State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Journal of the Senate

JANUARY SESSION of the General Assembly begun and held at the State House in the City of Providence on Tuesday, the fourth day of January in the year of Our Lord two thousand.
Volume 127, No. 65 Thursday, June 29, 2000 Sixty-fifth Day


The Senate meets pursuant to adjournment and is called to order by His Honor, the Honorable Charles D. Walton, President Pro Tempore, at 2:29 o'clock P.M.

The roll is called and a quorum is declared present with 50 Senators present and 0 Senators absent as follows:

PRESENT - 50: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patter son, Perry, RaptaKis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

ABSENT-0.

INVOCATION


The Honorable President Pro Tempore, by unanimous consent, presents Senator Enos, to deliver the invocation.

(See Appendix for Invocation)


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG



The Honorable President Pro Tempore, by unanimous consent, presents Senator Enos, to lead the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

CORRECTION


The Senate Journal of Tuesday, June 27, 2000, shall be corrected as recording the following acts as being transmitted from the House of Representatives and ordered placed on the Calendar:

(00-S 2139) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to education.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(00-S 2265 as amended) An Act relating to civil rights.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also;

(00-S 2519) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to licensing of health care facilities.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(00-S 2538 as amended) An Act relating to health and safety.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(00-S 2935 as amended) Joint Resolution creating a special legislative commission to develop a long term plan to ensure an adequate pool of certified nursing assistants.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(00-S 2518 as amended) An Act relating to state affairs and government - open meetings.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(00-S 2656 as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles- special stops required.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(00-S 2769 as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - adjudication of traffic offenses.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(00-S 2794 as amended) An Act relating to motor vehicle insurance- rental vehicles.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(00-S 2862) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to personal watercraft regulations.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(2000-H 7220) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to textbooks.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

APPROVAL OF RECORD


The Senate Journal of Tuesday, June 27, 2000 proceedings is read in part.

Upon suggestion of Senator Kelly and by unanimous consent, further reading of the Journal is dispensed with and the Journal approved as corrected.

GUESTS


Upon suggestion of Senators Blais and Alves, and by unanimous consent, the Honorable President Pro Tempore, welcomes to the Chamber Vincent Dubreuil of Coventry and the Honorable J. Michael Levesque, former Mayor of West Warwick.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES


COMMITTEE ON CORPORATIONS


Senator Irons, from the Committee on Corporations, reports back, with recommendation of passage of the following measure:

(00-S 3033) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to Health Reform, R.I. 2000 - RIte Care stabilization, small employer insurance reform, and health insurers' accountability.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL LEGISLATION


Senator Goodwin,. from the Committee on Special Legislation, reports back, with recommendation of passage of the following measure:

(2000-H 8125) Joint Resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to fulfill its commitment of forty percent (40%) federal funding in its reauthorization of the individuals with disabilities education act.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

NOW PRESIDING


The Honorable President Pro Tempore, yields the floor to His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor Charles J. Fogarty, at 2:37 o'clock P.M.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE


COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Senator Paiva Weed, from the Committee on Judiciary, reports back, with recommendation that the Senate give its Advice and Consent to the following appointments:

Appointment of Richard A. Gonnella of Cranston VICE Associate Justice Gilbert V. Indeglia as Associate Justice of the Rhode Island District Court.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Appointment of Dianne Connor of East Greenwich VICE Judge Constance Messore as Judge of the Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

FROM THE DESK


Upon suggestion of Senator Kelly, and without objection (00-S 2395) is removed from the desk and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

CONSENT CALENDAR


In order for the day is taken up as follows:

Upon motion of Senator Kelly, seconded by Senator Algiere, the following appointments on today's Consent Calendar, by unanimous consent, are given the Advice and Consent of the Senate, upon a voice vote:

1. Appointment of Dana Newbrook of Cumberland (Architect) VICE Alfred Kozar to the Fire Safety Code Board of Appeal and Review.

2. Appointment of Richard A. O'Connell of Hope VICE Joseph Pangborn to the Fire Safety Code Board of Appeals for a term expiring July 1, 2006.

3. Appointment of Jean Stover of Bristol VICE Cleon E. Harvey to the Commission for Human Rights for a term expiring July 1, 2001.

4. Reappointment of John St. Sauveur of North Smithfield to the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation for a term expiring July 1, 2001.

5. Appointment of Michael A. Salvadore, Jr. of Warwick VICE Jerry W. Ligon to the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation for a term expiring July 1, 2001.

6. Appointment of William C. Kennedy of Coventry VICE Barry Schiller to the Board of Rhode Island Public Transit Authority for a term expiring April 1, 2002.

CALENDAR


In order for the day is taken up as follows:

1.(2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act making appropriations for the support of the state for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Kelly, Coderre, Walton, Felag, Irons, Goodwin, Roberts, Roney, Badeau and many others.

COMMUNICATION


His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, presents the following communication:

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS
SENATE CHAMBER



STATEMENT OF POTENTIAL CONFLICT


To the Honorable Senate:

I, William Enos, under oath depose and say;

1. I am a duly elected member of the Rhode Island Senate.

2. This statement is made in accord with Rhode Island General Law section 3&14-6.

3. In my official capacity, I may be expected or required to vote or participate in the deliberations of bill (2000.H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended), Amendment #1 - LC03872, now pending before the Senate or a committee thereof.

4. I request that I be excused from voting, deliberating or taKing action on the matter.

5. I do not desire to vote or deliberate because I have a conflict of interest as follows. Employment.

6. This statement is true to the best of my knowledge.

WILLIAM ENOS
Senator, District 47

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 29th day of June, 2000.

RAYMOND T. HOYAS, JR.
Notary Public

Ordered to be placed on file.

CALENDAR


Senator Graziano, seconded by Senators Montalbano and Donelan, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended)


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend (2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended) entitled "AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE STATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2001", as follows:

(1) Article 1 as amended by floor amendment LC 03832, page 10, under the category of "child welfare," subcategory of "General Revenue," by striking the number "71,140,020" and inserting in place thereof the number "70,885,020";

(2) Article 1 as amended by floor amendment LC 03832, page 10, under the category of "child welfare," subcategory "Federal Funds," by striking the number "47,461,187" and inserting in place thereof the number "47,336,187";

(3) Article 1, as amended by floor amendment LC 03832, page 10, under the category of "child welfare," subcategory "total-child welfare," by striking the number "119,980,706" and inserting in place thereof the number "119,600,706";

(4) Article 1 as amended by floor amendment LC 03832, page 10, under the category "grand total - children, youth and families," by striking the number "200,360,703" and inserting in place thereof the number "199,980,703";

(5) Article 1 as amended by floor amendment LC 03832, page 25, under the category of "Statewide Totals," subcategory "general revenue funds total," by striking the number "2,414,089,790" and inserting in place thereof the number "2,413,834,790";

(6) Article 1, as amended by floor amendment LC 03832, page 25 under the category of "Statewide Totals," subcategory "Federal Funds Total," by striking the number "1,439,528,153" and inserting in place thereof the number "1,439,403,153";

(7) Article 1 as amended by floor amendment LC 03832, page 25, under the category "Statewide Totals," subcategory "Statewide Grand Total," by striking the number "4,807,266,110" and inserting in place thereof the number "4,806,886,110".

Respectfully submitted,

CATHERINE E. GRAZIANO
Senator, District 5

Senators Roberts, Cicilline, Fogarty, Montalbano and Graziano discuss the amendment.

The motion to amend fails of passage upon a roll call vote with 10 Senators voting in the affirmative, 34 Senators voting in the negative and 1 Senator abstaining as follows:

YEAS - 10: Senators Alves, Caprio, Donelan, Graziano, Issa, McBurney, McCaffrey, Montalbano, Patterson, Walaska.

