House:
ADJOURNED 'til Monday at 11 a.m. (Informal)
Senate:
ADJOURNED 'til Monday at 11 a.m. (No Calendar)

SENATE SESSION – THURSDAY, NOV. 2, 2017

The Senate unanimously passed a bill (S 2191) that would direct colleges to develop sexual assault policies, postponed consideration of a bill (S 472) intended to prepare the state for climate change, and finally shipped the governor a bill (H 4008) intended to close the books on fiscal 2017, which ended June 30. In session for roughly seven hours, the Senate also restored $24 million in fiscal 2018 spending that had been vetoed by Gov. Charlie Baker. The Senate teed up for next Wednesday the start of a debate on a major health care bill (S 2190), giving members until Monday at 5 p.m. to file amendments.

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