JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 10: 42 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, Brittany Kaplan of Enfield, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Dear Lord understanding is one of the greatest accomplishments of life and with it comes wisdom. 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 17, 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.

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 and printing.

NO NEW FILE

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 896 (RAISED) (File No. 418) AN ACT CONCERNING A HOMELESS PERSON'S BILL OF RIGHTS.

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.

APPROPRIATIONS. H. B. No. 6384 (RAISED) (File Nos. 292 and 824) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISPROPORTIONATE OR INAPPROPRIATE IDENTIFICATION OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS AS REQUIRING SPECIAL EDUCATION. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 6663 (RAISED) (File Nos. 673 and 828) AN ACT CONCERNING COMPLAINTS ALLEGING MISCONDUCT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY PERSONNEL. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

CHILDREN. H. B. No. 5516 (RAISED) (File Nos. 659 and 822) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REMOVAL OF INDIVIDUALS FROM THE STATE CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REGISTRY. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. H. B. No. 6448 (RAISED) (File No. 664) AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE FEES.

TRANSPORTATION. H. B. No. 5278 (COMM) (File Nos. 352 and 820) AN ACT AUTHORIZING FIREFIGHTERS TO CONDUCT CHARITABLE FUNDRAISING BOOT DRIVES ON STATE HIGHWAYS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 6683 (RAISED) (File Nos. 697 and 829) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ABATEMENT OF A PUBLIC NUISANCE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. H. B. No. 6482 (RAISED) (File No. 528) AN ACT CONCERNING BIRTH CERTIFICATES FOR HOMELESS YOUTH.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H. B. No. 5441 (COMM) (File Nos. 355 and 821) AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN EMERGENCY RESPONSE EMPLOYEES TO ENROLL IN THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ENVIRONMENT. H. B. No. 5811 (COMM) (File Nos. 357 and 823) AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF VESSELS WITH ELECTRIC MOTORS ON INLAND WATERS OF THE STATE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 6587 (RAISED) (File Nos. 634 and 826) AN ACT CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE STATE AND ANY MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IS LOCATED. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6513 (RAISED) (File No. 667) AN ACT CONCERNING THE BUDGET AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENT APPROVAL PROCESS IN COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITIES.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6638 (RAISED) (File No. 692) AN ACT CONCERNING THE MAXIMUM PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF A MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE REGULATING THE OPERATION OR USE OF A DIRT BIKE, ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE OR SNOWMOBILE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "B").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6678 (RAISED) (File No. 732) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE COLLECTION OF PAST DUE CHILD SUPPORT.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for H. B. No. 6433 (RAISED) (File Nos. 132 and 825) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND OTHER CHANGES TO THE LABOR DEPARTMENT STATUTES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6488 (RAISED) (File No. 367) AN ACT CONCERNING THE EVACUATION AND TEMPORARY SHELTERING OF CERTAIN ANIMALS DURING EMERGENCIES.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

DISAGREEING ACTION

The following favorable report was received from the House, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. S. B. No. 111 (COMM) (File Nos. 431 and 830) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF E-GOVERNMENT. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for S. B. No. 804 (RAISED) (File Nos. 478 and 831) AN ACT CONCERNING A PREFERENCE FOR CONNECTICUT GROWN PROTEIN IN CERTAIN STATE CONTRACTS AND THE INCLUSION OF FARMERS' MARKETS IN CERTAIN PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. . (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A" and House Amendment Schedule "A").

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 46 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.

BILLS SIGNED BY HIS EXCELLENCY,

THE GOVERNOR

The following bills were signed by His Excellency, the Governor, on the date indicated:

May 17, 2013

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 188 (COMM) (File No. 310) AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

Special Act No. 2

EDUCATION. Substitute for H. B. No. 6502 (RAISED) (File No. 226) AN ACT CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PARAPROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL.

Public Act No. 10

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for H. B. No. 6212 (COMM) (File Nos. 172 and 582) AN ACT CONCERNING WINE TASTING AT PACKAGE STORES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

Public Act No. 11

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for S. B. No. 752 (COMM) (File No. 148) AN ACT CONCERNING SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITY LIENS.

Public Act No. 13

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 967 (RAISED) (File No. 537) AN ACT CONCERNING EXPENSES RELATING TO THE SALE OF NONPROFIT HOSPITALS.

Public Act No. 14

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.

Public Act No. 15

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 Act No. 16

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 235 (RAISED) (File No. 254) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADOPTION OF THE UNIFORM ELECTRONIC LEGAL MATERIAL ACT. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

Public Act No. 17