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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts


 

 

Monday, March 5, 2001.

Met according to adjournment, at eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Rosenberg in the Chair).

 

Communication.

A communication from the Board of Education (under the provisions of Chapter 69 of the General Laws, and in accordance with Section 9 of Chapter 70B of the General Laws) submitting proposed regulations under the school building assistance program (603 CMR 38.00) (received Friday, March 2, 2001),— was placed on file.

Report.

A report of the Bureau of Special Investigations (under the provisions of Section 11(8) of Chapter 14 of the General Laws) submitting its activity report for January, 2001 (received Friday, March 2, 2001),— was read and sent to the House for its information.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

Petitions were referred, in concurrence, as follows:

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4011) of Cory Atkins and Pamela P. Resor (by vote of the town) relative to establishing the Acton economic development and industrial 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);
Under suspension of Joint Rule 9, to the committee on Commerce and Labor.

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4012) of Ronald Mariano (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the enhanced emergency telephone system in the city known as the town of Weymouth;
To the committee on Government Regulations.

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4013) of Garrett J. Bradley and another by vote of the town) that the town of Cohasset be authorized to borrow money for the expansion and improvement of the Woodside Cemetery;

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4014) of Barry R. Finegold and Susan C. Tucker (by vote of the town) that the conservation commission of the town of Andover be authorized to grant a certain easement in certain conservation land located in said town;

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4015) of Brian Knuuttila and Robert A. Antonioni (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Ashby to grant easements in certain land for use by the United States Post Office;

Petition (accompanied by bill. House. No. 4015) of John A. Locke, Susan C. Fargo and others (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the appointment of a town manager and the creation of a municipal finance department in the town of Weston; and

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4017) of David M. Torrisi, James P. Jajuga, Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (by vote of the town) relative to the appointment of alternate members to the conservation commission of the town of North Andover;
Severally to the committee on Local Affairs.

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4018) of Gerald S. Doyle, Jr. (mayor), Peter J. Larkin, Shaun P. Kelly, Andrea F. Nuciforo, Jr., and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the appointment of seasonal employees in the city of Pittsfield;

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4019) of Ronald Mariano (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the reclassification of civil service positions in the city known as the town of Weymouth; and

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4020) of James E. Vallee and David P. Magnani (by vote of the town) relative to a probationary employment period for certain newly hired public safety personnel in the city known as the town of Franklin;
Severally to the committee on Public Service.

Report of Committees.

By Mr. Birmingham, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Stephen F. Lynch and Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Tarr, 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.

Sent to the House for concurrence.

 

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Tarr,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Thursday 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 three minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Thursday at eleven o’clock A.M.