JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 38 o'clock a. m. , Speaker J. Brendan Sharkey in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by guest Chaplain, Monsignor Walter C. Orlowski of St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church in Norwalk, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. God our Father, we come from diverse walks of life and different paths of faith, and yet, we gather to give You thanks for our Nation, this great State of ours and this body of women and men. We thank You for their sacrifice and service. We also thank You on this day for Larry Cafero Jr. , for his leadership and strength of character. May the years ahead be filled with every grace and blessing.

Father, we ask Your blessing on the members of this House as they continue to do the business of the people. Give them courage in their challenges and a spirit of cooperation in their deliberations. May they be good and do good for the sake of the people they serve. We ask this in your name. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Cafero of the 142nd District.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY,

THE GOVERNOR

The following communications were received from His Excellency, the Governor, on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations.

March 26, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 31-102 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint WENDELLA A. BATTEY from Bloomfield, to be a member of the Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations, to serve a term ending June 30, 2020, or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 31-102 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint PATRICIA V. LOW from Glastonbury, to be a member of the Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations, to serve a term ending June 30, 2020, or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 46a-52 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint EDITH PESTANA from Hartford, to be a member of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities to serve a term ending July 14, 2019, or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

The following House Joint Resolutions were received from the committees indicated, the resolutions read the second time and tabled for the Calendar:

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 62 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAKE COLAVOLPE OF EAST HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 63 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MERLE W. HARRIS OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 64 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF KIA F. MURRELL OF CHESHIRE, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT LOTTERY CORPORATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 65 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CLAYTON POTTER OF NEW LONDON, TO BE A NONVOTING STUDENT MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE RESOLUTION

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

JUDICIARY. H. R. No. 6 (File No. 142) RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN CAPITAL PROPERTIES ASSOCIATES, L. P. V. THE CAPITAL CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, ET AL. ; STATE OF CONNECTICUT, ET AL. V. CAPITAL PROPERTIES ASSOCIATES, L. P. ; AND STATE OF CONNECTICUT, ET AL. V. CAPITAL PROPERTIES ASSOCIATES, L. P. , ET AL.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

The following House Bills were received from the committees indicated, the bills read the second time and tabled for the Calendar and printing:

CHILDREN. H. B. No. 5038 (RAISED) (File No. 130) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTHY CHILDREN.

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 5061 (RAISED) (File No. 131) AN ACT CONCERNING UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE FOR BODILY INJURY TO A NAMED INSURED OR RELATIVE DURING THE THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.

GENERAL LAW. H. B. No. 5099 (RAISED) (File No. 132) AN ACT CONCERNING CATERER, BREW PUB MANUFACTURER AND BEER AND BREW PUB MANUFACTURER ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMITS.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 5125 (RAISED) (File No. 133) AN ACT LIMITING ACCESS TO CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING PROBATION OFFICERS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. H. B. No. 5126 (RAISED) (File No. 134) AN ACT CONCERNING AN AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.

HOUSING. H. B. No. 5130 (RAISED) (File No. 135) AN ACT CONCERNING SUPPORTIVE HOUSING.

HOUSING. H. B. No. 5132 (RAISED) (File No. 136) AN ACT CONCERNING CONGREGATE HOUSING.

AGING. H. B. No. 5223 (RAISED) (File No. 137) AN ACT INCREASING FUNDING FOR ELDERLY NUTRITION.

AGING. H. B. No. 5229 (RAISED) (File No. 138) AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF A SMALL HOUSE NURSING HOME PILOT PROGRAM.

COMMERCE. H. B. No. 5270 (RAISED) (File No. 139) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DELEGATION AUTHORITY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

COMMERCE. H. B. No. 5276 (RAISED) (File No. 140) AN ACT CONCERNING SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING UNDER THE PRESEED FINANCING PROGRAM.

CHILDREN. H. B. No. 5305 (RAISED) (File No. 141) AN ACT CONCERNING CADMIUM LEVELS IN CHILDREN'S JEWELRY.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILL

The following favorable report on the House Bill recommending a change of reference was received from the committee indicated, the bill read, the report of the committee accepted, and the bill referred as recommended:

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 5307 (RAISED) AN ACT REVISING CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE AND SENATE BILLS

On motion of Representative Aresimowicz of the 30th District, the first reading of the following bills and resolutions was waived, the list of bills and resolutions as prepared by the Clerks was accepted, and the bills and resolutions referred to the committees as indicated thereon in concurrence.

