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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Monday, September 15, 2003.

Met at three minutes past eleven o’clock A.M. (Ms. Walsh in the Chair).

The Senator from Plymouth and Barnstable, Ms. Murray, led the Chair (Ms. Walsh), members, guests and employees in the recitation of the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

Petition.

Mr. Panagiotakos presented a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Steven C. Panagiotakos for legislation relative to retirement systems and pension calculations,— and the same was referred, under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.  

Reports of Committees.

By Mr. Barrios, for the committee on Public Safety, on Senate, No. 1273 and House, No. 3023, a Bill relative to certain consumer transactions and the satisfaction of security interests (Senate, No. 1273);

By Mr. Magnani, for the committee on Public Service, on petition, a Bill further regulating appeals under Group Insurance Commission (Senate, No. 1531); and

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill relative to providing creditable service for Joseph A. Quinlan a member in the contributory retirement system of the Commonwealth district attorney’s office (Senate, No. 1578);
Severally read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.  

By Mr. Barrios, for the committee on Public Safety, on petition, a Bill further regulating change of name or address notices to the Registry of Motor Vehicles (Senate, No. 1278);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill relative to stealing registration plates and the possession of stolen registration plates (Senate, No. 1284);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill relative to failure to stop for a police officer (Senate, No. 1341);

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on petition, a Bill relative to driving under the influence (Senate, No. 1348, changed in section 1, in line 5, by inserting after the word “offense” the words “punishable by a term of incarceration not to exceed 2½ years”; in section 2, in line 4, by inserting after the word “offense” the words “punishable by a term of incarceration not to exceed 2½ years”; and in section 3, in line 4, by inserting after the word “offense” the words “punishable by a term of incarceration not to exceed 2½ years”); and

By the same Senator, for the same committee, on Senate, No. 1353 and House, No. 1168, a Bill relative to leasing motor vehicles (Senate, No. 1353);
Severally read and, under Senate Rule 26, referred to the committee on Steering and Policy.

 PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

Bills

Authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land to the city of Worcester (House, No. 3917, amended,— on petition) [Local approval received]; and

Authorizing Daniel P. Murphy to withdraw from a certain retirement program. (House, No. 4140,— on House, No. 1931);
Were severally read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.  

Resolutions.

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

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Magnani) “honoring Mary Harrington for her service to the community of Hopkinton”; and

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Wilkerson) “honoring the memory of William Henry Janey.”

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Tisei,—

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.

Adjournment in Memory of
Albert “Junior” Lombardi and Joseph Sarni.

Mr. Travaglini presented a request that when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn in memory of Albert “Junior” Lombardi. Mr. Lombardi was active in East Boston politics and was very helpful to many people in the community in need of city and state services.

Mr. Hedlund also presented a request that when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn in memory of Joseph Sarni, who passed away at the age of 90. Joseph Sarni was the grandfather of Senator Hedlund.

Accordingly, as a mark of respect to the memories of Albert “Junior” Lombardi and Joseph Sarni, at six minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., on motion of Mr. Moore, the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Thursday at eleven o’clock A.M.