His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, by unanimous consent, presents Senator DaPonte, to deliver the invocation.
(See Appendix for Invocation)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, by unanimous consent, presents Senator DaPonte, to lead the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
APPROVAL OF RECORD
The Senate Journal of Tuesday, January 11, 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 recorded.
Upon suggestion of Senators Kelly, Walton and DaPonte, and by unanimous consent, His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, welcomes to the Chamber Davey Lopes, newly named Manager of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Upon suggestion of Senator Connors, and by unanimous consent, His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor, welcomes to the Chamber Dean Matthew Harrington of Roger Williams School of Law.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
A message from the House of Representatives transmits with announcement of passage:
(2000-H 6829) An Act to vacate the forfeiture or revocation of the Charter of Portuguese American Social and Athletic Club of Georgiaville,R.I.
Senator Kelly requests unanimous consent for immediate consideration.
Unanimous consent for immediate consideration is granted.
Upon motion of Senator Kelly, seconded by Senator Enos, and by unanimous consent, read and passed, in concurrence, under suspension of the rules, upon a roll call vote with 42 Senators voting in the affirmative and 0 Senators voting in the negative as follows: