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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Wednesday, July 17, 2002.

Met at twenty-seven minutes past twelve o’clock noon.

Reports of Committees.

By Ms. Menard, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that the Senate Bill relative to technology costs associated with doing business with the Commonwealth for human services providers (Senate, No. 1791),— ought to pass;
Referred, under Senate Rule 27, to the committee on Ways and Means.  

Ms. Resor, for the committee on Steering and Policy, reported that the following matters be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session:

The Senate Bill relative to unauthorized access to computers and penalties (Senate, No. 173); and

The House bills

Relative to the public distribution of free smoking or tobacco products (House, No. 235); and

Relative to protection offered in connection with rental agreements (House, No. 5174).

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

Petitions were referred, in concurrence, as follows:

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5237) of Elizabeth Poirier and Cheryl A. Jacques (by vote of the town) relative to preliminary elections in the town of North Attleborough;
To the committee on Election Laws.

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5244) of Elizabeth Poirier and Cheryl A. Jacques relative to the effective date of certain civil service laws in the town of Plainville;
To the committee on Public Service.  

Bills

Further regulating the licensing of public insurance adjusters (House, No. 1211, amended,— on House, Nos. 36, 288 and 1211); and

Relative to the terms of certain bonds issued by the Commonwealth (House, No. 5198,— on House, No. 4458, in part);
Were severally read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.  

A Bill exempting the positions of school custodian and school food service worker in the town of North Andover from the civil service law (printed in House, No. 4999,— being a message from Her Honor the Lieutenant-Governor, Acting Governor),— was read and, under Senate Rule 26, referred to the committee on Steering and Policy.  

Bills

Authorizing the city of Waltham to continue the use of certain park land for water purposes (House, No. 4833,— on petition) [Local approval received]; and

Authorizing the town of Plymouth to use certain land for public way purposes (House, No. 4865,— on petition) [Local approval received];
Were severally read and, under Senate Rule 26, placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session.  

A report of the committee on House Rules, asking to be discharged from further consideration of the petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Peter J. Larkin and other members of the General Court relative to the child labor laws, and recommending that the same be referred to the committee on Education, Arts and Humanities,— was considered forthwith, under Senate Rule 36, and accepted, in concurrence.

A report of the committee on House Rules, asking to be discharged from further consideration of the petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4862) of Christopher G. Fallon relative to the creditable service of certain employees of educational collaboratives, and recommending that the same be referred to the Senate committee on Rules,— was considered forthwith, under Senate Rule 36, and accepted, in concurrence.
Subsequently, Ms. Menard for the committee on Rules, reported recommending the petition be recommitted to the Joint Committee on Public Service.
Under Senate Rule 36, the report was considered forthwith and accepted.  

Orders of the Day.

The Orders of the Day were considered, as follows:

Bills

Providing for a betterment program for private road improvements in the city of Gloucester (House, No. 4835);

Establishing the city of Medford stadium and athletic commission (House, No. 4878, changed);

Relative to safety of school sponsored travel (House, No. 4937); and

Authorizing the town of Shrewsbury to establish certain special funds (House, No. 4940);
Were severally read a second time and ordered to a third reading.  

The Senate bills

Relative to credit unions (Senate, No. 5);

Authorizing educational psychologists to receive certain insurance payments (Senate, No. 791, amended); and

Directing the state board of retirement to pay a certain retirement benefit to the surviving spouse of State Trooper Michael Brugman (Senate, No. 1374, changed and amended);
Were severally read a third time and passed to be engrossed.
Severally sent to the House for concurrence.  

The House Bill providing for the payment of certain retirement benefits (House, No. 5072, changed),— was read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.  

The House bills

Relative to licensing hospice programs (House, No. 1756, changed); and

Establishing a sick leave bank for Rachel A. Joyce, an employee of the trial court (House, No. 4553) (its title having been changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading);
Were severally read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, with amendments previously adopted by the Senate, in each instance.
Severally sent to the House for concurrence in the amendments previously adopted by the Senate.  

The House Bill relative to gift certificates (House, No. 216),— was read a third time.

Pending the question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Messrs. Pacheco and Moore moved that the bill be amended striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 2413; and by striking out the title and inserting in place thereof the following title: “An Act further regulating the expiration dates of gift certificates and certain other mediums of exchange.”
After remarks, the amendments were adopted.
The bill was then passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, with the amendments.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendments.
 

Mr. Travaglini in the Chair, the Senate Bill relative to the taxation of cable television facilities (Senate, No. 1694, amended),— was read a third time and, after debate, was passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.  

