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Journal of the Senate


Thursday, January 10, 2008

The Senate was called to order by the President.

Devotional Exercises

A moment of silence was observed in lieu of devotions.

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. 42.  Joint resolution relating to weekend adjournment.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That when the two Houses adjourn on Friday, January 11, 2008, it be to meet again no later than Tuesday, January 15, 2008.

Bill Committed

S. 208.

Senate Committee bill entitled:

An act relating to approval of amendment to the charter of the city of South Burlington reading voter approval of city and school district budgets.

Having appeared on the Calendar for notice for one day, was taken up.

Thereupon, pending second reading of the bill, on motion of Senator White, the bill was committed to the Committee on Government Operations.

Joint Assembly

At two o’clock, the hour having arrived for the meeting of the two Houses in Joint Assembly pursuant to:

J.R.S. 40.  Joint resolution to provide for a Joint Assembly to receive the State-of-the-State message from the Governor.

The Senate repaired to the hall of the House.

Having returned therefrom, at two o’clock and fifty minutes, the President resumed the Chair.


On motion of Senator Campbell, the Senate adjourned until eleven o’clock and forty-five minutes in the morning.


Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont