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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Thursday, November 12, 1998.

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

Reports.

Reports of the Department of Public Health (under the provisions of Section 5 and 20 of Chapter 111 of the General Laws) relative to inspection of certain correctional facilities in the Commonwealth:
Of the Longwood Treatment Center, in the city of Boston (received Monday, November 9, 1998); and
Of the MCI Boston Pre-Release Center, in the city of Boston (received Tuesday, November 10, 1998),— were severally read and sent to the House for its information.

A report of the Administrative Office of the Trial Court (under the provisions of Section 15 of Chapter 358 of the Acts of 1996, as amended by section 4 of Chapter 157 of the Acts of 1998) submitting an interim report on the implementation of the One Trial System (received Tuesday, November 10, 1998),—was placed on file.

Paper from the House.
Engrossed Bill.

An engrossed Bill accepting the devise of certain land in Georgetown as part of the Georgetown-Rowley State Forest (see House Bill, printed as Senate, No. 2349) (which originated in the House), having been certified by the Senate Clerk to be rightly and truly prepared for final passage, was passed to be enacted and was signed by the President and laid before the Acting Governor for his approbation.

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 exempting the position of school custodian in the town of Dedham from the provisions of the civil service laws (House, No. 4338),— was read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

The House Bill relative to the parks and recreation commission of the town of Dedham (House, No. 4508),— was read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

The House Bill relative to justices of the peace performing marriages (House, No. 5337),— was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed, in concurrence.

Report of Committees.

By Mr. Tisei, for the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, that Joint Rule 12 be suspended on the Senate petition of John D. O'Brien and Barry R. Finegold for legislation to authorize the Andover Housing Authority to pay certain unpaid bills.
Senate Rule 36 was suspended, on motion of Mr. Keating and the report was considered forthwith. Joint Rule 12 was suspended; and the petition (accompanied by bill) was referred to the committee on Housing and Urban Development.
   Sent to the House for concurrence.

Resolutions.

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Bernstein) "congratulating Katherine A. Fadden on being named Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year", were referred, under the rule, to the committee on Rules.
Subsequently, Mr. Tisei, for the said committee, reported, recommending that the resolutions ought to be adopted; and they were considered forthwith, under a suspension of the rules, moved by Mr. Travaglini, and adopted.

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Keating) "congratulating Mark Andrew Record on receiving the Eagle Award of the Boy Scouts of America", were referred, under the rule, to the committee on Rules.
Subsequently, Mr. Tisei, for the said committee, reported, recommending that the resolutions ought to be adopted; and they were considered forthwith, under a suspension of the rules, moved by Mr. Travaglini, and adopted.

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Keating) "congratulating Kyle Adam Harrison on receiving the Eagle Award of the Boy Scouts of America", were referred, under the rule, to the committee on Rules.
Subsequently, Mr. Tisei, for the said committee, reported, recommending that the resolutions ought to be adopted; and they were considered forthwith, under a suspension of the rules, moved by Mr. Travaglini, and adopted.

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Magnani) "congratulating James L. Green upon being recognized as a leader in education", were referred, under the rule, to the committee on Rules.
Subsequently, Mr. Tisei, for the said committee, reported, recommending that the resolutions ought to be adopted; and they were considered forthwith, under a suspension of the rules, moved by Mr. Travaglini, and adopted.

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Travaglini) "commending Adeline Romilda Petrigno on the occasion of her one hundredth birthday", were referred, under the rule, to the committee on Rules.
Subsequently, Mr. Tisei, for the said committee, reported, recommending that the resolutions ought to be adopted; and they were considered forthwith, under a suspension of the rules, moved by Mr. Travaglini, and adopted.

Resolutions (filed by Ms. Walsh) "honoring James Michael Sutton, Jr., on the occasion of his fiftieth birthday", were referred, under the rule, to the committee on Rules.
Subsequently, Mr. Tisei, for the said committee, reported, recommending that the resolutions ought to be adopted; and they were considered forthwith, under a suspension of the rules, moved by Mr. Travaglini, and adopted.

Resolutions (filed by Mr. Wilkerson) "congratulating Ms. Olive Benson for her contributions to the Hair Care Industry and to her Community", were referred, under the rule, to the committee on Rules.
Subsequently, Mr. Tisei, for the said committee, reported, recommending that the resolutions ought to be adopted; and they were considered forthwith, under a suspension of the rules, moved by Mr. Travaglini, and adopted.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Ms. Melconian,—
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. Tarr, at ten minutes past eleven o'clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Monday at eleven o'clock A.M.