The Senate Bill releasing certain land in Hatfield from the operation of an agricultural preservation restriction (Senate, No. 2368),— was read a third time and, after remarks, was passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.  

The Senate bills

Releasing certain land in Hadley from the operation of an agricultural preservation restriction (Senate, No. 2386); and

Releasing certain land in Hadley from the operation of an agricultural preservation restriction (Senate, No. 2387);
Were severally read a third time and passed to be engrossed.
Severally sent to the House for concurrence.  

The Senate Bill relative to certain veterans’ registration plates (Senate, No. 2408),— was read a third time.

Pending the question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Mrs. Sprague and Mr. Shannon moved that the bill be amended in section 4, by inserting after the words “personal use,” the following words:— “and the surviving spouse of a deceased recipient killed as a result of injuries suffered in combat may apply for the plate,”.

This amendment was adopted.

After remarks, the question on passing the bill (Senate, No. 2408, amended) to be engrossed was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, at three minutes past one o’clock P.M., on motion of Mrs. Sprague, as follows, to wit (yeas 39 — nays 0):

YEAS.
Antonioni, Robert A. Montigny, Mark C.
Baddour, Steven A. Moore, Richard T.
Berry, Frederick E. Morrissey, Michael W.
Brewer, Stephen M. Murray, Therese
Chandler, Harriette L. Nuciforo, Andrea F., Jr.
Creedon, Robert S., Jr. O’Leary, Robert A.
Creem, Cynthia Stone Pacheco, Marc R.
Fargo, Susan C. Panagiotakos, Steven C.
Glodis, Guy W. Resor, Pamela
Hart, John A., Jr. Rosenberg, Stanley C.
Havern, Robert A. Shannon, Charles E.
Hedlund, Robert L. Sprague, Jo Ann
Jacques, Cheryl A. Tarr, Bruce E.
Joyce, Brian A. Tisei, Richard R.
Knapik, Michael R. Tolman, Steven A.
Lees, Brian P. Travaglini, Robert E.
Magnani, David P. Tucker, Susan C.
McGee, Thomas M. Walsh, Marian
Melconian, Linda J. Wilkerson, Dianne — 39.
Menard, Joan M.
NAYS — 0.

The yeas and nays having been completed at seven minutes past one o’clock P.M., the bill was passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.  

The House Bill relative to the taxation of certain personal property (House, No. 4442),— was read a third time.

After debate, the question on passing it to be engrossed, in concurrence, was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, at seventeen minutes before two o’clock P.M., on motion of Mr. Lees, as follows, to wit (yeas 33 — nays 6):

YEAS.
Antonioni, Robert A. Creem, Cynthia Stone
Baddour, Steven A. Fargo, Susan C.
Berry, Frederick E. Glodis, Guy W.
Brewer, Stephen M. Hart, John A., Jr.
Chandler, Harriette L. Havern, Robert A.
Creedon, Robert S., Jr. Jacques, Cheryl A.
Joyce, Brian A. Pacheco, Marc R.
Magnani, David P. Panagiotakos, Steven C.
McGee, Thomas M. Resor, Pamela
Melconian, Linda J. Rosenberg, Stanley C.
Menard, Joan M. Shannon, Charles E.
Montigny, Mark C. Tolman, Steven A.
Moore, Richard T. Travaglini, Robert E.
Morrissey, Michael W. Tucker, Susan C.
Murray, Therese Walsh, Marian
Nuciforo, Andrea F., Jr. Wilkerson, Dianne — 33.
O’Leary, Robert A.
NAYS.
Hedlund, Robert L. Sprague, Jo Ann
Knapik, Michael R. Tarr, Bruce E.
Lees, Brian P. Tisei, Richard R. — 6.

The President in the Chair, the yeas and nays having been completed at twelve minutes before two o’clock P.M., the bill was passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.  

The House Bill further regulating business practices between motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors and dealers (House, No. 4997),— was read a third time.

Pending the question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Mr. Pacheco moved that the bill be amended striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 2412.
This amendment was adopted.
The bill was then passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, with the amendment.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendment.  

The Senate Bill relative to certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth (Senate, No. 2160) (its title having been changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading) was read a third time.

Pending the question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Mr. Shannon, Ms. Melconian and Ms. Creem moved that the bill be amended by inserting after the word “death”, in line 6, the following words:— “, as defined in section 202 of chapter 111,”.
This amendment was adopted.
The bill (Senate, No. 2160, amended) was then passed to be engrossed.
Sent to the House for concurrence.
 

The House Bill relative to the unemployment insurance system (House, No. 4452),— was read a third time.
Pending the main question on passing the bill to be engrossed, on motion of Mr. Lees, the further consideration thereof was postponed until the next session.  