NAYS -34: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Perry, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh.

ABSTAINED - 1; Senator Enos.

Senator Montalbano, seconded by Senators Graziano and McBurney, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT


(2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended)

Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend

(2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended) entitled "AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE STATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2001" as follows:

1. In Article 20, page 3 by deleting section 5, lines 11 through 29, in its entirety.

2. In Article 20, page 4, line 1 by deleting the number "6" and inserting the number "5" in place thereof.

Respectfully submitted,

JOSEPH MONTALBANO
Senator, District 37

Senators Lenihan, Alves, Flynn and Graziano discuss the amendment.

The motion to amend fails of passage upon a roll call vote with 14 Senators voting in the affirmative and 34 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 14: Senators Alves, Caprio, Coderre, Donelan, Goodwin, Graziano, Irons, Issa, McBurney, McCaffrey, Montalbano, Ruggerio, Walaska, Walton

NAYS - 34: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Celona, Cicilline, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Igliozzi, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh.

Senator Raptakis, seconded by Senator Alves, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended)


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend

(2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended) entitled "AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE STATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2001", as follows:

(1) In Article 29, page 2, line 4, by deleting the word and

(2) In Article 29, page 2, line 4, by adding the language and West Warwick" after the word "Coventry".

Respectfully submitted,

LEONIDAS RAPTAKIS
Senator, District 20

Senator Lenihan discusses the amendment.

The motion to amend fails of passage upon a roll call vote with 10 Senators voting in the affirmative and 36 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 10: Senators Alves, Caprio, Donelan, Graziano, Issa, McBurney, Montalbano, Parella, Patterson, Raptakis.

NAYS - 36: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Perry, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, SosnowsKi, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

Senator Donelan, seconded by Senators Walaska and McCaffrey, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended)


Mr,. President: I hereby move to amend (2000-H 7862) (Substitute "A" as amended) entitled "AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE STATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2001", as follows:

ARTICLE___

RELATING TO
RENTAL VEHICLE SURCHARGE

SECTION 1. Section 31-34.1-2 of the General Laws in Chapter 31-34.1 entitled "Rental Vehicle Surcharge" is hereby amended to read as follows:

31-34.1-2. RENTAL VEHICLE SURCHARGE. - (a) Each rental company shall collect, at the time a motor vehicle is rented in this state, on each rental contract, a surcharge equal to nine percent (9%) of gross receipts per vehicle on all rentals for each of the first ten (10) consecutive days. The surcharge shall be computed prior to the assessment of any applicable sales taxes, provided, however, such surcharge shall be subject to the sales tax.

(b) The surcharge shall be included on the rental contract and collected in accordance with the terms of the rental contract. The nine percent (9%) surcharge shall be allocated in the following manner: Fifty percent (50%) of said surcharge three percent (3%) shall be retained by the rental company in accordance with this section and subsection (c), and fifty percent (50%) of said surcharge; three percent (3%) shall be remitted to the state for deposit in the general fund, on a quarterly basis in accordance with a schedule adopted by the tax administration one and one half percent (1 1/2%) shall be remitted to the airport corporation of Rhode Island to provide additional funding for the soundproofing program conducted by the corporation; and one and one half percent (1 1/2%) to be remitted to the city of Warwick to provide tax relief to homeowners affected by T.F. Greene Airport in a manner to be determined by the Warwick city council. Each rental company collecting and retaining surcharge amounts may reimburse itself in accordance with this section from the funds retained for the total amount of motor vehicle licensing fees, title fees, registration fees and transfer fees paid to the state of Rhode Island and excise taxes imposed upon the rental companies' motor vehicles during the prior calendar year; provided, however, that rental companies shall not be authorized to reimburse themselves for title fees, motor vehicle licensing fees, transfer fees, registration fees and excise taxes unless those fees and taxes shall have been assessed and paid in full to the state or appropriate city or town prior to any reimbursement. No reimbursement shall be allowed upon the prepayment of any fees or excise taxes.

(c) At a date to be set by the state tax administrator, but not later than February 15th of any calendar year, each rental company shall, in addition to filing a quarterly remittance form, file a report with the state tax administrator on such form prescribed by him or her, stating the total amount of motor vehicles licensing fees, transfer fees, title fees, registration fees and excise taxes paid by the rental company m the previous year. The amount, if any, by which the surcharge collections exceed the amount of licensing fees, title fees, transfer fees; registration fees and excise taxes paid shall be remitted by the rental company to the state of Rhode Island for deposit in the general fund.

SECTION 2. This article shall take effect upon passage.

Respectfully submitted,

JAMES M. DONELAN
Senator, District 15

Senators Lenihan, McCaffrey and Roberts discuss the amendment.

The motion to amend fails of passage upon a roll call vote with 10 Senators voting in the affirmative and 34 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 10: Senators Alves, Caprio, Donelan, Flynn, Graziano, McBurney, McCaffrey, Montalbano, Parella, Walaska.

NAYS -34: Senators Algiere, Bates, Blais, Breene, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

Senator Alves begins to offer a written motion to amend.

Senator Lenihan suggests the amendment is not properly before the body.

His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, rules that the amendment is not properly before the body.

Senator Alves appeals the ruling of the chair.

The ruling of the chair is sustained, upon a roll call vote with 33 Senators voting in the affirmative, 13 Senators voting in the negative and 1 Senator abstaining as follows:

YEAS - 33: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 13: Senators Alves, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Donelan, Graziano, Igliozzi, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Raptakis, Walaska.

ABSTAINED - 1: Senator Paiva Weed.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, upon a roll call vote with 49 Senators voting in the affirmative and 1 Senator voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 49: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 1: Senator Alves.

2.(00-S 2367) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to insurance.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A".

Upon suggestion of Senator Enos, and without objection, ordered to be placed at the bottom of the Calendar.

3.(2000-H 7706) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to labor and labor relations -pipefitters and refrigeration technicians, fire protection sprinkler contractors and journeypersons sprinkler fitters, sheet metal contractors and journeypersons and oil heat contractors.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Badeau moves passage, seconded by Senator Tocco and others.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

4.(00-S 2193) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to human services - public assistance.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A". Senator Roberts moves passage, seconded by Senators Perry, Cicilline and Izzo.

Senator Roberts, seconded by Senator Perry, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(00-S 2193) (Substitute "A")


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend (00-S 2193) (Substitute "A") entitled "AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES PUBLIC ASSISTANCE", as follows:

1. On page 2, by deleting all the words on lines 7 through 12.

2. On page 6, by deleting all the words on lines 26 through 32.

Respectfully submitted,

ELIZABETH H. ROBERTS
Senator, District 11

Senators Patterson, Alves, Roberts, Paiva Weed and Graziano discuss the amendment.

The motion to amend prevails upon a roll call vote with 28 Senators voting in the affirmative and 17 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 28: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Perry, Roberts, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walton.

NAYS - 17: Senators Alves, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cote, Damiani, Flynn, Graziano, McBurney, McDonald, Montalbano, Patterson, Raptakis, Ruggerio, Walaska, Walsh.

Upon motion of Senator Roberts, seconded by Senator Paiva Weed, the bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, upon a roll call vote with 30 Senators voting in the affirmative and 17 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 30: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, Paiva Weed, Parella, Perry, Roberts, Roney, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walton.

NAYS - 17: Senators Alves, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Damiani, Flynn, Graziano, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Patterson, Raptakis, Ruggerio, Walaska.