JUDICIARY

H. B. No. 5595 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS IN PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH ACTIONS AND REQUIRING DISCLOSURES UPON THE PURCHASE OF AN ANNUITY TO FUND PENSION BENEFITS', to: (1) Amend the definition of "collateral sources" with respect to personal injury and wrongful death claims to clarify that the amount of an award is not reduced by the value of health benefits provided to a Medicaid beneficiary by a private managed care plan, where a separate right of subrogation exists against such benefits, and make technical changes to the collateral sources statutes; and (2) require an insurer to provide certain disclosures to employees when the insurer issues an annuity contract to provide retirement benefits to such employees.

S. B. No. 493 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVISOR'S TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES', to make various technical changes concerning grammar, clarity, accuracy of internal references and consistency in general statutes.

S. B. No. 494 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GUARDIANS AD LITEM AND ATTORNEYS FOR MINOR CHILDREN IN FAMILY RELATIONS MATTERS', to: (1) Provide greater clarity to court orders involving the appointment of counsel or a guardian ad litem for a minor child; (2) provide parties to a family relations matter with standing to remove counsel or the guardian ad litem for a minor child appointed in such matter; (3) enact new provisions concerning the payment of fees to counsel and the guardian ad litem for a minor child; and (4) require the Judicial Branch to develop a publication that informs parties to a family relations matter about the roles and responsibilities of counsel for the minor child and the guardian ad litem.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE BILL PASSED

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the committee indicated accepted and the bill passed.

PUBLIC HEALTH. H. B. No. 5329 (RAISED) (File No. 46) Public Health. AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF NATURAL FOOD.

The bill was explained by Representative Johnson of the 49th.

The bill was discussed by Representative Srinivasan of the 31st.

The Speaker ordered the vote be taken by roll call at 12: 04 p. m.

The following is the result of the vote:

Total Number Voting 137

Necessary for Passage 69

Those voting Yea 137

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 12

On a roll call vote House Bill No. 5329 was passed.

The following is the roll call vote:

Y

   

ABERCROMBIE

Y

   

HEWETT

Y

   

VERRENGIA

Y

   

LABRIOLA

Y

   

ALBIS

Y

   

JANOWSKI

Y

   

VICINO

Y

   

LAVIELLE

Y

   

ALEXANDER

Y

   

JOHNSON

Y

   

WALKER

   

X

LEGEYT

Y

   

ALTOBELLO

Y

   

JUTILA

Y

   

WIDLITZ

   

X

MILLER, L.

Y

   

ARCE

Y

   

KINER

Y

   

WILLIS

Y

   

MINER

Y

   

ARCONTI

Y

   

LARSON

Y

   

WRIGHT, C.

Y

   

MOLGANO

Y

   

ARESIMOWICZ

Y

   

LEMAR

   

X

WRIGHT, E.

Y

   

NOUJAIM

Y

   

AYALA

Y

   

LESSER

Y

   

ZONI

Y

   

O'DEA

Y

   

BACKER, T.

Y

   

LOPES

     

VACANT

Y

   

O'NEILL

Y

   

BARAM

Y

   

LUXENBERG

     

VACANT

Y

   

PERILLO

Y

   

BECKER, B.

Y

   

MARONEY

       

Y

   

PISCOPO

Y

   

BOUKUS

   

X

MCCRORY

       

Y

   

REBIMBAS

Y

   

BOWLES

Y

   

MCGEE

       

Y

   

RUTIGLIANO

Y

   

BUTLER

Y

   

MEGNA

Y

   

ACKERT

Y

   

SAMPSON

Y

   

CANDELARIA, J.

Y

   

MIKUTEL

Y

   

ADINOLFI

Y

   

SAWYER

Y

   

CLEMONS

Y

   

MILLER, P.

Y

   

ALBERTS

Y

   

SCRIBNER

Y

   

CONROY

Y

   

MORIN

Y

   

AMAN

Y

   

SHABAN

Y

   

COOK

   

X

MORRIS

Y

   

BACCHIOCHI

Y

   

SIMANSKI

Y

   

CUEVAS

   

X

MOUKAWSHER

Y

   

BELSITO

Y

   

SMITH

Y

   

D'AGOSTINO

   

X

MUSHINSKY

Y

   

BETTS

Y

   

SRINIVASAN

Y

   

DARGAN

Y

   

NAFIS

Y

   

BOLINSKY

Y

   

WALKO

Y

   

DAVIS, P.

Y

   

NICASTRO

   

X

BUCK-TAYLOR

Y

   

WILLIAMS

Y

   

DEMICCO, M.

Y

   

PERONE

Y

   

CAFERO

Y

   

WOOD

Y

   

DILLON

Y

   

REED

Y

   

CAMILLO

Y

   

YACCARINO

Y

   

DIMINICO, J.

Y

   

RILEY

Y

   

CANDELORA, V.

Y

   

ZIOBRON

   

X

ESPOSITO

Y

   

RITTER, M.