The House Bill authorizing the Commonwealth to convey certain land in the city of Boston (House, No. 5083),— was read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.  

The House Bill relative to speed limits in cities and towns (House, No. 4318, amended),— was considered.

Pending the question on passing the bill to be engrossed, Mr. Glodis moved that the bill be amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the following text:—

“Section 17 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 11 to 13, inclusive, the words ‘at a rate of speed exceeding thirty miles per hour for a distance of one-eighth of a mile, or (4)’ and inserting in place thereof the following words:— on functionally classified local streets, wholly contained in 1 municipality, as designated by the department of highways, which are owned by the city or town, at a rate of speed exceeding 25 miles per hour for a distance of one-eighth of a mile, or (4) inside a thickly settled or business district other than a functionally classified local street, wholly contained in 1 municipality, at a rate of speed exceeding 30 miles per hour for a distance of one-eighth of a mile, or (5).”.
This amendment was adopted.
The bill was then passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, with the above amendment.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendment.

At four minutes before two o’clock P.M., the Senate proceeded to the Chamber of the House of Representatives, under the escort of the Sergeant-at-Arms, for the purpose of considering certain proposals for amendments to the Constitution which had been called for consideration by the Senate and House of Representatives.

Joint Session of the Two Houses to Consider
Specific Amendments to the Constitution.

At two minutes past two o’clock P.M., pursuant to assignment, the two Houses met in

Joint Session

and were called to order by the Honorable Thomas F. Birmingham, President of the Senate.

Mr. Lees moved that the Joint Session adjourn; and the question thereon was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, at seven minutes past two o’clock P.M., on motion of Mr. Lees, as follows, to wit (yeas 137 — nays 53):

YEAS (137).
Senators.
Antonioni, Robert A. Fargo, Susan C.
Baddour, Steven A. Hart, John A., Jr.
Berry, Frederick E. Havern, Robert A.
Chandler, Harriette L. Jacques, Cheryl A.
Creedon, Robert S., Jr. Joyce, Brian A.
Creem, Cynthia Stone Knapik, Michael R
Lees, Brian P. Resor, Pamela
McGee, Thomas M. Rosenberg, Stanley C.
Melconian, Linda J. Shannon, Charles E.
Menard, Joan M. Sprague, Jo Ann
Montigny, Mark C. Tisei, Richard R.
Morrissey, Michael W. Tolman, Steven A.
Murray, Therese Travaglini, Robert E.
Nuciforo, Andrea F., Jr. Tucker, Susan C.
O’Leary, Robert A. Walsh, Marian
Pacheco, Marc R. Wilkerson, Dianne — 32.
Representatives.
Atkins, Cory Jehlen, Patricia D.
Ayers, Bruce J. Kafka, Louis L.
Balser, Ruth B. Kaprielian, Rachel
Barrios, Jarrett T. Kaufman, Jay R.
Binienda, John J. Keenan, Dainel F.
Blumer, Deborah D. Khan, Kay
Bosley, Daniel E. Kocot, Peter
Bradley, Garrett J. Koczera, Robert M.
Broadhurst, Arthur J. Koutoujian, Peter J.
Buoniconti, Stephen J. Kulik, Stephen
Cabral, Antonio F. D. Larkin, Peter J.
Cahill, Michael P. Leary, James B.
Canavan, Christine E. Lewis, Maryanne
Candaras, Gale D. Linsky, David Paul
Caron, Paul E. Locke, John A.
Ciampa, Vincent P. Malia, Elizabeth A.
Cleven, Carol C. Mariano, Ronald
Creedon, Geraldine Marzilli, J. James, Jr.
DeLeo, Robert A. Merrigan, John F.
Demakis, Paul C. Murphy, Charles A.
Dempsey, Brian S. Murphy, James M.
DiMasi, Salvatore F. Murphy, Kevin J.
Donovan, Carol A. Nangle, David M.
Fagan, James H. Naughton, Harold P., Jr.
Fallon, Christopher G. Nyman, Robert J.
Falzone, Mark V. O’Brien, Thomas J.
Fennell, Robert F. O’Flaherty, Eugene L.
Festa, Michael E. Owens-Hicks, Shirley
Finegold, Barry R. Patrick, Matthew C.
Fitzgerald, Kevin W. Paulsen, Anne M.
Flavin, Nancy Pedone, Vincent A.
Flynn, David L. Petersen, Douglas W.
Fox, Gloria L. Petrolati, Thomas M.
Galvin, William C. Petruccelli, Anthony
Garry, Colleen M. Pope, Susan W.
George, Thomas N. Provost, Ruth W.
Goguen, Emile J. Quinn, John F.
Golden, Brian Paul Reinstein, Kathi-Anne
Golden, Thomas A., Jr. Rivera, Cheryl A.
Haddad, Patria A. Rushing, Byron
Hahn, Cele Slattery, John P.
Hall, Geoffrey D. Smizik, Frank I.
Harkins, Lida E. Speliotis, Theodore C.
Hodgkins, Christopher J. Spellane, Robert
Honan, Kevin G. Toomey, Timothy J., Jr.
Spilka, Karen Torrisi, David M.
Stanley, Harriett L. Turkington, Eric
St. Fleur, Marie P. Vallee, James E.
Story, Ellen Wagner, Joseph F.
Straus, William M. Walrath, Patricia A.
Swan, Benjamin Walsh, Martin J.
Teahan, Kathleen M. Wolf, Alice K. — 105.
Timilty, Walter F.
NAYS (53).
Senators.
Brewer, Stephen M. Moore, Richard T..
Glodis, Guy W. Panagiotakos, Steven C.
Hedlund, Robert L. Tarr, Bruce E.. — 7.
Magnani, David P.
Representatives.
Asselin, Christopher P. LeDuc, Stephen P.
Carron, Mark J. Lepper, John A.
Casey, Paul C. Loscocco, Paul J. P.
Connolly, Edward G. Marini, Francis L.
Coppola, Michael J. Miceli, James R.
Correia, Robert Parente, Marie J.
deMacedo, Viriato Manuel Peterson, George N., Jr.
Donato, Paul J. Poirier, Elizabeth
Finneran, Thomas M. Polito, Karyn E.
Fresolo, John P. Rodrigues, Michael J.
Frost, Paul K. Rogeness, Mary S.
Gobi, Anne M. Rogers, George
Gomes, Shirley Rogers, John H.
Greene, William G., Jr. Ruane, J. Michael
Hargraves, Robert S. Santiago, Jose L.
Hill, Bradford Scaccia, Angelo M.
Hillman, Reed V. Stanley, Thomas M.
Hynes, Frank M. Sullivan, David B.
Jones, Bradley H., Jr. Sullivan, Joseph C.
Kane, Michael F. Tirone, Paul E.
Kelly, Shaun P. Tobin, A. Stephen
Knuuttila, Brian Travis, Philip
Kujawski, Paul Verga, Anthony J. — 46.


