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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Thursday, February 22, 2001.

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

Petitions.

Petitions were presented and referred, as follows:

By Mr. Jajuga (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Debbie Campanile for legislation relative to the wrongful injury or death of animal companions; and

By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Paul C. Demakis, George Rogers, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the renewable energy tax credit;
Severally, under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Ms. Resor presented a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Pamela P. Resor, David P. Magnani, Paul J. P. Loscocco and Karyn E. Polito (by vote of the towns) for legislation to establish the boundary line between the town of Southborough and the town of Westborough,— and the same was transmitted, under the provisions of Section 5 of Chapter 3 of the General Laws, to the Secretary of State.

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE.

A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4004) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Thomas J. O’Brien and Therese Murray (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Plymouth to maintain the Vine Hills Cemetery with all the powers of a crematory corporation (having been transmitted to the Secretary of the Commonwealth under the provisions of Section 7 of Chapter 3 of the General Laws, and was returned by him with memoranda relative thereto),— was referred, in concurrence, under suspension of Joint Rule 9, to the committee on Government Regulations.

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Hedlund) “congratulating David M. Curreri”;

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “congratulating Mark Dalton on the occasion of his retirement”;

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “congratulating Philip A. Dineen on the occasion of his retirement”;

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “congratulating Jason M. Laferte of Stoughton upon his elevation to the rank of Eagle Scout”;

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “congratulating Michael Urban of Rehoboth upon his elevation to the rank of Eagle Scout”;

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Tucker) “congratulating Laura Goldstein of Andover on being named a distinguished finalist in the 2001 Prudential Spirit of Community Award”; and

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Wilkerson) “honoring Mrs. Janie Snowden-Diggs on the occasion of her ninety-fifth birthday.”

Reports of Committees.

By Mr. Rosenberg, for the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Stephen M. Brewer for legislation to further regulate home improvement contractors.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Rosenberg, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Government Regulations.

By Mr. Rosenberg, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Stanley C. Rosenberg for legislation to further regulate licenses to sell alcoholic beverages.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Rosenberg, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Government Regulations.

By Mr. Rosenberg, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Pamela P. Resor, Susan C. Tucker, James P. Jajuga, Anne M. Paulsen and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the healthy development of children and youth.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Rosenberg, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Human Services and Elderly Affairs.

By Mr. Rosenberg, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Stephen M. Brewer and David C. Bunker, Jr., for legislation relative to the theft of registration plates and the possession of stolen registration plates.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Rosenberg, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Public Safety.

By Mr. Rosenberg, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Stephen M. Brewer and David H. Tuttle for legislation to authorize the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to sell water to the town of New Braintree.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Rosenberg, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on State Administration.

Severally sent to the House for concurrence.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Rosenberg,—

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

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