JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Senate was called to order at 11: 49 a. m. , the President in the Chair.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplin, Senator Edward Meyer of Guilford Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Our Lord and our God thank you for the remarkable blessing of public service, give us this morning a strong sense of advocacy but an acute ability to listen. Grant us a high sense of respect for each Senator colleague and above all Lord give us the gift of judgment beyond our years so that the people of Connecticut will be the sole beneficiary of what we say and debate and how we vote. In your name we pray. Amen

PLEDGE

Senator Frantz of the 36th, led the Senate in the pledge of Allegiance.

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:

March 26, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE SENATE:

Pursuant to Sections 1-205 and 4-1 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint JAY A. SHAW from Stamford, to be a member of the Freedom of Information Commission, to serve a term ending June 30, 2018 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 26, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE SENATE:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1a and 20-8a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint PETER M. ZEMAN, M. D. from Hartford, to be a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board, as a physician who is a psychiatrist, 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

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:

March 26, 2014

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.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

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.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

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 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.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

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.

AGING. S. B. No. 177 (RAISED) (File No. 123) AN ACT CONCERNING A COMMUNITY SPOUSE'S ALLOWABLE ASSETS.

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

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 240 (RAISED) (File No. 126) AN ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE STREAMLINING AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 260 (RAISED) (File No. 127) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF A CONSERVATOR AND OTHER PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE DECISIONS RELATING TO THE CARE AND DISPOSITION OF A DECEASED PERSON'S BODY.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 290 (RAISED) (File No. 128) AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION RAFFLES.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

SENATE RESOLUTION

The following favorable report was received from the Senate Committee indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar and printing.

JUDICIARY. S. R. No. 10 (File No. 129) 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 REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

SENATE BILL

The following favorable report on a Senate Bill recommending a change of reference was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, the report of the Committee accepted, and the bill referred as recommended:

ENVIRONMENT. S. B. No. 442 (RAISED) AN ACT PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE GARBAGE MUSEUM IN STRATFORD.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, 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

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.

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.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILL

The following report on a House Bill recommending a change of reference was received from the Committee indicated, the report of the Committee was 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 referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following favorable reports were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the Committee accepted and the resolutions placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 25 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF LAURA CORDES OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT COMMUTER RAIL COUNCIL.

Senator Looney of the 11th, explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 26 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAMES GILDEA OF DERBY TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT COMMUTER RAIL COUNCIL.

Senator Looney of the 11th, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Crisco of the 17th.

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 27 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SUSAN PROSI-JOHNSON OF STRATFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT COMMUTER RAIL COUNCIL.

Senator Looney of the 11th, explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATION

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following favorable report was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the resolutions placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 13 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JENNIFER L. PERRY OF TOLLAND TO BE A MEMBER OF THE THAMES RIVER VALLEY FLOOD CONTROL COMMISSION.

Senator Looney of the 11th, explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following favorable reports were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the Committee accepted and the resolutions placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 28 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF NAOMI K. COHEN OF BLOOMFIELD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.

Senator Looney of the 11th, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Doyle of the 9th and Coleman of the 2nd.

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 29 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF GREGORY B. NOKES OF GLASTONBURY TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.

Senator Looney of the 11th, explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 30 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JOANNE PRICE OF AVON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.

Senator Looney of the 11th, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Coleman of the 2nd.

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

BILL PASSED

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

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

Senator Holder-Winfield of the 10th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Markley of the 16th and Gerratana of the 6th.

Senator Kissel of the 7th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 3057) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Holder-Winfield of the 10th, Looney of the 11th, Fasano of the 34th and Frantz of the 36th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 12: 41 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 33

Necessary for Adoption 17

Those voting Yea 13

Those voting Nay 20

Those absent and not voting 3

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 3057) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

A

   

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

GARY HOLDER-WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

A

   

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

A

   

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

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

Senator Kissel of the 7th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “B” (LCO 3056) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Holder-Winfield of the 10th, Frantz of the 36th, Looney of the 11th, Boucher of the 26th and Kane of the 32nd.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 1: 00 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 35

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 11

Those voting Nay 24

Those absent and not voting 1

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “B” (LCO 3056) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

   

N

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

GARY HOLDER-WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

A

   

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

   

N

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

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

"Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 31-58 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2014):