5.(2000-H 8130) An Act relating to town housing authorities.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Oster moves passage, seconded by Senator Graziano.

Senator Oster, seconded by Senator Graziano, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(2000-H 8130)


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend (2000-H 8130) entitled "AN ACT RELATING TO TOWN HOUSING AUTHORITIES", as follows:

By deleting all of the language following the enactment clause and inserting in place thereof the following:

SECTION 1. Section 45-26-4 of the General Laws in Chapter 45-26 entitled "Town Housing Authorities" is hereby amended to read as follows: 45-26-4. APPOINTMENT, TERMS, AND COMPENSATION OF COMMISSIONERS. (a) When the town council adopts a resolution creating a town authority, the town council shall appoint five (5) persons as commissioners of the town authority provided, however, that the town of Lincoln shall appoint seven (7) persons as commissioners of the town authority. The commissioners who are first appointed shall be designated for terms of one, two (2), three (3), four (4), and five (5) years, respectively, from the date of their appointment, but, thereafter, commissioners shall be appointed for a term of office of five (5) years, except that all vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term, those appointments to be made to the town council.

Provided, however, that the commission members of the town authority of the town of Lincoln must be residents of the town of Lincoln during the term of their appointment. Provided, further, that at least one (1) of the commission members of a town authority must be a resident as well as a resident of a public housing facility during the term of their appointment. A public housing authority resident commissioner shall be appointed by the appointing authority from a list of nominees chosen in open election by the occupants of public housing. Upon the failure of the election process, there shall be a provision for an application process. Nothing herein shall be construed as preventing the appointing authority from appointing more than one resident of public housing to the commission.

(b) A commissioner of the town of North Providence receives twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per meeting but not in excess of five hundred dollar's ($500) per year as compensation for his or her services; provided, that a commissioner of the town of Coventry only receives twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per attended meeting but not in excess of six hundred dollars ($600) per year as compensation for his or her services, provided, further, that the chairperson of the Coventry housing authority receives thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per attended meeting but not in excess of eight hundred forty dollars ($840) per year as compensation for his or her services.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

Respectfully submitted,

JONATHAN F. OSTER
Senator, District 34

The motion to amend prevails upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

Upon motion of Senator Oster, seconded by Senator Graziano, read and passed, as amended, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

6.(00-S 2269) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to elections - ballots for blind and visually impaired voters.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Igliozzi moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

7.(00-S 2726) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to textbooks.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A".

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senators Graziano, Coderre, Connors and others.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 0.

8.(00-S 2740) (Substitute "B") An Act relating to courts and civil procedure courts Family Court.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senators Roney, McDonald and Graziano.

The bill marked Substitute "B" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

9.(00-S 2806) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - right-of-way of fire companies.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Fogarty moves passage, seconded by Senator Coderre.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

10.(00-S 2990 as amended) An Act relating to taxation - tax sales.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage as amended.

Senator Roney moves passage, seconded by Senator McDonald.

The act is read and passed, as amended, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 44 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 44: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh.

NAYS -0.

11. (00-S 3011) An Act authorizing the city of Cranston to finance the construction, improvement, renovation, repair, alteration and equipping of playgrounds and athletic fields by the issuance of not more than $2,400,000 bonds and notes therefor.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage.

Senator Gallo moves passage, seconded by Senators Issa, Roberts, Sasso and others.

The act is read and passed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 0.

12.(00-S 3028) An Act relating to the town charter of the town of North Providence.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage.

Senator Celona moves passage, seconded by Senators Montalbano, Ruggerio and Graziano.

The act is read and passed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

13.(00-S 3038) An Act relating to fire districts.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage.

Senator Connors moves passage, seconded by Senator Oster.

The act is read and passed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

14.(00-S 3045) An Act relating to uniform relocation payments.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage.

Upon suggestion of Senator Irons, and without objection, ordered to be placed at the bottom of the Calendar.

15.(2000-H 6760) An Act relating to Sunday business - pharmacies.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Coderre.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Pea, RaptaKis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

16.(2000-H 6866) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to campaign contributions - expenditure reporting.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A".

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Goodwin.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

17.(2000-H 6871) (Substitute "A") Joint Resolution making an appropriation of $420.82 to pay the claim of Robert Bodish of 12-B Windermere Avenue, Vernon, Connecticut 06066.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Celona moves passage, seconded by Senators Bates, Tocco and Gallo.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, upon a roll call vote with 40 Senators voting in the affirmative and 2 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 40: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Roney, Ruggerio, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 2: Senators Alves, Raptakis.

18.(2000-H 6977) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Paiva Weed and Cicilline.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

19.(2000-H 7003) An Act relating to criminal offenses - false personation.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Damiani.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 44 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 44: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh.

NAYS -0.

20. (200(l-H 7074) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to property tax relief - historic residences.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Goodwin and Roney.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 44 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 44: Senators Algiere, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

21.(2000-H 7079) An Act relating to state affairs and government- gang violence prevention advisory committee.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

22.(2000-H 7137 as amended) An Act relating to state affairs and government - sheriffs.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senators Graziano and Damiani.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

23.(2000-H 7167) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - consumer enforcement of motor vehicle warranties.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Upon suggestion of Senator Irons, and without objection, ordered to be recommitted to the Committee on Corporations.

24.(2000-H 7207) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to taxation- boarding of horses.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Felag, Sosnowski, Fogarty and others.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

25. (200(l-H 7231) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to the Corrections Department.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Irons and Roney.

Senators Roney and Irons discuss the act.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

26.(2000-H 7246) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to education- teachers' retirement.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Ruggerio and Tocco.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

27.(2000-H 7270) An Act relating to bank taxes.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Roney moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 46: Senators Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

28.(2000-H 7279) (Substitute "B,,) An Act relating to criminal procedure victim's rights.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" and passage of Substitute "B".

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senators Gallo, Fogarty, Perry and others.

The bill marked Substitute "B', is read and passed, and the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

29.(2000-H 7295) An Act relating to works of arts - artists' rights.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senators Coderre, Roney and others.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 43 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 43: Senators Algiere, Alves, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

30.(2000-H 7296) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to indictments, informations and complaints.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Roney.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

31.(2000-H 7336) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to public access - defibrillation.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Kelly.

The bill marked Substitute A is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Pea, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

32.(2000-H 7348) An Act relating to taxation.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Roberts and Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

33.(2000-H 7388) (Substitute "B") An Act relating to statutes and statutory construction.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" and passage of Substitute "B".

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Felag.

The bill marked Substitute "B" is read and passed, and the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

34.(2000-H 7393) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to health and safety - durable power of attorney for health care.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Roberts.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 1 Senator voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS 1: Senator Flynn.

35.(2000-H 7401) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to state agencies and public corporation financial integrity and accountability.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Coderre, Damiani and Ruggerio.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, RaptaKis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

36.(2000-H 7485) An Act relating to public employees.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Ruggerio.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sa"so, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

37.(2000-H 7493) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to state funds.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators Coderre and Gallo.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Caprio, Celona, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, SosnowsKi, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

38.(2000-H 7497) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to public assistance.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senators DaPonte and Ruggerio.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

39.(2000-H 7556) An Act relating to taxation - situs and ownership of taxable property.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Walton.

Senators Paiva Weed, Lenihan and Alves discuss the act.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, upon a roll call vote with 41 Senators voting in the affirmative and 1 Senator voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 41: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh.

NAYS - 1: Senator Alves.

40.(2000-H 7574) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to insurance.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Upon suggestion of Senator Enos, and without objection, ordered to be placed at the bottom of the Calendar.

41.(2000-H 7623) An Act relating to pharmaceutical assistance to the elderly act.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Walton.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

42.(2000-H 7627) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to taxation- investment tax credit.

