COMMENDING MARTIN P. PAONE
(Senate - January 22, 2008)

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                       COMMENDING MARTIN P. PAONE

  Mr. CASEY. Mr. President, I have a resolution at the desk, and I ask 
for its immediate consideration.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the resolution by title.
  The legislative clerk read as follows:

       A resolution (S. Res. 420) commending Martin P. Paone.

  There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the 
resolution.
  Mr. CASEY. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the resolution 
and preamble be agreed to, en bloc, and that the motion to reconsider 
be laid upon the table.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The resolution (S. Res. 420) was agreed to.
  The premble was agreed to.
  The resolution, with its preamble, reads as follows:

                         Senate Resolution 420

       Whereas Marty Paone has faithfully served the Congress in 
     various capacities over the past 32 years, twenty-eight of 
     which were spent in service to the Senate;
       Whereas Marty Paone is the first person to rise through the 
     ranks of various positions--including Vehicular Placement 
     Specialist--to finally serve with distinction as Secretary 
     for the Minority, and concluding his Senate service as 
     Secretary for the Majority;
       Whereas Marty Paone has at all times discharged the 
     important duties and responsibilities of his office with 
     great efficiency, dedication and diligence;
       Whereas his dedication, good humor, and exceptional service 
     have earned him the respect and admiration of Democratic and 
     Republican Senators, as well as their staffs; Now therefore 
     be it
       Resolved, That the Senate expresses its appreciation to 
     Marty Paone and commends him for his lengthy, faithful and 
     outstanding service to the Senate.
       The Secretary of the Senate shall transmit a copy of this 
     resolution to Martin P. Paone.

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