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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Thursday, January 30, 2003.

Met at two minutes past eleven o’clock A.M.

The President, members, guests and employees then recited the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

Resolutions

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Baddour) “congratulating Fr. Angelo P. Loscocco on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood and his retirement”;

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Menard) “congratulating Virginia Jackson on her induction into the New England Press Association Hall of Fame”;

Resolutions (filed by Messrs. Moore, Antonioni, Barrios and Berry, Ms. Chandler, Ms. Creem, Ms. Fargo, Messrs. Glodis, Joyce, Knapik, Lees, Montigny and Morrissey, Ms. Murray, Messrs. O’Leary and Pacheco, Ms. Resor, Messrs. Rosenberg and Shannon, Mrs. Sprague, Messrs. Tisei and Tolman and Ms. Tucker) “recognizing the achievements and contributions of MaryLou Sudders, former Commissioner of Mental Health”;

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Pacheco) “on the occasion of the retirement of Yvonne E. Chadwick”;

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “in recognition of Peter Andrew Betro, Jr.”;

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “congratulating Andrew Hoy of Mansfield upon his elevation to the rank of Eagle Scout”;

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “congratulating Devin Romanul of Mansfield upon his elevation to the rank of Eagle Scout”;

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “on the occasion of the retirement of Edward A. Sliney, Jr.”;

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) “congratulating Jeremiah J. Chaplin on the occasion of his Court of Honor”;

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) “congratulating Gregory Cleary on the occasion of his Court of Honor”;

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) “congratulating Michael Durant on the occasion of his Court of Honor”;

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) “congratulating Anthony Garcia on the occasion of his Court of Honor”;

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Wilkerson) “honoring Professor Ruth-Arlene W. Howe.”

Recess.

There being no objection, at eighteen minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the President declared a recess subject to the call of the Chair; and at twenty-six minutes past twelve o’clock noon, the Senate reassembled, Mr. Rosenberg in the Chair.

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE.

Committee of Conference.

The House Order relative to the adoption of permanent Joint Rules 10, 11B, 12, 12A and 26A for the 2003-2004 General Court (House, No. 2005),— came from the House with the endorsement that the House had NON-concurred in the Senate amendment striking out the text and inserting in place thereof the text contained in Senate document numbered 1927, printed as amended, and had asked for a committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches; and that Representatives DiMasi of Boston, Scaccia of Boston and Jones of North Reading had been appointed the committee on the part of the House.
On motion of Mr. Tarr, the Senate insisted on its amendment and concurred in the appointment of a committee of conference; and Senators Brewer, Menard and Tisei were appointed on the part of the Senate.
The order was returned to the House endorsed accordingly.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Tarr,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Monday next at eleven o’clock A.M., and that the Clerk be directed to dispense with the printing of a calendar.

On motion of Mr. Tarr, at twenty-eight minutes past twelve o’clock noon, the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Monday at eleven o’clock A.M.