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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Tuesday, January 25, 2005.

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

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

Communication.

The following communication was received and placed on file to wit:—

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
MASSACHUSETTS SENATE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON 02133-1007

January 24, 2005.

William F. Welch
Clerk of the Senate
State House, Room 335
Boston, MA 02133

Dear Mr. Clerk:

Pursuant to Senate Rule 5A, because of the state of emergency resulting from the blizzard, I hereby cancel today’s Senate session. The Senate will instead meet without a calendar tomorrow, Tuesday, January 25, 2005. I understand that you will notify all members accordingly.

Very truly yours,
ROBERT E. TRAVAGLINI,
President of the Senate.

Report.

By Mr. Berry, for the Special Committee of the Senate appointed for the purpose of recommending changes in the rules of the Senate, reported the accompanying rules changes for the Senate (Senate, No. 20) (received Tuesday, January 25, 2005),— was placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session.

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Hedlund) “recognizing Mark Cirone, the Cirone Family and Cohasset Jewelers”;
Resolutions (filed by Mr. Knapik) “congratulating Michael J. Burke”;
Resolutions (filed by Mr. Pacheco) “recognizing Fernando Teles Fazendeiro”; and
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Resor) “celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston.”

Order Adopted.

On motion of Ms. Wilkerson,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again tomorrow at one o’clock P.M., in a formal session, without a calendar.

On motion of Mr. Timilty, at nine minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following day at one o’clock P.M., in a formal session.