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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Monday, January 25, 1999.

Met at five minutes past eleven o'clock A.M.

Petitions.

Petitions were presented and referred, as follows:
By Mr. Montigny (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation relative to budget expenditures of state government which were formerly operated by individual counties;
By the same Senator (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation relative to monies owned by disbanded county governments;
By the same Senator (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation relative to businesses and enterprises in the vicinity of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth art department;
By the same Senator (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation relative to educational and experience requirements for court magistrates;
By the same Senator (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation relative to the elections for district court clerk magistrates;
By the same Senator (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation relative to expenditures of the Commonwealth;
By the same Senator (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation to study the economic revitalization potential in New Bedford;
By the same Senator (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation relative to campaign spending; and
By the same Senator (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of J. Mark Treadup for legislation to amend the special needs law;
By Mr. Rauschenbach, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Henri S. Rauschenbach, Eric Turkington, Shirley Gomes, Therese Murray and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to establish a coastal assessment, science and technology program;
By Mr. Shannon, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Charles E. Shannon, Vincent P. Ciampa, Patricia D. Jehlen and Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. (with the approval of the mayor and the city council) for legislation relative to the sale of wine and malt beverages in the city of Somerville [Local approval received]; and
By Mr. Tolman, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation relative to notifying animal owners of motor vehicle accidents involving their pets;
Severally, under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Papers from the House.

Messages were referred, in concurrence, as follows:
Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to enhancing the quality of teaching in Massachusetts (House, No. 1692);
To the committee on Education, Arts and Humanities.

Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to the regulation of managed care organizations (House, No. 1130);
To the committee on Health Care.

Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to reducing the personal income tax rates to five percent (House, No. 937);
To the committee on Taxation.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Ms. Melconian,—
Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Thursday next at eleven o'clock A.M.


On motion of Mr. Tisei, at six minutes past eleven o'clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Thursday at eleven o'clock A.M.