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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Thursday, September 8, 2005.

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

The Senator from Hampden and Hampshire, Mr. Knapik, led the Chair (Mr. Rosenberg), members, guests and employees in the recitation of the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

Report.

A report of the Massachusetts Capital Resource Company (under the provisions of Section 12 of Chapter 816 of the Acts of 1977) relative to the current status of the Massachusetts Capital Resource Company (received Tuesday, September 6, 2005),— was placed on file.

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Brewer, Ms. Murray, Messrs. Timilty and Augustus, Ms. Resor, Ms. Chandler, Messrs. O’Leary, Moore and Brown, Ms. Tucker, Ms. Spilka, Messrs. Rosenberg, Joyce, Montigny, Pacheco, Tarr, Knapik, Tisei and McGee, Ms. Creem, Messrs. Hedlund, Morrissey, Antonioni, Nuciforo and Hart) “on National POW-MIA Recognition Day”;

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Lees) “commending the organizers of ‘Bright Nights at Forest Park’ ”; and

Resolutions (filed by Mr. O’Leary) “congratulating Jeff and Anne Marie Weber on their marriage.”

Matter Taken Out of the Orders of the Day.

There being no objection, the following matter was taken out of the Orders of the Day and considered as follows:

The House Bill relative to illegal dumping in the city of Worcester (House, No. 1748),— was read a second time.
Pending the question on ordering the bill to a third reading, on motion of Mr. Moore, the bill was referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Reports 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 Mark O. Vietzke for legislation to authorize the state board of retirement to grant creditable service to Mark O. Vietzke.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Nuciforo, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Public Service.

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 Steven A. Tolman for legislation relative to retirement benefits for John G. Flores.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Nuciforo, and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Public Service.
Severally sent to the House for concurrence.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

Petitions were referred, in concurrence, as follows:

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4357) of Maureen A. Sullivan, Bruce J. Ayers and Michael W. Morrissey that the Parole Board be directed to establish a sick leave bank for said Maureen A. Sullivan, an employee of said board;
Under suspension of Joint Rule 12, to the committee on the Judiciary.

Petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4358) of John W. Scibak and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor establishing the third week in September as Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week;
Under suspension of Joint Rule 12, to the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Hedlund,—

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