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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Wednesday, March 16, 2005.

Met at one minute 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.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

Messages were referred, in concurrence, as follows:

Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to providing for the Massachusetts opportunity relocation and expansion jobs programs for the Commonwealth (House, No. 605);
To the committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.

Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to making appropriations for the fiscal year 2005 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and to promote, retain, and create jobs in Massachusetts (House, No. 603); and

Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to further creating and protecting jobs, easing the unemployment insurance burden on employers, and preserving the solvency of the trust fund (House, No. 604);
Severally to the committee on Labor and Workforce Development.

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Baddour) “recognizing March 24, 2005 as the Inernational Day of La Francophonie”;
Resolutions (filed by Mr. Barrios) “observing March 2005 as Red Cross Month”;
Resolutions (filed by Mr. Hart) “celebrating the three hundred seventy-fifth anniversary of the First Parish Church in Dorchester”;
Resolutions (filed by Mr. Travaglini) “memorializing the Congress of the United States to establish an annual observance of ‘Liberty Day’.”

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Augustus,—

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. Rosenberg, at three minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Monday at eleven o’clock A.M.