The yeas and nays having been completed at seventeen minutes past two o’clock P.M., the motion to adjourn was adopted; and accordingly, the Joint Session was adjourned.

The Senate returned to its Chamber, under the escort of the Sergeant-at-Arms.

At twenty minutes past two o’clock P.M., the Senate reassembled.

Orders of the Day.

The Orders of the Day were further considered, as follows:

The Senate Bill creating a bureau of power linemen in the Department of Public Safety (Senate, No. 2372),— was considered, the main question being on passing it to be engrossed.
Mr. Lees moved that the bill be laid on the table; and, in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 24, the consideration of the motion to lay on the table was postponed, without question, until the next session.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

Emergency Preamble Adopted.

An engrossed Bill authorizing the Attorney General to suspend certain labor laws in an emergency (see House, No. 5189), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage and containing an emergency preamble,— was laid before the Senate; and, a separate vote being taken in accordance with the requirements of Article LXVII of the Amendments to the Constitution, the preamble was adopted, in concurrence, by a vote of 11 to 0.
The bill was signed by the President and sent to the House for enactment.
 

Engrossed Bills — Amended.

An engrossed Bill exempting the position of deputy chief of police in the town of Webster from the civil service law (see House, No. 4758, amended) (which originated in the House), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage,— was laid before the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Moore, Senate Rule 49 was suspended.

The same Senator moved that the bill be amended in section 1, by striking out the word “temporary”; and by inserting after section 1 the following section:—

“SECTION 1A. Section 1 of this act shall not impair the civil service status of any incumbent holding the position of deputy chief of police in the town of Webster on the effective date of this act.”
The amendments were adopted.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendments.
 

An engrossed Bill relative to dental and vision care carriers (see House, No. 4676, amended) (which originated in the House), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage,— was laid before the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Moore, Senate Rule 49 was suspended.

The same Senator moved that the bill be amended by striking out sections 2 and 3 and inserting in place thereof the following section:—

“SECTION 2. Section 1 shall be effective until December 31, 2005.”
This amendment was adopted.
Sent to the House for concurrence in the amendment.  

Motion to Take Out of Notice Section of Calendar.

