ms. Forry, Ms. O’Connor Ives, Ms. Jehlen, Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Petruccelli and Ross and Ms. Spilka) “congratulating the Burlington Players on winning the 2013 American Association of Community Theatre Festival Award for best production.”

Reports of a Committee.

By Mr. Brewer, for the committee on Ways and Means, that the House Bill relative to the conveyance of real property by the Commonwealth in the town of Falmouth (House, No. 2853),-- ought to pass, with amendments striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 1830; by inserting before the enacting clause the following emergency preamble:
Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to authorize a change of use of a certain parcel of land in the town of Falmouth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.”; and by striking out the title and inserting in place thereof the following title: “An Act authorizing a change of use of a certain parcel of land conveyed by the Commonwealth in the town of Falmouth”.
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, 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 Mary Ann Gangemi, an employee of the Department of Public Health/Bureau of Environmental Health (House, No. 3224),-- ought to pass.
There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Tarr, and the bill was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, its title having been changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading to read as follows: “An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Mary Ann Gangemi, an employee of the Department of Public Health”.

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 five minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet again tomorrow at eleven o’clock A.M.