Y

   

CARPINO

Y

   

ZUPKUS

Y

   

FAWCETT

Y

   

ROJAS

Y

   

CARTER

       

Y

   

FLEISCHMANN

Y

   

ROSE

Y

   

CASE

       

Y

   

FLEXER

Y

   

ROVERO

Y

   

D'AMELIO

       

Y

   

FOX, D.

Y

   

SANCHEZ

Y

   

DAVIS, C.

Y

   

SHARKEY (SPKR)

Y

   

FOX, G.

   

X

SANTIAGO, E.

Y

   

FLOREN

       

Y

   

FRITZ

Y

   

SANTIAGO, H.

Y

   

FREY

       

Y

   

GENGA

Y

   

SEAR

Y

   

GIEGLER

       

Y

   

GENTILE

Y

   

SERRA

Y

   

GIULIANO

Y

   

BERGER (DEP)

   

X

GONZALEZ

Y

   

STALLWORTH

Y

   

HOVEY

Y

   

GODFREY (DEP)

Y

   

GROGINS

Y

   

STEINBERG

Y

   

HOYDICK

Y

   

MILLER, P. B. (DEP)

Y

   

GUERRERA

Y

   

TERCYAK

Y

   

HWANG

   

X

ORANGE (DEP)

Y

   

HADDAD

Y

   

TONG

Y

   

KLARIDES

Y

   

RITTER, E. (DEP)

Y

   

HAMPTON

Y

   

URBAN

Y

   

KOKORUDA

Y

   

RYAN (DEP)

Y

   

HENNESSY

Y

   

VARGAS

Y

   

KUPCHICK

Y

   

SAYERS (DEP)

RECESS

On motion of Representative Aresimowicz of the 30th District, the House recessed at 1: 30 o'clock p. m. , to reconvene at the Call of the Chair.

AFTER RECESS

The House reconvened at 4: 12 o'clock p. m. , Speaker Sharkey in the Chair.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ADOPTED

The following resolution was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the committee indicated accepted and the resolution adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 19 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SALVATORE BRAMANTE OF HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION.

The resolution was explained by Representative Janowski of the 56th.

The resolution was discussed by Representative Vargas of the 6th.

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 19 was adopted.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

The following resolution was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the committee indicated accepted and the resolution adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. R. No. 7 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SHELBY BROWN, OF EAST HARTFORD, TO BE EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY.

The resolution was explained by Representative Janowski of the 56th.

On a voice vote House Resolution No. 7 was adopted.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ADOPTED

The following resolution was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the committee indicated accepted and the resolution adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 56 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SARAH HEALY EAGAN OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE THE CHILD ADVOCATE.

The resolution was explained by Representative Janowski of the 56th.

DEPUTY SPEAKER RITTER IN THE CHAIR

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 56 was adopted.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED

The following resolutions were taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the committee indicated accepted and the resolutions adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 19 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MICHAEL J. AJELLO, ESQ. , OF NORTH HAVEN, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION.

The resolution was explained by Representative Lopes of the 24th.

On a voice vote Senate Joint Resolution No. 19 was adopted in concurrence with the Senate.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 20 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MITCHELL FUCHS OF FAIRFIELD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT COMMUTER RAIL COUNCIL.

The resolution was explained by Representative Janowski of the 56th.

On a voice vote Senate Joint Resolution No. 20 was adopted in concurrence with the Senate.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 21 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF STEPHEN T. PENNY OF MANCHESTER TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION.

The resolution was explained by Representative Janowski of the 56th.

On a voice vote Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 was adopted in concurrence with the Senate.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED

The following resolutions were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the committees indicated accepted and the resolutions adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 57 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF RALPH ENO OF LYME TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT RESOURCES RECOVERY AUTHORITY.

The resolution was explained by Representative Janowski of the 56th.

The resolution was discussed by Representative Giuliano of the 23rd.

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 57 was adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 58 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MICHAEL T. LONG OF SIMSBURY TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY.

Representative Williams of the 68th District absented himself from the Chamber due to a possible conflict of interest.

The resolution was explained by Representative Hampton of the 16th.

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 58 was adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 59 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ROSS HOLLANDER OF BLOOMFIELD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.

The resolution was explained by Representative Janowski of the 56th.

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 59 was adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 60 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CHARLES R. GRAY OF STAMFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY.

Representative Williams of the 68th District absented himself from the Chamber due to a possible conflict of interest.

The resolution was explained by Representative Godfrey of the 110th.

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 60 was adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 61 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DONALD J. SHUBERT OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.

The resolution was explained by Representative Janowski of the 56th.

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 61 was adopted.

BUSINESS FROM THE SENATE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

SUSPENSION OF THE RULES

SENATE BILL PASSED

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the committee indicated accepted and the bill passed.