Committee on Finance recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

43.(2000-H 7718 as amended) An Act relating to domestic violence prevention act.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senators Goodwin and Graziano.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 43 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 43: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

44.(2000-H 7719) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles- registration of vehicles.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Roney.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

45.(2000-H 7726) An Act relating to public records.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Walton.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 43 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 43: Senators Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, RaptaKis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

46.(2000-H 7909) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to health insurance coverage -termination of children's benefits.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators Enos, Roberts and others.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 42 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 42: Senators Algiere, Bates, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

47.(2000-H 7910) An Act relating to public officers and employees- merit system.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Cicilline.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

48.(2000-H 7926) An Act relating to domestic relations - custody of children.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Goodwin.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

49.(2000-H 7938) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to probate practice and procedure guardianships.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Roney.

Senator Roney discusses the act.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 49 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 49: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

50.(2000-H 8016) An Act relating to the Downcity section of Providence.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Goodwin.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 49 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 49: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

RECONSIDERATION


Upon suggestion of Senator Blais, seconded by Senators Lenihan and Algiere, and without objection, (2000-H 7623) is reconsidered and ordered placed at the bottom of the Calendar.

CALENDAR


51.(2000-H 8031) An Act relating to small claims and consumer claims.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senators Roney, Ruggerio, Igliozzi and McDonald.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 3 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Alves, Badeau, Bates, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Pea, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 3: Senators Algiere, Blais, Patterson.

52.(2000-H 8049) An Act relating to tree wardens.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators Paiva Weed and Roberts.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh. Walton.

NAYS -0.

53.(2000-H 8051) An Act relating to sales tax.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Upon suggestion of Senator Enos, and without objection, ordered to lie placed on the desk.

54.(2000-H 8078) An Act relating to public officers and employees.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Roney.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

55.(2000-H 8080) An Act establishing a Warwick land trust.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators Sasso, McCaffrey, Walaska and others.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

56.(2000-H 8100 as amended) Joint Resolution making an appropriation of $6,178.59 to pay the claim of Georgiaville Baptist Church, 100 Farnum Pike, P.O. Box 17474, Esmond, Rhode Island 02912-0705.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Celona moves passage, seconded by Senators Flynn, Bates and Gallo.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 0.

57.(2000-H 8178) An Act exempting from taxation the real, mixed and personal property of Academy Science Center, Inc.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Gallo. Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

58.(2000-H 8181) An Act relating to property subject to taxation- tax exemptions.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Connors moves passage, seconded by Senators Issa and Patterson.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

59.(2000-H 8182) An Act relating to courts and civil procedure- courts - court administration.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senators McDonald and Roney.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

RECONSIDERATION


Upon suggestion of Senator Badeau, seconded by Senator Algiere, and without objection, (2000-H 8078) is reconsidered, and ordered to be placed on the desk.

CALENDAR


60.(2000-H 8202) An Act relating to taxation - levy and assessment of local taxes.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

61.(2000-H 8248) An Act in amendment of Sections 4, 7 and 10 of Afl Act passed at the January Session 1930, entitled "An Act to incorporate the Saylesville Fire District in the town of Lincoln" as amended.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Oster.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

62.(2000-H 8330) An Act relating to highways - highways by grant or use.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators Alves and Raptakis.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

63.(2000-H 8336) An Act authorizing the city of Warwick to issue bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 for renovation and repair of municipal buildings and neighborhood preservation.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators McCaffrey and Walaska.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 43 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 43: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, RaptaKis, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

64.(2000-H 8337) An Act authorizing the town of Lincoln to issue general obligation bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed one million dollars for the purpose of acquiring and preserving open space and acquiring, preserving, constructing or improving recreational areas or facilities in the town.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Oster.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

65.(2000-H 8338) An Act amending the charter of the town of North Providence.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Montalbano moves passage, seconded by Senators Celona, Graziano and Ruggerio.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

66.(2000-H 8342) An Act authorizing the town of Cumberland to issue general obligation bonds and notes for the purpose of acquiring and preserving open space and acquiring, preserving, restoring or improving recreational areas, and to issue not more than $1,500,000 bonds and notes therefor.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators Connors and Issa.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

67.(2000-H 8343) An Act authorizing the town of Cumberland to finance construction of additions, renovations and repairs to the public schools and public buildings in the town, including the furnishing of equipment and furniture in connection therewith and the provision of architectural, engineering, surveying and other services necessary or appropriate therefor, and to issue not more than $3,000,000 bonds and notes therefor.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators Connors and Issa.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

68.(2000-H 8344) An Act relating to the town of Cumberland.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators Connors and Issa.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, RaptaKis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

69.(2000-H 8345) An Act exempting from taxation the real, mixed and personal property of the Preservation Society of Pawtucket.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Coderre moves passage, seconded by Senators Montalbano, McBurney and Irons.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McBurney, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

70.(2000-H 8346) An Act relating to solemnization of marriages.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Perry.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 44 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 44: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

71.(2000-H 8347) An Act authorizing the town of New Shoreham to finance the acquisition of open space for preservation and groundwater protection and the development of public recreational facilities in the town by the issuance of not more than $1,000,000 bonds and/or notes therefor.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence. Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Sosnowski.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

72.(2000-H 8354) An Act authorizing the town of Charlestown to finance the acquisition, preservation or protection of open space or any interest therein alone or in conjunction with federal agencies, state agencies, land conservancies, land trusts or preservation organizations for preservation, groundwater protection or the development of public recreational facilities in the town by the issuance of not more than $2,000,000 bonds and/or notes therefor.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Walsh.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey. McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 0.

73.(2000-H 8355) An Act to vacate the forfeiture or revocation of the charter of Westerly Cinema, Inc.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 44 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 44: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

74.(2000-H 8369) An Act relating to sales and use taxes - enforcement and collection.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Lenihan moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

75.(2000-H 6711) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to health and safety of pupils.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

76.(2000-H 6773) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to health and safety - rights of nursing home patients.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Graziano.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

77.(2000-H 6824 as amended) An Act relating to delinquent and dependent children - proceedings in Family Court.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends passage as amended.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Roberts.

Senator Izzo, seconded by Senator Roberts, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(2000-H 6824 as amended)


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend (2000-H 6824 as amended) entitled "AN ACT RELATING TO DELINQUENT AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN - PROCEEDINGS IN FAMILY COURT", as follows:

On page 2, at the end of line 8, by adding the following language: "The criminal record check shall be conducted without charge to foster parents. At the conclusion of the background check required herein, the state police, attorney general or the local police department shall promptly destroy the fingerprint record of the applicant obtained pursuant to this chapter."

Respectfully submitted,

THOMAS J. IZZO
Senator, District 13

The motion to amend prevails upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

Upon motion of Senator Izzo, seconded by Senator Roberts, read and passed, as amended, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

COMMUNICATION


His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, presents the following communication:

STATEMENT OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST


I, John A. Celona, holding the position of
Senator, District 36, hereby under oath depose and say:

1. A matter involving (2000-II 6844 as amended) is presently before the Rhode Island Senate.

2. I have the following interest in the matter noted in paragraph 1 above:

I am a consultant with the Village at Elmhurst.

3. In compliance with Rhode Island General Laws 36-146(1), I hereby recuse from participating in the discussion of or taKing official action relating to said matter. (This does not prohibit participation as a member of the public in an open meeting, pursuant to Commission Regulation 7003.)

Advisory Opinion.

Signed under the penalties of perjury this 29th day of June, 2000.