A motion for unanimous consent to take the House Bill relative to enhancing English opportunities for all students in the Commonwealth (House, No. 5010, amended) from the Notice Section of the Calendar,— was considered; but objection was made thereto by Mr. Pacheco.  

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

Petitions were referred, in concurrence, as follows:

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5252) of David C. Bunker, Jr., and Stephen M. Brewer relative to the punishment of criminal defendants concealing their face during courtroom proceedings;
Under suspension of Joint Rule 12, to the committee on the Judiciary.

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5251) of Thomas N. George and Robert A. O’Leary relative to trustees of the Jacob Sears Memorial Library in the town of Dennis;
Under suspension of Joint Rule 12, to the committee on State Administration.  

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. O’Leary) “congratulating the Hyannis Yacht Club on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary”;

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Rosenberg) “congratulating the Greenfield Kiwanis Club on the occasion of its eightieth anniversary”; and

Resolutions (filed by Mrs. Sprague) “congratulating Frederick L. J. Waggett, III of Foxborough upon his elevation to the rank of Eagle Scout.”

Matters Taken Out of the Notice Section of the Calendar.

There being no objection, the following matters were taken out of the Notice Section of the Calendar and considered, as follows:

The House bills

Relative to the issuance of pension funding bonds by the city of Springfield (House, No. 4419); and

Establishing the Plymouth Development Corporation (House, No. 4917, changed);
Were severally read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.  

Engrossed Bill — Land Taking for Conservation, Etc.

An engrossed Bill authorizing Fire District Number Two in the town of South Hadley to convey certain parcels of land to the Commonwealth for conservation purposes (see House, No. 5029) (which originated in the House), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage,— was put upon its final passage; and, this being a bill providing for the taking of land or other easements used for conservation purposes, etc., as defined by Article XCVII of the Amendments to the Constitution, the question on passing it to be enacted was determined by a call of the yeas and nays, at twenty-seven minutes past two o’clock P.M., as follows, to wit (yeas 39 — nays 0):

YEAS.
Antonioni, Robert A. Montigny, Mark C.
Baddour, Steven A. Moore, Richard T.
Berry, Frederick E. Morrissey, Michael W.
Brewer, Stephen M. Murray, Therese
Chandler, Harriette L. Nuciforo, Andrea F., Jr.
Creedon, Robert S., Jr. O’Leary, Robert A.
Creem, Cynthia Stone Pacheco, Marc R.
Fargo, Susan C. Panagiotakos, Steven C.
Glodis, Guy W. Resor, Pamela
Hart, John A., Jr. Rosenberg, Stanley C.
Havern, Robert A. Shannon, Charles E.
Hedlund, Robert L. Sprague, Jo Ann
Jacques, Cheryl A. Tarr, Bruce E.
Joyce, Brian A. Tisei, Richard R.
Knapik, Michael R. Tolman, Steven A.
Lees, Brian P. Travaglini, Robert E.
Magnani, David P. Tucker, Susan C.
McGee, Thomas M. Walsh, Marian
Melconian, Linda J. Wilkerson, Dianne — 39.
Menard, Joan M.
NAYS — 0.

Ms. Melconian in the Chair (having been appointed by the President, under authority conferred by Senate Rule 4, to perform the duties of the Chair), the yeas and nays having been completed at twenty-seven minutes before three o’clock P.M., the bill was passed to be enacted, two-thirds of the members present having agreed to pass the same, and it was signed by the Acting President and laid before the Acting Governor for her approbation.  

Engrossed Bills.

The following engrossed bills (the first of which originated in the Senate), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage, were severally passed to be enacted and were signed by the Acting President and laid before the Acting Governor for her approbation, to wit:

Establishing a comprehensive wastewater reuse and greywater management plan (see Senate, No. 2329); and

Establishing a sick leave bank for Holly Andersen, an employee of the trial court of the commonwealth (see House, No. 5047).

Order Adopted.

On motion of Ms. Jacques,—

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again tomorrow at eleven o’clock A.M., and that the Clerk be directed to dispense with the printing of a calendar.

Adjournment in Memory of Former
Senator Royal L. Bolling, Sr.

Ms. Wilkerson moved that when the Senate adjourns, it adjourn in memory of Royal L. Bolling, Sr., of Boston. Mr. Bolling served as a member of the House of Representatives from 1961 to 1968 and from 1971 to 1974, and served as a member of the Senate from 1983 to 1988. The motion prevailed.

Accordingly, as a mark of respect to the memory of Royal L. Bolling, Sr., at twenty-two minutes before three o’clock P.M., on motion of Mr. Lees, the Senate adjourned to meet again tomorrow at eleven o’clock A.M.