APPROPRIATIONS. S. B. No. 32 (File No. 24) AN ACT CONCERNING WORKING FAMILIES' WAGES.

Representative Aresimowicz of the 30th District moved for suspension of the rules for immediate consideration.

On a voice vote the motion carried.

The bill was explained by Representative Tercyak of the 26th.

The bill was discussed by Representatives Smith of the 108th and Alberts of the 50th who offered House Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 3131) and moved its adoption.

The amendment was discussed by Representative Tercyak of the 26th.

On a voice vote the amendment was rejected.

The following is House Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 3131):

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Not later than July 1, 2015, and each July fifteenth thereafter, the Labor Commissioner shall announce an adjustment in the minimum fair wage which shall be equal to the percentage increase, if any, of the federal cost-of-living adjustment provided to recipients of federal Social Security or Supplemental Security Income Program benefits between the last complete calendar year and the previous calendar year, as calculated by the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, with the amount of the minimum fair wage increase rounded to the nearest five cents. The minimum fair wage plus the adjustment announced by the Labor Commissioner on July fifteenth shall become the new minimum fair wage and shall be effective on the January first immediately following. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

New section

The bill was further discussed by Representatives Simanski of the 62nd, Shaban of the 135th and Rutigliano of the 123rd who offered House Amendment Schedule "B" (LCO 2974) moved its adoption and further moved that when the vote be taken it be taken by roll call.

The amendment was discussed by Representatives Tercyak of the 26th, D'Amelio of the 71st, Carter of the 2nd, Ziobron of the 34th and Miner of the 66th.

The Speaker ordered the vote be taken by roll call at 6: 02 p. m.

The following is the result of the vote:

Total Number Voting 141

Necessary for Adoption 71

Those voting Yea 52

Those voting Nay 89

Those absent and not voting 8

On a roll call vote the amendment was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

N

 

ABERCROMBIE

 

N

 

HEWETT

 

N

 

VERRENGIA

Y

   

LABRIOLA

 

N

 

ALBIS

 

N

 

JANOWSKI

 

N

 

VICINO

Y

   

LAVIELLE

 

N

 

ALEXANDER

 

N

 

JOHNSON

 

N

 

WALKER

   

X

LEGEYT

 

N

 

ALTOBELLO

 

N

 

JUTILA

   

X

WIDLITZ

   

X

MILLER, L.

 

N

 

ARCE

 

N

 

KINER

 

N

 

WILLIS

Y

   

MINER

 

N

 

ARCONTI

 

N

 

LARSON

 

N

 

WRIGHT, C.

Y

   

MOLGANO

 

N

 

ARESIMOWICZ

 

N

 

LEMAR

   

X

WRIGHT, E.

Y

   

NOUJAIM

 

N

 

AYALA

 

N

 

LESSER

 

N

 

ZONI

Y

   

O'DEA

 

N

 

BACKER, T.

 

N

 

LOPES

     

VACANT

Y

   

O'NEILL

 

N

 

BARAM

 

N

 

LUXENBERG

     

VACANT

Y

   

PERILLO

 

N

 

BECKER, B.

 

N

 

MARONEY

       

Y

   

PISCOPO

 

N

 

BOUKUS

 

N

 

MCCRORY

       

Y

   

REBIMBAS

 

N

 

BOWLES

 

N

 

MCGEE

       

Y

   

RUTIGLIANO

 

N

 

BUTLER

 

N

 

MEGNA

Y

   

ACKERT

Y

   

SAMPSON

 

N

 

CANDELARIA, J.

 

N

 

MIKUTEL

Y

   

ADINOLFI

Y

   

SAWYER

 

N

 

CLEMONS

 

N

 

MILLER, P.

Y

   

ALBERTS

Y

   

SCRIBNER

 

N

 

CONROY

 

N

 

MORIN

Y

   

AMAN

Y

   

SHABAN

 

N

 

COOK

 

N

 

MORRIS

Y

   

BACCHIOCHI

Y

   

SIMANSKI

 

N

 

CUEVAS

   

X

MOUKAWSHER

Y

   

BELSITO

Y

   

SMITH

 

N

 

D'AGOSTINO

 

N

 

MUSHINSKY

Y

   

BETTS

Y

   

SRINIVASAN

 

N

 

DARGAN

 

N

 

NAFIS

Y

   

BOLINSKY

Y

   

WALKO

 

N

 

DAVIS, P.

 

N

 

NICASTRO

   

X

BUCK-TAYLOR

Y

   

WILLIAMS

 

N

 

DEMICCO, M.

 

N

 

PERONE

Y

   

CAFERO

Y

   

WOOD

 

N

 

DILLON

 

N

 

REED

Y

   

CAMILLO

Y

   

YACCARINO

Y

   

DIMINICO, J.