(i) "Minimum fair wage" in any industry or occupation in this state means a wage of not less than six dollars and seventy cents per hour, and effective January 1, 2003, not less than six dollars and ninety cents per hour, and effective January 1, 2004, not less than seven dollars and ten cents per hour, and effective January 1, 2006, not less than seven dollars and forty cents per hour, and effective January 1, 2007, not less than seven dollars and sixty-five cents per hour, and effective January 1, 2009, not less than eight dollars per hour, and effective January 1, 2010, not less than eight dollars and twenty-five cents per hour, and effective January 1, 2014, not less than eight dollars and seventy cents per hour, and effective January 1, 2015, not less than nine dollars per hour or one-half of one per cent rounded to the nearest whole cent more than the highest federal minimum wage, whichever is greater, except as may otherwise be established in accordance with the provisions of this part. Effective July 1, 2016, and not later than each July fifteenth thereafter, the Labor Commissioner shall announce an adjustment in the minimum fair wage which shall be equal to the percentage increase between the last complete calendar year and the previous calendar year in the consumer price index for urban wage earners and clerical workers in the northeast urban area of New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA, with no seasonal adjustment, 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. All wage orders in effect on October 1, 1971, wherein a lower minimum fair wage has been established, are amended to provide for the payment of the minimum fair wage herein established except as hereinafter provided. Whenever the highest federal minimum wage is increased, the minimum fair wage established under this part shall be increased to the amount of said federal minimum wage plus one-half of one per cent more than said federal rate, rounded to the nearest whole cent, effective on the same date as the increase in the highest federal minimum wage, and shall apply to all wage orders and administrative regulations then in force. The rates for learners, beginners, and persons under the age of eighteen years shall be not less than eighty-five per cent of the minimum fair wage for the first two hundred hours of such employment and equal to the minimum fair wage thereafter, except institutional training programs specifically exempted by the commissioner. "

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

Section 1

July 1, 2014

31-58(i)

Remarking were Senators Kane of the 32nd and Holder-Winfield of the 10th.

Senator Kane of the 32nd offered Senate Amendment Schedule “C” (LCO 3112) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Holder-Winfield of the 10th and Linares of the 33rd.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 1: 16 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 34

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 13

Those voting Nay 21

Those absent and not voting 2

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “C” (LCO 3112) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

GARY HOLDER-WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

A

   

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

A

   

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

In line 32, bracket "two" and after the closing bracket insert "four"

Senator Boucher of the 26th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “D” (LCO 3116) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Holder-Winfield of the 10th, Frantz of the 36th and Fasano of the 34th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 1: 37 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 35

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 13

Those voting Nay 22

Those absent and not voting 1

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “D” (LCO 3116) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

GARY HOLDER-WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

A

   

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

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

"Sec. 501. (Effective from passage) Prior to closing the accounts for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, if the Comptroller determines there exists an unappropriated surplus in the General Fund, the Comptroller shall transfer sixty million dollars of any such surplus to the State Treasurer who shall apply such funds to the interest due on advances made to the state from the federal unemployment account under Title XII of the Social Security Act 42 USC, Sections 1321 to 1324, inclusive, pursuant to subsection (d) of section 31-264a of the general statutes. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

New section

Senator Fasano of the 34th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “E” (LCO 3109) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Holder-Winfield of the 10th and Boucher of the 26th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 1: 51 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 35

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 13

Those voting Nay 22

Those absent and not voting 1

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “E” (LCO 3109) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

GARY HOLDER-WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

A

   

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

In line 15, after "2016," insert "or the date on which the average unemployment rate of the state as reported by the Labor Commissioner on the first day of July for the latest available twelve-month period is less than or equal to the average unemployment rate of the nation as published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics during the same twelve-month period, whichever is later,"

In line 16, after "2017," insert "or the date on which the average unemployment rate of the state as reported by the Labor Commissioner on the first day of July for the latest available twelve-month period is less than or equal to the average unemployment rate of the nation as published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics during the same twelve-month period, whichever is later,"

Senator Frantz of the 36th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “F” (LCO 3097) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Holder-Winfield of the 10th, Looney of the 11th and Boucher of the 26th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 2: 04 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 34

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 13

Those voting Nay 21

Those absent and not voting 2

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “F” (LCO 3097) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

A

   

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

GARY HOLDER-WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

A

   

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 31-58 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, the minimum fair wage for employees employed not more than fifteen hours per week shall be nine dollars per hour. "

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

Sec. 501

January 1, 2015

New section

Remarking were Senators Witkos of the 8th, Boucher of the 26th, Meyer of the 12th, Kelly of the 21st, Guglielmo of the 35th, Hartley of the 15th and Kane of the 32nd.