JOHN A. CELONA
Senator, District 36

Received and ordered to be placed on file.

CALENDAR




78.(2000-H 6844 as amended) An Act relating to health and safety residential care and assisted living facility licensing act and rights of nursing home patients.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative, 0 Senators voting in the negative and 1 Senator abstaining as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

ABSTAINED - 1: Senator Celona.

79.(2000-H 6891) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to animals and husbandry.

Committee on Special Legislation recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senator Graziano.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

80.(2000-H 6893) An Act relating to education - curriculum.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Ruggerio.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 40 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 40: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walton.

NAYS -0.

81.(2000-H 6942 as amended) Joint Resolution urging cities and towns to create municipal cancer control task forces.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Ruggerio.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a voice vote.

82.(2000-H 6950) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to alcoholic beverages - Sunday sales.

Committee on Special Legislation recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senators Walton, Cote and McCaffrey.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 44 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 44: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, McCaffrey, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

83.(2000-H 7161) (Substitute "B") An Act relating to licensing of health care facilities.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" and passage of Substitute "B".

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senators Roberts and Graziano.

The bill marked Substitute "B" is read and passed, and the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

84.(2000-H 7216 as amended) An Act relating to lead poisoning.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends passage as amended in concurrence. Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Tocco.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

85.(2000-H 7399) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to licensing of health care facilities.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Roberts.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

86.(2000-H 7415) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to education.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senators Ruggerio and Tocco.

Senators Paiva Weed and Izzo discuss the act.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 1 Senator voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walton.

NAYS - 1: Senator Walsh.

87.(2000-H 7457) An Act relating to health and safety.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senators Roberts and Walsh.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

88.(2000-H 7469) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to businesses and professions -health care communications.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Ruggerio.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a voice vote.

89.(2000-H 7476) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to health and safety.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Connors.

The bill marked Substitute is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

90.(2000-H 7612 as amended) An Act relating to education- Rhode Island student investment initiative.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Gallo.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

91.(2000-H 7641) An Act relating to the Rhode Island Information Resources Management Board.

Committee on Special Legislation recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senators Connors and Paiva Weed.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

92.(2000-H 7655) An Act relating to libraries.

Committee on Special Legislation recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senators DaPonte and Ruggerio.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

93.(2000-H 7709) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to animals and animal husbandry - importation of wild animals.

Committee on Special Legislation recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senators Coderre and Perry.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons. Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco. Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

94. (200()-H 7711) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to alcoholic beverages.

Committee on Special Legislation recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senator Ruggerio.

Senator Raptakis discusses the act.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco. Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

95.(2000-H 7838) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to health and safety - blindness.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Upon suggestion of Senator Enos, and without objection, ordered to be placed on the desk.

97.(2000-H 8172 as amended) An Act relating to the designation of the state yacht.

Committee on Special Legislation recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senators Coderre, Paiva Weed and Izzo.

Senator Parella, seconded by Senators Bates, Blais and Gibbs, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(2000-H 8172 as amended)


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend

(2000-H 8172 as amended) entitled "AN ACT RELATING TO DESIGNATION OF THE STATE YACHT", as follows:

By deleting the words "State Yacht" wherever they appear in the act and substituting in their place the words "State TWelve Meter Yacht".

Respectfully submitted,

MARY A. PARELLA
Senator, District 45

Senators Goodwin, Gibbs, Paiva Weed, Flynn and Raptakis discuss the amendment.

The motion to amend fails of passage upon a roll call vote with 13 Senators voting in the affirmative and 32 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 13: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Flynn, Gibbs, Issa, Oster, Parella, Patterson, Raptakis, Sasso.

NAYS - 32: Senators Badeau, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Paiva Weed, Perry, Revens, Roney, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

Senator Gibbs, seconded by Senator Blais, moves to recommit.

The motion to recommit fails of passage, upon a roll call vote with 9 Senators voting in the affirmative and 34 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 9: Senators Algiere, Bates, Blais, Breene. Gibbs, Parella, Patterson, Raptakis, Sasso.

NAYS - 34: Senators Badeau, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Perry, Revens, Roney, Ruggerio, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

Senator Roney discusses the act.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, upon a roll call vote with 36 Senators voting in the affirmative and 11 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 36: Senators Badeau, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Paiva Weed, Perry, Revens, Roney, Ruggerio, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 11: Senators Algiere, Bates, Blais, Breene, Flynn, Gibbs, Oster, Parella, Patterson, Raptakis, Sasso.

96.(2000-H 8062) An Act relating to human services - rights to public facilities.

Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

98.(00-S 2067) (Substitute "B,,) An Act relating to businesses and professions - home inspectors.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Badeau moves passage, seconded by Senators Ruggerio and Walsh.

The bill marked Substitute "B" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 43 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 43: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Ruggerio, Sasso, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

99.(00-S 2139) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to education.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senators Patterson and Cicilline.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 44 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 44: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

100. (00-S 2265 as amended) An Act relating to civil rights.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Cicilline moves passage, seconded by Senator Walton.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 44 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 44: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

101. (00-S 2414) (Substitute "A" as amended) Joint Resolution creating a special legislative commission to study an enhanced role for probation and parole.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Tocco moves passage, seconded by Senators Raptakis, Celona and Paiva Weed.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

100.2 (00-S 2470) (Substitute "B") An Act relating to motor vehicle offenses.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Sosnowski moves passage, seconded by Senators Paiva Weed, Walsh, Patterson and Damiani.

The bill marked Substitute "B" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

103. (00-S 2486) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to professional service corporations.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Walsh moves passage, seconded by Senator Ruggerio and others.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

104. (00-S 2514 as amended) An Act relating to the Rhode Island Whitsleblowers' Protective Act.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Roberts moves passage, seconded by Senator Walsh.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

105. (00-S 2518 as amended) An Act relating to state affairs and government - open meetings.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Roberts moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

106. (00-S 2519) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to licensing of health care facilities.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Roberts moves passage, seconded by Senators Izzo, Walsh and Ruggerio.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

107. (00-S 2525 as amended) An Act relating to health and safety.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Bates moves passage, seconded by Senator Paiva Weed.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 49 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 49: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn. Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski. Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

108. (00-S 2538 as amended) An Act relating to health and safety.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Blais moves passage, seconded by Senators Roberts and Izzo.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 48 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 48: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh.

NAYS -0.

109. (00-S 2643) (Substitute "B") An Act relating to criminal offenses - sexual offender registration and community notification.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Roney moves passage, seconded by Senator Coderre.

The bill marked Substitute "B" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

110. (00-S 2656 as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - special stops required.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senators Roberts and Walsh.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, SosnowsKi, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

111. (00-S 2794 as amended) An Act relating to motor vehicle insurance - rental vehicles.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Cote moves passage, seconded by Senator Gallo.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

112.(00-S 2769 as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - adjudication of traffic offenses.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator McDonald.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

113.(00-S 2862) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to personal watercraft regulations.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Walsh.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, upon a roll call vote with 46 Senators voting in the affirmative and 1 Senator voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 46: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Donelan, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Lenihan, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, SosnowsKi, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS 1: Senator Blais.

2.(00-S 2367) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to insurance.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A".

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Perry.

Senator Blais, seconded by Senators Graziano and Alves, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(00-S 2367) (Substitute "A")


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend (00-S 2367) (Substitute "A") entitled "AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE", as follows:

By adding the following phrase before the period on page one at line 9, on page two at lines 10 and 26, and on page three at line 10:

provided that no coverage shall be provided for RU 488".

Respectfully submitted,

LEO R.BLAIS
Senator, District 21

Senator Graziano discusses the amendment.

