JOURNAL OF THE SENATE
Friday, March 23, 2012
The Senate was called to order at 10: 21 a. m. , in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(b), and under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Minority Leader.
The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Carmela Balducci of Deep River, Connecticut.
The following is the prayer:
Almighty God blessed is the man who confidently builds bridges of understanding, who generously lightens the loads of his fellow man, and who cheerfully brightens each day with words of hope, inspiration, and assurance. Amen
Pursuant to Senate Rule 9(b) the Senate is called into Session, by the Office of the Senate Clerk's under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Minority Leader.
It is hereby moved that Senate Agenda Number 1, dated Friday, March 23, 2012 is adopted, the items on said Agenda shall be acted upon as indicated and that the Agenda shall be incorporated into the Senate Journal and Senate Transcript.
FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE
The following favorable reports was received from the Senate Committee indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.
EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 9 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SUSAN M. BLAIR OF WETHERSFIELD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD.
FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
The following favorable reports was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.
EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 17 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JOSHUA FRIEDMAN OF STAMFORD TO BE A NONVOTING STUDENT MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES
CHANGE OF REFERENCE
The following favorable reports on a Senate Bill recommending a change of reference was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, the report of the Committee accepted, and the bills referred as recommended:
HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. S. B. No. 291 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SYSTEM.
The report was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
The Senate at 10: 24 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.