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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, April 11, 2005.

Met at five minutes past eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Barrios in the Chair).

The Chair (Mr. Barrios), members, guests and employees then recited the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

Communication.

A communication from the Joint Committee on Public Health submitting its rules of procedure for the 2005-2006 legislative session (received Wednesday, April 6, 2005),— was placed on file.

Report.

A report of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (under the provisions of Subsection 11 of Chapter 151 of the Acts of 1999) submitting its net operating investment per passenger mile ratio for fiscal years 2003 through 2007 (received Wednesday, April 6, 2005),— was placed on file.

Petition.

Ms. Menard presented a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan M. Menard, Patricia A. Haddad, Michael R. Knapik, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CORI information for chapter 766 approved private schools,— and the same was referred, under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Pacheco) “on the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Edward and Barbara Laughlin”;
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Tucker) “congratulating Kathleen Nelligan on the occasion of her retirement”;
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) “congratulating Philip Anderson on the occasion of his Court of Honor”;
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) “congratulating Kevin Bean on the occasion of his Court of Honor”;
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) “congratulating Patrick Feeney on the occasion of his Court of Honor”; and
Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) “congratulating Alex Wittich on the occasion of his Court of Honor.”

Petitions.

On motion of Mr. Knapik, Senate Rule 20 and Joint Rule 12 were suspended on the petition, presented by Mr. Moore, (accompanied by bill) of Robert E. Travaglini, Richard T. Moore, Therese Murray, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide health access, affordability and accountability,— and the same was referred to the committee on Health Care Financing.

On motion of Mr. Brown, Senate Rule 20 and Joint Rule 12 were suspended on the petition, presented by Mr. Moore (accompanied by bill) of Robert E. Travaglini, Richard T. Moore, Therese Murray, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to make appropriations for the fiscal year 2006 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects,— and the same was referred to the committee on Health Care Financing.
Severally sent to the House for concurrence.

Report of Committees.

By Ms. Menard, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of Nicholas Casey for legislation to exempt waste oil from hazardous waste classification.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Knapik, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

Petition.

On motion of Mr. Brown, Senate Rule 20 was suspended on the petition, presented by Mr. Lees, (accompanied by bill) of Brian P. Lees for legislation to provide for a partial release of certain land in the town of Granby from the operation of a non-development covenant,— and the same was referred to the committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets.
Sent to the House for concurrence.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Knapik,—

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. Brown, at thirteen minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Thursday at eleven o’clock A.M.