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Journal of the Senate

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Thursday, January 31, 2008

The Senate was called to order by the President.

Devotional Exercises

Devotional exercises were conducted by Rabbi Tobie Weisman of Montpelier.

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. 48.  Joint resolution relating to weekend adjournment.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That when the two Houses adjourn on Friday, February 1, 2008, it be to meet again no later than Tuesday, February 5, 2008.

Third Readings Ordered

S. 222.

Senator Campbell, for the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Senate bill entitled:

An act relating to the safe haven exception to the crime of abandonment.

Reported that the bill ought to pass.

Thereupon, the bill was read the second time by title only pursuant to Rule 43, and third reading of the bill was ordered.

S. 240.

Senator Mullin, for the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Senate bill entitled:

An act relating to repealing the sunset of the law enforcement exemption to the social security breach notice act.

Reported that the bill ought to pass.

Thereupon, the bill was read the second time by title only pursuant to Rule 43, and third reading of the bill was ordered.

Bill Amended; Third Reading Ordered

S. 283.

Senator Racine, for the Committee on Health and Welfare, to which was referred Senate bill entitled:

An act relating to the managed care organizations and the blueprint for health.

Reported recommending that the bill be amended in Sec. 1, 18 V.S.A. §9414(b)(2) by striking out subparagraphs (B) and (C) in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

(B) informational materials, training, and follow-up necessary to support members and providers; and

(C)  payment reform methodologies.

And that when so amended the bill ought to pass.

Thereupon, the bill was read the second time by title only pursuant to Rule 43, the recommendation of amendment was agreed to, and third reading of the bill was ordered.

Adjournment

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

 



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