The motion to amend prevails upon a roll call vote with 39 Senators voting in the affirmative and 2 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS -39: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Raptakis, Revens, Sasso, Tocco, Walaska.

NAYS - 2: Senators Bates, Gibbs.

Upon motion of Senator Irons, seconded by Senator Perry, the bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, upon a roll call vote with 39 Senators voting in the affirmative and 9 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 39: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kelly, Lenihan, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 9: Senators Alves, Felag, Flynn, Graziano, Issa, Kells, McCaffrey, Montalbano, Walaska.

40. (2000-H 7574) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to insurance.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Perry.

Senator Blais, seconded by Senator Graziano, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(2000-H 7574) (Substitute "A" as amended)


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend (2000-H 7574) (Substitute "A" as amended) entitled "AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE", as follows:

By adding the following phrase before the period on page one at line 7, on page two at lines 7, 20 and 33:

provided that no coverage shall be provided for RU 488".

Respectfully submitted,

LEO R.BLAIS
Senator, District 21

The motion to amend prevails upon a roll call vote with 37 Senators voting in the affirmative and 2 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 37: Senators Alves, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walton.

NAYS - 2: Senators Bates, Gibbs.

Upon motion of Senator Irons, seconded by Senator Perry, the bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, upon a roll call vote with 35 Senators voting in the affirmative and 6 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 35: Senators Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Igliozzi, Irons, Izzo, Kells, McDonald, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS - 6: Senators Alves, Graziano, Issa, McCaffrey, Montalbano, Walaska.

114. (00-S 2935 as amended) Joint Resolution creating a special legislative commission to develop a long term plan to ensure an adequate pool of certified nursing assistants.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Connors moves passage, seconded by Senator Cicilline.

The act is read and passed, as amended, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a voice vote.

115.(2000-H 7220) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to textbooks.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Goodwin moves passage, seconded by Senators Coderre and Walaska.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 41 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 41: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

116.(2000-H 7342) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to sexual offender registration.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Roney.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 39 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 39: Senators Alves, Badeau, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

117.(2000-H 7692) An Act relating to exchange of information in support of child support collection.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Paiva Weed moves passage, seconded by Senator Coderre.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 41 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 41: Senators Alves, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -fl.

118.(2000-H 8179) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to the state building and fire code.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senators Coderre, Paiva Weed and Goodwin.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 43 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 43: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

119. (200-H 8247) An Act relating to assessment and taxation of new real estate construction in Narragansett.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator McDonald moves passage, seconded by Senator Sosnowski.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 41 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 41: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

120.(2000-H 8317) An Act to vacate the forfeiture or revocation of the charter of TLA Trust, Inc.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Paiva Weed.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 42 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 42: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

121.(2000-H 8334) An Act relating to city housing authorities.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Damiani.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call with 42 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 42: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

122.(2000-H 8335) An Act authorizing the town of Middletown, with the approval of the qualified electors, to issue bonds and notes for the construction, improvement, renovation, furnishing and equipping of library facilities.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Coderre.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 42 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 42: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

123.(2000-H 8352) An Act to vacate the forfeiture or revocation of the charter of Hurdis Drilling, Co., Inc.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Irons moves passage, seconded by Senator Coderre.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 41 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 41: Senators Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

124.(2000-H 8401) An Act relating to the town of Charlestown.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Walsh moves passage, seconded by Senator Sosnowski.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 43 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 43: Senators Algiere, Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

41.(2000-H 7623) An Act relating to pharmaceutical assistance to the elderly act.

Committee on Finance recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Blais moves passage, seconded by Senator Coderre.

Senator Blais, seconded by Senator Coderre, offers the following written motion to amend:

FLOOR AMENDMENT

TO



(2000-H 7623)


Mr. President:

I hereby move to amend (2000-H 7623) entitled "AN ACT RELATING TO PHARMACEUTICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE ELDERLY ACT", as follows:

By inserting the following language on page one, line 11, after the word "consumers": not participating in the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Elderly program.

Respectfully submitted,

LEO R.BLAIS
Senator, District 21

The motion to amend prevails upon a roll call vote with 40 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 40: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

Upon motion of Senator Blais, seconded by Senator Irons, read and passed, as amended, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 40 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 40: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani DaPonte, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

125.(00-S 3033) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to Health Reform, R.I. 2000 -RIte Care stabilization, small employer insurance reform, and health insurers' accountability.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended.

Senator Izzo moves passage, seconded by Senators Roberts, Coderre, Irons, Kelly, DaPonte, Gallo, Felag and many others.

Senators Irons, Raptakis, Roberts, Roney, Graziano and Flynn discuss the act.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, as amended, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 47 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 47: Senators Alves, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan. McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney. Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh. Walton.

NAYS -0.

126.(00-S 2395) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to deer hunting.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Senator Breene moves passage, seconded by Senators Blais, Gibbs, Fogarty and others.

The bill marked Substitute "A" is read and passed, in concurrence, and the original bill indefinitely postponed, by unanimous consent, upon a roll call vote with 45 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 45: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, Enos, Felag, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Irons, Issa, Izzo, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Perry, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Roney, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

127.(2000-H 8125) Joint Resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to fulfill its commitment of forty percent (40%) federal funding in its reauthorization of the individuals with disabilities education act.

Committee on Special Legislation recommends passage in concurrence.

Senator Coderre moves passage, seconded by Senator Enos.

The act is read and passed, in concurrence, by unanimous consent, upon a voice vote.

FROM THE


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES


A message from the House of Representatives transmits with announcement of passage:

(2000-H 7018) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to children.

Read and referred to the Committee on Corporations.

Also:

(2000-H 8331) An Act relating to health insurance premium assessments.

Read and referred to the Committee on Health, Education and Welfare.

Also:

(2000-H 7925) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to taxation- declaration of estimated tax by corporation.

Read and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Also:

(2000-H 8222) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to the Board of Governors for Higher Education - research positions.

Read and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Also:

(2000-H 7136) An Act relating to public assistance.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(2000-H 7159) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to human services- health care for elderly and disabled residents.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(2000-H 7199 as amended) An Act relating to the pharmaceutical assistance to the elderly act.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(2000-H 8294) An Act relating to property subject to taxation.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(2000-H 8405) An Act relating to the Richmond Carolina Fire District.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.


NEW BUSINESS


Senators Kelly and Algiere present (00-S 3062) Senate Resolution extending condolences.

Senator Kelly requests unanimous consent for immediate consideration.

Unanimous consent for immediate consideration is granted.

Upon motion of Senator Kelly, seconded by Senator Algiere, and by unanimous consent, read and passed, under suspension of the rules, upon a rising vote.

Senators Kelly and Algiere present (00-S 3063) Senate Resolution extending congratulations.

Senator Kelly requests unanimous consent for immediate consideration.

Unanimous consent for immediate consideration is granted.

Upon motion of Senator Kelly, seconded by Senator Algiere, and by unanimous consent, read and passed, under suspension of the rules, upon a voice vote.

Senators Igliozzi, Tocco and Felag present (00-S 3064) An Act relating to the pharmaceutical assistance to the elderly act.

Senator Igliozzi requests unanimous consent for immediate consideration.

Unanimous consent for immediate consideration is granted. Upon motion of Senator Igliozzi, seconded by the entire Senate, and by unanimous consent, read and passed, under suspension of the rules, upon a roll call vote with 43 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows:

YEAS - 43: Senators Algiere, Badeau, Bates, Blais, Breene, Caprio, Celona, Cicilline, Coderre, Connors, Cote, Damiani, DaPonte, Enos, Felag, Flynn, Fogarty, Gallo, Gibbs, Goodwin, Graziano, Igliozzi, Issa, Kells, Kelly, Lenihan, McCaffrey, McDonald, Montalbano, Oster, Paiva Weed, Parella, Patterson, Raptakis, Revens, Roberts, Ruggerio, Sasso, Sosnowski, Tocco, Walaska, Walsh, Walton.

