Journal of the Senate
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
The Senate was called to order by the President.
Devotional exercises were conducted by the Reverend Peter Plagge of Waterbury.
Bill Referred to Committee on Finance
Senate Committee bill of the following title, appearing on the Calendar for notice, and affecting the revenue of the state, under the rule was referred to the Committee on Finance:
An act relating to domestic violence.
Senate bills of the following titles were severally read the third time and passed:
An act relating to mapping class four town highways and trails and mass continuances of unmapped town highways.
An act relating to the department of banking, insurance, securities, and health care administration.
Third Reading Ordered; Rules Suspended; Bill Passed; Bill Messaged
Senate committee bill entitled:
An act relating to debt financing for the Vermont Housing Finance Agency.
Having appeared on the Calendar for notice for one day, was taken up.
Thereupon, the bill was read the second time by title only pursuant to Rule 43, and third reading of the bill was ordered.
Thereupon, on motion of Senator Shumlin, the rules were suspended and the bill was placed on all remaining stages of its passage forthwith.
Thereupon, the bill was read the third time and passed.
Thereupon, on motion of Senator Shumlin, the rules were suspended, and the bill was ordered messaged to the House forthwith.
On motion of Senator Shumlin, the Senate adjourned until eleven o’clock and forty-five minutes in the morning.