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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

Thursday, June 28, 2001.

Met at twelve minutes past one o’clock P.M.

 

Engrossed Bill — Laid Before the Acting Governor.

An engrossed Bill relative to simulcast wagering of horse and dog racing (see House, No. 4265, amended) (which originated in the House), having been passed to be enacted and signed by the Acting President (Mr. Creedon) on Wednesday, June 27, 2001,— was laid before the Acting Governor on Thursday, June 28, 2001, for her approbation.

 Distinguished Guests.

There being no objection, the President introduced, seated in the Senate gallery, the Triton Regional High School varsity baseball team. The team won the 2001 Eastern Massachusetts Division III championship. They were accompanied by their head coach, Steven Malenfant and Assistant Coach John Welch. The team was the guest of Senators Jajuga and Tarr.

Petitions.

Petitions were presented and referred, as follows:

By Mr. Clancy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward J. Clancy, Jr., for legislation relative to small claims procedures;

By Mr. Creedon (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Suzanne Parker Higgins for legislation relative to the abuse of clergy; and

By Mr. Glodis (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kevin Hickey for legislation relative to certain identification used in purchasing alcohol;

Severally, under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

Reports of Committees.

By Mr. Nuciforo, for the committee on Banks and Banking, on Senate, Nos. 12, 13, 19 and 154 and House, Nos. 397, 951 and 3666, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Banks and Banking to sit during the recess of the General Court for the purpose of making an investigation and study of certain current Senate and House documents relative to charges assessed by banks and credit unions (Senate, No. 1921);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on Senate, Nos. 14 and 16 and House, Nos. 2465, 2466 and 2831, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Banks and Banking to sit during the recess of the General Court for the purpose of making an investigation and study of certain current Senate and House documents relative to banking matters (Senate, No. 1922);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on Senate, No. 18 and House, Nos. 2830 and 3035, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Banks and Banking to sit during the recess of the General Court for the purpose of making an investigation and study of certain current Senate and House documents relative to banking matters (Senate, No. 1923);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on House, Nos. 766 and 1338, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Banks and Banking to sit during the recess of the General Court for the purpose of making an investigation and study of certain current House documents relative to electronic fund transfers (Senate, No. 1924); and

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on House, Nos. 22 and 219, an Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Banks and Banking to sit during the recess of the General Court for the purpose of making an investigation and study of certain current Senate and House documents relative to banking matters (Senate, No. 1925);
Severally referred, under Joint Rule 29, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

By Mr. Nuciforo, for the committee on Banks and Banking, on petition, a Bill relative to credit unions (Senate, No. 5);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill protecting consumers from unsolicited loans (Senate, No. 7);

By Mr. Morrissey, for the committee on Government Regulations, on petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440), a Bill establishing wireless enhanced 911 services (Senate, No. 1920);

By Mr. Panagiotakos, for the committee on Housing and Urban Development, on petition, a Bill relative to a World War II Memorial in South Boston (Senate, No. 619);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill requiring the Metropolitan District Commission to acquire certain parcels of land in Dorchester (Senate, No. 622);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill to acquire easement to construct and maintain two underground electric transmission cables within Squantum Point Park in Quincy and Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester (Senate, No. 625);

By Ms. Walsh, for the committee on Taxation, on Senate, No. 1686 and House, No. 1318, a Bill providing for a sales tax exemption for worker safety and pollution control expenditures (Senate, No. 1686);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on Senate, No. 1690 and House, No. 365, a Bill relative to limited liability companies (Senate, No. 1690, changed by striking out section 16); and

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on Senate, No. 1716 and House, Nos. 758 and 1521, a Bill relative to the taxation of forest, farm and recreation land (Senate, No. 1716);
Severally read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.