 

N

 

RILEY

Y

   

CANDELORA, V.

Y

   

ZIOBRON

   

X

ESPOSITO

 

N

 

RITTER, M.

Y

   

CARPINO

Y

   

ZUPKUS

 

N

 

FAWCETT

 

N

 

ROJAS

Y

   

CARTER

       
 

N

 

FLEISCHMANN

 

N

 

ROSE

Y

   

CASE

       
 

N

 

FLEXER

Y

   

ROVERO

Y

   

D'AMELIO

       
 

N

 

FOX, D.

 

N

 

SANCHEZ

Y

   

DAVIS, C.

 

N

 

SHARKEY (SPKR)

 

N

 

FOX, G.

 

N

 

SANTIAGO, E.

Y

   

FLOREN

       
 

N

 

FRITZ

 

N

 

SANTIAGO, H.

Y

   

FREY

       
 

N

 

GENGA

 

N

 

SEAR

Y

   

GIEGLER

       
 

N

 

GENTILE

 

N

 

SERRA

Y

   

GIULIANO

 

N

 

BERGER (DEP)

   

X

GONZALEZ

 

N

 

STALLWORTH

Y

   

HOVEY

 

N

 

GODFREY (DEP)

 

N

 

GROGINS

 

N

 

STEINBERG

Y

   

HOYDICK

 

N

 

MILLER, P. B. (DEP)

 

N

 

GUERRERA

 

N

 

TERCYAK

Y

   

HWANG

 

N

 

ORANGE (DEP)

 

N

 

HADDAD

 

N

 

TONG

Y

   

KLARIDES

 

N

 

RITTER, E. (DEP)

 

N

 

HAMPTON

 

N

 

URBAN

Y

   

KOKORUDA

 

N

 

RYAN (DEP)

 

N

 

HENNESSY

 

N

 

VARGAS

Y

   

KUPCHICK

 

N

 

SAYERS (DEP)

The following is House Amendment Schedule "B" (LCO 2974):

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 31-60 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2014):

(a) Any employer who pays or agrees to pay to an employee less than the minimum fair wage or overtime wage shall be deemed in violation of the provisions of this part.

(b) The Labor Commissioner shall adopt such regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, as may be appropriate to carry out the purposes of this part. Such regulations may include, but are not limited to, regulations defining and governing an executive, administrative or professional employee and outside salesperson; learners and apprentices, their number, proportion and length of service; and piece rates in relation to time rates; and shall recognize, as part of the minimum fair wage, gratuities in an amount (1) equal to twenty-nine and three-tenths per cent, and effective January 1, 2009, equal to thirty-one per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour, and effective January 1, 2014, equal to thirty-four and six-tenths per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour, and effective January 1, 2015, equal to [thirty-six] thirty-seven and eight-tenths per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour, and effective January 1, 2016, equal to forty and seven-tenths per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour, and effective January 1, 2017, equal to forty-three and seven-tenths per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour for persons, other than bartenders, who are employed in the hotel and restaurant industry, including a hotel restaurant, who customarily and regularly receive gratuities, (2) equal to eight and two-tenths per cent, and effective January 1, 2009, equal to eleven per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour, and effective January 1, 2014, equal to fifteen and six-tenths per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour, and effective January 1, 2015, equal to [eighteen and one-half] nineteen and eight-tenths per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour, and effective January 1, 2016, equal to twenty-three and one-half per cent of the minimum fair wage per hour, and effective January 1, 2017, equal to twenty-seven and three-tenths per cent of the minimum wage per hour for persons employed as bartenders who customarily and regularly receive gratuities, and (3) not to exceed thirty-five cents per hour in any other industry, and shall also recognize deductions and allowances for the value of board, in the amount of eighty-five cents for a full meal and forty-five cents for a light meal, lodging, apparel or other items or services supplied by the employer; and other special conditions or circumstances which may be usual in a particular employer-employee relationship. The commissioner may provide, in such regulations, modifications of the minimum fair wage herein established for learners and apprentices; persons under the age of eighteen years; and for such special cases or classes of cases as the commissioner finds appropriate to prevent curtailment of employment opportunities, avoid undue hardship and safeguard the minimum fair wage herein established. Regulations in effect on July 1, 1973, providing for a board deduction and allowance in an amount differing from that provided in this section shall be construed to be amended consistent with this section.

(c) Regulations adopted by the commissioner pursuant to subsection (b) of this section which define executive, administrative and professional employees shall be updated not later than October 1, 2000, and every four years thereafter, to specify that such persons shall be compensated on a salary basis at a rate determined by the Labor Commissioner. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

July 1, 2014

31-60

The bill was further discussed by Representatives Srinivasan of the 31st, Miner of the 66th, Yaccarino of the 87th, Bolinsky of the 106th, Cafero of the 142nd and Aresimowicz of the 30th.