NAYS -0.

Senators Coderre, Algiere, Issa, Irons, Paiva Weed and others present (00-S 3065) Senate Resolution respectfully requesting that the United States Senate pass Bill 51921 authorizing the placement within the site of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial of a plaque to honor Vietnam Veterans who died after their service in the Vietnam War, but as direct result of that service.

Senator Coderre requests unanimous consent for immediate consideration.

Unanimous consent for immediate consideration is granted.

Upon motion of Senator Coderre, seconded by the entire Senate, and by unanimous consent, read and passed, under suspension of the rules, upon a voice vote.

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Senator Irons announces that the Committee on Corporations will meet today at the rise of the Senate in Room 212 of the State House.

Also:

Senator Lenihan announces that the Committee on Finance will meet on Friday, June 30, 2000, at 1:30 o'clock P.M. in Room 211 of the State House.

Also:

Senator Paiva Weed announces that the Committee on Judiciary will meet today at the rise of the Senate in Room 313 of the State House.

Also:

Senator Badeau announces that the Committee on Labor will meet on Friday, June 30, 2000, at 1:30 o'clock P.M. in Room 212 of the State House.

Also:

Senator Kelly announces that the Senate will convene at 2:00 o'clock P.M. on Friday, June 30, 2000.



TRANSMITTAL


By unanimous consent, all Senate matters and House matters that have been amended on the Clerk's desk are ordered to be transmitted to His Excellency, the Governor or to the Honorable House of Representatives forthwith.

RECESS


Upon suggestion of Senator Kelly, and by unanimous consent, the Senate stands at recess at 6:01 o'clock P.M. until the call of the chair in order to receive Committee Reports and messages from the House of Representatives.

CALLED TO ORDER


The Senate is called to order at 3:15 o'clock P.M. on Friday, June 30, 2000, by His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, Charles J. Fogarty.

His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, announces that the following Committee Reports, matters from the desk and transmittals from the House of Representatives were received on June 29, 2000, and acted on as follows:

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES


COMMITTEE ON CORPORATIONS


Senator Irons, from the Committee on Corporations, reports back, with recommendation of passage of the following measures:

(00-S 3052) An Act authorizing the town of Middletown to finance the acquisition of open space for preservation and groundwater protection and the development of public recreational facilities in the town by the issuance of not more than $500,000 bonds and/or notes therefor.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 6718) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to tourism. Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar

(2000-H 7108) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7223) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to distressed areas - economic revitalization act.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7653) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act authorizing the city of Providence to issue bonds and notes in an amount not exceeding fifty million ($50,000,000) dollars for the purpose of redevelopment and/or capital improvements.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7697) An Act relating to taxation property subject to taxation.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8129 as amended) An Act relating to East Providence real estate nonutilization tax.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8191) An Act establishing a Johnston Land Trust.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8281 as amended) An Act relating to the town of Jamestown.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8318 as amended) An Act relating to personal watercraft regulations.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8325) An Act authorizing the city of Warwick to issue bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed $7,000,000 for improvements and expansion of the ice arenas of the city of Warwick.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8326) An Act authorizing the town of Bristol to issue general obligation bonds and notes in anticipation thereof in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 for the purpose of financing the construction of additions, renovations and repairs to certain improved property in Bristol, Rhode Island known as Rogers Free Library, including the furnishing and equipping thereof, and the provision of architectural, engineering, surveying and other services necessary or appropriate therefor.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8328) An Act authorizing the transfer of property located in the city of Providence to the Providence Redevelopment Agency.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8364) An Act exempting from taxation the real property of the West Bay Land Trust.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8371) An Act authorizing the town of Portsmouth to finance the construction of an athletic facility at Portsmouth High School by the issuance of not more than $3,500,000 bonds and/ or notes therefor.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8376) An Act to vacate the forfeiture or revocation of the charter of Providence Teachers Union, AFT AFL-CIO 958.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Senator Paiva Weed, from the Committee on Judiciary, reports back, with recommendation of passage of the following measures:

(2000-H 6881 as amended) An Act relating to property - redemption, release, and transfer of mortgages.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7164) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7300) An Act relating to public records - access to public records.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7417) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to state affairs and government - open meetings.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7504) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to waters and navigation - Coastal Resources Management Council.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7872) (Substitute "B" as amended) An Act relating to criminal offenses.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8093) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to air and water quality protection.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8266 as amended) An Act relating to the town of Middletown Juvenile Hearing Board.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

FROM THE


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES


A message from the House of Representatives transmits with announcement of passage:

(2000-H 8358) An Act relating to the town charter of the town of North Providence.

Read and referred to the Committee on Corporations.

Also:

(2000-H 7350) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to courts and civil procedure - Family Court.

Read and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Also:

(2000-H 7425) An Act relating to labor and labor relations.

Read and referred to the Committee on Labor.

Also:

(2000-H 7741) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to motor and other vehicles heavy duty gasoline and diesel engine vehicles.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(2000-H 8375) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to weapons.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

Also:

(2000-H 8408) An Act to vacate the forfeiture or revocation of the charter of Ocean State Land Company.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

FROM THE DESK


Upon suggestion of Senator Enos, the following acts are removed from the desk and placed on the Calendar:

(00-S 2015 as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles- registration of vehicles.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 6858) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - school buses.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 6948) An Act relating to parks and recreational areas- general provisions.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7057 as amended) An Act relating to public drinking water supply.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7163) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles -lighting equipment and reflectors.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7165) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles -parking facilities and privileges.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7214) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor vehicles.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7217) An Act relating to the General Assembly.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7283) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles registration of vehicles.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7414) An Act relating to Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority.

Read and ordered to(be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7466) An Act relating to education -children with disabilities.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7540) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - motor vehicle offenses.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7559 as amended) An Act relating to the General Assembly.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7615) An Act relating to used oil recycling.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7700) An Act relating to operators' and chauffeurs' licenses.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7701) An Act relating to safety -accident reports.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7744) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to state affairs and government - administrative adjudication for environmental matters.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7745) An Act relating to health and safety - waste recycling and degradable plastics and packaging.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7838) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to health and safety - blindness.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7864) An Act relating to water and navigation.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 7870) An Act relating to waters and navigation Big River Reservoir.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8005 as amended) An Act relating to criminal offenses- weapons.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8070) An Act relating to state affairs and government Department of Administration.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8123) An Act relating to towns and cities - optional retirement for police/firefighters.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8187 as amended) An Act relating to renaming the Newport Airpark.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8214) An Act authorizing the town of Glocester to finance the acquisition of open space for preservation and groundwater protection and the development of public recreational facilities in the town by the issuance of not more than $500,000 bonds and/or notes therefor.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

(2000-H 8402) An Act relating to the Bonnet Shores Fire District.

Read and ordered to be placed on the Calendar.

ADJOURNMENT




Upon motion of Senator Kelly, seconded by Senator Algiere, the Senate adjourns at 3:16 o'clock P.M.



RAYMOND T. HOYAS, JR.
Clerk of the Senate


Appendix



INVOCATION


SENATOR WILLIAM ENOS


Lord, our God, we ask that You deliver us from all that is petty and small and open our hearts to all that is good and true. Bless the leaders assembled here as we strive to live according to Your will for us.Amen.

