JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Senate was called to order at 10: 40 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:

When you feel the tension mounting, and across the busy day, only gloomy clouds are drifting. As you start to work, pray. 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 March 17, 2014, 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.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY

THE GOVERNOR

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

Corrected Letter

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE SENATE:

Pursuant to Sections 4-19, 25-101 and 25-102 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint JENNIFER L. PERRY from Tolland, to be a member of the Thames River Valley Flood Control Commission to serve a term ending June 30, 2020 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY

THE GOVERNOR

The following communications were received from His Excellency, the Governor, read by the Clerk and referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations:

Corrected Letter

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 31-280a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint DONALD J. SHUBERT, from West Hartford, to be a member of the Advisory Board of the Workers' Compensation Commission, as a representative of employers, to serve a term ending December 31, 2017 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

Corrected Letter

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 31-280a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint ROSS HOLLANDER, from Bloomfield, to be a member of the Advisory Board of the Workers' Compensation Commission, as a representative of employers, to serve a term ending December 31, 2017 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

Corrected Letter

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 31-280a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint GREGORY B. NOKES, from Glastonbury, to be a member of the Advisory Board of the Workers' Compensation Commission, as a representative of employers from a major general hospital, to serve a term ending December 31, 2017 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY

THE GOVERNOR

The following communications were received from His Excellency, the Governor, referred to the Joint Committee on Judiciary.

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h), 51-165 and 51-197c of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, the Honorable Raheem L. Mullins of Cromwell to be a Judge of the Appellate Court and a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you or May 6, 2014, whichever is later, in succession to the Honorable Stuart Bear, who will reach the age of mandatory retirement.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, the Honorable Jane K. Grossman, Esq. of Hamden to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable David R. Tobin, who reached the mandatory age of retirement.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Tammy D. Geathers, Esq. of Bloomfield to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Robert G. Gilligan, who elected senior judge status.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Rupal Shah Palanki, Esq. of West Hartford to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Richard A. Damiani, who passed away.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Leo V. Diana, Esq. of Manchester to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Robert L. Holzberg, who resigned from the bench.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Irene Prosky Jacobs, Esq. of West Haven to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Raymond R. Norko, who reached the mandatory age of retirement.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Robert Nastri, Jr. , Esq. of Cheshire to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Jonathan Silbert, who resigned.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Cesar A. Noble, Esq. of West Hartford to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Lawrence L. Hauser, who passed away.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, John D. Moore, Esq. of West Hartford to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Patty Jenkins Pittman, who elected senior judge status.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Steven D. Ecker, Esq. of New Haven to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Robert A. Martin, who elected senior judge status.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Timothy D. Bates, Esq. of Noank to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Christine E. Keller, who was elevated as a Judge of the Appellate Court.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Anthony V. Avallone, Esq. of New Haven to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Constance L. Epstein, who reached the mandatory age of retirement.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Erika M. Tindill, Esq. of New Haven to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Arthur A. Hiller, who reached the mandatory age of retirement.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Kevin J. Murphy, Esq. of Berlin to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Barbara M. Quinn, who elected senior judge status.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Steven Spellman, Esq. of Noank to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Carol A. Wolven, who resigned.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Kevin S. Russo, Esq. of Shelton to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Susan S. Reynolds, who elected senior judge status.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 52-434(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for reappointment by you, the Honorable Arnold W. Aronson of Avon to be a State Referee, to serve for a term of eight years from May 30, 2014.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 52-434(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for reappointment by you, the Honorable Edward R. Karazin, Jr. of Westport to be a State Referee, to serve for a term of eight years from June, 25, 2014.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 52-434(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for reappointment by you, the Honorable Michael A. Mack of Pawcatuck to be a State Referee, to serve for a term of eight years from July, 15, 2014.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1a and 54-124a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Carleton J. Giles of Milford as a member of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, as a full-time parole member, to serve a term to serve a term coterminous with my term or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 31-276 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent reappoint, Commissioner Nancy E. Salerno of Middlebury to be a Workers' Compensation Commissioner to serve for a term of five years from March 3, 2014.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 31-276 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent reappoint, Commissioner Ernie R. Walker of West Hartford to be a Workers' Compensation Commissioner to serve for a term of five years from March 10, 2014.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 31-276 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent appoint Thomas J. Mullins of Farmington to be a Workers' Compensation Commissioner to serve for a term of five years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to Amado Vargas, who retired.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h), 51-165 and 51-197c of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, the Honorable Eliot D. Prescott of West Hartford to be a Judge of the Appellate Court and a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Richard A. Robinson, who was elevated as an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 14, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you, Ingrid L. Moll, Esq. of West Hartford to be a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Robert C. Brunetti, who retired from the bench.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

