JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Friday, April 19, 2013

The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 33 o'clock a. m. , Representative Davis of the 117th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Amanda B. Alfonso of West Hartford, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Heavenly Father, so many people turn to us for help. Guide us in all of our deliberations so that the good of all will be served and the needs of the State of Connecticut satisfied. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Raphael T. Alfonso of West Hartford, Connecticut.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

The following House Joint Resolution was received from the committee indicated, the resolution read the second time and tabled for the Calendar:

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 97 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAY A. DIRNBERGER OF WESTPORT TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL.

BUSINESS FROM THE SENATE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

The following favorable reports of the Joint Standing Committees were received from the Senate, the resolutions read the second time and tabled for the Calendar:

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 46 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF VICTOR M. MUSCHELL, ESQUIRE, OF TORRINGTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 47 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JOHN M. ROMANOW, ESQUIRE, OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 48 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JANE K. GROSSMAN OF HAMDEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL AS AN ALTERNATE FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATE.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 49 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CLIFFORD B. SILVERS OF MILFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 50 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JEFFREY ROSENBERG, ESQUIRE, OF MADISON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 51 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF BRIAN CLEMOW, ESQUIRE, OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 52 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAMES C. FERGUSON OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

BUSINESS FROM THE SENATE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE BILLS

The following favorable reports of the Joint Standing Committees were received from the Senate, the bills read the second time and tabled for the Calendar:

PUBLIC HEALTH. S. B. No. 63 (RAISED) (File No. 103) AN ACT CONCERNING GRANTS FROM THE BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH TRUST FUND FOR STROKE RESEARCH.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. S. B. No. 111 (RAISED) (File No. 431) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE TO IMPLEMENT E-GOVERNMENT.

HOUSING. Substitute for S. B. No. 114 (RAISED) (File No. 178) AN ACT PROHIBITING LANDLORDS FROM REQUIRING TENANTS TO PAY RENT BY ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

CHILDREN. S. B. No. 273 (RAISED) (File No. 45) AN ACT CONCERNING FOSTER CHILDREN AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 521 (RAISED) (File No. 46) AN ACT CONCERNING A REPORT ON THE SURVEY OF ACCESSIBILITY IN AND TO STATE BUILDINGS.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. S. B. No. 704 (RAISED) (File No. 182) AN ACT CONCERNING REEMPLOYMENT AND THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 825 (RAISED) (File No. 57) AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL BONDSMEN, SURETY BAIL BOND AGENTS AND BAIL ENFORCEMENT AGENTS.

BANKS. Substitute for S. B. No. 826 (RAISED) (File No. 258) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STRENGTHENING OF CONSUMER CREDIT LICENSE PROTECTIONS.

AGING. Substitute for S. B. No. 837 (RAISED) (File No. 110) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT ON AGING. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 853 (RAISED) (File No. 187) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND OTHER REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SERVICES.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S. B. No. 858 (RAISED) (File No. 32) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEMEDICINE SERVICES.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 874 (RAISED) (File No. 150) AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' STATUTES.

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for S. B. No. 880 (RAISED) (File No. 152) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND THE RENEWAL OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMITS.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 909 (RAISED) (File No. 113) AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT CONFORMITY. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. S. B. No. 927 (RAISED) (File No. 68) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF NEW EMPLOYEE IN THE UNEMPLOYED ARMED FORCES MEMBER SUBSIDIZED TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. S. B. No. 946 (RAISED) (File No. 263) AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRACT EXTENSIONS FOR PROJECT 150 PROJECTS.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. Substitute for S. B. No. 950 (RAISED) (File No. 239) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND MINOR REVISIONS TO AND REPEAL OF OBSOLETE PROVISIONS OF ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY STATUTES.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S. B. No. 953 (RAISED) (File No. 193) AN ACT CONCERNING DISCLOSURES FOR UNIVERSAL LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES.

COMMERCE. S. B. No. 1004 (RAISED) (File No. 156) AN ACT ENCOURAGING THE EXPORTATION OF STATE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES THROUGH THE SMALL BUSINESS EXPRESS PROGRAM. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

COMMERCE. S. B. No. 1006 (RAISED) (File No. 157) AN ACT CONCERNING PERMITTING ACCOUNTABILITY. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1010 (RAISED) (File No. 344) AN ACT CONCERNING SEA LEVEL RISE AND THE FUNDING OF PROJECTS BY THE CLEAN WATER FUND.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. S. B. No. 1032 (RAISED) (File No. 73) AN ACT CONCERNING WITHHOLDING OF INCOME TAX.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 1061 (RAISED) (File No. 119) AN ACT CONFIRMING AND ADOPTING VOLUMES 1 TO 13, INCLUSIVE, OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, REVISED TO 2013.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1073 (RAISED) (File No. 347) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO PUBLIC SAFETY STATUTES.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Maroney of the 119th District, the House adjourned at 11: 35 o'clock a. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair.