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Journal of the Senate

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Thursday, January 18, 2007

The Senate was called to order by the President.

Devotional Exercises

Devotional exercises were conducted by the Reverend David Peterson of Moretown.

Bills Introduced

Senate bills of the following titles were severally introduced, read the first time and referred:

S. 40.

By Senator Mullin,

An act relating to prohibiting municipalities from regulating home prices.

To the Committee on Government Operations.

S. 41.

By Senator Mullin,

An act relating to workers’ compensation for agricultural employees.

To the Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs.

Joint Resolution Adopted on the Part of the Senate

Joint Senate resolution of the following title was offered, read and adopted on the part of the Senate, and is as follows:

   By Senator Shumlin,

     J.R.S. 9.  Joint resolution relating to weekend adjournment.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That when the two Houses adjourn on Friday, January 19, 2007, it be to meet again no later than Tuesday, January 23, 2007.


Bill Passed

Senate bill of the following title was read the third time and passed:

S. 2.

An act relating to bail and to eligibility for public defender services for defendants charged with retail theft.

Election of Senate Members to Judicial Nominating Board

The President announced that the next order of business was the election of three members of the Senate to serve on the Judicial Nominating Board pursuant to 4 V.S.A. §601.

Senator Shumlin, on behalf of the Committee on Committees, placed in nomination the names of the following Senators to serve on the Board:

SARA BRANON KITTELL

of Franklin District, as the majority party member of the Board.

PHILIP B. SCOTT

of Washington District, as the minority party member of the Board.

JOHN F. CAMPBELL

of Windsor District, as the third member of the Board.

There being no further nominations, on motion of Senator Shumlin, the nominations were closed, and the Secretary was instructed to cast one ballot for

SARA BRANON KITTELL

of Franklin District, as the majority party member of the Board, for a term of two years or until her successor is elected and has qualified.

PHILIP B. SCOTT

of Washington District, as the minority party member of the Board, for a term of two years or until his successor is elected and has qualified.

JOHN F. CAMPBELL

of Windsor District, as the third member of the Board, for a term of two years or until his successor is elected and has qualified.

Adjournment

On motion of Senator Shumlin, the Senate adjourned until eleven o’clock and thirty minutes in the morning.

 



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