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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Friday, November 21, 2003.

Met at two minutes past eleven o’clock A.M. (Mr. Barrios in the Chair).

The Chair (Mr. Barrios), members, guests and employees then recited the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

Petition.

Ms. Resor presented a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Pamela P. Resor, Patricia A. Walrath, Kathleen M. Teahan, Carol A. Donovan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the inspection fees for elevators, handicap lifts and dumbwaiters,— and the same was referred, under Senate Rule 20, to the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.

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 Senate Bill relative to a certain parcel of land in the town of Ipswich (Senate, No. 1178),— was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed.

Sent to the House for concurrence.

The Senate Bill relative to the police department in the town of Bridgewater (Senate, No. 2071),— was read a second time, ordered to a third reading, read a third time and passed to be engrossed.

Sent to the House for concurrence.

PAPER FROM THE HOUSE.

A Bill increasing the number of selectmen in the town of Foxborough (House, No. 583,— on petition) [Local approval received],— was read.

There being no objection, the rules were suspended, on motion of Mr. Tarr, and the bill 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 increasing the number of selectmen in the town of Foxborough from 3 to 5.”.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Tarr,—

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 seven minutes past eleven o’clock A.M., the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Monday at eleven o’clock A.M.