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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Thursday, January 4, 2001.

Met at twenty-six minutes before twelve o’clock noon (Mr. Berry in the Chair) (having been appointed by the President, under authority conferred by Senate Rule 4, to perform the duties of the Chair).

 

Communication.

The following communication, together with the returns of votes and schedules therein referred to, was received from the Secretary of the Commonwealth, to wit:

 

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON 02133-1053

January 4, 2001.

 

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives:

I have the honor to lay before you the returns of votes cast at the election held in this Commonwealth on the seventh day of November, 2000, for Councillors in the several districts, together with schedules showing the number of ballots which appear to have been cast for each person voted for.

These returns have been duly canvassed by the Governor and Council, and they are now transmitted for examination by the Senate and House of Representatives, as required by the Constitution.

Very truly yours,
WILLIAM FRANCIS GALVIN,
Secretary of the Commonwealth.

 

Sent to the House for its information.

 

Orders Adopted.

On motion of Mr. O’Leary,—

Ordered, That a joint special committee to consist of three members of the Senate and such as the House may join be appointed for the purpose of canvassing the votes for Councillors in the several districts.

Senators O’Leary of Cape and Islands, Murray of Plymouth and Barnstable and Resor of Middlesex and Worcester were appointed the committee on the part of the Senate.

Sent to the House for concurrence.

 

Subsequently, the order came from the House, adopted, in concurrence, with the endorsement that Representatives Bosley of North Adams, Rodrigues of Westport and Peterson of Grafton had been appointed the committee on the part of the House.

Subsequently, Mr. O’Leary, for the said joint special committee, to which had been referred the return for votes for Councillors in the several districts, submitted a report thereon, as follows:

It appears from an examination of the returns that the following named persons have been duly elected in their respective districts, to wit:

District No. 1. Carole A. Fiola of Fall River

District No. 2. Kelly A. Timilty of Boston

District No. 3. Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney of Watertown

District No. 4. Christopher A. Iannella, Jr. of Boston

District No. 5. Mary-Ellen Manning of Peabody

District No. 6. Michael J. Callahan of Medford

District No. 7. Dennis P. McManus of Worcester

District No. 8. Edward M. O’Brien of Easthampton

The report was noted in the Journal and sent to the House for its information.
Subsequently, notice was received from the House that the report had been accepted, in concurrence.

 

On motion of Ms. Melconian,—

Ordered, That the Secretary of the Commonwealth give notice to Carole A. Fiola, Kelly A. Timilty, Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney, Christopher A. Iannella, Jr., Mary-Ellen Manning, Michael J. Callahan, Dennis P. McManus and Edward M. O’Brien, that they have been duly elected Councillors to advise the Governor in the executive part of the government.

Sent to the House for concurrence.

 

Communication.

The following communication was received from the Secretary of the Commonwealth, to wit:

 

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON 02133-1053

 

January 4, 2001.

 

To the Honorable Senate:

This is to advise you that in accordance with an order adopted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of this date, the Councillors have been notified of their elections by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

Very truly yours,
WILLIAM FRANCIS GALVIN,
Secretary of the Commonwealth.

 

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. O’Leary,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Monday next at eleven o’clock A.M.

On motion of Mrs. Sprague, at twenty minutes before twelve o’clock noon, the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Monday at eleven o’clock A.M.