Appendix



CALENDAR


In order for Friday, June 30, 2000:

1. Appointment of Richard A. Gonnella of Cranston VICE Associate Justice Gilbert V. Indeglia as Associate Justice of the Rhode Island District Court.

Committee on Judiciary recommends that the Senate give its Advice and Consent to this appointment.

2. Appointment of Dianne Connor of East Greenwich VICE Judge Constance Messore as Judge of the Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court.

Committee on Judiciary recommends that the Senate give its Advice and Consent to this appointment.

3. (00-S 3045) An Act relating to uniform relocation payments.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage.

4.(2000-H 7136) An Act relating to public assistance.

Ordered on the Calendar.

5.(2000-H 7159) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to human services - health care for elderly and disabled residents.

Ordered on the Calendar.

6.(2000-H 7199 as amended) An Act relating to the pharmaceutical assistance to the elderly act.

Ordered on the Calendar.

7.(2000-H 8294) An Act relating to property subject to taxation.

Ordered on the Calendar.

8.(2000-H 8405) An Act relating to the Richmond-Carolina Fire District.

Ordered on the Calendar.

9.(2000-H 6881 as amended) An Act relating to property - redemption, release, and transfer of mortgages.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

10.(2000-H 7164) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute A as amended in concurrence.

11.(2000-H 7300) An Act relating to public records - access to public records.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage in concurrence.

12.(2000-H 7417) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to state affairs and government - open meetings.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

13.(2000-H 7504) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to waters and navigation - Coastal Resources Management Council.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

14.(2000-H 7741) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - heavy duty gasoline and diesel engine vehicles.

Ordered on the Calendar.

15.(2000-H 7872) (Substitute "B" as amended) An Act relating to criminal offenses.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and the bill marked Substitute "A" and passage of Substitute "B" as amended.

16.(2000-H 8093) (Substitute ''A'' as amended) An Act relating to air and water quality protection.

Committee on Judiciary recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

17.(2000-H 8266 as amended) An Act relating to the town of Middletown Juvenile Hearing Board.

Committee on Judiciary recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

18.(2000-H 8375) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to weapons.

Ordered on the Calendar.

19.(2000-H 8408) An Act to vacate the forfeiture or revocation of the charter of Ocean State Land Company.

Ordered on the Calendar.

20. (00-S 3052) An Act authorizing the town of Middletown to finance the acquisition of open space for preservation and groundwater protection and the development of public recreational facilities in the town by the issuance of not more than $500,000 bonds and/or notes therefor.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage.

21.(2000-H 6718) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to tourism.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

22.(2000-H 7108) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

23.(2000-H 7223) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to distressed areas - economic revitalization act.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" in concurrence.

24.(2000-H 7653) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act authorizing the city of Providence to issue bonds and notes in an amount not exceeding fifty million ($50,000,000) dollars for the purpose of redevelopment and/or capital improvements.

Committee on Corporations recommends indefinite postponement of the original bill and passage of Substitute "A" as amended in concurrence.

25.(2000-H 7697) An Act relating to taxation - property subject to taxation. tax.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

26.(2000-H 8129 as amended) An Act relating to East Providence- real estate nonutilization

Committee on Corporations recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

27.(2000-H 8191) An Act establishing a Johnston Land 'Trust.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

28.(2000-H 8281 as amended) An Act relating to the town of Jamestown.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

29.(2000-H 8318 as amended) An Act relating to personal watercraft regulations. Committee on Corporations recommends passage as amended in concurrence.

30.(2000-H 8325) An Act authorizing the city of Warwick to issue bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed $7,000,000 for improvements and expansion of the ice arenas of the city of Warwick.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

31.(2000-H 8326) An Act authorizing the town of Bristol to issue general obligation bonds and notes in anticipation thereof in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 for the purpose of financing the construction of additions, renovations and repairs to certain improved property in Bristol, Rhode Island known as Rogers Free Library, including the furnishing and equipping thereof, and the provision of architectural, engineering, surveying and other services necessary or appropriate therefor.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

32.(2000-H 8328) An Act authorizing the transfer of property located in the city of Providence to the Providence Redevelopment Agency.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

33.(2000-H 8364) An Act exempting from taxation the real property of the West Bay Land Trust.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

34.(2000-H 8371) An Act authorizing the town of Portsmouth to finance the construction of an athletic facility at Portsmouth High School by the issuance of not more than $3,500,000 bonds and/ or notes therefor.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

35.(2000-H 8376) An Act to vacate the forfeiture or revocation of the charter of Providence Teachers Union, AFT AFL-CIO 958.

Committee on Corporations recommends passage in concurrence.

36. (00-S 2015 as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles registration of vehicles.

Ordered on the Calendar.

Ordered on the Calendar.

37.(2000-H 6858) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to motor and other vehicles - school buses.

38.(2000-H 6948) An Act relating to parks and recreational areas - general provisions.

Ordered on the Calendar.

39.(2000-H 7057 as amended) An Act relating to public drinking water supply.

Ordered on the Calendar.

40.(2000-H 7163) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles -lighting equipment and reflectors.

Ordered on the Calendar.

41.(2000-H 7165) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles -parking facilities and privileges.

Ordered on the Calendar.

42. (2000-H 7214) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor vehicles.

Ordered on the Calendar.

43.(2000-H 7217) An Act relating to the General Assembly.

Ordered on the Calendar.

44.(2000-H 7283) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles- registration of vehicles.

Ordered on the Calendar.

45.(2000-H 7414) An Act relating to Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority.

Ordered on the Calendar.

46.(2000-H 7466) An Act relating to education - children with disabilities.

Ordered on the Calendar.

47.(2000-H 7540) (Substitute "A" as amended) An Act relating to motor and other vehicles -motor vehicle offenses.

Ordered on the Calendar.

48.(2000-H 7559 as amended) An Act relating to the General Assembly.

Ordered on the Calendar.

49.(2000-H 7615) An Act relating to used oil recycling.

Ordered on the Calendar.

50.(2000-H 7700) An Act relating to operators' and chauffeurs' licenses.

Ordered on the Calendar.

51.(2000-H 7701) An Act relating to safety -accident reports.

Ordered on the Calendar.

52.(2000-H 7744) (Substitute "A") An Act relating to state affairs and government -administrative adjudication for environmental matters.

Ordered on the Calendar.

53.(2000-H 7745) An Act relating to health and safety - waste recycling and degradable plastics and packaging.

Ordered on the Calendar.

54.(2000-H 7838) (Substitute A as amended) An Act relating to health and safety - blindness.

Ordered on the Calendar.

55.(2000-H 7864) An Act relating to water and navigation.

Ordered on the Calendar.

56.(2000-H 7870) An Act relating to waters and navigation Big River Reservoir.

Ordered on the Calendar.

57.(2000-H 8005 as amended) An Act relating to criminal offenses- weapons.

Ordered on the Calendar.

58.(2000-H 8070) An Act relating to state affairs and government- Department of Administration.

Ordered on the Calendar.

59.(2000-H 8123) An Act relating to towns and cities - optional retirement for police/ firefighters.

Ordered on the Calendar.

60.(2000-H 8187 as amended) An Act relating to renaming the Newport Airpark.

Ordered on the Calendar.

61.(2000-H 8214) An Act authorizing the town of Glocester to finance the acquisition of open space for preservation and groundwater protection and the development of public recreational facilities in the town by the issuance of not more than $500,000 bonds and/or notes therefor.

Ordered on the Calendar.

62.(2000-H 8402) An Act relating to the Bonnet Shores Fire District.

Ordered on the Calendar.



RAYMOND T. HOYAS, JR.
Clerk of the Senate
Thursday, June 29, 2000



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