The Speaker ordered the vote be taken by roll call at 6: 51 p. m.

The following is the result of the vote:

Total Number Voting 141

Necessary for Passage 71

Those voting Yea 87

Those voting Nay 54

Those absent and not voting 8

On a roll call vote Senate Bill No. 32 was passed in concurrence with the Senate.

The following is the roll call vote:

Y

   

ABERCROMBIE

Y

   

HEWETT

Y

   

VERRENGIA

 

N

 

LABRIOLA

Y

   

ALBIS

Y

   

JANOWSKI

Y

   

VICINO

 

N

 

LAVIELLE

Y

   

ALEXANDER

Y

   

JOHNSON

Y

   

WALKER

   

X

LEGEYT

Y

   

ALTOBELLO

Y

   

JUTILA

Y

   

WIDLITZ

   

X

MILLER, L.

Y

   

ARCE

Y

   

KINER

Y

   

WILLIS

 

N

 

MINER

Y

   

ARCONTI

Y

   

LARSON

Y

   

WRIGHT, C.

 

N

 

MOLGANO

Y

   

ARESIMOWICZ

Y

   

LEMAR

   

X

WRIGHT, E.

 

N

 

NOUJAIM

Y

   

AYALA

Y

   

LESSER

Y

   

ZONI

 

N

 

O'DEA

Y

   

BACKER, T.

Y

   

LOPES

     

VACANT

 

N

 

O'NEILL

Y

   

BARAM

Y

   

LUXENBERG

     

VACANT

 

N

 

PERILLO

Y

   

BECKER, B.

 

N

 

MARONEY

         

N

 

PISCOPO

Y

   

BOUKUS

Y

   

MCCRORY

         

N

 

REBIMBAS

Y

   

BOWLES

Y

   

MCGEE

         

N

 

RUTIGLIANO

Y

   

BUTLER

Y

   

MEGNA

 

N

 

ACKERT

 

N

 

SAMPSON

Y

   

CANDELARIA, J.

Y

   

MIKUTEL

 

N

 

ADINOLFI

 

N

 

SAWYER

Y

   

CLEMONS

Y

   

MILLER, P.

 

N

 

ALBERTS

 

N

 

SCRIBNER

Y

   

CONROY

Y

   

MORIN

 

N

 

AMAN

 

N

 

SHABAN

Y

   

COOK

Y

   

MORRIS

 

N

 

BACCHIOCHI

 

N

 

SIMANSKI

Y

   

CUEVAS

   

X

MOUKAWSHER

 

N

 

BELSITO

 

N

 

SMITH

Y

   

D'AGOSTINO

Y

   

MUSHINSKY

 

N

 

BETTS

 

N

 

SRINIVASAN

Y

   

DARGAN

Y

   

NAFIS

 

N

 

BOLINSKY

 

N

 

WALKO

Y

   

DAVIS, P.

Y

   

NICASTRO

   

X

BUCK-TAYLOR

 

N

 

WILLIAMS

Y

   

DEMICCO, M.

Y

   

PERONE

 

N

 

CAFERO

 

N

 

WOOD

Y

   

DILLON

Y

   

REED

 

N

 

CAMILLO

 

N

 

YACCARINO

 

N

 

DIMINICO, J.

Y

   

RILEY

 

N

 

CANDELORA, V.

 

N

 

ZIOBRON

   

X

ESPOSITO

Y

   

RITTER, M.

 

N

 

CARPINO

 

N

 

ZUPKUS

Y

   

FAWCETT

Y

   

ROJAS

 

N

 

CARTER

       

Y

   

FLEISCHMANN

Y

   

ROSE

 

N

 

CASE

       

Y

   

FLEXER

Y

   

ROVERO

 

N

 

D'AMELIO

       

Y

   

FOX, D.

Y

   

SANCHEZ

 

N

 

DAVIS, C.

Y

   

SHARKEY (SPKR)

Y

   

FOX, G.

Y

   

SANTIAGO, E.

 

N

 

FLOREN

       

Y

   

FRITZ

Y

   

SANTIAGO, H.