SENATOR COLEMAN IN THE CHAIR

Remarking were Senators Fasano of the 34th, Looney of the 11th, Crisco of the 17th, Duff of the 25th, McKinney of the 28th and Williams of the 29th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 3: 44 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 35

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 21

Those voting Nay 14

Those absent and not voting 1

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 32 was Passed

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

   

N

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

   

N

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

   

N

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

   

N

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

   

N

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

GARY HOLDER-WINFIELD

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

   

N

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

A

   

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

   

N

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

   

N

33

ART LINARES

   

N

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

   

N

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

   

N

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

SUSPENSION OF THE RULES

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE HOUSE

Senator Looney of the 11th, moved to suspend the rules for immediate transmittal to the House Senate Bill Number 32 requiring further action by the House.

CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

ADOPTED

The chair ordered the vote on business placed on the Consent Calendar be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 3: 47 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 35

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 35

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 1

On the roll call vote the Consent Calendar No. 1 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

GARY HOLDER-WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

A

   

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE HOUSE

Senator Looney of the 11th moved immediate transmittal to the House of all resolutions needing further action by the House.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

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

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 14 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ERIC J. HODGSON, M. D. OF NORTHFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 15 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DENIS J. NAYDEN OF STAMFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 16 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JUSTIN O. SCHECHTER OF WESTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

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

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 31 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SYLVIA CANCELA OF CANTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

APPROPRIATIONS

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 59 (RAISED) (File No. 50) AN ACT CONCERNING HAZARDOUS DUTY RETIREMENT FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

BANKS

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Banks.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for S. B. No. 187 (RAISED) (File No. 59) AN ACT CONCERNING FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANKS AND THE INSURERS REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION ACT.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

EDUCATION

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on Education

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 68 (RAISED) (File No. 32) AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE USE OF CERTAIN MICROBIAL AND BIOCHEMICAL PESTICIDES AND GRUB CONTROL PRODUCTS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. Substitute for S. B. No. 203 (RAISED) (File No. 38) AN ACT CONCERNING A STATE-WIDE SEXUAL ABUSE AND ASSAULT AWARENESS PROGRAM.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. Substitute for S. B. No. 229 (RAISED) (File No. 11) AN ACT CONCERNING SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST PREVENTION.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

GENERAL LAW

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on General Law.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S. B. No. 14 (RAISED) (File No. 9) AN ACT CONCERNING PHARMACY AUDITS AND ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER PAYMENTS TO PHARMACIES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 100 (RAISED) (File No. 55) AN ACT CONCERNING BAZAARS AND RAFFLES.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

HUMAN SERVICES

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on Human Services.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. Substitute for S. B. No. 43 (RAISED) (File No. 25) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES STATUTES.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. Substitute for S. B. No. 47 (RAISED) (File No. 10) AN ACT CONCERNING SECOND PARENT ADOPTION.

HOUSING. S. B. No. 364 (RAISED) (File No. 67) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING'S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REVISIONS TO THE SUPPORTIVE HOUSING INITIATIVE STATUTE.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on Planning and Development.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 63 (RAISED) (File No. 29) AN ACT CONCERNING TIMELINES FOR ARBITRATION AWARDS.

HOUSING. Substitute for S. B. No. 112 (RAISED) (File No. 56) AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC HOUSING.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S. B. No. 198 (RAISED) (File No. 62) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS DATA PROVIDED TO CERTAIN EMPLOYERS.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

PUBLIC HEALTH

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. Substitute for S. B. No. 204 (RAISED) (File No. 65) AN ACT CONCERNING CAMPERS' EDUCATION.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the Senate at 3: 58 p. m. adjourned subject to 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 P. M.

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

S. B. No. 1 (COMM) 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 (COMM) AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP PROGRAM TO PROMOTE BUSINESS RETENTION AND GROWTH.

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

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

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

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

S. B. No. 132 (COMM) 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) 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.

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

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

H. B. No. 5163 (COMM) 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) 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) 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.

HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

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.

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

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

H. B. No. 5135 (COMM) 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.

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.