REPORTS

The following reports were received, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committees indicated:

State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management. Submittal of Report, of Inventory of State Property. As required by Section 4-67g of the Connecticut General Statutes. Received March 14, 2014.

The report was referred to the Committees on Appropriations and Government Administration and Elections.

Connecticut Housing and Finance Authority. Submittal of 2013 Summary Report. As required by Section 8-250 of the Connecticut General Statutes. Received March 14, 2014.

The report was referred to the Committee on Housing.

State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management. Submittal of Report, Annual Report of State Wide Trends Related to Taxable Property and Exemptions from Property Tax on the 2012 Grand List. As required by Section 12-120a of the Connecticut General Statutes. Received March 14, 2014.

The report was referred to the Committees on Appropriations and Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

SENATE BILLS

The following reports on a Senate Bills recommending a change of reference were received from the Joint Standing Committees indicated, the report of the Committees was accepted, and the bills referred as recommended:

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. S. B. No. 39 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES TO COLLECT THE MARIJUANA AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TAX.

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

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 52 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE POSSESSIONS OF DECEASED TENANTS.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. S. B. No. 114 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROPERTY TAX PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES.

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

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. S. B. No. 116 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY MAJOR CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES.

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

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 80 (COMM) AN ACT PROHIBITING INTERNET SWEEPSTAKES CAFES.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILLS

The following favorable reports on House Bills recommending a change of reference were received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, the reports of the Committee accepted, and the bills referred as recommended:

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. H. B. No. 5063 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF PARDON APPLICATIONS.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

HUMAN SERVICES. 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.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

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

The bill was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

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

The bill was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

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

The bill was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H. B. No. 5293 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STOLEN VALOR.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H. B. No. 5297 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A DEDUCTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR AMOUNTS RECEIVED AS ACTIVE SERVICE PAY.

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

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. Substitute for H. B. No. 5296 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ADMISSIONS TO THE VETERANS' HOME OR TO A HOSPITAL.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H. B. No. 5298 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ACTIVE SERVICE PAY FOR MEMBERS OF THE CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. Substitute for H. B. No. 5394 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR VETERANS.

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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

In accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(b), 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:

HUMAN SERVICES

H. B. No. 5135 (COMM) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OR RELOCATION OF DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES' REGIONAL OFFICES IN HIGH NEED COMMUNITIES', to ensure that regional offices of the Department of Children and Families are located in the areas of greatest need.

ADJOURNMENT

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

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 14, 2014

AT 5: 00 P. M.

PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE

H. B. No. 5370 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE PERFORMANCE OF CONNECTICUT'S STATE PARKS.

H. B. No. 5371 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY ON ACCESS TO SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT FOR INSURED YOUTH AS THEY RELATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

H. B. No. 5373 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN DATA BY MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES TO THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT.

H. B. No. 5374 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY ON THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AS THEY RELATE TO PREPARATION OF YOUTHS AGING OUT OF STATE CARE.

H. B. No. 5375 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS CONCERNING THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM.

H. B. No. 5376 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS AS THEY RELATE TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.

H. B. No. 5377 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS AS THEY RELATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.

H. B. No. 5378 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING MEDICAID-FUNDED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS.

H. B. No. 5379 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TUITION PLEDGE PROGRAM AND A FINANCIAL AID PLEDGE PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

H. B. No. 5380 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING A REPORT ON FINANCIAL AID AWARDS AND TRACKING TRANSFER CREDITS BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

H. B. No. 5381 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF TUITION AND FEE SCHEDULE INCREASES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SYSTEM TO TRACK GRADUATES' SUCCESS BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

H. B. No. 5382 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS AS THEY RELATE TO JOB ADVERTISEMENTS.