 

N

 

FREY

       
   

X

GENGA

Y

   

SEAR

 

N

 

GIEGLER

       

Y

   

GENTILE

Y

   

SERRA

 

N

 

GIULIANO

Y

   

BERGER (DEP)

   

X

GONZALEZ

Y

   

STALLWORTH

 

N

 

HOVEY

Y

   

GODFREY (DEP)

Y

   

GROGINS

 

N

 

STEINBERG

 

N

 

HOYDICK

Y

   

MILLER, P. B. (DEP)

Y

   

GUERRERA

Y

   

TERCYAK

 

N

 

HWANG

Y

   

ORANGE (DEP)

Y

   

HADDAD

Y

   

TONG

 

N

 

KLARIDES

Y

   

RITTER, E. (DEP)

 

N

 

HAMPTON

Y

   

URBAN

 

N

 

KOKORUDA

Y

   

RYAN (DEP)

Y

   

HENNESSY

Y

   

VARGAS

 

N

 

KUPCHICK

Y

   

SAYERS (DEP)

SUSPENSION OF THE RULES

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE GOVERNOR

On motion of Representative Aresimowicz of the 30th District, the rules were suspended for immediate transmittal to the Governor of Senate Bill No. 32.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON

ENVIRONMENT

Without objection, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Environment.

CHILDREN. Substitute for H. B. No. 5037 (RAISED) (File No. 4) AN ACT CONCERNING CROSS REPORTING OF CHILD ABUSE AND ANIMAL CRUELTY.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON

HUMAN SERVICES

On motion of Representative Aresimowicz of the 30th District, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Human Services.

CHILDREN. Substitute for H. B. No. 5039 (RAISED) (File No. 13) AN ACT CONCERNING ANIMAL-ASSISTED SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVES ABSENT

The following Representatives were absent today or may have missed some votes due to the following:

Representative Buck-Taylor of the 67th District - illness

Representative Esposito of the 116th District - out of state - family business

Representative Gonzalez of the 3rd District - family business

Representative LeGeyt of the 17th District - illness

Representative McCrory of the 7th District - family business

Representative Miller of the 122nd District - illness

Representative Moukawsher of the 40th District - illness

Representative Wright of the 41st District - illness

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Aresimowicz of the 30th District, the House adjourned at 6: 55 o'clock p. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 25, 2014

AT 5: 00 O'CLOCK P. M.

COMMERCE

H. B. No. 5004 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXPANSION OF THE HISTORIC HOMES TAX CREDIT.

H. B. No. 5041 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING INVESTMENT IN CONNECTICUT'S ADVANCED MANUFACTURING BUSINESSES.

H. B. No. 5042 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGENERATIVE MEDICINE RESEARCH FUND.

H. B. No. 5163 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.

H. B. No. 5269 (RAISED) AN ACT CREATING PARITY BETWEEN PAID SICK LEAVE BENEFITS AND OTHER EMPLOYER-PROVIDED BENEFITS.

H. B. No. 5270 (RAISED) (File No. 139) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DELEGATION AUTHORITY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

Substitute for H. B. No. 5271 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING OF COMPOSITES IN CONNECTICUT.

H. B. No. 5272 (RAISED) AN ACT CONSOLIDATING CERTIFIED HISTORIC STRUCTURE REHABILITATION TAX CREDITS.

H. B. No. 5274 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYED INDIVIDUALS AND DISCRIMINATORY HIRING PRACTICES.

H. B. No. 5276 (RAISED) (File No. 140) AN ACT CONCERNING SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING UNDER THE PRESEED FINANCING PROGRAM.

Substitute for H. B. No. 5403 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE CONNECTICUT INVENTION CONVENTION.

H. B. No. 5407 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO COMMERCE-RELATED STATUTES.

H. B. No. 5515 (RAISED) AN ACT ALLOWING THE DESIGNATION OF THE TOWN OF THOMASTON AS AN ENTERPRISE ZONE.

H. B. No. 5516 (RAISED) AN ACT PROVIDING FOOD ENTREPRENEURS WITH ACCESS TO COMMERCIAL KITCHENS.

H. B. No. 5517 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF CONNECTICUT MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE NEEDS.

H. B. No. 5518 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LIABILITIES OF APPLICANTS FOR STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.

H. B. No. 5573 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION AND DEVELOPMENT.

H. B. No. 5574 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT BIOSCIENCE CAPABILITIES ASSESSMENT REPORT.

H. B. No. 5575 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PROMOTION OF THE COMMERCIAL USE OF THE STATE'S DEEP WATER PORTS.

H. B. No. 5576 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION AND DEVELOPMENT.

H. B. No. 5577 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A CROWDFUNDING STUDY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BANKING.

S. B. No. 1 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE SUBSIDIZED TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM AND ENCOURAGING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE REMEDIATION OF STATE-OWNED BROWNFIELDS.

S. B. No. 3 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP PROGRAM TO PROMOTE BUSINESS RETENTION AND GROWTH.

Substitute for S. B. No. 23 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING BENEFIT CORPORATIONS AND ENCOURAGING SOCIAL ENTERPRISE.

