JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Thursday, May 9, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 10: 19 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, Alice Ann Joseph of West Simsbury, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Dear Lord, with you behind us and your arms beneath us, we can face whatever lies ahead of us each day. 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 May 9, 2013, 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 JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE BILLS

The following favorable reports were received from the Joint Standing Committees indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar and printing.

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for S. B. No. 854 (RAISED) (File No. 783) AN ACT CONCERNING SOCIAL INNOVATION INVESTMENT.

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for S. B. No. 1083 (RAISED) (File No. 784) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COST SAVINGS.

INTRODUCTION OF

SENATE RESOLUTION

The following resolution was introduced, read and referred to the committee indicated.

JUDICIARY. S. R. No. 32 RESOLUTION APPROVING THE STIPULATED AGREEMENT IN CHERIE EASTERLING, ET AL. V. STATE OF CONNECTICUT, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

MATTER RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

The following favorable report was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, the bill was read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

NEW FILE

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for S. B. No. 620 (COMM) (File Nos. 559 and 782) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO AUDIT A MUNICIPALITY AND REQUIRING A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTING FOR MUNICIPAL REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

The following favorable reports of the Joint Standing Committees were received from the House, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H. B. No. 5072 (COMM) (File No. 15) AN ACT CONCERNING AUTOMOTIVE GLASS WORK.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. H. B. No. 5250 (COMM) (File No. 351) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF WORKERS IN ROADWAY WORK ZONES.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for H. B. No. 5277 (COMM) (File No. 394) AN ACT CONCERNING MIXED MARTIAL ARTS.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for H. B. No. 6536 (RAISED) (File No. 507) AN ACT CONCERNING GENERAL PERMITS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 5836 (COMM) (File No. 500) AN ACT CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING FOR THE VACCINATION AND STERILIZATION OF DOGS AND CATS OWNED BY LOW INCOME PERSONS.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. H. B. No. 6311 (COMM) (File No. 572) AN ACT PROHIBITING MUNICIPALITIES FROM ADOPTING BREED-SPECIFIC DOG ORDINANCES.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 6515 (RAISED) (File Nos. 631 and 786) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING MAXIMIZING ALTERNATIVE REVENUE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

BANKS. H. B. No. 6340 (RAISED) (File Nos. 212 and 785) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 6508 (RAISED) (File No. 689) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION REGARDING FALSE STATEMENT.

Substitute for H. B. No. 6641 (RAISED) (File Nos. 670 and 787) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A PERSON WHO IS PHYSICALLY HELPLESS OR WHOSE ABILITY TO CONSENT IS OTHERWISE IMPAIRED. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 24 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.