JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Saturday, January 14, 2017

The House of Representatives was called to order at 11:02 o'clock a.m., Representative Currey of the 11th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Kerri E. Malloy of Wethersfield, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Good and Gracious God, make us the true voice of the people whom we represent. Allow us to serve them with wisdom, fairness and compassion. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Kerri E. Malloy of Wethersfield, Connecticut.

COMMUNICATION FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE

The following communication was received from the Secretary of the State, on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee on Government, Administration and Elections.

January 10, 2017

The Honorable Frederick Jortner

Clerk of the House

State Capitol, Room 109

Hartford, CT 06106-1591

Dear Mr. Jortner:

I am enclosing herewith the original of House Joint Resolution No. 304 of the 2015 General Assembly entitled, RESOLUTION PROPOSING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROTECT TRANSPORTATION FUNDS.

This resolution was approved by a majority, but by less than three-fourths, of the total membership of each house during the 2015 session of the General Assembly, and is being returned for consideration by the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly pursuant to Article Sixth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State of Connecticut.

Denise W. Merrill

Secretary of State

Date Received: January 13, 2017

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:

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 18 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE SALVATORE C. AGATI OF WATERTOWN TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 19 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE MARY-MARGARET D. BURGDORFF OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 20 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE KEVIN G. DUBAY OF HARTFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 21 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE STANLEY T. FUGER, JR. OF ANDOVER TO BE A SENIOR JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 22 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE CORINNE L. KLATT OF MERIDEN TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 23 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE KEVIN P. MCMAHON OF NIANTIC TO BE A SENIOR JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 24 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE DOUGLAS C. MINTZ OF REDDING TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 25 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE FLEMMING L. NORCOTT, JR. OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 26 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE VERNON D. OLIVER OF PORTLAND TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 27 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE PHILIP A. SCARPELLINO OF NORTH BRANFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 28 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JANE S. SCHOLL OF FARMINGTON TO BE A SENIOR JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 29 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JOSE A. SUAREZ OF CHESTER TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 30 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE DAWNE G. WESTBROOK OF GLASTONBURY TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Arce of the 4th District, the House adjourned at 11:05 o'clock a.m., to meet again at the Call of the Chair.