S. B. No. 75 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE ANNUAL CAP ON THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE ACT TAX CREDIT PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 77 (RAISED) AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE HADDAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

S. B. No. 78 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE JOB EXPANSION TAX CREDIT PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 132 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE CONSORTIUM OF CONNECTICUT ART MUSEUMS.

S. B. No. 230 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE CONNECTICUT TROLLEY MUSEUM.

S. B. No. 231 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE CAP ON THE URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL SITE TAX CREDIT AND THRESHOLD FOR LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.

Substitute for S. B. No. 232 (RAISED) (File No. 124) AN ACT CONCERNING THE MANUFACTURING REINVESTMENT ACCOUNT PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 303 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTAL EXPENDITURE TAX CREDIT TO PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES.

S. B. No. 304 (RAISED) AN ACT MAXIMIZING JOBS FOR STATE WORKERS BY REQUIRING LOCAL CONSTRUCTION HIRING REPORTS BY RECIPIENTS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUNDS.

S. B. No. 305 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE "DREAM IT. DO IT. " MANUFACTURING PIPELINE PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 419 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HOSPITAL AND WELLNESS ENTERPRISE ZONES.

S. B. No. 420 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE MANUFACTURING APPRENTICESHIP AND NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE ACT TAX CREDITS TO PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES.

S. B. No. 421 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN BIDDING PREFERENCES IN STATE AND MUNICIPAL CONTRACTING.

S. B. No. 483 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE INCUMBENT WORKER TRAINING PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 484 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ASSESSMENTS OF PROPERTY USED FOR WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BUSINESS USE.

S. B. No. 485 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EXPEDITED PERMITTING FOR PRIORITY DEVELOPMENT SITES IDENTIFIED BY MUNICIPALITIES.

S. B. No. 486 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY TAX RATES IN MUNICIPALITIES THAT CONTAIN ENTERPRISE ZONES.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 25, 2014

AT 5: 00 O'CLOCK P. M.

HUMAN SERVICES

H. B. No. 5051 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPROVING TRANSPARENCY OF NURSING HOME OPERATIONS.

Substitute for H. B. No. 5052 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS.

H. B. No. 5135 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OR RELOCATION OF DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES' REGIONAL OFFICES IN HIGH NEED COMMUNITIES.

H. B. No. 5137 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CHILDREN ENROLLED IN THE HUSKY PLAN.

H. B. No. 5321 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING INTERPRETER QUALIFICATIONS.

H. B. No. 5322 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOME FACILITY MINIMUM STAFFING LEVELS.

H. B. No. 5323 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CHILD POVERTY AND PREVENTION COUNCIL.

Substitute for H. B. No. 5324 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF ASSETS THAT MAY BE RETAINED BY THE SPOUSE OF AN INSTITUTIONALIZED PERSON.

H. B. No. 5325 (RAISED) AN ACT ELIMINATING THE HOME-CARE COST CAP.

H. B. No. 5439 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID BRAND NAME DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS.

H. B. No. 5440 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PHYSICIANS.

H. B. No. 5441 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING DIRECT PAYMENT OF RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES.

H. B. No. 5442 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE-ADMINISTERED GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

H. B. No. 5443 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS.

H. B. No. 5444 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COVERAGE OF CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES.

H. B. No. 5445 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COVERAGE OF TELEMONITORING SERVICES.

H. B. No. 5446 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OR ELIMINATION OF DOUBLE CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES.

H. B. No. 5447 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING RATES OF REIMBURSEMENT FOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE TRANSPORTATION FEES PAID BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

H. B. No. 5499 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

H. B. No. 5500 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PROVIDER AUDITS UNDER THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 104 (RAISED) AN ACT PROVIDING FINANCIAL RELIEF TO NURSING HOMES FOR UNCOMPENSATED CARE.

S. B. No. 105 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SOCIAL INNOVATION INVESTMENT.

S. B. No. 106 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH EDUCATION.

S. B. No. 174 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FAIRNESS IN MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATIONS FOR HOME-CARE CLIENTS.

S. B. No. 252 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES.

S. B. No. 254 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PRESUMPTIVE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY.

S. B. No. 321 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COST SAVINGS.

S. B. No. 322 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLEARINGHOUSE.

Substitute for S. B. No. 323 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CAPITAL EXPENDITURES AT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES.

S. B. No. 324 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS.

S. B. No. 325 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID RECIPIENTS WITH COMPLEX MEDICAL NEEDS.

S. B. No. 326 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FEDERAL MEDICAID WAIVERS.

S. B. No. 327 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOMES.

S. B. No. 329 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LONG-TERM CARE.

S. B. No. 407 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A HOSPITAL QUALITY OF CARE INITIATIVE.

S. B. No. 408 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH OPTIONS FOR ADULT MEDICAID RECIPIENTS.

S. B. No. 410 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.