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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Monday, November 1, 1999.

Met at four minutes past eleven o'clock A.M.

Distinguished Guest.

There being no objection, the President introduced Mircea Dunarintu, director of the Bureau for Public Information and Civil Society Relations for the Romanian Parliament Chamber of Deputies. He was the guest of Senator Fargo.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

A Bill providing for the licensure of perfusionists (House, No. 1183, amended,— on petition),— was read and, under Senate Rule 27, referred to the committee on Ways and Means.


Bills
Relative to leaves of absences by certain police officers (House, No. 3918,— on petition);
Relative to the Swansea Water District (House, No. 4658,— on petition); and
Relative to life insurance company liquidation proceedings (House, No. 4852,— on House, Nos. 3496 and 3497);
Were severally read and, under Senate Rule 26, referred to the committee on Steering and Policy.

A Bill establishing a nonprofit housing corporation for the town of Belmont (House, No. 4765,— on petition) [Local approval received],— was read and, under Senate Rule 26, placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session.

Resolutions.

The following resolutions (having been filed with the Clerk) were considered forthwith and adopted, as follows:—
Resolutions (filed by Messrs. Lees, Knapik, Rosenberg and Ms. Melconian) "honoring Judith A. Matt".

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

A Bill relative to the Lancaster Sewer District (House, No. 4729,— on petition),— was read.
The rules were suspended, on motion of Ms. Fargo, and the bill was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

Matters Taken Out of the Orders of the Day.

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

The House Bill authorizing the town of Westborough to issue an additional license for alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4233),— was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, its title having been changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading to read as follows: "An Act authoriz ing the town of Westborough to issue an additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises".


The House Bill authorizing the licensing authority of the town of Westborough to grant an additional all alcoholic beverage license to a certain innholder (House, No. 4234),— was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence, its title having been changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading to read as follows: "An Act authorizing the licensing authority of the town of Westborough to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises".

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE.

A petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4856) of Thomas M. Petrolati, Salvatore F. DiMasi and Robert Correia relative to executive compensation and the Emergency Finance Board,— was referred, in concurrence, under suspension of Joint Rule 12, to the committee on Public Service.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Ms. Melconian,—
Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Wednesday 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. Tisei, at twenty-five minutes past eleven o'clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Wednes day at eleven o'clock A.M.