JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Monday, January 30, 2017

The House of Representatives was called to order at 11:28 o'clock a.m., Representative Demicco of the 21st 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. Lord, awaken our hearts with Your presence. Help guide us to do what is best for our constituents. Amen.

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

REPORTS

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

Report - Connecticut Judicial Branch - Rules that Modify, Supersede or Suspend Statutes Relating to Pleading, Practice and Procedure in Existence on July 1, 1975 - For the Period February 3, 2016 to January 3, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 51-14(b) of the Connecticut General Statutes.) Date Received: January 20, 2017

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Report - State Board of Education - Annual Report on the Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion. (Pursuant to Section 10-236b of the Connecticut General Statutes.) Date Received: January 23, 2017

Referred to the Committees on Education and Children.

Report - Department of Insurance - Property Casualty Insurance Rate Reviews for Calendar Year 2016. (Pursuant to Section 38a-9(c) of the Connecticut General Statutes.) Date Received: January 25, 2017

Referred to the Committee on Insurance and Real Estate.

Report - Auditors of Public Accounts - 2016 Annual Report to the General Assembly. (Pursuant to Section 2-92 of the Connecticut General Statutes.) Date Received: January 27, 2017

Referred to the Committees on Appropriations and Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

Report - Office of Policy Management - Study Conducted on Mandatory Proportional Voting for Regional Councils of Governments - January 2017. (Pursuant to Section 116 of Public Act 16-3 of the 2016 May Special Session and Section 11-4a of the Connecticut General Statutes.)

Referred to the Committee on Planning and Development.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Arconti of the 109th District, the House adjourned at 11:29 o'clock a.m., to meet again at the Call of the Chair.

CHANGES OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILLS

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

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed H.B. No. 6317 AN ACT INCREASING FARMERS' MARKET VOUCHER AMOUNTS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed H.B. No. 6351 AN ACT CONCERNING THE NEW LONDON VETERANS FIELD REMEDIATION.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

BUSINESS FROM THE SENATE

CHANGES OF REFERENCE

SENATE BILLS

The following reports recommending a change of reference were received from the committees indicated, the reports of the committees accepted in concurrence, and the bills referred as recommended:

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed S.B. No. 288 AN ACT STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STATE, FEDERAL AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO FUND A NEW DOCK FACILITY AT THE NAUTILUS MUSEUM IN GROTON.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Government Administration and Elections.

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed S.B. No. 510 AN ACT CONCERNING PROJECT OCEANOLOGY AT AVERY POINT.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed S.B. No. 514 AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF BROWNFIELDS.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Commerce.

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed S.B. No. 602 AN ACT REESTABLISHING THE TASK FORCE ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS IN MUNICIPAL ANIMAL SHELTERS.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Planning and Development.